Stories from Stories of Prophets

The Prophet Musa (Part-2)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.The Israelites in Egypt And so it rema.ined for a long time. The Egyptians remembered what they had said and acknowledged the virtue of the people of Canaan, also called the Israelites, people of nobility and...

The Prophet Musa (Part-1)

From Canaan to Egypt Ya'qub and his sons moved to Egypt because Yusuf the son of Ya'qub was the ruler of Egypt. Back in Canaan, they had herded their flocks, milked their sheep and sold their wool, while in Egypt even Yusuf's slaves and servants...

The Prophet Yusuf (Part-11)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.Yusuf sends for Ya'qub Yusuf longed to meet Ya'qub. How could he not long to see him when they had been apart for such a long time? Why should he be patient now when the secret...

The Prophet Yusuf (Part-10)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.To Ya'qub The brothers were confused. How could they go back to their father without Benyamin? The brothers thought about what they could tell their father. They had made him suffer over Yusuf. Could they now...

The Prophet Yusuf (Part-9)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.Ya'qub and his sons The ten brothers went back to their father and told him the news. They said to him: 'Send our brother Benvarnin with us. If you don't, we will not get any more...

The Prophet Yusuf (Part-8)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.Yusuf's brothers come Just as Yusuf had foretold, there was indeed a famine in Egypt and Palestine. The people of Palestine heard that there was a merciful man in Egypt, a generous and noble man, in...

The Prophet Yusuf (Part-7)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.Yusuf asks for an inquiry into his case The messenger came toYusuf and gave him the King's summons. But Yusuf was not ready to leave prison in that way. People would say: 'This is Yusuf! He...

The Prophet Yusuf (Part-6)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.The  meaning of the  dreams When Yusuf finished warning them, he told them the meaning of their dreams. He said, 'As for one ofyou, he will pour wine for his lord. As for the other, he...

The Prophet Yusuf (Part-5)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.Yusuf's wisdom Yusuf said to himself: 'Need has driven these two men to me. The person who is in need is more open and humble. The person who is in need hears and obeys. If I...

The Prophet Yusuf (Part-4)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.Faithfulness and trustworthiness The wife of the Aziz was attracted to Yusuf. But Yusuf refused her advances and said: 'No! I will not break my master's trust. He has been good to me and he has...

The Prophet Yusuf (Part-3)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.Before Ya'qubThey came weeping to their father in the evening. They said: 'Father, we went running races and left Yusuf with our bags and the wolf ate him.' (12:17) They brought his shirt with false blood...

The Prophet Yusuf (Part-2)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.A delegation to  Ya'qub Then, the ten brothers went to Ya'qub. Ya'qub was very afraid for Yusuf. He knew that the brothers were jealous of him and did not love him, so he would not allow...

The Prophet Yusuf (Part-1)

A wonderful  dream Yusuf was a young boy, both handsome and intelligent. He had eleven brothers. His father Ya'qub loved him more than any of his other sons.One night Yusuf had a wonderful dream. He saw eleven stars and the sun and the moon all...

The Prophet Ibrahim (Part-6)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.The Ka'ba Ibrahim left Makka a second time and returned a second time. He decided to build a house for Allah. There were many houses, but there was no house for Allah where He alone was...

The Prophet Ibrahim (Part-5)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.Calling his father  to  Allah Ibrahim also wanted to call his father to Allah. He said to him: 'O my father, why do you worship something that does not hear or see? Why do you worship...

The Prophet Ibrahim (Part-4)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.Ibrahim's call Ibrahim carried out the command of his Lord. He asked his people: 'What do-you worship?' IWe worship idols, (26:71) they said. Ibrahim asked them: 100 they hear you when you call? Or help or...

The Prophet Ibrahim (Part-3)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.A cool fire The people met and said, 'What shall we do? Ibrahim has broken the idols and humiliated the gods. How should we punish him? How should we pay him back for what he has...

The Prophet Ibrahim (Part-2)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.Ibrahim breaks the idols When the day of their festival came, the people rejoiced and set out for the celebrations along with their children. Ibrahim's father, ready to set out, asked Ibrahim: 'Why don't you come...

The Prophet Ibrahim (Part-1)

The idol-seller In a city, long, long ago, there lived a very famous man whose name was Azar. He was famous because he was a seller of idols. In a huge building in' the middle of the city, the people kept lots of idols and...

The Prophet Salih (Part-5)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.The Thamud's injusticeBut the Thamud were proud and broke the agreement. They said, 'Why can't our camels drink every day?' They were angry at this camel from which their ca.mels shied away. Salih had warned them to...