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Questions tagged [quran]

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

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Help me understand Ayah 19 and 20 Surah Baqarah?

Or like a rainstorm in the sky, bringing darkness, thunder, and lightning. They thrust their fingers in their ears to keep out the stunning thunderclap for fear of death. But Allah ever encompasses ...
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fear of sin while reciting the holy Quran

i am non-native Arabic speakers, perfecting the sounds of some letters and words of Arabic can be very difficult. However, i am trying my best to master Tajweed but if i know that i am pronouncing ...
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Do our dreams to happen as few?

We know that our dreams can happen in future. I read Qu'ran. "when Allah showed them to you in your dream as few; and if He had shown them to you as many, you [believers] would have lost courage ...
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Need help understanding 26:215 203

"And then they will say, 'Can we have more time?' How can they ask that Our torment be brought sooner?" 26:215 203 I assumed that 'Can we have more time?' refers to them asking for more time on ...
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Does Islam has an explanation of why people die of hunger?

I am a Muslim and I keep hearing from people that rizq(what a person would eat) is promised by God and will be given and one has to focus on following religion rather than worrying too much about ...
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How much can fatwas be trusted?

I am new in the islamic religion and I was wondering how much fatwas can be trusted. Do muslims generally trust in fatwas or can it sometimes be the case that there are fatwas from people who just don'...
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Quran 34:24 Interpretation?

Can the latter part of the verse, "And indeed, we or you are either upon guidance or in clear error," (34:24) carry the meaning that both parties are wrong? It is clear that both parties cannot ...
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Is it haram to enter a competition to win a house/car etc with an entry fee

In the competition you pay £10 and solve a puzzle, the panel of judges then awards the person with the closest answer with a new house. Is that gambling? I would suppose the entry fees covers the ...
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Is it haram to like horror and supernatural films/stories?

I've been told that reading,listening,or watching horror is haram because it promotes evil and witchcraft..is this really true? I know it might sound weird,but i really enjoy horror stories,i like ...
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The “High and Mighty Ones”. Who are they?

In Suratu Saad (38), ayat 75 Allah is reprimanding Iblees for his refusal to bow down prostrate to Father Adaam (alaihi salaam). Allah says: “O Iblees! What prevents you from prostrating yourself ...
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What is the proof that spiritual struggle is greater jihad?

I have heard this from many places that Jihad means struggle and spiritual struggle is greater Jihad. I was chatting with my cousin yesterday and I said to him that the best jihad is controlling your ...
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Where are Gog and magog? [duplicate]

Why we still haven't found gog and magog with all the modern technology and satellites that we have? if they live on earth and their population is in millions then we must have found them so far. I ...
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Who are these ayah's (2:8-2:10) referring to?

Al Salam Alaykum. I am a recent revert and my imaan has been increasing Alhamdulellah. I, however, have doubts every day or so about Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). I make dua for Allah to open my heart to ...
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Are there other rulings except with alcohol consumation on which we may Chronology in the Qur'an?

In the Qur'an we find the chronology of the ruling on alcohol see for example in my answer on Was alcohol permitted long ago, before Mohammad was born?: Alcohol allowed, alcohol declared as bad, ...
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Except with the rectiation of the qur'an do we need to seek refuge from satan when quoting/reading verses?

Allah the almighty told us in the Qur'an: So when you recite the Qur'an, [first] seek refuge in Allah from Satan, the expelled [from His mercy]. (16:98) If taken literally we only need to do the ...
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Why does the Quran not mention a punishment for the people of 'Isa pbuh?

When we read the Qur'an we find verses addressing or referring to the (wrongdoers among the) people of almost all prophets and messengers and their punishment see for example: Has there not reached ...
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What is the explanation of the duration of 30 months for the gestation and weaning?

