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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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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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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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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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How should I interpret Quran[a:b]?

What is 'a' and 'b'? As in how do I interpret the various quotes that I see around?
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Is It Haram To Eat Meat And Milk Together In Islam [duplicate]

Is There Anything In The Quran Or The Haidith Against Eating Meat And Milk Together At The Same Time
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Why Allah (S.T.) did not told “Ya Muhammad (pbuh)” in the Holy Quran?

Why Allah Subhanahu Wa Ta'ala did not call our prophet (Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam) like "Ya Muhammad!..." in the Holy book Quranul Karim? Is it okay to address with this if anything Allah Subhanahu ...
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Is there Chinese and Japanese audio translation of Quran?

Salam. I am developing an Android application (that's full free for any body in any country, and we publish it on Google play market to download) for Quran that need audio translation of Chinese and ...
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What is the meaning of words “الْخَیْطُ الْأَبْیَضُ” and “الْخَیْطِ الْأَسْوَدِ” in surat 2:187?

The holy Quran say: «...کُلُوا وَ اشْرَبُوا حَتَّى یَتَبَیَّنَ لَکُمُ الْخَیْطُ الْأَبْیَضُ مِنَ الْخَیْطِ الْأَسْوَدِ مِنَ الْفَجْرِ ثُمَّ أَتِمُّوا الصِّیَامَ إِلَى اللَّیْلِ...» ...And ...
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What is the best way to read the Quran to best understand the historical context?

I want to read the Qur'an cover to cover while supplementing it with historical, linguistic, and other Islamic cultural material as I read. However, I am not sure what the best combination of books is....
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The pious - see V.2:2

I have seen this more than a couple times now while reading the Quran. I will quote ayat 19 of surah 45 to help with my question, which is about the bolded part): Verily, they can avail you ...
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How is Qur'an 13:15 justified?

And unto Allah (Alone) falls in prostration whoever is in the heavens and the earth, willingly or unwillingly, and so do their shadows in the mornings and in the afternoons. 13:15 http://quran.com/...
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What is the meaning of Bimashobih in surah 67:5

I have read on many websites that shooting star is meteor in science, but I read the translation of the quran in surah Al-Mulk ayat 5 that : And We have certainly beautified the nearest heaven ...
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language difference in English translations of Qur'an

Please consider these 2 English translations of the same verse (Surat Al-Mā'idah 5/4). They ask you, [O Muhammad], what has been made lawful for them. Say, "Lawful for you are [all] good foods and ...
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Where to find linguistic tips on quranic translations?

I'm trying to read Quran, and I need to be able to understand the original Arabic at some places. For example, the verse that says: إِنَّكَ لَمِنَ الْمُرْسَلِينَ You see in many places that it's ...
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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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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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Which one is the correct translation for Ayah 5:6?

The Arabic verse says : يا أيها الذين آمنوا إذا قمتم إلى الصلاة فاغسلوا وجوهكم وأيديكم إلى المرافق وامسحوا برءوسكم وَأَرْجُلَكُمْ إلى الكعبين But we have 2 types of English translation: O ...
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What is the English meaning of this verse?

I am trying to find out the English meaning of the verse underneath, Is there any special benefit if I practice this verse daily?? fallaho khairul hafezao oha hua arhamur rahimin. fallaho khairul ...
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Was it ever illegal to translate the Qu'ran from Arabic?

In England it was illegal to translate the Bible from Latin into English until the 14C when when John Wycliffe campaigned to have this situation changed. I have often heard that the Qu'ran is ...
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Are sins and Bad deeds the same or different?

I wonder if they are or not, because on the day of judgement, God will weigh up our good and bad deeds, but are bad deeds the same as sins?
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Which translation of 41:24 is correct according to Hilali-Khan

In my dead tree copy (Sixteenth Revised Edition, Darussalam Publishing 1997) of Hilali-Khan's Noble Qur'an, 41:24 is translated as follows: Then, if they bear the torment patiently, then the Fire ...
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Gelman in Qura'n. Is gay encouraged in heaven?

In some of Ayahs in Qur'an, are mentioned that Allah gifts a wonderful Gelman to a good man in heaven. I'm not that familiar with arabic language, but as my best of knowledge Gelman, means a (servant/...
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what does the word `orphans` in the 4th aya of Surat An-Nisā' mean?

Does it mean orphan girls(about marrying them) or it mean orphan children(about adopting them)? It seems orphan girls in Sahih International translation: And if you fear that you will not deal ...
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What is the meaning of 2:102?

Some translators translate 2:102 as: "(Allah sent these two angels to teach black magic so that people could save themselves from its harms", is this correct? if not than what is the meaning?
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Was the Quran intended for a single view?

Was the Quran intended for a single view? Or was it intended that the Quran have multiple views. For example, when reading a book, people get out of it only what they have experienced in their own ...
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Language of Surahs in Salat

My language is Bangla/Bengali. I know Surah's, I can read Arabic. But I don't understand the meaning. So, I read websites and books that translated surah's from Arabic to Bangla. Now my question is ...
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Please help clarify, Surat 24 Ayah 31?

Allah tells us in the Qur'an: وَقُل لِّلۡمُؤۡمِنَـٰتِ يَغۡضُضۡنَ مِنۡ أَبۡصَـٰرِهِنَّ وَيَحۡفَظۡنَ فُرُوجَهُنَّ وَلَا يُبۡدِينَ زِينَتَهُنَّ إِلَّا مَا ظَهَرَ مِنۡهَا‌ۖ وَلۡيَضۡرِبۡنَ ...
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What is the reason for interpreting word Imam to book in Quran?

The word Imam simply means Imam. Why interpret it to book? Is it from Islam and hadith or only personal idea of them? Some interpreters (Mofasers) like Ibn Katheer have interpreted the word Imam in ...
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Does Allah(SWT) “fear” anything at all?

From all the things I've learned so far, I reckon that Allah(SWT) is perfect and there's none comparable unto him; all other beings other than Him(SWT) are bound to be imperfect. However, while ...
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Does The Quran specifically mention orbit when referring to sun and moon?

In answering this question, this verse 21:33 is used which has the translation of And it is He who created the night and the day and the sun and the moon; all [heavenly bodies] in an orbit are ...
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Why is marriage restricted to four wives?

Allah clearly permits marriage to multiple wives — insofar as they can be treated justly — in Qur'an 4:3, where He says "…then marry those that please you of [other] women, two or ...
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Do the disbelievers include People of the Book?

In the Holy Qur'an, two categories of people are addressed in various verses: the believers and the disbelievers. Do the disbelievers include People of the Book, e.g. Christians and Jews? Here is an ...
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Why scholars disagree on whether it's obligatory for women to veil their faces or not in Islam?

While reading Surat Al-Noor, I came across the following verse: “And say to the believing women that they should lower their gaze and guard their modesty; that they should not display their beauty ...
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English Qur'an Translations

Is the English Translated version of the Qur'an "safe" practical to read and understand the true lessons within? I'm confident that there are things in Arabic that can only be expressed in that ...
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Why are there different translations of the Quran?

Often I have came across translations of Quran and the translation is totally different between two interpreters. Why is it so when the Quran itself is very clear? As an example Note here, ...