The following verse informs us that Mecca since the time of it's founding by Abraham has been a plantless valley. [14:37] "Our Lord, I have settled part of my family in this plantless valley, at Your Sacred House. Our Lord, they are to observe the Contact Prayers (Salat), so let throngs of people converge upon them, … Continue reading Mecca – A Plantless Valley
بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِBismillaahi Rahmaani RaheemIn the name of GOD, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.الْحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ رَبِّ الْعَالَمِينَAlhamdu lillaahi Rabbil ‘aalameenPraise be to GOD, Lord of the universe.الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِAr-Rahmaani-RaheemMost Gracious, Most Merciful.مَالِكِ يَوْمِ الدِّينِMaaliki Yawmid-DeenMaster of the Day of Judgment.إِيَّاكَ نَعْبُدُ وَإِيَّاكَ نَسْتَعِينُIyyaaka na'budu wa lyyaaka nasta’eenYou alone we worship; You alone we ask for help.اهْدِنَا … Continue reading Salat – Word by Word
There is no question that everything God does is perfect, including everything that God physically designs. In the following verse we see that God created the human being in the best design, but is this verse in reference to the physical design or the spiritual design? [95:4] We created man in the best design. If … Continue reading [95:4] We created man in the best design.
When we look at most translations of 91:15, most all translations address the verse towards God. Clear Quran: [91:15] And He does not fear its sequel. Yusuf Ali: [91:15] And for Him is no fear of its consequences. Pickthal:[91:15] He dreadeth not the sequel (of events).Shakir: [91:15] And He fears not its consequence.Sher Ali: [91:15] … Continue reading Is 91:15 addressing God or the human being?
Many adversaries of the Quran criticize the scientific merit of the following verses. [86:5] Let the human reflect on his creation. [86:6] He was created from ejected liquid. [86:7] From between the spine and the viscera.Their argument against these verses is that the semen does not originate between the spine and the viscera, therefore this … Continue reading [86:7] From between the spine and the viscera
The Quran provides several verses detailing the proper procedure for executing a contract. These occurrences emphasize the importance of having the contract written down and for it to be witnessed. In only one single example, in Sura 2 verse 282, does the Quran set a requirement for the sex of the witnesses. This verse indicates … Continue reading Two Male Witnesses