Reflections on Surat Al-Inshirah

Reflections on Surat Al-Inshirah

In this episode Imam Suhaib Webb reflects on Surat Al-Inshirah (the ninety forth chapter of the Qur’an).

Learn how the Muslim scholars of tafseer (exegesis of Qur’an and Sunnah) differ on the name of this chapter which also is called Ash-Sharh (the infinitive from the Arabic verb sharah which means to open or expand your chest).

Have We not expanded for you (O Muhammad) your breast? (Al-Inshirah 94:1)

Here Imam Suhaib explains what each name means in Arabic as an introduction to his elaborate interpretation of the eight verses of the surah, disclosing the deeper meanings and indications of each word and verse .

Learn here about all this …

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Reflections on Surat Al-Bayyinah (Part 1)

Reflections on Surat Al-Bayyinah (Part 1)

Here’s another episode where Imam Suhaib Webb reflects on a new chapter of the Qur’an; Surat Al-Bayyinah (the ninety eighth chapter of the Qur’an).

In details Imam Suhaib explains the meaning of every verse and word, showing the significance behind God’s use of particular words, and not others, in certain places.

This part is opened by a general introduction to the whole chapter; its name (Al-Bayyinah), the place and circumstances of its revelation, and then Imam Suhaib begins with the verses’ interpretation, word by word.

Those who disbelieve among the People of the Scripture and the idolaters could not have left off (erring) till the clear proof came unto them, A messenger from Allah, reading purified pages, Containing correct scriptures. (Al-Bayyinah 98:1-3)

Enjoy the thorough explanation here …

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Reflections on Surat Al-Balad (Part 1)

Reflections on Surat Al-Balad (Part 1)

In this episode, and more specifically, after a 10-minutes general introduction Imam Suhaib Webb reflects on Surat Al-Balad (the ninetieth chapter of the Qur’an).

Nay, I swear by this city – And you are an indweller of this city – And the begetter and that which he begat, Verily We have created man into toil and struggle. Thinks he that none has power over him? (Al-Balad 90:1-6)

After introducing the surah in general; its title, place of revelation, its order in the Qur’an…etc., Imam Suhai in details explains the meaning of every word steadily.

Enjoy the in-depth tafseer here …

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Reflections on Surat Al-Bayyinah (Part 2)

Reflections on Surat Al-Bayyinah (Part 2)

In this episode, Sheikh Suhaib Webb continues the explanation of Surat al-Bayyinah (the ninety eighth chapter of the Qur’an), particularly from the 4th verse on.

Word by word Imam Suhaib explains the meaning of every verse while reflecting on the Arabic root of the terms God used, and steadily discussing some grammatical rules and functions of the words and sentences he come to.

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Reflections on Surat Al-Balad (Part 2)

Reflections on Surat Al-Balad (Part 2)

Here Imam Suhaib Webb continues with Surat Al-Balad (the ninetieth chapter of the Qur’an), interpreting word by word from the fifth verse on.

Thinks he, that none hath power over him? He may say (boastfully); Wealth have I squandered in abundance! Thinks he that none beholds him? (Al-Balad 90:5-7)

Besides, he goes impressively into the structure of the verses, the meaning and significance of the Arabic terms used, and some forms of Arabic rhetoric i.e. Ilm Al-Bayan (the science of Metaphor) as well.

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Reflections on Surat Al-Layl (Part 1)

Reflections on Surat Al-Layl (Part 1)

Here’s another interesting episode of Imam Suhaib Webb’s on tafseer (interpreting) the Qur’an where he reflects on Surat Al-Layl (the ninety second chapter of the Qur’an), and it would be in two parts. This is the first with a general introduction to the surah.

Scholars of tafseer differ on the name of the surah; in some books of tafseer it is called Al-Layl, while other books name it Wal-Layl. Also there’s a difference among scholars on where it was revealed; Makkah or Madinah.

But why do they differ on that at all, and on what basis?

Learn about all this as Imam Suhaib the surah before reflecting on its verses, disclosing their deeper meanings and indications…

Wednesday Night Live with Imam Suhaib Tafsir Surah Al-lail Part 1

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