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

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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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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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What specifically does Jesus make lawful in Qur'an 3:50?

Referring to the Prophet Isa (Jesus): And [make him] a messenger to the Children of Israel, [who will say], 'Indeed I have come to you with a sign from your Lord in that I design for you from clay [...
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Is the following true about Muslims

Muslims believe the Quran to be the final revelation of Allah to man, and a completion and confirmation of previous scriptures. Four of these are mentioned by name in the Quran are 1. The Tawra (...
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Islamically when a women gets married does her primary responsibility go to her in-laws?

Salaams, I was having a discussion the other night with my family as I am getting married soon. My father said that I will be "leaving this family" and joining another family and when I disagreed he ...
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Does the sun set in a murky pool in Qur'an 18:86?

Non Muslims say that 18:86 is in error. How do we refute this? Until, when he reached the setting of the sun, he found it [as if] setting in a spring of dark mud, and he found near it a people. ...
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How do we reconcile the Quran and Sunan Abu Dawud with the fact that the Earth is not flat?

How do we reconcile the following 3 Scriptures: 1 of 3 - Quran 18:86: Until, when he reached the setting-place of the sun, he found it [no "as if" anywhere in the original Arab] setting in a ...
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Why muslims are not allow to touch dogs?

My neighbour has a dog and it’s very playful. I really want to touch & play with him. But my mother told me Muslims do not touch dogs. I asked her why & she said because it’s in the Quran. She ...
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Could the Muqatta'at be interpreted as a semitic root?

I know there are numerous opinions on the Muqatta'at, and there is another question already asked here on that topic. But there is a particular theory which occurred to me, and I wanted to know if ...
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Why in 33:56 Allah SWT, instead of himself saying directly, is ordering to the holy Prophet SAW to tell the women of the believers?

Why in 33:56 Allah SWT, instead of himself telling it directly (meaning addressing to us), is ordering to the holy Prophet SAW to tell the women of the believers to bring down over themselves [part] ...
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Examples of verses of the Qur'an with two different readings?

According to What are the readings (qira'at) of Quran?, there are different "readings" of the Qur'an. I'm seeking concrete examples of ayat (verses of the Qur'an) for which there are two or more ...
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What are the longest Surah and Ayah of the Qur'an?

Which is the longest surah and the longest ayah of the Qur'an?
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Are there any verses in quran about “18 thousand worlds”?

Are there any verses in quran about 18 thousand worlds? People usually call Allah "Lord of 18 thousand worlds". What's a metter? Why do we say like this?
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What does Islam say when dealing with stupid and arrogant parents?

Not every parents are inclined towards truth, some of them are just following their desires, no reasoning, and always trying to justify their act on us (their kids) despite some of them claim to be a ...
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How to pronounce these six difficult-sounding Arabic letters?

i'm new here. Can you tell me on how to pronounce these six difficult-sounding letters from the Quran: ص, ض, ط, and ظ? But tell me with easy ways. Thank you if answered!
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Can we send the reward of recitation of Quran or other ibadah to relatives who died?

A lot of people recite Quran and perform other ibadah and pray that the reward of this ibadah be given to a relative or friend who died. What Quranic verses or Hadith tells us that the reward of one ...
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How to read these verses in the Quran?

Assalamu alaikum. I am learning how to read Arrabic alphabets and how to read Quran. I'm slightly confused with something: In the first verse of Sura Al-Faatiha, the spelling suggests the following ...
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What does Qu'ran 2:65 mean when it says 'Be apes, despised'?

Quran 2:65: وَلَقَدۡ عَلِمۡتُمُ الَّذِيۡنَ اعۡتَدَوۡا مِنۡكُمۡ فِىۡ السَّبۡتِ فَقُلۡنَا لَهُمۡ كُوۡنُوۡا قِرَدَةً خَاسِـِٔـيۡنَ ​ۚ‏ And you had already known about those who transgressed among you ...
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What is the source of the story of Ayyub (AS)'s promise to punish his wife?

Allah says in the Quran (to Ayyub A.S.): ‘Take a small bunch of grass in your hand, and strike [her] with that so as not to break your oath.’ We found him patient in adversity; an excellent servant!...
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Is it permissible to greet inside the mosque or not? Is it not a sin?

Today I’m in with some friends and we are talking about some Islamic principals, and there one of my friend tell me that greeting with every one ( slaam,handshaking ) insides the mosque is not ...
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Why are orphans considered orphans when their father dies and not when both their parents die?

The definition of an orphan is: An orphan (from the Greek: ορφανός orphanós) is a child whose parents are dead or have permanently abandoned the child I've seen Islamic websites which say that an ...
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What is the interpretation of Qu'ran 35:45 “…if Allah were to impose blame on the people for what they have earned…”?

And if Allah were to impose blame on the people for what they have earned, He would not leave upon the earth any creature. But He defers them for a specified term. And when their time comes, then ...
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What are the reasons that Allah gave the Torah and Gospel before the guidance of the Quran?

I know that Surah Al-E-Imran 3 states: He has revealed to you the Book with the truth, confirming what has been before it, and has sent down the Torah and the Injil. Thus, we know that it is ...
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How to do ruqya if you don't know how to read quran?

