Suhra Number 2

Asad - Sura 2, Al-Baqara Ayah 128 note - 105

Quran Code: 
ASD
Surah Number: 
2
Ayah Number: 
128
Elaboration Number: 
105
The expression "our offspring" indicates Abraham's progeny through his first-born son, Ishmael, and is an indirect reference to the Prophet Muhammad, who descended from the latter.

Asad - Sura 2, Al-Baqara Ayah 112 note - 92

Quran Code: 
ASD
Surah Number: 
2
Ayah Number: 
112
Elaboration Number: 
92
Thus, according to the Qur'an, salvation is not reserved for any particular "denomination", but is open to everyone who consciously realizes the oneness of God, surrenders himself to His will and, by living righteously, gives practical effect to this spiritual attitude.

Asad - Sura 2, Al-Baqara Ayah 53 note - 38

Quran Code: 
ASD
Surah Number: 
2
Ayah Number: 
53
Elaboration Number: 
38
Muhammad 'Abduh amplifies the above interpretation of al-furqan (adopted by Tabari, Zamakhshari and other great commentators) by maintaining that it applies also to "human reason, which enables us to distinguish the true from the false" (Manar 111, 160), apparently basing this wider interpretation on 8:41, where the battle of Badr is described as yawm al-furqan ("the day on which the true was distinguished from the false").

Asad - Sura 2, Al-Baqara Ayah 34 note - 26

Quran Code: 
ASD
Surah Number: 
2
Ayah Number: 
34
Elaboration Number: 
26
For an explanation of the name of the Fallen Angel, see surah 7, note 10. The fact of this "rebellion", repeatedly stressed in the Qur'an, has led some of the commentators to the conclusion that he could not have been one of the angels, since these are incapable of sinning: "they do not bear themselves with false pride... and they do whatever they are bidden to do" (16:49-50).

Mustafa Khatab Surah2-Al-Baqara Ayah 282, note -28950

Quran Code: 
MKT
Surah Number: 
2
Ayah Number: 
282
Elaboration Number: 
28950
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