Peter in Islam
Peter, known also as Simon Peter or Simon Cephas, was, according to Muslim tradition and exegesis, one of the original disciples of Jesus. Although Jesus's disciples, as that of the other prophets, ha...
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Jesus in Islam
Isa Ibn Maryam (Arabic: عيسى بن مريم, translit.: ʿĪsā ibn Maryām; English: Jesus, son of Mary), or Jesus in the New Testament, is considered to be a Messenger of God and al-Masih (the Messiah...
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Ishmael in Islam
Ishmael, known as Ismâ`îl in Arabic (Arabic: إسماعيل Ismā'īl) and Dhabih Ullah, is the figure known in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam as Abraham's (Ibrâhîm) son, born to Hagar (Hājar). In Islam, Ish...
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Amittai
Amittai (/əˈmɪti.aɪ/; Hebrew: אֲמִתַּי‎, my truth; Latin: Amathi; Arabic: Matta‎) was the father of Jonah the prophet. He was also a native of Gath-hepher.
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Job (biblical figure)
Job (/ˈdʒoʊb/; Hebrew: אִיּוֹב,  Iyyov,  ʾIyyôḇ) is the central character of the Book of Job in the Bible. Job (Arabic: أيّوب, Ayyūb‎) is considered a prophet in the Abrahamic Reli...
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Solomon in Islam
Solomon (Arabic سليمان Sulaymān) was, according to the Qur'an, a king of ancient Israel as well as the son of David. The Qur'an recognizes Solomon as a prophet and a divinely-appointed monarch. Is...
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Joseph in Islam
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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Daniel in Islam
Daniel (Arabic: دانيال, Daniyal) is usually considered by Muslims to have been a prophet. Although he is not mentioned in the Qur'an, there are a few Hadith and Muslim records which bear his name and ...
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Jack Was Every Inch a Sailor
"Jack Was Every Inch A Sailor" is a traditional Newfoundland and Labrador folk song. It is a comical retelling of the Jonah tale, with a Newfoundland whaler as protagonist, but in this instance the wh...
Balaam
Balaam (Hebrew: בִּלְעָם, Bilʻam Bilʻām, English pronunciation /ˈbeɪlæm/ ) is a diviner in the Torah, his story occurring towards the end of the Book of Numbers (Hebrew: במדבר). The etymology of hi...
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Hagar in Islam
Hājar (Arabic: هاجر), the Arabic name for the biblical Hagar, was the wife of the patriarch and Islamic prophet Ibrāhīm (Abraham) and the mother of the Ismā'īl (Ishmael). She is a revered woman in the...
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Hagar
Hagar (/heɪˈɡɑr/ hay-GAR; Hebrew: הָגָר,  Hagar,  Hāgār, of uncertain origin Arabic: هاجر‎ Hājar; Greek: Ἄγαρ Agar; Latin: Agar) is a biblical person in the Book of Genesis...
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Jonah
Jonah or Jonas (Hebrew: יוֹנָה,  Yona,  Yônā ; dove; Arabic: يونس‎ Yūnus, Yūnis or يونان Yūnān ; Latin: Ionas) is the name given in the Hebrew Bible (Tanakh/Old Testament)...
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Cain and Abel in Islam
Cain and Abel (Arabic: هابيل ,قابيل , Qabil and Habil) are believed by Muslims to have been the first two sons of Adam and Eve, although they are not mentioned by their names in the Quran. The story i...
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Isaac in Islam
Isaac (Arabic: إسحاق‎ or إسحٰق‎ ʾIsḥāq) is recognized as a patriarch, prophet and messenger of God by all Muslims. In Islam, he is known as Ishaq. As in Judaism and Christianity, Isla...
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Prophet Jonah (Michelangelo)
The Prophet Jonah is one of the seven Old Testament prophets painted by the Italian High Renaissance master Michelangelo (c. 1542–1545) on the Sistine Chapel ceiling. The Sistine Chapel is in Vatican ...
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The Whale (Tavener)
The Whale is a "dramatic cantata" written by the English composer John Tavener in 1966.
The work is loosely based on the biblical allegory of Jonah and the Whale, although Tavener admitted that "T...
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Inside the Whale
"Inside the Whale" is an essay in three parts written by George Orwell in 1940. It is primarily a review of Tropic of Cancer by Henry Miller with Orwell discursing more widely over English literature ...
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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Elizabeth (biblical figure)
Elizabeth, also spelled Elisabeth (Greek Ἐλισάβετ) or Elisheba (from the Hebrew אֱלִישֶׁבַע / אֱלִישָׁבַע "My God has sworn"; Standard Hebrew Elišévaʿ Elišávaʿ, Tiberian Hebrew ʾĔlîšéḇaʿ ʾĔlîšāḇaʿ; Ar...
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David in Islam
David, or Dawud (Arabic: داود, translit.: ʾdāūd, [daːʔwd], Daud or Dawud), (circa 1043 BC - 937 BC?), is recognized in Islam as a prophet, messenger (Rasul), and lawgiver of God, and as a rig...
Tree of life (Quran)
The Tree of Immortality (Arabic: شجرة الخلود) is the tree of life motif as it appears in the Quran. It is also alluded to in hadiths and tafsir. Unlike the biblical account, the Quran mentions only on...
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Islamic view of Jesus' death
The issue of the crucifixion and death of Jesus (Isa) is important to Muslims as they believe that Jesus will return before the end of time. Muslims believe Jesus was not crucified, but was raised bod...
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Nineveh
Nineveh (/ˈnɪn.ɪv.ə/; Akkadian: Ninua; Classical Syriac: ܢܸܢܘܵܐ; Arabic: نينوى‎ Ninawa, Kurdish: نەینەوا, Hebrew: נִינְוֵה‎ Nin'veih; Greek: Νινευή Nineuē; Naynuwa; Turkis...
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Deir Alla Inscription
The Deir 'Alla Inscription (or Bala'am Son of Be'or Inscription) was discovered during a 1967 excavation in Deir 'Alla, Jordan. The excavation revealed a many-chambered structure that had also been de...
Ishmael
Ishmael (Hebrew: יִשְׁמָעֵאל,  Yishma'el,  Yišmāʻēl Yišmaˁel; Arabic: إسماعيل‎ ʾIsmāʿīl; Greek: Ἰσμαήλ Ismaēl; Latin: Ismael) is a figure in the Hebrew Bible and the Qur'a...
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Job in Islamic literature
Job (Arabic: أيّوب, Ayyūb‎) is considered a prophet in Islam and is mentioned in the Qur'an. Job's story in Islam is similar to the Hebrew Bible story; but in Islam, the emphasis is paid o...
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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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