While not explicitly mentioned in the Bible, the Jewish oral history refers to the Seven Laws of Noah as binding on all mankind as part of the Covenant of the Rainbow.

While it is known that all prophets preached the same fundamental message of Islam, is there mention of these particular laws, as per this particular Covenant, in the primary sources?

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    You can ask ME:)
    – Noah
    Feb 24, 2013 at 7:31
  • tell us what are these laws then we might answer
    – user2213
    Mar 3, 2013 at 14:46
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    @talal they are described in the provided wikipedia link, summarized thus: Prohibition of Idolatry, Prohibition of Murder, Prohibition of Theft, Prohibition of Sexual immorality, Prohibition of Blasphemy, Prohibition of eating flesh taken from an animal while it is still alive, Establishment of courts of law.
    – goldPseudo
    Mar 3, 2013 at 14:48
  • I never about seven laws, but absolutely it's mentioned in quran that Allah revealed to Noah and advised him. Mar 9, 2013 at 0:38

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In islam these prohibition things are called Kaba'ir (big sins), they include:

polytheism, sorcery, murder, usury, vilification, theft, perjury, illegal sexual intercourse and a few other sins.

There is no clear connection between them and Noah.

Concerning the number, the Ahadith mention different numbers for example:

3 or 3

4 or 4 or 4



In Surat Al-'An`ām you can find Ten Commandments:

151 and 152 and 153

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