Is there more reward in reciting the Quraan in Arabic or English?

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Q: Is the rewards different when reading the Quran in English or Arabic and when reading it on from a mobile device?


A: The promised reward is for reciting the Qur’aan in the language it was revealed i.e. Arabic.

Personally, we do not encourage this for the aspects of adab and respect are generally not practised on these types of devices

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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