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Questions about the Qur'an القرآن, the divine scripture revealed to the Prophet Muhammad.

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What does the Quran teach, if anything, about the covenant in Genesis 17?

I’m writing a paper on Genesis 17 and I would love to include the perspective of Islam. Any references do not necessarily have to be from the Quran but they should be from a relatively ancient source.
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Is there an equivalent of the Sefer Torah with the Quran?

Wondering if there are any standards/specifications/traditions on how the Quran should be written. If there are scrolls or books or different formats which have standard representations. Wondering if ...
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Is there any verse in Quran that suggests all humans are made equal?

Is there any verse in Quran that suggests all humans are made equal (equal in the sense of what they are given in the world, the hardships would face and other things combined making each person equal)...
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Open ت and tied ة does both ت indicates at the end of the word that the word is feminine in arabic linguistics?

If a word ends with open ت or tied ة does both ت indicates at the end of the word that the word is feminine in arabic linguistics like ٱللَّتَ feminine form of word Allah in Quran 53:19?
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What happens when a word doesn't fit at the end of a line in the Quran?

I am trying to figure out how the original (Kufic Script) Quran would have handled the case of words at the end of the line being too long to fit. In English, we sometimes add hyphenation like this: ...
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Foster relation nikah issue [on hold]

I was breastfed by my aunti (my mother's sister) once when I was almost 1 year old. My mother's sister had a girl child at that time having 2.5 year old (at that time she breastfed me. Means aunti's ...
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Is memorizing the Quran easy if you know Arabic? [closed]

I do not understand Arabic at all. Is memorizing Quran easier if you know the Arabic language? If so should I learn Arabic first before starting to memorize the Surahs of the Quran. What is the best ...
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Surah Yusuf (12), Ayaah 23

I was wondering why do Qaris get the independence of adding extra texts to 12:23 of the noble Quran? I am adding a link to Qari Abdul Basit's recitation. https://youtu.be/kBII2vQ4aNU?t=127 Timestamp [...
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If God transmit messages to Muhamad in various ways, how does Muhamad know which messages goes where?

Does the Quran contain all of Allah's revelations? (Sunni view) This one says that not all of God's message is in Quran. Some go to Quran. Other goes somewhere else. How does Muhamad knows, oh, ...
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Was the name “Yahya” unique?

"O Zechariah, indeed We give you good tidings of a boy whose name will be John. We have not assigned to any before [this] name." (19:7) The verse above is paraded around by detractors in order to ...
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As I believe only in Quran & not the Hadiths, is music Halal for me?

I don't believe in Hadiths because they were written 200 years after the death of Prophet Muhammad (SAW). I only believe in Allah and Allah's book the Quran. So my question is as there is not a ...
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How to reconcile 6:146 with the laws of Chelev in Judaism?

This question is regarding the verse: And to those who are Jews We prohibited every animal of uncloven hoof; and of the cattle and the sheep We prohibited to them their fat, except what adheres to ...
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Is it true that Ibn Ubayy was a hypocrite that bought singing girls as a means of distracting people from Islam?

Is Surah Luqman Verse 6 regarding him? ومن الناس من يشتري لهو الحديث ليضل عن سبيل الله بغير علم ويتخذها هزوا أولئك لهم عذاب مهين And of the people is he who buys the amusement of speech to ...
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Are there any narrations existing that describe Ibn Ubayriq framing a Jewish man?

The article says: "Allah revealed a passage of the Qur’an. Not one, but nine verses of the Qur’an deal with the issue, exonerating the falsely accused man and exposing the guile of Ibn Ubayriq." ...
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Can someone please let me know which verse in the Quran the individual in this video is referring to? [closed]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ux8uD2R121I&t=858s I am specifically referring to the verse he says from 28:40 to 28:45.
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Why did Abu bakr/Umar (RA) feel the need to compile the quran after the battle of yamama?

i was just reading https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Yamama#The_Second_Strike_of_the_Muslims about the battle of yamama, and about the casualties of ~70 huffaaz of the Quran being martyred, ...
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Interpretation of Sura 19 Verse 24

In Sura 19, Verse 24, mention is made that Jibrail AS calls upon Mariam AS from below her. Sahih International translates this as But he called her from below her, "Do not grieve; your Lord has ...
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Doubt regarding Conversation between Allah (s.h), Angles and Adam(a.s)

I have a doubt regarding a certain conversation between allah (s.h) angles and Adam (a.s). From 2:31 to 2:33 Allah taught all the names to Adam. Then asked angles to name them. Angles failed. ...
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What is the source for the six kalimas?

