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Was Hazrat Zulqarnain a prophet?

Q:

The question is relating to Hazrat Zulqarnain(the mighty king whom Allah swt granted emense power) mentioned in Quran. Was he a prophet or not?

A:

Salaamun alaykum

Thank you for your question.

We have traditions that stipulate that Dhulqarnayn was not a prophet but was a servant of God who loved Him and who God loved.

May you always be successful. 

ZoheirAli