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Does the Quran actually refer to the expansion of the universe?

Traditionally the scholars has interpreted the word "lamosi'on" (لَمُوسِعُونَ) to mean; "indeed We are able too". Most other translations today seems to (subjectively) ignore that ...
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Is Islam a religion only revealed for Arabs?

Islam was revealed for everyone: ياأيها الناس إني رسول الله إليكم جميعا Say, [O Muhammad], "O mankind, indeed I am the Messenger of Allah to you all ― Quran 7:158 تبارك الذي نزّل الفرقان على ...
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How to remove or solve a possible shirk Issue from Verse (43:84)?

If we take the Verse (43:84)literally, it would mean that there's a deity in the heaven and an other on earth No, it would not mean that if you take it literally(and we always should). the verse ...
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Difference between Rabbul Alamin and Rabbil Alamin

short answer: both are the same words but in different diacritics(tashkeel) تشكيل detailed answer: both words are the same "Rabb" (رب) but you add different diacritics(A َ, O ُ, E ِ )(tashkeel) ...
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Difference between Rabbul Alamin and Rabbil Alamin

Rabbul Alamin and Rabbil Alamin actually mean the same thing what makes them different is the pronunciation. So actually what makes them different? Simple, Arabic grammar(Nahw) is what makes them ...
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What is I'rabul Qur'an?

This is just an addition to the given answers, which have only pointed at one single subject of this science -> grammatical issues in the Quran and the implied linguistic meanings. A major reason or ...
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Why sunni scholars say that shadow for asr time should be measured with addition of zenith shadow of same object?

Zuhr's time starts after the sun has declined from its zenith (Zawal), and Asr's time naturally starts after Zuhr. The issue is that the length of the shadow cast by an object varies with location (...
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Does خنزير الماء (or literally pig of the sea) in this statement or fatwa really refers to a Capyabra?

From what I can gather, خنزير الماء is meant to be a hypothetical or mythical creature and it isn't defined exactly what it is. Similar examples which can be found in Fiqh books include إنسان الماء (...
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What is the difference between "Ajirna" and "Ajirni"?

Well in that case the imam on the radio is rather selfish. اللهم أجرنا من النار. Allahuma ajirna Mina (a)n-Naar means something like Allah save us from the hellfire. And it is correct to say "...
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What does "Jazak Allah Khair" mean?

عَنْ أُسَامَةَ بْنِ زَيْدٍ، قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم ‏ "‏مَنْ صُنِعَ إِلَيْهِ مَعْرُوفٌ فَقَالَ لِفَاعِلِهِ جَزَاكَ اللَّهُ خَيْرًا فَقَدْ أَبْلَغَ فِي الثَّنَاءِ‏"‏ Usamah bin ...
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Why near 17 percent of Quranic words start with 'wa' (وَ)? Can we detach 'wa' from those words?

The conjunction "وَ" basically means "and" (although this may change by context, e.g. "!والله" (By Allah!)). Unlike English, a conjunction in Arabic is written attached to the subsequent word when it ...
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Why don't we say "subhanahu wa ta'ala" after saying "assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah"?

You're confusing things. "Allah subhanahu wa ta'ala" (meaning "the most glorified, the most high") "assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah" (meaning "peace and mercy of Allah be upon you") The first one is ...
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Is there a relationship between the Arabic terms عائشة‎ (A'isha) and صلاة العشاء (isha prayer)?

No, there is no connection between the two words. The origin of the word 'ishā' (Arabic: عشاء) is 'asha (Arabic: عشا), which means poor vision. Night is called 'ishā' because vision deteriorates due ...
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Why do some groups transliterate Arabic words in a lengthy way?

It has nothing to do with 'groups' or sects. It has to do with the arabic pronounciation. Salah is a perfect example. In Arabic Salah is written like this: صَلَاة. The 'Sa' has a short vowel, and ...
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Why is Abu Bakr (R) called Abu Bakr, when out of his sons none is named Bakr?

