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  • Drink mentioned in soorah Al-Mursalat is fresh water Date: 2-4-2016

    What are the drinks mentioned in Surah Al-Mursalaat? .. More

  • Meaning of 'In Shaa' Allaah' in verse 48:27 Date: 17-3-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum, Shaykh. I sent this question yesterday, and you sent me a fatwa as answer, but it did not answer the question. I was talking about the use of the word in that verse, not in general, so here it is again. Sorry shaykh, could you please answer? May Allaah reward you. There is a verse that says something like, "In shaa' Allah, you will.. More

  • Interpretation of the verse in Soorah Al-Kahf about the sun setting in water Date: 5-3-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. Please read the whole question. May Allaah reward you. There is a verse that says that the sun goes down in the sea in soorah 18. Now, I know that this means that it apeared to be doing so to Thul Qarnyan, and I saw someone even prove this from the Arabic without the possibility of doubt, but my question is the following: I heard.. More

  • Indication of the verb 'kaana' in reference to Iblees in Quran 18:50 Date: 27-2-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. May Allaah reward you for answering some of my previous questions; the answers really helped. I have another question. The word 'kaana' is used in the meaning of 'it was' or 'it became' in the Quran. Although the expression “Kaana min al-kafirin” is translated as “He became from the unbelievers” in Baqarah 34, the expression.. More

  • Reconciling verse 46:9 with hadeeth about little boy who died Date: 27-2-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. You answered my question in fatwa 299269, but how can you reconcile the tafseer (exegesis) of that verse, which was talking about this world, with the hadith in Bukhaari where the little boy died and the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam,ordered to not say that he is in Paradise because he was not even where he himself will be,.. More

  • Interpretation of the verse: {Do not obey a sinner or ungrateful disbeliever} Date: 28-1-2016

    What does it mean not to obey an ungrateful sinner or a disbeliever? .. More

  • Ibn Katheer's interpretation of the barrier between the fresh and salty seas Date: 11-1-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I asked you two times concerning an issue of tafseer and you sent me links to other fatwas, but that did not really help. That is why I want to formulate my question a little different now: In Surah Ar-Rahmaan and Surah Al-Furqaan, Allaah describes a barrier between fresh and salty water. What was the opinion of ibn Katheer concerning.. More

  • Tafseer of verse 52:41 Date: 20-12-2015

    What is verse 52:41 implying or trying to convey? Does it mean that the ghaib (the Unseen, here in this verse it means Al-Lauh Al-Mahfuz [the Preserved Tablet]) is in their hands so that they can write it down? .. More

  • The meaning of ʻIlliyoon and Sijjeen Date: 20-12-2015

    Assalaamu alaykum. We know that during the journey of the soul after death, if the deceased is a believer, Allaah will command that he be written in ‘Illiyyoon, and if he is a disbeliever, that he be written in Sijjeen (as mentioned in Surah Al-Mutaffifeen). What are ‘Illiyoon and Sijjeen? Is ‘Illiyoon a place in Paradise and Sijjeen a place in.. More

  • Interpretation of Quran 48:15 Date: 3-12-2015

    Asalaamu alaykum Shaykh. There are two verses that I want to quote if you can please answer this as this is the key to a very good arugment that someone I know is working on. He needs you to explain this and then he is done. Allaah says, {Those remaining behind will say, when you set forth after spoils to acquire them, “Let us follow you,” desiring.. More

  • Interpretation of the verse {...the heavens and the earth were a joined entity, and We separated them...} Date: 19-11-2015

    Assalaamu alaykum. There is a hadith where Ibn abbas was asked about the ayah that says: {Have those who disbelieved not considered that the heavens and the earth were a joined entity, and We separated them and made from water every living thing? Then will they not believe?} [Quran 21:30] Ibn Abi Hatim recorded that Ibn `Umar said that a man came to.. More

  • Interpretation of verse 46:9 {...nor do I know what will be done with me or with you...} Date: 18-11-2015

    Assalaamu alaykum. There is a verse that says that the messenger is commanded to say, "nor do I know what will be done with me or with you", it is verse 9 of surah. Please explain this verse, does it mean that the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, did not know whether he would be in Paradise or not? .. More

  • Sins do not make a Muslim physically impure Date: 8-10-2015

    Assalamualaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh. Hello, I'm a young muslim men and I have questions about sins and the purity of a person. If a person commits sins in the past like not praying five times, lying or others, does that mean that they become physically impure and the things that they touch or the things they wear becomes impure? According to.. More

  • Explanation of verse 6:121 Date: 5-10-2015

    Assalaamu alaykum. I sent this question before Shaykh. The site sent me a answer, but it answered only one small part, and a lot of the question was not answered. I asked about shirk (polytheism) in that ayah (verse), but the site gave me a fatwa on shirk in genreal. Sorry Shaykh, but can u please answer this particular question? Could you please explain.. More

  • The reason the Quran is referred to as ‘That Book’ in verse 2 of Soorah Al-Baqarah Date: 4-10-2015

    Assalaamu alaykum. Can you please answer some questions that someone readied about surah Al-Baqarah ayahs 2-3? {That is the Book about which there is no doubt, a guidance for those conscious of Allah. Who believe in the unseen, establish prayer, and spend out of what We have provided for them.} They ask the following: 1) Why does it say 'That' book.. More