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Was Yusuf's ('alayhis salam) prison sentence increased?

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What is the authenticity of the narration found in the Tafsir books regarding Yusuf (‘alayhis salam)? The gist of the narration is as follows:

Yusuf (‘alayhis salam) has requested his fellow inmate to intercede on his behalf upon his release. Jibrail (‘alayhis salam) rebuked Nabi Yusuf (‘alayhis salam) due to him not asking Allah Ta’ala, instead he asked his fellow inmate. Jibrail (‘alayhi salam) reminded Yusuf (‘alayhis salam) of Allah’s favors upon him and said to him that he is going to be punished for this by spending a longer time in prison.

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An unauthentic virtue of consuming honey

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Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) once said:

“Eat honey. By Him in whose hand is my soul, the Angels seek forgiveness on behalf of the household that has honey. If a person drinks honey, a thousand remedies enter his stomach and a thousand diseases will come out. If a man dies and has honey in his belly, the fire will not touch his body.”

Is this authentic?

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Challenging the authenticity of a Hadith in Bukhari!

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Is this hadith saheeh considering its chains?

This is what i read about it:

The Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) said, ‘From among my followers there will be some people who will consider illegal sexual intercourse, the wearing of silk (clothes), the drinking of alcoholic drinks and the use of musical instruments, as lawful.’

Although this hadith is in Sahih Al-Bukhari, its chain of transmission is not connected to Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessing! s be upon him) and this invalidates its authenticity.

Ibn Hazm rejects it for that very reason.

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The dialogue with Allah in Salah when reciting Surah Fatihah

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Is the following Hadith authentic (the Arabic and the English translation):

On the authority of Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu), who says that I have heard Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) saying:

Allah Ta’ala says when my slave recites “Ar Rahmanir Rahim” (The Most Gracious, The Most Merciful) I say “Athna ‘alayya abdi” (My slave has praised Me through My beautiful names and attributes).

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Can the 'manzil' be recited?

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I would like to find out about the authenticity of ‘manzi’. I came across this Hadith which indicates the recitation of manzil and wanted to know if this Hadith is infact authentic and if the recitation of manzil daily is beneficial. Here is the Hadith:

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A dhikr to be recited on 'Eid?

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I would like to know about the following message someone sent on ‘Eidul Fitr. Is it mentioned in a Hadith, what is the status of the Hadith?

Whosoever on the Day of ‘Id recites ‘Subhanallahi wa bi hamdihi’ three hundred’ times, and sends the reward of this recitation to the Ruh (souls) of all the Deceased Muslims, Allah will make one thousand (1000) lights enter all of their graves and when the reciter will die Allah will cause one thousand (1000) lights to enter his grave also.

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A great virtue for taking care of orphans

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Is the following Hadith authentic?

I am the first who will open the gates of Jannah, a woman will try to enter together with me or just after me. I will ask her, ‘What do you want and who are you’? She will say,  ‘I am a woman who took care of my orphans’

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