2:2 The book

ذَٰلِكَ الْكِتَابُ لَا رَيْبَ ۛ فِيهِ ۛ هُدًى لِلْمُتَّقِينَ Thaalika alkitaabu laarayba feehi hudan lilmuttaqeen This is the Scripture whereof there is no doubt, a guidance unto those who ward off (evil). -Sura Al-Baqarah, Ayah 2 General This ayah is the first ayah to explain about the Quran itself. It explains that Allah the All …

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2:1 Alif Laam Miim

بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ الم Alif-lam-meem Alif. Laam. Miim. -Sura Al-Baqarah, Ayah 1 This is an example of mutashabihat (unclear/ allegorical) verses. Some scholars interpreted them, some didn't. One of the wisdom of Allah using these types of phrases is to attract Arabic listeners. It is uncommon to construct an ayah only with disconnected letters. …

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