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What's the reason behind the arrangement of “Indeed in that are signs for…”?

In the Holy Qur'an, in the verses: وَمِنْ آيَاتِهِ أَنْ خَلَقَ لَكُم مِّنْ أَنفُسِكُمْ أَزْوَاجًا لِّتَسْكُنُوا إِلَيْهَا وَجَعَلَ بَيْنَكُم مَّوَدَّةً وَرَحْمَةً ۚ إِنَّ فِي ذَٰلِكَ لَآيَاتٍ ...
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Quran translated best possible purifier of heart when you don't know arabic and reading entirely translated Quran every 7 days without vocalizing?

The reward for reading in Arabic cannot compare but my question is different: In the absence of reading it in Arabic I want to do the best possible deed that would purify my heart. I thought that just ...
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Who said the last part of “Bukhari 2287,” Umar (رضي الله عنه) or our beloved Prophet (صلى الله عليه واله وسلم)?

In the following hadith: ‘Umar ibn al-Khattaab who said: “I heard Hishaam ibn Hakeem reciting Soorat al-Furqaan in a manner different from that in which I used to recite it and the way in which the ...
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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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Are the Qira'ats reliable?

I found this quote from an anti-Islamic website : "The opinion of the majority is that these readings are Mutawatir. However, one opinion is that they are Mashhur28 …. The truth in this regard is ...
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Variant of 92:3

Saheeh Bukhari Volume 5, Book 57, Number 85: Narrated 'Alqama: I went to Sham and offered a two-Rak'at prayer and then said, "O Allah! Bless me with a good pious companion." So I went to some ...
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Where is term “uswa e hassna” used in quran?

In Quran,I am trying to search Which verses and sura mention the term"uswa e hassna" Please kindly guide me
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Number of verses in the Hafs Qur'an & the Warsh Qur'an [duplicate]

Assalamualaikum how can we respond that the Hafs Qur'an has 6,236 verses while the Warsh Qur'an has 6,214 verses? Are the numbers correct? I need a response for this claim to a non-muslim commenter.
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Difference between tay and tee in quran pronuciation?

If a person is reciting quran and he comes across part of ayat 35 of sura noor نُورُ السَّمَاوَاتِ وَالْأَرْضِ ۚ Is there any difference between meaning of pronunciation of bold samaawaatay( tay ...
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Is it allowed to erase Harakat or Waqf marks from the Quran?

As-Salamu alaikum, Is it allowed for me, when I create Quran vidoes (mushaf & audio) on YouTube to sometimes erase an Harakah or an Tawaquf sign when editing the videos? (For example, in https://...
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site/link for word count of quran?

Assalaam o alikum. Please guide me any link/website where i may post my any query word and in return i get answer about how many times that particular word or sentence appears in quran.
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Why Ibraheem was referred to as Ummah (أُمَّة) in this verse and why it was translated with other meanings?

My focus here is on the translation of the word Ummah (أُمَّة) in Arabic, by which Allah attributed Ibraheem in verse (16:120). As shown below there are different interpretation in its translation: ...
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Who are the three (different?) addressee's in verse (10:87)?

First be aware that the issue can only be observed in the Arabic original as the verse (10:87) in its English translation looks like: And We inspired to Moses and his brother, "Settle your people ...
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What's the meaning of khamsa below jim waqf sign?

Assalamu'alaykum Wr Wb What's the meaning of khamsa (Hindu-Arabic number 5) below jim waqf sign? Appreciate your answer..thanks
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How were the Surahs of the Qur'an named?

I know maybe it's not a unfamiliar question in the Internet. I listened Islamic scholars such as Dr. Zakir - The idea that I've is that the names were created by humans to make more easy process's in ...
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Do I say “bismillah” in 2nd rakat?

before starting every work as a muslims we say "bismillah". before starting namaz in ist rakat we say bismillah is it important to say bismillah in 2nd rakat and 3rd rakat or not?
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Are there rulings, apart from alcohol consumption, whose chronology may be found in the Qur'an?

In the Qur'an we find the chronology of the ruling on alcohol see for example in my answer on Was alcohol permitted long ago, before Mohammad was born?: Alcohol allowed, alcohol declared as bad, ...
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What's the link between being unjust to orphan girls and having up to four wives in verse (4:3)?

In surat an-Nisaa' we read (4:3): And if you fear that you will not deal justly with the orphan girls, then marry those that please you of [other] women, two or three or four. But if you fear that ...
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Are there verses in the qur'an on which there's no consensus about the addressed gender?

I'd like to know if there are verses in the qur'an where it is seemingly unclear whether the verse addresses both women and men or only one of both genders and on which at least some scholars ...
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Quran is so concise but in Surah Rahman a single ayah repeated 31 times

We know Quran is a concise book, not a single word there is without reason. Every single word is decorated and managed like a pearl in necklace, and not a single word wasted but when you see the ...
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Why is it الرسولا and السبيلا and not الرسول and السبيل in 33:66 and 33:67

In these two verses Allah says: The Day their faces will be turned about in the Fire, they will say, "How we wish we had obeyed Allah and obeyed the Messenger." (33:66) يَوْمَ تُقَلَّبُ ...
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The thief (male and female) vs. the adulteress and the adulterer?

