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 ...Continue Reading
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; ...Continue Reading
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 ...
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 ...Continue Reading
Some of the People of the Book stated that his name was Abraham ibn Tarikh ibn Nahur ibn Sarough ibn Raghuh ibn Phaligh ibn Ahr ibn Shalih ibn Arfghshand ibn Sam ibn Noah.
They said that when Tarikh was seventy five years old, he had Abraham, Nahor and Haran. Haran had a son ...Continue Reading
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 ...Continue Reading
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 ...Continue Reading
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 ...Continue Reading