It is best to initially read this article first on how to understand the Quran.

Tafsir 114. An-Naas

Surah 114 Al Nass was revealed in Medina, perhaps at the same time as surah Al Falaq.   1قُلْ أَعُوذُ بِرَبِّ النَّاسِ 114|1|Say, “I seek refuge in the Lord of mankind. 2مَلِكِ النَّاسِ 114|2|The King of mankind. 3إِلَٰهِ النَّاسِ 114|3|The God of mankind. 4مِن شَرِّ...

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Tafsir 113. Al-Falaq

1قُلْ أَعُوذُ بِرَبِّ الْفَلَقِ 113|1|Say, “I take refuge with the Lord of Daybreak.   The word al-falq means the opening or crack whereas the word al-falaq (dawn, daybreak) is an adjective in the meaning of an object i.e. cleavage in the meaning of something which...

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Tafsir 112. Al-Ikhlaas

On the occasion of revelation of this Surah, a tradition from Imam Sadiq (as) says:"A Jew asked the holy Prophet (S) to describe the identity or to relate the geneology of Allah. He remained silent and gave no answer for three days, then, the Messenger Angel brought...

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Tafsir 111. Al-Masad

1تَبَّتْ يَدَا أَبِي لَهَبٍ وَتَبَّ111|1|Condemned are the hands of Abee Lahab, and he is condemned.2مَا أَغْنَىٰ عَنْهُ مَالُهُ وَمَا كَسَبَ111|2|His wealth did not avail him, nor did what he acquired.3سَيَصْلَىٰ نَارًا ذَاتَ لَهَبٍ111|3|He will burn in a Flaming...

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Tafsir 110. An-Nasr

1إِذَا جَاءَ نَصْرُ اللَّهِ وَالْفَتْحُ110|1|When there comes God’s victory, and conquest.2وَرَأَيْتَ النَّاسَ يَدْخُلُونَ فِي دِينِ اللَّهِ أَفْوَاجًا110|2|And you see the people entering God’s religion in multitudes.3فَسَبِّحْ بِحَمْدِ رَبِّكَ وَاسْتَغْفِرْهُ ۚ...

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Tafsir 109. Al-Kaafiroon

1قُلْ يَا أَيُّهَا الْكَافِرُونَ109|1|Say, “O disbelievers.2لَا أَعْبُدُ مَا تَعْبُدُونَ109|2|I do not worship what you worship.3وَلَا أَنتُمْ عَابِدُونَ مَا أَعْبُدُ109|3|Nor do you worship what I worship.4وَلَا أَنَا عَابِدٌ مَّا عَبَدتُّمْ109|4|Nor do I serve what...

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Tafsir 108. Al-Kawthar

1إِنَّا أَعْطَيْنَاكَ الْكَوْثَرَ108|1|We have given you plenty.2فَصَلِّ لِرَبِّكَ وَانْحَرْ108|2|So pray to your Lord and sacrifice.3إِنَّ شَانِئَكَ هُوَ الْأَبْتَرُ108|3|He who hates you is the...

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Tafsir 107. Al-Maa'un

1أَرَأَيْتَ الَّذِي يُكَذِّبُ بِالدِّينِ107|1|Have you considered him who denies the religion?2فَذَٰلِكَ الَّذِي يَدُعُّ الْيَتِيمَ107|2|It is he who mistreats the orphan.3وَلَا يَحُضُّ عَلَىٰ طَعَامِ الْمِسْكِينِ107|3|And does not encourage the feeding of the...

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Tafsir 106. Quraish

1لِإِيلَافِ قُرَيْشٍ106|1|For the security of Quraish.2إِيلَافِهِمْ رِحْلَةَ الشِّتَاءِ وَالصَّيْفِ106|2|Their security during winter and summer journeys.3فَلْيَعْبُدُوا رَبَّ هَٰذَا الْبَيْتِ106|3|Let them worship the Lord of this House.4الَّذِي أَطْعَمَهُم مِّن...

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Tafsir 105. Al-Fil

1أَلَمْ تَرَ كَيْفَ فَعَلَ رَبُّكَ بِأَصْحَابِ الْفِيلِ105|1|Have you not considered how your Lord dealt with the People of the Elephant?2أَلَمْ يَجْعَلْ كَيْدَهُمْ فِي تَضْلِيلٍ105|2|Did He not make their plan go wrong?3وَأَرْسَلَ عَلَيْهِمْ طَيْرًا...

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Tafsir 104. Al-Humaza

1وَيْلٌ لِّكُلِّ هُمَزَةٍ لُّمَزَةٍ104|1|Woe to every slanderer backbiter.2الَّذِي جَمَعَ مَالًا وَعَدَّدَهُ104|2|Who gathers wealth and counts it over.3يَحْسَبُ أَنَّ مَالَهُ أَخْلَدَهُ104|3|Thinking that his wealth has made him immortal.4كَلَّا ۖ لَيُنبَذَنَّ فِي...

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Tafsir 103. Al-Asr

1وَالْعَصْرِ103|1|By time.2إِنَّ الْإِنسَانَ لَفِي خُسْرٍ103|2|The human being is in loss.3إِلَّا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا وَعَمِلُوا الصَّالِحَاتِ وَتَوَاصَوْا بِالْحَقِّ وَتَوَاصَوْا بِالصَّبْرِ103|3|Except those who believe, and do good works, and encourage truth, and...

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Tafsir 102. At-Takaathur

1أَلْهَاكُمُ التَّكَاثُرُ102|1|Abundance distracts you.2حَتَّىٰ زُرْتُمُ الْمَقَابِرَ102|2|Until you visit the graveyards.3كَلَّا سَوْفَ تَعْلَمُونَ102|3|Indeed, you will know.4ثُمَّ كَلَّا سَوْفَ تَعْلَمُونَ102|4|Certainly, you will know.5كَلَّا لَوْ تَعْلَمُونَ...

