Location... Kaabah (mecca) was built by Pr. Abraham or not?

by Ramzanali babul, Muzaffarnagar, Monday, August 12, 2013, 12:52 (1469 days ago) @ Vazir

After migrating from Babylon, Prophet Abraham settled his younger son Isaac in Can'aan (Syria-Palestine). And he asked his elder son Ishmael tosacrifice the comfort of Can'aan and settle in Makkah to establish the first House of Monotheism.
Ishmael resided permanently in Makkah, while his father kept travelingbetween Hagar (Haajirah) in Makkah and Sarah in Can’aan (Syria-Palestine).
Ishmael married a woman from the Qahtani Tribe of Jurham and became the ancestor of Musta Ribah. Musta Ribah wandered theArabian Peninsula, and the Arabs descended from them, multiplying and becoming a distinct community a few centuries later.
So, interestingly the Arabs are the descendants of Prophet Ishmael and a Qahtani Jurham mother from the Arabian Peninsula. They hadtwelve sons in their long and happy married life. The Qahtanis are still abundantly found inArabia.
Some nomadic tribes more ancient than Abraham and Ishmael had settled in Makkah, a small but busy trade center in the peninsula.
The “Wilderness of Beer-Sheba” of Genesis 21:14, embraces the Southern Palestine, and Hijaz (the mid-western Arabia). Therefore, the Bible and the Qur’an are in agreement concerning where Ishmael and his mother Hagar had settled after movingfrom Can’aan.
Here is a glimpse of history about Hagar and Ishmael as found in the Bible.
Genesis 17:20 - As for Ishmael, I have heard you (O Abraham); behold, I will bless him and make him fruitful and multiply him exceedingly; he shall be the father of twelve princes, and I will make him a great nation.
Genesis 21:17 - And God heard the voice of the lad (Ishmael);and the angel of God called to Hagar from the Heights, and said to her,"What troubles you, Hagar? Fear not; for God has heard the voice of the lad where he is. Arise, lift up the lad, and hold him fast with your hand; for I will make him a great nation.
Genesis 21:20 - And God was with the lad, and he grew up;he lived in the wilderness, and became an expert with the bow. He lived in the wilderness of Paran (Faran, Makkah).
This history also explains why the Qur’an repeatedly asserts that the Arabs had not received any scripture before the Qur’an (28:46, 32:3, 36:6). The Arabs, being the descendants of Ishmael, could only become a community long after Ishmael had passed on and when his progeny had multiplied with time.
28:46 And neither were you present onthe slope of Mount Sinai when We called Moses. But you are sent as a grace from your Sustainer to warn people to whom no warner has come before you, so that they may reflect.
[32:3, 36:6. Prophet Ishmael, the ancestor of Arabs, cannot be considered a Prophet to them since Children of Ishmael multiplied and inhabited Arabia as the Arab community long after his death. See 2:125 and introduction to Surah 11 Hud]
32:3 And yet they assert, “He has invented it.” Nay, it is but the truth fromyour Sustainer, for you to warn a people to whom no warner has come before you, so that they may be guided.
[Prophet Ishmael was the ancestor of,and not a Prophet to, the Arabs who became a community long after he passed on. See note 2:125, 28:46, 36:6. And the message is to fan out from Arabia to all mankind 2:185, 3:3, 3:137, 6:19, 6:91, 10:2, 14:1, 25:1, 28:44, 30:58, 33:1 on, 39:41 on, 68:52]
36:6 That you may warn a people whose ancestors were not warned, and are, therefore, unaware of what is right and what is wrong. [2:125, 7:158, 28:46, 32:3]
Note: The Valley was a barren land, but Abraham settledhis family in the town of Makkah, near the soon to be built Ka’bah. So, contrary to popular legends, Abraham never left his family in the isolation of a desert]
http://www.ourbeacon.com/cgi-bin/bbs60x/webbbs_config.pl/md/read/id/314123119192319


Complete thread:

 RSS Feed of thread

salaatforum.com | design and hosted by Beach Life Marketing Inc