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

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Where is praying 2 and 2 sunnah prayers before Zuhr comes from?

I do know its been a sound Islamic practice to pray 2 and 2 sunnah prayers before Zuhr. I just wondering if I prayed ahead to catch with a group prayer without sunnah, will that be haram or its ...
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Where can I find Arabic Quran recitation resources such as audio without Tajweed?

I'm looking for a Quran recitation (mp3, video, application, website, ...) in Arabic which is just a simple reading of the verses without Tajweed enhancement.
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Why Qur'an is not clear sometimes and has many interpretations?

My assumption is that Quran is the final statement from God and it contains everything we need in order to be on the right path. But I see different interpretations of Quran verses and thus sometimes ...
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Is a forced oath taken by placing hand on Quran valid?

Salam, My family forced me to place my hand on Quran and say that I won't say that I want to marry a guy I like (my family said no because they think he isn't good looking enough). Although I tried ...
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Are there ayat to the effect of “be nice to others” in the Qur'an?

It's not hard to find examples of people saying Islam teaches people to be nice to others: Islam places great emphasis on manners and on the proper way to deal with others, whether they are Muslims ...
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Can Husband suck the milk of his wife?

I have search from many sites but I found mixed answers some says yes other say no. I want to ask that can husband suck the milk of his wife is it allowed in Islam or not?? Please answer with ...
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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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Does Qur'an 5:41 mean that all Jews “listen eagerly to lies”, or that among the Jews there are some who “listen eagerly to lies”?

Qur'an 5:41: يَا أَيُّهَا الرَّسُولُ لَا يَحْزُنكَ الَّذِينَ يُسَارِعُونَ فِي الْكُفْرِ مِنَ الَّذِينَ قَالُوا آمَنَّا بِأَفْوَاهِهِمْ وَلَمْ تُؤْمِن قُلُوبُهُمْ وَمِنَ الَّذِينَ هَادُوا ...
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Does someone who has memorized the Qur'an still need to read it?

There are people who have memorized the Qur'an (hafiz[a]); I actually know one such person. It's really awe-inspiring. Question: Does someone who has memorized the Qur'an still need to read it? I'm ...
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1400 year old virgin?

Reading Quran 19:27,28 Christians and Jews encounter something that raises alarms. Then she brought him to her people, carrying him. They said, "O Mary, you have certainly done a thing ...
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Does God know about future & what is the proof of it in Qur'an?

Many people believe that God knows about future. However, I am having hard time finding any relevant script in Qur'an that clearly indicates that.
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Why Quran use 'Months' for period of Hajj?

Quran says in 2:197 "Hajj is [during] well-known months". Why Quran uses "months" (أشهر) when hajj is presently done only during Dhu al-Hijjah month ?
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What is stronger in Islam: freedom of belief or a call to exterminate the Pagans and jihad?

What is stronger in Islam: freedom of belief (2:256) or a call to exterminate the Pagans (9:5) and jihad? Sorry, if I did somehow misunderstand or asked.
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Is the Qur'an a book?

This may seem like a strange question at first, since well, we can literally see that the Qur'an is a book: And we often refer to it as a book. And the Qur'an refers to itself as a book (Qur'an 5:15:...
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Correct order of surahs in prayers

Question 1: Is it OK to recite the 4 Qul (109, 112, 113, and 114) in 4 rak'ahs of any nafl prayer in the order below: Surat Al-Kafirun Surat Al-Ikhlas Surat Al-Falaq Surat An-Nas Is this order ...
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Is black-hat hacking haram?

I made a virus that mines Ethereum silently in the background. You can already see that this is just for money. But I plan on paying the victim back through donations. My target is some gaming station ...
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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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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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What exactly is the challenge of the Quran?

“If you are in doubt of what We have revealed to Our Messenger, then produce one chapter like it, call upon all your helpers, besides Allah, if you are truthful. [Quran 2:23] “Or do they say: ...
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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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The Qur'an will always be perfect, but what about the Mus'haf?

We all know and can appreciate that the Qur'an can never be altered in anyway shape or form, but us humans can only get access to a copy of the Qur'an, i.e. the Mus'haf. Can we be sure that the Mus'...
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Is suicide forbidden in the Qur'an?

Why is suicide a sin in Islam? I only know of 34/29 in Qur'an-- rather advising you not to do so than forbidding it. And they say, "When is this promise, if you should be truthful?" Say, "For ...
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How was it possible for satan to lead Adam and Eve astray when they were in heaven?

