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people say Prophet Musa burnt his tougue with a burning coal in his childhood, when Faro (Pharaoh) wanted to kill him and lady Asia said that test Musa with coal and dimonds and Musa was 6 month old and picked the burning coal. thats why he had speech problem. but people say he hadn't got speech problem, he was just speaking slowly.


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نبي الله موسى عليه السلام الذي تأثّر لسانُهُ بالجمرة التي تناولها ووضعها في فمه حينَ كان طفلاً أمامَ فرعون لحكمةٍ، ما تركت تلك الجمرةُ في لسانه أن يكون كلامهُ غير مفهم للناس إنما كانت عقدة خفيفة بل كان كلامه مُفهمًا لا يبدل حرفًا بحرفٍ بل يتكلم على الصواب لكن كان فيه عقدةٌ خفيفةٌ أي بطءٌ من أثر تلك الجمرة ثم دعا الله تعالى لما نزل عليه الوحي فقال: {واحْلُلْ عُقدةً من لساني* يفقهواْ قولي} [سورة طه/27-28] فأذهبها الله عنه.


Prophet Musa when he had the coal on his tongue, it did not change his talk to the extent that he would mix letters and would be unclear! His speech was clear and he delivered the da^wah even though the coal had a slight effect on him, but his speech was clear to the people as he delivered the call of Islam. He did have a slight slowness as result of that coal, and then when he received revelation, he asked Allah to relieve him from it, and it was gone. All the Prophets never have calamities that prevent them from delivering the da^wa.

One has to believe that all of the Prophets are sound in the form they were created, no one of them had an ugly or a scary image, or even had a handicap, or had a scary voice. It is not true what some say that Adam used to look like the apes, Adam had a sound shape, and an upright body. Allah does not send as a prophet one who has a handicap. The Messenger of Allah sallallahu ^alayhi wa sallam said:

"مَا بَعَثَ اللهُ نَبيًّا إِلا حَسَنَ الوَجْهِ حَسَنَ الصَّوتِ، وإِنَّ نَبِيَّكُم أَحسَنُهُم وَجْهًا وَأَحْسَنُهُم صَوْتًا"


It means: “Every prophet Allah sent had a nice face and a nice voice. Your prophet has the nicest face and the nicest voice of all of them.” (Related by Imam Ahmad). This means that all of them were nice looking with a nice voice, the Prophet sallallahu ^alayhi wa sallam praised himself in this hadith that he is the nicest looking and that he has the nicest voice.

Allah knows best.