Friday, April 25, 2014

(Audio & Notes) The 30 Scholastic Questions (April 25 2014) Edited.mp3 - 65 MB




NOTES TAKEN BY @Acceptruth & @AT15




What is the first of the scholastic questions?


Answer: Allah (SWT)

Allah (SWT) spoke about his oneness in the Quran, surah An Anbiya verse 22:

Had there been therein (in the heavens and the earth) gods besides Allah, then verily both would have been ruined. Glorified be Allah, the Lord of the Throne, (High is He) above what they attribute to Him!

(Al-Anbiya 21:22)

Allah (SWT) has no associates.

Muadh Ibn Jabal (RA) narrated the Messenger of Allah ((Sallallahu alayhi wa sallam)) said: "He whose last words (in life) were 'La ilaha-ill Allah' (None has the right to be worshipped but Allah) shall enter Paradise

[Sunan Abu Dawud (2/207) No. 3116, Musnad al-Bazzar (7/77) No. 2626, Tabarani in ‘al-Mu’jam al-Kabir’ (20/112) No. 221, Mustadrak al-Hakim (1/503) No. 1299]

The person who dies with laa ilaha illah as their last words will go to paradise.

وقيل لوهب بن منبه: أليس لا إله إلا الله مفتاح الجنة؟ قال: بلى، ولكن ليس مفتاح إلا له أسنان، فإن جئت بمفتاح له أسنان فتح لك، وإلا لم يفتح لك

Wahb ibn Munabbih was once asked, "Isn't the statement of la ilaha illa-llah the key to Paradise?" He answered, "Yes, but every key has ridges. If you come with the key that has the right ridges, the door will open for you. Yet if you do not have the right ridges the door will not open for you.”

[Sahih Bukhari, (2/71), al-Asma' wa al-Sifat al-Bayhaqi (1/274), Hilyatul-Awliya Abu-Naeem al-Asbahani (4/66)]

You have to have enough ridges on your key to enter paradise.

Allah (SWT) does not accept a second.

Allah (SWT) Said in the Quran Surah Al Muminun verse 91:

No son (or offspring or children) did Allah beget, nor is there any ilah (god) along with Him; (if there had been many gods), behold, each god would have taken away what he had created, and some would have tried to overcome others! Glorified be Allah above all that they attribute to Him!

(Al-Mu'minun 23:91)

If there were many gods, there would be many dispute and fight amongst each other.

For example, one god may say that I created the sun so I am taking it away.

So each god would take away what it created.

When there is a dispute, who will back down? God doesn't back down.

So this would have resulted in total chaos.


Answer: the night and the day.

Allah (SWT) Said in the Quran Surah An Imran verse 190-191

Verily! In the creation of the heavens and the earth, and in the alternation of night and day, there are indeed signs for men of understanding. Those who remember Allah (always, and in prayers) standing, sitting, and lying down on their sides, and think deeply about the creation of the heavens and the earth, (saying) : "Our Lord! You have not created (all) this without purpose, glory to You! (Exalted be You above all that they associate with You as partners). Give us salvation from the torment of the Fire.

(Aali Imran 3:190-191)

We see the night and the day everyday; this is a great sign of the creation of Allah (SWT).

These ayah are used as hujjah against the atheist.

The day and night are well balanced.

Allah (SWT) Said in the Quran Surah An Naba verse 10 to 11:

And have made the night as a covering (through its darkness), And have made the day for livelihood.

(An-Naba 78:10-11)

We don't have 1000 days of night or day.

There is a systematic alternation between the day and night.


Answer: The three incidences that took place between Musa (AS) and Khidr (AS).

Musa (AS) thought he had the most knowledge.

However, Allah (SWT) said Khidr (AS) has more knowledge than you do.

So Musa (AS) met up with Khidr (AS) to learn from him.

Allah (SWT) Said in the Quran Surah Al Kahf verse 66 to 70:

Musa (Moses) said to him (Khidr) "May I follow you so that you teach me something of that knowledge (guidance and true path) which you have been taught (by Allah)?" He (Khidr) said: "Verily! You will not be able to have patience with me!"And how can you have patience about a thing which you know not?"Musa (Moses) said: "If Allah will, you will find me patient, and I will not disobey you in aught. He (Khidr) said: "Then, if you follow me, ask me not about anything till I myself mention it to you."

