Al-Baqarah · Juz 1 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 34

وَإِذْ قُلْنَا لِلْمَلَـئِكَةِ اسْجُدُواْ لاًّدَمَ فَسَجَدُواْ إِلاَّ إِبْلِيسَ أَبَى وَاسْتَكْبَرَ وَكَانَ مِنَ الْكَـفِرِينَ “And (remember) when We said to the angels: ‘Prostrate yourselves before Adam.’ And they prostrated except Iblees (Shaytan), he refused and was proud and was one of the disbelievers (disobedient to Allah).” This Ayah mentions the great honor that Allah subhanahu wa… Continue reading Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 34

An-Nisa · Juz 5 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah an-Nisa Ayah 119

Shaytan’s Promise This ayah speaks about Shaytan’s determination and commitment with respect to his plans to deviate mankind. Speaking to Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala, Shaytan says, وَلأضِلَّنَّهُمْ وَلأُمَنِّيَنَّهُمْ “And I will surely mislead them and I will surely arouse (sinful) desires in them…” This indicates how determined Shaytan would be he is swearing that he… Continue reading Tafseer Surah an-Nisa Ayah 119

An-Nisa · Juz 5 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah an-Nisa Ayah 111 and 112

Attributing One’s Sins to Others Brings Added Punishment In the event that these people choose not to repent despite the option given to them, ayah 111 carries the assurance that this action of theirs brings no harm to Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala or His Messenger sallAllahu aalyhi wa sallam or to Muslims. The sad nemesis… Continue reading Tafseer Surah an-Nisa Ayah 111 and 112

An-Nisa · Juz 5 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah an-Nisa Ayah 110

Repentance In ayah 110, we can once again see the Wisdom of Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala in order to save sinners from total disappointment. It was said that a sin was a sin, big or small. When a sinner repents and seeks Allah’s forgiveness, he finds Him forgiving, merciful. As obvious, there is an element… Continue reading Tafseer Surah an-Nisa Ayah 110

An-Nisa · Juz 5 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah an-Nisa Ayah 107

Do Not Argue on Behalf of the Deceitful In ayah 107, it has been emphatically asserted once again that the Messenger of Allah, sallAllahu aalyhi wa sallam, should not defend those who are disloyal and treacherous, for Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala does not like them. He says, وَلاَ تُجَـدِلْ عَنِ الَّذِينَ يَخْتَانُونَ أَنفُسَهُمْ “And do… Continue reading Tafseer Surah an-Nisa Ayah 107

An-Nisa · Juz 5 · Qur'an Tafseer

Explaining Blood Money and Other Forms of Kaffarah

Linked with earlier ayaat dealing with fighting and killing, all forms of killing, in the first instance, are eight in number because the person killed is covered by one of the four conditions which follow. Either, he is a Muslim; or, he is a Dhimmi (a free, protected, non-Muslim resident of a Muslim state); or,… Continue reading Explaining Blood Money and Other Forms of Kaffarah

An-Nisa · Juz 5 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah an-Nisa Ayah 50

Inventing Lies about Allah a Clear Sin Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala says in ayah 50, انظُرْ كَيفَ يَفْتَرُونَ عَلَى اللَّهِ الكَذِبَ  “See how they invent a lie about Allah…” This refers to the previous ayah where they claim purity or a high status for themselves. For example, they used to call themselves children of Allah,… Continue reading Tafseer Surah an-Nisa Ayah 50

An-Nisa · Juz 5 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah an-Nisa Ayah 46

Chastising the Jews for Altering Allah’s Words and Mocking Islam In Ayah 46, Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala talks about the people who intentionally and falsely alter the meanings of the Words of Allah. He says, يُحَرِّفُونَ الْكَلِمَ عَن مَّوَاضِعِهِ “…they distort the words from their places…” This means they used to alter the words and… Continue reading Tafseer Surah an-Nisa Ayah 46