Tag Archives: Tafsir ibn Kathir

February, 2022

  • 22 February

    ‘Umar asks Ubayy ibn Ka’b (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) regarding Taqwa

    Question What is the reference for the following narration? سأل أمير المؤمنين عمر أبيّ ابن كعب فقال له: ما التقوى؟ فقال أبيّ: يا أمير المؤمنين أما سلكت طريقًا فيه شوك؟! فقال: نعم، قال: فماذا فعلت؟ قال عمر: أُشمّر عن ساقي وأنظر الى مواضع قدماي وأقدم قدمًا وأؤخر أخرى مخافة أن تصيبني شوكه، فقال أبيّ ابن كعب: تلك هي التقوى It …

  • 15 February

    Sinning during the sacred months

    Question I saw a poster which said that sinning during the sacred months is greater. Is this correct?

August, 2021

May, 2021

  • 31 May

    The reward for forgiving someone who causes injury

    Question Whoever suffers injury to his body by someone in any way and he leaves it for the sake of Allah, it will be an expiation for him What is the meaning of ‘Leaving it for the sake of Allah’?

  • 21 May

    Nimrud’s torturous death

    Question What is status of following narration ? إن أول جبار كان في الأرض نمرود ، فبعث الله عليه بعوضة فدخلت في منخره ، فمكث أربعمائة سنة يضرب رأسه بالمطارق ، أرحم الناس به من جمع يديه فضرب رأسه بهما ، وكان جبارا أربع مائة سنة ، فعذبه الله أربع مائة سنة كملكه ، ثم أماته الله ، وهو الذي …

February, 2021

  • 23 February

    Another version of the Hadith regarding the Keys of the treasure of the heavens and the earth

    Question Is this suitable to quote and practise upon? عن ابن عباس أن عثمان جاء إلى النبي صلّى الله عليه وسلم فقال له: أخبرني عن مقاليد السماوات والأرض فقال: سبحان الله والحمد لله ولا إله إلا الله والله أكبر ولا حول ولا قوة إلا بالله العلي العظيم الأول والآخر والظاهر والباطن بيده الخير يحيي ويميت وهو على كل شيء قدير …

  • 18 February

    A severe punishment for fornication

    Question Is the following narration suitable to quote? قال: ثم مضيت هنيهة، فإذا أنا بنساء تعلقن بِثَدْيِهِنَّ، فَسَمِعَتْهُنَّ يَضْجِجْنَ إِلَى اللَّهِ عَزَّ وَجَلَّ، قُلْتُ: يَا جِبْرِيلُ مَنْ هَؤُلَاءِ النِّسَاءُ؟ قَالَ: هَؤُلَاءِ الزُّنَاةُ مِنْ أُمَّتِكَ. He [i.e. Rasulullah – sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam] said: Thereafter I proceeded for a little while, then suddenly I was by [a group of] women hung by …

January, 2021

December, 2020

  • 24 December

    Who are the Sabi-un?

    Question I recently came across a verse in the Quran wherein mention of the Sabi-un (الصابئين) were made. Are there any narrations either from Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam), the Sahabah (radiyallahu ‘anhum), or the ‘Ulama (rahimahumullah) about this religion or these people? Are they considered amongst the Ahlul Kitab or amongst those who were on a correct creed?

  • 10 December

    The tree that was forbidden for Adam (‘alayhis Salam)

    Question Is it mentioned in Hadith which type of tree/fruit in particular, Sayyiduna Adam (‘alayhis salam) was forbidden from going towards?

  • 3 December

    The importance and virtues of studying the Arabic language

    Question Kindly provide a few narrations regarding virtues and specialties of the Arabic language along with the importance of its study.

November, 2020

October, 2020

  • 9 October

    A believer is fearful after carrying out a good deed

    Question Can you provide the reference for this as well as the Arabic text? Hassan Al Basri (rahimahullah) said: A believer is the one who, after performing a good deed, is fearful and a transgressor is the one who, after committing a sin, is at peace