Allah (swt) clarified in these verses the following: 1. After Allah (swt) drove Adam (as) out of Paradise, sending him to the earth, people during the era of Adam (as) were accepting of servitude to Allah (swt) at first, by believing in Him, being one Ummah. Ummah here refers to a group of people with a single ‘Aqeedah (doctrine).
These two verses clarify the following: 1. In the previous verses, Allah (swt) has mentioned the Obligation of entering Islam completely, for those who wish their Iman to be accepted by Allah (swt). Thus, one must not believe in some part of revelation, while denying another part, nor believe in Islam whilst adding to Islam that which is not Islam,
These noble verses clarify the following: 1- Some of the Jews who had newly become Muslims thought that if they kept believing in some of the Torah, it would not harm their Iman (belief) at all. Thus, Allah (swt) clarified to them that entering into Iman requires belief in all that He (swt) has revealed i.e. everything in Islam and abandoning the creeds of Kufr.
And of the people is he whose speech amazes you in worldly life, and he calls Allah to witness as to what is in his heart, yet he is severely argumentative. (204) And when he goes away, he strives throughout the land to cause corruption therein and destroy crops and animals. And Allah does not like corruption. (205)
Allah (swt) clarifies in this verse as follows: 1- Glorifying the greatness of Allah (i.e. saying Takbir) after the prayers during the day of Nahr (10th day of Dhul Hijjah) and the days of Tashreeq (11th to 13th day of Dhul Hijjah) and also during the slaughtering (of animals) and throwing pebbles (at Jamrat).
“Hajj is [during] well-known months, so whoever has made Hajj obligatory upon himself therein [by entering the state of ihram], there is [to be for him] no sexual relations and no disobedience and no disputing during Hajj. And whatever good you do - Allah knows it. And take provisions, but indeed, the best provision is fear of Allah. And fear Me, O you of understanding (197). There is no blame…
“And complete the Hajj and 'Umrah for Allah. But if you are prevented, then [offer] what can be obtained with ease of sacrificial animals. And do not shave your heads, until the sacrificial animal has reached its place of slaughter. And whoever among you is ill or has an ailment of the head, a ransom of fasting [three days] or charity or sacrifice. And when you are secure, then whoever…