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Idris is generally accepted to be the same as Enoch.Many of the early Qur'anic commentators, such as Tabari and Al-Baizawi identified Idris with Enoch.I was sent and told to seize his soul in the fourth heaven.I kept thinking how I could seize it in the fourth heaven when he was on the earth?
In a hadith, Ibn Abbas asked Ka’b what was meant by the part of the verse which says, ”And We raised him to a high station.” Ka’b explained: Allah revealed to Idris: ‘I would raise for you every day the same amount of the deeds of all Adam’s children’ – perhaps meaning of his time only.
Antoine Faivre, in The Eternal Hermes (1995), has pointed out that Hermes Trismegistus has a place in the Islamic tradition, although the name Hermes does not appear in the Qur'an.
Hagiographers and chroniclers of the first centuries of the Islamic Hegira quickly identified Hermes Trismegistus with Idris, the nabi of surahs 19.57 and 21.85, whom the Arabs also identified with Enoch (cf. Idris/Hermes was termed "Thrice-Wise" Hermes Trismegistus because he had a threefold origin.
Afterwards, Idris left his hometown of Babylon because a great number of his people committed many sins even after he told them not to do so. " Prophet Idris said: "If we immigrate for the sake of Allah, He will provide for us." So the people went with Prophet Idris and they reached the land of Egypt. Idris stood at its bank and mentioned Allah, the Exalted, by saying: "Subhanallah." Exegesis embellishes upon the lifetime of Idris, and states that the prophet divided his time into two.
For three days of the week, Idris would preach to his people and four days he would devote solely to the worship of God.