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It is a common misconception that Muhammad somehow "invented" Islam. Rather, the term "Muslim" means one who submits himself to God. King David, who ruled the kingdom of Israel under God's command while still submitting to His authority, was as much a Muslim as Muhammad was. It has nothing at all to do with being in Mecca.


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Are Prophets only male? Among the scholars there are a few who count a couple of women among the prophets (Peace be upon them): abu al-Hassan al-Ash'ari, Imam al-Qurtubi and ibn Hazm. And these have consensus in counting Mariam (Peace be upon her) as one of the female prophets, and they also counted Hawa'/Eve, Sarah, the mother of Musa/Moses, Hajar and ...


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This is proper adab that is taught by Quran. For Muhammad: إِنَّ اللَّـهَ وَمَلَائِكَتَهُ يُصَلُّونَ عَلَى النَّبِيِّ يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا صَلُّوا عَلَيْهِ وَسَلِّمُوا تَسْلِيمًا 33:56 For Prophets and Angels: 37:181 وَسَلَامٌ عَلَى الْمُرْسَلِينَ For Sahaba: وَالسّـٰبِقونَ الأَوَّلونَ مِنَ المُهـٰجِرينَ وَالأَنصارِ وَالَّذينَ اتَّبَعوهُم ...


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The Arabic term الأميين (translated in 62:2 as "the unlettered") is used more than once in the Qur'an to refer specifically to people who don't have knowledge of the Scripture. In the context of this verse, it is commonly interpreted to mean the pagan Arabs who were not People of the Book (i.e. neither Christian nor Jewish). The obvious interpretation of ...


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King David, also known as Dawood (peace be upon him), was one of the great Prophets of Allah, and he is mentioned in the Quran. And as is known all Prophets came with the same message, and that was Islam, though the practices may defer according to their times their message is theologically the same. Furthermore, Dawood (peace and blessings be upon him) ...


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Allah mentions stories to educate us and provide a source of wisdom. Personal details that happen frequently in the normal human life are not mentioned as long as they do not provide any wisdom or ethical lessons. For example, Mose's Pharaoh is not surely known, the value of the story is mentioned many times, but the name of the Pharaoh was never mentioned. ...


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Yes, the Prophet could have gotten killed in battle. In the Holy Qur'an 3:144, it says ﻭَﻣَﺎ ﻣُﺤَﻤَّﺪٌ ﺇِﻻَّ ﺭَﺳُﻮﻝٌ ﻗَﺪْ ﺧَﻠَﺖْ ﻣِﻦ ﻗَﺒْﻠِﻪِ ٱﻟﺮُّﺳُﻞُ ۚ ﺃَﻓَﺈﻦ ﻣَّﺎﺕَ ﺃَﻭْ ﻗُﺘِﻞَ ٱﻧﻘَﻠَﺒْﺘُﻢْ ﻋَﻠَﻰٰٓ ﺃَﻋْﻘَٰﺒِﻜُﻢْ ۚ ﻭَﻣَﻦ ﻳَﻨﻘَﻠِﺐْ ﻋَﻠَﻰٰ ﻋَﻘِﺒَﻴْﻪِ ﻓَﻠَﻦ ﻳَﻀُﺮَّ ٱﻟﻠَّﻪَ ﺷَﻴْـًٔﺎ ۗ ﻭَﺳَﻴَﺠْﺰِﻯ ٱﻟﻠَّﻪُ ٱﻟﺸَّٰﻜِﺮِﻳﻦ From the Sahih International ...


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Can Maryam be considered a prophet even though she's a female? Why or why not? In the Quran we find that Allah sent revelations only to men: And We sent not before you, [O Muhammad], except men to whom We revealed [the message], so ask the people of the message if you do not know. [Quran 21:7] This clearly indicates that one of the prerequisites ...


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You can find an authentic record for stories of the prophet in the medieval book Stories of Prophets by the famous scholar Ibn Kathir. Here are the prophets mentioned in the table of contents: Prophet Adam Prophet Idris (Enoch) Prophet Nuh (Noah) Prophet Hud Prophet Salih Prophet Ibrahim (Abraham) Prophet Isma'il (Ishmael) Prophet Ishaq ...


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The Names of the 25 Prophets Mentioned in Al-Quran are as follows: Adam(A.W) Idris(A.W) (Enoch) Nuh(A.W) (Noah) Hud(A.W) (Heber) Salih(A.W) (Methusaleh) Lut(A.W) (Lot) Ibrahim(A.W) (Abraham) Ismail(A.W) (Ishmael) Ishaq(A.W) (Isaac) Yaqub(A.W) (Jacob) Yusuf(A.W) (Joseph) Shu’aib(A.W) (Jethro) Ayyub(A.W) (Job) Dhulkifl(A.W) (Ezekiel) Musa(A.W) (Moses) Harun(A....


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In your question, you state: Prophets mentioned in the Jewish and Christian holy books can be for example assumed to be known to common people. Of the 25 prophets mentioned in the link you supply, 22 are mentioned in the Hebrew Bible (which is called the Old Testament by Christians), and 24 are mentioned in the Christian Scriptures (Yahya and 'Isa, ...


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The origin of the name of 'Isa (peace be upon him) Well according to Arabic Wikipedia the original name of Jesus or 'isa (peace be upon him) is derived from Aramaic (which looks like Muhammad in Arabic) to hebrew and it's pronounced Yasho' يشوع this is a combined name from two different words Yehwa sho' يهوه شوع (Yehoshua)which means God/Allah/Yehowa ...


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Please see this answer with regard to Hinduism being of divine origin according to Islam. In short, there were several messengers, and we don't know the names of all of them and hence it is possible that some figure revered in Hinduism was a Messenger or Prophet. Quran 4:164 And [We sent] messengers about whom We have related [their stories] to you before ...


