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's the meaning of Qu'ran ayah 34:14?

"And when We decreed for Solomon death, nothing indicated to the jinn his death except a creature of the earth eating his staff. But when he fell, it became clear to the jinn that if they had known ...
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Ruling on keeping the father's name in Islam

Quran says: “Call them by their fathers’ (names), it is more just with Allaah” [33:5] Muhammad (pbuh) said: “Whoever ascribes himself to someone other than his (real) father, knowing that he is not ...
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The Purpose of gaining knowledge

Now, SubhanAllah I love gaining Islamic education but I am just worried that whether the purpose of it is wrong in the sight of Allah, may he be glorified and exalted, or not. I basically gain ...
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Can we send the reward of recitation of Quran or other ibadah to relatives who died?

A lot of people recite Quran and perform other ibadah and pray that the reward of this ibadah be given to a relative or friend who died. What Quranic verses or Hadith tells us that the reward of one ...
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What's the refering time in Sura Al-Isra 7?

This is the text of Sura Al-Isra [7]: إِنْ أَحْسَنْتُمْ أَحْسَنْتُمْ لِأَنْفُسِكُمْ وَإِنْ أَسَأْتُمْ فَلَهَا فَإِذَا جَاءَ وَعْدُ الْآخِرَةِ لِيَسُوءُوا وُجُوهَكُمْ وَلِيَدْخُلُوا الْمَسْجِدَ ...
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Can Dhikr be performed any time?

I know that there are certain times when Salah is forbidden. But is dhikr forbidden during those times as well? What about making dua and reciting Quran?
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Who is the person whom Allah gave his signs, but he detached from them?

While reciting surat al-'Araaf I passed by these verses: And recite to them, [O Muhammad], the news of him to whom we gave [knowledge of] Our signs, but he detached himself from them; so Satan ...
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Why isn't The Quran in chronological order [duplicate]

Why isn't The Quran in chronological order, why wasn't the Quran organized in chronological order?
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Why is Surah Fatiha in the first person?

I want to understand that why did Allah, may he be glorified and exalted, reveal Surah Fatiha in the first person. I had this doubt since some time but it developed more today when I read this as a so ...
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Why do we have interpretation of the Quran? [closed]

Why must we rely on an interpretation of the Quran and not read and understand it for our self? Do private interpretations overrule what the Quran says?
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Compilation of Surah's[verses] in Quranic Paras[chapters] [duplicate]

Why do we have the maximum number of small surahs in the last[30th] para[chapter] of the Holy Quran?
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Meaning of ' بين يديه '

Assalamu 'Alaikum dear brothers and sisters A Christian recently argued with me by quoting Al Ahqaf:30 that Prophet (S) had the Original Thaurath in his hands. Here is what he said: "Let me give ...
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Hawariyyun and Judas Iscariot [closed]

Why the Qur'an called the Disciples of Jesus as Hawariyyun (see Qur'an, 3:52)? Are the Hawariyyun and the 12 Disciples of Jesus same persons? Is Judas Iscariot one of the Hawariyyun? If yes, why some ...
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What does the Quran mean by punishment in Al-Baqarah?

It says in a verse: As to those who reject Faith, it is the same to them whether thou warn them or do not warn them; they will not believe. Allah has set a seal upon their hearts and upon their ...
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Quran recitation without Tajweed?

Salam Alaikom, I'm looking for a Quran recitation (mp3, video, application, website, ...) in Arabic which is just a simple reading of the verses without Tajweed enhancement.
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How can the Hadith be reliable when Sunnis and Shia follow different points of reference?

To my knowledge, 'Sunni' and 'Shia' are not so much 'religious' sects as both agree and follow the Quran-- their differences stem from 1) historical legacy and 2) as a result of historical legacy, a ...
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What did Allah thought to David in Surah Al-Baqarah, Verse 251

Qur'an 2:251 is as follows: So they defeated them by permission of Allah , and David killed Goliath, and Allah gave him the kingship and prophethood and taught him from that which He willed. ...
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Best way to save a marriage which has differences

I been living with my wife family due to financial issues and (that my Mrs wanted me to move abroad for her education which is delayed since then till now due to many things) we had 2 times fight in ...
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Is Qur'an a book of science?

There are many scientific discoveries which we have came across recently but there are verses in the holy Qur'an that talk about these. A non muslim friend asked me that the scientific interpretation ...
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What to do when passion for Work exceeds passion for Islam?

If I want to rephrase the words, it would sound like, What is the guideline for the people who are addicted to work but not for ibadat? In academic words, I am in flow with my work but not with my ...
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Why does the Quran keep saying that man was created from sperm?

We know that 50% of our genes come from the ovum (in the woman). So why does the Quran give credit to the sperm and not to the ovum?
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Reading Qu'ran even we do not understand Arabic during Ramadan?

My mother and friends told me that I'm not allowed to read English in Qu'ran during Ramadan. They said Arabic is important to read only. Should I read it even I do not understand? Should I recite Qu'...
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Re-continuing with the qu'ran reading

I was reading Qur'an at a time then I stopped. Now after months I want to start reading again but I want to start from the beginning. Can I start from the beginning again or should i continue from ...
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From the Islamic perspective, how can a Christian pray to Allah?

According to Dr. Zakir Naik, if you are a True Christian, then you can still go to Jannah. And to be a true Christian, you have to meet some conditions: You have to believe in one God (no trinity) ...
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What Duaa is to be recited before breaking the fast and at the beginning of the fast?

I generally read this duaa : Allahumma laka sumtu wa bika aamantu va Alaika tawakkaltu wa Ala rizqika aftartu . ( Before breaking the fast) And : Bisawmi gadin navaitu min shahri Ramadan ( At the ...
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Why did the creation of Earth take longer time than the creation of the Universe?

