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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 you, and dispersed therein from every creature. And We sent down rain from the sky and made grow therein [plants] of every noble kind. -- Qur'an 31:10 Do ...


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Izra'il: There is no mention tying that name to the angel of death in either Quran or saheeh Hadiths. The name Azrael comes from Jewish traditions incorporated later by some scholars as part of what is known as "Isra'eliat". Mika'il He is mentioned in the Quran as Mikal ميكال. Whoever is an enemy to Allah and His angels and His messengers and Gabriel ...


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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 a religious leader. Formation of Allah's name in clouds, trees, fishes, goats etc can be explained by scientific laws. Therefore, they are not miracles.


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As the other respondents have mentioned, the land of Palestine is not mentioned by this name in the Qur'an. At the time of the Roman Empire it formed the “Provincia Palaestina”. In early Islamic times it was called Jund Filasṭīn, that is “the (army) encampment of Palestine”, but soon it became part of the province of Shām (Greater Syria), and it remained ...


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Joshua is the modern English version of Hebrew name Yehoshuah which means Yahweh is salvation. Jesus is also a variation upon Yehoshuah and it simply is a Greek transliteration of Yehoshuah via Latin. (Source: Wikipedia) There is nothing un-Islamic or even Islamic about the name Joshua. If one wants to take up this name, he can. The only recommendation one ...


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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 He has chosen. ... 27:59 Has He chosen daughters over sons? 37:153 ...He could have chosen from what He creates whatever He willed. ... 39:4 ...among ...


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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 proper pronunciation. Names may be changed when the original name is not a good name ('Asiya means "disobeyer"): عَنِ ابْنِ عُمَرَ، أَنَّ ابْنَةً لِعُمَرَ، ...


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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 first recorded usage of the English term; the older spelling Mahometan dates back to at least 1529. The English word is derived from New Latin Mahometanus, from ...


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Maasha Allah. Hidden wonders are many in Quran. This shows the perfection in every way. As far as your question is concerned, It may or may not be the reason why length of chapters are arranged in order. Until Allah subhanu wa ta'la says, we cannot come to a conclusion. For He knows the best. Allah says in Quran “This Qur’an is not such as can be ...


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It is true that the precise word of the Palestine has not come in the holy Quran as you mentioned. Also it is considered as a famous issue that the current Israel country has not an old historical record (in the current place as much as I know), and such claiming from them are solely to justify..., meanwhile that place was famous as Palestine and Shaamaat ...


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The names of seven heavens including: دارالسلام / دارالجلال / جنت المأوی / جنت خلد / جنه العدن / جنه الفردوس / جنت نعیم، Dar al-Salam (Abode of Peace), Dar al-Jalal (Abode of Glory), Jannatul Mava (Garden of Refuge), Jannatul Khuld (Garden of Eternity), Jannatul Adan (Garden of Eden), Jannatul Firdous (...


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As far as I searched and know, it wouldn't be considered as a haram (impermissible) practice from the viewpoint of Sunni (and Shia). Even it could be recommended to change the names which consist of not appropriate meanings.


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Asalamu wa alaikum, Here is the Ayah you gave in your question: And do not insult one another and do not call each other by [offensive] nicknames. Wretched is the name of disobedience after [one's] faith. Qur'an 49:11 Even though the Ayah has nothing to do with bad nicknames, the answer the Ayah, Wretched is the name of disobedience after [one's] faith. ...


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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 prayer. Because El ( إل or إيل ) is the name of Allah in ancient semitic. According to one interpretation mentioned in most tafsirs, the name is the ...


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As you see, it does not say anything about who have been applyed the nickname and just advice you to do not. So you may call them Dear Friend, Dear Mr/s, Hi there etc but if you had to reference them, use their applyed nicknames or change them if changing them does not have any effect in the identity and the underlying system allows you (no choice). Then, ...


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As someone pointed out in comments, there's a strong reason to avoid choosing inappropriate nicknames. When you choose a name which is not what you believe by heart and people used to call you so, After a while your mind might be affected by it. It makes your mind to be occupied by inappropriate or forbidden thoughts which you don't normally think about. So ...


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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. The Qirat mentioned in Tafsir Qurtubi include: ميكاييل ميكائيل ميكال ميكئيل ميكاييل ميكاءل Israfil is named with the above two in Sahih Hadith:...


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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 called by your names and by your father's names, so give yourselves good names.(Sunan Abi dawud) As answered by brother the name means wind but I want to ...


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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 carried heavy rainclouds, We drive them to a dead land and We send down rain therein and bring forth thereby [some] of all the fruits. Thus will We bring forth ...


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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 as looking for a new job, in the airport and so on. We should not make it hard upon ourselves: And Allah wants to lighten for you [your difficulties]; and ...


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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 they are ordered to do. But jins and men have will power and can do whatever they want to. That's why men and jinns will answer for their deeds on judgement ...


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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-tomar el-benei yisra'el, y'hwäh elohei avoteichem elohei avraham elohei yitzchak velohei ya'akov, shelachani aleichem; zeh-shemi le'olam, vezeh ...


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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 in a few decades. These immigrants were less than 30 % of population but they were given over 50 % of land in 1947 to call Israel. It was Britain's way of ...


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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 besides Allah and Rahmane is allowed". Another opinion is more explicit but still says the same thing: Anything that can apply to other than God is okay; but ...


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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 paying heed to this issue which seems to be said as a hadith (tradition) that: "wearing fame/reputation clothes is considered as haram (forbidden) act." ,...


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Who said he has to be named Muhammed? You can name him anything, but it has to be a good name that doesn't represent anything bad. And having a prefix isn't necessary, it is rather a culture. And the best names are the names which start with Abdul (e.g Abdullah, Abdul Rahman, Abdul Latif, Abdul Aziz etc.) Read this http://www.islamcan.com/names/names-that-...


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Qayyoom is an adjective, it is not a private name. But Al-Qayyoom is a private adjective which refers only to Allah. Just like Ar-Rahman, Ar-Rahim, Al-Bari etc. Ilah is the word in Arabic meaning god. You can claim that Zeus was a god, or Uzza. This won't be wrong literally. But Al-Ilah (Allah) means "one true god". It is like "The God", which is the one, ...


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