Category: Stories of the Prophets

Let Them Forgive and Forbear

A reminder about truthful forgiving with reference to the story of Abu Bakr, may Allah be Pleased with him. ... more

“Never! By Allah, Allah Will Never Disgrace You!”

By these great words, the Mother of Faithful Believers, Khadijah, strengthened the heart of the Messenger of Allah, Peace and Blessings of Allah be upon him, when he talked to her about the angel that descended to him in the Cave of Hira'. ... more

Story when Moses Took a Bath Naked and the Stone Fled with his Clothes

When Moosa, may Allaah exalt his mention, was in seclusion and get out of water and did not find his clothes, he followed the stone, believing that he will not meet anyone while he is naked ... more

The story of Prophet Eesaa -II

Prophet 'Eesaa, peace be upon him, continued calling people to Almighty Allaah and laying down for them what might be called the 'Law of the Spirit.' ... more

The story of Prophet Shu’ayb

The people of Madyan, to whom he was sent by Allaah Almighty, were Arabs who lived in a place called (Ma'aan) (in Jordan). They were a greedy people who did not believe that Allaah existed and who led wicked lives. ... more

The Story of Shuayb - Ibn Kathir

Ibn Kathir

Allah, the Almighty, revealed the story of Shu'ayb, peace be upon him:

"To the people of Madyan (Midian) (We sent) their brother Shu'ayb. He said: 'O my people! Worship Allah, you have no other Ilah (God) but Him. Verily! a clear proof (sign) from your Lord has come unto you; ...

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The Story of Nuh (Noah) - Ibn Kathir

Ibn Kathir

He was Noah ibn Lamik ibn Mitoshilkh ibn Enoch ibn Yard ibn Mahlabil ibn Qinan ibn Anoush ibn Seth ibn 'Adam, the Father of Mankind 'alayhis-salam.

According to the history of the People of the Book (this refers to the Jews, and Christians, so called by Allah because they ...

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The Story of Yaqub (Jacob) - Ibn Kathir

Ibn Kathir

The Qur'an does not give details of Isaac's life peace be upon him, but reliable Qur'anic commentators mentioned that when Abraham felt that his life was drawing to a close, he wished to see Isaac married. He did not want Isaac to marry one of the Canaanites, who were pagans, so ...

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The Story of Idris (Enoch) - Ibn Kathir

Ibn Kathir

Allah has praised Enoch, describing him as being a Prophet and truthful:

"Mention in the Book (Qur'an) Idris (Enoch). Verily! He was a man of truth (and) a Prophet. We raised him to a high station." [Al-Qur'an 19:56-57]

Enoch was born and raised in Babylon following the ...

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The Story of Ismail (Ishmael) - Ibn Kathir

Ibn Kathir

One day, Abraham woke up and asked his wife Hajar to get her son and prepare for a long journey. In a few days Abraham started out with his wife Hajar and their son Ishmael. The child was still nursing and not yet weaned.

Abraham walked through cultivated land, desert, and ...

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The Story of Lut (Lot) - Ibn Kathir

Ibn Kathir

Prophet Abraham peace be upon him left Egypt accompanied by his nephew Lut peace be upon him, who then went to the city of Sodom (Sadum), which was on the western shore of the Dead Sea.

This city was filled with evil. Its residents waylaid, robbed and killed travelers. Another ...

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The Story of Adam - Ibn Kathir

Ibn Kathir

Allah the Almighty revealed:

"Remember when your Lord said to the angels: 'Verily, I am going to place mankind generations after generations on earth.' They said: 'Will You place therein those who will make mischief therein and shed blood, while we glorify You with praises and ...

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