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Tafsir 101. Al-Qaari'a

1الْقَارِعَةُ101|1|The Shocker.2مَا الْقَارِعَةُ101|2|What is the Shocker?3وَمَا أَدْرَاكَ مَا الْقَارِعَةُ101|3|What will explain to you what the Shocker is?4يَوْمَ يَكُونُ النَّاسُ كَالْفَرَاشِ الْمَبْثُوثِ101|4|The Day when the people will be like scattered...

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Tafsir 100. Al-Aadiyaat

1وَالْعَادِيَاتِ ضَبْحًا100|1|By the racers panting.2فَالْمُورِيَاتِ قَدْحًا100|2|Igniting sparks.3فَالْمُغِيرَاتِ صُبْحًا100|3|Raiding at dawn.4فَأَثَرْنَ بِهِ نَقْعًا100|4|Raising clouds of dust.5فَوَسَطْنَ بِهِ جَمْعًا100|5|Storming into the midst.6إِنَّ...

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Tafsir 99. Az-Zalzala

1إِذَا زُلْزِلَتِ الْأَرْضُ زِلْزَالَهَا99|1|When the earth is shaken with its quake.2وَأَخْرَجَتِ الْأَرْضُ أَثْقَالَهَا99|2|And the earth brings out its loads.3وَقَالَ الْإِنسَانُ مَا لَهَا99|3|And man says, “What is the matter with it?”4يَوْمَئِذٍ تُحَدِّثُ...

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Tafsir 98. Al-Bayyina

1لَمْ يَكُنِ الَّذِينَ كَفَرُوا مِنْ أَهْلِ الْكِتَابِ وَالْمُشْرِكِينَ مُنفَكِّينَ حَتَّىٰ تَأْتِيَهُمُ الْبَيِّنَةُ98|1|Those who disbelieved among the People of the Scripture, and the Polytheists, were not apart, until the Clear Evidence came to them.2رَسُولٌ مِّنَ...

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Tafsir 97. Al-Qadr

1إِنَّا أَنزَلْنَاهُ فِي لَيْلَةِ الْقَدْرِ97|1|We sent it down on the Night of Decree.2وَمَا أَدْرَاكَ مَا لَيْلَةُ الْقَدْرِ97|2|But what will convey to you what the Night of Decree is?3لَيْلَةُ الْقَدْرِ خَيْرٌ مِّنْ أَلْفِ شَهْرٍ97|3|The Night of Decree is better...

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Tafsir 96. Al-Alaq

1اقْرَأْ بِاسْمِ رَبِّكَ الَّذِي خَلَقَ96|1|Read: In the Name of your Lord who created.2خَلَقَ الْإِنسَانَ مِنْ عَلَقٍ96|2|Created man from a clot.3اقْرَأْ وَرَبُّكَ الْأَكْرَمُ96|3|Read: And your Lord is the Most Generous.4الَّذِي عَلَّمَ بِالْقَلَمِ96|4|He who...

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Tafsir 95. At-Tin

1وَالتِّينِ وَالزَّيْتُونِ95|1|By the fig and the olive.2وَطُورِ سِينِينَ95|2|And Mount Sinai.3وَهَٰذَا الْبَلَدِ الْأَمِينِ95|3|And this safe land.4لَقَدْ خَلَقْنَا الْإِنسَانَ فِي أَحْسَنِ تَقْوِيمٍ95|4|We created man in the best design.5ثُمَّ رَدَدْنَاهُ أَسْفَلَ...

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Tafsir 94. Ash-Sharh

1أَلَمْ نَشْرَحْ لَكَ صَدْرَكَ94|1|Did We not soothe your heart?2وَوَضَعْنَا عَنكَ وِزْرَكَ94|2|And lift from you your burden.3الَّذِي أَنقَضَ ظَهْرَكَ94|3|Which weighed down your back?4وَرَفَعْنَا لَكَ ذِكْرَكَ94|4|And raised for you your reputation?5فَإِنَّ مَعَ...

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Tafsir 93. Ad-Dhuhaa

1وَالضُّحَىٰ93|1|By the morning light.2وَاللَّيْلِ إِذَا سَجَىٰ93|2|And the night as it settles.3مَا وَدَّعَكَ رَبُّكَ وَمَا قَلَىٰ93|3|Your Lord did not abandon you, nor did He forget.4وَلَلْآخِرَةُ خَيْرٌ لَّكَ مِنَ الْأُولَىٰ93|4|The Hereafter is better for you...

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Tafsir 92. Al-Lail

1وَاللَّيْلِ إِذَا يَغْشَىٰ92|1|By the night as it covers.2وَالنَّهَارِ إِذَا تَجَلَّىٰ92|2|And the day as it reveals.3وَمَا خَلَقَ الذَّكَرَ وَالْأُنثَىٰ92|3|And He who created the male and the female.4إِنَّ سَعْيَكُمْ لَشَتَّىٰ92|4|Your endeavors are indeed...

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Tafsir 91. Ash-Shams

1وَالشَّمْسِ وَضُحَاهَا91|1|By the sun and its radiance.2وَالْقَمَرِ إِذَا تَلَاهَا91|2|And the moon as it follows it.3وَالنَّهَارِ إِذَا جَلَّاهَا91|3|And the day as it reveals it.4وَاللَّيْلِ إِذَا يَغْشَاهَا91|4|And the night as it conceals it.5وَالسَّمَاءِ وَمَا...

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Tafsir 90. Al-Balad

1لَا أُقْسِمُ بِهَٰذَا الْبَلَدِ90|1|I swear by this land.2وَأَنتَ حِلٌّ بِهَٰذَا الْبَلَدِ90|2|And you are a resident of this land.3وَوَالِدٍ وَمَا وَلَدَ90|3|And by a father and what he fathered.4لَقَدْ خَلَقْنَا الْإِنسَانَ فِي كَبَدٍ90|4|We created man in...

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Tafsir 88. Al-Ghaashiya

1هَلْ أَتَاكَ حَدِيثُ الْغَاشِيَةِ88|1|Has there come to you the news of the overwhelming?2وُجُوهٌ يَوْمَئِذٍ خَاشِعَةٌ88|2|Faces on that Day will be shamed.3عَامِلَةٌ نَّاصِبَةٌ88|3|Laboring and exhausted.4تَصْلَىٰ نَارًا حَامِيَةً88|4|Roasting in a scorching...

