Allāh, is a word for God. In Arabic, the word means simply "the God."

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In The Qur'an is there an explanation of how “Existence” or “The Universe” began like in Genesis of The Bible?

Here's the wiki link which describes it. Genesis Creation Narrative. I ask because I believe I have figured out how it began and it shows that the first 9 verses of The Bible are correct but said in ...
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A few questions about Islam and Allah - I don't understand [closed]

I have a few questions about Islam and Allah which I would like to ask. I have been quite frustrated for some time now as to why/how/etc... in regards to these questions. Ok so here goes: 1) Why ...
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What does Allah mean by I am time? [duplicate]

4th Hadith in Hadith Qudsi is as follows Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said: Allah said: Sons of Adam inveigh against [the vicissitudes of] Time, and I am Time, in My hand is the night and ...
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Does Allah have emotions?

Somewhere I've heard, that emotions are transient things, but Allah is ethernal. And thus, Allah can't have emotions. It deeply surprised me, because I think, the only reason for the supreme being to ...
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Who Created Allah? [duplicate]

If Muslims believe that nothing was created on it's own, Who created Allah? I hear Muslims saying, "Look around us. Did all of this came out of nothing on it's own? there must be someone who created ...
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Can one submit to Allah without accepting Muhammad as his prophet?

On the premise that Allah has existed since before the prophet Muhammad walked the Earth, and that one could submit to Allah at that time as well (Ibrahim submitted to Allah against his father's ...
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Can we say Allah is time?

One of my friend said Allah is time and i argued it is shirk to say such a thing but he insist it is supported by sunnah. since time is a creation of Allah, it is like saying Allah is water another ...
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Did Allah speak to any other Messengers other than Moses Directly?

Did Allah speak to any other Messengers other than Moses Directly ? any proof for this in Quran or Sunnah.
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Swearing an oath to commit a sin?

Let's say that someone swears an oath to commit a sin. What would be worse? Carrying out that oath or Breaking that oath.
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Names of Allah Is it written Correctly

Can we write Allah's Name, Without "Al" before that Name. Example is writing "Qayyoom" instead of "Al-Qayyoom" This question arise because somebody has written only "Qayyoom" and mention that it is a ...
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Why Allah filled the oceans with sea water and not with fresh water?

It is mentioned in Quran that everything in the universe has a purpose. So, why does Allah cover over 70% of the Earth with sea water that human beings can't consume unlike the fresh water that is ...
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How to love saying prayers (namaz)?

I say prayers but it's like I'm just performing a duty. I feel nothing while saying prayers like if my heart is close. I want to:- Say prayers with love. I mean I do not want to feel blank while ...
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The hidden name of Allah

I found a hidden name of Allah while I was experimentating with the numerical part of the Koran's order. The results can been seen in the attached diagram: What have I done? In short, nothing ...
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Is Allah's name complete without diacritics?

Can i write Allah's name simple without diactritics ? - What are diacritics(Zer zabar pesh) called in Arabic/urdu? Can any one name the one's used in Allah's name?
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Does Allah speak to people directly?

I have a relative, who has recently been claiming that Allah (S.A.W) is directly speaking to him. He was a muslim, but non-practicing. Suddenly he has changed and he started praying, fasting, and is ...
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Why allah has not destroyed iblees/shaitan till now

Why Allah has not destroyed iblees/shaitan till now as he has not obeyed Allah's command. Why Allah will punish human being for shaitan mastermind that he is not letting people to follow Allah. My ...
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Does Islam perceive the Christian Trinity as Jesus, Mary, and Joseph?

I once heard a Muslim argue against the Christian Trinity, claiming that God is not one God in three persons, but under the assumption that the Trinity involved the persons of Jesus, Mary and Joseph. ...
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What is/are the Arabic word for the God?

If I translate the word "God" from English to Arabic, it becomes "Allah", because the so called Arabic word for God is Allah. But Allah Himself is the God of Islam, as Islam first refered the word. ...
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According to Islam, is God (Allah) omniscient?

omniscient ADJECTIVE Knowing everything - (http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/english/omniscient) Do the core teachings of Islam, (e.g. those found in the Quran), say that God ...
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According to Islam, why was I born?

Why? In fact, I also have a second component to this question. If Allah/God is omniscient, then why did he create beings that he knew were certain to enter hell (which he also created)? Even ...
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Does Allah Ta'la refer to Himself as “He” in Arabic? [duplicate]

In the English translation of the Quran, Allah Ta'la refers to Himself as "He" Is the word also "He" or "Him" (the male gender) in the Arabic text as well? If yes, why? Thanks and Jazak Allah khair ...
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What is the ruling of touching the logo (slogan) of Allah? (Like Allah as the slogan of Iran Flag)

As you can see, there are some logos (slogans) of the word Allah on many things such as flags. For instance there is a slogan of it on the flag of Islamic republic of Iran. I wonder if it is Halal if ...
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In what ways does allah communicate with us?

In what ways does Allah communicate with us? If we have a problem, for example, and we ask Allah to provide a solution to our problems, but we can't think of any, how does Allah communicate with us? ...
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What's the true purpose of dua?

