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Why some verses of Quran refer to God as a plural entity?

There are some verses in Qur'an which refer to God as a plural entity, like: وَلَقَدْ خَلَقْنَا الْإِنسَانَ وَنَعْلَمُ مَا تُوَسْوِسُ بِهِ نَفْسُهُ ۖ وَنَحْنُ أَقْرَبُ إِلَيْهِ مِنْ حَبْلِ الْوَرِيدِ ...
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Why we should worship God when he doesn't need our worship?

There is a verse in Quran saying God created humans to worship Him. But, God does not need our worship. Does it mean worship is a middle goal to humans so that they be trained for a higher goal? What ...
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Why were there no female Prophets?

There have been roughly about 124,000 Prophets sent by Allah (swt) to mankind. Now all of these have been male. Is there a reason why none of them were female? I know that there are many women in ...
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Do people who never convert to islam still go to hell even if they believe in God?

Will God punish people for not being Muslim? If they ask for forgiveness, repent, and never repeat the same sins will they still be sent to hell for not being Islamic? Or if they refrain from drinking ...
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Is "Allah" a he or she?

As I know Allah doesn't have any sex but I read and hear some Muslims when talk about Allah say : He and Him How can I call Allah in English?
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Can God/Allah سبحانه و تعالى change the past?

"Even God cannot change the past." ...goes a saying. We Indeed know that Time is the creation of Allah. Sahih Muslim: Book 027, Hadith 5584. Abu Huraira reported Allah's Apostle (may peace ...
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Do Christians, Jews and Muslims worship the same God? [closed]

I also asked this question here and here Judaism Judaism is a monotheistic faith, meaning that Jews believe there is only One God. Often this God is beyond our ability to comprehend, but God ...
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What does the phrase "For it is Allah who is the Time" mean?

Sahih Muslim, Book 27, Hadith 5584: Abu Huraira reported Allah's Apostle (may peace be upon him) as saying: Do not abuse Time, for it is Allah Who is the Time. Does the phrase "For it is Allah ...
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What exactly is the philosophy behind sending blessings and prayer to our prophet in case of Allah and the angels?

Allah ordered us to send prayers and blessings to our prophet () saying: Indeed, Allah confers blessing upon the Prophet, and His angels [ask Him to do so]. O you who have believed, ask [ Allah to ...
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How to love saying prayers / Salah / namaz?

I say prayers but it's like I'm just performing a duty. I feel nothing while saying prayers like if my heart is close. I want to:- Say prayers with love. I mean I do not want to feel blank while ...
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How is a women in her menses supposed to make dua without making wudu?

I know we have to be purify before making salah and praising Allah swt. But how's a woman supposed to make supplications to Allah swt if she's on her menses and not purify.
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I committed zina (adulatery) and I feel ashamed

Few years back, I committed zina and at that time I didn't even realize I have spoiled myself and my soul. In last Ramadan, I fasted for whole month and I am little more inclined towards the true ...
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How can God create without determining the outcome?

If God is the first cause and God really created everything, how can our actions not be caused by him? But on the other hand, if our actions must have been determined by Him, then how is this ...
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How to reconcile Allah's infallibility with Naskh?

There are many ayahs in the Quran that have undergone Naskh (abrogation). Some of them are still in the Quran, others have been removed completely from the current Quran we read today. For instance, ...
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If God is a perfect being, why does he desire to be glorified?

If my interpretation of the ultimate purpose of human existence according to the Qur-aan is correct, humanity exists to glorify the existence of God. “I have created the jinn and humankind only ...
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Why did Allah make bad people?

In the Qur'an it says that Shaitan disobeyed Allah and we should make sure we do not fall in the trap of Shaytan as Adam (AS) and Hawwa did. Why doesn't Allah make sure we do not do things which he ...
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To what extent have the Psalms, Torah, Prophets and Gospel been corrupted?

I understand that Islam holds the previous revelation from God to mankind in high esteem, and that the "Psalms, Torah, Prophets and Gospel" are considered to be authentic. Nevertheless there also ...
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Will my sins be forgiven

I have been sinning a lot these days, but now, im truly regretful about it. I am deeply ashamed of myself, because my sins are really disgusting, so my question is, am i still worthy of forgiveness in ...
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What is the proof that Islam is THE truth? How can I have 100% certainty?

How do I 100% know for sure that Islam is the truth? How can I be sure that the Islamic worldview - of what Islam says about this world and the afterlife - is true? Can I do better do then just "have ...
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Will Allah forgive me for wishing someone's death?

There are a lots of people dying because of corona. I don't know what happened to me recently I just said people should die of corona.I regret saying those things. I said that in mind. I don't wish ...
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Will allah forgive a muslim who used to pretend that he's allah?

So this question popped up on my mind,since shirk is the greatest sin of all what about the muslim who are pretending tobe allah,will allah forgive the muslim if the muslim did sincere repentance?
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Where does Allah come from?

Everything was created by Allah but then where did Allah come from? Is it haram to ask such a question?
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If Allah has no wants/needs, why do anything? [duplicate]

I'm a little confused about the following We know that Allah does not want/need our worship: O mankind! It is you who stand in need of Allah, but Allah is Rich (Free of all wants and needs), ...
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Who is God? Do all Muslims agree on one definition?

