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The well of Rumah which Sayyiduna ‘Uthman (radiyallahu ‘anhu) purchased

Question

The incident wherein Sayyiduna ‘Uthman (radiyallahu’ anhu) purchased the well of Rumah for the Muslims in Madinah Munawwarah is well known.

My question is: Did he purchase the well from a Sahabi or from a Jew?

 

Answer

The correct view is that it was purchased from a Jew.

(Refer: Al-Isabah, number: 2771 and ‘Umdatul Qari, before Hadith: 2351)

 

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best,

 

Answered by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar