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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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Does the phrase "O enemy of Allah" implies a disbeliever?

As per an authentic report, Umar bin al khattab said to abu hurayrah "O enemy of Allah" https://www.islamweb.net/en/fatwa/366526/incident-between-%E2%80%98umar-and-abu-hurayrah-about-public-...
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Why did Muhammad PBUH curse Khusrau but not the people of Daus?

It says in Sahih Bukhari Volume 4, Book 52, Number 190: Narrated 'Abdullah bin 'Abbas: Allah's Apostle sent his letter to Khusrau and ordered his messenger to hand it over to the Governor of Bahrain ...
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Why did our prophet (ﷺ) get annoyed when being asked about his fasting in muslim 1162?

"Abu Qatada reported that a person came to the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) and said:How do you fast? The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) felt annoyed. When 'Umar (Allah be pleased with him) noticed his ...
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did the prophet say " and were it not for Eve, no woman would ever betray her husband."? [closed]

as we know, from 20:120 and 20:115 it was adam who was tricked into eating the forbidden fruit. Never, in any verse in the quran, do i find eve either betraying her husband, or being tricked, herself, ...
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Why was no retribution for vigilantism sought here?

It is narrated in ?: “O Caliph of Muslims! This man killed our friend.” ‘Umar said to the man: “What is your reply?” The man said: “I struck between the thighs of my wife and if there were somebody ...
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Is the "distance of 500 years" mentioned in the hadiths, a distance of walking?

Assalamu Aleikum, I'd like to ask what our prophet meant when he said, "There are 500 years of distance between each heaven." I mean, is this '500 years' by walking/marching? I have read ...
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Confused regarding this specific hadith

So I was reading this article, and I read these 2 ahadith in it. and it goes like this, Allah created some people for hell and some people for paradise. My initial understanding of this hadith was ...
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How death is erased in the afterlife?

I want to ask a question out of curiosity, it's a matter of the afterlife. In a hadith that I once read, that the Prophet said "death will be brought in the form of a black and white sheep, then ...
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Devil teaching a companion to use ayatul kursi against shayateen

A devil used to visit and steal from baytul maal of muslims. When he was caught for 3rd consecutive night he taught the companion Abu hurayrah to recite ayatul kursi for protection from shayateen. ...
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Taking on someones sin

There is an authentic hadith in bukhari about the punishment of backbiting. People you have wronged take your good deeds or you take their bad ones. But in the Holy Quran Allah(s.w.t) says that "...
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When did Prophet Moses speak to prophet Adam?

The conversation between Prophet moses and Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) is well documented during the meraj of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh). Did the following conversation take place on meraj of prophet moses? ...
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Can woman wear bangles of gold?

It is narrated in https://sunnah.com/nasai:2479: a woman from among the people of Yemen came to the Messenger of Allah with a daughter of hers, and on the daughter's hand were two thick bangles of ...
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Which scholars say Salat (nafl/fard) isnt restricted to this world only

Quran 51:56 says the mankind and jinn have only been created for worship. A human/jinn passes through four stages in his entirety. Alame arwah( the soul world) Earth. Barzakh. Paradise. There are ...
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Hadith about Licking others fingers after eating?

Assalamu Alaikum Brothers in Islam, Regarding etiquettes of eating : It was narrated from Ibn ‘Abbas that the Prophet (ﷺ) said: “When one of you eats food, let him not wipe his hand until he has ...
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Why is the urine of a female infant considered more impure? [duplicate]

It is narrated in https://sunnah.com/ibnmajah:525: The Prophet said concerning the urine of a nursing infant: "Water should be sprinkled over the urine of a boy, and the urine of a girl should ...
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Why was a male slave given precedence over a female slave in Nasai 3446?

It is narrated in https://sunnah.com/nasai:3446: "Aishah had a male slave and a female slave. She said: 'I wanted to set them free, and I mentioned that to the Messenger of Allah. He said: Start ...
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What is the punishment for drinking alcohol after 3 times? [duplicate]

It is narrated in https://sunnah.com/nasai:5661: "The Messenger of Allah [SAW] said: 'Whoever drinks Khamr, whip him; then if he drinks (again), whip him; then if he drinks (again), whip him; ...
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Is the hadith "Allah has chosen the Arabs above others" reliable, and how does it not contradict "no virtue for an Arab over a non-Arab"?

