Index of Islam
February 2013 Version

A Muslim friend of mine suggested I create a cross-reference that people could look up topics, whether they be in Muslim sources or Christian ones. The following is a part of that index from Muslims sources.
Index of Islam
Introduction to the Hadiths
Sahih Al-Bukhari volume 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Sahih Muslim volume 1 2 3 4
Sunan Abu Dawud volume 1 2 3
The Shamaa-il of Tirmidhi
Sunan Nasa'i volume 1 2
Ibn-i-Majah volume 1 2 3 4 5
Muwatta' Malik
An-Nawawi's 40 Hadith
Ibn Ishaq - not started
The History of al-Tabari volume 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22-38 - not started 39
The Qur'an
The Fihrist - Section 1 (written 987 A.D.)
Sufi Teaching - unfinished
The Mathnawi of Jalalu'din Rumi - unfinished Miscellaneous Islam
(5,460 entries so far)

Introduction to the Hadiths

1st. Bukhari (810-870 A.D. 256 A.H.) made a collection of about 7,275 hadiths (3,000 to 4,000 independent sayings) (out of around 300,000 he knew of) that is almost universally recognized as "next only to the Qur'an in authority". Bukhari was nicknamed after the town of Bukhara in central Asia. All of this collection gives the ultimate claimed source of the hadith. Occasionally he gives multiple sources as saying the same. Bukhari gives many alleged miracles by Mohammed, though the Qur'an says Mohammed did no other miracles.
The Sahih Muslim, by Imam Muslim (817-875 A.D. 261 A.H.) is the second most authoritative collection, with 7,190 hadiths (4,000 independent sayings). He had a little different approach than Bukhari. He might repeat the same tradition 6, 10, or more times, one after another, many times with slightly different wording, based on the different sources claimed for the saying. Sahih Muslim gives an excerpt from a lost Sura of the Qur'an. It also gives many alleged miracles by Mohammed, though the Qur'an says Mohammed did no other miracles.
Abu Da'ud/Dawud/Dawood al Sidjistani (817-888/9 A.D. 275 A.H.) has the third most authoritative collection of hadiths. He submitted his collection to Ahmad bin Hanbal, who approved it. He collected 4,800 hadiths out of 500,000. His had the principle that "transmitters are considered trustworthy provided there is no formal proof to discredit them."
Abu' 'Isa Mohammed ibn 'Isa bin Sawra ut-Tirmidhi (pronounced TER-mid-hee) (825-892 A.D. 209-279 A.H.) has the fourth highest hadith collection, called the Jami. It has about 3,956 hadiths. This pupil of Bukhari was called Tirmidhi because he was born near the village of Tirmidh on the Oxus River. To clear up confusion, there was also a famous Sufi mystic also nicknamed Tirmidhi, but they are not related.
5th. Sunan Nasa'i (or Al Nasa) (830-915 A.D. 215-303 A.H.)
later than the others, had a collection of 5,764 hadiths called the Suand.
6th. Ibn Maja/Majah (824-886/887 A.D. 273 A.H.)
also had a collection of 4,341 Hadiths, but it is not as authoritative as the first four.
These six collections together are called Sihah Sitta. Beyond these early six collections are others. Some Muslims believe a seventh hadith collection is also authoritative: the Muwatta' Malik. Other Sunni Hadiths are: Sunan al-Darimi, Musnad of al-Humaydi, Sunan al-Daraqutni and the Musnad Ahmad ibn Hanbal
USC Muwatta Malik
Yahya bin Sharaf ad-Din an-Nawawi (died 1278 A.D.) had 42 traditions called "the forty". It is memorized by children all over the world. Supposedly Mohammed said that whosoever knows these traditions Allah will raise up on the Last Day in the company of the jurists and the theologians.
is a much later collection of 2,000 selected hadiths by Imam abu Zakariya Yahya bin Sharaf an-Nawawi (1233-1277/9 A.D.) He wrote a commentary on Bukhari and studied Sahih Muslim.
The Encyclopedia Britannica mentions that Nawawi said some traditions were abrogated by the fiction of a higher tradition that was never written down.
Fiqh us-Sunnah
(1985-1992) is a more modern and systemized collection; there are five volumes so far in English.
You can search through the quotes of the Bukhari, Sahih Muslm, and Abu Dawud hadiths at USC Search Hadith.
The Quran in English (Ali, Pickthal, Shakir) is online at: and
Here are the number of pages:hadiths per topic.



Sahih Muslim

Fiqh us-Sunnah

Business, money
301: 54673 : 409 

Dress, veils
98 : 179 42 : 248 

61 : 11155 : 286

Food, drink
170: 28115 : 86 

84 : 1490 : 0

Healing, patients
82 : 50222 : 135

200:26290 : 377 

21 : 3733 : 158

Merits of persons
274:431127: 157 

185: 324144: 584

433: 815263:1505

70 : 8448 : 173 

Taxes and alms
69 : 10557 : 227

Teaching, Qur'an

War, Jihad,booty
650:92669 : 181 

Washing rituals
87 : 17026 : 145



80%: 85%

83% : 83%


An Index of Sahih Al-Bukhari

The Translation of the Meanings of Sahih Al-Bukhari Arabic-English
Vol.1 by Dr. Muhammad Muhsin Khan. Islamic University, Al-Medina Al-Munawwara AL MAKTABAT AL SALAFIAT AL MADINATO AL MONAWART
No date, No copyright.
One can order a copy of al-Bukhari from Kazi Publications 121-Zulqarnain chambers, Ganpat Road, LAHORE (PAKISTAN) P.O. Box 1845. They also have a web site
There are other translations too.
"The Translation of the Meanings of Sahih Al-Bukhari" translated by Dr. Muhammad Muhsin Khan Published by Darussalam Saudi Arabia July 1997
There is an older version of the same work dated 1980.
Here is another translation of Sahih Al-Bukhari
translated by Dr. Muhammad Matraji
Corrected/Edited By: F. Amira Zrein Matraji
Published By: Islamic Book Service - New Delhi Editions: 1995 , 1997
On-line Bukhari in Arabic.
Sahih Al-Bukhari is both the most authoritative and longest collection of hadiths. The nine-volume collection contains 7275 Hadiths. Of these, around 926 hadiths are on Jihad. Tirmidhi, a pupil of Bukhari, also wrote a collection of Hadiths. Imam abu Zakariya yahya bin Sharaf an-Nawawi (1233-1277/9 A.D.) wrote a commentary on the Bukhari hadiths.

On-line versions of the Bukhari hadiths are at

USC Bukhari

Sahih Al-Bukhari volume 1

(106 entries)

Jews worshipped Ezra. Bukhari vol.1 p.xvii (This is the modern translator's note, interpreting what Bukhari said.)
The Magians overpowered the Israelites. Bukhari vol.1 p.xxxvii
Backward Bukhari vol.1 p.xixxx
Jihad Bukhari vol.1 p.xxix
No Pantheism Bukhari vol.1 p.xliii
Not in Jesus Bukhari vol.1 p.xliii
Jesus will return Bukhari vol.1 p.xlv
Al-Firdaus (paradise) Bukhari vol.1 p.xlv
There are three kinds of shirk: polytheism / syncretism, Jews and Christians, guilty of major shirk Bukhari vol.1 p.xlvii
Jews and Christians are guilty of Kufr (disbelief) (two times) Bukhari vol.1 p.xlix
Worldly, agricultural, non-Jihad life condemned Bukhari vol.1 p.xxxviii
Book 1. The Book of Revelation
Bukhari vol.1 p.1
When Mohammed received revelation, he experienced a ringing in his ears Bukhari vol.1 book 1 no.1 p.2; vol.4 book 54 no.438 p.293, his heart beat rapidly vol.1 book 1 no.3, his face would turn red. vol.2 ch.16 (after no.610); vol.5 no.618; he breathed heavily vol.6 no.508 p.476, he fell on the ground with both eyes open toward the sky vol.5 no.170; vol.6 no.448, he sweat profusely vol.1 book 1 no.2; vol.2 no.544; vol.3 no.829, and see and hear things no one else did vol.1 book 1 no.2,3; vol.4 book 54 no.458,461 p.302-303; vol.6 book 60 no.447 p.320. These would seem weird back then, but doctors recognize these as signs of an epileptic fit.
Mohammed told the angel he could not read. The angel pressed him so forcefully he almost could not bear it three times. Bukhari vol.1 book 1 no.3 p.3
An angel caught Mohammed (forcefully) and pressed him hard. Bukhari vol.1 book 1 no.3 p.3
Allah collected the Qur'an and gave it to Mohammed. Bukhari vol.1 book 1 no.4 p.6
Ilya is the word for Jerusalem according to Bukhari vol.1 book 1 no.6 p.12. Sura 17:1 could have used the word for the city of Jerusalem in general, but it used al-Aqsa, the word for the mosque at Jerusalem.
Five pillars of Islam: testify, prayer, Zakat (offering), Hajj Pilgrimage, fast during Ramadan. Bukhari vol.1 book 1 no.7 p17
Mention of Mohammed's sins. Bukhari vol.1 book 1 no.19 p.23 vol.1 book 1 no.711 p.398; vol.1 book 1 no.781 p.434; vol.6 no.3; vol.8 no.319, and vol.8 no.407 prior Specific things mentioned in the Bukhari vol.1 book 1 no.234 vol.8 no.794, 795 include cutting off people's limbs, burning out their eyes, and making them thirst as they died after their limbs were amputated. See Bukhari vol.8 book 82 no.796,797 p.521-522; vol.6 no.198 prior.
A Muslim is one who does not harm other Muslims with his tongue and hands. Bukhari vol.1 book 1 no.9 p.18
Book 2. The Book of Belief (Faith)
Bukhari vol.1 p.15
Muslims told Mohammed that Allah forgave his past and future sins. Bukhari vol.1 book 2 no.19 p.23
Hell is temporary for those with a little faith. They will be blackened though. Bukhari vol.1 book 2 no.1,770 p.24,428
Narrated Abu Huraira : Allah's Apostle was asked, "What is the best deed?" He replied, "To believe in Allah and His Apostle." The questioner then asked, "What is the next (in goodness)?" He replied, "To participate in Jihad (religious fighting) in Allah's Cause." The questioner again asked, "What is the next (in goodness)?" He replied, "To perform Hajj (Pilgrimmage to Mecca) 'Mubrur, (which is accepted by Allah and is performed with the intention of seeking Allah's pleasure only and not to show off and without committing a sin and in according with the traditions of the Prophet)." Bukhari vol.1 book 2 no.25 p.26-27
One can be a faithful believer, or merely a Muslim. Bukhari vol.1 book 2 no.26 p.27,28
"The Prophet said, 'I was shown the Hell-fire and that the majority of its dwellers were women who were ungrateful [to their husbands].'" Bukhari vol.1 book 2 no.28, p28, vol.1 book 2 no.301 p.181. Also Bukhari vol.2 no.161
"When two Muslims fight (meet) each other with their swords, both the murderer as well as the murdered will go to the Hell-fire." Bukhari vol.1 book 2 no.30 p.30
The signs of a hypocrite are three: 1. Whenever he speaks, he tells a lie. 2. Whenever he promises, he always breaks it (this promise). 3. If you trust him, he proves to be dishonest (If you keep something as a trust with him, he will not return it.)" Bukhari vol.1 book 2 no.32 p.31, also vol.1 book 2 no.33 p.32
"Whoever establishes the prayers on the night of Qadr out of sincere faith and hoping to attain Allah's rewards (not to show off) then all his past sins will be forgiven." Bukhari vol.1 book 2 no.34 p.32
"Whoever observes fasts during the month of Ramadan out of sincere faith, and hoping to attain Allah's rewards, then all his past sins will be forgiven." Bukhari vol.1 book 2 no.37 p.34
They first prayed towards the Bait-al-Maqdis (Jerusalem). Bukhari vol.1 chapter 31 p.34 and vol.1 book 2 no.39 p.35
Legalism: A man asked Mohammed about Islam. Mohammed told him about the prayers, fasting during Ramadan, Zakat. "And then that man retreated saying, 'By Allah! I will neither do less nor more than this.' Allah's Apostle [Mohammed] said, 'If what he said is true, then he will be successful (i.e. he will be granted Paradise.).'" Bukhari vol.1 book 2 no.44 p.39
A faithful believer should fear hypocrisy, while a hypocrite considers himself safe from hypocrisy. Bukhari vol.1 chapter 37 p.40
Killing a Muslim is kufr (disbelief). Bukhari vol.1 book 2 no.46 p.41
One day Gabriel came [apparently in disguise] and asked Mohammed what is faith, what is Islam, and what is perfection and Mohammed answered him. He also asked when the hour would be established, and Mohammed said nobody knows except Allah. Bukhari vol.1 book 2 no.47 p.42-43
Book 3. The Book of Knowledge
Bukhari vol.1 p.50
A Bedouin came and asked when Doomsday would take place? Mohammed answered, "when honesty is lost, then wait for the Hour (Doomsday)". Bukhari vol.1 book 3 no.56 p.50,51
"There is a piece of flesh in the body if it becomes good (reformed) the whole body becomes good but if it gets spoilt the whole body gets spoilt and that is the heart." Bukhari vol.1 book 3 no.49 p.44
Black Muslims: Mohammed was a white man Bukhari vol.1 book 3 no.63 p.54; vol.1 book 3 no.367 p.224; vol.1 book 3 no.771 p.430
"Anas says that Uthman got the Qur'an compiled and sent a few of its copies to far off places". In Bukhari vol.1 chapter 8 p.56
Mohammed sent a letter to Chosroes, the King of Persia, via the governor of Bahrain. Bukhari vol.1 book 3 no.64 p.56
Know something before speaking or acting on it Bukhari vol.1 chapter 11 p.59
"If Allah wants to do good to a person, He makes him comprehend the religion (Qur'an and Hadith)" Bukhari vol.1 chapter 14 p.62
"And Rabi'a said, 'It is not wise for a person who has been gifted with a part of the (religious) knowledge to ruin himself (by abstaining from teaching it to others)." Bukhari vol.1 chapter 22 p.67
Sins of the hour: Religious knowledge will be taken away, Religious ignorance will prevail, Drinking alcoholic drinks will be very common, prevalence of open sexual intercourse, women will increase in number and men decrease such that there will be 50 women looked after by one man. Bukhari vol.1 book 3 no.80,81 p.68
Mohammed did not like being asked about a lost camel; his cheeks turned red. Bukhari vol.1 book 3 no.91 p.75-76
Mohammed knew of the Hadiths! "Allah's Apostle said: O Abu Huraira! 'I have thought that none will ask me about it before you as I know your longing for the (learning of) Hadiths." Bukhari vol.1 book 3 no.98 p.79
Writing false scripture can send someone to Hell. Bukhari vol.1 book 3 no.109 p.84
'Ali received no book from Mohammed except the Qur'an. "Narrated Ash-Sha'bi: Abu Juhaifa said, "I asked 'Ali, 'Have you got any book (which has been revealed to the Prophet apart from the Qur'an)?' 'Ali replied, 'No, except Allah's Book, or the power of understanding which has been bestowed (by Allah) upon a Muslim or what is (written) in this sheet of paper (with me).' Abu Juhaifa said, "I asked, 'What is (written) in this sheet of paper?' 'Ali replied, it deals with The Diyya (compensation (blood money) paid by the killer to the relatives of the victim), the ransom for the releasing of the captives from the hands of the enemies, and the law that no Muslim should be killed in Qisas (equality in punishment) for the killing of (a disbeliever). Bukhari vol.1 book 3 no.111 p.84
No Muslim should be killed for killing (a disbeliever). Bukhari vol.1 book 3 no.111 p.85
Narrated 'Ubaidullah bin 'Abdullah: Ibn 'Abbas said, "When the ailment of the Prophet became worse, he said, 'Bring for me (writing) paper and I will write for you a statement after which you will not go astray.' But 'Umar said, 'The Prophet is seriously ill, and we have got Allah's Book with us and that is sufficient for us.' But the companions of the Prophet differed about this and there was a hue and cry. On that the Prophet said to them, 'Go away (and leave me alone). It is not right that you should quarrel in front of me." Ibn 'Abbas came out saying, "It was most unfortunate (a great disaster) that Allah's Apostle was prevented from writing that statement for them because of their disagreement and noise. (Note: It is apparent from this Hadith that Ibn 'Abbas had witnessed the event and came out saying this statement. The truth is not so, for Ibn 'Abbas used to say this statement on narrating the hadith and he had not witnessed the event personally. See Fath Al-Bari vol.1 p.220 footnote.)" Bukhari vol.1 book 3 no.114 p.86-87
Abu Hureira's memory miracle. "Narrated Abu Huraira: I said to Allah's Apostle 'I hear many narrations (Hadiths) from you but I forget them.' Allah's Apostle said, 'Spread your Rida (garment)' I did accordingly and then he moved his hands as if filling them with something (and emptied them in my Rida) and then said, 'Take and wrap this sheet over your body.' I did it and after that I never forgot any thing." Bukhari vol.1 book 3 no.119 p.89. Also Bukhari vol.4 book 56 no.841 p.538; Bukhari vol.9 book 92 no.452 p.332
Al-Khadir was a contemporary of Moses who was more learned than Moses. Allah showed Moses how to meet al-Khadir, and Moses asked to learn from him. al-Khadir warned Moses that Moses was not patient enough. Then al-Khadir did three things:
1. They asked the men on a boat to take them aboard. The crew, recognizing al-Khadir, did so for free. Al-Khadir pulled up a plank to that the boat would sink, possibly drowning the sailors.
2. The two saw some boys playing, and al-Khadir plucked out one boy's head, killing him.
3. Some people refused to give food to Moses and al-Khadir, and after that al-Khadir repaired a wall of theirs that was about to collapse. Bukhari vol.1 book 3 no.124 p.90-93
Al-Khidr was a murderer for Allah who was wiser than Moses Bukhari vol.1 book 3 no.124 p.92
Book 4. The Book of Wudu (Ablution)
Bukhari vol.1 p.101
Age of accountability. Bukhari vol.1 book 4 no.102 p.81
Abdullah bin Al-Zubair Bukhari vol.1 book 4 no.104 p.82
Some people in their graves will be put to trials like the trials of ad-Dajjal [Antichrist] Bukhari vol.1 book 4 no.184 p.126
They asked Mohammed about the spirit. The answer was "The spirit - its knowledge is with my Lord. And of knowledge you have been given but little." (See Sura 17:85) vol.1 book 4 no.127 p.94-95
Mohammed said never to answer the call of nature facing the "Qibla [direction of Mecca] except when you are screened by a building or a wall or something like that." Bukhari vol.1 book 4 no.146 p.106
Mohammed answered the call of nature facing Jerusalem. Bukhari vol.1 book 4 no.150,151 p.108,109
If you perform an ablution [washing] and offers a two-rakat prayer, and do not think of anything else, then all past sins will be forgiven. Bukhari vol.1 book 4 no.161 p.113
Mohammed dyed his hair red with henna. Bukhari vol.1 book 4 no.167 p.116-117
A miracle of water coming from Mohammed's fingers. [The Qur'an says Mohammed did not miracles except give the Qur'an.] Bukhari vol.1 book 4 no.170 p.118
Seal of prophethood appeared like a growth between his shoulders in back. It was like either the button of a small tent or the egg or a partridge. Bukhari vol.1 book 4 no.189 p.130
Miracle of the small pot that had enough water for all the people to perform ablution. Bukhari vol.1 book 4 no.194 p.132
A person was tortured in their grave for soiling themselves with urine. Bukhari vol.1 book 4 no.215,217 p.141,142
These hadiths indicate prayers are a ritual duty, not a time was talking with God. Bukhari vol.1 chapter 73 p.150; vol.1 chapter 37 p.328; vol.1 book 4 no.571-572 p.328-329; vol.1 book 4 no.555,558,560 p.322-324
"The Prophet said, 'All drinks that produce intoxication are Haram (forbidden) to drink." It does not say when this prohibition was given. Bukhari vol.1 book 4 no.243 p.153
Book 5. The Book of Ghusl (Washing of the whole Body)
Bukhari vol.1 p.156
Mohammed was a hairy man. Bukhari vol.1 book 5 no.256 p.160
Fatima [unspecified] was screening Mohammed while he was taking a bath." Bukhari vol.1 book 5 no.278 p.170-171. Another time Maimuna (Mohammed's wife) screened him while he was taking a bath. Bukhari vol.1 book 5 no.279 p.171
Mohammed had the sexual strength of 30 men. Bukhari vol.1 book 5 no.268,282 p.165,172-173
Strange story of Moses taking a bath, and Allah causing a stone to run away with Moses' clothes so that everyone would see him. Bukhari vol.1 book 5 no.277 p.169-170
When the prophet Job (Aiyub) was taking a bath naked, golden locusts began to fall on him. Job started collecting them in his clothes. His Lord addressed him, 'O Job! Haven't I given you enough so that you are not in need of them.; Job replied, 'Yes!' By Your Honour (power)! But I cannot dispense with Your Blessings.'" Note that Job rationalized greedy gathering of material wealth as being equivalent to getting God's blessings. Bukhari vol.1 book 5 no.277 p.170
Book 6. The Book of Menses
Bukhari vol.1 p.177
"'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 Allah's Apostle?' He replied, 'Your curse frequently and are ungrateful to your husbands. I have not seen anyone more deficient in intelligence and religion than you.... The women asked, 'O Allah's Apostle? 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 your 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 your religion.'" Bukhari vol.1 book 6 no.301 p.181
Menstruating women must stop their prayers. They did not have to make up the missed prayers. However, footnote 1 says the Kharijites said that women had to make up the missed prayers. Bukhari vol.1 book 6 no.303 p.183; chapter 22 p.191; vol.1 book 6 no.322 p.194 vol.1 book 6 no.327 p.196 vol.1 book 6 no.329 p.197
Abdur Rahman was 'Aisha's brother Bukhari vol.1 book 6 no.301 p.188
So he [Abu Bakr] admonished me ['Aisha] and said what Allah wished him to say and hit me on my flank with his hand. Nothing prevented me from moving (because of the pain) but the position of Allah's Apostle [Mohammed] on my thigh. Allah's Apostle got up when dawn broke...." Bukhari vol.1 book 6 no.330 p.199.
Book 7. The Book of Tayammum (Rubbing hand and Face with Clean Earth)
Bukhari vol.1 p.198
Booty was not lawful for anyone prior to Mohammed Bukhari vol.1 book 7 no.331,429 p.199,256
Book 8. The Book of Salat (Prayer)
Bukhari vol.1 p.211
Mohammed's thigh was white. Bukhari vol.1 book 8 no.367 p.224
Mohammed originally let Dihya have Safiya bint Huyai as a slave girl at Khaibar. Bukhari vol.1 book 8 no.367 p.224
"If anyone of you stands for the prayer, he is speaking in private to his Lord, (or) his Lord is between him and his Qibla (direction of Mecca), therefore he should not spit towards his Qibla, but he could spit either on his left or under his foot." Bukhari vol.1 book 8 no.409 p.245
Jews made places of worship at the graves of their prophets, so Allah cursed them. Bukhari vol.1 chapter 48 and no.427,428 p.251,255,256
"the Prophet had said: 'While I was praying, the Hell-fire was displayed in front of me.'" Bukhari vol.1 chapter 51 p.253. This was while offering an eclipse prayer during the eclipse. vol.1 book 8 no.423 p.253
It is OK for a Muslim to pray in a church if there are no statues or pictures. Bukhari vol.1 chapter 54 p.254
At the end of Mohammed's life he said, "May Allah curse the Jews and Christians for they built the places of worship at the graves of their Prophets." Bukhari vol.1 book 8 no.427 p.255.
Mohammed was against elaborate decorations the Jews and Christians used. Bukhari vol.1 chapter 62 p.260
Mohammed banned the trade of alcohol. Bukhari vol.1 book 8 no.449 p.267
Mohammed subdued a genie Bukhari vol.1 chapter 75 p.268
If one performs ablution and goes toward the mosque, Allah forgives one sin for each step taken toward the mosque. Bukhari vol.1 book 8 no.466 p.277
Book 9. The Book of the Sutra of Musalla
Bukhari vol.1 p.284
Mohammed prayed in front of a spear, using it as a Qibla. Bukhari vol.1 book 9 no.473 p.284
"Narrated 'Aisha: Do you make us (women) equal to dogs and donkeys? While I used to lie in my bed, the Prophet [Mohammed] would come and pray facing the middle of the bed. I used to consider it not good to stand in front of him in his prayers. So I used to slip away slowly and quietly from the foot of the bed till I got out of my guilt." Bukhari vol.1 book 9 no.486 p.289
Book 10. The Book of the times of the prayers
Bukhari vol.1 p.297
If one intentionally offers the 'Asr after its stated time if over, the prayer is useless. Bukhari vol.1 footnote 1 p.309.
Allah does not hear everyone's prayers directly Bukhari vol.1 book 10 no.530 p.310
Jews and Christians were given the Torah and Gospel and they acted upon it for only a while. Bukhari vol.1 book 10 no.532 p.311-312.
Praying is forbidden between the fitr prayer and the rising of the sun, and after the 'Asr prayer until its setting. Bukhari vol.1 book 10 no.555,558,560 p.322-324
If one remembers that he missed a prayer 20 years ago, he should offer that prayer to make up for it. Bukhari vol.1 book 10 no.571-572 p.328-329
A prophecy that no one living on the earth on this night will be alive 100 years later. Bukhari vol.1 book 10 no.39 p.315, no.575 p.331. The last of the companions to die was Abu At-Tufail 'Amir bin Wathili. He died 100 years later when he was 110 years old. Bukhari vol.1 footnote 1 p.331
Book 11. The Book of Adhan (the call of Prayer)
Bukhari vol.1 p.334
One should disobey his mother if she forbids him to join the congregational prayer Bukhari vol.1 chapter 29 p.350.
At the end of his life, Mohammed's legs were paralyzed. Bukhari vol.1 book 11 no.633 p.358-359
"Narrated Anas bin Malik The Prophet said to Abu-Dhar, 'Listen and obey (your chief) even if he is an Ethiopian with a head like a raisin." Bukhari vol.1 book 11 no.552,664 p.375,376
"Abraham brought her [Hagar] and her son Ishmael while she was suckling him, to a place at the Ka'ba under a tree on the position of Zam-zam [Zamzam], at the highest place in the mosque. During those days there was nobody at Mecca, nor was there any water. So he made them sit over there and place near them a leather bag containing some dates, and a small water-skin containing some water, and set out homeward. Ishmael's mother followed him saying, "O Abraham! Where are you going, leaving us in this valley where there is no person whose company we may enjoy, nor is there anything (to enjoy)?" She repeated that to him many times, but he did not look back at her. Then she asked him, "Has Allah ordered you to do so?" He say, "Yes". ... (p.374 same hadith) "The Prophet said, "This is the source of the tradition of the walking of people between them (i.e. Safa and Marwa). When she reached the Marwa ( for the last time), she heard a voice and she asked herself to be quiet and listened attentively. ... She saw an angel at the place of Zam-zam digging the earth with his heel (or his wing), till water flowed from that place." Bukhari vol.1 book 11 no.583 p.372
Book 12. The Book of Characteristics of the Prayer
Bukhari vol.1 p.393
"Narrated Abu Huraira: ... What do you say in the pause between Takbir and recitation? The Prophet said, ... O Allah! Set me apart from my sins (faults) as the East and West are set apart from each other and clean me from sins as a white garment is cleaned of dirt (after thorough washing). O Allah! Wash off my sins with water, snow and hail." Bukhari vol.1 book 12 no.711 p.398. See also Sura 40:55; 48:1-2, and Bukhari vol.1 book 12 no.7,19,781; vol.6 no.3; vol.8 no.319, vol.8 no.407 prior.
Mohammed's last hours before his death. Bukhari vol.1 book 12 no.702 p.402
Mohammed had a beard Bukhari vol.1 book 12 no.713,727,744 p.399, 406, 414
A different Abu' Rafi than the one assassinated. Bukhari vol.1 book 12 no.733 p.407-408
Allah will be physically seen. "Do you have any doubt in seeing the sun when there are no clouds?' They replied in the negative. He said, 'You will see Allah (your Lord) in the same way. On the Day of Resurrection, people will be gathered and He will order the people to follow what they used to worship. So some of them will follow the sun, some will follow the moon, and some will follow other deities; and only this nation (Muslims) will be left with its hypocrites. Allah will come to them and say, 'I am Your Lord.' They will say, 'We shall stay in this place till our Lord comes to us and when our Lord will come, we will recognize Him. Then Allah will come to them again and say, 'I am your Lord.' They will say, 'You are our Lord.'... Bukhari vol.1 book 12 no.770 p.427
Black Muslims: Mohammed had white armpits. Bukhari vol.1 book 12 no.771 p.430
Gabriel came to Mohammed and said, 'The night which you are looking for is ahead of you,' Bukhari vol.1 book 12 no.777 p.433
"Somebody said to him, 'Why do you so frequently seek refuge with Allah from being in debt?' The Prophet replied, 'A person in debt tells lies whenever he speaks, and break promises whenever he makes them).'" Bukhari vol.1 book 12 no.795 p.442
The "Holy" Battle of Khaibar Bukhari vol.1 book 12 no.812 p.451  

Sahih Al-Bukhari volume 2
(51 entries)

All in a family must offer prayers perfectly for you to offer perfectly. Bukhari vol.2 Glossary p.6
Jizya is a "Head-tax imposed by Islam on the people of the Scriptures and other people who have a releaved book (Non-Muslims) when they are under Muslim rule." Bukhari vol.2 Glossary p.7
Ka'aba build by Abraham and Ishmael. Bukhari vol.2 Glossary p.9
Unity of names. One cannot qualify Allah with any name except what Allah or His apostle has qualified him. Bukhari vol.2 Glossary p.15
Book 13. The Book of Junu'a (Friday)
Bukhari vol.2 p.1
A man's silk cloak will be worn by someone who is going to Hell-fire. So Mohammed's companion (and later caliph) 'Umar bin Al-Khattab gave it to his pagan brother to wear. Bukhari vol.2 book 13 no.11 p.5-6
"The prophet used to stand by a stem of a date-palm tree (while delivering a sermon). When the pulpit was placed for him we heard that stem crying like a pregnant she-camel till the Prophet got down fro the ulpit and placed his hand over it. (Bukhari vol.2 book 13 ch.24 no.41 p.19)

If late to prayer, then a Muslim should pray two rakats. Bukhari vol.2 book 13 no.53 p.25
Miracle of rain coming. It was a torrent, so a second miracle of raining around them but not on them. Bukhari vol.2 book 13 no.55 p.27. See also Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 Book 5 no.1269-1271 p.258-161
There is a short interval of time on Friday where if a Muslim prays asking something from Allah, Allah will certainly grant it. Bukhari vol.2 book 13 no.57 p.28
Book 14. The Fear Prayer
Bukhari vol.2 p.32
Mohammed married Safiya after slaughtering her husband and the men at Khaibar, and enslaving the women and children. Bukhari vol.2 book 14 no.68 p.35 and vol.4 book 14 no.143,280.
Book 15. The Book of Two Id Festivals
Bukhari vol.2 p.36
Superstition: Mohammed regularly ate an odd number of dates. Bukhari vol.2 book 15 no.73 p.38
Book 16. The Witr Prayer
Bukhari vol.2 p.59
Book 17. Al-Istisqa (Invoking Allah for Rain)
Bukhari vol.2 p.63
Mohammed was white. Bukhari vol.2 book 17 no.122 p.65 and vol.2 chapter 20 p.77
No prayers to the dead to request anything of them Bukhari vol.2 book 17 footnote 1 p.66
Prophecies of future earthquakes. Bukhari vol.2 book 17 no.146 p.80-81
Book 18. Eclipses
Bukhari vol.2 p.83
Book 19. Prostration During Reciting of Qur'an
Bukhari vol.2 p.100
Book 20. At-Taqsir (Shortened Prayers)
Bukhari vol.2 p.107
Woman should not travel more than three days, except with a Dhi-Mahram [close male relative]. Bukhari vol.2 book 20 no.192-193 p.109-110
Book 21. Tahajjud Prayer at Night
Bukhari vol.2 p.124
Mohammed used to knock on the door of 'Ali and Fatima to exhort them to perform Tahajud prayer. Bukhari vol.2 book 21 p.126
Predestination: "Narrated 'Ali that one night Allah's Apostle came to him and Fatima and said, 'Don't you (both) offer the (Jahajjud) prayer?' 'Ali said, 'When Allah wishes us to awake, we awake.' The Prophet then recited: 'But man is more quarrelsome than anything.' (18:54)" Bukhari vol.2 book 21 no.227 p.127; Bukhari vol.6 book 60 no.248 p.209-210
Giving Zakat is lending to Allah. Bukhari vol.2 book 21 chapter 10 p.133
We-plural referring to Allah. Bukhari vol.2 book 21 chapter 10 p.133
Pray at night or Satan urinates in the ears of people who do not get up for prayer. Bukhari vol.2 book 21 chapter 12 p.135
Even asking for things is very ritualistic. Bukhari vol.2 book 21 no.263 p.147
Twelve Holy Battles (Ghazawats) Bukhari vol.2 book 21 no.281 p.157 Bukhari vol.2 no.714 p.418
Book 22. Actions While Praying
Bukhari vol.2 p.160
Most Hell-dwellers are women. Bukhari vol.2 book 22 book 22 no.161 p.92
Prayer is speaking to God Bukhari vol.2 book 22 no.305 p.171
Book 23. Funerals (Al-Jana iz)
Bukhari vol.2 p.186
Theft and adultery do not keep a Muslim out of Paradise Bukhari vol.2 book 23 no.329 p.186
"Then Abu Bakr recited the Tashah-hud (i.e. none has the right to be worshipped but Allah and Mohammed is Allah's Apostle)... Abu Bakr said, 'Amma ba'du, whoever amongst you worshipped Muhammad, then Muhammad is dead, but whoever worshipped Allah, Allah is alive and will never die. Allah said: 'Muhammad is no more than an Apostle'" Bukhari vol.2 book 23 no.333 p.188-189.
Even Mohammed did not know what would happen to him after death. Bukhari vol.2 book 23 no.334 p.190
If the children of a Muslim die before puberty, then they will go to paradise. Bukhari vol.2 book 23 no.340-341 p.192-193
Hell-fire is for those who ascribe false things to Mohammed. Bukhari vol.2 book 23 no.378 p.212-218
Under 'Umar there was an epidemic in Medina Bukhari vol.2 book 23 no.449 p.253-254
If 3 or 4 people testify to a person's piety, then the person will get Paradise. Bukhari vol.2 book 23 no.449 p.254
Torment in the grave: "...she had heard the Prophet seeking refuge with Allah from the punishment in the grave." Bukhari vol.2 book 23 no.458 p.258.
Descriptions of Heaven and Hell Bukhari vol.2 book 23 no.468 p.262-265
Mohammed died on a Monday Bukhari vol.2 book 23 no.469 p.265
At Mecca they had a sacred month of no war prior to Islam. Bukhari vol.2 book 23 no.482 p.273.
Book 24. The Book of Zakat
Bukhari vol.2 p.275
"As regards stealing and robberies, there will shortly come a time when a caravan will go to Mecca (from Medina) without any guard." Bukhari vol.2 book 24 no.494 p.282
"Narrated Abu Musa: A time will come upon the people when a person will wander about with gold as Zakat and will not find anybody to accept it, and one man will be seen followed by forty women to be their guardian because of the scarcity of men and great number of women." Bukhari vol.2 book 24 no.495 p.283
Mohammed prophesied that the wife of his with the longest hand would be the first to die. The wives measured their hands, and Sauda's was the longest. However, Zainab bint Jahsh (captured at Khaibar) actually died first. She loved to practice charity, so therefore Mohammed must have meant practicing charity by "long hand". Bukhari vol.2 book 24 no.501 p.286
"And Ka'b (bin Malik) said, 'I said to Allah's Apostle O Allah's Apostle! As a part of my repentance I would like to give up all my property in the cause of Allah and His Apostle.' He said, 'You would better keep some of your property.' ON that I said, 'I will keep my share that is in Khaibar.'" Bukhari vol.2 book 24 chapter 17 p.291
"Then he went towards the women and said, 'O women! Give alms, for I have seen that the majority of the dwellers of Hell-Fire were you (women).' The women asked, 'O Allah's Apostle! What is the reason for it?' He replied, 'O women! You curse frequently, and are ungrateful to your husbands. I have not seen anyone more deficient in intelligence and religion than you. O women, some of you can lead a cautious wise man astray.' Bukhari vol.2 book 24 no.541 p.313
Zainab was the wife of Ibn Mas'ud. Bukhari vol.2 book 24 no.541 p.313
Khalid bin Al-Walid did not want to pay zakat, because he wanted to keep his armor for Allah's Cause (for Jihad). Bukhari vol.2 book 24 no.547 p.318
The offensive Battle of Tabuk Bukhari vol.2 book 24 no.559 p.325
Book 25. Sadaqat-ul-Fitr
Bukhari vol.2 p.339
Book 26. Hajj (Greater Pilgrimage)
Bukhari vol.2 p.344
Pre-Islamic Arabs made pilgrimages ('Umrah) to Mecca. They thought not performing 'Umrah was one of the major sins on earth. Bukhari vol.2 book 26 no.635 p.371-372
Abraham and Ishmael built the Ka'ba [Ka'aba] Bukhari vol.2 book 26 chapter 41 p.380
Mohammed said that the pictures of Abraham and Isaac in the Ka'aba were false. Abraham and Isaac never did games of chance with arrows. Bukhari vol.2 book 26 no.671 p.393
After the decree of the veil, Mohammed's wives used to go out at night and perform Tawaf [a religious ceremony] with the men. 'Aisha wore a Turkish veil. Bukhari vol.2 book 26 chapter 63 p.400
Right before Mohammed's last Hajj, he did not allow the pagans to make Hajj anymore after that year. Bukhari vol.2 book 26 chapter 66 p.401 and vol.2 book 26 no.289 p.401
Mohammed was washed with Zamzam water Bukhari vol.2 book 26 chapter 75 p.408
"Narrated 'Urwa, ... concerning the Ansar who used to assume Ihram for worshipping an idol called 'Manat' which they used to worship at a place called Al-Mushallal..." Bukhari vol.2 book 26 no.706 p.413.
Hums and pilgrimages Bukhari vol.2 book 26 no.725-726 p.425-426
Pre-Islamic customs. "Narrated 'Amr bin Maimum: I saw 'Umar offering the Fajr (morning) prayer at Jam'; then he got up and said, 'The pagans did not use to depart (from Jam') till the sun had risen, and they used to say, Let the sun shine on Thabir (a mountain). But the Prophet contradicted them and departed from Jam' before sunrise." Bukhari vol.2 book 26 no.744 p.434

Sahih Al-Bukhari volume 3

(74 entries)

