Al-Maidah · Juz 7 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-Ma’idah Ayah 95

The Penalty of Killing Game in the Sacred Area In the previous ayah, Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala warned us that we will be tested. In the present ayah, He mentions the rulings of hunting and expiation if a person hunts while being in a state of ehram. يَـأَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ ءَامَنُواْ لاَ تَقْتُلُواْ الصَّيْدَ وَأَنْتُمْ حُرُمٌ… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Ma’idah Ayah 95

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Tafseer Surah al-Ma’idah Ayah 94

Prohibited Hunting in the Sacred Area This ayah was revealed in regards to the journey of the Sahabahs radhiAllahu anhum with the Prophet sallAllahu aalyhi wa sallam from Madina to Makkah in order to perform Umrah. This is when the Treaty of Hudaibiyyah was made. يَـأَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ ءَامَنُواْ لَيَبْلُوَنَّكُمُ اللَّهُ بِشَىْءٍ مِّنَ الصَّيْدِ تَنَالُهُ أَيْدِيكُمْ… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Ma’idah Ayah 94

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Tafseer Surah al-Ma’idah Ayah 92

Obey Allah and the Messenger, sallAllahu aalyhi wa sallam In ayaat 90 and 91 we learned about the unlawfulness of drinking and gambling, to make the word of law easy to act upon, Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala placed ayah 93 right after that obey Allah and His Messenger, sallAllahu aalyhi wa sallam. He says, وَأَطِيعُواْ… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Ma’idah Ayah 92

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Tafseer Surah al-Ma’idah Ayah 91

In ayah 91, Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala elucidates when Shaytan commands us to consume khamr, maysir, and other forbidden things, what is it that he wants. إِنَّمَا يُرِيدُ الشَّيْطَـنُ أَن يُوقِعَ بَيْنَكُمُ الْعَدَاوَةَ وَالْبَغْضَآءَ فِى الْخَمْرِ وَالْمَيْسِرِ وَيَصُدَّكُمْ عَن ذِكْرِ اللَّهِ وَعَنِ الصَّلَوةِ فَهَلْ أَنْتُمْ مُّنتَهُونَ “Shaytan wants only to excite enmity and hatred between… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Ma’idah Ayah 91

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Tafseer Surah al-Ma’idah Ayah 89

In this ayah we learn about the expiation for breaking oaths. لاَ يُؤَاخِذُكُمُ اللَّهُ بِاللَّغْوِ فِى أَيْمَـنِكُمْ وَلَـكِن يُؤَاخِذُكُم بِمَا عَقَّدتُّمُ الاٌّيْمَـنَ   “Allah will not punish you for what is unintentional in your oaths, but He will punish you for your deliberate oaths…” Sometimes we are very careful about the food that we eat.… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Ma’idah Ayah 89

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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

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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

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Tafseer Surah al-Ma’idah Ayah 76

The Prohibition of Shirk and Exaggeration in Religion Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala admonishes those who take up rivals with Him and worship the idols, monuments and false deities. He states that such false deities do not deserve any degree of Divinity. قُلْ أَتَعْبُدُونَ مِن دُونِ اللَّهِ مَا لاَ يَمْلِكُ لَكُمْ ضَرّاً وَلاَ نَفْعاً وَاللَّهُ هُوَ… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Ma’idah Ayah 76

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Tafseer Surah al-Ma’idah Ayah 57 and 58

The Prohibition of Friendship with Those who Make Fun of Islam In this ayah, Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala once again stresses upon the command mentioned in ayah 51 that the Muslims should not seek close friendship with people who make fun of their religion. They can be divided in two groups: The People of the… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Ma’idah Ayah 57 and 58