Quran

Sayyiduna ‘Umar and the hypocrite who was not pleased with the decision of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)

Question

Is the following incident authentic and suitable to quote?

Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Abbas (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) mentions that a hypocrite by the name of Bishr once had an argument with a Jew. In order to resolve the argument, the Jew suggested that they resort to Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) who would preside over their case and decide who was in the right. The hypocrite, on the other hand, suggested that they take the case to Ka’b ibn Ashraf, a Jewish leader. They eventually took the case to Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) who passed judgement in favour of the Jew against the hypocrite. The hypocrite was unhappy with the decision and took the Jew to ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) for a “second opinion”. The Jew said to ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu), “Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) has already decided the case but he is not pleased with the decision of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam).” ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) asked the hypocrite, “Is that so?” When he replied in the affirmative, ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) instructed them to stay where they were and that he would be with them soon. He then entered and brought his sword. As he emerged, he struck the neck of the hypocrite killing him. He then declared, “This is the decision I make for the one who is unhappy with the decision made by Allah Ta’ala and His Rasul (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam).” It was on this occasion that the verse “Have you not seen those who claim that they believed in what was revealed to you and what was revealed before you? They want to take their disputes to the Taghut (i.e. Ka’b bin Ashraf), while they were ordered to reject him. Shaytan wants to mislead them to a remote wrong way” (Surah An Nisa, verse: 60) was revealed. According to some narrations, Jibril came down and said, “Umar has differentiated between truth and falsehood”

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Another du’a for after wudu

Question

I believe this is from Nasai, is it authentic?

 اللَّهُمَّ اجْعَلْنِي مِنَ التَّوَّابِينَ وَاجْعَلْنِي مِنَ الْمُتَطَهِّرِينَ

Allahummaj ‘alni minat-tawwabina waj’alni minal-mutatahhirin.

O Allah, make me among those who turn to You in repentance, and make me among those who are purified.

 

This is the extra verse I was referring to in this question, I’m sure it’s in the second juz.

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Reciting the last two verses of Surah Tawbah

Question 

What is the status of the following Hadith?

Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“The one who continuously reads ‘Laqad ja-akum Rasulum min anfusikum’ till the end of the Surah [Surah Tawbah, verse 128 and 129] will not face a death through something collapsing on him, drowning, (being) burnt or being struck by iron”

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Protection from Dajjal

Question

Is the recital of the first ten (10) and last ten (10) verses of Surah Kahf described as protection from the fitnah of Dajjal in the Hadith?

Also, if yes / no, what a’mal are mentioned in the Hadith for protection from the fitnah of Dajjal?

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Meaning of the Hadith regarding Quran recital

Question

The Hadith which states that if the Quran occupies a person in such a manner that he is unable to make du’a then Allah Ta’ala gives that person better than what he gives the one who asked.

Does this mean that if a person is primarily occupied with Quran and doesn’t get time for du’a and istighfar, the recitation of Quran will cover up for that?

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Was Yusuf’s (‘alayhis salam) prison sentence increased?

Question

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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The dialogue with Allah in Salah when reciting Surah Fatihah

Question

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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