Why in the Qur'an we find in one hand: وَالسَّارِقُ وَالسَّارِقَةُ [As for] the thief, the male and the female, amputate their hands in recompense for what they committed as a deterrent [...
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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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Is there a specific significance in the Qur'an when using the two synonyms for “wife”: امرأة and زوج?

In many verses the Qur'an refers to the wives of certain people (some Prophets, Pharaoh etc.) but some times the word wife is referred to as imara(tu) امرأة (which is always translated wife of) like ...
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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 minimum qualification to interpret Mutashabihat (allegorical) ayas in Quran?

Quran 3:7 states that certain ayas are allegorical (mutashâbihât) and others are literal (muhkamât): 003.007 He it is Who has sent down to thee the Book: In it are verses basic or fundamental (of ...
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The Birmingham Quran versus the present-day Quran

Islam claims that Quran is unchanged from the time of the prophet Mohammad, and it will remain so until the last day. Now, there was a discovery of a manuscript in the University of Birmingham which ...
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How are the “seven different ways” from Sahih Bukhari, book 61, hadith 513 reflected in Quran? [duplicate]

Sahih Bukhari, volume 6, book 61, hadith 513 (emphasis mine): Narrated 'Abdullah bin 'Abbas: Allah's Apostle said, "Gabriel recited the Qur'an to me in one way. Then I requested him (to read ...
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Is the qira'a “There has certainly come to you a Messenger from among your most precious” accepted?

In surat at-Tawba we have in (9:128) the known qira'a: لَقَدْ جَاءَكُمْ رَسُولٌ مِّنْ أَنفُسِكُمْ عَزِيزٌ عَلَيْهِ مَا عَنِتُّمْ حَرِيصٌ عَلَيْكُم بِالْمُؤْمِنِينَ رَءُوفٌ رَّحِيمٌ ...
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What is the origin/purpose of the pause marks in the Quran?

I can understand why there would be pause marks for obligatory continuing and stopping, because otherwise the meaning of the ayah would change. But why is there "preferred stop" (قلی), "preferred ...
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What is this alif like sign?

Assalamualaikum Shayekh. In this ayah for example - عَلَىٰ سُرُرٍ مَّوْضُونَةٍ - 56:15 What is the alif like sign above ya of A'la? It seems to me like a verticle fathah but it's not pronounced in ...
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What does the last ayah in Sura Alaq mean?

What i don't understand is, why Allah S.W.T said Do not obey him in the ayah. I'm so confused here. Sorry for bad English. Quran 96:19 " No! Do not obey him. But prostrate and draw near [to God] "
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Quran originally without vowel marks?

I've come across the claim that the first mushafs (suhuf?) did not include vowel marks and sometimes did not even consistently use other diacritical marks to distinguish consonants. An example of a ...
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How many spellings do exist for Quran's text? How many rasm-al-mushaf do we have?

Consider these two lines: الْحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ رَبِّ الْعَالَمِینَ and ٱلْحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ رَبِّ ٱلْعَٰلَمِینَ As you can see, ٱلْعَٰلَمِینَ is spelled in two different forms. I took them from two ...
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How to explain the recitation لَئِنْ انجــينا (verse 6.63) by Al-Azami in his book “The History of the Quranic text”?

As salamu alaykum wa ramatullah, I have a request about 'ayat' 6.63 with Hafs rectiation. I know we have to refer to one copy of Uthman's codicies to recitate the Quran. But in his book "The ...
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Is it possible to compile the Quran chronologically, are there books about this?

As far as I can tell we have not for all of the Verses of the Quran neither a Hadith telling us when they exactly were revealed nor a Hadith telling us the reason behind the revelation. Even if we ...
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Difference of waqf in Qiraat Hafs between waqf الوقف in usual Moshaf and turkish recitation

When listening to Turkish qur'an reciters I often realize that they don't do waqf (stoping/pausing recitation) in typical places in Qur'an Verses according the Qiraa' of Hafs 'an 'Assim (in the most ...
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What were the criteria for validating a qira'a?

As is known, there are a number of variant readings (i.e. qira'at) of the Qur'an. Even when these readings have (minor) differences of meaning between them, they are all considered equally valid by ...
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How many ayaths are there in Al-Quran?

I heard that there are totally 6666 ayats in Al-Quran. But, I counted in my own Quran and it has less than that. What is the actual number of ayats in Al-Quran?
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Why do words like “salah” and “riba” have an extra unpronounced letter waw in them?

I've noticed that in many masaahif ("mushafs"), certain words like "salah" and "riba" have an extra, unpronounced letter waw in them, such as Surah Baqarah, verse 3: The fifth word here is pronounced ...
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Why are Surat al-Khal and Surat al-Hafd not included in the Qur'an?

Ubayy bin Kab, in one of the pre-Uthmanic compilations of the Qur'an, allegedly recorded two additional suwar (Surat al-Khal and Surat al-Hafd) that are not found today; these "missing suwar" are ...