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

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Is it a coincidence that some curse words in English language sound like a combination of Arabic words?

There are some curse words in the English language which sound like a combination of Arabic words in the qur'an. I am not going to name the words because if you can answer this question you should ...
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Is it arrogance to want to be given credit for your work instead of other people?

At school, I'm a founder of a club relating to a subject I'm extremely passionate about. My best friend is a co-founder of the club. I worked extremely hard to get this club to start up. My friend ...
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Understanding of Dua Qunoot regarding non-muslim friendship

The translation of Dua Qunoot is as follows: "O Allah! We implore You for help and beg forgiveness of You and believe in You and rely on You and extol You and we are thankful to You and are not ...
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Did the Quran and the Hadith mentioned another religions?

i have an another question. Is the Quran and the Hadiths mentioned some religions from around the world (like Christianity, Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Confucianism, Nordic religion, etc.)? ...
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How to pronounce these six difficult-sounding Arabic letters?

i'm new here. Can you tell me on how to pronounce these six difficult-sounding letters from the Quran: ص, ض, ط, and ظ? But tell me with easy ways. Thank you if answered!
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What is the source of the story of Ayyub (AS)'s promise to punish his wife?

Allah says in the Quran (to Ayyub A.S.): ‘Take a small bunch of grass in your hand, and strike [her] with that so as not to break your oath.’ We found him patient in adversity; an excellent servant!...
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From where Allahs Noor come?

I know it is a signful to think from where Allah is come. I want just only justificated answer.
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Does putting a Quran mp3 player over water to put the Quran in it, is it as effective as blowing the Quran into water?

Is blowing the Quran in the water, does this practice need to be done, in order for Quraan to come into the water.
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Celebrations in ISLAM

What’s the issue of celebrating certain cultural events, that has nothing to do with religion? That’s to say, would celebrating Birthdays, New Years or maybe Independence day be HARAM? I know (at ...
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Are the so-called islamic terrorists blasphemers against Allah?

According to this answer which states: Blasphemy is a punishable offense in Islamic law: وإن نكثوا أيمانهم من بعد عهدهم وطعنوا في دينكم فقاتلوا أئمة الكفر إنهم لا أيمان لهم لعلهم ينتهون ...
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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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(Please Answer.. plssss.. ) If our dua can get unanswered then what is the point in making dua in the first place?

I went through this antireligious talk of George Carlin where he says that whatever god you believe and to whomever you pray to, there is only 50-50 chance that your prayer gets answered. And he also ...
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Quran 37.11, What is meant by “other beings”?

From transliteration.org, I read the following aya. 037.011 Just ask their opinion: are they the more difficult to create, or the (other) beings We have created? Them have We created out of a ...
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Interpreting “no compulsion in religion” and “strike disbelievers neck”?

Quran 2:256 says that: There shall be no compulsion in [acceptance of] the religion. The right course has become clear from the wrong. So whoever disbelieves in Taghut and believes in Allah has ...
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Treatment of sexual addicted person

I am living away from my home country since last 4 years. As I live alone from a long time, usually I get anxiety and sometime depression. And now I am addicted to sexual activities, after each week ...
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Imagining Allah as an astonishingly mighty and big and beautiful being. The same question regarding imagining his attribute the light or any other

Salaam Aleikum We Rahmetullahi We Berakatuhu. I know that nothing is similar to Allah.(Surah Al - Ikhlas). But human nature wants to visualize what it is worshiping. In Salah ihsan means worshiping ...
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To live out of society in Sunnah?

Salam, I am wondering if it is prohibited in Sunnah to be Muslim and to live aside of society, even what we consider to be "muslim" countries.. I am speaking about my experience, I do not agree with ...
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How to pronounce هُوَ in Surah Al-Hashr (59/22)?

I want to learn correct pronunciation of the هُوَ اللَّهُ الَّذي لا إِلٰهَ إِلّا هُوَ (59/22). Go to this link for related verse. If we want to stop in first part, according to tajweed rules (Al-Madd ...
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The jews' curse and the taking of poison

The Hadith below is taken from Adab al-Mufrad : 'A'isha, the wife of the Prophet, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, said, "A group of Jews came to the Messenger of Allah, may Allah bless him ...
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If we are living in the first heaven how come I can't see celestial beings when I look up to the sky?

I don't understand how are we living in the first heaven where are the celestial beings I don't understand the whole concept of 7 heavens how are people going to reside in the first heaven during ...
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How do I make dua for thunderstorm to come

well I want to know if there dua for thunderstorm to come or I will find the dua myself pls answer pls tell me. I tried finding it first time but nope.
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Current Shia sect that rejects Uthman's edit of the Quran

I understand that in Shia Islam the first three Rashidun are grasped as unlawful political successors of Muhammad in leading the Ummah and in any case unfit to lead justly by their verity to replace ...
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How do we know Ayat boundaries?

Quran is made of chapters (surah), each of which is made of verses (ayah). But there are some places that it seems some ayats are in fact one ayah, for example verses 16 and 17 of surah 35. The ...
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Can someone please elaborate on the difference between كرامة and سحر?

What makes one permissible and the other forbidden? Under what situations? Thank you!
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Does Quran 2:102 show that practicing magic for good is permissible?

and that which was sent down upon Babylon's two angels, Harut and Marut; they taught not any man, without they said, 'We are but a temptation; do not disbelieve.' Specifically this part of the verse.
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What does the Quran say about the number of children a family should have?

Within the Muslim community, there are those who encourage Muslims to have a high number of children. I also read that "procreation in Islam is a sign of God's will and a large family is perceived as ...
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Did Prophet Muhammad(S.A.W) said the sun make sujud

Asalam aleykum Warahma tul Lahi wabarakatu.peace be upon our prophet Muhammad S.A.w, a week ago i was having a conversation with my friend who is educated in islam.On our conversation he mention there ...
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Is there historical/scientific evidence that Jews and Christians altered the original message of God?

Muslims claim Jews and Christians changed the original message of God. Is there historical/scientific evidence that, as claimed by Islam, the Bible (both Old Testament [the Jew bit] and New Testament ...
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Did Muhamad memorize quran?

Are there any actual textual differences in Quran? One of the answer here says that people that memorize quran often ask Muhamad if they do it correctly and he would "correct" them. That seems to ...
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How can Allah be merciful if he punishes people who disbelieve, when he created this disbelief?

To preface this question, I have minimal Quranic knowledge and do not know Arabic, so I am wondering if there is some context I am missing in trying to understand specific verses relating to disbelief ...
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Can i eat chicken that's not halal?

Assalam u Alaikum, I am an exchange student currently studying in the United States of America for one year. Halal meat here is quite costly and my host family (the people who i live with) are ...
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Are there any important Esoteric Islamic / Quranic texts similar to the Kabbalah?

I am looking for shorter (50-100 pages) of Arabic script text documents in the Esoteric category. I am wondering if a subset of the Quran would suffice, like I would consider the Book of Genesis in ...
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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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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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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'...