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Questions tagged [surat-al-araf]

Surat al-'A'raf (The Heights) is the seventh surah of the Qur'an

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In Qur'an 7:161, why is “say the word of humility” translated in various ways?

Regarding the ayah: وَإِذْ قِيلَ لَهُمُ اسْكُنُوا هَٰذِهِ الْقَرْيَةَ وَكُلُوا مِنْهَا حَيْثُ شِئْتُمْ وَقُولُوا حِطَّةٌ وَادْخُلُوا الْبَابَ سُجَّدًا نَّغْفِرْ لَكُمْ خَطِيئَاتِكُمْ سَنَزِيدُ ...
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Interpretation of the word “masjid” in 7:29?

I based this question on the comments in this thread. Quran [7:29]: Say: “My Lord hath commanded justice; and that ye set your whole selves (to Him) at every time and Masjid (place of worship), ...
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In Qur'an 7:27, why does Allah assign devils to those who disbelieve?

In Quran 7:27 Allah SWT states Pickthall: "O Children of Adam! Let not Satan seduce you as he caused your (first) parents to go forth from the Garden and tore off from them their robe (of ...
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Does Qur'an 7:133 imply there were five plagues of Egypt?

Christianity describes ten plagues of Egypt: (a) water into blood, (b) frogs, (c) lice, (d) mixture of wild animals or flies, (e) diseased livestock, (f) boils, (g) thunderstorm of hail and fire, (h) ...
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Did those punished in Qur'an 7:5 literally say “إِنَّا كُنَّا ظَالِمِينَ” in Arabic?

Regarding the verse فَمَا كَانَ دَعْوَاهُمْ إِذْ جَاءَهُم بَأْسُنَا إِلَّا أَن قَالُوا إِنَّا كُنَّا ظَالِمِينَ And their declaration when Our punishment came to them was only that they said, "...
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Does Qur'an 7:189 imply women were created to benefit men?

It is He who created you from one soul and created from it its mate that he might dwell in security with her. And when he covers her, she carries a light burden and continues therein. And when it ...
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Who is the person whom Allah gave his signs, but he detached from them?

While reciting surat al-'Araaf I passed by these verses: And recite to them, [O Muhammad], the news of him to whom we gave [knowledge of] Our signs, but he detached himself from them; so Satan ...
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Is it haram to speak when the Quran is being recited?

According to the following verse, is it haram (forbidden) to speak when the holy Quran is reciting? Or it is Makruh? (7:204) وَ إِذا قُرِئَ الْقُرْآنُ فَاسْتَمِعُوا لَهُ وَ أَنْصِتُوا لَعَلَّکُمْ ...
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What are the (Ten) commandments sent to the prophet Musa (pbuh)?

We know from verses like this one that Musa (alayhi salaam), like the previous nations believe, did indeed receive tablets with some fiqh (rulings) from Allah (azza wa jal) when he visited Him in Tuwa....