Tafsir Ibn Kathir (Surah Al-A'raf Chapter # 7)
Tafsir Ibn Kathir -> Surah Al-A'raf
Verses Topic
  (Chapter - 7)
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 Which was revealed in Makkah
8, 9 Nations that were destroyed
10 The Meaning of weighing the Deeds
11 All Bounties in the Heavens and Earth are for the Benefit of Mankind
12 Prostration of the Angels to Adam and Shaytan's Arrogance
13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21 Iblis was the First to use Qiyas (Analogical Comparison)
22, 23, 24, 25 Shaytan's Deceit with Adam and Hawwa' and Their eating from the Forbidden Tree
26 Sending Them All Down to Earth
27 Bestowing Raiment and Adornment on Mankind
28, 29, 30 Warning against the Lures of Shaytan
  Disbelievers commit Sins and claim that Allah commanded Them to do so!
  Allah does not order Fahsha', but orders Justice and Sincerity
31 The Meaning of being brought into Being in the Beginning and brought back again
  Allah commands taking Adornment when going to the Masjid
32 Prohibiting Extravagance
33 Allah refutes those who prohibit any type of food, drink or clothes according to their own understanding, without relying on what Allah has legislated,
34, 35, 36, 37 Fahishah, Sin, Transgression, Shirk and Lying about Allah are prohibited
38, 39 Idolators enjoy Their destined Share in This Life, but will lose Their Supporters upon Death
40, 41 People of the Fire will dispute and curse Each Other Allah mentioned what He will say to those who associate others with Him, invent lies about Him, and reject His Ayat,
42, 43 Doors of Heaven shall not open for Those Who deny Allah's Ayat, and They shall never enter Paradise
44, 45 Destination of Righteous Believers
46, 47 People of Hellfire will feel Anguish upon Anguish
48, 49, 50, 51 The People of Al-A`raf
52, 53 The Favors of paradise are Prohibited for the People of the Fire
54 The Idolators have no Excuse
  The Universe was created in Six Days
  Meaning of Istawa
55, 56 The Day and the Night are among the Signs of Allah
  Encouraging supplicating to Allah
  Forbidding Aggression in Supplications
57, 58 The Prohibition of causing Mischief in the Land
59, 60, 61, 62 Among Allah's Signs, He sends down the Rain and brings forth the Produce
63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69 The Story of Nuh and His People
  The Story of Hud, Peace be upon Him, and the Lineage of the People of `Ad
  The Land of `Ad
70, 71, 72 Debate between Hud and his People
  Allah mentions the rebellion, defiance and stubbornness of Hud's people, and their opposition to him, peace be upon him,
  The End of `Ad
73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78 Story of the Emissary of `Ad
  Thamud: Their Land and Their Lineage
  The Story of Prophet Salih and Thamud
  Thamud asked that a Camel appear from a Stone, and it did
  Thamud kills the She-Camel
79, 80, 81 The Wicked Ones Plot to Kill Prophet Salih, But the Torment descended on Them
82, 83, 84 The Story of Prophet Lut, upon Him be Peace, and His People
85 Allah says, We saved Lut and his family, for only his household believed in him.
86, 87 Story of Shu`ayb, upon him be Peace, and the Land of Madyan
88, 89 Prophet Shu`ayb forbade his people from setting up blockades on the roads, saying,
90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95 Allah describes the way the disbelievers answered His Prophet Shu`ayb and those who believed in him, by threatening them with expulsion from their village, or with forceful reversion to the disbeliever's religion.
96, 97, 98, 99 Afflictions that struck Earlier Nations
100 Blessings come with Faith, while Kufr brings Torment
101, 102, 103 Ibn `Abbas commented on Allah's statement,
104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 110 Story of Prophet Musa, upon him be Peace, and Fir`awn
111, 112, 113, 114 Fir`awn's People say that Musa is a Magician!
115, 116, 117, 118, 119, 120, 121, 122 The Magicians convene and change Their Ropes into Snakes before Musa
123, 124, 125, 126 Musa defeats the Magicians, Who believe in Him
127, 128, 129 Fir`awn threatens the Magicians after They believed in Musa and Their Response to Him
130, 131 Fir`awn vows to kill the Children of Israel, Who complain to Musa; Allah promises Them Victory
132, 133, 134, 135 Fir`awn and His People suffer Years of Drought
136, 137 Allah punishes the People of Fir`awn because of Their Rebellion
138, 139 The People of Fir`awn drown in the Sea; the Children of Israel inherit the Holy Land
140, 141 The Children of Israel safely cross the Sea, but still held on to the Idea of Idol Worshipping
142 Reminding the Children of Israel of Allah's Blessings for Them
143 Musa fasts and worships Allah for Forty Days
144, 145 Musa asks to see Allah
146, 147 Allah chooses Musa and gives Him the Tablets
148, 149 Arrogant People will be deprived of Allah's Ayat
150, 151, 152, 153, 154 Story of worshipping the Calf
155, 156 Musa picked up the Tablets when His Anger subsided
  Seventy Men from the Children of Israel go for the appointed Meeting Place that Allah designated, Allah later on destroys Them
157 Allah's Mercy is for Those Who have Taqwa and believe in Allah's Ayat and His Messenger
158 The Description of that Messenger
159, 160, 161, 162, 163 Muhammad's Message is Universal
164, 165, 166 The Jews transgress the Sanctity of the Sabbath
167 Those Who breached the Sabbath were turned into Monkeys, but Those Who prohibited Their Actions were saved
168, 169, 170 Eternal Humiliation placed on the Jews
171 The Children of Israel scatter throughout the Land
172, 173, 174 Raising Mount Tur over the Jews, because of Their Rebellion
175, 176, 177 The Covenant taken from the Descendants of Adam
178, 179 Story Bal`am bin Ba`ura
180 Disbelief and the Divine Decree
181, 182, 183, 184, 185, 186, 187 Allah's Most Beautiful Names
188 The Last Hour and its Portents
189, 190 The Messenger does not know the Unseen, and He cannot bring Benefit or Harm even to Himself
191, 192, 193, 194, 195, 196, 197, 198 All Mankind are the Offspring of Adam
199, 200 Idols do not create, help, or have Power over Anything
201, 202 Showing Forgiveness
  The Whispering of Shaytan and the People of Taqwa
203 A Brethren of Devils among Mankind lure to Falsehood
204 Idolators ask to witness Miracles
205, 206 The Order to listen to the Qur'an
  Remembering Allah in the Mornings and Afternoons