Stories from Quran Stories

Harut and Marut (Part-6)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.Allah the Almighty says: {And from these (angels) people learn that by which they cause separation between man and his wife}, i.e. the people learns from Harut and Marut the magic by which they cause separation between...

Harut and Marut (Part-5)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.The Related Hadith (And Comments) Narrated Imam Ahmed (May Allah rest his soul) in his Musnad: I was told by Yahya Ibn Bakir after Zuhair Ibn Muhammad after Musa Ibn Iubair after Nafi after `Abdullah Ibn `Umar...

Harut and Marut (Part-4)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.Narrated Ibn Abu Hatim: I was told by `Isam Ibn Rawwad after Adam after Al-Mas`udi after Ziyad the freed slave of Ibn Mus` ab after Al-Hasan pertaining to Allah's Statement: {They followed what the Shayatin (devils) gave...

Harut and Marut (Part-3)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.Sa'id Ibn Jubair said: Sulaiman used to look for and capture the magic of the devils and keep it buried under his throne. The devils could not reach it and thus they inspired to the people that...

Harut and Marut (Part-2)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.Consequently, the people declared their innocence of Sulaiman and declared him to be a disbeliever till the advent of Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him) who came with the Qur'anic Verse that reads: {Sulaiman did not disbelieve,...

Harut and Marut (Part-1)

In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most MercifulAllah the Almighty says:{They followed what the Shayatin (devils) gave out (falsely of the magic) in the lifetime of Sulaiman (Solomon). Sulaiman did not disbelieve, but the Shayatin (devils) disbelieved, teaching men magic and such things that...

The Story of Habil and Qabil “Able and Cain” The First Crime on Earth (Part-4)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.Adam (Peace be upon him) was. the father of mankind. He was created by the Hand of Allah Who breathed out of His Soul into him, Who made the Angels prostrate themselves before him, Who taught him...

The Story of Habil and Qabil “Able and Cain” The First Crime on Earth (Part-3)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.Allah Almighty says: { Then, Allah sent a crow who scratched the ground to show him how to hide the dead body of his brother. He (the murderer) said: "Woe to me! Am I not even able...

The Story of Habil and Qabil “Able and Cain” The First Crime on Earth (Part-2)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.It was said: Cain killed Abel by throwing a rock at his head while he was asleep. It was also said: Cain choked Abel violently and bit him to death as beasts do. However, Abel's saying when...

The Story of Habil and Qabil “Able and Cain” The First Crime on Earth (Part-1)

In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most MercifulAllah the Almighty says:{And (O Muhammad (Peace be upon him» recite to them (the Jews) the story of the two sons of Adam (Habil and Qabil) in truth; when each offered a sacrifice (to Allah), it was...

Tale ofa Fish

A very old and powerful community used to live around 800 B.C., in Nineveh, an ancient town believed to have been on the left bank of the Tigris river, some 230 miles north west of Baghdad.Allah sent the Prophet Yunus  (A) (Jonah) to this community...

The Builder of the Kabah

Long, long ago the Prophet Ibrahim (A) settled his wife Hajar and baby Ismail (A) in a lonely valley in Arabia.Thanks to the miracle of the Zamzam spring there, some people began to live there. Slowly it became a small city, which later came to...

Travels of the Prophet Ibrahim (A)

Long long ago, about 4000 years ago, in the land of Iraq a child was born whose name was Ibrahim (A)(or Abraham).He was gracious, tender-hearted and pure in faith.Allah was pleased with him and made him His best friend. When Ibrahim grew up, he became...

The Iron Wall

A long time ago, there lived a king called Dhul Qarnayn. Allah gave him a very vast kingdom. He ruled his kingdom very well. People loved him and obeyed him.Dhul Qarnayn hated injustice. He hated it when some people treated other people badly. All the...

Allah's Best Friend

Long long ago, about 4000 years ago,in the faraway land of Iraq, a child whose name was Ibrahim (A) (or Abraham) was born in the village of Ur.He was so gracious,tender-hearted and pure in faith that Allah gave him wisdom when he was still a...

The Prophet Sulayman (A) and the Jinn

Allah gave the Prophet Sulayman (A) many wonderful gifts. He taught him the language of the birds. The Prophet Sulayman (A) trained the birds. They worked in his army as messengers.Allah gave the Prophet Sulayman (A) power over the winds. The Prophet Sulayman (A) made...

The Ark of Null

Long,long ago,there lived a pious old man whose name was Noah or Nuh (A) He was a Prophet of Allah. In those days people did not follow the true path. They did not worship Allah. So Allah sent Nuh (A) to these people to give...

The Queen of Saba

One day a bird came to the Prophet Sulayman (A). He said to the king: "I saw a beautiful palace. It is very far away. One has to cross many deserts to reach it. A wise queen is ruling it.She has a magnificent throne. But...

The Valley of Ants

The Prophet sulayman (A) was a great king. He had a huge army. There were jinn, men and birds in his army. By the of Allah, he commanded them all.One day the army was marching across a valley. The Prophet Sulayman (A) was riding in...

The Two Brothers

Long long ago, when Allah the beautiful world, He decided to create a human being, so he created the first man, Adam (A).Allah also created the first woman,Hawwa (Eve), as a helper and loving companion to Adam (A).The Prophet Adam and his wife happily began...