She-Camel of God

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The Naqat Allah (Arabic: نـاقـة الله‎‎) (“She-Camel of God”) was a miraculous female camel sent by God to the people of Thamud in the Arabian Peninsula when they demanded that the Prophet Salih ask God for a miracle. The narrative and story of the she-camel is recorded in the Qur’an.

Qur’anic mention[edit]

Amongst the many narrations in the Qur’an, one historical story deals with the people of Thamud, who lived after the people of ʿĀd in ancient Arabia. As the people of the community were heavily indulgent in idolatry, God sent the Prophet and Seer Salih to warn them of the impending doom they would face if they did not mend their fraudulent ways.[1][2][3][4][5]

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