Who is Moses according to Islam?

Was he a descendant of Abraham’s legitimate son Isaac or illegitimate son Ishmael?

What are Islam’s perspective about Moses receiving the 10 Commandments?


There are many references to Moses in the Qur’an. He is considered to be a descendant of Isaac, not Ishmael, and he is also considered to be one in the line of prophets that starts with Adam and includes King David and Jesus and ends with Muhammad. I can’t find any reference in my Qur’an index to the Ten Commandments.

Disclaimer: I am not a Muslim, nor do I play one on television.


Peace be with you,

Here is a link that explains all that Islam traditionally teaches about Musa (Moses).

The Prophet Musa

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