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

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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 ...
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Can there be more prophets after Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)?

In the name of Allah, the most merciful and the most gracious. May I be forgiven if I commit a sin even asking this question. I read somewhere that there is a difference between Messengers (Rasuls) ...
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Love towards non believers

There has already been for you an excellent pattern in Abraham and those with him, when they said to their people, "Indeed, we are disassociated from you and from whatever you worship other than Allah ...
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Can a women touch or move quran during her menses? [duplicate]

Can a women touch or carry or move quran during her menses?
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A big and long question about the deeds of the heart

I have the most special question to make that if honorable contributors like mehdi saif and others would reply, I would thank them in eternity. I want to understand the relationship between the deeds ...
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Which is the most appropriate place to store or keep the Qur'an?

I have heard people say to keep it at a height and not at a very low place. See the diagram below. 3, 4, 5 would obviously be permissible (provided my hands reach 5) but can I keep at 1 & 2? ...
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The splitting of the moon: any metaphoric explanation?

Verse 1 of Surah Al-Qamar very clearly references the story of the moon being split. Mostly I hear the explanation that includes our prophet (PBUH) and the Quraish witnesses. However, I am also ...
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What are the things we have to perform while reading Quran?

While reading Quran, I know that there are ayahs (verses) for sujood (prostration). How is this performed? I'm a lady, so if I was reading the Quran without wearing hijab (scarf) and then reached a ...
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Where is the Quranic verse of 5 suckling?

Sahih Muslim Book 008, Hadith Number 3421 Chapter: One suckling or two do not make marriage unlawful. 'Aisha (Allah be pleased with, her) reported that it had been revealed in the Holy Qur'an ...
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Volume of voice (loud/quiet/whisper) when reading Quran from mus'haf?

When I read the Quran from a mus'haf, I read it with a low whisper with my tongue slightly moving. Is this the correct voice volume and way to read Quran from a mus'haf? If not, then what is the ...
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Can I recites Quran Pak on mobile phone or any other electronic device in crowd? [duplicate]

As I am a student and I have to go for my classes in the early morning. In the Holy month of Ramadan I wanted to reciting the Quran on daily basis 4 to 5 times. But as the tough schedule it becomes a ...
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Can I read the Quraan during menses from cell phone? [duplicate]

I am doing hifz. I have some doubts to clear. Can I read quraan during menses from cell phone? Because if I don't read, I forget what I have memorized.
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Are there any Qur'anic verses that address atheists?

The Qur'an contains many verses that are either addressed to or intended for various categories of people. Some examples: Mankind in general يَا أَيُّهَا النَّاسُ اتَّقُوا رَبَّكُمْ  إِنَّ ...
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Is it allowed to erase Harakat or Waqf marks from the Quran?

As-Salamu alaikum, Is it allowed for me, when I create Quran vidoes (mushaf & audio) on YouTube to sometimes erase an Harakah or an Tawaquf sign when editing the videos? (For example, in https://...
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What is this alif like sign?

Assalamualaikum Shayekh. In this ayah for example - عَلَىٰ سُرُرٍ مَّوْضُونَةٍ - 56:15 What is the alif like sign above ya of A'la? It seems to me like a verticle fathah but it's not pronounced in ...
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Why was Quran revealed in Arabic language?

Due to the fact that Allah is All-wise, there must've been a reason for sending down Quran in Arabic. So what is it? What would have happened if Allah had used another language? I'm asking this ...
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Is disrespectiong the translated Quran a sin?

I am a revert Muslim and I respect the Quran in whatever form the Quran is .I want to know for information is it a sin and God will curse those who disrespect the Quran (translated) form of Al Quran ...
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Are there any specific recommended timings to read Quran in Ramadan?

I heard that the best time to read the Quran is after Fajir prayer, is that true? Does that apply to Ramadan too? What is/are the recommanded timings to read the Quran during Ramadan?
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Natural deseasters and how to interpret the verses about Allah's punishment?

In sura hud Ayat 117, it is mentioned by Allah SWT: And your Lord would not have destroyed the cities unjustly while their people were reformers. Why there are earthquake happened like in ...
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We made every living thing from water. Are Jinns “living” things?

The Qur'an says: And that We have made every living thing out of water [21:30] Aren't jinn living things? What are they made of? Isn't it a contradiction with the the following verse? and the ...
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Why did Noah's wife go to hell according to Quran?

"God sets forth an example to those who disbelieve: the wife of Noah and the wife of Lot, they were both under two of Our righteous servants, but they acted treacherously towards them so they ...
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Do all fruits are made of male and female according to quran? [duplicate]

Quran 13:3 In this ayah it states that EVERY fruit is made of pair two sexes Today we know not ALL fruits are paired (having sexes) most of the time they are hybrid also can u clarify those?
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Can the Qur'an be referred to as The Good Book?

The Bible is sometimes informally referred to as "The Good Book". I'm wondering if it's appropriate to refer to the Qur'an as "The Good Book" (assuming it is a book, which I think is only debatable ...
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Is there an ayah or hadith which indicates humans were created out of loving-mercy (Rahma) of Allah?

Is there an ayah or hadith which clearly indicates that us humans were created (other reasons being as they are) out of Mercy of Allah?
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Biology In Islam - Reproduction

In chapter 86 verse 7 & 8 it is written that "He was created from a fluid, ejected," "Emerging from between the backbone and the ribs." But as far as I know the semen is produced by the seminal ...
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Why some verses of Quran refer to God as a plural entity?

There are some verses in Qur'an which refer to God as a plural entity, like: وَلَقَدْ خَلَقْنَا الْإِنسَانَ وَنَعْلَمُ مَا تُوَسْوِسُ بِهِ نَفْسُهُ ۖ وَنَحْنُ أَقْرَبُ إِلَيْهِ مِنْ حَبْلِ ...
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Why Allah stated himself as “We” in many places in Quran? [duplicate]

In Surah Al Anbiya, Ayah 30 Have those who disbelieved not considered that the heavens and the earth were a joined entity, and We separated them and made from water every living thing? Then will ...
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About learning Arabic

I read it somewhere that Muslims must learn Arabic (The language of Islam) I know how to read the Q'uran in Arabic but I don't know how to speak Arabic and I also don't understand a single word that I ...