Prophet Dawud alaihissalam was one of many righteous individuals of Banu Israel who joined the military of Banu Israel when he was a really younger boy. He was amongst those that agreed upon combating with the individuals of Jerusalem to seize the Holy land as commanded by ALLAH SWT.
Prophet Dawud alaihissalam is named David by Jewish. He was born in Jerusalem within the tenth century BCE. Like different Prophets, Prophet Dawud alaihissalam was a beloved Prophet of ALLAH SWT, and ALLAH SWT bestowed Him with miraculous powers and nice power. He was the one who established the foundations of Almighty ALLAH on earth.
Prophet Dawud alaihissalam is talked about 16 occasions by his identify in numerous chapters of the Quran in varied narrations.
The Holy ebook Zubur (Psalms) was revealed on Dawud alaihissalam.
“And your Lord knows best all who are in the heavens and the earth. And indeed, We have preferred some of the Prophets above others, and to Dawud (David) We gave the Zabur (Psalms)” (Quran 17:55)
ALLAH SWT gifted Him with the most effective voice like nobody ever had and each time he recited the Zubur and praised ALLAH SWT, all of the birds used to get assembled round him and take part praising ALLAH SWT. And even the vegetation and the mountains would get pleasure from and be a part of him in Praising the almighty ALLAH.
It is talked about within the Quran that ALLAH SWT says: “We truly subjected the mountains to hymn Our praises along with Him in the evening and after sunrise” (Quran 38:18)
“And the birds were assembled, all with him repeating praises” (Quran 38:19)
Prophet Dawud alaihissalam was the primary one to whom ALLAH SWT made expert in making weapons and armors from iron. ALLAH SWT blessed him with a miracle by which he might soften iron in his arms and mildew it into weapons and armors.
ALLAH SWT mentions in Surah Saba: And actually, We gave Dawud bounty from Us (and mentioned), ‘O mountains! Repeat Our praises with him, and the birds you too’. And we softened for him iron, (saying) ‘Make extensive coats of mail, and measure nicely the hyperlinks and do righteous deeds. Surely I’m Seer of what you do.” (Quran 34:10-11)
Prophet Dawud alaihissalam used to wish in the course of the nights and used to quick each alternated day. He divided his evening into elements for prayers and sleep.
In an genuine Hadees, Prophet Muhammad SAW mentioned: “The most loved Salat (prayer) in the sight of ALLAH SWT is the Salat of Dawud and the most loved of Saum (fasting) in the sight of ALLAH SWT is the Saum of Dawud. He used to sleep for the first half of the night and offer prayer for one-third of it and sleep (again) for one-sixth of it. And he used to observe fast on alternate days. And when he encountered an enemy he never fled.” (Bukhari)
ALLAH SWT additionally bestowed Him with the power to grasp the language of birds and animals.
The power and knowledge of Prophet Dawud alaihissalam are talked about by means of varied narrations within the Holy Quran.
One of the incidents of His power and submission to ALLAH SWT at a really younger age is talked about within the Quran in Surah Baqarah.
So they defeated them by permission of Allah, and David killed Goliath, and Allah gave him the kingship and knowledge [i.e., prophethood] and taught him from that which He willed. And if it weren’t for Allah checking [some] individuals by means of others, the earth would have been corrupted, however Allah is the possessor of bounty for the worlds. (Quran 2:251 )
After Prophet Musa Alaihissalam died, the Israelites grew to become very ill-mannered and disbelievers. To make them notice their disobedience and stubbornness, and to remind them to show to ALLAH, ALLAH SWT put them on a trial by appointing one of many worst and most horrible tyrants as their chief named Jalut(Goliath). Banu Israel was exhausted with the humiliation and steady wars and defeats within the kingdom of Jalut.
After a few years of trials, Talut was chosen to be the king of Banu Israel by ALLAH SWT. Talut was a farmer, and he was submissive, sturdy, and a sensible man.
Talut had very restricted individuals and arms in his military nonetheless, Jalut possessed an enormous, sturdy, and absolutely outfitted military. Both the armies have been set to battle. Banu Israel obtained horrified seeing the dimensions of Jalut’s military.
King Talut declared that whoever kills Jaloot will get married to his daughter.
Nobody dared to go in entrance and begin the battle and right now a younger boy got here ahead saying I’ll battle Jalut. Talut refused to let him go as He was very younger. However, the boy insisted to let him go and mentioned, I killed a lion final evening so I can battle with Jalut. That courageous younger boy was Prophet Dawud alaihissalam.
Talut agreed and made him put on the armor to begin the battle. Prophet Dawud alaihissalam felt it arduous to go along with the armor as He was so younger and thin. Dawud alaihissalam confronted Jalut with no weapons or swords however a slingshot and few pebbles. He prayed to ALLAH SWT to assist him and was able to kill Jalut.
He shot together with his slingshot and the pebble obtained straight to Jalut’s brow. He was hit so arduous that he instantly fell with blood gushing from his brow and he was discovered lifeless in seconds.
The military of Jalut obtained terrified seeing their chief die in seconds. The Banu Israel then gained the battle with the Philistine military by the need and assist of ALLAH SWT despite the fact that they have been only a few in numbers and have been barely outfitted.
Dawud alaihissalam then entered the holy land of Jerusalem together with his household and different righteous individuals.
As promised, Talut married his daughter to Prophet Dawud alaihissalam. Also, Talut appointed Dawud alaihissalam because the commander of his military.
The knowledge, greatness, and humbleness of Prophet Dawud alaihissalam began rising amongst everybody with time. The love and prominence that prophet Dawud alaihissalam was getting from individuals made Talut jealous and he began envying Dawud alaihissalam.
This hearth of jealously grew so intense that Talut made plans to kill Him. Talut despatched Dawud alaihissalam to ship him for harmful wars in order that he could also be killed by the enemies nonetheless, Prophet Dawud alaihissalam gained each battle with the assistance of ALLAH SWT.
When Prophet Dawud alaihissalam obtained to find out about Talut’s plan, He left the place with His household the identical evening and sheltered in a cave. Many different individuals additionally took shelter with him within the cave. Prophet Dawud alaihissalam then went to the neighboring kingdom of Palestine alongside together with his individuals.
Talut attacked Palestine as quickly as he got here to find out about this. He died on this battle and his troopers fled from there. Prophet Dawud alaihissalam was the king of Palestine now and after the dying of Samuel alaihissalam, ALLAH SWT granted him with Prophethood.
Prophet Dawud alaihissalam dominated Palestine for 40 years with peace and concord. He spent 7 years in Hebron and 33 years in Al-Quds (Jerusalem).
Prophet Dawud alaihissalam began to rebuild masjid Al- Aqsa which was lay in ruins and it was a giant venture nonetheless, He couldn’t full it and handed away.
Later His son Prophet Sulaiman alaihissalam accomplished rebuilding Masjid Al-Aqsa.
Prophet Dawud alaihissalam lived for 100 years.