There's something in the Quran that I don't understand properly. They are from Surah Fussilat verses 9 to 12: Say, "Do you indeed disbelieve in He who created the earth in two days and attribute to ...
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Rapid Recitation of Quran during Taraweeh Prayer [closed]

Here in India, While offering the taraweeh prayer the Noble Quran is recited really fast in order to just complete it by the time the month gets over. I really dont think that this type of recitation ...
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So righteous women are devoutly obedient ,Meaning of obedient wife?

Can someone please define the word "obey" in the context of this verse. http://quran.com/4/34 Men are in charge of women by [right of] what Allah has given one over the other and what they ...
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Is it allowed to make Prophets in movie or book?

Prophets appeared in movies like Prophet Moses appeared in 'Prince of Egypt' if you have seen it before. Prophets' faces can be showed in child's books, some of books aren't. For example, Prophets' ...
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Universities with Islam and Sciences

This might seem a little off topic but i want to know about the best universities where I can study Islam as well as Modern Sciences (physics, chemistry, bio).Do any such universities or colleges ...
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Reading the Quran in Ramadan

Is it mustahabb (recommended ) to complete reading the Quran once in Ramadan ? Please support your answer with references. JazaakAllah khair.
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Permissibility of the Name Munaf?

Can someone please tell me that Is the name Munaf permissible and what does it mean? Please support your answer with references. JazaakAllah khair.
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Seven Earths mentioned in Quran al Kareem and Ahadith

Can someone please explain to me what do the Seven Earths in the Quran and Sahih Hadith refer to ? Please support your answer with references . “It is Allah Who has created seven heavens and of the ...
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What happend to the second garden of the disbeliever?

In Surat al-Kahf we find the story with the example of the two men quoted in the verses 32 to 44. While at first in the verses (18:32-33) the speech is about two gardens, later on only a single garden ...
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Are there any Quran verses or strong hadith about the treatment of slaves? [closed]

I read that in Islam, it is haram to mistreat slaves. Instead they must be treated with care. Could you provide some Quran verses or Hadith supporting this (with a brief explanation if necessary)?
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Does abrogation play a big role in Islam

In Surah 2:106: None of Our revelations do We abrogate or cause to be forgotten, but We substitute something better or similar: Knowest thou not that Allah Hath power over all things? So does this ...
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What are we recommended or not advised to do on Friday's according the Qur'an and Sunnah?

Of course -especially- men are asked to perform the Friday prayer. And there's a special "hour" in this day where our dua's may be "answered". ... But what other deeds are we asked to do or leave ...
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Do Muslims hold by the bio (Sira) of Prophet Muhammad PBUH

Does the bio (Sira) of Prophet Muhammad PBUH have the same status in Islam as both the Quran and Hadith have in Islam
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How to remove or solve a possible shirk Issue from Verse (43:84)?

If we take the Verse (43:84)literally, it would mean that there's a deity in the heaven and an other on earth, which is a clear conflict to our monotheistic view (tawhid). Maybe the translation of ...
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Do you bury a Quran when it becomes too warn out to use

Do you bury a Quran in a special gave plot, when it becomes too badly damaged and or too warn out to repair, out of respect for the Quran, and do you bury any writing that has the name of Allah ...
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Explanation of AT-TAHRIM verse 1 (66:1)

Verse 66:1 from Sahih International: "O Prophet, why do you prohibit [yourself from] what Allah has made lawful for you, seeking the approval of your wives? And Allah is Forgiving and Merciful....
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Qur'an app installed and not-so-good movies watched on the same iPad

I watched movies from an iPad where I had Qur'an app installed earlier. And then the movie turned out to be not so good! I mean that it had so many vulgar scenes and I, myself, felt not right. I ...
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Why did Noah's wife go to hell according to Quran?

"God sets forth an example to those who disbelieve: the wife of Noah and the wife of Lot, they were both under two of Our righteous servants, but they acted treacherously towards them so they ...
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Would Allah ever decrease our good deeds?

According to Surah Muhammad Verse 35: "So do not weaken and call for peace while you are superior; and Allah is with you and will never deprive you of [the reward of] your deeds." - Quran 47:35 But ...
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Was Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) a christian before the first ayah was revealed to him?

I read in a biography that before Muhammad (pbuh) became a prophet, he always prayed and fasted in the mountain of Hera. So that probably means that he knew about Allah and Jesus (pbuh) and all the ...
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How does Allah preserve his revelations throughout human history?

Allāh declares in Qur'an 6:114-115; 18:27 that none — hence no human can alter his words as revealed through successive Prophets. Most surely Allāh makes provisions for preventing the ...
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Difference between Rabbul Alamin and Rabbil Alamin

I heard many people using the word Rabbul-Alameen. This article tells us to Reflect upon His saying, '(Rabbul-Alameen) the Lord of the Alameen (mankind, jinn and all that exists).' [Soorah al-Fatiha (...
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Who's the witness from Israelites mentioned in Surah Al-Ahqaf, Verse:10

Qur'an 46:10 is as follows: Say, "Have you considered: if the Qur'an was from Allah , and you disbelieved in it while a witness from the Children of Israel has testified to something similar and ...
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Is it blasphemy to question Islam?

Salam, I'm Muslim, I've always been curious with a lot of imagination, questions about everything (religions, music, mathematics..etc) even if I'm not as smart as 90% of people I know, they are AWAY ...
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Is Adam (a.s.) considered a rasul?

I know that in the Quran that the five messengers: Nuh (A.S.), Ibrahim (A.S.), Musa (A.S.), Isa (A.S.), and Muhammad (S.A.W.) are considered the Ulul'azm Anbiya but I was just wondering if Adam (A.S.) ...