Questions tagged [prophets]

Prophets are selected individuals whom Allah has chosen to deliver His message. Their commandments were valid for specific era, specific nations/tribes. They received the revelations sometimes directly from Allah, by the angels or in the form of dreams. The Quran mentions 25 Prophets.

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Accidentally insulting the prophet

I feel terrible, today when I prayed ( in the final tasshahud) I accidentally insulted the prophet , I ask forgiveness from Allah and then I’ve retaken them prayer , does this count as a sin that ...
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was prophet Muhammed(PBUH) the only messenger to all mankind?

i always thought that the prophet Muhammed(PBUH) was the only messenger for all mankind as that what i usually heard from Muslim apologists and as in this Hadith Abu Hurairah (may Allah be pleased ...
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Is prophet sheeth mentioned in quran or he is mentioned in hadith

There are many scholar that say sheeth(A.S)was a prophet, so is he mentioned in quran. And can you give verse for it.
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Who were the prophets of jinn?

Quran states that God sent prophets to jinns just like humans. Allah will ask,˺ “O assembly of jinn and humans! Did messengers not come from among you, proclaiming My revelations and warning you of ...
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How did people believe our prophets were different religions?

So we all know our prophets are Muslim hence why they’re all in the Quran for a reason and our prophets. But my main concern is how Christianity or Judaism found some way to make our prophets their ...
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Who's the person who went against the God in 7/175-176 after receiving God's signs? [duplicate]

Quran 7/175-176 is as follows. And relate to them ˹O Prophet˺ the story of the one to whom We gave Our signs, but he abandoned them, so Satan took hold of him, and he became a deviant. If We had ...
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Stories about Prophet Seth

Are there any authentic narrations about Prophet Sheeth (AS) in any authentic books or other books of hadith? How authentic are the stories told about him?
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What's the scripture of Abraham?

Quran 87/18-19 says: This is certainly ˹mentioned˺ in the earlier Scriptures— the Scriptures of Abraham and Moses. I suppose scripture of Moses refers to the Torah, which can be found in the Old ...
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Help Regarding Quran 16:26

Asalamu Alaykum, I have recently come across verse 16:26 in the Quran and I would like to understand the wisdom behind it. “Those before them had already plotted, but Allah came at their building from ...
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Annabi Adam (AS) as a prophet of Allah SWT

Assalamualaikum waramatullahi wabarakatuhu I was having a conversation with a sheik one day so he mentioned that every prophet of Allah was send to a particular tribe or set of people So I want to ask,...
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Did revelations occur to people other than prophets as in the mother of Prophet Moses? If yes, why are they not considered as Prophets?

While going through the below question: Can Maryam be considered a prophet even though she's a female? Why or why not? I came across this comment: You may want to include the stance of Maryam as one ...
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Can the grave of the Prophet ever be worshipped?

The hadith : O Allah, do not turn my grave into an idol that is worshiped. Musnad ahmad and Muwaata imam Malik. Some people derive from this that the Prophet's grave would never be worshipped as ...
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Do we have an idea of which prophet was sent to the indus valley civilsation?

Hinduism is a very old religion and I'm wondering if we know which messengers were sent to these people as they have parts of monotheism in their scriptures and I thought that Allah swt sent a ...
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Claims of Prophet hood

The hadith says there will appear thirty great liars who will claim prophet hood . Does any one have a list of the prominent and famous people who claimed it and had a following and the number it ...
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Why does the quran say homosexuality first existed during Prophet Lot's time?

SAHIH INTERNATIONAL And [mention] Lot, when he said to his people, "Indeed, you commit such immorality as no one has preceded you with from among the worlds. Quran 29:28 Clearly homosexuals and ...
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Bad thoughts in mind about Allah and parents

This Ramadan I am reading namaz and taraweeh . But recently I got bad words about my parents in my mind . Then the very next I got bad words about Allah... I am crying every day.. I just made a cut ...
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What are the conditions for Allah's great punishments to be sent down upon nations that rejects prophets?

