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

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What's the reason behind the arrangement of “Indeed in that are signs for…”?

In the Holy Qur'an, in the verses: وَمِنْ آيَاتِهِ أَنْ خَلَقَ لَكُم مِّنْ أَنفُسِكُمْ أَزْوَاجًا لِّتَسْكُنُوا إِلَيْهَا وَجَعَلَ بَيْنَكُم مَّوَدَّةً وَرَحْمَةً ۚ إِنَّ فِي ذَٰلِكَ لَآيَاتٍ ...
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Mary, the mother of Jesus and sister of Aaron? [duplicate]

I came across an interesting few verses of the Qur’an, where God refers to the mother of Jesus as the sister of Aaron and also the child of imran (I could be mistaken, please check this) Quran 19:...
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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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Recommendation of forbidden things

In the past, if someone recommends one of his family members or friends thing which is forbidden in islam then what could be the way to recompense for it ? Like i recommended to watch a tv series to ...
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Does Allah forget according to Quran?

In the Quran it states in Surah Araf that: That day shall We forget them as they forgot the meeting of this day of theirs, and as they were wont to reject Our signs." [7:51] which apparently means ...
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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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scientific error in quran ? 67:5 (please anyone explain)

Assalamu Alaikum. I just wish to ask one of my doubts. I have been pondering so long to get an answer to my doubt. Searched a lot but still couldn't get a satisfactory answer. Due to lack of answers, ...
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Is it possible to compile the Quran chronologically, are there books about this?

As far as I can tell we have not for all of the Verses of the Quran neither a Hadith telling us when they exactly were revealed nor a Hadith telling us the reason behind the revelation. Even if we ...
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Were all the verses of the Quran written down during the lifetime of the Prophet (s.a.w.)?

We know that during the lifetime of the Prophet (s.a.w.), scribes and other companions used to write down verses of the Quran. But by the time the Prophet (s.a.w.) died, did all the verses of the ...
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I need large information on issue of heart. Why it looks sometimes as if sins soften the heart and prevent much bigger sins etj…?

A Hadith says that Abu Bakr has more Iman than the rest of ummah because of purity of heart. There are plenty of people that want a pure heart but they can't. It is striking that many of the people ...
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Is the sajdah tilawah (prostration of recitation) obligatory or recommended?

When in prayer you recite a section of the Qur'an that includes a sajdah, what is the ruling on performing the sajdah? Is it obligatory to do? Or is it recommended? I'm pretty sure there are madhahib-...
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Why is Surah Fatiha in the first person?

I want to understand that why did Allah, may he be glorified and exalted, reveal Surah Fatiha in the first person. I had this doubt since some time but it developed more today when I read this as a so ...
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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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thinking about having sex [duplicate]

I am an unmarried girl. I do not watch vulgar movies/ shows. I do not live with persons who always talk about sex or staff like that. But still I can not stop myself thinking about having sex and ...
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Why does Allah sends weak people with many problems to this world?

There are some people in this world who don't have strength, skills and ability to live, survive and function in this world. I know a person who has many problems and he has failed in life completely....
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Does the Quran forbid hadith?

I ask this because there are some verses in the quran that perhaps allude to the rejection of hadith, such as: 45:6 "in which other hadith will they believe after God and his verses?" 6:38 "And ...
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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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Does Allah communicate to his people through the means of Angels in present?

There's this cousin of mine, who claims that Allah sent him a message in the form of sound. Upon asking questions about it, he said that it wasn't Allah directly speaking to him but by the means of ...
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What is number of possibilities of cases in Inheritance can occur while distributing inheritance according to the Quran?

Many books have been written on Islamic rules of inheritance. I am curious to know what could be number of possibilities of cases in inheritance distribution
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Does memorizing the Qur'an, but parts of it in different rewayat still make you a Hafiz?

If someone memorized half of the Qur'an (from Surah Al-Fatiha to Surah Al-Kahf) in Hafs 'an 'Assim, and then memorized the other half (from Surah Maryam to Surah An-Nas) in Warsh 'an Naafi'. Does he ...
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Why would Allah punish people he himself set seals on?

in Baqarah 2:7, "Allah has set a seal upon their hearts and upon their hearing, and over their vision is a veil. And for them is a great punishment" allah says he will punish the people he sets seals ...
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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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Which rewaya has the shortest madd?

My mother is unable to recite some verses without taking a gap to breath every 5 or 6 words. To make reciting easier for her, which rewaya (among the 7 mutawatir qira'at) is the easiest to recite, in ...
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Are any of the claims about the Quran in this skeptics post accurate?

There is a post on sister site Did all iron on Earth come from outer space?, it makes several claims about "facts" in the Quran. It does not include any references to the Quran, so I wonder if this ...
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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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Quran: 7:143 translation

Quran: 7:143 And when Musa (Moses) came at the time and place appointed by Us, and his Lord spoke to him, he said: "O my Lord! Show me (Yourself), that I may look upon You." Allah said: "You ...
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Perfect way of giving azaan to baby [duplicate]

There is a person i know, who as a baby was not given azaan in her right ear but instead someone gave it away from her(means like he was standing away from the baby ) , is that correct way? .if not ...
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If they hadith says there are seven styles, why do people say there are 10 qiraat or such?

