Who Ate From the Tree First? Adam or Eve?

Answered by Ustadh Sharif Rosen Question: Assalam alaykum Who has eaten from the tree first? Adam or Eve? Answer: BismilLahi Rahmani Rahim as-Salamu ‘alaykum. Jazakum Allah khayran for your question. The Qur’an affirms that both Adam and Hawa, upon them be peace, ate from the tree which they were commanded to abstain from.  Our proof text […]

Did Adam and Eve’s Children Marry Each Other? How Else Did They Have Offspring?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum Did Adam and Eve’s children marry each other? How else did they have offspring? Answer: In the Name of God, the Merciful and Compassionate            Thank you for your question. May Allah grant you the best of states and guide you to what is pleasing to Him. QURANIC EXEGESIS […]

Why Did Allah Create Humans With The Potential For Evil?

When Allah first told the angels that He was going to place Adam as a Khalifa (vicegerent) on earth, the angels asked Him, “Would you place in it one who spreads corruption and who sheds blood?” Given the state of humanity, this is a profound question. How did the angels know? And why was it […]

Was Hawa’ (Eve) Created from the Rib of Adam?

Answered by Ustadh Faraz A. Khan Question: On the creation of Adam and Eve, where in the Qur’an or hadith is it stated that she was created from Adam’s rib? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, I pray this reaches you in the best of health and faith. The Qur’an does not mention anything explicit with […]

How Did the Devil Tempt Adam & Hawa (Eve)?

Answered by Sidi Abdullah Anik Misra Question: If the Devil (shaytan) was cast out of Heaven after refusing to bow down to Adam and refusing to show him respect, how is it that he was able to tempt Adam in heaven into disobeying Allah? Answer: Wa alaikum salam, Thank you for your question. Firstly, it […]