Questions tagged [surat-al-kahf]

Surat al-Kahf (The Cave) is the 18th surah of the Qur'an

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What time did Dhul Qarnayn live in according to Islamic sources?

What have Islamic scholars usually concluded about Dhul Qarnayn's time and what are the different views and based on what evidences? I read the following on IslamQA: Dhu’l-Qarnayn who is mentioned ...
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Does Allah swt refer to himself as “We” in Surah al Kahf?

SA, I'm a recent revert and was listening to Surah al Kahf on youtube for the first time in a long long time and noticed that the narration uses "We." Is the narration in Surah al Kahf from Allah swt ...
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Where was the place where Moses followed al-Khidr and met the boy?

According to the famous verses at Surat Al Kahf, 60-74: And [mention] when Moses said to his servant, "I will not cease [traveling] until I reach the junction of the two seas or continue for a long ...
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Does the sun set in a murky pool in Qur'an 18:86?

Non Muslims say that 18:86 is in error. How do we refute this? Until, when he reached the setting of the sun, he found it [as if] setting in a spring of dark mud, and he found near it a people. ...
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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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What happend to the second garden of the disbeliever?

In Surat al-Kahf we find the story with the example of the two men quoted in the verses 32 to 44. While at first in the verses (18:32-33) the speech is about two gardens, later on only a single garden ...
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Surah Al-Kahf 18:9-22: What is this story about youths in a cave?

I have been reading Surah al-Kahf and I find myself quite confused about ayat 9-22. What is this story about youths in a cave? It is presented like it should be a story that I am already familiar with,...
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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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What is the reason of this differences in the three expressions in Surat Al-Kahf 79 - 82?

Allah says in Surat Al-Kahf in aya 79: أَمَّا السَّفِينَةُ فَكَانَتْ لِمَسَاكِينَ يَعْمَلُونَ فِي الْبَحْرِ فَأَرَدتُّ أَنْ أَعِيبَهَا وَكَانَ وَرَاءَهُم مَّلِكٌ يَأْخُذُ كُلَّ سَفِينَةٍ غَصْبًا ...