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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What is the proof that Islam is THE truth? How can I have 100% certainty?

How do I 100% know for sure that Islam is the truth? How can I be sure that the Islamic worldview - of what Islam says about this world and the afterlife - is true? Can I do better do then just "have ...
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What does the Quran tell us about helping others? [closed]

When something tragic ( earthquake, tsunami, floods) occurs in the world Christians always reach out and try to help the victims, but Muslims don't unless the victims are Muslims themselves. What is ...
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Ayat interpretation

In sura hud Ayat 117, it is mentioned by Allah SWT: And your Lord would not have destroyed the cities unjustly while their people were reformers. Why there are earthquake happened like in ...
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Rules on Abrogation . What is the source?

Reading from the Question Where is the Quranic verse of 5 suckling?. what is the source for the following rule. Annaskh (النسخ) / abrogation is three kinds: What has been abrogated both in ...
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can Allah go against his own revelation and test a soul beyond its limit?

According to the verse Quran 2 :286 Allah does not test a soul beyond its limit. Allah does not charge a soul except [with that within] its capacity. It will have [the consequence of] what ...
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Is stopping at the one of the two pairs of three dots compulsory?

For example: I am aware that you can stop at either one of the three dots, but not both. However, sometimes I hear reciters not stop at all, is it compulsory to stop at either one of the three dots? ...
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is it appropriate to tell others my best friend is Allah?

Not sure if its appropriate as I fear Allah and so not want to do so to attribute partner to him or been the arrogant one, awuthubilah. Insha'Allah, please state Quranic hadith reference a company ...
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Is there a sect in Islam that follows the the Quran to the exclusion of hadith?

In christianity protestants are Sola scriptura. Is there a similar muslim group who follow the same kind of belief that the Quran is all that needed, and disregard other texts (such as Hadith)?
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Can Husband suck the milk of his wife?

I have search from many sites but I found mixed answers some says yes other say no. I want to ask that can husband suck the milk of his wife is it allowed in Islam or not?? Please answer with ...
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Does Islam believe in the revelation at Sinai and what evidence is there that God rejected the Jews

Does Islam believe in the revelation at Sinai according to the Bible? If yes, what evidence is there that God has rejected the Jews?
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How can I make my friends understand islam is the truth? [closed]

Please provide me some good points to present to my nonbeliever friends about islam. They are always telling me its old barbarian and non scientific like this. what should i say to them in response?
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Why was Quran sent down?

In several places, the Qur'ān criticizes the Jews (not Christians) for how they misuse their scriptures, accusing them of perverting ( 2:75), concealing (6:61, 2:140) twisting their tongues when they ...
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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? [duplicate]

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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What is the meaning of 'fitnah' in 2:191

Sahih International 2:191: And kill them wherever you overtake them and expel them from wherever they have expelled you, and fitnah is worse than killing. And do not fight them at ...
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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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Was the Quran always written with diacritics?

Arabic writing can be also understood without diacritics. Was the Quran ever written without diacritics?
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Wearing Ihram from Majid e Ayesha while comming from madina to perform Umrah

As Salaam Alaikum Last thursday i have visited Madina from Riyadh with my Family (Mother, Wife & 3 Childrens with a Friend & Driver) & then we make pray Juma Salah & did Ziyara & ...
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Did Jesus really appear to the disciples after resurrection?

For a commoner, the very next question which comes into mind after this How does Muslim teaching on the person of Jesus differ from that of Christian teaching? is, what about those instances where ...
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How many abrogated verses according to Hadiths(Sahih) but still there are in Quran?

In sahih bukhari(and other books) there are numerous narrations regarding the abrogated verses. But we can still find these verses in Quran. e.g: Sahih Bukhari Book 60 Hadith 34 Narrated Salama: ...
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Definition of friendship in Islam [closed]

Is there a solid definition of friendship in Islam, and way of making friends in Islam? Are there specific references that we are abid to for making friends? Please referencing Quran and Hadith ...
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Reference to these hadiths?

AoA. Having studied in a madrassa some time ago, I've heard the following hadiths about the hifz-e-Qur'an: On the day of judgment, the one who memorizes Qur'an (hafiz) will recite the Qur'an. On ...
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Is forced slavery (cause of rapes) allowed in Islam?

Inspired by this question Can slave woman show herself to her master? and although freeing a slave is better(Qur'an 90:13), we all know that slavery is allowed in Islam. And this could be one of the ...
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Is it universally agreed which surahs are Meccan and which are Medinan? If so, when did this agreement arise?

I've found several lists online (example) of surahs, where the classification of Meccan or Medinan is given for each surah. Every list seems to classify them the same way. Is that because Muslims ...
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Benefits of reciting different sura

Assalamualaykum, I got a question in my mind. We read about many types of benefits of reciting different surah of Quran. Sometimes I got confused about its authentication. Since Quran is a book of ...
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Is there a difference between a messenger and a prophet according to the Quran, Hadiths, or tradition? [duplicate]

I have now seen several articles now that use the terms synonymously but I saw a comment on a couple of the articles chastising the author for doing so? Is there a difference? If so, what is the ...
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Is lease allowed in Islam?

Would you please clarify if purchasing goods on rentals are allowed in Islam? According to what we studied, a fixed percentage of interest is added to the principal amount (current price) of that ...
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What does Islam say about introverts? [closed]

I feel that I an introvert. Connecting with people is an effort for me. What does Islam say about introverts?
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Tafsir of Quran 5:89

Verse 5:89 (translation from Irfan ul-Quran): Allah does not persecute you for your purposeless (and frivolous) oaths, but takes you to task for your (solemn) oaths which you affirm ...
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Is Qur'an allowed to be translated

We were studying the importance of The Arabic language and how Qur'an is the biggest proof of why Arabic is the best ,and I saw a sentence in the book that confused me. It says that Qur'an mustn't be ...
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How we should deal with people who offend islam and Muhammed(saw)? [duplicate]

Most people believe that they're allowed to say anything and they're allowed to express their opinions saying that it's 2015. My question is that nowadays people make jokes about religions especially ...
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How is it known that the Holy Quran assumes knowledge of the Bible? [duplicate]

How is it known that the Quran assumes one to know the Bible?
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Was Prophet Eesa/Jesus (alaihas salaam) the second last prophet before Prophet Muhammad (pbuh)?

I know there were more than a hundred-thousand prophets. But was wondering if Hazrat Eesa (alaihas salaam) was among the last prophets mentioned in the Quran?
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Why can't we see jinn when they're created from FIRE..?

And He created the jinn from a smokeless flame of fire. (Qur'an 55:15) So, if they are made of fire, we must be able to see them. Why can't we see them? Is there something special about ...
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Can we praise other people?

Can we praise other people for their deeds like "Nice work done", or "Hats off, you did a great job today", or even like "You're a very good person" or "you're very intelligent"? Any rulings which ...
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What is the meaning of Surah Bani-Israel ayat 26?

What is the entire meaning of this ayat? Surah Bani-Israel(Al Isra17) Ayah: 26 "Arabic: وَآتِ ذَا الْقُرْبَى حَقَّهُ وَالْمِسْكِينَ وَابْنَ السَّبِيلِ وَلاَ تُبَذِّرْ تَبْذِيرًا Pickthal: Give ...
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Can Muslim men marry Jewish or Christian women? [duplicate]

I read somewhere (I don't remember) that Muslims can marry Jews and Christians as they are Ahl-al-Kitab (People of Scripture). Please let me know that if it is true for men as per Quran or Hadith. ...
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Quran with original manuscript evidence

I need a link to a webpage or book that lists Ayaat (verses) and the earliest manuscripts available that contain those Ayaat. For example, the first literary evidence we have of Surah Fatihah is the ...
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Where does the music of reading Quran comes from?

From the day I remember I hear the same sound, pitch and melody when a Qari (a reciter) reads Qur'an. Where does it come from? How did it evolve? If we look at it from the point of evolution, then we ...
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Special favours to Israel

According to Qur'an, Allah gave many special favours to Bani Israel. In what way did he favour them? What was the reason for this? How is different from the prophets he sent to the rest of ...
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Islam & transgenders? [closed]

Assalamu Alaikkum dear brother. I have some questions regarding Islam & transgender community. It'd be a big help if you help me to understand. Because, I am also a transgender & I am 21 ...
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Which positive universal message(s) are in the quran if you deduct Allah from it and take it out of context? [closed]

There are some books whose content taken out of context poses huge educational value. For instance, there is a book that has an excellent chapter on marketing: mein kampf. Read it and see it out of ...
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Why is Holy Quran in Arabic? [duplicate]

The question is simple. Why is Quran in Arabic? There are many other languages besides Arabic, so why Arabic is selected specially by ALLAH SWT?
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Is dowry allowable in Islam?

In a discussion with my friend he said Islam allow man to ask money(dowry) to marry a girl. Is any thing like that.Please give me suggestions.
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Is reciting 'salat o salam' in mehfil(gathering) allowed in Islam?

There has been much debate among deobandi and baralvi of salat o salam, but both sect belong to Sunni. However there are one sect who say companions of prophet Muhammad(PBUH) use to recall salat o ...
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What are the principle/fundamental differences between Sunni and Shia? [closed]

Although I do believe that the separation into sects of Islam is terrible and contradicts with the Qur'an (6:159, 30:32 and etc...) I'm interested in knowing why there is so much conflict between both ...
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Is it allowed for someone to say “I am Muhammad”

On an online forum there is someone that keeps saying "I am Muhammad" as if he where impersonating the Prophet himself. Is this ok? If so/not is there somewhere in the Qur'an that mentions it?
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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 there a specific passage in the Qur'an that is incompatible with US law?

My friend is saying that Islam is not compatible with Western society, but every single example he gives me is not true! For example, in US law it is perfectly fine for me to avoid pork. In terms ...
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Is self defense mandatory for a Muslim?

According to the Qur'an, does a Muslim have to defend himself against attacks by other people or illness (aka "value his life") or is it a I don't have a problem if you do it-mentality Like: ...
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What is the name of the decorative circle around verse numbers?

On this page there is a circular decoration around the Arabic ayah (verse) number: What are these decorations called?