Allah proclaims repeatedly in His book that He has already explained it in details.

6:97  قَدْ فَصَّلْنَا الْآيَاتِ لِقَوْمٍ يَعْلَمُونَ

“We have explained in detail all our Verses for those who possess knowledge.”

6:114  أَفَغَيْرَ‌ اللَّـهِ أَبْتَغِي حَكَمًا وَهُوَ الَّذِي أَنزَلَ إِلَيْكُمُ الْكِتَابَ مُفَصَّلًا

“Would I take as authority other than Allah when He is the one Who has presented to you the Book which is fully detailed and explained.”

16:89  وَنَزَّلْنَا عَلَيْكَ الْكِتَابَ تِبْيَانًا لِّكُلِّ شَيْءٍ وَهُدًى وَرَ‌حْمَةً وَبُشْرَ‌ىٰ لِلْمُسْلِمِينَ

“And we have descended upon you that Book which elaborately explains everything.”

17:12  وَكُلَّ شَيْءٍ فَصَّلْنَاهُ تَفْصِيلًا

“And we have explained therein everything in detail.”

25:33   وَلَا يَأْتُونَكَ بِمَثَلٍ إِلَّا جِئْنَاكَ بِالْحَقِّ وَأَحْسَنَ تَفْسِيرً‌ا

“And they won’t be able to bring to you the like of what we have given you laced with the truth and the best Exposition.”

So in pursuance of God’s clear injunctions, it becomes incumbent upon all Muslims to condemn all the existing Quranic exegesis whether authored by old scholars or the present ones.

We are apparently allowed to do, and need to do, is only to translate it in our language without moving a bit away from His narration, and paying proper respect to its highly academic and literary style of language as well as adhering to its fundamental message.


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