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The scientific miracles of Islam; fire under the sea the authority of ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Amr ibn al-‘As that the Prophet (PBUH) said:

… “ No one should sail on the sea except the one who is going to perform Hajj or ‘Umrah , or the one who is going to fight in Allah’s path for under the sea there is a fire , and under the fire there is a sea ” .

Explanation of the Hadith

This honorable hadith coincides with the Qur’anic oath at the beginning of the chapter of at-Tur (The Mount) in which Allah, the Almighty, swears – in spite of the fact that He has no need to swear – by the burning sea. Almighty Allah says:

﴾ By the Mount . And by the Book Inscribed. In parchment unrolled. And by the Bait-ul-Ma’mur (the house over the heavens parallel to the Ka’bah at Makkah, continuously visited by the angles). And by the roof raised high (i.e. the heaven). And by the burning sea. Verily, the Torment of your Lord will surely come to pass. There is none that can avert it. ﴿ (Surat At-Tur (The Mount): 1-8)
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