Book 27. 'Umra (Lesser Pilgrimage) Bukhari vol.3 p.1
The pre-Islamic Arabs might have had both 'Umra and Hajj pilgrimages. "This may also means that the performance of 'Umra during the months of Hajj was permissible, contrary to what the pagans of the pre-Islamic period believed. Fath-al-Bari vol.4 p.358." Bukhari vol.3 book 27 footnote 1 p.7
"This verse was revealed in connection with the Ansar who used to assume the Ihram for the idol Manat which was put beside a place called Qudaid..."Bukhari vol.3 no.18 p.11. Al-Lat, Al-'Uzza are mentioned in Bukhari. vol.8 book 27 no.314 p.209; vol.5 book 59 no.375 p.259
Book 28. The Muhsar
Bukhari vol.3 p.19
Book 29. The Penalty for Hunting By a Humrim
Bukhari vol.3 p.28
Evil means to harm something. "We ran to kill it [a snake] but it escaped quickly. The Prophet said, 'It has escaped your evil and you too have escaped its evil." Bukhari vol.3 book 29 no.56 p.35
Science: The medical practice of cupping was performed on Mohammed. Bukhari vol.3 book 29 ch.11 no.361,362 p.38-39
Ascetism: "Narrated Anas: The Prophet saw an old man walking, supported by his two sons, and asked about him. The people informed him that he had vowed to go on foot (to the Ka'ba). He said, "Allah is not in need of this old man's torturing himself," and ordered him to ride." Bukhari vol.3 book 29 no.88 p.52
Book 30. The Virtues of Medina
Bukhari vol.3 p.53
Abu Zuhair said Mohammed made a prophecy of conquest of Iraq. Bukhari vol.3 book 30 no.99 p.57
Quraish used to fast on Ashura Bukhari vol.3 book 30 no.117 p.65
Book 31. Fasting
Bukhari vol.3 p.64
Fasting expiates sins. Bukhari vol.3 book 31 no.119 p.66; vol.3 book 32 no.231 p.129
Forgiveness by prayer. Bukhari vol.3 book 31 no.125 p.70
Performing ablution and praying rakats to forgive sins. Bukhari vol.3 book 31 no.155 p.86
"Said Abu Az-Zinad, 'Very often the traditions and the truth go against the opinions, and for the Muslims there is no way out except to follow the truth and the tradition of the Prophet, and an example of that is that a menstruating woman should fast in lieu of her missed fasts, but she is not to offer the prayers in lieu of her missed prayers." Bukhari vol.3 book 31 chapter 41 p.98
Qur'an change: Narrated Nafi: Ibn 'Umar recited the verse: "They had a choice either to fast or to feed a poor person for every day", and said that the order of this Verse was cancelled. Bukhari vol.3, book 31, no.170 p.98
"...The Prophet said, 'Isn't it true that a woman does not pray and does not fast on menstruating? And that is the defect (a loss) in her religion.'" Bukhari vol.3 book 31 no.172 p.98
Book 32. Tarawih Prayers (i.e. Praying at Night in Ramadan)
Bukhari vol.3 p.126
If one prays at night during Ramadan out of sincere Fatih and hoping for a reward from Allah, then all his previous sins will be forgiven. Bukhari vol.3 book 32 no.226 p.126
Book 33. I'tikaf
Bukhari vol.3 p.135
Zainab bint Jahsh was a wife of Mohammed. Bukhari vol.3 book 33 no.249 p.138 vol.3 book 48 no.829 p.512
Safiya bint Huyai was a wife of Mohammed. Bukhari vol.3 book 33 no.251-255 p.139-143
Book 34. Sales (Bargains)
Bukhari vol.3 p.148
Gray Areas Bukhari vol.3 no.267 p.152
Sauda bint Zam'ra was a wife of Mohammed. Bukhari vol.3 book 34 no.269 p.154 and vol.3 no.853 book 48 p.529
"If a woman gives something (i.e. in charity) from her husband's earning without his permission, she will get half his reward." Bukhari vol.3 book 34 no.280 p.160
Mohammed had [at least] nine wives. Bukhari vol.3 book 34 no.263 p.161
"Narrated 'Aisha: When Abu Bakr as-Siddiq was chosen Caliph, he said, 'My people know that my profession was not incapable of providing substance to my family. And as I will be busy serving the Muslim nation, my family will eat from the National Treasury of Muslims, and I will practice the profession of serving the Muslims." Bukhari vol.3 book 34 no.284 p.162
Fatima was Mohammed's daughter and the wife of 'Ali. Bukhari vol.3 book 34 no.302 p.171
No pictures: Narrated 'Aisha, the mother of the faithful believers: I bought a cushion with pictures on it. When Allah's Apostle saw it, he kept standing at the door and did not enter the house. I noticed the sign of disgust on his face, so I said, "O Allah's Apostle (Please let me know) what sin I have done." Allah's Apostle said, "What about this cushion?" I replied, "I bought it for you to sit and recline on." Allah's Apostle said, "The painters (i.e. owners) of these pictures will be punished on the Day of Resurrection. It will be said to them, 'Put life in what you have created (.i.e. painted).'" The Prophet added, "The angels do not enter a house where there are pictures." Bukhari vol.3 book 34 no.318 p.180
Prophecy of an army invading the Ka'ba but being destroyed by sinking into the ground. Bukhari vol.3 book 34 no.329 p.187
Miracle of dates. Bukhari vol.3 book 34 no.337 p.191-192
Short selling (selling stuff before you have possession of it) is forbidden. Bukhari vol.3 book 34 no.345 p.195
Do not go back on agreements. Bukhari vol.3 book 34 chapter 59 after no.348 p.197
"...nor should one demand the hand of a girl who is engaged to someone else; and a woman should not try to cause some other woman to be divorced in order to take her place. Bukhari vol.3 book 34 no.250 p.198
Wives and sons can secretly take from their husband/father what is reasonable. Bukhari vol.3 book 34 no.413,640 p.226,382
Abraham told a tyrant king that Sarah was his sister. Bukhari vol.3 book 34 no.420 p.230-231
Jesus will return, break the cross and kill the pigs and abolish the Jizya. Bukhari vol.3 book 34 no.425 p.233-234 vol.3 book 48 no.656 p.395
"Narrated Abu Sa'id Al-Khudri that while he was sitting with Allah's Apostle he said, 'Oh Allah's Apostle We get female captives as our share of booty, and we are interested in their prices, what is your opinion about coitus interruptus?' [a sexual practice] The Prophet said, 'Do you really do that? It is better for you not to do it, No soul that which Allah has destined to exist, but will surely come into existence." Bukhari vol.3 book 34 no.432 p.237.
"The Sale of Mudabbar (i.e. a slave who is promised by his master to be manumitted [freed] after the latter's death). Narrated Jabir: The Prophet sold a Mudabbar (on behalf of his master who was still living and in need of money)." Bukhari vol.3 book 34 no.433 and prior p.238.
"Can one travel with a slave-girl without knowing whether she is pregnant or not? Al-Hasan found no harm in her master's kissing or fondling with her. Ibn 'Umar said, 'If a slave-girl who is suitable to have sexual relations is given to somebody as a gift, or sold or manumitted [freed], her master should not have sexual intercourse with her before she gets one menstruation so as to be sure of absence of pregnancy, and there is no such necessity for a virgin.' 'Ata said, 'There is no harm in fondling with one's pregnant (1) slave-girl without having sexual intercourse with her. Allah said: 'Except with their wives and the (women captives) whom their right hands possess (for in this case they are not to be blamed).'" Footnote (1) says, "Pregnant from another man, not her present master." Bukhari vol.3 book 34 ch.113 after no.436 p.239-240.
Book 35. As-Salam (i.e. Advance Sale)
Bukhari vol.3 p.243
Book 36. Renting
Bukhari vol.3 p.252
Book 37. Al-Hawals (Transferring debt)
Bukhari vol.3 p.269
"When Allah made the prophet wealthy through conquests..." Bukhari Hadith vol.3 book 37 no.495 p.280. Bukhari Hadith vol.7 book 64 ch.15 no.284 p.216-217 and Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1965-1967 p.494-495 are similar.
Book 38. Representation (or authorization)
Bukhari vol.3 p.281
Book 39. Agriculture
Bukhari vol.3 p.295
Jews in Khaibar Bukhari vol.3 no.531 p.307-308
Book 40. Distribution of Water
Bukhari vol.3 p.315
Book 41. Loans, Payment of Loans, Freezing of Property, Bankruptcy
Bukhari vol.3 p.335
All, including Mohammed, will be unconscious on Judgment Day. (It is uncertain about Moses though.) Bukhari vol.3 book 41 no.594 p.351
Book 42. Luqat (Lost Things)
Bukhari vol.3 p.360
Book 43. Oppressions
Bukhari vol.3 p.370
Retaliation among Muslims before Paradise: Narrated Abu Sa'id al-Khudri : Allah's Apostle said, "When the believers pass safely over ( the bridge across) Hell, they will be stopped at a bridge in between Hell and Paradise where they will retaliate upon each other for the injustices done among them in the world, and when they get purified of all their sins, they will be admitted into Paradise." Bukhari vol.3 book 43 no.620 p.371
Mohammed's discord with all of his wives. Bukhari vol.3 book 43 no.648-649 p.388-392
Someone is not a Muslim while stealing being immoral, or drinking. Bukhari vol.3 book 43 no.655 p.394-395
The Ka'bah was the center of worship of 360 idols. Bukhari vol.3 no.658 p.396 and vol.5 book 43 no.583 p.406
Book 44. Partnership
Bukhari vol.3 p.400
Book 45. Mortgaging
Bukhari vol.3 p.414
Mohammed ordered the deceptive assassination of Ka'b bin Ashraf the Jew. Bukhari vol.3 book 45 ch.3 no.687 p.415
Book 46. Freeing of Slaves
Bukhari vol.3 p.419
Mohammed sold a slave. "Narrated Jabir bin 'Abdullah: A man amongst us declared that his slave would be freed after his death. The Prophet called for that slave and sold him(1) The slave died the same year." The footnote for (1) says "The liberator was needy, so the Prophet sold the slave for him, permitting him to cancel his promise of freeing the slave after his death." Bukhari vol.3 book 46 no.711 p.427. Also Bukhari vol.3 book 34 no.351 p.198
Mohammed led a surprise attack against Bani Mustaliq and got his wife Juwairiya as a captive then. Bukhari vol.3 book 46 no.717 p.431-432
Narrated Ibn Muhairiz : I saw Abu Sa'id and asked him about coitus interruptus. Abu Sa'id said, "We went with Allah's Apostle in the Ghazwa of Bani Al-Mustaliq and we captured some of the Arabs as captives and the long separation from our wives was pressing us hard and we wanted to practice coitus interruptus. We asked Allah's Apostle (whether it was permissible). He said, "It is better for you not to do so. No soul, (that which Allah has) destined to exist, up to the Day of Resurrection, but will definitely come into existence." Bukhari vol.3 book 46 no.718 p.432
"Abu Huraira added: By Him in Whose Hands my soul is but for Jihad (i.e. holy battles), Hajj, and my duty to serve my mother, I would have loved to die as a slave." ["Holy battles" is in the text of the English translation.] Bukhari vol.3 book 46 no.724 p.435.
'Abd means slave. Bukhari vol.3 book 46 no.730 p.438
"If somebody beats a slave, he should spare his face." Bukhari vol.3 book 46 before no.734 p.440.
Book 47. Gifts
Bukhari vol.3 p.447
Mohammed's wives: 'Aisha, Hafsa, Safiyya, Sauda, Um Salama and the other wives. Bukhari vol.3 book 47 no.755 p.454-456,463
Mohammed was white. Bukhari vol.3 book 47 no.769 p.464
A Jewess [from Khaibar] gave the prophet a poisoned sheep to eat. Bukhari vol.3 book 47 no.786 p.475
Miracle of food for 130 people. Bukhari vol.3 book 47 no.787 p.476
Book 48. Witnesses
Bukhari vol.3 p.486
Plague in Medina under 'Umar. Bukhari vol.3 book 48 no.492 p.492
If a Muslim lies or falsely accuses another, and then repents (either with or without punishment) then his future witness is accepted. Bukhari vol.3 book 48 chapter 8 after no.815 p.495
Two greatest sins are worshipping others with Allah, and being undutiful to one's parents. Bukhari vol.3 book 48 no.822 p.499
"Narrated Abu Sa'id Al-Khudri: The Prophet said, 'Isn't the witness of a woman equal half of that of a man?' The women said, 'Yes.' He said, 'This is because of the deficiency of the woman's mind." Bukhari vol.3 book 48 no.826 p.502.
'Aisha was falsely accused of adultery. Bukhari vol.3 book 48 no.829 p.504
'Aisha was less than 15 years old. Bukhari vol.3 book 48 no.829 p.505
Mohammed's wives Zainab and 'Aisha were competing with each other for the Prophet's love. Bukhari vol.3 book 48 no.829 p.512
Muslims called a girl an adult when she first starts her period. Bukhari vol.3 book 48 ch.18 p.513.
A lady became a grandmother at 21 years old. Bukhari vol.3 book 48 no.831 p.514
A boy who was fourteen could not fight at the battle of Uhud, but he could fight at the battle of Khandaq when he was fifteen years old. Bukhari vol.3 book 48 no.832 p.514
Three signs of a hypocrite: lying, being dishonest, and breaking promises. Bukhari vol.3 book 48 no.847 p.524
"Pagans should not be asked to give witnesses of the like (i.e. their witnesses are not acceptable.)" Bukhari vol.3 book 48 chapter 312 after no.849 p.525
Ash-Sha'bi said, "The witnesses of the people of the different religions against one another is not valid, as Allah says: So, we planted amongst them enmity and hatred till the day of Resurrection (vol.5 no.15) Abu Huraira said, "The Prophet said, 'Neither believe the people of the Scriptures, nor disbelieve them, but say: We believe in Allah and whatever was revealed by Him." Bukhari vol.3 book 48 no.849 p.526
Book 49. Peacemaking (or reconciliation)
Bukhari vol.3 p.531
Ethics: Telling flattering lies to make peace is OK! "He who makes peace between the people by inventing good information or saying good things, is not a liar." Bukhari vol.3 book 49 no.857 p.533
Valid reasons for divorce include, "something unpleasant about his wife, such as old age or the like" Bukhari vol.3 book 49 no.859 p.534
An adulterous wife was killed for adultery, but not before her son was born. Bukhari vol.3 book 49 no.859 p.535; vol.3 book 50 no.885 p.555
Mohammed's father was named 'Abdullah. Bukhari vol.3 book 49 no.863 p.537
Mohammed could write, or at least rub out "Allah's Apostle" off of a treaty. Bukhari vol.3 book 49 no.863 p.537
Khaibar peace treaty with Muslims. Bukhari vol.3 book 49 no.865 p.540
Book 50. Conditions
Bukhari vol.3 p.547
It is not lawful for unbelieving men to get / stay married to Muslim women. Bukhari vol.3 book 50 no.874 p.548 [The other way around is OK though.]
Mohammed reneged on Treaty with the Jews of Khaibar. Bukhari vol.3 book 50 no.890 p.559
Muslims had a very high regard for Mohammed. "By Allah, whenever Allah's Apostle spitted, the spittle would fall in the hand of one of the (i.e. the Prophet's companions) who would rub it on his face and skin; if he ordered them they would carry out" his orders immediately; if he performed ablution, they would struggle to take the remaining water; and when they spoke to him, they would lower their voices and would not look at his face constantly out of respect." Bukhari vol.3 book 50 no.891 p.564-565.
If one knows the 99 names of God, they will go to Heaven. Bukhari vol.3 book 50 no.894 p.575


Sahih Al-Bukhari volume 4

(119 entries)

Book 51. Wills and Testaments (Wasaya)
Bukhari vol.4 p.1
Book 52. Jihad (Fighting for Allahg's Cause
Bukhari vol.4 p.34
At the Battle of Uhud, Abu Sufyan and the Meccans praised the idols Hubal and 'Uzza Bukhari vol.4 book 52 no.276 p.173
'Aisha said 'Ali was not the successor. Bukhari vol.4 book 52 no.4 p.2
Women get half as much inheritance. Bukhari vol.4 book 52 no.10 p.6
Signs of a hypocrite, treachery. Bukhari vol.4 book 52 no.11,12 p.8; vol.4 no.403 p.269
Seven great destructive sins: 1. joining others in worship with Allah, 2. sorcery, 3. killing a person unjustly, usury, 4. using an orphan's wealth, 5. giving back to the enemy and fleeing the battlefield, 6. falsely accusing indiscreet believing women, and 7. illegal sexual intercourse. Bukhari vol.4 book 52 no.28 p.23
When Mohammed first came to Medina, he had no servants. Bukhari vol.4 book 52 no.29 p.24
There are 100 degrees of Paradise. Bukhari vol.4 book 52 no.48 p.40
Houris have intensely black irises and intense whiteness of their eyes. Bukhari vol.4 chapter 6 p.41. vol.4 book 52 no.53 p.42 also speaks of houris.
References to cancelled verses include: Bukhari vol.4 no.57 p.45, Bukhari vol.4 no.299 p.191, Bukhari vol.5 no.416 p.288, and Bukhari vol.5 no.421 p.293. Also see Bukhari vol.4 book 52 no.69 p.53
Compilation of the Qur'an: Zaid bin Thabit said, "When the Qur'an was compiled from various written manuscripts, one of the Verses of Surat Al-Ahzab [Sura 33:23] was missing which I used to hear Allah's apostle reciting. I could not find it except with Khuzaima bin Thabit Al-Ansari,". Bukhari vol.4 book 52 no.62 p.48
Chapter 15 "Whoever fights so that Allah's word (.i.e. Silam) may be superior. Bukhari vol.4 book 52 chapter15 p.50 and vol.4 book 52 no.65 p.50
"Narrated Anas bin Malik: ... There was revealed about those who were killed at Bi'r-Ma'una a Qur'anic Verse we used to recite, but it was cancelled later on. The verse was: 'Inform our people that we have met our Lord. He is pleased with us and He has made us pleased.'" Bukhari vol.4 book 52 no.69 p.53.
Abu Huraira killed a Muslim named Ibn Qauqal, prior to becoming a Muslim. Bukhari vol.4 book 52 no.80(B) p.60
Earth covered the whiteness of Mohammed's abdomen. Bukhari vol.4 book 52 no.90 p.65
Miracle of a slow horse becoming fast. Bukhari vol.4 book 52 no.119 p.80
Marriage to Safiya. Bukhari vol.4 book 52 no.143 p.92
The war booty is for Mohammed. Bukhari vol.4 book 52 no.153 p.99
War in Medina before Islam. Bukhari vol.4 book 52 no.155 p.100
Mohammed was wounded at the Battle of Uhud. Bukhari vol.4 book 52 no.159 p.102
Pre-Islam practices of breaking the weapons of a dead chief and killing his animals. Bukhari vol.4 book 52 footnote 1 p.103
Jizya is supposed to be humiliating. Bukhari vol.4 book 52 chapter 88 p.104; or a symbol of submission and feeling subdued vol.4 chapter 21 p.251,252
Mohammed died while his armor was mortgaged to a Jew for 30 Sa's of barley. Bukhari vol.4 book 52 no.165 p.106
Asking Allah to give non-Muslims guidance that they would embrace Islam. Bukhari vol.4 book 52 no.188 p.115
Miracle of curing the eye disease of 'Ali. Bukhari vol.4 book 52 no.192 p.123
"Narrated Abu Huraira : Allah's Apostle said, 'I have been ordered to fight with the people till they say, 'None has the right to be worshipped but Allah,' and whoever says, 'None has the right to be worshipped but Allah,' his life and property will be saved by me except for Islamic laws and his accounts will be with Allah, (either to punish him or to forgive him.)'" Bukhari Hadith vol.4 book 52 no.196 p.124
'Ali was the flag bearer. Bukhari vol.4 book 52 no.219-A p.139
The Muslims attack Khaibar. Bukhari vol.4 book 52 no.234 p.147
Safiya was ill. Bukhari vol.4 book 52 no.244 p.151
Mohammed forgave Muslims who acted like spies for non-Muslims. Bukhari vol.4 book 52 no.251 p.155
Allah disapproves killing women and children. Bukhari vol.4 book 52 no.257 p.159; vol.4 no.258 p.160
Kill apostates. Bukhari vol.4 book 52 no.260 p.161
Mohammed tortured others, namely eight men from the tribe of 'Ukil, who killed a Muslim shepherd after they were ordered to drink the urine and milk of camels. Bukhari vol.4 book 52 no.261 p.162
Deceit is OK if you plan to kill someone. "War is deceit." Bukhari vol.4 book 52 no.267-270 p.167-168
"Narrated Jabir : The Prophet said, 'Who is ready to kill Ka'b bin Ashraf (i.e. a Jew).' Muhammad bin Maslama replied, 'Do you like me to kill him?' The Prophet replied in the affirmative. Muhammad bin Maslama said, 'Then allow me to say what I like.' [i.e. to lie]. The Prophet replied 'I do (i.e. allow you).'" Bukhari vol.4 book 52 no.271 p.168
Mohammed was a hairy man. Bukhari vol.4 book 52 no.272 p.169
At the Battle of Uhud some men broke rank to collect booty. Bukhari vol.4 book 52 no.276 p.171-172
Mention of the idol Al-'Uzza Bukhari vol.4 book 52 no.276 p.173
The Sa'd judgment at Khaibar. Bukhari vol.4 book 52 no.280 p.175
'Ali said no divine inspiration besides the Qur'an. Bukhari vol.4 book 52 no.283 p.180
No Muslim should be killed for killing an infidel. Bukhari vol.4 book 52 no.283 p.180
On his deathbed, Mohammed ordered the pagans expelled from the Arabian Peninsula. Bukhari vol.4 book 52 no.288 p.183
Seal of prophethood. Bukhari vol.4 book 52 no.305 p.195; vol.4 no.741 p.485
Book 53. Obligations of Khumus [Booty]
Bukhari vol.4 p.206
'Ali received one she-camel as his share of war booty after Badr. Bukhari vol.4 book 53 no.324 p.206
Bitterness of Fatima toward 'Umar. Bukhari vol.4 book 53 no.325 p.208-209
Um Salam / Salama was a wife of the Mohammed. Bukhari vol.4 book 53 no.333 p.216
What is illegal due to close biological relations is illegal due to foster relations. Bukhari vol.4 book 53 no.327 p.218
Mohammed did not want 'Ali to marry the daughter of Abi Jahal in addition to Fatima. Bukhari vol.4 book 53 no.342 p.220
Discord between 'Ali and 'Uthman. Bukhari vol.4 book 53 no.343 p.220-221
Miracles of the sun stopping. Bukhari vol.4 book 53 no.353 p.227
The Syrians were charged four dinars for the Jizya tax, and the Yemenis one dinar. Bukhari vol.4 book 53 chapter 21 p.252.
Do not kill a person having a treaty with Muslims. If a Muslim does, he will not smell Paradise. Narrated 'Abdullah bin 'Amr : The Prophet said, 'Whoever killed a person having treaty with the Muslims, shall not smell the smell of Paradise though its smell is perceived from a distance of forty years. Bukhari vol.4 book 53 no.391 p.259
Mohammed did not write the third thing at the end of his life. "When the condition (i.e. health) of Allah's Apostle deteriorated, he said, 'Bring me a bone of scapula, so that I may write something for you after which you will never go astray.' The people differed in their opinions although it was improper to differ in front of a prophet. They said, 'What is wrong with him? Do you think he is delirious?(1) Ask him (to understand his state)., The Prophet replied, 'Leave me as I am in a better state than what you are asking me to do.'(2) Then the Prophet ordered them to do three things saying, 'Turn out all the pagans from the Arabian Peninsula, show respect to all foreign delegates by giving them gifts as I used to do.'" The sub-narrator added; 'The third order was something beneficial which either Ibn 'Abbas did not mention or he mentioned but I forgot.'(1)" Bukhari vol.4 book 53 no.393 p.260-261.
Mohammed was poisoned by a Jewess from Khaibar. Bukhari vol.4 book 53 no.394 p.261-262
Mohammed was taking a bath and was screened by his daughter Fatima. Bukhari vol.4 book 53 no.396 p.263
Asylum granted by one Muslim should be respected by all Muslims. Bukhari vol.4 book 53 no.396,397 chapters 30,31 p.263-264
Mohammed was bewitched. Bukhari vol.4 book 53 chapter 34 and vol.4 no.400 p.267
Book 54. The Beginning of Creation
Bukhari vol.4 p.277
Science: "The creation of these stars is for three purposes, i.e. as decoration of the sky, as missiles to hit the devils, and as signs to guide travellers. So, if anybody tries to find a different interpretation, he is mistaken and just wastes his efforts..." Bukhari vol.4 book 54 ch.3 before no.421 p.282.
Narrated Abu Dhar : The Prophet asked me at sunset, 'Do you know where the sun goes (at the time of sunset)?" I replied, "Allah and His Apostle know better." He said, "It goes (i.e. travels) till it prostrates itself underneath the Throne, and takes the permission to rise again, and it is permitted and them ( a time will come when) it will be about to prostrate itself but its prostration will not be accepted,..." Bukhari vol.4 book 54 ch.4 no.441 p.283
Gabriel could appear like a man. Bukhari vol.4 book 54 no.458 p.302
Jesus was white. Bukhari vol.4 book 54 no.462 p.303 vol.4 no.607 p.398 vol.4 no.648 p.432
In Paradise will not have bodily fluids and have ever everything they like. Bukhari vol.4 book 54 chapter 7 after no.462 p.304
women: "Narrated 'Imran bin Husain: The Prophet said, 'I looked at Paradise and found poor people forming the majority of its inhabitants; and I looked at Hell and saw that the majority of its inhabitants were women.'" Bukhari vol.4 book 54 no.464 p.305
Narrated 'Abdullah bin Qais Al-Ash'ari: The Prophet said, 'A tent (in Paradise) is like a hollow pearl which is thirty miles in height and on every corner of the tent the believer will have a family that cannot be seen by the others.' [Narrated Abu 'Imran in another narration. '(The tent is) sixty miles (in height).'" Bukhari vol.4 book 54 no.466 p.306
There will be at least two different batches of people entering Paradise. Bukhari vol.4 book 54 no.468-470 p.307-308
Descriptions of Paradise Bukhari vol.4 book 54 no.461-479 p.303-311
Descriptions of Hell. Bukhari vol.4 book 54 chapter 9 and vol.4 book 54 no.480-490 p.312-316
'Uthman married one of Mohammed's daughters. Bukhari vol.4 book 54 no.506 p.323
Mohammed at one point was bewitched: "Narrated 'Aisha: Magic was worked on the Prophet so that he began to fancy that he was doing a thing which he was not actually doing. One day he invoked (Allah) for a long period and then said, 'I feel that Allah has inspired me as how to cure myself.'..." Bukhari vol.4 book 54 no.490 p.317. See also vol.4 no.400 p.267, vol.8 no.89 p.56-57, vol.8 no.400 p.266-267. vol.7 Book 71 no.658-660 p.441-443.
Sinless nature of Jesus: Satan tried to touch Jesus but failed, touching the placenta instead. Bukhari vol.4 book 54 no.506 p.324
Science: "Narrated Abu Huraira: The Prophet said, 'If anyone of you rouses from sleep and performs the ablution [ritual washing], he should wash his nose by putting water in it and then blowing it out thrice, because Satan has stayed in the upper part of his nose all night."(1) Footnote (1) says, "We should believe that Satan actually stays in the upper part of one's nose, though we cannot perceive how, for this is related to the unseen world of which we know nothing except what Allah tells us through His Apostle." Bukhari vol.4 book 54 no.516 p.328.
The Quraysh said angels are Allah's daughters. "The infidels of Quraish said, 'The angels are Allah's Daughters whose mothers are the daughters of the mistresses among the Jinns.'' Bukhari book 54 vol.4 chapter 11 p.329
A group of lost Israelites were cursed and changed into rats. As proof that these rats used to be Jews, if you put camel milk in front of a rat the rat will not drink it, but a rat will drink sheep's milk. Bukhari vol.4 book 54 no.524 p.333
Mohammed knew the Israelites could not drink camel's milk. Bukhari vol.4 book 54 no.524 p.333
"If a fly falls in the drink of anyone of you, he should dip (in the drink), for one of its wings has a disease and the other has the cure (antidote for the disease)(1). Footnote (1) says "See Hadith no.673 vol.7th (for details)" Bukhari vol.4 book 54 no.531 prior p.335.
"Narrated Abu Huraira: The Prophet said, 'If a house fly falls in the drink of anyone of you, he should dip it (in the drink), for one of its wings has a disease and the other has the cure for the disease." Bukhari vol.4 book 54 no.537 p.338.
A snake was saved from the evil of people. Bukhari vol.4 book 54 no.534 p.337
If somebody keeps a dog they lose credit for good deeds, unless they keep it for the purpose of agriculture or livestock. Bukhari vol.4 book 54 no.541 p.339
Book 55. The Prophets
Bukhari vol.4 p.341
In heaven believers will allegedly have wives called "houris" Bukhari vol.4 book 55 no.544 p.343.
Original sin based on Adam, mentioning worshipping others besides Allah and murder. Bukhari vol.4 book 55 no.551-552 p.347-348
Sort of pre-existence in the backbone of Adam. Bukhari vol.4 book 55 no.551 p.347
"Narrated Abu Huraira: Allah's Apostle said, 'Treat women nicely, for a woman is created from a rib, and the most curved portion of the rib is its upper portion so, if you should try to straighten it, it will break; but if you leave it as it is, it will remain crooked. So treat women nicely.'" The footnote says "The upper part of the rib may symbolize the woman's tongue. The breakage of the rib in case one tries to straighten it, stands for divorce which is the natural result of disagreement between wife and her husband. Bukhari vol.4 book 55 no.548 p.346.
The Dajjal [Anti-Christ] is one-eyed. Bukhari vol.4 book 55 no.553-554 p.349
Elijah [Elias] and other Old Testament prophets are mentioned Bukhari vol.4 chapter 4 book 55 p.352-353
Zam-zam [Zamzam] water. Bukhari vol.4 chapter 5 book 55 p.353
Gog and Magog Bukhari vol.4 book 55 no.565 p.362
Arabs claim descent from the slave girl Hajar [Hagar]. Bukhari vol.4 book 55 no.578 p.370
Not all Arabs are from Ishmael Bukhari vol.4 book 55 no.583 p.376
Superstition: The evil eye. Bukhari vol.4 book 55 no.590 p.386
Isaac and Ishmael are both briefly mentioned as worshipping the one true God. Bukhari vol.4 book 55 chapter 12 p.387
Lot was a clean and pure person. Bukhari vol.4 book 55 chapter 13 p.388
Mention of Jacob as the honourable is the son of the honourable. Bukhari vol.4 book 55 chapter 16 p.390
'Aisha says that Khadija took Mohammed to a Christian convert who used to read the Gospels in Arabic. Bukhari vol.4 book 55 no.605 p.395
Jonah Bukhari vol.4 book 55 no.605 p.399,413
There was no prophet who was not a shepherd. Bukhari vol.4 book 55 no.605 p.408
Mention of David. Bukhari vol.4 book 55 no.628-633 p.415-419
Jinns serving Solomon Bukhari vol.4 book 55 no.605 p.419
Mention of Zechariah Bukhari vol.4 book 55 no.605 p.424
Jesus spoke in the cradle. Bukhari vol.4 book 55 no.605 p.430
Laws of the Qur'an and Gospel are different laws. Bukhari vol.4 book 55 no.605 p.437
Jealousy in Heaven. Bukhari vol.4 book 55 no.605 p.441
Sounds like a parody of Matthew 20:1-16 "your example in comparison to the Jews and the Christians is like the example of a person who employed some labourers and asked them, 'Who will work for me till midday for one Qirat each?' The Jews worked for half a day for one Qirat each. The person asked, 'Who will do the work for me from midday to the time of the 'Asr (prayer) for one Qirat each?' The Christians worked from midday till the 'Asr prayer for one Qirat. Then the person asked, 'Who will do the work for me from the 'Asr till sunset for two Qirats each?'" The Prophet added, "It is you (i.e. Muslims) who are doing the work from the 'Asr till sunset, so you will have a double reward.' The Jews and the Christians got angry and said, 'We have done more work but got less wages.' Allah said, 'Have I been unjust to you as regards your rights?' The said, 'No.' So Allah said, 'Then it is My Blessing which I bestow on whomever I like." Bukhari vol.4 book 55 no.665 p.441; Bukhari vol.6 book 61 no.539 p.498-499; Bukhari vol.3 book 36 no.469 p.257
Cannot ask the dead to pray for you. Bukhari vol.4 book 55 no.605 p.448
Book 56. The Virtues and Merits of the Prophet and His Companions
Bukhari vol.4 p.459
'Aisha reluctantly freed many slaves due to a broken vow. "He [Ibn Az-Subair] sent her ['Aisha] ten slaves whom she manumitted [freed] as an expiation for (not keeping) her vow. 'Aisha manumitted more slaves for the same purpose till she manumitted forty slaves. She said, 'I wish I had specified what I would have done in case of not fulfilling my vow when I made the vow, so that I might have done it easily.'"(1) Footnote (1) says, "'Aisha did not specify what she would do if she did not keep her promise, this is why she manumitted so many slaves so that she might feel at ease as to the adequacy of her expiation." Bukhari vol.4 book 56 no.708 p.465.
One of the worst lies is to claim Mohammed said something he did not say. Bukhari vol.4 book 56 no.605 p.467
No prophet appears after Mohammed. Bukhari vol.4 book 56 no.734,735 p.482-483
Mohammed died at 63 years old. Bukhari vol.4 book 56 no.736 p.483
Sinless nature of Jesus: Every child that is born is pricked by Satan except the son of Mary [Jesus] and his mother. Bukhari vol.4 book 56 no.641 p.426. Also Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 56 no.5837 p.1261
"'Uthman called Zaid bin Thabit, 'Abdullah bin Az-Zubair, Sa'id bin Al-'As, and 'Abdur-Rahman bin Al-Harith bin Hisham and then they wrote the manuscripts of the Holy Qur'an in the form of a book in several copies" Bukhari vol.4 book 56 no.709 p.466
No prophets after Mohammed according to Bukhari vol.4 book 56 no.732-735 p.481-483
Mohammed said that one of the three worst lies is "to attribute to me what I have not said." Bukhari vol.4 book 56 no.712 p.467
Mohammed was white. Bukhari vol.4 book 56 no.605 p.486-487; vol.4 book 56 no.766 p.493
Miracles. Bukhari vol.4 book 56 no.605 p.497-500
Lying for God. Bukhari vol.4 book 56 no.605 p.523
Christian claims he taught Mohammed. Bukhari vol.4 book 56 no.605 p.523
Fatima will be the first to enter Paradise after Mohammed in the resurrection. Bukhari vol.4 book 56 no.819-820 p.527
"The demand of the pagans to the Prophet to show them a miracle. The Prophet showed them the splitting of the moon. Narrated 'Abdullah bin Mas'ud: During the lifetime of the Prophet the moon was split into two parts and on that the Prophet said, 'Bear witness (to this).'" Bukhari vol.4 book 56 ch.26 and vol.4 book 56 no.830 p.533.
"Narrated Anas that the Meccan people requested Allah's Apostle to show them a miracle, and so he showed them the splitting of the moon." Bukhari vol.4 book 56 no.831 p.533.
"Narrated Ibn 'Abbas: The moon was split into two parts during the lifetime of the Prophet." Bukhari vol.4 book 56 no.832 p.534.
The Muslims attacked Khaibar in the early morning. They were unsuspecting of any attack. Bukhari vol.4 book 56 no.840 p.537-538
Abu Huraira never forgot. Bukhari vol.4 book 56 no.841 p.538


Sahih Al-Bukhari volume 5

(95 entries)
Book 57 The Companions of the Prophet
Bukhari vol.5 p.1
"Narrated 'Ammar: I saw Allah's Apostle and there was none with him but five slaves, two women, and Abu Bakr (i.e. those were the only converts to Islam then)." Bukhari vol.5 book 57 no.12 p.8.
Abu Bakr's funeral speech for Mohammed: Do not worship Mohammed. Bukhari vol.5 book 57 no.19 p.13
Anti-Shi'ite: The best people are in order: Mohammed, Abu Bakr, then 'Umar. Bukhari vol.5 book 57 no.20 p.15
'Ali bin Abi Talib Bukhari vol.5 book 57 no.20 p.15; vol.5 book 57 no.34 p.25
The flag was given to 'Ali. Bukhari vol.5 book 57 no.51 p.43
Mohammed spat in 'Ali's eye to miraculously heal his eye trouble. Bukhari vol.5 book 57 no.51 p.43
One cannot ask dead people to pray for you. Bukhari vol.5 book 57 footnote 1 p.49
"The virtues of Zaid bin Haritha, the freed slave of the Prophet" Bukhari vol.5 book 57 ch.18 before no.77 p.57.
Mohammed told 'Ali to break off a marriage engagement, because the daughter of Allah's Apostle and the daughter of Allah's enemy cannot be the wife of one man. Bukhari vol.5 book 57 no.76 p.57
Zaid bin Haritha was the freed slave of Mohammed. Bukhari vol.5 chapter 18 p.57
Fatima is the chief mistress of women in paradise. Bukhari vol.5 book 57 chapter 29 p.74
Many among men attained perfection, but none among women except Mary, daughter of 'Imran and Asiya, the wife of Pharaoh. Bukhari vol.5 book 57 no.113 p.75
Mohammed said that 'Aisha was superior to other women. Bukhari vol.5 book 57 no.113 p.75
"When 'Ali sent 'Ammar and Al-Hasan to (the people of) Kufa to urge them to fight [against 'Aisha's army], 'Ammar addressed them saying, 'I know that she (i.e. 'Aisha) is the wife of the Prophet in this world and the world to come, but Allah has put you to the test, whether you will follow Him (i.e. Allah) or her.'" Bukhari vol.5 book 57 no.116 p.79
Book 58 The Merits of the Ansar
Bukhari vol.5 p.79
Two Muslim men were good friends, so one man asked the other which wife he should divorce so that the other could marry her. Bukhari vol.5 book 58 no.125 p.82
Anti-Shi'ite: Mohammed said: "The sign of Belief is to love the Ansar, and the sign of hypocrisy is to hate the Ansar." Bukhari vol.5 book 58 no.128 p.84
Abu Sa'id Al-Khudri said the Jews of Bani Bin Quraiza allegedly agreed to accept the judgment of Sa'd bin Mu'adh. Bukhari vol.5 book 58 no.148 p.94
The Qur'an was collected in the lifetime of the prophet by four Ansari men: Ubai, Mu'adh bin Jabal, Abu Zaid, and Zaid bin Thabit. Bukhari vol.5 book 58 no.155 p.97
Mohammed married 'Aisha three years after Khadija's death. Bukhari vol.5 book 58 no.165 p.103
A'isha was jealous of Khadija. "On that, the Prophet remembered the way Khadija used to ask permission, and that upset him. He said, 'O Allah! Hala!' So I [A'isha] became jealous and said, 'What makes you remember an old woman amongst the old women of Quraish an old woman (with a teethless mouth) of red gums who died long ago, and in whose place Allah has given you somebody better than her?'" Bukhari vol.5 book 58 no.168 p.105
Weird Jewish and Christian answers. Bukhari vol.5 book 58 no.169 p.107
Pre-Islamic Arabs killed infant girls. Bukhari vol.5 book 58 no.169 p.108
The Quraysh fasted on the 10th of Myharram/Muharram (Ashura). Mohammed ordered this too, but later it was optional Bukhari vol.5 book 58 no.172 p.109. See also Bukhari vol.6 no.31 p.25.
Abu Bakr's son. Bukhari vol.5 book 58 no.182 p.114
An error in the hadiths. Bukhari vol.5 book 58 no.186 p.118
Science: A she-monkey was stoned to death by other monkeys for illegal sexual intercourse. Bukhari vol.5 book 58 no.188 p.119. Since monkeys generally do not have marriage ceremonies, unless God commanded female monkeys to be monogamous it is unclear by whose law it was illegal.
Pre-Islamic Arabs though rain was caused by the influence of stars. Bukhari vol.5 book 58 no.189 p.120
Mohammed was inspired at 40 in Medina for 13 years, and for ten years in Mecca. Bukhari vol.5 book 58 no.190 p.120
After knowing Islam, if one murders, one will go to Hell, unless one regrets the crime. Bukhari vol.5 book 58 no.194 p.123
women: A young girl from Ethiopia made Mohammed happy. "Narrated Um Khalid bint Khalid: When I came from Ethiopia (to Medina), I was a young girl. Allah's Apostle made me wear a sheet having marks on it. Allah's Apostle was rubbing those marks with his hands saying, "Sanah! Sanah!" (i.e. good, good)." Bukhari vol.5 book 58 no.214 p.137
Mohammed said his uncle was in shallow fire. Bukhari vol.5 book 58 no.222 p.140
Narrated Jabir bin 'Abdullah that he heard Allah's Apostle saying, "When the people of Quraish did not believe me (i.e. the story of my Night Journey ), I stood up in Al-Hijr and Allah displayed Jerusalem in front of me, and I began describing it to them while I was looking at it." Bukhari vol.5 book 58 no.226 p.142
Idris was in heaven. Bukhari vol.5 book 58 no.227 p.145,146
During the Night Journey: "When I [Mohammed] left him (i.e. Moses) he wept. Someone asked him, 'What makes you weep?' Moses said, 'I weep because after me there has been sent ( as Prophet ) a young man whose followers will enter Paradise in greater numbers than my followers.'" Bukhari vol.5 book 58 no.227 p.146
"Narrated Ibn 'Abbas: Regarding the Statement of Allah ... The sights which Allah's Apostle was shown on the Night Journey when he was taken to Bait-ul-Maqdis (i.e. Jerusalem) were actual sights, (not dreams). And the Cursed Tree (mentioned) in the Qur'an is the tree of Zaqqum (itself)." Bukhari vol.5 book 58 no.228 p.148-149
"Narrated Hisham's father: Khadija died three years before the Prophet departed to Medina. He stayed there for two years or so and then he married 'Aisha when she was a girl of six years of age, and he consummated that marriage when she was nine years old." Bukhari vol.5 book 58 no.236 p.153. See vol.5 book 58 no.234 p.152.
Narrated 'Aisha: (the wife of the Prophet) I never remembered my parents believing in any religion other than the true religion (i.e. Islam), and (I don't remember) a single day passing without our being visited by Allah's Apostle in the morning and in the evening. Bukhari vol.5 book 58 no.245 p.158
It is an honor that the first thing down a baby's throat was the saliva of Mohammed. Bukhari vol.5 book 58 no.248 p.169
Abu Bakr married a woman from the Bani Kalb, called Um Bakr. When he migrated to Medina he divorced her. Bukhari vol.5 book 58 no.258 p.177
Musical instruments are OK. Bukhari vol.5 book 58 no.268 p.184
Science: When a child resembles the father vs. mother. Bukhari vol.5 book 58 no.275 p.190
Book 59 Al-Maghazi (i.e. Military Expeditions
Bukhari vol.5 p.195
"Narrated Ibn 'Abbas : They, The People of the Scriptures, divided their scripture into parts believing in some portions of it and disbelieving the others. (Actually this is true in that the Sadducee sect of Judaism only believed the Torah.) Bukhari vol.5 book 59 no.281 p.194
Salman al-Farisi was sold as a slave between 13 and 19 times. Bukhari vol.5 book 59 no.282 p.194
Salman al-Farisi was from Ram-Hurmuz, a Persian town. Bukhari vol.5 book 59 no.283 p.194
Battles of early Muslims. Bukhari vol.5 book 59 no.285 p.195
The number of Muslims fighting at Badr was 240 Ansaris and 60 Emigrants according to Bukhari vol.5 book 59 no.292 p.201.
Muslims at Badr. Bukhari vol.5 book 59 no.292,360,432 p.201,238,300 book 59 chapter 30 p.310
More than 24 Quarysh died. Bukhari vol.5 book 59 no.314 p.210
At Badr 140 pagans killed, 70 prisoners, 70 killed. At Uhud 70 Muslims were injured and martyred. Bukhari vol.5 book 59 no.322 p.215
After Badr, Mohammed ordered the corpses of 24 Quareshi leaders thrown into a dirty dry well. Then he saddled his camel, came to the corpses and preached to them. "(Qatada said "Allah brought them to life (again) to let them hear him [Mohammed], to reprimand them and slight them and take revenge over them and caused them to feel remorseful and regretful.") Bukhari vol.5 book 59 no.314 p.209-210
Civil Wars Bukhari vol.5 book 59 no.358 p.236
Ibn Ishaq thought Bani An-Nadir took place after Bi'r Ma'una and Uhud. Bukhari vol.5 book 59 chapter 13 p.241
Narrated Ibn 'Umar : Bani An-Nadir and Bani Quraiza fought (with the Prophet violating their peace treaty ), so the Prophet exiled Bani An-Nadir and allowed Bani Quraiza to remain at the places (in Medina) taking nothing from them till they fought the Prophet again ). He then killed their men and distributed their women, children and property among the Muslims, but some of them came to the Prophet and he granted them safety, and they embraced Islam. He exiled all the Jews from Medina. They were the Jews of Bani Qainuqa', the tribe of 'Abdullah bin Salam and the Jews of Bani Haritha and all the other Jews of Medina. Bukhari vol.5 book 59 no.362 p.241
The killing of Ka'b bin Al-Ashraf who has hurt Allah and His Apostle. This is a case where treachery was OK. Bukhari vol.5 book 59 no.369 p.248
Mohammed asked "Who is willing to kill Ka'b bin Al-Ashraf who has hurt Allah and His Apostle?" Bukhari vol.5 book 59 no.369 p.248
"Abu Rafi' used to hurt Allah's Apostle and help his enemies against him. He lived in his castle in the land of Hijaz." Bukhari vol.5 book 59 no.371 p.251

Assassination: Abdullah bin 'Atik and some other Muslims were sent to assassinate Abu Rafi the Jew. He was attacked in the dark while he was sleeping. Bukhari vol.5 book 59 no.371 p.251-252. An assassin broke his leg escaping, but Mohammed miraculously healed it.
Miracle of curing a broken leg of an assassin. Bukhari vol.5 book 59 no.371 p.253
70 Muslims killed at Uhud. Bukhari vol.5 book 59 no.274 p.258
The idol 'Uzza. Bukhari vol.5 book 59 no.374 p.259
People writing down the Qur'an. Bukhari vol.5 book 59 no.379 p.262
After Mohammed died, Musailamah claimed to be a prophet. The Muslims fought against him and he was killed. Bukhari vol.5 book 59 no.399 p.276-277
Mohammed was very special. Bukhari vol.5 book 59 no.400 p.277
The Ansar losses in battle. Bukhari vol.5 book 59 no.405 p.280
A cancelled verse in the Qur'an: "Inform our people that we have met our Lord, and He is pleased with us, and we are pleased with Him." Bukhari vol.5 book 59 no.416 p.288; vol.5 book 59 no.417 p.289; vol.5 book 59 no.421 p.293
Miracle of providing food in a pot. Bukhari vol.5 book 59 no.427,428 p.297,299
Mohammed was a hairy man in carrying earth out of the trench. Bukhari vol.5 book 59 no.432 p.300
Angels were said to have slaughtered the Jews and guided the Muslims to slaughter them during the fighting of the Banu Quraiza. Bukhari vol.5 book 59 no.443,444 p.306
The Sa'd judgment to kill the Jews. Bukhari vol.5 book 59 no.448 p.308-309
"Narrated Ibn Muhairiz: I entered the Mosque and saw Abu Sa'id Al-Khudri and sat beside him and asked him about Al-'Azl (i.e. coitus interruptus). Abu Sa'id said, 'We went out with Allah's Apostle for the Ghazwa [battle] of Banu Al-Mustaliq and we received captives from among the Arab captives and we desired women and celibacy became hard on us and we loved to do coitus interruptus. So when we intended to do coitus interruptus, we said, 'How can we do coitus interrupts before asking Allah's Apostle who is present among us?' We asked (him) about it and he said, 'It is better for you not to do so, for if any soul till the Day of Resurrection is predestined to exist, it will exist." Bukhari vol.5 book 59 no.459 p.317. This says the same as Bukhari vol.8 book 77 no.600 p.391. In other words, what will be will be, so do not stop unnaturally part way. Mohammad never criticized sexually molesting captives or slaves that a man owns.
Apparent Epileptic inspiration about 'Aisha. "He then was afflicted with the severe fever he used to have (when he used to be inspired Divinely). The sweat was dropping from his body like pearls though it was a wintry day and that was because of the weighty statement which was being revealed to him" Bukhari vol.5 book 59 no.462 p.327
Miracle of water for 1400 men on the day of Al-Hudaibiya. Bukhari vol.5 book 59 no.471 p.335
Khaibar was destroyed in a surprise attack. The Jews came out that morning with spades to farm, not weapons to fight. Bukhari vol.5 book 59 no.510 p.360
'Amir tried to strike a Jew, but the blade of his sword turned and he accidentally hit his own leg and died. The Muslims were fearful that 'Amir's deeds were lost (he would go to Hell) for committing suicide. However, Mohammed said that Amir got a double reward, so accidentally killing oneself does not send someone to Hell. Bukhari vol.5 book 59 no.509 p.359-360
"the Prophet sat and said, "Whoever has killed an infidel and has an evidence to this issue, will have the Salb (i.e. the belonging of the deceased e.g. clothes, arms, horse, etc)." Bukhari vol.5 book 59 no.610 p.425
Donkey meat was forbidden at Khaibar. Bukhari vol.5 book 59 no.511 p.360
vol.5 book 59 no.515 p.364 and vol.5 book 59 no.518 p.376 tell of a Muslim warrior, who was wounded seriously, so he took some arrows out of his quiver and killed himself and went to Hell. Here is the quote: Bukhari vol.5 book 59 no.515 p.364 "Narrated Abu Huraira : We witnessed (the battle of) Khaibar. Allah's Apostle said about one of those who were with him and who claimed to be a Muslim, 'This (man) is from the dwellers of the Hell-Fire.' When the battle started, that fellow fought so violently and bravely that he received plenty of wounds. Some of the people were about to doubt ( the Prophet's statement ), but the man, feeling the pain of his wounds, put his hand into his quiver and took out of it, some arrows with which he slaughtered himself (i.e. committed suicide). Then some men amongst the Muslims came hurriedly and said, 'O Allah's Apostle! Allah has made your statement true ; so-and-so has committed suicide.' The Prophet said, 'O so-and-so! Get up and make an announcement that none but a believer will enter Paradise and that Allah may support (this) religion with an unchaste (evil) wicked man.'"
"Narrated 'Ali bin Abi Talib: On the day of Khaibar, Allah's Apostle forbade the Mut'a (i.e. temporary marriage) and the eating of donkey meat." Bukhari vol.5 book 59 no.527 p.372. Bukhari vol.7 no.50,52 p.36,37 also discuss temporary marriage. Most but not all Sunni Muslims do not practice temporary marriages, while many Shi'ite Muslims feel free to do so.
Mohammed ordered them to throw away the donkey meat at Khaibar. Bukhari vol.5 book 59 no.526-530 p.372-373 vol.5 book 59 no.533-536 p.364-365
At Khaibar a foot soldier was given one share of booty, and a horseman three shares. Bukhari vol.5 book 59 no.537 p.375
When Khaibar was conquered, Mohammed was given a poisoned sheep. Bukhari vol.5 book 59 no.551 p.386 vol.1 book 59 no.713 p.510
The Quraysh allies, supplied by weapons from the Quraysh, fought Muslim allies. This was the occasion of Sura 60:1-8 "Take not the enemy as friends" Bukhari vol.5 book 59 no.572 p.399
360 idols in the Ka'ba. Bukhari vol.5 book 59 no.583 p.406
Mohammed was white because he had white armpits. Bukhari vol.5 book 59 no.612 p.428
Khalid bin Al-Walid killed some people of the Jadhima tribe, but Mohammed did not order it. Bukhari vol.5 book 59 no.628 p.440
"The Prophet said, 'All intoxicants are prohibited.'" Examples were given of intoxicating drinks made from honey and barley. Bukhari vol.5 book 59 no.631,632 p.443,444
Mohammed ordered a detachment of 150 men to attack the Dhu-l-Khalasa tribe. They slaughtered whomever they found. Bukhari vol.5 book 59 no.641 p.450; vol.5 book 59 no.642 p.451
There was a house called Dhu'l-Khalasa or Al-Ka'ba Al-Yamaniya, and Mohammed asked Jarir to "relieve him" of it. Jarir and 150 horse-riders "dismantled it and killed whoever was present there. Then I came to the Prophet and informed him, and he invoked good upon us and Al-Ahmas (tribe)." Bukhari vol.5 book 59 no.641-642 p.450-451
When Jarir reached Yemen, there was a man who used to foretell and give good omens by casting arrows of divination. Someone said to him, "The messenger of Allah's Apostle is present here and if he should get hold of you, he would chop off your neck." One day while he was using them (i.e. arrows of divination), Jarir stopped there and said to him, "Break them (i.e. the arrows) and testify that None has the right to be worshipped except Allah, or else I will chop off your neck." So the man broke those arrows and testified that none ahs the right to be worshipped except Allah. Bukhari vol.5 book 59 no.643 p.452
Mohammed sent 'Ulyaina to raid the Banu Al-'Anbar, a branch of the Banu Tamim. Bukhari vol.5 book 59 chapter 67 p.459
'Aisha had a slave girl from the Banu Tammim whom Mohammed told 'Aisha to free because she was a descendant of Ishmael. Bukhari vol.5 book 59 no.652 p.459
Christians came to Mohammed to mediate a dispute. Bukhari vol.5 book 59 no.663 p.470
'Ali was not Mohammed's successor according to 'Aisha. Bukhari vol.5 book 59 no.736 p.525
Mohammed had no slaves at the time of his death. Bukhari vol.5 book 59 no.738 p.526


