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(In Arabic التفسير) Use for exegesis, explanation or interpretation of Quranic verses.

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How to renconcile between 'testing on day of judgement' and Abdullah bin Abdul Mutallib being a dweller of hell?

As per hadith, abdullah and aminah will be dwellers of hell. As per surah mulk angels ask " did no warner come to you (hell entering people)" Testing on day of judgement of people between ...
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What was the Opinion of Ibn Abbas regarding the hearing of the Dead?

So I was reading Karim Abu Zaid's Book Refutation of Yasir Qadhi's Grave Worship Blunder. And I came across this "The basic principle is that the engraved does not hear the living. This is the ...
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Where does Quran or authentic hadith say that women have to cover everything except face, hands and feet?

My question is from this short video lecture. He summarizes the concept of pardah/hijab/covering in 3 points. a. Surah Noor - Lower your gaze for both men and women, i.e. look at opposite sex with ...
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How do peaceful muslims explain forbidance of fighting in sacred months?

I was under the impression that Islam allowed only defensive jihad and used to argue with non muslims that initiation is not to be done by muslims. Courtesy to zakir naik explaination. A random non ...
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Does verse 48:9 tell us to glorify Muhammad ﷺ?

Somebody said something like "Verse 48:9 told Moslems to glorify Mohammed (PBUH) because according to the rules of arabic grammar it dictate that what follows after a name will refer to the last ...
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A question about Non Muslims

Non Muslims cannot preach their religion in a Muslim country but a Muslim should be allowed to do so in a non Muslim country. Also if the non Muslim country doesn’t allow Muslims to preach Islam there,...
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What is the explanation of 9:5?

I am having trouble understanding this following verse. Quran 9:5 But when the forbidden months are past, then fight and slay the Pagans wherever ye find them, and seize them, beleaguer them, and lie ...
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Why didn't the audience of the Prophet(Sm) ask about huruf muqatta'at?

The generally held view of traditional scholarship is that its meaning is not known to us. But why didn't the Arabs raise any objection when the verses were recited?
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According to Quran 4:23, are step-daughters not under the husband’s guardianship mahrams?

This part of Quran 4:23 says “your step daughters under your guardianship [born] of your wives unto whom you have gone in” Does this only apply to step daughters under the second husband’s ...
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What's the difference between السَمَا and السماوات?

I saw that in the Holy Quran there are two forms for 'sky': Samawat السماوات and sama السَمَا. What's the difference between them?
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Explanation of the Quranic verse 45 of Surah Al-Furqaan (25:45)

I tried to understand this verse but I couldn't: أَلَمْ تَرَ إِلَىٰ رَبِّكَ كَيْفَ مَدَّ ٱلظِّلَّ وَلَوْ شَآءَ لَجَعَلَهُۥ سَاكِنًا ثُمَّ جَعَلْنَا ٱلشَّمْسَ عَلَيْهِ دَلِيلًا Have you not seen how ...
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Interpretation for Quran 69:46

Then We would have cut from him the aorta Quran 69:46 What is the interpretation for this verse?
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Can a woman after puberty be called "Saghira" (صغيرة)?

Greetings to the site members! I wanted to ask about the word "saghira" (صغيرة). Does this word have any other meaning than "child", "little", "girl"? What is ...
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Books within the Quran

Is the Holy Quran one book? Or Is the Holy Quran a collection of multiple distinct books (each with a name and signs)? In reference to 98:2-3 and multiple different verses which different books are ...
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A drowsy tribe for Quran 13:31?

I need clarity and context on the following which is said by Ibn Abbas (RA): “Ibn Abbas recited this verse as ‘أَفَلَمْ يتبين ٱلَّذِينَ’. He was told that it is ‘أَفَلَمْ يَا۟يْـَٔسِ ٱلَّذِينَ’ to ...
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Is the commentary by Ibn kathir about the abrogation of 2:256 real?