A long time ago, when I was a teenager I wore a taweez thinking it was going to protect me and so on. However now looking back on it I know that this is was a HUGE mistake and major shirk. I now would ...
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wearing necklaces that have verses from the Quran on them a sin?

I don't understand how this is a form of Shirk? I'm not Questioning Allah but no body has given me anything from the Quran that says we cannot wear necklaces with Quranic verses in them can somebody ...
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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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Can Shi'a tafseer books be categorized in similar categories as those of Sunni scholars?

Mainly Sunni's make a distinction between two main categories of tafseer works: tafsir bi-al-ma'thur (Arabic: التفسير بالمأثور‎, literally 'received tafsir', also known as tafsir bi-al-riwaya Arabic: ...
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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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Is there any difference in pronounciation between these two?

In Surah Al-Baqarah verse 234, this appears: Then in verse 240, this appears: Is there any difference in the pronounciation of them?
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Is it arrogance to want to be given credit for your work instead of other people?

At school, I'm a founder of a club relating to a subject I'm extremely passionate about. My best friend is a co-founder of the club. I worked extremely hard to get this club to start up. My friend ...
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Does the Quran say that Allah has confused the minds of the infidels?

Does the Quran say somewhere that Allah has confused the minds of the infidels? I'm sure I read something like this before, but can't find the actual reference.
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Understanding of Dua Qunoot regarding non-muslim friendship

The translation of Dua Qunoot is as follows: "O Allah! We implore You for help and beg forgiveness of You and believe in You and rely on You and extol You and we are thankful to You and are not ...
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Do Muslims believe that the moon was split in two and put back again?

According to this:- Does the Quran or any Hadith mentions the splitting of the Moon? It's mentioned in the Quran that the moon was split into two. As the Quran is perfect and infallible, then Muslims ...
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Which verse is the heart of Surah Ya-Sin?

As it is relatively considered as a famous issue (that Surah Ya-sin is the heart of Quran), and as a narration, it is quoted that Imam Sadiq (a.s.) said: Everything has a heart, and surah Ya-Sin is ...
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(Please Answer.. plssss.. ) If our dua can get unanswered then what is the point in making dua in the first place?

I went through this antireligious talk of George Carlin where he says that whatever god you believe and to whomever you pray to, there is only 50-50 chance that your prayer gets answered. And he also ...
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What is Ibn Tamiyyah's evidence for the claim that Hell will be empty eventually?

The Qur'an clearly states that Hell is eternal. Of course I do not think Ibn Tamiyyah is correct, but I am asking because it is unusual for someone who so repeatedly talked of and condemned bid'ah, ...
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Quran 37.11, What is meant by “other beings”?

From transliteration.org, I read the following aya. 037.011 Just ask their opinion: are they the more difficult to create, or the (other) beings We have created? Them have We created out of a sticky ...
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Treatment of sexual addicted person

I am living away from my home country since last 4 years. As I live alone from a long time, usually I get anxiety and sometime depression. And now I am addicted to sexual activities, after each week ...
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How to pronounce هُوَ in Surah Al-Hashr (59/22)?

I want to learn correct pronunciation of the هُوَ اللَّهُ الَّذي لا إِلٰهَ إِلّا هُوَ (59/22). Go to this link for related verse. If we want to stop in first part, according to tajweed rules (Al-Madd ...
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To live out of society in Sunnah?

Salam, I am wondering if it is prohibited in Sunnah to be Muslim and to live aside of society, even what we consider to be "muslim" countries.. I am speaking about my experience, I do not agree with ...
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In what different forms was Quran reveled to the Prophet?

I know that Quran was revealed to the prophet but in what form and which form was more common over the other(if there were more than one forms). Were these different forms suited to the occasion about ...
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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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How do we know Ayat boundaries?

Quran is made of chapters (surah), each of which is made of verses (ayah). But there are some places that it seems some ayats are in fact one ayah, for example verses 16 and 17 of surah 35. The ...
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Can i eat chicken that's not halal?

Assalam u Alaikum, I am an exchange student currently studying in the United States of America for one year. Halal meat here is quite costly and my host family (the people who i live with) are ...
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Current Shia sect that rejects Uthman's edit of the Quran

I understand that in Shia Islam the first three Rashidun are grasped as unlawful political successors of Muhammad in leading the Ummah and in any case unfit to lead justly by their verity to replace ...
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How do I make dua for thunderstorm to come

well I want to know if there dua for thunderstorm to come or I will find the dua myself pls answer pls tell me. I tried finding it first time but nope.
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What is Islam's perception of chastity?

The Holy Quran clearly emphasizes that both men and women must guard their chastity. "For muslim men and women, for believing men and women. for men and women who are patient and constant. for men ...
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Is Surah Ya-Sin/یس the heart of Quran?

Is Surah یس (Ya-Sin) the heart of the holy Quran? Perhaps it is considered as a famous sentence or belief that Surah Ya-Sain as Surah 36 of the holy Quran counted as the heart of the noble Quran. I ...
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Is there historical/scientific evidence that Jews and Christians altered the original message of God?

Muslims claim Jews and Christians changed the original message of God. Is there historical/scientific evidence that, as claimed by Islam, the Bible (both Old Testament [the Jew bit] and New Testament ...
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Can someone please elaborate on the difference between كرامة and سحر?

What makes one permissible and the other forbidden? Under what situations? Thank you!

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