Idrīs (Arabic: إدريس), is known to Muslims as Hazrat Idris, is the third prophet sent to mankind according to Islamic history. According to Muslim belief, he received prophethood from the Creator after Adam, the first prophet of Islam. There is disagreement about his birthplace. According to some, he was born in Babylon, Iraq. According to some, he was born in Egypt. He is thought to be the Enoch mentioned in the Bible.
Quran[change | change source]
Also mention in the Book the case of Idris: He was a man of truth (and sincerity), (and) a prophet:
And We raised him to a exalted place.— [19:56]
Later, in surah 21, al-Anbiya, Idris is again praised:
Reference[change | change source]
- See Ezekiel