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Madyan (Midian) In Quran / Islam
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And to (the people of) Madyan (Midian), (We sent) their brother Shuaib. He said: "O my people! Worship Allah! You have no other Ilah (God) but Him. (La ilaha ill-Allah (none has the right to be worshipped but Allah))." Verily, a clear proof (sign) from your Lord has come unto you; so give full measure and full weight and wrong not men in their things, and do not mischief on the earth after it has been set in order, that will be better for you, if you are believers. (Quran 7:85)
"And sit not on every road, threatening, and hindering from the Path of Allah those who believe in Him. and seeking to make it crooked. And remember when you were but few, and He multiplied you. And see what was the end of the Mufsidoon (mischief-makers, corrupts, liars). (Quran 7:86)
"And if there is a party of you who believes in that with which I have been sent and a party who do not believe, so be patient until Allah judges between us, and He is the Best of judges." (Quran 7:87)
The chiefs of those who were arrogant among his people said: "We shall certainly drive you out, O Shuaib, and those who have believed with you from our town, or else you (all) shall return to our religion." He said: "Even though we hate it! (Quran 7:88)
"We should have invented a lie against Allah if we returned to your religion, after Allah has rescued us from it. And it is not for us to return to it unless Allah, our Lord, should will. Our Lord comprehends all things in His Knowledge. In Allah (Alone) we put our trust. Our Lord! Judge between us and our people in truth, for You are the Best of those who give judgment." (Quran 7:89)
The chiefs of those who disbelieved among his people said (to their people): "If you follow Shuaib, be sure then you will be the losers!" (Quran 7:90)
So the earthquake seized them and they lay (dead), prostrate in their homes. (Quran 7:91)
Those who belied Shuaib, became as if they had never dwelt there (in their homes). Those who belied Shuaib, they were the losers. (Quran 7:92)
Then he (Shuaib) turned from them and said: "O my people! I have indeed conveyed my Lords Messages unto you and I have given you good advice. Then how can I sorrow for the disbelieving peoples (destruction)." (Quran 7:93)
Has not the story reached them of those before them? - The people of Nooh (Noah), Ad, and Thamood, the people of Ibraheem (Abraham), the dwellers of Madyan (Midian) and the cities overthrown (i.e. the people to whom Lout (Lot) preached), to them came their Messengers with clear proofs. So it was not Allah Who wronged them, but they used to wrong themselves. (Quran 9:70)
And to the Madyan (Midian) people (We sent) their brother Shuaib. He said: "O my people! Worship Allah, you have no other Ilah (God) but Him, and give not short measure or weight, I see you in prosperity; and verily I fear for you the torment of a Day encompassing. (Quran 11:84)
"And O my people! Give full measure and weight in justice and reduce not the things that are due to the people, and do not commit mischief in the land, causing corruption. (Quran 11:85)
"That which is left by Allah for you (after giving the rights of the people) is better for you, if you are believers. And I am not set over you as a guardian. (Quran 11:86)
They said: "O Shuaib! Does your Salat (prayer) (i.e. the prayers which you offer has spoiled your mind, so you) command that we leave off what our fathers used to worship, or that we leave off doing what we like with our property? Verily, you are the forbearer, right-minded!" (They said this sarcastically). (Quran 11:87)
He said: "O my people! Tell me, if I have a clear evidence from my Lord, and He has given me a good sustenance from Himself (shall I corrupt it by mixing it with the unlawfully earned money). I wish not, in contradiction to you, to do that which I forbid you. I only desire reform so far as I am able, to the best of my power. And my guidance cannot come except from Allah, in Him I trust and unto Him I repent. (Quran 11:88)
"And O my people! Let not my Shiqaq cause you to suffer the fate similar to that of the people of Nooh (Noah) or of Hood or of Salih (Saleh), and the people of Lout (Lot) are not far off from you! (Quran 11:89)
"And ask forgiveness of your Lord and turn unto Him in repentance. Verily, my Lord is Most Merciful, Most Loving." (Quran 11:90)
They said: "O Shuaib! We do not understand much of what you say, and we see you a weak (man, it is said that he was a blind man) among us. Were it not for your family, we should certainly have stoned you and you are not powerful against us." (Quran 11:91)
He said: "O my people! Is then my family of more weight with you than Allah? And you have cast Him away behind your backs. Verily, my Lord is surrounding all that you do. (Quran 11:92)
