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

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Quran originally without vowel marks?

I've come across the claim that the first mushafs (suhuf?) did not include vowel marks and sometimes did not even consistently use other diacritical marks to distinguish consonants. An example of a ...
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Can you recite from the middle of a surah in salat?

I generally (or always...) recite an surah in last teen surahs in Quran. Nowadays I have free time to memorize some new surahs, and I want to recite them in salah so that I won't forget. I did some ...
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Do Muslims believe that the moon was split in two and put back again?

According to this:- Does the Quran or any Hadith mentions the splitting of the Moon? It's mentioned in the Quran that the moon was split into two. As the Quran is perfect and infallible, then Muslims ...
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Can we read straight from the Quran when we stand up for salat?

I believe salat is the practical implementation of the Quran. I have a handy booklet of Quran and I always want to read big Surats from the Quran when I stand up for prayers in Salat. My query is can ...
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What word to use in English when translating words with root “تقو”?

Often the words with root "َتَقَو" are translated to English words associated with "fear", for example, Abdullah Yusuf Ali translates "اتَّقُونِ" to "fear Me". But I feel that this doesn't convey the ...
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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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Prophet Muhammad SAW was illiterate, who wrote the Quran then?

Prophet Muhammad (Peace be Upon Him) is illiterate, how can there be al quran in first place? Who wrote it? if there is someone his friends wrote to him verses of the Quran does it still considered to ...
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Can we complete quran by reading from book and then from device

I read quran and mark where I stopped and then continue on my device or sometime from online quran and when reach home again from quran book. By this way am I completing my quran? Because somebody ...
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'Slave for a slave, woman for a woman' - does that mean that any slave can be killed for a slave killed?

The Quran says O YOU who have attained to faith! Just retribution is ordained for you in cases of killing: the free for the free, and the slave for the slave, and the woman for the woman (...
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Is sujood permissible outside salat when it is only for asking Dua?

Is it permissible to ask dua in state of sujood outside salat? i.e. just for sake of DUA, can we do sujood?
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Does circumcision go against Allah's creative will?

In this question it was asked why circumcision is required, and the answers make it clear that the prophet(pbuh) says that Muslim men should remove their foreskin. I don't understand this since ...
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Does the corn parable in the Noble Qur'an incorrectly represent corn plants?

It is said in Noble Qur'an: The parable of those who spend their substance in the way of Allah is that of a grain of corn: it groweth seven ears, and each ear Hath a hundred grains. Qur'an 2:261 ...
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How to remove or solve a possible shirk Issue from Verse (43:84)?

If we take the Verse (43:84)literally, it would mean that there's a deity in the heaven and an other on earth, which is a clear conflict to our monotheistic view (tawhid). Maybe the translation of ...
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Does the Holy Spirit also exist in Islam?

Christians believe in the Holy Spirit. What does Islam /the Holy Scriptures, the Quran tell us about the Spirit from Allah?
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Did the Quran ever mention Universe?

I am intrigued by the world السماواتthat is often used in Holy Quran to describe God creation of skies and the earth. In arabic السماوات means skies, which is not the same as Universe. Sky is the ...
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Any evidence in Qur'an of a word of Allah to Muhammad (pbuh) out of Qur'an?

Is there any evidence in Qur'an that there was a word from Allah to Muhammad(pbuh) that is not included in Qur'an? I couldn't find an evidence. Also as Qur'an includes even Prophet's private life ...
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What colors names mentioned in Quran?

I want to know that how many total colors that are mentioned in Holy Quran and what are the names of that colors.
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What does the spiky symbol at the beginning mean?

What does the spiky symbol at the beginning mean?
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Rapid Recitation of Quran during Taraweeh Prayer [closed]

Here in India, While offering the taraweeh prayer the Noble Quran is recited really fast in order to just complete it by the time the month gets over. I really dont think that this type of recitation ...
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Are you supposed to delay your salah until the bleeding stops? (Sunni view)

I understand that bleeding breaks the rules of purity and nullifies Wudhu– which means you cannot make salat. But are you supposed to delay your salat until the bleeding stops? Sunni view please with ...
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People insulting the noble Prophet online [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How should insults to the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) be handled? What should we do when we discover people (deliberately or otherwise) insulting the noble prophet? Even on this ...
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What is the origin of ruku in the Quran?

I had a similar question about juzu. Now its about Ruku (as in the Quranic Subdivisions, not the bowing position during salah) . Was Ruku evolved by the direct order from Allah [ie in the time of the ...
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What is the importance of the number 12 in Islam?

The number 12 is frequently seen in nature and in Quran. What is the reason for this? Examples: وَإِذِ اسْتَسْقَى مُوسَى لِقَوْمِهِ فَقُلْنَا اضْرِب بِّعَصَاكَ الْحَجَرَ فَانفَجَرَتْ مِنْهُ ...
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If a muslim doubts the Quran, does he immediately become a non-muslim?

Let's say a muslim reads something in the Quran and starts to get confused. As a result, he starts to slightly doubt the Quran as the word of God. So he starts to do some research on the verse(s) the ...
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Why do we find Medinian verses in Meccan Chapters and vice versa?

