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

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Why does Moses seem to take Khizr slaying a boy lightly?

Khizr reluctantly allowed Moses to follow him, stating Moses wouldn't be able to bear with him. Along their path, from Quran 18:74-76: And so the two went on, till, when they met a young man, [the ...
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How to make up for missed salat for years?

Lately i discovered the importance of salat and it will be first thing to be asked on judgement day and i have missed so much due to negligence. How do one make up for years of missed salat? What does ...
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Does “be moderate in your pace” (Quran 31:19) forbid Muslims from walking fast?

Citing the Quran 31:17-18: O my son! Establish Salah, enjoin good and forbid the evil. Endure with patience whatever befalls you, surely this shows your determination in conducting the affairs.[17] ...
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Read memorized part of Surah in prayer for repetition

Salam aleykum Is it permissible to read in prayer just part of a Surah witch I have memorized from the Quran so I can use it as a repetition? If it is so, what to do if I forget how to continue? ...
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What is the origin/purpose of the pause marks in the Quran?

I can understand why there would be pause marks for obligatory continuing and stopping, because otherwise the meaning of the ayah would change. But why is there "preferred stop" (قلی), "preferred ...
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Quran with original manuscript evidence

I need a link to a webpage or book that lists Ayaat (verses) and the earliest manuscripts available that contain those Ayaat. For example, the first literary evidence we have of Surah Fatihah is the ...
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Is it permissible to use Qur'anic quotes as decorations?

Can I decorate my home or working place with Islamic elements? For example, using suras or words from the Qur'an, or kahbatullah pictures, or various du'as as both decoration and as a reminder so that ...
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Do the exact words محمد رسول الله (Muhammad is the messenger of God) appear in the Qur'an?

Though the two phrases of the shahada are both present in the Quran, they are not found there side by side as in the shahada formula. -- Shahada, Wikipedia I would like to identify precisely which ...
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Is the son of sacrifice for sure Ishmael (as)?

I recall reading somewhere that some Muslim scholars in the past said it could be Issac - perhaps influenced from Bible? But even the Bible says that "Take thine only son, your only son who you love, ...
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Is it possible to compile the Quran chronologically, are there books about this?

As far as I can tell we have not for all of the Verses of the Quran neither a Hadith telling us when they exactly were revealed nor a Hadith telling us the reason behind the revelation. Even if we ...
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What is the meaning of Meethaaq taken from the prophets (Anbiaa)?

A Solemn pledge was taken from the prophets (Anbiaa) to believe in any Messenger (Rasool) coming after them (Verse 3:81). This pledge seems to be mentioned again in verse 33:7. What is the exact ...
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Should we include TV shows or series in the definition of “idle talk”?

The phrase "idle talks" appears in this ayah; “And of mankind is he who purchases idle talks (i.e. music, singing) to mislead (men) from the path of Allaah…” [Luqmaan 31:6] In an article about music ...
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Are Men above Women in Islam?

According to Quran women are created for men. Their existences is based on comfort for men. “And one of His signs is that He created mates for you from yourselves that you may find rest in them, and ...
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Are you supposed to perform wudu to read the Quran online or Quran digital? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I read Qur’an from a monitor when I don’t have wudu? I'm always on the computer because my job. I want to ask Are you supposed to perform wudu to read the Quran online or ...
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Are muslims misinterpreting Surah Al-Imran? [closed]

First of all, I apologize for the length of this question. But I think this is a very important subject to think about. Majority of Muslims believe that Imran in the Quran is father of Mary. But I ...
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How do I learn to read the Qur'an? [closed]

I don't know how to read the Quran properly. My parents can't help me in this regard. I went to a mosque to learn but after some time I left because they were teaching me with an accent and I was ...
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What does “seven Earths” mentioned in Quran al Kareem and hadith mean? [duplicate]

Can someone please explain to me what do the Seven Earths in the Quran and Sahih Hadith refer to? Please support your answer with references. “It is Allah Who has created seven heavens and of the ...
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Why didn't Allah send the complete book first?

I heard that the bible and tora used to be faith-books of Islam. The dilemma was that the human changed those books after their needs. After a time Allah wanted to send down the unchangeable and final ...
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Quran ayat of sajdah or sujūd during salat

We know that there are fourteen places in the Holy Quran (also mentioned fifteen) where we need to perform sajdah or sujūd. Whenever we are reciting the Holy Quran, it is obligatory/recommended upon ...
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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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How to resolve an alleged error in the Qur'an in relation to the orbit of the Sun?

This is the alleged error: Since we muslims believe that the sun and moon each have an orbit (which it does), and that the orbit of the sun the quran is referring to the galaxy orbit around the milky ...
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Is it mandatory to mention person name for Qurbani?

Till today I know that it is mandatory to mention person name for Qurbani. Just got a pamphlet from a Masjid it says, According to the Quran and Sunnah it is not necessary to mention you name ...
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How could Muhammad have interpreted and taught the Quran?

I'm just beginning to learn about the Islamic religion, I was reading about the Quran and I read that it is not believed to have been written by any person, but given to humans by God. From what I ...
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Finding the historical context for verses in the Qur'an

The best explanations I've read of verses from the Qur'an make reference to the time they were revealed, as these give practical examples and context for the verse. However, finding such information ...
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Is there any limitation for Reading Quran completely during one day?

