Suwa' (Arabic سواع) is mentioned in the Qur'an (71:23) as a deity of the time of the Prophet Noah.

And they say: By no means leave your gods, nor leave Wadd, nor Suwa'; nor Yaghuth, and Ya'uq and Nasr. (Qur'an 71:23)

The temple dedicated to Suwa was demolished on the orders of Muhammad, in the Raid of Amr ibn al-As, in January 630 AD, 8AH, 9th month, of the Islamic Calendar.[1][2][3]


  1. List of Battles of Muhammad
  2. The sealed nectar, By S.R. Al-Mubarakpuri, Pg256
  3. "Later, in the same month, ‘Amr bin Al-‘As was sent ",

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