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Surah An-Nisa (Tafseer-ul-Maariful Quran), Part-198

To read the previous part, click here2. Subsequent to observations made above, it also becomes obvious that the People of the Book did something terrible when they made the abomination of suggesting a partner and son in the purest conceivable divinity of Almighty Allah an...

Surah An-Nisa (Tafseer-ul-Maariful Quran), Part-197

To read the previous part, click hereAs for the word, Nur in: وَأَنزَلْنَا إِلَيْكُمْ نُورًا مُّبِينًا '(and We have sent down to you a vivid light) (174), it refers to the Holy Qur'an (Ruh al-Ma'ani) which also seems to be the case in Verse 15...

Surah An-Nisa (Tafseer-ul-Maariful Quran), Part-196

To read the previous part, click hereFrom the affirmation of Allah's absolute purity and the refutation of assumed Godhood of Sayyidna 'Isa (A) earlier, the text now moves to further strengthen the argument by showing that Sayyidna 'Isa (A) would himself confess to being a...

Surah An-Nisa (Tafseer-ul-Maariful Quran), Part-195

To read the previous part, click hereStretching between two extremes, a group of Muslims has gone far out by holding that there is no such thing as a religious leader or teacher or 'Alim or Shaykh. They would say: 'The Book of Allah is sufficient...

Surah An-Nisa (Tafseer-ul-Maariful Quran), Part-194

To read the previous part, click hereThe Limits of MaterialismThe greed for worldly wealth and luxury beyond the level of need is considered blameworthy in Islam. Instructions to observe restraint against such urges are profusely spread out in the Qur'an. But, the Holy Prophet (SM)...

Surah An-Nisa (Tafseer-ul-Maariful Quran), Part-193

To read the previous part, click hereDo not exaggerate in my praise as was done by Christians in the case of 'lsa son of Maryam (A). Beware, I am only a servant. So, call me a servant of Allah and His messenger. (This narration has...

Surah An-Nisa (Tafseer-ul-Maariful Quran), Part-192

To read the previous part, click hereThe Qur'an and the doctrine of Trinity Reflected in the statement of the Qur'an: وَلَا تَقُولُوا ثَلَاثَةٌ (And do not say "Three") is the state of the major sects among Christians in which they were divided at the time...

Surah An-Nisa (Tafseer-ul-Maariful Quran), Part-191

To read the previous part, click hereTn this connection, several exegetical stances of commentators have been reported. Their gist is being given below:I. Some of them explain it on the basis of lexical usage. They say that, according to the rule of 'urf or recognized...

Surah An-Nisa (Tafseer-ul-Maariful Quran), Part-190

To read the previous part, click hereAfter answering the objections raised by the Jews and conprming the prophethood of Sayyidna Muhammad al-Mustafa, (SM) the Qur'an carries the message of Allah to all human beings wherever they may be as they are its direct addresseesin this...

Surah An-Nisa (Tafseer-ul-Maariful Quran), Part-189

To read the previous part, click hereBefore we move to the next verse, it would be useful to keep in mind that the personal presence of Sayyidna Nuh (A), whose name appears first in this verse, was a miracle by itself. He was blessed with...

Surah An-Nisa (Tafseer-ul-Maariful Quran), Part-188

To read the previous part, click hereSurely, We have revealed to you as We have revealed to Na (Noah) and to the prophets after him; and We have revealed to Ibraim, Ismail, Ishaq, Ya'qub and their children, and to 'Isa, Ayyub, yunus, Harun and Sulayman....

Surah An-Nisa (Tafseer-ul-Maariful Quran), Part-187

To read the previous part, click hereVerses 160 - 161[١٦٠]فَبِظُلْمٍ مِّنَ الَّذِينَ هَادُوا حَرَّمْنَا عَلَيْهِمْ طَيِّبَاتٍ أُحِلَّتْ لَهُمْ وَبِصَدِّهِمْ عَن سَبِيلِ اللَّهِ كَثِيرًا[١٦١]وَأَخْذِهِمُ الرِّبَا وَقَدْ نُهُوا عَنْهُ وَأَكْلِهِمْ أَمْوَالَ النَّاسِ بِالْبَاطِلِ ۚ وَأَعْتَدْنَا لِلْكَافِرِينَ مِنْهُمْ عَذَابًا أَلِيمًاSo, for the transgression of those who became Jews,...

