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In Surat Yasin 36:13-14:

وَاضْرِبْ لَهُم مَّثَلًا أَصْحَابَ الْقَرْيَةِ إِذْ جَاءَهَا الْمُرْسَلُونَ إِذْ أَرْسَلْنَا إِلَيْهِمُ اثْنَيْنِ فَكَذَّبُوهُمَا فَعَزَّزْنَا بِثَالِثٍ فَقَالُوا إِنَّا إِلَيْكُم مُّرْسَلُونَ

And present to them an example: the people of the city, when the messengers came to it when We sent to them two but they denied them, so We strengthened them with a third, and they said, "Indeed, we are messengers to you."

Wadrib lahum mathalan as-haba al-qaryati ith ja'aha al-mursaloon ith arsalna ilayhimu ithnaynifakaththaboohuma faAAazzazna bithalithinfaqaloo inna ilaykum mursaloon.

Who are those three who were sent to the city to convince the people there?

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Had there been any value in specifying the name of the city and the names of the messengers, Allah would have revealed them in the verse, or through a hadith by the Prophet, or his companions would have asked about them. The verse warns the people of Mecca of what happens to those who do not follow the messengers: It was not but one shout, and immediately they were extinguished.

Having said that, there are several views. The most prevalent view is that the city was Antioch (in modern-day Turkey), which was ruled by a king called Antiochus. The three messengers were Sādiq, Sadūq, and Shalōm. This is what Ibn Kathir considered the most likely view based on narrations attributed to Ibn 'Abbas, Ka'b al-Ahbār, and Wahb ibn Munabbih.

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