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Tafsir 87. Al-A'laa

1سَبِّحِ اسْمَ رَبِّكَ الْأَعْلَى87|1|Praise the Name of your Lord, the Most High. praising the name is not worshiping the name. Glorifying something good is not shirk. 2الَّذِي خَلَقَ فَسَوَّىٰ87|2|He who creates and regulates.3وَالَّذِي قَدَّرَ فَهَدَىٰ87|3|He who...

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Tafsir 86. At-Taariq

1وَالسَّمَاءِ وَالطَّارِقِ 86|1|By the sky and at-Tariq. 2وَمَا أَدْرَاكَ مَا الطَّارِقُ 86|2|But what will let you know what at-Tariq is? 3النَّجْمُ الثَّاقِبُ 86|3|The Piercing Star. 4إِن كُلُّ نَفْسٍ لَّمَّا عَلَيْهَا حَافِظٌ 86|4|There is no soul without a...

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Tafsir 85. Al-Burooj

1وَالسَّمَاءِ ذَاتِ الْبُرُوجِ 85|1|By the sky with the constellations. 2وَالْيَوْمِ الْمَوْعُودِ 85|2|And by the Promised Day. 3وَشَاهِدٍ وَمَشْهُودٍ 85|3|And by the witness and the witnessed. 4قُتِلَ أَصْحَابُ الْأُخْدُودِ 85|4|Destroyed were the People of the...

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Tafsir 84. Al-Inshiqaaq

1إِذَا السَّمَاءُ انشَقَّتْ 84|1|When the sky is ruptured. 2وَأَذِنَتْ لِرَبِّهَا وَحُقَّتْ 84|2|And hearkens to its Lord, as it must. 3وَإِذَا الْأَرْضُ مُدَّتْ 84|3|And when the earth is leveled out. 4وَأَلْقَتْ مَا فِيهَا وَتَخَلَّتْ 84|4|And casts out what is in...

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Tafsir 83. Al-Mutaffifin

1وَيْلٌ لِّلْمُطَفِّفِينَ83|1|Woe to the defrauders.2الَّذِينَ إِذَا اكْتَالُوا عَلَى النَّاسِ يَسْتَوْفُونَ83|2|Those who, when they take a measure from people, they take in full. the principle is that in any arrangement you must be fair and just, not cheating or...

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Tafsir 82. Al-Infitaar

1إِذَا السَّمَاءُ انفَطَرَتْ 82|1|When the sky breaks apart. 2وَإِذَا الْكَوَاكِبُ انتَثَرَتْ 82|2|When the planets are scattered. 3وَإِذَا الْبِحَارُ فُجِّرَتْ 82|3|When the oceans are exploded. 4وَإِذَا الْقُبُورُ بُعْثِرَتْ 82|4|When the tombs are strewn around....

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Tafsir 81. At-Takwir

1إِذَا الشَّمْسُ كُوِّرَتْ 81|1|When the sun is rolled up. 2وَإِذَا النُّجُومُ انكَدَرَتْ 81|2|When the stars are dimmed. 3وَإِذَا الْجِبَالُ سُيِّرَتْ 81|3|When the mountains are set in motion. 4وَإِذَا الْعِشَارُ عُطِّلَتْ 81|4|When the relationships are suspended....

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Tafsir 80. Abasa

1عَبَسَ وَتَوَلَّىٰ 80|1|He frowned and turned away. 2أَن جَاءَهُ الْأَعْمَىٰ 80|2|When the blind man approached him. 3وَمَا يُدْرِيكَ لَعَلَّهُ يَزَّكَّىٰ 80|3|But how do you know? Perhaps he was seeking to purify himself. 4أَوْ يَذَّكَّرُ فَتَنفَعَهُ الذِّكْرَىٰ...

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Tafsir 79. An-Naazi'aat

1وَالنَّازِعَاتِ غَرْقًا 79|1|By those who snatch violently. 2وَالنَّاشِطَاتِ نَشْطًا 79|2|And those who remove gently. 3وَالسَّابِحَاتِ سَبْحًا 79|3|And those who glide smoothly. 4فَالسَّابِقَاتِ سَبْقًا 79|4|And those who race swiftly. 5فَالْمُدَبِّرَاتِ أَمْرًا...

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Tafsir 78. An-Naba

Select a Recitor Maher Al Me-aqly Saad El Galmidi Abderrahman Al Soudais Abdelbasset Abdessamad Mishary Rashid Al-Afassy Ahmad Al-Ajmy Al-Hussary Abdallah Ali Basfar 1عَمَّ يَتَسَاءَلُونَ 78|1|What are they asking one another about? 2عَنِ النَّبَإِ الْعَظِيمِ...

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Tafsir 77. Al-Mursalaat

1وَالْمُرْسَلَاتِ عُرْفًا 77|1|By those unleashed in succession. 2فَالْعَاصِفَاتِ عَصْفًا 77|2|Storming turbulently. 3وَالنَّاشِرَاتِ نَشْرًا 77|3|Scattering far and wide. 4فَالْفَارِقَاتِ فَرْقًا 77|4|Separating decisively. 5فَالْمُلْقِيَاتِ ذِكْرًا 77|5|Delivering a...

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Tafsir 76. Al-Insaan

1هَلْ أَتَىٰ عَلَى الْإِنسَانِ حِينٌ مِّنَ الدَّهْرِ لَمْ يَكُن شَيْئًا مَّذْكُورًا76|1|Has there come upon man a period of time when he was nothing to be mentioned?2إِنَّا خَلَقْنَا الْإِنسَانَ مِن نُّطْفَةٍ أَمْشَاجٍ نَّبْتَلِيهِ فَجَعَلْنَاهُ سَمِيعًا...

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Tafsir 75 Al-Qiyaama

1لَا أُقْسِمُ بِيَوْمِ الْقِيَامَةِ75|1|I swear by the Day of Resurrection.2وَلَا أُقْسِمُ بِالنَّفْسِ اللَّوَّامَةِ75|2|And I swear by the blaming soul.3أَيَحْسَبُ الْإِنسَانُ أَلَّن نَّجْمَعَ عِظَامَهُ75|3|Does man think that We will not reassemble his bones?4بَلَىٰ...

