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

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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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Clarifying the authenticity of a narration by ibn Abbas

I asked this question earlier and I couldn’t find the answer.Is this narration sahih? Ata' said: "I asked Ibn `Abbas: 'What is the hitting that is ghayr al-mubarrih?' He replied: '[With] the ...
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Does 9:29 justify an islamic state presenting the ultimatum of Convert/Jizya/Die to peaceful jews and christians?

Can Fight those who do not believe in Allah or in the Last Day and who do not consider unlawful what Allah and His Messenger have made unlawful and who do not adopt the religion of truth from those ...
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Why in Quran 6:101 Allah says He can't have a child without mate?

I read a christian argument that keeping aside the concept of actions befitting his glory if he wills to do something then there should be no limitations and he doesn't need to be like creation. It ...
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What are the names of the gates of paradise? [duplicate]

What are the names of the gates of heaven? Provide the reference(s) from the holy Quran and Hadith. Is the gate Baab al dhikr proven from Quran and Sunnah?
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What is the Islamic concept of Zuhd?

How is the concept of Zuhd understood from Qur'an and Sunnah? It is normally translated as asceticism, but does that mean living in poverty, hunger and abstaining from marriage and sleep? Can someone ...
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Can I listen to the Al-Quran while reading the translation?

ASA. I love reading the Quran and understanding the meaning of it. However, my Arabic is not that good and it's difficult for me to understand the Quran. Say for example I'm trying to read the whole ...
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Atheism mentioned in the Quran or Hadiths?

Does the Qur’an and/or hadiths address beliefs such as atheism (statements like ‘there is no god’)?
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Is changing lip colour haram?

I've heard from sources that you can change somethings about yourself for temporarily or it has to be a slight adjustment so does changing lip colour apply to these.
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Is drawing humans REALLY haram? [closed]

Is drawing humans and animals permissible in Islam? Many are saying it's haram, yet some say it's permitted if the drawing is not of the Divine being (i.e. Allah) or Prophets and their companions. ...
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Is it obligatory for a non-Muslim woman to pay jizya?

Scholars say that jizya is not obligatory for non Muslim women. Is their any sahih evidence for this.
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Today, I've perfected your faith for you - Contradiction

Forbidden to you are carrion, blood, and swine; what is slaughtered in the name of any other than Allah; what is killed by strangling, beating, a fall, or by being gored to death; what is partly eaten ...
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Making a vow for worldly matter

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. Some people make vows like if my child passes this exam or if I get a job, I will pray 2 extra raka’, or slaughter animal or give charity. Is it ...
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Can I abandon abusive parents?

My father provides us everything he can but he is verbally abusive. To a point where I have zero respect for him and zero interest in interacting with him. What does Islam say about abusive parents?
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Can we offer voluntary prayers as charity/sadaqah, so that Allah removes our difficulties?

I have heard a hadith which says that indeed, sadaqah/charity postpones/removes a coming adversity. I have also heard that we can offer voluntary prayer (like 2 nafl) as sadaqa (even though I have not ...
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What does it mean to 'act upon' after memorizing all of the Quran?

When someone memorizes the whole Quran they will go to heaven. But I read somewhere that only those who memorize the whole Quran and act upon it will go to heaven. What does act upon it mean? For ...
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on what basis people claim the QURAN the literal word of Allah(swt.) ? (provide Quran verse and Sahih Hadith) [closed]

I understand the deen from 1.Quran and it's Explanations. 2.Sahih Hadith and it's Explanations. 3.Logic. Allah(swt.) is The One and Only Unique Eternal/Infinite Supernatural Being. that means by ...
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Will children of non believers go to hell? [duplicate]

In Sahih Muslim 2662 it says: “Allah's Messenger, there is happiness for this child who is a bird from the birds of Paradise for it committed no sin nor has he reached the age when one can commit sin. ...
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Why is the same verse in 2:149 repeated in 2:150?

Assalamu Alaikum Brothers in Islam, Can you please help me understand as to why in Surah Baqarah the verse 149 is repeated again in 150? So from wherever you go out [for prayer, O Muhammad] turn ...
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Will Allah will give a deaf & dumb person like me the gift of hearing and speaking after second world?

I am deaf mute and use British sign language. I am a Muslim brother. After I die, I am in my grave and Allah will give me hearing and speaking after second world? Is that correct?
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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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Problem understanding a hadith

In Sunan abi Dawood book 1 hadith 22, the last part says “Do you not know what befell a person from amongst Banu Isra'il (the children of Israel)? When urine fell on them, they would cut off the ...
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What's the difference between السَمَا and السماوات?

I saw that in the Holy Quran there are two forms for 'sky': Samawat السماوات and sama السَمَا. What's the difference between them?
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Increase Faith and Takkwal

I read that to increase faith and make dua the most of it, is to read quran everyday which makes sense. But does reading one Ayah a day from the Quran count?
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What is the correct translation of the verse 74:5?