There are many Chapters where such mix of both Medinian and Meccan verses are to be found. Why is that so? Why would the compilers of the Qu'uran put a Medinian verse in that of a Meccan Chapter or ...
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What does the Quran say about love?

Specifically, what verses in the Quran define or explain love? This could be verses that mention romantic love, or love (deep friendship) for one's fellow man, or love (pity) for the unfortunate and ...
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If we had access to the original Bible, would we still need the Qur'an?

I am willing to accept the argument that one shouldn't trust the bible as it has been changed so many times. There are many inconsistencies in the bible, but what if we had the original bible? What if ...
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Physical Quran and mobile Quran

Are there difference in benefits in reading a mobile quran compared to a physical Quran? Due to the nature of my job, I am travelling from site to site. I feel it's more convenient to carry "iQuran". ...
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Why are hadith teachings not in the quran?

Why is there a distinction between the content of hadith and the content of the quran? We commonly consider hadith to be an extension of the word of God, but if the rules in the hadith (e.g. not ...
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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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What does the Surah Ar-Rum the 28th ayah means?

Praise be to Allah, the Lord of the Worlds; and may His blessings and peace be upon our Prophet Muhammad and upon all his family and companions. I have a question about the 28th ayah of the Surah Ar-...
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Does 'wine' in Quran 12:36 mean something else?

Quran 12:36 says: "And there entered the prison with him two young men. One of them said, "Indeed, I have seen myself [in a dream] pressing wine." However, you cannot literally press or squeeze ...
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Can I bring my own Quran inside the mosque and read?

All mosques have the arabic AL Quran in them to read but those like me who do not know arabic can bring my own Quran inside the mosque to read in my language is it allowed.
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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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Can you please elaborate Sûrah al-Anfâl: ayat 53?

Assalamu'alaykum Can you please elaborate Sûrah al-Anfâl: ayat 53? “For Allah will never change the grace which He has bestowed on a people until they change what is in themselves: and verily ...
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If God does not like dogs to be kept as pets, why is it not in the Quran? Is the hadith about dogs untrue?

Please I need some clarification. If God does not like dogs to be kept as pets, why did he create them to be loving and caring? Why is it not in the Quran that having a dog pet is Haram? I learnt a ...
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Who is the “witness from the Children of Israel” mentioned in Surah Al-Ahqaf, Verse:10?

Qur'an 46:10 is as follows: Say, "Have you considered: if the Qur'an was from Allah , and you disbelieved in it while a witness from the Children of Israel has testified to something similar and ...
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What is the meaning of abandoning the Qur'an?

In Sura Al-Furqan (25) Ayat 30, the Holy Prophet complains about his people abandoning the Qur'an. And the Messenger will say: "O my Lord! Verily, my people deserted this Qur'ân. (وَقَالَ ...
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Is doubting a person who is trying to prove the Qur'an scientifically accurate a sin or disbelief?

I was reading a text from IslamQA about a French man who examined the Quran, Torah and Bible and found the Quran to be scientifically accurate but not the Torah and Bible. As I read, I started to ...
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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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The Quran and the Hadith [closed]

What is the relation between the Quran and the hadith? The Quran is the Word of God, but what about the hadith? Are they the interpretations of men or are they also divine revelation? Also does the ...
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How do we know the Quran will never change while we consider the Bible as corrupted and manipulated?

God assured us that his holy book the Quran will never be changed or altered, now does this stand for all of the holy books God has revealed through the prophets, or is it only for the Quran? In ...
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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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Calling people by their first name

Is calling people by their first name considered disrespectful in Islam? For example, I am part of 2 cultures. 1 culture considered it respectful to call people by their first name no matter who ...
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From where did the concept of Juzu' came?

For example, Juzu' 30 starts with sura Naba and ends with sura Nas. My question is, when, how and why did the idea of juzu' came?
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Does the Quran say that Allah has confused the minds of the infidels?

Does the Quran say somewhere that Allah has confused the minds of the infidels? I'm sure I read something like this before, but can't find the actual reference.
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Is there historical/scientific evidence that Jews and Christians altered the original message of God?

Muslims claim Jews and Christians changed the original message of God. Is there historical/scientific evidence that, as claimed by Islam, the Bible (both Old Testament [the Jew bit] and New Testament ...
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Why does the Quran not mention a punishment for the people of 'Isa pbuh?

When we read the Qur'an we find verses addressing or referring to the (wrongdoers among the) people of almost all prophets and messengers and their punishment see for example: Has there not reached ...
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What is the 'veil' mentioned in Surah ash-Shura?

Allah says in the Qu'ran: وَمَا كَانَ لِبَشَرٍ أَن يُكَلِّمَهُ اللَّهُ إِلَّا وَحْيًا أَوْ مِن وَرَاءِ حِجَابٍ أَوْ يُرْسِلَ رَسُولًا فَيُوحِيَ بِإِذْنِهِ مَا يَشَاءُ إِنَّهُ عَلِيٌّ حَكِيمٌ And not ...
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Is it likely that the sana'a manuscript was an accepted reading of the Quran?

My question is a bit broad and opinion based so I think I first have to add some of my research and analyzes in order for you to answer. I am not looking for an absolute answer, but more a "good guess"...

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