Is there any limitation for Complete reading Al-Quran (Khatim) during one day for example? if so, what is the best time-table for reading Al-Quran that acceptable and allowed?
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What is the metaphorical relationship between fig and olive to Mt Sinai and Mecca in Suratil Tin Quran:95?

Transliteration: Wa Teenee wa Zeytoon Wa Turi Sineen Wa Hadzal Baladil Ameen English Translation : By the fig, and the olive, By Mount Sinai, And by this city of security (Makkah) ...
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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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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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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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What exactly is a 'Wahy' in Islam?

I understand that in Islamic school of thought, it is said to be revelation of God's message to His chosen people like Prophets, Messengers (and according to some folks also the pious and righteous ...
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Which verse in Quran Chapter 2 talks about female sexual pleasure?

This article talks about sexologist Heba Kotb of Egypt. She says: "the biggest chapter of the Quran is called "The Cow." There is a verse talking about the woman's rising pleasure. It's an order to ...
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Are Muslims required to believe in things which are irrelevant to the message of the Quran? [closed]

We Muslims believe that the Quran is the word of Allah, not the hadith and not the sirah. So if a Muslim rejects an authentic hadith that has nothing to do with the message of the Quran, will he/she ...
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Meaning of Quran 2:111 “Produce your proof”?

And they say: "None Shall enter Paradise unless He be a Jew or a Christian." Those are their (vain) desires. Say: "Produce your proof If ye are truthful." Nay,—whoever submits His whole self to God ...
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Which prophets were killed?

From 3:112 "... they (People of the Book) have persistently disbelieved in God's revelation and killed prophets without any right" . What prophets does this passage refer to? Are there any ...
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Difference of waqf in Qiraat Hafs between waqf الوقف in usual Moshaf and turkish recitation

When listening to Turkish qur'an reciters I often realize that they don't do waqf (stoping/pausing recitation) in typical places in Qur'an Verses according the Qiraa' of Hafs 'an 'Assim (in the most ...
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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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Is private-tutoring a bit younger opposite-sex is considered a Khalwa?

Salaam. This is a follow-up to a previous question of mine, here. My ex-junior at my college (I've just graduated last month) asks me to be his private tutor in preparing for a final exam in order ...
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Are there quran that are written before othman standardization?

Uthman create a standard of quran. Before that there are many versions of Quran. Are there any of those other versions that survive now?
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Are non-Muslims Kafir according to Quran?

I am often confused with the definition of Kafir as different people have different arguments on this. However, I am more interested in does Quran consider non-Muslims as Kafir? If the answer to ...
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Can Muslims allow non-Muslims to touch mushaf?

A Muslim cannot touch mushaf without wudu. What if a non-Muslim sees someone reading Qur'an and wants to hold it? Can Muslim allow him to hold Qur'an, or is it not allowed since that person can't ...
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Is it alright if I read Quran using my tablet? [duplicate]

My question is that, I have a tablet and I have installed Quran app in my tablet, Is it Ok to read Quran from my tablet? The thing which actually concerens me is that I also use my device for ...
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Who is “her” in Al Ahzab 33:37?

I want to ask who is the "her" mentioned in Al Ahzab 33:37? And [remember, O Muhammad], when you said to the one on whom Allah bestowed favor and you bestowed favor, "Keep your wife and fear Allah,"...
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Can I delay marriage under extreme circumstances?

What does Quran or hadith says about marriage, when a guy who don't have a stable career or smooth educational background? I happen to had a very strange teenage, and just entered my 30's. I was never ...
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Where in Qur'an does it say “Jannah will be in your accordance”?

Assalam, I'm trying to find the verse(s) in Qur'an where it says something like "Jannah will not be according to you".
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Is making my eye color lighter prohibited?

Regardless of the way, is it prohibited if I just make it lighter like not making it green or blue or anything?
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Is the word 'grace' mentioned in the koran? If so what is the meaning of it?

When I look on wikipedia at 'grace' then they refer to a Christian interpretation. Although it is mentioned also in the Old Testament the sit is not very much speaking of it. But there is never spoken ...
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Do you believe in aliens? [duplicate]

What is the right concept of aliens in Islam? Should we believe in aliens or not? Do they exist according to Quran and Hadith? N.B In stack overflow servey, I have to answer the question in the ...
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Why is Jesus called the son of Mary so many times?

Reading the Quran, one thing I have noticed is that Jesus is the only person (I have noticed so far) given the title "son of mother's name". The disciples , the Jews & the angel Gabriel all ...
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What are the benefits of using olive oil in Islam?

The Prophet Muhammad (SAWS) said: 'Eat olive oil and rub it on your skin, for it comes from a blessed tree.' (Narrated by Ahmad and Al-Tirmidhi) In Surah Tin, the first line says: 'By ...
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Who defined the terms “makki” and “madani”?

I know part of Qur'an was revealed in Makka and remaining was revealed in Madina. However, some surahs of the Qur'an (moshaf) are declares to be "makki" or "madani", based on revelation. So I want to ...