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Tafsir 74. Al-Muddaththir

1يَا أَيُّهَا الْمُدَّثِّرُ 74|1|O you Enrobed one. 2قُمْ فَأَنذِرْ 74|2|Arise and warn. 3وَرَبَّكَ فَكَبِّرْ 74|3|And magnify your Lord. 4وَثِيَابَكَ فَطَهِّرْ 74|4|And purify your clothes. 5وَالرُّجْزَ فَاهْجُرْ 74|5|And abandon abominations. 6وَلَا تَمْنُن...

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Tafsir 73. Al-Muzzammil

1يَا أَيُّهَا الْمُزَّمِّلُ 73|1|O you Enwrapped one. 2قُمِ اللَّيْلَ إِلَّا قَلِيلًا 73|2|Stay up during the night, except a little. 3نِّصْفَهُ أَوِ انقُصْ مِنْهُ قَلِيلًا 73|3|For half of it, or reduce it a little. 4أَوْ زِدْ عَلَيْهِ وَرَتِّلِ الْقُرْآنَ تَرْتِيلًا...

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Tafsir 72. Al-Jinn

1قُلْ أُوحِيَ إِلَيَّ أَنَّهُ اسْتَمَعَ نَفَرٌ مِّنَ الْجِنِّ فَقَالُوا إِنَّا سَمِعْنَا قُرْآنًا عَجَبًا72|1|Say, “It was revealed to me that a band of jinn listened in, and said, ‘We have heard a wondrous Quran.2يَهْدِي إِلَى الرُّشْدِ فَآمَنَّا بِهِ ۖ وَلَن...

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Tafsir 71. Nooh

1إِنَّا أَرْسَلْنَا نُوحًا إِلَىٰ قَوْمِهِ أَنْ أَنذِرْ قَوْمَكَ مِن قَبْلِ أَن يَأْتِيَهُمْ عَذَابٌ أَلِيمٌ 71|1|We sent Noah to his people: “Warn your people before there comes upon them a painful punishment.” 2قَالَ يَا قَوْمِ إِنِّي لَكُمْ نَذِيرٌ مُّبِينٌ 71|2|He...

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Tafsir 70. Al-Ma'aarij

1سَأَلَ سَائِلٌ بِعَذَابٍ وَاقِعٍ 70|1|A questioner questioned the imminent torment. 2لِّلْكَافِرِينَ لَيْسَ لَهُ دَافِعٌ 70|2|For the disbelievers; none can repel it. 3مِّنَ اللَّهِ ذِي الْمَعَارِجِ 70|3|From God, Lord of the Ways of Ascent. 4تَعْرُجُ الْمَلَائِكَةُ...

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Tafsir 69. Al-Haaqqa

1الْحَاقَّةُ 69|1|The Reality. 2مَا الْحَاقَّةُ 69|2|What is the Reality? 3وَمَا أَدْرَاكَ مَا الْحَاقَّةُ 69|3|What will make you understand what the Reality is? 4كَذَّبَتْ ثَمُودُ وَعَادٌ بِالْقَارِعَةِ 69|4|Thamood and Aad denied the Catastrophe. 5فَأَمَّا ثَمُودُ...

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Tafsir 68. Al-Qalam

1ن ۚ وَالْقَلَمِ وَمَا يَسْطُرُونَ 68|1|Noon. By the pen, and by what they inscribe. 2مَا أَنتَ بِنِعْمَةِ رَبِّكَ بِمَجْنُونٍ 68|2|By the grace of your Lord, you are not insane. 3وَإِنَّ لَكَ لَأَجْرًا غَيْرَ مَمْنُونٍ 68|3|In fact, you will have a reward that will...

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Tafsir 67. Al-Mulk

1تَبَارَكَ الَّذِي بِيَدِهِ الْمُلْكُ وَهُوَ عَلَىٰ كُلِّ شَيْءٍ قَدِيرٌ 67|1|Blessed is He in whose hand is the sovereignty, and Who has power over everything. 2الَّذِي خَلَقَ الْمَوْتَ وَالْحَيَاةَ لِيَبْلُوَكُمْ أَيُّكُمْ أَحْسَنُ عَمَلًا ۚ وَهُوَ الْعَزِيزُ...

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Tafsir 66. At-Tahrim

1يَا أَيُّهَا النَّبِيُّ لِمَ تُحَرِّمُ مَا أَحَلَّ اللَّهُ لَكَ ۖ تَبْتَغِي مَرْضَاتَ أَزْوَاجِكَ ۚ وَاللَّهُ غَفُورٌ رَّحِيمٌ 66|1|O prophet! Why do you prohibit what God has permitted for you, seeking to please your wives? God is Forgiving and Merciful. 2قَدْ...

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Tafsir 65. At-Talaaq

1يَا أَيُّهَا النَّبِيُّ إِذَا طَلَّقْتُمُ النِّسَاءَ فَطَلِّقُوهُنَّ لِعِدَّتِهِنَّ وَأَحْصُوا الْعِدَّةَ ۖ وَاتَّقُوا اللَّهَ رَبَّكُمْ ۖ لَا تُخْرِجُوهُنَّ مِن بُيُوتِهِنَّ وَلَا يَخْرُجْنَ إِلَّا أَن يَأْتِينَ بِفَاحِشَةٍ مُّبَيِّنَةٍ ۚ وَتِلْكَ حُدُودُ اللَّهِ ۚ...

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Tafsir 64. At-Taghaabun

1يُسَبِّحُ لِلَّهِ مَا فِي السَّمَاوَاتِ وَمَا فِي الْأَرْضِ ۖ لَهُ الْمُلْكُ وَلَهُ الْحَمْدُ ۖ وَهُوَ عَلَىٰ كُلِّ شَيْءٍ قَدِيرٌ 64|1|Everything in the heavens and the earth praises God. To Him belongs the Kingdom, and to Him all praise is due, and He is Able to do...

