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The answer for why the boy was killed is in Qur'an itself. Khidr explains his action: وَأَمَّا الْغُلَامُ فَكَانَ أَبَوَاهُ مُؤْمِنَيْنِ فَخَشِينَا أَن يُرْ‌هِقَهُمَا طُغْيَانًا وَكُفْرً‌ا Interpretation of the meaning: And as for the boy, his parents were believers, and we feared that he would overburden them by transgression and disbelief. [Al-...


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The short answer is: According to the rules of religion, it is not allowed to kill such boy. But he did not kill based on religion. God directly ordered him to kill the boy. It is like a disaster, such as an earthquake. In this case, God wanted to use Khidr as a tool of killing, instead of a disaster. Actions such as this, that contradict religion, are ...


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I couldn't find it anywhere suggesting that it was a tail. The verse 2:73 states: فَقُلْنَا اضْرِبُوهُ بِبَعْضِهَا ۚ كَذَٰلِكَ يُحْيِي اللَّهُ الْمَوْتَىٰ وَيُرِيكُمْ آيَاتِهِ لَعَلَّكُمْ تَعْقِلُونَ in English: And We said: Smite him with some of it. Thus Allah bringeth the dead to life and showeth you His portents so that ye may understand. ...


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These two verses, and the ten or so before, and many subsequent verses, are detailing many of the stories of Bani Israeel at the time of Musa (alayhi salaam). This discourse details the escape of Bani Israeel from Fir'awn; the miraculous parting of the sea; their subsequent shirk with the golden calf, and repentance; their taking (and later breaking) of the ...


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Narrated Ibn `Abbas: The moon was split into two parts during the lifetime of the Prophet. Reference: Sahih al-Bukhari 3638 Narrated `Abdullah bin Masud: During the lifetime of the Prophet the moon was split into two parts and on that the Prophet said, "Bear witness (to thus). Reference: Sahih al-Bukhari 3636 Note: Both Abdullah ibn ...


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It is narrated in Attabari 16620 that a group of Jews came to the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) and they said: Why would we follow you and you have left our Qibla and do not believe that Uzair/Ezra is the son of God. كيف نتبعك وقد تركت قبلتنا ، وأنت لا تزعم أن عزيرا ابن الله؟ So that Ayah came down in regards to what they said: "Uzair ...


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I am adding this as reference work only, it seems most of the mufassirin mentions laylatu al qadr. About verse 4: فِيهَا يُفْرَقُ كُلُّ أَمْرٍ حَكِيمٍ Muhammad Asad translates it to: On that [night] was made clear, in wisdom, the distinction between all things [good and evil] His comment on that verse is: Lit., "was made distinct everything wise",...


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The prophecy about the Romans winning in less than 10 years after losing to the Persians did take place. The place where the Romans got defeated is not explicitly mentioned in the Qur'an or the hadiths. It is, however, mentioned in multiple books of tafsīr. The opinion of the unnamed person in the YouTube video (Undeniable Quranic Miracle — Rome's Defeat at ...


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This verse does not recommend anything, in this verse Allah is talking to the Mushrikeen and is telling them that Allah can bring the dead back to life, and was using this story of the past. Furthermore with anyone with an Arabic dictionary and a fair amount of knowledge of Nahu will know that the word (كَذَ‌ٰلِكَ) in the verse dose not mean that it can ...


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This night is laylatul qadr (the night of glory) when the First Surah of the Quran was revealed (Surah Alaq). The night implies the same night which has been called lailat-ul-qadr in Surah Al-Qadr (97). There it has been said: `We sent it down in a Night of Glory," (97:1) and here: `We sent it down in a blessed Night." (44:3) Then the Qur'an ...


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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 said one could bring them together): From Sahih al-Bukhari From the both Sahihs and Jami' at-Tirmidhi narrated by ibn Jubair. So the point is that Moses or ...


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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 deliver a sermon before Bani Israel and he was asked, 'Who is the most learned person among the people?' Moses replied, 'I (am the most learned).' Allah then ...


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The flood was local because it was a torment to those who denied Noah's (AS) preaching. Noah(AS) was close to Adam(AS) which indicates that at that point the human race would be all Noah's tribe in one place. Secondly, if someone else who never opposed Noah(AS) or who lived in some distant land, then what justice would it be to drown him and his family ...


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Look at the verses in the Quran in reference to the flood: We sent Nuh to his people and he remained among them for fifty short of a thousand years; yet the Flood engulfed them while they were wrongdoers. (Qur'an, 29:14) We sent Nuh to his people: "I am a clear warner to you. Worship none but Allah. I fear for you the punishment of a painful ...


