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Translation of a narration regarding the specialities of certain Ambiya

Question

What is the translation of the following narration?

أتعجبون أن تكون الخلة لإبراهيم والكلام لموسى والرؤية لمحمد صلى الله عليه وسلم

 

Answer

The translation is as follows:

Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Abbas (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) said: “Are you happy/amazed that Ibrahim (‘alayhis salam) was the friend [of Allah], Musa (‘alayhis salam) conversed [with Allah] and Muhammad (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) saw [Allah] during Mi’raj.”

(Kitabut Tawhid of Imam Ibn Khuzaymah, pg. 479, Mustadrak Hakim, vol. 1 pg. 65)

 

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And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar