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

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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 any contradiction between surat Annisa ayat 78 and 79?

I've read about the translation in two different language Indonesia and English between these two ayats 78 and 79 in surah Annisa. I found something that I think it is a contradiction, but I'm not ...
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What does it mean to “respect your elders”? (Sunni, Hanafi view)

Respecting your elders. What exactly does that mean? I'm asking this question because recently I was in a situation where an elder was demanding respect. I personally did not see that as worthy of ...
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To read the Qur'an on a mobile, should I do wudu? Is it complsory?

Aslamualikum all. When we ready the Qur'an as a book, we do wudu. But when we read it on a mobile, is it compulsory to do wudu? During menses can we read the Qur'an on a mobile?
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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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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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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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What are the names of the 30 ajza'?

What are the names of all of the ajza' in the Quran? Aside from Juz 30, 29, 28, 26, I've seen different naming for these ajzaa, such Juz 27 being called "Qalla Fama Khatbukuma" based on the first ...
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Is making my eye color lighter prohibited?

Regardless of the way, is it prohibited if I just make it lighter like not making it green or blue or anything?
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Foster relation nikah issue [on hold]

I was breastfed by my aunti (my mother's sister) once when I was almost 1 year old. My mother's sister had a girl child at that time having 2.5 year old (at that time she breastfed me. Means aunti's ...
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Marriage with brother's foster sister

It is stated that the foster relations are treated like blood relations in the following hadith. Narated By Amra bint 'Abdur-Rahman : That 'Aisha the wife of the Prophet told her uncle that once, ...
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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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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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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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Why does the Quran perscribe only lashing for fornicators but doesn't mention the stoning of adulterers?

I am wondering why the Quran only says what the punishment is for unmarried fornicators but does not mention the stoning of adulterers ( which seems to be a much more serious crime and a much more ...
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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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The importance of digit 7 in islam

I am 21 year old don't have enough knowledge about Islamic things. But I am notice that the digit 7 has a special importance in Islam . like seven earth, seven sky, seven ocean, seven Continent, ...
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Was the name “Yahya” unique?

"O Zechariah, indeed We give you good tidings of a boy whose name will be John. We have not assigned to any before [this] name." (19:7) The verse above is paraded around by detractors in order to ...
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Read memorized part of Surah in prayer for repetition

Salam aleykum Is it permissible to read in prayer just part of a Surah witch I have memorized from the Quran so I can use it as a repetition? If it is so, what to do if I forget how to continue? ...
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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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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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What is the concept of soul in islam

Does soul exist inside our body, does soul has any gender, how can I find that I have a soul , what is the concept of soul in Islam.
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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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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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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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What is the meaning of two east and two west in Surah Rahman

(Quran 55:17) Lord of the two Easts and Lord of the two Wests What is the meaning of two east and two west in this ayah?
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Is there any difference in pronounciation between these two?

In Surah Al-Baqarah verse 234, this appears: Then in verse 240, this appears: Is there any difference in the pronounciation of them?
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Is the name of the angel Mekaal or Mekaa'il?

What is the correct Arabic name of the angel? Is it Mekaal (ميكال) or Mekaa'il (ميكائيل)? The Quran (2:98) refers to the angel as Mekaal, but I have heard most people refer to him as Mekaa'il. http:...
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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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Please its a request, someone explain me why there sum of inheritance shares are not coming one in QURAN verses of Surah-Nisa?

I am a Muslim and I am assured that QURAN is devine. I used to surf websites so I found that in an anti-Islamic site there was mentioned that inheritance shares are not summing as 1 I have searched ...
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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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Miracles that happened in the time of Jesus(ALAIHIS SALAM)

Asalamo Alaikum Question 1:I am not able to understand a islamic concept.ALLAH states in the Quran that Hazrat Isa(Alaihis Salam) was given miracles. I want to know,who performed the miracles?Did Isa(...
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What are the readings (qira'at) of Quran?

As far as I know there are more than one reading for Quran. Some say they are 7 and others say they are 14. What does that mean? Are there more than one Quran? Which reading is the correct one and why?...
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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'...
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If girl is touched by non-mehram mistakenly, will it be counted in sin?

I have this question so please answer with the help of hadees or ayaah let me know about it. If girl is touched by a non-mehram mistakenly, will it be counted as a sin? I will be very thankful to you ...
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Reading Qur'an on behalf of others

I read the Qur'an for my grandmother but then I heard that she does not get the benefits from it. Is this true? If it is right that you can't read the Qur'an for ithers does it mean then neither me ...
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Maths Or Islam?

I am student the recently question comes into my mind that is does Islam depends on math or math depends on Islam because according to my best observation i found that everything in our world ...
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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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Why Muslims are not allowed to read Torah?

I found many references in the holy Qur'an about reading Torat\Torah and also about believing in Torah. So should Muslims read Torah or just deny it on the basis of assumed corruption?
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Unusual feeling during salah please help (New Muslim) [closed]

Hello Before asking my question let me tell you something about me I was an non Muslim and recently reverted to Muslim about 1 month ago due to my love to Allah . after reverting I started doing all ...
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From where does a Mufassir get his interpretation from?

In Tafsir Ibn Kathir, you can find many other details or stories that aren't mentioned in the beautiful Qur'an, and not even by the Holy Prophet (may peace and blessings of Allah be upon him). For ...
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If throwing the Quran into a garbage can is bad, how come Uploading companies can destroy the Quran ebooks?

Most of the Quran books are printed in China like all things nowadays, so the question is what is the difference between throwing some printed Quran book (Made in China) in the trash can and deleting ...
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There is an encyclopedia of evils that are tastier than honey. Is it a major sin to like evil? Is it a major sin to dislike goodness?

There is an encyclopedia of evils that are tastier than honey. Imagine all those top models that i have heard that many men have spent their entire wealth going after them. The cinema depicts evil ...
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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 the word 'grace' mentioned in the koran? If so what is the meaning of it?

When I look on wikipedia at 'grace' then they refer to a Christian interpretation. Although it is mentioned also in the Old Testament the sit is not very much speaking of it. But there is never spoken ...