Sahih Al-Bukhari volume 6

(197 entries)
Book 60. The Book of Commentary [on the Qur'an]
Bukhari vol.6 p.1
The highest place in heaven is granted to Mohammed and none else. Bukhari vol.6 glossary; vol.6 book 60 no.236 p.198,199; vol.6 book 60 no.243 p.206
The glossary says that Qur'anic verses which were not abrogated are called Mohkam. Bukhari vol. 6 Glossary 1. They are called Muhkam in Bukhari vol.6 footnote 1 p.506
If a Muslim says amen to the rebuke of Jews and Christians, if the amen coincides with the angels, than all past sins will be forgiven. Bukhari vol.6 book 60 no.2 p.2-3
Mohammed will intercede for those going to hear Moses, Jesus. Bukhari vol.6 book 60 no.3 p.4-5
Science: How a child resembles his father vs. mother. Bukhari vol.6 book 60 no.7 p.9
There are no abrogated verses except where something better or similar is given. Bukhari vol.6 book 60 no.8 p.10 quoting from Sura 2:106
Allah does not have a wife or offspring. Bukhari vol.6 book 60 no.9 p.11; vol.6 book 60 no.105 p.86
There is always a proper direction for prayer. Bukhari vol.6 book 60 chapter 20 p.18
The Ansar used to visit the idol Manat at Qudaid (in Mecca) after assuming Ihram. Bukhari vol.6 book 60 no.22 p.20
Pre-Islamic fasting. Bukhari vol.6 book 60 no.31 p.25
The five pillars of Islam. [As an aside, the Khaijites had six pillars and 'Alawites had seven.] Bukhari vol.6 book 60 no.40 p.31
Abrogated verse of the Qur'an. Bukhari vol.6 book 60 no.53 p.40
Abrogated in the Qur'an. Bukhari vol.6 book 60 no.60 p.46
No trade of alcohol. Bukhari vol.6 book 60 no.64-66 p.49-50
Abrogated. Bukhari vol.6 book 60 no.68 p.51
Mary and Jesus without original sin. Bukhari vol.6 book 60 no.71 p.54
Stay chaste. Bukhari vol.6 book 60 no.75 p.60
Jews worshipped Ezra. Bukhari vol.6 book 60 no.105 p.86
Intentional murder of fellow Muslims. Bukhari vol.6 book 60 chapter 89 p.93 vol.6 book 60 no.114 p.93
Do not say someone is not a believer if they claim they are a Muslim. Muslim warriors (wrongly) killed a sheepherder who claimed to be a Muslim. Bukhari vol.6 book 60 no.115 p.93-94
"The Prophet said (to him), "Write: 'Not equal are those believers who site (at home) and those who strive and fight in the Cause of Allah." Bukhari vol.6 book 60 no.118 p.95.
Editing a verse. Bukhari vol.6 book 60 no.118 p.95
Inspired as Jonah, Solomon. Bukhari vol.6 book 60 chapter 77: p.100
Abu Bakr hit 'Aisha on the flanks and on the chest. Bukhari vol.6 book 60 no.131 p.104,105
Temporary marriage: "Narrated 'Abdullah : We used to participate in the holy wars carried on by the Prophet and we had no women (wives) with us. So we said (to the Prophet), 'Shall we castrate ourselves?" But the Prophet forbade us to do that and thenceforth he allowed us to marry a woman (temporarily) by giving her even a garment, and then he recited: 'O you who believe! Do not make unlawful the good things which Allah had made lawful for you." This is followed by footnote (1), which says, "Temporary marriage (Mut'a) was allowed in the early days of Islam, but later, at the time of the Khaibar Battle, it was prohibited (Allah knows ? better) Bukhari vol.6 book 60 no.139 p.110
Alcohol prohibited only after Uhud. Bukhari vol.6 book 60 no.142 p.112
There is a hadith that they failed to translated in Bukhari vol.6 book 60, no.146,147. Khan's translation of Bukhari (1980 version published in Beirut, Lebanon) did not translate Allah telling Jesus "I will cause thee to die" in Sura 3:155. While in the 1997 edition the reference is there. It is mistranslated in "The Translation of the Meanings of Sahih Al-Bukhari" translated by Dr. Muhammad Muhsin Khan Published by Darussalam Saudi Arabia July 1997 It says Sura 3:155, while it should say 3:55. See
Some Muslims later will become apostates. (Context is the final judgment) Bukhari vol.6 book 60 no.149 p.117 vol.6 book 60 no.264 p.236
Jonah bin Matta [Jonah in the Bible]. Bukhari vol.6 book 60 no.155 p.122
Mention of the prophet David. Bukhari vol.6 book 60 no.156 p.123 vol.6 book 60 no.237 p.202
Allah forgave the Prophet, the Muharjirin and the Ansar. Bukhari vol.6 book 60 chapter 50 p.158
Collecting the Qur'an. Bukhari vol.6 book 60 no.201 p.163
Mohammed will be the chief of all the people on the Day of Resurrection. The rest of this hadith gives the reason for it. Bukhari vol.6 book 60 no.236 p.198
Sinlessness: Adam was unworthy to intercede for the people because he disobeyed Allah and ate from the tree. Bukhari vol.6 book 60 no.236 p.199
Sinlessness: Abraham was unworthy to intercede for the people because he had told three lies. Bukhari vol.6 book 60 no.236 p.200
Sinlessness: Moses was unworthy to intercede for the people because he murdered an Egyptian. Bukhari vol.6 book 60 no.236 p.200
Jesus was unworthy to intercede for the people, but he did not mention any sin. Bukhari vol.6 book 60 no.236 p.201
Al Khadir Bukhari vol.6 book 60 no.249 p.211-215
The Ka'ba had 360 idols. Bukhari vol.6 book 60 no.244 p.206
False statement about Christians, that they disbelieved in Paradise and say that there are neither meals nor drinks therein. Christians do believe there is living water and the tree of life with its fruit according to Revelation 22. Bukhari vol.6 book 60 no.252 p.224
"The Christian disbelieved in Paradise and say that there are neither meals nor drinks therein." Bukhari vol.6 book 60 no.252 p.224
Moses and the Israelites went through the sea on a dry path, while the water completely overwhelmed Pharaoh's forces (mention of Sura 20:77-79). Bukhari vol.6 book 60 chapter 202 p.233
"The statement of Allah, Beautiful fair females restrained [i.e. chained] in pavilions. Narrated Qaisi, Allah's Apostle said, 'In Paradise there is a pavilion made of a single hollow pearl sixty miles wide, in each corner there are wives who will not see those in the other corners; and the believers will visit and enjoy them.'" Bukhari vol.6 book 60 no.402 and prior p.374 While Muslims cannot drink on earth, they will have wine in Heaven.
Mohammed had apparently an epileptic fit when he was inspired. Bukhari vol.6 book 60 no.274 p.256
Splitting the moon. Bukhari vol.6 book 60 no.290 and footnote 1 p.273; vol.6 book 60 no.387-391 p.365-366; vol.6 book 60 no.345,349,368-370 p.331,336
Children are born Muslims. Bukhari vol.6 book 60 no.298 p.284
What Is Islam? Mohammed told Gabriel (in disguise, mentioning four of the five pillars (No Hajj). Bukhari vol.6 book 60 no.300 p.286
Zaid bin Haritha was Mohammed's freed slave. Quoted Sura 33:5 Bukhari vol.6 book 60 no.305 p.290
Sura 33:23 would have been missing, except that Zaid bin Thabit found it with Khuzaima Al-Ansari. Bukhari vol.6 book 60 no.307 p.291
'Aisha called Sauda "a fat huge lady". Bukhari vol.6 book 60 no.318 p.300
Everything decayed except the coccyx bone (tailbone). Bukhari vol.6 book 60 no.338 p.319; vol.6 book 60 no.457 p.429
To explain the apparent contradiction of days of creation, Allah created the earth in two days, then the Heavens in two days. Then He spread the earth in two days. Bukhari vol.6 book 60 chapter 255 p.323
""So you should not see contradictions in the Qur'an, for all of it is from Allah." Bukhari vol.6 book 60 chapter 255 p.324
All of the Qur'an is from Allah. Bukhari vol.6 book 60 chapter 255 after vol.6 book 60 no.339 p.324
'Umar and Abu Bakr arguing. Bukhari vol.6 book 60 no.368-370 p.349-351
Three things one cannot say Mohammed did or knew. Bukhari vol.6 book 60 no.378 p.359
When Sura 53 (The Star Sura) was read, pagans as well as Muslims bowed. Bukhari vol.3 book 19 no.173 p.100 vol.3 book 19 no.176 p.101; vol.6 book 60 no.385-386 p.364-365
Lat, Manat, and 'Uzza. Bukhari vol.6 book 60 chapter 284 vol.6 book 60 no.382-384 p.361-363
After Mohammed recited Surat-an-Najm (The Star Sura, Sura 53), "and all the Muslims and pagans and Jinns and human beings prostrated along with him." Bukhari vol.6 book 60 no.385 p.363
After the Star Sura, everyone behind Mohammed bowed except one man: Umaiya bin Khalaf. Bukhari vol.6 book 60 no.486 p.364
The Qur'an is easy to understand and remember. Bukhari vol.6 book 60 chapter 289 p.367; vol.6 book 60 chapter 290 p.368
Fair females restrained in pavilions. Bukhari vol.6 book 60 chapter 294 vol.6 book 60 no.402 p.374
'Umar said that the booty of Bani An-Nadir was all for Mohammed, since it was not obtained on any expedition. Mohammed used it to provide for all of his wives and he dedicated the rest for purchasing arms and horses as war material to be used in Allah's cause. Bukhari vol.6 book 60 no.407 p.379
Allah curses those ladies who practice tattooing, get tattooed, or remove hair from their face, or make artificial spaces between their teeth (including braces). Here is the quote: Narrated 'Alqama: Abdullah (bin Mas'ud) said, "Allah curses those ladies who practice tattooing and those who get themselves tattooed, and those ladies who remove the hair from their faces and those who make artificial spaces between their teeth in order to look more beautiful whereby they change Allah's creation." After that a lady accused one of Mohammed's wives of doing this, but in fact there was no support for this accusation. Bukhari vol.6 book 60 no.408 p.380.
Do not take Allah's enemies as friends (quote from Sura 60:1). Bukhari vol.6 book 60 chapter 301 p.383
Mohammed did not touch believing women immigrants when they took their oath of allegiance. Bukhari vol.6 book 60 no.414 p.385-386. On the other hand, Mohammed had a girl put on a sheet with marks on it, and Mohammed touched the marks, saying "good, good". Bukhari vol.5 no.214 p.137
On the Day of Resurrection the believers will be gathered behind Mohammed. Bukhari vol.6 book 60 no.419 p.389
Various idols. Bukhari vol.6 book 60 no.442 p.414
Muslims escaped the evil of a snake, and the snake escaped the evil of the Muslims. Bukhari vol.6 book 60 no.454,456 p.426,427-428
Mohammed in a sermon said "It is not wise for anyone of you to lash his wife like a slave," Apparently that would be too severe - for the wife that is, not the slave. Bukhari vol.6 book 60 no.466 p.440
Predestination: Fatalism. Bukhari vol.6 book 60 no.469-474 p.442-447
When he was 40, Mohammed said he could not read. Bukhari vol.6 book 60 no.469-473 p.451
The first person to write was the Prophet Idris (86:14) Bukhari vol.6 book 60 no.480 p.454
Mohammed was warned of his death by Gabriel reciting the Qur'an twice in one year instead of just once. Bukhari vol.6 book 60 no.493 p.465
Harsh words. Abu Lahb will be burnt in a fire of blazing flame (Sura 111:3) as well as his wife. Bukhari vol.6 book 60 chapter 355 vol.6 book 60 no.497; chapter 356 p.468-469
Allah has not begotten children. Bukhari vol.6 book 60 no.488,499 p.470
Other Bukhari Hadiths documenting that Qur'anic verses are missing are vol.4 book 52 no.57 p.45; vol.4 book 52 no.62 p.48, vol.4 book 52 no.69 p.53; vol.6 book 60 no.510,511 p.479-480.
Mohammed said to learn the Qur'an from four people: 'Abdullah bin Mas'ud, Salim, Mu'adh and Ubai bin Ka'b. Bukhari vol.6 book 60 no.521 p.486-487
Qatada and Anas relate that in the time of the prophet [i.e. before 'Uthman's rule], four people "collected" the Qur'an: Ubai, Mu'adh, Zaid bin Thabit, and Abu Zaid. Bukhari vol.6 book 60 no.525-526 p.488-489
"Narrated Ibn 'Abbas : 'Umar said, Ubai was the best of us in the recitation (of the Qur'an) yet we leave some of what he recites. Ubai says, 'I have taken it from the mouth of Allah's Apostle and will not leave for anything whatever.' But Allah said : None of Our Revelations do We abrogate or cause to be forgotten but We substitute something better or similar. (2:106)". Bukhari vol.6 book 60 no.527 p.489
Mohammed was a slave owner, who owned at least one black slave. (Bukhari vol.6 book 60 no.435 p.407, vol.7 book 62 no.119 p.90; vol.9 no.368 p.275)
Book 61. The Book of the Virture of the Qur'an
Bukhari vol.6 p.473
Mohammed was in Mecca for ten years, and in Medina for 10 years. Bukhari vol.6 book 61 no.502 p.473
Most of the Qur'an was given in the last part of Mohammed's life. Bukhari vol.6 book 61 no.505 p.474
The Qur'an was written in the Quareshi dialect. Bukhari vol.6 book 61 chapter 2 vol.6 book 61 no.507,510 p.475,479
Mohammed's inspiration. Bukhari vol.6 book 61 no.508 p.476
Some verses did not survive according to the Bukhari vol.4 no.57,62,69,299. Many who had memorized the Qur'an were killed, and Abu Bakr was worried that some parts of the Qur'an would be lost. Bukhari vol.6 book 61 no.509 p.477-478.
After Mohammed's death fragments of the Qur'an were written on palm leaves, rocks, and bones according to the Bukhari vol.6 book 61 no.509 p.478. Thus there was no organized manuscript of the Qur'an prior to his death.
'Uthman had almost all copies of the Qur'an besides his standardized ones burned. Bukhari vol.6 book 61 no.510,511 p.479-480
A verse in the Qur'an (Sura 9:128-129) was almost missed. Bukhari vol.6 book 61 no.509 p.478
A verse in the Qur'an (Sura 33:23) was almost missed, but Zaid bin Thabit found that Khuzaima bin Thabit had it. Bukhari vol.6 book 61 no.510 p.479-480
The Qur'an could be recited in up to seven different ways. Bukhari vol.6 book 61 chapter 5 vol.6 book 61 no.513-514 p.481-482
The Four people who collected the Qur'an. Bukhari vol.6 book 61 no.515 p.483 vol.6 book 61 no.525 p.488
A woman offered herself to Mohammed. Mohammed did not accept though. Bukhari vol.6 book 61 no.547 p.502
The Muhkam are suras which do not have any abrogated parts. Bukhari vol.6 book 61 footnote 1 p.506
'Umar had a violent temper. Narrated 'Umar bin Khattab : I ... noticed that he [Hisham] recited it in several ways which Allah's Apostle had not taught me. So I was on the point of attacking him in the prayer, but I waited till he finished his prayer, and then I seized him by the collar and said, "who taught you this Surat which I have heard you reciting?" He replied, "Allah's Apostle taught it to me." I said, "you are telling a lie; ..." Bukhari vol.6 book 61 no.561 p.509
'Abdullah bin Mas'ud recited Sura Nisa' (Women) (Sura 4) to Mohammed when Mohammed asked him. Bukhari vol.6 book 61 no.570 p.515
David used to fast every other day, and David "finished the recitation of the whole Qur'an in seven days." Bukhari vol.6 book 61 no.572 p.517-518
Mohammed said to kill apostates, for there is a reward for killing of those who go out of Islam. Bukhari vol.6 book 61 no.577 p.519


Sahih Al-Bukhari volume 7

(101 entries)
Book 62 The Book of Nikah (Wedlock)
Bukhari vol.7 p.1
Mohammed's nine wives. Bukhari vol.7 book 62 no.5-6 p.4-5
Narrated 'Abdullah: We used to participate in the holy battles led by Allah's Apostle and we had nothing (no wives) with us. So we said, 'Shall we get ourselves castrated?' He forbad us that and then allowed us to marry women with a temporary contract (2) and recited to us: - 'O you who believe! Make not unlawful the good things which Allah had made lawful for you, but commit no transgression (5:87) Footnote (2) says "This sort of marriage was later on forbidden forever. Bukhari vol.7 book 62 no.13 p.8-9;
Pharaoh gave Hajar [Hagar] to Sarah as a slave when they were in Egypt. Bukhari vol.7 book 62 no.21 p.14
The Prophet did not marry any virgin besides 'Aisha. Bukhari vol.7 book 62 chapter 9 p.9
According to their religious tradition, it is morally acceptable to force female slaves to have sex. Bukhari vol.3 after no.436, vol.3 book 34 no.432 p.237; vol.5 no.459 p.317; vol.8 no.600 p.391.

Wives had to be veiled but not slave girls in Bukhari vol.7 book 62 ch.13 no.22 p.14.
A woman wanted to give herself to Mohammed in marriage. Bukhari vol.7 book 62 no.24 p.15-17
Human milk banks are evil. Bukhari vol.7 book 62 footnote 1 p.25
Wet-nurse Bukhari vol.7 book 62 no.41 p.28
Prohibited to marry more than four wives, or one's own mother, daughter, or sister. Bukhari vol.7 book 62 chapter 25 p.29
Homosexuality: "And narrated Abu Ja'far, 'If a person commits homosexuality with a boy, then the mother of that boy is unlawful for him to marry." Bukhari vol.7 book 62 chapter 25 p.30
Illegal sexual relations forgiven. Bukhari vol.7 book 62 chapter 24 p.30
Do not marry the wives of sons. Bukhari vol.7 book 62 chapter 26 p.31
The sister of Mohammed's wife was not lawful for Mohammed to marry. Bukhari vol.7 book 62 chapter 26 and vol.7 book 62 no.42 p.31-32 vol.7 book 62 no.285 p.217-218
Women proposing to a man is OK. Khaula bint Hakim was one of the ladies who did so. Bukhari vol.7 book 62 no.48 p.35; vol.7 book 62 chapter 33 p.37; vol.7 book 62 no.53-54 p.38-39; vol.7 book 62 chapter 35 p.41; vol.7 book 62 no.72 p.55; vol.7 book 62 no.79 p.60
Temporary marriage: "Narrated 'Ali : I said to Ibn 'Abbas, 'During the battle of Khaibar the Prophet forbade (Nikah) Al-Mut'a and the eating of donkey's meat." This is anti-Shi'ite, for it had 'Ali (whom Shi'ites revere) saying that Mohammed forbade this practice at Khaibar. Bukhari vol.7 book 62 no.50 p.36
Temporary marriage: "Narrated Abu Jamra : I heard Ibn 'Abbas (giving a verdict) when he was asked about the Mut'a with the women and he permitted it (Nikah-al-Mut'a) On that a freed slave of his said to him, 'That is only when it is very badly needed and women are scarce.' On that, Ibn 'Abbas said, 'Yes.'" Bukhari vol.7 book 62 no.51 p.36-37
Temporary marriage: "Narrated Jabir bin 'Abdullah and Salama bin Al'Akwa, "While we were in an army, Allah's Apostle came to us and said, 'You have been allowed to do the Mut'a (marriage) so do it.' Salama bin Al-Akwa said: Allah's Apostle said, 'If a man and a woman agree (to marry temporarily), their marriage should last for three nights, and if they like to continue, they can do so; and if they want to separate, they can do so. I do not know whether that was only for us or for all the people in general Abu 'Abdullah (Al-Bukhari) said: 'Ali made it clear that the Prophet said, 'The Mut'a marriage has been cancelled (made unlawful).'" Bukhari vol.7 book 62 no.52 p.37
Mohammed looked over a woman carefully before refusing her. Bukhari vol.7 book 62 no.58 p.42
There were allegedly four types of pre-Islamic marriage. Bukhari vol.7 book 62 chapter 37 p.44-45
'Aisha was married at 6 years old, and the marriage was consummated when she was 9. Bukhari vol.7 book 62 no.88 p.65
Ar-Rabi a wife of Mohammed? "Narrated Ar-Rabi', the daughter of Mua'wwidh bin 'Afra: After the consummation of my marriage, the Prophet came and sat on my bed as far from me as you are sitting now, and our little girls started beating their tambourines and reciting elegiac verses mourning my father who had been killed in the battle of Badr...." Bukhari vol.7 book 62 no.77 p.58
"Narrated Abu Huraira: Allah's Apostle said, 'The woman is like a rib; if you try to straighten her, she will break. So if you want to get benefit from her, do so while she still has some crookedness.'" Bukhari vol.7 book 62 no.113 p.80
'Aisha was 15 when an Ethiopian danced. Bukhari vol.7 book 62 no.118 and footnote 1 p.86
Narrated Abu Huraira : The Prophet [Mohammed] said, "If a man invites his wife to sleep with him and she refuses to come to him, then the angels send their curses on her till morning." Bukhari vol.7 book 62 no.121 p.93. Also Bukhari vol.7 book 62 no.122 p.93
Most hell-dwellers are women. They are ungrateful and unthankful to their husbands. Most heaven-dwellers are poor. Bukhari vol.7 book 62 no.125,126 p.96
Men are the protectors and maintainers of women. Bukhari vol.7 book 62 chapter 92 p.98
women: Men can forsake wives, but wives cannot forsake husbands. Bukhari vol.7 book 62 no.121,122 p.93; vol.7 book 62 chapter 93 vol.7 book 62 no.130 p.99
women: Do not flog your wife as you flog a slave and then sleep with her later. (It does not specify whether the slaves are male or female, because at another time Mohammed criticized Muslim men for beating their wives in the same way they beat their slave-girls.) Bukhari vol.7 book 62 no.132 p.101
vol.7 book 63 no.133 p.101 says that women are not to have wigs of artificial hair. No pictures of people or animals according to Bukhari vol.4 book 54 no.447-450 p.297-299.
Coitus interruptus sexual practice unlawful. Bukhari vol.7 no.136-137 p.102-103
'Umar told his daughter Hafsa not to be misled by 'Aisha who is proud of her beauty and Mohammed's love for her. Bukhari vol.7 no.145 p.108
Prophecy of 40 women asking to take refuge with one man. Bukhari vol.7 chapter 111 vol.7 book 62 no.158 p.116
Narrated 'Aisha: The Prophet was screening me with his Rida' (garment covering the upper part of the body) while I was looking at the Ethiopians who were playing in the courtyard of the mosque. (I continued watching) till I was satisfied. So you may deduce from this event how a little girl (who has not reached the age of puberty) who is eager to enjoy amusement should be treated in this respect. Bukhari vol.7 book 62 no.163 p.119
Book 63 The Book of Divorce
Bukhari vol.7 p.129
wives: The daughter of Al-Jaun [Jahal] was married very briefly to Mohammed. Bukhari vol.7 book 63 no.181 p.131,132
Mustahill: When a woman is married to second husband, cannot return to first husband, until the second husband has consummated the marriage and then divorced her. Bukhari vol.7 book 63 no.186,187 p.136
Mohammed did not take some honey because of his wives' trickery. Bukhari vol.7 book 63 no.192 p.141
When Abraham said Sarah was his sister, there is no blame on him, because he meant his sister in Allah's religion. Bukhari vol.7 book 63 chapter 9 p.144
Strange divorces. Bukhari vol.7 book 63 chapter 11 p.145,146
Death by stoning for a married Muslim who confessed four times to adultery. Bukhari vol.7 book 63 no.195 p.147-148
Un-Islamic manner. Bukhari vol.7 book 63 no.197 p.150
Black slaves Bukhari vol.7 book 62 no.119 p.90; Bukhari vol.7 book 63 no.205,206 p.154
"Whenever Ibn 'Umar was asked about the marrying of a Christian or Jewish woman, he replied: 'Truly, God has made polytheistic women unlawful for true believers, and I do not know anything worse in polytheism than for a woman to say 'Our Lord is Jesus', though he was merely just one of God's servants!'"
[Apparently this did not apply to having sex with slave-girls, or to Mohammed who had Christian concubines.] Bukhari vol.7 book 63 no.209 p.155-156. Also quoted in Women in Islam p.53
Ibn 'Umar said it was unlawful for Muslim men to marry Christian or Jewish women. Bukhari vol.7 book 63 no.209 p.155-156
If one of a couple becomes a Muslim, divorce is automatic. Bukhari vol.7 book 63 chapter 20 p.158
Answered prayer depends on timing, not just Allah's will. Bukhari vol.7 book 63 no.216 p.165
Mohammed's advent and the hour [of Judgment] are very close. Bukhari vol.7 book 63 no.221 p.170
Mohammed greatly disliked questions. Bukhari vol.7 book 63 no.228 p.173-174
A Muslim woman named Li'an was accused of adultery with a man. The child resembled the accused man, not the husband, so Li'an was stoned to death. Bukhari vol.7 book 63 no.236 p.180-181
If a man wants to remarry a wife he has divorced, he cannot do so until she first consummates a marriage with someone else. Bukhari vol.7 book 63 no.238 p.182
Women should not get tattoos. Bukhari vol.7 book 63 no.259 p.197; vol.7 book 63 no.636 p.427
Book 64 The Book of Provision
Bukhari vol.7 p.201
Wet-nurses are OK. Bukhari vol.7 book 64 chapter 5 p.209
Mohammed received a few slave girls. Bukhari vol.7 book 64 no.274 p.210
Book 65 The Book of Foods (Meals)
Bukhari vol.7 p.219
Miracle of feeding 80 men. Bukhari vol.7 book 65 no.293 p.225; vol.7 no.361 p.262-263
Mastigure meat was given to Mohammed who refused to eat it. Mohammed said it was lawful, he just did not like it. Bukhari book 65 vol.7 no.303 p.230-231; vol.7 book 65 no.312 p.234-235
Mohammed was eating, put down the knife, and was offered prayer without performing new ablution after eating. Bukhari vol.7 book 65 no.333 p.246
Slaves Bukhari vol.7 book 65 no.344 p.252; vol.7 book 65 no.345 p.253; vol.7 book 65 no.346 p.254 vol.7 book 65 no.352,371 p.257,268
Abu Huraira had a wife and slave. Bukhari vol.7 book 65 no.352 p.257
Superstition, poison antidote. "He who eats seven 'Ajwa dates every morning, will not be affected by poison or magic on the day he eats them." Bukhari vol.7 book 65 ch.44 no.356 p.260 and Bukhari vol.7 book 72 ch.56 p.451
Book 66 The Book of 'Aqiqa
Bukhari vol.7 p.272
Mohammed was against having dogs as pets. Bukhari vol.7 book 65 no.288 p.283
Book 67 The Book of Slaughtering and Hunting
Bukhari vol.7 p.272
Diet: Muslims knew that while they ate a kind of fish with no scales; the Jews did not. Bukhari vol.7 book 67 chapter 12 (after 400) p.292
Diet: Do not eat food sacrificed to idols. Bukhari vol.7 book 67 no.407 p.297-298
Diet: A slave girl slaughtered a sheep that was already dying, and it was permissible to eat it. Bukhari vol.7 book 67 no.409,410,412,413 p.299,300,301
No amputation of animals while they are alive. [This is permissible to people who have committed some crimes though.] Bukhari vol.7 book 67 no.424 p.307
Diet: Both Muslims and Jews cannot eat the meat of beasts with fangs. Bukhari vol.7 book 67 no.438 p.313; vol.7 book 71 no.672 p.452
Book 68 The Book of Al-Adahi (Sacrifice Slaughtered on Id al-Adha)
Bukhari vol.7 p.322
"The Prophet used to offer two rams as sacrifices, and I also used to offer two rams." Bukhari vol.7 book 68 no.460 p.327
Book 69 The Book of Drinks
Bukhari vol.7 p.338
Diet: No alcohol, or the person will go to Hell unless they repent. All intoxicating drinks are unlawful. Bukhari vol.7 book 69 no.481 p.338; vol.7 book 69 no.484 p.339; vol.7 book 69 no.491 p.343
Diet: "Narrated Abu Huraira: 'The Prophet said, 'An adulterer, at the time he is committing illegal sexual intercourse is not a believer; and a person, at the time of drinking an alcoholic drink, is not a believer; and a thief, at the time of stealing is not a believer" Bukhari vol.7 book 69 no.484 p.339; Bukhari vol.8 book 81 no.763 p.503-504
Diet: Allah's Apostle was asked about Al-Bit [liquor made from honey]. He said, "All drinks that intoxicate are unlawful to drink." Bukhari vol.7 book 69 no.491 p.343
Allah changed hypocrites to monkeys or pigs. Bukhari vol.7 book 69 no.494 p.345-346
Diet: Wine in cooking is OK. Bukhari vol.7 book 69 chapter 10 p.349
No wine is permitted to drink for curing illnesses. "Allah does not cure your diseases with what he has made un-lawful." Bukhari vol.7 book 69 chapter 15 (after 517) p.357
The devils come out at night. However, Satan does not open a closed door, so you can close your doors. Bukhari vol.7 book 69 no.527 p.362
Miracle of water from Mohammed's fingers. Bukhari vol.7 book 69 no.543 p.370
Book 70 The Book of Patients
Bukhari vol.7 book 70 p.371
Calamity befalling a Muslim expiates (gives forgiveness for) some sins. Bukhari vol.7 book 70 no.544-545 p.371-372; vol.1 book 11 no.564 p.383
Mohammed's sins. Bukhari vol.7 book 70 no.550 p.374; vol.7 book 70 no.571 p.388
A black Muslim lady came to Mohammed because she was suffering from epilepsy. Bukhari vol.7 book 70 no.555 p.376
With hurt caused by disease or some other inconvenience, Allah removes his sins as a tree sheds its leaves. Bukhari vol.7 book 70 no.571 p.387-388
Book 71 The Book of Medicine
Bukhari vol.7 p.395
Science: "Healing is in three things: a gulp of honey, cupping or cauterizing. But I forbid my followers to use cauterization." Bukhari vol.7 book 71 ch.3 no.584 p.396
Mohammed ordered people tortured to death by cutting their hands and feet and their eyes branded with heated pieces of iron. Bukhari vol.7 book 71 ch.6 no.589,590 p.398,399, vol.7 book 71 ch.29 no.623 p.418
science: Mohammed ordered some people to follow his shepherd and drink the camel's milk and urine. Bukhari vol.7 book 71 no.589,590 p.399
Science: "'Aisha has narrated to me that she heard the Prophet saying, 'This black cumin is healing for all diseases except As-Sam.' 'Aisha said, 'What is As-Sam?' He said, 'Death.'" Bukhari vol.7 book 71 no.591 p.400. Also vol.7 book 71 no.592 p.400
Science: Islamic medicine. Bukhari vol.7 book 71 no.596 p.402
Science: Mohammed was cupped at Lahi Jamal on his way to Mecca. Bukhari vol.7 book 71 no.598-602 p.403-405
"Then the Prophet said, "The best medicines you may treat yourselves with are cupping and sea incense." He Added, "You should not torture your children by treating tonsillitis by pressing the tonsils or the palate with the finger, but use incense." Bukhari vol.7 book 71 ch.13 no.599 p.403-404
"Narrated Jabir bin 'Abdullah that he paid Al-Muqanna' a visit during his illness and said, "I will not leave till he gets cupped, for I heard Allah's Apostle saying, "There is healing in cupping." Bukhari vol.7 book 71 ch.13 no.600 p.404 and vol.7 book 71 ch.14 no.601 p.404
Death from plague counts as martyrdom. Bukhari vol.7 book 71 no.628,629 p.421,422
Science: "The evil eye is a fact." Bukhari vol.7 book 71 no.636 p.427, vol.7 book 71 no.827 p.538.
Evil omens. Bukhari vol.7 book 71 no.649 p.435 vol.7 book 71 no.666 p.447-448
Mohammed was given a poisoned sheep. Bukhari vol.7 book 71 no.669 p.449-450
Those who commit suicide, by throwing themselves off of a mountain, poison, with an iron weapon, etc. will be punished eternally in Hell with what they used to kill themselves with. Bukhari vol.7 book 71 no.670 p.450-451
"Narrated Abu Huraira: Allah's Apostle said, 'If a fly falls in the vessel of any of you, let him dip all of it (into the vessel) and then throw it away, for in one of its wings there is a disease and in the other there is healing (1) (antidote for it) i.e. the treatment for that disease." Bukhari vol.7 book 71 no.673 p.452-453. Footnote (1) says, "Medically it is well known now that a fly carries some pathagens on some parts of its body as mentioned by the Prophet (before 1400 years. approx. when the humans knew very little of modern medicine.) Similarly Allah created organisms and other mechanisms which kill these pathagens e.g. penicillin Fungus kills pathogenic organisms like Staphalococci and others etc. Recently experiments have been done under supervision which indicate that a fly carries the disease (pathagens) plus the antidote for those organ-isms. Ordinarily when a fly touches a liquid food it infects the liquid with its pathogens, so it must be dipped in order to release also the antidote for those pathogens to act as a counter balance to the pathogens. Regarding this subject I also wrote through a friend of mine to Dr. Muhammad M. El-SAMAHY chief of Hadith Dept. in Al-Azhar University CAIRO (Egypt) who has written an article upon this Hadith and as regards medical aspects he has mentioned that the microbiologists have proved that there are longitudinal yeast cells living as parasites inside the belly of the fly and these yeast cells in order to repeat their life-cycle protrude through respiratory tubules of the fly and if the fly is dipped in liquid, these cells burst in the fluid and the content of those cells is an antidote for the pathogens which the fly carries."
Book 72 The Book of Dress
Bukhari vol.7 p.395
Mohammed wore a silk shirt once. After he put on the silken Farruj, he offered prayer in it. "When he finished the prayer, he took it off violently as if he disliked it and said, 'This (garment) does not befit those who fear Allah!'" Bukhari vol.7 book 72 no.693 p.466
Anti-Shi'ite: Mohammed asked Allah to curse the Jews and Christians because they took the graves of their prophets as places of worship." He warned his followers of imitating them. Bukhari vol.7 book 72 no.706 p.475
Beating Bukhari vol.7 book 72 no.715 p.479
'Umar wrote to us: The Prophet said, 'None wears silk in this world but that who will wear nothing of it in the Hereafter.'" Bukhari vol.7 book 72 no.720 p.482
People assume Ihram on seeing the crescent moon. Bukhari vol.7 book 72 no.742 p.494
Venerating Mohammed's ablution water. Bukhari vol.7 book 72 no.750 p.498
Forbidden things include gold rings, etc. Bukhari vol.7 book 72 no.753 p.500
A woman presented herself to Mohammed. Bukhari vol.7 book 72 no.760 p.504
Mohammed had a ring made for himself that glittered. It said "Muhammad, the Apostle of Allah." Bukhari vol.7 book 72 no.761 p.506
Homosexuality: cross-dressing: Mohammed cursed men who assumed the manners of women and women who assumed the manners of men. Bukhari vol.7 book 72 no.773 p.513
Superstition: Revere Mohammed's hair as a cure for the evil eye. Bukhari vol.7 book 72 no.784 p.518
Mohammed's hair was not too straight or curly. Bukhari vol.7 book 72 no.787 p.519-521
Mohammed's hair was not too white or tawny. Bukhari vol.7 book 72 no.787 p.519
No tattoos or making space between the teeth. Bukhari vol.7 book 72 no.815,816 p.532,533


Sahih Al-Bukhari volume 8

(90 entries)
Bukhari hadith Bukhari vol.8 p.a
A Muslim view of history. Bukhari vol.8 p.e
Traditions. Bukhari vol.8 p.f, p.62
Attitudes of faith of Islam. Bukhari vol.8 p.d2
The Jews claimed that Ezra was the son of Allah and the Christians claimed that Messiah was the son of Allah. These claims are referred to in Sura 9:30; Bukhari vol.8 p.b
Book 73 The Book of Al-Adab (Good Manners)
Bukhari vol.8 p.1
Criticism of Christianity. Bukhari vol.8 book 73 p.(n)2
Allah's Apostle said, 'The best among you are those who have the best manners and character.'" Bukhari vol.8 book 73 no.56 p.35
"'How does anyone of you beat his wife as he beats the stallion camel and then he may embrace (sleep with) her?' And Hisham said, 'As he beats his slave.'" Bukhari vol.8 book 73 no.68 p.42.
Mohammed was bewitched. Narrated 'Aisha: The Prophet continued for such-and-such a period imagining that he has had sexual relation with his wife, and in fact he had not. One day he said, to me, "O 'Aisha! Allah has instructed me regarding a matter about which I had asked Him. There came to me two men, one of them sat near my feet and the other near my head. The one near my feet, asked the one near my head (pointing at me), 'What is wrong with this man?' The latter replied, 'He is under the effect of magic. The first one asked, 'Who has worked magic on him?' The other replied, 'Lubaid bin A'sam." The first one asked, 'What material (did use?).' The other replied, 'The skin of the pollen of a male date tree with a comb and the hair stuck to it, Kept under a stone in the well of Dharwan.'" Then the Prophet went to that well and said, "This is the same well which was shown to me in the dream. The tops of its datepalm trees look like the heads of the devils, and its water looks like the Henna infusion."...'Aisha added, "(The magician) Lubaid bin A'sam was a man from Bani Zuraiq, an ally of the Jews." Bukhari vol.8 book 73 no.89 p.57 See also Bukhari vol.8 book 73 no.400 p.266
Three signs of a hypocrite: lies, breaks promises, and betrays. Bukhari vol.8 book 73 no.117 p.76
Do not swear by Al-Lat and Al-Uzza'. Bukhari vol.8 book 73 no.128 p.83
No pictures, even of animals. "Narrated 'Aisha: The Prophet entered upon me while there was a curtain having pictures (of animals) in the house. His face got red with anger, and then he got hold of the curtain and tore it into pieces. The Prophet said, 'Such people as paint these pictures will receive the severest punishment on the Day of Resurrection.'" Bukhari vol.8 book 73 no.130 p.83-84
An unnamed woman who presented herself for marriage to Mohammed. Bukhari vol.8 book 73 no.144 p.91
Joking and playing is OK. Bukhari vol.8 book 73 chapter 81 p.94; vol.8 book 73 no.151 p.94
A'isha played with dolls in the presence of Mohammed. A sentence in parentheses says no playing with dolls today, but that is not in the Arabic, only in the translation. Bukhari vol.8 book 73 no.151 p.95
"The Prophet said to Hassan, 'Lampoon them (the pagans) in verse, and Gabriel is with you." Bukhari vol.8 book 73 no.174 p.113
"Narrated Anas: ... And Anjashah, the slave of the Prophet [Mohammed], was driving their camels..." Bukhari vol.8 book 73 no.221 p.142. Also Bukhari vol.8 book 73 no.182 p.117
After they die, everyone will be with those whom they love. Bukhari vol.8 book 73 no.189-191 p.122-123
Zainab's original name was "Barrah". It is not specified which Zainab this was. Bukhari vol.8 book 73 no.212 p.137
"... and whoever sees me [Mohammed] in a dream, he surely sees me, for Satan cannot impersonate me (appear in my figure). And whoever intentionally ascribes something to me falsely, he will surely take his place in the (Hell) Fire." Bukhari vol.8 book 73 no.217 p.139-140.
Women are like glass vessels. Bukhari vol.8 book 73 no.182 p.117; vol.8 book 73 no.229-230 148-149
Yawning is from Satan. Bukhari vol.8 book 73 no.242 p.157
Allah likes sneezing but dislikes yawning. Bukhari vol.8 book 73 no.245 p.158
Book 74 The Book of Ashking Permission to Enter
Bukhari vol.8 book 74 p.160
People are diminishing in size. Narrated Abu Huraira : The Prophet said, "Allah created Adam in His picture, sixty cubits (about 30 meters) in height. When He created him, He said (to him), 'Go and greet that group of angels sitting there, and listen what they will say in reply to you, for that will be your greeting and the greeting of your offspring.' Adam (went and) said, 'As-Salamu alaikum (Peace be upon you).' They replied, 'As-Salamu-'Alaika wa Rahmatullah (Peace and Allah's Mercy be on you).' So they increased 'Wa Rahmatullah.'" The Prophet added, "So whoever will enter Paradise, will be of the shape and picture of Adam. Since then the creation of Adam's (offspring) (i.e. stature of human beings is being diminished continuously) to the present time." The footnote on p.160 says "'His picture' means that Adam has been bestowed with life, knowledge, power of hearing, seeing, understanding, etc., but the features etc. of Adam are different from that of Allah, only the names are the same, e.g., Allah has life and knowledge and power and understanding, and Adam also has that, but there is no comparison between the Creator and the created thing. (Allah does not eat or sleep, while Adam eats and sleeps)." Bukhari vol.8 book 74 no.246 p.160-161
"And 'Ata disliked to look at those slave girls who used to be sold in Mecca unless he wanted to buy." Bukhari vol.8 book 74 chapter 2 p.162
No silver utensils, silken saddles, or silk clothes. Bukhari vol.8 book 74 no.235 p.167
women: When the decree to veil women came. "Narrated 'Aisha the wife of the Prophet : 'Umar bin Al-Khattab used to say to Allah's Apostle, 'Let your wives be veiled.' But he did not do so. The wives of the Prophet used to go out to answer the call of nature at night only at Al-Manasi'. Once Sauda, the daughter of Zam'a went out and she was a tall woman. 'Umar bin Al-Khattab saw her while he was in a gathering, and said, 'I have recognized you, O Sauda!' He (Umar) said so as he was anxious for some Divine orders regarding the veil (the veiling of women.) So Allah revealed the Verse of veiling. (Al-Hijab; - a complete body cover excluding the eyes)." Bukhari vol.8 book 74 no.257 p.170
Quraiza men were killed after the verdict of Sa'd. Bukhari vol.8 book 74 no.278 p.185
Caliphate of 'Ali. Bukhari vol.8 book 74 no.282 p.188
Revering Mohammed. "When the prophet had slept, she [Um Sulaim] would take some of his sweat and hair and collect it (the sweat) in a bottle and then mix it with Suk (a kind of perfume) while he was still sleeping." When the death of 'Anas bin Malik approached, he advised that some of that sum be mixed with his Hanut (perfume for embalming the dead body), and it was mixed with his Hanut." Bukhari vol.8 book 74 no.298 p.198
Mohammed got so angry his face turned red. Bukhari vol.8 book 74 no.306 p.204
Book 75 The Book of Invocations
Bukhari vol.8 p.211
Do not take an oath by Al-Lat and Al-Uzza' Bukhari vol.8 book 75 no.314 p.209; vol.8 book 78 chapter 5 p.419 vol.8 book 78 no.645 p.419; vol.8 book 78 chapter 7 p.420
Mohammed repented more than 70 times a day. Bukhari vol.8 book 75 no.319 p.213
The proper volume during prayer is neither too loud nor too soft. Bukhari vol.8 book 75 no.339 p.228
Great deeds were typical in Mohammed's time. Bukhari vol.8 book 75 no.341 p.229-230
Mohammed was white. Bukhari vol.8 book 75 chapter 23 p.236-237; vol.8 book 75 no.392 p.261; vol.8 book 75 no.631 p.412
A sick boy drank from Mohammed's ablution water. Bukhari vol.8 book 75 no.363 p.243
Mohammed had a "seal of Prophethood" between his shoulders, the size of a button of a tent. Bukhari vol.8 book 75 no.363 p.243
Abdullah was the name of Abu 'Aqil's grandfather. Bukhari vol.8 book 75 no.364 p.243
How Anas bin Malik became Mohammed's servant. Mohammed asked his father to choose one of his boys to serve him. Bukhari vol.8 book 75 no.374 p.249
The statement of the Prophet : "O Allah! Forgive my past and future sins." Bukhari vol.8 book 75 chapter 62 p.271
How sins are forgiven. Narrated Abu Huraira : The Prophet said, 'When the Imam says 'Amin', then you should all say 'Amin'., for the angels say 'Amin' at that time, and he whose 'Amin' coincides with the 'Amin' of the angels, all his past sins will be forgiven.'" Bukhari vol.8 book 75 no.411 p.274
Book 76 The Book of Ar-Riqaq (Hadith Affecting the Emotions)
Bukhari vol.8 p.282
Sins are not forgiven just because of prayer. It has to be the prayer of a righteous person. Bukhari vol.8 book 76 footnote 1 p.295
Mainly poor in heaven and women in Hell. Bukhari vol.8 book 76 no.456 p.306 vol.8 book 82 no.554-555 p.362-363
Abu Huraira, after he became a Muslim, sometimes used to sleep on the ground because of his hunger, and tie a stone to his belly because of hunger. Bukhari vol.8 book 76 no.459 p.307
Miracle of drink of milk. Bukhari vol.8 book 76 no.459 p.308
Contradicts the part about Mohammed's wealth. "Narrated 'Aisha: The family of Muhammad had never eaten their fill of wheat bread for three successive days since they had migrated to Medina till the death of the Prophet." Bukhari vol.8 book 76 no.461 p.310.
Mohammed did not like people to ask too many questions. Bukhari vol.8 book 76 no.480 p.319
Allah may throw his slaves into hell-fire because of their careless words. Bukhari vol.8 book 76 no.485 p.322
Everything but Allah is perishable. Bukhari vol.8 book 76 no.496 p.328
The hour will come soon after Mohammed. Bukhari vol.8 book 76 chapter 39 and footnote 1 p.337
The First cases on resurrection will be cases of blood shedding. Bukhari vol.8 book 76 no.540 p.355
The Least punishment in Hell. Bukhari vol.8 book 76 no.566 p.368
"...and then only this nation (i.e., Muslims) will remain, including their hypocrites. Allah will come to them in a shape other than they know and will say, 'I am your Lord.' They will say, 'We seek refuge with Allah from you. This is our place; (we will not follow you) till our Lord comes to us, and when our Lord comes to us, we will recognise Him.' Then Allah will come to them in a shape they know and will say, 'I am your Lord.' They will say, (no doubt) You are our Lord,' and they will follow Him." Bukhari vol.8 book 76 no.577 p.375. Bukhari vol.9 book 93 no.532 p.395-396 says the same thing.
Hell is temporary for a few people. Bukhari vol.8 book 76 no.575 p.373 vol.8 book 76 no.577 p.376
The last to enter Paradise. Bukhari vol.8 book 76 no.577 p.377
Book 77 The Book of Al-Qadar (Divine Foreordainment)
Bukhari vol.8 p.387
Predestination: 120 days after conception, Allah sends an angel to write: his provision, his age at death, whether he is wretched or blessed. Then a soul is breathed into him. Bukhari vol.8 book 77 no.593,594 p.387,388
Predestination: One can do the deeds of those of the fire, until there is only an arm breadth between him and the fire, but if he is written a blessed, then he will do the deeds of the people of Paradise and enter it. - vice versa too. Bukhari vol.8 book 77 no.593 p.387
Predestination: When the pens have dried, it will surely happen. Bukhari vol.8 book 77 chapter 1 p.388
Predestination: Mohammed said that everyone will do the deeds they have been created to do, or he will do the deeds which will be made easy for him to do. Bukhari vol.8 book 77 no.595 p.389
Predestination: Allah knows what the offspring [who died] of pagans would have done if they had lived. Bukhari vol.8 book 77 no.596-597 p.389-390
Predestination: No woman should ask for the divorce of a woman so that she can take her place in marriage. Each woman will have nothing but what Allah has written for her. Bukhari vol.8 book 77 no.598 p.390
Predestination: Mohammed's grandchild died. Bukhari vol.8 book 77 no.599-600 p.391 vol.8 no.849 p.422
Predestination: Sex with captives. Do not stop part way, for what has been ordained has been ordained. Bukhari vol.8 book 77 no.600 p.391
Predestination: Mohammed said a Muslim was destined for the fire. The Muslim fought bravely, received many wounds, and because of the pain committed suicide, so Mohammed was correct. Bukhari vol.8 book 77 no.603-604 p.393-395
Predestination: Foreordained sexual sin. Bukhari vol.8 book 77 no.609 p.397
"...Narrated Ibn 'Abbas regarding the Verse: (And We granted the vision (Ascension to the heavens 'Miraj') which We showed you (O Muhammad as an actual eye witness) but as a trial for mankind.' (17:60): Allah's Apostle actually saw with his own eyes the vision (all the things which were shown to him) on the night of his Night Journey to Jerusalem (and then to the heavens). The cursed tree which is mentioned in the Qur'an is the tree of Az-Zaqqum." Note that the parts in parenthesis are not in the Arabic but added by the Muslim translator. The parts in the parenthesis do not significantly change anything though: Bukhari record that Ibn 'Abbas said this was actually Jerusalem. Bukhari vol.8 book 77 no.610 p.398
Predestination: One cannot be blamed for sins God foreordained. Adam overcame Moses with this argument in Heaven. Bukhari vol.8 book 77 no.611 p.399; Bukhari vol.6 book 60 no.260 p.232
Predestination: One cannot make anyone go astray except those Allah has foreordained to Hell. Bukhari vol.8 book 77 chapter 14 p.402
Book 78 The Book of Oaths and Vows
Bukhari vol.8 p.404
Mohammed ordered a married woman adulterer killed but the [presumably unmarried] man received only 100 lashes. Bukhari vol.8 book 78 no.629 p.410
Mohammed's wives deceived him. Bukhari vol.8 book 78 no.682 p.446-447
Sunna = the Prophet's tradition. Bukhari vol.8 book 78 no.689 p.451
"Then a man called Rifa'a bin Zaid ... presented a slave named Mid'am to Allah's Apostle" Bukhari vol.8 book 78 no.698 p.455.
Book 79 The Book of Expiation of Unfulfilled Oaths
Bukhari vol.8 p.457
Mohammed sold a Coptic slave. Bukhari vol.8 book 79 no.707 p.464
"An Ansari man made his slave a Mudabbar and he had no other property than him. When the Prophet heard of that, he said (to his companions), 'Who wants to buy him (i.e. the slave) for me?' Nu'aim bin An-Nahham bought him for eight hundred Dirhams." Bukhari vol.8 book 79 no.707 p.464.
One night Solomon slept with each of his ninety wives, to produce 90 sons who would fight for Allah's cause, but Solomon forgot to say "God willing". Bukhari vol.8 book 79 no.711 p.466.
Book 80 The Book of Al-Fara'id (The Laws of Inheritance)
Bukhari vol.8 p.470
Abortion is wrong. If one does this a male or female slave should be freed. Bukhari vol.8 book 80 no.732 p.483
The child belongs to the owner of the bed, whether the mother was a free lady or a slave girl. Bukhari vol.8 book 80 chapter 18 p.489
'Utba bin Abi Waqqas had a son by his slave girl. Bukhari vol.8 book 80 no.757 p.499
Book 81 The Book of Al-Hudud
Bukhari vol.8 p.503
The light of faith is taken from those who have illegal sex. Bukhari vol.8 book 81 chapter 2 p.503
Cutting off a hand for theft. Bukhari vol.8 book 81 no.779-791 p.512-517
Mohammed had a Muslim beaten with palm-leaf stalks and shoes for getting drunk. Bukhari vol.8 book 81 no.764-770 p.504-507
Abu Bakr gave a drunk 40 lashes. Bukhari vol.8 book 81 no.767 p.505-506
Even if Fatima committed theft, Muhammed will cut off her hand. Bukhari vol.8 book 81 no.779 p.512-513
The hadiths answer what is the minimum theft because of which the thief's right hand will be cut off (from the wrist joint). Bukhari vol.8 book 81 chapter 14 p.513 vol.8 book 81 no.780-785 p.514-515.
Book 82 The Book of Punishmet of Those Who Wage War Against Allah and His Apostle
Bukhari vol.8 p.519
Mohammed ordered the torture and mutilation of apostates. Bukhari vol.8 book 82 no.794-797 p.519-522
Mohammed ordered a married man stoned to death who committed illegal sexual intercourse. Bukhari vol.8 book 82 no.804-810 p.527-531
Flog with 100 stripes each a woman and man guilty of illegal sexual intercourse. Bukhari vol.8 book 82 chapter 18 p.543-544; vol.1 book 12 no.818-819 p.544-545
Homosexuality: Mohammed cursed effeminate men and men imitating women. Bukhari vol.8 book 82 no.820 p.545


