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Why is al Fatiha numbered differently (but always counting 7 verses)? [duplicate]

I was reading the original (first edition, 1930) English Quran translation by Marmaduke Pickthall on the Quran Explorer and noticed that he 1) don't number the basmalah ("In the name of Allah, ...
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Why does Surah Taubah start without Bismillah?

Assalamualaikm Brothers/Sisters, My question is that since all the Surahs of Quran start with bismillah, why doesn't Surah Taubah start with it? An answer with reference to an authentic Hadith or so ...
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Quran is so concise but in Surah Rahman a single ayah repeated 31 times

We know Quran is a concise book, not a single word there is without reason. Every single word is decorated and managed like a pearl in necklace, and not a single word wasted but when you see the ...
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In which Quranic verse is the word “Allah” mentioned the most times?

In which Quranic verse is the word "Allah" mentioned the most times?? And what surah is that??
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How different is Classical Arabic from modern Arabic? [closed]

I've been brought up in the West and I'm interested in learning Classical Arabic. As a first step I'm going through an introduction to Modern Arabic. I'd like to gauge the distance I've got to go: ...
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Different versions of Arabic Qur'an

Tanzil.net writes: The Medina Mushaf ... publishes the holy quran according to three famous narration, i.e., Hafs, Warsh, and Ad-Duriyy. The Quran text provided by Tanzil is based on the Medina ...
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What is the origin/purpose of the pause marks in the Quran?

I can understand why there would be pause marks for obligatory continuing and stopping, because otherwise the meaning of the ayah would change. But why is there "preferred stop" (قلی), "preferred ...
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Starting the recitation from middle of the ayat

Asalam u alikum, I started reciting from Surah yaseen in salah, later i realized after prayer that i have recited from middle of the ayat just after waqf lazim. I,e Inna nalamu ma yusiruna wama ...
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What's the meaning of khamsa below jim waqf sign?

Assalamu'alaykum Wr Wb What's the meaning of khamsa (Hindu-Arabic number 5) below jim waqf sign? Appreciate your answer..thanks
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How do we know Ayat boundaries?

Quran is made of chapters (surah), each of which is made of verses (ayah). But there are some places that it seems some ayats are in fact one ayah, for example verses 16 and 17 of surah 35. The ...
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Seeking modern proof that the Quran hasn't been changed? [closed]

I asked this question a few minutes ago and someone said it is a duplicate to this but it is not. I want a modern proof!
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Why are the number of verses different in Warsh and Hafs?

In 57:24, there is a missing/added word in different Qiraats of the Quran as it says here. But in Surah Baqarah, why are there 286 verses in Hafs version and 285 verses in Warsh version?