(Al-Kahf 18:66-70)


Narrated By Ubai bin Ka'b: The Prophet said, "Once the Prophet Moses stood up and addressed Bani Israel. He was asked, "Who is the most learned man amongst the people. He said, "I am the most learned." Allah admonished Moses as he did not attribute absolute knowledge to Him (Allah). So Allah inspired to him "At the junction of the two seas there is a slave amongst my slaves who is more learned than you." Moses said, "O my Lord! How can I meet him?" Allah said: Take a fish in a large basket (and proceed) and you will find him at the place where you will lose the fish. So Moses set out along with his (servant) boy, Yusha' bin Nuin and carried a fish in a large basket till they reached a rock, where they laid their heads (i.e. lay down) and slept.

So it was an amazing thing for both Moses and his (servant) boy. They proceeded for the rest of that night and the following day. When the day broke, Moses said to his (servant) boy: "Bring us our early meal. No doubt, we have suffered much fatigue in this journey.

" Moses did not get tired till he passed the place about which he was told. There the (servant) boy told Moses, "Do you remember when we betook ourselves to the rock, I indeed forgot the fish." Moses remarked, "That is what we have been seeking.

So they went back retracing their footsteps, till they reached the rock. There they saw a man covered with a garment (or covering himself with his own garment).

Moses greeted him. Al-Khadir replied saying, "How do people greet each other in your land?" Moses said, "I am Moses." He asked, "The Moses of Bani Israel?" Moses replied in the affirmative and added, "May I follow you so that you teach me of that knowledge which you have been taught." Al-Khadir replied, "Verily! You will not be able to remain patient with me, O Moses! I have some of the knowledge of Allah which He has taught me and which you do not know while you have some knowledge which Allah has taught you which I do not know." Moses said, "Allah willing, you will find me patient and I will not disobey you in aught. So both of them set out walking along the sea-shore, as they did not have a boat.

In the meantime a boat passed by them and they requested the crew of the boat to take them on board. The crew recognized Al-Khadir and took them on board without fare.

Then a sparrow came and stood on the edge of the boat and dipped its beak once or twice in the sea. Al-Khadir said: "O Moses! My knowledge and your knowledge have not decreased Allah's knowledge except as much as this sparrow has decreased the water of the sea with its beak."

[Sahih Bukhari, Vol 1, Book 3, Hadith #124]

Al-Kha,dir replied, "Did I not tell you that you cannot remain patient with me?" Then they both proceeded till when they came to the people of a town, they asked them for food, but they refused to entertain them. Then they found there a wall on the point of collapsing. Al-Khadir repaired it with his own hands. Moses said,

If you had wished, surely you could have taken wages for it." Al-Khadir replied, "This is the parting between you and me." The Prophet added, "May Allah be Merciful to Moses! Would that he could have been more patient to learn more about his story with Al-Khadir."

[Sahih Bukhari, Vol 1, Book 3, Hadith #124]

4) What are the four things that has no fifth?

Answer: The Zabur, the Torah, the Injeel, and the Quran.

Now, you might ask the why the ulama didn't mention the book of Abraham (AS).

Because that book fell into oblivion.

There is no sign of that book anymore.

As for the Quran, there is no book after it.

It was reported that the Prophet (SAW) became angry when he saw that ‘Umar had a page with something from the Torah written on it, and he (SAW) said: “Are you in doubt, O son of al-Khattab? Have I not brought you something shining and pure? If my brother Musa were alive, he would have no choice but to follow me.”

[Musnad Ahmad (3/387) No. 15195 and Sunan al-Darime (1/126) No. 435]

Since there is no book after the Quran, Allah (SWT) promised to protect the Quran.

Allah (SWT) Said in the Quran Surah Al Hijr verse 9:

Verily We: It is We Who have sent down the Dhikr (i.e. the Qur'an) and surely, We will guard it (from corruption).

(Al-Hijr 15:9)

The previous book are abrogated so there is no reason to protect them.

Allah (SWT) Said in the Quran Surah Fussilat verse 42:

Falsehood cannot come to it from before it or behind it (it is) sent down by the All-Wise, Worthy of all praise (Allah).

(Fussilat 41:42)


Answer: Our five daily prayers.

A man asked the holy prophet (saws), do u think if I perform the obligatory prayers, fast in Ramadan, treat as lawful what is lawful and treat as haram whats haram and didn't add anything else I would go to jannah? The prophet (saws) replied “yes”.

