Prophet Al-Yasa additionally known as Elisha was one of many prophets of ALLAH (SWT) despatched down for the steering of Banu-Israel. It is talked about in some narrations that Prophet Al-Yasa alaihissalam was the cousin of Prophet Ilyas alaihissalam and grew underneath His care. Also, he was the successor of Ilyas alaihissalam.
Prophet Al-yasa is talked about in Quran twice, first in surah Al-An’am:
“And We gave to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob – all [of them] We guided. And Noah, We guided before; and among his descendants, David and Solomon and Job and Joseph and Moses and Aaron. Thus do We reward the doers of good. And Zechariah and John and Jesus and Elias – and all were of the righteous. And Ishmael and Elisha and Jonah and Lot – and all [of them] We preferred over the worlds. And [some] among their fathers and their descendants and their brothers – and We chose them and We guided them to a straight path.”(Al-An’am 84:87)
and in Surah Saad:
“And remember Ishmael, Elisha, and Dhul-Kifl, and all are among the outstanding. This is a reminder. And indeed, for the righteous is a good place of return Gardens of perpetual residence, whose doors will be opened to them.” (Saad 48:50)
It is claimed that Prophet Ilyas alaihissalam ,when completed his activity of prophethood, he gave his management to Prophet Al-Yasa and ALLAH (SWT) gave prophethood to Al-Yasa alaihissalam.
He continued preaching monotheism, the oneness of ALLAH (SWT) to the kids of Israel who repeatedly rejected the religion in ALLAH (SWT) and disobeyed the prophets.
Prophet Al-Yasa shouldn’t be talked about a lot in Quran or ahadees, nevertheless, in line with some narrations, it’s mentioned that ALLAH (SWT) granted him with miracles utilizing which, he introduced again the lifeless to reside and ALLAH (SWT) additionally gave him the power to treatment the blind and other people with pores and skin illnesses. It can also be talked about within the Jewish sources that the river in Jordan dried up for him when he walked over it, so he cross it simply. Al-Jawaab as-Saheeh by Ibn Taymiyah (4/451-452) and ALLAH (SWT) is aware of finest.
Prophet Al-Yasa continued his prophethood untill 840 years earlier than prophet Isa alaihissalam. He was buried in Palestine.