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Be aware that if you read the Qur'an in a different language than Arabic that what you read is an interpretation/translation this might have mistakes or lacks meanings as the Arabic text/context and circumstances is very hard to translate with all its specification, so for instance you might find some translations who had more focus on the beauty of the ...


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As a Christian, he isn't going to accept any evidence you provide from the Koran. You would instead need to make an argument from the religious texts that he believes are valid. To a Christian, the Koran is nothing more than a bunch of made up stories at best. It has no authority or authenticity to Christians. You would instead need to try to make your ...


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The total number of ayats in the Quran is 6236. Details below: |-------------+---------------+-------------------------------------------------+------| | Chapter No. | Surah Name | Accepted Variant Names | Ayat | |-------------+---------------+-------------------------------------------------+------| | 1 | al-Fatihah |...


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Anyone who rejects even a single word of the Quran becomes a Kafir by consensus. A Kafir is the opposite of a Muslim. وما يجحد بآياتنا إلا الكافرون And none reject Our verses except the disbelievers. — Quran 29:47 Condemnation of similar stances can be found in other verses such as: أفتؤمنون ببعض الكتاب وتكفرون ببعض فما جزاء من يفعل ذلك منكم إلا خزي في ...


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I fully go along with the prior answers of UmH and Wassem Khan, but I would like to add an aspect: In fact, you have mentioned two criteria: «illogical» and «outdated» For sure, we cannot reject the Word of God because we find it illogical. We can try to understand it or give up and live with not understanding it. The term «outdated» implies that some verses ...


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I'll start by answering the last question first. What is the role of Uthman (may Allah be pleased with him) exactly concerning these readings? Quran has been transmitted through the time by oral memorization and recitation on a hand of Scholar not through a book. To understand this, we have to understand the definitions. Quran (القران): is the word of Allah ...


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I assume you are from the area around Iran-Pakistan. Why do I say this in my answer? That's because the answer to your question is simple!: The three letters that you have presented do not exist in Arabic. Those letters exist in languages such as Persian and Urdu, which are written with an expanded version of the Arabic abjad. I hope that answers your ...


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Basically no. What people discover are spurious patterns, which are present in any work. One way to do this is by running your computer looking for a 1-in-a-million possibility, then present what it finds without mentioning all the failed attempts. Pattens have be found in e.g.: The Bible/Torah The works of Shakespeare War and Peace, and the lyrics to Ice ...


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The Quranic verse 19:28 is: يَا أُخْتَ هَارُونَ مَا كَانَ أَبُوكِ امْرَأَ سَوْءٍ وَمَا كَانَتْ أُمُّكِ بَغِيًّا Ya okhta haroona ma kana abooki imraa sawin wama kanat ommuki baghiyyan The Arabic word used here is similar to the Hewbrew word אָחוֹת (achowth), its usage is explained in Gesenius' Hebrew-Chaldee Lexicon as: Source: Blue Letter Bible, scan on ...


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No. Chapter 112, Al-Ikhlas (The Purity) describes Allah as follows: 112:1 Say, "He is Allah , [who is] One, 112:2 Allah , the Eternal Refuge. 112:3 He neither begets nor is born, 112:4 Nor is there to Him any equivalent." This is the message throughout the Quran. Allah is not comparable to anything or anyone.


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It is mentioned in the Quran, in Surah Al-Ankabut ( Surah #29 ) verse #14: وَلَقَدْ أَرْسَلْنَا نُوحًا إِلَىٰ قَوْمِهِ فَلَبِثَ فِيهِمْ أَلْفَ سَنَةٍ إِلَّا خَمْسِينَ عَامًا فَأَخَذَهُمُ الطُّوفَانُ وَهُمْ ظَالِمُونَ And We certainly sent Noah to his people, and he remained among them a thousand years minus fifty years, and the flood seized them ...


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The mentioned verse is telling: ...knows what is in the wombs...(Quran 31:34) Now, the word "what" doesn't specifically mean "what the gender is", but it has a general and broader meaning. It refers to Allah knowledge of the future and the destiny of the child, along with the bestowed goods, and other bads that will happen to the child. (Arabic Source) ...


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The chronologically first verses about jihad revealed in Qur'an are (22:39-40) in those it can be seen that a call for war was allowed for Muslims based on an act of self defense and because of the justness of the cause! As I wrote in my comment: This means the Muslims were only allowed to fight non believers when they have been suppressed and abused and ...


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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 'kulla'. For example: Suppose you little brother is eating chips and you asked that you wanted to eat some. Then he said I ate everything and nothing is left. ...


