356 fatwas

  • Samson and Delilah not mentioned in Quran and Sunnah Date: 8-7-2017

    Is there any Quranic verse or hadith regarding Samson and Delilah? .. More

  • Meaning of 'shihaab-in-mubeen' in verse 15:18 Date: 2-7-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I was wondering; does shihaab-in-mubin mean that we have to see this flame in the sky with the naked eye, or does it just mean a flame that is manifest but we do not have to see in the sky with the naked eye; like, can it be that far away that it is manifest but that we cannot see it? .. More

  • Word ‘creature’ in verse 11:56 includes humans and animals Date: 21-6-2017

    Assalaam alaykum. I was just wondering; what does verse 11:56 mean? Does it mean just animals or also humans? If if only means animals, then does that mean that Allaah forces animals to eat and drink like robots? .. More

  • Pronoun 'they' in verse 37:144 refers to 'people' Date: 25-5-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. What does verse 37:144 mean by 'they are raised'? Does it mean Jonah and the humans, or Jonah and the whale? Do you think that it means the whale? .. More

  • Meaning of {restrained} in verse 55:72 Date: 20-5-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I was just wondering; what does verse 55:72 mean by 'restrained'? Does it mean that they cannot come out? Or are they like slaves and so on? .. More

  • 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

  • Meaning of 'unclothed' in verse 20:118 Date: 27-4-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I was wondering, it says in a verse that we will never be naked in Heaven, so if we will never be naked, does that mean that there will be no sex in Heaven between husband and wife and that we cannot take off our clothes and so on? The verse is 20:118. .. More

  • Singular pronoun in verse 67:5 refers to plural noun Date: 16-4-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I was just wondering: does Ja‘alnaaha in verse 67:5 mean 'we made it' or 'we made them'? So does the Arabic word 'Ha' mean 'it' or 'them'? Or can it mean something else? .. 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

  • 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, and some commentators do not do so. Which interpretation is authentic and more appropriate? .. 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