Allah the almighty says: And We have enjoined upon man, to his parents, good treatment. His mother carried him with hardship and gave birth to him with hardship, and his gestation and weaning [...
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Can any word be added to ذنب to describe it? No such structure exists in the Qur'an

For instance can we say ذنب العظیم or عظام الذنب or اعظم الاذناب. I looked through the Qur'an, and ذنب has always been used alone. You would be very kind to provide a reference for your response if ...
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Quran’s Mathematical Errors in Inheritance?

An image of the calculations -> https://i.redd.it/0f7gtpkff7h11.png Why do we need to do al-awl, is there not a way to do the math correctly from the start?
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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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Are there any academic scholars who believe that quran has been perfectly preserved since the time of Muhammad?

I have heard muslims claiming that quran has been perfectly preserved, letter for letter, word for word, dot for dot but I have heard some counter claims as well and have seen a YouTube video by a ...
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is there any verse or hadith regarding thinking about Allah' s nature and existence

I heard once that, it is not allowed for a person to think much or more about Allah (God) as it could lead him/her to disbelief. Is there any verses in the Quran or hadiths regarding or relating to ...
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What is the difference between khalaqa and ja`ala in the qur'an?

in sura al-Anaam allah uses "khalaqa" خَلَقَ for samawat (heavens) and ard (earth) but "ja´ala" جَعَلَ for zulumat (darkness) and noor (light): الْحَمْدُ للَّهِ الَّذِى خَلَقَ السَّمَـوَتِ ...
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What's the link between being unjust to orphan girls and having up to four wives in verse (4:3)?

In surat an-Nisaa' we read (4:3): And if you fear that you will not deal justly with the orphan girls, then marry those that please you of [other] women, two or three or four. But if you fear that ...
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Are there surahs in the quran which state that the moon is lit by reflected sunlight?

When I look up at the moon at night, it looks like a source of its own light just like the sun. surah 71:16 expresses this observation as: And made the moon therein a [reflected] light and made the ...
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Does the Quran or any hadith say that the Wall of Gog and Magog can't be seen by the human eye?

Bring me ingots of iron." Then after he had filled up the space between the two mountain-sides, he said: "(Light a fire) and ply bellows." When he had made it (red like) fire, he said: "Bring me ...
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Will Allah forgive a person died without getting a chance to know about Islam? [duplicate]

Assalamu Alaikum, Will Allah forgive a person died without getting a chance to know about Islam? For example a person born in a area which is disconnected from the world. And they (the people in ...
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Where in Qur'an does it say “Jannah will be in your accordance”?

Assalam, I'm trying to find the verse(s) in Qur'an where it says something like "Jannah will not be according to you".
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Is Shariah a compulsion for a practising Muslim, can it be like I follow only the Quran and dont listen other teachings like Hadith and shariah?

Assalamu-alaykum rahmatullahi wabara-katuh, My point is why follow rules interpreted by the others when you can solely rely on the Quran itself. I deny any teachings by "self-declared elders" of ...
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Where does the quran mention us to reffer to hadith? [duplicate]

I want to know if the quran mentions to us, if in doubt or need more clarity in quran reffer hadith. Please provide proof only from the quran. Thank you and sorry for my bad english :)
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Are there verses in the qur'an on which there's no consensus about the addressed gender?

I'd like to know if there are verses in the qur'an where it is seemingly unclear whether the verse addresses both women and men or only one of both genders and on which at least some scholars ...
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is there any verse where it says men have more physical strength than women?

Assalamu Alaikum. I just want to know is there anywhere in the Quran where it clearly says that,men were given more physical strength when compared to women. if yes please explain it detailly. And if ...
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Can Quran explain the persecution of Rohingya Muslims? [closed]

Can Quran explain the persecution of Rohingya Muslims? What did they do wrong for which they are being punished so painfully and so long? If they did anything wrong, were those wrongs any bigger ...
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Why these Surahs are used to perform Ruqyah - Surat al-Kaafirun, Surat al-Ikhlas, Surat al-A’araf, Surat Yoonus, Surat Ta-Ha

I was searching for Ways of Treating Magic. I found an answer in islamqa It said we should read "Surat al-Fatihah, Ayat al-Kursiy, Surat al-A’araf verse 106-122, Surat Yoonus verse 79-82, Surat ...
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Is nikah in absence of the parents valid?

salam u alikum there is a couple who is in real trouble , they did nikah with witnesses , but there parents were not there , but the girl that person married to was adopted , and she even knows her ...
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Does the Quran answer why Life is a Test?

