Will Esa (Alayhis Salaam) come as a new prophet?

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: When Esa (Alayhis Salaam) comes to this world will he come as a New Prophet or Nabi?


A: He will be the Nabi of Allah Ta’ala but will not come as a new prophet to this Ummah. Rather he will follow the Shariah of Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam).

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


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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