As in for Allah to send down his punishment, do the kafirs just have to reject the prophets and disbelieve, or do they have to be known for other evil deeds like hypocrisy, sexual promiscuity, ...
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Why didn't the Prophet Muhammad choose to stay alive longer?

I read that prophets/messengers can choose to live as long as they like with permission from God to spread the message, such as prophet Noah. Why didn't he stay alive for maybe another 300 years? ...
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For the sake of argument if fadak was to be inherited who are the inheritors other than fatima?

Some people only champion for the cause of fatima, if fadak was to be inherited who are the beneficiaries? Why people dont stand up for the cause of other beneficiaries? I feel fatima and prophets ...
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Did Prophet Solomon posses horses that were able to fly?

In a hadith, Prophet Muhammed found Aisha's dolls had horses with wings on it. On the Prophet's enquiry, she replied suleiman's horses had wings. The reason I'm asking this is many critics/ ...
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Are we supposed to say 'Alaihi Salam' on any Prophet's name during recitation of the Quran?

Are we supposed to say 'Alaihi Salam' during recitation when the name of any prophet is mentioned in Quran? Will we be sinful if we dont say alaihi salam?
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What is the source of the story of Ayyub (AS)'s promise to punish his wife?

Allah says in the Quran (to Ayyub A.S.): ‘Take a small bunch of grass in your hand, and strike [her] with that so as not to break your oath.’ We found him patient in adversity; an excellent servant!...
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Wasnt Prop Muhammed more powerful than Prop Suleman

Asalamualikum, Ive had this question for sometime now, but Im too afraid to ask someone in person. Prop Muhammed is deemed as the best prophet of all time, and that there were times when rock spoke ...
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Did the Prophet (may peace and blessinhs be upon him) make dua for his people?

Did our Noble Prophet (may peace and blessings be upon him) make duas for the Quraysh who hit him and called him bad names (magician, liar, poet, madman)
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Did the Prophet Muhammad PBUH believe he was to become a Prophet before Prophethood reached him?

Is there any Quranic verse, Hadith, athar or scholarly opinion that explicitly or implicitly states that the Prophet Muhammad PBUH knew he was to become a Prophet of God before he actually became one? ...
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Why didnt Prophet bring any new scientific discovery to enhance peoples life?

Why didn't Prophet bring any new scientific discovery, that would enhance peoples life and also show he had connection to a higher power that knows everything? A new medical discovery, a new ...
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How were the previous prophets another religion?

Today I was in a discussion about previous prophets before Mohammed. Then we asked ourselves: Judaism and Christianity came before Islam so the prophets before Islam started were of a different ...
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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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Prophets cannot sin? [duplicate]

I was learning about Sa'adyah Gaon's approach to various Biblical stories and came across this statement (footnote 37 here, bolded by me for emphasis): S. Stuber, in his article, "מפגשי בראשית – ...
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According to Islam, should I take the Shahadah even though I have some doubts regarding the prophethood?

I am an agnostic who has come to learn about Islam, and I now believe in one God. I also think that Muhammad could have been a prophet, but I still have a few doubts about this. I would say I am about ...
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Shia Muslims should curse Abram, Jacob and Isaac etc.?

I was told that the Shia Muslims, unlike Sunni Muslims, has got one of the central commandments to curse Abraham, Jacob, Isaac, Moses, David and Sara, Rabeca, Rachel and Lea. Is that true or not? If ...
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Islamic basis for Deteuronomy 18:15-20 allowing an Ishmaelite prophet fulfillment?

The Quran suggests Muhammad is written about in what we have of the Torah and the Injeel in Quran 7:157 and other verses and hadiths. Quran 7:157 "Those who follow the Messenger, the unlettered ...
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Does prophet Muhammad appear in dreams and talk to a Hindu girl?

I have been really scared because early in the morning around 3-4 am, I got a dream of prophet Muhammad!I was clearly able to see his face! He wore some blue robe like old Saudi Arabians! That man ...
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How is it possible that Muhammad is a prophet (Q 29:27)?

