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Pearls of Peace from Juz 6

Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5 Learning the Quran – a Better Trade Many people do not study Quran or learn the basics of their religion because they measure it along worldly benefits. People say, “What will I get by studying the Quran? It cannot pay my bills.” When people put the… Continue reading Pearls of Peace from Juz 6

Al-Maidah · Juz 7 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-Ma’idah Ayaat 101 and 102

Asking Unnecessary Questions is Disapproved of In the previous ayah, we learned about not being deluded by the abundance of the evil. In these ayaat, Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala narrates the prohibition of asking unnecessary questions. He says, يأَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ ءَامَنُواْ لاَ تَسْأَلُواْ عَنْ أَشْيَآءَ إِن تُبْدَ لَكُمْ تَسُؤْكُمْ “O you who believe! Ask not… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Ma’idah Ayaat 101 and 102

Al-Maidah · Juz 7 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-Ma’idah Ayah 87 – 88

Ali bin Abi Talhah said that Ibn Abbas radhiAllahu anhu said, “Ayah 87 was revealed about some of the Companions of the Prophet sallAllahu aalyhi wa sallam who said, `We should cut off our male organs, abandon the desires of this life and travel in the land, just as the Ruhban (monks) do.’ When the… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Ma’idah Ayah 87 – 88

Al-Maidah · Juz 7 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-Ma’idah Ayah 82

In the following ayaat, we learn about the justice of Qur’an. It does not count everyone among the Jews and the Christians as being in the same lot. Whoever among them has some good quality has been acknowledged openly. For example, the current ayah. Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala says, لَتَجِدَنَّ أَشَدَّ النَّاسِ عَدَاوَةً لِّلَّذِينَ ءَامَنُواْ… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Ma’idah Ayah 82

Al-Maidah · Juz 6 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-Ma’idah Ayaat 80 – 81

In these ayaat, the cultivation of deep friendship with disbelievers has been prohibited as its outcome is disastrous. It may also be indicative of the possibility that the deviation of Bani Israel was a result of their close friendly collaboration with disbelievers which may have affected their ways adversely and finally became the cause of… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Ma’idah Ayaat 80 – 81

Al-Maidah · Juz 6 · Qur'an Tafseer

Ahadeeth on Enjoining Righteousness and Forbidding Evil

Through ahadeeth we learn about the virtue of enjoining righteousness and forbidding evil. Imam Ahmad recorded that Hudhayfah bin al-Yaman said that the Prophet salAllahu aalyhi wa sallam said, وَالَّذِي نَفْسِي بِيَدِهِ، لَتَأْمُرُنَّ بِالْمَعْرُوفِ، وَلَتَنْهَوُنَّ عَنِ الْمُنْكَرِ، أَوْ لَيُوشِكَنَّ اللهُ أَنْ يَبْعَثَ عَلَيْكُمْ عِقَابًا مِنْ عِنْدِهِ، ثُمَّ لَتَدْعُنَّهُ فَلَا يَسْتَجِيبَ لَكُم “By He in Whose… Continue reading Ahadeeth on Enjoining Righteousness and Forbidding Evil

Al-Maidah · Juz 6 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-Ma’idah Ayah 79

In ayah 79, Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala explains the reason behind such an intense punishment [mentioned in ayah 78]. He says, كَانُواْ لاَ يَتَنَـهَوْنَ عَن مُّنكَرٍ فَعَلُوهُ لَبِئْسَ مَا كَانُواْ يَفْعَلُونَ   They used not to forbid one another from the evil they committed. Vile indeed was what they used to do. They did not… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Ma’idah Ayah 79

Al-Maidah · Juz 6 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-Ma’idah Ayah 77

Exceed Not in Religion Previously, we learned that the Bani Israel became so intense in their transgression that they began killing the messengers of Allah. In this ayah, Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala talks about another extremism displayed by the People of Scripture. قُلْ يَـأَهْلَ الْكِتَـبِ لاَ تَغْلُواْ فِى دِينِكُمْ غَيْرَ الْحَقِّ وَلاَ تَتَّبِعُواْ أَهْوَآءَ قَوْمٍ… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Ma’idah Ayah 77