Aal-Imran · Juz 3 · Qur'an Tafseer

Abraham was Neither a Jew Nor a Christian

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Surah Aal-Imran Ayaat 65-68 We have learned in the previous ayaat the background of the revelation of these ayaat. It is important that we keep the context in mind when studying the Qur’an, in sha Allah. A Christian delegation from Najran had come… Continue reading Abraham was Neither a Jew Nor a Christian

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Al-Baqarah · Juz 2 · Qur'an Tafseer

The Punishment for changing Allah’s Favor and mocking the Believers

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 211 - 212 In the previous ayaat, we learned the prohibition of following a pick-and-choose policy in religion. We have been commanded to enter into Islam in entirety. The repercussions of not doing so, will of course lead to Allah’s anger… Continue reading The Punishment for changing Allah’s Favor and mocking the Believers

Islamic Months · Muharram

The Real Reason behind ‘Aashoora – the Parting of the Red Sea

Many of us face problems, difficulties and hardships that never seem to come to an end. Our hearts are constantly battling with what our mind says. There is no feeling of contentment in the heart. We have been engulfed into a mechanical life with each day bringing about a new worry to be depressed over.… Continue reading The Real Reason behind ‘Aashoora – the Parting of the Red Sea

Al-Baqarah · Juz 1 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 78 – 82

بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَـنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Ayaat 78-79 – the One who does not know the Book is not Literate Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala said that among the People of the Book are those who have no knowledge of what is in the Book, and base… Continue reading Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 78 – 82

Al-Baqarah · Juz 1 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 75 – 77

بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَـنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful 1 – 25  | 26 – 44 | 45 – 60 Ayaat 75 – 77 – Little Hope for the Jews of Madina to believe Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala asks the believers if they expect that the Jews to accept Islam. How can… Continue reading Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 75 – 77

Al-Baqarah · Juz 1 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 74

بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَـنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Ayah 74 – the Harshness of the Jews Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala criticizes the Children of Israel that they witnessed His tremendous Signs including bringing the dead back to life, and yet they were not moved. He says, Why did… Continue reading Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 74

Al-Baqarah · Juz 1 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 72 – 73

بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَـنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Ayaat 72 – 73 – Bringing the murdered Man back to Life The reason that Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala commanded them to slaughter a cow was to settle the dispute about the murdered man. They were blaming one another for… Continue reading Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 72 – 73

Al-Baqarah · Juz 1 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 69 – 71

بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَـنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Ayaat 69 – 71 – The Story of the Murdered Israeli Man and the Cow The Children of Israel continue with their questions about the cow. They asked what color it should be. Musa ‘alayhi salaam replied that it should… Continue reading Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 69 – 71

Al-Baqarah · Juz 1 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 67 – 68

بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَـنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful The Story of the Murdered Israeli Man and the Cow An Israeli man had been killed and there was no information about the murderer. While the people were arguing Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala sent a command to Musa ‘alayhi salaam… Continue reading Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 67 – 68

Al-Baqarah · Juz 1 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 65 – 66

The Children of Israel and the Sanctity of the Sabbath In these ayaat Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala reminds the Jews of what their forefathers had done. Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala had chosen one day of the week for the Children of Israel to do nothing other than worshiping Him. The Children of Israel, who were… Continue reading Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 65 – 66