Noah
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The Prophet Noah lived during a time so corrupt that God decided he had to wash the earth clean of humanity’s prevailing sinful nature [1]. God warned Noah of his plan because the Prophet was full of “honesty and virtue,” and therefore Noah’s seed would be used as the basis for a new humanity [2]. The earth was to be submerged under water for forty days, during which time all humanity would be drowned, save Noah and his family [3]. Noah was instructed to build the Ark (Safina) by the exact measurements God provided him [4], and inside there was to be made room for “two of every kind of animal” [5].

Noah faced difficulties while constructing the Ark. Iblis came to frustrate him in the form of a wild boar, but God used the blood of Noah’s toil to create the Lion which chased the devil away [6]. The people of the earth mocked Noah for building the seemingly unnecessary boat, and they laughed at his warnings concerning God’s wrath [7]. Noah advised the people to head his counsel, he even pleaded with God to be merciful because his son was one of the disbelievers; but God rebuked Noah saying, “So beseech Me not concerning that of which thou hast no knowledge” [8].

When the waters of the earth began to swell, and Noah’s wife’s “bread-oven . . . poured forth boiling water,” Noah knew it was time to enter the Ark [9]. The sea rose quickly and covered even the highest mountains – all drowned except for those in the Ark. After forty days God commanded the waters to recede and the great ship came to rest “on the mountains El Judi” [10]. Therefore, all mankind traces their lineage through the Prophet Noah.

Noah:
What The Qur'an says

What The Qur'an
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Adam
Abraham
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David
Jesus
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