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This refers to the Prophets that the Israelites killed. The charge is repeated in for example: ذلك بأنهم كانوا يكفرون بآيات الله ويقتلون النبيين بغير الحق That was because they disbelieved in the signs of Allah and killed the prophets without right. — Quran 2:61 فريقا كذبوا وفريقا يقتلون a party they denied, and another party they killed — Quran 5:70 The ...


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Verse (33:40) Muhammad is not the father of [any] one of your men, but [he is] the Messenger of Allah and last of the prophets. And ever is Allah , of all things, Knowing. What else you want to prove that prophet Muhammad S.A.W. is the last Messenger. Allaho-Akber: see the ayah, it say, ... he is a RASOOL of Allah and seal to the Nabiyeen.


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Why did God send prophets only to Arabia? Only 4 Arabian prophets are mentioned in the Quran (Shuayb, Hud, Saleh, Muhammad). Moses' father-in-law may have been an Arab as well(Midian is NW Arabia). The rest of the prophets are Israelites, they were obviously NOT Arabs! Why were the rest of the world ignored, don't they have the right to get a messenger from ...


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Prophets received message from God and messengers deliver the message. As all the prophets delivered the message as well Prophets are also messengers but all messengers are not Prophets; as all the messengers didn't receive message from God. I may quote the verse below to ponder: "Say: We believe in Allah and (in) that which had been revealed to us, and (in)...


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Iman was defined by the Holy Prophet (pbuh) as: ■ That you affirm your faith in Allah, ■ in His Angels, ■ in His Books, ■ in His Apostles, ■ in the Day of Judgment, and ■ you affirm your faith in the Divine Decree about good and evil. So Bases of Eemaan are six Believe in Allah, Tawheed ...


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Allah is the Creator, He created them so He already knows them before they exist. Allah knows (as He is who created them) that they are good men and they are capable to fully conduct His message to people. Allah says in the "Mulk"(67) Chapter of the Holy Quran: {أَلَا يَعْلَمُ مَنْ خَلَقَ وَهُوَ اللَّطِيفُ الْخَبِيرُ(14)} In this Allah asks (not really ...


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The primary prohibition is limited to meat that is slaughtered by them because it will not be slaughtered in Allah's name, and it may be dedicated to their gods rather than to Allah. Quran 6:118 So eat of that [meat] upon which the name of Allah has been mentioned, if you are believers in His verses. Quran 6:121 And do not eat of that upon which ...


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Shias believe the that the 12 imams are better than all prophets except Muhammad. They use the following verse as evidence: "And when Abraham was tested by his Lord with certain commands and he fulfilled them. Then He said: Lo! I appoint you an Imam for mankind.”(Qur’an 2:124). وَإِذِ ابْتَلَىٰ إِبْرَاهِيمَ رَبُّهُ بِكَلِمَاتٍ فَأَتَمَّهُنَّ قَالَ ...


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The Quranic story of Yunus37:139-148 is very concise and it does not mention the length of time he spent inside the whale. From Tafsir Ibn Kathir: واختلفوا في مقدار ما لبث في بطن الحوت، فقيل ثلاثة أيام، قاله قتادة. وقيل سبعة، قاله جعفر الصادق رضي الله عنه، وقيل أربعين يوماً، قاله أبو مالك. وقال مجاهد عن الشعبي التقمه ضحى، ولفظه عشية، والله تعالى ...


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The Quran and authentic hadith do not mention Samson. So we can't make a decisive claim on the authenticity of his story in the Bible. The twelve leaders of Israel mentioned in [5:12] could potentially allude to the Biblical judges, but not much authoritative detail is present in the Islamic sources. Samson ( شمسون ) is briefly mentioned in some Islamic ...


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Prophet Musa Qur'an 28:15 describes an incident in which Prophet Musa killed an Egyptian man (unintentionally; see IslamWeb), and the next verse (Qur'an 28:16) describes Allah forgiving him. Afterwards, Prophet Musa was called to prophethood: [Moses] said, "I did it, then, while I was of those astray. So I fled from you when I feared you. Then my Lord ...


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allah rewards as per niyah(intention) not on the basis of amount if you contribute in building mosque it will be sawab -e -jariya(reward even after your death ) Narrated Abu Hurairah [رضی اللّٰہُ عنہ]: "The Messenger of Allah [صلی اللہ علیہ وسلم] said: "The good deeds that will reach a believer after his death are: knowledge which he learned and then ...


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No, there are not; most if not all of the named prophets (Muhammad notwithstanding) in the Qur'an are associated with Biblical persons who are well-known to be male. Even of those whose biblical counterpart is debated, I know of no dispute over their gender.


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No, absolutely not. The Quranic names are direct Syriac transliteration, so they lose the meaning. The Quran doesn't use the genius of the 2 languages to connect words. Some names do have archaic connections, but no Arab can tell today. For example, Adam means dark/dirt in early Arabic and Hebrew, but no one knows that today. Talut is Saul, and everyone ...


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Note. This answer comes from Sunni perspective: I want to know if Jesus of Nazareth (PBUH) was infallible form Islam's point of view? The Quran calls him 'Zakiyya' in 19:19. It is translated as Faultless / Sinless / Pure. A similar word is used to describe Yahya and an innocent young boy who was killed. No other human has this title. It shouldn't surprise ...


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I can't say on behalf of the Ahamadiyya movement as i'm not associating myself with any particular movement. But just commenting on the justification that most 7adeeth based madhahib have on the lastness of the prophet is basing on the khatam word in 33:40 AFAIK. and then there is this khitaamuhu misk.(83:25-26) it would be awkward to say that the seal of ...


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