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Questions about events that are mentioned in the Qur'an.

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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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What is meant by “froth” or “foam” in Quran aya 13:17?

What is meant by the following aya from transliteration.org : 'Anzala Mina As-Samā'i Mā'an Fasālat 'Awdiyatun Biqadarihā Fāĥtamala As-Saylu Zabadāan Rābīāan ۚ Wa Mimmā Yūqidūna `Alayhi Fī An-...
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What is the basis for giving meat of qurbani as a gift to relatives and friends?

I've often heard that we should divide the meat of qurbani into three parts. one should be eaten yourself and family one should be given to the poor and one should be gifted to relatives and friends ...
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Who is “we” in Al Kahf? [duplicate]

Salam. I wanted to seek some clarification on surah Al Kahf. In verse 79, Al Khidr referred to himself as "I", "As for the ship, it belonged to poor people working at sea. So I intended to cause ...
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Apparent contradiction in verse 2:29

Verse 2:29, هُوَ ٱلَّذِى خَلَقَ لَكُم مَّا فِى ٱلْأَرْضِ جَمِيعًا ثُمَّ ٱسْتَوَىٰٓ إِلَى ٱلسَّمَآءِ فَسَوَّىٰهُنَّ سَبْعَ سَمٰوٰتٍۚ وَهُوَ بِكُلِّ شَىْءٍ عَلِيمٌ It is He who created for ...
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In the the verses 30:2-3 , Where were the Romans defeated by the Persians? Is this verse a miracle or not?

In the verse 30:2-3 , Allah says, The Byzantines have been defeated in the nearest land. But they after their defeat will overcome According to a lot of Muslims including the person in this ...
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Why these mostly identical verses in surat an-Nisa' have a different ending?

I found examples of verses of the Qur'an which have an identic beginning, but end with different ending: The first examples are in surat an-Nisa': Indeed, Allah does not forgive association with ...
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Which surah(s) of the Qur'an covers the most stories (Prophets/real person)?

If we look at different surahs of the Qur'an we may find them addressing many topics: For example surat al-Kahf we have the stories of the people of the cave, (the people of ar-Raqeem are also quoted ...
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What is the meaning of “He covered you with a sort of drowsiness” phrase in Quran 8:11?

I was reading Yusuf Ali's English translation where he states for translation of Quran 8:11: "Remember He covered you with a sort of drowsiness, to give you calm as from Himself, and he caused rain ...
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Poor sahaba giving few dates as charity in Tabuk Expedition

An online video was talking about the virtue of charity, adding that for Allah what matters is not quantity but sincerity, and the percentage one gave away from he owns. And told the story of a sahaba ...
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What is the meaning of the verse in Quran 4:2

What does this verse mean? What message is it conveying And give orphans their properties, and do not substitute the bad for the good. And do not consume their properties by combining them with ...
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What is the special night mentioned in surat ad-Dukhan (44:3-4)? And what exactly will be distinct?

What is the special night mentioned in surat ad-Dukhan (44:3-4) Indeed, We sent it down during a blessed night. Indeed, We were to warn [mankind]. (3) On that night is made distinct every precise ...
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Is there a book that presents the surahs of the Quran in chronological order with full description

Not being fluent in Arabic, I have to rely on English translations and latin transliterations for trying to understand and pronounce the Quran. I think alot of mine and other people's questions about ...
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What is the context of the verse 4:34 of Quran?

What is the context of the verse 4:34 of Quran? Men are in charge of women by [right of] what Allah has given one over the other and what they spend [for maintenance] from their wealth. So ...
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Were all the verses of the Quran written down during the lifetime of the Prophet (s.a.w.)?

We know that during the lifetime of the Prophet (s.a.w.), scribes and other companions used to write down verses of the Quran. But by the time the Prophet (s.a.w.) died, did all the verses of the ...
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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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Why was prophet Lot (pbh) told not to look back?

"Then travel in a part of the night with your family, and you go behind them in the rear, and let no one among you look back, but go on to where you are ordered." (Qur'an 15:65) Why was Lot (PBUH) ...
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Which festival is mentioned in Quran 20:59 as appointment of Pharaoh and Moses?

You will see in chapter=20 verse=59 a day called یوم الزینة mentioned in Qur'an: قَالَ مَوْعِدُكُمْ يَوْمُ الزِّينَةِ وَأَن يُحْشَرَ النَّاسُ ضُحًى [Moses] said, "Your appointment is on the ...
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What calamity befell Jesus' Nation?

Nearly every prophet/messenger came with a warning to his 'nation'. Once that warning has been spread some calamity befalls the disbelievers from that nation. For instance, one well known one is Noah ...
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Can the tail of a dead cow be used to bring the dead to life?

This verse of Quran recommends using the tail of dead cow for bringing the dead to life. In this verse it is said: like that does Allah bring the dead to life. The term "like that" (كَذَ‌ٰلِكَ) ...
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Why have supernatural miracles stopped?

The Qur'an talks about powerful miracles like splitting the sea, reviving dead people and so on. Do phenomena on this scale happen anymore? (Referring to clearly supernatural events witnessed by large ...
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Looking for some clarification for ayah 2:45 and 2:56

وَإِذْ قَالَ مُوسَىٰ لِقَوْمِهِ يَا قَوْمِ إِنَّكُمْ ظَلَمْتُمْ أَنفُسَكُم بِاتِّخَاذِكُمُ الْعِجْلَ فَتُوبُوا إِلَىٰ بَارِئِكُمْ فَاقْتُلُوا أَنفُسَكُمْ ذَٰلِكُمْ خَيْرٌ لَّكُمْ عِندَ بَارِئِكُمْ ...
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What is the reason/cause of the verse in regards to Uzair?

Allah Said: Quran 9:30 وَقَالَتِ الْيَهُودُ عُزَيْرٌ ابْنُ اللَّهِ and the Jews said, "Uzair/Ezra is the son of Allah " I am wondering, what was the cause of this verse to come down?
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Was the Noah flood global or local?

Many criticize Bible because it talks about Global floods at the time of Noah. They think it is a big mistake. Muslims believe that Noah's floods were local. They think Quran corrected that stories ...
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Is there a link between the magicians in Egypt and their names Jannes and Jambres (as in the Bible)?

In the Bible, there is a story from Paul: 2 Timothy 3:8 ESV Just as Jannes and Jambres opposed Moses, so these men also oppose the truth, men corrupted in mind and disqualified regarding the ...
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Why did Al-Khidr kill a boy who had not committed any sin?

First of all I am new to reading the Quran, so forgive me for any misunderstanding that I may cause. In Surat Al-Kahf aya 74, the journey between Al-Khidr and Moses, Al-Khidr kills an innocent boy ...
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Did the Quran mention the splitting of the moon as a miracle?

In sura Al-Qamar 54:1-2, it is evident that the Quran says: The Hour has come near, and the moon has split [in two]. And if they see a miracle, they turn away and say, "Passing magic." Did this ...
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What is the explanation of the event mentioned in Surat al-Baqarah verse 67-71?

I think that sometime, somewhere I heard that Muslims should avoid asking so many details about faith and going deep in analyzing haram and halal. Arguments for this is mentioned in Surat al-Baqarah ...
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Did the stories in Quran happen as is, or are they symbolizing different and more common events?

You all should know the stories (I'm sorry, I don't know if the word "story" is appropriate to address them. In my language it is rude, but I don't find a better word in English.) in Quran. Like Moses ...