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

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Why aren't the letters چ‎, گ‎ or پ‎ found in the Qur'an?

I am wondering about the following three letters: چ‎ – Che گ‎ – Gaf پ‎ – Pe These three letters are not in the Qur'an (not even a single time). Is there any reason behind that?
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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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Arabs and other nationalities

Do Arabs stand a better chance in getting into Heaven as the Holy Quran is written in Arabic? What i'm trying to ask is that, since they know Arabic and the Holy Quran is written in Arabic, isn't it ...
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What was Palestine called in the Quran?

Recently I was talking to a Jewish friend about which religion has more claim to Palestine. He was claiming that Jews do, since Jews come from Judea (an area in Palestine) and it was called this for a ...
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Is there any mathematical patterns or logic in the Qur'an?

I read a website some time ago and there was all sorts of patterns in the book as well as different types of logic in it. Can someone elaborate please?
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Jerusalem in the Qur'an?

I read that the Qur'an does not mention Jerusalem. Israel's former Prime Minister Menachem Begin said, "While Jerusalem and Zion are mentioned over 800 times in the Jewish Bible, the holy city is not ...
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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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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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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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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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What is this alif like sign?

Assalamualaikum Shayekh. In this ayah for example - عَلَىٰ سُرُرٍ مَّوْضُونَةٍ - 56:15 What is the alif like sign above ya of A'la? It seems to me like a verticle fathah but it's not pronounced in ...
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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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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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What evidence is there in the Quoran that Muhammed is the seal of prophets?

The title says it all. A chapter reference, quote, and translation would be appreciated
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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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Which Quranic ayat state the number of Imams is 12?

While discussing the no. of imams with a friend of a different sect, we had this friendly argument. She says that the no of Imams are not clearly mentioned in the Holy Qur'an. Whereas, I for sure ...
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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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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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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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What does the spiky symbol at the beginning mean?

What does the spiky symbol at the beginning mean?
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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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What qualities do the Surahs have that humans are not able to duplicate?

And if you are in doubt about what We have revealed to Our servant, then produce a chapter like these, and call your witnesses apart from God, if you are truthful. — Verse 2:23. However, humans ...
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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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Who are the three messengers sent to the city in Surat Yasin?

In Surat Yasin 36:13-14: وَاضْرِبْ لَهُم مَّثَلًا أَصْحَابَ الْقَرْيَةِ إِذْ جَاءَهَا الْمُرْسَلُونَ إِذْ أَرْسَلْنَا إِلَيْهِمُ اثْنَيْنِ فَكَذَّبُوهُمَا فَعَزَّزْنَا بِثَالِثٍ فَقَالُوا إِنَّا ...
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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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Is there any ayah (quran ayat) which has been revealed by dream?

Do we know prophet Muhammad has got any divine inspiration by a dream?
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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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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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