Sahih Al-Bukhari volume 9

(102 entries)
The first Muslims practiced dissimulation in Mecca according to Bukhari vol.9 no.5 p.3.
Glossary Ka'ba in Yemen. Bukhari vol.9 glossary
Hanifites. Bukhari vol.9 glossary
Other sects of Islam. Bukhari vol.9 glossary lii
Allah's soul is Jesus. Bukhari vol.9 p.iv
Zakat is 2 1.2 %. Bukhari vol.9 glossary
Book 83 The Book of Ad-Diyat (Blood Money)
Bukhari vol.9 p.1
Concealing your faith. Bukhari vol.9 book 83 no.4 p.3
Killing fellow Muslims. Bukhari vol.9 book 83 no.1,5,7,8 p.1,3,4
Mohammed rebuked Usama for killing an enemy even though he converted to Islam right before he was killed. Bukhari vol.9 book 83 no.11 p.6
One can only kill a Muslim for three reasons: murder [of a Muslim], a married purpose who commits illegal sexual intercourse, and one who leaves Islam. Bukhari vol.9 book 83 no.17 p.11
Give a slave in exchange for causing a miscarriage. Bukhari vol.9 book 83 no.41,42 p.32-33
Muslims who kill [non-Muslim] dhimmis shall not smell Paradise. [That is all.] Bukhari vol.9 book 83 chapter 30 p.37 and vol.9 book 83 no.49 p.37. Also vol.9 book 83 no.50 p.38
Book 84 The Book of Obliging the Reverters from Islam (Apostates)
Bukhari vol.9 p.40
Kill female apostates. Bukhari vol.9 book 84 chapter 2 p.42-43
"Narrated Abu Juhaifa : I asked 'Ali, 'Do you have anything Divine literature besides what is in the Qur'an?' Or, as Uyaina once said, 'Apart from what the people have?' 'Ali said, 'By Him Who made the grain split (germinate) and created the soul, we have nothing except what is in the Qur'an and the ability (gift) of understanding Allah's Book which He may endow a man, with and what is written in this sheet of paper.' I asked, 'What is on this paper?' He replied, 'The legal regulations of Diya (Blood-money) and the (ransom for) releasing of the captives, and the judgment that no Muslim should be killed in Qisas (equality in punishment) for killing a Kafir (disbeliever).'" ["anything Divine literature" is original grammar] Bukhari Hadith vol.9 book 84 no.50 p.37-38
Narrated 'Ikrima: Some Zanadiqa (atheists) were brought to 'Ali and he burnt them. The news of this event, reached Ibn 'Abbas who said, "If I had been in his place, I would not have burnt them, as Allah's Apostle forbade it, saying, 'Do not punish anybody with Allah's punishment ( fire ).' I would have killed them according to the statement of Allah's Apostle, 'Whoever changed his Islamic religion, then kill him.'" Bukhari vol.9 book 84 no.57 p.45
Killing apostates. Bukhari vol.9 book 84 no.58 p.46; vol.9 book 84 no.271 p.201
Mohammed did not kill Dhimmis who insulted Mohammed. Bukhari vol.9 book 84 chapter 4 p.47 vol.8 book 70 no.122 p.78
vol.9 book 84 ch 4 no. 61 says, "Narrated 'Aisha: A group of Jews asked permission to visit the Prophet (and when they were admitted) they said, 'As-Samu 'Alaika (Death be upon you)." I [A'isha] said (to them), "but the death and curse of Allah be upon you! The Prophet said, "O 'Aisha! Allah is kind and lenient and likes that one should be kind and lenientin all matters." I said, "Haven't you heard what they said?" He said, "I said (to them) Wa 'Alaikum (and upon you.)"
In Bukhari vol.8 book 70 no.122 p.78 after Mohammed personally distributed something, an ansari man said, "by Allah in this division the pleasure of Allah has not been intended." 'Abdullah told Mohammed this. "That was hard upon the Prophet and the colour of his face changed, and he became so angry that I wished I had not told him. The Prophet then said, 'Moses was harmed with more than htis, yet he remained patient."
Do not prefer some prophets to others. Bukhari vol.9 book 84 no.51 p.38.
Khawarij. Bukhari vol.9 book 84 chapter 6 p.49-50 vol.9 book 84 no.68 p.53
Two groups will fight before the hour comes. Bukhari vol.9 book 84 chapter 8 and vol.9 book 84 no.69 p.54
Book 85 The Book of Ikrah (Coercion)
Bukhari vol.9 p.59
Deceit about your belief to save yourself from death. Bukhari vol.9 book 85 chapter 1 p.60
The earth belongs to Allah and His Apostle [Mohammed]. Bukhari vol.9 book 85 no.77 p.63. This has been used to justify every offensive attack for land as a defensive war.
Coerced marriage, or a marriage without the woman's consent is invalid. Bukhari vol.9 book 85 no.78 p.64
A women must give her consent for marriage, but her silence means her consent." Bukhari vol.9 book 85 no.79 p.66. Also vol.9 book 86 no.100 p.81
Abraham's wife believed in Allah's Apostle. Bukhari vol.9 book 85 no.82 p.67
They knew of epilepsy. Bukhari vol.9 book 85 no.82 p.68
Book 86 The Book of Tricks
Bukhari vol.9 p.71
Mohammed's wives tricked him. Bukhari vol.9 book 86 no.102 p.82-83
Mohammed had white armpits. Bukhari vol.9 book 86 no.108,286,305 p.89,218,235
Book 87 The Book of Interpretation of Dreams
Bukhari vol.9 p.91
Mohammed's vision: The angel came to him in it and asked him to read. The Prophet replied, 'I do not know how to read.' (The Prophet added), 'The angel caught me (forcefully) and pressed me so hard that I could not bear it anymore. He then released me and again asked me to read, and I replied, 'I do not know how to read,' whereupon he caught me again and pressed me a second time till I could not bear it anymore. He then released me and asked me again to read, but again I replied, 'I do not know how to read (or, what shall I read?).' Thereupon he caught me for the third time and pressed me and then released me and said, 'Read: In the Name of your Lord, Who has created (all that exists). Has created man from a clot. Read and Your Lord is Most Generous that which he know not." (96:1-5) Then Allah's Apostle returned with the Inspiration, his neck muscles twitching with terror till he entered upon Khadija and said, 'Cover me! Cover me!' They covered him till his fear was over and then he said, 'O Khadija, what is wrong with me?" Bukhari vol.9 book 87 no.111 p.91-92
Satan cannot imitate Mohammed. Bukhari vol.9 book 87 no.122-125 p.104-106
Jesus was white. Bukhari vol.9 book 87 no.128 p.107; vol.9 book 87 no.153 p.125
The Dajjal [anti-Christ] will be blind in the right eye. Bukhari vol.9 book 87 no.128 p.107; vol.9 book 87 no.153 p.125
Jesus was white. Bukhari vol.9 book 87 no.128,153 p.107, 125
"He (Abu Huraira) hated to see a Ghul (i.e. iron collar around his neck in a dream) and people liked to see fetters (on their feet in a dream). The fetters on the feet symbolizes one's constant and firm adherence to religion." And Abu 'Abdullah said, "Ghuls (iron collars) are used only for necks." Bukhari vol.9 book 87 no.144 p.119
A black woman with unkempt hair in a dream symbolized "epidemic of Medina being transferred to Mahai'a, namely Al-Juhja.". Bukhari vol.9 book 87 no.163 p.133
Book 88 The Book of Afflictions
Bukhari vol.9 p.147
No woman rulers. "Narrated Abu Bakr : During the battle of Al-Jamal [the camel 656 A.D., 35 A.H.] Allah benefited with a Word (I heard from the Prophet ): When the Prophet heard the news that the people of Persia had made the daughter of Khosrau their Queen (ruler), he said, 'Never will succeed such a nation as makes a woman their ruler.'" Bukhari vol.9 book 88 no.219 p.171. Note that the context Mohammed was originally said this was when the Persians made a woman their ruler. However, also note that the application of this saying benefited Muslims after Mohammed's death at the Battle of the Camel, when 'Aisha tried to defeat Caliph 'Ali. So while the immediate context was Persia, the applicability was universal for after that.
The next two hadiths (Bukhari vol.9 book 88 no.220,221 p.171-172) said that when it was mentioned that 'Aisha moved [mobilized] Basra, the response was "But Allah has put you to test whether you obey Him (Allah) or her ('Aisha)""
"The Hour will not be established till the buttocks of the women of the tribe of Daus move while going around Dhi'al-Khalasa." Dhi-al-Khalas was the idol of the Daus tribe, which they used to worship in the Pre-Islamic period of ignorance. Bukhari vol.9 book 88 no.232 p.178
"Anas said, "The Prophet said, 'The first portents of the Hour will be a fire that will gather the people from the East to the West.'" Bukhari vol.9 book 88 chapter 25 p.179
endtimes: "Narrated Abu Huraira : Allah's Apostle said, "The Hour will not be established till a fire will come out of the land if Hijaz, and it will throw light on the necks of the camels at Busra." The footnote says that this Fire did come out on 3/6/654 near Medina. Bukhari vol.9 book 88 no.234 p.179
endtimes: Narrated Abu Huraira : Allah's Apostle said, "The Hour will not be established (1) till two big groups fight each other whereupon there will be a great number of casualties on both sides and they will be following one and the same religious doctrine, (2) till about thirty Dajjals (liars) appear, and each one of them will claim that he is Allah's Apostle, (3) till the religious knowledge is taken away (by the death of Religious scholars (4) earthquakes will increase in number (5) time will pass quickly, (6) afflictions will appear, (7) Al-Harj (i.e. killing) will increase, (8) till wealth will be in abundance - - so abundant that a wealthy person will worry lest nobody should accept his zakat, and whenever he will present it to someone, that person (to whom it will be offered), will way, 'I am not in need of it, (9) till the people compete with one another in constructing high buildings, (10) till a man when passing by a grave of someone will say, 'Would that I were in his place (11) and till the sun rises from the West. So when the sun will rise and the people will see it (rising from the West) they will all believe (embrace Islam) but that will be the time when : (As Allah said,) 'No good will it do to a soul to believe then, if it believed not before, nor earned good (by deeds of righteousness) through its Faith (vol.6 no.158)...." Bukhari vol.9 book 88 no.237 p.180-181
After 'Umar's death, the candidates for caliph (including 'Ali and 'Uthman) agreed to let Abdur-Rahman select the next caliph. He selected 'Uthman. (Note that in Ibn-i-Majah on transmitting hadiths Abdur-Rahman is called a liar.) Bukhari vol.9 book 88 no.314 p.239
No plague will enter Medina. Bukhari vol.9 book 88 no.247 p.186
Book 89 The Book of Judgments
Bukhari vol.9 p.189
Obeying Mohammed is to obey Allah. Bukhari vol.9 book 89 no.251 p.189
Anti-Shi'ite: All of the caliphs must be from the Quarish. Bukhari vol.9 book 89 no.254 p.191; vol.9 book 89 no.329 p.250
"Allah's Apostle said, "You should listen to and obey your ruler even if he was an Ethiopian ( black ) slave whose head looks like a raisin." Bukhari vol.9 book 89 no.256 p.192
Obedience is only required in what is good. Bukhari vol.9 book 89 no.259 p.194
Letter to the Byzantines. Bukhari vol.9 book 89 no.276 p.206
Taking the goods of infidels. "Allah's Apostle said on the Day of (the battle of) Hunain, 'Whoever has killed an infidel and has a proof or a witness for it, the salb (arms and belongings of that deceased) will be for him." Bukhari vol.9 book 89 no.282 p.213
Mohammed sold a [Mudabbar] slave for 800 dirhams to Nu'aim bin Nahham after the owner's death. Bukhari vol.9 book 89 chapter 32 p.224 and vol.9 book 89 no.296 p.224
Collecting the Qur'an. Bukhari vol.9 book 89 no.301 p.229
'Uthman vs. 'Ali for the Caliph. Bukhari vol.9 book 89 no.314 p.239
Mohammed would not even touch the hands of the women who took the pledge of allegiance to him. However, Bukhari vol.9 book 89 no.324 p.247 says it was OK for Mohammed to touch the hand of his captives or his lady slaves.
Anti-Shi'ite: "The prophet said, 'But I should say, 'O my head!' I feel like calling Abu Bakr and his son and appoint (the former as my successor) lest people should say something or wish for something. Allah will insist (on Abu Bakr becoming a caliph) and the believers will prevent (anyone else from claiming the Caliphate)'..." Bukhari vol.9 book 89 no.334 p.246-247.
Book 90 The Book of Wishes
Bukhari vol.9 p.252
Mohammed's abdomen was white. Bukhari vol.9 book 90 no.342 p.259
Book 91 Information Given by a Truthful Person
Bukhari vol.9 book 91 p.261
They first prayed to Jerusalem for 16 or 17 months, but then they faced the Ka'ba in Mecca. Bukhari vol.9 book 91 no.358 p.269
No alcohol. They broke the jars that had alcohol in them. Bukhari vol.9 book 91 no.359 p.270
Mohammed's black slave was at the top of the stairs when Mohammed was in his balcony room. (Note that Mohammed is not living in a tent now, but a multi-story house.) Bukhari vol.9 book 91 no.368 p.275
Book 92 Holding Fast to the Qur'an and the Tradition of the Prophet
Bukhari vol.9 p.281
"This Sunna (the tradition of the Prophet)" Bukhari vol.9 book 92 chapter 2 (after 379) p.282
obey Mohammed: Narrated Abu Huraira : Allah's Apostle said, "All my followers will enter Paradise except those who refuse." They said, "O Allah's Apostle! Who will refuse?" He said, "Whoever obeys me will enter Paradise, and whoever disobeys me is the one who refuses (to enter it)." Bukhari vol.9 book 92 no.384 p.284
Mohammed was angry at questions: Narrated Abu Musa Al-Ash'ari: Allah's Apostle was asked about things which he disliked, and when the people asked too many questions, he became angry and said, "Ask me (any question)." ...When 'Umar saw the signs of anger on the face of Allah's Apostle, he said, "We repent to Allah." Bukhari vol.9 book 92 no.394 p.291-292
Do not do six things, one of which is ask too many questions, and another is to bury your daughters alive. Bukhari vol.9 book 92 no.395 p.292
Hafsa said to 'Aisha "I have never received any good from you!" Bukhari vol.9 book 92 no.406 p.299-300
Standards of judgment. (a) The Qur'an (b) From the Prophet's Traditions (Sunna) (c) From the unanimously accepted verdict of the Mujtahadin (independent religious scholars who do not follow anybody blindly but with proof from all over the Muslims world. (d) Qayas, i.e., the verdict given by a Mujtahid who considered the case similar in comparison to a case judged by the Prophet..." Bukhari vol.9 book 92 no.410 p.305
For a woman who had an abortion because of having been beaten on her abdomen, the offender must provide either a male or female slave. Bukhari vol.9 book 92 no.420 p.313-314
Humorous Fatalism (predestination): "Narrated 'Ali bin Abi Talib that Allah's Apostle came to him and Fatima the daughter of Allah's Apostle at their house at night and said, "Won't you pray?" 'Ali replied, "O Allah's Apostle! Our souls are in the Hands of Allah, and when he wants us to get up, He makes up get up." When 'Ali said that to him, Allah's Apostle left without saying anything to him. While the Prophet was leaving, 'Ali heard him striking his thing (with his hand) and saying, "But man is quarrelsome more than anything else." (18:54)" Bukhari vol.9 book 92 no.446 p.326
Mohammed told the Jews, "surrender to Allah (embrace Islam) and you will be safe!" This implies they would not be so safe if they did not. Bukhari vol.9 book 92 no.447 p.327
Mohammed said to the Jews: "Know that the earth is for Allah and I want to exile you from this land, so whoever among you has property he should sell it, otherwise, know that the land is for Allah and His Apostle." Bukhari vol.9 book 92 no.447 p.327
Sunna: "After the Prophet, the Muslims need to consult the honest religious learned men in matters of law so that they might adopt the easiest of them, but if the Book or the Sunna gave a clear, definite statement about a certain matter, they would not seek any other verdict." Bukhari vol.9 book 92 chapter 26 p.341
After 'Aisha had married Mohammed, she had a slave girl named Barira. Bukhari vol.9 book 92 no.462 p.342. Now if she stayed in 'Aisha's tent and later house, how could Mohammed come to see 'Aisha if this girl was there too?
Book 93 The Book of Tauhid (Monotheism)
Bukhari vol.9 p.348
None have seen Allah. "Narrated Masruq: 'Aisha said, "If anyone tells you that Muhammad has seen his Lord, he is a liar, for Allah says: - 'No vision can grasp Him.' (vol.6 no.103) And if anyone tells you that Muhammad has seen the Unseen, he is a liar, for Allah says: None has the knowledge of the Unseen but Allah." Bukhari vol.9 book 93 no.477 p.354
Both Jinns and humans die. Bukhari vol.9 book 93 no.480 p.357
Sex with captives among the Bani Al-Mustaliq. Bukhari vol.9 book 93 no.506 p.372
vol.6 book 93 no.507 p.373-374 mentions that Adam, Noah, Abraham, and Moses all made mistakes and said they were not fit for the undertaking of interceding to God for believers. It was not mentioned that Jesus made any mistakes. Jesus also said, "I am not fit for this undertaking, but you'd better go to Muhammad whose sins of the past and the future had been forgiven (by Allah)." Bukhari vol.9 book 93 no.432 p.400 is almost identical.
Allah is a thing? "Say (O Muhammad): 'What thing is most weighty in evidence?' says Allah." (vol.6 no.19) so Allah calls himself a Thing; the Prophet calls the Qur'an a Thing; and it is one of the Qualities of Allah. And Allah said: - Everything will perish except His Face.' (28:88)" Bukhari vol.9 book 93 chapter 21 p.379. Also Bukhari vol.9 book 93 chapter 16 p.370
When there was nothing else, Allah's throne was over the water. Then He created the Heavens and the Earth and wrote everything in a book. Bukhari vol.9 book 93 no.514 p.381
Zainab bint Jahsh was married to Mohammed's adopted son, until Mohammed spoke the Sura that she was to divorce his son and marry Mohammed. Zainab "used to boast before the other wives of the Prophet and used to say, 'Allah married me (to the Prophet) in the Heavens.'" Bukhari vol.9 book 93 no.517 p.382. Also no.516,518 p.381-383. In other words in the eternally existing uncreated Qur'an in heaven, Zainab's marriage was mentioned.
In collecting the Qur'an, Zaid bin Thabit found one verse (Sura 9:128-129) only with Abi Khuzaima. Bukhari vol.9 book 93 no.521 p.384
Hell is temporary for some. Some get out of Hell. Bukhari vol.9 book 93 no.532 p.392
Christians followed the cross. Bukhari vol.9 book 93 no.532 p.395
At the last hour, "Then it will be said to the Jews, 'What did you use to worship?' They will reply, 'We used to worship Ezra, the son of Allah.' It will be said to them, 'You are liars, for Allah has neither a wife nor a son. What do you want (now)?' They will reply, 'We want You to provide us with water.' Then it will be said to them, 'Drink,' and they will fall down in Hell (instead). Then it will be said to the Christians, 'What did you use to worship?' They will reply, 'We used to worship Messiah, the son of Allah.' It will be said, 'You are liars, for Allah has neither a wife nor a son. What do you want (now)?' They will say, 'We want you to provide us with water.' It will be said to them, 'Drink' and they will fall down in Hell (instead). Bukhari vol.9 book 93 no.532 p.395
Allah will come in a deceiving shape. "When there remain only those who used to worship Allah (Alone), both the obedient ones and the mischievous ones, [and they will say] 'and now we are waiting for our Lord.' Then the Almighty will come to them in a shape other than that which they saw the first time, and He will says, 'I am your Lord,' and they will say, 'You are not our Lord.' And none will speak to Him then but the Prophets, and then it will be said to them, 'Do you know any sign by which you can recognize Him?' They will say, 'The Shin,' and so Allah will then uncover His Shin whereupon every believer will prostrate before Him and there will remain those who used to prostrate before Him just for showing off and for gaining good reputation. These people will try to prostrate but their backs will be rigid like one piece of a wood (and they will not be able to prostrate). Then the bridge will be laid across Hell," Bukhari vol.9 book 93 no.532 p.396
Mohammed prayed for forgiveness for his past and future sins. Bukhari vol.9 book 93 no.534 p.403; vol.9 book 93 no.590 p.436
Hell is temporary for some. Some hell-dwellers eventually go to heaven. Bukhari vol.9 book 93 no.542 p.409
Four things are predestined: his sustenance, age, deeds, and final destiny. Bukhari vol.9 book 93 no.546 p.411-412
(Narrated by Abu Huraira) Solomon had sixty wives, and one time slept with all of them in one night. Bukhari vol.9 book 93 no.561 p.420-421
The Qur'an was not created. Bukhari vol.9 book 93 chapter 32 p.427
If Muslims nearby pray too loud in the middle of the night, politely ask them to look up Sura 17:110, along with Bukhari vol.9 book 93 no.582 p.433; vol.9 book 93 no.616 p.464.
Forgiveness Bukhari vol.9 book 93 no.597 p.439; vol.9 book 93 no.599 p.441
Adam and Moses debated in heaven. Adam got the best of Moses in this argument because Adam said he could not be blamed for a matter which had been ordained for him before he was created. Bukhari vol.9 book 93 no.606 p.448-4499
God is irresistible. Bukhari vol.9 book 93 no.608 p.453
People of scriptures changed the book. Bukhari vol.9 book 93 no.614 p.461
Jews and Christians acted according to their books. Bukhari vol.9 book 93 chapter 47 p.469
"The Qur'an has been revealed to be recited in seven different ways, so recite of it whichever is easy for you. Bukhari vol.9 book 93 no.640 p.480
Qur'an: Did Allah created the words of the Qur'an? Bukhari vol.9 book 93 no.640 p.480 says, "Narrated Abu Huraira : The Prophet said, 'When Allah had created creation, He wrote a Book (kept) with Him (and the Book included): 'My mercy overpowered or overtook My Anger.' And that Book is with Him on the Throne.'"
Make expiation for a broken oath. Bukhari vol.9 book 93 no.644 p.485
"Narrated 'Aisha : Allah's Apostle said, 'The painter of these pictures will be punished on the Day of Resurrection, and it will be said to them, Make alive what you have created.'" Bukhari vol.9 book 93 no.646 p.487
Narrated Ibn 'Umar : The Prophet said, 'The painters of these pictures will be punished on the Day of Resurrection, and it will be said to them, 'Make alive what you have created.''" Bukhari vol.9 book 93 no.647 p.487




An Index of Sahih Muslim


By Imam Muslim. Rendered into English by 'ABDUL HAMID SIDDIQI International Islamic Publishing House. P.O. Box 55195 Riyadh 11534 - Saudi Arabia. International Islamic Publishing House. Printed in Saudi Arabia. No date, no copyright. There is an index at the end of volume 4, but this index is not derived from that.
Background: Sahih Muslim, by Imam Muslim (817-875 A.D. 261 A.H.) is the second most authoritative collection, with 7,190 hadiths (4,000 independent sayings). Sahih Muslim gives an excerpt from a lost Sura of the Qur'an. It also gives many alleged miracles by Mohammed, though the Qur'an says Mohammed did no other miracles. Sahih Muslim has 181 hadiths (69 pages) on Jihad.

504 index entries.
You can find an English translation of part of it online at USC Sahih Muslim/.

Sahih Muslim volume 1

(111 entries)
Book 1 - The Book of Faith
Sahih Muslim vol.1 p.1
Background on Abu Hureira - nothing was forgotten from his mind. Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 1 footnote 7 p.3
Background on Anas bin Malik Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 1 footnote 19 p.6
Jesus is God's Word. Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 1 vol.1 book 1 no.22
"It has been narrated on the authority of 'Abdullah bin 'Umar that the Messenger of Allah said I have been commanded to fight against people till they testify that there is no god but Allah, that Muhammad is the messenger of Allah, and they establish prayer, and pay Zakat..." Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 1 no.33 p.17. See also vol.1 book 1 no.32 p.17.
Believing in the oneness of Allah is not enough to be a Muslim. You have to believe in Mohammed also. Sahih Muslim vol.1 footnote 55 p.17
Mohammed's uncle Abu Talib died without becoming a Muslim, and he went to Hell. Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 1 no.36 p.18
Mohammed performed a miracle of providing food for 32,000 soldiers. [The Qur'an says he did not miracles except give the Qur'an.] Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 1 no.42 p.21
Paradise has eight doors. vol.1 book 1 no.44 p.22
Christ is Allah's word Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 1 no.43 p.21-22
Assurance: Paradise was only promised to ten people, one of whom was 'Abdullah. Sahih Muslim vol.1 footnote 100 p.34
"It is narrated on the authority of 'Abdullah b. 'Umar that the Messenger of Allah observed: O womenfolk, you should give charity and ask much forgiveness for I saw you in bulk amongst the dwellers of Hell. A wise lady among them said: Why is it, Messenger of Allah, that our folk is in bulk in Hell? Upon this the Holy Prophet observed: You curse too much and are ungrateful to your spouses. I have seen none lacking in common sense and failing in religion but (At the same time) robbing the wisdom of the wise, besides you. Upon this the woman remarked: What is wrong with our common sense and with religion? He (the Holy Prophet) observed: Your lack of common sense (can be well judged from the fact) that the evidence of two women is equal to one man, that is proof of the lack of commonsense, and you spend some nights (and days) in which you do not offer prayer and in the month of Ramadan (During the days) you do not observe fast, that is a failing in religion...." Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 1 no.143 p.47-48. See also Bukhari vol.2 no.161; vol.1 no.301, vol.1 no.28; vol.7 book 62 no.125,126 p.96 Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 4 no.1926 p.417; vol.4 no.9596-6600 p.1431 Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1578 p.342.
Two wars. Sahih Muslim vol.1 footnote 147 p.48
Satan [Iblis] fell because he would not prostrate himself before Adam because of his pride. Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 1 no.144-145 p.48 and footnote 166 p.53.
People will be punished for unjustified killing. Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 1 no.161 and footnote 160 p.52
People who commit suicide go to Hell. Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 1 no.199,201,202 p.62.
Suicide: "...He who killed himself with a thing would be tormented on the Day of Resurrection with that very thing...." Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 1 no.201 p.62
"...When we were in the thick of battle that man fought desperately and was wounded. It was said: Messenger of Allah, the person whom you at first called as a denizen of the Fire (Hell) fought desperately and died. Upon this the Apostle of Allah (may peace be upon him) remarked: He was doomed to the Fire (of Hell). Some men were on the verge of doubt (about his fate) when it was said that he was not dead but fatally wounded. When it was night he could not stand the (pain of his) wound and killed himself." Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 1 no.205 p.63
Suicide: a Muslim man came to Medina, fell sick, and cut his finger joints. Blood streamed until he died. Afterwards, Tufail son of 'Amr saw him in a dream, and he was forgiven by Allah, and his hands were wrapped. Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 1 no.211 p.66

No birth control Sahih Muslim vol.1 footnote 208 p.66
Diet: Eating camel is OK. Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 1 no.220 p.70
"This part of the hadith is clearly indicative of the fact that the Hadith is the indispensable key to the correct understanding of the Holy Qur-an, because as the bearer of Revelation, the Holy Prophet was best fitted and, therefore, divinely authorized to interpret and explain the implication of the Holy Qur'an." Sahih Muslim vol.1 footnote p.72
Threw pebbles at people who asked, "Who created Allah" Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 1 no.244-248 p.77-78
Lot and Sodomites Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 1 no.280 p.89
Mention of Joseph in prison Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 1 no.280 p.89
Christians and Jews who hear of Mohammed and do not become Muslims go to Hell. Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 1 no.284 p.91
Mohammed told the angel he was unlettered. Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 1 no.301 p.97
It is claimed Mohammed did not have epilepsy. Sahih Muslim vol.1 footnote 321 p.99
Anas b. Malik, while recounting the Night journey of the Holy Prophet (may peace be upon him), from the mosque of Ka'bah, reported: Three beings (angels) came to him in the mosque of the Ka'bah, while he was sleeping in the sacred mosque before it (the Command of Night Journey and Ascension) was revealed to him. The rest of the hadith is narrated like that of Thabit. However, some portions have occurred before and some of them have occurred after; some have been added and some deleted." Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 1 no.312 p.103. Also see Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 1 no.310-316 p.102-106, which has details of the Night Journey.
Jesus had a white and red complexion. Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 1 no.317 p.106
Jonah son of Mattah (Biblical Jonah) Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 1 no.318 p.107
Why important Mohammed choose milk instead of wine. This meant his Umma [community] would not be misled. Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 1 no.322 p.108
'Abdul -'Uzza, named after the idol 'Uzza. Sahih Muslim vol.1 footnote 352 p.109
Zainab's divorce from Zaid so that Mohammed could marry Zainab. Sahih Muslim vol.1 338 and footnote 358 p.112
On the Day of Resurrection Allah will appear to his people in other than his real form, and deceive the hypocrites who will follow Allah to their doom. Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 1 no.349 p.115
On the Day of Resurrection the Jews will say they worshiped 'Uzair [Ezra], son of Allah, but that is a lie because Allah had no spouse or son. Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 1 no.352 p.117
Prophets such as Noah committed faults. Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 1 no.373 p.126
Prophets are immune from all sins, but they can have errors. Sahih Muslim vol.1 footnote 390 p.126
Mohammed had a high opinion of himself. "I shall be the leader of mankind on the Day or Resurrection." People would look to Adam, Noah, Abraham, Moses, and Jesus, but they would excuse themselves because of their faults. Mohammed would be the one to intercede for them. Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 1 no.378 p.129
"What turned ye out from the Paradise was the sin of your father Adam." Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 1 no.380 p.132
"Mohammed benefited Abu Talib [his uncle who protected Mohammed but died a non-Muslim] by Abu Talib being in shallow Hell, where he would wear two shoes of fire and his brain would boil on account of them. Otherwise, Abu Talib would have been in deep Hell. Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 1 no.408-415 p.138,139
Husain bin 'Abd al-Rahman was stung by a scorpion, and practiced a charm. He did this based on a hadith. "The charm is of no avail except in the case of the (evil influence) of an eye or the sting of a scorpion." (Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 1 no.425 p.141)
Some magic OK, because Sa'id bin Jubair practiced charm when he was stung by a scorpion. He learned this from Mohammed. Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 1 no.425 p.141
God and Magog [Jajuj Majuj] are mentioned as being in Hell. Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 1 no.430 p.143
Book 2 - The Book of Purification
Sahih Muslim vol.1 p.147
If a Muslim performs ablution [washing] well and prays with humility and bowing, his former sins will be forgiven. Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 2 no.441-450 p.150-152
When answering the call of nature, a person should always wipe with an odd number of pebbles. Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 2 no.458-463 p.153-154. ... Three stones according to Abu Dawud vol.1 book 1 ch.21 no.40 p.10

Science: Satan spends the night in people's noses. Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 2 no.462 p.153 (also footnote 450)
Washing face and hands. Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 2 no.475 p.155
Islam not rigorous according to the translator. Sahih Muslim vol.1 footnote 479 p.162
Jews: "When the skin of anyone amongst the people of Israel was besmeared with urine, he cut that portion with a cutter. Hudhaifa said : I wish that our friend should not inflict such an extreme rigour." Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 2 no.523 p.163
One can simply wipe over his socks after relieving himself up to three days and nights for a traveler, and one day and night for a resident. Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 2 no.537 p.165
No dogs for house pets, only for hunting, herding, and watching. Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 2 no.551 and footnote 486 p.166,167
Mohammed putting a fresh twig on a grave can benefit the unbelieving dead Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 2 no.575,576 and footnote 496 p.171-172
Book 3 - Menstruation
Sahih Muslim vol.1 p.173
Resemblance of a child to either the father or mother depends on the sexual actions. Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 3 no.608 p.179
Jews allegedly thought that of the child was male is the man's reproductive substance overcame the woman's, and a girl if the woman's reproductive substance overcame the man. Mohammed also said so. Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 3 no.615 and vol.1 footnote 528 p.182
Women are to "abandon prayer" during their time of month. Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 3 no.652 p.188-189
God took Moses' clothes so that he had to chase after them. This was to prove to the people that Moses was an ordinary male, without Moses purposely being immodest. Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 3 no.669 p.193
A prophet has no physical defects Sahih Muslim vol.1 footnote 558 p.192-193
Mohammed a bit slack on modesty as a young man. Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 3 no.670 p.193
The translator claim "abrogation" as in abrogated hadiths does not mean cancellation but merely widening or limiting to a certain aspect. [He forgot about the "abrogation" of temporary marriage.] Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 3 footnote 564 p.195-197
Diet: Mentions that camel was forbidden to the Jews but it was made permissible for Mohammed's followers. Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 3 p.198 footnote 571
Book 4 - Prayer/Blessing
Sahih Muslim vol.1 p.206
Mohammed attacked an unsuspecting (unspecified) tribe at dawn. Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 4 no.745 p.209
If a Muslim says certain words, his sins would be forgiven. Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 4 no.748 p.210
"Where there is Islam, there is naturally no scope of Satan to penetrate and exercise its influence. It must fly from that place." Sahih Muslim vol.1 footnote 603 p.210
Satan breaks wind when he hears the call to prayer. Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 4 no.753,756 p.211
Guidance must come through a book free from all doubts. Sahih Muslim vol.1 footnote 614 p.216
Hadith 802 categorically proves that there were other things revealed to Mohammed by Allah besides just the Qur'an. Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 4 no.802 footnote 624 p.222
When one says "amen" synchronized with angels their sins will be forgiven. Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 4 no.811,816 p.225
When one says "amen" synchronized with angels their sins will be forgiven. Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 4 no.830 p.228
Standing or sitting in prayer depends on the leader Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 4 no.824 p.227
Hadiths abrogated Sahih Muslim vol.1 footnote 646 p.231
Men glorify Allah, clapping is for women. Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 4 no.845-848,850-852 p.233-235
Do not open eyes time while praying. If they lift up their eyes to heaven their eyes would be snatched away. Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 4 no.862-863 p.236
In the mosque, the women's place is in the back Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 4 no.881 p.239
Prayers not too loud or soft. (etiquette) Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 4 no.897 p.242
The Qur'an is not Mohammed's words Sahih Muslim vol.1 footnote 670 p.243
Shooting stars are sometimes hurled at devils who try to listen in on heavenly secrets. Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 4 no.902 and footnote 674 p.243
Mohammed recited the Qur'an to the Jinn. Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 4 no.903-905 p.244
Mohammed sinned because he asked for cleansing from sins and errors. Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 4 no.965-966 p.252,254,255
Each prostration removes a sin. Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 4 no.475 p.256
Mohammed was white Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 4 no.1000,1001,1003,1004,1014 p.257,258,259
There were 40 years between the founding of Mecca and Jerusalem. Both were built by Adam Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 4 no.1056 p.264
The spoils of war were first lawful while Mohammed in Medina Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 4 no.1058,1062 p.265,266
Jews took graves as places of worship. Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 4 no.1080-1083 p.268,269
Mohammed boasted that he seized one of the Jinn, and was going to tie him to one of the pillars of the mosque, but he remembered that Sulaiman [Solomon] said none would have a kingdom like his after him. Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 4 no.1104-1105 p.273
Pray only after eating if food is there. Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 4 no.1139-1140 p.278,279
Do not go to the mosque after eating garlic, onion, etc., because angels are harmed by the same things as people. Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 4 no.1147 p.280
Arguing over how many prayers. Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 4 no.1166-1184 p.284-286
Mohammed trembled at the thought of his torment in the grave. Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 4 no.1214 p.290
Hadiths binding Sahih Muslim vol.1 footnote 806 p.290
Reciting during the period of silence gives forgiveness Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 4 no.1245 p.295
Mohammed asked forgiveness, saying "O Allah, remove my sins from me a Thou hast removed the East from the West. O Allah! Purify me from sins as a white garment is purified from filth. O Allah! Wash away my sins with water, snow and hail." Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 4 no.1245 p.295
Mohammed was forgetful vol.1 book 4 no.1256-1257 Sahih Muslim vol.1 footnote 822 p.297
"Abu Huraira reported : The Messenger of Allah (may peace be upon him) said: The Fire made a complaint before the Lord saying: 'O Lord, some parts of mine have consumed others.' So it was allowed to take two exhalations, one exhalation in winter and the other exhalation in summer. That is why you find extreme heat (in summer) and extreme cold (in winter)." Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 4 no.1290 p.302
Do not offer prayers while the sun has a yellow hue vol.1 book 4 no.1301 Sahih Muslim vol.1 footnote 841 p.304
Transcribed copy of the Qur'an for 'Aisha vol.1 book 4 no.1316 p.306
Mohammed said the prayer leader should order the houses burned down of people who missed prayer (without cause) vol.1 book 4 no.1369 p.315
Prayer washes away minor sins Sahih Muslim vol.1 footnote 901 p.325
Status in Islam based on the one who is most versed in the Qur'an, then the one who knows the Sunnah the best, then the earliest to emigrate, then the first to become a Muslim. Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 4 no.1417-1420 p.326
The pagans killed some of the eminent reciters. Sahih Muslim vol.1 footnote 920 p.328
Cursing the enemy idols and cursing the enemy themselves have sanction in Islam. Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 4 no.1428,1446,1147 footnote 934 p.328,331
An abrogated verse in the Qur'an about those killed at Bi'r Ma'una: "Convey to it our people the tidings that we have met our Lord, and He was pleased with us and we were please with Him." Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 4 no.1433 p.330
Miracle of filling water. Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 4 no.1450-1451 p.334,335; p.342
Ibn Abbas cursed a fellow Muslim. Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 4 no.1523 p.344
Mohammed allegedly grew old because of his anxiety about Islam Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 4 no.1593,1595 footnotes 996,997 p.354
Another special dispensation for Mohammed. He could sit when he prayed. Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 4 no.1590-1595 p.355
The character of Mohammed was the Qur'an. Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 4 no.1623 p.359
Mohammed gained weight when he was older Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 4 no.1596,1623 p.354,360
Superstition. On prayers, make sure you end with an odd number of rak'ahs. Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 4 no.1632-1644 p.362-364
Mohammed was a special case. "...even in hours of sleep he had complete awareness of himself, because at times the revelation came to him even when he was asleep. Allah kept his soul always alert and ready to receive His Commands in full consciousness. As he was fully aware of himself even in sleep, he was, therefore, not required to perform ablution after waking up." Sahih Muslim vol.1 footnote 1039 p.368
'Aisha was a wife of Mohammed. Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 4 no.1694 p.372.
Allah is king and lord Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 4 no.1695 p.373
Mohammed prayed, "I wronged myself and make a confession of my sin. Forgive all my sins,..." Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 4 no.1695 p.373
Mohamed prayed "Forgive me my sins" Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 4 no.1696 p.374
Allah had a special recitation for Ubai bin Ka'b. "Anas reported Allah's Messenger (may peace be upon him) as saying to Ubayy bin Ka'b: Allah has commanded me to recite the Qur'an to you. He said: Did Allah mention me to you by name? He (the Holy Prophet) said: Allah made a mention of your name to me (On hearing this) Ubayy bin Ka'b wept." The footnote says these were tears of joy. Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 4 no.1747, also 1748,1749 Sahih Muslim vol.1 p.383
Worship of Jesus and His mother Sahih Muslim vol.1 footnote 1080 p.384

