351 fatwas

  • 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

  • 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

  • Whether there were disbelieving nations contemporary to ‘Aad Date: 24-1-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I was wondering: does verse 23:31 mean that the people of ‘Aad were the only people on earth who committed Shirk (Associating partners with Allaah) after Noah but before Thamud and there was no other nation that was committing Shirk and whom a Messenger was sent too before ‘Aad or at the same time? Does this verse mean that? Or.. More

  • Interpretation of verse: {And your Lord has come and the angels, rank upon rank} Date: 9-1-2017

    Please comment on the verse that goes:{And your Lord has come and the angels, rank upon rank.} .. More

  • The meaning of Sirius in verse 53:49 Date: 9-1-2017

    Please comment on the verse: {And that it is He Who is the Lord of Sirius} [Quran 50:53] .. More

  • Interpretation of verse 53:13 Date: 9-1-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum, Sir. I am having problems regarding Quran translation. I have downloaded several Quran apps and PDFs on my phone (approximately seven) and I cannot determine which one has good meanings in interpretation. So I took a verse from all of those [4:3], which I read in a Bengali translation of the Quran in my home some days ago. So when.. More

  • Meaning of 'Aathaaran' in verses 40:21 and 40:82 Date: 5-1-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I was wondering, what do 40:21 40:82 mean by 'impressions' does it mean 'left' or 'made' If Aathaaran in this verse means traces, then does it mean that those traces show that they were superior, or does it mean that those traces are still superior to your houses now, or does it mean that the traces of the houses were superior before.. More

  • Meaning of 'Farth' in verse 16:66 Date: 24-12-2016

    What is the correct translation of the word Farth in the context of Surah An-Nahl, verse 66? .. More

  • Part in verse 2:73 refers to part of slaughtered cow Date: 15-12-2016

    {So, We said, "Strike the slain man with part of it." Thus does Allaah bring the dead to life, and He shows you His signs that you might reason.} [Quran 2: 73]Was this a part of the cow that they could hardly slaughter, the yellow one? .. More

  • How to prove that 'Uzayr existed Date: 15-12-2016

    How can I prove to a Christian that Uzair existed? Please note that he wants evidence from other than the Quran or Hadith. .. More

  • Why women are mentioned separately in verse 49:11 Date: 6-12-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I was just wondering why women have been mentioned separately in 49:11, because when it says people, I thought that that would include men and women, and even if it did mean men, then why are men and women mentioned separately? May Allaah reward you. .. More

  • People of ‘Aad built in valleys and elevated places Date: 3-12-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I was wondering: I know that Thamud built in the mountions and valleys, but did ‘Aad build in the valleys as well, or just in the mountains and towers, and did Thamud build towers or not? .. More

  • What is meant by 'acts of mischief on earth' Date: 30-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. Thank you very much for your last answer on my question. As an advanced student of Islam, I have often beenasked what is meant by “spreading mischief on earth”. As Ibn Kathir puts it: "(And when it is said to them: Do not make mischief on the earth) means, Do not commit acts of disobedience on the earth. Their mischief is disobeying.. More