Surah An-Nisa (Tafseer-ul-Maariful Quran), Part-186

To read the previous part, click hereReproduced below is a report from Sayyidna Abu Hurairah (رضي الله عنه) "The Holy Prophet (SM) said: The son of Maryam shall definitely reappear as a just ruler. He will kill the Anti-Christ and the swine. He will break...

Surah An-Nisa (Tafseer-ul-Maariful Quran), Part-185

To read the previous part, click hereThere is room for whichever of the situations came to pass the Holy Qur'an has not determined any particular situation. Therefore, Allah alone knows what really happened. However, this sentence of the Holy Qur'an seen with other exegetical reports...

Surah An-Nisa (Tafseer-ul-Maariful Quran), Part-184

To read the previous part, click hereVerses 155 - 159[١٥٥]فَبِمَا نَقْضِهِم مِّيثَاقَهُمْ وَكُفْرِهِم بِآيَاتِ اللَّهِ وَقَتْلِهِمُ الْأَنبِيَاءَ بِغَيْرِ حَقٍّ وَقَوْلِهِمْ قُلُوبُنَا غُلْفٌ ۚ بَلْ طَبَعَ اللَّهُ عَلَيْهَا بِكُفْرِهِمْ فَلَا يُؤْمِنُونَ إِلَّا قَلِيلًا[١٥٦]وَبِكُفْرِهِمْ وَقَوْلِهِمْ عَلَىٰ مَرْيَمَ بُهْتَانًا عَظِيمًا[١٥٧]وَقَوْلِهِمْ إِنَّا قَتَلْنَا الْمَسِيحَ عِيسَى ابْنَ مَرْيَمَ رَسُولَ اللَّهِ...

Surah An-Nisa (Tafseer-ul-Maariful Quran), Part-183

To read the previous part, click hereIn other words, we can say that their faith will be valid and trustworthy only when they have the same faith as common Muslims do, a faith in which Belief in the prophet is indispensably necessary with Belief in...

Surah An-Nisa (Tafseer-ul-Maariful Quran), Part-182

To read the previous part, click hereSalvation depends on IslamThis clear verdict of the Holy Qur'an has exposed the rudderless and crooked ways of those who, in an effort to appear tolerant in dealings with peoples of other faiths, would like to present their religion...

Surah An-Nisa (Tafseer-ul-Maariful Quran), Part-181

To read the previous part, click hereCommentaryOut of these verses, the first (148) and the second (149) give a law to eradicate injustice and oppression from the world. But, this is not like the usual worldly laws which are limited to dictatory formulations. This, in...

Surah An-Nisa (Tafseer-ul-Maariful Quran), Part-180

To read the previous part, click hereVerses 145 - 147[١٤٥]إِنَّ الْمُنَافِقِينَ فِي الدَّرْكِ الْأَسْفَلِ مِنَ النَّارِ وَلَن تَجِدَ لَهُمْ نَصِيرًا[١٤٦]إِلَّا الَّذِينَ تَابُوا وَأَصْلَحُوا وَاعْتَصَمُوا بِاللَّهِ وَأَخْلَصُوا دِينَهُمْ لِلَّهِ فَأُولَـٰئِكَ مَعَ الْمُؤْمِنِينَ ۖ وَسَوْفَ يُؤْتِ اللَّهُ الْمُؤْمِنِينَ أَجْرًا عَظِيمًا[١٤٧]مَّا يَفْعَلُ اللَّهُ بِعَذَابِكُمْ إِن شَكَرْتُمْ وَآمَنتُمْ ۚ...

Surah An-Nisa (Tafseer-ul-Maariful Quran), Part-179

To read the previous part, click hereTo Sum UpThe nature of sociaiization with disbelieving or falsely-believing people takes some of the following forms:1. By condescending to their infidelistic assaults. This is infidelity (kufr).2. By showing repugnance when confronted with open expressions of disbelief. This, if...