Al-Baqarah · Juz 3 · Qur'an Tafseer

Doing Transactions While Traveling

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 283 Ayah 282 was about recording financial transactions in case of deferred payments, in this ayah we learn another important principle – what to do when no scribe is available or the written contract is not sufficient for the lender. Allah… Continue reading Doing Transactions While Traveling

Al-Baqarah · Juz 3 · Qur'an Tafseer

The Necessity of Writing down Financial Transactions

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 282 [Part 1] This is the longest ayah of the Qur’an and the last to be revealed. Reflect on the sequence of the Qur’an, the initial ayaat were about Tawheed [Monotheism], compassion and building a stronger Muslim community. Until the people… Continue reading The Necessity of Writing down Financial Transactions

Al-Baqarah · Juz 3 · Qur'an Tafseer

Being Kind to Debtors facing Financial Difficulties

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 280 – 281 Ayah 280 - Being Kind to Debtors facing Financial Difficulties Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala instructs creditors to be patient with the debtors who are having a hard financial time. Grant him time until it is easy for him… Continue reading Being Kind to Debtors facing Financial Difficulties

Al-Baqarah · Juz 3 · Qur'an Tafseer

Riba Constitutes War against Allah SWT and The Messenger

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 278-279 Ayah 278 - The Necessity of Taqwa and Avoiding Riba Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala commands His believing servants to fear Him and warns them against what would bring them closer to His anger and drive them away from His pleasure.… Continue reading Riba Constitutes War against Allah SWT and The Messenger

Al-Baqarah · Juz 3 · Qur'an Tafseer

Allah Does Not Bless Riba

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 276 – 277 Ayah 276 - Allah Does Not Bless Riba The word yamhaqu [يَمْحَقُ] is from the root letters meem-Ha-qaf and it means “to eliminate or abolish or deprive something of a blessing.” Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala says He destroys… Continue reading Allah Does Not Bless Riba

Al-Baqarah · Juz 3 · Qur'an Tafseer

The Punishment for Dealing with Riba

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 275  After Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala mentioned the righteous believers who give charity, pay Zakah and spend on their relatives and families at various times and conditions, He then mentioned those who deal in usury and illegally acquire people’s money, using… Continue reading The Punishment for Dealing with Riba

Al-Baqarah · Juz 3 · Qur'an Tafseer

Who Deserves Charity in the Light of the Qur’an

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 273 - 274 While it is permissible to give charity to anyone, Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala guides us to what is better. He says, The word uhsiru [أُحْصِرُوا] is from the root Ha-saad-ra and it means, “to be strait, restricted or… Continue reading Who Deserves Charity in the Light of the Qur’an

Al-Baqarah · Juz 3 · Qur'an Tafseer

Giving Charity to Non-Muslims

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 272 Abu ‘Abdur Rahman An-Nasa’i recorded from Ibn ‘Abbas radhiAllahu ‘anhu  that earlier the new Muslims disliked giving charity to their polytheist relatives. Later Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala revealed this ayah and removed their qualms about helping their relatives who were… Continue reading Giving Charity to Non-Muslims

Al-Baqarah · Juz 3 · Qur'an Tafseer

The Virtue of Disclosing or Concealing Charity

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 271 In the previous ayaat, we studied the disapproval of disclosing our good deeds. In the present ayah we learn some of the situations in which it might be permissible and encouraged to disclose. Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala says, “If you… Continue reading The Virtue of Disclosing or Concealing Charity