Sahih Muslim volume 2

(111 entries)
Book 4 - Prayer/Blessing - continued
Sahih Muslim vol.2 p.385
Qur'an in seven dialects Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 4 no.1782-1785 p.390
Standard order of the Qur'an and Mas'ud. Sahih Muslim vol.2 footnote 1103 p.394
Should take a bath at least every Friday Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 4 no.1844-1845 p.403
Jews and Christians changed Friday to Saturday and Sunday Sahih Muslim vol.2 footnote 1127 p.405. Note this footnote contradicts Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 book 4 no.1371 p.232
Different Friday, Saturday, Sunday Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 4 no.1862 p.406
Importance of the Sunnah Sahih Muslim vol.2 footnote 1137 p.409
Bewitched: Mohammed was under a spell. Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 4 no.1888 p.411
Most women in Hell ungrateful to their husbands Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 4 no.1926 p.417
No prayer for women while menstruating Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 4 no.1932-1934 and Sahih Muslim vol.2 footnote 1163. p.418-419
Music: No musical instruments or professional singers Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 4 no.1942 and Sahih Muslim vol.2 footnote 1166 p.420
Mohammed's armpits were white. Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 4 no.1953 p.422
"'Amra reported that a Jewess came to 'A'isha to ask (about something) and said: May Allah protect you from the torment of the grave! ... I heard 'A'isha say: I listened after this to the Messenger of Allah (may peace be upon him) seeking refuge from the torment of Fire and the torment of the grave." Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 4 no.1973,1974 p.428
During the eclipse, Mohammed saw Hell and saw that most of its inhabitants were women. Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 4 no.1982,1983 p.432
Mohammed was married to Umm Salama, widow of Abu Salama (died 4 A.H.) Umm Salama died in 59 H. when she was 84 years old. Sahih Muslim vol.2 footnote 1218 p.435
Dead perished for family's wailing Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 4 no.2015 p.439; vol.2 book 4 no.2016,2022 p.440; vol.2 book 4 no.2026 p. 442
Struck 'Aisha on the chest such that it caused her pain Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 4 no.2127 p.462
Book 5 - Zakat Offering
Sahih Muslim vol.2 p.465
Five pillars in order Sahih Muslim vol.2 intro p.465
2 1/2 % zakat mention in the Qur'an 82 times Sahih Muslim vol.2 intro p.465
Who gets Zakat Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 5 no.2133. p.466
Sort of a fiery purgatory 50,000 years for those who refuse to pay zakat. Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 5 no.2261 p.470
Why pay zakat Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 5 no.2161-2165 p.470-473
Hoarding Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 5 no.2176-2177 p.477
Mohammed sold a slave Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 5 no.2183-2184 p.479
Give to relatives even if they are polytheists Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 5 no.2186,2195 p.480,481
Better to give a slave girl to a relative than set her free Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 5 no.2187 p.480
Healing the dead by giving Sadaqa charity they would have given. Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 5 no.2182 p.482
Reward in heaven for lawful sex. Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 5 no.2198 p.482
Two angels: "Abu Huraira reported Allah's Messenger (may peace be upon him) as saying: There is never a day wherein servants (of God) get up at morn, but are not visited by two angels. One of them says: O Allah, give him who spends (for the sake of Allah), and the other says: O Allah, bring destruction to one who withholds." Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 5 no.2205 p.484
Miracles of end times when the earth vomits out long pieces of silver Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 5 no.2210 p.485
Giving to an adulteress, a rich man, and a thief still counted Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 5 no.2230 p.490
Beating a slave Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 5 no.2237 p.491
Fake hadiths, especially during the struggle between 'Ali and Mu'awiya Sahih Muslim vol.2 footnote 1402 p.495-496
Lost sura of the valley of gold: Abu Harb bin Abu al-Aswad reported on the authority of his father that Abu Musa al-Ash'ari said: "...We used to recite a Sura which resembled in length and severity to (Sura) Bara'at. I have, however, forgotten it with the exception of this which I remember out of it: 'If there were two valleys full of riches for the son of Adam, he would long for a third valley, and nothing would fill the stomach of the son of Adam but dust.' And we used to so recite a Sura which resembled one of the suras of Musabbihat, and I have forgotten it, but remember (this much) out of it: 'O people who believe, why do you say that which you do not practice' (lxi 2.) and 'that is recorded in your necks as a witness (against you) and you would be asked about in on the Day of Resurrection'" (xvii. 13). Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 5 no.2286 p.500,501
Mohammed gave gifts to polytheists of the spoils of war to induce (bribe) them to become Muslims. Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 5 no.2300-2309 p.504-507; vol.2 book 5 no.2313 p.510
Mohammed's face turned red when someone said gifts to polytheists was not what Allah wanted. Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 5 no.2325 p.509
Khwarij (Kharijites) Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 5 no.2316-2338 p.509-517; vol.2 footnote 1430 p.509
Modernists Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 5 no.2328 Sahih Muslim vol.2 footnotes 1449,1450 p.514
Zakat vs. Sadaqa vs. Hadya Sahih Muslim vol.2 footnote 1456 p.517; vol.2 book 5 no.3019 p.661
One-fifth of all war booty goes to the treasury and Mohammed gets some Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 5 no.2347,2348 Sahih Muslim vol.2 footnote 1463 p.519
Differences among Sunni schools (Hanafites and Shafi'ites) on divorce Sahih Muslim vol.2 footnote 1464 p.520
Juwairiya was Mohammed's wife. Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 5 no.2349 p.520
Mohammed could receive gifts Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 5 no.2357 p.521
Book 6 - Fasting
Sahih Muslim vol.2 p.522
Muslims break their fast at the setting of the sun, while Jews and Christians break their fast at the appearance of the stars. Sahih Muslim vol.2 footnote 1491 p.533
Freeing a slave to expiate sins. Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 6 no.2457,2460 Sahih Muslim vol.2 footnote 1509 p.540,541
No sex during day during Ramadan. Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 6 no.2457-2461 Sahih Muslim vol.2 footnote 1509 p.540,541
Fasting can atone for sins Sahih Muslim vol.2 footnote 1523 p.547
Pre-Islamic Arabs fasted too Sahih Muslim vol.2 intro p.522; vol.2 book 6 no.2501 p.548
Special day and Sabbath Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 6 no.2501-2503 p.548-549
Moses and the Jews fasted out of gratitude. Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 6 no.2520 p.551
Forbidden to fast on two days, Fitr and Adha Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 6 no.2358 p.554
Book 7 - The Hajj Pilgrimmage
Sahih Muslim vol.2 p.578
Sunnah alone determines the meaning of the commands of Allah Sahih Muslim vol.2 footnote 1537 p.554; Sahih Muslim vol.2 footnote 1621 p.593
Fast on behalf of the dead to complete their fasts Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 7 no.2553-2555 p.556-557
'A'isha, Hafsa, and Zainab wives Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 7 no.2642 p.576
Cupping was OK Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 7 no.2740,2741 p.594
In Huhrim it is permissible to wash the hair, except that Malikites disapprove Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 7 no.2745 p.596 Sahih Muslim vol.2 footnote 1624 p.596
Duba'a bint Zubair a first cousin of Mohammed Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 7 no.2756-2761 p.597-598
Pre-Islamic Arabs performed 'Umra Sahih Muslim vol.2 footnote 1645 p.605 and vol.2 book 7 no.2858 p.631
Women should keep their heads covered Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 7 no.2789 p.606-607
Ihram pre-Islamic Sahih Muslim vol.2 footnote 1653 p.609
Intislam is kissing the black rock Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 7 no.2803,2806,2850 footnote 1662 p.613,617,630
Jesus Christ will return Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 7 no.2877 p.635
Kissing the black stone Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 7 no.2912-2916 p.642,643
The Ansar worshipped the idol Manat prior to Mohammed coming. Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 7 no.2927 p.645
Mohammed said, "If a slave having some limb of his missing and having dark complexion is appointed to govern you according to the Book of Allah the Exalted, listen to him and obey him." Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 7 no.2977 p.654, also footnote 1755 p.654.
Superstition: Odd numbers of stones for cleaning oneself are better. Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 7 no.2982 p.655
When Mohammed got his hair cut, his companions wanted to catch every lock to preserve it. Mohammed generously had it distributed among the people. Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 7 no.2991-2994 p.656-657
Can perform the Hajj on behalf of others so that they get the reward. Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 7 no.3089-3090 p.674
A woman should not go on a journey of three days or more except when a close relative (Mahram) is with her. Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 7 no.3096-3098,3101-3110 p.675-676
A woman should not go on a two-day journey without a Mahram Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 7 no.3099-3100 p.676
Performing the pilgrimmage gives forgiveness of sin Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 7 no.3126-3131 p.680
No Muslim can inherit property of a non-Muslim ancestor Sahih Muslim vol.2 footnote 1793 p.681
Conquered Mecca Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 7 no.3139 p.682
Alleged flight of birds during a storm Sahih Muslim vol.2 footnote 1803 p.684
Entered with a helmet or else a turban Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 7 no.3145,3146 p.685
We do not have anything else to recite besides the Qur'an. (Anti-Shi'ite). Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 7 no.3163 and footnote 1812 p.688
Yathrib was not a good name for Medina, but it is in the Qur'an Sahih Muslim vol.2 footnote 1825 p.693
Book 8 - The Book of Marriage
Sahih Muslim vol.2 p.701
Temporary marriage was first allowed and later made forbidden. [anti-Shi'ite hadith] Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 8 no.3243-3267 p.705-709
One needs a woman's permission to marry, but silence means consent. Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 8 no.3303 p.714
Quotes Kinsey in footnote Sahih Muslim vol.2 footnote 1859 p.715
"'A'isha (Allah be pleased with her) reported: Allah's Messenger (may peace be upon him) married me when I was six years old, and I was admitted to his house at the age of nine. She further said: We went to Medina and I had an attack of fever for a month, and my hair had come down to the earlobes. Umm Ruman (my mother) came to me and I was at that time on a swing along with my playmates. She called me loudly and I went to her and I did not know what she had wanted of me. She too hold of my hand and took me to the door, and I was saying: Ha, ha (as if I was gasping), until the agitation of my heart was over. She took me to a house, where had gathered the women of the Ansar. They all blessed me and wished me good luck and said: May you have shared in good. She (my mother) entrusted me to them. They washed my head and embellished me and nothing frightened me. Allah's Messenger (may peace be upon him) came there in the morning, and I was entrusted to him." Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 8 no.3309 p.715-716
A rationale trying to explain why Mohammed married such a young girl is given in Sahih Muslim vol.2 footnote 1859 p.715. It says that "it was some exceptional circumstances that Hadrat 'A'isha was married to the Prophet... The second point to be noted is that Islam has laid down no age limit for puberty for it varies with countries and races due to the climate, hereditary, physical and social conditions." They also get support from the disreputable Kinsey report on Sexual Behaviour in the Human Female.
'Aisha was six years old when married, and admitted to his house when she was nine years old. Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 8 no.3310 p.716
'Aisha was seven years old when married, and admitted to his house when she was nine years old and her dolls were still with her. When Mohammed died 'Aisha was 18 years old. Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 8 no.3311 p.716
Raiding for booty Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 8 no.3314 p.717
Whiteness of Mohammed's leg Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 8 no.3325 p.720
Veil not needed for slave women. Veils are not required for slave women. It says, "...and if he [Mohammed] would make her wear the veil, then she would be a (free married) woman, and if he would not make her wear the veil, then she should be a slave woman." Apparently the point was not the temptation of men, but simply modesty of Muslim women. Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 8 no.3325,3328 p.721-722.
Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 8 no.3325,3328 p.721-722
Discussion on Zainab and Zaid Sahih Muslim vol.2 footnote 1876 p.723
Whenever a person is invited to a feast, he should attend. Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 8 no.3337-3338 p.727,728
Slander against Jews. They used to say sexual position could cause a child's squint. Mohammed disagreed. Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 8 no.3363,3364 p.731
Al Azl (Coitus Interruptus) Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 8 no.3371-3388 p.732-735
The B'il-Mustaliq [Banu Mustaliq] were said to have had "excellent Arab women". The Muslim soldiers had sex with them afterwards. Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 8 no.3371 p.733-734
Sex with captives is OK. Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 8 no.3371-3376 p.733 -734
Asked Mohammed about sex with slave girls. - It is fine. Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 8 no.3377,3383-3388. p.734-735
Do not have sex with captive women if they are pregnant. Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 8 no.3389,3390 footnote 1896 p.735
Mohammed made rules based on what he thought the Romans and Persians did. Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 8 no.3391,3392 p.736
For teenage boy to be around a woman not in his family, he can drink a mother's milk and get around restrictions. Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 8 no.3424-3427 p.741
A Muslim capturing a non-Muslim woman abrogates the previous marriage of the captive woman (regardless of her consent) Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 8 no.3432 p.743
The child belongs to him who owns the bed. Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 8 no.3435 p.744
Mohammed had nine wives at one time, including Safiyya bint Huyayy, whom he did not give a turn. Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 8 no.3455-3456 p.749
A'isha felt jealous of the women who offered themselves to Mohammed [as wives]. Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 8 no.3453 p.748
Sauda bint Zam'a Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 8 no.3451 p.747; Bukhari vol.3 no.269 p.154; vol.3 no.853 p.29; Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 7 no.2958 p.651; Sahih Muslim vol.2 footnote 1918 p.748 says that probably 'Aisha was married to Mohammed before Sauda, but 'Aisha did not enter Mohammed's house until after Sauda was married to Mohammed.
'Aisha remarked, "It seems to me that your Lord hastens to satisfy your desire." Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 8 no.3453-3454 p.748-749.
A woman is like a rib. Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 8 no.3466-3468 p.752-753.
"Had not been for banu Isra'il (Israel), food would not become stale, and meal would not have gone bad;..." Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 8 no.3472 p.753
"...Had it not been for Eve, women would never have acted unfaithfully towards her husband." Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 8 no.3471; vol.2 book 8 no.3472 p.753
"Abu Huraira (Allah be pleased with him) reported: Woman has been created from a rib and will in no way be straightened for you; so if you wish to benefit by her, benefit by her while crookedness remains in her. And if you attempt to straighten her, you will break her, and breaking her is divorcing her." Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 8 no.3467 p.752. See also Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 8 no.3466,3468 p.752-753 and Bukhari vol.7 book 62 no.113 p.80.
Conniving of 'Aisha against Mohammed Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 8 no.3497 p.761
Slapping Mohammed's wives Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 8 no.3506 p.763
Mohammed was not into luxuries. Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 8 no.3508 p.765-766
Mohammed's black servant Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 8 no.3511 p.768
Mohammed did not visit his wives for a while. Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 8 no.3511 p.768-769


Sahih Muslim volume 3

(140 entries)

Book 9 - The Book of Business
Sahih Muslim vol.3 p.791-848
Slander against Jews and Hindus as worshipers of money. He did not mention the Muslim warriors getting 4/5ths of the spoils of war. Sahih Muslim vol.3 Introduction p.791
Buying and selling Sahih Muslim vol.3 Introduction p.793
Mohammed gave to his wives from the wealth from Khaibar. Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 9 no.3759 p.817
Can make a treaty with people, and kick them out later. Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 9 no.3763 p.818
Muslims are forbidden to sell wine, carcasses, pigs, and idols. Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 9 no.3840 p.830
Interest is responsible for the economic crisis in the world Sahih Muslim vol.3 footnote 2021 p.831-832
It is not permitted to exchange one thing for the same kind. This was done to get around prohibitions on interest. Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 9 no.3850,3851 p.833
Hanifites say loaning animals is not permissible. Sahih Muslim vol.3 footnote 2036 p.843
Book 10 - The Book of Inheritance
Sahih Muslim vol.3 p.849-874
Non-Muslims do not get any inheritance of Muslims and vice versa. Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 10 no.3928 p.852
women: They were told to distribute the property amongst the Ahl al-Fara'id, according to the Book of Allah, and what is left to the nearest male [not female] heir. Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 10 no.3931 p.852
women: Females inherit half of what a male inherits. Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 10 no.3933 p.853
Book 11 - The Book of Gifts
Sahih Muslim vol.3 p.856-870
Turn out the polytheists from Arabia. Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 11 no.4014 p.869 and footnote 2241 on p.965
(Non-Shi'ites) Not in a will that 'Ali be the next Caliph Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 11 no.4013,4014 p.869
Unknown third request Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 11 no.4014 p.869
Some said the Qur'an was sufficient for them. Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 11 no.4016 p.870
Mohammed could write at the end of his life! ""Ibn 'Abbas reported: When Allah's Messenger (may peace be upon him) was about to leave this world, there were persons (around him) in his house, 'Umar bin al-Khattab being one of them. Allah's Apostle (may peace be upon him) said: Come, I may write for you a document; you would not go astray after that. Thereupon 'Umar said: Verily Allah's Messenger (may peace be upon him) , he said: Get up (and go away) 'Ubaidullah said: Ibn 'Abbas used to say: There was a heavy loss, indeed a heavy loss, that, due to their dispute and noise, Allah's Messenger (may peace be upon him) could not write (or dictate) the document for them." Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 11 no.4016 p.870 [or dictate was added by the translator]
Book 12 - The Book of Vows
Sahih Muslim vol.3 p.871-889
According to Imam Nawawi, it is OK to break vow that was made for un-Islamic purposes Sahih Muslim vol.3 footnote 2079 p.871
Mohammed took an oath contrary to James 5:12. Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 13 no.4050 p.878
The legend of Hatim Tai Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 13 no.4060 and footnote 2089 p.879
women: One form of beating a slave was slapping him. Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 13 no.4079 p.883
women: A slave girl said something and was slapped. Suwaid was enraged, because you were not supposed to slap in the face. Sahih Muslim vol.3 no.4083-4084 p.883
Mohammed sold a non-Muslim slave Sahih Muslim vol.3 no.4116 p.889
Book 13 - The Book of Establishing Responsibility
Sahih Muslim vol.3 p.890-906
It is not permissible to kill a Muslim except for three reasons: they are a married adulterer, they killed another Muslim, or they deserted Islam Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 14 no.4152 and footnote 2132 p.898-899
Adam's son [Cain] was the first to murder Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 14 no.4156 p.900
A sudden [murderous] outburst of rage is not intentional murder Sahih Muslim vol.3 footnote 2141 p.904
Punishments of death by stoning, amputation, or flogging 100 or 80 strokes. Sahih Muslim vol.3 Introduction p.907
Fatima was Mohammed's daughter Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 14 no.4187,4188,4352,4253,4354 no. p.910,956,957
Book 15 - The Book of Punishments
Sahih Muslim vol.3 p.907-926
A Qur'anic verse (the verse of stoning) was abrogated by the Sunna. Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 15 no.4194 and footnote 2155 p.912
With a pregnant woman, wait until the child is born to kill the mother. Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 15 no.4205 p.916
The present Torah does not give stoning as the punishment for adultery, even though John 8:3-5 says that was the punishment. [They should be killed according to Leviticus 20:10 and Deuteronomy 22:22. Deuteronomy 22:24 says stoning.] Sahih Muslim vol.3 footnote 2174 p.918
Abu Huraira became a Muslim 7 H. Sahih Muslim vol.3 footnote 2177 p.920
Even the Khwarij (Kharijites) agree that married women are not to be stoned to death. Sahih Muslim vol.3 footnote 2178 p.921
40 stripes, with two lashes, for drinking wine. Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 15 no.4226 p.923
80 stripes for drinking. Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 15 no.4228 p.923
Book 16 - The Book of Judicial Decisions
Sahih Muslim vol.3 p.927-937
Hind was the wife of Abu Sufyan, a miserly person. Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 16 no.4251 p.928
If you are a witness, come forth Sahih Muslim vol.3 footnote 2200 p.931
Messed up Bible story. There were two mothers, and a wolf made off with one child, and they went to David [not Solomon] and asked to which one the surviving child belonged. Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 16 no.4270 p.932
Mohammed's was so annoyed about being asked about a lost camel that his cheeks became red Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 16 no.4277 p.933
Required hospitality for a fellow Muslim is for three days. Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 16 no.4286 p.935
Book 17 - The Book of Jihad and Expedition
Sahih Muslim vol.3 p.938-1006
"Set out for Jihad in the name of Allah and for the sake of Allah. Do not lay hands on the old verging death, on women, children, and babes." Sahih Muslim vol.3 Introduction p.940
War statistics: 82 encounters 1018 people killed: including 259 Muslims and 759 non-Muslims. This does not count the 700-1000 Mohammed had beheaded at Khaibar. Translator's commentary in Sahih Muslim vol.3 p.941
Attacks on unsuspecting, peaceful people: "Ibn 'Aun reported : I wrote to Nafi' inquiring from him whether it was necessary to extend (to the disbelievers) an invitation to accept (Islam) before engaging them in fight. He wrote (in reply) to me that it was necessary in the early days of Islam. The Messenger of Allah (may peace be upon him) made a raid upon Banu Mustaliq while they were unaware and their cattle were having a drink at the water. He killed those who fought and imprisoned others." Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 17 no.4292 p.942.
"When you meet your enemies who are polytheists, invite them to three courses of action. If they respond to any one of these, you also accept it and withhold yourself from doing them any harm. Invite them to (accept) Islam; if they respond to you, accept it from them and desist from fighting against them. Then invite them to migrate from their lands to the land of Muhajirs and inform then that, if they do so, they shall have all the privileges and obligations of the Muhajirs. If they refuse to migrate, tell them that they will have the status of Bedouin Muslims and will be subjected to the commands of Allah like other Muslims, but they will not get any share from the spoils of war or Fai' except when they actually fight with the Muslims (against the disbelievers). If they refuse to accept Islam, demand from them the Jizya. If they agree to pay, accept it from them and hold off your hands. If they refuse to pay the tax, seek Allah's help and fight them." Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 17 no.4294 p.943.
worship same God: Mohammed told Allah at the Battle of Uhud, that if Allah willed the defeat of Muslims, "there will be none on the earth to worship you." Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 17 no.4318 p.946.
Killing women and children of polytheists is OK in night raids Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 17 no.4321-4323 p.946-947 and footnote 2225 p.947
(4321) It is reported on the authority of Sa'b bin Jathhama that the Prophet of Allah (may peace be upon him), when asked about the women and children of the polytheists being killed during the night raid, said: They are from them.(225)
(4322) It is narrated by Sa'b bin Jathhama that he said (to the Holy Prophet): Messenger of Allah, we kill the children of the polytheists during the night raids. He said: They are from them.
(4323) Sa'b bin Jathhama has narrated that the Prophet (may peace be upon him) asked: What about the children of polytheists killed by the cavalry during the night raid? He said : They are from them."
Footnote 2225 says "'They are from them' does not mean that they are to be treated like the non-believing combatants and thus killed. What it means is that since the children and women of the unbelievers live in their houses and in case of the night raid it is difficult to distinguish them from the non-believing combatants, so there is every likelihood of their being killed though quite unintentionally. It should be clearly borne in mind that this is an exception rather than the rule. The explicit injunction of Islam is that women, children, the sick and the religious devotees are not to be killed. Only the combatants are to be killed."
Abu Talib killed 20 men in one battle Sahih Muslim vol.3 footnote 2230 p.951
Disrobing captives OK Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 17 no.4345 p.953
"The properties abandoned by Banu Nadir (after fighting) were the ones which Allah bestowed on His Apostle. These properties were particularly meant for the Holy Prophet (may peace be upon him). He would meet the annual expedition of his family from the income thereof, and would spend what remained for purchasing horses and weapons as preparation for Jihad." Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 17 no.4347 p.954.
Fatima daughter of Mohammed demanded from Abu Bakr her share of the legacy of Mohammed at Khaibar. Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 17 no.4352 p.956
The Jews were kicked out of Saudi Arabia "...the Messenger of Allah (peace be upon him) came to us and said: (Let us) go to the Jews. We went out with him until we came to them. The Messenger of Allah (may peace be upon him) stood up and called out to them (saying) O ye assembly of Jews, accept Islam (and) you will be safe. They said : ... He said to them (the same words) the third time (and on getting the same reply) he added : You should know that the earth belongs to Allah and His Apostle, and I wish that I should expel you from this land Those of you who have any property with them should sell it, otherwise, they should know that the earth belongs to Allah and His Apostle (and they may have to go away leaving everything behind.)" Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 17 no.4363 p.963
Dispute between 'Ali and Abu Bakr Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 17 no.4352 p.956
women: [What is the point of Mohammed marrying Safiya for cementing an alliance with a Jewish tribe if he drove all of the Jews out?] Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 17 no.4364 p.964
"It has been narrated by 'Umar bin al-Khattab that he heard the Messenger of Allah (may peace be upon him) say : I will expel the Jews and Christians from the Arabian Peninsula and will not leave any but Muslims." Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 17 no.4366 p.965. See also Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 17 no.4363,4364,4365,4367 p.963-967.
Mohammed's mother was named Amina. Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 17 no.4375 p.968
Umm Aiman was Mohammed's nurse. Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 17 no.4375 p.968
Mohammed's letter to Hiraql [Heraclitus] Caesar Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 17 no.4380 p.969-971
Mohammed wrote a letter to Chosroes, the Persian king. Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 17 no.4380 p.970-971
360 idols Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 17 no.4397,4398 p.978
Deceptive assassination of Ka'b bin Ashraf the Jew. Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 17 no.4436 (p.990-991)
Accidental killing of oneself does not send someone to Hell as the example of 'Amir shows. Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 17 no.4440 p.993
Mohammed had a white belly. Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 17 no.4442 p.994. He had white armpits [so he must have been Caucasian, contrary to what Black-Muslims believe.] Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 17 no.4509 p.1019
Petty arguing on sharing in the khums (1/5th of war booty) Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 17 no.4456 p.1003-1004
Do not kill children in battle. Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 17 no.4457,4458 p.1003
Hum Atiyya took part with Mohammed himself in seven battles Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 17 no.4462 p.1004
Mohammed conducted 19 military campaigns and he (actually) fought in eight of them. Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 17 no.4467 (p.1005)
The footnote in Sahih Muslim vol.1 on p.1005 says there is disagreement on this. It says Mohammed himself participated in 26, and there were 56 others where he did not personally participate.
Someone can get the help of a non-Muslims in battle and sometimes not. Sahih Muslim vol.3 footnote 2285 p.1006
Book 18 - The Book of Government
Sahih Muslim vol.3 p.1007-1064
Sunni: Caliphate amongst the Quairesh Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 18 no.4476 p.1009
[Shi'ite] This religion will be dominant until there have been twelve caliphs. [Sunnis and Shi'ites alike believe the sixth Sunni caliph, Yezid, was evil and corrupt.] Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 18 no.4482 p.1010
Apostates: Mu'adh would not sit down until a Jew, who became a Muslim, and then became a Jew again, was killed. Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 18 no.4490 p.1015
A king or hereditary monarch is un-Islamic. So having a hereditary Sultan, and not a king, is just an excuse. Sahih Muslim vol.3 footnote 2313 p.1030
Caliph Yazid sent 12,000 Muslims to devastate Medina in 63 A.H. after 'Abdullah bin Hanzala revolted. There were horrifying atrocities, plunder, massacre, and many women were raped. Sahih Muslim vol.3 footnote 2314 p.1031
Kill disruptors Sahih Muslim vol.3 footnote 2314 p.1031-1032
Do not fight bad leaders, as long as they say their prayers. Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 18 no.4569-4573. p.1033
No gambling Sahih Muslim vol.3 footnote 2335 p.1041
Dying during Jihad blots out sins if sincere and do not turn back Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 18 no.4646 p.1047
Fighting for Allah is best Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 18 no.4652-5653 p.1048
Qur'an verses first written on a shoulder blade of a camel Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 18 no.4676 p.1052
"One who died but did not fight in the way of Allah (may peace be upon him), nor expressed any desire (or determination) for Jihad died the death of a hypocrite." Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 18 no.4696 p.1057
Allah will send a wind which will be like the touch of silk, but it will kill all the faithful Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 18 no.4721 p.1062
Book 19 - The Book of Animal Game
Sahih Muslim vol.3 p.1065-1079
Do not eat game beaten or hit with the side of an arrow such that it dies. Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 19 no.4734 p.1066
Anti-Shi'ite: "'Ali b. Abu Talib reported that Allah's Messenger (may peace be upon him) forbade on the Day of Khaibar temporary marriage (Muta') with women and the eating of the flesh of domestic asses." (4764) This hadith has been narrated on the authority of Zuhri through a different chain of transmitters with a slight variation of wording." Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 19 no.4763-4764 p.1071
Diet: At Khaibar it first was forbidden to eat the flesh of domesticated donkeys. Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 19 no.4763-4767 p.1071
Diet: Can eat horses. Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 19 no.4779-4781 p.1073
Malik Hanifa say eating horse is unlawful. Shafi'ites say it is lawful. Sahih Muslim vol.3 footnote 2370 p.1073
Diet: Lizard was OK, though Mohammed did not eat it. Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 19 no.4783-4800 p.1073-1076
Allah distorted a tribe of banu Israel (Jews) to beasts. Perhaps this lizard might be one of them. Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 19 no.4800 p.1076
Book 20 - The Book of Sacrifices
Sahih Muslim vol.3 p.1080-1094
Abrogated hadith at first not permissible to sacrifice after three days Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 20 no.4850-4862 p.1089-1091
Some Shariah commands were abrogated Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 20 no.4866 and footnote 2394 p.1091
Anti-Shi'ite: 'Ali had no secret teaching Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 20 no.4876-4878 and footnote 2397 p.1093-1094
"Allah cursed him who changed the minarets (the boundary lines) of the land." Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 20 no.4876 p.1094
Book 21 - The Book of Drinks
Sahih Muslim vol.3 p.1095-1138
Anything that causes intoxication is forbidden in Islam. Sahih Muslim vol.3 footnote 2399 p.1096
On liquor, "The Holy Prophet (may peace be upon him) said : He Who has made it unlawful has also forbidden it to be offered as a gift to other people." Sahih Muslim vol.3 footnote 2400 p.1097
Hadith traditions: margu = from Mohammed Mauquf = only from a companion Sahih Muslim vol.3 footnote 2417 p.1109
Mohammed had planned to marry an Arab woman, but after she said, "I seek refuge with Allah from you", not knowing who Mohammed was, Mohammed decided not to marry her. Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 21 no.4981 p.1111
Superstition: When it is night, Satan is abroad, so shut your doors. Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 21 no.4995 p.1113
Satan needs to eat and spend the night, and he does so in places where Allah's name is not mentioned when eating food. Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 21 no.5006 p.1114,1115
Why so many laws? Sahih Muslim 3 footnote 2434 p.1115-1116
Do not drink while standing unless drinking Zamzam water. Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 21 no.5014-5027 p.1116-1118
Mohammed taught it is more healthier and wholesome to breathe exactly three times (or three gulps) in the course of a drink. Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 21 no.5029-5031 p.1118
Etiquette: After eating you should not wipe your hand until you have either licked your fingers or given them to someone else to lick. Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 21 no.5037-5042 p.1119-1120
Miracles of feeding other people. Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 21 no.5058 p.1124
This story of Mohammed takes the cake. "Anas bin Malik reported: I visited Allah's Messenger (may peace be upon him) one day and found him sitting in the company of his Companions and talking to them, and he had tied his belly with a bandage. Usama said: I am in doubt whether there was stone on that (his belly) or not. I asked some of his Companions why Allah's Messenger (may peace be upon him) had bandaged his belly. They said: (He has done that to relive) his hunger. I went to Abu Talha, the husband of Umm Sulaim, the daughter of Milhan, and said to him: Father, I saw Allah's Messenger (may peace be upon him) having bandaged his belly. I asked some of his Companions (the reason of it) and they said it was due to hunger. Abu Talha came to my mother and said: Is there anything? She said: Yes, I have some pieces of bread with me and some dates. If Allah's Messenger (may peace be upon him) comes to us alone we can feed him to his fill, but if someone comes along with him this would be insufficient for them." Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 21 no.5065 p.1126
It is forbidden to eat two dates at the same time Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 21 no.5075-5077. p.1128
Superstition: "He who ate seven dates (of the land situated) between these two lava plains in the morning, no poison will harm him until it is evening." Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 21 no.5080 p.1129. vol.3 book 21 no.5081 also adds magic.
Truffles are a kind of manna and their juice is a medicine for the eyes. Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 21 no.5084-5085 p.1129
Miracle of extra milk Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 21 no.5103-5105 p.1133-1134
A believer eats in one intestine while a non-believer eats in seven intestines Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 21 no.5113-5120 p.1137
Book 22 - The Book of Clothes and Decoration
Sahih Muslim vol.3 p.1139-1167
Men and women are not allowed to eat from gold or silver vessels. Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 22 no.5126-5127 p.1139
No yellow clothes for men, because they are the clothes (usually worn) by non-believers. Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 22 no.5173-5176 p.1146
You can have at most one extra bed for a guest. Beds after that are for Satan. Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 22 no.5190 p.1148
There is a specific order in which you should take off your shoes. Unfortunately, different authorities disagree on it. Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 22 no.5231 p.1154
Do not eat with your left hand Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 22 no.5234-5235 p.1154-1155
"...The Jews and Christians do not dye (their hair), so oppose them." Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 22 no.5245 p.1156
No dogs in houses Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 22 no.5246-5252 p.1157
No pictures allowed. Angels do not enter a house with a dog or a picture Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 22 ch.5382 no.5246-5252 p.1157-1158
No pictures includes those from a camera. Sahih Muslim 3 footnote 2519 p.1160 (What about TV?)
Photographs are prohibited pictures too, according to 'Allama Muhammad Munir (or Damascus) Sahih Muslim 3 footnote 2520 p.1161
Music: "...The bell is the musical instrument of Satan." Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 22 no.5279 p.1163
No wigs or tattoos Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 22 no.5297-5306 p.1165-1166
The Jews were ruined at the time when women wore false hair. Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 22 no.5306-5307 p.1166-1167
Book 23 - The Book of General Behavior
Sahih Muslim vol.3 p.1168-1180
Sura 19:28: The Christians of Najran brought up that Mary the mother of Jesus could not be the sister of Aaron, brother of Moses, since Moses lived long before Jesus. Mohammed answered this by saying people used to name their children after apostles and pious persons who had gone before them. Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 23 no.5236 and footnote 2530 p.1169
(Anti-Shi'ite) No shah in shah Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 23 no.5338 p.1171
Mohammed would have poked out the eye of a person peeping through his door. Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 23 no.5366 p.1179
You can put out someone's eye if they cast a glance in your house without your permission. Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 23 no.5370-5371 p.1180
Book 24 - The Book on Salutations and Greetings
Sahih Muslim vol.3 p.1181-1200
Greeting someone with as-Salam-u-'Alaiku is a Sunnah, and it is obligatory according to Imam Nawawi Sahih Muslim 3 Introduction p.1181
Force Jews and Christians on the narrowest parts of the road lest harm come to them. Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 24 no.5389,5390 p.1185. 5289 says "Abu Huraira reported Allah's Messenger (may peace be upon him) as saying: 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 of it." Footnote 2559 on this says, "The idea behind it is not to torture them or to put them to unnecessary trouble but to provide them a safe way in the throng of the Muslim travelers. It should, however, be borne in mind that this command does not imply that the Christians and the Jews should be forced to abandon streets and roads and thus walk by the side of the walls of houses or narrow paths. What this implies is that they should walk on the road away from the multitude of the Muslims, lest any harm should come to them."
Asma wife of Zubair got a female servant from the prisoners of war. Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 24 no.5418 p.1191
Superstition: Mohammed speaking on the evil eye. Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 24 no.5424-5427 p.1192
Superstition: "...The influence of the evil eye is a fact." Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 24 no.5426 p.1192
Superstition: Mohammed was bewitched Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 24 no.5428-5429 p.1192-1193
Superstition: Mohammed gave the Ansar people an incantation for remove the poison of scorpion stings. Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 24 no.5442-5444,5448 p.1192,1196
Superstition: Mohammed gave 'Aisha an incantation to cure the evil eye Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 24 no.5445,5447-5450 p.1196
A Jewess poisoned Mohammed Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 24 no.5430 p.1194
Science: Mohammed said that the medical practice of cupping is a remedy. Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 24 no.5467 p.1199
Science: "If there is any effective remedy amongst your remedies, these are (three): Cupping, drinking of honey and cauterisation with the help of fire." Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 24 no.5468 p.1199,1200


Sahih Muslim volume 4

(159 entries)

Book 24 - The Book on Salutations and Greetings - continued
Sahih Muslim vol.4 p.1201-1216
Science: A panacea for every illness is nigella seed. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 24 no.5489-5490 p.1202
Science: Meteors are to attack jinn (genies) Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 24 no.5538 p.1210
No diviners Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 24 no.5540 p.1211
An unveiled woman outside of the house was almost stabbed by her husband. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 24 no.5557 p.1213
Mohammed gave an example of extent of killing: Do not kill an entire colony of ants when only one bites you Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 24 no.5567-5569 p.1214-1215
Fine to kill geckos, because they are "little noxious creatures" Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 24 no.5560-5566 p.1214
It is forbidden to cruelly kill a cat. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 24 no.5570-5576 p.1215. Cruelly killing any other animals is not mentioned here.
Book 25 - The Book Concerning the Use of Correct Words
Sahih Muslim vol.4 p.1217-1219
Muslims should have no respect for wine. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 25 no.5585-5590 p.1217-1218
Book 26 - The Book of Poetry
Sahih Muslim vol.4 p.1220-1222
Most poetry is bad, and no art for art's sake. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 25 no.5611-5612 p.1221-1222
Mohammed said, "He who played chess is like one who dyed his hand with the chess and blood of swine [pigs]." Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 25 no.5612 p.1222
Book 27 - The Book of Vision
Sahih Muslim vol.4 p.1223-1229
Satan cannot impersonate Mohammed, so dreams of Mohammed are always of him. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 27 no.5635-5639 p.1225-1226
A false prophet was named Musailimia al-Kadhdhab [Musailama]. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 27 no.5650 p.1228
The false prophet was named Anasi of San'a. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 27 no.5650 p.1229
Book 28 - The Book of Qualities of Mohammed and His Companions
Sahih Muslim vol.4 p.1230-1272
Mohammed is the final brick in Allah's building. There is no prophet after Mohammed. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 28 no.5674-5675, 5811-5812 p.1235, 1255
Devotion to Mohammed Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 28 no.5750-5751 p.1246
Mohammed never beat anyone Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 28 no.5756 p.1247
Mohammed's body gave off a special coolness or fragrance, as of a scent bag of a perfumer, according to Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 28 no.5758 p.1247
When Mohammed perspired on a cloth, they bottled it as perfume. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 28 no.5761,5762 p.1247-1248

