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Does Qur'an 7:189 imply women were created to benefit men?

If you are asking whether women are created with the sole purpose of being serene for men, and whether its important for them to marry and do that to achieve salvation. The answer is no. Quran 51:...
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We made every living thing from water. Are Jinns "living" things?

No,we already know that angels are made up of light and jinns are made up of fire. The word 'everything' is according to the context of that verse. In that verse Arabic word for 'everything' used is '...
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Why does Allah force us to obey him?

What is force? There are two types of force. One is when something will do what is forced without any choice to do differently. This is like Allah forcing the rain to rain. The other is when you ...
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shooting stars in quran? 67:5 (please anyone explain)

I think this is just a matter of you throwing yourself into confusion with non-sequitirs (ie, fallacious connections). The false connection is in this statement you made: "So when we compare the ...
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We made every living thing from water. Are Jinns "living" things?

I can't help but point out that water is literally produced from fire: Flames consist primarily of carbon dioxide, water vapor, oxygen and nitrogen. (Wikipedia) E.g. for methane combustion, we ...
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Why Allah created Germs?

Allah created everything for a purpose, but excess or incorrect placement of anything can be dangerous. E.g. water is amazing and life for us. However, if it enters your lungs, it does the opposite. ...
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Is it haram to make humanoid robots?

Use of robots that do not resemble creatures is permissible. What is not permitted is the resemblance to Allah's creation as quoted in Abi Zur'a's hadith (also in Sahih al-Bukhari 7559) in your ...
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Why are there birth defects when Allah says human creation is perfect?

Mr. Zeeshan answered part of it. The perfection Allah mentions is that of our nefs and spiritual side; see Quran suras 91 and 95. We are granted perfect nefs as individuals, that is in perfect ...
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shooting stars in quran? 67:5 (please anyone explain)

You are equating Scientific and Quranic terminology which is wrong. At the time and place of the revelation of the Quran: the planets, the plasma balls they revolve around, comets, moons, meteorites ...
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What is the purpose of God?

The purpose of God is to be.... well, God. To do whatever He wants. No one talks about it because "purpose" applies to what is created with a reason in mind (eg, humans created by God to worship, ...
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Before the creation of human species Allah created the Jurassic age isn't this fact and real?

The only thing Islam mentions is that there were other creations on planet earth before human beings; Creatures that are "smart" non-animals like Jinns for example. Logically speaking, there must have ...
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Does Qur'an 7:189 imply women were created to benefit men?

No. Both the male and the female were created for the purpose of worshiping Allah (swt): (Every Quran verse will be in the M.M Pickthall translation) Quran 51:56: I created the jinn and humankind ...
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If Allah loves more than 70 times to his creation, Why he created this Test in the first place?

"Imagine your mother finds out that you are going to hell and she has the capacity to undo all of your actions she would do it by all means." Yes, because your mother is biased for you. A ...
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shooting stars in quran? 67:5 (please anyone explain)

There is proportionality throughout the universe. and we even came to know that gravitational waves exist. so if our star (sun) were to disappear one day it would disrupt the design and we wont ...
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Why Allah created Germs?

Well, this is a tricky question for one principal reason: Germ Theory came into existence only in recent times and no writings, religious or otherwise, ever talked about germs before that. (In fact, ...
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Can I ask Allah to grant me a fictional character as my wife in Jannah?

My brother in Islam, you are not the only one who has fallen in love with a fictional character. . During Ramadan 2017, I've had worries about the character I love being in Jannah, and I went on a ...
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What is the benefit of worship of Allah, for Allah?

Well, God Almighty Said: ”And I did not Create the jinn and humans except they should worship Me.” [Noble Quran 51:56] And He does not need anything from us neither our worship because God ...
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Where were we before birth?

The hadith mentioned in the link ("Laulaka") which alleges that the universe was created because of Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ) is not authentic or in line with the teaching of the Qur'an. Allah (ﷻ) told us ...
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What is the Islamic rule about the creation of robots?

The major issue here actually is what @Ahmed pointed at creating something that resembles a living creature such as a human or an animal. All fatwas I consulted confirm this and they clearly allow ...
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What was Allah doing before the creation

Someone very beautifully answered this question here. To summarize, Allah is above all constraints like space, time, energy and matter. These cannot be applied to Allah like it does to His creation. ...
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What was Allah doing before the creation

I start with quoting a statement by Musa ibn Jaffar, a descendant of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) who is considered a scholarly and spiritual authority by Shia Muslims, recorded in a famous theology hadith ...
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what will Allah get by creating humans?

Allah doesn't "get" anything. Allah has no needs. No one can benefit Allah in any way since He is perfect. The whole question is, thus, wrong. Allah doesn't do things because he "gets&...
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Did Allah really give us choices to choose for being human or not?

The verse refers to the Amanah, and that is the responsibility of doing right and avoiding wrong. It means Allah offered the responsibility to Man, and Man accepted. The "Man" in this verse ...
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Is the Quran uncreated? (Majority opinion)

There are some nuances when going in depth, however in general this is the standard creed of the Ahl al-Sunnah - not just Ahmad ibn Hanbal - that the Quran is the speech of Allah and being His ...
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Are dust and clot simply metaphorical?

In Islam it also says that Adam (hence humans) was created from dust. The clot (blood) is an intermediate stage which applies to a human fetus not Adam. Hence we are created from both. هو الذي خلقكم ...
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Why did Allah only forgive Adam and not eve?

The reason for this specification is that Hawwa followed Adam (AS) and husbands are supposed to lead their wives and prophets are supposed to lead their followers towards good. That is why both Adam (...
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Do all creations of Allah possess a soul?

The Arabic word روح (rūḥ) means "soul", but also means "life", and they're used somewhat interchangeably in the Islamic literature. It makes sense to expect that only (some) living things can have ...
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What is the purpose of God?

God cannot have a purpose because a purpose is a given limitation. Who would give a purpose and a limit to God? God is without limit and without any higher authority, and therefore the concept of ...
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Can man-made things be called the creations of Allah?

In my opinion, all that man creates is derived from the material that God has created. For example, a man creates jewelry. These jewels are extracted and prepared by the human intellect (taken from ...
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Is the time of death fixed from the day one is born and is this the only thing predestined?

Q: "Is the time of death fixed from the day one is born" A: Yes, but even earlier than that. The time of death is fixed from longer than before you were born. Per Islamic teachings, everything to ...
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