358 fatwas

  • 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

  • How people of Shu‘ayb were destroyed Date: 29-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I was just wondering; did the people of Shu‘ayb build homes in or from mountains like Thamood? The Quran says that they were destroyed in the same way. .. 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

  • Number of times 'male' and 'female' were mentioned in the Quran Date: 13-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. How many times are the words 'male' and 'female' mentioned in the Noble Quran? I heard that it is 23 times, and someone else said 24 times; which is it? May Allah reward you. Wassalaam. .. More

  • Biography of Diqyaanoos not known Date: 4-11-2017

    Who was "Daqyanus", claimed by scholars to be the king in the era of Ashab Al-Kahf (the people of the cave), who are often cited in Islamic history books? .. 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

  • Characteristics of good husband in Quran Date: 18-10-2017

    Has Allah described the characteristics of the husband in the Quran? .. More

  • Meaning of return to Allah after death Date: 18-10-2017

    What does it mean when we say that a person has returned to Allah when he dies? .. 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

  • People who lose both the worldly life and the Hereafter Date: 20-8-2017

    Which type of people will lose both the Dunya (the worldly life)and the Aakhirah(the Hereafter)? .. 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