On the authority of Abee Abdillaah Jaabir ibn Abdillaah al-Ansaaree (may Allaah be pleased with both of them) who said: “A man asked the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him), “Tell me if I were to perform the obligatory [prayers], fast in Ramadhaan, treat the lawful as permissible and treat the forbidden as unlawful and I do not add anything to that, would I enter Paradise?” He [the Prophet] answered “Yes”.

(Recorded by Muslim)


Answer: The Six days Allah (SWT) used to create the universe and the havens.

Allah (SWT) said in the Quran surah Qaf verse 38

And indeed We created the heavens and the earth and all between them in six Days and nothing of fatigue touched Us.

(Qaf 50:38)

The Christians make many accusations against Allah (SWT).

It is a sign between me and the children of Israel for ever: for in six days the Lord made heaven and earth, and on the seventh day he rested, and was refreshed. 

[Exodus 31:17]

They accuse Him of committing suicide on the cross.

They accuse Him of being tired after creating the universe and many more claims.

So how come they are allowed to live in the Islamic land?

Because when Jesus (AS) comes back, he will abolish the jizya.


Answer: The seven heavens.

Allah (SWT) said in the surah Al Mulk verse 1 to 3

Blessed is He in Whose Hand is the dominion, and He is Able to do all things. Who has created death and life, that He may test you which of you is best in deed. And He is the All-Mighty, the Oft-Forgiving; Who has created the seven heavens one above another, you can see no fault in the creations of the Most Beneficent. Then look again: "Can you see any rifts?"

(Al-Mulk 67:1-3)


Answer: The eighth angels that will carry the throne of Allah (SWT) on the Day of Judgement.

Allah (SWT) said in the Quran Surah Al Haqqah verse 17:

And the angels will be on its sides, and eight angels will, that Day, bear the Throne of your Lord above them.

(Al-Haqqah 69:17)

The ulama use this ayah against those who claim that the arsh of Allah (SWT) is an abstract.

Narrated Abu Said: The Prophet said, 'People will be struck unconscious on the Day of Resurrection and I will be the first to regain consciousness, and behold! There I will see Moses holding one of the pillars of Allah's Throne. I will wonder whether he has become conscious before me of he has been exempted, because of his unconsciousness at the Tur (mountain) which he received (on the earth)."

[Sahih Bukhari (4/153) No. 3398]

The arsh of Allah (SWT) is a concrete noun.

On the authority of Masruq who said: We asked 'Abdullah about the Qur'anic verse: “Think not of those who are killed in the Way of Allah as dead. Nay, they are alive, with their Lord, and they have provision.” (Aali Imran 3:169). He said: We asked the meaning of the verse (from the Holy Prophet) who said: "The souls of the martyrs live in the bodies of green birds who have their nests in chandeliers hung from the throne of the Almighty. They eat the fruits of Paradise wherever they like and then nestle in these chandeliers. Once, their Lord cast a glance at them and said: "Do you want anything?" They said: "What more can we desire? We eat the fruit of Paradise wherever we like." Their Lord asked them the same question thrice. When they saw that they would be continued to be asked and not left (without answering the question), they said: "O Lord, we wish that You may return our souls to our bodies so that we may be slain in Your cause once again. When He (Allah) saw that they had no need, they were left (to their joy in Heaven)."

[Sahih Muslim (3/1502) No. 1887]

9) What are the nine things that has no tenth?

Answer: The nine signs that Allah (SWT) gave to Musa (AS) to take to the Pharaoh.

"And what is that in your right hand, O Musa (Moses)?"He said: "This is my stick, whereon I lean, and wherewith I beat down branches for my sheep, and wherein I find other uses.(Allah) said: "Cast it down, O Musa (Moses)!"He cast it down, and behold! It was a snake, moving quickly Allah said:" Grasp it, and fear not, We shall return it to its former state, "And press your (right) hand to your (left) side, it will come forth white (and shining), without any disease as another sign, That We may show you (some) of Our Greater Signs "Go to Fir'aun (Pharaoh)! Verily, he has transgressed (all bounds in disbelief and disobedience, and has behaved as an arrogant, and as a tyrant)."

