Singing the Qur’aan is apostasy

Question: What is the ruling on using a verse of the Qur’aan as a line in a poem? And what is the ruling on singing a verse  of the Qur’aan accompanied by music?

Answer: Praise be to Allaah.

Including a verse of the Qur’aan in a poem is not permitted, and singing a verse is even more forbidden. This is a form of mocking the Qur’aan, which amounts to apostasy from the religion of Islam.

[Shaykh Saalih ibn Fawzaan al-Fawzaan from Al-Hisbah magazine, issue no. 35, p. 14]

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