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

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An oath I made on the Quran and Allah

My mother once asked me if I smoked and she said she had saw me do it once so I told her the truth. Obviously I was terrified when she asked and I began to swear on Allah and Qur'an that I would not ...
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What's the meaning of khamsa below jim waqf sign?

Assalamu'alaykum Wr Wb What's the meaning of khamsa (Hindu-Arabic number 5) below jim waqf sign? Appreciate your answer..thanks
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Quran Surah Anbiya Ayat 30 - a Rhetorical Question?

Assalamu Alaikum Brothers in Islam, "Do not the Unbelievers see that the heavens and the earth were joined together (as one unit of Creation), before We clove them asunder? We made from water ...
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Crime news sharing by news broadcasters and crime documentaries

What is the stand of Islam on spreading crime news and crime documentaries? I'm asking this because, many people get corrupted ideas from such news and emulate them. Example is mule smuggling of ...
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Is Children of a Sayyida mother still count as direct descendant of prophet muhammad S.A.W?

Assalamualaikum, I have a question if a Children of a Sayyida mother with a non syed father is called mirza. Does mirza still count as direct descendant of prophet muhammad S.A.W (ahlul bait?) or is ...
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What is ربا (Riba) according to the Quran?

What is Riba according to the Quran? Please also state the verses in the Quran that hints to the term.
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Will my sin be forgiven? [duplicate]

If we commit a sin, is it mentioned in the Qur'an or the hadith that it will be forgiven? Are there any conditions? Would they forgiven only if done in ignorance? What if we commit intentionally? Do ...
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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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How to understand the conversation between the people in the hellfire and those in paradise in the qur'an?

In the qur'an we find a couple of verses which quote conversations between the people in Jahnnam أصحاب النار and those in al-Jannah أصحاب الجنة‎ like: And the companions of Paradise will call out ...
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Are there Islamic guidelines on how and when to protest?

Are there any guidelines provided by Islam on how and when to protest? And how to decide the magnitude of protests and who will decide it? Please cite references from the Holy Quran, Ahadeth, ...
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The Birmingham Quran versus the present-day Quran

Islam claims that Quran is unchanged from the time of the prophet Mohammad, and it will remain so until the last day. Now, there was a discovery of a manuscript in the University of Birmingham which ...
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Does Quran denies the fact of creatures living outside Earth? [duplicate]

In surah hud verse 6 Allah swt tells there is no creature on Earth that is not under the provision of Allah swt . Does it mean that it denies the fact that there are no creatures living besides the ...
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Is it possible for the Qu'ran to have mistakes in it? [closed]

As we do think Qu'ran does not have mistakes in it, there are many things that don't work. I was reading some verses and I was curious. For example : In the qu'ran it's written that God made creatures ...
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Death penalty for Apostasy according to Quran?

The topic of death penalty for apostasy (defection form one's religion) in Islam seems to be a controversial one since many people have both positive and negative answers regarding the issue. Now, ...
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Is there punishment for unawareness?

Lets say I made a mistake in an obligatory prayer and were unaware or I had a doubt but disregarded it, is my prayer then going to be accepted or on the Day of Judgement will I be punished for having ...
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Is there any mathematical patterns or logic in the Qur'an?

I read a website some time ago and there was all sorts of patterns in the book as well as different types of logic in it. Can someone elaborate please?
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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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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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I'd like to know some more details on the table sent down to prophet 'Isa?

I've lately heard a lesson or lecture on the tafseer of the verses telling the story of the table which was sent down to prophet 'Isa () which is quoted in 5:112-115. The wording of the qur'an ...
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Which surah(s) include in each verse one of Allah's beautiful names?

It is well known that in surat al-Mujadilah (58) in each verse the name of Allah الله is quoted. I think that similarly it is possible that many surah's of the Quran may include in each verse the ...
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Are meteors really missiles thrown at jinns by angels?

In Surah Mulk, verse 5, Allah says: وَلَقَدْ زَيَّنَّا السَّمَاءَ الدُّنْيَا بِمَصَابِيحَ وَجَعَلْنَاهَا رُجُومًا لِلشَّيَاطِينِ ۖ وَأَعْتَدْنَا لَهُمْ عَذَابَ السَّعِيرِ And We have ...
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Is it true that after a person returns from Hajj or Umrah, all his supplications (i.e. dua's) are accepted for 40 days?

I have heard that after a person returns from performing Hajj or Umrah, all of his supplications (dua's) are accepted for 40 days. My question is that is this piece of information authentic? Does it ...
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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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Is healing with honey mentioned in the Koran?

From webmd Honey’s healing properties are mentioned in the [..] Koran [..]. Is this true? What does the Quran say about honey's healing properties?
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Why can't we see jinn when they're created from FIRE…?

And He created the jinn from a smokeless flame of fire. (Qur'an 55:15) So, if they are made of fire, we must be able to see them. Why can't we see them? Is there something special about "smokeless ...
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What does Islam say about judging others? [closed]

In Christianity, not judging others is major topic I remember from growing up reading the Bible and listening to the Sunday preachers. What does the Quran tell us about not judging other people? What ...
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Children die of Poverty, Yet ALLAH tells us that ALLAH will provide for them. I am confused?