This question is about the "Six Kalimas". I recently attended the marriage ceremony of a friend, where the Imam or Khatib was of South-Asian origin. At the very start of the ceremony he asked the ...
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Is it permissible to change the speed of recitation while reciting?

In Tajweed science, there's something known as Al-Tahqeeq (Slow), Al-Tadweer (Medium), Al-Hadr (Fast). And the best one (for me) is Tahqeeq, because it gives you time to think about the Glorious Qur'...
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From where does a Mufassir get his interpretation from?

In Tafsir Ibn Kathir, you can find many other details or stories that aren't mentioned in the beautiful Qur'an, and not even by the Holy Prophet (may peace and blessings of Allah be upon him). For ...
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What is the concept of soul in islam

Does soul exist inside our body, does soul has any gender, how can I find that I have a soul , what is the concept of soul in Islam.
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Maths Or Islam?

I am student the recently question comes into my mind that is does Islam depends on math or math depends on Islam because according to my best observation i found that everything in our world ...
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There is an encyclopedia of evils that are tastier than honey. Is it a major sin to like evil? Is it a major sin to dislike goodness?

There is an encyclopedia of evils that are tastier than honey. Imagine all those top models that i have heard that many men have spent their entire wealth going after them. The cinema depicts evil ...
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Was passing the river the only trial for the soldiers of Talut (Saul)?

In Surah Al-Baqarah, verses 246 to 252, which speak about the story of Talut (Saul), is passing the river (in verse 249) the only trial? In tafsir Ibn Katheer it says that the soldiers were ...
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Is there any difference in pronounciation between these two?

In Surah Al-Baqarah verse 234, this appears: Then in verse 240, this appears: Is there any difference in the pronounciation of them?
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what is the shortest stand alone word in Quran and also in Arabic

What is the shortest stand alone word in Quran and also in Arabic? Is there a stand alone single letter word in Arabic? In particular, I want to understand whether the single letter 'sad' at the ...
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Why do Muslims kill other Muslims?

Muslims kill other Muslims, bombings go on etc. What does the Quran and Hadith say about Muslims killing Muslims and is it allowed?
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Mary, the mother of Jesus and sister of Aaron? [duplicate]

I came across an interesting few verses of the Qur’an, where God refers to the mother of Jesus as the sister of Aaron and also the child of imran (I could be mistaken, please check this) Quran 19:...
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What's the reason behind the arrangement of “Indeed in that are signs for…”?

In the Holy Qur'an, in the verses: وَمِنْ آيَاتِهِ أَنْ خَلَقَ لَكُم مِّنْ أَنفُسِكُمْ أَزْوَاجًا لِّتَسْكُنُوا إِلَيْهَا وَجَعَلَ بَيْنَكُم مَّوَدَّةً وَرَحْمَةً ۚ إِنَّ فِي ذَٰلِكَ لَآيَاتٍ ...
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Explanation of Quran chapter 24 verses 6 -9

Here Allah (swt) is talking about a situation of what muslims should do when a husband catches wife cheating on him and therefore can't produce 4 witnesses. My question is, if in verse 8 of this ...
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I need large information on issue of heart. Why it looks sometimes as if sins soften the heart and prevent much bigger sins etj…?

A Hadith says that Abu Bakr has more Iman than the rest of ummah because of purity of heart. There are plenty of people that want a pure heart but they can't. It is striking that many of the people ...
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thinking about having sex [duplicate]

I am an unmarried girl. I do not watch vulgar movies/ shows. I do not live with persons who always talk about sex or staff like that. But still I can not stop myself thinking about having sex and ...
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The importance of digit 7 in islam

I am 21 year old don't have enough knowledge about Islamic things. But I am notice that the digit 7 has a special importance in Islam . like seven earth, seven sky, seven ocean, seven Continent, ...
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Does the Quran forbid hadith?