This is Ibn kathir tasfir. Allah says: "There is no compulsion in religion", meaning: do not force anyone to embrace Islam, because it is clear and its proofs and evidences are manifest. ...
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Variant Reading in Quran 62:9

Is this narration authentic: حدثنا ابن المثنى، قال: ثنا ابن عدّي، عن شعبة، عن سليمان، عن إبراهيم، قال: قال عبد الله: لو كان السعي لسعيت حتى يسقط ردائي، قال: ولكنها: «فامْضُوا إلى ذِكْرِ اللَّهِ» قال: ...
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Question regarding Jinns, angels, and water [duplicate]

Salam everyone. Holy Quran 21.30 says everything is made of water. Holy Quran 15:27 says Jinns were created from fire. Also, it is said that Angels are made of light and cannot eat or drink. I also ...
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Does Quran promote eunuchs by allowing them?

Verse 24:31 tells that women should guard their selves except from the following people: ... husbands, their fathers, their husbands' fathers, their sons, their husbands' sons, their brothers, their ...
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Is the amount of sin a woman receives for backbiting less than a man's?

Verse 49:12 states this about backbiting: Would one of you like to eat the flesh of his brother when dead? Since it does not state his or her, does this mean the amount of sin a women receives for ...
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Does Islam Teach That The Earth Was Created Before Sun, Stars, Moon, Heavens, etc?

Please note that I am dividing this question into two parts. One part consists of Hadith that allegedly say that the Earth was formed before sun, stars, and heavens. The part-2 contains references ...
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Can anyone explain Quran 21:30?

In Holy Quran 21:30 it says that the universe and the earth were once joined together and were then separated apart. But the universe is older than the earth.
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A reference of a narration where Ibn Abbas takes off an amulet while reciting Qu'ran 2:165

I recently came across this where it said [Ibn Abi Hatim reported about Hudhaifah (May Allaah be pleased with him): He saw a man with a piece of twine on his hand (as a protection or cure from fever) ...
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Citation of Imam suyuti in Qu'ran 39:3?

I was reading Imam Suyuti's Tafsir in surah 39:3 and I came across this narration of Ibn Abbas "وأخْرَجَ جُوَيْبِرٌ عَنِ ابْنِ عَبّاسٍ في قَوْلِهِ: ﴿والَّذِينَ اتَّخَذُوا مِن دُونِهِ أوْلِياءَ﴾ ...
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Are there any verses in the Quran which refer to the Punishment of the Grave?

Opinion I believe that Grave Punishment Exist Some people are looking for that, is there any verse in Quran about of the grave punishment? Some people are disagree about of the grave punishment, also ...
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The Citation of Imam Suyuti in Qu'ran 17:56?

I was reading Suyuti's Tafsir and i came across this وأخْرَجَ اِبْنُ أبِي شَيْبَةَ، وابْنُ جَرِيرٍ، وابْنُ المُنْذِرِ، وابْنُ أبِي حاتِمٍ، وابْنُ مَرْدُويَهْ، عَنِ اِبْنِ عَبّاسٍ في قَوْلِهِ: ﴿فَلا ...
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How must we understand verses 74:42-47?

In Sura Al-Muddaththir (74) there is a conversation between people of Jannah and people of Jahannam. The people of Jannah will ask the people of Jahannam about the reason for their being in Jahannam. ...
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What is the context of With hardship comes ease?

I'm curious about the verse. It's obvious that hardship refers to life here on earth but what about the ease part? Does it refer to a believer's life on earth in the later years or when resurrected in ...
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What does kafir mean in Surah Kafiroon? And does that contradict 29:46?

So this Surah says that Muslims should say: I will not worship what you worship and you will not worship what I worship: Say, ˹O Prophet,˺ “O you disbelievers! 109:1. I do not worship what you ...
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How to reconcile that there are seven earths with the verses that Allah "created the heavens and the earth"?

Surely your Lord is Allah Who created the heavens and the earth in six Days, then established Himself on the Throne, conducting every affair. None can intercede except by His permission. That is Allah—...
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Is any contradiction between 3:42 and 19:17?

And as the Angels said, "O Maryam, (Mary) surely Allah has elected you and purified you and has elected you over the women of the worlds. Dr. Ghali 3:42 Screening herself off from them. Then We ...
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Question about 4:145

Linguistically seen, does 4:145 state that ALL hypocrites will be in the lowest level of jahannam? I'm asking because there are better hypocrites and worse hypocrites. As example, one might be forced ...
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Why did Ibn Kathir portray Maryam (Alayhisalam) in a graphic and obscene way?