[b/Israel 17:31] And do not kill your children, fearing poverty; We shall provide sustenance to them as well as to you; indeed killing them is a great mistake. ALLAH says that ALLAH will provide ...
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Can someone tell me which Quran/Mushaf is it?

I was watching a documentary on Yemen, more specifically in Hadramawt, Tarim and I came across this Mushaf. I love it so much. But I do not know which muahaf is it and where to buy it. I would ...
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Why we don't have revelations in any/most languages on earth?

This Question made me recall a Question of a non-Muslim during the discussion after a lecture about Geothe and the Islam, which i will ask here from a Muslim POV! Well we can read in the Qur'an, that ...
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References for Systematic Theology in Islam?

I am looking for a "systematic theology" for Islam ideally in English but Arabic would also do. This is different than the tafsir or anything like that. In this case, a systematic theology is an ...
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What's the literal meanings of the word “Imam”?

I'd like to know what the potential meaning(s) of this word "Imam"? Or are this ones described by Mustafa Khattab (in the *) possible and enough. For example in the aya 17:71 we have: ˹Beware of˺ ...
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Where are the seven levels of the nafs in Sufism mentioned in the Qur'an?

The Sufis by Idries Shah, page 445 (pdf), describes "seven stages of preparation" based on nafs (ego): Nafs-i-ammara (the depraved, commanding nafs) Nafs-i-lawwama (the accusing nafs) Nafs-i-...
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How do we know how to perform salat?

where does our knowledge of rulings concerning salat comes from. What are the relevant hadiths and Quran verse that tells us how to perform salat And How do we know which part of salat is fard and ...
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Interpretation of the verse 34:19

In 34:19 why did the People of Saba' prayed to God to lengthen the distance between their journeys?
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What is the evidence of praying nafal from Maghrib to Isha in the masjid?

I heard a Hadith (in brief) that Hudaifa (ra)'s mother sent him to prophet Muhammed (pbuh). He went in Maghrib. prophet Muhammed (pbuh) continued praying till Isha. After that he Hudaifa (ra) talked ...
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Is the Quran complete? If so, why do we need Hadith? [closed]

I am hoping to seek a final affirmed answer to a question that has plagued me for a long while. Though i cannot claim myself to be a good muslim like most of the people here, i do hope that with your ...
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What is the source for this “deeds transfer” story?

I have been told this story multiple times by Muslims, and I am looking for the source for this story. The story goes something like this: There is a guy with many more bad deeds than a good deeds, ...
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Does zaqat is obligatory on property,household item,personal belonging other than gold, silver and currency?

In our society mostly zakat is given on gold currency and crops.what is the exact teaching of Islam.Is zakat is obligatory on property and other personal belongings???
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Is it okay to selling Quran Services in Islam?

I have developed my own site for online Quran reading and I have many tutors for this purpose. My plan is to optimize my site in google and get many kids and adults from the world and will provide ...
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How to know if the Quran is being interpreted properly?

I have a very simple but profound and important question: How do we know the Quran is being interpreted correctly? The Quran is the word of Allah (a perfect entity) and is read by humans (not by any ...
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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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How do long term halal loans work with inflation in Islam?

I have a series of questions about Islamic loans. My first question is this: If person 1 loans 100k to person 2 and creates a contract which states that the agreed payback date is 25 years from now. ...
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Why cant the quran be edited, why does it have to be the final version?

Why cant the quran be edited, why does it have to be the final version? i mean the times have changed, murder, rape and slavery is illegal in all developed countries, so why is the quran still ...
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Who are the people of zaboor?

I was taught that there were 4 holy books revealed by the Almighty. The holy Quran, the Injeel, The Thaurath and the Zaboor. We know what happened to the people of Injeel and Taurath. What happened to ...
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People asking Prophet Muhammad for a miracle

Is the following detail mentioned in either Quran or hadith: When people asked Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) to turn Mount Uhud into gold as a sign of God's miracle, Allah warned ...
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What is the proof that spiritual struggle is greater jihad?

I have heard this from many places that Jihad means struggle and spiritual struggle is greater Jihad. I was chatting with my cousin yesterday and I said to him that the best jihad is controlling your ...
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Is it okay to leave Quranic Arabic audio playing in the background?

Is their anything wrong with leaving Quranic audio playing in the background while you get on with your day to day tasks? I think I read somewhere that if the Quran is being recited, you must listen ...
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How can non-Muslims read a physical copy of the Quran?

According to this fatwa, you can't touch the Quran (mus'haf) if you have major or minor impurities. However, some scholars think that you can touch the Quran with minor impurities, but not with major ...
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How many shares for Udhiyyah can a large animal have?

On a large animal, is there a minimum share that it is allowed to be split by for Udhiyyah purposes. I heard somewhere that a large animal can have 7 shares. Is this the max? Authentic sunni ...
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What is the reasoning behind the previous Islamic wars given a predestined lifespan?

Apparently in Islam, the day you die has already been set by God http://quran.com/6/2 It is He who created you from clay and then decreed a term and a specified time [known] to Him; then [still] ...