Yusha bin Nun was a Prophet of ALLAH SWT and was the direct descendent of Prophet Yusuf alaihissalam. He was the disciple of Prophet Musa alaihissalam and carried out his work after his dying. He will not be very a lot talked about in Quran like different Prophets. He is talked about within the Quran twice, with out his identify being talked about. Prophet Yusha alaihissalam is addressed because the disciple of Prophet Musa alaihissalam.
Ibn Kathir says, “His full name was Yusha’ ibn Noon ibn Afraa’eem ibn Yoosuf ibn Yaʻqoob ibn Ishaaq ibn Ibraaheem, may Allaah exalt their mention. He was the servant boy of Moosa (Moses) ibn ʻImraan and his successor over his nation after him. He accompanied Moosa to the land of Kanʻaan in Al-Balqaa’ near Damascus.”
When Prophet Musa alaihissalam requested Bani Israel to observe him to the holy land Jerusalem and to take away the disbelievers from the land and settle there peacefully, all of them refused to observe the commandments as feared the folks of the holy land who have been sturdy and tyrants. besides for 2 folks Yusha ibn Nun’ and Caleb.
ALLAH SWT mentions within the Quran: “Said two men from those who feared [to disobey] upon whom Allah had bestowed favor, “Enter upon them through the gate, for when you have entered it, you will be predominant. And rely upon ALLAH SWT, if you should be believers.” [Qur’an 5:23]
Due to this disobedience of Bani Israel, they have been made to wander within the deserts for 40 lengthy years by ALLAH SWT. after the dying of Prophet Musa alaihissalam and his brother Prophet Haroon alaihissalam throughout this era of 40 years, Prophet Yusha alaihissalam took over the position of and continued main the Bani Israel and conquered Jerusalem with them(Bani Israel).
Miraculous Victory of Prophet Yusha alaihissalam over Jews
According to a report, it stated that when the final battle was going, it was a Friday night. The solar was about to set, and Jews have been approaching their victory. According to the notion of jews, on Saturdays, they didn’t work/struggle. “You are commanded and I [too] am commanded [from Allah], “O Allah, hold it back from setting!”
ALLAH SWT stopped the solar from setting and it stayed at its place till Prophet Yusha alaihissalam received the battle with Bani Israel and conquered Jerusalem.
Abu Hurairah narrates a hadith that Prophet Muhammad (SAW) stated: “The sun has never stopped from setting for any human being except for Yusha on the evening he invaded Jerusalem.” (Ahmad)
There is one other hadith through which Prophet Muhammad (SAW) is reported to have stated about Prophet Yusha alaihissalam: “One of the Prophets made a holy war. He said to his followers: ‘One who has married a woman and wants to consummate to his marriage but has not yet done so; another who has built a house but has not yet erected its roof; and another who has bought goats and pregnant she-camels and is waiting for their offspring-will does not accompany me.’ So he marched on and approached a village at or about the time of the Asr prayers. He said to the sun: ‘Thou art subservient (to Allah) and so am I. O Allah, stop it for me a little.’ It was stopped for him until Allah granted him victory.”(Muslim)
Prophet Yusha alaihissalam and Bani Israel Lived within the holy land peacefully. He taught his folks the Torah(Taurat) and dominated based on the e book of ALLAH SWT. Ibn Kathir mentions that Prophet Yusha alaihissalam lived for about 127 years. After the dying of Prophet Musa alaihissalam, he lived for 27 years solely.