History of the Qur'an
The history of the Quran refers to the revelation of the Quran to Islamic prophet Muhammad, and its subsequent compilation. It spans several decades and forms an important part of early Islamic histor...
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Wahy
Wahi (Arabic: وحي‎ waḥy, [waħj]) is the Arabic word for revelation. In Islamic belief, revelations are God's Word delivered by His chosen individuals – known as Messengers prophets – to the ...
Sana'a manuscripts
The Sana'a palimpsest, dubbed Ṣanʿā’ 1, is one of the oldest Qur'anic manuscripts in existence. It was found, along with many other Qur'anic and non-Qur'anic fragments, in Yemen in 1972 during restora...
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Topkapi manuscript
The Topkapi manuscript is an early manuscript of the Quran dated to the late 1st century / early 2nd century (AH). This manuscript is kept in the Topkapi Palace Museum, Istanbul, Turkey. It was wrongl...
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Biblical narratives and the Qur'an
The Qur'an, the central religious text of Islam, contains references to more than fifty people and events also found in the Bible. While the stories told in each book are generally comparable in most ...
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Islamic view of Lot
Lut ( Arabic: لوط, translit.: Lūṭ ), known as Lot in the Old Testament, is a prophet of God in the Quran. He also appears in the Bible, but the biblical stories of Lot are not entirely accepted w...
Haman (Bible)
Haman (Also known as Haman the Agagite המן האגגי, or Haman the evil המן הרשע) is the main antagonist in the Book of Esther, who, according to the Hebrew Bible, was a vizier in the Persian empire under...
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Korah
Korah or Kórach (Hebrew: קֹרַח, Kórakh Qōraḥ; "Baldness; ice; hail; frost") is a name which is associated with at least two men in the Bible. Some older English translations, as well as the Douay Bi...
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Islamic view of Moses
Mûsâ (Arabic: ٰمُوسَى, translit.: Mūsa; c. 2076 (c. 1392) – c. 1952 BH (c. 1272 BCE)), known as Moses in the Hebrew Bible, is considered a prophet, messenger, and leader in Islam. In Islamic...
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Haman (Islam)
In the primary scripture of Islam, the Quran, Haman (Arabic: : هامان‎, pronounced: hāmān) is claimed to have been close to the Pharaoh at the time of a religious prophet, Moses. The name Ha...
Saul
According to the Hebrew Bible, Saul (/sɔːl/; Hebrew: שָׁאוּל, Šāʼûl ; "asked for, prayed for"; Greek: Σαούλ Saoul; Latin: Saul; Arabic: طالوت‎, Ṭālūt) was the first king...
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Islamic view of Noah
Nûḥ (Arabic: نوح, translit.: Nūḥ), known as Noah in the Old Testament, is recognized in Islam as a prophet and apostle of God (Arabic: الله‎ Allāh). He is a highly important figure in Isla...
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Zechariah (priest)
Zechariah (Ζαχαρίας in Greek, Zacharias in KJV, Zachary in the Douay-Rheims Bible) is a figure in the Bible and the Quran. In the Bible, he is the father of John the Baptist, a priest of the sons of ...
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Saint Anne
Saint Anne (also known as Ann or Anna, from Hebrew Hannah חַנָּה, meaning "favor" or "grace") of David's house and line, was the mother of the Virgin Mary and grandmother of Jesus Christ, according to...
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Hannah (Bible)
Hannah (Hebrew חַנָּה Ḥannāh; pronounced in English as /ˈhænə/) is the wife of Elkanah mentioned in the Books of Samuel. According to the Hebrew Bible she was the mother of Samuel.
In the biblical...
Noah
In Abrahamic religions, Noah (/ˈnoʊ.ə/), or Noé or Noach (Hebrew: נֹחַ,‎ נוֹחַ,  Noaẖ,  Nōăḥ; Syriac: ܢܘܚ Nukh; Arabic: نُوح‎ Nūḥ; Ancient Greek: Νῶε), was the tenth...
