Sirah and History

The three most beloved people to Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)

Question

Is this Hadith authentic?

‘Amr ibnul ‘As narrated:

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) deputed me to lead the army of Dhatus Salasil. I came to him and said, “Who is the most beloved person to you?” He said, “‘Aaishah.” I asked, “Among the men?” He said, “Her father. I said, “Who then?” He said, “Then Umar ibnul Khattab.”

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The covenants of Nuh and Sulayman (‘alayhimas salam)

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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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Sulayman (‘alayhis salam) asks Allah Ta’ala for three favours

Question

Kindly mention the reference and the Arabic text of this Hadith?

When Nabi Sulayman ibn Dawud finished building Baytul Maqdis/Masjid Al Aqsa, he asked Allah for three things:

(1) Judgement that was in harmony with Allah’s judgement, and he was given that.

(2) And he asked Allah for a dominion that no one after him would have, and he was given that.

(3) And when he finished building the Masjid he asked Allah, the Mighty and Sublime, that no one should come to Masjid al Aqsa, intending only to pray there, but he would emerge free of sin as the day his mother bore him.”

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Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) spent three nights with Ummu Salamah (radiyallahu ‘anha) after marriage

Question

What is the translation of the following part of the Hadith?

إنه ليس بك على أهلك هوان

عن أم سلمة أن رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم لما تزوج أم سلمة أقام عندها ثلاثا، وقال: إنه ليس بك على أهلك هوان إن شئت سبعت لك وإن سبعت لك سبعت لنسائي

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Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) visits his mother’s grave

Question

What is the authenticity of the following narration?

عن ابن بريدة عن ابيه قال
كنا مع رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم قريبا من ألف راكب ، فنزل بنا وصلى بنا ركعتين، ثم أقبل علينا بوجهه وعيناه تذرفان، فقام إليه عمر ففداء بالأم والأب، يقول : ما لك يا رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم ؟ قال : إني استأذنت ربي في الاستغفار لأمي فلم يأذن لي، فدمع عيناي رحمة لها، واستأذنت ربي في زيارتها فأذن لي واني كنت قد نهيتكم عن زيارة القبور فزوروها ، وليزدكم زيارتها خيرا

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Reason for Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) seeming upset?

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Is it known why Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) was angry in the following Hadith?

عن أبي هريرة رضي الله عنه قال: صَلّى بنا رَسولُ اللهِ ﷺ إحْدى صَلاتَيِ العَشِيِّ، إمّا الظُّهْرَ، وإمّا العَصْرَ، فَسَلَّمَ في رَكْعَتَيْنِ، ثُمَّ أتى جِذْعًا في قِبْلَةِ المَسْجِدِ، فاسْتَنَدَ إلَيْها مُغْضَبًا، وفي القَوْمِ أبو بَكْرٍ وعُمَرَ، فَهابا أنْ يَتَكَلَّما، وخَرَجَ سَرَعانُ النّاسِ، قُصِرَتِ الصَّلاةُ، فَقامَ ذُو اليَدَيْنِ، فَقالَ: يا رَسولَ اللهِ، أقُصِرَتِ الصَّلاةُ أمْ نَسِيتَ؟ فَنَظَرَ النبيُّ ﷺ يَمِينًا وشِمالًا، فَقالَ: ما يقولُ ذُو اليَدَيْنِ؟ قالوا: صَدَقَ، لَمْ تُصَلِّ إلّا رَكْعَتَيْنِ، فَصَلّى رَكْعَتَيْنِ وسَلَّمَ، ثُمَّ كَبَّرَ، ثُمَّ سَجَدَ، ثُمَّ كَبَّرَ فَرَفَعَ، ثُمَّ كَبَّرَ وسَجَدَ، ثُمَّ كَبَّرَ ورَفَعَ. قالَ: وأُخْبِرْتُ عن عِمْرانَ بنِ حُصَيْنٍ أنَّه قالَ: وسَلَّمَ

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Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) waits for three days

Question

Where is the following Hadith found and can it be quoted? If possible, what is the lesson from this Hadith?

Abdullah ibn Abil Hamsa was a companion who narrates:

“Prior to the commencement of the divine mission of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) [i.e. Nubuwwah], I dealt with him in a business transaction and there was still something due to him. I promised him that I will bring it there shortly. However, I forgot and remembered after three days. When I returned to the meeting place, Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) was still there. He (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said nothing more to me than, “You have subjected me to an inconvenience as I have been waiting for you for the past three days.”

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