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Sura Al-Maidah (Tafseer-ul-Maariful Quran), Part-55

To read the previous part, click here The same principle applies to the dissemination of knowledge about religious matters for common people. If one of them first did what was necessary, talked to people of knowledge, expertise and experience available in his area and was able...

Sura Al-Maidah (Tafseer-ul-Maariful Quran), Part-54

To read the previous part, click here Judicial Process for Non-Muslimsin an Islamic State At this point, it should be borne in mind that these Jews who sent their cases to the court of the Holy Prophet (SM) did not believe in him or his Shari'ah...

Sura Al-Maidah (Tafseer-ul-Maariful Quran), Part-53

To read the previous part, click here This event describing the cause of the revelation of these verses has been reported in detail by al-Baghawi while the Musnad of Ahmad and Abu Dawud have reported its summary from Sayyidna 'Abdullah ibn 'Abbas رضي الله عنه (Mazhari).Similar...

Sura Al-Maidah (Tafseer-ul-Maariful Quran), Part-52

To read the previous part, click here [٤١]يَا أَيُّهَا الرَّسُولُ لَا يَحْزُنكَ الَّذِينَ يُسَارِعُونَ فِي الْكُفْرِ مِنَ الَّذِينَ قَالُوا آمَنَّا بِأَفْوَاهِهِمْ وَلَمْ تُؤْمِن قُلُوبُهُمْ ۛ وَمِنَ الَّذِينَ هَادُوا ۛ سَمَّاعُونَ لِلْكَذِبِ سَمَّاعُونَ لِقَوْمٍ آخَرِينَ لَمْ يَأْتُوكَ ۖ يُحَرِّفُونَ الْكَلِمَ مِن بَعْدِ مَوَاضِعِهِ ۖ يَقُولُونَ إِنْ أُوتِيتُمْ...

Sura Al-Maidah (Tafseer-ul-Maariful Quran), Part-51

To read the previous part, click here This tells us that there will be many more situations in which the Hadd Punishment will not be enforced and, in their place, punitive punishments will be awarded subject to the discretion of the ruler of the time. Since...

Sura Al-Maidah (Tafseer-ul-Maariful Quran), Part-50

To read the previous part, click here After stating the Hadd Punishment for theft in this verse (38), two sentences have been added. The first sentence is: جَزَاءً بِمَا كَسَبَا : (to recompense them for the evil deed they committed and the second sentence is: نَكَالًا...

Sura Al-Maidah (Tafseer-ul-Maariful Quran), Part-49

To read the previous part, click here The fourth verse (38) reverts to the subject of the punishment of crimes where the Islamic Legal Punishment of theft has been described. The punishment for theft belongs to the category of Hudud which is one of the three...

Sura Al-Maidah (Tafseer-ul-Maariful Quran), Part-48

To read the previous part, click here The act of seeking to gain access to Allah that is,'wasilah' to Allah, to be precise is anything which brings a servant of Allah nearer to his or her sole object of worship with all longing and love. Therefore,...

Sura Al-Maidah (Tafseer-ul-Maariful Quran), Part-47

To read the previous part, click here The wisdom behind this exception is that, on the one hand, such severity has been maintained in the punishment of robbers that for the commitment of the crime even if by one person out of a whole group punishment...

Sura Al-Maidah (Tafseer-ul-Maariful Quran), Part-46

To read the previous part, click here In the first three punishments, the words used belong to a particular from of verb called "Bab a:-Tafil" which are emphatic and denote repetition and intensity of the respective acts. The added use of the plural form gives the...

Sura Al-Maidah (Tafseer-ul-Maariful Quran), Part-45

To read the previous part, click here The Punishment of Qisas (Even Retaliation)Like Hudud, the punishment of Qisas has also been fixed in the Qur'an, that is, life be taken for life and wounds be retaliated by even wounds. But, the difference is that Hudud have...

Sura Al-Maidah (Tafseer-ul-Maariful Quran), Part-44

To read the previous part, click here Firstly, it is necessary to know that crimes which bring harm or loss to a human being inflict injustice not only on the created but also cause disobedience to the Creator. Therefore, in every crime of this nature, the...

Sura Al-Maidah (Tafseer-ul-Maariful Quran), Part-43

To read the previous part, click here Sayyidna 'Abdullah ibn Mas'ud : رضي الله عنه said: 'If I become certain that Allah Ta'ala has accepted some deed of mine, then, I would not surrender this blessing even if the whole world were to turn into solid...

Sura Al-Maidah (Tafseer-ul-Maariful Quran), Part-42

To read the previous part, click here The event of offering this sacrifice which has been reported on the basis of sound and strong chains of authorities and which has been declared by Commentator Ibn Kathir as the unanimously agreed upon position of all earlier and...

Sura Al-Maidah (Tafseer-ul-Maariful Quran), Part-41

To read the previous part, click here CommentaryThe Story of Habil (Abel)and Qkbil (Cain) In these verses, Allah Ta'ala has instructed the Holy Prophet (SM) عليه السلام that he should relate the story of the two sons of Adam truthfully to the people of the Book,...

Sura Al-Maidah (Tafseer-ul-Maariful Quran), Part-40

To read the previous part, click here Authentic scholars of Tafsir say that the punishment Allah Jalla Sha'nuhu gives to a people is in proportion to their evil deed. Since these disobedient people had uttered the words: إِنَّا هَاهُنَا قَاعِدُونَ (we are sitting right here), Allah...

Sura Al-Maidah (Tafseer-ul-Maariful Quran), Part-39

To read the previous part, click here In gist, the people of Sayyidna Musa عليه السلام, by giving him a flat response at such a crucial time, broke all pledges they had made.The Determination of Sayyidna Musa عليه السلام against the Treachery of his PeopleThe prayer...

Sura Al-Maidah (Tafseer-ul-Maariful Quran), Part-38

To read the previous part, click here When ten out of the twelve chiefs let the secret out, it was only natural that the secret became public knowledge. Hit by the news of conditions prevailing in the enemy country, they were all upset. Wailing and protesting,...

Sura Al-Maidah (Tafseer-ul-Maariful Quran), Part-37

To read the previous part, click here The saying of Sayyidna Musa عليه السلام in the first verse (20) was his introductory remark to the Divine command which appears in the following verse (21) in the words: يَا قَوْمِ ادْخُلُوا الْأَرْضَ الْمُقَدَّسَةَ الَّتِي كَتَبَ اللَّهُ لَكُمْ...

Sura Al-Maidah (Tafseer-ul-Maariful Quran), Part-36

To read the previous part, click here commentaryprevious to the verses cited above, a pledge was mentioned in which the Ban: Isra'il were bound to obey Allah and His Messenger. Mentioned along with it was their customary breach of trust, and its punishment. Taken up in...