I ask this because there are some verses in the quran that perhaps allude to the rejection of hadith, such as: 45:6 "in which other hadith will they believe after God and his verses?" 6:38 "And ...
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What is number of possibilities of cases in Inheritance can occur while distributing inheritance according to the Quran?

Many books have been written on Islamic rules of inheritance. I am curious to know what could be number of possibilities of cases in inheritance distribution
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Does memorizing the Qur'an, but parts of it in different rewayat still make you a Hafiz?

If someone memorized half of the Qur'an (from Surah Al-Fatiha to Surah Al-Kahf) in Hafs 'an 'Assim, and then memorized the other half (from Surah Maryam to Surah An-Nas) in Warsh 'an Naafi'. Does he ...
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Which rewaya has the shortest madd?

My mother is unable to recite some verses without taking a gap to breath every 5 or 6 words. To make reciting easier for her, which rewaya (among the 7 mutawatir qira'at) is the easiest to recite, in ...
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Why would Allah punish people he himself set seals on?

in Baqarah 2:7, "Allah has set a seal upon their hearts and upon their hearing, and over their vision is a veil. And for them is a great punishment" allah says he will punish the people he sets seals ...
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Are any of the claims about the Quran in this skeptics post accurate?

There is a post on sister site Did all iron on Earth come from outer space?, it makes several claims about "facts" in the Quran. It does not include any references to the Quran, so I wonder if this ...
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Perfect way of giving azaan to baby [duplicate]

There is a person i know, who as a baby was not given azaan in her right ear but instead someone gave it away from her(means like he was standing away from the baby ) , is that correct way? .if not ...
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If they hadith says there are seven styles, why do people say there are 10 qiraat or such?

I need clarity in 7 qiraat of the Quran. According to the hadeeth of Ibn ‘Abbaas who narrated that the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “Jibreel taught me one style and I ...
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Quran: 7:143 translation

Quran: 7:143 And when Musa (Moses) came at the time and place appointed by Us, and his Lord spoke to him, he said: "O my Lord! Show me (Yourself), that I may look upon You." Allah said: "You ...
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Metaphor in Quran?

I read the verses 19:23 and 19:25 which says: And the pains of childbirth drove her to the trunk of a palm tree. She said, "Oh, I wish I had died before this and was in oblivion, forgotten."` ... ...
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Our worship or lack of it neither adds nor lessens Allah's Mightiness

Abu Dharr reported Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) as saying that Allah, the Exalted and Glorious, said: O My servants, even if the first amongst you and the last amongst you and even the whole of human ...
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Leave the 'fools'

There is a verse in Qur'an saying something like: "leave the 'fools' or the ones who mock in a debate/conversation until the topic is changed." The gist is that we should not force our opinions on ...
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Are the following names of the Seven qiraat, along with its transmitters, correct? [duplicate]

Here: Hafs 'an 'Assim Shu'bah 'an Assim Warsh 'an Naafi' Qaloon 'an Naafi' Al-Buzzi 'an Ibn Kathir Qunbul 'an Ibn Kathir Al-Duri 'an Abu 'Amr Al-Susi 'an Abu 'Amr Hisham 'an Ibn 'Amr Ibn ...
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Changing & the imitation of Allah's creation

What are the actual condition of the sin when, one tries to imitate or change the creation of Allah For example, Allah's Qadr we know that everything is destined, so when we try and apply mathematics ...
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Trying to attain a deeper level of understanding the Quran

I've had read the Quran in Arabic and suddenly realised that "مُنَافِقِينَ" (hypocrites) and يُنفِقُونَ (spend) have the same root. Is it so? And if yes, what unites them? Why do I ask? Because I ...
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Allah's Throne was on Water - Clarification

Assalamu Alaikum Brothers in Islam, Allah Ta'ala Says in the Holy Qur'an : "And it is He who created the heavens and the earth in six days - and His Throne had been upon water " [Qur'an 11:7] ...