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Does Qur'an 16:66 say milk comes from a cow's stomach?

Belly does not mean stomach. And especially the arabic word use 'Batn' does not mean the scientific stomach: i.e. it includes the udder You can't use the modern day scientific definition of a word ...
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Why is إِنَّا translated to "indeed we" (Sahih International)? E.g. إِنَّا لِلَّهِ = "Indeed we belong to Allah"

Arabic pronouns don't really work the same as English ones. In particular, here the word إِنَّا is actually made up of two parts: The emphatic particle إِن meaning "Indeed" and the pronoun suffix ـنا ...
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Does Qur'an 16:66 say milk comes from a cow's stomach?

No, the verse does not discuss an organ; it discusses a process. In classical exegeses of the Qur'an, you will find that the verse does not discuss the place at which milk leaves the body of animals. ...
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How did "an atom's weight" come to be mentioned in translations of the Qur'an?

Below, I propose two non-miraculous possibilities; it might not be easy to discern which one is correct. Other translations use the word "particle" instead of "atom" (see Islam Awakened), and surely ...
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What is the closest translation for the word "biākharīna" in Quran 4:133?

The word "آخَر" simply means "other." It can be used just like you would use the word "other" in English. Sometimes, it would also be translated as "another." &...
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Where is term "uswa e hassna" used in quran?

The Arabic Term: أُسْوَةٌ حَسَنَةٌ Transliteration Uswatun hassanatun or Oswatun hassanatun refers to a good or even excellent example. As أُسْوَة Uswah refers to example, model or ...
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Quran verse 33:33 was a direct commandment to the Prophet's wives only. So why do people say it is supposed to be for ALL Muslim women?

The verse is as follows: وقرن في بيوتكن ولا تبرجن تبرج الجاهلية الأولى وأقمن الصلاة وآتين الزكاة وأطعن الله ورسوله إنما يريد الله ليذهب عنكم الرجس أهل البيت ويطهركم تطهيرا And abide in your houses ...
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Why is the quran as well as some hadiths considered perfectly preserved while other hadiths are not?

As you say, there's verses of the Qur'an which say it's protected by Allah: Indeed, it is We who sent down the Qur'an and indeed, We will be its guardian. Qur'an 15:9 (see also Qur'an 41:42) Thus, ...
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What is the correct translation of 108:2?

The word نحر as a noun originally refers to the upper chest or neck. The word نحر as a verb refers to "correctly [finding] the upper chest." It is commonly used in the context of finding the ...
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English Translation of the Quran with contextual explanation?

Obviously, this is going to be a matter of personal preferene. You can try multiple sites and see which one fits your needs better. Altafsir hosts a number of Qur'anic Commentary and translations. ...
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Does Qur'an 16:66 say milk comes from a cow's stomach?

As @TheZ said, the word (batn بطن and its plural butoon بطون) which is mentioned in the Ayah is more general than stomach ... It includes the abdomen (or the internal origins) ... and one example to ...
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Why Allah is self introducing in Quran by using the word "we" instead of using "I"?

Salaam In response to this question, please note to following points: 1- using plural and singular personal pronoun (we/I) for acts of Allah, is two different ways of assigning actions to Allah. ...
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Can the Answer to Allah be in simple Mathematics?

The post is one mathematical misunderstanding after another. If you're allowed to do whatever you want with numbers, you can prove and/or disprove whatever you want. Here's a few blatant errors: ...
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Which tradition states that Surah An-Nasr was revealed in Makkah?

In fact when you check tafsir books there are at least two different opinions on when it was revealed: some say after the battle of Khaybar (in the year 7 a.H. meaning 3 years before the Prophet's ...
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Which tradition states that Surah An-Nasr was revealed in Makkah?

In his commentary on the Qur'an (Al-Tahrir wa al-Tanwir), Muhammad al-Tahir ibn Ashur mentioned that there is a consensus that Surat al-Nasr is madaniyyah (revealed in Medina), save for one athar. The ...
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Coping with translating the Qur'an into Chinese and Chinese characters (hanzi) which are caricatures of animals?

Honestly there are two points here: Is it allowed to translate the Quran? Most earlier scholars were against this and there are still some now. The proof for this is the process of making the Quran ...
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The Purpose of gaining knowledge

If I understand correctly, your direct benefits of gaining knowledge are: To be more knowledgeable during da'wah. To be more knowledgeable in living your life as a Muslim. While those are sufficient ...
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Why is Surah Fatiha in the first person?

The surah is a prayer. Had there been a 'قُلْ' (Say) in the beginning, just like the last two surahs, the objection wouldn't have arisen at the very first place. It would have meant that God took the ...
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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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Are the letter forms of Arabic essential to the Qur'an?

The answer for your letter form question is yes, but to some extent -if you ask from a popular science PoV- and no -if you mean the Qur'an as meant by scholars-! But first we should make a clear ...
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What is the meaning of "He covered you with a sort of drowsiness" phrase in Quran 8:11?

The Arabic is النعاس (the third word), which means means drowsiness. See entry in Lane's Lexicon: For usage in Hadith see: إذا نعس أحدكم وهو يصلي فليرقد حتى يذهب عنه النوم فإن أحدكم إذا صلى وهو ناعس ...
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Are there surahs in the quran which state that the moon is lit by reflected sunlight?

The Quran does not explicitly say that the moon is lit by reflected sunlight. Also see related answer.
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In Qur'an 7:161, why is "say the word of humility" translated in various ways?

The reason for the multiple translations is that there is a difference of opinion regarding the meaning. Ibn Abbas mentions two interpretations of the meaning of the word "حِطَّةٌ" in 2:58 (which is a ...
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Where is term "uswa e hassna" used in quran?

There is no "Uswa e hassna". The phrase is oswatun hasanatun أُسْوَةٌ حَسَنَةٌ and it is used in the Holy Quran in three locations 33:21 , 60:4 and 60:6.
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Refrence of Quranic verse" muslim slave better than non muslim slave "

And do not marry polytheistic women until they believe. And a believing slave woman is better than a polytheist, even though she might please you. And do not marry polytheistic men [to your women] ...
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what is the shortest stand alone word in Quran and also in Arabic

A standalone word of a single letter should have a meaning As for the examples of letters you've quoted none of them is a standalone word that has a meaning in the Arabic language. And the qur'an ...
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Do male cattle produce milk according to 16:66?

You shouldn't confuse grammatical masculine and feminine with actual male and female. For example, the sun is feminine in Arabic but it obviously isn't female. In this verse, the هٖ (meaning "his&...
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How many times do we live after death?

The most well-known understanding of the verse is that people were created "dead." Then, they were given life when they came to this world. Then, they will die. Then, they will be brought ...
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Why is there a missing/added word in Quran 57:24?

Uthman (RA) created several copies of the mushaf to be distributed to different places. They had minor differences between them. This is one of those differences. Specifically speaking, Imam Ibn ...
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Does verse 48:9 tell us to glorify Muhammad ﷺ?

You are asking about this verse: لتؤمنوا بالله ورسوله وتعزروه وتوقروه وتسبحوه بكرة وأصيلا That you [people] may believe in Allah and His Messenger and honor him and respect the Prophet and exalt ...
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