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Tafsir 63. Al-Munaafiqoon

1إِذَا جَاءَكَ الْمُنَافِقُونَ قَالُوا نَشْهَدُ إِنَّكَ لَرَسُولُ اللَّهِ ۗ وَاللَّهُ يَعْلَمُ إِنَّكَ لَرَسُولُهُ وَاللَّهُ يَشْهَدُ إِنَّ الْمُنَافِقِينَ لَكَاذِبُونَ 63|1|When the hypocrites come to you, they say, “We bear witness that you are God’s Messenger.” God...

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Tafsir 62. Al-Jumu'a

يُسَبِّحُ لِلَّهِ مَا فِي السَّمَاوَاتِ وَمَا فِي الْأَرْضِ الْمَلِكِ الْقُدُّوسِ الْعَزِيزِ الْحَكِيمِ 62|1|Everything in the heavens and the earth glorifies God the Sovereign, the Holy, the Almighty, the Wise. 2هُوَ الَّذِي بَعَثَ فِي الْأُمِّيِّينَ رَسُولًا...

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Tafsir 61. As-Saff

1سَبَّحَ لِلَّهِ مَا فِي السَّمَاوَاتِ وَمَا فِي الْأَرْضِ ۖ وَهُوَ الْعَزِيزُ الْحَكِيمُ 61|1|Everything in the heavens and the earth praises God. He is the Almighty, the Wise. 2يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا لِمَ تَقُولُونَ مَا لَا تَفْعَلُونَ 61|2|O you who...

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Tafsir 60. Al-Mumtahana

1يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا لَا تَتَّخِذُوا عَدُوِّي وَعَدُوَّكُمْ أَوْلِيَاءَ تُلْقُونَ إِلَيْهِم بِالْمَوَدَّةِ وَقَدْ كَفَرُوا بِمَا جَاءَكُم مِّنَ الْحَقِّ يُخْرِجُونَ الرَّسُولَ وَإِيَّاكُمْ ۙ أَن تُؤْمِنُوا بِاللَّهِ رَبِّكُمْ إِن كُنتُمْ خَرَجْتُمْ جِهَادًا...

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Tafsir 59. Al-Hashr

1سَبَّحَ لِلَّهِ مَا فِي السَّمَاوَاتِ وَمَا فِي الْأَرْضِ ۖ وَهُوَ الْعَزِيزُ الْحَكِيمُ59|1|Glorifying God is all that exists in the heavens and the earth. He is the Almighty, the Most Wise.2هُوَ الَّذِي أَخْرَجَ الَّذِينَ كَفَرُوا مِنْ أَهْلِ الْكِتَابِ مِن...

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Tafsir 58. Al-Mujaadila

1قَدْ سَمِعَ اللَّهُ قَوْلَ الَّتِي تُجَادِلُكَ فِي زَوْجِهَا وَتَشْتَكِي إِلَى اللَّهِ وَاللَّهُ يَسْمَعُ تَحَاوُرَكُمَا ۚ إِنَّ اللَّهَ سَمِيعٌ بَصِيرٌ 58|1|God has heard the statement of she who argued with you concerning her husband, as she complained to God. God...

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Tafsir 57. Al-Hadid

1سَبَّحَ لِلَّهِ مَا فِي السَّمَاوَاتِ وَالْأَرْضِ ۖ وَهُوَ الْعَزِيزُ الْحَكِيمُ 57|1|Glorifying God is everything in the heavens and the earth. He is the Almighty, the Wise. 2لَهُ مُلْكُ السَّمَاوَاتِ وَالْأَرْضِ ۖ يُحْيِي وَيُمِيتُ ۖ وَهُوَ عَلَىٰ كُلِّ شَيْءٍ...

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Tafsir 56. Al-Waaqia

1إِذَا وَقَعَتِ الْوَاقِعَةُ56|1|When the inevitable occurs.2لَيْسَ لِوَقْعَتِهَا كَاذِبَةٌ56|2|Of its occurrence, there is no denial.3خَافِضَةٌ رَّافِعَةٌ56|3|Bringing low, raising high.4إِذَا رُجَّتِ الْأَرْضُ رَجًّا56|4|When the earth is shaken with a...

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Tafsir 55. Ar-Rahmaan

1الرَّحْمَٰنُ 55|1|The Compassionate. 2عَلَّمَ الْقُرْآنَ 55|2|Has taught the Quran. 3خَلَقَ الْإِنسَانَ 55|3|He created man. 4عَلَّمَهُ الْبَيَانَ 55|4|And taught him clear expression. 5الشَّمْسُ وَالْقَمَرُ بِحُسْبَانٍ 55|5|The sun and the moon move according to...

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Tafsir 54. Al-Qamar

1اقْتَرَبَتِ السَّاعَةُ وَانشَقَّ الْقَمَرُ 54|1|The Hour has drawn near, and the moon has split. 2وَإِن يَرَوْا آيَةً يُعْرِضُوا وَيَقُولُوا سِحْرٌ مُّسْتَمِرٌّ 54|2|Yet whenever they see a miracle, they turn away, and say, “Continuous magic.” 3وَكَذَّبُوا...

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Tafsir 53. An-Najm

1وَالنَّجْمِ إِذَا هَوَىٰ 53|1|By the star as it goes down. 2مَا ضَلَّ صَاحِبُكُمْ وَمَا غَوَىٰ 53|2|Your friend has not gone astray, nor has he erred. 3وَمَا يَنطِقُ عَنِ الْهَوَىٰ 53|3|Nor does he speak out of desire. 4إِنْ هُوَ إِلَّا وَحْيٌ يُوحَىٰ 53|4|It is but...

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Tafsir 52. At-Tur

1وَالطُّورِ 52|1|By the Mount. 2وَكِتَابٍ مَّسْطُورٍ 52|2|And a Book inscribed. 3فِي رَقٍّ مَّنشُورٍ 52|3|In a published scroll. 4وَالْبَيْتِ الْمَعْمُورِ 52|4|And the frequented House. 5وَالسَّقْفِ الْمَرْفُوعِ 52|5|And the elevated roof. 6وَالْبَحْرِ الْمَسْجُورِ...