I’m not a Muslim. But I’m curious as to what Muslims believe is the answer to this question. Do all Muslims agree on one definition? What do you think? Who is God?
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If Allah blew part of his soul into Adam.Does that mean that Adam is part of Allah?

فَإِذَا سَوَّيْتُهُ وَنَفَخْتُ فِيهِ مِنْ رُوحِي فَقَعُوا لَهُ سَاجِدِينَ (15:29 or 38:72) I just thought about this while reading about Sufism.If Allah gave part of his soul to Adam's clay body ...
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If Allah S.W.T created us so he created our brains which will determine our acts and our decisions, then why we will be punished for our mistakes?

I can't stop thinking about that question since i first has been asked it from an atheist. I am a Muslim and I believe none has a 100% belief in Allah s.w.t even me, and that is because the logical ...
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There is no God But Allah

We Muslims say “La Ilaha Ilalah” which translates to “There is no God but Allah”. However, in Arabic, Allah means God. Some also say, “There is no God but God”. Would it be better to say “There is no ...
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Do Shi'ites deny seeing Allah on the Day of Judgement? If yes, Why?

Qur'an clearly states the fact that the believers will see Allah the Exalted on the Day of Judgement. Allah says about the believers: وُجُوهٌ يَوْمَئِذٍ نَّاضِرَ‌ةٌ ﴿٢٢﴾ إِلَىٰ رَ‌بِّهَا نَاظِرَ‌ةٌ ...
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A few questions about Islam and Allah - I don't understand [closed]

I have a few questions about Islam and Allah which I would like to ask. I have been quite frustrated for some time now as to why/how/etc... in regards to these questions. Ok so here goes: 1) Why ...
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Does Allah forgive every sin?

There are different kind of sins, but if you repent honestly then Allah will forgive you, right? Still, are there any sins that Allah will never forgive?
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The concept of Eternity in Islam

What is the concept of eternity in Islam? In Surah Ikhlas (112) it is said that: (1)Say Allah is One. (2)Allah the eternal refuge. (3)He neither begets nor is He begotten. (4)And no one is equal to ...
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Is Allah negotiating with Iblis (Satan) in Quran 15:34-44?

Surah 15, ayah 26-44 of the Holy Quran describes the angel Iblis (Satan) refusing to prostrate before the Prophet Adam. Allah, responds by cursing Iblis (15:34-44): The Lord said: "Then get out ...
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Is Islam a pantheistic Religion?

Is Islam a pantheistic Religion? Is Allah present in everything? Example: If I cut down a tree, do I physically cut Allah?
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Does Allah exist in life forms?

Does Allah exist in all life forms like animals, plants or human? (Pervades everywhere?)
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Is it ok to use Allah's name as many say "Oh, my God!" or "Gosh"?

Do you differentiate between respectful and disrespectful use of Allah's name? Is it OK to use Allah's name in the same way as many say "Oh, my God!" or "Gosh" just because they are surprised?
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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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Does God know about future & what is the proof of it in Qur'an?

Many people believe that God knows about future. However, I am having hard time finding any relevant script in Qur'an that clearly indicates that.
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Would it be okay to say Allah is my best friend?

Is it fine if we say Allah is enough for me as a best friend and I don't need anyone else when the Prophet Muhammad SAW also had friends?
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Why must there be a God? [closed]

This question was asked in the Christianity.SE: I realize this might be a question better suited for the philosophy site, but I am very interested to get the Christian perspective. I was ...
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Why did God send prophets only to Arabia?

Why were the rest of the world ignored, don't they have the right to get a messenger from God? I could argue that no prophet was ever sent to Australia, Asia, North America, South America. In other ...
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Can Allah create a rock that He can't lift?

If Allah has all the power and can do anything can he create something (e.g. a rock) that he himself can't lift? If the answer was no, it doesn't mean that he is not able to do something which ...
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Is Allah in the lowest heaven all the time?

One question always bothers me about tahajjud. I hope some one can help me with it. A hadith says: “Our Lord Descends to the lowest heaven during the last third of the night,” And I am in this ...
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According to Islam, why was I born?

Why was I born, according to Islam? In fact, I also have a second component to this question. If Allah/God is omniscient, then why did he create beings that he knew were certain to enter hell (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 ...
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What was the meaning of the name "Allah" before Islam?

What does the name of Allah mean in the eyes of the Arabs before Islam? (Given that the name of the father of the Prophet of Islam was Abdullah)
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Why Muhammed is the last prophet and God doesn't send anyone else?

Looking at the fact that we always need guidance from god, I wonder why God decided not to ever send any prophet again?? just think how good it would be when we could ask anything from a prophet and ...
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What is the purpose of miracles if not to make people believe?

In Holy Quran we read: And they say, "Why was there not sent down to him an angel?" But if We had sent down an angel, the matter would have been decided; then they would not be reprieved. This ...
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Why are so many things prohibited by Allah?

I'm still new to Islam. I am trying to get my head around it, but I sometimes end up feeling so angry because my head is filled with some many questions, etc... For example Islam prohibits us from: ...
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What are the Arsh and Kursi of Allah?

What are the Arsh and Kursi of Allah? How are they different from each other?
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Is Allah a male or a female? [duplicate]

As Islam says humans should not pray to anybody other than Allah. It condemns worshipping idols. Islam says God is almighty, he has no form. My doubt is when there is no form, how can you define ...