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Mary (mother of Jesus)
Mary (Mariam: Aramaic: ܡܪܝܡ‎; c. 18 BC – c. 41 AD), also known as Saint Mary or the Blessed Virgin Mary, or Παναγία in Greek, is identified in the Bible and in Quran as the mother of...
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Joseph (son of Jacob)
Joseph (/ˈdʒoʊzəf, -səf/; Hebrew: יוֹסֵף ‎, Yosef Yôsēp̄; "May Yahweh add") is an important person in the Hebrew Bible: his story connects the story of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob in Canaan to th...
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Goliath
Goliath (Hebrew: גָּלְיָת,  Golyat,  Golyāṯ; Arabic: جالوت, Ǧālūt , جليات Ǧulyāt ) or Goliath of Gath (one of five city states of the Philistines) is a giant Philistine warrior defeated by ...
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Cain and Abel
Cain and Abel (Hebrew: הֶבֶל ,קַיִן Qayin, Heḇel) were, according to the Book of Genesis, two sons of Adam and Eve. Cain is described as a crop farmer and his younger brother Abel as a shepherd. Cain...
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Islamic view of Joseph
Yūsuf ibn Yaʿqūb ibn Isḥāq ibn Ibrāhīm (Arabic: يوسف‎; estimated to have lived in the 16th century BCE ) is an Islamic prophet found in the Qurʾān, the scripture of Islam, and corresponds to...
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Islamic view of the Virgin Mary
Mary (Arabic: مريم‎ Maryām), the mother of Jesus (Isa), is considered one of the most righteous women in the Islamic religion. She is mentioned more in the Quran than in the entire New Testa...
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Islamic view of the Queen of Sheba
The Queen of Sheba is a queen regnant who appears in the Bible. The tale of her visit to King Solomon has undergone extensive Jewish, Arabian and Ethiopian elaborations, and has become the subject of ...
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Isaac
Isaac (/ˈaɪzək/; Hebrew: יִצְחָק,  Yitskhak,  Yiṣḥāq, Yiçḥaq, "[he] will laugh"; Greek: Ἰσαάκ Isaak; Arabic: إسحاق‎ or إسحٰق ʼIsḥāq) as described in the Hebrew Bible and the Qur'a...
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Adam and Eve
Adam and Eve, according to the creation myths of the Abrahamic religions, were the first man and woman. The story of Adam and Eve is central to the belief that God created human beings to live in a Pa...
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Islamic views on Adam
Âdam ( Arabic: آدم, translit.: ʾĀdam, Alternate Spelling: Adem ) is believed to have been the first human being and the first prophet and messenger on Earth in Islam. Adam's role as the father o...
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Islamic view of Adam
Âdam ( Arabic: آدم, translit.: ʾĀdam, Alternate Spelling: Adem ) is believed to have been the first human being and the first prophet and messenger on Earth in Islam. Adam's role as the father o...
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John the Baptist
John the Baptist (Hebrew: יוחנן המטביל, Yoḥanan ha-mmaṭbil, Arabic: يوحنا المعمدان‎ Yuhanna Al-Ma'madan,Aramaic or Syriac: ܝܘܚܢܢ ܡܥܡܕܢܐ Yoḥanan Mamdana, Classical Armenian: Յովհաննէս Մկ...
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List of persons in both the Bible and the Qur'an
The Bible and Qur'an have many characters in common.Eve, Sarah, Zipporah, Elizabeth, Jochebed, Lot's wife and Noah's wife are mentioned, but unnamed in the Qur'an. Eve and Elizabeth have the names Ḥaw...
Lot (Bible)
Lot (/lɒt/; Hebrew: לוֹט,  Lot,  Lôṭ ; "veil" or "covering") is a person mentioned in the biblical Book of Genesis chapters 11–14 and 19. Notable episodes in his life include his tr...
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