"And O my people! Act according to your ability and way, and I am acting (on my way). You will come to know who it is on whom descends the torment that will cover him with ignominy, and who is a liar! And watch you! Verily, I too am watching with you." (Quran 11:93)
And when Our Commandment came, We saved Shuaib and those who believed with him by a Mercy from Us. And As-Saeehah (torment - awful cry, etc.) seized the wrong-doers, and they lay (dead) prostrate in their homes. (Quran 11:94)
As if they had never lived there! So away with Madyan (Midian)! As away with Thamud! (All these nations were destroyed). (Quran 11:95)
And indeed We sent Moosa (Moses) with Our Ayat (proofs, evidences, verses, lessons, signs, revelations, etc.) and a manifest authority; (Quran 11:96)
And the dwellers in the wood (i.e. the people of Madyan (Midian) to whom Prophet Shuaib () was sent by Allah), were also Zalimoon (polytheists and wrong-doers, etc.). (Quran 15:78)
"When your sister went and said: Shall I show you one who will nurse him? So We restored you to your mother, that she might cool her eyes and she should not grieve. Then you did kill a man, but We saved you from great distress and tried you with a heavy trial. Then you stayed a number of years with the people of Madyan (Midian). Then you came here according to the fixed term which I ordained (for you), O Moosa (Moses)! (Quran 20:40)
And the dwellers of Madyan (Midian); and belied was Moosa (Moses), but I granted respite to the disbelievers for a while, then I seized them, and how (terrible) was My Punishment (against their wrong-doing). (Quran 22:44)
The dwellers of Al-Aiyka (near Madyan (Midian)) belied the Messengers. (Quran 26:176)
The prople of Lout (Lot) (those dwelt in the towns of Sodom in Palestine) belied the Messengers. (Quran 26:160)
When their brother Lout (Lot) said to them: "Will you not fear Allah and obey Him? (Quran 26:161)
"Verily! I am a trustworthy Messenger to you. (Quran 26:162)
"So fear Allah, keep your duty to Him, and obey me. (Quran 26:163)
"No reward do I ask of you for it (my Message of Islamic Monotheism), my reward is only from the Lord of the Alameen (mankind, jinns and all that exists). (Quran 26:164)
"Go you in unto the males of the Alameen (mankind), (Quran 26:165)
"And leave those whom Allah has created for you to be your wives? Nay, you are a trespassing people!" (Quran 26:166)
They said: "If you cease not. O Lout (Lot)! Verily, you will be one of those who are driven out!" (Quran 26:167)
He said: "I am, indeed, of those who disapprove with severe anger and fury your (this evil) action (of sodomy). (Quran 26:168)
"My Lord! Save me and my family from what they do." (Quran 26:169)
So We saved him and his family, all, (Quran 26:170)
Except an old woman (his wife) among those who remained behind. (Quran 26:171)
Then afterward We destroyed the others. (Quran 26:172)
And We rained on them a rain (of torment). And how evil was the rain of those who had been warned. (Quran 26:173)
And (remember) Lout (Lot)! When he said to his people . Do you commit AlFahishah (evil, great sin, every kind of unlawful sexual intercourse, sodomy, etc.) while you see (one another doing evil without any screen, etc.)?" (Quran 27:54)
"Do you approach men in your lusts rather than women? Nay, but you are a people who behave senselessly." (Quran 27:55)
There was no other answer given by his people except that they said: "Drive out the family of Lout (Lot) from your city. Verily, these are men who want to be clean and pure!" (Quran 27:56)
So We saved him and his family, except his wife. We destined her to be of those who remained behind. (Quran 27:57)
And when he went towards (the land of) Madyan (Midian) he said: "It may be that my Lord guides me to the Right Way." (Quran 28:22)
And when he arrived at the water of Madyan (Midian) he found there a group of men watering (their flocks), and besides them he found two women who were keeping back (their flocks). He said: "What is the matter with you?" They said: "We cannot water (our flocks) until the shepherds take (their flocks). And our father is a very old man." (Quran 28:23)
But We created generations (after generations i.e. after Moosa (Moses) ), and long were the ages that passed over them. And you (O Muhammad SAW) were not a dweller among the people of Madyan (Midian), reciting Our Verses to them. But it is We Who kept sending (Messengers). (Quran 28:45)
And to (the people of) Madyan (Midian), We sent their brother Shuaib (Shuaib). He said: "O my people! Worship Allah, and hope for (the reward of good deeds by worshipping Allah Alone, on) the last Day, and commit no mischief on the earth as Mufsidoon (those who commit great crimes, oppressors, tyrants, mischief-makers, corrupts). (Quran 29:36)
And the dwellers of the Wood, and the people of Tubba; everyone of them denied (their) Messengers, so My Threat took effect. (Quran 50:14)
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