Prophet Ismail (AS)’s was one of the most important messengers in the list of the Prophets. His main mission was all about to aware the world that Allah is one and Islam is the right religion in the world. Allah has even mentioned Prophet Ismail (AS) for the ten times in the Holy Quran. Just as after the course of the long marriage with Sarah (p.b.u.h), Prophet Ibrahim (AS) was not having any kids with the wife. So in that condition, Sarah (p.b.u.h) asked her husband to marry her housemaid known as Hajira. Hence their union was concretized and Ibrahim (AS) and Hijra got a beautiful baby that was named also Ismail (AS).
Just as after construction of the Ka’aba with his father named Prophet Ismail (AS) was told to be in charge of it and hence also to teach others about the Ha’aj. As a person, he was very patient, as well as good, honest, plus righteous and kept all his promises. One Day he was asked by one of the men to meet him in the evening at a particular place. However, that man did not arrive at the place. But he did not leave the place. The man came very late and was much surprised as to see the prophet still waiting for him. The prophet called him to tell him to tell his family and so as the population to accomplish their prayers to Allah (s.w.t).
Interesting Facts about Hazrat Ismail (AS)
Prophet Ismail (AS) had many sons and daughters who hence, on the whole, migrated to several parts of the Arabian Peninsula and also spread the message of their grandfather Ibrahim (AS) wherever they were being migrated. Prophet Ismail (AS) hence used to go back to Palestine to visit his brother named as Issac and the grave of his father. Some scholars did unveil that in the course of the same year of his death, one of his daughters married to Issac’s son got married.
Death of Hazrat Ismail (AS)
Prophet Ismail (AS) lived in Makkah as throughout his lifetime and hence passed away at the age of 136 and was buried next to his mother Hajira (p.b.u.h).
Ismail (Ishmael) – Abraham and Ishmael (PBUT) – the Sacrifice:
Allah the Almighty told us of Abraham’s affliction by the means of his beloved son: And he said (after his rescue from the fire): “Verily, I am going to my Lord. He will guide me! My Lord! Grant me (offspring) from the righteous.” So he eventually gifted him with the glad tidings of a forbearing boy. And, when his son was old enough to walk with him, he said: “0 my son! I have seen in a dream that I am slaughtering you.
This was the complete end of discussion about Hazrat Ismail and his personal life. He was no doubt one of the respected and most reputable messengers of Allah who played an important role in the spread of Islam massively in the whole world.
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