The story of Bilqis the Queen of Saba (Sheba)

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Prophet Sulaiman alaihissalam had an enormous military that consisted of males, jinns in addition to birds and animals in his troop. He use to observe strict self-discipline amongst them and He would assess the military often whereas at work.

One day whereas they had been on some mission, Prophet Sulaiman alaihissalam was inspecting his troops and located that the hen Hud-Hud was lacking from the military/meeting.

This incident is talked about within the Quran as:
And He(Prophet Sualiaman alaihissalam) reviewed the birds, then stated: How is it I see not the hoopoe(Hud-Hud) or is it that he’s of the absentees? I’ll most actually punish him with extreme punishment or kill him, or he shall carry to me a transparent plea. (Quran 27:20-21).

After some time, the hen Hud-HUd got here again to the military of Solaiman alaihissalam and stated “I comprehend that which you do not comprehend and I have brought to you a sure information from (Saba)Sheba.” (Quran27:22)

The Hud-HUd additional knowledgeable Sulaiman alaihissalam that an clever and highly effective girl named Bilkis guidelines the dominion. The Hud-HUd additionally stated that She has all the things in abundance together with the throne and that the individuals of Saba(Sheba) worshipped the solar as an alternative of ALLAH SWT.

Surely I discovered a girl ruling over them, and he or she has been given the abundance and he or she has a mighty throne (Quran 27:23)

I discovered her and her individuals adoring the solar as an alternative of Allah, and the Shaitan has made their deeds fair-seeming to them and thus turned them from the way in which, so they don’t go aright (Quran 27:24)

Prophet Solaiman alaihissalam listened to what Hud-Hud stated and determined to put in writing a letter to the queen of Saba to examine if the Hud-Hud is right and alluring them to the oneness of ALLAH SWT He stated: We will see whether or not you have got instructed the reality or whether or not you’re of the liars (Quran 27:27)

Solaiman alaihissalam gave directions to Hud-Hud to drop the letter and conceal to observe her response.

Take this letter and hand it over to them, then flip away from them and see what (reply) they return(Quran 27:28)

The obedient Hud-Hud adopted His directions and flew again to present the letter to the Queen of Saba (Sheba).

She opened the letter and began studying it: Verily! It is from Solomon, and verily! It reads: ‘In the Name of Allah, the Most Beneficent, and Most Merciful; be you not exalted towards me however come to me as Muslims (true believers who submit with full submission) (Quran 27:30-31).

She acquired disturbed and confused and summoned all her ministers and advisors asking recommendations from them. She stated
O chiefs! Give me recommendation respecting my affair: I by no means resolve an affair till you’re in my presence (27:32).

To this, her ministers replied that you’re essentially the most highly effective amongst us and we’ll all the time be obedient to you and settle for no matter you resolve.

They stated: We are possessors of power and possessors of mighty prowess, and the command is yours, subsequently see what you’ll command (Quran 27:33)

Bilqis, the Queen of Saba being an clever girl determined to ship invaluable presents from her most treasured treasure to Prophet Sulaiman alaihissalam considering this is able to any battle and rage.

She stated: “Surely the kings, when they enter a town, ruin it and make the noblest of its people to below, and thus they (always) do”(Quran 27:34)

“And surely I am going to send a present to them and shall wait to see what (answer) do the messengers bring back” (Quran 27:35)

Slaiman alaihissalam, upon receiving her presents rejected them instantly and stated these presents are nothing in entrance of all of the presents that ALLAH SWT has bestowed him with.
“So when he came to Sulaiman, he said: What! Will you help me with wealth? But what Allah has given me is better than what He has given you. Nay, you are exultant because of your present” (Quran 27:36)

Sulaiman alaihissalam despatched the courtiers again with the presents and a message for the Queen Bilqis to undergo ALLAH SWT or He would come together with his military and destroy the Saba.

The queen’s courtiers went again to her with the present and conveyed the message of Sulaiman alaihissalam. She then determined to go to the palace of Sulaiman alaihissalam.

Sulaiman alaihissalam when heard about her arrival requested who amongst his military might carry him the throne of the queen earlier than she reaches. All the jinns began competing with one another every saying he would carry the throne earlier than Sulaiman alaihissalam leaves his seat. Sulaiman alaihissalam was ready for a quicker means, then abruptly a person who had the information of the ebook stated he might carry it and it was there in a blink of an eye fixed.

Sulaiman alaihissalam thanked and praised ALLAH SWT when the throne was positioned earlier than Him.

When Queen Bilqis arrived on the palace of Sulaiman alaihissalam, She was requested if this was her throne, and he or she replied that it appears to be like much like her throne.

Then Sulaiman alaihissalam requested the queen to enter the palace corridor, the ground of which was a shimmering glass made. She pulled up her gown considering it was water. Sulaiman alaihissalam then knowledgeable her that the ground is made up of glass.
Queen Bilqis then accepted the oneness of ALLAH SWT.

She stated: “My Lord! Verily, I have wronged myself, and I submit (in Islam), together with Solomon, to Allah, the Lord of the Alamin (mankind, jinns, and all that exists” (Quran 27:20-44)

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