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Ibn Mas’ud’s (radiyallahu ‘anhu) statement regarding the origin of menstruation

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Is the following narration authentic and is the contents about the origin of menstruation correct?

It is narrated from Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu ‘anhu) that he said: “The men and women of the Banu Israil used to pray together. If a woman had a [male friend in the congregation], she would wear wooden shoes [that were elevated like stilts] in order to raise herself for her friend. Then, Allah ‘Azza Wa Jalla inflicted them with menstruation.” Ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu ‘anhu) used to say: “Expel them [from the masjids] just as Allah has expelled them.”

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Authenticity of the Hadith regarding the illegitimate child inheriting from the father

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What is the authenticity of the Hadith answered here:

Sayyiduna ‘Amr ibn Shu’ayb reports from his father whom reports from his grandfather that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Any man who fornicates with a slave or free woman [and a child is born], that child will be born from zina [illegitimate], will not inherit [from him] nor will the child be inherited from.”

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Istighfar/Seeking forgiveness before sleeping

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What is the status of this Hadith?

Narrated Abu Sa’id (radiyallahu ‘anhu) that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Whoever says when he goes to bed thrice:

‘I seek the forgiveness of Allah, the one whom there’s none worthy of worship except for him the Living the Sustainer and I repent to him’

Allah shall forgive him his sins if they are like the foam of the sea, even if they were the number of leaves of the tree, even if they were the number of sand particles of ‘Alij and even if they were the number of the days of the world.'”
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The intercession of the Quran

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What is the status of this narration:

Sa’id ibn Sulaym (rahimahullah) has reported that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, “On the Day of Judgement, before Allah, no other intercessor will have a greater status than the Quran, neither a Prophet nor an angel.”

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Authenticity of the Hadith in Ibn Majah regarding the reward of visiting the sick

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What is the authenticity of the Hadith you have mentioned here:

Sayyiduna ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reported that he heard Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) say: “Whomsoever visits his ill Muslim brother, is walking among the harvest of Jannah until he sits. Once he sits, mercy envelopes him. [If he visits] in the morning, seventy thousand angels make du’a of forgiveness for him till the evening. If it is in the evening, seventy thousand Angels make du’a of forgiveness for him till the morning.”

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