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

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Quran and equality [duplicate]

Asalaamu Alaykum WARAhmATULLAAHI wabarakaatuhu If I ask this question it doesn't mean that I left islam right (btw I'm 12) Ok so why does Allah say Arijaalu Kawaamuna alnisaa men are superior to ...
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What is the Islamic response to where you are born/culture mainly determines whether you are Muslim?

I said the word “mainly” because there are exceptions but I’ve seen a video that is getting quite famous about how where you are born/the culture you are raised in mainly determines your religious ...
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Can Islam explain the gap in time between Muhammad and the oldest available manuscripts of the New Testament?

If the idea of sending Quran through Muhammad was to replace the previously sent messages because they got corrupted later that means humans did not have the proper message to get guided between the ...
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Does quran depict Mary as a part of trinity by mentioning her along with Jesus in the context of quran 5:73-75?

In quran 5:73 those are declared disbelievers who believe in trinity. My question is after mentioning trinity why does quran mentions the two persons as Jesus and Mary in 5:75. Now anyone would ...
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Explain translation of surah 23:12-14 in Muhammad Asad Book

Muhammad Asad in his translation of Quran surah 23:12-14, gives the following translation: NOW, INDEED, We create man out of the essence of clay, {4} (12) and then We cause him to remain as a drop of ...
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Does the Quran and Hadith get the function of the heart and the brain confused?

Several Quran verses use the word "heart" where it should instead use "brain", while this can be explained off as a metaphor, phrases like this are used today e.g. "change of ...
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What incident of theft are the brothers of Joseph referring to in 12:77?

In the story of Joseph (12:77), when the cup is found in Benjamin's bag, the other sons of Jacob say this about him: "If he steals - a brother of his has stolen before." Who are they ...
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Do verses 73:10, 15:97 and 06:33, which are addressed to the Prophet, also apply to me when people say generally hurtful things to me

The verses mentioned in the question are addressed to Holy prophet about when people said hurtful things to/about him. But many scholars give references to them when they talk about people in today's ...
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Is it permissible to buy clothes you really like but don't need, while also doing some sadqah and being thankful to Allah

I am a working woman. This has happened to me a couple of times. I sometimes find very beautiful clothes and I buy them, even when I don't necessarily need them; and since I am overweight, so I look ...
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Why are the Majus mentioned in 22:17 but not in 6:23 of the Holy Quran?

2:62 : Indeed, those who believed and those who were Jews or Christians or Sabeans [before Prophet Muhammad] – those [among them] who believed in Allah and the Last Day and did righteousness – will ...
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Various Reading of Sura 30:1-10

Assalamualaikum I have read academic page on verse 30:1-10, al-Rum, according The paper is long and goes into great detail, but I will summarize just the first few pages, which I read. The 4 readings ...
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Why apparently quran 2:29, 41:9-11, and 79:27-30 are in contradiction?

Say (O Muhammad ): “Do you verily disbelieve in Him Who created the earth in two Days and you set up rivals (in worship) with Him? That is the Lord of the ‘Alamin (mankind, jinns and all that exists). ...
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What is a good, accurate, free online textual source of the Quran in Arabic?

I am in the process of doing textual analysis on the Quran using software, but I am not sure I am finding a reliable, quality, accurate version of the Quran (in Arabic) which my computer can parse. ...
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Are Hadiths the word of God and why are there Hadiths if there is the Quran? [duplicate]

I have been suffering with weak iman lately and i keep on having these doubts
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Do I have to pay Zakat even if I pay income tax as an employee?

Salam folks, Do I have to give a Zakat during Ramadan? If am paying a good amount of income tax every month. One more thing : I only fasted a single day due to diabetes. Feeling guilty.
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Question about a Word in Quran

In my Quran there is written for the word Torah this word: تورية Is it wrong? Because there is a ya, but in the word Taurat there is no ya.
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What is the most correct Sunni tafseer of saying "enter houses from their doors", in verse 2:189?

