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Hazrat Ismail (A) Children
According to the Torah, Hazrat Ismail (A) had twelve sons who were called the twelve chiefs who in future were to become the fathers of tribes. He also had one daughter called Bishaamah or Muhallah. Her sons were called the Ashaabul Hijr, the offspring of Na'bit. And the offspring of the son Kaydaar's off spring were called the Ashaabir-Rus.
Mention of Ismail (A) in the Qur'an
Hazrat Ismail (A) is mentioned in the Qur'an on several occasions. In Surah Maryam he is mentioned by name and some beautiful qualities of his are mentioned:
"And mention in the Book the story of Ismail. He was strictly true to what he promised. And he was a Messenger and a Prophet." (19:54)
He used to enjoin on his people prayer and charity and he was most acceptable in the sight of his Lord.
Death of Hazrat Ismail (A)
When Hazrat Ismail (A) was one hundred and thirty six years old he passed away. According to the Torah he died in Palestine and was buried there.
According to Arab Historians he and his mother Hajira passed away near the Kabah and were buried in the Haram near the Baitullah.
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