Names of Prophets in Quran | List of 25 prophets mentioned in the Quran

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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.

18 Names of Prophets in Islam mentioned in Quran Surah Al-An'am Ayat 83 to 86
List of 25 Prophets mentioned in Quran is as follows:

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Name of Prophets in Quran
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Adam Alaihi Salam
آدم علیہ السلام
Adam
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Nuh Alaihi Salam
نوح علیہ السلام
Nuh
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Idris Alaihi Salam
ادریس علیہ السلام
Adrees, Idrees, Idris
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Hud ALAIHI SALAM
ھود علیہ السلام
Hud
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Saleh ALAIHI SALAM
 صالح علیہ السلام
Saleh, Salih
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Ibrahim Alaihi Salam
 ابراہیم علیہ السلام
Ibraheem, Ibrahim
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Lut ALAIHI SALAM
 لوط علیہ السلام
Lut
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Ismail Alaihi Salam
 اسمائیل علیہ السلام
Ismail, Ismaeel, Ismael
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Ishaq Alaihi Salam
 اسحاق علیہ السلام
Ishaq
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Yaqub Alaihi Salam
 یعقوب علیہ السلام
Yaqub
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Yusuf Alaihi Salam
یوسف علیہ السلام
Yousaf, Yusaf, Yusuf
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Ayub Alaihi Salam
ایوب علیہ السلام
Ayub
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Shoaib Alaihi Salam
شعیب علیہ السلام
Shoaib
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Musa Alaihi Salam
موسیٰ علیہ السلام
Musa, Mussa
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Haroon Alaihi Salam
ہارون علیہ السلام
Haroon, Harun
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Dhul Kifl Alaihi Salam
ذوالکفل علیہ السلام
Zul Kifl, Zulkifal
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Dawood Alaihi Salam
داوٰد علیہ السلام
Dawood, Dawud
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Suleman Alaihi Salam
سلیمان علیہ السلام
Salman, Suleman, Sulayman
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Ilyas Alaihi Salam
الیاس علیہ السلام
Ilyas
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Al-Yasa Alaihi Salam
الیسع علیہ السلام
الیسع
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Yunus Alaihi Salam
یونس علیہ السلام
Younas, Yunus, Yunas
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Zakariya Alaihi Salam
زکریاء علیہ السلام
Zakria, Zikria, Zakariya
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Yahya Alaihi Salam
یحيٰ علیہ السلام
Yahya
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Isa Alaihi Salam
عیسیٰ علیہ السلام
Isa
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Muhammad Sallallahu Alaihi Wasalam
محمد صلی اللہ علیہ وسلم
Muhammad, Mohammad

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-Ma’ida, Ayat No. 27
  • Surah Al-A‘raf, 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.

 

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