Tafsir Ibn Kathir   IBN-002-Baqarah   IBN-003-Al-Imran  

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Ibn Kathir wrote a famous commentary on the Qur'an named Tafsir al-Qur'an al-'Adhim which linked certain Hadith, or sayings of Muhammad, and sayings of the sahaba to verses of the Qur'an, in explanation. Tafsir ibn Kathir is famous all over the Muslim world, and among Muslims in the Western world is one of the most widely used explanations of the Qu'ran today.

Ibn Kathir was renowned for his great memory regarding the sayings of Muhammad and the entire Qur'an. Ibn Kathir is known as a qadi, a master scholar of history, also a muhaddith and a mufassir (Qur'an commentator). Ibn Kathir saw himself as a Shafi'i scholar. This is indicated by two of his books, one of which was Tabaqaat ah-Shafa'iah, or The Categories of the Followers of Imam Shafi.


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Surah 001 - Al-Fatiha (The Opening)

Surah 002 - Al-Baqarah( The Cow)

Surah 003 - Al-Imran

Surah 004 - An-Nissa (The Women)

Surah 005 - Al-Maidah (The Table Spread)

Surah 006 - Al-An'am (The Cattle)

Surah 007 - Al-A'raf (The Heights)

Surah 008 - Al-Anfal (The Spoils of War)

Surah 009 - Al-Tauba (The Repentance)

Surah 010 - Yunus (Jonah)

Surah 011 - Hud (The Prophet Hud)

Surah 012 - Yusuf (Joseph)

Surah 013 - Ar-Ra'd (The Thunder)

Surah 014 - Ibrahim (Abraham)

Surah 015 - Al-Hijr (The Rocky Tract)

Surah 016 - An-Nahl (The Bee)

Surah 017 - Al-Isra (The Journey by Night)

Surah 018 - Al-Kahf (The Cave)

Surah 019 - Maryam (Mary)

Surah 020 - Ta-Ha

Surah 021 - Al-Anbiya

Surah 022 - Al-Hajj (The Pilgrimage)

Surah 023 - Al-Mu'minun (The Believers)

Surah 024 - Al-Nour (The Light)

Surah 025 - Al-Furqan (The Criterion)

Surah 026 - Ash-Shu'ara (The Poets)

Surah 027 - An-Naml (The Ants)

Surah 028 - Al-Qasas (The Narration)

Surah 029 - Al-'Ankabut (The Spider)

Surah 030 - Ar-Rum (The Romans)

Surah 031 - Luqman (Luqman)

Surah 032 - As-Sajdah (The Prostration)

Surah 033 - Al-Ahzab (The Confederates)

Surah 034 - Saba' (Sheba) .mp3

Surah 035 - Fatir (The Originator of Creation)

Surah 036 - Ya-Sin (Ya-Sin)

Surah 037 - As-Saffat (The Rangers)

Surah 038 - Suad

Surah 039 - Az-Zumar (The Groups)

Surah 040 - Ghafir (The Forgiver)

Surah 041 - Fussilat (Explained in Detail)

Surah 042 - Ash-Shura (The Consultation)

Surah 043 - Az-Zukhruf (The Gold Adornments)

Surah 044 - Ad-Dukhan (The Smoke)

Surah 045 - Al-Jathiya (The Kneeling)

Surah 046 - Al-Ahqaf (The Curved Sandhills)

Surah 047 - Muhammad

Surah 048 - Al-Fath (The Victory)

Surah 049 - Al-Hujurat (The Dwellings)

Surah 050 - Qaf

Surah 051 - Az-Zariyat (The Winds that Scatter)

Surah 052 - At-Tur (The Mount)

Surah 053 - An-Najm (The Star)

Surah 054 - Al-Qamar (The Moon)

Surah 055 - Ar-Rahman (The Most Beneficent)

Surah 056 - Al-Waqi'a (The Event)

Surah 057 - Al-Hadid (Iron)

Surah 058 - Al-Mujadilah (The Disputation)

Surah 059 - Al-Hashr (The Gathering)

Surah 060 - Al-Mumtahinah (The Examined One)

Surah 061 - As-Saff (The Row)

Surah 062 - Al-Jumu'ah (Friday)

Surah 063 - Al-Munafiqun (The Hypocrites)

Surah 064 - At-Taghabun (Loss and Gain)

Surah 065 - At-Talaq (The Divorce)

Surah 066 - At-Tahrem (The Banning)

Surah 067 - Al-Mulk (Dominion)

Surah 068 - Al-Qalam (The Pen)

Surah 069 - Al-Haqqah (The Reality)

Surah 070 - Al-Ma'arig (The Ways of Ascent)

Surah 071 - Nuh (Noah)

Surah 072 - Al-Jinn (The Jinn)

Surah 073 - Al-Muzzammil (Folded in Garments)

Surah 074 - Al-Muddaththir (The One Enveloped)

Surah 075 - Al-Qiyamah (The Resurrection)

Surah 076 - Al-Insan (Man)

Surah 077 - Al-Mursalat (Those Sent Forth)

Surah 078 - An-Nab (The Great News)

Surah 079 - An-Naziat (Those Who Pull Out)

Surah 080 - Abasa (He Frowned)

Surah 081 - At-Takwir (The Folding Up)

Surah 082 - Al-Infitar (The Cleaving)

Surah 083 - Al-Mutaffifin (Those Who Deal in Fraud)

Surah 084 - Al-Inshiqaq (The Splitting Asunder)

Surah 085 - Al-Buruj (The Big Stars)

Surah 086 - At-Tariq (The Night-Comer)

Surah 087 - Al-A'la (The Most High)

Surah 088 - Al-Ghashiyah (The Overwhelming)

Surah 089 - Al-Fajr (The Dawn)

Surah 090 - Al-Balad (The City)

Surah 091 - Ash-Shams (The Sun)

Surah 092 - Al-Lail (The Night)

Surah 093 - Ad-Duha (The Forenoon - After Sunrise)

Surah 094 - Ash-Sharh (The Opening Forth)

Surah 095 - At-Tin (The Fig)

Surah 096 - Al-Alaq (The Clot)

Surah 097 - Al-Qadr (The Night of Decree)

Surah 098 - Al-Baiyinah (The Clear Evidence)

Surah 099 - Az-Zalzalah (The Earthquake)

Surah 100 - Al-'Adiyat (Those That Run)

Surah 101 - Al-Qari'ah (The Striking Hour)

Surah 102 - At-Takathur (The Piling Up)

Surah 103 - Al-'Asr (The Time)

Surah 104 - Al-Humazah (The Slanderer)

Surah 105 - Al-Fil (The Elephant)

Surah 106 - Quraish (Quraish)

Surah 107 - Al-Ma'un (The Small Kindnesses)

Surah 108 - Al-Kauthar (A River in Paradise)

Surah 109 - Al-Kafirun (The Disbelievers)

Surah 110 - An-Nasr (The Help)

Surah 111 - Al-Masad (The Palm Fiber)

Surah 112 - Al-Ikhlas (The Purity)

Surah 113 - Al-Falaq (The Day Break)

Surah 114 - An-Nas (The Mankind)