Sunday, June 13, 2010

Prophet David Dawood Daud Islam Version

Dawood (David / Daud) (circa 1043 BC - 937 BC?) is known as an appointed Prophet and Messenger ("Rasul") of Allah, and was a righteous King of Israel. It is believed Dawood lived between 70 to 106 years.He was a descendant of Ibrahim (Abraham) through Is'haq (Isaac).

The Qur'an Translation The Qur'an (Quran, Koran, Al-Qur'an). Translated by Abdullah Yusuf Ali. (mobi) The Holy Qur'an with English Translation and Commentary (English and Arabic Edition)
Dawood is mentioned many times in the Hadith. "The best (food) man eats is that (he eats) out of his earnings and the Prophet of Allah, Dawood, ate from what he earned with his hands." - Bukhari (3417)

The Message of the Qur'an The Koran (Al-Qur'an)
Dawood is mentioned by name sixteen times in the Qur'an. He is amongst the Prophets of Allah who received a book of revelation - the Zabur.[Qur'an 4:163] He is remembered for his eloquent speech and the beautiful recitation of God's Word.[Qur'an 34:10]
Dawood is also mentioned in the Qur'an as the young boy who slayed Jalut (Goliath) when all other Israelites were afraid to challenge him. [Qur'an 2:251]

The Qur'an (Arabic Edition) Noble Qur'an, the-English Translation of the Meanings and Commentary
Several stories of Dawood in the Qur'an confirm the Biblical and Jewish accounts of King David. However, there are notable differences, among others is the Islamic rejection of the notion that Dawood was an adulterer and murderer before his repentance.