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 are the principle/fundamental differences between Sunni and Shia?

Although I do believe that the separation into sects of Islam is terrible and contradicts with the Quran (6:159, 30:32 and etc...) I'm interested in knowing why there is so much conflict between both ...
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Punishment for kissing & touching with womens [on hold]

What are the punishment for kissing & touching with womens
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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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Shi'a I ask you a question what is the revelation? [on hold]

We muslims do believe that Quran and Sunnah are the revelation from god they are the guide for us What about you?
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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 quran, 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: I have read that such is to note instances of self-referral, but I don't remember where. What are these ...
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Making up for missed fasts

If you have missed fasts for some reason (i.e. you were not well in the month of ramadhan), I have heard some people say that they will wait for the shorter days of the year before making up for the ...
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Does the Quran have The sentence: “An Eye for An Eye”? [closed]

Does the Quran have The sentence: "An Eye for An Eye" ?
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Are Mecca and Becca the same places?

As we know the word Mecca is mentioned only once in Koran. But ayah 3:96 is mentioning a place that is so-called Becca. I'm wondering if there is any difference between Becca and Mecca. Becca: 3:96 ...
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Is it haram to choose to never marry?

I just honestly fear getting married. My parents got divorced and it was very traumatic to witness such problems at a young age. Would it be haram to consciously choose to not get married and have ...
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Transexual fate in islam

This is a topic, which i really really want to understand but people tend to satsify me. Why did Allah created transexual? If they were to be humiliated, shamed by society. What does Allah say about ...
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nikah with foster sister or brother

Asalam Alikum wa Rahmatullahe wa Baraktuhu! I have a question regarding nekah between foster sister or brother, specifically, my mother breastfed the son of her sister 23 years ago, as I have gone ...
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What is the meaning of the division of the Quran into Surahs?

If I understand correctly, the Quran is held to be the words given to Mohammed by God over a series of visits from the angel Gabriel, which were then dictated to scribes and eventually written down. ...
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Is deleting the Qu'ran from a computer prohibited?

I am new to this website and quite new to learning about Islam and have many questions of the differing ambiguities which I find confusing, although I hope you can help me answer them. I know it is ...
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Searching for a quote or saying in Islam

A professor in my religions class verbally mentioned the following quote/saying: When religions divide people they get away from God Unfortunately, he doesn't know the origin of the quote/saying ...
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Challenge of the quran

“If you are in doubt of what We have revealed to Our Messenger, then produce one chapter like it, call upon all your helpers, besides Allah, if you are truthful.” Surah al-Baqarah (The Heifer) 2: 23. ...
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What is the exact interpretation of verse13 of surat Al-Ĥujurāt?(49:13)

The verse says: يا أَيُّهَا النَّاسُ إِنَّا خَلَقْناكُمْ مِنْ ذَكَرٍ وَ أُنْثى‏ وَ جَعَلْناكُمْ شُعُوباً وَ قَبائِلَ لِتَعارَفُوا إِنَّ أَكْرَمَكُمْ عِنْدَ اللَّهِ أَتْقاكُمْ إِنَّ اللَّهَ عَليمٌ ...
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Accusing a person of rape?

And those who accuse chaste women and then do not produce four witnesses - lash them with eighty lashes and do not accept from them testimony ever after. And those are the defiantly ...
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Isn't 42:13 saying that Islam should be established in the entire world?

He has prescribed for you the religion which He enjoined upon Noah and which We revealed to you (O Muhammad), and which We enjoined upon Abraham and Moses and Jesus, commanding: “Establish this ...
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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 ...