Stories of the Prophets 

Story of Prophet Sulaiman/Solomon (pbuh)
Story of Prophet Sulaiman/Solomon (pbuh)

By Ibn Kathir (rahimallah) Solomon inherited David’s prophethood and dominion. This was not a material inheritance, as prophets do not bequeath their property. It is given away to the poor and needy, not to their relatives. Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) said: “The prophets’ property will not be inherited, and whatever we leave is to be used […]

Why is Ibraaheem (peace be upon him) singled out for mention in the Tashahhud?

By Shaykh Muhammad Saalih Al-Munajjid  5 Oct 2013 Praise be to Allah. Allah, may He be glorified and exalted, singled out Sayyiduna Ibraaheem (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) for great favours and honour. He was described in the Qur’an as an imam (leader), an ummah (a nation in himself), a haneef (monotheist),  and […]

Prophet Nuh (Noah)

 From Al-Imam ibn Kathir’s Stories of the Prophets   Variation on the Birth of Noah He was Noah Ibn Lamik, Ibn Mitoshilkh, Ibn Enoch, Ibn Yard, Ibn Mahlabeel, Ibn Qinan, Ibn Anoush, Ibn Seth, Ibn Adam the Father of Mankind . According to the history of the People of the Book , (“People of the Book” refers […]

Prophet Idris (Enoch)

From Al-Imam ibn Kathir’s Stories of the Prophets   Allah’s Praises of Enoch Allah has praised Enoch, describing him as being a prophet and truthful: And mention in the Book (the Qur’an) Idris (Enoch). Verily! He was a man of truth, (and) a prophet. And We raised him to a high station. Surah 19: 56-57 Birth and […]

Prophet Adam

From Al-Imam ibn Kathir’s Stories of the Prophets   Purpose and History Informing the Angels About  Adam Allah the Almighty revealed: And (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, […]

Jesus (Eesaa) –The Prophet who Didn’t Die

The detailed account of the death of Jesus Christ (Prophet Eesaa, peace by upon him) is provided in detail by the Noble Quran along with an account of his birth, miracles, and his ascent to the heavens before his alleged crucifixion. The following is a summary of the e-book ‘Jesus – The Prophet Who didn’t […]

Story Of Moses and Pharaoh In Islam

Story Of Moses and Pharaoh In Islam – Brief Account with proof from the Quran   Can you please explain the story of pharaoh in detail? I have lots of confusion about it. Pharaoh was actually the title of ancient Egyptian rulers like the kings or emperors in Western context. Is the Ramses II the Pharaoh […]