Tafseer means to explain, usually it is to explain the Qur'an.

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Does All-Mighty Allah has a particular shape?

The following Hadith is narrated in the book of Towhid of Sahih al-Bokhari:(Page 1021, No.7437, A-Soltaniah Edition) حدثنا عبدالعزیز ابن عبدالله: حدثنا ابراهیم بن سعد عن ابن شهاب عن عطاء بن یزید ...
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What does the superiority of bani-israel (Children of Israel) over all beings mean?

I read in some different surahs of quran mentioning the superiority of bani-israeil over all beings. what is true interpretation of these verses? يَا بَنِي إِسْرَ‌ائِيلَ اذْكُرُ‌وا نِعْمَتِيَ ...
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Why did Allah encourage people to come to the Prophet (pbuh) so that he would plead to Allah for forgiveness for them? [on hold]

In Surah Nisa, verse 64 we read: ما أَرْسَلْنا مِنْ رَسُولٍ إِلاَّ لِيُطاعَ بِإِذْنِ اللَّهِ وَ لَوْ أَنَّهُمْ إِذْ ظَلَمُوا أَنْفُسَهُمْ جاؤُكَ فَاسْتَغْفَرُوا اللَّهَ وَ اسْتَغْفَرَ لَهُمُ ...
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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 teaching of the following Quranic verse? Quran Surah Luqman verse 6 [on hold]

ومن الناس من يشترى لهو الحديث ليضل عن سبيل الله بغير علم ويتخذها هزوا اولئك لهم عذاب مهين. But there are, among men, those who purchase idle tales, without knowledge (or meaning), to ...
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Is there a contradiction between the Quran and Hadith regarding the ruling of having a sexual relation with menstruating women?

In Surah al-Baqarah, Ayah 222 And they ask you about menstruation? Say: "It is harmful, so retire yourselves sexually from the women during the menstruation, and do not approach them until ...
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What is the true meaning of Allah?

I am a newb at Islam and Arabic, however, I have been learning Arabic and I have come across a question that can be said in Arabic: مَنْ رَبُّكُمْ "Who is your God (to a bunch of guys)?" with ...
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Who is considered as infidel (kafir) from the viewpoint of noble Qur'an?

The word Kafir (infidel) is used many times in noble Qur'an. [Ref] such as: يُرِيدُونَ أَن يُطْفِئُوا نُورَ اللَّـهِ بِأَفْوَاهِهِمْ وَيَأْبَى اللَّـهُ إِلَّا أَن يُتِمَّ نُورَهُ وَلَوْ كَرِهَ ...
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Is there anything about Spiritual Awakening or Kundalini or Ascension in Islam?

Salam All, Is there any mention of Spiritual Awakening or Kundalini or Ascension in ISLAM? Does Quran state anything about it? and Also is it HADITH? From spiritual awakening I mean the thing which ...
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Can Muslims consider Isa the “Spiritual” son of God?

Christians call Isa (Jesus) the "Son of God" whereas Muslims consider this to be blasphemy because of these verses: 4:171 O People of the Scripture, do not commit excess in your religion or say ...
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Christian accuse Quran for having contradiction in ruling regarding wine

For contradiction in the Quran I will give you just one example: OK to drink wine (4:43): يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا لَا تَقْرَبُوا الصَّلَاةَ وَأَنتُمْ سُكَارَىٰ حَتَّىٰ تَعْلَمُوا مَا ...
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What is the teaching of the following Quranic verses? Quran Az Zumar verse 27-29

27 And We have certainly presented for the people in this Qur'an from every [kind of] example - that they might remember. 28 [It is] an Arabic Qur'an, without any deviance that they might ...
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who are اولی الامر mentioned in Surah An-Nisa'a verse 59? [closed]

Who are (اولی الامر) which muslims must obey as Allah stated in this verse: يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا أَطِيعُوا اللَّهَ وَأَطِيعُوا الرَّسُولَ وَأُولِي الْأَمْرِ مِنكُمْ ۖ فَإِن تَنَازَعْتُمْ ...
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who are ( الراسخون فی العلم or those who are firmly rooted in knowledge ) in verse7 of ahle_imran?

who are( الراسخون فی علم )which know verses basic or fundamental (of established meaning)or allegorical? base on this verse : هُوَ الَّذِيَ أَنزَلَ عَلَيْكَ الْكِتَابَ مِنْهُ آيَاتٌ مُّحْكَمَاتٌ ...
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What kind of إِصْرً Allah put on people before us?

