Prophet Sulaiman S was the son of Prophet Dawud S who was a clever king of the Israelites. Prophet Sulaiman S was born in Jerusalem, Palestine. He was an important learner and observer and discovered so much from his father Dawud S.
Prophet Sulaiman S is talked about within the Holy Quran by his identify 17 instances in 16 verses, and He is talked about in numerous different verses as properly, not by identify although.
He was a beloved Prophet of ALLAH SWT and was bestowed with numerous miraculous presents that no different Prophet ever had. It was solely Prophet Sulaiman S who obtained the power to talk and talk with all of the birds and animals on earth. Sulaiman S was given the ability by ALLAH SWT to command the wind and jinns as properly.
ALLAH SWT states within the Quran: And Solomon inherited David. He stated, “O individuals, we’ve got been taught the language of birds, and we’ve got been given from all issues. Indeed, that is evident bounty. (27:16)
There are many narrations and tales in regards to the clever judgment capability and miracles of Prophet Solaiman S within the holy Quran. These tales show the nice knowledge and judgment of Prophet Sulayman S.
Wise Judgment capability of Sulaiman S
It is talked about in Quran: “And bear in mind Dawood and Suleman, once they gave judgment within the matter of the sphere into which the sheep of sure individuals had strayed by evening: We did witness their judgment. To Solomon We impressed the precise understanding of the matter: to every of them we gave judgment and information (Quran:21:78-79)
The detailed story is written by Allamah Ismael bin Kaseer with the reference of Hafiz bin Jareer and Ibn Abi Hatim as:
Two males approached Prophet Dawud S for judgment between them concerning a subject. The proprietor of the sphere complained that the opposite man’s sheep entered into his winery and ate up all of the grapes in his absence. Prophet Dawud S gave his judgment that the herd of the sheep must be given to the proprietor of the backyard as compensation. However, Prophet Sulaiman S requested permission to provide a greater judgment upon this matter. The father requested his son, what he needed to inform them. Then Prophet Sulaiman S replied that the sheep must be given to the proprietor of the backyard to get from them his livelihood, profit from his wool and milk and the backyard must be given to the proprietor of the sheep and he needed to domesticate the backyard until it’s restored to its earlier situation after which the backyard and the sheep must be returned to their house owners. (Ibn Kase 2/156).
Prophet Sulaiman S and the Plea of an ant
Once Sulaiman S transferring along with his troops of jinn, people, and birds. They marched with self-discipline in direction of the course of the valley of ants.
Witnessing this big military of Prophet Sulaiman S, one of many ants knowledgeable the opposite ants to cover. She knew that Sulaiman S and his troops would probably crush them.
This incident is talked about in Quran as Until, once they stumbled on the valley of the ants, an ant stated, “O ants, enter your dwellings that you not be crushed by Sulaiman and his soldiers while they perceive not.” (Qur’an 27:18)
Prophet Sulaiman S when heard this dialog of ants, smiled and thanked ALLAH SWT for such miraculous presents and stated:
“My Lord, enable me to be grateful for Your favor which You have bestowed upon me and upon my parents and to do righteousness of which You approve. And admit me by Your mercy into [the ranks of] Your righteous servants.” (Qur’an 27:19)
He instantly commanded the military to vary its path and this manner destruction of the ants was prevented. His exhibits how beneficiant He was, that He turned the complete troop who had been in hundreds simply due to the plea of a tiny and insignificant creature.
After the loss of life of his father Prophet Dawud S, Prophet Sulaiman S turned the Prophetic king of Israel. It is talked about within the Quran that Prophet Sulaiman S requested ALLAH SWT to grant Him a kingdom that no person ever had. “He said: My Lord! Do Thou forgive me and grant me a kingdom which is not fit for (being inherited by) anyone after me” (Quran 38:35)
ALLAH SWT answered his prayers and supplied him with what he happy and bestowed him with many miraculous presents all through his life.
