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Abu Hurairah (RA)'s large amount of narrations are due to multiple reasons working together. We have to also keep in mind the following statement by Abdullah ibn Umar (RA), the second highest narrator, vouching for Abu Hurairah's hadith knowledge: Ibn 'Umar said to Abu Hurairah: "You used to stick to the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) most out of all of us, and ...


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There are at least six reports on the age of Abdullah ibn Abbas at that time of the death of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ: ten, twelve, thirteen, fourteen, fifteen or sixteen years. See فتح الباري - فضائل القرآن , باب تعليم الصبيان القرآن . Among the references for thirteen and fifteen years include: ابن عباس يقول: ولدت قبل الهجرة ونحن في الشعب فتوفي النبي ...


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The Prophet (ﷺ) told Muslims not to plunder. It's true that the tribe of Ghifar were previously known raiders however in the end they embraced Islam and were pardoned by Allah (ﷻ). After repentance, people are not held to their 'old' reputation nor can we make assumptions about them based on their old ways. They start with a clean new reputation. With Abu ...


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There is an unknown (potentially weak) narrator between Asim and Umar and a break in the chain between Umar and Salman so its authenticity is questionable. Ibn Kathir in البداية والنهاية comments on this tradition as follows: هكذا وقع في هذه الرواية. وفيها رجل مبهم وهو شيخ عاصم بن عمر بن قتادة. وقد قيل إنه الحسن ابن عمارة ثم هو منقطع بل معضل بين عمر ...


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First note that the hadith appears in Sahih al-Bukhari and therefore is considered as trustworthy by sunni scholars. Secondly if you open Sahih al-Bukhari and read the next hadith in the same section https://sunnah.com/bukhari/64/382 you will realize that Jarir and his hundred or hundred fifty companions demolished that "Deity and its house of worship". The ...


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The hadith doesn't explicitly say that 1500 sahabi made the ablution, but it says that this amount was present when this happened. So we can't exclude that some of them have been in a pure state. Note that scholars such as ibn Hajar discussed the amount as the reports seem to have a certain difference. The hadith can actually be explained by another version ...


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