The approaches of the commentators in interpreting the Holy Qur’an and the problem of interpretation based on other traditions


  • Hoda Ali Al-Khalidi





Muslims paid great attention to the interpretation of the Holy Qur’an and paid great attention to it in order to clarify what God Almighty intended from His words. Muslims’ approaches to interpreting the Holy Qur’an were numerous and could be summarized in three basic schools: 1- The School of Athar or Interpretation by the Words 2- The School of Opinion 3- The School of Language Explaining and interpreting the narrations is considered one of the most reliable sources of interpretation, especially what has been transmitted from the Holy Qur’an, such as explaining the meanings of some of its words, detailing what has been summarized, or specifying what has been generalized, and other aspects of Qur’anic interpretation, as well as what is narrated from the Prophet Muhammad () and his family, led by Imam Ali () that The Noble Qur’an was revealed in their homes, and the fact that God Almighty commanded their questioning. As for interpretation based on opinion, there has been widespread news that it is forbidden and forbidden. It also created major problems in interpretation and even created serious errors in the doctrine, including the daring of some to deny the truths of Quranic stories, and they considered them indifferent to the presentation of historical facts as much as What is directed to the lesson and the sermon. Therefore, if we rely on abstract language in interpretation, the ultimate goal that can be reached from that is the peel rather than the core of the meaning. Therefore, it is necessary to adopt the sayings, whether from the Holy Qur’an itself or from others from whom the interpretation was influenced, after ensuring the validity of the chain of transmission in order to arrive at the interpretation. The correct version of the Holy Quran


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Al-Khalidi, Hoda. “The Approaches of the Commentators in Interpreting the Holy Qur’an and the Problem of Interpretation Based on Other Traditions”. Kufa Journal of Arts, vol. 1, no. 53, Sept. 2023, doi:10.36317/kaj/2022/v1.i53.13496.

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