International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Tafsir Nur Al-Ihsan by Syeikh Muhammad Sa’id: An Intertextual Reading
Mohd Sholeh Sheh Yusuff, Dr. Mohd Nizam Sahad

Tafsir Nur al-Ihsan is the second interpretation of al-Mustafid Tarjuman written in the Malay language in the 19th century AD by Sheikh Muhammad Sa'id ibn Umar. The main objective of this research was to detect and show the influence of the external text source within the text Tafsir Nur al-Ihsan. The process of analyzing the Tafsir Nur al-Ihsan would use intertextual reading established by Mikhail Bakhtin and has developed solutions and analyzed by Julia Krestiva. From a methodological point of inquiry, the study of literature and well-shaped field studies that use subjective approaches to see descriptive data and qualitative. The study found that there are eleven works that have influenced the interpretation of the essence of Tafsir Nur al-Ihsan, they are Tafsir al- Jalalyn, Tafsir al-Jamal, Tafsir al-Baydawi, Tafsir al-Khazin, Tafsir al-Baghawi, Tafsir al-Tabari, Tafsir al- Qurtubi, Tafsir al-Razi, Tafsir al-Nasafi, Tafsir Ibn Kathir, and Tafsir al-Tha’labi. The finding analysis also shows that Tafsir Nur al-Ihsan is mostly influenced by Tafsir al-Jalalyn, while the most frequent application of the intertextual reading method is parallel.

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