Tafseer literally means to explain. It is the Arabic word for exegesis, usually of the Qur'an.

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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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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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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 ...
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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 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.) ...
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What is the meaning of abandoning the Qur'an?

In Sura Al-Furqan (25) Ayat 30, the Holy Prophet complains about his people abandoning the Qur'an. And the Messenger will say: "O my Lord! Verily, my people deserted this Qur'ân. (وَقَالَ ...
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Requirments of a tawba after a person commites shirk

What is the requiremint after a person commited one of the major shirks without intention, unknowingly or out of ignorance?
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Purpose of verses in the Quran which humans do not understand?

Allah tells us in the Quran "And we have made the Quran easy for you to understand/learn" However there is another verse (3:7) Allah tells us that no one knows the true meaning of the verse except ...
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Doesn't Qur'an 47:4 put an end to slavery?

Qur'an 47:4 is as follows: So when you meet those who disbelieve [in battle], strike [their] necks until, when you have inflicted slaughter upon them, then secure their bonds, and either ...
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What's the wisdom behind day and night cycle?

In many verses of the Qur'an, it is mentioned that there are signs in the day and night cycle for those who believe in Allah. What are the ideas regarding this ? Do they symbolize life and death ?
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What constitutes disobedience and light beating of women?

According to Yusuf Ali's translation of 4:34, disobedient women should be beaten 'lightly': Men are the protectors and maintainers of women, because Allah has given the one more (strength) than ...
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What isn't correct about Judaism according to Islam? [closed]

In some Surah is mentioned that Judaism is not good. But what is the reason for that? What is the difference between Judaism and Islam except from the prophet Mohammed?
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What is the Islamic interpretation of Jesus?

Heading ##So I read in an article that Muslims believe and recognize Jesus as a holy, or at least historical figure. That got me curious, what is the historical significance of Jesus in the Islamic ...
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Cuddling with a man in my dreams [closed]

I'm unmarried and single and not even interested for a relationship but I got this dream where I'm cuddling with a man (in the dream it looked like he was my husband) and I'm really happy.I couldn't ...
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What does Islam say about judging others?

In Christianity, not judging others is major topic I remember from growing up reading the Bible and listening to the Sunday preachers. What does the Quran tell us about not judging other people? What ...
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is hunting Halal animals permissible for the pleasure of taste ?

I know that a muslim is allowed to hunt wild animals but if a muslim does hunting for the means of pleasure of food and he is able to buy meat from market such as goat's meat,chicken and he still ...
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Why we don't have revelations in any/most languages on earth?

This Question made me recall a Question of a non-Muslim during the discussion after a lecture about Geothe and the Islam, which i will ask here from a Muslim POV! Well we can read in the Qur'an, that ...
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Is Eating while watching Islamic T.V Show Haram?

I have got used to watching Peace T.V while eating Breakfast, Lunch and dinner is it okay because I am listening tafsir of Quran and ihadith by scholars while eating please answer with reasons and ...
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Why Knowledge is often related with religion?

Why scholars tend to translate or interpret the word علم 'ilm Knowledge in (interpretation) tafsir of the Qur'an or sharh (explanation) of ahadith/Hadith as knowledge of fiqh, sunna etc. Why ...
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Chapter wise explanation of Quran in Internet?

Many of the non-Muslims want to learn about Islam. Giving them a few books is a solution. But I am looking for something on Internet where we get detailed explanation of Quran, chapter wise. Video ...
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Is the use of the word 'Nutfah' allegedly an error in Quran?

The alleged error is that the quran refers to that semen creates the embryo but it is the sperm cells and not the semen itself, 1 sperm cell + ovum = embryo not semen+ovum sense semen is a lot of ...
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Need an refutation to this alleged mistake in the holy Quran?

Quran says that mountain have pegs ( which is true) but mountains without pegs exist to, according to wikiislam (anti-Islamic page, i know) but how can we as Muslims reply to this, according to them ...
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kavadh II and the prophet

فبمجرد أن يسمع أن الرسول قد بدأ الخطاب باسمه قبل اسم كسرى، فيمزق الكتاب ويقول بغضب, عبد من عبادي يبدأ كتابه بنفسه قبلي، ويطرد السفير، فلما وصل الخبر إلى النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم يقول: [مزق ملكه]، ...
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Can any knowledgable muslim refute this?

This is the alleged error, sense we muslims believe that the sun and moon each have an orbit(which it does) And that the orbit of the sun the quran is referring to the galaxy orbit around the milky ...
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Why Prophet not called father but his wives are mothers of believers?

Muhammad is not the father of [any] one of your men, but [he is] the Messenger of Allah and last of the prophets. And ever is Allah , of all things, Knowing. - (Qur'an 33:40) But, in the same ...
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What is the meaning of “those your right hands possess” in 4:24? [duplicate]

I have read but I am not completely sure I understand that those your right hands possess means female slaves captured in war. Is this correct ? What does that mean in the context of 4:24? And ...
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Why is the verb “perceive / یشعرون” negated in two different styles in Baqarah: 9 and 12, and what s the exact difference?