This is indeed a strange but acceptable kunyah or surname knowing that abu Bakr (whos real name is Abdullah ibn abi Quhafah) had three sons: Abdurrahman, Abudllah and Muhammad and three daughters: ...
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Why is it الرسولا and السبيلا and not الرسول and السبيل in 33:66 and 33:67

The verses that you quoted are two out of seven alifs that have the same conditions and recitations, commonly known as al-Alifāt as-Sab'ah (Arabic: الألفات السبعة) in the topic related to starting and ...
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Has Ibrahim addressed Allah with feminine verb?

Translations of the verse وَلَا تُخْزِنِي يَوْمَ يُبْعَثُونَ The verse was translated as follows: And do not disgrace me on the Day they are [all] resurrected - (Sahih International) And disgrace ...
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Quranic or linguistic support that قعود is longer than جلوس

First of all both terms are used to express sitting and remaining. Usage of the terms best practice as per linguists As for the correct Arabic usage there's a difference that may not be noticed, but ...
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Why near 17 percent of Quranic words start with 'wa' (وَ)? Can we detach 'wa' from those words?

From your list the only real non independent "wa/وَ" is in وَجَدْتُمُوهُمْ which is a plural form of the verb: وَجَدَ. In all other posted cases "wa" is an equivalent to "and" and therefore should ...
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Meaning of ' بين يديه '

stretch both of your arms in front of you and look between your hands. the area that you see between your hands is what is called "between the hands" as you said. yes it's an old Arabic idiom that ...
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Is spelling the name "Ali" as "Alee" wrong?

In this case, there is no "right or wrong". This is only a matter of convention. علي is an Arabic name. Maybe the first person who wrote it in English use "Ali" and other people followed him. That's ...
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Why near 17 percent of Quranic words start with 'wa' (وَ)? Can we detach 'wa' from those words?

In Arabic, 'wa' (وَ) means 'And', which should be considered as a different word. In case of almost all of the the presented examples (without وَجَدْتُمُوهُمْ), 'wa' (وَ) should be considered as a ...
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Should the khateeb deliver the Friday khutbah in Arabic?

If the majority of worshippers are Arabic speakers, then the Khutba should be in Arabic. If not, there should be a khutba in the language most commonly understood between them. The importance of a ...
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How many writing styles of Mushaf Quran that exist?

What you are showing or asking about isn't the rasm al-'Othmany it is the style or artistic license of the person whom wrote or made the calligraphy in a special moshaf (Hardcover book including the ...
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Is the word مخلوق in the Quran? If yes, which verse?

No the word مخلوق isn't present in the Quran as it is basically an adjective meaning "created" and could also appear as a noun meaning "the created المخلوق". But if you are interested in synonyms -...
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What is the difference between "muhajaba" and "hijabi"?

The Arabic word which seems the common basis for all of these words is hijab (al-hijab الحجاب). hijabi in first place doesn't sound Arabic unless it is meant as "my hijab" حِجَابِي but in ...
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How did saying Mashallah originate?

Typically, the phrase ma shaa' Allah (Arabic: ما شاء الله) is used when one sees something that one appreciates. In Al-Kahf chapter in the Qur'an, we come across: وَلَوْلَا إِذْ دَخَلْتَ جَنَّتَكَ ...
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Does the Quran actually refer to the expansion of the universe?

An example of the interpretation Let's start with a quote from qtafsir (a somehow summarized version of tafsir ibn Kathir): Allah reminds us of the creating of the higher and lower worlds, (We ...
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What is the literal meaning of Sallallahu?

Salla , is derived from Sila that means : Connection , link .. etc. That's why Salah (prayer) is very realted to mentioning and praising , "surely, I am Allah: There is no god but I: So worship ...
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About learning Arabic

I would always bare in mind the following hadeeth: 'Aishah (May Allah be pleased with her) reported: The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said, "The one who is proficient in the recitation of the Qur'an will ...
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