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    • AL-JĀTHIYAH Crowling الجاثية Meccan (surah 45 • 37 ayahs)
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      AL-JĀTHIYAH Crowling الجاثية Meccan (surah 45 • 37 ayahs)

      AL-JĀTHIYAH Crowling الجاثية Meccan (surah 45 • 37 ayahs)Rate this post AL-JĀTHIYAH Crowling الجاثية Meccan (surah 45 • 37 ayahs) »The surah that mentions THE KNEELING of every community around the brink of Hellfire on the Day of Doom in wait of its divine judgment. It takes its name from the word “kneeling” (jāthiyah) in […]

    • AL-NAJM The Star النجم Meccan (surah 53 • 62 ayahs)
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      AL-NAJM The Star النجم Meccan (surah 53 • 62 ayahs)

      AL-NAJM The Star النجم Meccan (surah 53 • 62 ayahs)Rate this post AL-NAJM The Star النجم Meccan (surah 53 • 62 ayahs) »The surah that opens with the oath of the Divine One swearing by every one of THE STARS, as they descend and disappear beneath the horizon, that Muḥammad is indeed God’s awaited Messenger. […]

    • AL-FĀTIḤAH The Opening الفاتحة Makkah (surah 1 • 7 ayahs)
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      AL-FĀTIḤAH The Opening الفاتحة Makkah (surah 1 • 7 ayahs)

      AL-FĀTIḤAH The Opening الفاتحة Makkah (surah 1 • 7 ayahs)Rate this post AL-FĀTIḤAH The Opening الفاتحة Makkah (surah 1 • 7 ayahs) »The surah that is THE OPENING to the Quran and the straight way of God. Another common name of the surah is THE [LORD’S] PRAISE (al-Ḥamd). It is seen to be a precise […]

    • AL-TAKĀTHUR Rivalry التكاثر Meccan (surah 102 • 8 ayahs)
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      AL-TAKĀTHUR Rivalry التكاثر Meccan (surah 102 • 8 ayahs)

      AL-TAKĀTHUR Rivalry التكاثر Meccan (surah 102 • 8 ayahs)Rate this post AL-TAKĀTHUR Rivalry التكاثر Meccan (surah 102 • 8 ayahs) »The surah that opens with the mention of the RIVALRY as mentioned in verse 1 ff. The surah criticizes man’s preoccupation with worldly wealth and stresses that he will be brought to account on the […]

    • QURAYSH Quraysh قريش Meccan (surah 106 • 4 ayahs)
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      QURAYSH Quraysh قريش Meccan (surah 106 • 4 ayahs)

      QURAYSH Quraysh قريش Meccan (surah 106 • 4 ayahs)Rate this post QURAYSH Quraysh قريش Meccan (surah 106 • 4 ayahs) »The surah that admonishes the first recipients of the Quran, the Meccan tribe of QURAYSH, to give thanks to the One God alone who had long bequeathed to them, in their desert surroundings, abundant provision […]

    • AL-ḤUJURĀT Apartments الحجرات Medinan (surah 49 • 18 ayahs)
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      AL-ḤUJURĀT Apartments الحجرات Medinan (surah 49 • 18 ayahs)

      AL-ḤUJURĀT Apartments الحجرات Medinan (surah 49 • 18 ayahs)Rate this post AL-ḤUJURĀT Apartments الحجرات Medinan (surah 49 • 18 ayahs) »The surah that criticized as ill-mannered and uncouth those who would stand behind the APARTMENTS of the Prophet’s wives and call him forth for discourse with raised voices. It takes its name from the word […]

    • AL-BALAD The City البلد Meccan (surah 90 • 20 ayahs)
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      AL-BALAD The City البلد Meccan (surah 90 • 20 ayahs)

      AL-BALAD The City البلد Meccan (surah 90 • 20 ayahs)Rate this post AL-BALAD The City البلد Meccan (surah 90 • 20 ayahs) »The surah that opens with the emphatic oath of the Divine One swearing by THE CITY, that mankind us under the absolute power and watchfulness of God. It takes its name after the […]

    •  The Qur’an With a Phrase-by-Phrase English Translation
      The Qur’an With a Phrase-by-Phrase English Translation
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      The Qur’an With a Phrase-by-Phrase English Translation

      The Qur’an With a Phrase-by-Phrase English TranslationRate this post   With The Qur’an, Tahrike Tarsile Qur’an presents a new phrase-by-phrase translation of the Holy Qur’an. This title includes the original Arabic text alongside the English translation, as well as a note from the publisher and a preface by the translator, Ali Quli Qara’i…!

    • AL-NAṢR The Help النصر Medinan (surah 110 • 3 ayahs)
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      AL-NAṢR The Help النصر Medinan (surah 110 • 3 ayahs)

      AL-NAṢR The Help النصر Medinan (surah 110 • 3 ayahs)Rate this post AL-NAṢR The Help النصر Medinan (surah 110 • 3 ayahs) »The surah that informs the Prophet Muḥammad that THE HELP of God is imminent in the liberation of Mecca from idolatry, in the throngs whose hearts God will open to Islam, and in […]

    • MARYAM Mary مريم Meccan (surah 19 • 98 ayahs)
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      MARYAM Mary مريم Meccan (surah 19 • 98 ayahs)

      MARYAM Mary مريم Meccan (surah 19 • 98 ayahs)Rate this post MARYAM Mary مريم Meccan (surah 19 • 98 ayahs) »The surah that mentions the miracle-filled story of MARY and how, though an untouched virgin, she gave birth to Jesus, the true Messiah and a human messenger of God to the Children of Israel. It […]

    • AL-MUʾMINŪN The Faithful المؤمنون Meccan (surah 23 • 118 ayahs)
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      AL-MUʾMINŪN The Faithful المؤمنون Meccan (surah 23 • 118 ayahs)

