Names of Prophets
According to rawayat, there are about one hundred and twenty four thousand (I lac 24 thousand or 124,000) Anbia (Prophets) Alaihi Salam (Alaihi Salam). Allah Subhana hu wa Ta’ala sent these prophets for the guidance of mankind. Different prophets were sent to different regions and for different people. Not all the names of Prophets are mentioned in Quran. The name of the first prophet is Hazrat Adam Alayhi Salaam. The last prophet is Muhammad Sala la ho alaihe wasallam.
Q: How many prophets are mentioned in the Quran?
Ans: 25 Prophets mentioned in Quran
Names of Prophets in Quran
25 prophets are mentioned in Quran by name. In four consecutive ayaat of Surah Al-An’am, ayat number 83 to 86, Allah Subhana hu Wa Ta’ala mentioned the names of 18 Prophets.
List of 25 Prophets mentioned in Quran is as follows:
Hazrat Adam A.S in Quran
The name of prophet Adam (PBUH) in Quran is mentioned many times. There are total 9 Surah where the name Adam is mentioned in the Holy Quran. The names and ayat number of these surahs are as follows:
- Surah Al-Baqara, Ayat No. 30, 31, 33,34,35 and 37
- Surah Al-Imran, Ayat No. 33, 34, and 59
- Surah Al-Maida, Ayat No. 27
- Surah Al-Araf, Ayat No. 11, 12,19, 26, 27, 31, 35,172 and 189
- Surah Al-Hijr, Ayat No. 26, 28, and 29
- Surah Al-Isra, Ayat No. 61 and 70
- Surah Al-Kahf, Ayat No. 50
- Surah Maryam, Ayat No. 58
- Surah Ta Ha, Ayat No. 115, 116, 117, 120 and 121
Hazrat Mussa A.S in Quran
One of the amazing fact about the name of Musa A.S is that it is mentioned in 29 paras of Holy Quran. There are 35 Surahs of Quran where the name of Musa A.S is mentioned.