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Questions tagged [surat-al-maidah]

Surat al-Ma'idah is the fifth surah of the Qur'an

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Does alliance with disbelievers expel you from Islam?

I have a question about these ayat (5:51 and 3:28): O you who have believed, do not take the Jews and the Christians as allies. They are [in fact] allies of one another. And whoever is an ally ...
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Which disease did 'Isa cure?

In an English translation of 3:49 and 5:110 it says that 'Isa ( عليه السلام) cured a man, with permission of Allah (swa), who was a leper (which is a long-term infection either on a part of the body ...
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Surah Al- Maa'idah, ayat 75

I just read this surat and I came across some ayats I didn't understand. So I hope I can get a clear answer from you. The Messiah, son of Mary, was not but a messenger; [other] messengers have ...
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Is Indonesian Muslim being Lied to by Al Maidah 51?

Some politicians in Indonesia tell muslims that Al Maidah 51 tell them to only vote for muslim governors. Are those politicians lying? This is probably a bit of semantic. What about if the muslim ...
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Is there a concrete reason that Qur'an 5:32 (which prohibits murder) applies to modern-day Muslims?

The Islam page on RationalWiki seems to be in a state where it's simultaneously edited by people who have a pro-Islam bias and people who have an anti-Islam bias. It's current form has a section ...
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Who are those who have gone astray in (5:105) according Shi'a?

In verse (5:105) Allah says: O you who have believed, upon you is [responsibility for] yourselves. Those who have gone astray will not harm you when you have been guided. To Allah is you return all ...
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Given that prophets were harmed (Qur'an 3:112), what does “those who have gone astray will not harm you” (Qur'an 5:105) mean?

Qur'an 3:112 describes the murder of prophets (see also Which prophets were killed?): They have been put under humiliation [by Allah ] wherever they are overtaken, except for a covenant from Allah ...
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What does “test you through something of the game that your hands and spears [can] reach” (Qur'an 5:94) mean?

O you who have believed, Allah will surely test you through something of the game that your hands and spears [can] reach, that Allah may make evident those who fear Him unseen. And whoever ...
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Do modern-day Jews, Sabians and Christians have “nothing to fear or to regret” (Qur'an 5:69)?

Below are two translations of Qur'an 5:69 from IslamAwakened: Indeed, those who have believed [in Prophet Muhammad] and those [before Him] who were Jews or Sabeans or Christians - those [among them]...
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What is the background to Jews saying “the hand of Allah is chained” in Qur'an 5:64?

My question is regarding the ayah: And the Jews say, "The hand of Allah is chained." Chained are their hands, and cursed are they for what they say. Rather, both His hands are extended; He spends ...
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Does Qur'an 5:82 (Jews have animosity towards believers; Christians are nearest in affection) only apply at the time of the Prophet?

You will surely find the most intense of the people in animosity toward the believers [to be] the Jews and those who associate others with Allah; and you will find the nearest of them in affection to ...
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Does “whoever does not judge by what Allah has revealed” (Qur'an 5:45) only apply to judges (qadi)?

Indeed, We sent down the Torah, in which was guidance and light. The prophets who submitted [to Allah ] judged by it for the Jews, as did the rabbis and scholars by that with which they were entrusted ...
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What are “divining arrows” in Qur'an 5:3 and Qur'an 5:90?

The Qur'an contains the following: ... and [prohibited is] that you seek decision through divining arrows** ... -- Qur'an 5:3 O you who have believed, indeed, intoxicants, gambling, [...
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Does Qur'an 5:48 imply that Allah wants Jews to follow the Torah and Christians to follow the Gospel, instead of the Qur'an?

Qur'an 5:44 describes the Torah (as revealed to Prophet Musa), and the Jews are to be judged by it. Qur'an 5:47 describes the Gospel (as revealed to Prophet Isa) and the "People of the Gospel" (...
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If those who have gone astray will not harm the guided (Qur'an 5:105), why were many Prophets harmed?

O you who have believed, upon you is [responsibility for] yourselves. Those who have gone astray will not harm you when you have been guided. To Allah is your return all together; then He will inform ...
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What does اذل and اعز mean in Qur'an 5:54?

Surah Al-Maeda, Verse 54: يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا مَن يَرْتَدَّ مِنكُمْ عَن دِينِهِ فَسَوْفَ يَأْتِي اللَّهُ بِقَوْمٍ يُحِبُّهُمْ وَيُحِبُّونَهُ أَذِلَّةٍ عَلَى الْمُؤْمِنِينَ أَعِزَّةٍ ...
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Tafsir of Quran 5:89

Verse 5:89 (translation from Irfan ul-Quran): Allah does not persecute you for your purposeless (and frivolous) oaths, but takes you to task for your (solemn) oaths which you affirm (...
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Interpretation of verse of “وَابْتَغُواْ إِلَيهِ الْوَسِيلَةَ ”?

According to Shi'a Islam, what does "الوسيله" in the following verse include? How can it be interpreted from the ahadith? يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُواْ اتَّقُواْ اللّهَ وَابْتَغُواْ إِلَيهِ ...
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What is the context of 5:64?

According to the Qur'an (Surat al-Ma'idah 64), The Jews say: "Allah's hand is tied up." My question is where did the Jews ever say such a thing? I mean if you were to ask a Jew whether Allah's ...
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What is the context of verse 5:101-102?

What is the context of 5:101-102? O you who have believed, do not ask about things which, if they are shown to you, will distress you. But if you ask about them while the Qur'an is being ...