Dur al-Manthur

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Al-Durr Al-Manthur Fi Tafsir Bil-Ma'thur (Arabic: الدر المنثور في التفسير بالماثور‎, lit. 'The Scattered Pearls: Intertextual Exegesis') is a Sunni tafsir (exegesis or commentary of the Qur'an, the holy book of Islam) recognized as authoritative, written by the prominent Imam Jalal al-Din al-Suyuti (d. 911 AH (1505 AD),[1] who also co-wrote the Tafsir al-Jalalayn. The exegesis explains each passage of the Qur'an by the reports and narrations from the Islamic prophet Muhammad, his Companions and the immediate generations following the Companions. Suyuti compiled all the reports and narrations that he could gather for each particular passage - even contradictory reports, as can be seen in the narrations gathered explaining verse 33:33:

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  1. ^ [1] Archived December 16, 2004, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ Al-Durr al-Manthoor, under commentary of the verse 33:33. The mentioned are selected narrations from the chapter, selected to highlight the contradictive nature of the narrations.

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