The Reliance of the Traveller, by Ahmad ibn Naqib al-Misri, translated by Nuh Ha Mim Keller, states in the context of marriage: m4.2 The following are not suitable matches for one another: (1) a non-...
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Is using fire as a means of defense or punishment kufr? [duplicate]

It is narrated in https://www.abuaminaelias.com/dailyhadithonline/2013/05/11/haram-to-punish-with-fire/: Ibn Abbas reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Do not ...
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Did Ibn Masud(RA) believe the Quran was created?

Allah has not created in the heavens nor in the earth what is more magnificent than Ayat Al-Kursi." Sufyan said: "Because Ayat Al-Kursi is the Speech of Allah, and Allah's Speech is greater ...
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Is this Hadith authentic?

Is the frequenctly quoted hadith authentic "الکاسب حبیب اللہ" ? If yes, then in which book ?
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Refrence of hadith?

I am trying to find on google and specially on sunnah.com Is there any hadith whose approximate meaning is as follow: "O ye pepple who have professed Islam as mere exercise of the tongue and ...
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Is it true that sadaqah (charity) averts the imminent adversity or trouble?

I have heard since childhood that giving charity/ sadaqah averts a coming calamity or adversity. But someone recently told me that the hadith is weak. Can someone clarify on it, especially whether ...
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Why did the Prophet ﷺ order to cut off the hands and feet of the people who killed the shepherd?

Why did the Prophet order to cut off the hands and feet of the people who killed the shepherd? Narrated Anas bin Malik: Al-bukhari 5727 Some people from the tribes of Ukl and Uraina came to Allah's ...
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Does Ibn Abbas believe sunset in murky spring is literally

in this Hadith it states Muhammad b. Abd al-A’la Al-San’ani Al-Basri (d.245) <– Marwan b. Muawiyah b. Al-Harith Al-Kufi (d.193) <– Warqa b. Umar b. Qulayb Al-Kufi (d.160) <– Sayd b. Jubayr Al-...
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Some questions about the hadith of Umm Zara'!

Both al-Bukhari (in the Book of Wedlock, Marriage (Nikaah) / Chapter: To treat the family in a polite and kind manner) and Muslim (in The Book of the Merits of the Companions / Chapter: The Hadith Of ...
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Are 4 witnesses required for Slaves?

Sahih Muslim Book 17, Number 4221 Abu Huraira reported that Allah's Messenger (may peace be upon him) was asked about the slave-woman who committed adultery and was not protected (married). He said: ...
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Did Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him) order killing of the person who was accused of having relations with Prophet's slave girl?

There is one trashy Islamophobe who cites the following Hadith:- Anas reported that a person was charged with fornication with the slavegirl of Allah's Messenger (ﷺ). Thereupon Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) ...
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Is accepting gifts/food from non Muslims on occasions of their festivals a form of condoning their false beliefs?

After years of personal research on this matter, I've found that most scholars conclude that it is not allowed to accept gifts from non Muslims on their festivals as this entails supporting and ...
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Why was Ibn Umar censored in Bukhari?

Narrated Nafi': Whenever Ibn 'Umar recited the Qur'an, he would not speak to anyone till he had finished his recitation. Once I held the Qur'an and he recited Surat-al-Baqara from his memory and then ...
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How to interpret the hadith concerning Umar on direction of prayer, hijab, and advising the Prophet's wives?

The following hadith in Sahih Bukhari (sunnah.com) seems to suggest Allah agreed with Umar on three things: 1) The direction of prayer changed to qiblah; 2) The divine verse of hijab; and 3) Umar ...
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Umar beating a slave for wearing a jilbab

It is narrated in https://archive.org/details/Hedaya_201703/page/n77/mode/2up: What is ‘awrah for a man is the ‘awrah for an amah and so is the front of her torso and her back. What is besides this ...
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Defiling the honor of a slave woman [duplicate]

It is narrated in Musannaf Abd al-Razzaq 13208: Ali RA was asked about seeing the calves, stomach and back of a slave woman. Upon that he replied there is no harm in seeing them while a slave woman ...
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Repentance prior to a court conviction [duplicate]

It is narrated: The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “The one who repents from sin is like one who never sinned.” And the one who did not sin cannot be punished. Does this ...
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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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How to reconcile the Hadith on executing a person for drinking wine for the fourth time?

