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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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Why did the creation of Earth take longer time than the creation of the Universe?

There's something in the Quran that I don't understand properly. They are from Surah Fussilat (41) verses 9 to 12: Say, "Do you indeed disbelieve in He who created the earth in two days and attribute ...
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Is Paul Mentioned In The Quran?

Many Christian missionaries quote many "Narrations" from the Salaf and claim that the early Salaf actually believed that Paul was mentioned in the Quran and he was actually a Prophet of ...
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What is the language of the Al Lawh Al Mafooz ( The Preserved Tablet)?

Assalamu Alaikum brothers in Islam, I'm assuming that the the Preserved tablet is not written in any human language. Is this correct? Please provide some references. Also, what language is the ...
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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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Difference of waqf in Qiraat Hafs between waqf الوقف in usual Moshaf and turkish recitation

When listening to Turkish qur'an reciters I often realize that they don't do waqf (stoping/pausing recitation) in typical places in Qur'an Verses according the Qiraa' of Hafs 'an 'Assim (in the most ...
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On what basis do Sunni Muslims believe that the Quran is uncreated?

Sunnis believe that the Quran is uncreated - that it has always existed. Is there a Quranic ayah stating this? On what basis do Sunnis claim this to be true?
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What does the Qur'an say about freedom of speech?

What does the Qur'an say about freedom of speech? What are the verses of the Qur'an that talk about freedom of speech?
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Is it permissible to use Qur'anic quotes as decorations?

Can I decorate my home or working place with Islamic elements? For example, using suras or words from the Qur'an, or kahbatullah pictures, or various du'as as both decoration and as a reminder so that ...
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The example of the inheritance shares issue: how comes the Quran needs to be corrected?

My question is about the issue detailed in this topic: Inheritance shares don't add up to 1. Please read the whole message carefully though, this is not exactly a duplicate. To sum up the point, the ...
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the iddah of the girl who hasnt reach puberty will be in the house of his husband or father?

I need help to clear some misconception in my head specially what I understand about marriage : I read some conflicting information on the subject tell me where I am wrong -islam didnt set a marriage ...
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What are the differences between companions of right and people in front?

In Chapter 56, Quran says people will be put into three groups in the Day of Judgment: companions of left, companions of right, and people in front (or foremost). From the some verses in this chapter, ...
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Translation of this particular verse?

Selamun aleikum, Can someone give me a literal translation of these particular verses (and add a little bit of explaining): Surah Al-Ala, Verses 4/5: وَالَّذِي أَخْرَجَ الْمَرْعَىٰ فَجَعَلَهُ ...
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The availability of the injeel and the torah during prophet Muhammad (SAW) 's time

Assalamualaikum, I'd go straight to the point inshAllah. I'm currently confused: was the original Torah and Injeel available during prophet Muhammad's (SAW) era? Like for example in verses such as: ...
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Is it kufr to imagine Allah as a mighty image, e.g. for worship?

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 Allah as if you are seeing him because even ...
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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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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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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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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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Is a little urinary incontinence forgiven?

Because sometimes when I take off my clothes I find that a little urine has come out without me realising it. Do I have to change my underwear for every prayer? Or i should just put tissue May Allaah ...
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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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Does Islam differentiate between doubters and disbelievers?

In the Quran, there's a clear separation between believers and disbelievers, but it doesn't talk of doubters as widely to best of my knowledge. Given that, I wonder whether there are references to ...
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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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Is making tawbah sufficient for lying when swearing on the Quran?

I swore on the Quran while lying and I'm very regretful of my sin, very. I can not fast 3 days or feed 10 people. Or pay the fee of committing this sin (reasons). I made tawbah and prayed and made ...
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Is it forbidden to marry one's cousin in a special circumstance?

Suppose, somebody touches his aunt/uncles's private parts with impure thoughts in mind. Later, after several years, that person becomes horribly ashamed, does repentance, and does Tawba. Would it be ...
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Will thieves be allowed to regrow their hands?

The regeneration medicine is already upon us and it is a matter of time before limbs will be grown within weeks if not days. If we stick to the interpretation that Quran advocates cutting of hands as ...
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Should Qur'an 54:17 be interpreted as meaning the Qur'an is intended to be simple to understand?

There's a range of translations of Quran 54:17; here are some examples: And in truth We have made the Qur'an easy to remember; but is there any that remembereth? -- M. M. Pickthall We have ...
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The splitting of the moon: any metaphoric explanation?

Verse 1 of Surah Al-Qamar very clearly references the story of the moon being split. Mostly I hear the explanation that includes our prophet (PBUH) and the Quraish witnesses. However, I am also ...
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How does triple talaq work in conjunction with court?

I have heard that in Islam three divorce are given with the interval of a month. And of divorce in iddah if they change their mind they can get together. And girl get notice through court how does ...
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Is lease allowed in Islam?

Would you please clarify if purchasing goods on rentals are allowed in Islam? According to what we studied, a fixed percentage of interest is added to the principal amount (current price) of that ...
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the implications of Jesus abolishing Jizya?

Sahih Bukhari Volume 3, Book 43, Number 656: Allah's Apostle said, "The Hour will not be established until the son of Mary (i.e. Jesus) descends amongst you as a just ruler, he will break the ...
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Did Quran introduce any new words to the Arabic?

At the time of its revelation, did Quran introduce any new words to the Arabic language? I.e., were there unique words in the Quran which Arabs heard for the first time through Quran? If yes, do we ...
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Is monism (distinct from monotheism) a form of shirk?

A definition of monism is a theory or doctrine that denies the existence of a distinction or duality in... God and the world. In Islam, shirk is defined as idolatry or polytheism, which means ...
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What is the purpose of the caveat in Hud (11:108)?

The Qur'an repeatedly says that paradise is unending. For example, in Luqman (31:8-9), it is said Verily, those who believe and do righteous deeds, for them are Gardens of Delight to abide forever ...
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Question about The reading of Ibn Abbas in Surah 7:127

The Standard reading of surah 7:127 verse 127 is “And the chiefs of Pharaoh’s people said: Do you leave Musa and his people to make mischief in the land and to forsake you and your gods? He said: We ...
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Prophecy in Surah Rum

Assalamualaikum, The prophecy about the defeat of Romans (Byzantines) against Persians (Sassanids) is described in the beginning verses of Surah Rum. Does anyone have an idea which exact battle is ...
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Is this a proverb in Quran? Are there other proverbs too?

Quran, Al'Araf (7), 40: إِنَّ ٱلَّذِينَ كَذَّبُوا۟ بِـَٔايَـٰتِنَا وَٱسْتَكْبَرُوا۟ عَنْهَا لَا تُفَتَّحُ لَهُمْ أَبْوَٰبُ ٱلسَّمَآءِ وَلَا يَدْخُلُونَ ٱلْجَنَّةَ حَتَّىٰ يَلِجَ ٱلْجَمَلُ فِى سَمِّ ...
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Are Muslim women allowed to donate their Eggs?

Assalamualaikum, Are Muslim women allowed to donate their Eggs? I saw that women have around 400,000 eggs, but can they donate -8-10 like donating blood. *Eggs which then other women who can't have ...