Tafsir Ibn Kathir (Surah An-Nahl Chapter # 16)
Tafsir Ibn Kathir -> Surah An-Nahl
Verses Topic
  (Chapter - 16)
1 Which was revealed in Makkah
2 Warning about the approach of the Hour
3, 4 Allah sends Whomever He wills with the Message of Tawhid
5, 6, 7 Allah is the One Who has created the Heavens, the Earth, and Man
8 The Cattle are part of the Creation of Allah and a Blessing from Him
9 This refers to another category of animals that Allah has created as a blessing for His servants; horses, mules and donkeys, all of which He made for riding and adornment.
10, 11 Explanation of the Different Religious Paths
12, 13 The Blessings of Rain, and explaining how it is one of the Signs
14, 15, 16, 17, 18 Signs in the Subjection of Night and Day, the Sun and the Moon, and in that which grows on Earth
  Signs in the Oceans, Mountains, Rivers, Roads and Stars
19, 20, 21 Worship is Allah's Right
22, 23 The gods of the Idolators are Created, they do not create
24, 25 None is to be worshipped except Allah
26, 27 The Destruction of the Disbelievers and Intensification of their Punishment for rejecting the Revelation
28, 29 Discussion about what the previous Peoples did, and what was done to Them
30, 31, 32 The Condition of the Disbeliever during and after Death
33, 34 What the Pious say about the Revelation, their Reward and their Condition during and after Death
35, 36, 37 The Disbelievers' Refrain from Faith means that They were simply awaiting Punishment
38, 39, 40 The Idolators Argument that their Shirk was Divinely decreed, and the Refutation of this Claim
41, 42 The Resurrection after Death is true, there is Wisdom behind it, and it is easy for Allah
43, 44 The Reward of the Muhajirin
45, 46, 47 Only Human Messengers have been Sent
48, 49, 50 How the Guilty can feel Secure
51, 52, 53, 54, 55 Everything prostrates to Allah
56, 57, 58, 59, 60 Allah Alone is Deserving of Worship
  Among the Behavior of the Idolators was vowing to Things that Allah had provided for Them to their gods
61, 62 The Idolators' Abhorrence for Daughters
  Allah does not immediately punish for Disobedience
63, 64, 65 They attribute to Allah what They Themselves dislike
  Finding Consolation in the Reminder of Those Who came before
66, 67 The Reason why the Qur'an was revealed
68, 69 Lessons and Blessings in Cattle and the Fruit of the Date-palm and Grapevine
70 In the Bee and its Honey there is Blessing and a Lesson
71 In Man there is a Lesson
72 There is a Sign and a Blessing in Matters of People's Livelihood
73, 74 Among His Blessings and Signs are Mates, Children and Grandchildren
75 Denouncing the Worship of anything besides Allah
76 The Example of the Believer and the Disbeliever, or the Idol and the True God
77, 78, 79 Another Example
  The Unseen belongs to Allah and only He has Knowledge of the Hour
  Among the Favors Allah has granted People are Hearing, Sight and the Heart
80, 81, 82, 83 In the Subjection of the Birds in the Sky there is a Sign
  Homes, Furnishings and Clothing are also Blessings from Allah
  Shade, Places of Refuge in the Mountains, Garments and Coats of Mail are also Blessings from Allah
84, 85, 86, 87, 88 All the Messenger has to do is convey the Message
  The Plight of the Idolators on the Day of Judgement
  The gods of the Idolators will disown Them at the Time when They need them most
  Everything will surrender to Allah on the Day of Resurrection
89 Those among the Idolators who corrupted Others will receive a Greater Punishment
  Every Prophet will bear Witness against his Nation on the Day of Resurrection
90 The Qur'an explains Everything
  The Command to be Fair and Kind
  The Command to maintain the Ties of Kinship and the prohibition of Immoral Sins, Evil and Tyranny
91, 92 The Eyewitness Account of `Uthman
93, 94, 95, 96 The Command to fulfill the Covenant
  If Allah had willed, He would have made all of Humanity one Nation
  The Prohibition on taking an Oath for Purposes of Treachery
97 Do not break Oaths for the sake of Worldly Gain
98, 99, 100 Righteous Deeds and their Reward
101, 102 The Command to seek Refuge with Allah before reciting the Qur'an
103 The Idolators' Accusation that the Prophet was a Liar since some Ayat were abrogated, and the Refutation of their Claim
104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109 The Idolators' Claim that the Qur'an was taught by a Human, and the Refutation of their Claim
110, 111 Allah's Wrath against the Apostate, except for the One Who is forced into Disbelief
112, 113 The One who is forced to renounce Islam will be forgiven if He does Righteous Deeds afterwards
114, 115, 116, 117 The Example of Makkah
118, 119 The Command to eat Lawful Provisions and to be Thankful, and an Explanation of what is Unlawful
120, 121, 122, 123 Some Good Things were Forbidden for the Jews
124 He selected him, as Allah says :
125 The Prescription of the Sabbath for the Jews
126, 127, 128 The Command to invite people to Allah with Wisdom and Good Preaching
  The Command for Equality in Punishment