Bismillahir Rahmanir Rahim. Alhamdulillahi rabbil-'alamin. Was-Salatu was-Salam 'ala Sayyidina wa Azimina, Wa Habibi Qulubina wa Shafii Nufusina, Abul Qasim Muhammad. Wa 'ala Ahli Bayti tayyibina ...
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Why is the child considered fully human at 120 days

Bukhari 3208‏ : ‘Allah's Messenger (ﷺ), the true and truly inspired said, "(The matter of the Creation of) a human being is put together in the womb of the mother in forty days, and then he ...
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What to do when you have a emotionally and physically abusive Mother in Islam?

I am a teenager who is going through a emotional crisis. My dad 2 years ago got really sick and till now he isn’t really being the part of our family and daily life affairs because of his health ...
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Has Quran ordered us to read from it in Salat?

In a TV show, I heard it's an order of the Quran itself that we have to read parts of it in Salat. I searched with these key phrases and could not find this order: What the Quran says about Salat? ...
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What are the requirements for a book to become a standard edition of the Quran?

Nowadays, the 1924 Egyptian standard edition has become the standard for modern printings of the Quran (sources referred on wikipedia). Who decides what becomes a standard edition? And how? Based on ...
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How many times this sentence appears in Quran?

There is a famous sentence from Quran whose approximate translation is "Allah is with the patient (sabireen)" How many times this sentence appears in Quran and at which places?
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Regarding the word 'Unzurna'

السلام عليكم In surah An-Nisa, ayat 46 it says: مِّنَ ٱلَّذِينَ هَادُوا۟ يُحَرِّفُونَ ٱلْكَلِمَ عَن مَّوَاضِعِهِۦ وَيَقُولُونَ سَمِعْنَا وَعَصَيْنَا وَٱسْمَعْ غَيْرَ مُسْمَعٍۢ وَرَٰعِنَا لَيًّۢا ...
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Question regarding inheritance

I just finished reading surah An-Nisaa' and I was wondering how the rules of inheritance found in ayat 11, 12 and 176 are applied regarding no parents, no siblings but 3 sons and 3 daughters and the ...
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Explain difference in riwayat Warsh

I was looking at different reading of Al-Quran by Warsh on website Quranflash, Website provide to two kind of Warsh (Warsh - Asbahani way and Warsh - King Fahd Complex), as I was working on Wasl ...
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Do different reading(Qiraʼat) and Tajweed, have different way of reading Waṣl preceded by madd?

Assalamu Alaikum As we drop wasl if it's preceded, by long vowel. But this according to Aasim Hafs reading. I don't known about different reading/Tajweed by different reader. Does wasl preceded by ...
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Can I offer nimaz in a room where i had previously masturbated many times?

I want to pray in my room and also recite quran but previously i had masturbated in my room. Is it permissible to offer prayers and recite quran in the same room now ?
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The Asbab Al-Nuzul (Historical Background) of Surah 4:157

Does anyone know the historical background behind 4:157, and if so can you link a source w/ the Arabic? Thanks!
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Meaning of Hadeeth?

Okay. Quick question. What is the meaning of this hadeeth:- "If you disagree with Zaid bin Thabit at any point in the Quran, write it in the dialect of Quraish, verily the Quran was revealed in ...
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What is the context of this quote of imam Malik on dividing the Moshaf in different parts?

In an article about Mushafs on quranic devices and the connected rulings I found the following statement: In the following I'll be translating from Arabic language as these translations are of my own ...
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How to pause on a verse without waqf, like 2:26?

I am learning about waqf in the Qur'an, where the permissible pauses and stops are, and I am wondering what to do if you need to pause in an ayah that doesn't have a break sign? I'm using this website ...
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Sky a solid object?

Salam, does the Qur'an describe the sky as a solid object? In Quran 22:65 Allah says that he withholds the sky from falling. How is this possible when the sky is not a solid roof? Jkzh in advance, pls ...
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What is the correct translation of 108:2?