(Ta-Ha 20:17-24)


1- The radiant hand

2- The rod

3- The famine

4- The flood

5- The human and animal pandemic

6- The lice

7- The frog

8- The locus

9- The blood (river Nile became blood)

Ibn ‘Abbas, Mujahid, ‘Ikrimah, Ash-Sha’bi and Qatadah said: "They are his hand, his staff, the years of famine, the failure of the crops, the flood, the locusts, the lice, the frogs and the blood.''

[Tafseer Ibn Katheer (5/124)]

The Pharaoh saw these sign and turned to Musa (AS) to pray to his Lord to remove this suffering.

Allah (SWT) Said in the Quran Surah Al A'raf verse 134 to 135

And when the punishment fell on them, they said: "O Musa (Moses)! Invoke your Lord for us because of His Promise to you. If you will remove the punishment from us, we indeed shall believe in you, and we shall let the Children of Israel go with you." (But when We removed the punishment from them to a fixed term, which they had to reach, behold! They broke their word!

(Al-A'raf 7:134-135)


Answer: Our pious deeds.

Allah (SWT) Said in the Quran Surah Al An'am verse 160:

Whoever brings a good deed (Islamic Monotheism and deeds of obedience to Allah and His Messenger SAW) shall have ten times the like thereof to his credit, and whoever brings an evil deed (polytheism, disbelief, hypocrisy, and deeds of disobedience to Allah and His Messenger SAW) shall have only the recompense of the like thereof, and they will not be wronged.

(Al-An'am 6:160)

On the authority of Ibn Abbas (RA), from the Messenger of Allah (SAW), from what he has related from his Lord: Verily Allah ta’ala has written down the good deeds and the evil deeds, and then explained it [by saying]: "Whosoever intended to perform a good deed, but did not do it, then Allah writes it down with Himself as a complete good deed. And if he intended to perform it and then did perform it, then Allah writes it down with Himself as from ten good deeds up to seven hundred times, up to many times multiplied. And if he intended to perform an evil deed, but did not do it, then Allah writes it down with Himself as a complete good deed. And if he intended it [i.e., the evil deed] and then performed it, then Allah writes it down as one evil deed."

[related by al-Bukhari (6491) and Muslim (131)]

11) Who are the eleven brothers?

Answer: The eleven of Yusuf (AS).


Answer: The 12 streams of Bani Israel.

Allah (SWT) said in the Quran surah AL Baqarah verse 60:

And (remember) when Musa (Moses) asked for water for his people, We said: "Strike the stone with your stick." Then gushed forth there from twelve springs. Each (group of) people knew its own place for water. "Eat and drink of that which Allah has provided and do not act corruptly, making mischief on the earth."

(Al-Baqarah 2:60)

Israel has 12 tribes (the 12 sons of Jacob (AS)).


Answer: The family of Yusuf (AS) including his parents and his siblings.

(Remember) when Yusuf (Joseph) said to his father: "O my father! Verily, I saw (in a dream) eleven stars and the sun and the moon, I saw them prostrating themselves to me."

(Yusuf 12:4)

The sun in the above ayah is the mother.

The moon is the father.


Answer: The seven havens and the seven earth's.

Allah (SWT) said in the Quran surah Fussilat verse 11

Then He Istawa (rose over) towards the heaven when it was smoke, and said to it and to the earth: "Come both of you willingly or unwillingly." They both said: "We come, willingly."

(Fussilat 41:11)


Answer: The dawn, the morning.

And the Dawn as it breathes away the darkness (At-Takwir 81:18) Yusuf Ali

And the breath of morning (At-Takwir 81:18) Pickthall


Answer: Who so ever ejaculate first, the baby shall resemble that parent.

Narrated Anas: The Prophet said,...As for the child, if the man's discharge precedes the woman's discharge, the child attracts the similarity to the man, and if the woman's discharge precedes the man's, then the child attracts the similarity to the woman." [Bukhari Vol: 5 Book 58 Hadith 275]


Answer: Whale meat.

Narrated Anas: The Prophet said, "As for the first sign of The Hour, it will be a fire that will collect the people from the East to the West. As for the first meal, which the people of Paradise will eat, it will be the caudate (extra) lobe of the fish-liver.

[Bukhari Vol: 5 Book 58 Hadith 275]


Answer: Yunus (AS) in the belly of the whale.

