Ibn Jarīr al-Ṭabarī [d. 310 AH] – “I am astonished at people who read the Qur’an and do not understand the meaning [of the verses]. How can they truly enjoy reading it?”

[Abū Jaʿfar] ibn Jarīr al-Ṭabarī [d. 310 AH] would often say: “I am astonished at people who read the Qur’an and do not understand the meaning [of the verses]. How can they truly enjoy reading it?”

→ Muqaddimat Tafsir al Tabari 1/10 | [Edition: Mahmud Shakir]

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