Bismillah. Alhamdulillahi rabbil-'alamin. Was-Salatu was-Salam 'ala Ashraful Anbiya Sayyidina Muhammad wa 'ala 'Alihi Muhammad. Arabic text of the verse 108:2 is I am facing an issue with the last ...
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Huge doubt about Quran 67:5

Salam alaykum, i have a major doubt right now. It's verse 5 in Surah Mulk: And indeed, We adorned the lowest heaven with lamps, and made them for stoning devils, for whom We have also prepared the ...
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What is the reasoning to conclude 9:5 as a universal command to wage war against the Polytheists? [duplicate]

Some of the Muslim Jurists and Scholars have derived the verdict that 9:5 is a command to wage war that is general to polytheists collectively and not specific to those polytheists who break the ...
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How should we know when to use typical verb form properties on the meaning of a given verb in the Quran?

Wikipedia tells us that the family V is the reflexive form of family II. Thus, family V verbs are: causative intensive denominative transitive reflexive of the family I verb forms. Now, in the Quran,...
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Is the lowest heaven not our atmosphere?

Salam, I have a question about the the 7 samaawat. So we know that the word "earth" in the Qur'an only refers to the ground and sea. It doesn't include the clouds, atmosphere etc. Since ...
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Is it prescribed to seek refuge in Allah before listening to Quran?

We know that we should seek refuge in Allah before reciting the Quran. Does the same ruling apply before we listen to the Quran? I am asking regarding whether it is mandatory to seek refuge in Allah ...
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How can the Qur'an be eternal?

According to the Ahl-Al Sunnah Wa Jam'ah, the Qur'an is the uncreated, eternal speech of Allah. Abu’l-Qaasim al-Laalkaa’i in his book Sharh Usool I‘tiqaad Ahl as-Sunnah wa’l-Jamaa‘ah. He said (2/224):...
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When were the mountains erected/created in the Qur'an?

Good day everyone! How to harmonize the time of the erection of the mountains in different verses? Before building the sky, this happened or after: Before building the sky: Surah Fussilat (Explained)...
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surah 67 verse 4 - how does sight 'return' to you?

Sight does not travel away from a human and then come back, so how can it return? What happens is that light hits you eye, it does not travel away from you and then come back to your eye. Tafsirs seem ...
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Absent words in 65:1

In the Uthmanic Quran we read chapter 65 verse 1 as follows: ‏O Prophet! When ye do divorce women, divorce them at their prescribed periods (65:1) But according to Ibn Umar RA, the verse should ...
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Why is Nimrod mentioned in the story of Ibrahim (as), while he is not mentioned in Quran at all?

When I was learning about the story of Ibrahim (as), how he dealt with the king Nimrod, it was an interesting story. But in the Quran, the name Nimrod is not mentioned at all. If Allah (ﷺ) didn't ...
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The revelation of Quranic verses

Shiites believe that the reason for the revelation of many verses of the Holy Quran is the Commander of the Faithful Ali ibn Abi Talib (many verses of the Holy Quran are about him) For example, verse ...
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Does Anyone recognize this Recitor?

ESSELEMU Aleykum my Dear Brothers and Sisters, İnshaALLAH will i find the Recitor of this Ayah: https://youtube.com/shorts/25Anthz1Nxg May ALLAH Grant You The Best of whatever You ask HİM for. PS: ...
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How do we uderstand the true meaning of Quranic words?

A simple example is this: hur As you can see, I want to learn the true meaning of some Quranic words. Very similar to what we see in wiktionary. But a single simple word has many meanings. What is our ...
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How to reconciliate fear of some people mentioned in th Quran with its claim?

In many places Quran talks about fear of men: When Moses went out of that city When Abrahim met his angle guests When Muhammad asked his cave companion to not be frightened (which means he was ...
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If a woman in Jannah ever disagrees with and/or has an argument with her husband, will Allah remove that woman from Jannah?

I am wondering if the Quran has anything to say about women having free will in Jannah, and if they do have free will, would a woman be allowed to disagree with or have an argument with her husband at ...
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What does this verse mean

Say "I am not something original among the messengers, nor do I know what will be done with me or with you. I only follow what is revealed to me, and I am not but a clear warner. 46:9 What is ...
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Is God Jesus or Jesus is God?

Does the verse 5:17 mean as if Christians believe Christ is Only God or Godhead is confined to Jesus by saying God is Messiah? I also want to copy this from a Christian missionary: "Fifth, the ...

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