999 fatwas

  • Interpretation of verse [42:23] Date: 22-3-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum, Shaykh. I read an interpretation of verse 23 of Surah Ash-Shurah on the Internet. There are different explanations of this verse. Some commentators say that it refers to the relatives of the Prophet  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) and some commentators do not do so. Which interpretation is authentic and more appropriate? .. More

  • Turning pages of Quran with finger wet with saliva Date: 18-3-2017

    If a person is turning Quran pages using their finger wetted with saliva from his mouth. Is that bad? .. More

  • Meaning of 'Hubuk' in verse 51:7 Date: 18-3-2017

    Hi, I am a Physician. While reading the Quran, I found this verse: {By the heaven containing Hubuk.} [Quran 51:7] There is a valid theory called 'The fabrical cosmos'. This prominent theory ratifies that the Universe is a fabric tissue of matters, anti-matters, and space-time. http://topdocumentaryfilms.com/the-fabric-of-the-cosmos/ Is the.. More

  • Abrogation of verse [2:240] by verse [2:234] Date: 13-3-2017

    I was reading the Tafseer (exegesis) of Surah Al-Baqarah, verse 240, and it said that it was abrogated by verse 234. Can I please get an explanation why that is so, and how could we reflect on verse 240? .. More

  • Shiite allegation about verse 24:35 Date: 1-3-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I mistakenly found the following Shiite claims on the “distortion” of the Quran from a Sunni source: “We read in Tafseer Ibn Abi Hatim, Volume 8 page 2595: Ali bin Al-Hussain narrated from Nasr bin 'Ali, from his father, from Shebl bin Abaad, from Qays bin Saad, from Attaa', from Ibn 'Abbaas: {Allaah is the light of the.. 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

  • Interpretation of verse: {And it is We Who were the inheritors.} [Quran 28:58] Date: 20-2-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I was wondering what "We inherited them" means in 28:58. .. More

  • Meaning of 'beating' in verses [4:34] and [38:44] Date: 20-2-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum, Scholar. May Allaah bless you for your efforts. Scholar, could you please interpret these two verses from the Quran, one of my mates says that the Quran states and supports beating women, and he quoted verses [Quran 4:34] and [Quran 38:44]. Please interpret them in detail with the etymology of the words beating the women in Arabic.. More

  • Meaning of ‘Faaliq al-Habbi wan-Nawa' Date: 16-2-2017

    What does Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,mean in the supplication, “My Lord, the Lord of the heavens, the earth and everything, Who causes the grain and the fruit-stone to split...” [Al-Bukhaari, Muslim, At-Tirmithi, Abu Daawood, and others] What does he mean with, “Who causes the grain and fruit stone to split”? Does this.. More

  • Tafseer of verse 42:29 Date: 15-2-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. What did the scholars of Tafseer (exegesis) say regarding verse 42:29? .. More

  • Size of each heaven compared to one above it Date: 14-2-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Is it true that each heaven is like a ring in the desert compared to the one above, as Al-Aloosi stated? .. More

  • No specific supplication for Quran memorization Date: 14-2-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Which supplication should one make to increase their knowledge of the Quran? .. 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