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What does the superiority of bani-Israel (Children of Israel) over all beings mean?

They were preferred or made superior because they embraced religion and followed the Divine Prophets while other people lived in misled and ignorance. But once they started to misbehave by disobeying ...
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In what way and why did Allah give special favours to Bani Israel?

I think you are referring to the Verse 47 in Surat al-Baqara (2:47) O Children of Israel! Just recall to mind My favor that bestowed upon you, and remember that I exalted you above all the ...
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Do muslims consider jews/judaism to associate a partner with Allah?

The Jews say, "Ezra is the son of Allah "; and the Christians say, "The Messiah is the son of Allah ." That is their statement from their mouths; they imitate the saying of those who disbelieved [...
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Bani Israil in west Africa, Jews of bilad al sudan

Many Muslim scholars have told me that the European Ashkenazi jews living in Israel today are not descendants of the Bani Israil but that the European Jews are descendants of Khazar converts whom ...
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Who is a Jew... According to Muslims?

Well we don't run an IQ test based on Qur'an and Hadith even on a Muslim to determine if he/she is a Muslim or not. Just kidding, I mean to say, a community doesn't constantly keep track of ones (a so ...
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In what way and why did Allah give special favours to Bani Israel?

This answer to the question What does the superiority of bani-israel (Children of Israel) over all beings mean? answers some aspects of the question above. But still I would like to answer the ...
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Is Talut (Saul) a prophet in Islam?

There is no clear textual evidence that Saul was a prophet. It is claimed that David عليه السلام was the first person who was both the King and the Prophet of Bani Israel. Some have argued that Saul ...
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Difference between Bani israel and Israeli jews?

The Bani Israel, or simply Children of Israel, are called by this name because Israel was another name for Prophet Yaqub, and from his 12 children came the 12 tribes that constituted "The ...
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Bani Israel and Christians

'All' of the Christians are not Bani Israel, just like all of the Muslims are not Bani Ishmael or even Arab, because several gentiles converted to Christianity at the hands of the disciples of Jesus ...
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Were the ancient Israelites of a darker skin tone?

To know that we have to see family tree of prophet Ibrahim (Abraham) (A.S.) Because we believe Ancient Israelites were originally are family of prophet Ibrahim (Abraham). As we know Ibrahim was born ...
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What does the superiority of bani-Israel (Children of Israel) over all beings mean?

Allah (SWT) also sent most of the prophets among the Bani Israel. They are called "The Chosen Ones" in the Holy Quran.
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