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It is quite apparent if you read the whole hadith. However it is also more explicitly narrated in other ahadith. The choice is between continuing to live longer in this world or transitioning to the afterlife right then. لا يموت نبي حتى يخير بين الدنيا والآخرة No Prophet dies till he is given the option to select either the worldly life or the life of the ...


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The reason Allah said "a thousand years except fifty" instead of "nine hundred and fifty years" may be three-fold from the point of view of eloquence: Giving an exception gives more sense of accuracy. If someone just said "a hundred years," a person is more likely to think this is simply an estimate rather than when someone who ...


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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 could be a prophet and among the evidence they cite is: فلما فصل طالوت بالجنود قال إن الله مبتليكم بنهر And when Saul went forth with the soldiers, he said, &...


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Clear answers from the qur'an According the qur'an certainly "yes" read for example: [We sent] messengers as bringers of good tidings and warners so that mankind will have no argument against Allah after the messengers. And ever is Allah Exalted in Might and Wise. (4:165) ... You are only a warner, and for every people is a guide. (13:7) And We ...


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This definition of messenger is debatable and has issues with it. To answer your question though, we know for a fact that Adam (AS) was not a messenger without resorting to any theorized definitions. It comes in a hadith regarding the Day of Judgement: Allah will gather the believers on the Day of Resurrection in the same way (as they are gathered in this ...


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On the terminology of imam at-Tirmidhi First of all the terminology that layman and scholars now use for hadith qualification is rather simplified and based on definitions made by later scholars from the time of ibn Salah on wards. Before that each scholar had his own terminology. And imam at-Tirmidhi's qualification is a topic discussed by many scholars and ...


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There is no definite evidence that it was Ezra (عزير) but this is the report narrated from a group of exegetes. Other reports also exist saying that it was the prophet Jeremiah (إرمياء) or Ezekiel (حزقيل) or even some disbeliever. The source of such reports is any collection of Tafsir, see e.g. Tafsir Ibn Abi Hatim or Tafsir al-Tabary. Note that such reports ...


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This article states Scholars differ on who is the person who is revived after being turned off for 100 years. Ibn Abu Hatim narrates from Ali ibn Abu Talib who said that the person mentioned in this verse is Uzair. The same is narrated by Ibn Jarir, Ibn Abu Hatim, Ibn Abbas, Al-Hasan, Qatadah, As-Saddi, and Sulaiman ibn Buraidah. The interpretation does ...


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Muhammad, peace be upon him, was the last messenger and the last prophet of God to humanity, not just the messenger of God. Over the years, prophets have been sent to guide people to the truth, and some of them had miracles, law, and special religion. Prophet Muhammad is the last messenger of God to bring Islam and the Qur'an. That is, there will be no new ...


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It is revelation that was sent to him. Its contents include what is mentioned in the Quran: In Surah Al-A'la, which at least includes the preceding sentence, and could mean the entire surah: He has certainly succeeded who purifies himself. And mentions the name of his Lord and prays. But you prefer the worldly life, While the Hereafter is better and more ...


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No, the Quran says: محمد ... رسول الله وخاتم النبيين Muhammad is ... the Messenger of Allah and last of the prophets. — Quran 33:40 In its tafsir the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ himself clearly stated: أنا خاتم النبيين لا نبي بعدي I am the last of the prophets, there is no prophet after me. — Tirmidhi , Abi Dawud The same statement that there is no prophet after ...


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Specifically, Muhammad is a masculine name. Although from a jurisprudential point of view, you are not specifically forbidden from doing so. But for example, as soon as you give your daughter a masculine name, you have done something useless and you have deviated from the right path. You can put the name of the Prophet's mother or wife on your daughter to ...


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There is no explicit textual evidence about prophethood being given to him, within the Quran or Hadith. Most exegetes held that he was a saint and not a prophet, however some have held that he was a prophet. The same is the case with Dhul Qarnayn, Khidr, Maryam and some other personalities mentioned in the Quran. Ref: ولهذا كان جمهور السلف على أنه لم يكن ...


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A wife of Noah is mentioned in the Quran: ضرب الله مثلا للذين كفروا امرأت نوح وامرأت لوط كانتا تحت عبدين من عبادنا صالحين فخانتاهما فلم يغنيا عنهما من الله شيئا وقيل ادخلا النار مع الداخلين Allah presents an example of those who disbelieved: the wife of Noah and the wife of Lot. They were under two of Our righteous servants but betrayed them, so those ...


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Yes. Hadith record that the prophet proposed to Zaynab bint Jahsh after her iddah: لما انقضت عدة زينب، قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم لزيد: فاذكرها علي When the 'Iddah of Zainab was over, the Messenger of Allah (s.a.w) said to Zaid: 'Make, mention of me to her (for marriage)'. — Muslim As for Safiyyah bint Huyayy, she was a prisoner of war and the ruling ...


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Sahifa ( صحیفہ ) is the singular of Suhuf (صحف) that is used in Quran. It literally means pages/newspaper but in terminology of Quran, it’s also used for divine books/ scriptures. Divine books were revealed to many Messengers. Four of these are mentioned by name in Quran; Tawrat, Zaboor, Injeel and Quran. All the rest are mentioned with a general name; suhuf....


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I'm not a scholar, so take what I say with a grain of salt. In general, according to Islam, actions are judged according to the intentions. On the authority of Ameer ul-Mu’mineen (the Commander of the Faithful), Abu Hafs `Umar ibn al-Khattab radiAllahu anhu, who said: I heard the Messenger of Allah sallAllahu alayhi wa sallam say: “Actions are but by ...


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Did God send a prophet for every ethnic group? In the Holy Qur'an, God Almighty has stated a general law about all the prophets, including the Prophet of Islam (PBUH) and all the nations, including the nation that lived in the time of the Prophet (PBUH): [1] " And every nation has a messenger, so when their messenger comes, it will be judged between ...


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It is commonly quoted in the Quran that disbelievers called many of the miracles of the prophets magic. To mention some of the verses: So when there came to them (Pharaoh and his people) the truth from Us, they said, "Indeed, this is obvious magic." (10:76) And [even] if We opened to them a gate from the heaven and they continued therein to ...


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Which of the prophets and prophets of alcohol is known (if any)? It is narrated in a hadith from Imam Sadiq (as) that he said: God never sent a prophet except by forbidding alcohol and acknowledging God for bad things. God did not send any prophet except that the prohibition of wine was part of the mission plan and wine was forbidden from the beginning. In ...


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The verse in question is: Then has there not been a [single] city that believed so its faith benefited it except the people of Jonah? When they believed, We removed from them the punishment of disgrace in worldly life and gave them enjoyment for a time. (10:98) It may seem confusing if taken out of the context of the Surah and what is being talked about. ...


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Why does the Qur'an say that only the people of Yunus benefited from faith? There is no doubt that in other tribes, too, many groups believed. What distinguishes the people of Yunus from other tribes is that they all believed collectively, before the final punishment of the Lord came. Among the other tribes, a large group remained stubbornly opposed, until ...


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Yusuf was one of the prophets of Israel and the son of the prophet Jacob. He ruled Egypt for many years as a prophet. In the Qur'an, a surah is named after Yusuf, in which the story of his life is described in detail. (1) Surah Yusuf or Surah Ahsan Al-Qasas is the twelfth surah and one of the Meccan surahs of the Qur'an which is included in parts 12 and 13. ...


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