Prophets of God

Story of Prophet Idris (Enoch)

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The story of Prophet Idris (also known as Enoch) is mentioned in the Quran and Islamic tradition. He is considered a prophet of Islam and is believed to have lived in the pre-flood period. According to Islamic tradition, Prophet Idris received divine revelation and was instructed to guide people towards the path of righteousness. He was known for his wisdom, knowledge, and piety. It is believed that he was the first person to write with a pen and was also the first to teach people agriculture. Prophet Idris was favored by Allah for his devotion and was taken up to heaven without experiencing death. Islamic scholars believe that he was raised to the fourth level of heaven where he continues to worship God. The Quran mentions Prophet Idris in two places, Chapter 19 (Surah Maryam) and Chapter 21 (Surah Al-Anbiya). In Surah Maryam, it is mentioned that he was a man of truth and sincerity, and Allah raised him to a high level. In Surah Al-Anbiya, it is stated that he was patient and steadfast and was among the chosen prophets of Allah. Overall, the story of Prophet Idris serves as a reminder of the importance of faith, knowledge, and righteous deeds in the eyes of Allah.

The Story of Prophet Idris is mentioned in the following Quranic Verses

٥٦  وَاذْكُرْ فِي الْكِتَابِ إِدْرِيسَ ۚ إِنَّهُ كَانَ صِدِّيقًا نَبِيًّا

56  And mention in the Scripture Enoch. He was a man of truth, a prophet.

٥٧  وَرَفَعْنَاهُ مَكَانًا عَلِيًّا

57  And We raised him to a high position. Sura Maryam (Mary) Verse 56-57 Quran.

٨٥  وَإِسْمَاعِيلَ وَإِدْرِيسَ وَذَا الْكِفْلِ ۖ كُلٌّ مِنَ الصَّابِرِينَ

85  And Ishmael, and Enoch, and Ezekiel; each was one of the steadfast. Sura Anbiya Verse 85 Quran.

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