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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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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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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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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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Was the throne of Sheba brought by a Jinn or Human?

Let's start our investigation one verse earlier in 27:38 Solomon addresses an assembly or some chiefs or commandants as the word al-mal' الملأ was also translated. And we have an idea of the ...
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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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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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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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What exactly is the challenge of the Quran?

The challenge occurs in several places in the Qur'an: 17:88, 11:13, 2:23, and 10:38. Nevertheless, as you say, Allah doesn't specify exact criteria for the challenge. Consequently, we're not going ...
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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 angels know that mankind would spill blood prior to their mankind's creation?

Imam ar-Razi mentions in his tafsir several possible answers to why the angels thought humans would cause corruption and spill blood. First possibility is that they made this theory themselves. ...
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What does "obey" mean in "righteous women are devoutly obedient" in Qur'an 4:34?

Any real world examples what it means for a wife to be obedient? A first insight can come from these two ahadith quoted in tafser al-Qurtoby (a well known Maliki scholar), where our Messenger (Peace ...
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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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What are the Keys of the Unseen?

The Keys of the Unseen are five matters... ... that are related to the knowledge of the unseen, which only Allah possesses As mentioned in verse 34 of Surah Luqmaan: When the Hour (Day of Judgment) ...
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Where was the place where Moses followed al-Khidr and met the boy?

From Tafsir Ibn Kathir: (في المقام الأول، طلب موسى من الخضر لأنه نسي وعده، ثم جاء طائر وجلس على حافة القارب، غمس منقاره مرة أو مرتين في البحر، وقال الخضر لموسى: فإن المعرفة ومعرفتك، بالمقارنة بمعرفة ...
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What does Qu'ran 2:65 mean when it says 'Be apes, despised'?

A group of the Bani Israel who transgressed the prohibitions of the Sabbath were punished by transformation into apes and pigs [for three days, after which they died]. Quran 5:60 Say, "Shall I ...
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Does the word "hajr" also mean "to bind", and thus Qur'an 4:34 can also be interpreted to imply "tie up your wife and force her to have sex"?

Yes, the word hajr can also mean to bind, but it has nothing to do with forced sexual relationship, neither was this the view adopted by al-Tabari (in terms of forced sexual relationship). All the ...
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Does Allah know the future?

Yes, one of Allah's names is Al Alim (العليم) The All Knowing, the Omniscient Allah knows everything, everything that happened, happening, or will happen is already written in a book : And ...
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Does Muhammad being the first Muslim contradict the previous Prophets being Muslims?

They are nitpicking. It means that he is the first to believe in and act on the revelation sent to him: قُلْ إِنِّي أُمِرْتُ أَنْ أَكُونَ أَوَّلَ مَنْ أَسْلَمَ Say, [O Muhammad], "Indeed, I ...
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Do modern-day Jews, Sabians and Christians have "nothing to fear or to regret" (Qur'an 5:69)?

If they learn of the arrival of the Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ) and reject him and continue on their original religion, then they will have "fear and regret" in the afterlife. Because rejecting ...
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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?

To complement @Medi1Saif's answer, this verse was revealed for a specific occasion when on the Day of Hudaybiyyah, the Muslims were on their way to perform 'umra in a state of ihrām. The test is that ...
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