351 fatwas

  • Meaning of Neither Drowsiness Overtakes Him nor Sleep Date: 18-2-2018

    Asalamo AlaikumIn Ayat ul kursi it says slumber does not overtake him.There is a hadith in which it says that "“A woman from the tribe of Bani Asad was sitting with me, and the Messenger of Allaah, sallallaahu ʻalayhi wa sallam, came to my house and said, ‘Who is this?’ I said, ‘She is so-and-so; she does not sleep at night because she.. More

  • Difference between 'rafath' and 'baashiroohunna' in verse 2:187 Date: 3-1-2018

    In Surat Al-Baqarah, two different words are used for sexual relations; one is rafath, and the other is baashiroohunna. Why were two different words used for the same act in the same verse? Or do they have different meanings, like one reffering to foreplay and the other to the actual act? .. More

  • Were firstborns of Egyptians killed on night of Exodus? Date: 3-1-2018

    According to Islam, did God slay the firstborn children of the Egyptiansduring the plague of Egypt? I know that Jewish/Christian sources say this, but is this true according to Islam? .. More

  • Whether verses [55:56] and [56:35] refer to houris or women of this world Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. I was just wondering whether verse 55:56 talks about the houris or the female believers of this world, and the same with 56:35. Also, why does verse 55:56 say 'feehinna' instead of 'feehima'? .. More

  • The ‘early’ and ‘late’ people mentioned in Surah Al-Waaqi‘ah Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. I was just wondering; in chapter 56 of the Quran, it talks about the foremost and right hand, and my question is about the foremost; it says that there are more in the early generation than in the late, so does that mean that there will not be more than one hundred thousand people in that category because that was the population back.. More

  • Interpretation of verse [33:23] Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. Verse 33:23 makes it sound like we, the Muslims, should wish to die, as if we want death. .. More

  • Chronological order of creating the heavens and the earth Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. There is something which I have been trying really hard to understand for years now; it is regarding the order of creation. I have seen the fatwas here say that the Earth was created, then the seven Heavens, and then the Earth was spread and everything within the Earth was created, including the mountains... More

  • Why Pharaoh claimed to be god Date: 1-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykhs. Is it true that Fir‘awn(Pharaoh) did not get sick for a very long period or throughout his life? And if it is true, was it a reason for him to say that he was God? May Allah curse him; Aameen. May Allah reward you, Shaykhs. .. More

  • No discrepancy between verse 4:12 and verse 4:176 Date: 28-12-2017

    Hi. Quran 4:12 says that if a man leaves neither ascendants nor descendants but has a sister, then for her is one sixth of inheritance, but Quran 4: 176 says that if a man leaves neither descendants nor ascendants, His sister will have half of what he left. A man has one sister only, what is her inheritance, 1/6, 1/3, or 1/2? Quran 4:12 also says that.. More

  • How people of Shu‘ayb were destroyed Date: 29-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I was just wondering; did the people of Shu‘ayb build homes in or from mountains like Thamood? The Quran says that they were destroyed in the same way. .. More

  • Interpretation of verses from Soorah Al-Layl [Ch. 92] Date: 19-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaikum. In the verses of Surat Al-layl, Allah said: (what means) {As for he who gives and fears Allah, and believes in the best [reward], We will ease him toward ease. But as for he who withholds and considers himself free of need, and denies the best [reward], We will ease him toward difficulty.} [Quran 92: 5-10] If I am not wrong, one of.. More

  • Number of times 'male' and 'female' were mentioned in the Quran Date: 13-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. How many times are the words 'male' and 'female' mentioned in the Noble Quran? I heard that it is 23 times, and someone else said 24 times; which is it? May Allah reward you. Wassalaam. .. More

  • Biography of Diqyaanoos not known Date: 4-11-2017

    Who was "Daqyanus", claimed by scholars to be the king in the era of Ashab Al-Kahf (the people of the cave), who are often cited in Islamic history books? .. More

  • Verse 5:85 about Christians who believed in Prophet, sallallahu 'alayhi wa sallam Date: 24-10-2017

    Could you please interpret the verse 5:85 of the Quran? What does it mean? .. More

  • Characteristics of good husband in Quran Date: 18-10-2017

    Has Allah described the characteristics of the husband in the Quran? .. More