Musa, the Prophet

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1. Answer the following questions:

1. Why did Allah want Musa to move his people from Egypt to Palestine?
To save the Israelis from the slavery of Phir’oun

2. What is the difference between the miracle Prophet Musa saw and what some magicians do in magic shows?
Miracle is something that truly happens with the permission of Allah. Magic involves cheating and falsehood. 

3. How did Musa become a prophet of Allah?
While Musa was on his way to Egypt, he passed by the Mount Sinai where he went to pick up some fire and firewood. There, Allah spoke to him and informed him that he is chosen as a Prophet of Allah.

4. What did Allah order Musa to do in Egypt?
Allah ordered Musa to go to Egypt and call Phir’oun to believe in Allah and worship Him alone.

5. Why was Musa fearful of returning to Egypt?
Musa was fearful of returning to Egypt because he knew that Phir’oun would take revenge on him for his unintentional killing of an Egyptian.

6. How did Phir’oun receive Musa’s message?
Phir’oun received Musa’s message with arrogance and sarcastic comments. He even insulted Musa and ridiculed him.

7. What was revealed to Musa (AS) by Allah and what other duties was he given?
Allah revealed Tawrah to Prophet Musa and commanded him to go and warn Phiroun and if he refuses to accept Islam then take Bani Israeel from Egypt to Palestine.

8. What did Musa ask Allah before going to face Phiroun?
He asked us to teach him a du’aa so that his speech impediment is solved. He also asked Him to make his brother, Haroon, as his helper.

9. Where was the fire that Musa noticed?
Musa (AS) noticed the fire in the direction of Mount Toor.

10. What miracles were given to Prophet Musa by Allah?
1) Musa’s staff turning into a serpent.
2) Glow in his hand.

11. What did Musa (AS) make Phiroun understand about the unintentional killing?
Musa (AS) said that he killed the Egyptian by mistake and that he was not a Messenger that time.

  • 2. Answer True or False accordingly:
    1. Musa lost his way in the Sahara desert. False.
    2. The first revelation from Allah was given to Musa at Jabal-ut-Toor. True.
    3. Allah commanded Musa’s staff to become a spider. False.
    4. Upon seeing Phiroun, Musa tried to convince him of Allah’s words. True
    5. Jabal-ut-Toor is known as Mount Everest in English. False.
    6. Musa left Madyan and went to Palestine. False.
    7. Musa lost his way in the Sinai desert. True.
    8. Musa asked Allah to allow his brother, Haroon, in the difficult mission. True.
    9. Haroon is Aaron and Musa is Moses in the Bible. True.

3. Answer the questions with the translation of a related ayah or hadeeth:

1. Which ayah states that wealth can make people evil?
“Nay, Indeed man transgresses as he sees himself rich and self-sufficient”.

2. Which ayah in Surah Taha talks about the Day of Judgement?
“Verily the Hour is coming: My design is to keep it hidden, for every soul to receive its reward buy the measure of its endeavour”.

3. What is the ayah or hadeeth that relates to the fire and Allah revealing his miracles to Musa?
“Now when Musa had fulfilled the term, and was travelling with his family, he noticed a fire in the direction of Mount Toor. He said to his family, “Stay right here; I saw a fire, I hope to bring you from there some information, or a burning firebrand that you may warm yourselves”.

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5 thoughts on “Musa, the Prophet

  1. assalamu alaikum! I’m a student and my workbook is international edition… And it doesn’t have this chapter on musa ( a. s ) Can u plz post the new international edition answers? It would be really very helpful if you do that 🙂

