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The angels would have defended Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) against Abu Jahl

Question

Could you reference the narration?

Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Abbas (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) said:

“Abu Jahl said, ‘If I see Muhammad offering Salah by the Ka’bah, I will tread on his neck.’ When Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) heard of that he said, ‘If he were to do so, the angels will seize him.'”

 

Answer

Imam Bukhari (rahimahullah) has recorded this narration in his Sahih.

(Sahih Bukhari, Hadith: 4958)

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar

 

Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar

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صحيح البخاري (٤٩٥٨): حدثنا يحيى، حدثنا عبد الرزاق، عن معمر، عن عبد الكريم الجزري، عن عكرمة ، قال ابن عباس: قال أبو جهل: لئن رأيت محمدا يصلي عند الكعبة لأطأن على عنقه، فبلغ النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم فقال: «لو فعله لأخذته الملائكة» تابعه عمرو بن خالد، عن عبيد الله، عن عبد الكريم سورة إنا أنزلناه.