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  • Reconciling verse 46:9 with hadeeth about little boy who died Date: 27-2-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. You answered my question in fatwa 299269, but how can you reconcile the tafseer (exegesis) of that verse, which was talking about this world, with the hadith in Bukhaari where the little boy died and the Prophet  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) ordered to not say that he is in Paradise because he was not even where he himself will be,.. More

  • Interpretation of the verse: {Do not obey a sinner or ungrateful disbeliever} Date: 28-1-2016

    What does it mean not to obey an ungrateful sinner or a disbeliever? .. More

  • Ibn Katheer's interpretation of the barrier between the fresh and salty seas Date: 11-1-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I asked you two times concerning an issue of tafseer and you sent me links to other fatwas, but that did not really help. That is why I want to formulate my question a little different now: In Surah Ar-Rahmaan and Surah Al-Furqaan, Allaah describes a barrier between fresh and salty water. What was the opinion of ibn Katheer concerning.. More

  • Tafseer of verse 52:41 Date: 20-12-2015

    What is verse 52:41 implying or trying to convey? Does it mean that the ghaib (the Unseen, here in this verse it means Al-Lauh Al-Mahfuz [the Preserved Tablet]) is in their hands so that they can write it down? .. More

  • The meaning of ʻIlliyoon and Sijjeen Date: 20-12-2015

    Assalaamu alaykum. We know that during the journey of the soul after death, if the deceased is a believer, Allaah will command that he be written in ‘Illiyyoon, and if he is a disbeliever, that he be written in Sijjeen (as mentioned in Surah Al-Mutaffifeen). What are ‘Illiyoon and Sijjeen? Is ‘Illiyoon a place in Paradise and Sijjeen a place in.. More

  • Interpretation of Quran 48:15 Date: 3-12-2015

    Asalaamu alaykum Shaykh. There are two verses that I want to quote if you can please answer this as this is the key to a very good arugment that someone I know is working on. He needs you to explain this and then he is done. Allaah says, {Those remaining behind will say, when you set forth after spoils to acquire them, “Let us follow you,” desiring.. More

  • Interpretation of the verse {...the heavens and the earth were a joined entity, and We separated them...} Date: 19-11-2015

    Assalaamu alaykum. There is a hadith where Ibn abbas was asked about the ayah that says: {Have those who disbelieved not considered that the heavens and the earth were a joined entity, and We separated them and made from water every living thing? Then will they not believe?} [Quran 21:30] Ibn Abi Hatim recorded that Ibn `Umar said that a man came to.. More

  • Interpretation of verse 46:9 {...nor do I know what will be done with me or with you...} Date: 18-11-2015

    Assalaamu alaykum. There is a verse that says that the messenger is commanded to say, "nor do I know what will be done with me or with you", it is verse 9 of surah. Please explain this verse, does it mean that the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, did not know whether he would be in Paradise or not? .. More

  • Sins do not make a Muslim physically impure Date: 8-10-2015

    Assalamualaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh. Hello, I'm a young muslim men and I have questions about sins and the purity of a person. If a person commits sins in the past like not praying five times, lying or others, does that mean that they become physically impure and the things that they touch or the things they wear becomes impure? According to.. More

  • Explanation of verse 6:121 Date: 5-10-2015

    Assalaamu alaykum. I sent this question before Shaykh. The site sent me a answer, but it answered only one small part, and a lot of the question was not answered. I asked about shirk (polytheism) in that ayah (verse), but the site gave me a fatwa on shirk in genreal. Sorry Shaykh, but can u please answer this particular question? Could you please explain.. More

  • The reason the Quran is referred to as ‘That Book’ in verse 2 of Soorah Al-Baqarah Date: 4-10-2015

    Assalaamu alaykum. Can you please answer some questions that someone readied about surah Al-Baqarah ayahs 2-3? {That is the Book about which there is no doubt, a guidance for those conscious of Allah. Who believe in the unseen, establish prayer, and spend out of what We have provided for them.} They ask the following: 1) Why does it say 'That' book.. More

  • Interpretation of Quran 24:26 Date: 21-7-2015

    I have a question about ayah 26 of Surat al-Noor. One of the interpretations of this ayah is about marriage, that evil women are for evil men, evil men are for evil women, that good women are for good men and good men are for good women. I don't understand this in relation to the fact that it is permissible for Muslim men to marry Jewish and Christian.. More

  • {Those who forgot Allaah} [59:19] are the unbelievers Date: 1-5-2015

    And be not like those who forgot Allah (i.e. became disobedient to Allah) and He caused them to forget their ownselves, (let them to forget to do righteous deeds). Those are the Fasiqun (rebellious, disobedient to Allah).Who is adressed in this verse? Muslims? Non muslims?BaarakaAllahu feek. .. More

  • What it means to seek refuge from the moon (Ghaasiq itha waqab) Date: 20-4-2015

    assalamu alaikum what is the meaning of the hadithe:"I seek the protection of Allah from the evil of this darkening moon" (tirmidhi) Can you explain this duaa? Why do we need protection from the moon? I thought the moon was something good or maybe I'm misunderstanding this duaa. Please explain .. More

  • Warning in Quran 36:49 is to followers of Quraysh's disbelieving example Date: 10-4-2015

    aslamualakaumthere is a veres in surah 36 that i dont understand,it says in veres 49 or 50 i think, "they await only one scream (blow) that will seaize them while they are disputing", im a bit cnsuffued as to who the veres is refeering to when it says "will seaize them while they are disputing", is it the Quraish, or men in genreal, becuse isnt this.. More