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

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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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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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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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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 ...
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Does every non-Muslim need to accept Islam or die?

Is it correct that as per their holy book every human being on earth is "Kafir" (a person who rejected Islam) and need to accept Islam or die (not worth living). Many counties in past and future ...
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How can we trust the authenticity of the Koran and of Muhammad?

In the early dark ages, when most of the people were illiterate and weak - and also deeply superstitious, the powerful and strong kings and warlords were able to influence them in any way they wanted. ...
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Tafseer book mainly focused on why certain ayath were revealed

Are there books—preferably in English (but if not, in Arabic)—which focus mainly on, to our best knowledge, why certain Quran ayath were revealed? (What was the context at the time they were revealed?)...
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What is meant by “cut off on the opposite sides” in the following verse of the Quran?

The recompense of those who wage war against Allâh and His Messenger and do mischief in the land is only that they shall be killed or crucified or their hands and their feet be cut off on the opposite ...
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What is the meaning of reciting silently?

What does it mean when we pray/read/recite silently? Is whispering considered silent? Because I whisper when I pray or read quran from mushaf or when I read athkar. When I whisper I can hear myself. ...
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Word Count per Surah

I understand that the Quran's suwar are organized, by general but not precise principle, from longest to shortest. Since the ayat are different sizes across suwar, the number of ayat within any ...
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Non-Muslims will not accept islam unless Muslims worship with non-Muslims?

Could someone please direct me to the chapter and verse of the Holy Quran in which it is said that non-Muslims will not accept Muslims until Muslims worship with non-Muslims?
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Where is term “uswa e hassna” used in quran?

In Quran,I am trying to search Which verses and sura mention the term"uswa e hassna" Please kindly guide me
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Can we read straight from the Quran when we stand up for salat?

I believe salat is the practical implementation of the Quran. I have a handy booklet of Quran and I always want to read big Surats from the Quran when I stand up for prayers in Salat. My query is can ...
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Hijab and discrimination? I dont want to wear a hijab anymore tbh

So, basically I have been reading a lot and I found out that slave women even if they are muslims arent allowed to wear hijab or even dress modest? Isn't that discrimination against them? Let alone ...
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How can I show that Jesus (pbuh) is not a god to Christian friend using Quran as guidance?

I am a Muslim, and I have a Christian friend. He usually argue that Jesus (pbuh) is the God and the son of God. I know that Jesus is the son of Maryam and the messenger of Allah. Please guide me ...
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Is it true that there were verse(s) of the Quran dictating the stoning of adulterers?

So I seem to recall there was a hadith by Aisha which describes that there were verses eaten by a sheep which dictated the ruling of stoning adulterers and I'm wondering if this is authentic and if so,...
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Are Qur'an 16:4, 22:5, 18:37 and 35:11 wrong because man was not only created from a sperm drop?

All of these verses (16:4, 22:5, 18:37, 35:11) have a common sentence ---- ".... and We created man from a sperm drop......" But the zygote is formed by the FUSION of sperm and ovum. The ovum also ...
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Which Quranic ayat state the number of Imams is 12?

While discussing the no. of imams with a friend of a different sect, we had this friendly argument. She says that the no of Imams are not clearly mentioned in the Holy Qur'an. Whereas, I for sure ...
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faces drawn or printed on clothes [duplicate]

Is it ok to wear clothes that have some animal or human faces printed on them? like for eg: I had a T-Shirt with Michael Jackson's face printed on it. While some muslim friends liked it, there were a ...
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Why did people in the past change the previous books?

Before the Quran, Allah were sent prophets to send messages of Allah in the form of Holy books (book of tawraat, injeel, ...etc) but people of that time changed these books (torah, bible...), why did ...
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Is it permissible to use a digital version of the Holy Quran?

I would like to know if it is permitted to use a digital version of the Holy Quran for recitation, reading and such-alike, as the one shown in the video below: Example Video
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Is my fast broken or not?

I am fasting and Unfortunately i tasted my tears while am crying so i do not know about this situation is my fast broken or not please help me through hadith
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what are the 4 holy books mentioned in the Quran? [duplicate]

I have heard talk of 4 books mentioned in the quran. Ca anyone explain what these books are and who they are directed at?
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The significance of ayahs beginning with “Say”

Has there been scholarly discussion of the significance (or subtlety) of the ayahs beginning with "Say"? For example: Say: He is Allah, the One! (112:1) versus All praise is due to Allah, the ...
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Why is Qur'an 33:53 (which describes specific behaviors in relation to the Prophet) inside the Qur'an?

A friend of my whom I try to convert to Islam is reading the Qur'an and read this verse: 'O you who have believed, do not enter the houses of the Prophet except when you are permitted for a meal, ...
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Interpretation of Surah 86:6 “Emerging from between the Backbone and ribs”

Assalamu Alaikum Brothers in Islam, Surah 86 (The Night Comer) says : 86:5 - So let man observe from what he was created. 86:6 - He was created from a fluid, ejected, 86:7 - Emerging ...