Muhammad once said: "At times it comes to me like the ringing of a bell and that is most severe for me... and at time an Angel in the form of a human being comes to me... (Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 28 no.5765-5767 p.1248)
Mohammed was the most handsome person they had seen, according to Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 28 no.5770-5772,5777 p.1249.
Mohammed's appearance was white Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 28 no.5777,5778 p.1250
Last of companions died 100 A.H. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 28 no.5777 p.1250
Mohammed had white hair Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 28 no.5779-5789 p.1250-1251
Mohammed's age 40 + 10 + 10 + 3. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 28 no.5794-5798 p.1252
Mohammed was allegedly prophesied in the Bible in John 14:15-16. Sahih Muslim vol.4 footnote 2468 p.1254
Gospel of Barnabas Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 28 footnote 2648 p.1254
Mohammed had five names Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 28 no.5811,5812 p.1255
"it" [the Sunnah] has full legal force side by side with the Qur'an" Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 28 no.5817 footnote 2649 p.1256
An example is given of the laws changing against people because they asked too much. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 28 no.5821 p.1257
Islam is a code of life Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 28 no.5827 p.1258
Prophets: No prophet between Jesus and Mohammed Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 28 no.5834 p.1260
Sinlessness: Jesus was not pricked by Satan Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 28 no.5837 and footnote 2656 p.1261
Prophets: Jesus was not infallible Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 28 no.5840 p.1262-1263
Jews: Slander against Jews all bathing together naked. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 28 no.5849 p.1263
Prophets: The prophets are "perfectly free from all kinds of moral evils prevalent in that society.... Allah not only makes His Prophets morally and spiritually sound but also physically sound, and there is no defect whatsoever in their sacred bodies.". Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 28 footnote 2663 p.1263
Abram lied because of Sara. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 28 no.5848 p.1262,1263
"Abu Huraira reported that the Angel of Death was sent to Moses (peace be upon him) to inform of his Lord's summons. When he came, he (Moses) boxed him and his eye was knocked out. He (the Angel of Death) came back to the Lord and said: You sent me to a servant who did not want to die. Allah restored his [the angel's] eye, ..." Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 29 no.5851 p.1264. Also Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 28 no.5852 p.1265
Prophets: Jonah was impatient but forgiven Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 28 footnote 2669 p.1266
Khadir Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 28 no.5864-5867 and footnotes 2670-2673 p.1267-1672
Khadir meaning of 3 everything Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 28 no.5864 p.1270
All human beings should follow Sharia. Khadir did not, so he must have been an angel in human form. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 28 footnote 2673 p.1272
Book 29 - The Book of the Merits of the Companions
Sahih Muslim vol.4 p.1273-1353
Caliph: According to 'Aisha, if Mohammed had named a successor, it would have been Abu Bakr Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 29 no.5877 p.1275
Nothing is outside of Islam Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 29 footnote 2686 p.1278
According to Mohammed, there will be no prophet after him. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 29 no.5913 p.1284
Divorce is easy Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 29 no.5923,5998 p.1287,1304
Gambling: No games of chance are allowed. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 29 no.5933 p.1290
Khadija (pronounced ka-DI-ja) bint Khuwailid Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 29 no.5971-5972 p.1297 died three years before 'A'isha married Mohammed. 'Aisha played with dolls while Mohammed was present. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 29 no.5981 p.1299
'Ali tried to marry a beautiful woman whose children were playing with her chest, but he did not do so. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 29 no.5998,6000 p.1304-1305
Mohammed's daughter Fatima walked with a gait like her father's. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 29 no.6004 p.1307
Gabriel can appear in human form. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 29 no.6006 and footnote 2753 p.1308
'Abdullah bin Mas'ud Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 29 no.6022-6024 p.1312
Ubai bin Ka'ab and collecting the Qur'an. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 29 no.6027,6029 p.1313
Men will have better than silk in Paradise, and men are prohibited from wearing silk on earth. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 29 no.6036-3049 p.1314
Predatory expeditions against Quareshi caravans Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 29 footnote 2767 p.1316
The Sab'i religion Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 29 no.6046 and footnote 2768 p.1316
Zamzam Spring had power apart from Allah. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 29 no.6046 p.1317
There were many Ka'abas Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 29 no.6052 p.1320
'Umar's son was Abdullah bin 'Umar. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 29 footnote 2774 p.1321
Mohammed had a dream of going up a mountain unique to Sahih Muslim hadiths. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 29 no.6068 p.1324
Mohammed told Hassan bin Thabit to write satire against unbelievers Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 29 no.6074-6081 p.1326-1329
Mohammed spread a cloth, and Abu Huraira never forgot a single hadith. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 29 no.6083-6085 p.1330
Mohammed had white armpits. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 29 no.6092 p.1333
Mohammed asked Allah to curse the tribes of Lihyan, Ri'l, Dhakwan, and 'Usayya. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 29 no.6117,6132 p.1339,1241
Mary was the daughter of Imram and she never rode a camel. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 29 no.6139 p.1342
Uwais died at Siffin Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 29 footnote 2832 p.1349
Book 30 - The Book of Virtue, Good Manners and Joining of the Ties of Relationship
Sahih Muslim vol.4 p.1354-1388
Juraij's mother was wrongly accused. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 30 no.6187 p.1355
None speak in the cradle except three persons: Christ, the companion of Juraij, and another. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 30 no.6188 p.1356
Do not be estranged from another beyond three days Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 30 no.6205 p.1360
Gates of Paradise only open on Monday and Thursday. [This sounds similar to the Catholic teaching that Mary get people out of Purgatory only on certain days.] Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 30 no.6222,6224 p.1362
Visit the sick like visiting Allah. [Sounds similar to what Jesus said, except that Jesus spoke of visiting those in prison, visiting the sick, feeding the hungry, and clothing the naked.] Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 30 no.6232 p.1363
Sins obliterated by getting discomfort, hardship, illness, grief, or even mental worry. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 30 no.6237,6242 p.1364
No oppression against other Muslims. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 30 no.6247,6248 p.1366
Mohammed cursed people because of his quick temper Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 30 no.6297 p.1373
Deception: When it is OK to lie. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 30 footnote 2865 p.1374
Adam's face in God's image Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 30 no.6325 and footnote 2872 p.1378
Do not torment others or detain the Nabateans for not paying Jizya Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 30 no.6330 p.1379
Be careful not to hurt other Muslims on accident, so grab arrows by the head. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 30 no.6334 p.1379
You can gain Paradise simply by removing thorny branches for others. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 30 no.6340-6342 p.1380
Pre-existence: Those were familiarized with each other in heaven would have affinity with one another on earth, and those opposed to each other in heaven would be divergent on earth. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 30 no.6376 and footnote 2886 p.1386
After death you will be with the one you love. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 30 no.6378-6380 p.1387
Book 31 - The Book of Destiny
Sahih Muslim vol.4 p.1389-1401
Predestination: All is the present to God. [Christian theologians said this 200 years prior to Mohammed.] Sahih Muslim vol. 4 Introduction to the Book of Destiny p.1391
Predestination Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 31 no.6390 p.1391
Predestination: Everyone's acts are facilitated based on his destiny. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 31 no.6398 p.1393
Predestination: The pens have dried and the destinies have begun to operate. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 31 no.6402 and footnote 2892 p.1394.
Predestination: Humans are not mere chess pieces Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 31 footnote 2895 p.1395
Predestination: There was an argument in Heaven between Adam and Moses. Adam cannot be blamed for his sin because it was destiny. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 31 no.6411,6412 p.1396
Predestination: The Torach [Torah] was written in Heaven before Adam was created Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 31 no.6411 p.1396
Predestination: Adultery is committed of necessity and not beyond the fixed limit. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 31 no.6421 p.1397
An adulterous look is a lustful look, etc. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 31 no.6422 p.1398
All struck by Satan except Jesus Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 31 no.6429 p.1399
Predestination: Khadir killed the boy because he would have involved his parents in defiance and unbelief. In other words, the boy was killed for sins he would commit in the future. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 31 no.6434 p.1399
Book 32 - The Book of Knowledge
Sahih Muslim vol.4 p.1402-1406
Ignorant religious verdicts: Allah takes away knowledge by taking away the scholars leaving the most ignorant of leaders. They will give ignorant religious verdicts Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 32 no.6465 p.1405
Book 33 - The Book of Remembrance [of Allah]
Sahih Muslim vol.4 p.1407-1430
"Abu Huraira reported Allah's Messenger (may peace be upon him) as saying : There are ninety-nine names of Allah; he who commits them to memory would get into Paradise. Verily, Allah is Odd (He is one, and it is an odd number) and He loves odd number. And in the narration of Ibn 'Umar (the words are): 'He who enumerated them.'" Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 33 no.6475 p.1409-1410
The 99 names of Allah are listed. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 33 no.6475 and footnote 2911 p.1409-1410
It is good to conceal the faults of a Muslim. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 33 no.6518 p.1417
There was a shade upon Mohammed's heart. "Al-Agharr al-Muzani, ... reported that Allah's Messenger (may peace be upon him) said : There is (at times) some sort of shade upon my heart, and I seek forgiveness from Allah a hundred times a day." vol.4 book 33 no.6522 p.1418
Fatima asked Mohammed for a slave. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 33 no.6553 p.1423
Mohammed did evil. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 33 no.6557,6558 p.1424
Book 34 - The Book of Heart-Warming Traditions
Sahih Muslim vol.4 p.1431-1433
Most of hell-dwellers are women. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 34 book 34 no.6596-6600 p.1431 Book 34 is titled the "Book of Heart-Melting Traditions"
Book 35 - The Book of Repentance
Sahih Muslim vol.4 p.1434-1455
"Abu Sirma reported that when the time of the death of Abu Ayyub Ansari drew near, he said: I used to conceal from you a thing which I heard from Allah's Messenger (may peace be upon him) and I heard Allah's Messenger (may peace be upon him) as saying: Had you not committed sins, Allah would have brought into existence a creation that would have committed sin (and Allah) would have forgiven them." Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 35 no.6620 p.1435
Capricious-sounding forgiveness Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 35 no.6638 p.1438
"'Abdullah bin Mas'ud reported it directly from Allah's Messenger (may peace be upon him) that he said : None is more self-respecting than Allah and it is because of this that He has prohibited abominable acts - both visible and invisible - and nothing is loved by Allah more than the praise of His Ownself and it is because of this that He has praised Himself." Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 35 no.6647 p.1440
Good deeds take away bad Sahih Muslim vol.4 no.6655 p.1441 vol.4 book 35 no.6658 p.1442
Cannot enter into conversation with a woman except out of necessity Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 35 footnote 2964 p.1442
Jews and Christians go to hellfire in place of Muslims Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 35 no.6665 p.1444
Mohammed wanted to make offensive [military] threats against the Christians of Arabia in Syria and Rome. "...he (the Holy Prophet) had in his mind (the idea of threatening the) Christians of Arabia in Syria and those of Rome." Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 35 no.6670 p.1445
At one point Muslims tried to waylay, not attack caravans. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 35 no.6670 p.1445
The Muslim Ibn Shihab was shunned because he did not go to war. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 35 no.6670 p.1445-1447
War: Jihad vs. staying behind Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 35 no.6670 p.1449
'Aisha left behind and accused of being with a man. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 35 no.6672 p.1450
Book 36 - The Book of Characteristics of Hypocrites
Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 36 p.1456-1460
Sura 4:88 was first said on the way to the Battle of Uhud. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 36 no.6684-6686 p.1457
Book 37 - The Book Describing the Day of Judgment, Paradise, and Hell
Sahih Muslim vol.4 p.1461-1475
Lat and 'Uzza Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 37 no.6718 p.1465
Splitting the moon Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 37 no.6721,6724-6730 p.1467-1468
Allah not a father. It is "most irksome" that a child is attributed to Allah. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 37 no.6731-6732 p.1468
Mohammed kept from promptings of Satan - footnote Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 37 footnote 2987 p.1472
Book 38 - The Book of Paradise, Its Bounties, and its Inmates
Sahih Muslim vol.4 p.1476-1492
Women: Pearl 60 miles high with a family in each corner out of sight of the others. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 38 no.6806 p.1481
The Sarus, Pyramus (both around Syria), Euphrates and Nile are all among the rivers of Paradise Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 38 no.6807 p.1481
At least four different levels in Hell: Fire up to ankles, knees, waist, and collar-bones. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 38 no.6814-6817 p.1482
No more death for those in Paradise. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 38 no.6827 p.1484
Satan turns people away to believing in partners, [such as in Christianity]. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 38 no.6853 p.1488
Book 39 - The Book of Turmoil and Portents of the Last Hour
Sahih Muslim vol.4 p.1493-1528
Gog and Magog in Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 39 no.6883 and footnote 3005 p.1493
Imam Nawawi says this hadith tells of the widespread general massacre among Muslims during Civil War, such as Jamal, Siffin, and Harrah, etc. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 39 footnote 3006 p.1495
Nawawi, 'Ali and Mu'awiyah Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 39 footnote 3009 p.1496
The Dajjal [anti-Christ] and Jesus will come. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 39 no.6924 p.1501
The murder of Husain was a major sin. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 39 footnote 2037 p.1505
The worship of Lat and 'Uzza [Daughters of Allah]. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 39 no.6945 p.1506
Imam Nawawi lived during the sack of Baghdad by the Tartars. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 39 footnote 3031 p.1507
Muslims will kill Jews, and Allah will have the rocks miraculously help the Muslims do so. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 39 no.6981-6983 p.1510
The last hour will have many false prophets. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 39 no.6988 p.1510
Cursing a non-Muslim Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 39 no.6990 p.1510-1511
Dajjal Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 39 no.7000 p.1514; vol.4 book 39 no.7015b p.1518
The Dajjal will be blind in the right eye, and it would look like a floating grape. vol.4 book 39 no.7005 p.1515
Dajjal will be blind of the left eye vol.4 book 39 no.7010 p.1515
Christ returns wearing saffron-dyed cloths, and kills with the odor of Christ. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 39 no.7015 p.1517
A cold wind will kill believers Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 39 no.7015-7016 p.1517-1518
False Messiah Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 39 no.7019 p.1519
Mohammed spoke of the last hour with two fingers together. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 39 no.7044-7049 p.1526-1527
People will be reconstituted from their spinal bones. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 39 no.7055-7057 p.1527-1528
Non-believers [non-Muslims] "know no moral checks" Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 39 footnote 3064 p.1529
Dajjal taken from Christianity Dajjal has a beast Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 39 no.7028 p.1522
The Dajjal [anti-Christ] would be followed by 70,000 Jews of Isfahan wearing shawls Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 39 no.7034 p.1525
Contradictions in the hadith Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 39 footnote 3059 p.1523
The last hour with Mohammed's genealogy. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 39 no.7049-7054 p.1527
Bones rise again Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 39 no.7055-7057 p.1527-1528
Book 40 - The Book of Piety and Softening of Hearts
Sahih Muslim vol.4 p.1529-1550
Two angels recording deeds Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 40 no.7079 p.1534
Claims Mohammed's family was poor Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 40 no.7083-7089 p.1534; vol.4 book 40 no.7101 p.1535
A hypocrite's intestines will pour forth in Hell. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 40 no.7122 p.1539
Allah and sneezing Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 40 no.7127 p.1540
The devil enters when you yawn. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 40 no.7130 p.1540
Rats are the metamorphosis of some Jews. The proof is that rats will drink goat milk but not camel's milk. Mohammed showed he knew the Torah forbade camel meat. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 40 no.7135 p.1541.
Fable of persecutors ordering Muslims to jump into the fire. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 40 no.7148 p.1543-1545
Spit to the left, not the right Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 40 no.7149b p.1546
Horse sank into the earth Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 40 no.7150 p.1549-1550
Book 41 - The Book of Commentary
Sahih Muslim vol.4 p.1551-1557
Concept of permission for another wife. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 41 no.7166 p.1553
A Muslim who intentionally kills a Muslim goes to Hell. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 41 no.7172-7173 p.1554
No pimps for slave girls Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 41 no.7180-7181 p.1555
Jinn (Genies) need to convert to Islam too Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 41 no.7182-7184 p.1556
Five kinds of prohibited wine mentioned. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 41 no.7186-7188 p.1556,1557
Sura 22:19 was revealed at the Battle of Badr. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 41 no.7189 p.1557




An Index of Sunan Abu Dawud

Sunan Abu Dawud : English Translation with Explanatory Notes
by Prof. Ahmad Hasan. Sh. Muhammad Ashraf Publishers, Booksellers & Exporters : Lahore - Pakistan. 1984

A partial list of Abu Dawud's hadiths is at:

USC Abu Dawud (not complete)

Sunan Abu Dawud volume 1

(150 entries)
Book 1. Book of Purification
Abu Dawud's father was at Siffin on 'Ali's side. Abu Dawud vol.1 p.iii
Abu Dawud's teachers and disciples. Abu Dawud vol.1 p.iii
Disagreement on whether he was a Hanbalite or Shafa'ite. Abu Dawud vol.1 p.iv
He died Friday Shawal 17 265 A.H. 4,800 traditions. He completed the Sunnah in 241 A.H. Abu Dawud vol.1 p.iv
Third place after Bukhari and Sahih Muslim. Abu Dawud presented his collection to Ahmad Hanbal when it was done. Abu Dawud vol.1 p.v
The Sunan Abu Dawud is an arbiter for disagreement among jurists. Abu Dawud vol.1 p.v
Seven transmitted copies, 4 well known. Abu Dawud vol.1 p.vii
Ibn al-Mulaqqin, Siraj al-Din 'Umar bin 'Ali (died 804 A.H.) wrote a commentary on Sunan Abu Dawud traditions not found in Bukhari or Sahih Muslim. Abu Dawud vol.1 p.viii
"According to [some scholars], Sunnah is a norm, a rule of law, a principle and a pattern, whereas Hadith is a vehicle through which this norm or law, i.e. the Sunnah, is conveyed. Sunnah is thus a behavoural concept, while Hadith is the narration of the behaviour. Both are interlinked and sometimes identical." Abu Dawud vol.1 p.xi
Munkar = unusual. Abu Dawud vol.1 p.xii
Muslims faced Jerusalem for 18 months. Abu Dawud vol.1 footnote 9 p.3
A Jew who forbade the other Jews to cut themselves where urine fell was punished in the grave. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 1 no.22 p.6
Science: superstition: Apply collyrium or use pebbles an odd number of times. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 1 no.35 p.8
Abu Huraira carried water for Mohammed. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 1 no.45 p.11
Allah does not accept the prayer of anyone while they are defiled. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 1 no.60 p.14
Sanitation: When people asked about drinking from a well with menstrual clothes, dead dogs, and stinking things in it, Mohammed said that water is pure and is not defiled by anything. Abu Dawud vol.1 ch.35 no.66-67 p.16-17
Dogs are only for hunting and herding. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 1 no.74 p.19
Allah will pardon his sins if he performs ablution and prays without distraction. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 1 no.106 p.28
If a person washes more or less than they are supposed to, then they have done wrong and transgressed. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 1 no.135 p.33
'A'isha had at least one servant who cooked for her during the time of the delegation from Banu'l Muntafiq. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 1 no.142 p.34
If the wife had a bad tongue (i.e. is insolent) Mohammed suggested divorcing her. When the man said there were children, Mohammed then said to ask her to obey him. However, do not beat her like he would a slave girl. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 1 no.142 p.35
Muslim schools had disputes among themselves over how to wipe the socks. Abu Dawud vol.1 footnote 80 p.36
'Urwah bin al-Mughirah carried water for Mohammed. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 1 no.151 p.37
Perform ablution and concentrate on prayer and "Paradise will be his lot by all means" Abu Dawud vol.1 book 1 no.169 p.41
Discussion of what if one passes gas while performing ablution. Should it be done again if simply feel it, or smell, or sound. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 1 no.177 p.42
Must perform ablution again if one ate anything cooked with fire. Later this was abrogated. Abu Dawud vol.1 footnote 91 p.46
At the battle of Dhat al-Riqa an unbeliever's wife was killed. Later the unbeliever vowed to kill one of Mohammed's companions. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 1 no.198 p.48
Brief mention of Jonah son of Matthew (Matthias) Abu Dawud vol.1 book 1 no.202 p.49
Female circumcision mentioned as proper. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 1 no.217 p.53
Angels do not enter a house with a picture, a dog, or a person who is sexually defiled. (Sexually defiled here does not mean immoral; rather it is a person who has not yet bathed after intercourse.) Abu Dawud vol.1 book 1 no.227 p.55-56
A menstruating woman is not allowed to recite the Qur'an. Abu Dawud vol.1 footnote 111 p.56
A menstruating woman is not allowed to stay in the mosque. (She might be able to enter it briefly though.) Abu Dawud vol.1 footnote 113 p.57
Claim that the Jews ejected women from their houses when they were menstruating. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 1 no.258 p.64
A distinctive of An Nawawi is that he said women could not go in the mosque. Abu Dawud vol.1 footnote 126 p.65
Women did not need to come to make up abandoned prayers during menstruation. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 1 no.262-265 p.65-66
Can anyone amongst you can have as much control over his desire as the Apostle of Allah (may peace be upon him) had on his desire? Abu Dawud vol.1 book 1 no.273 p.67-68
Another person was also named Umm Habiba. She was the daughter of Jahsh, wife of 'Abd al-Rahman and sister-in-law of Mohammed, since Zainab of Jahsh was his wife. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 1 no.288 p.73
Hammah was also a sister. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 1 no.287 p.72
Sumayy was a freed slave of Abu Bakr. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 1 no.301 p.77
An aromatic herb is called "wars". Abu Dawud vol.1 book 1 no.311 p.80
The women even got a portion of the booty from Khaibar. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 1 no.313 p.81
'Abd Allah bin Yasas was a freed slave of Maimuna. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 1 no.329 p.86
Mohammed called a black slave-girl to come and conceal Abu Dharr behind a curtain while he was taking a bath. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 1 no.332 p.87
If there is no water, one can simply clean with earth after sexual defilement. Abu Dawud vol.1 footnote 151 p.87
Take a bath on Friday before prayer. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 1 no.340-358 p.90-93. This was revealed on a hot day when everyone was wearing woolen clothes and smelling very bad. (p.93)
"If anyone takes a bath on a Friday, puts on his best clothes, applies a touch of perfume if he has any, then goes to the congregational prayer (in the mosque), and takes care not to step over people, then prays what Allah has prescribed for him, then keeps silent from the time his Imam comes out until he finishes his prayer, it will atone for his sins during the previous week." Abu Dawud vol.1 book 1 no.343 p.91.
Men tell their wives when to take a bath: "If anyone makes (his wife) wash and he washes himself on Friday, goes our early (for Friday prayer), attends the sermon from the beginning, walking, not riding, takes his seat near the Imam, listens attentively, and does not indulge in idle talk, he will get the reward of a year's fasting and praying at night for every step he takes." Abu Dawud vol.1 book 1 no.345 p.91. No reward for the wife is explicitly mentioned.
Reasons to wash on Friday Abu Dawud vol.1 book 1 no.343-354 p.91-93
A'isha had a slave girl. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 1 no.371 p.96
Abu al-Samh used to serve Mohammed. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 1 no.376 p.97
The urine of a female infant should be washed thoroughly; the male just sprinkle over. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 1 no.374-379 p.97-98
"Ibn 'Umar said: I used to sleep in the mosque in the lifetime of the Apostle of Allah (may peace be upon him) when I was young and bachelor. The dogs would urinate and frequently visit the mosque, and no one would sprinkle water over it." Abu Dawud vol.1 book 1 no.382 p.98-99
Umm Salamah was a wife of the Prophet Mohammed. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 1 no.383 p.99
Book 2. Book of Prayer
Battle of Khandaq = Battle of the Trench Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.409 p.107
The importance of the five prayers Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.425 p.111 vol.1 book 2 no.429-430 p.112
The last hour will not come until Muslims have build adorned mosques. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.448-449 p.116-117
At Banu al-Najjar the Muslims took over the land and dug up the graves of unbelievers looking for treasure. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.454 p.118
Maimunah was the freed slave girl of Mohammed. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.457 p.118
Spitting in the mosque. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.474-485 p.121-123
Mohammed was white. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.486 p.124
Ibn Majah relates that camels were created from devils. Abu Dawud vol.1 footnote 196 p.125
A Muslim slave owner cannot look at the nakedness of a slave girl if she is married to someone else. (No prophibition if she is not married to someone else.) Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.496 and footnote 198 p.126
A person with two green clothes was in a dream. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.506 p.131
Context of Sura 2:185,187. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.506 p.132
Context of Sura 2:144 Abu Dawud says that Muslims faced Jerusalem for 13 months. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.507 p.131-132. However, Abu Dawud vol.1 footnote 206 p.132 says Abu Dawud is wrong here. Bukhari, Sahih Muslim, and Nasa'i say 16 or 17 months.
The devil breaks wind when he hears the call to prayer. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.316 p.516
It is disputable whether Muslims men are permitted to wear all red cloths. Abu Dawud vol.1 footnote 216 p.137
No crossing fingers or snapping them is allowed between ablution and prayer. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.562 and footnote 246 p.148
Disagreement on whether women can go to mosques. There are four views: Abu Dawud vol.1 footnotes 247.248 p.149
Jewish women were not permitted to enter the mosque (Temple). Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.569 p.150
Superogatory prayer cannot have exactly three rakahs, only 2 or 4. Abu Dawud vol.1 footnote 251 p.151
Sulaiman was the freed slave of (unspecified) Maimunah. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.579 p.152
Mohammed had a male and female slave crucified for strangling their mistress. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.591 p.156
Mohammed was once thrown from a horse and his side was grazed. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.601 p.158-159
Mohammed later became overweight. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.619 p.163
Threat if one raised their head before the imam. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.623 p.164
"...Allah does not accept the prayer of a woman who has reached puberty unless she wears a veil." Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.639 p.168
A black dog or a woman, or a dog and menstruating woman cut off prayer. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.702,703 p.181
Allegedly a boy passed between Mohammed and a tree, so Mohammed cursed him saying he could not walk again, and he became crippled. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.707 p.182
Hanafites do not raised their hands before bowing. Abu Dawud vol.1 footnote 342 p.193
Mohammed asked to have his sins removed and washed with water, snow, and hail. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.780 p.200
Sura at Anfal [Sura 8] was the first sura revealed at Medina. Sura al-Bara'ah is the latest one in the Qur'an. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.785 p.202
"Yazid al-Farisi said: I heard Ibn 'Abbas say: I asked 'Uthman bin 'Affan: What moved you to put the (Surah) al-Bara'ah which belongs to the mi'in (surahs) (containing one hundred verses) and the (Surah) al-Anfal which belongs to the mathani (Surahs) in the category of al-Sab'u al-tiwal (the first long surahs or chapters of the Qur'an), and you did not write "In the name of Allah, the Compassionate, the Merciful" between them? 'Uthman replied : When the verses of the Qur'an were revealed to the Prophet (may peace be upon him), he called someone to write them for him and said to him : Put this verse in the surah in which such-and-such has been mentioned; and when one or two verses were revealed, he used to say similarly. ... Hence I put them in the category of al-sab'u al-tiwal (the seven lengthy suras), and I did not write 'In the name of Allah, the Compassionate, the Merciful' between them." Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 ch.276 no.785 p.201-202
Vain repetition prayer is not valid but with the recitation of fatiha al Kitab [Sura 1] Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.818-821 and footnotes 371-373 p.208-209; vol.1 book 2 no.822 p.210
Disagreement on hands before knees or vice versa. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.839-840 and footnote 383 p.215
If what someone says synchronized with what the angels say, the all past sins are forgiven. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.847 p.217
Mohammed prayed for forgiveness. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.849 p.217; vol.1 book 2 no.876-878 p.224-225
Prayer does not count unless one keeps their back straight while prostrating. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.854 p.219
If the imam makes a mistake men should glorify Allah and women should clap their hands. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.439 p.237; vol.1 book 2 no.939-942 p.239-240
Synchronized with the imam at amen. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.936 p.238
Writing: Mohammed was called unlettered. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.976,977 p.250
Intertwining the fingers during prayer "is the prayer of those who earn the anger of Allah." Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.988 and footnote 479 p.253
Mohammed was white. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.991 p.254 vol.1 book 2 no.1002 p.257; vol.1 book 2 no.1116,1117,1119 p.302-303
Mohammed was forgetful. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.1003,1013 p.258-260; vol.1 book 2 no.1017 p.261; vol.1 book 2 no.1034 p.266-267
The devil calls someone defiled if they pray too few rakahs. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.1024 p.263
Hanbalites and others differ on if unsure how much one has prayer. Abu Dawud vol.1 footnote 498 p.263
Modernist Muslims are wrong. Veils and seclusion of women from men in Muslim society [today] is required. Abu Dawud vol.1 footnote 506 p.267
Quote of a part of Sura 2:144. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.1040 p.268
Adam was created on Friday, expelled on a Friday, and the last hour will be on a Friday. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.1041,1042 p.269
Ka'b read the Torah to confirm what Mohammed said. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.1041 p269
Allah has prevented the earth from consuming the bodies of the prophets. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.1042 p.269
The bodies of the prophets are alive in their graves, and they can hear. Abu Dawud vol.1 footnote 514 p.269
There is an hour on Friday when Allah will grant whatever is asked of him. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.1043-1044 p.270
If one performs ablution, prayer, and keeps silence on Friday, all sins are forgiven for one week. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.1045 p.270
"Penance of 1 dinar or 1/2 a dinar for missing Friday prayer. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.1048-1049 p.271-272
Rain was falling on the day of Battle of Hunain. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.1052 p.273
Men cannot wear silk. Abu Dawud vol.1 footnote 535 p.277
Hanbalites differ slightly from the other Sunni schools on the earliest permissible time from Friday prayer. Abu Dawud vol.1 footnote 543 p.280
Hold your nose [as if it were bleeding] and leave the mosque if you become defiled during prayer. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.1109 p.287
A'ishah was a wife of Mohammed. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.1176 p.305; vol.1 book 2 no.1268 p.335; vol.1 book 2 no.1330 p.350
The sun and moon are signs of Allah. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.1173 p.304
Allah has an eclipse to produce dread in Allah's servants. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.1173 p.304; vol.1 book 2 no.1181 p.306-307
'Asma [unspecified which one] related Mohammed commanded them to free slaves when an eclipse occurs. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.1188 p.308
Hanafites differ on prayer. Abu Dawud vol.1 footnotes 626 p.313
Mohammed stayed at Tabuk 20 days. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.1231 p.319
Before Mecca was conquered, Kalid bin Walid was a chief of unbelievers. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.1232 p.320
Battle of Dhat al-Riqa in 5 A.H. Abu Dawud vol.1 footnote 641 p.322
Dhat al-Riqa = Battle of Najd. Abu Dawud vol.1 footnote 643 p.323
Dhat al-Riqa was two days from Medina. Abu Dawud vol.1 footnote 645 p.324
Assassination of Khalid bin Sufyan who was a gatherer of people against Mohammed. "He (the prophet) said, :Go and kill him. I saw him when the time of the afternoon prayer had come. I said : I am afraid if a fight takes place between me and him (Khalid bin Sufyan), that might delay the prayer. I proceeded walking towards him while I was praying by making a sign. When I reached near him, he said to me : Who are you? I replied : A man from the Arabs ; it came to me that you were gathering (any[sp] army) for this man (i.e. the Prophet). Hence I came to you in connection with this matter. ... I then walked along with him for a while; when it became convenient for me, I dominated him with my sword until he became cold (dead)." Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.1244 p.328
Some will have a house in Paradise for prayer for extra recited prayers. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.1245 p.328
Prayer is prohibited after the afternoon prayer except when the sun is high. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.1269 p.335
Prohibited times of prayer are mentioned in Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.1272-1273 p.336
"Mufassal suras" are the small surahs from Sura 49 to the end (Sura 114). Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.1287 and footnote 685 p.339
Ten things can have Allah forgive you of your sins. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.1292,1295 p.340-341
Sura 73:2-3 is abrogated by Sura 73:20. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.1299 p.343
'Aisha was a wife of Mohammed. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.1336 p.351; vol.1 book 2 no.1419 p.373
Last part of Sura 73 was 12 months after the first part. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.1337-1339 p.352-353
Mohammed gained weight when he was older. [Thus he was not starving.] Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.1338 p.353 vol.1 book 2 no.1341-1342 p.333-334
Maimunah was a wife of Mohammed. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.1351 p.356; vol.1 book 2 no.1359,1360,1362 p.357
'Aishah said: The Prophet (may peace be upon him) called 'Uthman bin Mazu'n. When he came to him, he said : 'Uthman, did you dislike my practice? He said: No, by Allah, but I seek your practice. He said : I sleep, I pray, I keep fast, I (sometimes) leave fast, and I marry women." Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.1364 p.358
If one prays at night or fasts during Ramadan, then all sins are forgiven him. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.1366,1367 p.358-359
One Muslim divided the Qur'an into seven sections: 3 suras, 5 suras, 11 suras, 13 suras, and the mufassal suras [Suras 49/50-114]. These numbers of suras for recitation do not add up to the number of suras we have today. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.1388 p.365-366
The mufassal suras are from Qaf [Sura 50] to the end of the Qur'an. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.1391 and footnote 737 p.366
Everyone present prostrated themselves when Mohammed recited the Star sura [53]. Everyone except for one man, who simply raised some pebbles and dust to his forehead. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.1401 p.369
There was a seven-year famine in Joseph's time. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.1437 and footnote 774 p.378
Do not make your house like a grave, by not praying in it. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.1443 p.379.
Recording angels. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.1449 p.381
The Qu'ran was given in seven modes of recitation. No difference in what is lawful and unlawful though. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.1470-1473 p.386-387
When praying, Mohammed said to always extol Allah and pray blessings for Mohammed. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.1476 p.388
When a Muslim makes a request of Allah, he or she has to have the palms of their hands turned a certain way. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.1481-1484 p.389
Someone stole A'isha's quilt, so she cursed the thief. Mohammed said not to lighten the thief's [guilt]. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.1492 p.390-391
Mohammed's wife Jawairyiyah used to be named Barrah. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.1498 p.392
Say something 33 times and then repeat three times, and all sins will be forgiven. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.1499 p.392-393.
Metaphor: "O Allah, Light of the heavens and of the earth." Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.1503 p.393
Allah has prohibited the earth from consuming the bodies of his prophets. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.1526 p.397
We should not curse anyone or anything. Abu Dawud vol.1 footnote 858 p.398. (Yet Mohammed cursed the tribe of Mudar. Sunan Nas'ai vol.2 no.1076-1077 p.90-91; vol.2 no.1080-1082 p.92-93)
Islamic scholars disagree on whether or not it is permissible to invoke a blessing on someone besides Mohammed. Abu Dawud vol.1 footnote 859 p.398
Mohammed sought refuge from various forms of death and disease. Abu Dawud vol.1 book 2 no.1534-1539 p.400-401; vol.1 book 2 no.1547-1549 p.402


Sunan Abu Dawud volume 2

(259 entries)
Not supposed to fight Muslims, only polytheists, but Abu Bakr would fight Muslims if they refused to pay the Zakat tax. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.1551 p.403
As it is necessary to obey the Qur'an, likewise it is necessary to follow the contents of the hadiths and sunna. Abu Dawud vol.2 footnote 887 p.405
Fear of Hell in Islam. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.1558,1560,1561 p.405-406
Mohammed said, "He who begs (from people) when he has a sufficiency is simply asking for a great amount of Hell-fire." Abu Dawud vol.2 no.1625 p.427
Mention of a different Abu Rafi' than the one who was assassinated. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.1646 p.433
A slave girl given to a mother by a daughter becomes the daughter's property again when the mother died. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.1652 p.434
"If any owner of treasure (gold and silver) does not pay what is due on it, Allah will make it heated in the Hell-fire on the Day of Judgment, and his side, forehead and back will be cauterized with it until Allah gives His judgment among mankind during a day whose extent will be fifty thousand years of your count, and he sees whether his path is to take him to Paradise or to Hell." Abu Dawud vol.2 no.1654 p.435
A Muslim who clothes a beggar will be clothed with green garments in Paradise. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.1678 p.441
Mohammed got angry when people asked him too many questions. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.1700 p.447
Cut off a thief's hand if the value is greater than that of a shield. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.1706 p.448
Jihad is battles. Abu Dawud vol.2 footnote 1017 p.452
A woman is free from the obligation to perform Hajj, if there is no Mahram is available. Abu Dawud vol.2 footnote 1018 p.453
The owner of a slave girl counts as a Mahram. One can seat the slave girl on the same camel. Note that there would not have been any issue raised if he had been married to her. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.1724 p.454
"Umm Salamah said that she heard the Apostle of Allah (may peace be upon him) say : If anyone puts on ihram for Hajj or 'Umrah from the Aqsa mosque to the sacred mosque, his former and latter sins will be forgiven, or he will be guaranteed Paradise. The narrator 'Abd Allah doubted which of these words he said...." Abu Dawud vol.2 no.1737 p.457
Mohammed sacrificed a camel to enrage the infidels. Abu Dawud vol.2 footnote 1046 p.459
Torturing camels (by cutting their hump, putting blood on shoes and garlanding the shoes around their neck) before sacrificing them. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.1742-1750,1752 p.460
Mu'awiyah became a Muslim in 8 A.H. Abu Dawud vol.2 footnote 1094 p.475
No Pre-Islamic 'Umrah during the month of Hajj. Abu Dawud vol.2 footnote 1097 p.477
Abu Bakr beat his [male] slave while Mohammed was present and smiling. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.1814 p.480
Women in a state of ihram (on pilgrimage) are not to have their faces veiled. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.1819-1824 p.482-483
Mohammed was cupped. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.1831-1833 p.484
Syrian Muslims besieged al-Zubair at Mecca. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.1859 -.491
Even Mohammed kissed the black stone. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.1868 p.493
Mohammed suffered from a fever. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.1881 p.497
Mohammed performed 'Umrah in 7 A.H. Abu Dawud vol.2 footnote 1192 p.501
Fatima used collyrium on her eyes. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.1900 p.504
Beat women, but not severely, if they allow anyone whom you dislike to lie on their beds. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.1900 p.505
Ibn 'Abbas said : The Apostle of Allah (may peace be upon him) sent ahead some boys from Banu' Abd al-Mutallib on donkeys on the night of al-Muzdalifah. He began to pat our thighs (out of love) and said : O Young boys do not throw pebbles at the jamrah till the sun rises." Abu Dawud vol.2 no.1935 p.514
Fighting was only lawful at Mecca for one hour of one day. It is not lawful again until the day of resurrection. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2012 p.535
There was a statue of Abraham and Ishmael in the Ka'aba, divining with arrows. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2022 p.538
The Battle of Ta'if in the month of Shawwal 9 A.H. Abu Dawud vol.2 footnote 1343 p.539
Can only take a journey to visit three mosques: Mecca, Medina, and Jerusalem. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2028 p.540
If one breaks a covenant made by any Muslims, the curse of Allah, angels, and all men will fall upon him, and no repentance or ransom will be accepted. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2029 p.540
Anti-Shi'ite: Muslims are not allowed to celebrate anniversaries at graves. Abu Dawud vol.2 footnote 1316 p.543
'A'ishah had a boy she wanted to see given five breastfeeds from a relative so he could see her. "Hence 'A'ishah (may Allah be please with her) used to ask the daughters of her sisters and the daughters of her brethren to give him breast-feed five times whom 'A'ishah wanted to see and who wanted to visit her, though he might be of age; he then visited her. But Umm Salamah and all other wives of the Prophet (may peace be upon him) refused to allow anyone to visit them on the basis of such breast-feeding unless one was given breast-feed during infancy. They told 'A'ishah : By Allah, we do not know whether that was a special concession granted by the Prophet (may peace be upon him) to Salim exclusive of the people." Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2056 p.549-550
"Al-Zuhri said : We were with 'Umar b. 'Abd al-'Aziz. There we discussed temporary marriage. A man called Rabi' b. Saburah said : I bear witness that my father told me that the Apostle of Allah (may peace be upon him) had prohibited it at the Farewell Pilgrimage (1399). (2068) Rabi' b. Saburah reported on the authority of his father : The Apostle of Allah (may peace be upon him) prohibited temporary marriage with women." Footnote 1399 says, "Mut'ah (temporary marriage) was forbidden by the Prophet (may peace be upon him) on six occasions, namely, at the battle of Khaibar, atonement of the Umrah ('Umrat al-Qada), conquest of Mecca, battle of Awtas, battle of Tabuk and the Farewell Pilgrimage. Al-Thawri said: What is correct is that temporary marriage was made lawful twice and prohibited twice. It was made lawful before the battle of Khaibar, but prohibited on the same occasion. It was again made lawful at the conquest of Mecca and forbidden on the same occasion. This is the year of the battle of Awtas. Henceforth it was forbidden eternally. This is the view held by all Companions and scholars. Some of the Companions thought it lawful but later on they withdrew their opinion. The present position is that temporary marriage is eternally forbidden according to all the Sunnis (orthodox Muslims)." [Contrary to this, some Hanbalites hold to Mu'tah though.]. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2067-2069 and footnote 1399 p.554
A Mustahil (one who briefly marries a woman for the sole purpose of a former husband being able to remarry her again) is cursed. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2071 p.555
It is good to look at a woman's face before marrying her. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2077 p.557
A guardian's permission is required for a woman even if the woman is an adult according to Hanafi (Hanafites). Abu Dawud vol.2 footnote 1409 p.557
For a woman to marry, she must give consent, but silence is consent. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2087-2088 p.560; vol.2 no.2095 p.562
Muslim scholars disagree on marrying a virgin against her will. Abu Dawud vol.2 footnote 1426 p.561
Science: Abu Hind cupped Mohammed. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2097 p.562. See also Abu Dawud vol.3 ch.1464 no.3855 p.1085;
Wealth: Mohammed paid 4,000 dirhams for his wife Umm Habibah. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2103 p.565
A woman presented herself to Mohammed. Mohammed married her to someone else for the dower of reciting a verse of the Qur'an. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2106 p.567
Wealth: A share of Khaibar was one lac of dirhams. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2112 p.567
"'A'ishah said : The Apostle of Allah (may peace be upon him) married me when I was seven years old. The narrator Sulaiman said : Or six years. He had intercourse with me when I was nine years old." Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2116 p.569
'Ali had a coat of mail. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2120-2122 p.570
When Sauda was old she was afraid Mohammed would divorce her, so she gave her turn to 'A'ishah. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2130 p.572
A wife has a right not to be struck on her face. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2137 p.574
Do not revile a wife or beat her on her face. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2138-2139 p.574-575
Interpretation of "abandoning women" Sura 4:34 Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2140 p.575
Beating women: "Iyas bin 'Abd Allah bin Abi Dhubab reported the Apostle of Allah (may peace be upon him) as saying: Do not beat Allah's handmaidens, but when 'Umar came to the Apostle of Allah (may peace be upon him) and said: Women have become emboldened towards their husbands, he (the Prophet) gave permission to beat them. Then many women came round the family of the Apostle of Allah (may peace be upon him) complaining against their husbands. So the Apostle of Allah (may peace be upon him) said : Many women have gone round Muhammad's family complaining against their husbands. They are not the best among you.(1467)" Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2141 p.575
"This shows that wives should obey their husbands. In case they do not obey or become emboldened towards their husbands, they should try to amend them by preaching and education. Beating is the last resort. But it is better to avoid beating as far as possible." Abu Dawud vol.2 footnote 1467 p.575.
"'Umar bin al-Khattab reported the Prophet (may peace be upon him) as saying: A man will not be asked as to why he beat his wife.(1468)" Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2142 p.575
"This means that a man tries his best to correct his wife, but he fails to do so, he is allowed to beat her as a last resort. This tradition never means that a husband should heat her [his] wife without any valid reason. If he beats her without any fault on her part, he will be responsible and called to answer." Abu Dawud vol.2 footnote 1468 p.375
Sex with captives: "Abu Sai'd al-Khudri said : The Apostle of Allah (may peace be upon him) sent a military expedition to Awtas on the occasion of the battle of Hunain. They met their enemy and fought with them. They defeated them and took them captives. Some of the Companions of the Apostle of Allah (may peace be upon him) were reluctant to have intercourse with the female captives in the presence of their husbands who were unbelievers. So Allah, the Exalted, sent down the Qur'anic verse: (Sura 4:24) "And all married women (are forbidden) unto you save those (captives) whom your right hands possess." That is to say, they are lawful for them when they complete their waiting period.(1479)" Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2150 p.577
"After the distribution of the spoils of war a man may have intercourse with the female slave after passing one menstrual period, if she is not pregnant. If she is pregnant one should wait till she delivers the child. This is the view held by Malik, al-Shafi'i and Abu Thawr. Abu Hanifah holds that if both the husband and wife are captivated together, their marriage tie still continues; they will not be separated. According to the majority of scholars, they will be separated. Al-Awza-i maintains that their marriage tie will continue till they remain part of the spoils of war. If a man buys them, he may separate them if he desires, and cohabit with the female slave after one menstrual period. ('Awn al-Ma'bud II.213)" Note that Mohammed married Safiyah right after the battle. Abu Dawud vol.2 footnote 1479 p.577-578.
A Muslim warrior has to wait until a woman's menstrual course is finished before having sex with her. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2153-2154 p.578
'Amr bin Shu'aib on his father's authority said that his grandfather reported the Prophet (may peace be upon him) as saying: If one of you marries a woman or buys a slave, he should say: 'O Allah, I ask Thee for the good in her, and in the disposition Thou hast given her; I take refuge in Thee from the evil in her, and in the disposition Thou hast given her.' When he buys a camel, he should take hold of the top of its hump and say the same kind of thing." Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2155 p.579
No anal relations. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2157-2159, though Shi'ites [allegedly] allow it. Abu Dawud footnote 1483 p.579.
No coitus interrupts (a sexual practice), just do everything with slave-girls and female captives. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2166-2168 p.582
Abu Hurairah had a black slave girl. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2169 p.583
Homosexuality: No man should lie with another man, and no woman should lie with another woman, except with one's child or father. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2169 p.584
"...Allah did not make anything lawful more abominable to Him than divorce." Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2173 p.585-586
A slave needs only two pronouncements of divorce, not three. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2183-2184 footnote 1512 p.288-289
Variation on Sura 65:1 of Ibn 'Abbas Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2192 footnote 1520 p.591-592
Mustahil: A divorced woman cannot remarry the same man until she has consummated a marriage with someone else. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2192 p.592-593
Abraham only lied on three occasions, two of them for Allah. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2206 p.596-597
A man was attracted to his wife's shins (ankles) during Ramadan. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2214-2215 p.599
Women who ask for divorce without a strong reason will not smell Paradise. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2218 p.600
"'A'ishah said: Habibah daughter of Sahl was the wife of Thabit bin Qais bin Shimmas. He beat her and broke some of her part. So she came to the Prophet (may peace be upon him) after morning, and complained to him against her husband. The Prophet (may peace be upon him) called on Thabit bin Qais and said (to him): Take a part of her property and separate yourself from her. He asked: Is that right, Apostle of Allah? He said: Yes. He said: I have given her two gardens of min as a dower, and they are already in her possession. The Prophet (may peace be upon him) said: Take them and separate yourself from her." Note that the man got his gardens back after beating his wife and breaking part of her. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2220 p.600
Barirah was a female slave of A'ishah's, whom she later freed. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2223 and footnote 1548 p.601
When Barirah was freed, she repudiated her marriage with her slave husband. When she was freed, she could not have repudiated her marriage if her husband was a free man. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2226 p.601-602
Women are less in that if a wife if set free she can repudiate a marriage only if her husband is a slave. If the husband is set free first, then the wife cannot repudiate the marriage. Abu Dawud vol.2 footnote 1552 p.603
A man became a Muslim and his wife knew about it. She became a Muslim, divorced her husband and married again. After the man told Mohammed, Mohammed took her away from her current husband and gave her back to her former husband. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2230-2231 p.603
Hanafi says a child belongs to the Muslim parent. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2236 p.604-605
At Tabuk, three companions stayed behind without good reason and were boycotted for 50 days. Abu Dawud vol.2 footnote 1570 p.608-609
'Aisha speaks of four kinds of Pre-Islamic marriages. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2265 p.614-615
'Umar said Mohammed divorced Hafseh (revocable divorce) and then took her back. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2276 p.619
Beating women: Mu'awiya and Abu Jahm both asked to marry Fatimah bint Qais. Abu Jahm doesn't put his stick down from his shoulder. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2277 p.619-620
it is OK for a woman to stay in another man's house if he is blind. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2282 -2283 p.621
A divorced woman cannot go out of the house at some times. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.1605-1606 p.622-623
Zainab of Jahsh had a brother who died before her. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2292 p.624
It is still OK for a woman to adorn herself for seekers in marriages. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2299 p.627-628
Mustahill : A woman cannot remarry the same man until she consummates a marriage with another. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2302 p.629
No prostitution Abu Dawud vol.2 footnotes 1920 p.630
Fasting became a pillar of Islam in 2 A.H. Abu Dawud vol.2 footnote 1630 p.631
Sura 2:184 is abrogated. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2308. Also ibid footnote 1636 p.632.
There were deliberate differences between the laws God gave to the Jews and Christians and what God gave to the Muslims. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2336 p.643; vol.2 no.2346 and footnote 1678 p.646
Either being cupped or cupping someone breaks a fast. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2361-2365 p.650-651
Cupping does not break a fast. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2366-2370 p.651-652
simply means a tradition contradicts a sound tradition. Colloquially, it means it does not toe the "party line". Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2371 p.652
'Aisha and Umm Salama were wives of Mohammed. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2382 p.654
Mohammed asked forgiveness for past and future sins. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2382 p.655
If someone dies before fulfilling a vow to fast, his or her heir must fast for him. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2394-2395 p.658
Al-Fustat is Cairo. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2406 p.661
Seek refuge from the anger of Allah and his apostle. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2419 p.666
Hafsa was a wife of Mohammed. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2448 p.675
A wife cannot fast (superogatory) or allow someone to enter their home without her husband's permission. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2452, 2453 p.677-678
Mohammed did not rebuke a husband who beat his wife for praying and fasting extra. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2453 p.677-678
Safiyyah was a wife of Mohammed. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2464 p.681
'Umar had a slave girl from the Hawazin tribe. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2469 footnote 1807 p.683
Definition of Jihad. "Literally jihad means to struggle, to make strenuous effort and to strive hard. In the Islamic context, it stands for fighting against the infidels to promote the cause of Islam. In its wider sense, the term jihad comprehends all sorts of effort made sincerely in the path of Allah to spread religion. This may be fighting in the battlefield, teaching in schools, making public speeches and producing literature on Islam. Although formally it is not included in the five pillars (arkan) of Islam, it is of vital importance as a fundamental doctrine of religion. As it provides strength and fresh blood to religion, its significance cannot be ignored in any circumstances." Abu Dawud vol.2 footnote 1809 p.684
People are summoned for Jihad. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2474 p.685
Near the last hour there will be anarchy among Muslims. They should take shelter in Syria, Yemen, or Iraq. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2477 and footnote 1824 p.686
Fighting with Jews and Christians carries more reward than fighting others. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2482 footnote 1831 p.688
Mohammed use to visit Umm Haram daughter of Milhan, who was married to Ubadah bin al-Samit. One day she gave him food and sat clearing his head of lice. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2485 p.689
Reward for fighting in Jihad and dying as a martyr. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2488 p.689
Anyone who kills an infidel is guaranteed Paradise. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2489 p.690
A reward is 1/3 booty and 2/3 in Paradise. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2491 p.691
Muslims fighting against the unbelievers for Allah and die there will go to Paradise. Abu Dawud vol.2 footnote 1843 p.691
Account of the capture of Hunain. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2495 p.692
Abu Sahl was promised Paradise. There would be no blame if he died without an extra deed after that. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2495 p.692-693
Threat if do not help with Jihad. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2497 p.693
Fighting is jihad. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2503-2504 p.693
Intent of attack on Constantinople. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2506 p.696
The souls of those who died at Uhud were put in the crops of green birds in Paradise. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2514 p.699
Claim that the Negus, ruler of Abyssinia, died as a Muslim. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2517 p.699
Fight out of anger for Allah and his Apostle. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2531 p.705
Angels do not travel with a company that has a bell or a dog. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2548-2549 p.709
The bell is an instrument of Satan. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2548 -2550 p.709
Horses are more useful for Jihad than mules. Abu Dawud vol.2 footnote 1921 p.711
[Gambling] wagers are only allowed for camels, horses, and shooting arrows. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2568 p.714
Near a marketplace or mosque, do not carry an arrow unless you hold them by their heads so no harm may come to a Muslim. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2581 p.716. The idea of "no harm to non-Muslims" is conspicuous by its absence.
During the Battle of Uhud, Mohammed wore two coats of mail as double protection. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2584 p.217
No one forgives sins except Allah. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2604 p.721-722.
It was forbidden to travel in enemy territory with a copy of the Qur'an. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2604 p.721-722
Do not deface in killing, do not kill a child, decrepit old man, or a woman. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2607-2608 p.723
Mohammed sent Busaisah as a spy to see what the caravan of Abu Sufyan was doing. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2612 p.724
"There is no obedience in matters involving disobedience to Allah;" Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2619 p.725-726
" should know that Paradise is under the shade of swords." Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2625 p.727
Mohammed led a surprise attack on the Banu al-Mustaliq tribe while they were inattentive and their cattle were drinking water. That was when Juwairiyyah bint al-Harith was obtained. [as Mohammed's wife]" Abu Dawud vol.2 no.227 p.727-728
Jabir reported that Mohammed said: "War is deception" Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2630-2631 p.728
Mohammed appointed Abu Bakr to lead a night raid against polytheists. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2632 p.729
Mohammed said he was commanded to fight with men till they testify there is no god but Allah, etc. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2634-2636 p.729-730
In battle Muslims should not kill women and children Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2662 p.739 or women and hired servants. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2663 p.739
Kill old men who are polytheists, but not their children. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2664 p.739
One women of the Banu Quraizah was executed. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2665 Footnote 2017 p.739 explains this by saying "she used to abuse the Prophet (may peace be upon him). Hence she was killed." In other words, since she had said bad things about Mohammed she was killed.
It was OK to kill women and children when attack the settlements of polytheists at night. Afterwards Mohammed prohibited it. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2666 p.739-740
Muslims should not burn their enemies with fire. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2667-2669 p.740
When the Banu Nadir were expelled, Sura 2:256 was revealed: "Let there be no compulsion in religion." Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2676 footnote 2033 p.743
On conquering Mecca Mohammed wanted four people specifically killed, two of them singing girls. One was killed and the other escaped and later became a Muslim [presumably to save her life]. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2678 p.744
Context of Sura 48:24. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2682 p.745-746
Salamah was given a captive girl and had not yet "untied her garment" Mohammed took the woman from Salamah and gave her to the Meccans to ransom Muslim prisoners. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2691 p.749-750.
In the year of Khaibar Mohammed got a black slave named Mi'dam. He was struck by a random arrow and died. Mohammed said he would not go to Paradise because he stole a cloak on the day of Khaibar. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2705 p.754
The Muslims lost the Battle of Hunain. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2711 p.756
At Mutah the Muslims beat the Byzantines. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2713 p.757
A cavalryman gets three times the booty of the footman. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2727 p.762
At al-Hudaibiyyah, 1,200 infantry 300 cavalry got booty divided into divided into 18 portions. The horsemen got 2x infantry. All but one of the infantry were at Khaibar too. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2730 p.762-763
Context of recitation of Sura 8:1. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2734 p.764
At Najd the booty was 12 camels per soldier, but the detachment got an extra camel per soldier. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2735-2738 p.765-766
The Treat of one Muslim is binding upon all. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2745 p.767, even if the Muslim is a woman. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2757-2758 p.772
Mohammed could take one-fifth of the booty and apportion it as he wished. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2749 p.769
There was an Abu Rafi' who was a Copt who became a Muslim. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2752 p.770
If anyone kills a man whom he grants protection prematurely, Allah will forbid him to enter Paradise. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2754 p.771
Mohammed did not kill messengers of Musailimah, because you should not kill messengers. Abu Dawud vol.2 book 9 ch.1012 no.2755-2756 p.772
Assassination of Ka'b bin Ashraf. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2762 p.775
Muslims cannot assassinate a protected non-believer. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2763 p.776
Sura 9:44 is abrogated by Sura 24:62. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2765 p.776
Mohammed commanded Muslims to boycott three Muslims who did not fight at Tabuk without a valid reason. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2767 and footnote 2144 p.777-778
Context of Sura 9:118 Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2768 and footnote 2145 p.778
Al-Shafi'i and Ahmad say prostration for thanksgiving is valid, Malik says it is not legal. Abu Hanifah does not say it is commended or disapproved. Abu Dawud vol.2 footnote 2146 p.778
Interesting logic: A man should not return from a journey at night. He might find his wife with another man! Abu Dawud vol.2 footnote 2149 p.779
Avoid making friends with polytheists. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2164 p.782
Mohammed sacrificed a horned ram, seven camels, and two horned rams. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2786-2790 p.784-785; vol.2 no.2801 p.788
Sections on Muslim sacrifices of animals. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2786-2806 p.790
Sura 6:118,121 abrogated by Sura 5:6 Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2811 p.791
No meat sacrificed to idols. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2814 p.792
Pre-Islamic sacrificed animal in a gory way by cutting off its skin. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2820 and footnote 2207 p.794
Two sheep were sacrificed for a boy, and one sheep for a girl. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2828-2830 p.797; vol.2 no.2836 p.799
A Muslim loses some heavenly reward every day they keep a dog, except for shepherding or hinting. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2838 p.800
Kill all jet black dogs. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2839 p.802
A Muslim can use a vessel that was used for pork or wine if he washes it first. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2851 and footnote 2244 p.802-803
Sura 2:80 was abrogated (repealed) Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2863 footnote 2262 p.807
Pre-Islamic Arabs used to keep silence the whole day for Allah. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2867 footnote 2272 p.809
Description of the 7 or 9 greatest sins. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2868-2869 p.809-810
A woman gave her slave girl to her mother, and she inherited the slave girl back after her mother died. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2871 p.810
'Umar got some very valuable land at Khaibar. He donated its produce as Sadaqa. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2872-2873 p.810-811
Units of measure: A wasq = 60 sa's. Abu Dawud vol.2 footnote 2290 p.813
Context of Sura 4:176 Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2880 and footnote 2295 p.814-815
Context of Sura 4:11 Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2885 footnote 2302 p.816
Disagreement on a Muslim inheriting from a non-Muslim. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2903-2908 footnotes 2315-2321 p.820-822
Context of Sura 8:75. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2915 footnote 2329 p.824
Context of Sura 4:33. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2916 2917 footnote 2332-2335 p.824
A slave is a shepherd of his master's property and a wife is a shepherd of her husband's house and children. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2922 p.827
Some were bribed to accept Islam with 100 camels (for the whole group) Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2928 p.828
Mohammed had a secretary (not necessarily a slave), an Abyssinian named Sijill. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2929 p.829
The government of an Islamic state provides arrangement for marriage, a house, and a servant. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2930 especially footnote 2361 p.831
A 14-year old boy cannot serve in the army, but a 15-year old boy can. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2951 and footnote 2371 p.834
Mohammed's heirs attempted to inherit the entire fifth of Khaibar. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2962 footnote 2388 p.839
Context of Sura 59:6. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2965 and footnote 2389 p.840
Fatimah pulled the grinding stone so much that it affected her hand, carried water so much it affected her upper chest, but she did not get a slave. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2983-2983 p.846-847. This is interesting because A'isha had a slave who cooked for her (Abu Dawud vol.1 book 1 no.142 p.34), and once when she broke a vow she freed 40 slaves according to Bukhari vol.4 no.708 p.465.
"Safi" was the property of choice selected by Mohammed. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2985-2988 footnote 2406 p.846-847
Safiyyah was called Safi, for the first share of the booty, which went to Mohammed. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2988 p.848
Account of how Mohammed married Safiyyah. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2988-2992 p.848-849
Writing: Mohammed could write! Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2993 p.849 mentions a document written by Mohammed.
Some Jews used to hurt Mohammed (in an unspecified way, perhaps verbally). So Mohammed had Ka'b bin al-Ashraf assassinated. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2944 p.850
Context of fighting verse Sura 3:12-13. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2995 footnote 2421 p.850
Context of Sura 3:186. It was given right before ordering the assassination of Ka'b bin al-Ashraf. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2994 footnote 2419 p.850
Muhayyisah murdered a Jewish merchant by order of Mohammed He killed the Jew, named Shubaibah, by deception (assassination). Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2992 footnote 2422 p.850
Deportation of Jews from Medina. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2997 footnote 2423 p.851
The Muslims threatened to kill their fighters and appropriate their women. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2998 p.851
Expulsion of the Banu Nadir tribe. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2998 p.852
Mohammed expelled every Jew living in Medina. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2999 p.802
Wealth: For the fifth, Mohammed gave 100 wasqs of dates and 20 wasqs of wheat to each of his wives. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.3002 p.853-854
Wealth: Mohammed got one-half of the wealth of Khaibar. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.3004-3006 p.854
Fadak surrendered without fighting after it was surrounded. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.3010 p.855
Account of how the Meccan general Abu Sufyan bin Harb became a Muslim. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.3015-3016 p.857
Writing: Mohammed wrote a document. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.3021 p.859-861
Mohammed commanded to expel the polytheists. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.3023,3024,3026 p.860
Jizyah can be on both Arabs and non-Arabs. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.3031 footnote 2482 p.862
Muslims broke a treaty with Christians because they allegedly practiced usury. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.3055 p.865
The Magi [Zoroastrians] were incestuous. Abu Dawud vol.2 footnote 2426 p.864
No jizyah for the year or afterward for someone who converts to Islam. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.3047-3048 p.867
Writing: Mohammed wrote a document for Bilah bin Harith al-Muzani. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.3056 p.870
Zainab was picking lice from the head of Mohammed. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.3074 p.875
A wasq is 60 sa's. Abu Dawud vol.2 footnote 2539 p.875
A fifth is payable on buried treasure. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.3079 p.877
Alleged miracle of Mohammed telling which grave to dig up to get treasure. Also, it is OK for Muslims to dig up the graves of non-Muslims if they will get some benefit by it. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.3082 and footnote 2556 p.878
A non-hypocritical Muslim getting sick atones for sins. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.3083,3086,3087 p.879-881
If a man visits a sick person, 70,000 angels go with him, asking forgiveness for the sick person. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.3092-3093 p.882
Asking Allah seven times cures a person of a non-fatal illness. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.3100 p.884
"Ibn 'Amr reported the Prophet (may peace be upon him) as saying : When a man comes to visit a sick person, he should say : O Allah, cure Thy servant, who may then wreak havoc on an enemy for Thy sake, or walk at a funeral for Thy sake." Abu Dawud vol.2 no.3101 p.884 Footnote 2571 p.884 says "Both these works are great virtues which Allah likes very much...."
There are seven types of martyrs. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.3105 p.885
How Hamza, Safiyyah's former husband looked when he was killed. "If Safiyyah were not grieved, I would have left him until the birds and beasts of prey would have eaten him, and he would have been resurrected from their bellies." Abu Dawud vol.2 no.3130-3131 p.893
Science: If you wash the dead you should take a bath. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.3155 p.898. However, Abu Dawud vol.2 no.3106 p.89 says that ablution alone is sufficient.
If 40 or more good Muslim men pray at a Muslim's funeral, he will be forgiven. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.3164 footnote 2638 p.900
Mohammed did not pray over someone who killed himself with arrowheads. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2179 p.903-904
Mohammed's son Ibrahim died when he was 18 months old. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.3181 p.905
At the Battle of Hunain the enemy were called polytheists. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.3188 p.907
"Fight against people until they say there is no God but Allah", abrogated an earlier tradition. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.3188 p.908
The Negus of Abyssinia allegedly embraced Islam. Abu Dawud vol.2 footnote 2671 p.911
The grave of Mohammed had red pebbles put on top.
Abu Dawud vol.2 no.3214 p.915
Pre-Islamic Arabs used to slaughter animals at a grave. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.3216 and footnote 2687 p.915-916
Mohammed cursed the Jews for making mosques at the graves of their prophets. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.3221 p.917
Yet do not walk on a Muslim's grave with shoes.
Abu Dawud vol.2 no.3224-3225 footnotes 2696-2697 p.917-918
Give money in charity if you gamble.
Abu Dawud vol.2 no.3240 footnote 2711 p.923
Faithfulness is NOT one of Allah's attributes.
Abu Dawud vol.2 no.3244 and footnote 2716 p.924
No lying (dissimulation) about saying if one is a Muslim.
Abu Dawud vol.2 no.3251-3252 p.925
Taking an oath of not eating certain foods with breads. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.3253 footnote 2725 p.926
Saying "if Allah wills" means a Muslim can break your oath. (But see Jesus' words in Matthew 5:34-37). Abu Dawud vol.2 no.3255-3256 p.926
A Muslim man had a black Muslim girl as a slave too. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.3277-3278 p.932
If Allah wills after an oath must be said with no pauses. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.3280 footnote 2740 p.932.
The law that a woman must cover her face is included in the law that she must cover her private parts. Abu Dawud vol.2 footnote 2749 p.935
An inheritor should fulfill a vow of the dead. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.3301,3304-3305 p.938
A daughter inherited a slave girl she gave to her mother. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.3303 p.938
Mohammed allowed a woman to play tambourine for him. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.3306 p.939
Abu Lubabah knew that Sa'd would probably have the banu Quraizah put to death. Abu Dawud vol.2 footnote 2766 p.942. This is the context of Sura 8:27.
Mohammed bought a slave for two slaves. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.3352 p.954
One can only sell grapes when they become black [ripe]. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.3365 p.957
Capacity: one faraq = 3 sa's or 6 rotls. Abu Dawud vol.2 footnote 2840 p.962
Dispute on whether it is allowed to take money for teaching the Qur'an. Abu Dawud vol.2 footnote 2871 p.972
Magic: Cured a scorpion sting by reciting the Qur'an. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.3411 p.973
Reciting the Qur'an cured a lunatic. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.3413 p.973
Mohammed forbade the [prostitution] earnings of slave girls and the price of a dog. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.3418-3421 p.975
No one but a sinner withholds goods till their price rises. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.3440 p.980
Jihad is the lifeblood of the Muslim community. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.3455 footnote 2918 p.985-986
No sales of dogs or cats. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.3472-3477 p.991
Mohammed forbade selling or using wine, dead meats, and pigs. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.3478-3484 p.991-992
No wages of a prostitute. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.3474 p.991
One can return a slave within three days, even if no defect is found. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.3499-3500 p.992
A woman should not give a gift from the joint property with her husband. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.3539 p.1006. This is generally because a woman lacks wisdom and intelligence. Abu Dawud vol.2 footnote on p.1006
Mohammed borrowed 30 to 40 coats of mail before the Battle of Hunain from Safwan. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.3555-3557 p.1010
A'isha was quick-tempered too, striking the hand of a servant and breaking a bowl of food from another wife for Mohammed. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.3560-3561 p.1011


