Jump to content
Guests can now reply in ALL forum topics (No registration required!) ×
Guests can now reply in ALL forum topics (No registration required!)
In the Name of God بسم الله

Was Luqman (As) A Prophet Of Allah swt?

Rate this topic


Recommended Posts

  • Advanced Member

Asalam Alaikum

 

From "Companions of The Prophet", Vol.1, By Abdul Wahid Hamid

Talking about Salman al-Mohammadi (al Farsi) -

As a scholar, Salman was noted for his vast knowledge and wisdom. Ali (a.s) said of him that he was like Luqman the Wise. And Ka'b al-Ahbar said: "Salman is stuffed with knowledge and wisdom like an ocean that does not dry up." Salman had a knowledge of both the Christian scriptures and the Qur'an in addition to his earlier knowledge of the Zoroastrian religion. Salman in fact translated parts of the Qur'an into Persian during the life-time of the Prophet. He was thus the first person to translate the Qur'an into a foreign language.

 

If Ali is saying Salman is wise like Luqman, then why didn't he say he was wise like another prophet? Why did he choose Luqman in this saying? It is because Luqman and Salman are both wise men, and not prophets.

As far as the Quran goes, Luqman was not a prophet. The Quran says that Allah gave him wisdom [31:12]

Nowhere in the Quran though does it say he received revelation.

 @SeyedMoAbbas

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You are posting as a guest. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

×
×
  • Create New...