Tag: TAFSIR

Understanding Quran 9:29 In Light Of The Earliest Historical Sources Of Islam

Kaleef K. Karim Content: 1. Introduction 2. Background Of Quran 9:29 3. Rebuttal 4. Conclusion 1. Introduction Glen Roberts, who runs the site “The Religion Of Peace” has written a further article on the Quranic verse, 9:29. Glen devoted an article to our piece on 9:29 not long ago, which can be seen here: “Answering… Read More ›

Revisiting The Hudaybiyyah Treaty

Kaleef K. Karim We are revisiting the treaty of Hudaybiyyah once again. It is claimed by some that part of the treaty agreement was the stipulation that women have to be returned to the Meccans. They say that women were part of the agreement when it was signed. In the sixth year of Hijrah, a… Read More ›

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 ›

Quran 30:28 The Rejection Of Polytheism – Parable

Background Makkan verse (Mawdudi, and Dr. Muhammed Asad) Analysing Verse “He presents to you an example from yourselves. Do you have among those whom your right hands possess any partners in what We have provided for you so that you are equal therein [and] would fear them as your fear of one another [within a… Read More ›

Quran 24:58-59 Seeking Permission Before Entering The House

Background Madinan verse (Mawdudi, and Dr. Muhammed Asad). Analysing Verse “O you who have believed, let those whom your right hands possess and those who have not [yet] reached puberty among you ask permission of you [before entering] at three times: before the dawn prayer and when you put aside your clothing [for rest] at… Read More ›

Surah 24:33 – Obligatory To Enter Into A Contract To Free A Slave?

Background Madinan verse (Mawdudi, Dr. Muhammed Asad and Ibn Kathir) Analysing Verse “But let them who find not [the means for] marriage abstain [from sexual relations] until Allah enriches them from His bounty. And THOSE WHO SEEK A CONTRACT [for eventual emancipation] from among whom your right hands possess – THEN MAKE A CONTRACT WITH… Read More ›

Tafsir On Surah 24:31-32

Background Madinan verse (Mawdudi, Dr. Muhammad Asad and Ibn Kathir) Analysing Verses “And tell the believing women to reduce [some] of their vision and guard their private parts and not expose their adornment except that which [necessarily] appears thereof and to wrap [a portion of] their headcovers over their chests and not expose their adornment… Read More ›

Tafsir On Surah 23:1-6

Background Revealed in Makkah (Ibn kathir) Analysing Verses “23:1 Certainly will the believers have succeeded: 23:2 They who are during their prayer humbly submissive 23:3 And they who turn away from ill speech 23:4 And they who are observant of zakah 23:5 And they who guard their private parts 23:6 Except from their wives or… Read More ›

Freeing Of A Believing Slave For Manslaughter (Accidental)

Background This verse was revealed after the battle of Uhud (Mawdudi). It is a Madinan verse (Mawdudi and Dr. Muhammed Asad). Analysing Verse “And never is it for a believer to kill a believer except by mistake. And whoever kills a believer by mistake – then the freeing of a believing slave and a compensation… Read More ›

Surah 16:75 How Could Allah Be Compared To the Creation – Parable

Background The verse was revealed in Makkah (Mawdudi and Anwarul bayan by Shaykh Ashiq Ilahi Madni) [1] Analysing Verse “Allah presents an example: a slave [who is] owned and unable to do a thing and he to whom We have provided from Us good provision, so he spends from it secretly and publicly. Can they… Read More ›

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