I need clarity in 7 qiraat of the Quran. According to the hadeeth of Ibn ‘Abbaas who narrated that the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “Jibreel taught me one style and I ...
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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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Metaphor in Quran?

I read the verses 19:23 and 19:25 which says: And the pains of childbirth drove her to the trunk of a palm tree. She said, "Oh, I wish I had died before this and was in oblivion, forgotten."` ... ...
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Can someone pray at the place of another one

Suppose Ahmad has not pray isha because of traveling on a plane. And Ahmad said that to Ibrahim. And before paying the isha pray, Ahmad died. Can Ibrahim pray at the place of Ahmad. And generally can ...
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Did God dialogues with humans according to the quran?

Im a Christian, but I gain interest in the Quran thanks to God, for me it's the Last Testament and Most Holy Book that I have the opportunity to read. God does not dialogue with humans. (You answer, ...
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Our worship or lack of it neither adds nor lessens Allah's Mightiness

Abu Dharr reported Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) as saying that Allah, the Exalted and Glorious, said: O My servants, even if the first amongst you and the last amongst you and even the whole of human ...
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Why are Surat al-Khal and Surat al-Hafd not included in the Qur'an?

Ubayy bin Kab, in one of the pre-Uthmanic compilations of the Qur'an, allegedly recorded two additional suwar (Surat al-Khal and Surat al-Hafd) that are not found today; these "missing suwar" are ...
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Did Surah 9:5 abrogate surah 2:256?

Read this carefully: "...“Then when the Sacred Months (the 1st, 7th, 11th, and 12th months of the Islamic calendar) have passed, then kill the Mushrikoon (see V.2:105) wherever you find them, and ...
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Allah's Throne was on Water - Clarification

Assalamu Alaikum Brothers in Islam, Allah Ta'ala Says in the Holy Qur'an : "And it is He who created the heavens and the earth in six days - and His Throne had been upon water " [Qur'an 11:7] ...
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Leave the 'fools'

There is a verse in Qur'an saying something like: "leave the 'fools' or the ones who mock in a debate/conversation until the topic is changed." The gist is that we should not force our opinions on ...
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Why reminder to Righteous/Believers?

Assalamualaikum,, Why Quraan (69:48, And Indeed, The Quraan is reminder for righteous) is giving reminder to righteous, what does it mean, why a righteous need a reminder? Similarly, (51:55 ...
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Are the following names of the Seven qiraat, along with its transmitters, correct? [duplicate]

Here: Hafs 'an 'Assim Shu'bah 'an Assim Warsh 'an Naafi' Qaloon 'an Naafi' Al-Buzzi 'an Ibn Kathir Qunbul 'an Ibn Kathir Al-Duri 'an Abu 'Amr Al-Susi 'an Abu 'Amr Hisham 'an Ibn 'Amr Ibn ...
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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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Can I listen to Qur'an when going to sleep?

Is it permissible to listen to Qur'an recitation from headphones (using mp3 player, or cell phone etc.) when we are laying on the bed trying to sleep or is it disrespectful to Qur'an?
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Is Jesus alive or dead?

Is there anyone here who can prove to me that Jesus is alive in heaven using Quranic quotation? Surah 3:144 clearly states that messengers before Muhammad (saw) had passed away - which includes Jesus ...
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Entreating, beseeching Allah as you are embracing the legs of the table with the intention of making it with as strong as possible feelings

I want to make duas that contain as much feelings as possible. In order to fill my body with feelings I lie down on the floor or carpet, I stretch and embrace the legs of the table because it fills my ...
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Not understanding the concept of abrogation (naskh)

Salamo'alaikom, I've read some answers about naskh and it seems that it is the case of surat al Ahzab, which was as long as surat al Baqara but then some verses were abrogated. I'm not understanding ...
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Refrence of Quranic verse“ muslim slave better than non muslim slave ”

What is the refrence of Quranic verse that approximately means: A Muslim slave is better than non muslim slave and female muslim slave is better than non muslim female slave because muslims call ...
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Selling Quran and visual impaired

I can understand this is a weird question, but I want to help visually impaired friends, and reading this question about selling services, I have many doubts. I am planning to have a Text-to-Speech ...
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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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Local moon or international moon?

The month of Ramadan is near, so naturally the subject of the moon arises. Based on hadiths, which moon I need to refer to -- the local or international moon -- for sawm and for eid? For example, if ...
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What does 61:14 mean?

In Quran 61:14 a particular part sticks out to some people... O ye who believe! Be Allah's helpers, even as Jesus son of Mary said unto the disciples: Who are my helpers for Allah? They said: We ...
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Can any Muslim interpret the Qur'an accurately?

Because of strong faith, Muslims look at the holy book in one and only one way: that it is the truth, and nothing but the truth. They will provide every explanation to prove a verse is correct, even ...