In Sahih Muslim 1676a, it says 'Abdullah (b. Mas'ud) reported Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) as saying: It is not permissible to take the life of a Muslim who bears testimony (to the fact that there is no god ...
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Discrepancies regarding the story of Safi Ibn Sayyad

I have some questions regarding the story of Safi Ibn Sayyad. It is narrated in: https://sunnah.com/bukhari:1354, we understand that this young boy named Safi ibn Sayyad was accused of possibly being ...
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Can you not inherited form non Arabs?

A Hadith in Imam Malik's Muwatta Chapter: 27, Faraid 14 states Imam Malik's Muwatta Yahya related to me from Malik from a reliable source of his who had heard Said ibn al-Musayyab say, ''Umar ibn al-...
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How to interpret Hadith about Universe creation

Allah, the Exalted and Glorious, created the clay on Saturday and He created the mountains on Sunday and He created the trees on Monday and He created the things entailing labour on Tuesday and ...
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What is the meaning of hadith grading "Sahih in Chain"?

What is the definition and authenticity of a hadith graded "Sahih in Chain" and can it be used as evidence? An example of "Sahih in Chain" being used from Asharis: Assemble is: ...
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Ahadeeth concerning the ones who do not fight us

When it comes to these two ahadeeth from the prophet (sws): "Verily, the worst transgressors to Allah are those who kill in the sacred mosque, those who kill whoever did not fight him, or those ...
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What is the correct method of wiping the body after reading the last 3 surahs?

Aishah [R.A] reported that the Messenger of Allah [S.A.W] used to recite "Qul huwallahu ahad", "Qul a'oothu birrabilfalaq" and "Qul a'oothu birrabinnaas" every night when he went to sleep, then wiped ...
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Are these two ahadith about guardian marriage contradicting each other?

I know a woman should take her guardian's will for marriage before proposing to marry someone and if her guardian refuses her right to marry then his guardianship becomes void and that she can choose ...
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Did the Prophet (SAW) have a sex slave?

It was narrated from Anas, that the Messenger of Allah had a female slave with whom he had intercourse, but 'Aishah and Hafsah would not leave him alone until he said that she was forbidden for him. ...
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Do women have to tolerate abuse from their husbands?

So, I saw this Fatwa on islamqa and it quoted a Hadith. This part of the Hadith says: Shall I not tell you about your women in Paradise?” We said: Yes, O Messenger of Allah. He said: “The loving and ...
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Athar of Umar about employing non-muslims

It is narrated: Imaam Ahmad reported that Abu Moosa al-Ash’ari (may Allaah be pleased with him) said: “I said to ‘Umar (may Allaah be pleased with him). ‘I have a Christian scribe.’ He said, ‘What is ...
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Is a caste system an obligated boundary within a nikah?

It is narrated in: In Kitab ul-Athar: Imam Muhammad (RA) has reported from Umar Radiallahu Anhu saying: “I shall issue an operative order that no girl from some high and recognized family should be ...
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Giving a man 20 lashes for calling him a jew

Is narrated in Tirmidhi, Hadith Number 1024: The Prophet (peace be upon him) said: "When a man calls another a Jew give him twenty lashes, when he calls someone a mukhannath give him twenty ...
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Generalization of certain interactions with non-muslims

It is narrated in https://sunnah.com/muslim:2167a: Do not greet the Jews and the Christians before they greet you and when you meet any one of them on the roads force him to go to the narrowest part ...
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Athar regarding adornment of slave-girls

حدثنا أبو بكر قال: حدثنا وكيع، قال: حدثنا أسامة بن زيد، عن أبي حازم، عن سهل بن سعد: أنهم مروا عليه بجارية قد زينت، فدعا بها ونظر إليها وأجلسها في حجره ومسح على رأسها ودعا لها بالبركة 22790- Narrated ...

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