I would like to understand how Muslims reconcile Quran 29:27 and Quran 45:16 with Muhammad being a prophet. Quran 29:27 "We gave him Isaac and Jacob, and placed the Prophethood and the Book in ...
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What is the difference between PBUH and SAW in usage?

I know PBUH and SAW have different meanings, but I am particularly interested in when Muslims apply each phrase. To whom do we add the suffix SAW? partially addresses my question, and Whence came PBUH?...
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What is the status of Elijah in Islam?

I heard somewhere that jews and some Christians too invoke Elijah in their prayers and feasts. He is considered to be the most important after Moses in Judaism. So what I wanted to know is if Elijah ...
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Which prophet is mentioned 25 times in the Quran?

I have heard that one of the prophets was mentioned 25 times in the Quran, but I can't find which one it is. I've heard this is a commonly taught Muslim tradition, and I think it is about Prophet Isa.
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Prophets are called as عليه السلام and Sahaba are called as رضي الله عنه. What is the logic behind it?

Prophets are called as عليه السلام and sahabas are called as رضي الله عنه. What is the logic behind it? And if we called sahaba as عليه السلام, is it forbidden in Islam and if it is forbidden why it ...
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Covenant of Prophets? can someone explain this ayat

And (remember) when Allah took the Covenant of the Prophets, saying: "Take whatever I gave you from the Book and Hikmah (understanding of the Laws of Allah, etc.), and afterwards there will come to ...
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Are there any Muslim references quoting the fast of ahl al-Kitab or earlier Prophets?

Allah the almighty says: O you who have believed, decreed upon you is fasting as it was decreed upon those before you that you may become righteous - (2:183) This means that fasting or sawm was ...
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Are Prophets not among the 70000 who will enter paradise without accountability?

Abu Umamah narrated the Messenger of Allah (s.a.w)said: "My Lord promised me that seventy thousand of my Ummah shall be admitted into Paradise without a reckoning against them, Nor any punishment. ...
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What is the relationship between Ilham and leg of a bird?

What does the highlighted portion of below Hadith mean? Waki' bin 'Udus narrated that Abu Razin Al-'Uqaili said: " The Messenger of Allah (s.a.w) said: " The believer's dreams are a portion of ...
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Can there be more prophets after Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)?

In the name of Allah, the most merciful and the most gracious. May I be forgiven if I commit a sin even asking this question. I read somewhere that there is a difference between Messengers (Rasuls) ...
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What were the religious views of Prophet Muhammad (SAW) before becoming a Prophet and receiving revelation?

Was Prophet Muhammad (SAW) a polytheist like others in the Quraish tribe or did he always believe in One God or was he even religious at all?
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Why Prophet Noah's age is mentioned in a wierd way in Qur'an 29:14?

Qur'an talks of Prophet Noah's age in 29:14 as follows. And We certainly sent Noah to his people, and he remained among them a thousand years minus fifty years, and the flood seized them while they ...
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What is meaning of Ismail?

I want to know what is the meaning of Ismail - the name of the son of Ibrahim (PBUH) as written in Koran. I asked many people but they said they don't know.
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Is this statement correct?- all prophets are born prophets, but some chosen ones become messengers at a later time

This question arises because I heard an allegation on group of muslims saying that the latter state Muhammad (peace be upon him) became a prophet at age of forty. Further that statement in question ...
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For Jesus' (as) miracles why does the Qur'an state “by God's permission”?

I don't recall for miracles of other Prophets or Messengers mentioned in the Qur'an that the text says "by God's permission" so why exclusively for Jesus (as)?
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What do the Muslims think about The Book of Revelations?

Do Muslims believe that this book was divinely inspired? Is there contradictions between what the Quran says and what is contained in the Book of Revelations?
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Was Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) best of all prophets (A.S)?

I was wondering about if Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) was best of all prophets (A.S)? I hear it from almost every scholar that Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) was best of all prophets (A....