Aal-Imran · Juz 4 · Qur'an Tafseer

The Support of the Angels

Tafseer Surah Aal-Imran Ayaat 124 - 127 In the previous ayaat, the Battle of Badr was cited in relation to the Battle of Uhud. Briefly stated there was the unseen support from Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala given to the Muslims. In the present ayaat, some details of that support have been mentioned. Also stated is… Continue reading The Support of the Angels

Aal-Imran · Juz 4 · Qur'an Tafseer

Prohibition of Taking Allies from those who Ridicule Islam

Tafseer Surah Aal-Imran Ayaat 118 – 120 Mufti Muhammad Shafi Usmani writes in his tafseer, Ma’arif ul Qur’an, that these ayaat were revealed in a particular background. The Jewish settlements in Madina had old friendly ties with the tribes of Aws and Khazaraj. Individuals from these tribes were also on friendly terms with other individuals… Continue reading Prohibition of Taking Allies from those who Ridicule Islam

Aal-Imran · Juz 4 · Qur'an Tafseer

Do Not Die Except As Muslims

Tafseer Surah Aal-Imran Ayah 102   Meaning of Taqwa of Allah Ibn Abi Hatim recorded that Ibn Mas’oud radhiAllahu ‘anhu commented on the ayah, “fear Allah as He should be feared…” He said that it means, “He is obeyed and not defied, remembered and not forgotten and appreciated and not unappreciated.” This has an authentic… Continue reading Do Not Die Except As Muslims

Al-Baqarah · Juz 2 · Qur'an Tafseer

Provision and Maintenance for the Widows

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 240 - 242 The text again returns to the subject of divorce mentioned in ayaat 234 – 237. The command to take due care of all prayers placed in between was to remind that the real thing in life is a… Continue reading Provision and Maintenance for the Widows

Al-Baqarah · Juz 2 · Qur'an Tafseer

Remembering Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala in Mina

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 203 In this ayah emphasis has been given on remembering Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala in Mina. The word ta’ajjal [تَعَجَّلَ] is from the root ayn-jeem-laam and it means to hasten, speed up or accelerate. The word tuh’sharoon [تُحْشَرُون] is from the… Continue reading Remembering Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala in Mina

Al-Baqarah · Juz 2 · Qur'an Tafseer

The Encouragement for Righteous Deeds

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 197 (Part 2) Part 1 After proclaiming basic ihraam prohibitions, the sentence, “And whatever good you do -  Allah knows it,” instructs that abstaining from sins and the contravention of the ihraam during the blessed days of Hajj and at sacred… Continue reading The Encouragement for Righteous Deeds

Al-Baqarah · Juz 2 · Qur'an Tafseer

Combining Hajj and ‘Umrah during Hajj Months

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 196 (Part 2) Part 1 The ayah began with completing the Hajj and ‘Umrah after one has entered into ihram. Then we were provided with a way out that what should be done if one faces blockade in their task. now,… Continue reading Combining Hajj and ‘Umrah during Hajj Months

Al-Baqarah · Juz 2 · Qur'an Tafseer

Fighting in the Sacred Months

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 193 – 194 We learned in the previous ayaat that the word Fitnah can be translated in many ways. It can mean Shirk [associating partners with Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala], kufr [disbelief] and also religious persecution. Ibn ‘Abbas radhiAllahu ‘anhu is… Continue reading Fighting in the Sacred Months

Al-Baqarah · Juz 2 · Qur'an Tafseer

Righteousness comes from Taqwa

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 189 The six commands that have appeared so far relate to even retaliation [qisas], bequest [wasiyah], fasting, I’tikaaf [seclusion in mosque], and abstention from the unlawful. Now appear the commands of Hajj and Jihad. In this ayah Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala… Continue reading Righteousness comes from Taqwa