Aal-Imran · Juz 3 · Qur'an Tafseer

Altering the Words of the Scripture

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Surah Aal-Imran Ayah 78 In this ayah, Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala talks about a group that alters the words of the Scripture. They say things that were not revealed by Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala. They distort the words with their tongues, change them… Continue reading Altering the Words of the Scripture

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Aal-Imran · Juz 3 · Qur'an Tafseer

Upon You is Only the Duty of Delivering the Message

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Surah Aal-Imran Ayah 20 In the previous ayah, we learned that the religion in the Sight of Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala is Islam. The past nations who were given the Scripture created deviation after receiving the Message and the Messengers. It means that… Continue reading Upon You is Only the Duty of Delivering the Message

Aal-Imran · Juz 3 · Qur'an Tafseer

True Religion in the Sight of Allah is Only Islam

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Surah Aal-Imran Ayah 19 The word Deen [دِّين] in the Arabic language means “the way [or tareeqa].” For example in Surah Ash-Shuraa ayah 13, it appears, “He has ordained for you of religion what He enjoined Nuh [Noah] and that which We have… Continue reading True Religion in the Sight of Allah is Only Islam

Aal-Imran · Juz 3 · Qur'an Tafseer

The Testimony of Tawheed

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Surah Aal-Imran Ayah 18 The subject of Tawheed [Oneness of Allah] which began with the opening ayaat of Surah Aal-Imran appears in a very special manner. Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala states the three witnesses who testify His Oneness. The word shahida [شَهِدَ] is… Continue reading The Testimony of Tawheed

Aal-Imran · Juz 3 · Qur'an Tafseer

Call Upon Allah Using His Name Al-Hai Al-Qayyoom

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Aal-Imran Ayaat 2 – 3 Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala mentions two of His Greatest Names: Al-Hai and Al-Qayyoom. The word Hai [حَي] is from the root Ha-ya-ya meaning hayyat or life. He is the Ever-Living. Unlike the creation, the Creator never dies and… Continue reading Call Upon Allah Using His Name Al-Hai Al-Qayyoom

Aal-Imran · Juz 3 · Qur'an Tafseer

None has the Right to be worshiped but Allah

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Surah Aal-Imran begins with a reminder of Tawheed [Oneness of Allah]. This is the main difference between Islam and other religions. While Muslims believe in only One God and only submit to Him, other religions have several deities and some revere their prophet, scholars… Continue reading None has the Right to be worshiped but Allah

Al-Baqarah · Juz 3 · Qur'an Tafseer

There is No Compulsion in Religion

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 256  The word ik-raha [إِكْرَاهَ] is from the root kaf-ra-ha which means to force someone to do something that they don’t want to do. Ibn Katheer explains that this means: Do not force anyone to become a Muslim, for Islam is… Continue reading There is No Compulsion in Religion

Al-Baqarah · Juz 2 · Qur'an Tafseer

Understanding Tawheed – the Oneness of Allah

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 163-164 In the previous ayaat, Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala informed us that He has chosen us the best nation. This best nation has some responsibilities which is to guide others to the Right Path. But before we take the message to… Continue reading Understanding Tawheed – the Oneness of Allah

Al-Baqarah · Juz 1 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 131 – 133

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Man chooses for His Offspring what He likes for Himself When Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala commanded Ibraheem ‘alayhi salaam to be sincere with Him and to abide and submit to Him, Prophet Ibraheem perfectly adhered to Allah’s command. This defines his perfect submission and… Continue reading Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 131 – 133

Al-Baqarah · Juz 1 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 116 – 117

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Refuting the Claim that Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala has begotten a Son These ayaat refute the Christians, the Jews and the Arab idolaters who claimed that the angels are Allah’s daughters. The Jews claimed that Prophet Uzayr [Ezra] ‘alayhi salaam was the son of… Continue reading Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 116 – 117