Comparative analysis of Qomi's interpretation and Safi's interpretation in the issue of exceptions verses

Document Type : Academicm and Research


1 Assistant Professor Faculty of Theology and Ahl al-Bayt Education, Isfahan University, Iran.

2 PhD student of Quran and Hadith Sciences, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran.



In a superficial view, it seems that the commentators in the narrative interpretations, without any effort of ijtihad, have only collected narrations related to the verses. Contrary to this idea, the evidence shows that the authors of narrative interpretations, have had ijtihad to discover the meaning of the verses, influenced by the context and have started to select and arrange the narrations. In this article, by comparing Qomi's interpretation and Safi's interpretation and by applying the concept of context in author-centered hermeneutic theories, the difference between these two interpretations is examined in the issue of the verses of exceptions. to be The comparison of these two interpretations shows the increase in the number of exceptions verses in Safi's interpretation compared to Qomi's interpretation. A matter that can be analyzed in the light of the increasing number of exceptions in the Qur'anic writings of Islamic scholars over time and is due to Faiz's adaptation of Tabarsi's Majma-o-al-Bayan in this chapter. The confusion between the criteria of place and time in determining the Meccan and Madani surahs, the incorrect assumptions of the Quran scholars, such as the lack of encounter of the Prophet with the Ahl-e-Ketab before the migration, and the mention of the sources of revelation, whose authenticity is doubtful, from The most important fields affecting this difference are performance.


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