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Allah name in clouds is Allah's miracle or are a part of random design?

That there is a sky with clouds moving around in it. Allah's miracle: He created the heavens without pillars that you see and has cast into the earth firmly set mountains, lest it should shift with ...
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Can "Yahweh" (יהוה) be regarded as a valid name of God in Islam?

Exodus 3:14-15 - Hebrew Transliteration for example here vayomer elohim el-mosheh, ehyeh asher ehyeh; vayomer, koh tomar livnei yisra'el, ehyeh, shelachani aleichem vayomer od elohim el-mosheh, koh-...
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Mustafa vs. Mujtaba. What's the difference?

Mustafa مُصطَفى and istafa اِصْطَفَى in the Quran ...Allah has chosen for you this religion... 2:132 Indeed, Allah chose Adam ... 3:33 ..."Praise be to Allah , and peace upon His servants whom ...
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Allah name in clouds is Allah's miracle or are a part of random design?

Definition of miracle: A miracle is an event not explicable by natural or scientific laws. Such an event may be attributed to a supernatural being (a deity), magic, a miracle worker, a saint or ...
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Why did people call Islam 'Muhammadanism' when it clearly states in the Qu'ran that Islam is the name of the religion?

I think this would fit better in history.SE, but anyway in Wikipedia it is said that the word comes from something meaning a "follower of Mohammad" The Oxford English Dictionary cites 1663 as the ...
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Is it permissible to correct my name to match how it's pronounced in Arabic?

It is permissible to change your name, long as you are changing your name to one that is acceptable in Islam. In your case, it is permissible since you are correcting the spelling to match the more ...
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Personal name of God?

Yes. We have 99 as a matter of fact. 1 ٱلْرَّحْمَـانُ AR-RAHMAAN The Most or Entirely Merciful 2 ٱلْرَّحِيْمُ AR-RAHEEM The Bestower of Mercy 3 ٱلْمَلِكُ AL-MALIK The King and ...
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What is meaning of Ismail?

According to Qurtubi and Baghaway: The tafsir of Ishmael ( إسماعيل ) is اسمع يا إيل which is equivalent to: اسمع يا الله Hear me, O Allah! Which was Abraham's prayer and he named him after the ...
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Is the name "Sadiqur Rahman" wrong in Islam?

Please ask a language expert what does "Sadiqur Rahman" mean? I guess (maybe wrong) that it means "the truthful of Rahman", and so is maybe equivalent to "Abdul Rahman" ...
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What is the proof of the names of 4 great angels?

Gabriel is named in the Quran in 2:97, 2:98 and 66:4. The following Qirat are mentioned in Tafsir Qurtubi: جِبْرِيلٌ جَبْرِيل جَبْرَئِيل جَبْرِئل جبرائل جبرئييل Michael is named in the Quran in 2:98. ...
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What was Palestine called in the Quran?

You all agree that during Roman Empire it was called Palestine. Now even after that it was called Palestine.Up until 1940s it was called Palestine. Britain brought a lot of immigrants to Palestine ...
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Can I name my daughter Riyah

All Praise to Allah Subhan o Taala and blessings on Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him His family and companions Narrated AbudDarda': The Prophet (ﷺ) said: On the Day of Resurrection you will be ...
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Can I name my daughter Riyah

Yes, it's a unisex name. Riyah/Reyah رياح literally means wind or scent and it's used in the Qur'an: And it is He who sends the winds as good tidings before His mercy until, when they have ...
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Is the name “Christine” haram?

According to where one live, to change one's name - if it's not really required - might not be the best idea. For instance using a Muslim name tend to get you through hardship in many situations, such ...
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Are Jinns Another Name For An Angel

All perfect praise be to Allah No, angels are different made from NOOR(light), jins are different made from fire. Man was made in the end, with clay... Angels don't have will power, they only do what ...
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What does Ibn Umm Maktum literally mean?

Arab culture had a widespread concept of nicknames of the form Abu X (Father of X) or Umm X (Mother of X). It is often after the first child, but it could be for other reasons as well. Many people ...
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God's name: אֱלֹהֵי יִשְׂרָאֵל

Quran generally speaks Allah as lord of all worlds, all people etc. because it is revealed to all people irrespective of their race, region. Torah being revealed to children of Israel, that may be ...
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Is it permissible to have father's first name as your surname in Islam?

It is permissible. Allah says: ادْعُوهُمْ لِآبائِهِمْ هُوَ أَقْسَطُ عِنْدَ اللَّهِ “Call them by their fathers’ (names), it is more just with Allaah” [33:5] Example with first and last name: Ayesha ...
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Enquiring as to the origins of my name (Naufal)

Nawfal is an Arabic name and has different meanings in Arabic : Nawfal نوفل (as noun) : Sea. Nawfal نوفل (as adjective): generous "for man". Nawfal نوفل (as adjective): charming "for ...
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Enquiring as to the origins of my name (Naufal)

Nawfal is an Arabic name. It was also the name of some of the sahaba such as: Nawfal bin Mu'awiyah ( نوفل بن معاوية بن عروة ). He accepted Islam at or before the conquest of Makkah and took part in ...
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What Does The Name Ahnaf Mean?

The word "Ahnaf" refers to a man who has a particular crookedness in his legs. The Sahabi was named like that because he had such a crookedness. As far as I found, it does not mean "...
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Is the name "Sadiqur Rahman" wrong in Islam?

Naming children with names such as Rahman, Jabbar, Allah, etc., which are specific to the essence of God, is not good, but naming names such as Hamid, Ali, etc. is not a problem. Of course, if you add ...
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How to deal with papers on which Allah's name is mentioned?

Islamic scholars have mentioned three ways to dispose of papers on which Allah or Quranic Ayat are mentioned: These papers should be collected and buried by digging a deep hole. These papers should ...
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Why does surah nr. 40 have two different names?

Allah has many names like Allah, Ar-Rahman, Ar-Raheem, Al-Malik, Al-Qudoos ... Muhammad (SAW) has many names like Muhammad, Ahmed, Al-Muzzammil, Al-Muddathir, Rasul Allah ... Quran has many names ...
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Is it permitted to change my name?

I'll answer: Is it permitted to change my name? In general, it's permissible to change one's name. In fact, there's ahadith which encourages changing one's name to a better name, such as: Narrated ...
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is it allowed to choose name Rasool Muhammad

Rasool in Arabic means messenger. Muhammad is the name of our Prophet (). In Arabic Rasool Muhammad makes only sense if you spoke of somebody who has been sent out by -a person called- Muhammad to ...
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Does using "ibn" meaning "son of" in names have Islamic significance?

Question: Does using "ibn" meaning "son of" in names have Islamic significance? Answer: NO. Two cents from me - "Ibn" has no significance but a nice meaningful arabic name has certainly a good deal ...
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Can we use name "Aleem"?

Khâlid ibn al-Walîd's name means "eternal", he didn't change it. Ultimately it depends on your intention (nyia). I don't suppose you consider yourself "all knowing". One opinion says "anything ...
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Are we allowed to wear shoes with our name on?

In the name of Allah, the most compassionate, the most merciful Uh, what an interesting query! As a short answer to your question as you asked: Are we allowed to wear shoes with our name on? By ...
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