A heaven is suppose to be a place where evil cannot exist and devil/satan is not allowed to enter. So how was it possible for the satan to lead Adam and Eve go astray and disobey Allah's command. I ...
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Proof of Koran Authenticity [closed]

While much of religion is faith, are there any statements in the Koran we can point to that prove its authenticity? Using the Torah as an example, one of the things Jews point to is the fact that the ...
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Why Islam is considered as a religion of terrorists? [closed]

I just want to know why this religion is hated all around the world and is considered as a religion of terrorists?
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Frequent change in message from the creator (God, Allah)

If I understand correctly, according to Quran before Prophet Muhammad, there were other prophets such as Jesus, Moses and message delivered by them was time bound. Message of Prophet Muhammad is till ...
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Is Tawassol (recourse) allowed in Islam? (Shia view)

Allah, the exalted, says in the Noble Quran as such: وَالَّذِي هُوَ يُطْعِمُنِي وَيَسْقِينِ ﴿٧٩﴾ وَإِذَا مَرِ‌ضْتُ فَهُوَ يَشْفِينِ ﴿٨٠ "And it is He who feeds me and gives me drink; and ...
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Do ghosts exists according to Quran or Islam?

When I asked this question to a Masjid cleric, I never got a satisfactory answer. There is a lot of research going on this field. There are many Television shows that prove Ghost exists. But Science ...
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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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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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What is the purpose of miracles if not to make people believe?

In Holy Quran we read: And they say, "Why was there not sent down to him an angel?" But if We had sent down an angel, the matter would have been decided; then they would not be reprieved. This ...
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Is it allowed in Islam to load Quran into smart phone as pdf or audio format [closed]

Can someone please answer my following questions: -is it allowed to load Quran into smart phone as pdf or audio format? -if loading allowed then is it allow to read or listen Quran from smart phone ...
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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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Why Muslims are not allowed to read Torah?

I found many references in the holy Qur'an about reading Torat\Torah and also about believing in Torah. So should Muslims read Torah or just deny it on the basis of assumed corruption?
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Do Shia and Sunni have different Qurans?

I recently heard that Shia and Sunni have different Qurans. Is that true? If so, why do they have different Qurans (that is different physical copies)?
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Why is Islam linked to terrorism and violence by global media? [closed]

Islam claims itself as the ideology of peace. (“ …whosoever killeth a human…, it shall be as if he had killed all mankind, and whoso saveth the life of one, it shall be as if he had saved the life of ...
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Do Shi'ites believe in other holy books/revelations after Qur'an?

I was told that there are three other holy books apart from Qur'an that Shi'ites believe in. Al-Jafr - This book claims to have the original injil, Torah and Zabur and more secret knowledge. Al-...
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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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Where are the master copies of the Quran kept?

According to Muslims, the Quran has never been altered by humans down the centuries and is today what it was when first narrated to the Islamic prophet Muhammad. For this to be true requires a master ...
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Can Non-Muslim read Qur'an without wudu?

A friend told me that non-believers are prohibited from touching the Qur'an. I'm only 15 and my family is originally a Hindu, but I don't think my parents will mind me reading the Qur'an. Also I am ...
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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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Does the Holy Quran gives the concept of flat earth?

This question is not related to these two verses only. These are just for reference. Many searchers say Islams give the concept of flat earth which is contrary to what it is. Sura An-Naziat (79:30)...
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What is the meaning of Arabic letters in the begining of some suras?

For example, Al-Baqara begins like this: الٓمٓ ﴿١﴾ ذَٰلِكَ ٱلْكِتَـٰبُ لَا رَيْبَ ۛ فِيهِ ۛ هُدًى لِّلْمُتَّقِينَ And also, Ya-Sin begins like this: يسٓ ﴿١﴾ وَٱلْقُرْءَانِ ٱلْحَكِيمِ What ...
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Why, in Qur'an verse 4:34, the feminine singular of kuthhiba used instead of the masculine singular or plural?

Surah Al-An'aam, verse 34, begins with: وَلَقَدْ كُذِّبَتْ رُسُلٌ If you ignore the first two particles (waw + laqad), it begins a verbal sentence with "kuthhibat rusulun." The verb (kutthibat) ...
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In what way and why did Allah give special favours to Bani Israel?

According to Qur'an, Allah gave many special favours to Bani Israel. In what way did he favour them? What was the reason for this? How is different from the prophets he sent to the rest of ...
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When did dead animals (mayta) become prohibited (haram) for muslims?

I have gone through the verses in the Quran where dead animals (mayta) is mentioned to be prohibited for a Muslim to eat (except situations where it really is necessary). What I can recall for now is ...
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Are non-Muslims allowed to touch an English translation of the Quran?

I have purchased "The Qur'an: A New Translation" by M. A. S. Abdel Haleem (it's an English translation). My question is, am I allowed to touch it and read it?
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Is it mentioned why God protected the Qur'an from corruption but not the Bible?

In Islam it is believed that the Bible was revealed by God but was then corrupted by man. Does Islam provide an account of why God protected the Qur'an from corruption but not the Bible?
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Can we demonstrate that the Quran is perfectly preserved? [closed]

I want you guys to prove it to me that the Quran is perfectly preserved. When I say this, I mean I want you to prove it to me that there is an absolute 0% chance that any verse/surah was removed, lost,...
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How many writing styles of Mushaf Quran that exist?

I found that mushaf in my country is different in style of writing to that which come from Makkah. Probably most of the (old) mushafs in my country use Indopak style. However the religious council ...