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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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is there any complete list of sana'a manuscript difference with current Qur'an, in terms of meaning?

I came accross Sana'a publication by Sadeghi (Sana'a and The Origins of Qur'an), but he only conclude some example of textual variation with standard qur'an. Table 1 gives a few examples, in ...
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Are abrogated verses in the Lawh-al-Mahfuz (Stone Tablets)?

The Quran is preserved in the stone tablets near Allah: Rather it is a glorious Qurʾān, in a preserved tablet.(85:21-22) Abrogation is considered a way in which Allah changes or replaces some of ...
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Are there sources which analyze in depth the significance of Allah's names coming in pairs?

For example: Our Lord, and send among them a messenger from themselves who will recite to them Your verses and teach them the Book and wisdom and purify them. Indeed, You are the Exalted in ...
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Are there any copyright restrictions on reproducing English translations of the Quran?

I am planning to build a simple mobile app that provide the user with extracts from the Holy Koran, collection of the Ahadith and the Sunnah. I will be providing the Arabic text as well as the ...
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Why Ibraheem was referred to as Ummah (أُمَّة) in this verse and why it was translated with other meanings?

My focus here is on the translation of the word Ummah (أُمَّة) in Arabic, by which Allah attributed Ibraheem in verse (16:120). As shown below there are different interpretation in its translation: ...
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Qadar as the pillar of imaan

Up until now, I always believed, without actually being curious about its evidence or source, that the pillars of faith in Islam is six: Having faith (imaan) in Allah, the Day of Resurrection, the ...
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What is meant by “froth” or “foam” in Quran aya 13:17?

What is meant by the following aya from transliteration.org : 'Anzala Mina As-Samā'i Mā'an Fasālat 'Awdiyatun Biqadarihā Fāĥtamala As-Saylu Zabadāan Rābīāan ۚ Wa Mimmā Yūqidūna `Alayhi Fī An-...
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I'd like to know some more details on the table sent down to prophet 'Isa?

I've lately heard a lesson or lecture on the tafseer of the verses telling the story of the table which was sent down to prophet 'Isa () which is quoted in 5:112-115. The wording of the qur'an ...
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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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Can you draw things that already exist? such as yourself or your pet?

AssamuAlaikum I understand drawing anything with a soul is prohibited, because of the hadith that you will be asked on the day of judgement to breath life in to it. What does this mean for drawing ...
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What exactly is a 'Wahy' in Islam?

I understand that in Islamic school of thought, it is said to be revelation of God's message to His chosen people like Prophets, Messengers (and according to some folks also the pious and righteous ...
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Is it true that the recording angels on our shoulders say “Ameen” to the negative things we say/questions we ask?

Asalam alaikum! I just had an argument with someone about this, who told me I shouldn't even ask negative questions. (I asked something along the lines of, "What if the car breaks down?" And he ...
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Does the Qur'an contain an ayah about passing on knowledge being like a seed to be planted?

Some time ago, I heard a quote that someone said came from the Qur'an. I have not been able to find it, and I would like to know if it is a real quote. It went something like this: "If a person gains ...
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Preference of interpersonal commandments?

In Judaism there is a notion (with qualifications) that interpersonal commandments take preference over those commandments which are between man and God. Is there a similar notion in Islam? I would ...
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What does Islam say about birth of living being?

What does Islam say about birth of living being? I've read that according to Quran, God(Allah) is creator, destroyer, judge,..etc. So, as we know that world is made of two things 1.sentient/living(सजी...
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How does Allah preserve his revelations throughout human history?

Allāh declares in Qur'an 6:114-115; 18:27 that none — hence no human can alter his words as revealed through successive Prophets. Most surely Allāh makes provisions for preventing the ...
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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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Are the Qira'ats reliable?

I found this quote from an anti-Islamic website : "The opinion of the majority is that these readings are Mutawatir. However, one opinion is that they are Mashhur28 …. The truth in this regard is ...
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Will we look similar to how we looked in the Dunya in Jannah?

In Jannah, will we look similar to how we looked in the Dunya as in similar facial features and physical traits, but perfected and beautified and free of all flaws, or will we instead get an entirely ...
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Who are the three (different?) addressee's in verse (10:87)?

First be aware that the issue can only be observed in the Arabic original as the verse (10:87) in its English translation looks like: And We inspired to Moses and his brother, "Settle your people ...
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Does Allah know how we feel at any given time?

In the Qur'an it's described how Allah is closer to us than our jugular vein. Does that mean that Allah knows everything about us in a moment such as how we are feeling, our current condition, and all ...
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Quran verses on achievements and pay gratitude to Allah

Aslam o Alaikum. I would like to know the Quran verses that I can recite in my new office start celebration ceremony. I m looking for the verses that has some meaning to “thanks to Allah on some ...
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Quran Mushaf Eternal Speech of Allah

Assalamu Alaikum Brothers in Islam, According to the Ahl Sunnah Wal Jamah Is it a correct belief to hold if someone says the following: " I affirm that the Quran is the Eternal Uncreated Speech ...
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Umar RA & the verse, “O people! Do not claim…”

'......And then we used to recite among the Verses in Allah's Book: 'O people! Do not claim to be the offspring of other than your fathers, as it is disbelief (unthankfulness) on your part that you ...
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Did Allah (Swt) reveal the Quran to Jibril (as) in Arabic?

