Questions tagged [tafseer]

Tafseer literally means to explain. It is the Arabic word for exegesis, usually of the Qur'an.

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What are the lessons we can learn from the creation of عيسى (Jesus) PBUH?

The Jews were people of faith and clinged to a strict hereditary practices of marriage based on strict constrained sexual contract. They have achieved pinnacle status in doing so to the point of the ...
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What is the reason for interpreting word Imam to book in Quran?

The word "imam" simply means "imam", but some interpreters (Mofasers) like Ibn Katheer have interpreted the word to mean "book". Why interpret it to "book"? ...
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Who is the person whom Allah gave his signs, but he detached from them?

While reciting surat al-'Araaf I passed by these verses: And recite to them, [O Muhammad], the news of him to whom we gave [knowledge of] Our signs, but he detached himself from them; so Satan ...
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What is the meaning of “bi masabiha” in surah 67:5

I have read on many websites that shooting star is meteor in science, but I read the translation of the quran in surah Al-Mulk ayat 5 that : And We have certainly beautified the nearest heaven ...
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Meaning of Quran 2:111 “Produce your proof”?

And they say: "None Shall enter Paradise unless He be a Jew or a Christian." Those are their (vain) desires. Say: "Produce your proof If ye are truthful." Nay,—whoever submits His whole self to God ...
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How to resolve an alleged error in the Qur'an in relation to the orbit of the Sun?

This is the alleged error: Since we muslims believe that the sun and moon each have an orbit (which it does), and that the orbit of the sun the quran is referring to the galaxy orbit around the milky ...
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How to know if the Quran is being interpreted properly?

I have a very simple but profound and important question: How do we know the Quran is being interpreted correctly? The Quran is the word of Allah (a perfect entity) and is read by humans (not by any ...
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what does the word `orphans` in the 4th aya of Surat An-Nisā' mean?

Does it mean orphan girls(about marrying them) or it mean orphan children(about adopting them)? It seems orphan girls in Sahih International translation: And if you fear that you will not deal ...
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What is the meaning of “those your right hands possess” in 4:24? [duplicate]

I have read but I am not completely sure I understand that those your right hands possess means female slaves captured in war. Is this correct ? What does that mean in the context of 4:24? And [...
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How would Evil act exist in heaven?

In Quran , Surat Al-Mā'idah verse 90 ,we read: "ا أَيُّهَا الَّذينَ آمَنُوا إِنَّمَا الْخَمْرُ وَ الْمَيْسِرُ وَ الْأَنْصابُ وَ الْأَزْلامُ رِجْسٌ مِنْ عَمَلِ الشَّيْطانِ فَاجْتَنِبُوهُ ...
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Love towards non believers

There has already been for you an excellent pattern in Abraham and those with him, when they said to their people, "Indeed, we are disassociated from you and from whatever you worship other than Allah ...
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Why is there a missing/added word in Quran 57:24?

i know the Holy Quran was revealed in seven different Ahruf or dialects but Uthman(ra) burned the different variants and only left one so why is there this difference between Hafs with Qalon & ...
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Who is “her” in Al Ahzab 33:37?

I want to ask who is the "her" mentioned in Al Ahzab 33:37? And [remember, O Muhammad], when you said to the one on whom Allah bestowed favor and you bestowed favor, "Keep your wife ...
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Interpretation of the word “masjid” in 7:29?

I based this question on the comments in this thread. Quran [7:29]: Say: “My Lord hath commanded justice; and that ye set your whole selves (to Him) at every time and Masjid (place of worship), ...
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Case of a Prophet / Revered Person in the Quran that says Alhamdullillah

To my curiosity, Is there any case or narration in the Quran that tells about a person (Prophet or Revered (Real) Person ) who says the dzikir Hamdalah (Alhamdulillah or any other indirect way of ...
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Why Knowledge is often related with religion?

Why scholars tend to translate or interpret the word علم 'ilm Knowledge in (interpretation) tafsir of the Qur'an or sharh (explanation) of ahadith/Hadith as knowledge of fiqh, sunna etc. Why ...
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Which disease did 'Isa cure?

In an English translation of 3:49 and 5:110 it says that 'Isa ( عليه السلام) cured a man, with permission of Allah (swa), who was a leper (which is a long-term infection either on a part of the body ...
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Why in the quran Allah use the you ( singular) and sometimes you

I dont understand what s the difference between two why Allah use sometimes the plural form and sometimes the sinular form anyone knows maybe the singular form is a way of communicate more closely I ...
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Is the commentary by Ibn kathir about the abrogation of 2:256 real?

This is Ibn kathir tasfir. Allah says: "There is no compulsion in religion", meaning: do not force anyone to embrace Islam, because it is clear and its proofs and evidences are manifest. ...
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Is there any description of the Creature from earth which will appear at the end times?

A couple of years ago I've read an article where the author was saying that some scholars of the late 19th or at the beginning of the 20th century when seeing an automobile gave a fatwa saying that ...
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Is Al Khidr alive? [closed]

Qu'ran mentions this mysterious wise man sage Al Khidr and his story with Moses, and there is mention of "fountain of life" that he drank from, so is he alive forever to this day? If he is, is he ...
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Is Allah the only one protector?

YES Do you not know that to Allah belongs the dominion of the heavens and the earth and [that] you have not besides Allah any protector (ولى) or any helper? 2:107 NO We [angels] were your allies (...

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