Al-Anaam · Juz 7 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-Anaam Ayaat 91 – 92

The Revelation is from Allah These ayaat have been revealed in answer to those who had the audacity to say that Allah subhanahu wa ta`ala has not revealed any book to any human being. According to them, this whole proposition of books and messengers was all wrong. Ibn `Abbas radhiAllahu `anhu and Ibn Katheer said… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Anaam Ayaat 91 – 92

Al-Anaam · Juz 7 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-Anaam Ayah 50 and 51

The Messenger Does Not Know the Unseen A multitude of miracles and signs of Allah subhanahu wa ta`ala had already appeared before the disbelievers of Makkah. The Prophet sallAllahu `alayhi wa sallam was born before their eyes. He was unschooled, untutored, and lived his life as an Ummi [unlettered] for forty years. Then all of… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Anaam Ayah 50 and 51

Chasing Jannah · Q & A

The Wisdom Behind Calamities

Q. What is the wisdom behind the calamities that befall people? A. Praise be to Allah. Yes, there is great wisdom behind calamities, including the following: 1. Attaining True Submission and Servitude (‘Uboodiyyah) to Allah  Many people are slaves to their whims and desires and are not true slaves of Allah. They say that they are slaves… Continue reading The Wisdom Behind Calamities

Al-Anaam · Juz 7 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-Anaam Ayaat 31 and 32

The Regrets in the Hereafter On the Day of Resurrection, the disbelievers and sinners will do everything to save their skins. Being nervous and confused, they will seek refuge in false statements or request Allah subhanahu wa ta`ala to send them back to the world so that they can undo their mistakes. Describing their condition… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Anaam Ayaat 31 and 32

Al-Anaam · Juz 7 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-Anaam Ayah 15 and 16

Who is Really Successful In the previous ayaat, we learned about the command to shun shirk and believe in the Oneness of Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala. In Ayah 15, the punishment for the contravention of this command has been mentioned. Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala commands His Messenger Muhammad sallAllahu aalyhi wa sallam that قُلْ إِنِّى… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Anaam Ayah 15 and 16

Al-Maidah · Juz 6 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-Ma’idah Ayah 72

Eesa Never Claimed He is God; He Invited People to Tawheed  لَقَدْ كَفَرَ الَّذِينَ قَالُواْ إِنَّ اللَّهَ هُوَ الْمَسِيحُ ابْنُ مَرْيَمَ وَقَالَ الْمَسِيحُ يَابَنِى إِسْرَءِيلَ اعْبُدُواْ اللَّهَ رَبُّى وَرَبَّكُمْ إِنَّهُ مَن يُشْرِكْ بِاللَّهِ فَقَدْ حَرَّمَ اللَّهُ عَلَيهِ الْجَنَّةَ وَمَأْوَاهُ النَّارُ وَمَا لِلظَّـلِمِينَ مِنْ أَنصَارٍ Surely, they have disbelieved who say: “Allah is the Messiah, son… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Ma’idah Ayah 72

An-Nisa · Juz 5 · Qur'an Tafseer

The Background of Revelation of Surah an-Nisa Ayah 77

Ayah 77 was revealed in a particular background. Before their migration from Makkah, Muslims were regularly persecuted by disbelievers. Harassed Muslims used to visit the Prophet sallAllahu aalyhi wa sallam complaining to him about the high-handed treatment meted out to them and asking for his permission to fight back in self-defense and put an end… Continue reading The Background of Revelation of Surah an-Nisa Ayah 77

An-Nisa · Juz 5 · Qur'an Tafseer

Brief Explanation of Surah an-Nisa Ayaat 40 – 42

Previous ayaat carried the condemnation of those who refused to believe in Allah subhanahu wa ta'ala and in the Akhirah and were miserly. The present ayaat persuade people to believe in Allah subhanahu wa ta'ala and the akhirah and engage in the gainful activity of spending in the way of Allah. Then, towards the end [41-42],… Continue reading Brief Explanation of Surah an-Nisa Ayaat 40 – 42

al-Takathur · Juz 30 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah At-Takathur [Ayah 2 – 4]

Ayah 2: Where are we headed? In Ayah 1, we learned that everyone is busy piling up more and more wealth. We are living a deluded life taking off our attention from the things that ‘really matter’. Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala then says in Ayah 2, حَتَّى زُرْتُمُ الْمَقَابِرَ “Until you visit the grave.” meaning… Continue reading Tafseer Surah At-Takathur [Ayah 2 – 4]