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The answer to both of your questions is - no. No homosexual acts have ever been permitted in Islam.. whether that is penetrative or non-penetrative. This is just against the Fitrah (natural inclination) and it's wrong. Furthermore, anal sex is forbidden to everyone [including heterosexual married couples]. There is no way to get around it! Whoever you ...


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The simple answer is, they're not included as verses in the Qur'an because they're not verses of the Qur'an. Nowhere does the Qur'an claim to be a record of everything God ever said (his "COMPLETE word," as it were), not even if one limits the scope just to the prophet Muhammed himself. Rather, the Qur'an says that even if you had two entire seas full of ...


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Firstly, be glad because your question is a sign of iman (faith). There are millions of Muslims who couldn't be bothered about being able to read Allah's message to humanity. Secondly, it's best to find someone local to teach you. It doesn't have to be a professional imam or Qur'an teacher, but even just someone above average in your masjid or your ...


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The source of the sounds (vocal organ) of the alphabetical letters ‘b’ and ‘m’ is one and the same: the lips. So by the passage of time ‘Makkah’ replaced ‘Bakkah’. It can thus be appreciated that the original and ancient name of the place was ‘Bakkah’. In the Quran when it is mentioned as a place of the ancient times (3:96) it has been named as ‘...


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Whether our Messenger (peace be upon him) was illiterate his whole life or a part of it or what exactly is the meaning of illiterate is are Questions which i won't explain here, but i just want to let you know that they are well discussed matters among Muslim scholars! I will try to explain how the Quran was written at the end of my answer but first i want ...


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It's explained in other verses of Quran: chanting the psalms (Azzaboor), thus he is example for the perfect reciting that mountains and birds where affected by his recitation. Adaptation of iron and making shields Judging The most important one is he learned about Allah(knowing Allah) (And Allah knows best).


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All perfect praise be to Allah As this is a tafseer related question so this does not necessarily require references, but it requires to make it clear how these 2 ayahs are compatible. I will try to explain this, with help of of tafseer from Dr. Israr Ahmed (late), which you can listen(in urdu) here. There are many opinions about this, we will discuss 2 of ...


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It was written to challenge this verse of the Qur'an: And if you are in doubt about what We have revealed (the Quran) to Our worshiper (Muhammad), then produce a chapter like it, and call your witnesses (supporters and helpers) besides God if you are truthful. http://quran.com/2/23 This verse asks for challenging this Surah but the author ...


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The IslamWeb fatwa Kilise mentions in the comments summarizes the situation nicely: The city of Jerusalem is not mentioned with this name in the Quran, but what is mentioned is the Holy Land and the Al-Aqsa Mosque. Night journey: The Quran mentions the Prophet's night journey to the al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem. The Aqsa mosque is generally understood to ...


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The question is not properly defined. It would be better if you pointed out: According which count you want the number of ayat in the qur'an? Because only for a few surahs (al-Mulk, and al-Fatiha) there is a fix number of ayat known (from ahadith, check the links) therefore the number differs between the different counts, which are a result of ijtihad of the ...


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When the Quran was written: The word for Universe did not really exist in Arabic just like the word Universe did not exist in English before physicists. The Word universe meant something else like "all that exists". So the Quran may not say the 'Alkoon' because at the time it was written, that word did not denote "the universe". The word for 'sky' is the ...


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It is obligatory to attend prayers in congregation at a Mosque as can be seen from the following hadith: It was narrated from Abu Hurayrah (may Allaah be pleased with him) that the Messenger of Allaah (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “By the One in Whose hand is my soul, I was thinking of ordering that wood be gathered, then I would ...


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In one of his articles, Jules Janssens gave the following piece of information about Avicenna's comments on the Qurʾān: Six (or perhaps more correctly, five) such fragments seem to have circulated as independent treatises and have been edited by ʿĀṣī. They concern S. 24, v. 35 (the famous "Light-verse"); S. 41, 11-12a (Then He directed Himself...); S. 87 (...


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The difference is that when in hard copy, throwing it somewhere unclean means that it can later be seen there, which is irrespectable to the Holy Qur'an. But when deleted from an electronic storage, it doesn't go anywhere at all, it just vanishes. Think about when you have to throw something away that has Qur'anic phrase in it. You're highly encouraged to ...


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You are confusing "obtaining slaves" with "enslaving people". It is right (@Aboudi can read about it here) that Islam restricts the way to enslave people to prisoners of war that are not Muslim, as well as their wives and children. But that does not mean one cannot buy human beings that are already slaves, effectively "obtaining new slaves". The verse ...


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So the Quran is saying that Allah will never decrease our good deeds but the hadith says if we omit Asr, all our good deeds will be lost. There seems to be a contradiction here. Can somebody comment on this and clear me off this confusion? the problem here is the English rendering of the Arabic and asserting that they're implying our "good" deeds to ...


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