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Palestine: the Land of the Prophets

The Land of the Prophets: Prophet Ibrahim (pbuh)

‘Ibrahim was indeed a paragon of virtue, obedient to Allah, ever inclined to Him and he was not of those who set up equals to Allah.  He was ever grateful for His favours, We chose him and guided him to a straight path; and We bestowed on him good in…

The Land of the Prophets: Prophet Muhammad (pbuh)

‘Our Lord, and send among them a messenger from themselves who will recite to them Your verses and teach them the Book and wisdom and purify them. Indeed, You are the Exalted in Might, the Wise.’ (Quran 2:129) The final revelation of faith was made through Prophet Muhammad (pbuh), the…

The Land of the Prophets: Prophet Yusuf (pbuh)

“(Remember) when Yusuf (Joseph) said to his father: ‘O my father! Verily, I saw (in a dream) eleven stars and the sun and the moon, I saw them prostrating themselves to me.’”(Quran 12:4) The story of Prophet Yusuf in the Quran is widely considered one of the most beautiful suras.…

The Land of the Prophets: Prophet Yaqub (pbuh)

“We gave him Ishaq and Ya’qub. Each of them We made a Prophet. And We gave them of Our mercy and assigned to them a high and true renown.” (Quran 19: 49-50) Prophet Yaqub (pbuh) was born in Palestine, and was the son of Prophet Ishaq (pbuh). He is known…

The Land of the Prophets: Prophet Lut (pbuh)

“And verily, Lout (Lot) was one of the Messengers” (Quran 37:113) Prophet Lut (pbuh) was the paternal nephew of Prophet Ibrahim (pbuh). He was commanded by Allah (swt) to spread the message of Islam to the people of Sodom and Gomorrah. It is stated in the Quran that the community…