Tag Archives: Translation

November, 2021

  • 25 November

    Meaning of the word حليف

    Question Kindly explain the meaning of the word حليفه in the following Hadith: عن عائشة رضي الله عنها قالت: جاءت سهلة بنت سهيل إلى النبى صلى الله عليه وسلم فقالت يا رسول الله إنى أرى فى وجه أبى حذيفة من دخول سالم وهو حليفه. فقال النبى صلى الله عليه وسلم: أرضعيه . قالت: وكيف أرضعه وهو رجل كبير؟ فتبسم رسول …

April, 2021

  • 20 April

    The reward of Muslims in comparison to the Ahlul Kitab

    Question Kindly provide the translation and reference of the full narration: إنما أجلكم في أجل من خلا من الأمم، ما بين صلاة العصر إلى مغرب الشمس، وإنما مثلكم ومثل اليهود، والنصارى، كرجل استعمل عمالا، فقال: من يعمل لي إلى نصف النهار على قيراط قيراط…

September, 2020

September, 2017

  • 8 September

    What animal does ‘namir’ refer to?

    Question وَلَا تَصْحَبُ الْمَلَائِكَةُ رُفْقَةً فِيهَا جِلْدُ نَمِرٍ Does نمر mean leopard or tiger?

July, 2017

  • 27 July

    Explanation of the word Mata’

    Question وما الحياة الدنيا الا متاع الغرور Is there a narration which gives the meaning of متاع as sanitary pads? What is the authenticity and reference? Does it mean this dunya is so impure? If a narration is not found, what is the explanation given by the ‘Ulama of the word متاع?

March, 2015

  • 17 March

    A follow up query regarding the translation of a narration on the virtue of Surah Ikhlas

    Question Regarding my question on the translation of this: من قرأ قل هو الله أحد عشر مرات في دبر كل صلاة الغداة لم يلحق به ذلك اليوم ذنب، وإن جهد الشيطان You have translated it as: “Sayyiduna ‘Ali (radiyallahu’anhu) said: ‘Whoever recites Surah ikhlas ten times daily after Fajr, will not fall into sin on that day, even if Shaytan …

February, 2014

  • 17 February

    The meaning of Al Birr

    Question After listening to last Friday’s khutbah at our masjid here in Palmerston North, New Zealand, I am very curious to know about the word “Albirr” and its meaning and where and why Allah Ta’ala has used it in Quran. Your reply will enlighten our knowledge and will allow us to understand Quran more deeply. May Allah Ta’ala bless you …