351 fatwas

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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