actually I wanted to comment on Kalahari's post, but I can't since my reputation is below 50 ^______^
According to some hadiths they are human. According to some other hadiths, they are not human but some sort of animals which are kept underground and will be released before the arrival of Jesus. It seems that they will mainly attack western lands and ...
There are 2 verses in the Qur'an mentions about Gog Magog.
They said, "O Dhul-Qarnayn, indeed Gog and Magog are [great] corrupters in the land. So may we assign for you an expenditure that you might make between us and them a barrier?" (Surat Al-Kahf 18/94)
Until when [the dam of] Gog and Magog has been opened and they, from every elevation, descend. ...
As per both classical and contemporary ulema, the ayah (27:82) in the question refers to the Dabbatul Ardh (دابة الأرض ) also known as the beast of the Earth. It is among one of the ten major signs of the Hour.
It is narrated on the authority of Abu Huraira that the Messenger of
Allah (ﷺ) observed:
When three things appear faith will not benefit ...
Not at all
First one, verse 82 of Surat An-Naml talks a creature which will appear from the earth, has to happen.
The second one is talking about the "Termite"
If you know the history of death of Sulaiman (PBUH), then it will be clear:
Sulaiman (PBUH) was sitting holding his staff, overseeing the jinns at
work. He died sitting in this position. For a ...