Ambiya

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)

Question

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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Nabi Dawud’s (‘alayhis salam) du’a for a good neighbour

Question

Is this du’a authentic?

عَنْ عَطَاءِ بْنِ السَّائِبِ ، عَنْ أَبِي عَبْدِ اللهِ الْجَدَلِيِّ ، قَالَ : كَانَ دَاوُد النَّبِيُّ صلى الله عليه وسلم يَقُولُ: اللَّهُمَّ إنِّي أَعُوذُ بِكَ مِنْ جَارٍ عَيْنُهُ تَرَانِي وَقَلْبُهُ يَرْعَانِي ، إِنْ رَأَى خَيْرًا دَفَنَهُ ، وَإِنْ رَأَى شَرًّا أَشَاعَهُ

Nabi Dawud (‘alayhis salam) used to supplicate:

اللَّهُمَّ إنِّي أَعُوذُ بِكَ مِنْ جَارٍ عَيْنُهُ تَرَانِي وَقَلْبُهُ يَرْعَانِي ، إِنْ رَأَى خَيْرًا دَفَنَهُ ، وَإِنْ رَأَى شَرًّا أَشَاعَهُ

Allahuma inni a’udhu bika min jarin ‘aynuhu tarani wa qalbuhu yar’ani, in ra a khayran dafanahu wa in ra a sharran ash’ahu

“O Allah! I seek protection in you against such a neighbour that his eyes observe me and his heart scrutinizes me, plotting. When he sees good in me, he buries it. But when he sees something bad, he spreads it far and wide.”

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A narration regarding ‘Uzayr (‘alayhis salam)

Question

What is the status of the following Hadith?

عن علي رضي الله عنه، قال: خرج عزير نبي الله من مدينته، وهو رجل شاب، فمر على قرية وهي خاوية على عروشها، قال: أنى يحيي هذه الله بعد موتها، فأماته الله مائة عام، ثم بعثه فأول ما خلق عيناه، فجعل ينظر إلى عظامه، ينظم بعضها إلى بعض، ثم كسيت لحما، ونفخ فيه الروح، وهو رجل شاب، فقيل له: كم لبثت؟ قال: يوما أو بعض يوم، قال: بل لبثت مائة عام، قال: فأتى المدينة وقد ترك جارا له إسكافا شابا، فجاء وهو شيخ كبير

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