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Translation of the meanings of the Qur’an

Translation of the Qur’an or some of its Ayahs to a foreign language
Impossibility of making an identical translation of the original text of the Qur’an
Translations of the meanings of the Qur’an are explanations for it
Translating the Qur’an aims at translating its meanings
Touching the translated Mus-haf (Qur’an) while one is impure


Introduction to Tafsir

Definition of Muhkam and Mutashabih
Explaining the Qur’an only by personal opinion and inclination is Haram
Explanation of a proof deducted from Qur’anic Ayahs
Using plural pronoun to refer to a singular
The best book on Tafsir
Tafsir of the unattached letters
Scientific Tafsirs
Coming across a prostration Ayah

Tafsir of Surah Al-Fatihah

The Oft-Repeated Seven Verses
The meaning of Al-Sirat Al-Mustaqim
Writing the Basmalah at the beginning of all writings
Surah Al-Fatihah has many rulings

Tafsir of Surah Al-Baqarah

Some virtues of Surah Al-Baqarah
Whether the angels know the Ghayb or not
Tafsir of “And buy not with My Verses a small price”
Mutiny and arrogance of the Children of Israel
Moses’ asking for water for his people

Tafsir of Surah Al-`Imran

Allah shapes the fetuses in the wombs
Mubahalah between the Messenger and the Christians
The Naskh of the verse “O you who have believed, fear Allah as He should be…”
Tafsir of the meaning of the “angels who have marks”
Some people show impudency towards the Qur’an
Tafsir of the Ayah “and (they) rejoice for the sake of those who have not yet joined them…”

Tafsir of Surah Al-Ma’idah

Tafsir of Ayahs 115-119 of Surah Al-Ma’idah
Tafsir of Ayah 107 of Surah Al-Ma’idah

Tafsir of Surah Al-An`am

Whether Azar is the father of Ibrahim, peace be upon him, or not
Tafsir of Ayah 138 of Surah Al-An`am
Tafsir of Al-Sirat Al-Mustaqim of Allah

Tafsir of Surah Al-Tawbah

Non-mention of Basmalah in Surah Al-Tawbah
Surah Al-Tawbah was revealed allowing military confrontation
Order of the Surahs of the Qur’an
Non-separation of Surah Al-Tawbah by Basmalah
Occasions of the revelation of Surah Al-Tawbah
Tafsir of the third Ayah of Surah Al-Tawbah

Tafsir of Surah Hud

Tafsir of Surah Yusuf

Selling Yusuf, peace be upon him
Meaning of “would have inclined” as regards Yusuf, peace be upon him

Tafsir of Surah Al-Hijr

Tafsir of Surah Al-Nahl

Tafsir of Surah Al-Isra’

Naming Surah Al-Isra’ as Surah Banu Isra’il
Tafsir of the fifth Ayah of Surah Al-Isra’
Tafsir of Ayah 58 of Surah Al-Isra’

Tafsir of Surah Al-Kahf

The prohibition of building Masjids over graves
Tafsir of Ayah 29 of Surah Al-Kahf
Abandoning one Surah of the Qur’an

Tafsir of Ayah 71 of Surah Maryam

Passing over Hell
Tafsir of Ayah no. seventy one of Surah Maryam
Meaning of “There is not one of you but will pass over it”

Tafsir of Surah Al-Mu’minun

Tafsir of Surah Al-Nur

The Prophet’s awareness of the guiltlessness of `Aishah from the accusation launched against her
Entrance of effeminate men upon women
The meaning of Al-Tabi`ina Ghayri Uli-lirbah

Tafsir of Surah Al-Furqan

Tafsir of Surah Al-Qasas

The meaning of “but Allâh guides whom He wills”
Tafsir of Ayah 24 of Surah Al-Qasas

Tafsir of Surah Al-`Ankabut

Tafsir of Surah Al-Rum

Tafsir of Surah Al-Ahzab

Tafsir of Surah Ya-Sin

Reciting specific Surahs on a daily basis
Tafsir of Ayah 70 of Surah Ya¬-Sin

Tafsir of Surah Al-Saffat

Wisdom behind Allah’s command to Ibrahim to slaughter his son
The son of Ibrahim, who was about to be slaughtered

Tafsir of Surah Sad

The strength of Prophet Sulayman and his having sexual intercourse with ninety wives
The story of Dawud, peace be upon him, and the wife of his commander

Tafsir of Surah Fussilat

Tafsir of Surah Al-Dukhan

Hadith on virtues of Surah Al-Dukhan
Al-Zaqqum tree
The blessed night mentioned in Surah Al-Dukhan

Tafsir of Surah Al-Najm

Tafsir of Surah Al-Rahman

The recitation of Surah Al-Rahman by Allah on the dwellers of Jannah
The meaning of the two easts and two wests

Tafsir of Surah Al-Hadid

Tafsir of Surah Al-Mujadalah

Tafsir of Surah Al-Mulk

Tafsir of Surah Nuh

Tafsir of some Ayahs

Reciting Basmalah quietly in the Jahry Salah
Tafsir of Ayahs 14 and 15 of Surah Al-A`la
Tafsir of Ayah 36 of Surah Al-Nur
Tafsir of Ayah 114 of Surah Al-Baqarah
Different opinions regarding the Tafsir of ‘Al-Sab` Al-Mathany’
Tafsir of the first Ayahs of Surah Al-`Alaq
Tafsir Ayahs 30 and 31 one of Surah Al-Naml

Tafsir of Surah Al-`Adiyat