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Tafsir 51. A-Dhaariyat

1وَالذَّارِيَاتِ ذَرْوًا51|1|By the spreaders spreading.2فَالْحَامِلَاتِ وِقْرًا51|2|And those carrying loads.3فَالْجَارِيَاتِ يُسْرًا51|3|And those moving gently.4فَالْمُقَسِّمَاتِ أَمْرًا51|4|And those distributing as commanded.5إِنَّمَا تُوعَدُونَ...

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Tafsir 50. Qaaf

1ق ۚ وَالْقُرْآنِ الْمَجِيدِ 50|1|Qaf. By the Glorious Quran. 2بَلْ عَجِبُوا أَن جَاءَهُم مُّنذِرٌ مِّنْهُمْ فَقَالَ الْكَافِرُونَ هَٰذَا شَيْءٌ عَجِيبٌ 50|2|They marveled that a warner has come to them from among them. The disbelievers say, “This is something...

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Tafsir 49. Al-Hujuraat

1يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا لَا تُقَدِّمُوا بَيْنَ يَدَيِ اللَّهِ وَرَسُولِهِ ۖ وَاتَّقُوا اللَّهَ ۚ إِنَّ اللَّهَ سَمِيعٌ عَلِيمٌ 49|1|O you who believe! Do not place your opinions above that of God and His Messenger, and fear God. God is Hearing and Knowing....

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Tafsir 48. Al-Fath

1إِنَّا فَتَحْنَا لَكَ فَتْحًا مُّبِينًا 48|1|We have granted you a conspicuous victory. 2لِّيَغْفِرَ لَكَ اللَّهُ مَا تَقَدَّمَ مِن ذَنبِكَ وَمَا تَأَخَّرَ وَيُتِمَّ نِعْمَتَهُ عَلَيْكَ وَيَهْدِيَكَ صِرَاطًا مُّسْتَقِيمًا 48|2|That God may forgive you your sin, past...

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Tafsir 47. Muhammad

1الَّذِينَ كَفَرُوا وَصَدُّوا عَن سَبِيلِ اللَّهِ أَضَلَّ أَعْمَالَهُمْ 47|1|Those who disbelieve and repel from the path of God—He nullifies their works. 2وَالَّذِينَ آمَنُوا وَعَمِلُوا الصَّالِحَاتِ وَآمَنُوا بِمَا نُزِّلَ عَلَىٰ مُحَمَّدٍ وَهُوَ الْحَقُّ مِن...

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Tafsir 46. Al-Ahqaf

1حم 46|1|Ha, Meem. 2تَنزِيلُ الْكِتَابِ مِنَ اللَّهِ الْعَزِيزِ الْحَكِيمِ 46|2|The sending down of the Scripture is from God, the Honorable, the Wise. 3مَا خَلَقْنَا السَّمَاوَاتِ وَالْأَرْضَ وَمَا بَيْنَهُمَا إِلَّا بِالْحَقِّ وَأَجَلٍ مُّسَمًّى ۚ وَالَّذِينَ...

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Tafsir 45. Al-Jaathiya

1حم 45|1|Ha, Meem. 2تَنزِيلُ الْكِتَابِ مِنَ اللَّهِ الْعَزِيزِ الْحَكِيمِ 45|2|The revelation of the Book is from God, the Exalted in Might, the Wise. 3إِنَّ فِي السَّمَاوَاتِ وَالْأَرْضِ لَآيَاتٍ لِّلْمُؤْمِنِينَ 45|3|In the heavens and the earth are proofs for the...

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Tafsir 44. Ad-Dukhaan

1حم 44|1|Ha, Meem. 2وَالْكِتَابِ الْمُبِينِ 44|2|By the Enlightening Scripture. 3إِنَّا أَنزَلْنَاهُ فِي لَيْلَةٍ مُّبَارَكَةٍ ۚ إِنَّا كُنَّا مُنذِرِينَ 44|3|We have revealed it on a Blessed Night—We have warned. 4فِيهَا يُفْرَقُ كُلُّ أَمْرٍ حَكِيمٍ 44|4|In it is...

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Tafsir 43. Az-Zukhruf

1حم 43|1|Ha, Meem. 2وَالْكِتَابِ الْمُبِينِ 43|2|By the Book that makes things clear. 3إِنَّا جَعَلْنَاهُ قُرْآنًا عَرَبِيًّا لَّعَلَّكُمْ تَعْقِلُونَ 43|3|We made it an Arabic Quran, so that you may understand. 4وَإِنَّهُ فِي أُمِّ الْكِتَابِ...

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Tafsir 42. Ash-Shura

1. حم 42|1|Ha, Meem. 2. عسق 42|2|Ayn, Seen, Qaf. 3. كَذَٰلِكَ يُوحِي إِلَيْكَ وَإِلَى الَّذِينَ مِن قَبْلِكَ اللَّهُ الْعَزِيزُ الْحَكِيمُ 42|3|Thus He inspires you, and those before you—God the Almighty, the Wise. 4. لَهُ مَا فِي السَّمَاوَاتِ وَمَا فِي...

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Tafsir 41. Fussilat

1حم 41|1|Ha, Meem. 2تَنزِيلٌ مِّنَ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ 41|2|A revelation from the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. 3كِتَابٌ فُصِّلَتْ آيَاتُهُ قُرْآنًا عَرَبِيًّا لِّقَوْمٍ يَعْلَمُونَ 41|3|A Scripture whose Verses are detailed, a Quran in Arabic for people who...

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Tafsir 40. Al-Ghaafir

1حم 40|1|Ha, Meem. 2تَنزِيلُ الْكِتَابِ مِنَ اللَّهِ الْعَزِيزِ الْعَلِيمِ 40|2|The sending down of the Scripture is from God the Almighty, the Omniscient. 3غَافِرِ الذَّنبِ وَقَابِلِ التَّوْبِ شَدِيدِ الْعِقَابِ ذِي الطَّوْلِ ۖ لَا إِلَٰهَ إِلَّا هُوَ ۖ إِلَيْهِ...

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Tafsir 37. As-Saaffaat

1. وَالصَّافَّاتِ صَفًّا 37|1|By the aligners aligning. 2. فَالزَّاجِرَاتِ زَجْرًا 37|2|And the drivers driving. 3. فَالتَّالِيَاتِ ذِكْرًا 37|3|And the reciters of the Reminder. 4. إِنَّ إِلَٰهَكُمْ لَوَاحِدٌ 37|4|Your God is indeed One. 5. رَّبُّ السَّمَاوَاتِ...

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Tafsir 36. Ya Seen

1يس 36|1|Ya, Seen. 2وَالْقُرْآنِ الْحَكِيمِ 36|2|By the Wise Quran. 3إِنَّكَ لَمِنَ الْمُرْسَلِينَ 36|3|You are one of the messengers. 4عَلَىٰ صِرَاطٍ مُّسْتَقِيمٍ 36|4|On a straight path. 5تَنزِيلَ الْعَزِيزِ الرَّحِيمِ 36|5|The revelation of the Almighty, the...

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Tafsir 35. Fatir

  1. الْحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ فَاطِرِ السَّمَاوَاتِ وَالْأَرْضِ جَاعِلِ الْمَلَائِكَةِ رُسُلًا أُولِي أَجْنِحَةٍ مَّثْنَىٰ وَثُلَاثَ وَرُبَاعَ ۚيَزِيدُ فِي الْخَلْقِ مَا يَشَاءُ ۚ إِنَّ اللَّهَ عَلَىٰ كُلِّ شَيْءٍ قَدِيرٌ 35|1|Praise be to God, Originator of the heavens and...

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Tafsir 34. Saba

Saba       الْحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ الَّذِي لَهُ مَا فِي السَّمَاوَاتِ وَمَا فِي الْأَرْضِ وَلَهُ الْحَمْدُ فِي الْآخِرَةِ ۚ وَهُوَ الْحَكِيمُ الْخَبِيرُ 34|1|Praise be to God, to Whom belongs everything in the heavens and the earth; and praise be to Him in the Hereafter. He...

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Tafsir 30. Ar-Room

Ar-Room (The Romans) 1الم 30|1|Alif, Lam, Meem. 2غُلِبَتِ الرُّومُ 30|2|The Romans have been defeated. 3فِي أَدْنَى الْأَرْضِ وَهُم مِّن بَعْدِ غَلَبِهِمْ سَيَغْلِبُونَ 30|3|In a nearby territory. But following their defeat, they will be victorious. 4فِي بِضْعِ...

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Tafsir 29. Al-Ankaboot

Al-Ankaboot (The Spider)  1الم29|1|Alif, Lam, Meem.2أَحَسِبَ النَّاسُ أَن يُتْرَكُوا أَن يَقُولُوا آمَنَّا وَهُمْ لَا يُفْتَنُونَ29|2|Have the people supposed that they will be left alone to say, “We believe,” without being put to the test?3وَلَقَدْ فَتَنَّا الَّذِينَ...

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Tafsir 28. Al Qasas

Al-Qasas (the stories, or events)     1طسم 28|1|Ta, Seen, Meem. 2تِلْكَ آيَاتُ الْكِتَابِ الْمُبِينِ 28|2|These are the Verses of the Clear Book. 3نَتْلُو عَلَيْكَ مِن نَّبَإِ مُوسَىٰ وَفِرْعَوْنَ بِالْحَقِّ لِقَوْمٍ يُؤْمِنُونَ 28|3|We narrate to you from the history...

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Tafsir 24. Al Noor

An-Noor     1سُورَةٌ أَنزَلْنَاهَا وَفَرَضْنَاهَا وَأَنزَلْنَا فِيهَا آيَاتٍ بَيِّنَاتٍ لَّعَلَّكُمْ تَذَكَّرُونَ 24|1|A chapter that We have revealed, and made obligatory, and revealed in it clear Verses, that you may take heed. 2الزَّانِيَةُ وَالزَّانِي فَاجْلِدُوا...

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Tafsir 21. Al anbiya

Al-Anbiyaa     1اقْتَرَبَ لِلنَّاسِ حِسَابُهُمْ وَهُمْ فِي غَفْلَةٍ مُّعْرِضُونَ 21|1|Mankind’s reckoning has drawn near, but they turn away heedlessly. 2مَا يَأْتِيهِم مِّن ذِكْرٍ مِّن رَّبِّهِم مُّحْدَثٍ إِلَّا اسْتَمَعُوهُ وَهُمْ يَلْعَبُونَ 21|2|No fresh reminder...

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Tafsir 19. Mariam

Maryam     1كهيعص 19|1|Kaf, Ha, Ya, Ayn, Saad. 2ذِكْرُ رَحْمَتِ رَبِّكَ عَبْدَهُ زَكَرِيَّا 19|2|A mention of the mercy of your Lord towards His servant Zechariah. 3إِذْ نَادَىٰ رَبَّهُ نِدَاءً خَفِيًّا 19|3|When he called on his Lord, a call in seclusion. 4قَالَ...

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Tafsir 18. Al Kafh

Al-Kahf  1الْحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ الَّذِي أَنزَلَ عَلَىٰ عَبْدِهِ الْكِتَابَ وَلَمْ يَجْعَل لَّهُ عِوَجًا ۜ18|1|Praise be to God, who revealed the Book to His servant, and allowed in it no distortion.2قَيِّمًا لِّيُنذِرَ بَأْسًا شَدِيدًا مِّن لَّدُنْهُ وَيُبَشِّرَ...

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Tafsir 17. Al Isra

Al-Israa     1سُبْحَانَ الَّذِي أَسْرَىٰ بِعَبْدِهِ لَيْلًا مِّنَ الْمَسْجِدِ الْحَرَامِ إِلَى الْمَسْجِدِ الْأَقْصَى الَّذِي بَارَكْنَا حَوْلَهُ لِنُرِيَهُ مِنْ آيَاتِنَا ۚ إِنَّهُ هُوَ السَّمِيعُ الْبَصِيرُ 17|1|Glory to Him who journeyed His servant by night, from...

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Tafsir 16. An Nahl

  An-Nahl (The Bees)   This Surah discusses the teleological argument, eg the design present in the universe. It also discusses the debt that the creation is to the creator, and how no matter what we do, it will never truly repay God, however God is merciful and is...

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Tafsir 15. Al Hijr

Al-Hijr     1الر ۚ تِلْكَ آيَاتُ الْكِتَابِ وَقُرْآنٍ مُّبِينٍ 15|1|Alif, Lam, Ra. These are the Verses of the Book; a Quran that makes things clear. 2رُّبَمَا يَوَدُّ الَّذِينَ كَفَرُوا لَوْ كَانُوا مُسْلِمِينَ 15|2|Perhaps those who disbelieve would like to become...

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Tafsir 14. Ibrahim

Ibrahim  1الر ۚ كِتَابٌ أَنزَلْنَاهُ إِلَيْكَ لِتُخْرِجَ النَّاسَ مِنَ الظُّلُمَاتِ إِلَى النُّورِ بِإِذْنِ رَبِّهِمْ إِلَىٰ صِرَاطِ الْعَزِيزِ الْحَمِيدِ14|1|Alif, Lam, Ra. A Scripture that We revealed to you, that you may bring humanity from darkness to light—with...

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Tafsir 10. Yunus

Yunus 1الر ۚ تِلْكَ آيَاتُ الْكِتَابِ الْحَكِيمِ 10|1|Alif, Lam, Ra. These are the Verses of the Wise Book. 2أَكَانَ لِلنَّاسِ عَجَبًا أَنْ أَوْحَيْنَا إِلَىٰ رَجُلٍ مِّنْهُمْ أَنْ أَنذِرِ النَّاسَ وَبَشِّرِ الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا أَنَّ لَهُمْ قَدَمَ صِدْقٍ عِندَ...

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Tafsir 9. Al Tawbah

At-Tawba     1بَرَاءَةٌ مِّنَ اللَّهِ وَرَسُولِهِ إِلَى الَّذِينَ عَاهَدتُّم مِّنَ الْمُشْرِكِينَ 9|1|A declaration of immunity from God and His Messenger to the polytheists with whom you had made a treaty.   The following verses are in relation to a group of...

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Tafsir 8. Al Anfaal

Al-Anfaal- The Spoils of War   A Medinan Surah mainly revealed about the Battle of Badr, and completed shortly after.     1يَسْأَلُونَكَ عَنِ الْأَنفَالِ ۖ قُلِ الْأَنفَالُ لِلَّهِ وَالرَّسُولِ ۖ فَاتَّقُوا اللَّهَ وَأَصْلِحُوا ذَاتَ بَيْنِكُمْ ۖ وَأَطِيعُوا اللَّهَ...

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Tafsir 7. Al A'raaf

Al-A'raaf (The Heights) A Meccan Surah.   1المص 7|1|Alif, Lam, Meem, Saad. 2كِتَابٌ أُنزِلَ إِلَيْكَ فَلَا يَكُن فِي صَدْرِكَ حَرَجٌ مِّنْهُ لِتُنذِرَ بِهِ وَذِكْرَىٰ لِلْمُؤْمِنِينَ 7|2|A Scripture was revealed to you, so let there be no anxiety in your heart because...

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Tafsir 6. Al-An'aam

Al-An'aam   1الْحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ الَّذِي خَلَقَ السَّمَاوَاتِ وَالْأَرْضَ وَجَعَلَ الظُّلُمَاتِ وَالنُّورَ ۖ ثُمَّ الَّذِينَ كَفَرُوا بِرَبِّهِمْ يَعْدِلُونَ 6|1|Praise be to God, Who created the heavens and the earth, and made the darkness and the light. Yet those who...

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Tafsir 5. Al Maida

Al-Maaida 1يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا أَوْفُوا بِالْعُقُودِ ۚ أُحِلَّتْ لَكُم بَهِيمَةُ الْأَنْعَامِ إِلَّا مَا يُتْلَىٰ عَلَيْكُمْ غَيْرَ مُحِلِّي الصَّيْدِ وَأَنتُمْ حُرُمٌ ۗ إِنَّ اللَّهَ يَحْكُمُ مَا يُرِيدُ 5|1|O you who believe!...

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Tafsir 4. An Nisa

An-Nisaa 1يَا أَيُّهَا النَّاسُ اتَّقُوا رَبَّكُمُ الَّذِي خَلَقَكُم مِّن نَّفْسٍ وَاحِدَةٍ وَخَلَقَ مِنْهَا زَوْجَهَا وَبَثَّ مِنْهُمَا رِجَالًا كَثِيرًا وَنِسَاءً ۚ وَاتَّقُوا اللَّهَ الَّذِي تَسَاءَلُونَ بِهِ وَالْأَرْحَامَ ۚ إِنَّ اللَّهَ...

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Tafsir 3. Ale Imran

Aal-i-Imraan 1الم 3|1|Alif, Lam, Meem. 2اللَّهُ لَا إِلَٰهَ إِلَّا هُوَ الْحَيُّ الْقَيُّومُ 3|2|God, there is no god but He, the Living, the Eternal. 3نَزَّلَ عَلَيْكَ الْكِتَابَ بِالْحَقِّ مُصَدِّقًا لِّمَا بَيْنَ يَدَيْهِ وَأَنزَلَ التَّوْرَاةَ وَالْإِنجِيلَ 3|3|He...

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Tafsir 2. Al Baqarah

Al-Baqara 1الم 2|1|Alif, Lam, Meem.   There are 29 verses of the Quran that start with a series of letters with no vowels. As far as I am aware, there is no concrete evidence to elaborate on the meaning of these letters, some have speculated about the abjad...

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Tafsir 1. Al Fatiha

        Juz 1 بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ   1|1|In the name of God, the Gracious, the Merciful. Some have said that the "Bismillah" is not part of the Quran, and not to be said in prayer, the Imams of the Ahlul Bayt AS dispute that and have unanimously...

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