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  • Meaning of Quran 35:28 Date: 19-1-2009

    "It is only those who have knowledge among His slaves that fear Allah." (Quran 35:28) Is this verse specifically referring to some knowledge (such as Allah’s names and attributes) or the general Islamic Knowledge? For example, learning about how to make wudoo doesn’t make one more God-fearing, does it? Please also clarify which areas of knowledge.. More

  • The two men mentioned in chapter Al-Kahf verse 37 Date: 30-12-2008

    All perfect praise be to Allaah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allaah, and that Muhammad is His slave and Messenger. Asslamu Alikum.I know that the Holy Quran has no contradictions and it is a book of Allah's Guidance and His Blessing.But I was wondering how did the believing man in Surah Al-Kahf verse.. More

  • Meaning of Quran 4: 25 Date: 22-12-2008

    asalamualykum in al quran it says "… Wed them with the permission of their own folk and give them their mahr (dowry) according to what is reasonable; they should be chaste, not adulterous, nor taking boyfriends…" [al-Nisaa' 4:25] so my question is here that the word boyfriend i did not understand the meaning of it,is it referring to people who 1)who.. More

  • Meaning of word ‘Woe’ in Arabic Date: 29-6-2008

    Asslamu alaikum wa rahmarullahi wa barakatu respected scholars, in surah Mursalat, the words in ayah 15 are repeated throughout the surah, its meaning in tafsir ibn Kathir is "Woe that Day to the deniers". is the word "وَيْلٌ" also describing a river in hell fire which is full of filth and puss from which the disbelievers will drink. if so which.. More

  • Meaning of Quran 19:52 Date: 15-5-2008

    Please explain to us what Allaah ('azza wa jalla) means when He says "wa qarrabnaahu najiyyaa" about Prophet Moosaa ('alayhi-s-salaam) in Soorah Maryam... More

  • Meaning of Quran 20:15 Date: 4-5-2008

    Allaah ('azza wa jalla) says about The Hour in Soorah Taa Haa "akaadu ukhfeehaa". Kindly tell us what this means... More

  • Meaning of Quran 9:105 Date: 6-4-2008

    salamun alaykum,pls i want to know the meaning of this verse of the quran (DO AS YOU WILL FOR ALLAH WILL SEE YOUR DEEDS,AND SO WILL HIS MESSENGER AND THE BELIEVERS ......) surat taobah vs 105.for some people quoted it that by doing deeds like congregational dhikr and so on .will the messenger see us doing any good deeds after he is dead? pls i will.. More

  • Shortening prayer in the verse 4: 101 Date: 2-4-2008

    As per following ayat, it seems that kasr salat is only allowed during war. Is it true? Surah Nisa Ayat 101 : And when you (Muslims) travel in the land, there is no sin on you if you shorten your Salât (prayer) if you fear that the disbelievers may attack you, verily, the disbelievers are ever unto you open enemies. .. More

  • ‘O Noah, indeed he is not of your family’ Date: 12-2-2008

    What is the tafseer of verse 46 in Sura Hud,where Allah corrects Noah that his son 'is not of thy family' because his conduct was unrighteous. Does this also apply to us where I am a revert and my parents are non-Muslims, and so therefore they are 'not of my family'?.. More

  • Meaning of Quran 9:128-129 Date: 7-1-2008

    بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuh Praise be to Allah, the Lord of the Worlds; and may his blessings and peace be upon our Prophet Muhammad and upon all his Family and Companions. Dear Sheikh my question is regarding the last two verses of Surah At-Taubah i.e. {Verily, there has come unto you a Messenger.. More

  • The place where Moosa was called Date: 3-12-2007

    Where was Moosa (Moses), may Allaah exalt his mention, when Allaah The Almighty called him? Are the Children of Israa’eel Arabs? .. More

  • Explaining verse [33: 50] Date: 19-9-2007

    Regarding dowry, what is the meaning behind Surat-ul-Ahzaab, (33:50) where it says, "...Any believing woman who gives herself to the Prophet if the Prophet wishes to wed her; This for thee, and not for the Believers." Jazaakum Allahu Khayran... More

  • Wants explanation of Quran 2:221 Date: 11-9-2007

    Dear Sirs, In the Sura "Al Baqarah" , Ayah #221 GOD said " do not marry unbelievingwoman until they beleive , a slave woman who believe is BETTER than an unbelieving woman even though she allures yu. nor marry (Girls)to unbelievivers untill believe , a man salve who believes is BETTER for yu than an unbeliever even though he allures yu" my QUESTION.. More

  • Ruling deduced from verse 5:32 Date: 5-9-2007

    Assalamu alaikum.Thank you for Question Number: 2154096.I am sorry but I have still not understood.The Verse 5:32 you gave is like this"Because of that We ordained for the Children of Israel that if anyone killed a person not in retaliation of murder".Does not this Verse give permission that if somebody is murdered, retaliation is allowed?Only in.. More

  • Explanation of Quran [15:16 -18] Date: 21-11-2006

    I have the problem.. Hope anyone will give the answer or suggestion..tq Surah alhijr.. [16] it is we who have set out the zodiacal signs in the heavens, and made them fair-seeming to (all) beholders [17] and (moreover) we have guarded them from every evil spirit accursed [18] but any that gains a hearing by stealth, is pursued by a flaming fire, bright.. More