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

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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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what is the shortest stand alone word in Quran and also in Arabic

What is the shortest stand alone word in Quran and also in Arabic? Is there a stand alone single letter word in Arabic? In particular, I want to understand whether the single letter 'sad' at the ...
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Why do Muslims kill other Muslims?

Muslims kill other Muslims, bombings go on etc. What does the Quran and Hadith say about Muslims killing Muslims and is it allowed?
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Mary, the mother of Jesus and sister of Aaron? [duplicate]

I came across an interesting few verses of the Qur’an, where God refers to the mother of Jesus as the sister of Aaron and also the child of imran (I could be mistaken, please check this) Quran 19:28 ...
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What's the reason behind the arrangement of “Indeed in that are signs for…”?

In the Holy Qur'an, in the verses: وَمِنْ آيَاتِهِ أَنْ خَلَقَ لَكُم مِّنْ أَنفُسِكُمْ أَزْوَاجًا لِّتَسْكُنُوا إِلَيْهَا وَجَعَلَ بَيْنَكُم مَّوَدَّةً وَرَحْمَةً ۚ إِنَّ فِي ذَٰلِكَ لَآيَاتٍ ...
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Explanation of Quran chapter 24 verses 6 -9

Here Allah (swt) is talking about a situation of what muslims should do when a husband catches wife cheating on him and therefore can't produce 4 witnesses. My question is, if in verse 8 of this ...
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I need large information on issue of heart. Why it looks sometimes as if sins soften the heart and prevent much bigger sins etj…?

A Hadith says that Abu Bakr has more Iman than the rest of ummah because of purity of heart. There are plenty of people that want a pure heart but they can't. It is striking that many of the people ...
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thinking about having sex [duplicate]

I am an unmarried girl. I do not watch vulgar movies/ shows. I do not live with persons who always talk about sex or staff like that. But still I can not stop myself thinking about having sex and ...
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The importance of digit 7 in islam

I am 21 year old don't have enough knowledge about Islamic things. But I am notice that the digit 7 has a special importance in Islam . like seven earth, seven sky, seven ocean, seven Continent, ...
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Does the Quran forbid hadith?

I ask this because there are some verses in the quran that perhaps allude to the rejection of hadith, such as: 45:6 "in which other hadith will they believe after God and his verses?" 6:38 "And ...
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What is number of possibilities of cases in Inheritance can occur while distributing inheritance according to the Quran?

Many books have been written on Islamic rules of inheritance. I am curious to know what could be number of possibilities of cases in inheritance distribution
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Does memorizing the Qur'an, but parts of it in different rewayat still make you a Hafiz?

If someone memorized half of the Qur'an (from Surah Al-Fatiha to Surah Al-Kahf) in Hafs 'an 'Assim, and then memorized the other half (from Surah Maryam to Surah An-Nas) in Warsh 'an Naafi'. Does he ...
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Which rewaya has the shortest madd?

My mother is unable to recite some verses without taking a gap to breath every 5 or 6 words. To make reciting easier for her, which rewaya (among the 7 mutawatir qira'at) is the easiest to recite, in ...
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Why would Allah punish people he himself set seals on?

in Baqarah 2:7, "Allah has set a seal upon their hearts and upon their hearing, and over their vision is a veil. And for them is a great punishment" allah says he will punish the people he sets seals ...
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Are any of the claims about the Quran in this skeptics post accurate?

There is a post on sister site Did all iron on Earth come from outer space?, it makes several claims about "facts" in the Quran. It does not include any references to the Quran, so I wonder if this ...
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If they hadith says there are seven styles, why do people say there are 10 qiraat or such?

I need clarity in 7 qiraat of the Quran. According to the hadeeth of Ibn ‘Abbaas who narrated that the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “Jibreel taught me one style and I ...
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Quran: 7:143 translation

Quran: 7:143 And when Musa (Moses) came at the time and place appointed by Us, and his Lord spoke to him, he said: "O my Lord! Show me (Yourself), that I may look upon You." Allah said: "You ...
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Metaphor in Quran?

I read the verses 19:23 and 19:25 which says: And the pains of childbirth drove her to the trunk of a palm tree. She said, "Oh, I wish I had died before this and was in oblivion, forgotten."` ... ...
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Our worship or lack of it neither adds nor lessens Allah's Mightiness

Abu Dharr reported Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) as saying that Allah, the Exalted and Glorious, said: O My servants, even if the first amongst you and the last amongst you and even the whole of human ...
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Leave the 'fools'

There is a verse in Qur'an saying something like: "leave the 'fools' or the ones who mock in a debate/conversation until the topic is changed." The gist is that we should not force our opinions on ...
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Trying to attain a deeper level of understanding the Quran

I've had read the Quran in Arabic and suddenly realised that "مُنَافِقِينَ" (hypocrites) and يُنفِقُونَ (spend) have the same root. Is it so? And if yes, what unites them? Why do I ask? Because I ...
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Allah's Throne was on Water - Clarification

Assalamu Alaikum Brothers in Islam, Allah Ta'ala Says in the Holy Qur'an : "And it is He who created the heavens and the earth in six days - and His Throne had been upon water " [Qur'an 11:7] ...
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Refrence of Quranic verse“ muslim slave better than non muslim slave ”

What is the refrence of Quranic verse that approximately means: A Muslim slave is better than non muslim slave and female muslim slave is better than non muslim female slave because muslims call ...
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Not understanding the concept of abrogation (naskh)

Salamo'alaikom, I've read some answers about naskh and it seems that it is the case of surat al Ahzab, which was as long as surat al Baqara but then some verses were abrogated. I'm not understanding ...
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What are the names of the 30 ajza'?

