Tag: murder

Sanctity Of Life: “If Anyone Kills A Person It Would Be As If He Killed All Mankind” – Surah 5:32

Kaleef K. Karim Content: 1. Introduction 2. Surah 5:32 plagiarized from Talmud? 3. Do Muslims take 5:32 out of context? 4. Is Surah 5:32 only binding on the ‘Children of Israel’, not Muslims? 5. Conclusion 1. Introduction As special creatures on earth, God Almighty has mandated for us to manage this earth with consideration for… Read More ›

Surah 5:32, Sanhedrin, Talmud Plagiarism?

Kaleef K. Karim Islam is often perceived as a religion antithetical to Western, secular values. There are some who are out there, whose job it is to spread propaganda against Islam’s core teachings One verse has been under attack by opponents is chapter 5, verse 32 of the Quran. They assert that the verse does not… Read More ›

“Then Seize Them And Kill Them Wherever You Overtake Them…” – Quran 4:91

Background Tafsir al-Jalalayn, Muhammed Asad and Maulana Muhammed Ali commentary of the Quran say these passages refer to Banu Asad and Ghatafan tribes. These tribes have in a number of occasions been hostile and sided with enemies of the Prophet (p). And waged war against the Muslims. Others, such as Ibn Kathir and Maududi’s Quran… Read More ›

‘Prescribed For You Is Legal Retribution For Those Murdered’ – Quran 2:178-179

Background These verses were revealed in Madinah (Mawdudi & Dr. Muhammad Asad). Analysing Verses The Holy Quran has prescribed death penalty for those who murder innocent people: 2:178 O you who have believed, prescribed for you is legal retribution for those murdered – the free for the free, the slave for the slave, and the… Read More ›

Expedition Of Khalid Ibn Al-Walid To Banu Jadhimah

Prophet Muhammed (p) sent Khalid ibn Walid with few hundred companions to invite people to Islam. They were instructed to invite, preach to the tribe of Banu Jadhimah. While being there preaching Islam, some locals started shouting and saying as the reports state that “we have left our religion! We have left our religion!” Upon… Read More ›

The Battle Of Mu’tah (Mutah)

Prophet Muhammed (p) sent one of his Companions named Al-Harith bin Umair Al-Azadi as a messenger to give a letter to the King of Busra. While Al-Harith halted for rest, he was intercepted by Shurabbil Ibn Amr al-Ghassani, and asked where he was going, he (Harith) responded by saying that he had a letter from the Prophet… Read More ›

Third Expedition Of Dhu Qarad In Ghaba Area

Some thieves killed the Prophet’s (p) herdsman, and hence he sent out his Companions in puruit of these criminals to be brought to justice. Report Tabari: “THE EXPEDITION OF DHU QARAD …We returned to Medina with the Messenger of God – that is, after the peace of al-Hudaybiyah. The Messenger of God sent out his… Read More ›

‘Those Who Wage War And Make Mischief’ – Quran 5:33

Kaleef K. Karim 5:33 Indeed, the penalty for those who wage war against Allah and His Messenger and strive upon earth [to cause] corruption (mischief) is none but that they be killed or crucified or that their hands and feet be cut off from opposite sides or that they be exiled from the land. That… Read More ›

Third Raid on Banu Thalabah? – Zayd Ibn Harithah

The ongoing war against the Banu Thalaba tribe was mainly as a result that they had killed nine Muslims preceding this incident. Hence, the Prophet (p) sent out his Companions to deal with those who were involved. Reports Kitab al-tabaqat al-kabir – Ibn Sa’d “THE SARIYYAH OF ZAYD IBN HARITHAH TOWARDS AL-TARAF … The Apostle… Read More ›

Second Raid On Banu Thalabah? – Abu Ubaydah Bin Al-Jarrah

The first expedition to banu Thalabah was as a result of this tribe’s continued hostilities. Unfortunately, while Muhammad Ibn Maslama was sent to the area where the enemy was, they were ambushed from every side. All the Muslims were killed, only Muhammed Ibn Maslamah escaped alive. Now, the second expedition was sent out under the… Read More ›