Ambiya

The covenants of Nuh and Sulayman (‘alayhimas salam)

Question

Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“If you see a snake at your residence then say to it, we ask you by the covenant of Nuh (‘alayhis salam) and the covenant of Sulayman ibn Dawud (‘alayhimas salam) that you do not harm us. If it re appears then kill it.”

What was the covenant undertaken by Sulayman (‘alayhis salam) and Nuh (‘alayhis salam)?

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The angel of death approaching Ya’qub (‘alayhis salam)

Question

Kindly provide me with the authenticity of the following narration:

When Ya’qub (‘alayhis salam) was in grief, the angel of death appeared before him and Ya’qub (‘alayhis salam) asked: “Did you remove the soul of Yusuf (‘alayhis salam)? The angel replied in the negative. Consequently Ya’qub (‘alayhis salam) was relieved and comforted. Read More »

A du’a of Musa (‘alayhis salam)

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Is it correct that this was a du’a Nabi Musa (‘alayhis salam) would also recite?

Allahumma anta khalaqtani wa anta tahdini wa anta tut’imuni wa anta tasqini wa anta tumituni wa anta tuhyini

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Is Yunus (‘alayhis salam) attributed to his father or mother?

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I have heard that historians say that Yunus (‘alayhis salam), like ‘Isa (‘alayhis salam) had been attributed to his mother, but I read in Sahih Bukhari, wherein mention is made that he is attributed to his father.  (Hadith: 3413 ‘ونسبه الى ابيه‘)

Could you please explain?
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Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) never ate to his fill twice in one day

Question

Is this Hadith authentic?

Masruq (rahimahullah) said:

I entered upon ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) and she invited me to eat. She said: ‘Whenever I eat my fill of food I want to cry and begin crying.’ He said: ‘Why?’ She said: ‘I remember the circumstances under which the Messenger of Allah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) parted from the world. By Allah! He would not eat his fill of bread and meat twice in a day.'”

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