Madinan verse (Al-Wahidi, Ibn Kathir, Mawdudi and Dr. Muhammed Asad)
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“So consume what you have taken of war booty lawful and good, and fear Allah .
We turn now from a long string of invective against “the Jews,” Christians, and whoever the Sabians are to a new theme. This part of the Surah 2 is more about Islamic nation-building; I’ll break up the inestimable Yusuf Ali’s translation below a little bit to help explain some of what we are looking at here. 2,630 more words
Shaykh Allamah Shibli Nomani
Having given a bare description of events, we now proceed to a critical examination of the question whether the battle of Badr was a defensive measure against the Quraish or, as generally stated by historians, a high-way robbery directed against a trade-caravan. 5,281 more words