Questions tagged [uloom-al-quran]
Sciences which are classically related to the holy book of Islam
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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] "
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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?
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 ...
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 ...