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Sura Al-Maidah (Tafseer-ul-Maariful Quran), Part-79

To read the previous part, click hereThe Permissible Way of Drawing LotsHowever, there is one way of drawing lots which is permissible, and proved from the Holy Prophet (SM). According to this method, when the rights everyone has are equal and the shares too have...

Sura Al-Maidah (Tafseer-ul-Maariful Quran), Part-78

To read the previous part, click hereThen, in Surah al-Baqarah, it is said: لَّا يُؤَاخِذُكُمُ اللَّهُ بِاللَّغْوِ فِي أَيْمَانِكُمْ وَلَـٰكِن يُؤَاخِذُكُم بِمَا كَسَبَتْ قُلُوبُكُمْ (And Allah does not hold you accountable for what is not countable from among your oaths, but holds you accountable for...

Sura Al-Maidah (Tafseer-ul-Maariful Quran), Part-77

To read the previous part, click hereHow Halal is turned into Haram :The Three FormsThere are three forms in which something made Halal (lawful and good) by Allah could be declared as Haram (unlawful and evil): (1) BELIEF-WISE, that is, something is taken to be...

Sura Al-Maidah (Tafseer-ul-Maariful Quran), Part-76

To read the previous part, click hereThe Sad End of Bani Isra'ilMentioned in the second verse (78) is the sad end of those from the Bani Isra'il who were involved in this error of excess and deficiency. On them fell the curse of Allah Almighty....

Sura Al-Maidah (Tafseer-ul-Maariful Quran), Part-75

To read the previous part, click hereThe present verses expose another aspect of the crooked ways ofBani Isra'il. So astray were they that they, not content with one extreme mentioned above, reached for another when they committed excess in showing reverence for messengers of Allah...

Sura Al-Maidah (Tafseer-ul-Maariful Quran), Part-74

To read the previous part, click herecommentary1. The words : ان الله ثالث ثلاثة in verse 72, translated here literally as 'Allah is the third of the three,' refers to Sayyidna Masih (Jesus Christ), Ruhul-Quds (The Holy Spirit) and Allah, or to Masih, Maryam (Mary)...

Sura Al-Maidah (Tafseer-ul-Maariful Quran), Part-73

To read the previous part, click hereIs it not that the Holy Prophet (SM) carried out the mission of Jihad against Jews and Christians, and others, those who did not believe in him and in the Book of Allah revealed to him, even fought against...

Sura Al-Maidah (Tafseer-ul-Maariful Quran), Part-72

To read the previous part, click hereA Surface view of the subject may suggest to someone that this should not be the place to mention Muslims because they are in their faith and through their obedience at the stage desired in the verse. In other...

Sura Al-Maidah (Tafseer-ul-Maariful Quran), Part-71

To read the previous part, click hereAccording to the consensus of the majority of commentators, the Sahabah and the Tabi'in, it means the Holy Qur'an which was sent for the universal community of inviters to faith including the Jews and Christians through the (midmost) medium...

Sura Al-Maidah (Tafseer-ul-Maariful Quran), Part-70

To read the previous part, click hereThe parting will of the Holy Prophet (SM)on the occasion of the Last HajjIn this Khutbah before a huge gathering of his noble Sahabah, after he had given important instructions to them, he asked the audience: الا هل بلغت...

Sura Al-Maidah (Tafseer-ul-Maariful Quran), Part-69

To read the previous part, click hereAfter that, it was said that the people the Prophet of Islam is dealing with are contumacious people as they refuse to benefit from the open and clear words of the Qur'an revealed to him, instead of which, their...

Sura Al-Maidah (Tafseer-ul-Maariful Quran), Part-68

To read the previous part, click hereWarning against Not hating SinsMalik ibn Dinar says: Allah asked his angels to destroy a certain town. The angels said that there lived in that town a devoted servant of His busy praying to Him. Came the command: Let...

Sura Al-Maidah (Tafseer-ul-Maariful Quran), Part-67

To read the previous part, click hereFor 'Ulama and Mashayikh a Note of WarningTowards the end of the verse (63), it was said: لَبِئْسَ مَا كَانُوا يَصْنَعُونَ : "Evil is what they have been doing" which means that it is bad habit on the part...

Sura Al-Maidah (Tafseer-ul-Maariful Quran), Part-66

To read the previous part, click hereConsideration of the Addressee : A Principle of Da'wah The condition of a people who were under the curse and wrath of Allah has been introduced through a similitude in the next verse (60)which begins with : قل هل...

Sura Al-Maidah (Tafseer-ul-Maariful Quran), Part-65

To read the previous part, click hereIn other words, it is said here that those who obey the commands of Allah are the People of Allah. Given to them is the good news that they will be the ones to finally overcome. The events which...

Sura Al-Maidah (Tafseer-ul-Maariful Quran), Part-64

To read the previous part, click herePointing out to the reality of realities, it was clearly stressed that all these high qualities of character, their timely use and the ultimate success in the Islamic expedition through them were things which are not achieved by simple...

Sura Al-Maidah (Tafseer-ul-Maariful Quran), Part-63

To read the previous part, click hereChronologically, Musaylimah al-Kadhdhab (the Liar) was the first to claim prophethood along with the Holy Prophet (SM) and was so audacious that he returned his emissaries back with the threat that he would have killed them had it not...

Sura Al-Maidah (Tafseer-ul-Maariful Quran), Part-62

To read the previous part, click here 1. Their first quality identified by the Holy Qur'an is that Allah will love them and they will love Allah. There are two parts to this quality. The first one is the love of these people for Almighty Allah....

Sura Al-Maidah (Tafseer-ul-Maariful Quran), Part-61

To read the previous part, click here CommentaryIn the first verse (51), Muslims have been commanded not to enter into "Muwalat" (deep friendship) with Jews and Christians as is the customary practice of non-Muslims in general and, of Jews and Christians in particular, who reserve deep...

Sura Al-Maidah (Tafseer-ul-Maariful Quran), Part-60

To read the previous part, click here A Summary of Subsidiary Injunctions1. We know from the initial verses that the case brought to the Holy Prophet (SM) by the Jews was decided by him. The decision was in accord with the Shari'ah of the Torah. This...