What are the names of all of the ajza' in the Quran? Aside from Juz 30, 29, 28, 26, I've seen different naming for these ajzaa, such Juz 27 being called "Qalla Fama Khatbukuma" based on the first ...
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Are the Qira'ats reliable?

I found this quote from an anti-Islamic website : "The opinion of the majority is that these readings are Mutawatir. However, one opinion is that they are Mashhur28 …. The truth in this regard is ...
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Word Count per Surah

I understand that the Quran's suwar are organized, by general but not precise principle, from longest to shortest. Since the ayat are different sizes across suwar, the number of ayat within any ...
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What is the meaning of reciting silently?

What does it mean when we pray/read/recite silently? Is whispering considered silent? Because I whisper when I pray or read quran from mushaf or when I read athkar. When I whisper I can hear myself. ...
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Is changing lip colour haram?

I've heard from sources that you can change somethings about yourself for temporarily or it has to be a slight adjustment so does changing lip colour apply to these.
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Where is term “uswa e hassna” used in quran?

In Quran,I am trying to search Which verses and sura mention the term"uswa e hassna" Please kindly guide me
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Non-Muslims will not accept islam unless Muslims worship with non-Muslims?

Could someone please direct me to the chapter and verse of the Holy Quran in which it is said that non-Muslims will not accept Muslims until Muslims worship with non-Muslims?
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Why does the Quran prescribe only lashing for fornicators but doesn't mention the stoning of adulterers?

I am wondering why the Quran only states what the punishment is for unmarried fornicators, but does not mention the stoning of adulterers. This which seems to be a much more serious crime with a much ...
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Is it true that there were verse(s) of the Quran dictating the stoning of adulterers?

So I seem to recall there was a hadith by Aisha which describes that there were verses eaten by a sheep which dictated the ruling of stoning adulterers and I'm wondering if this is authentic and if so,...
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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 Jesus alive or dead?

Is there anyone here who can prove to me that Jesus is alive in heaven using Quranic quotation? Surah 3:144 clearly states that messengers before Muhammad (saw) had passed away - which includes Jesus ...
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Can someone pray at the place of another one

Suppose Ahmad has not pray isha because of traveling on a plane. And Ahmad said that to Ibrahim. And before paying the isha pray, Ahmad died. Can Ibrahim pray at the place of Ahmad. And generally can ...
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Did Surah 9:5 abrogate surah 2:256?

Read this carefully: "...“Then when the Sacred Months (the 1st, 7th, 11th, and 12th months of the Islamic calendar) have passed, then kill the Mushrikoon (see V.2:105) wherever you find them, and ...
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Why did people in the past change the previous books?

Before the Quran, Allah were sent prophets to send messages of Allah in the form of Holy books (book of tawraat, injeel, ...etc) but people of that time changed these books (torah, bible...), why did ...
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Is my fast broken or not?

I am fasting and Unfortunately i tasted my tears while am crying so i do not know about this situation is my fast broken or not please help me through hadith
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what are the 4 holy books mentioned in the Quran? [duplicate]

I have heard talk of 4 books mentioned in the quran. Ca anyone explain what these books are and who they are directed at?
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To read the Qur'an on a mobile, should I do wudu? Is it complsory?

Aslamualikum all. When we ready the Qur'an as a book, we do wudu. But when we read it on a mobile, is it compulsory to do wudu? During menses can we read the Qur'an on a mobile?
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Love towards non believers

There has already been for you an excellent pattern in Abraham and those with him, when they said to their people, "Indeed, we are disassociated from you and from whatever you worship other than Allah ...
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A big and long question about the deeds of the heart

I have the most special question to make that if honorable contributors like mehdi saif and others would reply, I would thank them in eternity. I want to understand the relationship between the deeds ...
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The splitting of the moon: any metaphoric explanation?

Verse 1 of Surah Al-Qamar very clearly references the story of the moon being split. Mostly I hear the explanation that includes our prophet (PBUH) and the Quraish witnesses. However, I am also ...
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Can I recites Quran Pak on mobile phone or any other electronic device in crowd? [duplicate]

As I am a student and I have to go for my classes in the early morning. In the Holy month of Ramadan I wanted to reciting the Quran on daily basis 4 to 5 times. But as the tough schedule it becomes a ...
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Volume of voice (loud/quiet/whisper) when reading Quran from mus'haf?

When I read the Quran from a mus'haf, I read it with a low whisper with my tongue slightly moving. Is this the correct voice volume and way to read Quran from a mus'haf? If not, then what is the ...
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Is it allowed to erase Harakat or Waqf marks from the Quran?

As-Salamu alaikum, Is it allowed for me, when I create Quran vidoes (mushaf & audio) on YouTube to sometimes erase an Harakah or an Tawaquf sign when editing the videos? (For example, in https://...
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Are there any specific recommended timings to read Quran in Ramadan?

I heard that the best time to read the Quran is after Fajir prayer, is that true? Does that apply to Ramadan too? What is/are the recommanded timings to read the Quran during Ramadan?
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Tafseer book mainly focused on why certain ayath were revealed

Are there books—preferably in English (but if not, in Arabic)—which focus mainly on, to our best knowledge, why certain Quran ayath were revealed? (What was the context at the time they were revealed?)...
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Making a vow for worldly matter

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. Some people make vows like if my child passes this exam or if I get a job, I will pray 2 extra raka’, or slaughter animal or give charity. Is it ...

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