Sunan Abu Dawud volume 3

(162 entries)
Book 18. Book of the Office of Judge
He who has been appointed a judge has been killed without a knife. Abu Dawud vol.3 book 18 no.3564-3565 p.1013
A black man was from the Ansar. Abu Dawud vol.3 book 18 no.3574 p.1015
False witness is equivalent to ascribing a partner to Allah. Abu Dawud vol.3 book 18 no.3592 p.1022
The testimony of a deceitful man, immoral man or woman, or one with rancour against another is not permissible. Abu Dawud vol.3 book 18 no.3594 p.1022
The testimony of a nomad Arab against a townsman is not allowable. Abu Dawud vol.3 book 18 no.3595 p.1022-1023
In suckling of a child the witness of one woman is valid according to Hanbal and Hanafi. It is not valid according to Malik and Shafi'i. Abu Dawud vol.3 footnote 3047 p.1023
Context of Sura 5:109 Abu Dawud vol.3 book 18 no.3599 p.1024
Cutting the sides of the ears of their cattle; they do not know the meaning. Abu Dawud vol.3 book 18 no.3605 p.1026
Two men claimed a camel. Mohammed did not know whose it was, so he divided it between them evenly. Abu Dawud vol.3 book 18 no.3606-3611 p.1027
Context of Sura 4:65 Abu Dawud vol.3 book 18 no.3630 p.1032
Book 19. Book of Knowledge
Zaid bin Thabit was told to learn the writing of the Jews, which he did. Abu Dawud vol.3 book 19 no.3638 p.1035
If anyone deliberately attributes a lie to Mohammed, their abode is Hell. Abu Dawud vol.3 ch.1372 book 19 no.3643 p.1036.
Mu'awiya said Mohammed forbade the discussion of thorny questions. Abu Dawud vol.3 book 19 no.3648 p.1037
If one acquires knowledge only for worldly gain, he will not smell the odor of Paradise ('arf). Abu Dawud vol.3 book 19 no.3656 p.1039
Book 20. Book of Drinks
Context of Sura 2:219 Abu Dawud vol.3 book 20 no.3662 book 20 p.1041
Hanifa and al-Azuza'i say wine vinegar is OK; the other Muslim leaders say no. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.3667 and footnote 3119 p.1042
Drinking wine is forbidden. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.3661-3672 p.1041-1043
No buying or selling wine. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.3666 p.1042
If one dies while drunk, they will not drink in the next life. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.3671 p.1043
If a Muslim will not abandon wine, fight with him. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.3675 p.1044
If something is an intoxicant, even a small amount is forbidden. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.3673 p.1043-1044; vol.3 no.3679 p.1045
Gambling: Games of chance are forbidden. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.3687 p.1047
Mohammed forbade three things: visiting graves, drinking from skins, eating the meat of sacrifices. Later he allowed them. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.3689 p.1047
'Aisha and the other wives falsely told Mohammed he smelled bad after he drank honey at Zainab's house. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.3705 p.1051
Men cannot wear silk or brocade. All Muslims cannot drink from gold or silver vessels. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.3714 and footnote 3168 p.1053
Pictures: Mohammed went to Fatimah's house, but turned back when he saw a figured curtain. Abu Dawud vol.3 book 21 no.3746 p.1060
Must mention Allah when entering a house or eating the [evening] meal, or else Satan enters and eats. Abu Dawud vol.3 book 21 no.3756 p.1063
Do not eat meat with a knife. Abu Dawud vol.3 book 21 no.3769 p.1066
Muslims should not eat domesticated donkeys and mules. Abu Dawud vol.3 book 21 no.3779-3781 p.1068
Mohammed did not eat lizard, but it is OK to eat. Abu Dawud vol.3 book 21 no.3785 p.1069
Hyena is OK to eat according to Shafi'i. It is not OK according to Malik and Hanifah. Abu Dawud vol.3 footnote 3281 p.1071
Muslims cannot eat fanged beasts of prey. Abu Dawud vol.3 book 21 no.3794-3797 p.1071
Expedition by the sea where they saw a dead whale and ate it for a month. Abu Dawud vol.3 book 21 no.3831 p.1079
Science: One wing of a fly has a disease, and the other the cure. Abu Dawud vol.3 book 21 no.3835 p.1080
After eating, you should either lick your hand or else give it to someone to lick. Abu Dawud vol.3 book 21 no.3838 p.1081
Science: Allah has made a medicine for every disease except old age. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.3846 p.1083
Science: Cupping is the best medicine. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.3848,2850,2851 p.1084
Science: Mohammed said that if anyone gets themselves cupped on the 17th, 19th, or 21 of the month, it will be a remedy for every disease. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.3852 p.1084
Salmah was a maid-servant of Mohammed. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.3849 p.1084
Science: Mohammed told people with a pain in their legs to die themselves with henna. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.3849 p.1084
Nothing unlawful (such as wine) can be used in medicine. Abu Dawud vol.2 ch.1469 no.3861,3865 p.1086,1087
Ibn 'Abbas reported that Mohammed said if anyone acquires knowledge of astrology, he acquires a branch of magic. Abu Dawud vol.3 ch.1480 no.3896 p.1095
Mohammed sent a physician to Ubayy (b. Ka'b) to cut his vein. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.3855 p.1085
In Sura 10:58, the Arabic can be "you hoard" or "they hoard" Abu Dawud vol.3 no.3970 footnotes 3382 p.1115-1116
Variation in Sura 1:46 Abu Dawud vol.3 footnote 3383 p.1116
Variation in Sura 18:76 Abu Dawud vol.3 footnote 3384 p.1116
Variation in Sura 18:86 Abu Dawud vol.3 footnote 3385 p.1116
Variation in Sura 24:35 Abu Dawud vol.3 footnote 3387 p.1116
Variation in Sura 34:23 due to vowels, but in one case a consonant. Abu Dawud vol.3 footnote 3392 p.1117
Variation in Sura 39:59. This quotes with a feminine pronoun for soul, while the well-known readings have a masculine pronoun. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.3979 footnote 3393 p.1117
Variation in Sura 89:86 Abu Dawud vol.3 footnote 3399 p.1118
Variation in Sura 89:25-26 Abu Dawud vol.3 footnote 3408 p.1119
Variation in Sura 12:23 due to vowels. Haita (people of Kufah and Basrah) or Hita (people of Medina and Syria). Abu Dawud vol.3 footnote 3411 p.1120
Variation in Sura 18:86 due to vowels. Hamiya with a long 'a' for warm water, or hami'ah meaning musky [murky?] water. Abu Dawud vol.3 footnote 3408 p.1120
Variation in Sura 2:58 Abu Dawud vol.3 footnote 3413 p.1121
Variation in Sura 24:1 (missing or an extra "r" faradnaha (and which we have ordained) vs. the majority farradnaha (which we have described in detail) Abu Dawud vol.3 footnote 3414 p.1121
Brief mention of angels Jibra'il (Gabriel) and Mika'il (Michael) Abu Dawud vol.3 no.3988 p.1119
"He [Mohammed] replied, 'Conceal your private parts except from your wife and from whom your right hands possess (slave-girls).'" Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4006 p.1123
Abu Dawud
vol.3 no.4443-4445 p.1244 shows that having sex with a slave-girl you own is fine, but a man will be flogged for having sex with his wife's slave-girl.
Homosexuality: If two people do as Lot's people did, kill them both. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.3447 p.1245
Disagreement on bestiality. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.3449-3450 p.1246
Punish one and not that other that denied it. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4451-4452 p.1246
One of the slave girls belonging to Mohammed's house committed fornication with someone else. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4458 p.1249
After catching a drunkard three to five times, then kill him. Abrogated though. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4467-4470 p.1252-1253
When inflicting a prescribed beating, avoid the face. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4478 p.1256
Context of Sura 5:45,53 Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4479 p.1257
One can kill a Muslim for only three reasons, one being apostasy. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4487 p.1260
Some traditions were written down in Mohammed's time. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4490 footnote 3929 p.1261-1262
Mohammed eventually died from the effects of the poisoned sheep. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4493-4500 p.1262-1265
Some companions of Mohammed died due to the poisoned sheep. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4495,4498 p.1263,1264
The Jewess who poisoned Mohammed and his companions was forgiven and not killed. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4493-4495 p.1263
The Jewish woman who poisoned Mohammed and his companions was killed. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4496,4500 p.1264,1265
Disagreement on the killing of a free man who kills a slave. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.1265
One cannot kill a Muslim for killing an infidel. If anyone is given protection by a Muslim, he has the protection of all Muslims. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4515 p.1270-1271
Abu Jahm quarreled with a man and struck his head. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4519 p.1272
If someone is killed with something that is not a murder weapon, it is called quasi-murder by Abu Hanifah (founder of the Hanifites). Abu Dawud vol. 3 footnote 3959 p.1274
The bloodwit for a dhimmi used to be half that of a Muslim. However, Caliph 'Umar raised the bloodwit of a Muslim by 50% but left the amount for dhimmis the same. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4527 p.1274
Quasi-intentional murder has a different penalty. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4531-4532 and footnote 3965 p.1277 vol.3 no. 4536-4538 p.1278
Names for of camels by year. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4539 p.1278 vol.3 no.4548 p.1280
Abu Hanifa says one-fifth is due to the government on a mine, but Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4576 and footnote 3990 p.1288 distinguishes between finding treasure and a mine.
Retaliation: on a tooth for a tooth, the second tooth should be ground down with a file. However, the victim can accept monetary compensation instead. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4578 p.1299
Jews and Christians each split into 71 or 72 sects. Muslims will be split into 73 sects. All will go to Hell except one. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4579-4580 p.1290-1291
Zainab did not want to loan a camel to Safiyya when Mohammed asked her to. Zainab called Safiyya a "Jewess" Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4588 p.1293
In the future beware of people who hold only to the Qur'an and reject the Sunnah. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4587-4589 p.1293-1294
Every novelty is an innovation, and every innovation is an error. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4590 p.1294
"...If anyone summons others to follow right guidance, his reward will be equivalent to that of the people who follow him, without their rewards being diminished in any respect on that account; and if anyone summons others to follow error the sin of which he is guilty will be equivalent to that of the people who follow him without their sins being diminished in any respect on that account." Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4592 also footnote 4013 p.1295
Allah's rules would change because of people asking questions! "...The Muslim who offends most against the Muslims is he who enquires about something which has not been forbidden to men, and it is declared forbidden because of his enquiry." Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4593 p.1295. Footnote 401 on the same page says: "...the Prophet (may peace be upon him) asked the Muslims not to ask questions frequently so that there might not be hardship in Islamic teachings."
Predestination: No one is led astray except those Allah destined for Hell. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4597,4599 p.1295-1296
No innovation after the Sunnah is established. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4595 p.1296
There were five good caliphs. ... 'Ali, and 'Abd al-'Aziz. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4614 p.1300.
'Ali was a caliph. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4639 p.1306
One should not distinguish between the prophets or say one is better. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4651-4652 p.1309-1310
There was no prophet between Jesus and Mohammed. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4658 p.1310-1311
Murjiah (Murjites) were Muslim libertines. Abu Dawud vol.3 footnote 4078 p.1311
"'Abd Allah bin 'Umar reported the Apostle of Allah (may peace be upon him) as saying : I did not see more defective in respect of reason and religion than the wise of you (women). A woman asked : What is the defect of reason and religion? He replied : The defect of reason is the testimony of two women for one man, and the defect of faith is that one of you does not fast during Ramadan (when one is menstruating), and keep away from prayer for some days." Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4662 p.1312. Footnote 4082 on the same page says, "This shows that women are defective in faith. From this Abu Dawud argues that Faith increases and diminishes."
Four characteristics of a hypocrite. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4671 p.1313
One is not a believer when fornicating, stealing, or drinking. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4672 p.1313
One is not a believer when fornicating. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4673 p.1314
The Qadariyya were an alleged sect that believed in the free will of man. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4674 footnote 4094 p.1314
Predestination discussion. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4674-3596 p.1314-1319
Argument between Adam and Moses on predestination and Adam's fall. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4684-4686 p.1317-1318
Implication that it is the final action a person does that is important. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4686 p.1318
The boy whom al-Khidr killed was born an infidel. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4688-4690 p.1319
An angel gives four words for each individual: provision, length of life, his deeds, and if miserable or blessed. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4691 p.1319
Do not sit with those who believe in free will. Abu Dawud 34693 p.1319
Mohammed did not know if an infant went to heaven or not. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4696 p.1320
Every child is born a Muslim. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4697 p.1320
Description of the seven heavens. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4705-4707 p.1322-1323
The Jahmiyyah denied that Allah had a throne, because he did not have a tangible appearance. Abu Dawud vol.3 footnotes 4118-4119 p.1323
An Arab nomad asked Mohammed to intercede with Allah and Allah to intercede with Mohammed to help his people who were starving. Mohammed rebuked him for asking Allah to intercede with Mohammed. There is no mention that Mohammed helped him. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4708 p.1323
One will be able to see Allah as clearly as one sees the moon. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4711-4712 p.1324
The Jahmiyya believed there are no divine attributes. Abu Dawud vol.3 footnote 4124 p.1325
Abu Dawud says that since the Qur'an is a perfect word, that [somehow] proves it cannot be created. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4719 p.1325-1326
The Khwaraj [Kharijites] believe that a Muslim who commits a major sin goes to Hell. Abu Dawud vol.3 footnote 4128 p.1326
Hell is temporary for some. Some Muslims who commit sins will go to Hell for a while, but Mohammed's intercession will get them out by Allah's grace. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4722 p.1326
People will be resurrected when the trumpet is blown. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4724-4725 p.1326-1327
Description of a pond in Paradise. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4727-4731 p.1327-1329
Noah [Noh] was a prophet who warned of the Antichrist (Dajjal). Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4738-4739 p.1331-1332
Umm Salamah was a wife of Mohammed. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4742 p.1332
Kill false Muslims who shave their heads (Kharijites?) Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4747-4749 p.1334-1335
War is deception. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4749 p.1335
A Muslim who dies defending his property of family is a martyr. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4753-4754 p.1336-1337
A man who controls his anger will be given his pick of wide-eyed maidens [houris]. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4759 p.1339
Should avoid lying even if you are joking. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4782 p.1344
Treat people according to their rank. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4824 p.1352
Mohammed was white. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4846 p.1357
Safiyyah was short. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4857 p.1359
Zaid had a son named Yahya bin Sulaim. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4866 p.1360
Lying: A Muslim should conceal (faults such as drinking, etc.) that should be kept hidden. Abu Dawud vol.3 chapters 1752-1753 no.4873 p.1362-1363
Zainab [verbally] abused A'ishah, so Mohammed told A'ishah to abuse her. "...The Apostle of Allah (may peace be upon him) came upon me [A'ishah] while Zainab daughter of Jahsh was with us. He began to do something with his hand. I signaled to him until I made him understand about her. So he stopped. Zainab came on and began to abuse 'A'ishah. She prevented her, but she did not stop. So he (the Prophet) said to 'A'ishah : Abuse her. Then she abused her and dominated her. Zainab then went to 'Ali and said : 'A'ishah abused you and did (such and such). Then Fatimah came (to the Prophet) and he said to her : She is favourite of your father, by the Lord of the Ka'bah! She then returned and said to them : I said to him such and such, and he said to me such and such. Then 'Ali came to the Prophet (may peace be upon him) and spoke to him about that." Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4880 p.1364-1365
Do not invoke Allah's curse, anger, or Hell. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4888 p.1369
An unknown person stole something from A'ishah, so she cursed the thief. Mohammed told her not to do so and lessen the thief's punishment. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4891 p.1368
A husband can keep apart from his wife for more than three days. Abu Dawud vol.3 footnotes 4274,4278 p.1369
Honesty: "Hunaid bin 'Abd al-Rahman quoted his mother as saying : The Prophet (may peace be upon him) said : He who forged in order to put things right between two persons did not lie. The version by Ahmad bin Muhammad and Musadda has : The liar is not the one who puts things right between people, saying what is good and increasing good." Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4902 p.1370-1371
Honesty: "Umm Kulthum, daughter of 'Uqbah, said : I did not hear the Apostle of Allah (may peace be upon him) giving license for anything people say falsely except in three matters. The Apostle of Allah (may peace be upon him) would say : I do not count liar a man who puts things right between people, saying a word by which he intends only putting things right, and a man who says something in war, and a man who says something to his wife and the wife says something to his husband." Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4903 p.1371.
Mohammed came and sat on a woman's bed on the morning her husband came for her. Some girls played the tambourine for him. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4904 footnote 4283 p.1371
Some Abyssinians played with spears for Mohammed. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4905 p.1371
Mohammed said that singing produces hypocrisy in the heart. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4909 p.1372
An effeminate man was banished instead of killed because he prayed. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4910-4912 footnote 4286 p.1372-1373
A'ishah played with dolls, and other girls. When Mohammed came in the other girls went out, and when Mohammed went out, they came back in. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4913 p.1373
Children playing with dolls is OK; they do not fall under the category of prohibited pictures of animate objects. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4913-1914 footnote 4288 p.1373.
" 'A'ishah said : I used to play with dolls. Sometimes the Apostle of Allah (may peace be upon him) entered upon me when the girls were with me. When he came in, they went out, and when he went out, they came in." Sunan Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4913 p.1373 Note carefully this is NOT saying Mohammed had intercourse with A'isha while her playmates were watching. Rather it says the playmates played with her, and they went out when Mohammed came by, and could come back after he left.
"'A'ishah said : The Apostle of Allah (may peace be upon him) married me when I was seven or six. When we came to Medina, some women came. According to Bishr's version: Umm Ruman came to me when I was swinging. They took me, made me prepared and decorated me. I was then brought to the Apostle of Allah (may peace be upon him), and he took up cohabitation with me when I was nine. She halted me at the door, and I burst into laughter." Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4915 p.1374
"Abu Dawud said : That is to say : I menstruated, and I was brought in a house, and there were some women of the Ansari (Helpers) in it. They said : With good luck and blessing. The tradition of one of them has been included in the other."
"The tradition mentioned above has also been transmitted by Abu Usamah in a similar manner through a different chain of narrators. This version has: 'With good fortune.' She (Umm Ruman) entrusted me to them. They washed my head and redressed me. No one came to me suddenly except the Apostle of Allah (may peace be upon him) in the forenoon. So they entrusted me to him." Abu Dawud vol.3 no.5916 (typo, really 4916) p.1374
'A'ishah said: When we came to Medina, the women came to me when I was playing on the swing, and my hair were [sp] up to my ears. They brought me, prepared me, and decorated me. Then they brought me to the Apostle of Allah (may peace be upon him) and he took up cohabitation with me, when I was nine. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4917 p.1374
"The tradition mentioned above has also been transmitted by Hisham bin 'Urwah through a different chain of narrators. This version adds: I was swinging and I had my friends. They brought me to a house ; there were some women of the Ansar (Helpers). They said : With good luck and blessing." Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4918 p.1374
(4919) 'A'ishah said : We came to Medina and stayed with Banu al-Harith bin al-Khazraj. She said : I swear by Allah, I was swinging between two date-palms. Then my mother came, and made me come down; and I had my hair up to the ears. The transmitter then mentioned the rest of the tradition." Sunan Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4915-4919 p.1374.
Backgammon is not allowed. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4920 p.1375
Mohammed changed Barra's name to Zainab. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4935 p.1377-1378
Aziz means "mighty". Abu Dawud vol.3 footnote 4313 p.1379
Shi'ite: King of Kings is the most vile of names. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4943 footnote 4322 p.1380
Context of Sura 49:11. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4944 p.1380
Mohammed was forgiven of his past and future sins. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4945 p.1380
Avoid speaking falsehood. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4971-4974 p.1389
Mohammed disapproved of poetry. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4991-4998 p.1393-1394
Satirizing those who spoke against Mohammed is OK. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4997 p.1394-1395
The devil cannot impersonate Mohammed in a dream. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.5005 p.1396
One will be punished for making a representation of any [living] thing. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.5006 p.1396
The devil enters when you yawn unless you hold your hand over your mouth. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.5008-4009 p.1397
Hafsah was a wife of Mohammed. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.5027 p.1402
Mohammed said that Allah sent down the Torah, Injil (Gospel), and Qu'ran. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.5027 p.1402; vol.3 no.5033 p.1403
Fatima complained to Mohammed about her using the grinding stone and asked for a slave (prisoner of war). Mohammed did not give her one, but he said he gave her something better. He told her to say glory be to Allah 33 times, Praise be to Allah 34 times, and Allah is most great 34 times. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.5044-5045 p.1405
Writing: Mohammed wrote a will for a Muslim named al-Harith al-Tamami. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.5062 p.1410
A Muslim galloped ahead and warned a village that they would be protected if they became Muslims. They did so. The other Muslims complained that the first Muslim deprived them of booty. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.5062 p.1409-1410.
Superstition: A man who says certain things will not suffer sudden affliction that day or night. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.5069 p.1411
Superstition: Mohammed showed fear when he saw the rain or wind. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.5079-5080 p.1414
The Mugharrihum tribe have some jinn ancestry in them. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.5088 footnote 4436 p.1415-1416
A man who falsely claims someone for his father will have paradise forbidden him. [no mention of mother] Abu Dawud vol.3 no.5094 p.1417
Truth: "'Abd Allah bin Mas'ud said : If anyone help his people in an unrighteous cause, he is like a camel which falls into a well and is pulled out by its tail." Abu Dawud vol.3 no.5098 p.1418
Mohammed wrote to the king of the Byzantines. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.5117 p.1422
'Umar commanded his son 'Abd Allah to divorce his wife, but he refused because he loved her. So 'Umar went to Mohammed, and Mohammed ordered him to divorce her. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.5119 p.1422
"'Ali said : The last words by which the Apostle of Allah ... were : Prayer, prayer; fear Allah about those whom your right hands possess." Abu Dawud vol.3 no.5137 p.1425
Slapping a female slave is cause to set her free. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.5147-5148 p.1427
Force Jews and Christians to walk on the narrowest part of the road. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.5186 p.1436
Do not say, "Upon you be peace" to the living. Rather say, "Peace be upon you." Abu Dawud vol.3 no.5190 p.1437
The Banu Quraizah allegedly agreed to accept Sa'd's judgment. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.5196 p.1439
When they came to Medina, A'isha suffered from a fever. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.5203 p.1440
A man almost killed his wife for being outside of the house without a veil. She was outside because of a snake. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.5237-5238 p.1448-1449
Muslim legal experts disagree on circumcision for girls. Abu Dawud vol.3 footnote 4257 p.1451




An Index of Shamaa-il Tirmidhi


Tirmidhi was a disciple of Bukhari. He collected about 3,956 hadiths in a book called the Jami, which is one of the six collections of authoritative hadith.. The following is not the same, but a shorter collection called the Shamaa-il, which has 397-400 hadiths in 55 chapters.

The Shamaa-il of Tirmidhi

(79 entries)
Some say Kohl (collyridium) is good for eyes, and others say it is only good for healthy eyes. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.7 no.48-49 and commentary.
"The Apostle of God made brothers between his companions, and 'Ali came to him with tears in his eyes crying: 'O Apostle of God! You have made brethren among your companions but you have not made anyone my brother.' And the Apostle of God said to him: 'You are my brother in this world and the next.'" Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.2 p.299
Mohammed became a prophet at 40, lived for ten years in Mecca, ten years in Madinah [Medina] and died when he was 60. There were not more than 20 white hairs on his head. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.1 no.1 (1) p.8
Mohammed was of medium height, handsome, with slightly wavy hair and a wheat-colored complexion. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.1 no.2 (2) p.9
Mohammed was of medium height, with slightly wavy hair. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.1 no.6 (6) p.12-13
Mohammed had a white complexion, which was slightly reddish. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.1 no.13 (13) p.18
Tirmidhi mentions Bukhari and Sahih Muslim. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.2 no.1 (15) p.34
Mohammed's "seal of the prophet" was like a knot in a mosquito net or bedstand (about the size of a pigeon's egg. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.2 no.1-2 (15-16) p.23
Mohammed's seal of the prophet was like a cluster sourrounded by til (moles) which looked like a wart. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.2 no.8 (22) p.31
Mohammed to asked Allah for forgiveness for his sins. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.2 no.9 (22) p.31
Mohammed claimed that Sura Hud and similar suras made him old. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.5 no.6 (41) p.45
Men should not weak silk clothes unless there is a valid reason, like health. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.8 translator's introduction p.59
Men cannot wear red clothing. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.8 Commentary p.64
Hanafis say that tanned animal hides are OK to use regardless of how slaughtered according to Shariah Law or not. Commentary p.69
People should put on the right shoe first and take off the left shoe first. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.11 no.9 (79) p.75\
Hanafis say it is not permissible to wear a ring made of bronze, iron, steel, etc. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.11 Commentary after no 1 (82) p.79
Mohammed has a ring of silver with an inlaid gem. He used it to seal things but did not wear it. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.11 no.1-3 (82-84) p.79-80
It was a symbol of the Rawaafid Shi'as as a symbol fotheir group to wear a ring on their right hand. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.12 commentary p.93
Ibn Abbas wore a ring on his right hand and said Mohammed did too. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.12 no.5 (94) p.94
Wealth: Mazeedah bin Malik said that on the day that Mecca was conquered, Mohammed's sword had gold and silver on it. Talib said the cap of the grip handle was made of silver. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.13 no.3 (101) p.99-100
Zubair bin Al-Awam said that during the Battle of Uhud Mohammed wore two suits of armors, one over the other. He tried to climb a hill but could not because of the weight. His face was bleeding. Talha helped Mohammed climb the hill. Zubair said, 'I heard the Prophet of Allah (SAW) say, 'It has become wajib (Jannah or the intercession of the Prophet of Allah (SAW)) for Talhah.'" Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.14 no.1 (103) p.102
Sa'ib bin Yazeed says that during the Battle of Uhud Mohammed wore two suites of armor, one over the other. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.14 no.2 (104) p.102
After Mohammed conquered Mecca, four men and four womena were executed. Two of the women were executed for singing songs against Mohammed. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.14 Commentary after no.1 (105) p.105
After Mohammed conquered Mecca, he was told that Ibn Khatl [Ibn Khatal] was clinging to the cover of the Ka'bah. Mohammed said he was not one of the ones granted amnesty, so kill him. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.15 no.2 (106) p.106. See also Bukhari vol.4 book 52 ch.169 after no.280 p.176.
No lice lived in Mohammed's clothing. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.19 Commentary after no.1 (119) p.120
Minor sins are forgiven after washing, Hajj, etc. Major sins are only forgiven after true repentance. Major sins include murder, adultery, homosexuality, drinking wine, theft, etc. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.21 commentary after no.2 (124) p.127-128
Example of Mohammed licking his fingers three times after eating. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.23 no.1-2 (130-131) p.136-147.
Aayeshah [A'isha] said that his family never ate a full stomach of bread made of barley for two consecutive days. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.24 no.1 (135) p.141
'Ibn 'Abbaas ['Ibn 'Abbas] said the Mohammed and his family spent many consecutive nights without food. Mohammed's bread was mostly barley, but sometimes bread made of wheat was also available. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.24 no.3 (137) p.142
Sahl bin Sa'id said that white flour may not have come before Mohammed until his last days. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.24 no.4 (138) p.143
Anas Radhiyallahy 'Anhu said that Mohammed never ate food from a table. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.24 no.5 (139) p.143 The commentary on p.143-144 says some have said it is the custom of proud people to eat at a table, and it is also done to imitate Christians, and Muslims should not be imitating others. The commentator says this is an insignificant thing.
'Aayeshah [A'isha] said that she never ate until she was full without crying, because she said that Mohammed never filled his stomach twice in one day with meat or bread. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.24 no.6 (140) p.144
'Ibn Mas'ud said that Mohammed loved forequarter meat. He was given poison in that part of the meat. "It is suspected that the Jews poisoned him." Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.25 no.17 (159) p.163
'Abu 'Ubayd said he cooked a pot of food for Mohammed. Because he loved the forequarter (of goat or sheep) a lot, I served him that portion. He then ordered another one, and I served it. Then Mohammed ordered another one, and 'Abu 'Ubayd said the goat has only two forequarters. Mohammed then said that if 'Abu 'Ubayd had kept quiet, he could have served Mohammed every time Mohammed requested it. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.25 no.18 (160) p.164-165
A person did not ask blessing before eating food, so Satan [shaytaan] began eating it with him. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.27 np.1 (179) p.180. Shaytaan should watch his weight if he eats so many meals these days!
Wealth: Rubayyi bint Mu'awidh ibn Afraa took a plate of dates and small cucumbers to Mohammed, and he gave her a handful of jewelry or a handful of gold. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.29 no.7 (194) p.190. See also ch.47 no.14. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.29 no.6 (193) p.190 says it was jewelry that had been sent from Bahrain.
The prophet [Mohammed] drank zam-zam water while standing. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.31 no.1 (197) p.197
It was considered against humbleness to point with one finger only, so Mohammed pointed with his whole hand. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.33 no.3 (215) p.210-211
It is prohibited to drink water in one gulp. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.33 Commentary after no.5 (201) p.199
The saliva of some people's mouth is a cure for disease. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.31 commentary after no.7 (203) p.201
When Mohammed sweat, people collected his sweat. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.35 commentary prior to no.1 (207) p.204
It is not good to joke too much. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.35 commentary prior to no 1 (225) p.223
Mohammed joiked sometimes. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch35 no.1 (225) p.224 no.3 (227) p.225
Mohammed once humorously went behind a friend and caught him between his arms. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.35 no.5 (229) p.226
In the period ofignorance [jaahiliyyah] jinn troubled people, sometimes took them away, had sex with the women. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.37 Commantary after no.1 (2400 p.245
Mohammed was asked why he prayed so much, since Allah forgave Mohammed of his past and future sins. Mohammed said he should be a grateful servant. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.39 no.1,2 (248,249) p.269-270
During the Battle of Hunayn [Battle of Hunain], Mohammed kept reciting Verily, without a doubt I am a Prophet. I am from the children of Abdul Muttalib." Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.36 no.4 (234) p.233-234
Allah knows every deed before it is committed. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.42 no.10 (288) p.312
Furown [Pharaoh] was drowned. 42 no.12 (292) p.314
The slave girl Ummi Ayman was wailing aloud in front of Mohammed when one of Mohammed's daughters died. Mohammed said that this crying is not prohibited. It is the mercy of Allah. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.44 no.4 (308) p.331
At one time intoxicants were lawful. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.45 commentary after no.5 (309) p.332
The night that his wife died, 'Uthman was spending the night with one of his slave girls. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.45 commentaryafter no.6 (310) p.332. Note that she was not considered another wife, but a slave girl. Muslims could not call their slave girls wives, if they had more than four, because the Qur'an limits all Muslims (except Mohammed) to only four wives.
Mohammed was like other people. At home he removed lice from his clothing, milked goats, etc. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.46 no.13 (325) p.352 the commentary said that since his sweat smelled like a rose, lice could not have come from him. He merely looked for lice because he suspected that some lice might have come from someone else and crept into his clothing.
Wealth: Mohammed had pawned his armor to a Jew and until the end of his life [allegedly] did not possess enough money to release that armor. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.46 no.4 (316) p.344
Muslims are not supposed to year yellow colored clothing. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.47 no.4 (329) p.363
A Muslim told promised his people that they would have abundant food if accept Islam. Then there was time of drought. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.47 Commmentary after no.5 (330 ) p.365
Claim that A'isha said Mohammed did not hit a servant or a woman (wife, slavegirl, etc.) Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.47 no.6 (331) p.366
'Anas and 'Ali both said that Mohammed had people paid for people cupping him. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.49 no.1,2,3,4,5,6 (343,344,345,346,347,348) p.381-384
Mohammed never filled his stomach with meat and bread except when he ate together with others. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.50 no.2 (350) p.392
People fastened sones on to their stomaches because of hunger. Mohammed had not eaten longer than the other people, so he had two stones fastened on his stomach. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.50 no.5 (353) p.395
Mention of Sura Takathur. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.50 no.6 (354) p.399
Basrah in the original language means whitish stones, and this became the name of the town. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.50 no.7 (355) p.400-401
'Umar sent and army to blockade the 'Ajamis tribe which was allied with Persia. When the came to iraq, they saw a lot of white stones, so they called the place Basrah [Basra] which in the original language means whitish stones. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.50 no.8 (356) p.403
Mohammed's family [allegedly] never filled their stomachs, even if it was only with bread from barley. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.50 no.10 p.405
Mu'awiyah and A'isha both said Mohammed died when he was 63 years old. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.52 no.2 (363) p.413; ch.52 no.3 (364) p.414
Ibn 'Abbas and Daghfal bin Hanzalah Sadusi said Mohammed died when he was 65 years old. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.52 no.4,5 (365,366) p.414
'Anas said that Mohammed was not very white or wheat-colored. His hair was not very curly or very straight. He died when he was 60 years old. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.52 no.6 (367) p.415
General calamities and hardships will come to nations that discard Jihad. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.53 commentary after no.5 (372) p.425
Mention of Joseph (the patriarch) master's owner as named Zulaykha. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.53 no.12 (379) p.428-433
When Mohammed died, 'Umar said that if he heard anyone saying the prophet has died, 'Umar would cut off that person's head with his sword. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.53 no.12 (379) p.431
Some Muslims (the Ambiyaa) are alive in their graves. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.54 commentary prior to no.1 (382) p.438
Fatima thought she should have inherited mohammeds wealth. But Abu Bakr said no. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.52 no.2 (383) p.439
Bukhari can be spelled Bukhaari, and Abu Dawud Abu Daawud
Shaytan [Satan] cannot impersonate Mohammed in a dream. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.55 commentary prior to no.1 (389) p.452
He who sees Mohammed in a dream really sees him, because Satan cannot impersonate Mohammed. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.55 no.1-7 (389-395) p.452-455
This is why it is important to physically describe Mohammed Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.55 no.5 (393) p.454
A'isha said that Mohammed did not leave behind money or goats or camels. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.54 no.7 (388) p.447
'Abdullah bin Masu'd, Abi Malik A'-Asha'e, Kybayb bin Shibaab al-Kifi, Yazeed al Farisi, Abu Qataadah, and 'Anas all said that Mohammed said that whoever has seen me [Mohammed] in one's dream, has really seen me, as he shaytan [Satan] cannot impersonate me. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi ch.55 no.1,2,3,4,5,6,7 (389-395( p.452-455




An Index of Sunan Nasa'i

Sunan Nasa'i (English Translation with Arabic Text)
compiled by Imam Abu 'Abd-Ur-Rahman Ahmad Nasa'i. 1st Edition 1999. Rendered into English by Muhammad Iqbal Siddiqi. Kazi Publications Lahore Pakistan
Nasa'i has 5,764 hadiths, however, the two translated volumes only have the first 2,093 of them (36%).

