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I came across that Umar (RA) was once corrected by a woman in his friday sermon and he admitted she was right. Can someone please show me what was the conversation exactly or a gist of it?

This is the reference cited in an article I was reading but I am unable to find the conversation.

Abū Jaʿfar al-Ṭaḥāwī, Sharḥ mushkil al-āthār, ed. Shuʿayb al-Arnā’ūṭ (Beirut: Mu’assasat al-Risāla, 1987), 13:57. Ibn Kathīr affirms the report; Ibn Kathīr, Tafsīr, ed. Muṣṭafā al-Sayyid Muḥammad, et al. (Giza: Mu’assasat Qurṭuba, 2000), 3:403.

  • Are you looking for a reference only or do you want to check the authenticity – Medi1Saif Jul 25 at 5:33
  • @Medi1Saif The content in the reference only. Umh has provided the answer I wanted – aadil095 Jul 25 at 9:35
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The reference cites:

The translation provided in the abridged edition of Tafsir Ibn Kathir published by Darussalam, is as follows:

Umar bin Al-Khattab stood up on the Minbar of the Messenger of Allah ﷺ and said, 'O people! Why do you exaggerate concerning the dowry given to women? The Messenger of Allah ﷺ and his Companions used to pay up to four hundred Dirhams for a dowry, or less than that. Had paying more for a dowry been a part of Taqwa or an honor, you would not have led them in this practice. Therefore, I do not want to hear about a man who pays more than four hundred Dirhams for a dowry.'

He then went down the Minbar, but a woman from Quraysh said to him, 'O Leader of the Faithful! You prohibited people from paying more than four hundred Dirhams in a dowry for women?'

He said, 'Yes.'

She said, 'Have you not heard what Allah sent down in the Qur'an?'

He said, 'Which part of it?'

She said, 'Have you not heard Allah's statement:

وآتيتم إحداهن قنطارا

And you have given one of them a Qintar

Quran 4:20

He said, 'O Allah! Forgive me...'

He then went back and stood up on the Minbar saying, 'I had prohibited you from paying more than four hundred Dirhams in a dowry for women. So, let everyone pay what he likes from his money.'

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