Surah 8:69 – Prisoners From The Battle Of Badr

Background Madinan verse (Al-Wahidi, Ibn Kathir, Mawdudi and Dr. Muhammed Asad) Analysing Verse “So consume what you have taken of war booty [as being] lawful and good, and fear Allah . Indeed, Allah is Forgiving and Merciful. O Prophet, say to whoever is in your hands of the captives, “If Allah knows [any] good in… Read More ›

“Strike Necks Of The Unbelievers Inflict Great Slaughter…” Surah 47:4

Background Commentators of the Quran are in agreement that chapter 47 was revealed in Madinah. These verses were revealed concerning the battle of Badr (Tanwir al-Miqbas min Tafsir Ibn Abbas, Tafsir Ibn Kathir and Mawdudi). This battle took place as a consequence of the aggression and hostilities of the Quraysh prior to Badr incident. The… Read More ›

“They Give Food To The Needy, Orphan, And The Captive” – Surah 76:8

Background Majority of scholars say that this verse was revealed in Makkah (Zamakhshari, Imam Razi, Qadi, Baidawi, Nizam ad-Din Nisaburi and Ibn Kathir). However, later scholars say that the verse was revealed in Madinah (Mawdudi). [1] Analysing Verse “And they give food in spite of love for it to the needy, the orphan, and the… Read More ›