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Questions tagged [prophet-adam]

Adam آدم was the first Prophet and is considered the father of humanity

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Why did Adam say that he being sent to the world was predestined and not something for which he should be answerable?

I came across the below encounter of Musa and Adam. Why did Adam say it was predestined? In Islam we are taught that everything is written in the book of destiny but the choices are still in our hand. ...
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After Qabil killed Habil, who did Qabil marry?

Who did the son of Adam Qabil marry? Also since Habil was killed, there were three daughters (or two) of Adam which were
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How much time did Satan take to convince Adam to eat the fruit of forbidden tree?

As Quran says And indeed, We once made a covenant with Adam, but he forgot, and ˹so˺ We did not find determination in him. [Quran 20:115] How many years were they... that he just forgot??
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Why are we not allowed intercourse with Mahram while children of Adam were allowed to marry them?

I want to ask about sexual relations and marriages with mahrams e.g siblings because I read that at time of Hazrat Adam their children had intercourse with each other and so why can't we do it now if ...
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When are souls created according to Islam?

Does Islam teach that souls are eternal to the past? And if so, where is this teaching found? In other words, are souls "pre-eternal" (a term found here) or "past-complete" (a term found here), both ...
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Before Adam(A.S) what thing was existing in this world [closed]

Before Adam(A.S) which thing was existing on this earth?
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Was Adam (as) predestined to eat from the forbidden tree?

Assalam o Alaikum brothers, Someone just asked me a question, and to be frank, I didn't have a substantial reply. I'm also quiet confused now regarding this topic. I understand that Allah swt in ...
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Regarding the height of Adam (pbuh)

In this hadith, it is said that Adam (pbuh) was 60 cubits tall and since then men have been decreasing in stature. The hadith is as follows:- Narrated Abu Huraira: The Prophet said, "Allah ...
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How long ago did Adam live according to Islamic sources?

There are some ahadith and Quranic verses that give details about how long certain people lived, and how long was between them, see e.g. here. However, I'm not aware of whether or not there is a set ...
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Is there a source for a dialogue where Seth asks his father Prophet Adam why he listened to Satan?

In "The Beginning and the End" series Omar Suleiman mentioned the following hadith. (Paraphrasing) Adam's son Seth (peace be upon both) asked: O father, why did you listen to Satan when the Most ...
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What names did Allah teach Adam, 2:31?

And He taught Adam the names, all of them; then he presented them to the angels, and said, "Tell Me the names of these, if you are sincere." (2:31) He said, "O Adam, tell them their names." ...
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What was the language of Adam?

I was wondering what the language of Adam was? (What was the language that he used to speak with?) I searched to some extent (in the internet), I found two related Farsi (Persian) sites which I deem ...
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Is it true that Prophet Isa is not from the blood line of Adam?

Today I have a discussion with a Christian office colleague. He said that Prophet Isa is not from the blood line of Adam. Because when husband and wife interact with each other then in the result the ...
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Bukari Hadith Reference

I have come by the given hadith many times like Ibn Kathir Story of the Prophets books and well as many other places. I'm looking for the exact reference in Sahih Bukhari but not finding it. Can ...
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Was iblis the only high ranking jinn who was told to prostrate to Adam (a.s.)?

As muslims, we all know that the angels weren't the only ones who were told to prostrate to Adam (a.s.). Iblis was also one of them due to his high rank. But was he the only high ranking jinn among ...
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Is everyone alive today a descendant of Prophet Adam (AS)?

There are people alive today with Neanderthal dna and other humanoid DNA. Are they considered as fully descendants of Prophet Adam? What does Islam say about the fate of human-like species who lived ...
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Does Quran agree with Bible and Eastern theologies in that man is created in the image of God?

We know that the Quran affirms that man is the best creation of Allah. But, does the Quran go further to suggest that 'Man is made in the image and likeness of God' or the lesser 'man is made in the ...
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Is Adam (a.s.) considered a rasul?

I know that in the Quran that the five messengers: Nuh (A.S.), Ibrahim (A.S.), Musa (A.S.), Isa (A.S.), and Muhammad (S.A.W.) are considered the Ulul'azm Anbiya but I was just wondering if Adam (A.S.) ...
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Is Adam's Peak a sacred place for Muslims?

Adam's Peak is a tall conical mountain located in central Sri Lanka. Muslims in all over the world go to Adam's Peak. Is Adam's Peak a sacred place for Muslims?
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Why were the Angels told to prostrate to Adam (AS)?

We are only allowed to prostrate to Allah (swt) otherwise we are committing shirk. Then why were the Angels told to make sajda / go down to sujood for Adam (AS)? Also Yousuf (AS) saw a dream that ...
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Calculate age of world in Islam

I have few Question About calculating time period according to Islam Is there anyway to calculate how long this Universe has existed for Quran or Hadith? How long did Hazrat Adam(a.s) lived? For ...
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Did life start from single cell organisms?

Did life start from single cell organisms? I heard somewhere in Quran that Allah created the life from water: "We made from water every living thing".  What about first prophet then? How would this ...
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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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Did God forgive Adam and Eve?

I learned from the Quran that our first parents, Adam and Eve, were living in Paradise until they committed sin/wrong. Quran says that they were forgiven of their sins/wrongdoing. If they were ...