Tag: Surah Al-Baqarah سورة البقرة

Hadith on Quran: The method of the companions for dividing the Surahs into different parts

January 18, 2013

Aws reported: I asked the companions of the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, how they divided the Quran. They said, “Three chapters, then five, then seven, then nine, then eleven, then thirteen, and the Al-Mufassal as a single part.” Source: Sunan Abu Dawud 1393, Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Ibn Kathir Ibn Kathir […]

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Hadith on Revelation: The Quran was revealed gradually by the wisdom of Allah

January 9, 2013

Yusuf ibn Mahak reported: I was in the presence of Aisha, the mother of the believers, when an Iraqi person came and he said, “What type of shroud is best?” She said, “May Allah have mercy on you! What does it matter?” He said, “O mother of the believers, show me your scripture.” She asked […]

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Hadith on Apostasy: Story of the Christian man who rejected Islam, so the earth threw him out

January 7, 2013

Anas ibn Malik reported: There was a Christian man who embraced Islam and he would recite the chapters of Al-Baqarah and Ali Imran and he would write for the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him. Later, he went back to Christianity and he would say, “Muhammad knows nothing but what I have written for […]

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Verse on Transgression: Allah does not love those who transgress by starting the fighting

January 6, 2013

Al-Baydawi said, “The verse: Do not transgress, (2:190) means by initiating the fighting, or by fighting those protected by a peace treaty, or by fighting those who never received the call to Islam, or to commit mutilation or to kill whomever it has been forbidden to kill.” Source: Tafseer Al-Baydawi 2:190 قال البيضاوي وَلاَ تَعْتَدُواْ […]

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Hadith on Prayer: The Prophet would recite verses from Al-Baqarah and Ali Imran during dawn prayer

January 6, 2013

Ibn Abbas reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, would recite in his dawn prayers the verse, “Say: We believe in Allah and what has been revealed to us…” (2:136) and the verse, “Let us come to a common word between us and you.” (3:64) Source: Sahih Muslim 727 Grade: Sahih […]

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Hadith on Religion: Whoever believes in Allah, the Hereafter, and works righteousness will be rewarded

January 3, 2013

Salman Al-Farisi reported: I asked the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, about the people of religion who had been with me, mentioning their prayers and acts of worship. Allah revealed the verse, “Verily, those who believe, those who are Jewish, Christian, or Sabians, whoever believed in Allah and the Last Day and worked […]

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Hadith on Moderation: The Prophet reprimands Mu’adh for reciting too long in congregational prayer

October 4, 2012

Jabir ibn Abdullah reported: Mu’adh ibn Jabal would pray with the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, and then go to lead his people in prayer. Once he was leading the prayer while reciting Surah Al-Baqarah. A man left the prayer and offered his prayer separately and he went away. When Mu’adh heard about […]

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Hadith on Quran: Whoever recites the verse of the Throne after every prayer will enter Paradise

August 27, 2012

Abu Umamah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever recites the verse of the Throne (ayat al-kursi) after every prescribed prayer, there will be nothing standing between him and his entering Paradise except death.” Source: al-Mu’jam al-Kabeer 7406 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani عَنْ أَبِي أُمَامَةَ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى […]

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Hadith on Scriptures: Adopting a neutral attitude to the previous scriptures before Islam

August 26, 2012

Abu Huraira reported: The people of the Book would recite the Torah in Hebrew and explain it in Arabic to the Muslims. The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Do not believe the people of the Book nor disbelieve them, but say: We have believed in Allah and what has been revealed […]

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Hadith on Quran: The Quran will advocate for its people on Judgment Day

July 31, 2012

An-Nawwas ibn Sam’an reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “On the Day of Resurrection, the Quran and its people who acted upon it will be brought forth, preceded by Surat al-Baqarah and Surat Ali Imrān.” And the Messenger of Allah set forth three examples and I have not forgotten them since, “They […]

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