Al-Baqarah · Juz 1 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 45 – 46

1 – 25  | 26 – 44 The Support that comes with Patience and Prayer In this ayah, Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala tells us the key for success, He says, Whenever the Prophet salAllahu ‘alayhi wa sallam was tested he would seek the help of Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala through prayer. When we are tested we seek help from… Continue reading Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 45 – 46

al-Qalam · Juz 29 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-Qalam Ayaat 46-52

Ayaat 46-52 ― And Indeed those who Disbelieve would Almost Make You Slip “Or do you ask of them a payment, so they are by debt burdened down?” (68: 46) meaning you, O Muhammad salAllahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, call them to Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala without taking any wages from them. Rather, you hope for… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Qalam Ayaat 46-52

al-Qalam · Juz 29 · Qur'an Tafseer

Surah al-Qalam – An Overview

بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَـنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Period of Revelation: Makkan Theme and Subject Matter: This Surah is also known as Surah Noon because of the harf-e-muqataat (the disjointed letter) at its beginning. It consists of three themes: replies to the opponents, warnings and admonitions, and encouragement… Continue reading Surah al-Qalam – An Overview

al-Ma`arij · Juz 29 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-Ma’arij Ayaat 1-5

Ayaat 1-5 ― Be Patient with a Beautiful Patience The Prophet salAllahu ‘alayhi wa sallam would frequently warn his people about the horrors and torment of the Judgment Day. His people, on the other hand, took these warnings in mockery. They would joke about the Day; ask when it would come and why it could… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Ma’arij Ayaat 1-5

al-Muddaththir · Juz 29 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-Muddathir Ayaat 1-7

Ayaat 1-3 ― Arise and Warn The Surah is chiefly addressed to the Prophet salAllahu ‘alayhi wa sallam but through this Surah we also learn the characteristics that a da’ee must possess. In the ayah, Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala addresses the Prophet salAllahu ‘alayhi wa sallam and says, “O you enveloped!”  The word al-Muddathir is from… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Muddathir Ayaat 1-7

al-Insaan · Juz 29 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-Insaan/ad-Dahr Ayaat 23-25

Ayaat 23-25 – the Revelation of Qur’an, Patience and Remembrance of Allah In these ayaat three things have been stated, Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala reminds the Prophet salAllahu ‘alayhi wa sallam how He blessed him by revealing the magnificent Qur’an to him. Though the addressee here apparently is the Prophet, the discourse is directed to… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Insaan/ad-Dahr Ayaat 23-25

At-Tariq · Juz 30 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah at-Tariq

بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَـنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful An Overview Period of Revelation: Makkan Order of Revelation: 36 Theme and Subject Matter: The Surah discuses two themes: first that man after his death has to appear before Allah subhanahu wa ta`ala; second, that the Qur’an is a decisive… Continue reading Tafseer Surah at-Tariq

Al-Balad · Juz 30 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-Balad Ayaat 12-20

The Path to Moral Heights is Steep like an Uphill Road In the preceding ayaat, we learned about the extravagances of man for ostentation and expression of superiority to others, Allah subhanahu wa ta`ala now tells us how we can spend our wealth to attain moral heights instead of sinking into moral deprivation and perversion. The path… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Balad Ayaat 12-20

Al-Balad · Juz 30 · Qur'an Tafseer

Surah al-Balad – An Overview

Period of Revelation: Makkan Order of Revelation: 35. It was revealed after Surah Qaf. Theme and Subject Matter In this Surah a vast subject has been compressed into a few brief sentences, and it is a miracle of the Qur’an that a complete ideology of life which could hardly be explained in a thick volume has been… Continue reading Surah al-Balad – An Overview