Allah (SWT) said in the Quran Surah Al Anbiya verse 87

And (remember) Dhan-Nun (Jonah), when he went off in anger, and imagined that We shall not punish him (i.e. the calamites which had befallen him)! But he cried through the darkness (saying) : La ilaha illa Anta [none has the right to be worshipped but You (O Allah)], Glorified (and Exalted) are You [above all that (evil) they associate with You]. Truly, I have been of the wrong-doers."

(Al-Anbiya 21:87)

If he hadn't made that dua, Allah (SWT) would have kept him in the belly of the whale until the Day of Judgement.

Abdullah Ibn Rafi', the freed slave of Umm Salamah said I heard Abu Hurayrah narrated the Messenger of Allah (SAW) said, “When Allah wanted to keep Yunus in the belly of the whale, He revealed to the whale. He said, “Take him inside but do not eat his flesh nor break his bones.” When the whale went down to the depth of the sea, Yunus heard a voice, he said to himself, “What is this?” Then Allah revealed to him, while he was inside the whale’s belly, that it was glorification of the sea animals. Then while in that state, Yunus also glorified Allah which was heard by the angels. They then said, "O our Lord, we heard a very weak voice coming from unusual land.” Allah said, “That is My slave Yunus, he disobeyed me, so I detained him inside a whale in the sea.” They said, “Is he the pious slave from whom the good deeds ascended to You everyday and night?” Allah replied, “Yes”. So the angels then pleaded on his behalf, so Allah ordered the whale to throw him out on the shore.”

[Tafseer al-Tabari (18/518), Tafseer Ibn Abi Hatim (10/3227) No. 18278, Musnad al-Bazzar (15/34) No. 8227 and Tafseer Ibn Katheer (5/367)]

They said, “Is he the pious slave from whom the good deeds ascended to You everyday and night?” Allah replied, “Yes”. So the angels then pleaded on his behalf, so Allah ordered the whale to throw him out on the shore.”

[Tafseer al-Tabari (18/518), Tafseer Ibn Abi Hatim (10/3227) No. 18278, Musnad al-Bazzar (15/34) No. 8227 and Tafseer Ibn Katheer (5/367)]

Allah (SWT) said in the Quran Surah As Saffat verse 144

Then a (big) fish swallowed him and he had done an act worthy of blame. Had he not been of them who glorify Allāh, He would have indeed remained inside its belly (the fish) till the Day of Resurrection.

(As-Saffat 37:144)

19) What is the thing Allah (SWT) created that the Quran labelled it as mighty?

Answer: The plot of women.

Allah (SWT) said in the Quran surah Yusuf verse 28

So when he (her husband) saw his [(Yusuf's (Joseph)] shirt torn at the back; (her husband) said: "Surely, it is a plot of you women! Certainly mighty is your plot!

(Yusuf 12:28)

Usama Ibn Zayd (RA) narrated the Messenger of Allah (SAW) said: “I have not left behind me any fitnah (temptation) more harmful to men than women.”

[Reported by al-Bukhaari (5096) and Muslim (2740)]

Yusuf AS was a prophet, and a descendent of prophets, so his Lord saved him from committing indecency and protected him from the evil plot of a woman. Yusuf AS is one of those who will be shaded by Allah on the Day of Judgement. Prophet Muhammad SAW explained that the heat of the Day of Judgment would be fierce, and people will be mingling with fear as they wait to be judged by Allah. There will be however, certain categories of people shaded from this brutal heat. One of them is a man who resisted the temptations of a beautiful, desirable woman by seeking refuge with Allah.


Narrated Abu Sa'id al-Khudri: Once Allah's Messenger went out to the Musalla (to offer the prayer) on 'Eid-al-Adha or al-Fitr prayer. Then he passed by the women and said, "O women! Give alms, as I have seen that the majority of the dwellers of Hell-fire were you (women)." They asked, "Why is it so, O Messenger of Allah?" He replied, "You curse frequently and are ungrateful to your husbands. I have not seen anyone more deficient in intelligence and religion than you. A cautious sensible man could be led astray by some of you." The women asked, "O Messenger of Allah! What is deficient in our intelligence and religion?" He said, "Is not the evidence of two women equal to the witness of one man?" They replied in the affirmative. He said, "This is the deficiency in her intelligence. Isn't it true that a woman can neither pray nor fast during her menses?" The women replied in the affirmative. He said, "This is the deficiency in her religion."