Why does life have to be a test? Allah (swt) does say life is a test in the Quran. But does He answer why it has to be a test?
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In which sorah the Following ayat is in Quran?

In which Sarah/Verse the Following ayat is in Quran? Ina'Allaha LA Yakhfa Alaihe Shai'un Fil Arde wala Fisamaa إِنَّ اللَّـهَ لَا يَخْفَىٰ عَلَيْهِ شَيْءٌ فِي الْأَرْضِ وَلَا فِي السَّمَاءِ I ...
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Is a forced oath taken by placing hand on Quran valid?

Salam, My family forced me to place my hand on Quran and say that I won't say that I want to marry a guy I like (my family said no because they think he isn't good looking enough). Although I tried ...
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Looking for Ayah and Hadith on Mercy/Morality

For my studies, I am looking ayah or hadith which unambiguously mentions or strongly suggests that conscience/morality/altruism/mercy are God-given values. The one I have is: Narrated Abu Huraira: ...
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Explain verse 66 in Surah Nisa, why would Allah ask anyone to kill himself?

I just read this ayat and am really confused. Why would Allah ask anyone to kill himself / herself? How can we understand this ayat perfectly please? (Please don't say that Allah used the kill ...
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Is it shirk or waswaas

Assalamualykum wa rahmatullah. Like most people i used to pronounce Allah as "Allaa". But now I learned Tajwid and still say Allah instead of " Alloh"(pronouncing the Laam heavily ). Because I think ...
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What to do if your parents try to enforce you to lie?

Assalamualaikum, All Praise and Glory is to Allah swt. May Allah swt grant forgiveness to my parents as they had mercy upon me when I was young. Ameen. My parents have an interview, in which they ...
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is it haram to draw things that have no soul

I like to draw and I want to animate but I heard that it is haram to draw humans. so I want to know if it is haram to draw things that have no soul like a table of flower or animate these things. so ...
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Does Qur'an 16:66 say's raw milk that comes from a cow's stomach is clean for the point where people could drink it?

Surah 16 verse 66 says "Surely there is a lesson for you in the cattle: We provide you to drink out of that which is in their bellies between the faeces and the blood - pure milk - which is a ...
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Which verse in Quran Chapter 2 talks about female sexual pleasure?

This article talks about sexologist Heba Kotb of Egypt. She says: "the biggest chapter of the Quran is called "The Cow." There is a verse talking about the woman's rising pleasure. It's an order to ...
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Are Arab Non-Muslims allowed to touch the Quran? [duplicate]

Is it true that Non-Muslims are not allowed to touch the Quran? If it is true, then what those Arab Non-Muslims who can't understand any language except Arabic are supposed to read for learning the ...
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Is it mandatory to mention person name for Qurbani?

Till today I know that it is mandatory to mention person name for Qurbani. Just got a pamphlet from a Masjid it says, According to the Quran and Sunnah it is not necessary to mention you name ...
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I accidentally ate some non halal chicken, what should I do?

Heres the situation: I went to a restaurant and ordered a "Vegetarian" dish. I have been to that restaurant many times and always have had only "Vegetarian" dishes. The dish I ordered also comes in ...
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Which is the longest Tafseer of Quran ever written?

Which is the longest and most detailed Tafseer of Quran ever written in Islamic history? By longest I mean most voluminous Tafseer.
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Why does Surah 109:6 say دين and not ديني?

Surah 109:6 "لَكُمْ دِينُكُمْ وَلِيَ دِينِ" The ayah starts with "to you is your (plural) religion" using the second person plural possessive suffix, while the possessive suffix is not used in the ...