The shrine of the Prophet Shuaib

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The shrine of the Prophet Shuaib

Down from the south of the Jordanian city of Salt, specifically in the Wadi Shuaib region, you will find a newly designed mosque where the tomb of the Prophet Shuaib is located, as it is considered one of the most important archaeological sites that are more attractive to visitors.

The inauguration ceremony of the Mausoleum of the Mausoleum was held under the patronage of King Abdullah II Bin Al Hussein in Ramadan in 2003 AD, so that the mosque contains a chapel to accommodate five hundred worshipers of men, and two hundred worshipers of women, in addition to that there is a multi-use hall, a library, a residence for the muezzin, and housing Another for the imam, as well as sanitation.

The modern mosque project cost nine hundred and fifty thousand Jordanian dinars, and the mosque’s area is two thousand square meters, so that the shrine of the Prophet began from an old building that contains a room over which a small dome is located inside the shrine of the Prophet Shuaib, then the project developed and became a site to attract thousands of tourists annually, specifically in the month of Ramadan , And on Friday in particular, and most of the countries that flock to the shrine of the Prophet Shuaib East Asian countries such as Pakistan, Malaysia and Indonesia.

Shoaib Valley

The Wadi Shuaib region is about three kilometers south of the city of Salt, located in the Jordanian governorate of Balqa. The population of her village does not exceed five hundred people. It was given this name in relation to the presence of the shrine of the Prophet Shuaib in it, in addition to the religious monuments and the famous Byzantine monuments in it. Wadi Shuaib is also distinguished by the presence of the torrent of Shuaib Valley that flows into the Jordan River, so the economy thrives in it, and the wonderful scenes and picturesque scenes abound, and it is a rich source With lemon and olive trees.

Shoaib, peace be upon him

He is Shuaib bin Mikel bin Shijin bin Madyan bin Madyan bin Ibrahim Al-Khalil, he was born peace be upon him in the sixteenth century B.C. Lot, peace be upon him.

Shoaib’s call to a fellow debtor

God Almighty sent him to a debtor folk, to invite them to believe in God Almighty, and to refrain from cheating in the measure, where they were famous for trade and cultivation, but they took the path of delusion and ungratefulness, and went on with disbelief and tyranny, and repelled them to a people upon him be peace, and they worshiped the tree, in addition to tempering them with enough and balance, And Shoaib, peace be upon him, warned them of engaging in God Almighty, and what was of them was only going too far in vanity, and responding to Shoaib, peace be upon him, and those who believed in him with expulsion and torment.

God Almighty, our master, gave Shaiba the rhetoric in the language, eloquence in the tongue, and persuasion in the most beautiful phrases to enter into the faith, until he was called “the preacher of the prophets” and “the eloquent preacher among the prophets”, as the name of our master Shoaib, peace be upon him, was mentioned eleven times, Shuaib was mentioned in the Noble Qur’an, just as Saleh, Hud, Ismail and Muhammad, peace and blessings be upon him, were mentioned.

The death of a debtor folk

He arrived at a people who owes the highest levels of ingratitude. They chose Shoaib, peace be upon him, and those who believed with him from the weak between expulsion and displacement from their homes or returning to their religion and tree worship, and asked him to descend upon them from the sky if he was from the truthful. God Almighty commanded a people, peace be upon him, to get out of a debtor and everyone who believed in it, and perished a people who owe a shout.

The death of Shoaib Al-Salam

Shoaib, peace be upon him, lived for a hundred and forty-two years, and peace be upon him died in the fifteenth century BC in Median, and he was buried in an area called Wadi Shuaib and named after him for the presence of the place in it.


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