351 fatwas

  • Unknown when human life began on earth Date: 10-9-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. May Allaah bless you for your good work. I already sent you this question, but the answers that you sent me did not really answer my questions. I have a question concerning the age of man: How long have humans been on earth according to islamic teachings? According to scientists, modern humans were.. More

  • Al-Khidr and the boy Date: 18-7-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum, Shaykh. You referred me to a fatwa, but it did not answer this question in any way. Please, can you answer it again? May Allaah reward you. There is a verse that I read in English in surah 18. And as for the boy, his parents were believers, and we feared that he would overburden them by transgression and disbelief. 18:81 to top 18:81... More

  • About Ibn Taymiyyah's approach to Tafseer Date: 29-6-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. Ibn Taymiyyah said in his Muqaddimah fee Usool At-Tafseer that you should come to the Quran with a blank mindset, without trying to prove any Mathhab (school of thought) or Aqeedah (creed); you just read it with a blank mindset and then makeanything thatyou learn your Aqeedah or Mathhab. I think that you need to have an Aqeedah, like.. More

  • Why Moses threw the tablets Date: 23-6-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. My question pertains to explanation of Soorah Al-A'raf, verse 154. It is about the supplication of Moosa (Moses), may Allaah exalt his mention, in which Allaah tells him about the different virtues of best Ummah ([community] that of Muhammad, sallallaahu ʻalayhi wa sallam), and every time He asks Allaah to make his Ummah the.. More

  • People of Nooh (Noah) did not drive him out of town Date: 4-6-2016

    Assalamu alaykum Scholars. May Allaah’s peace and blessings be upon the Messenger Muhammad, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, his pure Family, his Companions and everybody who follows them in righteous and goodness. I have a question regarding the understanding of Surah 54, verse 9. I read in Tafsir Ibn Kathir [English translation, volume 9, p. 353].. More

  • Tubba' was name given to king of Yemen Date: 4-6-2016

    You have not answered the question yet! Who was Tubba'? That name is mentioned in the Quran but I do not know where the name is mentioned! Could you give me the reference as to where his name is in the Quran? Who was he? What did he do? .. More

  • Passing of mountains in verse 27:88 will be on Day of Resurrection Date: 30-5-2016

    Dear members of IslamWeb. I would like to know what the scholarly opinion is concerning verse 88 of Surat Al-Naml about the mountains passing in the same manner as clouds while we think that they are stationary. I have read that this actually refers to the Earth orbitating around the Sun and spinning around its own axis as well as to the continental.. More

  • Interpretation of Soorah Al-Kawthar Date: 22-5-2016

    Could you interpret the Surah Al-Kawthar? What does that surah mean? Why was it revealed? .. More

  • Meaning of wisdom in Quran 33:34 Date: 18-5-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I heard that hikmah (wisdom)in the Quran means the Sunnah, but only in this verse: {And remember what is recited in your houses of the verses of Allah and wisdom. Indeed, Allah is ever Subtle and Acquainted [with all things].} [Quran 33:34] So what do you say? .. More

  • How Nimrood died Date: 15-5-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum dear Scholar. I want to know how Nimrod (the tyrant king in the period of Abraham, peace be upon him) died? .. More

  • Why Prophet Ilyaas was called Ilyaaseen in the Quran Date: 12-5-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. What was the reason and wisdom of Allaah saying the name of Prophet Ilyaasthe way He did in verse 37:130? .. More

  • Recounting story of Maryam (Mary) to children Date: 12-5-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. In the story of Maryam, may Allaah be pleased with her, there is the part where Maryam said to the angel, “How can I have a son when no man has touched me?”Is it permissible to say, 'How can I have a son when I do not have a husband instead?' when relatingthis story to young children? May Allaah reward you. .. More

  • A word on Tubba’ Date: 2-5-2016

    Asalaamu alaykum Shaykh. I want to know about a person whose name I read on your website named Tubba’? However, I did not get much info about him! Please do not refer me to other fatwas. Who was Tubba’? Was his name is mentioned in the Quran or the Sunnah? Was he a prophet or pious man? What time did hel live in? What nation was he sent to? Is there.. More

  • Occurrence of word ‘khaleefah’ in Quran Date: 28-4-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have some doubt, can you please help remove it? I heard that the word 'khaleefah' is used only twice in the Quran, once for Adam and once for Dawud, but why is not used for Sulaymaan, who had the largest kingdom? .. More

  • Information about Nebuchadnezzar Date: 21-4-2016

    Who was Nebuchadnezzar II? Did he accept Islam and become Muslim? Why was he held responsible for the destruction of the Jerusalem Mosque? Why would he want to do that? .. More