Suhra Number 5

Asad - Sura 5, Al-Maida Ayah 38 note - 48

Quran Code: 
ASD
Surah Number: 
5
Ayah Number: 
38
Elaboration Number: 
48

The extreme severity of this Qur'anic punishment can be understood only if one bears in mind the fundamental principle of Islamic Law that no duty (taklif) is ever imposed on man without his being granted a corresponding right (haqq); and the term "duty" also comprises, in this context, liability to punishment. Now, among the inalienable rights of every member of the Islamic society - Muslim and non-Muslim alike - is the right to protection (in every sense of the word) by the community as a whole.

Asad - Sura 5, Al-Maida Ayah 33 note - 45

Quran Code: 
ASD
Surah Number: 
5
Ayah Number: 
33
Elaboration Number: 
45

Most of the classical commentators regard this passage as a legal injunction, and interpret it, therefore, as follows: "The recompense of those who make war on God and His apostle and spread corruption on earth shall but be that they shall be slain, or crucified, or that their hands and feet be cut off on opposite sides, or that they shall be banished from the earth: such shall be their ignominy in this world." This interpretation is, however, in no way warranted by the text, and this for the following reasons:

Mustafa Khatab Surah5-Al-Maida Ayah 118, note -29087

Quran Code: 
MKT
Surah Number: 
5
Ayah Number: 
118
Elaboration Number: 
29087

Mustafa Khatab Surah5-Al-Maida Ayah 117, note -29086

Quran Code: 
MKT
Surah Number: 
5
Ayah Number: 
117
Elaboration Number: 
29086
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