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Yusuf (Joseph), the son of Ya'qub, is one of the prophets of Allah

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What incident of theft are the brothers of Joseph referring to in 12:77?

In the story of Joseph (12:77), when the cup is found in Benjamin's bag, the other sons of Jacob say this about him: "If he steals - a brother of his has stolen before." Who are they ...
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What is the authenticity of the statement that Yusuf peace be upon him was given (only) half of the beauty?

It seems like common knowledge that the prophet Yusuf was a handsome man. Allah the Almighty says in the surah Yusuf: So when she heard of their scheming, she sent for them and prepared for them a ...
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Yusuf AS in ancient egypt history

Today, we have some information about ancient egyptian history, some of the pharahohs that existed. Is there any information regarding a figure who could be Yusuf AS in ancient egyptian history ?
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Explanation of Verse 6, Surah Yusuf [12:6]

Verse 5 of Surah Yusuf states: قَالَ يَـٰبُنَىَّ لَا تَقۡصُصۡ رُءۡيَاكَ عَلَىٰٓ إِخۡوَتِكَ فَيَكِيدُواْ لَكَ كَيۡدًا‌ۖ إِنَّ ٱلشَّيۡطَـٰنَ لِلۡإِنسَـٰنِ عَدُوٌّ۬ مُّبِينٌ۬ He said, "O my ...
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Why didn't Yusuf (as) reveal his identity to his brothers from the start?

Why didn't Yusuf (as) reveal his identity to his brothers, when they first came to him? وَجَاءَ إِخْوَةُ يُوسُفَ فَدَخَلُوا عَلَيْهِ فَعَرَفَهُمْ وَهُمْ لَهُ مُنكِرُونَ - 12:58 And the brothers of ...
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Why did the women in Sura 12.30-31 cut their hands when they saw how "beautiful" Joseph was?

I'm reading Sura 12, the narrative on Joseph's life, and I don't think I quite understand the historical context for why the women at the banquet cut their hands with a knife when they saw how ...
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How did Yusuf allow that his brother should be falsely implicated for theft?

When Yusuf (a.s.) wanted to keep his brother in Egypt he had a valuable measure bowl kept in the baggage of his brother. Then a person went into the caravan and shouted: O People of the caravan! You ...
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Did Prophet Joseph marry 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 Joseph ...
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