Questions tagged [hadith-interpretation]

Questions seeking to understand the interpretation of a hadith, its context or its meaning. If you're explicitly seeking its authenticity, rather than its meaning, use the "authenticity" tag.

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Understanding of Dua Qunoot regarding non-muslim friendship

The translation of Dua Qunoot is as follows: "O Allah! We implore You for help and beg forgiveness of You and believe in You and rely on You and extol You and we are thankful to You and are not ...
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Hadith on being different from The People of the Book:

What is the authenticity of the following narrative? Why were Muslims asked to be different from The People of The Book - is there any context to this narrative? حدثنا زيد بن يحيى، حدثنا عبد الله ...
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Are the messengers in this hadith Muslim? What is the authenticity?

Regarding this narrative: According to Tabari, also recorded by Abu Zuhra in his biography of the Prophet (pbuh) “Khaatam al-Nabiyyeen”, when Bazaam (the deputy of Kisraa in Yemen) sent two of his ...
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Meaning of “The martyr does not feel the pain of being killed, except as any one of you feels a pinch.”

It was narrated from Abu Hurairah that the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said: "The martyr does not feel the pain of being killed, except as any one of you feels a pinch." (Sunan an-Nasa'i 3161 Book 25, ...
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Killing in case of necessity

Salam Alaykum brothers and sisters. I was having a debate with an atheïst about the issue of isis and terror attacks. I gave him evidence from Quran and sunnah that forbids killing innocents, women, ...
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The jews' curse and the taking of poison

The Hadith below is taken from Adab al-Mufrad : 'A'isha, the wife of the Prophet, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, said, "A group of Jews came to the Messenger of Allah, may Allah bless him ...
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A mat is better than a barren woman?

Assalamualaikum I found a hadith regarding barren women : Abu Dawud said: It was narrated from 'Abdullah bin 'Umar that Umar (RA) said: A mat in a house better than a woman who does not give ...
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It is possible in Islam to have marrige with foster sister's sister? [duplicate]

My big brother's has breastfed with czn. The czn has small sister it is possible in islam to marry him
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Another Hadith on Shaking Hands

What is the authenticity of the following hadith: "Any of the female slaves of Medina could take hold of the hand of Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) and take him wherever she wished." (Sahih al-Bukhari 6072)...
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On what the Prophet SAW loved

The reports below are taken from ibn Sa'd's Kitab Al-Tabaqat Al-Kabir, volume 1 parts 2 under sections 77 and 90 : Volume 1, Parts 11.77. 1 'Ubayd Allah Ibn Musa informed us on the authority ...
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Tafsir of a hadith regarding to stop reading Quran

I agree that the meaning of this hadith (below) is clear, for me, it is geared towards unity in Islam. However, my question is, is there any official tafsir of it from classical Ulama ? Allah's ...
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How is it possible for such a thing to happen as said by the Hadith?

It was narrated that Abu Hurayrah said: The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said (or Abu’l-Qaasim (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said): “Whilst a man was walking, ...
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What is the meaning of this Hadith?

“This matter (i.e., Islam) will reach as far as the day and night reach, and Allaah will not leave any house of mud or hair but He will bring this religion into it … and Allaah will bring glory to ...
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Does a companion's taste of the poisoned mutton “disprove” the Prophet SAW?

From pages 251, 252 of Ibn Sa’d’s Kitab al-Tabaqat: ….When the apostle of Allah conquered Khaibar and he had peace of mind, Zaynab Bint al-Harith, the brother of Marhab, who was the spouse of ...
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When calling to prayer on a rainy day where we add: “Pray in your homes”?

We may read in the sahih sunnah the following narration: Once on a very cold and stormy night, Ibn 'Umar pronounced the Adhan for the prayer and then said, "Pray in your homes." He (Ibn 'Umar) ...
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Is there an historical “error” on war booty?

Narrated Jabir ibn Abdullah (ra) the Prophet (saw) said, "I have been given five things which were not given to anyone else before me: Allah made me victorious by awe (by his frigtening my ...
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Addressing Abu Bakr's RA statement [duplicate]

"Although he had such a faith, which was too great to suffice all the inhabitants of the earth, he was afraid that his heart might go astray. So, he used to utter, while weeping: ?Would that I have ...
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What is the authenticity of the following hadith on two cursed sounds?