      AL-MUʾMINŪN The Faithful المؤمنون Meccan (surah 23 • 118 ayahs)Rate this post AL-MUʾMINŪN The Faithful المؤمنون Meccan (surah 23 • 118 ayahs) »The surah that declares the ultimate success of THE FAITHFUL – the believers in One God, without partner, and that describes the irreproachable of their spiritual and moral virtues. It takes its name […]

    • AL-AʿLĀ The Most Exalted الأعلى Meccan (surah 87 • 19 ayahs)
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      AL-AʿLĀ The Most Exalted الأعلى Meccan (surah 87 • 19 ayahs)

      AL-AʿLĀ The Most Exalted الأعلى Meccan (surah 87 • 19 ayahs)Rate this post AL-AʿLĀ The Most Exalted الأعلى Meccan (surah 87 • 19 ayahs) »The surah that opens with the command to highly exalt God, the Divine One who is THE MOST EXALTED, far above all that is unworthy that people wrongly attribute to Him. […]

    • AL-AḤZĀB The Confederates الأحزاب Medinan (surah 33 • 73 ayahs)
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      AL-AḤZĀB The Confederates الأحزاب Medinan (surah 33 • 73 ayahs)

      AL-AḤZĀB The Confederates الأحزاب Medinan (surah 33 • 73 ayahs)Rate this post AL-AḤZĀB The Confederates الأحزاب Medinan (surah 33 • 73 ayahs) »The surah that mentions THE CONFEDERATES of the unbelievers, who besieged Medina, with an overwhelming force, but whom God routed with winds and a sandstorm in what became known as the Battle of […]

    • AL-DUKHĀN Smoke الدخان Meccan (surah 44 • 59 ayahs)
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      AL-DUKHĀN Smoke الدخان Meccan (surah 44 • 59 ayahs)

      AL-DUKHĀN Smoke الدخان Meccan (surah 44 • 59 ayahs)Rate this post AL-DUKHĀN Smoke الدخان Meccan (surah 44 • 59 ayahs) »The surah that mentions a divine portent of an evil destiny that will come in the appearance of something unknown called the SMOKE. It manifests in the sky and enveils the unbelievers on the earth, […]

    • AL-NABAʾ The Tiding النبإ Meccan (surah 78 • 40 ayahs)
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      AL-NABAʾ The Tiding النبإ Meccan (surah 78 • 40 ayahs)

      AL-NABAʾ The Tiding النبإ Meccan (surah 78 • 40 ayahs)Rate this post AL-NABAʾ The Tiding النبإ Meccan (surah 78 • 40 ayahs) »The surah that mentions THE [GREAT] TIDING of the coming of the Day og Judgment, the truth of which people yet dispute. It takes its name from the expression “the great tiding” (al-nabaʾ […]

    • AL-FATḤ Victory الفتح Medinan (surah 48 • 29 ayahs)
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      AL-FATḤ Victory الفتح Medinan (surah 48 • 29 ayahs)

      AL-FATḤ Victory الفتح Medinan (surah 48 • 29 ayahs)Rate this post AL-FATḤ Victory الفتح Medinan (surah 48 • 29 ayahs) »The surah that opens by acclaiming the manifest VICTORY or Triumph of peace that God accorded His Prophet in the truce he agreed to with the Meccans at a place called Ḥudaybiyyah. It takes its […]

    • AL-MUMTAḤANAH The Woman Tested الممتحنة Medinan (surah 60 • 13 ayahs)
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      AL-MUMTAḤANAH The Woman Tested الممتحنة Medinan (surah 60 • 13 ayahs)

      AL-MUMTAḤANAH The Woman Tested الممتحنة Medinan (surah 60 • 13 ayahs)Rate this post AL-MUMTAḤANAH The Woman Tested الممتحنة Medinan (surah 60 • 13 ayahs) »The surah that instituted for lone female Émigrés to Islam the swearing of a scared oath as the test of faith, THE WOMEN TESTED, establishing publicly that their migration was purely […]

    • YĀ SĪN Yā Sīn يس Meccan (surah 36 • 83 ayahs)
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      YĀ SĪN Yā Sīn يس Meccan (surah 36 • 83 ayahs)

      YĀ SĪN Yā Sīn يس Meccan (surah 36 • 83 ayahs)Rate this post YĀ SĪN Yā Sīn يس Meccan (surah 36 • 83 ayahs) »The surah that opens with the discrete Arabic letters YĀ SĪN. “Yā Sīn” (mentioned in verse 1) is one of the names of the Prophet. The surah emphasizes the divine source […]

    • AL-ṢAFF Ranks الصف Medinan (surah 61 • 14 ayahs)
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      AL-ṢAFF Ranks الصف Medinan (surah 61 • 14 ayahs)

      AL-ṢAFF Ranks الصف Medinan (surah 61 • 14 ayahs)Rate this post AL-ṢAFF Ranks الصف Medinan (surah 61 • 14 ayahs) »The surah that declares God’s love of all those believers who maintain the solid RANKS or lines of unreachable communal unity in selflessly and fearlessly defending God’s cause against aggression. It takes its name from […]

    • AL-ṬALĀQ Divorce الطلاق Medinan (surah 65 • 12 ayahs)
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      AL-ṬALĀQ Divorce الطلاق Medinan (surah 65 • 12 ayahs)

      AL-ṬALĀQ Divorce الطلاق Medinan (surah 65 • 12 ayahs)Rate this post AL-ṬALĀQ Divorce الطلاق Medinan (surah 65 • 12 ayahs) »The surah that issues the lawful procedures by which one may DIVORCE and that calls for fair parting between believers if marriage is to end, in accordance with what is right and within God’s prescribed […]

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