The Muwatta of Imam ‘Abdullah ibn Wahb

Question

Is the Muwatta ‘Abdillah ibn Wahb [a portion of which has been published] one of the riwayaat of Muwatta Imam Malik or a separate Muwatta of Imam ‘Abdullah ibn Wahb?

 

Answer

Imam ‘Abdullah ibn Wahb (rahimahullah) [demise: 197 A.H] was a senior student of Imam Malik (rahimahullah). He also had a riwayah of the Muwatta from Imam Malik (rahimahullah) which has not been printed.

‘Allamah Shaykh Muhammad ‘Awwamah (hafizahullah) has written that the Muwatta of Imam ‘Abdullah ibn Wahb, which has been printed containing 521 Hadiths, is not the Muwatta of Imam Malik with the riwayah of Imam ‘Abdullah ibn Wahb.

(Refer: Footnotes of Shaykh Muhammad ‘Awwamah on Tadribur Rawi, vol. 2 pg. 223-224)

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar

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