  2. Grade-6
    Book: I Love Islam
    Chapter: Musa (A.S) The Prophet
    Text Book & Workbook
    Answer the following Questions:
    Q-1: How did Musa (A.S) become a prophet of Allah?
    Ans: When Musa (A.S) and his family left Madyan and traveled back to Egypt, he
    lost his way and saw a fire in the direction of Mount Toor He (S.W.T) chosed
    him as a messenger of Allah. And addressed by Allah to call Phir’oun to
    worship Allah alone by showing the miracles of his staff and his hand with
    the help of his brother Haroon (A.S), by this way, he became prophet.
    Q-2: What did Allah order Musa (A.S) to do in Egypt?
    Ans: To call Phir’oun to worship to one true God (Allah) and follow the path of
    Islam and liberate oppressed people from cruelty and lead them to
    Palestine.
    Q-3: Why was Musa (A.S) fearful of returning to Egypt?
    Ans: Musa (A.S) was fearful of returning to Egypt because once he had killed the
    Egyptian and escaped from Phir’oun
    Q-4: How did Phir’oun receive Musa’s (A.S) message?
    Ans: Phir’oun became furious at Musa (A.S) and he was very rude and said he
    himself was god and also blamed Musa (A.S) to be a murderer and fugitive
    (one who flees away).
    Exercise-1: Answer the following Questions
    Q-1: What happened to Musa (A.S) and his family on their way back to Egypt?
    Ans: On the way back to Egypt, Musa (A.S) lost his route then he prayed to Allah for
    right direction so he saw a fire and went towards it, heard the voice of Allah
    that called him to worship Him alone, and good news of being “Appointed as
    messenger and prophet.”
    Q-2: What was revealed to Musa (A.S) by Allah and what other duties was he given?
    Ans: He was a messenger and prophet of Allah and He must go to Egypt and invite
    Phir’oun to believe in Allah and also he must guide the children of Israel to
    Palestine.
    Q-3: What other miracles were given to Musa (A.S) by Allah why did Allah give
    him these miracles?
    Ans:
     Turning it (staff) into a snake and changing back into stick.
     Also the miracles of his hand shining brilliantly when He kept it in His the
    armpit.
    Q-4: What did Musa (A.S) ask Allah before going to face Phir’oun?
    Ans: Musa (A.S) asked for his safety and security and also He asked Allah to have
    his brother Haroon (A.S) for help also in that difficult task.
    Q-5: Where was the fire that Musa (A.S) noticed?
    Ans: Musa (A.S) noticed the fire being burnt in the direction of Mount Tur.
    Q-6: What did Musa(A.S) make Phir’oun understand about the unintentional
    killed?
    Ans: Musa (A.S) made Phir’oun understand that the death was an accident and Allah
    had forgiven him and made him one of his messengers’.
    Q-7: What happened when Musa (A.S) went to get the fire for his family?
    Ans: Allah said to Musa (A.S) that he would be a prophet and that he was to invite
    Phri’oun to worship Allah alone.
    Q-8: Where did Allah ordered Musa (A.S) to move his people?
    Ans: Allah ordered Musa (A.S) to move his family to Palastine.
    Q-9: When Musa told Phir’oun to worship Allah alone, how did Phir’oun
    react?
    Ans: Phir’oun said that he was god in reality he was furious at Musa (A.S).
    Q10: What did Phir’oun say about Musa (A.S) character?
    Ans: Phir’oun said that Musa (A.S) was a disbeliever and murderer.
    Q11: What did Musa (A.S) reply?
    Ans: Musa (A.S) replied Phir’oun that he had repented and the death was an
    accident but Allah had forgiven him and made him one of His messengers.
    Q12: When Musa (A.S) told Phir’oun that he wanted Phir’oun to send the children of
    Israel with him, what did Phir’oun reply?
    Ans: He refused to send them and said that they were his slaves.
    Q13: How did Musa (A.S) correct this incorrect idea that phir’oun had?
    Ans: He said that the children of Israel were the salves of Allah, who is only the
    Lord of the world.
    Q14: Why did Musa (A.S) tell Phir’oun that he had fled Egypt?
    Ans: Because he feared that someone would make harm to him.
    Exercise-2: “True or False”
    (Directions: Answer each statement by writing “T” for true and “F” for false.)
     Musa (A.S) left Madyan and went to Palestine. F
     Musa (A.S) lost his way in the Sahara desert. F
     Musa (A.S) asked Allah to allow his brother. Haroon or Aaron to help him in
    the difficult mission. T
     Upon seeing Phir’oun, Musa (A.S) tried to convince him of Allah’s words. T
     Phir’oun became Muslim immediately after hearing Musa’s (A.S)speech. F
     Allah commanded Musa’s (A.S) staff to become a snake. T
     Allah gave Musa (A.S) four miracles. F
     Jabl-ut-Tour is known in English as “Mount Everest.” F
     The first revelation from Allah was given to Musa (A.S) at Jabal-ut-Tour. T
     Allah ordered Musa (A.S) to go back to Egypt, and if phir’oun did not choose
    to receive the true religion, then Musa (A.S)should bring the Israelites to
    Palestine. T
    Exercise – 3: Sequencing
    Put the following statements in the correct order from the story of Prophet Musa
    (A.S) in the textbook by placing numbers 1-15 on the lines given before each
    sentence.
     11 Then, Allah asked him about the staff which he was carrying, “What is
    that in your right hand?”
     9 Musa (A.S) left Madyan with his family and returned to Egypt.
     13 Furthermore, Allah ordered Musa (A.S) to go to Egypt and invite Phir’oun
    to believe in Allah and worships Him alone.
     1 Musa (A.S) interfered with the dispute between the Israelite and the
    Egyptian.
     3 Musa (A.S) was advised to flee from Egypt for his own protection from
    being killed by Phir’oun.
     2 Musa (A.S)struck an Egyptian man to death with a punch of his fist on his
    chest.
     4 Musa (A.S) travels towards Palestine and reaches Madyan when he meets
    two women shepherdesses.
     6 The pious man offers Musa (A.S) his daughter Saffoura for marriage and a
    job for 8-10 years to take good care of him.
     7 Musa (A.S) willingly accepts the invitation from the women and he goes to
    pious man’s house.
     5 Musa (A.S) insists on helping the girls with their shepherding, especially
    because he thinks women are not supposed to do such hard labor.
     8 Musa (A.S) used the time in Egypt as an opportunity to strengthen his faith
    in seclusion after so much time away from his family.
     10 Musa (A.S) notices the fire that was in the direction of Mount Tur.
     12 Musa (A.S) was commanded to put his hands in to his robe at the armpit
    and saw a brilliant shine.
     14 Musa (A.S) goes to Phir’oun with a convincing speech to make him a
    believer and free the children of Israel from Phir’oun.
    Exercise – 4: Related Texts
    Direction: Answer each of the following by identifying and writing an
    ayah/hadith
    Q-1: Which ayah states that wealth can make people evil?
    Ans:
    English:
    “Nay. Indeed man transgresses, as he sees himself rich and self-sufficient.”
    (Surah Alaq 6-7)
    Q-2: Which ayah in Surat Taha talks about the Day of Judgment?
    Ans:
    English:
    Verily, the Hour is coming- My design is to keep it hidden – for every soul to
    receive its rewards by the measure of its Endeavour.
    Q-3: What is the ayah or hadeeth that relates Allah reveals his miracles to
    Musa (A.S)?
    Ans:
    English:
    Allah said, “Seize it, and fear not: We shall return it at once to its
    former condition.” (21) “Now draw your hand close to your side: it shall
    come out white (and shining), without harm (or stain) – as another sign.”

    • Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullaah.
      Thank you so much.
      I didn’t read all your answers; will do it later inshaaAllah…
      Jus removed the Arabic Text as the fonts and alignment were distorted.
      Baarakallaah.

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