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?
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