Prophets are those that Allah has chosen to deliver his message to a certain people, we believe that Allah sent sent Muhammad to all people {The whole world}. The Quran meantiones 25 Prophets.

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How many of 124000 prophets were Arab?

Someone said that there were solely four (4) Arab prophets between those 124000 prophets(Nabis). So it was not rational for me as an actual statistics, because seemingly majority of prophets were in ...
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Why do we use different phrases for different prophets?

I would like to know the difference between salla allah alayhi wa salam, which we use for the prophet Muhammad and aleyhi salam, which we use for all the other prophets. Why don't we use ...
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What is the Difference Between Prophets and Angels?

I know that the obvious differences are that prophets are made of clay and angels are made of Nur (light) and that angels have no free will while prophets do and prophets can die by the hand of humans ...
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Did Prophets before Muhammed (PBUH) perform Prayers?

How did earlier prophets before Muhammed (PBUH) worship Allah ? Was there Salah during the period of Adam(PBUH), was it mandatory to offer Prayers for them ?
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Did Adam really commit a sin?

In verse 121 of Surah 20 we read: وعصی آدم ربه فغوی َAdam disobeyed his Lord and went amiss Did Adam really commit a sin? Isn't it impossible for a Prophet to commit a sin? Isn't it right ...
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is there something that we don't know about tunnels to sky or similar things?

i'm very interested about the story of our father the prohpet Adam -peace be upon him-as he is a source of guidance for mankind ... my question is about something that i can not understand with the ...
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Why hadiths make distinctions between Prophets? Quran vs hadith contradction

Say, [O believers], "We have believed in Allah and what has been revealed to us and what has been revealed to Abraham and Ishmael and Isaac and Jacob and the Descendants and what was given to ...
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Clarification of a confusing event - Prophet Ibrahim (AS) lied

This thing I keep hearing all the time, and I'm not sure about it. I need to clarify this - "Did Prophet Ibrahim (AS) really lie?" If yes, then why? If no, then what was the reality and correct ...
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Who is the second highest-ranking human after Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him)?

Who qualifies as the second highest-ranking human of the world after Prophet Muhammad in terms of knowledge, spirituality and morality? If such a person is known who is he and why does he/she deserve ...
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Was The Prophet(s) Infallible? (Shia view)

I wonder what is the view of Shia regarding the infallibility of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)?
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Why muslims have different ways for Wudhu (ablution)?

I know about Quran verses and the different proofs everyone brings. My question is that, why Muslims have different ways of ablution and argue on that: When Prophet(sa) was amongst them for 23 years ...
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Why Muhammed is the last prophet and God doesn't send anyone else?

Looking at the fact that we always need guidance from god, I wonder why God decided not to ever send any prophet again?? just think how good it would be when we could ask anything from a prophet and ...
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What are the Quranic verses and hadeeth proving that, Mohammad (PBUH) is the last prophet? [closed]

Assalamualaikum everyone. Today, I'm here to clarify all the Muslims that Muhammad(SW, peace be upon him) is the last of all the prophets. The inspiration for this Q/A or post came into my mind ...
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How would a non muslim differentiate between Magic and Miracle of Prophet

Is there a differentiation between Miracles of the Prophets and Magic? How would a non muslim differentiate between Magic and the Miracles of a Prophet? The Person may think all Prophets were ...
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Prophets & Their Eras

I wanted to know -- out of historical interest -- approximately how long back some well-known Prophets (Allah's Peace & Blessings on them all) lived. By approximation (and I may be wrong), I can ...
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How Jesus Christ became prophet?

It was always a question for me, How God chose prophets? for example why Muhammad was chosen and not other prophet. I have being told that God tests them before choosing them. Now it is a question for ...
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Who is the messenger in Sura 62?

I met an elderly Muslim who found out that I'm Christian. He told me that the Quran teaches the faithful should pray like Jesus prayed. We didn't have much time to talk, so he asked me to read Sura ...
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Prophet Joseph marrying Zuleikha/Asenath

From Wikipedia: Muslims believe that Zuleikha, after many years of suffering and longing and eventually becoming a true believer, ends up marrying Prophet Joseph. Does Islam teach that ...
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Was King David a Muslim?

Someone mentioned, in a comment on one of my previous questions, that Muslims believe that King David was a Muslim. Is this indeed the generally held belief across the Muslim world? How can this be? ...
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Prophits VS ahel el bayt

As I know Shia Consider Ahel el Bayt as Better(AFDAL) than Prophits Except Prophit Mohammad (PBUH) where are the clues in the holy quaraan or in hadith that lead to this conclusion.
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How often is Jesus quoted in the Quran?

I have heard it quoted that "Jesus is the most quoted prophet in the quran." I was wondering about the legitimacy of this claim, just out of plain curiosity.
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What prophets came before Muhammad PBUH?

I am interested in researching the words of the other prophets as well as Muhammad PBUH, but I am unclear on who came before. I would like to know where people lost, confused, or abandoned their ...
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Contribution in construction of mosque

Assalam u alaykum, can we contribute in construction of mosque if yes then what will be the reward ? As far as I know prophet Mohammed(pbuh) said who ever construct the mosque, allah will build the ...
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Are there any female prophets in Quran?

Are there any female prophets in Quran? If yes, could you give me the link to that passage so I can look at it myself.
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Why so careful about honorifics?

Muslims will pretty much always include some honorific after the names of prophets and other religions figures (such as PBUH, etc.) Why are people so careful to always do this every time? Is this ...
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Hadith on mentioning rasoolullah(pbuh) in our dua to intercede

Assalam alaikum brothers and sisters in islam. Please let me know if this hadith is authentic. Some say this hadith is much longer than what i quoted and that this hadith is daeef(weak) . Can someone ...
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What is the story behind the age of 40? Is it the age of Nabuwat?

In my childhood, We were told in books that when the prophet reached the age of 40, that is the age when prophethood is revealed, the Angel Gabriel appeared to him in the Cave of Hira. My question ...
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Is it Islamic to execute people who insult prophets other than Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him)?

I understand that insulting any prophet is kufr Additionally, scholars have agreed unanimously that whoever insults, disrespects or belittles any one of the prophets, may Allaah exalt their ...
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Can Shaytaan appear like one of the Prophets?

As is known, Shaytaan cannot appear in our dreams in the form of Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon Him): مَنْ رَآنِي فِي الْمَنَامِ فَقَدْ رَآنِي فَإِنَّ الشَّيْطَانَ لاَ يَتَمَثَّلُ ...
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Can we label prophet mohammed a Sunni because he was the messenger through Sunnah?

I am new to Islam. So please be forgiving and understanding, I am curious to learn. Thx.
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Do the Arabic names of the prophets have any meaning?

In the bible, many (most?) of the major characters are given meaningful names. For example, the name of the prophet Ishmael literally means "God has heard" in Hebrew, and is derived from the ...
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Were the prophets such as Christ infallible in Islam's point of view?

I want to know if Jesus of Nazareth (PBUH) was infallible form Islam's point of view? Do we consider him free of error and sin just as our own prophet Muhammad (S.A.) was. What about other Abrahamic ...
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Mention of the Prophet Muhammad in other holy books

Did every prophet announce the mission of the next prophets? Did every prophet confirm the prior prophets? If the mission of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) was announced by prior prophets, what are the ...
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Should i say sallallahu alaihi wa sallam or alaihis salam within salat

If Muslims hear or utter the name of any prophet (peace be upon them all) they say sallallahu alaihi wa sallam or alaihis salam ('peace be upon him') For example, Muhammad (pbuh), Jesus (pbuh). ...
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What evidence is there in the Quoran that Muhammed is the seal of prophets?

The title says it all. A chapter reference, quote, and translation would be appreciated
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Out of the Prophets mentioned in the Quran how many were known to comman man in 6th century in Arabia?

I read that Quran mentions 25 prophets by name. It is believed that there were many more prophets sent by the creator on earth. Is there any reason for mention of these 25 prophets only? On what ...
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How are Muslims to tell the difference between a true and a false prophet?

When a person claims they are seeing the angel Gabriel giving them a message from Allah, there are a number of possibilities: The experience is real. This person is sincere, but experiencing a ...
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How tall was Prophet Adam (PBUH)?

I was told Prophet Adam (PBUH) was very tall.. Is that true and how tall?
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Frequent change in message from the creator (God, Allah)

If I understand correctly, according to Quran before Prophet Muhammad, there were other prophets such as Jesus, Moses and message delivered by them was time bound. Message of Prophet Muhammad is till ...
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to whom do we add the suffix (SAW)?

prompted from this discussion, there are various opinions as to who we are allowed to add the suffix sallah Allahu allehe wa salam. Allah and His angels send blessings on the Prophet: O ye that ...
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How does the Shi'ite view of Infallibility of the Prophets and the Imaams reconcile with the examples in Qur'an?

As I understand, the subject of infallibility of the Prophets (peace be upon all of them) is dealt differently in Sunni and Shi'ite theology. I believe it is necessary to present my understanding of ...
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Doing forms of worship not done by Prophet Mohammed and/or the Ahl al-Bayt

We know that the best example on how to get to paradise has already been set for us: Quran - 33:21 Indeed in the Messenger of Allah (Muhammad SAW) you have a good example to follow for him ...
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Difference between a Prophet and an Imam according to Shi'ite theology

So, with my elementary readings in Shi'te theology, specifically the Ithnā‘ashariyyah or the twelver Shi'a branch, I couldn't differentiate between a Prophet and a Shi'ite Imam. The Prophets are ...
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Is Muhammad the last Rasool (messenger)?

In reference to 33:40 you will find that Muhammad is the last of the Prophets (anbiya'): Muhammad is not the father of [any] one of your men, but [he is] the Messenger of Allah and last of the ...
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Do Islam allow critically analysing lives of Prophets?

Is it allowed in Islam to critically analyze lives (events and happenings etc, discussed in Quran, Hadith or accepted as historical facts) of Prophets, specially Muhammad (Peace be upon him)? If it is ...
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Musa and the (Ten) Commandments

We know from verses like this one that Musa (alayhi salaam), like the previous nations believe, did indeed receive tablets with some fiqh (rulings) from Allah (azza wa jal) when he visited Him in ...
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On the longevity of prophets?

I've heard various accounts that various prophets were extremely long lived. For instance a brother at my mosque told me that Moses was ~1200 years old, and had been a prophet for ~300. I've never ...
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Why did God send prophets only to Arabia?

Why were the rest of the world ignored, don't they have the right to get a messenger from God? I could argue that no prophet was ever sent to Australia, Asia, North America, South America. In other ...
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What happened to people who were born and died before the Prophet's birth? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the fate of someone who died never hearing of Islam? Does Islam accept that there was life before the Prophet's birth? If yes, then at that time on what basis ...
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Are we all descendents of Noah (Nuh AS)?

When I heard the story of prophet Nuh (AS) I always assumed it was only him and his sons left in the whole entire world, but recently I've heard theories that only Nuh's tribe was drowned and other ...