Why were all prophets handsome?

Q: If Allah says appearance doesn’t matter only hearts why were all prophets handsome?


A: Being handsome is an additional favour of Allah Ta’ala. 

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.

ذَٰلِكَ فَضْلُ اللَّـهِ يُؤْتِيهِ مَن يَشَاءُ وَاللَّـهُ وَاسِعٌ عَلِيمٌ﴿المائدة: ٥٤﴾

Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)