[Sahih Bukhari (1/68) No. 304]

20) What thing Allah created yet He despise it?

Answer: The voice of the donkey.

Allah (SWT) said in the Quran surah Luqman verse 19

"And be moderate (or show no insolence) in your walking, and lower your voice. Verily, the harshest of all voices is the voice (braying) of the ass."

(Luqman 31:19)

Abu Hurairah (RA) narrated that the Prophet (SAW) said: 'When you hear a rooster crowing, then ask Allah for His bounties, for it has seen an angel, and when you hear a donkey braying, then seek refuge in Allah from Shaitan, for it has seen a Shaitan'

[Sahih al-Bukhari, Muslim, Ahmad, Sahih al-Jami #611]


Answer: The angels, Adam (AS), the she-camel of Salih (AS), and the lamb of Israel.


Answer: The eleven brothers of Yusuf (AS).

Allah (SWT) said in the Qurah Surah Yusuf verse 16-18:

And they came to their father in the early part of the night weeping. They said:"O our father! We went racing with one another, and left Yusuf (Joseph) by our belongings and a wolf devoured him; but you will never believe us even when we speak the truth.  And they brought his shirt stained with false blood. He said: "Nay, but your ownselves have made up a tale. So (for me) patience is most fitting. And it is Allah (Alone) Whose help can be sought against that which you assert."
(Yusuf 12:16-18)

When Ayesha (RAA) was slandered, she recited the same ayah.

23) Who spoke the truth yet they both entered the Hellfire?

Answer: The Jews and the Christians.

Allah (SWT) said in the Quran Surah AL Baqarah verse 113:

The Jews said that the Christians follow nothing (i.e. are not on the right religion); and the Christians said that the Jews follow nothing (i.e. are not on the right religion); though they both recite the Scripture. Like unto their word, said (the pagans) who know not. Allah will judge between them on the Day of Resurrection about that wherein they have been differing.

(Al-Baqarah 2:113)


Answer: The arsh, the angels, Adam (AS), and Paradise.

Mujahid narrated Abdullah ibn Umar (RA) said: “Allah created four things with His Hand; 1. The Throne 2. The Pen 3. Adam and 4. The paradise of ‘Adn. He then said to the rest of the creation ‘Kun’ [Be] and it was.”

[Adh Dhahabi in ‘Mukhtasar al-‘Uluw’ (p105), Abu al-Shaikh al-Asbahani in 'al-‘Adhuma' (5/1555), Tafsir al-Tabari (21/239), ‘The chain is authentic according to the conditions of Muslim.’]


Answer: The Satan.

Allah (SWT) said in the Quran Surah Al A'raf:

(Allah) said: "What prevented you (O Iblis) that you did not prostrate, when I commanded you?" Iblis said: "I am better than him (Adam), You created me from fire, and him You created from clay."

(Al-A'raf 7:12)

Ibless did not bow down to Adam (AS) because he wasn't intellectually convinced.

And this bowing was not the bowing of worship but a bowing of respect.

In order for a Mu'taliza to worship Allah, he must be intellectually convinced.


Answer: The angels.

And (remember) when your Lord said to the angels: "Verily, I am going to place (mankind) generations after generations on earth." They said: "Will You place therein those who will make mischief therein and shed blood, - while we glorify You with praises and thanks (Exalted be You above all that they associate with You as partners) and sanctify You." He (Allah) said: "I know that which you do not know."

(Al-Baqarah 2:30)

The angels because they used qiyaas to say if Allah (SWT) gives mankind freewill then they would be corrupt like the jinnkind.


“There are four matters of jaahiliyyah that exist among my ummah and they will not give them up: boasting about one’s forefathers, casting aspersions upon people’s lineages, seeking rain by the stars and wailing for the dead.”

[Sahîh Muslim (934)]

Answer: Above mentioned hadith.


On the authority of Abu Hurayrah - may Allaah be pleased with him - who said that the Prophet - صلى الله عليه وسلم - said: “None spoke in the cradle except three: ‘Eesa the son of Maryam, Jurayj’s companion; Jurayj was a man of worship, he had a place of worship and while he was in it, his mother came in and called upon him. He said to himself; ‘My Lord, my mother or my prayer?’

