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Did Musa(AS) used to pray salaat?

Yes he did. This is proven in the Quran: وأوحينا إلى موسى وأخيه أن تبوآ لقومكما بمصر بيوتا واجعلوا بيوتكم قبلة وأقيموا الصلاة وبشر المؤمنين And We inspired to Moses and his brother, "Settle your ...
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Does Qur'an 7:133 imply there were five plagues of Egypt?

No the Qur'an actually quotes more than that. You've missed to read a few verses earlier: And We certainly seized the people of Pharaoh with years of famine and a deficiency in fruits that perhaps ...
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Why do Muslims regard their prophet as greater than Moses who brought monotheism thousands of years before?

Your question is in error. Read the 2nd to last aya in sura 2 of Quran (Al Baqara)(2:285). Where it says "We (Muslims) believe in one God, and his angels, his scriptures, and his prophets. We make ...
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Why do Muslims regard their prophet as greater than Moses who brought monotheism thousands of years before?

Firstly, this question appears to b a "my Prophet is better than yours" kind of issue, which in Islam is inherently rejected on the basis that they were all together as one brotherhood, on the same ...
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Where was the place where Moses followed al-Khidr and met the boy?

From Tafsir Ibn Kathir: (في المقام الأول، طلب موسى من الخضر لأنه نسي وعده، ثم جاء طائر وجلس على حافة القارب، غمس منقاره مرة أو مرتين في البحر، وقال الخضر لموسى: فإن المعرفة ومعرفتك، بالمقارنة بمعرفة ...
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Interpretation of the shifting pronouns in Khidr's interpretation (تَأْوِيل) to Musa (AS)

This topic has been covered in several tafsir and commentary, but I will quote from the following two sources: Al-Qurtubi in his tafsir (الجامع لأحكام القرآن) Ibn Qayyim al-Jawziyya in his book Bada'...
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Was Musa sinless?

Note that عصمة of the Prophets is agreed upon by the Muslims, however they differed on what it entails and from when it is applicable. For example, according to the Ahlul Sunnah it entails protection ...
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What are the (Ten) commandments sent to the prophet Musa (pbuh)?

I do not know any authentic source (Quran or Sunnah) which explicitly gives in details the contents of the Tablets/Tauraat given to Musa (Peace be upon him). Nor is there proof that the contents ...
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Why did Adam say that he being sent to the world was predestined and not something for which he should be answerable?

Cause Adam Alayhi salaam is not truly answerable for that. He 'forgot' and made an error in his judgement, he did not willfully disobey Allah Subhanahu wa ta'ala. And We had already taken a promise ...
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Why do Muslims regard their prophet as greater than Moses who brought monotheism thousands of years before?

Muslims don't regard as prophet Muhammad to be better. This is mentioned in Quran, Al-Baqarah: 285 The Messenger has believed in the Guidance which has been sent down to him from his Lord, and ...
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Why does Moses seem to take Khizr slaying a boy lightly?

To learn more about the story behind the story here are some sources (note for the explicit story of the killed boy there are many different versions on how he was killed Imam al-Qurtoby in his tafsir ...
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Why does Moses seem to take Khizr slaying a boy lightly?

He did not take it lightly, but although he did not know the reason, he had to trust Al-Khidr because Allah recommended him: In the story explained by Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) : ‘Moses got up to ...
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How many people were with Musa when he left Egypt?

The count of magicians who were brought to face Musa is not exactly known as "Ibn Kathir" in his book "al bedaya wa nehaya" as well as "Al-Suyuti" in his book "Dur al-Manthur" mentioned that there ...
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Are muslims misinterpreting Surah Al-Imran?

No, Muslims are not misinterpreting Surah Al-Imran According to historians the time between Musa (PBUH) and Issa (Jesus) is 1200 year or more. It’s for sure Al-Imran in this verse is the family of ...
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Are muslims misinterpreting Surah Al-Imran?

'Imran, 'Amram etc. is a question of "transmission" and adaption in the Arabic language read for example in wikipedia. And also take a look at the picture on Arabic wikipedia. Whether it is '...
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Which festival is mentioned in Quran 20:59 as appointment of Pharaoh and Moses?

Well so far i can't give you an exact date etc. But according to tafsir ibn Kathir یوم الزینة was the day of festival: That was the day of their celebration and their New Year's festivity. It ...
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Does Qur'an 7:133 imply there were five plagues of Egypt?

Allah does not say the following (he does not say 'only'): So We sent upon them [only] the flood and locusts and lice and frogs and blood as distinct signs, but they were arrogant and were a ...
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Is there a concrete reason that Qur'an 5:32 (which prohibits murder) applies to modern-day Muslims?

Firstly, the prohibition of murder is also ordained directly for the Muslims: ولا تقتلوا النفس التي حرم الله إلا بالحق And do not kill the soul which Allah has forbidden, except by right. — Quran 17:...
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Do we actually know which of the terms Musa () completed?

The hint of @Ahmed helped: Narrated Sa'id bin Jubair: A Jew from Hira asked me which one of the two periods Musa (i.e. Prophet Moses) completed. I said, "I don't know, (but wait) till I see the ...
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Why didn't Pharaoh Killed Musa As?

Several books of tafsir comment on this including Razi and Qurtubi. The reason Pharaoh didn't try to kill Musa (AS) directly is because he was terrified of him. It is reported that Mujahid said: Musa ...
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How did Zipporah know that Moses was "strong and the trustworthy"?

Bismillahir Rahmanir Rahim. Alhamdulillahi rabbil-'alamin. Was-Salatu was-Salam 'ala Sayyidina wa Azimina, Wa Habibi Qulubina wa Shafii Nufusina, Abul Qasim Muhammad. Wa 'ala Ahli Bayti tayyibina ...
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What is the meaning of "kill yourself" in quran 2:54?

The meaning of "kill" is rather obvious, it means means taking life or causing death. Most exegetes hold that it does not mean that every individual was commanded to kill himself, rather &...
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Did revelations occur to people other than prophets as in the mother of Prophet Moses? If yes, why are they not considered as Prophets?

Yes وحي has been sent to other than the prophets. For example you may find in the Quran of it being sent to the disciples (5:111), to the bees (16:68), to the earth (99:5), to the mother of Moses (28:...
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Is this hadith about prophet Musa sahih?

According to IslamQA, the narration is not found in any known book of ahadith. It is quoted in Nuzhat al-Majalis wa Muntakhab al-Nafa’is without a chain of transmission, so its authenticity is ...
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Is this hadith about prophet Musa sahih?

Assalamualaikum brother, As per scholars of islam, This hadeeth mentioned is not in any of the reliable books, so it is not permissible to attribute it to the Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings ...
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After the death of the pharaoh

You will find a more detailed answer in the Jewish traditions to this question tough some pointers are available in Islam too. After the incident of the spitting the Red Sea and the death of Pharoah ...
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Did Musa(AS) used to pray salaat?

If it has any bearing on how Moses originally prayed, currently Judaism has 3 daily prayers: Sacharid, the morning prayer Mincha, the afternoon prayer Maariv, (Sounds like the Muslim 'Maghrib'), ...
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Do Shia have narration of mubahala between Moses and Qaroon?

In the name of Allah, the most compassionate, the most merciful. As much as I have done a mediocre research, there doesn't seem to be such narration of Mubahala between Moses and Qaroon according to ...
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