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

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Jesus Christ PBUH in Quran

(5:117) I said not to them except what You commanded me - to worship Allah , my Lord and your Lord. And I was a witness over them as long as I was among them; but when You took me up, You were the ...
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What evidence is there in the Quoran that Muhammed is the seal of prophets?

The title says it all. A chapter reference, quote, and translation would be appreciated
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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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What does Islam say about introverts? [closed]

I feel that I an introvert. Connecting with people is an effort for me. What does Islam say about introverts?
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How we should deal with people who offend islam and Muhammed(saw)? [duplicate]

Most people believe that they're allowed to say anything and they're allowed to express their opinions saying that it's 2015. My question is that nowadays people make jokes about religions especially ...
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How is it known that the Holy Quran assumes knowledge of the Bible? [duplicate]

How is it known that the Quran assumes one to know the Bible?
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Is the Holy Quran for the humans only or for the Jinns and Angels too?

There is mentioned in the Holy Qur'an (72: 1-2) Say, [O Muhammad], "It has been revealed to me that a group of the jinn listened and said, 'Indeed, we have heard an amazing Qur'an. It guides to the ...
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What is the meaning of Surah Bani-Israel ayat 26?

What is the entire meaning of this ayat? Surah Bani-Israel(Al Isra17) Ayah: 26 "Arabic: وَآتِ ذَا الْقُرْبَى حَقَّهُ وَالْمِسْكِينَ وَابْنَ السَّبِيلِ وَلاَ تُبَذِّرْ تَبْذِيرًا Pickthal: Give ...
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Reciting the Quran in English [duplicate]

Let me start from introducing myself, I am an 18-year-old boy and have been thinking like crazy about this, but this is my conclusion to ask someone, because I have no idea. I was on a website ...
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Why is Holy Quran in Arabic? [duplicate]

The question is simple. Why is Quran in Arabic? There are many other languages besides Arabic, so why Arabic is selected specially by ALLAH SWT?
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Searching for a quote or saying in Islam

A professor in my religions class verbally mentioned the following quote/saying: When religions divide people they get away from God Unfortunately, he doesn't know the origin of the quote/saying ...
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Does the Quran have The sentence: “An Eye for An Eye”? [closed]

Does the Quran have The sentence: "An Eye for An Eye" ?
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Accusing a person of rape?

And those who accuse chaste women and then do not produce four witnesses - lash them with eighty lashes and do not accept from them testimony ever after. And those are the defiantly disobedient, ...
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Which surah in the Quran is the Syrian poet Adonis is referring to here?

The Syrian poet Adonis in an interview referring to censorship in Syria said: “This is a problem of Muslims, not the Koran,” he says. “In the Koran there is a dialogue between Allah and the Devil. ...
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The Quran and the Hadith [closed]

What is the relation between the Quran and the hadith? The Quran is the Word of God, but what about the hadith? Are they the interpretations of men or are they also divine revelation? Also does the ...
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Does verse 5:38 amputation contradict verse 5:45 “eye for an eye”? Contradicting death for apostasy and adultery? [closed]

The Qur'an put in the law of "an eye for an eye": "We ordained therein for them: 'Life for life, eye for eye, nose or nose, ear for ear, tooth for tooth, and wounds equal for equal.' But if any one ...
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Where is self-denial mentioned in the Quran?

I studied several religions and they all have "self-denial" as a main aspect mentioned in their texts. Such as: "If you cling to your life, you will lose it; but if you give up your life for me, you ...
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What is tajweed? Is it necessary to learn or is it just recommended?

There are some sources about tajweed rules and learning them is recommended. But what is tajweed? Is it a set of rules for only reading Quran or general for Arabic? I learned the Arabic alphabets ...
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How often is Jesus quoted in the Quran?

I have heard it quoted that "Jesus is the most quoted prophet in the quran." I was wondering about the legitimacy of this claim, just out of plain curiosity.
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Are Men above Women in Islam?

According to Quran women are created for men. Their existences is based on comfort for men. “And one of His signs is that He created mates for you from yourselves that you may find rest in them, and ...
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Marrying the mother of ex girlfriend

Is it permissible for a man to marry the mother of a girl he used to have a relationship with? The relationship was in the past and involved physical touching but no penetration. I understand from 4:...
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Is it mandatory (Fard) for a man to go to masjid for all 5 prayers?

Asalam alaykum, I wonder if there is specific Hadith / Quran verses stated that Muslim men are mandatory to attend masjid for the five times prayer? What if you are not able to? What are the ...
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Surat Al-Mulk Grave torture savior by the will of Allah

Brothers can you please confirm this, i have recently found out that memorizing surat al mulk and reciting it every night will save us from the grave torture, what ahadith is there to support this my ...
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On what page of the Quran does it say that we are not allowed to kill other Non-Muslims? [duplicate]

^^^^^^ (I know that) I know that killing other Muslim is extremely forbidden, but what about Non-Muslim? Are we forbidden to hurt/kill them too? Also if someone knows this, on what page can we find ...
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Does hell and heaven, the ones mentioned in the Quran, currently exist?

