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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Where was Noah's wife during the flood?

Where was Noah's wife during the flood? Was she on board the ship with Noah or not? The fact that Prophet Noah (PBUH) prayed to G-d during the flood to save his son and only requested for his son and ...
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Who was the mother of Noah's drowned son?

Does the Quran give any information about who was the mother of Prophet Noah (PBUH)'s son who was drowned during the flood? G-d said that that son was not Prophet Noah's real son, if I am not ...
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Is Talut (Saul) a prophet in Islam?

The Qur'an says that Saul was sent to Israel as a king. But was he just the king and commander or also a prophet??
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How many rakats did the prophet pray at al aqsa

Salam, I listened to a talk on current affairs in Palestine and there was a Hadith I believe that stated that one of the prophets travelled a long way to pray just 2 rakat salat at masjid al aqsa. I’m ...
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Was Zoroaster a prophet of Allah?

I have just recently heard about Zoroastrianism. I was curious to see what it was and surprised because a lot of the beliefs are similar to Islam for example monotheism, heaven/hell, prayer in a ...
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Were there any prophets who were sent to places other than the middle east?

For example, are there any records of prophets being sent by Allah to China, Europe, India, or Africa?
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Is Adam a messenger of Allah? Was he given any scrolls?

A messenger is one who gets Sunnah for himself and his followers. Since adam also had his sunnah and sunnah of any prophet is revelation from Allah is Adam to be considered as first messenger of Islam....
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Why will eesa bin maryam be buried in Aishas room?

As per instructions of prophet abu bakr arranged for burial where the prophet died. Prophet passed away in Aishas Room. The Prophets are buried where they die.” al-Mughni, 2/193 Since the area is ...
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What is The choice

When angel of death descended to remove soul of last prophet. He said he was given the choice like all prophets what is the the choice? No soul of a Prophet is taken until he has been shown his place ...
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Did mikaail, Jibril and israfil pray funeral prayer of last prophet?

Tariq jamil of Pakistan said Mikail, Jibril and Israfil prayed funeral prayer of last prophet. Video available on YouTube. In another deleted? Video he said even Allah descended to Aisha's room and ...
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Was iddah applicable to Saffiyah bint huayy and zainab bint Jash

Safiyyah bint huay and Zainab bint Jahsh were Prophets wives. Safiyyah's husband was killed. Did she adhere to iddah before marriage to prophet? Was Iddah applicable to her because of her parent faith ...
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How did prophet suleiman order jinn to build images? [duplicate]

I read in origin of shirk that 5th generation of prophet Adam started image worship. Subsequently Prophet Noah was sent as messenger to stop image worship. Since statue building/ image making is ...
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what is sahifa?

as far as I Heard or Know that , allah revealed sahifa to nabi and Kitab (Quran,Injil,etc) revealed to rasul ... Is it true ? what is sahifa ? Looking clarification...
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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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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 ...