In سورة البقرة, it is said (part of ayah 286); رَبَّنَا وَلَا تَحْمِلْ عَلَيْنَا إِصْرًا كَمَا حَمَلْتَهُ عَلَى الَّذِينَ مِن قَبْلِنَا Basic translation goes like this; Our Lord, and lay ...
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clarification of verse 5:64

The Jews say: "Allah's hand is tied up." My question is where the Jews say such a thing ? . I mean if you were to ask a Jew whether Allah's hand is tied up - he would probably answer: "Nay, ...
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What is difference between Islam and Iman?

Assalamou Alaikom, In Quran, there are many verses talking about Islam and on the other hand many others talk about Iman. And both of them are mentioned in the same verses like these verses ...
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Who does “the believers” refers to in 9:105?

In verse 9:105 who is "the believers" referring to ? Is it referring to all the believer/Muslim or is it referring to some specific people? And briefly what is the significance of "the believers" in ...
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Confusion about the understanding of Ayah about Zakah/Sadaqa

When Quran mentions eight group that sadaqa must be paid and its obligatory upon believers. Then why the muslim scholars insist it's a non obligatory deed. إِنَّمَا الصَّدَقَاتُ لِلْفُقَرَاءِ ...
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Does Surat An-Naba' and Surat Al-Ma`ārij address the same event?

Surat An-Naba' and Surat Al-Ma`ārij both start by adressing a group of people who ask questions about day of judgement. عَمَّ يَتَسَاءَلُونَ Sahih International About what are they ...
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What does ayah 225 of Surath Al-Baqarah mean?

لَّا يُؤَاخِذُكُمُ اللَّهُ بِاللَّغْوِ فِي أَيْمَانِكُمْ وَلَٰكِن يُؤَاخِذُكُم بِمَا كَسَبَتْ قُلُوبُكُمْ ۗ وَاللَّهُ غَفُورٌ حَلِيمٌ Muhsin Khan Allah will not call you to account for ...
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What is meant by Allah's (c.c) hand(s)?

In this website, http://www.kalamullah.com/one.html, explaining the ayat of Qur'an other than it's appereant meaning is criticised, and this example is given; قَالَ يَا إِبْلِيسُ مَا مَنَعَكَ أَن ...
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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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As per Islam, respect is earned or it is given by God only?

I have a query on this verse from Surah Al Imran (ayah no 26) Say, "O Allah , Owner of Sovereignty, You give sovereignty to whom You will and You take sovereignty away from whom You will. You ...
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How can the muslims be “forceful” and “merciful” according to the noble Quran considering the present situation of the world?

Allah, the exalted, says in the noble Quran as such: مُّحَمَّدٌ رَّسُولُ اللَّـهِ ۚ وَالَّذِينَ مَعَهُ أَشِدَّاءُ عَلَى الْكُفَّارِ رُحَمَاءُ بَيْنَهُمْ ۖ [الفتح-48] Sahih ...
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Why quran is not clear sometimes and have many interpretations?

My assumption is that Quran is the final statement from God and it contains everything we need in order to be on the right path. But I see different interpretations of Quran verses and thus sometimes ...
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is giving and taking of interest haraam in islaam?

mostly people take interest from banks and use them in useless work and says that its o.k.Please specify the verses of quran which says it is wrong.
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Does the universe have a physical boundary based on the Islamic contents?

Are there any Quranic verses or hadiths which talk about the end of the world? I mean "Are we limited by the universe physical boundaries" and if some day human is able to travel to the furthest ...
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Committing suicide is haram, but what if children/teens do it?

Children/ teens, who do not know what haram is and commit suicide , will they be forgiven by Allah and enter heaven
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Who will inhabit the earth after judgement day?

After judgement day the wrongdoers go to hell and the ones who pleased Allah go to heaven, but what will happen with the earth?
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ًWhat are the sins that was stated in Duaa Kumail?

