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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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what is meant when the word wonder/عجبت is for Allah(swt)?

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 who ...
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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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What makes a Qiraat mutawatir?

Selam aleikum, I know, that one of the criteria’s of an accepted Qiraat is being mutawatir. (Ibn Al-Jazaris conditions) What exactly is meant with it and how many people are needed to make it ...
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Wisdom behind that the Quran begins with bismillah

Every surah of the Quran begins with bismillah, translated as 'In the name of Allah(swt)'. Here we see that the name of Allah is not in the beginning. I in my poor knowledge cannot understand why the ...
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How can Muslims claim that Quran is not altered?

As we know from Sanaa manuscript, Quran is modified, at least in the level of words. To me, this means that even if the general meaning of Quran is not altered, we can't analyze it word by word ...
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Does all the 10 Qiraat are confirmed by one of the Uthmanic codices?

Selamun aleikum, I know, that there are three conditions, that an Ahruf/Qiraat is accepted by the scholars. One is Arabic Grammer, one is mass transmission and one ist conformity with one of the ...
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Where can I find this narration of Ibn Abbas (R.A) that is mentioned in Ma'ariful Quran?

Under the commentary of Koran 33:43 in Ma'ariful Quran, Mufti Muhammad Shafi has cited a narration that states the following:- Sayydina Ibn ‘Abbas (may Allah be pleased with him) has stated that Salah ...
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What is the authenticty of the following Asbab-ul-Nuzul's Narration?

Holy Koran says, Therefore woe be unto those who write the Scripture with their hands and then say, “This is from Allah” [2:79] According to Asbab-ul-Nuzul, there is a narration that says that Jews ...
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Quran in all qirats

Can anybody give me a link of any links or an app where one can read quran on all ten or just seven Qirats? Like that of hafs,ibn kathir, warsh?
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Was Surah At-Tawbah equal to Surah Al-Baqarah in length? If yes, then where are the remaining verses?

Salam Guys, I have a question that has been seriously bothering me for a while. In tafsir Al-Qurtubi and Itqan by Suyuti a narration has been quoted that shows that Surah At-Tawbah was originally ...
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What is the evidence for General (any-case) Polygamy?

Asalamualaikum. Are there any verses or proofs that allow general polygamy (in all cases) and answer these questions? 1)Why does the Polygamy Verse state an if condition (IF you FEAR). What about ...
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Two Versions of Diacritics on the word “Allāh” in two famous Qurʾān Muṣḥafs: which one is more correct in terms of the pronunciation of Allāh? [duplicate]

In the famous King Fahd Complex Uthmānī Madīnah Muṣḥaf, Allāh is written with the following diacritics: Source: https://read.quranexplorer.com/2/7/7/Usmani/Mishari-Rashid/Hide/Tajweed-OFF In the ...
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What is the the reason behind using على and إلى after the verb انزل (unzela)?

Assalaamu alaikum, In Baqara 136, Allah (swt) says, قُولُٓوا اٰمَنَّا بِاللّٰهِ وَمَٓا اُنْزِلَ اِلَيْنَا وَمَٓا اُنْزِلَ اِلٰٓى اِبْرٰه۪يمَ وَاِسْمٰع۪يلَ وَاِسْحٰقَ وَيَعْقُوبَ وَالْاَسْبَاطِ ...
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What is the difference between 'variant codices' and 'variant readings' of the Quran? What is the similarity or relationship between them?

I am reading about Shia' view on the standardization of the Quran as well as the complications that arise due to the 'variant readings' and 'variant codices.' What I am unsure of is what exactly does ...
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How do we know Ayat boundaries?

Quran is made of chapters (surah), each of which is made of verses (ayah). But there are some places that it seems some ayats are in fact one ayah, for example verses 16 and 17 of surah 35. The ...
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Refuting exmuslims on Tahreef

Assalamualaikum I found the ahadith below from this exmuslim Reddit page https://www.reddit.com/r/exmuslim/comments/bj9csm/ibn_abbas_is_a_problem_for_islam/. I need someone's help in refuting them : ...
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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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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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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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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 ...