Allah is almighty and all knowing, he knows about our hopes and wishes and about our destiny, he knows what's best - so surely dua can't be about influencing him or making him change his mind. But ...
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Did Allah choose the names of Surahs? (or prophet Muhammad(s) chose their names?) [duplicate]

As you are aware, each Surah has its specific name. For instance Surahs: Al-Fatiha, Al-Baqara, Al-Imran, An-Nisa and so on. I was wondering if Allah named these Surahs with current names. Or the ...
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Asking Allah for the truth

Can I ask Allah to reveal me the truth about some matter, through a dream/vision or some other means? Since Allah is the One who knows and hears all things, I want to know if I can ask Him in my dua ...
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what does Allah mean?

What does this mean, can someone give me a good understanding of this line from the holy Qur'an, For each one are successive [angels] before and behind him who protect him by the decree of Allah ...
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Why is this happening to me?

Salam to all my brothers and sisters. I came here with no other option left to describe my present state. I am facing deep trouble right now. I am a strong believer in Islam and I want to strengthen ...
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Signs from allah

I made dua to Allah to send me a sign to indicate something, that if a certain person talks to me that it would indicate a certain thing . And it happened!! Is it truly a sign or probably a ...
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Dreams from allah ? [closed]

Okay so I asked allah for a sign in my dream that if I see a certain person it will indicate something , so I happily got that dream , but I'm worried that it's probably satan trying to trick me or ...
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Can Allah change the past?

If we ask Allah to remove something from our past like it never happened, can he do that? I know Allah works in ways we couldn't even imagine.
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Worshiping Allah the Almighty? [duplicate]

I have faith in Allah and His existence, but I have a question: Allah created angels and humans to worship him. Allah is self-sufficient and doesn't need anything, then why the command to Creation to ...
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What is the connection between nafas and nafs?

Nafs stands for the ego, the self or soul. But I've also come across nafas al-rahman which was translated as the breath of the Merciful. Thus nafas is breath. How does this connect to nafs? Does ...
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Does Allah commit shirk? [closed]

(Legit questions, looking for answers) According to Islam, shirk is the worst sin you can possibly commit, the only unforgivable sin. Shirk is associating partners with Allah. According to Muhammad, ...
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Did life start from single cell organisms?

Asalamu alaikum. Did life start from single cell organisms? I heard somewhere in quran that Allah created the life from water. "We made from water every living thing".  What about first prophet ...
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Can Christians use the word Allah according to Quran?

Christians in Malaysia were fighting in court to use the word "Allah". According to Quran, it seems that one shouldn't use Allah to describe a comic book character. But I have questions on that ...
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How powerful is this dua?

I heard that the Dua Yastasheer , is a very powerful Dua and if you recite it 3 times there is nothing that Allah won't grant of your wishes in this life and the hereafter , has anyone else heard this ...
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Can I make dua for the past?

I don't know if this makes sense but: What if I desperately pray and say "O Allah!, please make sure that my laptop wasn't hacked at that time (in the past)". As Allah knows everything about our ...
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Can Allah do the impossible?

Have you had a moment in your life where Allah truly did the impossible for you? And is he truly capable of all things? If I were to make dua and say "oh, Allah hopefully my teacher won't notice the ...
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Making a pledge to Allah?

Could you make a pledge to Allah, that if he grants your wish, then you would have to give to charity or fast for a certain amount of days? I heard people do this and tell me it works.
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Isn't God responsible for those killed in accidents?

God says the murder of one person is murder of whole humanity. And the murderer should be sentenced to death. Who is then responsible for other kind of deaths e.g. tsunami, earth quake, storms ...
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Our relation to God and the prophet Muhammad in paradise

When is the first time that we can see God? In paradise can we talk to God while seeing him and have an answer from him on the spot, and can we talk to the prophet Muhammad at any time?
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How to take Allah as the only helper & protector?

We are only supposed to take Allah as a helper and a protector, right? How do we do that? Do we rely on Him?
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Does Allah have a loin or loincloth as stated in Sahih Bukhari, Book 65, Hadith 4879?

There is a tradition from Sahih Bukhari, Book 65, Hadith 4879 حَدَّثَنَا خَالِدُ بْنُ مَخْلَدٍ، حَدَّثَنَا سُلَيْمَانُ، قَالَ حَدَّثَنِي مُعَاوِيَةُ بْنُ أَبِي مُزَرَّدٍ، عَنْ سَعِيدِ بْنِ ...
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Why Allah send darood on Prophet Muhammad(saw)?

إِنَّ اللَّهَ وَمَلَائِكَتَهُ يُصَلُّونَ عَلَى النَّبِيِّ ۚ يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا صَلُّوا عَلَيْهِ وَسَلِّمُوا تَسْلِيمًا Allah and His Angels send blessings on the Prophet: O ye ...
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Tawheed Concepts

What is it that Muslims understand of the ‘nature of human’, the ‘purpose of human life’, and the ‘meaning of human life’.
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Is it mentioned why God protected the Qur'an from corruption but not the Bible?

In Islam it is believed that the Bible was revealed by God but was then corrupted by man. Does Islam provide an account of why God protected the Qur'an from corruption but not the Bible?
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Why we call Allah as “He”? [duplicate]

As we know, Allah is neither man or woman. In quran, Allah is called himself as "HE". And while reading Quran also we (muslims) can understand that Allah is not a man, even we read as "He". How to ...
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Should one be a Muslim because of love for Allah or fear for Allah?

This is something that confuses me a little bit. I was a Muslim because I was born as a Muslim (my parents are Muslims). After I became an adult, I began to question about life, because the only thing ...
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Who did Allah love before he created everything?

It is my understanding that the Muslim's view of God is that He is love. That He loves believers. So I wonder, who do Muslims say that God loved before he created the everything else? How could he ...