He might management the blowing wind based on his selection and can. And ALLAH SWT additionally gave him a spring of molten brass/copper which was used within the constructions by Jinns.
ALLAH SWT states within the Quran: And (We made) the wind (subservient) to Sulaiman, which made a month’s journey within the morning and a month’s journey m the night, and We made a fountain of molten copper to movement out for him, and of the jinn, some labored earlier than him by the command of his Lord; and whoever turned apart from Our command from amongst them, We made him style of the punishment of burning. (Quran34:12)
Sulaiman S rebuild Masjid-al-Aqsa
Masjid-al-Aqsa was first constructed by Prophet Adam S, and after a decade it was rebuilt by Prophet Ibrahim S. After many a long time it once more fell and was reconstructed by Prophet Dawud S, he couldn’t full it and die. It was Sulaiman S and his big military of males and jinn who accomplished the work of Masjid-al-Aqsa.
Sualiman S Conquering Saba
One day whereas Prohet Sualiman S and his military had been on some mission, the hen Hud-Hud got here to them and stated “I comprehend that which you do not comprehend and I have brought to you a sure information from (Saba)Sheba.” (Quran27:22)
The hen stated: An clever and highly effective girl named Bilkis guidelines the dominion. Then Prophet Sulaiman S despatched a letter to the queen of Saba, inviting them to the oneness of ALLAH SWT.
Bilqis, the Queen of Saba obtained the letter and determined to ship helpful presents to Sulaiman S considering this might any warfare and rage.
Slaiman S rejected them and despatched the courtiers again with the presents and a message, stated these presents are nothing in entrance of all of the presents that ALLAH SWT has bestowed him with, undergo ALLAH SWT or He would come along with his military and destroy the Saba.
She then determined to go to the palace of Sulaiman S. When Sulaiman S heard about her arrival, he requested his military to deliver him the throne of the queen earlier than she reaches. One of the jinn stated he might deliver it and it was there in a blink of a watch.
When Queen Bilqis arrived on the palace of Sulaiman S, She was requested if this was her throne, and she or he replied that it seems just like her throne.
Then Sulaiman S requested the queen to enter the palace corridor, the ground of which was a shimmering glass made. She pulled up her gown considering it was water. Sulaiman S then knowledgeable her that the ground is made up of glass.
She was amazed. She had by no means seen such issues earlier than. Bilqis realized that she was within the firm of a really educated one who was not solely a ruler of an important kingdom however a messenger of Allah, as properly. Queen Bilqis repented, gave up solar worship, accepted the oneness of ALLAH SWT, and requested her individuals to do the identical.
Death of Prophet Sulaiman S
Prophet Sulaiman S dominated for 30 years and died on the age of 60 years. Most of his public work was carried out by the jinns. jinns had been below the management of Sulaiman S as a punishment for his or her misdeed of constructing people imagine that they possess all the ability and know the unseen and will foresee what is going to occur sooner or later.
The loss of life of Prophet Sulaiman S was a lesson for mankind and the jinns that solely ALLAH SWT is aware of the unseen and is conscious of the longer term.
ALLAH SWT states within the Quran that Sulaiman S died whereas he was leaning on his employees and was watching over the jinns who had been engaged of their work. He remained upright and appeared awake for a really very long time, nonetheless he was useless however no person knew It. Jinns continued their work non cease considering that Sulaiman S is overseeing them.
Many days handed and the Death of Prophet Sulaiman S was recognized when small creatures /bugs ate up His employees and His physique nice physique fell to the bottom. And the Jinns realized that nobody is aware of the unseen however ALLAH SWT.
ALLAH SWT says in Quran: But when We decreed loss of life for him, naught confirmed them his loss of life however a creature of the earth that ate away his employees; and when it fell, the jinn got here to know plainly that if they’d recognized the unseen, they might not have tarried in abasing torment (Quran:34,14)