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Miracles of the Qur'an (Part-55)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.Only modern astronomy has allowed us to understand the length of time it takes for Mars and Venus to respectively revolve around their own axes. These periods were discovered by astronomers hundreds of years after the revelation...

Miracles of the Qur'an (Part-54)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.The letters that constitute the word television appear side by side, from left to right, in verse 17 of Surat an-Naml, which itself refers to the Prophet Solomon (as). The word "television" - like some examples in...

Miracles of the Qur'an (Part-53)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.UNDERGROUND ENERGY RESOURCES: PETROLPetrol, the one of the most important sources of energy, was first referred to by that name in a book titled De Re Metallica(On the Nature of Minerals.) This work was published in 1556...

Miracles of the Qur'an (Part-52)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.The way these letters appear in Surat alAhqaf, a word meaning "sand dunes," one of the most striking features of the planet Mars, is highly noteworthy. Additionally, it is not just Mars that appears in this Surah,...

Miracles of the Qur'an (Part-51)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.DNA AND THE BEGINNING OF GENETIC HISTORY The term DNA (Deoxyribo Nucleic Acid) is an abbreviation scientists use when talking about the genetic material in living things. The beginning of the science of genetics dates back to...

Miracles of the Qur'an (Part-50)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.THE OZONE LAYER The word "ozone" is written and read in just about the same way in Arabic, Turkish and other foreign languages. The letters that comprise the word ozone appear side by side in the 6th...

Miracles of the Qur'an (Part-49)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.The letters that make up the word "Halley" appear for the first time in the Qur'an in this verse. Furthermore, the reference to a "setting" star is highly significant. What is more, the Arabic word "kawkaban," meaning...

Miracles of the Qur'an (Part-48)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.We raised him up to a high place. (Surah Maryam, 57)The term "rafa'nahu" in this verse is derived from the verb "refea," meaning "to raise, lift up or elevate." On the other hand, the word "aliyyan" in...

Miracles of the Qur'an (Part-47)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.THE ROTATION OF THE EARTH AROUND THE SUN: 365 DAYSThe word "day, "yawm" in Arabic appears 365 times in the Qur'an. It also takes the Earth 365 days to orbit the Sun.The fact that the word "day"...

Miracles of the Qur'an (Part-46)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.That it is He Who is the Lord of Sirius. (Surat an-Najm, 49) He was two bow-lengths away or even closer. (Surat anNajm, 9)The term "kana qaba qawsayni aw adna," in the ninth verse, translated as "two...

Miracles of the Qur'an (Part-45)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.THE ORBIT OF THE MOONThe word "Qamar," a direct reference to the Moon, appears a total of 27 times. The elliptical orbit of the Moon around the Earth also takes 27 days. But this is not a...

Miracles of the Qur'an (Part-44)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.THE OZONE LAYER AT THE POLES AS THE SUN RISESUntil he reached the rising of the Sunand found it rising on a people to whom We had not given any shelter from it. (Surat al-Kahf, 90)The Arabic...

Miracles of the Qur'an (Part-43)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.When the flood waters finally receded, the Ark settled on al-Judi, meaning a very high place: It was said, 'Earth, swallow up your water!' and, 'Heaven, hold back your rain!' And the water subsided and the affair...

Miracles of the Qur'an (Part-42)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.In another verse, the moment when Prophet Noah (as) boarded the Ark is dubbed "when water bubbles up from the earth". This may also be a reference to hot steam or smoke rising from a volcano immediately...

Miracles of the Qur'an (Part-41)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.SEIENTIFIC FACTS IN THE STORY OF THE FLOOD OF NOAHWe sent Noah to his people and he remained among them for fifty short of a thousand years; yet the Flood engulfed them while they were wrongdoers. (Surat...

Miracles of the Qur'an (Part-40)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.Tsunamis are very different to the waves we are familiar with, and are a movement of the entire depth of water. This is not generally restricted to the surface, and may stretch for several kilometers. They thus...

Miracles of the Qur'an (Part-39)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.We revealed to Moses: 'Travel with Our slaves by night. You will certainly be pursued.' Pharaoh sent marshals into the cities: 'These people are a small group and we find them irritating and we constitute a vigilant...

Miracles of the Qur'an (Part-38)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.After saying: "Unlawful for you are carrion, blood and pork, and what has been consecrated to other than Allah (SWT), and animals which have been strangled, and animals which have been killed by a blow, and animals...

Miracles of the Qur'an (Part-37)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.What is more, blood is not a sterile environment. To put it another way, it is absolutely ideal for germs to grow in.79 Since microbes have excellent opportunities to feed in blood, it represents a perfect breeding...

Miracles of the Qur'an (Part-36)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.THE WISDOM BEHIND PROHIBITION OF BLOOD INTHE QUR'AN He has only forbidden you carrion, blood and pork and what has been consecrated to other than Allah. But anyone who is forced to eat it - without desiring...