Abraham

This page presents the verses Abraham appeasr in the Quran without comment by me or anyone else. May you find peace in your heart from these verses from the Holy Quran.

Heifer 2:124

Recall that Abraham was put to the test by his Lord, through certain commands, and he fulfilled them. (God) said, "I am appointing you an imam for the people." He said, "And also my descendants?" He said, "My covenant does not include the transgressors."(2:124)

Heifer 2:125

We have rendered the shrine (the Ka`aba) a focal point for the people, and a safe sanctuary. You may use Abraham's shrine as a prayer house. We commissioned Abraham and Ismail: "You shall purify My house for those who visit, those who live there, and those who bow and prostrate."(2:125)

Heifer 2:126

Abraham prayed: "My Lord, make this a peaceful land, and provide its people with fruits. Provide for those who believe in God and the Last Day." (God) said, "I will also provide for those who disbelieve. I will let them enjoy, temporarily, then commit them to the retribution of Hell, and a miserable destiny."(2:126)

Heifer 2:127

As Abraham raised the foundations of the shrine, together with Ismail (they prayed): "Our Lord, accept this from us. You are the Hearer, the Omniscient.(2:127)

Heifer 2:130

Who would forsake the religion of Abraham, except one who fools his own soul? We have chosen him in this world, and in the Hereafter he will be with the righteous.(2:130)

Heifer 2:132

Moreover, Abraham exhorted his children to do the same, and so did Jacob: "O my children, God has pointed out the religion for you; do not die except as submitters."(2:132)

Heifer 2:133

Had you witnessed Jacob on his death bed; he said to his children, "What will you worship after I die?" They said, "We will worship your god; the god of your fathers Abraham, Ismail, and Isaac; the one god. To Him we are submitters."(2:133)

Heifer 2:135

They said, "You have to be Jewish or Christian, to be guided." Say, "We follow the religion of Abraham - monotheism - he never was an idol worshiper."(2:135)

Heifer 2:136

Say, "We believe in God, and in what was sent down to us, and in what was sent down to Abraham, Ismail, Isaac, Jacob, and the Patriarchs; and in what was given to Moses and Jesus, and all the prophets from their Lord. We make no distinction among any of them. To Him alone we are submitters."(2:136)

Heifer 2:140

Do you say that Abraham, Ismail, Isaac, Jacob, and the Patriarchs were Jewish or Christian? Say, "Do you know better than God? Who is more evil than one who conceals a testimony he has learned from God? God is never unaware of anything you do."(2:140)

Heifer 2:258

Have you noted the one who argued with Abraham about his Lord, though God had given him kingship? Abraham said, "My Lord grants life and death." He said, "I grant life and death." Abraham said, "God brings the sun from the east, can you bring it from the west?" The disbeliever was stumped. God does not guide the wicked.(2:258)

Heifer 2:260

Abraham said, "My Lord, show me how You revive the dead." He said, "Do you not believe?" He said, "Yes, but I wish to reassure my heart." He said, "Take four birds, study their marks, place a piece of each bird on top of a hill, then call them to you. They will come to you in a hurry. You should know that God is Almighty, Most Wise."(2:260)

The Amramites 3:33

God has chosen Adam, Noah, the family of Abraham, and the family of Amram (as messengers) to the people.(3:33)

The Amramites 3:65

O followers of the scripture, why do you argue about Abraham, when the Torah and the Gospel were not revealed until after him? Do you not understand?(3:65)

The Amramites 3:67

Abraham was neither Jewish, nor Christian; he was a monotheist submitter. He never was an idol worshiper.(3:67)

The Amramites 3:68

The people most worthy of Abraham are those who followed him, and this prophet, and those who believe. God is the Lord and Master of the believers.(3:68)

The Amramites 3:84

Say, "We believe in God, and in what was sent down to us, and in what was sent down to Abraham, Ismail, Isaac, Jacob, and the Patriarchs, and in what was given to Moses, Jesus, and the prophets from their Lord. We make no distinction among any of them. To Him alone we are submitters."(3:84)

The Amramites 3:95

Say, "God has proclaimed the truth: You shall follow Abraham's religion - monotheism. He never was an idolater."(3:95)

The Amramites 3:97

In it are clear signs: the station of Abraham. Anyone who enters it shall be granted safe passage. The people owe it to God that they shall observe Hajj to this shrine, when they can afford it. As for those who disbelieve, God does not need anyone.(3:97)

Women 4:54

Are they envious of the people because God has showered them with His blessings? We have given Abraham's family the scripture, and wisdom; we granted them a great authority.(4:54)

Women 4:125

Who is better guided in his religion than one who submits totally to God, leads a righteous life, according to the creed of Abraham: monotheism? God has chosen Abraham as a beloved friend.(4:125)

Women 4:163

We have inspired you, as we inspired Noah and the prophets after him. And we inspired Abraham, Ismail, Isaac, Jacob, the Patriarchs, Jesus, Job, Jonah, Aaron, and Solomon. And we gave David the Psalms.(4:163)

Livestock 6:74

Recall that Abraham said to his father Ăzer, "How could you worship statues as gods? I see that you and your people have gone far astray."(6:74)

Livestock 6:75

We showed Abraham the marvels of the heavens and the earth, and blessed him with certainty:(6:75)

Livestock 6:83

Such was our argument, with which we supported Abraham against his people. We exalt whomever we will to higher ranks. Your Lord is Most Wise, Omniscient.(6:83)

Thanks to Masjidtucson.org for permission to use Rashid Kalifa's translation of the Quran.

© Robert Flegal 2014