The hadith reads: عن عبد الرحمن بن عوف، رضي الله عنه قال: أخذ النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم بيدي فانطلقت معه إلى إبراهيم ابنه وهو يجود بنفسه، فأخذه النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم في حجره حتى خرجت نفسه قال: ...
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If you are a wealthy person do you have less chance of entering Jannah?

Below hadith says majority people of the Jannah were the poor so does that means people who were wealthy have less chance of entering Jannah? Please someone explain me what below hadith means? It ...
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Hadith Explanation “Burier and Buried Female are in the Hell”? [duplicate]

How to understand hadith of buried alive infant girls going to Hellfire? As Salam Elekum, I came across a Hadith: “The woman who buries alive her new-born girl and the girl who is buried alive both ...
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What happens to the dead children of the polytheists, such as victims of infanticide?

Why does an innocent buried murdered baby end up in hell? ‘Amir reported the Messenger of Allah (May peace be upon him) as saying : The woman who buries alive her new-born girl and the girl ...
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Authenticity of Hadith similar to Famous Hadith on End of Times in Bukhari:

What is the authenticity of the following narrative: “Some of the signs of the Day of Judgment are when: Al-Qayenat and singers, al-Ma-Azef (all kind of music), drinking alcoholic products and the ...
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What's the meaning of the last part of Hadith Al-Musnad 26/230?

In Saheeh Ibn Hibbaan and Musnad Ahmad (26/230): أن نبي الله صلى الله عليه وسلم قال: أربعة يوم القيامة: رجل أصم لا يسمع شيئا، ورجل أحمق، ورجل هرم، ورجل مات في فترة، فأما الأصم فيقول: رب، لقد جاء ...
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Refrence of hadith?

Is there any hadith whose approximate translation is "it is better for a person to have an iron nail striken in his head than touching a strange(non mehram) women"
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What is the authenticity of the following narrative in which Aisha RA had a girl remove the bells from her anklets?

I am asking for this specific hadith: یحدث ھشام بن عروۃ قال دخلت جاریة علی عائشة وفی رجلھا جلاجل فی الخلخال فقالت عائشة اخرجوا عنی مفرقة الملائکة. (عبدالرزاق، رقم۱۹۶۹۹)
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Dreams are 1/46 of Prophethood; what are the remaining 45/46?

I've read this verse several times that dreams are 1/46 part of Prophethood. Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 6614, Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 2263 What exactly does this mean in relation to the number 46, or more ...
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What does our Prophet mean here! Explanation of the Hadith: Bukhari, Volume 8, Book 73, Number 53, Al-Adab

The hadith says: " A group of Jews entered upon the Prophet and said, "As-Samu-Alaikum." (i.e. death be upon you). I understood it and said, "Wa-Alaikum As-Samu wal-la'n. (death and the curse ...
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Why was the Prophet (ﷺ) afraid that Allah would throw a person in the Fire?

In the following Hadith: Narrated Sa'd: Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) distributed (Zakat) amongst (a group of) people while I was sitting there but Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) left a man whom I thought the ...
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Is it forbidden to put cloth on one's mouth while praying?

I read in Muwatta' Malik, book of The Times of Prayer, Hadith no. 31 or 32: وَحَدَّثَنِي عَنْ مَالِكٍ، عَنْ عَبْدِ الرَّحْمَنِ بْنِ الْمُجَبَّرِ، أَنَّهُ كَانَ يَرَى سَالِمَ بْنَ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ ...
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What does this Hadith mean?

I can't understand the following Hadith: قوله صلى الله عليه وسلم: ليس الشديد بالصرعة, إنما الشديد الذي يملك نفسه عند الغضب The strong is not the one who overcomes the people by his strength, ...
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What does “make dua for us” mean?

In this question: What would be the way to say "Have a good Hajj" to someone who is about to travel to Saudi Arabia for their Hajj? One answer suggested to ask people that go for Hajj, to "...
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If a child who is 7 years old and has not reached the age of puberty realizes that something is bad and unfair and still does so, is it written as sin

If a child who is 7 years old and has not reached the age of puberty realizes that something is bad and unfair and still does so, is it written as a sin and a bad act even though he is a child?
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Searching/finding hadith on Google?

