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Prophet Yahya

Who Was John the Baptist, According to Islam?

Short Answer: John the Baptist is known as Yahya, a prophet of Islam. He was born miraculously to two elderly parents, and his father was Prophet Zechariah, the uncle and protector of Mary, the mother of Jesus. Yahya lived a simple and ascetic life, devoted to the next world. He “baptized” people during his lifetime …

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