THE PROPHETS OF ISLAM
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remained sad after the death of his son Habeel.
He had witnessed death for the first time, and was heartbroken at a crime
of this magnitude at the hands of his own son against a brother.
He was very withdrawn and wept at his predicament.
Allah gave him the gift of another son whom he named Sheeth.
He succeeded him as a prophet and as a representative of Allah on Earth.
He had several children and was the ancestor of the prophets mentioned in