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

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Who are the three messengers sent to the city in Surat Yasin?

In Surat Yasin 36:13-14: وَاضْرِبْ لَهُم مَّثَلًا أَصْحَابَ الْقَرْيَةِ إِذْ جَاءَهَا الْمُرْسَلُونَ إِذْ أَرْسَلْنَا إِلَيْهِمُ اثْنَيْنِ فَكَذَّبُوهُمَا فَعَزَّزْنَا بِثَالِثٍ فَقَالُوا إِنَّا ...
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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 are the benefits of memorizing the Quran?

Lately I have been memorizing the Quran. Alhamdulillah, there is a big joy in doing so, but I know that there must be some sort of reward or benefits to those who memorises it. Brothers and sisters, ...
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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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Do the Scientific Miracles in the Qur'an actually exist?

Scientific miracles in Quran are those facts told by the quran and later discovered by science , For example: The word month exists 12 times in the quran, the word day 365.... But this article ...
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Are there any miracles in the holy Quran?

Are there any miracles in Quran such as fact it contains, that people at the time had no knowledge about but later they know it was the truth or it is associated with an event that can only be miracle ...
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What miracles are mentioned in the Qur'an?

What I mean by a miracle are things like the Staff of Moses which transformed into a serpent or opened up the river of Nile, or the clothes of Joseph which healed Jacob's blind eyes. Are there any ...
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Is miracle considered the fundamental proof of the validity of the Qur'an?

The validity of the Qur'an seems to hinge on the miracle of its beautiful language, the miracle of accurate prophecies, the miracle of there being no contradictions, etc. Are there any Islamic ...
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Why is Quran a miracle?

Is it true that the Quran is a miracle of eternity? What are the signs of miraculousness of the Qur'an now? What is extraordinary in this book that I can now understand and wonder now? If this is ...
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Why was Quran not compiled at the time of the Prophet?

In the holy Quran, Quran is mentioned numerous time as the book It is He who has sent down to you, [O Muhammad], the Book; (3:7) In the last sermon of the prophet, the prophet said I leave ...
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In the the verses 30:2-3 , Where were the Romans defeated by the Persians? Is this verse a miracle or not?

In the verse 30:2-3 , Allah says, The Byzantines have been defeated in the nearest land. But they after their defeat will overcome According to a lot of Muslims including the person in this ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 ...