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The verse you are asking about is: وَآتُوا الْيَتَامَىٰ أَمْوَالَهُمْ وَلَا تَتَبَدَّلُوا الْخَبِيثَ بِالطَّيِّبِ وَلَا تَأْكُلُوا أَمْوَالَهُمْ إِلَىٰ أَمْوَالِكُمْ إِنَّهُ كَانَ حُوبًا كَبِيرًا And give to the orphans their properties and do not substitute the defective [of your own] for the good [of theirs]. And do not consume their properties ...


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It seems to me that in the video there's a mix of two different stories: a famine during the expedition and the story of the 7 poor sahaba who wanted to support the expedition but had nothing but themselves to offer. In sahih Muslim there's a long story which might be the one you are looking for: During the time of Tabuk expedition, the (provisions) ran ...


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Surah A’raaf (The Heights) has stories of Prophet Adam at the start, moves on, later the Prophet Nuh’s story comes, then Prophet Hud’s, then Prophet Saleh, then Prophet Lut, then Prophet Shu’aib, then talks about how all these towns were destroyed, then gives a good 6 (or more) page story about Prophet Musa (peace be upon all of them). Surah Hud (A.S.): on ...


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The verse in Qur'an 2:29 that you quoted says: هُوَ الَّذِي خَلَقَ لَكُم مَّا فِي الْأَرْضِ جَمِيعًا ثُمَّ اسْتَوَىٰ إِلَى السَّمَاءِ فَسَوَّاهُنَّ سَبْعَ سَمَاوَاتٍ ۚ وَهُوَ بِكُلِّ شَيْءٍ عَلِيمٌ It is He who created for you all of that which is on the earth. Then He directed Himself to the heaven, [His being above all creation], and made them ...


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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] until they believe. And a believing slave is better than a polytheist, even though he might please you. Those invite [you] to the Fire, but Allah invites ...


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Many scholar of tafsir including Ibn Katheer based on few evidences in Quran suggests that the flood was global For example in (Al-Sua'araa 119-120) And We saved him and those with him in the laden ship, Then We drowned the rest (disbelievers) thereafter. And in Surrat Al-Saffaat says clearly that all humankind today are from prophet Noah And, his ...


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Quran states the story of some magicians from all around the Egypt who were gathered by Pharaoh to compete with Moses accompanied by his brother Aron --peace be upon them. However, Quran doesn't name any of them, only tells the story that the snake of Moses ate the magics of the magicians and they fell in prostration and became believers in God of Moses as ...


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If we looked at how the root term ره ق ra ha qa is used in the Quran such as (18:73, 10:27, 72:13, etc) seems to suggests that the act of رهق rahaqa has the notion of forcefully covering/engulfing to the point of hardship that offers no alternative choice but to accept or suffer the consequence. Thus the output of rahaqa is the yielding of the subject ...


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There are various views about this, some insist on literal reading of all stories, others believe some stories are symbolic. Even if a story is symbolic it doesn't mean it didn't happen in a metaphysical sense or does not have physical manifestations. Unlike what some other answers say, stating that a story is symbolic doesn't mean God is lying, in contrast ...


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Coming from the viewpoint of a Muslim, the Qur'an is the truth, and nothing but the truth. Every story in the Quran is true. The second ayah, of the second surah tells us this: This is the Book about which there is no doubt, a guidance for those conscious of Allah [2:2] ذَٰلِكَ الْكِتَابُ لَا رَ‌يْبَ ۛ فِيهِ ۛ هُدًى لِّلْمُتَّقِينَ Yes, the reason ...


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Because the Majority of Bani Isra'eel were not believers, and because they had a mentality that they believe in only what their senses can perceive, they asked to see Allah, so Allah took them and then brought them back to life: ثُمَّ بَعَثْنَاكُم مِّن بَعْدِ مَوْتِكُمْ لَعَلَّكُمْ تَشْكُرُونَ This incident happened right after they got out of Egypt, and ...


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Tafsirs state that this was revealed in response to a specific group of the Jews who said this to the Prophet Muhammad(p.b.u.h) and was not a common belief, nor does it remain a canonical belief in Judaism. From Tafsir Al Qurtubi: قوله تعالىٰ: { وَقَالَتِ ٱلْيَهُودُ } هذا لفظ خرج على العموم ومعناه الخصوص؛ لأن ليس كل اليهود قالوا ذلك. وهذا مثلُ قوله ...


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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 was a holiday for them when they took vacation from their work and came together for a large gathering. This day was selected so that all of the people could ...


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A commentary of the said verse by Al Wahidi explains the occasion of its revelation: Said Muqatil: “This verse (Men are in charge of women…) was revealed about Sa‘d ibn al-Rabi‘, who was one of the leaders of the Helpers (nuqaba’), and his wife Habibah bint Zayd ibn Abi Zuhayr, both of whom from the Helpers. It happened Sa‘d hit his wife on the ...


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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 لا يدري لعله يستغفر فيسب نفسه If anyone of you feels drowsy while praying he should go to bed (sleep) till his slumber is over because in praying ...


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