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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of UmH and Wassem Khan, but I would like to add an aspect: In fact, you have mentioned two criteria: «illogical» and «outdated» For sure, we cannot reject the Word of God because we find it illogical.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 The term «outdated» implies that some verses ...


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You seem to be asking about these two verses regarding who talked to Mary: إذ قالت الملائكة يا مريم إن الله يبشرك بكلمة منه اسمه المسيح عيسى ابن مريم When the angels said, "O Mary, indeed Allah gives you good tidings of a word from Him, whose name will be the Messiah, Jesus, the son of Mary ..." — Quran 3:45 فأرسلنا إليها روحنا فتمثل لها بشرا ...


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Allah revealed the Qur'an in Arabic, not English. Translations of the Qur'an are not the Qur'an. At best, they're interpretations. As interpretations, each translator may or may not take different tacks as to how best to interpret the divine words: Some go strictly literal, word for word. Some will attempt to capture the implied meaning, often supplemented ...


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I am sure plenty of people attempted. However, one that I know of is by Christian evangelists. They called it “The True Furqan.” I am sure you can find it online. Obviously, it does not do anything close to beating the challenge. In fact, a lot of it is just a copy of the Quran changing a few words to fit their message and theology. In this imitation, they, ...


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You see, the problem here is that the Arabic language has changed. Which can be said for pretty much any other language that has been in use for over fourteen centuries. Arabic, as it is commonly spoken and understood around the world, really has little in common with the Arabic spoken during the time of the Prophet and encoded in the Qur'an. Heck, even the ...


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By "lost" Imam Malik means "gone" i.e. "abrogated." He doesn't mean someone "misplaced" it which is why we no longer have it. Basically, what Imam Malik said is that there were narrations from the Sahabah that Surah Tawbah used to be as long as Surah Baqarah. And he used this as evidence (because Surah Tawbah isn't ...


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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" in a literal sense) in بُطُوۡنِهٖ ("his bellies" in a literal sense) refers to the word "الۡاَنۡعَامِ" (meaning "cattle"). ...


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Essentially, it appears what the scholar said is correct, and it is an opinion of early scholars i.e. that the verse states those who disbelieve in Islam disbelieve it in the presence of evidence and those who believe it believe because of evidence (if I understood you correctly). However, another opinion of what the verse means exists which early scholars ...


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No. لا يسمعون فيها لغوا ولا تأثيما They will not hear therein ill speech or commission of sin — Quran 56:25 ونزعنا ما في صدورهم من غل And We will remove whatever is in their breasts of resentment — Quran 15:47 قلوبهم على قلب رجل واحد لا تباغض بينهم ولا تحاسد Their hearts will be as if the heart of a single man, for they will have neither enmity nor ...


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When both are equally viable, the most recommended course of action is that the person praying behind the Imam should move back. This is shown in a long hadith of Sahih Muslim: Jabir ibn Abdullah narrated: [...] Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) got up to observe prayer [...] I then came and stood upon the left side of Allah's Messenger (ﷺ). He caught hold of me and ...


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The surah Maryam may be entitled the surah of (Allah's) Mercy, because the dominant and prevalent topic in this surah actually is the mercy الرحمة, Mercy of Allah, examples of it, seeking it, asking for it, paths that lead towards it, ways that are misleading, the mercy of the son with his mother or father etc.. And as the name ar-Rahmaan as a word ...


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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 back to life for Qiyamah. That is two deaths and two lives. This is an opinion attributed to Ibn Masood (RA) and Qatada (RA). The meeting with Allah where they ...


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① As per tafsir, the verse was revealed to let Muslims know that you can be intimate with your spouse in any position, refuting the 'People of the Book' [Jews specifically] who were claiming that entering from the back would cause harm to the baby. Islam was correct. ② The 'farmland' (tilth) metaphor is just pointing out that it is through women that men ...


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The classic manual of Islamic law Umdat al-Salik by al Misri, translated into English by Keller lists in section o8.7 "Acts that entail leaving Islam" including "(7) to deny any verse of the Koran or anything that by scholarly consensus (def: b7) belongs to it, or to add a verse that does not belong to it." However, this version of "...


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No, Muslims do not observe the Sabbath as it was only prescribed for the Bani Israel. إنما جعل السبت على الذين اختلفوا فيه The sabbath was only appointed for those who differed over it. — Quran 16:124 Jumu'ah (Friday) is our equivalent to the Saturday for the Jews and Sunday for the Christians in the sense that it is a holy day, or a weekly festival. Some ...


