Tag Archives: Tafsir ibn Kathir

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

September, 2020

  • 3 September

    The verse that was revealed during the Farewell Hajj

    Question Was the following verse revealed during the Farewell Hajj of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam): “This day I have perfected for you your religion and completed My favor upon you and have approved for you Islam as religion.” (Surah Maidah, Verse: 3) Please provide commentary for this verse as well.

August, 2020

  • 21 August

    Mu’awiyah ibn Mu’awiyah high rank due to continuously reciting Surah Ikhlas

    Question I have found a Hadith in Tafsir Ibn Kathir regarding a virtue of Surah Ikhlas. Please verify the authenticity? Angel Jibril (‘alayhis salam) came to Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) whilst he was in Tabuk and said: “O Muhammad! Witness/attend the funeral of Mu’awiyah Al-Muzani [radiyallahu ‘anhu].” The Prophet (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) set out with his companions and Jibril [‘alayhis …

  • 21 August

    The date palm trees of the Banu Nadhir tribe being cut down and burnt

    Question Would you kindly please provide a detailed commentary of the following Hadith in Sahih Bukhari? The Prophet (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) had the date palm trees of the Banu Nadhir tribe burnt, and cut down at a place called Al-Buwayrah. Hassan ibn Thabit (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said in a poetic verse: “The chiefs of Bani Lu-ay found it easy to watch …