How can i find a particular hadith using Google For example i read somewhere that bukhari hadith number 3191 contains discussion of concept of evil eye but if i type"al-bukhari 3191" in google i do ...
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Why will they ask question if Allah knows everything?

I found this hadith but I'm confused why they will ask question. If Allah(S.W.A) knows everything about us. This is hadith "The two angels who are charged with questioning come to him and ask him what ...
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what is meaning of these hadith?

What is meaning and refrece of hadith "la darara walla diraar" as shown in attached photo
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Who said the last part of “Bukhari 2287,” Umar (رضي الله عنه) or our beloved Prophet (صلى الله عليه واله وسلم)?

In the following hadith: ‘Umar ibn al-Khattaab who said: “I heard Hishaam ibn Hakeem reciting Soorat al-Furqaan in a manner different from that in which I used to recite it and the way in which the ...
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If they hadith says there are seven styles, why do people say there are 10 qiraat or such?

I need clarity in 7 qiraat of the Quran. According to the hadeeth of Ibn ‘Abbaas who narrated that the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “Jibreel taught me one style and I ...
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What/which are Hadiths about optimism?

I already know Islam is optimistic religion but please kindly share few hadith with refrence Hadith which motivate optimism
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Allah's Throne was on Water - Clarification

Assalamu Alaikum Brothers in Islam, Allah Ta'ala Says in the Holy Qur'an : "And it is He who created the heavens and the earth in six days - and His Throne had been upon water " [Qur'an 11:7] ...
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Traslation of صلّى in more contexts pls answer

Salamo3alaykom, as I've asked some minutes ago, I'd like to ask about the meaning of the word or verb صلّى and what I may have understood is that it can mean "praying" or also "sending blessings". Can ...
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I don't understand the story of the man who killed 99

So there's a story of a man who killed 99 people which I'm sure many are familiar with. When Allah sends the angels down and they measure the distance the man was to the town of sin and compare it to ...
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“I refrained from narrating this Hadith…”

Ibn Abu Mulaika reported that al-Qasim b. Muhammad b. Abu Bakr had narrated to him that 'A'isha (Allah be pleased with her) reported that Sahla bint Suhail b. 'Amr came to Allah's Apostle (ﷺ) and said:...
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How do you find the reference to a hadith you know exists, but don't have the citation for?

I often find myself struggling to find a hadith in, say Bukhari, or some other book. Mostly I am interested in finding them in the seven books available here. I know an acceptable insight is that how ...
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What is zina of the heart? What things constitute zina of the heart?

I understand very well what is zina of the eyes and hands. It is seeing and touching Haram things. But what is zina of the heart? Is it confined to imagining Haram things like: Just like it is Haram ...
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refrence of hadith telling evil eye overtakes qaddar?

What is refrence of hadith ,whose approximate meaning is as follow: "“The evil eye is real, and if anything were to overtake the divine decree (al-qadar) it would be the evil eye.” Also please share ...
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Can ZamZam water improve a person at a neurological level?

Salamo3alaykom, I've a question regarding ZamZam water. I've read a hadeeth stating that ZamZam water is for whatever is drunk for, but this to which extent and how much of it should I drink? For ...
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What is the reference of the hadith that Isha and Fajr jaamaat are equivalent to Qayaam ul lail?

What is reference of hadith,whose approximate meaning/interpretation is as follow: whoever prays isha and fajr in congregation (jamaat), he has earned reward of qayaam ul lail?
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Do these hadiths permit violence

Sahih Muslim 31:5917 and 31:5918 say that the Muslims should fight but here it is not for self defence. "Fight with them until they bear testimony to the fact that there is no god but Allah and ...
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What does Umar's RA statement “marriage is like slavery” mean?

I found the Hadith below from this link: النكاح رق فلينظر أحدكم عند من يرق كريمته (Umar ibn al-Khattaab said): “Marriage is slavery, so be careful with regard to whom you give your daughter ...
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Hadith & “…chains on their necks…”

Narrated Abu Huraira: The Verse:--"You (true Muslims) are the best of peoples ever raised up for mankind." means, the best of peoples for the people, as you bring them with chains on their necks till ...