Questions tagged [prophet-ibrahim]

Abraham is one of the great prophets of Islam who rebuilt the Kaaba. Eid al-Adha, commemorates Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son Ishmael as an act of obedience to God, before God intervened to provide him with a sheep to sacrifice instead. he is known as the close friend of Allah.

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When did prophet Ibrahim (pbuh) ask Allah to show him how He revives the dead?

In Surah 2 Aya 260, Allah says: And [mention] when Abraham said, "My Lord, show me how You give life to the dead." [Allah] said, "Have you not believed?" He said, "Yes, but [I ask] only that my ...
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Why Ibraheem was referred to as Ummah (أُمَّة) in this verse and why it was translated with other meanings?

My focus here is on the translation of the word Ummah (أُمَّة) in Arabic, by which Allah attributed Ibraheem in verse (16:120). As shown below there are different interpretation in its translation: ...
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When the Kaaba was built, how were people worshiping Allah?

I understand that Ibrahim and his son Ismail build the Kaaba but how was worshiping Allah like? I ask this because the Kaaba was built before the Quran and before the rules of the 5 prayers were ...
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Did Prophet Muhammad SAW send blessing upon himself?

Assalamu Alaikum brothers in Islam, Someone asked me a question and I didn't have a clear answer to this. Please clarify it for me. Did the Holy Prophet Muhammad SAW himself read Darood E Ibrahim ...
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Why does Islam trace its origins to Abraham?

I have learned Islam traces its origins to Abraham, I wonder why he is considered the 'first Muslim'?
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Proper words of Durood-e-Ibraheem

Assalamu Alaikum. I have heard two versions of the Durood-e-Ibraheem. After the first Innaka Hameedum Majeed some say Wa Baarik ala or Allahumma Baarik ala. Is it: اللهم صل على محمد وعلى آل محمد كما ...
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Angels Visiting Prophet Abraham on the Way to Prophet Lot

During a most enjoyable speech about the story of Angel Gabriel (YouTube link), Omar Suleiman talks about the three angels visiting Prophet Abraham on their way to annihilate the people of Prophet Lot....
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How is the mentioning or honoring of Ibrahim by later generations interpreted? (Shia or Sufi View)

I'm a bit curious about the interpretation of the mentioning/honoring of Ibrahim (), especially from the Shi'a and/or Sufi perspective (not excluding other interpretations, but I have no access/...
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Verse (11:70) did Ibrahim recognize his visitors as Angels or not?

In surat Hud when discussing the punishment of the people of Lut () the quran tell us that some Angels visited Ibrahim () to tell him about this, but they are described as visitors. And Ibrahim () ...
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Can we say Abraham was also sent to entire mankind till last prophet?

I am arriving at the conclusion that abraham was sent to entire mankind till time of last prophet except for specific nations like prophet Lut based on a hadith of bukhari. Zayd bin amr bin nufayl ...
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Did two or three angels visit Prophet Lut and Ibrahim?

I noticed that "2 angels" and "3 angels" were mentioned in different sites. Specifically, Islami City writes: Upon Lut’s prayer, Allah sent two angels in the form of men. These angels visited ...
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Did prophet Lut become a prophet after Allah's covenant with Ibrahim?

Ibn Kathir mentions in stories of prophet that Lut is nephew of Ibrahim. Question: Did he become prophet after Allah's covenant with ibrahim? And also from my offspring, but my covenant does not ...
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Why prophet Ibrahim a.s mentioned many time in Quran

I just couldn't wrap it in my head when we have to send salaam (salawat) to prophet Ibrahim (and what is the real intention of doing that?). And in Al-Quran there are so many time mention about him. ...
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Are shia imam better than prophet ibrahim? [duplicate]

Do Shia believe 12 imams are better than Ibrahim, what's is their proof from Shia sources?
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Why is it relevant that the Torah and the Gospel were not revealed until after Prophet Abraham, but not the Qur'an?

My question relates to the following ayah: O People of the Scripture, why do you argue about Abraham while the Torah and the Gospel were not revealed until after him? Then will you not reason? -- ...
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Would a religion at the intersection of all Abrahamic religions conflict with the Qur'an or Sunnah? [closed]

Is there any research in Quran about the intersection of all Abrahamic religions? Something like "joint protocol monotheists"? Is there any commands in Qur'an or hadith from Prophet Muhammad (A.S) ...
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I want to know a definitive lineage of all the prophets for whom the details are available [closed]

From Prophet Adam (pbuh) to Prophet Muhammadh sallallahu alaihi wa sallam, can anyone provide the lineage of all the prophets, whichever is available with you. I heard recently in a speech, that ...
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Quran 14:5 Allah told Moses to remind them the days of Allah, what were those days of Allah, what was happening?

Muhsin Khan And indeed We sent Musa (Moses) with Our Ayat (signs, proofs, and evidences) (saying): "Bring out your people from darkness into light, and make them remember the annals of Allah. Truly, ...
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When did Judaism start as per Islam?

When did Judaism start & what makes a person jewish as per Islam? Was Prophet Abrahim (AS) a jew?
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Answering an Atheist about Abrahamic religions? [closed]

In a discussion with an atheist, who absolutely hates Islam the discussion reached a point where he asked me, "I'm curious why you think the Abrahamic faiths are 100% the truth?" "Why do I think ...
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Did animals help Prophet Ibrahim (PBUH) while he was in fire?

According to this reference,Tafsir Qomi.volume2.page72-73,When Prophet Ibrahim (PBUH) was thrown to the fire,animals asked Allah to help Ibrahim but Allah just allowed frog to help him.frog brought ...
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Did Ibrahim AS find the concept of Allah only with his mind (or in his free will)?

Last night I had a debate with my friend. It was about story of Ibrahim PBUH. Sura Al-An'am 74-83 http://quran.com/6/74-83 According to my common sense & common language, Quran told us that ...
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Did Prophet Ibrahim really lie?

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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Do Shi'a Muslims practice circumcision in adherance to the Covenant of Abraham?

Biblically, circumcision is a sign of the Abrahamic Covenant between God and Abraham, and was incumbent on him and each of his (male) descendents lest they be "cut off from his people." Insofar as ...
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Prophet Ibrahim (PBUH) footprint near the Kaaba

Here is a picture of Prophet Ibrahim (PBUH) footprint near the Kaabah Is there any evidence that is definitely footprint of Prophet Ibrahim (PBUH)?
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Eid al-Adha: Why do Muslims slaughter animals remembering the sacrifice of Abraham?

Even though I am a non-muslim (Orthodox Hindu Brahmin), I am a rational person. I don't stick to my religion, but I study all religions and love all philosophies. It is by that I read the Qur'an and ...