Al-Baqarah · Juz 1 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 4 and 5

 Ayah 4: وَالَّذِينَ يُؤْمِنُونَ بِمَآ أُنزِلَ إِلَيْكَ وَمَآ أُنزِلَ مِن قَبْلِكَ وَبِالأْخِرَةِ هُمْ يُوقِنُونَ “And who have faith in what is revealed to you and in what was revealed before you, and in the Hereafter they are certain.” The people described here (2:4) are those whom Allah subhanahu wa ta`ala described in the preceding ayah. … Continue reading Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 4 and 5

Al-Anaam · Juz 7 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-Anaam Ayat 42

Calamity Leads to Humility In the previous ayaat, we studied a refutation of shirk [associating partners with Allah] and kufr [disbelief] and an affirmation of tawheed [Oneness of Allah]. The idolators were asked who they would call upon if they were afflicted by a trial. Through past incidents it has been ascertained that when the… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Anaam Ayat 42

Al-Anaam · Juz 7 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-Anaam Ayaat 33 and 34

Comforting the Prophet In Ayah 33, Allah subhanahu wa ta`ala comforts His Messenger sallAllahu `alayhi wa sallam in his grief over his people’s denial and defiance of him. He says, We know indeed the grief which their words cause you; it is not you that they deny, but it is the ayaat of Allah that… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Anaam Ayaat 33 and 34

Al-Anaam · Juz 7 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-Anaam Ayah 7

Censuring the Rebellious and their Refusal to Accept Human Messengers This ayah was revealed in the background of a particular incident. Abdullah ibn Umaiyyah had made a hostile demand before the Prophet salAllahu aalyhi wa sallam that he cannot believe in the Prophet until he saw him climbing all the way to the heavens and… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Anaam Ayah 7

An-Nisa · Juz 5 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah an-Nisa Ayah 84

Allah Commands His Messenger to Perform Jihad The ayah begins with the command to the Prophet sallAllahu aalyhi wa sallam to fight in jihad and not to be concerned about those who do not join him. فَقَاتِلْ فِى سَبِيلِ اللَّهِ “So fight in the way of Allah.” Following immediately, it was also said that he… Continue reading Tafseer Surah an-Nisa Ayah 84

Books · ibn 'Abdul Wahab · Qur'an

The Excellence of the Followers of the Qur’an

Members of the Advisory Council of Umar ibn al-Khattab radhiAllahu 'anhu, the second Caliph of Islam, were always the Ulema whether old or of young age. Abu Huraira radhiAllahu 'anhu reported that the Messenger of Allah salAllahu 'alayhi wa sallam said, “Anyone who is most versed in Allah's Book should act as an Imam for… Continue reading The Excellence of the Followers of the Qur’an

An-Nisa · Juz 5 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Sura an-Nisa Ayah 81

The Foolishness of the Hypocrites That obedience to the Prophet sallAllahu aalyhi wa sallam is obligatory was the subject of ayah 80. Here, the Prophet was comforted in case the disbelievers rejected his message. Now comes a mention of some hypocrites who used to wriggle out of this obligation. Surah an-Nisa ayah 81 refers to… Continue reading Tafseer Sura an-Nisa Ayah 81

An-Nisa · Juz 5 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah an-Nisa Ayah 80

Obeying the Messenger is Obeying Allah Ayah 79 ended with the affirmation of Prophethood. Now comes the statement which establishes the right of Prophethood – it calls for compulsory obedience. In case hostile people refuse to obey, there are words of comfort for the Prophet of Islam who has been absolved of any responsibility for… Continue reading Tafseer Surah an-Nisa Ayah 80

An-Nisa · Juz 5 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah an-Nisa Ayah 79

A Blessing Comes Only By the Grace of Allah In ayah 79, Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala while addressing His Messenger, but referring to mankind in general says, مَّآ أَصَـبَكَ مِنْ حَسَنَةٍ فَمِنَ اللَّهِ  “Whatever of good reaches you, is from Allah” meaning, of Allah's bounty, favor, kindness and mercy. The word, hasanatin means ‘blessing’ [Mazhari].… Continue reading Tafseer Surah an-Nisa Ayah 79