The 9th and 12th verses of Baqarah read as follows: يُخَادِعُونَ اللَّـهَ وَالَّذِينَ آمَنُوا وَمَا يَخْدَعُونَ إِلَّا أَنفُسَهُمْ وَمَا يَشْعُرُونَ They would trick God and believers, and ...
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Who are not tempted by Satan?

In Quran there are some verses which show the humans are not tempted by Satan, Such as: "قَالَ رَبِّ بِمَآ أَغْوَيْتَنِي لأُزَيِّنَنَّ لَهُمْ فِي الأَرْضِ وَلأُغْوِيَنَّهُمْ أَجْمَعِينَ إِلاَّ ...
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Taking help from Jinn

Is it allowed in Islam to take help from good and Salih Jinn for good purpose?? Please describe your answer with the reference of Qur'aan and Ahhadiths.
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How can we be so sure that women must wear hijab when the Qur`an does not prescribe it in clear words?

The Qur`an does not specify that women must cover their hair. It merely says that they have to preserve their 'beautiness' (e.g. ornaments). Wearing hijab was a norm prior to the spread of Islam and ...
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Why the word “وليتلطف” in Surah Kahaf is written in Bold text in Quran?

I have seen the word وليتلطف in Surah Kahaf in the Quran written in bold test. I want to know: The reason why this word is in bold? What is the meaning of this word according to Tafseer or ...
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How should 9:29 be interpreted?

Sahih International: Fight those who do not believe in Allah or in the Last Day and who do not consider unlawful what Allah and His Messenger have made unlawful and who do not adopt the religion ...
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Why is the weakest of homes, the home of spider?

There is a verse in Quran addressing the spider's home as the weakest: The example of those who take allies other than Allah is like that of the spider who takes a home. And indeed, the weakest ...
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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 shia view about Interpretation of verse 24 of surat An-Nisa'(4:24)?

Verse 24 of surat An-Nisa'say: وَ الْمُحْصَناتُ مِنَ النِّساءِ إِلاَّ ما مَلَکَتْ أَيْمانُکُمْ کِتابَ اللَّهِ عَلَيْکُمْ وَ أُحِلَّ لَکُمْ ما وَراءَ ذلِکُمْ أَنْ تَبْتَغُوا بِأَمْوالِکُمْ ...
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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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Can we formulate our own Tafseer from our understanding of Qur'an?

Narrated Jundab bin 'Abdullah: that the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said: "Whoever says (something) about the Qur'an according to his own opinion and he is correct, yet he has committed a mistake." ...
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Who is Sayidat Nisaa al aalamin?

Note: the approximate meaning of "Sayidat Nisaa' al aalamin" can be considered as the following English translation: The lady (the best lady) of the ladies of the worlds. My question is that من ...
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How would Evil act exist in heaven?

In Quran , Surat Al-Mā'idah verse 90 ,we read: "ا أَيُّهَا الَّذينَ آمَنُوا إِنَّمَا الْخَمْرُ وَ الْمَيْسِرُ وَ الْأَنْصابُ وَ الْأَزْلامُ رِجْسٌ مِنْ عَمَلِ الشَّيْطانِ فَاجْتَنِبُوهُ ...
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Why was prophet Lot (pbh) told not to look back?

"Then travel in a part of the night with your family, and you go behind them in the rear, and let no one among you look back, but go on to where you are ordered." (Qur'an 15:65) Why was Lot ...
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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 ...
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What is the proof to pray Dzuhur/Asr silently? ALLAH in Al-Quran says 17/110

As-Salaumu Alaykum! Please provide proof from Al-Qur'an and/or reliable hadith to support the instruction to make Dzuhr and Asr prayers silently (without loud recitation of Al-Qur'an). We pray - ...
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Tafseer of “لَعَلِيٌّ حَکيم / sublime and wise” (Shia view)

In Shi'a view, all the verses of Qur'an have the inner truth represented by an Imam. I think one of those verses is the verse 4 of Zukhruf: لوَ إِنَّهُ في‏ أُمِّ الْکِتابِ لَدَيْنا لَعَلِيٌّ ...
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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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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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What is the implications of auto-brewery syndrome in Islam?

What is the implications of auto-brewery syndrome in Islam? I know one cannot pray intoxicated. (Surah An-Nisā' 4:43) However does the person suffering from auto-brewery syndrome have to adhere to ...
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Which Date is mentioned in Quran as appointment of pharaoh and Moses for Magic contest

You will see in chapter=20 verse=59 a day called یوم الزینة mentioned in Qur'an : Magicians contest is this a special day in Egyptian or Hebrew calendar ? or do you know an accurate date for this ...
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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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What is the entire meaning of Surat Ash-Sharĥ: Ayat 7-8?

What is the entire meaning of Surat Ash-Sharĥ: Ayat 7-8? فإذا فرغت فانصب وإلى ربك فارغب So when you have finished [your duties], then stand up [for worship]. And to your Lord direct [your] ...
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Does 65:4 discuss an underage wife or simply a wife who is too old to menstruate?

I'm researching several verses from the Qur'an and as it is my first time to delve into the Islamic religion I am having difficulty with some of the translations and such. 65: Divorce, verse 4, ...