In Quran we have a lot of verses talking about the hell and the heaven and their characteristics. What I want to know is that whether the hell and heaven mentioned in Quran currently exist?
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Does 2:54 proved death punishment for apostasy?

Quran [2:54] states that calf worshipers were punished by death by their own people. Doesn't that prove death punishment for apostates according to Quran?
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How do I learn to read the Qur'an? [closed]

I don't know how to read the Quran properly. My parents can't help me in this regard. I went to a mosque to learn but after some time I left because they were teaching me with an accent and I was ...
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Is Allah [swt] the creator of both good and evil?

I was studying Surah Al-Falaq and I noticed that in the second verse, according to the translation of Sahih International, it is written: "From the evil of that which He created". Is Allah [swt] the ...
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Is there anything that needs to be done before reading the Qur'an?

I've been trying to read the Qur'an for some time now but it has been very confusing. I assume this is due to having had been raised around only Bibles, because the Bible is written like a story. To ...
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if we have memorized the Quran by heart, will we be saved from hell fire?

If a memorized the Quran by heart, will he be saved from hellfire , irrespective of his deeds ? On the internet somewhere it says yes, whereas somewhere it says not if a person has commuted major bad ...
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What does Islam say about cloning (in biology)?

Cloning is a wider term than what people normally think. What I am interested in is specifically the biological cloning as defined below: From Wikipedia: Cloning in biotechnology refers to ...
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The Quran had 7 Qira'at, so doesn't mean it's 7 versions?

I know that the Quran had 7 types of Qira'at and now the muslims use only one (I think Hafs?). So doesn't that change the interpretations and meanings of the Quran? Doesn't that mean it has 7 ...
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Muslim as a single nation, according to Quran and Hadith

Does Islam considers all the muslims all over the world as a single nation or does it acknowledges different nations based on region or ethnicity? I am not talking of "ummah"
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What is the name of the script used in the earliest Qurʾānic manuscripts?

I've seen it transliterated into English as ma'ili which supposedly means "inclined" or "slanting." I'm looking for the Arabic word. Is it مائلي?
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What is parent's responsibility about children?

Is there any rules in Islam on how long parents should help their children? My parents helped me a lot until now but still my financial condition is not good at all. I have a 15 months old son and I ...
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Shape and size of beard in Islam [closed]

I see the question discussed in this site which reveals the reason of growing beard and also the question discussed about importance of beard in islam. I need to clarify some doubts about cutting of ...
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Did the stories in Quran happen as is, or are they symbolizing different and more common events?

You all should know the stories (I'm sorry, I don't know if the word "story" is appropriate to address them. In my language it is rude, but I don't find a better word in English.) in Quran. Like Moses ...
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Arabs and other nationalities

Do Arabs stand a better chance in getting into Heaven as the Holy Quran is written in Arabic? What i'm trying to ask is that, since they know Arabic and the Holy Quran is written in Arabic, isn't it ...
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Need to get the name of the Qari by the text from some photos [closed]

I took photos from television when it was showing Quran recitation. At the bottom the photos(I mean television screen) I think they are displaying the name of the Qari who was reciting the Quran. I ...
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Should we show respect to our gadgets?

Muslims who use gadgets (Mobile phones, Video/Audio players) also use them to listen to Qur'an. Since our gadgets are now transformed into casings that holds Qur'an, Should we show them the same ...
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Does reciting and listening to the Holy Quran have equal rewards? [duplicate]

If I don't know how to read Arabic language and just listen to the Holy Quran or recite the Holy Quran by following the audio. Does these these to acts have equal rewards?
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Beautifying the Qur'an?

I watched a lecture by Yaser Birjas on YouTube, and he explained how the Qur'an should be beautified during recitation. But I was wondering, does this apply to all Surah's? I'm asking because I was ...
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Are angels free-willed, perfectly ethical beings?

The Qur'an was told to Muhammad PBUH by an angel, who says that they do not ever disobey Allah swt. Surah 66:6 O you who have believed, protect yourselves and your families from a Fire whose fuel ...
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Are there quran that are written before othman standardization?

Uthman create a standard of quran. Before that there are many versions of Quran. Are there any of those other versions that survive now?
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Are there any actual textual differences in Quran?

In the bible, there are many textual variations. Various sources ,such as the Qumran manuscripts, the Septuagint, and the Masoretic text, all say different things. Sometimes comparing those ...
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Sequence of Suras [duplicate]

I learnt today that the first Quranic verses revealed to Muhammad wass Sūrat al-ʿAlaq. The sequence of revelation of verses was not the same as how it was compiled. What's the sequence of ...
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Is private-tutoring a bit younger opposite-sex is considered a Khalwa?

Salaam. This is a follow-up to a previous question of mine, here. My ex-junior at my college (I've just graduated last month) asks me to be his private tutor in preparing for a final exam in order ...
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Are raffles halaal or haraam? (Shia view please)

Recently I saw a Shia mosque holding a fund raising raffle ticket competition where the winner would get a fully paid for umrah trip. What is a raffle? Wikipedia - A raffle is a gambling ...
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Is there any limitation for Reading Quran completely during one day?

Is there any limitation for Complete reading Al-Quran (Khatim) during one day for example? if so, what is the best time-table for reading Al-Quran that acceptable and allowed?