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Naskh refers to the principle of abrogation in Islamic exegesis, the idea that one ruling in the Qur'an or hadith literature can completely supplant an older contradictory one while recognizing that they are both accurate revelations.

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Is using khaluq on oneself haram or halal?

The following shows two seemingly contradictory ahadith on applying khaluq. It was narrated that Zaid bin Aslam said: "I saw Ibn 'Umar dyeing his beard yellow with Khaluq and I said: 'O Abu '...
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Concept of argumentation rejecting Abrogation (naskh)

The subject of abrogation is disputed between scholars since long time. The key passages concerning abrogation are 2:106 We never nullify a verse, nor cause it to be forgotten, unless We bring one ...
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Can Imams abrogate Quran?

Do Shi'as believe that the words of the Imams can abrogate the Quran? In what circumstances can this happen? If infallible Muhammad can abrogate the Quran with his own words, as many Sunnis believe, ...
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Can Sunnah abrogate Quran?

Bismillah. Alhamdulillahi rabbil-'alamin was-Salatu was-Salam 'ala Sayyidil-Mursalin wa 'ala 'Alihi wa Sahbihi Ajma'in. I came across with claim "Sunnah can abrogate Quran". So, Can Sunnah ...
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Why 2:240 is written in quran?

Sahih al-Bukhari, 4530 • Sahih al-Bukhari, Vol. 6, Book of Prophetic Commentary on the Qur'an, Hadith 53 • Sahih al-Bukhari, Book of Prophetic Commentary on the Qur'an, Hadith 53 Narrated Ibn Az-...
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Confusion on hyenas

Ibn Abi Ammar said: "I asked Jabir bin Abdullah: 'Is the hyena game?' He said: 'Yes'" He said: "I said: 'Can it be eaten?' He said: 'Yes.'" He said: "I said: 'Did the ...
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Was Surah At-Tawbah equal to Surah Al-Baqarah in length? If yes, then where are the remaining verses?

Salam Guys, I have a question that has been seriously bothering me for a while. In tafsir Al-Qurtubi and Itqan by Suyuti a narration has been quoted that shows that Surah At-Tawbah was originally ...
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Variant in 2:198

Can someone shed some light on the variant below : Ukaz, Majanna and Dhul-Majaz were marketplaces in the Pre-Islamic period of ignorance. When Islam came, Muslims felt that marketing there might be ...
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Did Surah 9:5 abrogate surah 2:256?

Read this carefully: "...“Then when the Sacred Months (the 1st, 7th, 11th, and 12th months of the Islamic calendar) have passed, then kill the Mushrikoon (see V.2:105) wherever you find them, and ...
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Are there obsolete hadith?

There's Qur'an verses which are "obsolete": Which Qur'an verses are obsolete? although the formal term is naskh: Naskh (نسخ) is an Arabic word usually translated as "abrogation"; It is a term ...
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Which muslim scholars say abrogation is not unique to Quran?

According to this article, it seems at least a scholar hold the belief that Jews also had abrogations in their Torah, but they denied it: Jews used to condemn abrogation and claim that it was not ...
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Which sunni scholars deny naskh tilawa (removed verses from the quran)?

I understand that most scholars believe in abrogated verses in the Quran, while they differ on the conditions needed to claim a verse to be abrogated. Some fully deny the theory of abrogation in the ...
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Which Qur'an verses are abrogated?

Apparently there are some verses of the Qur'an whose ruling no longer applies; this is known as abrogation (naskh). Which leads to the question... Question: Which Qur'an verses are abrogated? I'm ...
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Is there an automatic principle that Medinan revelation may abrogate Meccan but not vice versa?

I understand there is a widely accepted concept of Naskh or 'abrogation' that may apply when interpreting the Quran. I also believe it to be true that it isn't known in all cases which of two verses ...
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Abrogation of verses 10 feedings of baby to make foster relationship to 5

Verses of the Quran can be abrogated. But one stands out, the abrogation of 10 sucklings of a baby to 5 sucklings to develop foster relationships. Why? Seems inconsistent. What's the big ...
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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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