So he continued praying and she left. The next day she also came and called upon him while he was in prayer, he said to himself; ‘My Lord, my mother or my prayer?’ So he continued praying and again she left. The following day she came again and called upon him while he was in prayer, he said to himself; ‘My Lord, my mother or my prayer?’ So he continued praying. She said: ‘O Allaah, do not allow him to die until he sees the faces of prostitutes.’

The Children of Israel knew of Jurayj and his worship. There was a very beautiful prostitute who offered to seduce him. She attempted to do so but he did not pay her any attention. She then approached a herdsman who used to seek refuge in his place of worship, she offered herself to him and he slept with her. She became pregnant, and when she gave birth, she claimed that it was the child of Jurayj. They went to him, invoked curses over him, destroyed his place of worship and attacked him. He said: ’Why are you doing this?’ They responded: ‘You fornicated with this woman and she bore you a child.

He said: ‘Where is the child?’

So they brought him the child He said: ‘Leave me until I pray. When he finished praying he came to the boy and poked him in his stomach. He said: ‘O child, who is your father? The baby boy responded: ‘So and so the herdsman.’ So the people turned to Jurayj, kissing him and asking him for forgiveness.

They offered to rebuild his place of worship in gold, but he refused and asked them to rebuild it from mud just as it was before, and so they did.

1) There was also a baby who was being breast fed by his mother when a rider in fine garments passed by on an agile animal  His mother said: ‘O Allaah, make my child like him.’ The baby stopped suckling and looked at him, he said: ‘O Allaah, do not make me like him. He then continued suckling…”

Abu Hurayrah - May Allaah be pleased with him - said: ‘It is as if I can see Messenger of Allaah - صلى الله عليه وسلم - right now, as he is illustrating the scene of the baby’s suckling with his forefinger in his mouth.

He continued: "They passed by a slave girl who was being beaten by people who were accusing her of committing fornication and theft.'  She was saying: `Sufficient is Allaah is for me, and the best of Guardians He is The mother said: `O Allaah, do not make my child like her.' Again, the baby stopped suckling, looked at her and said: ‘O Allaah! Make me like her.'

At this point, they spoke to each other, the mother said: `A good looking man passed by and I asked Allaah to make my child like him, you asked Allaah not make you like him. We passed by this slave girl while she was being beaten and being accused of fornication and theft, I asked Allaah not to make my child like her, and you asked Allaah to make you like her.'

The child said: `That man was a tyrant, so I asked Allaah not to make me like him. They were accusing the girl of fornication, while she did not commit it, and they were accusing her of theft, while she did not steal, so I asked Allaah to make me like her"  [Collected by both al Bukhaaree and Muslim.]

“None spoke while in the cradle except three: ‘Eesaa ibn Maryam, Yusuf’s companion, Jurayj’s companion and the son of Pharaoh’s daughter’s hair brusher

[Al Albaanee stated in As Silsilah ad Da’eefah #880: - Parts of al Albaanee’s speech will be summarized or omitted, such as the details of the defects of some chains and the Jarh and Ta’deel concerning the narrators as it is extensive.]

Answer: The hadith mentioned above.

29) Which two prophets had a kafir for a wife?

Answer: Noah (AS) and Lut (AS).

Allah (SWT) said in the Quran surah At Tahrim verse 10:

Allah sets forth an example for those who disbelieve, the wife of Nuh (Noah) and the wife of Lout (Lot). They were under two of our righteous slaves, but they both betrayed their (husbands by rejecting their doctrine) so they [Nuh (Noah) and Lout (Lot)] benefited them (their respective wives) not, against Allah, and it was said: "Enter the Fire along with those who enter!"

(At-Tahrim 66:10)


Answer: Jerusalem.

Abu Dhar Al-Ghiffari said, "Messenger of Allah, which is better, the prayers in this mosque of yours or the prayers in (the mosque) of Jerusalem?" The Prophet ~ said, "Prayers in my mosque are better than four prayers in Jerusalem, though it is the best place to pray, for it is the land of Resurrection. A time will come when if a man can see Jerusalem through the loop with which he hangs his whip [i.e. it is very close to him], it will be better for him than all the pleasures of this world."

Mtilaawiyah ibn Humaidah Al-Qushairee related that the Messenger of Allah 0, said, "They will be gathered here — and he A signaled with his hand toward Ash-Sham — walking, riding, and passing on their faces, and they will be displayed before Allah. And upon their mouths will be Al-Fidaam (a covering, which in this instance is meant to prevent them from speaking)."