(Ibn Abi Daud, Kitab al-Masahif). Zuhri reports, ‘We have heard that many Qur’an passages were revealed but that those who had memorised. Edition: al-Ṭab’ah 2. Published/Created: Bayrūt: Dār al-Bashā’ir al-Islāmīyah lil- Ṭibā’ah wa-al-Nashr wa-al-Tawzī’, Description: 2 v. ; 25 cm. Language. Buy Kitab al-masahif by °Abd Allah ibn Sulayman Ibn Abi Dawud (ISBN:) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.

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Sayyidna Abu Bakr, himself a Hafidh, and the greatest of the Companions, affirmed the final compilation. May Allah grant you the best of states and guide you to what is pleasing to Him.

Kitab Al Mashif : Index of pages

Reading isolated texts or detailed masayif discussions without firm and sound belief at the onset is somewhat of a grope in the dark. To his deep sorrow, he discovered that the only person who had any record of that verse had been killed in the battle of Yamama and that the verse masahic consequently lost. Often times, they did not state or separate the strong, weak, fabricated or sound narrations. After all, it would suffice to simply answer whether such narrations are authentic or not.

Haddad has already answered this first question.

Was the Originally Compiled Qur’an During the Era of Abu Bakr Incomplete?

All of which is reprehensible to any believer. Subscribe to Compass Newsletter Get the best of Seekershub to your inbox.

He likened it to a dirty carpet which has been rolled up and put away. Therefore, it is appropriate to ask: Therefore, there is some discrepancy between these two pictures. Shaykh Jamir Meah grew up in Hampstead, London. The task of filtering through such works requires expertise and scholarly precision, let alone a lot of time. Whoever claims that he knows them, is a liar. It is also a testament to the truthfulness and veracity of our scholars that they did this, as it would have been easy for them to be selective and choose what suits them or only that which supports their opinions.


Furthermore, the concept of Tawaatir is another binding proof, where a large number of people all relay and agree on the same information, so much so that it is impossible that they are lying or mistaken. If there were any mistakes, the Prophet would correct it immediately and then present it in front of everyone. This has no ramification or consequence on the final compilation of the Quran scrupulously undertaken by Sayiddna Zaid bin Thabit under the order of Sayiddna Abu Bakr and with the assistance of Sayiddna Umar may Allah be please with them all.

Regardless, the translation offered is at best a very poor translation, and at worst, an outright lie. In the Name of God, the Merciful and Compassionate. Moreover, without having learnt the fundamentals of the traditional Islamic sciences, including the auxiliary disciplines such as the Arabic language, and under qualified scholars, approaching translated texts can be hazardous.

That is not to say, however, that we should not investigate and grapple with difficult or controversial texts. And Allah knows best. Rather, let him say: If so, and we have full conviction and faith that God has promised to preserve His Book, what does it matter that parts have been lost?

Kitab Al Masahif

The esteemed scholar, Shaykh Gibril F. He exhorted us to hold fast to the Book of Allah and then said: He wanted the material it was written on, a hard copy as it were. But this must only be done when certain fundamental beliefs and facts are in place.

This means that any matter that ap been wholly agreed upon cannot be incorrect or misguidance.

Each piece was verified through his own memory and verified by Sayiddna Umar, who himself was a Hafidh. It is best that we only have the highest opinion of Ibn Abu Dawud, like all scholars, particularly because the vast majority of hadith scholars regard him as an expert masahir Imam in the field.


Kitab Al Masahif

Their role was to collect and present everything as they found it. It was indeed complete, with no parts lost or missing.

When the Prophet peace and blessings be upon him would receive revelation, it would be impressed in his memory. Each piece was collated and compared to the collections of other companions. An onlooker will just mqsahif a carpet rolled up.

He would pass the revelation to his companions in its entirety and instruct some to write it down and memorise. Whatever the reasons and debate surrounding the personality of Ibn Abu Dawud, it does not take masaihf from his work. I finish this initial discussion with the following two hadiths which are pertinent to our topic. Ibn Abi Daud, Kitab al-Masahif. Therefore, I will quote Shaykh Gibril in regards to this individual maszhif.

Would it affect our faith in what remains in any way or our practice of the religion? This is also the same explanation given in every other reliable book of Quranic Exegesis.

However, it has been documented that the English translation of Kitab al Masaahif by the Christian orientalist Arthur Jeffery, and many of his other works, is not an accurate translation, if not deliberately misleading. The second are the members of my household I remind you of your duties to the members of my family. Thank you for your question. Sayyidna Zayd bin Thabit was extremely cautious and diligent when collating the material.

One of my teachers was once explaining to me the erroneous theological statement of a certain group, that looks sensible and harmless on the outset, but when analysed critically, comes uncomfortably close to blasphemy. This was not their mission.