Assalamu Alaikum Brothers in Islam, The Holy Qur'an is the Eternal Speech of Allah. It was revealed to the Beloved prophet Muhammed (saw) in Arabic through the Angel Jibril (as). So there's a ...
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Was the Quran intended to be a book?

Did Muhammad actually instruct people to make a book out of the Quran and spread it around the world? It seems that this process began after his death and I'm wondering if Muhammad actually ordered ...
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Quran Surah Anbiya Ayat 30 - a Rhetorical Question?

Assalamu Alaikum Brothers in Islam, "Do not the Unbelievers see that the heavens and the earth were joined together (as one unit of Creation), before We clove them asunder? We made from water ...
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Is Children of a Sayyida mother still count as direct descendant of prophet muhammad S.A.W?

Assalamualaikum, I have a question if a Children of a Sayyida mother with a non syed father is called mirza. Does mirza still count as direct descendant of prophet muhammad S.A.W (ahlul bait?) or is ...
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Can Shi'a tafseer books be categorized in similar categories as those of Sunni scholars?

Mainly Sunni's make a distinction between two main categories of tafseer works: tafsir bi-al-ma'thur (Arabic: التفسير بالمأثور‎, literally 'received tafsir', also known as tafsir bi-al-riwaya Arabic: ...
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Tafseer - Surah Furqan Verse 46

Assalamu Alaikum Brothers in Islam, Quran Surah 25 - Ayat 46 : Then We withdraw it (The Sun) to Ourselves , a gradual withdrawal? What does this Ayat mean? Where is the sun being withdrawn to? ...
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Is there punishment for unawareness?

Lets say I made a mistake in an obligatory prayer and were unaware or I had a doubt but disregarded it, is my prayer then going to be accepted or on the Day of Judgement will I be punished for having ...
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Is it true that after a person returns from Hajj or Umrah, all his supplications (i.e. dua's) are accepted for 40 days?

I have heard that after a person returns from performing Hajj or Umrah, all of his supplications (dua's) are accepted for 40 days. My question is that is this piece of information authentic? Does it ...
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Does zaqat is obligatory on property,household item,personal belonging other than gold, silver and currency?

In our society mostly zakat is given on gold currency and crops.what is the exact teaching of Islam.Is zakat is obligatory on property and other personal belongings???
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Is there any effort to verify the aphorisms of ibn 'Ata' Allah based on the Qur'an and sunnah?

There are basically two distinct views on Sufism and the connection to Islam. Some reject Sufism and consider it not being part of Islam, while others say as long as it follows the Qur'an and sunnah ...
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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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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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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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Why Prophet Noah's age is mentioned in a wierd way in Qur'an 29:14?

Qur'an talks of Prophet Noah's age in 29:14 as follows. And We certainly sent Noah to his people, and he remained among them a thousand years minus fifty years, and the flood seized them while they ...
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Will there be madd if shaddah over yaa is preceded by a kasra

Assalamu alaikum Will there be madd if there is a shaddah (tashdid) over yaa, and the yaa is preceded by a kasra? Such an occurence is there in the last words of Ayat Al Kursi. Similarly, will there ...
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In Qur'an 7:27, why does Allah assign devils to those who disbelieve?

In Quran 7:27 Allah SWT states Pickthall: "O Children of Adam! Let not Satan seduce you as he caused your (first) parents to go forth from the Garden and tore off from them their robe (of ...
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Can we conclude last prophet was NOT best of entire creation?

A hadith in Sahih Muslim mentions, the prophet was called the best of creation. Prophet replied that's not me that's Ibrahim. Anas ibn Malik reported: A man came to the Messenger of Allah, peace ...
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Skipping confussion about First Qibla of Islam

One subject is not clear to me that prophet muhammad (sm) prayed for 16 or 17 months to Al-Aqsa as Qibla but not 13 years. Then at that time what was the muslim's Qibla? we know that Qabah was the ...
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Is the reward of reciting Qur'an in other languages same as reciting it in Arabic if one doesn't know how to read Arabic?

One of my sister in Islam don't know how to read Arabic so she wants to know that if she would read the Qur'an in any other language would she get the same reward as one gets when one recites the Qur'...
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What are the benefits of using olive oil in Islam?

The Prophet Muhammad (SAWS) said: 'Eat olive oil and rub it on your skin, for it comes from a blessed tree.' (Narrated by Ahmad and Al-Tirmidhi) In Surah Tin, the first line says: 'By ...
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Iron chain mail in Prophet Dawud's time?

Can someone respond to the alleged historical error in the Qur'an where iron chain mail is used by Prophet David AS (see verses 21:80 & 34:10-11)? The Prophet AS lived in 10th century BC while ...
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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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How to read the Quran attentionally?

Peace be with you! We read the Quran but oftenly forget what's been said there, or we interpret it the wrong way ... How to read the Quran attentionally? So the wisdom will be grasped, stored in our ...
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Why did Bander Baleela omit a letter in his recitation of Surah Al-Kahf?

While I was working on Baleela's recitation of Surah Al-Kahf, I noticed that in Ayah 58, ( at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0_kS9Yz32Q0 at 16:16) he said (رَبًُكَ) instead of (وَرَبًُكَ). Is it ...
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What to do if someone doubts themselves?

If someone is praying and always thinks that: they are doing the prayer wrong, a little of their hair came out of the hijab, they think their feet was exposed, they were 2 hours late for prayer. All ...
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Successorship in the Quran

Peace be with you! Who, besides Adam, is called khalifa in the Quran? Maybe there is a particular person mentioned there? Thanks!