The Qur'an is the divine Scripture Muslims believe was revealed to the Prophet Muhammad. In Islam, what is in the Qur'an considered the verbatim Word of Allah (Exalted is He far above everything). The Qur'an is the primary source for anything to do with Islam.

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Do you know a verse with the context on limit of visibilty of stars by an observer on earth?

As you know an observer on earth only may see half of sky from northern or southern hemisphere , and even if the observer stand on the equator on top of a very high mountain , he will able to see the ...
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When was the first word “Kafir” / “Kuffar” reveal in the quran? and which surah?

I'm currently curious about the word Kafir in the quran, I read from http://quran.com/19/37. And then i'm starting to think, which was the first ayah reveal in the quran talking about "Kafir"? ...
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Biology In Islam - Reproduction

In chapter 86 verse 7 & 8 it is written that "He was created from a fluid, ejected," "Emerging from between the backbone and the ribs." But as far as I know the semen is produced by the seminal ...
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Is a man allowed to deny his wife sexually?

Lets imagine that a man's wife had upset him a great deal day in day out over many years (to the extent that it is considered emotional abuse where he needs counselling to recover). To show his wife ...
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How can I show that Jesus (pbuh) is not a god to Christian friend using Quran as guidance?

I am a Muslim, and I have a Christian friend. He usually argue that Jesus (pbuh) is the God and the son of God. I know that Jesus is the son of Maryam and the messenger of Allah. Please guide me ...
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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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Why aren't the letters چ‎, گ‎ or پ‎ found in the Qur'an?

I am wondering about the following three letters: چ‎ – Che گ‎ – Gaf پ‎ – Pe These three letters are not in the Qur'an (not even a single time). Is there any reason behind that?
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Is there a respectful way to dispose of a Quran? [duplicate]

If I have an old, battered translation of the Qu'ran is there a respectful way to dispose of it? I have read that one could burn it, however, I'm not sure if this is really true.
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Where is self-denial mentioned in the Quran?

I studied several religions and they all have "self-denial" as a main aspect mentioned in their texts. Such as: "If you cling to your life, you will lose it; but if you give up your life for me, you ...
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Is the Holy Quran for the humans only or for the Jinns and Angels too?

There is mentioned in the Holy Quran (72: 1-2) the incident of a group of Jinns being amazed by the recitation of the Quran. But does this mean that the Holy Quran was revealed for them too? If so how ...
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What qualities the Sura's have that humans are not able to duplicate?

And if you are in doubt about what We have revealed to Our servant, then produce a chapter like these, and call your witnesses apart from God, if you are truthful. [ Verse 2.23 ] But, humans ...
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What is the literal meaning of the word “Qur'an”?

I know that the Qur'an is the book revealed by the prophet Muhammad, but I'd like to know what the meaning of this word "Qur'an" is literally? What is its root?
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Help with anxiety - how can Islam help?

I suffer from some anxiety, are there any books available that can help with this? I have seen "the art of happiness" by the Dalai Lama but I would like to read something by a Muslim using Islam to ...
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What is the exact meaning(or interpretation) of Yaseen? (as the initial verse of Surah-Yasin)

As you are aware, Surah Yasin consists of 88 verses and it begins with Ya, Seem(Yaseen) Yasin: بِسْمِ اللَّـهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ يس (1) والقرآن الحکیم (2) إِنَّكَ لَمِنَ ...
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Rules for sajdah's Ayats

We know that we have to sajdah after reciting some ayats in the holy Qur'an. If anyone hear the recitation then he also have to sajdah. My question is that is it necessary to sajdah if anyone don't ...
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Which sins are related to Satan? which sins are related to carnal soul (Nafs-al-Ammarah)?

As you know, the carnal soul or man's animalistic layer (Nafs-al-Ammarah): is summarized in lust, carnal desires, and anger[1] . This internal inclination and state of Nafs(soul) is termed by ...
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What is the precise meaning of “Surah”?

According to my research, the word "Surah" has some meanings, such as: Enclosure, Altitude, the wall which is around the city. (http://islamquest.net/fa/archive/question/tr22318 ) But I was ...
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Are Men above Women in Islam?

According to Quran women are created for men. Their existences is based on comfort for men. “And one of His signs is that He created mates for you from yourselves that you may find rest in them, and ...
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List of Oldest Tafseer-e Quran available on Internet

I am looking for a list of Oldest [at least 500 years older] Tafseer-al Qur'an for some reason available online[in English] which meet the following criteria. The authenticity is beyond question ...
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Translation of ayah 5:6

Assalam aleykum. ... But if you are ill or on a journey or one of you comes from the place of relieving himself or you have contacted women and do not find water, then seek clean earth and wipe over ...
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Reciting the Quran in English

Let me start from introducing myself, I am an 18-year-old boy and have been thinking like crazy about this, but this is my conclusion to ask someone, because I have no idea. I was on a website ...
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Does Islam permit Muslim men to Marry Christian women? [duplicate]

My boyfriend is Muslim and I am Christian. Will I ever be accepted into his family and be allowed to Marry him if we reach that stage. I know the differences between Christianity and Islam however I ...
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Some verse of Qur'an said by Devil?

Is the correct that Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) said that some verse of Qur'an were said be Devil?
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The Quran and the Hadith

What is the relation between the Quran and the hadith? The Quran is the Word of God, but what about the hadith? Are they the interpretations of men or are they also divine revelation? Also does the ...
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Why do Muslims proselytize?

I was reading Qur'an in English, when I came to verse 62 of Surat Al-Baqara I was really confused with the verse. As the English translation of the verse says - Verily! Those who believe and ...
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What are the benefits of memorizing the Quran?

Lately I have been memorizing the Quran. Alhamdulillah, there is a big joy in doing so, but I know that there must be some sort of reward or benefits to those who memorises it. Brothers and sisters, ...
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What is the meaning of “مُوَلِّي”?

The word مُوَلِّي appears in Quran verse 2:148. I have read a few translations of the verse (e.g. here) but I still don't have a good understanding of what the word means. I looked it up on المعاني ...
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Did life start from single cell organisms? But how come Allah says He created every living thing from water?

Did life start from single cell organisms? But how come Allah says He created every living thing from water?! "We made from water every living thing." How did the first Prophet Adam come into ...
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Corrupted Injil?

God assured us that his holy book the Quran will never be changed or altered, now does this stand for all of the holy books god has revealed through the prophets or is it only for the Quran, in ...
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Surat Al-Mulk Grave torture savior by the will of Allah

Brothers can you please confirm this, i have recently found out that memorizing surat al mulk and reciting it every night will save us from the grave torture, what ahadith is there to support this my ...
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Why is the Quran so hard against those who questioned the prophet?

There are obnoxious people like Abu Lahab and Uqba Mu'ayt who lived during Muhammad's(pbuh) lifetime . They were skeptical of the prophet, got physical at him, and threw excrement at his house. They ...
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Does 2:54 proved death punishment for apostasy?

Quran [2:54] states that calf worshipers were punished by death by their own people. Doesn't that prove death punishment for apostates according to Quran?
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Is it haram to speak when the Quran is being recited?

According to the following verse, is it haram(impermissible) to speak when the holy Quran is reciting? or it is Makruh? (7:204) وَ إِذا قُرِئَ الْقُرْآنُ فَاسْتَمِعُوا لَهُ وَ أَنْصِتُوا ...
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On what page of the Quran does it say that we are not allowed to kill other Non-Muslims? [duplicate]

^^^^^^ (I know that) I know that killing other Muslim is extremely forbidden, but what about Non-Muslim? Are we forbidden to hurt/kill them too? Also if someone knows this, on what page can we find ...
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What was Al-Jassasah, the beast mentioned in hadith 96, book 33, Tirmidhi?

A Sahaba meets Dajjal is mentioned in hadith 96, book 33, Tirmidhi. The Sahaba talks about a beast-like creature they see, when they asked him "who are you" he say "I am Al-Jassasah". Is it ...
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Verification of Hadith from Quran [closed]

There are certain instances where Hadith contradicts Quran. (E.g. in case of shortening of salat during traveling). The question is that has ever Hadith been verified from Quran? If yes, than a ...
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Is it alright if I read Quran using my tablet?

My question is that, I have a tablet and I have installed Quran app in my tablet, Is it Ok to read Quran from my tablet? The thing which actually concerens me is that I also use my device for ...
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Who is a martyr according to Islam?

What is the Islamic or Quranic definition of who is a martyr? What are the criterias required to be fulfilled in order to count a person as a martyr for Allah?
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Why was Quran revealed in Arabic language?

Due to the fact that Allah is All-wise, there must've been a reason for sending down Quran in Arabic. So what is it? What would have happened if Allah had used another language? I'm asking this ...
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May Allah let us go to the prophet Muhammad' s ( pbuh) tomb for seeking tranquility? [closed]

In Surah Baqrah , verse 248 , we read : وَقَالَ لَهُمْ نَبِيُّهُمْ إِنَّ آيَةَ مُلْكِهِ أَن يَأْتِيَكُمُ التَّابُوتُ فِيهِ سَكِينَةٌ مِّن رَّ‌بِّكُمْ وَبَقِيَّةٌ مِّمَّا تَرَ‌كَ آلُ مُوسَىٰ ...
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Which Surah ends with the name of two Prophets?

Which ayah of the Surah in the Quran that ends with the name of two Prohpets ?
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Non-Muslim and the Qur'an?

A friend told me that non-believers are prohibited from touching the Qur'an. I'm only 15 and my family is originally a Hindu, but I don't think my parents will mind me reading the Qur'an. Also I am ...
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Question about the six days where the earth was created? [duplicate]

There is a question that is bothering me for some time.... I know that Allah tell the thing to be and it happen . So he can create anything instantaneously . What is the best explanation why Allah say ...
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Are there any reported miracles performed by the Prophet (in the Hadith)?

There are miracles reported in the Qu'ran; but from the lists I've seen these are acts of Allah or prophets other than Muhammed (pbuh). Q. Is it safe to assume that there are no reports in the Qu'ran ...
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How many sajda in Quran?

Questions: 1.How many sajda are there in Quran? 2.And which para they are available?
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Is Allah [swt] the creator of both good and evil?

I was studying Surah Al-Falaq and I noticed that in the second verse, according to the translation of Sahih International, it is written: "From the evil of that which He created". Is Allah [swt] the ...
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What is the difference between إِثْم and ذَنب and سَيِّئَة?

There are a number of Arabic words in Quran that refer to sin like: إِثْم and ذَنب and سَيِّئَة. I am looking for the difference between them and their usage.
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Marrying the mother of ex girlfriend

Is it permissible for a man to marry the mother of a girl he used to have a relationship with? The relationship was in the past and involved physical touching but no penetration. I understand from ...
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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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Reciting the holy Qur'an while travelling, in office… etc

Assalamu Alaikkum & Ramadan Kareem to all! I've been through few searches and I'm still confused as I couldn't find a proper answer. Therefore, I'm posting this topic again & if there's any ...