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Rabi-'al-Awwal 1439/November 2017
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The Famous Scholars of Tafseer from the Companions of the Prophet (sallaAllahu alaihi wa sallaam)
Many Companions were well known for being proficient in the science of Tafseer. The great scholar, as-Suyootee, mentioned some of them being: the four successors and leaders - Aboo Bakr, Umar, Uthmaan, and Alee (radiAllahu anhum), although there are not many narrations pertaining to the first three as there were many narrations and trials during each of their leaderships. In addition, there was not a huge need for narrations to be transmitted during those times because many people knew Tafseer at the time.
Also, from those well-known for Tafseer from the Companions are Abdullah ibn Mas'ood and Abdullaah ibn Abbaas. Therefore, we will give a short biography of the lives of 'Alee ibn Abee Taalib as well as these two (radiAllahu anhum).
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