Some study-notes and thoughts


Tafseer al-Jalalayn

Jalalayn – Lesson 7 [2:27]

وَالَّذِينَ يَنقُضُونَ عَهْدَ اللَّهِ مِن بَعْدِ مِيثَـقِهِ And those who break the covenant of Allah, after its ratification…[Baqarah:27] مِيثَـقِهِ can be ism or masdar. If it is masdar it can mean: 1. “His [Allah’s] strengthening it” i.e. meethaq is mudaf... Continue Reading →


Jalalayn – Lesson 6 [2:25-26]

وَبَشِّرِ الَّذِينَ ءَامَنُواْ وَعَمِلُواْ الصَّـلِحَاتِ أَنَّ لَهُمْ جَنَّـتٍ تَجْرِى مِن تَحْتِهَا الأَنْهَـرُ And give glad tidings to those who believe and do righteous good deeds, that for them will be Gardens under which rivers flow (Paradise). [Baqarah:25]    وَبَشِّرِ - “Bashshir”... Continue Reading →

Jalalayn – Lesson 5 [2:21-24]

يَـأَيُّهَا النَّاسُ اعْبُدُواْ رَبَّكُمُ الَّذِىْ خَلَقَكُمْ وَالَّذِينَ مِن قَبْلِكُمْ لَعَلَّكُمْ تَتَّقُونَ "O mankind! Worship your Lord (Allah), Who created you and those who were before you so that you may acquire Taqwa.” [2:21] A principle mentioned in books of usool... Continue Reading →

Jalalayn – Lesson 4 [2:11-18]

وَإِذَا قِيلَ لَهُمْ The commentator specifies the “hum” (them) in the verse by saying “ha-ulaa’i” (these). This is because there is a narration of Salman al-Farsi (RA) in the tafsir of Ibn Jarir where Salman al-Farsi (RA) is reported to... Continue Reading →

Jalalayn – Lesson 3 [2:8-10]

وَمِنَ النَّاسِ مَن يَقُولُ ءَامَنَّا بِاللَّهِ وَبِالْيَوْمِ الأْخِرِ وَمَا هُم بِمُؤْمِنِينَ "And of mankind, there are some who say: "We believe in Allah and the Last Day'' while in fact they do not believe." [Al-Baqarah:8] From Hashiyatul Jamal: “Min an-naas…”... Continue Reading →

Jalalayn – Lesson 02 [2:3-5]

From Hashiyatul Jamal: يُقِيمُونَ الصَّلٰوةَ Iqaamatuha (i.e. iqaamatu as-salah): Performing the prayer with composure, protecting it from any sort of deficiency in the fard, sunnah and adab of the prayer. Others said it refers to being punctual in prayer. Some... Continue Reading →

Jalalayn – Lesson 01 [2:1-3]

Jalaluddin al Mahalli started the tafseer from Surah Kahf and finished it till the end. Then he did the tafsir of Al Fatiha but after that he passed away (may Allah have mercy on him). His student, Jalaluddin al-Suyuti, picked... Continue Reading →

Tafseer al-Jalalayn – study notes

In this series, insha Allah, I will be putting up some notes on Tafseer al Jalalayn taken from my classes with Mufti Yusuf Mullan. These notes, like others on my blog, will be in raw student-note format because it will... Continue Reading →

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