In Duaa Kumail ben Ziad you can read this: اَللّهُمَّ اغْفِرْ لِي الذُّنُوبَ الَّتي تَهْتِكُ الْعِصَمَ، اَللّـهُمَّ اغْفِـرْ لِي الذُّنُوبَ الَّتي تُنْزِلُ النِّقَمَ، اَللّهُمَّ اغْفِرْ لِي ...
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Who is Part of Ahlul Bayt? (For Shi'as)

"Ahl" is a accusative masculine noun. In Arabic, it covers several meanings. It begins with Husband and wife. And if they have children, they become part of the "Ahl." "Bayt" is genitive masculine ...
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Verse/hadith that says Allah creates out of nothing

Are there any Quranic verse or Hadith that says Allah can create things out of nothing ? If you site this verse: Originator of the heavens and the earth. When He decrees a matter, He only says to ...
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Why the expression of fingertips? Quran [75:4]

I was going through the translation of Surah Al Qiyamah and I came across the expression in verses 3-4 , i.e 3. Does man (a disbeliever) think that We shall not assemble his bones? 4. Yes, We are ...
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Who is “we” referring to in the verse 41:12?

The word "we" that occurs quite frequently in the Quran is often ascribed to Allah under the premise that "we" is used to show respect or glorification (ref). But what does it refer to in the verse ...
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Allah knows everything

Allah created the universe and is all knowing! So He knows who is going to obey Him or not and is going to hell or Heaven. So if you have led a good life and something happens in your life that make ...
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Blessings on earth

Does someone who is blessed his entire life go to heaven automatically and what the purpose of blessings. Suppose you are blessed with wealth what should you do with it?
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Tafsir 2:178 Sura al-Baqara, what dose '..female for the female..' means? [duplicate]

I maybe read this ayah many times but I didn't noticed it very well, until last night, me and my friend which he don't believe in anything. He told me: Suppose I killed your wife or your sister, ...
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Does the Holy Spirit also exist in Islam?

Christians believe in the Holy Spirit. What does Islam /the Holy Scriptures, the Quran tell us about the Spirit from Allah?
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What is the knowledge of the book?

Quran mentions in 27:40 about a man who had knowledge of book/scripture? What is this knowledge? Can it be learnt today? Said one who had knowledge from the Scripture, "I will bring it to you ...
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Who is the messenger in Sura 62?

I met an elderly Muslim who found out that I'm Christian. He told me that the Quran teaches the faithful should pray like Jesus prayed. We didn't have much time to talk, so he asked me to read Sura ...
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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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Is Ahmad Adwan's explanation of Sura 5 accurate?

According to Ahmad Adwan's recent explanation of Sura 5, it appears that the Qu'ran designates Israel as the land of the Jews and that until Judgement day, is not to be touched. Is this an accurate ...
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relation with unbelievers?

There are some verses in quran about relationship with unbelievers: لَّا يَتَّخِذِ الْمُؤْمِنُونَ الْكَافِرِينَ أَوْلِيَاءَ مِن دُونِ الْمُؤْمِنِينَ ۖ وَمَن يَفْعَلْ ذَٰلِكَ فَلَيْسَ مِنَ ...
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Who are the “Foremost” in Surah Al-Waqiah and also why they there few in “later times”?

In Surah Al-Waqiah people are divided into three part: Quran 56:7-56:14: وَكُنتُمْ أَزْوَاجًا ثَلَاثَةً And ye shall be sorted out into three classes: فَأَصْحَابُ الْمَيْمَنَةِ مَا ...
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who is he who has knowlege of the book?

who is he who has knowlege of the book? وَيَقُولُ الَّذِينَ كَفَرُوا لَسْتَ مُرْسَلًا ۚ قُلْ كَفَىٰ بِاللَّهِ شَهِيدًا بَيْنِي وَبَيْنَكُمْ وَمَنْ عِندَهُ عِلْمُ الْكِتَابِ [١٣:٤٣] Yet ...
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Is the bath mandatory after sexual interaction with Wife? [duplicate]

Is the bath mandatory after sexual intercourse with Wife? What are the condition if bath is mandatory?
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Aliens and shamanic entities are genies?

A Muslim once said to me that exists an interpretation that the Surat Al-Jinn indicates the existence of alien beings and entities from shamanic religions under the category of genies. If this ...
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What does Middle Prayer mean in 2:238?

In the verse 2:238: Guard strictly your [habit of] prayers, especially the Middle Prayer; and stand before Allah in a devout [frame of mind]. What does Middle Prayer mean?
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Are jinns and angels “creatures” too?

And there is no creature on [or within] the earth or bird that flies with its wings except [that they are] communities like you. We have not neglected in the Register a thing. Then unto their Lord ...