Tag: Fight

Surah 9:29 – Tabuk | Response To ‘Religion Of Peace’

The site Religion Of Peace (TROP), the founder is Glen Roberts – this notorious Christian missionary has written an article in response to our piece on Quran 9:29 which can be see here: “Answering Jihad: ‘Fight Against Those Who Do Not Believe’ – Quran 9:29” This missionary has been publishing anti-Muslim and Islam articles for… Read More ›

Revisiting ‘I Have Been Commanded To Fight…’ Hadith

Kaleef K. Karim This is a part two on this Hadith report (below) which is often quoted out of its historical context. In the previous piece, which can be seen here: “The Hadith ‘…Fight Until They Say There Is No god But Allah’ Explained“, we showed evidence that the Hadith was never understood by the… Read More ›

Shirk Or Persecution – What does The Word Fitna Mean?

Often times the Arabic word “fitna” (فِتْنَةٌ) in Surah 2:190-194 and Surah 8:39 gets associated by critics to mean “shirk” (disbelief). They claim when the Quran ordered early companions of Muhammed to fight against “fitna”, they assert here that they were ordered to fight non-Muslims merely because of them not believing in Islam. This claim… Read More ›

The Hadith ‘…Fight Until They Say There Is No god But Allah’ Explained

Kaleef K. Karim Content: 1. Introduction 2. Background 3. Quraysh Broke The Treaty And Waged War 4. Analysing The Hadith 5. The Hadith rejects Forced Conversion Claim 6. The Quran Rejects Forced Conversion Claim 7.  Various Commentaries On The Hadith 8. Conclusion 1. Introduction The following Hadith quotation (below) has often been quoted by some… Read More ›

“They Fight In The Cause Of Allah, They Kill And Are Killed…” – Surah 9:111

Background Late Madinan verse. Analysing Verse 9:111 “Indeed, Allah has purchased from the believers their lives and their properties [in exchange] for that they will have Paradise. They fight in the cause of Allah, so they kill and are killed. [It is] a true promise [binding] upon Him in the Torah and the Gospel and… Read More ›

“They Could Not Find Something To Spend [For The Cause Of Allah]” – Surah 9:92

Background These verses relate to the expedition of Tabuk, confronting the Byzantine army. For more information on the battle of Tabuk, please click on the following article: “Answering Jihad: ‘Fight Against Those Who Do Not Believe’ – Quran 9:29” Analysing Verses 9:91 There is not upon the weak or upon the ill or upon those… Read More ›

‘If You Desist From Hostilities; Return To War, We Will Return…’ – Quran 8:15 – 19

Background These verses are related to the battle of Badr (Tafsir al-Jalalayn, Tanwir al-Miqbas min Tafsir Ibn Abbas, Asbab Al-Nuzul by Al-Wahidi, Ibn Kathir and Dr. Muhammad Asad). Analysing Verses 8:15 O you who have believed, when you meet those who disbelieve advancing [for battle], do not turn to them your backs [in flight]. 8:16… Read More ›

“Believers Strive With Wealth, And Lives For Cause Of Allah…” – Surah 49:15

Background This verse was revealed towards the end of Prophet Muhammed’s (p) life-time in Madinah (Mawdudi). [1] Analysing Verse “The (true) believers are those only who believe in Allah and His messenger and afterward doubt not, but strive with their wealth and their lives for the cause of Allah. Such are the sincere.” – Quran… Read More ›

“Precise Surah Is Revealed And Fighting Is Mentioned…” – Surah 47:20-21

Background Early Madinan verse. Analysing Verses 47:20 Those who believe say, “Why has a surah not been sent down? But when a precise surah is revealed and fighting is mentioned therein, you see those in whose hearts is hypocrisy looking at you with a look of one overcome by death. And more appropriate for them… Read More ›

“God Loves Those Who Fight In His Cause As Though They Are A Single Structure…” – Surah 61:4

Background This verse was revealed concerning the battle of Uhud (Tafsir Ibn Kathir Asbab Al-Nuzul by Al-Wahidi, Ruhul Ma’ani, and Tafsir Anwarul Bayan). This battle ensued as a consequence of Quraysh getting defeated at the battle of Badr. Hence, the Quraysh promised to come back the following year to fight the Muslims. For more information… Read More ›