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Neither qur'an nor sunnah tell us to say : "Sadaqa Allahu al-'Adhym" صدق الله العظيم It literally means: Allah the Exalted has spoken the truth The statement itself is correct as Allah the Almighty uses the expression "Allah spoke the truth" (or similar) when referring to Him in the qur'an: Say, " Allah has told the truth. So ...


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Are there reports mentioning this in tafsir books? Yes many reports in most early tafsir books seem to come to the conclusion and the consensus that the story mentioned in surat Yasseen يس in the verses (13-29) is referring to the city Antakya أنطاكية (Antioch) and that the three messengers were sent by 'Isa (). Imam al-Qurtubi even mentioned that there's ...


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There is another avenue of proving that the original Torah doesn't exist. Simply, showing where Allah corrects the current Bible and Gospel. In the Bible, Eve was tempted by the serpent and ate the fruit: 4 “You will not certainly die,” the serpent said to the woman. 5 “For God knows that when you eat from it your eyes will be opened, and you will be like ...


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Allah wanted to make Adam AS the khalifa of earth. But Iblis wanted to be the khalifa of earth and he was shocked by hearing that, Allah will create a new creation instead of making him the Khalifa. So my Question is Iblis was already in paradise. Compare to paradise, earth is nothing. Then why did Iblis wanted to be the khalifa of the earth? This is not ...


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Are there clear rules about how such words in the Quran should be pronounced based purely on reading it? Yes, such rules do exist. Many editions of the Mushaf usually include a section at the end which contains a summary of those rules with examples for each one. You can find that section in this Mushaf, for example. Here are some screenshots from it: or ...


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I went through the list here: https://99namesofallah.name/, and searched which were applied to humans (or entities other than Allah in general). Only the verse numbers will be mentioned, otherwise it might be a long answer. Statements by wrongdoers, sarcastic statements, negative statements ("I am not this"), statements describing objects, and ...


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Yes there are quite a few such attributes that have been applied to creation in Quranic verses, although the meaning when applied to Allah is different than when it applies to others. Some examples include رءوف , رحيم , حفيظ , وارث ,عليم , عزيز , حليم , عظيم , كريم , شهيد , شكور , رقيب , متكبر , جبار etc. Some quotes from the Quran for example could be: ...


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Hypocrisy is of various types. نفاق الأكبر is related to beliefs. A hypocrite of this type is a disbeliever at heart but pretends to be a Muslim in order to deceive people. It is a type of Kufr and is the one which is mentioned in the Quran. These would remain in hell forever as the Quran explicitly states that in various verses. They are not Muslims. نفاق ...


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God did create all beings and all events. In that verse, we are seeking refuge from the evil that comes from the beings and things God created. Allah says: Allah is the Creator of all things, and He is, over all things, Disposer of affairs. (39:62) In the verse: From the evil of [i.e. coming from] that [i.e. the beings and things] which He created".


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Peace be unto you. It is clear that you are not a Muslim, and - from the tone you used in posing your question - you might even be a little bit hostile to Islam and to Muslims. I wonder if that hostility is going to render you unable to give my answer a fair hearing. Allah knows best. I entrust this affair to Allah as I offer you my answer to your question.....


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To simplify let us look at that specific part of the verse alone with a simple word by word translation: وَأَضَلَّهُ ٱللَّهُ عَلَىٰ عِلْمٍ And Allah caused him to go astray upon knowledge The question is whether the "upon knowledge" describes "Allah" or describes "him." So, the two options are: And Allah with Allah's ...


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How do we distinguish verb tenses in Quran? This can be done similarly as you would distinguish verb tenses outside the qur'an in any other language: this requires knowledge about the language itself, its grammar, its conjugation beside a good vocabulary and understanding (by practicing etc.) the language. Here the verb is: عاد which means to return. Note ...


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The first time Allah mentions this "our hearts are covered" quote is in Surah Baqarah: And they said, "Our hearts are wrapped." But, [in fact], Allah has cursed them for their disbelief, so little is it that they believe. (2:88) Your understanding of it is more or less correct. They are using this as an excuse that they cannot ...


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Angels are in the (seven) heavens, and there is nothing wrong with saying they are in heaven or pointing towards the sky to indicate them. Allah says: And how many angels there are in the heavens whose intercession will not avail at all except [only] after Allah has permitted [it] to whom He wills and approves. (53:26) As for Allah, it is possible to say ...


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