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  • ‘Dwellings’ in Quran may refer to lands Date: 30-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I was wondering: can dwellings mean land, instead of houses, in some versesin the Quran, or do they alwayshave to mean houses and can thus never mean land? May Allaah reward you. .. More

  • Wind destroyed people of Hood but spared their dwellings Date: 15-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I was just wondering; I find verse 46:25 confusing; it says that everything was destroyed except their houses, but in 51:42 and 69:8, it says that everything was destroyed. .. More

  • Ruins of 'Aad and Thamood existed at time of Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam Date: 14-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I was wondering, does verse 29:38 of the Quran mean that the houses of 'Aad and Thamudare still standing and that we can see them? If 'Aadwere destroyed, there is nothing left of 'Aad apart from their land, so their houses have fallen down, and if they were not standing in Prophet Muhammad's, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam,time, then.. More

  • Greatest creation of Allaah: man, heavens, or earth? Date: 19-9-2016

    Dr. Zakir Naik says that the human being is the greatest creation, but Allaah says that the heavens are greater than man. So who is correct? .. More

  • Unknown when human life began on earth Date: 10-9-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. May Allaah bless you for your good work. I already sent you this question, but the answers that you sent me did not really answer my questions. I have a question concerning the age of man: How long have humans been on earth according to islamic teachings? According to scientists, modern humans were.. More

  • Al-Khidr and the boy Date: 18-7-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum, Shaykh. You referred me to a fatwa, but it did not answer this question in any way. Please, can you answer it again? May Allaah reward you. There is a verse that I read in English in surah 18. And as for the boy, his parents were believers, and we feared that he would overburden them by transgression and disbelief. 18:81 to top 18:81... More

  • Why Moses threw the tablets Date: 23-6-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. My question pertains to explanation of Soorah Al-A'raf, verse 154. It is about the supplication of Moosa (Moses), may Allaah exalt his mention, in which Allaah tells him about the different virtues of best Ummah ([community] that of Muhammad, sallallaahu ʻalayhi wa sallam), and every time He asks Allaah to make his Ummah the.. More

  • People of Nooh (Noah) did not drive him out of town Date: 4-6-2016

    Assalamu alaykum Scholars. May Allaah’s peace and blessings be upon the Messenger Muhammad, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, his pure Family, his Companions and everybody who follows them in righteous and goodness. I have a question regarding the understanding of Surah 54, verse 9. I read in Tafsir Ibn Kathir [English translation, volume 9, p. 353].. More

  • Tubba' was name given to king of Yemen Date: 4-6-2016

    You have not answered the question yet! Who was Tubba'? That name is mentioned in the Quran but I do not know where the name is mentioned! Could you give me the reference as to where his name is in the Quran? Who was he? What did he do? .. More

  • How Nimrood died Date: 15-5-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum dear Scholar. I want to know how Nimrod (the tyrant king in the period of Abraham, peace be upon him) died? .. More

  • Why Prophet Ilyaas was called Ilyaaseen in the Quran Date: 12-5-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. What was the reason and wisdom of Allaah saying the name of Prophet Ilyaasthe way He did in verse 37:130? .. More

  • Recounting story of Maryam (Mary) to children Date: 12-5-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. In the story of Maryam, may Allaah be pleased with her, there is the part where Maryam said to the angel, “How can I have a son when no man has touched me?”Is it permissible to say, 'How can I have a son when I do not have a husband instead?' when relatingthis story to young children? May Allaah reward you. .. More

  • A word on Tubba’ Date: 2-5-2016

    Asalaamu alaykum Shaykh. I want to know about a person whose name I read on your website named Tubba’? However, I did not get much info about him! Please do not refer me to other fatwas. Who was Tubba’? Was his name is mentioned in the Quran or the Sunnah? Was he a prophet or pious man? What time did hel live in? What nation was he sent to? Is there.. More

  • Occurrence of word ‘khaleefah’ in Quran Date: 28-4-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have some doubt, can you please help remove it? I heard that the word 'khaleefah' is used only twice in the Quran, once for Adam and once for Dawud, but why is not used for Sulaymaan, who had the largest kingdom? .. More

  • Information about Nebuchadnezzar Date: 21-4-2016

    Who was Nebuchadnezzar II? Did he accept Islam and become Muslim? Why was he held responsible for the destruction of the Jerusalem Mosque? Why would he want to do that? .. More