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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Whether Houris are restrained in pavilions Date: 8-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I was wondering, what does verse 55:72 mean by 'restraint'? Does it mean that the Houris are not allowed to go outside, as if they were slaves, or does it mean that they have a modest gaze? And is it the same for the worldly women as well; are they not allowed to go outside in heaven and do what they want? .. More

  • Interpretation of verse [21:104] Date: 27-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Can you give me the different interpretations of 21:104? I do not understand this verse. .. More

  • Interpretation of verse 29:50 Date: 22-8-2017

    An atheist asked a Muslim a question. He said that if the hadiths say that Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,performed miracles, then why does Surah Al-Ankaboot verse number 50 say that Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,did not do so? An atheist said that this verse contradicts the hadiths. Please, can you explain this?.. More

  • Meaning of ‘with hardship [will be] ease’ Date: 21-8-2017

    With harship [will be] ease; is this only for the believers, or is it for all the people? Yasmin Mogehed says that difficulty and pain do not always last, and I heard Christians say something similiar. Is this true for all people, and if so, is it for the next life too, given that we know that most people will be in Hell? Maybe this answer could help.. More

  • Patience without grief or complaining to people Date: 20-8-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. We understand that in the Quran, Sabr means patience. What is the clear and deep explanation of the pious predecessors for the verse that says (what means): {So be patient with gracious patience}? [Quran 70:5] May Allaah reward you. .. More

  • Meaning of ‘Pharaoh, owner of stakes’ in verse 89:10 Date: 9-8-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I was just wondering: does 89:8 mean what they used to do, like that Pharaoh killed people on stakes? Or does it mean what they have done, like the pyramids. .. More

  • Interpretation of verse 56:61 Date: 3-8-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I was wondering; what does verse 56:61 mean? Does this verse mean that we will not be humans or physical bodies in heaven? .. 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