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  • Time interval between Aadam and Nooh Date: 2-5-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have some doubts which I want to get rid of, Allaah willing. There are early fossils of humans that date back to maybe one hundred thousand years, and a questioner asked you whether that contradicts the hadith that says that there were 10 Quroon between Adam and Nooh, may Allaah exalt their mention. You said that Quroon means generations.. More

  • How Aasiya, wife of Pharaoh, died Date: 12-4-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have two questions; I hope you answer them both. 1. How did Aasiya, the wife of Pharaoh, die? Did Pharaoh kill her when she accepted Islam and became Muslim? 2. Why are camels and horses the great privileges in Islam? What is the reason behind it? .. More

  • Mentioning worldly pleasures before describing pleasures of Paradise Date: 11-4-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. If I were to write an article on Paradise and mention the delights therein, is it permissible for me to write about wordly pleasures and then remind the reader that it will be better in Paradise? For example, can I write about some of the delicious foods in the world and then remind the reader that.. More

  • Word ‘day’ mentioned over 400 times in Quran Date: 11-4-2017

    I was wondering, I heard someone claim that the word 'day' is mentioned 365 times in the Quran and that this constitutes a numerical miracle. Is it true? .. More

  • Whether Noah brought animals to Ark himself Date: 3-4-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I was wondering; it says in verse 11:40 that Noah collected two of every animal, does this mean that he had to get them, or did God order the animals to come? It sounds like noah had to go out and get them. .. More

  • Hoopoe and ants mentioned in Quran not jinn Date: 29-3-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I was wondering; in the Quran, in verse 27: 20, was this bird a jinn? Some say that it was a jinni in the form of a bird, and they say the valley of the ants also consisted of jinn in form of ants because animals are not that smart, so what is our answer to them? .. More

  • Different meanings of Arabic preposition 'Fee' Date: 28-2-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I was just wondering; does the arabic word Fee always mean 'in', or can it mean 'among' or other words as well? And can you give some verses with the word Fee in deferent contexts. .. More

  • Verses describing past nations Date: 28-2-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I was just wondering; are any of these verses talking in the past tense instead of the present tense, or are any of them in the present tense? The Arabic word is Tilka; the verses are 27:52, 28:58, 22:45, and 91:14. I know that the Arabic word Tilka only appears in 27:52 and 28:58. And what does the Arabic word Khaawiyatan mean? Can.. More

  • All people on Earth descendants of Nooh (Noah) Date: 9-2-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I was just wondering about someing that I cannot make sense of. In the Quran, 37:77 says that the generations of people only came from Noah, but 17:3 says that the generations came from Noah and from the people on the ark who were saved. If someone could explain, please, then that would be great. May Allaah reward you. .. More

  • Verses [28:58] and [22:45] are about past nations Date: 9-2-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I was wondering; do verses 28:58 and 22:45 speak in the past or the present tense? .. More

  • Whether there were disbelieving nations contemporary to ‘Aad Date: 24-1-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I was wondering: does verse 23:31 mean that the people of ‘Aad were the only people on earth who committed Shirk (Associating partners with Allaah) after Noah but before Thamud and there was no other nation that was committing Shirk and whom a Messenger was sent too before ‘Aad or at the same time? Does this verse mean that? Or.. More

  • Part in verse 2:73 refers to part of slaughtered cow Date: 15-12-2016

    {So, We said, "Strike the slain man with part of it." Thus does Allaah bring the dead to life, and He shows you His signs that you might reason.} [Quran 2: 73]Was this a part of the cow that they could hardly slaughter, the yellow one? .. More

  • How to prove that 'Uzayr existed Date: 15-12-2016

    How can I prove to a Christian that Uzair existed? Please note that he wants evidence from other than the Quran or Hadith. .. More

  • People of ‘Aad built in valleys and elevated places Date: 3-12-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I was wondering: I know that Thamud built in the mountions and valleys, but did ‘Aad build in the valleys as well, or just in the mountains and towers, and did Thamud build towers or not? .. More

  • What is meant by 'acts of mischief on earth' Date: 30-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. Thank you very much for your last answer on my question. As an advanced student of Islam, I have often beenasked what is meant by “spreading mischief on earth”. As Ibn Kathir puts it: "(And when it is said to them: Do not make mischief on the earth) means, Do not commit acts of disobedience on the earth. Their mischief is disobeying.. More