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interpretation of verse of ' الرِّجَالُ قَوَّامُونَ عَلَى النِّسَاء'?

Before going into the detail of the answer I'd like to turn your attention to the correct translation of " بِمَا فَضَّلَ اللّهُ بَعْضَهُمْ عَلَى بَعْضٍ" which is: because of the advantage Allah has ...
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Does 65:4 discuss an underage wife or simply a wife who is too old to menstruate?

For context, I shall quote a related Qur'anic ruling: [Al-Baqarah 228] Divorced women remain in waiting for three [menstrual] periods… This defines the period of waiting — the period ...
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Does Qur'an 7:189 imply women were created to benefit men?

If you are asking whether women are created with the sole purpose of being serene for men, and whether its important for them to marry and do that to achieve salvation. The answer is no. Quran 51:...
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How do we reconcile the apostasy ruling with Al-Baqarah 2:256?

The reconciliation is that one is a general ruling (عموم), while the other is about a specific case (خصوص), i.e. an exception. A true contradiction would have existed if: the hadith too had a generic ...
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Are Mecca and Becca the same places? Same meaning?

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 ...
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True meaning of this ayat Qur'an 2:34?

Wa alaikum salam. No, Satan is a djinn. And [mention] when We said to the angels, "Prostrate to Adam," and they prostrated, except for Iblees. He was of the jinn and departed from the command of ...
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Is there any contradiction between surat Annisa ayat 78 and 79?

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 ...
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Doesn't Qur'an 47:4 put an end to slavery?

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 ...
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In Quran 2:34, what does Iblees not believe in?

Simply believing that Allah exists isn't enough to be a believer. Even the polytheists during the time of the prophet believed that Allah existed, they just also believed that He was one of many gods. ...
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Does Allah forget according to Quran?

Allah does not forget (Qur'an 20:52): قَالَ عِلْمُهَا عِندَ رَبِّي فِي كِتَابٍ لَّا يَضِلُّ رَبِّي وَلَا يَنسَى [Moses] said, "The knowledge thereof is with my Lord in a record. My Lord ...
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What is the meaning of the verse of the Quran 4:3

From Tafsir al-Maududi: وَإِنْ خِفْتُمْ أَلَّا تُقْسِطُوا فِي الْيَتَامَىٰ فَانكِحُوا مَا طَابَ لَكُم مِّنَ النِّسَاءِ مَثْنَىٰ وَثُلَاثَ وَرُبَاعَ فَإِنْ خِفْتُمْ أَلَّا تَعْدِلُوا فَوَاحِدَةً ...
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What does "test you through something of the game that your hands and spears [can] reach" (Qur'an 5:94) mean?

First let me address your last paragraph, hunting isn't per se haram, it is only haram to kill for people who wear Ihram (for any of both 'Omrah or hajj) which is quoted in the next verse: O you ...
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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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What does the superiority of bani-Israel (Children of Israel) over all beings mean?

They were preferred or made superior because they embraced religion and followed the Divine Prophets while other people lived in misled and ignorance. But once they started to misbehave by disobeying ...
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Is suicide forbidden in the Qur'an?

The most important reason is that human being cannot put himself in place of God. Means there are some functions which only God is permitted to do not human. And about this issue God tells us that He ...
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What is the meaning of "bi masabiha" in surah 67:5

maṣābīḥ is the plural of miṣbāḥ, which means “lamp, light”. Of course, the commentators have debated what sort of “lamps” are intended in this verse, but one view is that the reference is to meteors ...
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How to remove or solve a possible shirk Issue from Verse (43:84)?

If we take the Verse (43:84)literally, it would mean that there's a deity in the heaven and an other on earth No, it would not mean that if you take it literally(and we always should). the verse ...
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Does the corn parable in the Noble Qur'an incorrectly represent corn plants?

"Corn" as you're referring to wasn't actually known in Arabia during the time of the prophet; it is a grain that was developed in North/Central America and wasn't imported into Europe and points east ...
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Is there an equivalent to "tafsir", but for hadith?

Hadith commentaries are the equivalent of tafsir books when it comes to hadith sciences. Basically these commentaries are called sharh شرح meaning explanation (plural shurooh شروح). And the content of ...
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Where can I find the tafsir of Avicenna?

lately in Iran , the researcher of Islamic mysticism and philosophy, Manochehr Sadoqi Saha published a collections including commentaries by philosophers and Mystics. the complete address of the book ...
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What is the context of verse 5:101-102?

Some people questioned the Prophet (pbuh) only to mock him. "People before you" asked such questions and they were given answers. They did not believe the answers, so they became ...
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Who is Part of Ahlul Bayt? (For Shi'as)

Who are the members of the Ahlul-Bayt? Initially it ought to be clear that the term ‘’Ahlul-Bayt’’ is a Qur'anic, Hadith (tradition), and theological expression meaning the family of the Islam ...
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Why was Quran revealed in Arabic language?

Qur'an was revealed in 7th century Arabia in the region of Makkah. It was simply revealed in the language of region of that people of that time. As clearly stated in 44:58 فَإِنَّمَا يَسَّرْنَاهُ ...
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What is “the straight path” (الصراط المستقیم)? (Sunni view)

The path of those upon whom You have bestowed favor, not of those who have evoked [Your] anger or of those who are astray. (Qur'an 1:7) The path of those upon whom Allah bestowed favor is the ...
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Why Prophet not called father but his wives are mothers of believers?

Actually It is so because at that time Zaid(May Allah be pleased with him) was known among people as Zaid bin Muhammad. If you know the history, you may know that Zaid was servant of Muhammad(SAW) ...
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What verses in the Quran support following Hadith (of the Prophet)?

There are many verses that say a believer should obey (أَطِيعُوا) the prophet: 3:32, 3:132, 4:59, 5:92, 8:1, 8:20, 8:46, 24:54, 47:33, 64:12. So if the prophet orders a believer to do something that ...
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How does the Qur'an (and its commentators) explain the miraculous birth of Isa? Who is Isa's father?

What's to reconcile? The Qur'anic account of Isa's birth is pretty much exactly the same as that held by Christians: He had no earthly father, rather he was miraculously conceived and birthed by Mary....
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What is the 'illuminating lamp' mentioned in Surah Al-Ahzab?

According to Ibn Katheer, and as a lamp spreading light means, `the Message that you bring is as clear as the sun shining brightly, and no one can deny it except those who are stubborn.'...
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What is the 'illuminating lamp' mentioned in Surah Al-Ahzab?

Well, it seems like the verse illuminating lamp is a word by word translation to English. It also seems to refer to the Prophet. In arabic that is more a metaphor, as explained in the tafsirs: ...
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What is the 'illuminating lamp' mentioned in Surah Al-Ahzab?

Prophet Muhammad ﷺ is being referred to as that lamp (Siraajan-Muneeraa). Imam At-Tabari says in his Tafseer of Al-Ahzaab:46: { وَسِرَاجاً مُنِـيراً } يقول: وضياء لـخـلقه يستضيء بـالنور الذي ...
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