If we read the tafsir of Ibn Kathir about Surah Maryam, verse 23, we can find that he wrote the following in his commentary about Maryam (Alayhisalam):- Ibn Kathir states that many scholars of the ...
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Who were the prophets of jinn?

Quran states that God sent prophets to jinns just like humans. Allah will ask,˺ “O assembly of jinn and humans! Did messengers not come from among you, proclaiming My revelations and warning you of ...
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where does today Quran variants come from?

where does today Quran variants like khalaf, hafs, warsh, etc... come from? do they go back to the prophet(pbuh) and it's the different way the Quran was originally revealed with or they go back to ...
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Question about The reading of Ibn Abbas in Surah 7:127

The Standard reading of surah 7:127 verse 127 is “And the chiefs of Pharaoh’s people said: Do you leave Musa and his people to make mischief in the land and to forsake you and your gods? He said: We ...
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What is meant when 'wonder' (عجبت) is used for Allah?

I've seen the word wonder used some times for Allah(swt) like in the below Hadith Sahih Bukhari Hadith No. 3010 Narrated Abu Huraira(ra): The Prophet(pbuh) said, Allah(swt) wonders at those people ...
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Can these two verses mean the same thing in a context?

how can we explain this difference in this verse?
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Why is there a missing/added word in Quran 57:24?

i know the Holy Quran was revealed in seven different Ahruf or dialects but Uthman(ra) burned the different variants and only left one so why is there this difference between Hafs with Qalon & ...
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worldly reward after their death?

i know Quran variations is something that anti-Muslims use against us and thank Allah(swt) they fail and get the opposite results and prove the Quran eloquence for example like the image below and ...
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Who inherits from a Muslim female with no immediate kinship?

I was trying to find a ruling in Surah Nisa (v 7-14) but was unsuccessful. What is the ijtehad among the Ulema on how the wealth of a female Muslim is to be distributed if she has no parents, no ...
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What are the differences between companions of right and people in front?

In Chapter 56, Quran says people will be put into three groups in the Day of Judgment: companions of left, companions of right, and people in front (or foremost). From the some verses in this chapter, ...
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Is there any way to tell if the early Mufassir (Commentators) were influenced by Israʼiliyyat ( Jewish Stories)

In the qu'ran 26:54 it says " "Indeed, those are but a small band" regarding the exodus but in the tafsir i have seen that the isrealites were more than 600,000! for example "ن ...
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Explaining the use of "we" in 18:80-81

The following verses have been receiving some criticism And as for the boy, his parents were believers, and we feared that he would overburden them by transgression and disbelief. So we intended that ...
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What does "spend according to your means" mean in islam

The statement "let the rich man spend according to his means; and the man whose resources are restricted, let him spend according to what Allah has given him" (65:7) isn't quite clear to ...
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I can't find these converstation in tafsir ibn kathir?

in Youtube a sheikh told a story about conversation between Adam AS and Allah The conversation goes following. He Said My LORD Did You Not Create Me With Your Own Two Hands? And ALLAH Said, Yes He ...
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Were Adams and Jesus‘ Spirit part of similar events?

Selamun aleikum. So this question needs to be explained longer. The Quran states, that both, Adam and Jesus (as) were created with a breath of a soul. Verses: Adam (as) And when I have proportioned ...
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How do we understand the Quranic description of mountains?

Selamun aleikum, How do we understand the Quranic description of mountains? In which way this would be compatible with modern science? „He created the heavens without pillars that you see and has ...
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How many times do we live after death?

Salamun aleikum, I know that there were a meeting with God, before we were on this earth, testifying that only Allah is our God. My question is on this verse. „They will say, "Our Lord, You made ...
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Why does the Quran only states 8 livestocks?

Selamun aleikum, Why does the Quran only states eight livestock animals, are there not more? „ ...and He produced for you from the grazing livestock eight mates...“ (Az Zumar, Verse 6, Saheeh ...
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