I noticed that verse 74(Muddassir):5 is translated differently, both into English and other languages. Sahih international version is And uncleanliness avoid while this verse, according to Muhsin ...
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Authenticity of a narration by Ibn Abbas

Is the saying of Ibn Abbas (RA) about hitting women with a miswaak authentic?
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saying alhamdulilah after sneezing in toilet

I know that you need say alhamdulilah after sneezing even if you are in middle of a prayer. But sometimes I sneeze in toilet. But in toilet what I know you are not allowed to say Allah's name. So I ...
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Is intercourse allowed with prepubescent slave girls?

So in the verse 4:6 of the Quran, “marriageable age” is mentioned. That means that it’s not allowed to marry a prepubescent person. However, neither the Quran nor the Hadith make any mention of the ...
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Is the Qur’an Perfectly Preserved? [duplicate]

Context I grew up learning that there are a total of zero differences between any Qur’an anywhere In the world today, and what was revealed by Jibril to Prophet Muhammad. But I now have reason to ...
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Explanation of the Quranic verse 45 of Surah Al-Furqaan (25:45)

I tried to understand this verse but I couldn't: أَلَمْ تَرَ إِلَىٰ رَبِّكَ كَيْفَ مَدَّ ٱلظِّلَّ وَلَوْ شَآءَ لَجَعَلَهُۥ سَاكِنًا ثُمَّ جَعَلْنَا ٱلشَّمْسَ عَلَيْهِ دَلِيلًا Have you not seen how ...
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How to prove that the jinn didnt write the Qur'an?

A person was suffering from doubts and he asked "What if the jinn authored the Qur'an?". How to prove that it is false?
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Help Regarding Quran 16:26

Asalamu Alaykum, I have recently come across verse 16:26 in the Quran and I would like to understand the wisdom behind it. “Those before them had already plotted, but Allah came at their building from ...
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What if when reading Quran, we don't stop at specified places?

I enjoy reading Quran, not because it's been commanded to do so, simple because I'm a technical man and I enjoy learning the amount of wisdom presented in this book. However, there are reading rules, ...
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What is the meaning of “مُوَلِّي”?

The word مُوَلِّي appears in Quran verse 2:148. I have read a few translations of the verse (e.g. here) but I still don't have a good understanding of what the word means. I looked it up on المعاني ...
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Interpretation for Quran 69:46

Then We would have cut from him the aorta Quran 69:46 What is the interpretation for this verse?
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Meaning of Chapter 10 Verse 94

I have done a lot of research on this verse, on the internet, but still haven't found a pleasurable response. The verse states: "So if you are in doubt as to what We have revealed unto you, then ask ...
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What are most common concepts that Allah tell us in Quran?

Salam, I had a currious question from a non-muslim friend, and I do not have enough knowledge to answer.. The question was : When we read and understand Quran (fully), what are the most common ...
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Books within the Quran

Is the Holy Quran one book? Or Is the Holy Quran a collection of multiple distinct books (each with a name and signs)? In reference to 98:2-3 and multiple different verses which different books are ...
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Do I have to read Quran everyday?

The most time I read Quran is on ramadan. Do we have to read it everyday or if we wanted to read it anytime we can? Another question. Do we need to memorize the Quran ?
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Is reading books from the Internet Archive for free haram?

i want to learn the grammar of the quran from some books I found. They are available for free on the Internet Archive. I think almost all books have on their first pages the quote "All rights ...
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Does the Holy Quran gives the concept of flat earth?

This question is not related to these two verses only. These are just for reference. Many searchers say Islams give the concept of flat earth which is contrary to what it is. Sura An-Naziat (79:30)...
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How many writing styles of Mushaf Quran that exist?

I found that mushaf in my country is different in style of writing to that which come from Makkah. Probably most of the (old) mushafs in my country use Indopak style. However the religious council ...
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What is the name given to Wahi writers?

Salam, I read in a book that when wahi was revealed to the prophet, some of his companions used to write down the wahi. The book mentions that these companions are called "Kuththabul Wahi" . ...
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Relationship with girlfriend

i have a girlfriend… and our relationship is long distance… we can’t meet even we want…if possible we will direct marry… bt my question is …my relationship will be under zina or adultry? or just haram
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The concept of worship in Jannah

The Quran states that the people of Jannah will greet each other with salam, and will (often) utter alhamdulliah. To my knowledge, there is no worship in Jannah. Is this explicitly mentioned in any ...
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Reading from mushaf or Quran app in voluntary prayers?

Salam I have seen a few videos on YouTube which say this is allowed in voluntary prayers such tahhajud etc.. I want to know if anyone else has done this and when going into sujood how does one hold ...
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We made every living thing from water. Are Jinns “living” things?

The Qur'an says: And that We have made every living thing out of water [21:30] Aren't jinn living things? What are they made of? Isn't it a contradiction with the the following verse? and the ...
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Can a child have mother's surname?

Im really confused .My daughter has her mother's surname since birth and I agreed to it. But I read online some sites are saying should fathers and others saying it doesn't matter aslong as identity ...
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Explaining the use of “we” in 18:80-81

The following verses have been receiving some criticism And as for the boy, his parents were believers, and we feared that he would overburden them by transgression and disbelief. So we intended that ...
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Bani Israel and Christians

I know that all Jews are Bani Israel but not all Bani Israel are Jews. Are Christians Bani Israel as well, do they descend from Prophet Israel (AS)? This is not a duplicate, the answer to this ...

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