Sunan Nasa'i volume 1

(121 entries)
He collected 5,764 hadiths. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 p.41
Nasa'i was a Shafi'ite who lived from 215 A.H to 303 A.H. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 p.45
Sunnah means precedent and custom", while the word hadith is a slightly narrower definition, "literally means a report". Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 p.50
Importance of the hadiths. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 p.51
If one disobeys Allah or Mohammed, one goes to Hell (Sura 4:14) Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 p.53
Mohammed was a prophet for 23 years. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 p.63
Mohammed never made a mistake. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 p.63
The hadiths are important to understand some of the verses of the Qur'an. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 p.63
Sunnah is as binding as the Qur'an. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 p.64
No plucking hair or making gaps in teeth is a command not in the Qur'an, but it is Sunnah. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 p.64-65
Mohammed's words and deeds are always sound. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 p.74
Reliability of the hadiths. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 p.81
100,000 persons were involved in transmitting and collecting the hadiths. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 p.83
Transmission of a hadith by a woman is not as good as by a man. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 p.84
Abu Dawud quite often used da'if traditions when he could find nothing better. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 p.86
Mudallas Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 p.87
Dates Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 p.89
Bukhari studied under Hanbal. Allegedly 20,000 Christians and Jews became Muslims at his death. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 p.93
Bukhari is the highest collection of hadiths. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 p.94
Imam Muslim had contact with Hanbal and Bukhari. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 p.95
Abdullah bin Mas'ud narrated 848 traditions, but Bukhari and Muslims only accepted 64 (8%). Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 #2 p.100
The name Abu Bakr in Arabic means "young camel." Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 #7 p.102
Abu Huraira narrated the most hadiths, 5,374. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 p.105
'A'isha's mother was Umm Ruman bint 'Amir Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 p.107
'A'isha was the only virgin Mohammed took to wife. (This is probably false though, as Mariya was a concubine and she presumably was a virgin...) Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 p.107
"When Hadrat 'A'isha passed nine years of married life, the Holy Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) fell in mortal sickness.... Hadrat 'A'isha was eighteen years of age at the time when the Holy Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) passed away..." Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 #18 p.108
'A'isha narrated 1,210 traditions, but Bukhari and Muslim only accepted 174 (14%). Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 #18 p.108
'Ali was the fourth caliph. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 #19 p.109.
'Ali was murdered in a mosque by 'Abdur Rahman ibn Muljam in 40 A.H. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 #19 p.109.
Anas bin Malik narrated 1,286 traditions. His mother was Umm Sulaim. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 p.110-111
'Asma and 'Aisha were step-sisters and both were the daughters of Abu Bakr. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 #24 p.111
Abu Bakr divorced his wife because she did not become a Muslim. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 #24 p.111
Fatima was ten years older than 'A'isha. She died 6 months after Mohammed died, when she was 29 years old. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 #29 p.115-116
After Hafsa's husband died of wounds received at Uhud, Hafsa's father thought of her marrying 'Uthman, but 'Uthman declined because he knew Mohammed wanted to marry her. They married in 3 A.H. She was four years older than 'A'isha. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 #32 p.117. Thus Mohammed did not marry her just to provide for her. Rather he married someone who otherwise would have been married to someone else.
Whoever loves Husain, Allah shall love him. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 #33 p.117-118
Maimuna was 30 years old when Mohammed married her. Mohammed died four years later. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 #43 p.120
In 18 A.H. Abu Sufyan died in the Plague of Anawas. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 #46 p.122 #47 p.124
"Mu'adh bin Jabal was on one hand an illustrious devotee of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) and on the other hand an enthusiastic fighter in the way of Allah and also an embodiment of virtues.... But He wept for his uncertain fate in the next world. So saying he breathed his last." Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 #46 p.122-123
Nu'man bin Bashir took allegiance to 'Abdullah bin Zubair, and because of this Nu'man was murdered by men of Marwan bin Kakun in 94 A.H. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 #49 p.124
There were ten recipients of glad tidings of Paradise. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 #50 p.126
Umm Habiba was 23 years younger than Mohammed. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 #60 p.127
Mohammed married Zainab bint Khuzaima, but she died before he did. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 #64 p.129
'Uthman was assassinated while reading the Qur'an. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 #67 p.130.
Zainab bint Jash's ancestry. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 #70 p.131
"Zaid bin Arqam (Allah be pleased with him) reported that the Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings be upon him) said: One who does not trim the moustache closely he is not from us." Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.13 p.138
Jews cut themselves if urine spilled on them. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 p.30,31 p.144
Clean yourself with an odd number of clods [of dirt]. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.43 p.149
Mohammed had two servants for when he went to the bathroom. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.45 p.149
Mohammed asked forgiveness for his faults. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.61,62 p.155
Kill all dogs except for hunting and herding. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.68 p.157; vol.1 no.339-340 p.274; vol.1 no.384 p.294
Miracle of water from Mohammed's hands. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.77-78 p.161-162
Perform ablution correctly, can pardon your sins. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.85,86 p.165,165
Science: Satan spends the night in a person's nose. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.91 p.167
A Muslim woman is not required to wear a veil before male servants. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.101 p.173
Ablution and gargling forgive sins. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.104 p.175
Correctly performing ablution and praying without distraction expiates sins. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 p.117 p.180; vol.1 no.148 p.192
Mughira carried water for Mohammed. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.125 p.183
Travellers do not need to take off their socks for three days and three nights. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.128-131 p.184-185
Doing extra ablution is wicked and wrong. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.142 p.189
Do not breed mules because horses are more useful for Jihad. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 footnote p.190
Mohammed asked forgiveness. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.171 p.202
Umm Habib was a wife of Mohammed. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.182 p.205; vol.1 no.317 p.261; vol.1 no.326 p.267
Abu Samih was Mohammed's servant. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.227 p.224
In the day of the conquest of Mecca, Fatima screened Mohammed. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.228 p.224
Umm Salama, Mohammed's wife, took a bath with him. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.240 p.228
Maimuna [Mohammed's wife] and Mohammed took a bath together. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.243 p.229
Angels do not enter a house where there is a picture or a dog or a junubi (Someone who is unclean because of sex). Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.264 p.240
Jews do not eat with menstruating women. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.291 p.249
Medicine: Some Muslims were told to drink camel urine, they became apostates and killed the shepherd. Mohammed had their hands and feet cut off, and their eyes burned out. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.308-309 p.255-256
Abu Bakr deliberately poked 'A'isha when she lost her bracelet and held up the caravan. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.313 p.259; vol.1 no.317 p.261; vol.1 no.326 p.267
One of Mohammed's companions tended the camels and became sexually defiled. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.316 p.260-261; vol.1 no.319 p.262-263
Mohammed asked that his sins be washed with water and snow and hail. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.336-337 p.273
Abandon prayer during menstruation. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.355-361 p.281-284; vol.1 no.364-368 p.285-286
Umm Salama was a wife of Mohammed. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.373 p.290
It is OK for a menstruating woman to briefly go into a mosque to get a garment. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.385-386 p.295
Usually girls screened girls who were bathing. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.392 p.297
Mohammed asked to be purified with water, snow, and hail. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.404-405 p.301
'A'isha and Mohammed used to take a bath together. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.413-415 p.307; vol.1 no.418 p.308
Fatima (gloss says his daughter) screened Mohammed. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.417 p.307
The earth is a mosque. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.434 p.316
The Nile and Euphrates are rivers of Paradise. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.451 p.326
Bait al-Laham was where Jesus was born. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.453 p.329
Bait al-Maqdis in the Night Journey. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.453 p.329
Two prayers per day were obligatory for the Israelites. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.453 p.330
Muslims have five obligatory prayers, but more prayers are OK. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.461 p.336
Allah will admit to Paradise Muslims who perform five prayers per day. For those who perform less than that, there is doubt. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.464 p.336
Abandoning prayer makes one an infidel. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.466-467 .336-337
Remembering: Abu Yunus the freed slave of 'Aisha transcribed a copy of the Qur'an for 'Aisha. It was somewhat different in Sura 2:208. "Abu Yunus, the freed slave of 'A'isha said: 'A'isha (Allah be pleased with her) ordered me to transcribe a copy of the Qur'an for her and said: When you reach this verse: 'Guard the prayers and the middle prayer' (2:208) inform me; so when I reached it, I informed her and she gave me dictation (like this): Guard the prayer and the middle prayer and the afternoon prayer, and stand up truly obedient to Allah. 'A'isha (Allah be please with her) said: This is how I have heard from the Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him)" Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.475 p.340-341
Muslims prayed toward Bait al-Maqdis (Jerusalem) for six months. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.492 p.347
Mohammed raided Khaibar. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.550 p.376
Prayer was prohibited at certain times. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.552-557 p.380-381
Three times were forbidden to pray. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.568-572,574 p.382-385; vol.1 no.576-677; p.384-385; vol.1 no.587 p.388
At Mecca it is OK to pray at any time. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.588 p.389
Prayer at the proper time, kindness to parents, and Jihad are the three best things. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.613-614 p.399-400
Battle of the Trench was when Sura 33:25 was revealed. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.423-424 p.664
Satan breaks wind when the call to prayer is made. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.673 p.428-429
"...If anyone builds a mosque wherein Allah's name is mentioned, Allah will build for him a house in the Paradise." Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.691 p.437
A tribe of Talq bin 'Ali converted from Christianity to Islam, so Mohammed told them to break down the church, sprinkle water on the site, and build a mosque. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.704 p.443
Polytheist graves were dug up and the site used for a mosque. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.705 p.444-445
Let there be a curse on Jews and Christians for they have taken the graves of their apostles as places of worship. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.706 p.445
Mohammed saw a church with pictures in Abyssinia. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.707 p.445-446
One sin per step is remitted for walking to the mosque. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.708 p.446; vol.1 no.852 p.515
When your wife asks permission to go to the mosque do not forbid her. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.709 p.446
Angels do not like garlic or onion. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.710 p.447
At the Battle of the Trench, Sa'd bin Mu'adh's arm was wounded. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.713 p.448
Mohammed prayed for help with the Holy Spirit. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.719 p.451
Spitting in a mosque is a sin, and its expiation is that the spit should be buried. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.726 p.453
Superstition: When you spit while praying, spit under your left foot (not the right). Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.728-729 p.454-455
Mohammed was unhappy that 80 men stayed behind on an expedition to Tabuk. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.734 p.457-458
A menstruating woman and a dog cut off prayer. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.754 p.467
A'isha had a curtain with pictures. Mohammed prayed in that direction and asked her to remove it. She cut it up and made pillows out of it. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 ch.454 no.764 p.471
If something is out of order, men should say "Subhan Allah" and women should clap. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.787 p.482; vol.1 no.796 p.487
Mohammed fell off his horse and grazed his side. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.797 p.488; vol.1 no.835 p.504
Maimuna was a wife of Mohammed. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.809 p.492
Mohammed claimed he could see behind his back. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.816-817 p.496; vol.1 no.848 p.512
Mohammed claimed he could see devils no one else could see. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.818 p.496-497
Threat of Allah turning Muslims' heads into donkey heads if they raise their head before the imam. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.831 p.501
Not with those who are angry and those who go astray (like Sura 1:7). Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.833 p.502
Mohammed thought about burning down the houses of them who did not come to prayer. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.851 p.514
Theft: A Muslim who was collecting Sadaqa stole a skin. Mohammed cursed the thief. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.865 p.521-522
Ibn abi Dumairah was a freed slave of Mohammed's. Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.872 p.524


Sunan Nasa'i volume 2

(139 entries)
Allah apparently hears prayers by having angels take them to Him. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.888 p6; vol.2 no.904 p.13-14
Legalism: One must separate their feet a bit when praying. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.895 p.9
Mohammed prayed for forgiveness for his sins. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.898 p.10
Mohammed is the first of Muslims. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.899 p.11; vol.2 no.901 p.12
Sinlessness: Mohammed said" ... I have wronged myself, but I acknowledge my sins, so forgive me all my sins, Thou who alone canst forgive sins;..." Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.900 p.12
Mohammed said, "A Surah has just been revealed to me, and then recited: In the name of Allah, the Compassionate, the Merciful. Verily We have given the Kauthar (fount of abundance). Therefore turn to thy Lord for prayer and offer sacrifice, and surely they enemy is cut off (from the good). Then he (the Holy Prophet) said: Do you know what Kauthar is?..." ... It (Kauthar) is a canal ... has promised me, and there is an abundance of good in it. It is a cistern and my people would come to it on the Day of Resurrection, and tumblers there would be equal to the number of stars." Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.907 p.15 [This is Sura 108.] English translations of this Sura say "abundance of good" and miss the part of a specific canal in heaven called Kauthar.
Prayer without reciting Sura al-Fatiha [Sura 1] is deficient. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.912 p.18
Prayer without reciting Sura al-Fatiha [Sura 1] is not even credited as prayer. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.913-914 p.18-19 "He who does not recite Fatihat al-Kitab is not credited with having observed the prayer." (2:913) "The prayer is not valid if one does not recite Fatihat al-Kitab and something more." (2:914)
Sura al-Fatiha was not revealed to any prophet prior to Mohammed. "He [the angel] greeted and said: Rejoice in two lights given to you which have not been given to any prophet before you: Fatihat al-Kitab and the concluding verses of Sura al-Baqara...." Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.915 p.19
According to Mohammed, not all of the Qur'an was revealed before. Sura al-Fatiha [Sura 1] was not in the Torah or Injil (Gospel) "[Mohammed] said: Nothing like Surah al-Fatiha has been sent down by Allah in the Torah or in the Injil and it is even of the oft-repeated verses and the Umm al-Qur'an." Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.917 p.20.
If a worshipper's amin is synchronized with the angels, all past sins are forgiven. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.928 p.25; vol.2 no.931 p.26
When the Imam says "not on those whom (is Thine) wrath and no the erring," and the person's amin synchronizes with those of the angels, all his previous sins are forgiven. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.929-930 p.25-26; vol.2 no.932 p.26-27
When Mohammed was inspired he sometimes heard a ringing like a bell. Sometimes the angel appeared in the form of a man. Once the sweat was dripping from Mohammed's forehead and it was a very cold day. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.926,927 p.29-30
The Qur'an was not given in just one dialect one dialect but seven. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.940-943 p.32-36
Mohammed once was confused when reciting a sura. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.950 p.38
Mohammed observed prayer in the house of Umm al-Fadl bint Harith. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.988 p.52-53
Mention of Sura Kauthar (Sura 108) Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.992 p.54
Saying "He is Allah, One" is 1/3 of the Qur'an in reward. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.998 p.56
When Mohammed was in Mecca, he was leading in prayer loudly, and Allah said not to be too loud or too soft. Context of Sura 17:110 Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1014-1015 p.63
Mohammed once fell off of his horse. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1064 p.84
Synchronized amen with the angels. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1066 p.85-86
Mohammed cursed the tribe of Mudar. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1076,1077 p.90-91
Mohammed had white armpits. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1111 p.103-104
Mohammed's head was bandaged on his last illness. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1123 p.108
Maimuna was a wife of Mohammed. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1124 p.108
At night Mohammed got up to ask forgiveness for his sins. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1127-1128 p.110
"'A'isha (Allah be pleased with her) reported: One night I missed the messenger of Allah (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) and when I sought him I found him in prostration, and he was saying: O Lord, forgive all my sins, open and secret." Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1128 p.110
Prayer is not complete without elaborate formalism. Mohammed said, "The prayer of any of you is not complete until he performs ablution perfectly, as Allah, the Exalted, has order you. He should wash his face and hands up to the elbows, and wipe is head and wash his feet up to the ankles. Then he should exalt All (i.e. pronounce takbir) and praise him (i.e., recite Thana). Then he should recite the Qur'an as much as it is convenient to him. Then he should utter takbir and perform ruku so that his joints return to their places and are loosened. Then he should say: Allah listens to him who praised him. Then he should stand erect so that his back is straightened. Then he should utter takbir and prostrate himself so that his face is at rest on the ground and his joint[s] return to their places and are loosened. Then he should say takbir and then sit right on his hips and erect his back. The prayer of any of you is not complete unless he does so." Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1139 p.117
You must make frequent prostrations when you pray. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1141,1142 p.118-119
Thauban was a freed slave of Mohammed. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1142 p.119
Mention of a bridge set over Hell. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1143 p.119
Mohammed had white cheeks. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1145 p.121
Mohammed asked God for forgiveness. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1148 p.123
Mohammed had white armpits. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1151 p.124
Legalism on how to place your feet. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1160-1163 p.128-129
Quoting Sura 2. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1175 p.135
If look toward the sky while praying, God might snatch their sight away. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1196,1197 p.145-146; vol.2 no.1279 p.180
Glory to God belongs to men [males] and clapping is for women. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1210-1213 p.149-150
If it were not for Sulaiman, Satan (Iblis) would have been seized and made an object of sport for the children of Medina. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1218 p.152
When a Muslim slapped his slave girl (unspecified whether on the face or not), Mohammed questioned the girl, and since she was a Muslim, Mohammed said she should go free. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1221 p.155
Mohammed was once forgetful during prayer. He bowed twice extra to make up for it. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1229-1240 p.160-164; vol.2 no.1246-1247 p.166-167
When the call to prayer is made, the devil breaks wind. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1256 p.169. It does not specify which time zone (Meccan or local), or if the devil continuously travels around the world.
Mohammed once forgot and made the prayer too long. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1257-1262 p.170-172
Mohammed made a ring with the thumb and middle finger (yoga style?). Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1266 p.173-174.; vol.2 no.1268 p.175 vol.2 no.1271 p.177
Do not say "Peace to Allah" Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1280 p.180-181
When praying ask blessing to Allah and peace to Mohammed. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1282 p.181-182
Mohammed told people that Gabriel told him that every time a Muslim blesses Mohammed, Gabriel blesses the Muslim ten times. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1286 p.184-185; vol.2 no.1298 p.191
Pray peace upon Mohammed. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1282-1301 p.181-193
Mohammed asked forgiveness of the evil he did and the evil he did not do. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1310 p.199
The torment of the grave is a fact. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1311 p.199
A person who prays for forty years, but has shortened the prayer, would have died in a religion other than that of Mohammed. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1315 p.201
A Badri is a person who participated in the Battle of Badr. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1316 p.201 vol.2 no.1317 p.202
A person has not prayed unless he did the right positions. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1316-1317 p.202-203
Mohammed had white cheeks. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1325 p.206 vol.2 no.1328 p.207
Mohammed forgot during prayer. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1334 p.210
A Jewish woman allegedly said people were tortured in the grave due to soiling themselves with urine. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1348 p.217
"Torah" refers to what David wrote too. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1349 p.217
The messages of previous prophets were not identical. The Jews were given Saturday, the Christians Sunday, and the Muslims Friday. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1371 p.232
Must give one dinar in alms (or 1/2 if poor) if one omits the Friday prayer without excuse. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1375 p.235
On Friday Adam was created, expelled, entered Paradise, and the Trumpet blast will be on Friday. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1376-1377 p.324-325
Every adult should bath before Friday prayers. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1379-1381 p.235-236; vol.2 no.1386 p.238.
Bathing, walking to prayer, and listening to the imam, gains the reward of fasting and prayers for every step he takes. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1384,1387 p.235-237; vol.2 no.1401 p.244
There was a sheet of part of the Qur'an during Mohammed's lifetime. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1388,1389 p.239
There is one hour on Friday afternoon when Allah grants anything a Muslim asks. [Apparently Allah is stingier at some times than others.] Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1392 p.241
Sins from last Friday on are forgiven if a Muslim takes a bath, prays what was fixed for him, and then keeps silence until the imam finishes and prays along with the imam. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1406 p.246
Predestination: He whom Allah guides right none can lead astray, and He who Allah leads astray none can guide. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1407 p.247
Sounds like a post-Mohammed hadith about Mohammed. Mohammed said that perhaps Hasan could reconcile two large portions of Muslims. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1413 p.250
One Muslims cursed the hands of another who gestured too much during prayers. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1415 p.251
Context of Sura 64:15. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1416 p.251
On Friday Adam was created, his repentance accepted, and the last hour is/starts on Friday. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1433 p.259
One Muslim giving another misinformation on the Torah. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1434 p.260
The sun and moon are signs of Allah. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1462,1464 p.272; vol.2 no.1465,1466 p.273; vol.2 no.1475 p.278vol.2 no.1477 p.280; vol.2 no.1481 p.283; vol.2 no.1485-1486 p.286-287; vol.2 no.1488-1489 p.287,289; vol.2 no.1500 p.297; vol.2 no.1502 p.299; vol.2 no.1505 p.300; vol.2 no.1506 p.301
Eclipse. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1466,1471 p.273-275
A Jewish woman told Mohammed "May Allah protect you from the torment of the grave." After that, Mohammed prayed for refuge from the torment of the grave. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1479 p.281-282
Mohammed was frightened by the eclipse. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1488 p.289
Mohammed was bewildered by the eclipse. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1489 p.289-290
Allah uses the eclipse of the sun and moon to frighten his devotees. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1494 p.291 vol.2 no.1505 p.305
It was during the eclipse that Mohammed said he saw Hell and most of its inhabitants were women. The women were ungrateful to their husbands and good deeds. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1496 p.293
Mohammed sought Allah's forgiveness when Allah frightened Mohammed. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1499 p.295
Mohammed prayed for rain, and Allah overdid it and collapsed houses and killed camels. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1507 p.303; vol.2 no.1518 p.308; vol.2 no.1520 p.309; vol.2 no.1521 p.310-311
While praying for rain, Mohammed showed that he had white armpits. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1516 p.307
There was a famine before praying for rain. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1530 p.315; vol.2 no.1531 p.316
Mohammed was present at the Battle of Dhat ar-Riqa (= Battle of Najd). Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1540 p.321; vol.2 no.1542 p.322; vol.2 no.1546 p.324
One time Mohammed delivered a sermon wrapped in green sheets. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1573
Mohammed preached that most women were fuel for Hell. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1578 p.342
Predestination: If Allah leads astray, none can lead the person right. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1581 p.343
Every innovation is an error that leads to Hell. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1587 p.344
Context of a recitation of Sura 64:15. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1588 p.347
Musical instruments: Playing a tambourine on a holiday is OK. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1596 p.350 vol.2 no.:1600 p.352
According the 'A'isha, the character of Mohammed was the Qur'an. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1604 p.356
Context of Sura 74. The end of the Sura was delayed for 12 months after the beginning of the Sura. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1604 p.356
If pray at night during Ramadan, all a person's sins are forgiven. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1605 p.357
The devil urinates in the ears of a person who does not pray at night. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1611,1612 p.360
The devil ties the back of a man's head in three knots at night. When a man wakes up and does ablution, etc. the knots are untied. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1610 p.360
Predestination: Fatalism quote of 'Ali. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1614,1615 p.361
Mention of angels Gabriel (Gibril), Michael, and Israhil. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1628 p.368
Mohammed gained weight when he grew older. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1654 p.378; vol.2 no.1712 p.398; vol.2 no.1724 p.404
One night Mohammed saw that Moses was praying in his grave. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1637 p.1640
At night pray an odd number of rakahs. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1295 p.392; vol.2 no.1711-1712 p.398 vol.2 no.1714-1718 p.399-400; vol.2 no.1724 p.403-404; vol.2 no.1725-1730 p.404-405; vol.2 no.1759 p.415
When Mohammed could not offer prayer at the right time he prayed 12 rakahs. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1792 p.424
Mohammed suffered a lot when he died. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1833 p.437
It is better to die in a place other than the place of birth. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1835 p.438
Battle of Uhud. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1835 p.443
Mention of Mohammed's daughter Fatima and Gabriel. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1847 p.444
The seven ways of dying as a martyr. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1849 p.445-446
Mohammed called the Negus, ruler of Ethiopia, a brother. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1882 p.459
Mohammed asked his daughter Fatima why she left the house. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1883 p.460
Funeral etiquette. Stand up until the bier is placed on the ground. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1917-1923 p.474-476
Disagreement on standing up for the bier of a non-Muslim. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1926-1930 p.477-478
How a deceased person was punished if he is an unbeliever and his family wept over him. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1851-1862 p.477-451
If two persons testify to the piety of a Muslim, they he will be admitted to Paradise. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1938 p.482
No gold, silver, silk, or brocade. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1943 p.484
Not certain that infants go to Heaven. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1951 p.486-487
Battle of Ghanim. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1957 p.489
A man confessed to committed adultery. Mohammed had the people stone him to death. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1960 p.491
Mohammed prayed over a repentant adulterous woman stoned to death. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1961 p.492
Mohammed sold slaves of a penniless man after he died. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1962 p.493
Mohammed would not pray over someone who died in debt. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1964 p.494
After Mohammed had been made wealthy, he prayed over debtors and paid their debts. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1965-1967 p.494-495
Mohammed prayed for someone else to be washed with water, snow, and hail. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1987 p.504
Those who commit suicide by falling from a height, poison, or stabbing go to Hell. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.1969 p.496
On the day of resurrection, martyrs bodies will be spouting red blood smelling like musk. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.2006 p.511
Mohammed temporarily forbade visiting graves and eating sacrificed animals, but later he permitted it. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.2036-2037 p.522
Context of Sura 9:113. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.2039-2040 p.524
Mohammed hit A'isha, causing her pain. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.2041 p.526
A'isha told her slave girl Barirah to trail Mohammed. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.2042 p.527
Mohammed prayer for the Negus, ruler of Ethiopia, after he died. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.2045-2046 p.528
Anti-Shi'ite: No buildings over graves. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.3031-2033,2035 p.520-521; vol.2 no.2047 p.528; vol.2 no.2050 p.529
The Jewish and Christian religious places were called mosques. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.2051 p.530
Muslims in their graves hear the sound of people walking. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.2054-2055 p.531-532
All Muslims are tried in their graves like the trial of the anti-Christ [Dajjal] except martyrs. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.2057 p.533
The Jews are being tortured in their graves. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.2063 p.535
Mohammed sought refuge from the torment of the grave. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.2065 p.535; vol.2 no.2069 p.537; vol.2 no.2071 p.538
There is some torment for Muslims in their graves. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.2066 p.536
A Jewess told either Mohammed or a Muslim man they would be put to trial in the grave. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.2068 p.537
Mohammed heard two dead people being tormented in their graves. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.2072A, vol.2 no.2072B p.539
The soul of a believer assumes the form of a bird in Paradise. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.2077 p.541
Moses boxed the angel of death. Sunan Nasa'i vol.2 no.2093 p.549




An Index of Ibn-i-Majah


Sunan Ibn-i-Majah
by Imam Abu Abdullah Muhammad bin Yazid Ibn-i-Majah al-Qazwini. Translated by Muhammad Tufail Ansari Kazi Publications 121-Zutgarnain Chambers, Ganpat Road, Lahore, Pakistan. Worldwide Copyright 1993 Zaki Publications Lahore Pakistan. They also have a web site
Ibn Maja/Majah (824-886/887 A.D. 273 A.H.) collected 4,341 hadiths. His collection is not considered as authoritative as the first four. He quotes weak hadiths, but that is OK since he labels them as such. Compared to Bukhari and Sahih Muslim, Ibn-i-Majah is much more "polished". For example, he specifically has Mohammed directly say the Murji'a and Qadarites are not a part of Islam; though those sects did not exist during Mohammed's lifetime. (vol.1 no.62)
In the English translation of the text of Ibn-i-Majah are numerous comments on the soundness of each saying from the book al-Zawa'id. It compares with sayings in Bukhari, Muslim, Tirmidhi, Abu Dawud, Nas'ai, and occasionally an-Nawawi. A number of saying are said to be "daif" (weak) or have other deficiencies. Except where noted, this list is only the sayings considered sound.

Ibn-i-Majah volume 1

(101 entries)
Book 1 (Forward)

Do not ask unnecessary questions Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.2 p.102
A wind will blow and extinguish every believer. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 footnote 1 p.5
No interest allowed. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.18 p.10
Those who tell a lie about Mohammed go to Hell. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.30-37 p.17-18
Submit to your ruler, even if he were an Abyssinian slave. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.43 p.23
Mohammed speaking and holding up two fingers. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.45 p.24
Muslims should not kill Muslims or lie. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.46 p.26
Ignorant religious verdicts: Allah will make knowledge extinct by taking away the scholars until the most ignorant people will be their leaders. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.52 p.29
Ignorant religious verdicts: Irresponsible religious verdicts. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.53 p.29
Offspring of slave girls captured during Jihad. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.56 and footnote 1 p.31
Hell is temporary for some Muslims; then then they will get out. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.60 p.34
Murjites [Libertines] and Qadarites have no part of Islam. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.62 p.35
Islam is mainly believe in one God plus works Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.63,64 p.36-38
A da'if [questionable] hadith is that if this chain of transmission is recited over a lunatic, he will recover. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.65 p.39
No one can be a true believer until Mohammed is dearer to you than your own son, father, and the whole of mankind. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.67 p.39
Killing a Muslim is infidelity. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.69 p.40
Abu Hureira Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.71-72 p.41-42
Deeds recorded before a person was born. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.75 p.43-44
Adam and Moses argued in Heaven. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.80 p.47-48
It is not guaranteed that a baby goes to Heaven. "'A'isha, the Believers' Mother (Allah be pleased with her), reported that Allah's Messenger (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) was called to the bier of a child of the Ansar (the Helpers). I ('A'isha) said, "Allah's Messenger, this one is blessed one, a sparrow amongst the sparrows of Paradise, who has committed no evil and who did not attain the age in which one can commit evil." He (the Holy Prophet) remarked upon this, "It may be otherwise, 'A'i'sha. Verily Allah has created the inmates of the Paradise; He created them while they were in the loins of their parents, and He created the denizens for the Hell-Fire and created them while there were still in their father's loins." Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.82 p.48-49
Infection and evil omen do not exist. Things happen by Allah's decree. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.86 p.51
Sex with slave girls. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.89 p.52
When the pens have dried. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.91 p.53-54
The Magi were adherents of Mazdaism. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.92 p.54
Mohammed is Allah's friend. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.93 p.55
Anti-Shi'ite hadith. 'Ali said Mohammed said the best two people after Mohammed are Abu Bakr and 'Umar. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.106 p.61
Umm Kulthum was married to 'Uthman. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.100 p.63
'Uthman was kind and tenderhearted. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.109 p.62
Mohammed prophesied a civil war when 'Uthman was caliph, but 'Uthman should not let anyone stripe him of the "shirt" of the Caliphate. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.112 p.64
'Ali called Mohammed the unlettered prophet. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.114 p.66
'Ali had the same relation to Mohammed as Aaron had to Moses. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.114 p.66 and vol.1 book 1 no.121 p.70
Al'Mu'alla was blamed for forging 70 traditions about 'Ali. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.118 p.68
Mu'awiya (Allah be pleased with him) reproached someone for saying good about 'Ali. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.121 p.70
Assurance: Ten people were given glad tidings of Paradise. Eight of them were: Abu Bakr, 'Umar, 'Uthman, Talha, Zubair, Sa'd, 'Abdur-Rahman.and Riyah b. Harith. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.133 p.75. (Another was 'Abdullah.)
Abd ul-Wahhab was accused for forging hadiths. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.141 p.179
The most merciful is Abu Bakr, and the most firm is 'Umar. The most knowledgeable are Mu'adh bin Jabal and Zaid bin Thabit. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.154,155 p.86-87
Do not revile a companion of Mohammed's, for a mountain of gold cannot make one equal to them. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.161 p.89-90
'Ali said that Mohammed prophesied that they should kill the al-Khawarj (Kharijites). Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.167-171 p.92-99
Mohammed said the Kharijites are dogs of fire. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.113 p.96
Kill doctrinally deviant Muslims [Kharijites]. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.175 p.87
The moon is the sign of Allah being seen. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.175 p.180 p.100
Paradise: Above the seventh heaven is a river and eight angels who look like mountain goats. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.193 p.109
Shooting stars are to hit [bad] angels before they spread what they heard. Sometimes they tell soothsayers before they are hit though. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.194 p.110
Allah wills some hearts to be straight and some to deviate. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.199 p.112-113
"Allah has some kinsfolk of mankind" - the followers of the Qur'an. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.125 p.121
One scholar of religion is more formidable against the devil than 1,000 devout persons. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.222 p.125; Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.223 p.126; Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.225,226 p.128
'Abdur-Rahman was a weak narrator. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.238 p.136
Knowledge to the undeserving is like a necklace of pearls, jewels, and gold around a swine [pig]. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.224 p.127
Mohammed was hairy. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.270 p.156
Allah does not accept prayers without purification. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.271-272 p.157
Ablution [washing] is half of the faith. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 chapter 5 p.151
Sniffing water up your mouth and nose drives the sins out of the mouth and nose. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.282 p.163
When ritually washing the hands and face, the sins fall from them to the ground. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.283 p.163
Mohammed could order his followers to do things on his own authority. This shows that the Sunnah is binding. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.287,289 p.166,167
One should say bismallah (in the name of Allah) when going to the bathroom as a shelter against the Jinn. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.297 p.171
One should seek shelter from the devils when going to the bathroom. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.296,298 p.171-172
Debate on whether Mohammed passed water standing or sitting. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.305-309 p.175-178
Kathir bin Abdullah was accused of being a liar by forging hadiths. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.336 p.191-192
If a Jew wet his clothes while going to the bathroom, he would cut the clothes with scissors. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.346 p.197
A Jew was tormented in the grave for going to the bathroom and wetting himself. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.347-349 p.198-199
Tayammum means token absolution with earth. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.351 p.200
A cat is useful in the house. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.369 p.209
Mohammed preached to the Jinn and the accepted Islam. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 footnote 1 p.216
Mohammed's daughter Ruqayya had a slave girl names Umm-i-Ayyash. The authenticity of this hadith is not known though. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.392 p.221
Cleanse your nose an odd number of times. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.406 p.228
There are 80 gates of Heaven. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.419 p.233
A Muslim's heels are in danger of hellfire if he performed ablution but misses his ankles. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.450-453 p.248-249. This contradicts the Shi'ite teaching that one simply has to wipe over the ankles and not wash them. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 footnote 1 p.251.
In the year of the conquest of Mecca, Fatima screened Mohammed. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.465 p.255
Mohammed wrapped himself in a yellow cloth after a bath. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.466 p.256
Paradise has eight gates. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.470 p.258
You have to cleanse your mouth after drinking milk. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.498-501 p.271-272
The urine of a male baby is cleaner than that of a female. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.522,525,526 p.284,285,286. The reason is "He (the Prophet) said, 'Verily, Allah the exalted created Adam and Eve (Hawwa') was created from his small rib. Thus a lad's urine became from water and clay and urine of a lass became from flesh and blood.'"
A yellow blanket is OK. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.538 p.292
Al-Zawa'id is a book, not a person. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.155 p.299
Legalism. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.552 p.300
Keeping socks on for one week is in accordance with the Sunna. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.558 p.303
Mohammed had long hair. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.578 p.314
The resemblance of a child to its father or mother. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.601 p.324
Male and female circumcision. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.608 p.327
No prayer during menstrual period. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.620-621 p.333-334
Mention of Asma, wife of Mohammed. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.642 p.346
One of 'Ali's forearms was broken. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 no.657 p.356
Homosexuality: Should not look at the private parts of someone of the same sex. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 1 book vol.1 book 1 no.661 p.356
Book 2. Book of Prayer.
Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 p.361
The five times of prayer. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 2 no.667 p.362
Subla prayer = dawn prayer. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 2 no.669 p.363
At the Battle of the Trench, Mohammed asked Allah to fill the disbelievers' houses and graves with Hellfire. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 2 no.684,686 p.369
They forgot to observe prayer at the right time when they were returning from Khaibar. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 2 no.697 p.376
Book 3. Book of Adhan and Its Sunna
. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 p.383
Green color in a dream. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 3 no.706 p.384
Mohammed will have the highest position in heaven. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 3 no.722 p.397
The callers to prayer have their minor sins forgiven between the times of the calling of two prayer. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 3 no.724 p.398
War: If someone builds a mosque for Allah, Allah will build for him a house in Paradise. [even Tamerlane?] Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 3 no.736,738 p.406,407
The built a mosque in Ta'if where the idols used to be. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 3 no.743 p.409
The whole earth is a mosque except the dung hill and the bathroom. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 3 no.745 p.410
There are seven places where one cannot observe prayer. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 3 no.746-747 p.410-411
The al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem was built 40 years after the mosque in Mecca. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 3 no.753 p.414
It is good to spray places of worship with perfume. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 3 no.758-759 p.418
Fatima was Mohammed's daughter. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 3 no.771 p.424
"Only he constructs the mosques of Allah who affirms faith in Allah" Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 book 3 no.802 p.440
Statistics: volume 1. Bukhari is mentioned only 3 times, Sahih Muslim is mentioned 6 times. Abu Dawud is mentioned 9 times, Tirmidhi is mentioned 17 times, 'Ubay ['Ubai] is mentioned 5 times, Nas'ai is mentioned 5 times, Sahihhain (Bukhari + Muslim) is mentioned 1 time, and Nawawi is mentioned 1 time.


Ibn-i-Majah volume 2

(101 entries)
Mohammed prayed to be purified from his sins. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 5 no.805 p.2-3
Satan uses madness, poetry, and vanity. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 5 no.807 p.4
Mohamed once choked mentioning the name of Jesus Christ Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 5 no.802 p.9,10
Abu Dawud got some material from a mentally confused man Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 5 no.828 p.14
All prayers that do not recite a certain thing are deficient. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 5 no.840 p.20
Wrote to Ubayy ['Ubai] bin Ka'b. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 5 no.844 p.22
When your amin coincides with the angels, all your sins are forgiven. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 5 no.851-854 p.26-27
'Aisha said the Jews were envious of Mohammed for salutations and amin Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 5 no.856-857 p.28
Talha bin Zaid was accused of forging traditions. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 5 no.872 p.36
A father hit his son for correction when his son did not know something. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 5 no.873 p.36
Mohammed asked God to forgive him. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 5 no.847 p.48
Do not say 'Peace on Allah' for Allah himself is peace. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 5 no.899 p.50
It was very important to ask blessings on Mohammed Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 5 no.903-908 p.54-57
Am imposter Massiah [Messiah] Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 5 no.909 p.58
'Ali was leading in prayer before the Battle of the Camel [the Battle of Jamal against 'Aisha and her army]. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 5 no.917 p.62
Recitation 100 times Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 5 no.926 p.67
Pray with something in front Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 5 no.940-946 p.73-77
A black dog or menstruating woman passing in front of a praying person makes the prayer void. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 5 no.949-953 p.78-80
Mohammed became bulky. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 5 no.962-963 p.84-85; vol.2 no.1191 p.206
Blowing your nose and menstruating are acts of Satan. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 5 no.969 p.87.
Muslims should stand with their rows straight, or their hearts will be variant. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 5 no.976 p.91
A person used to be able to motion to another if he was greeted while in prayer, but that was abrogated. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 5 no.1018 and footnote 1 p.112
If the Imam makes a mistake the men can point it out by saying "Allah be glorified, while the women can only clap. Women cannot speak [in the mosque] or it will cause a trial for the males. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 5 no.1034-1038 and footnote 1 p.119-120.
One cannot look up to heaven while praying. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 5 no.1044 p.128
Satan refused to prostrate before Adam. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 5 no.1052 p.128
Hanifites think prostration is necessary when reciting the Qur'an. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 footnote 1 p.128
Have to pray again if a person made a mistake Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 5 no.1060 p.133
A Muslim abandoning prayer is committing infidelity and polytheism. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 5 no.1078-1080 p.144-145
Adam was created on a Friday. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 5 no.1084-1085 p.148,149
One Friday prayer to another serves as a ransom for all minor sins committed in between. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 5 no.1086-1090 p.149-151
If a Muslim gives up one prayer, he should give in charity one dinar, or half a dinar if he is poor. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 5 no.1128 p.172
Names of prayers: fajr = dawn, Zuhr = noon, 'Asr = afternoon, Maghrib=sunset, 'Isha=night Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 5 no.1140 p.178 [The other is Jumu'a]
Bukhari and Sahih Muslim combined are called shaikhain footnote p.182 or sheiks p.185
Valid vs. invalid individual prayer Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 5 no.1152 p.183-184.
A Muslim needs to pray an odd number of prayers Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 5 no.1169-1170 p.194-195
Mohammed was a white man. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 5 no.1180 p.200-201; vol.2 book 5 no.1271 p.260 vol.2 book 5 no.1272 p.261
Mohammed accidentally made a mistake in prayer. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 5 no.1203-1205 p.212-214; vol.2 book 5 no.1211 p.217; 1213-1215 p.218-220
When praying becomes unclean, such as breaking wind, one should hold their nose to pose [pretend] that his nose is bleeding and perform ablution. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 5 no.1222 and footnote 1 p.224
Curse: Mohammed prayed that an Arab tribe, Mudar, would have starvation and affliction Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 5 no.1243-1244 p.239-240
Once a scorpion stung Mohammed while he was praying. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 5 no.1246 p.241
Prayer is forbidden after 'Asr till the sun sets and after Fajr until the sun rises. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 5 no.1249-1254 p.243-246
Mohammed was frightened during an eclipse. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 5 no.1262 p.252
Mohammed had a miracle of excessive rain. [The Qur'an says he did not miracles except give the Qur'an.] Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 5 no.1269-1271 p.258-261
Music: Singing and beating a drum in front of Mohammed was OK. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 5 no.1302-1303 p.273-274
Muslim women were confined to their houses can come out during Id festivals. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 5 no.1307-1308 p.277
Mohammed commanded his family to take a bath on festival days. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 5 no.1316 p.282
The devil has a string on each Muslim (or person) with three knots in it. The knots are undone when the person wakes up, perform ablution, etc. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 5 no.1329 p.289
A person will be destitute on the Day of Resurrection if they sleep during the entire night. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 5 no.1332 p.290
When you recite the Qur'an you should weep. If you cannot weep, then pretend [fake] weeping. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 5 no.1337 p.294
Mohammed would beg deliverance from the torment of Hell. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 5 no.1351 p.303
Pray two rakat before doing a good deed. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 5 no.1383 p.322
Mention of Tirmidhi Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 5 no.1384 p.323 vol.2 book 5 no.1385 p.324 vol.2 book 5 no.1395 p.332; vol.2 book 5 no.1397 p.334 vol.2 book 6 no.1484 p.385; vol.2 book 6 no.1496 p.392; vol.2 book 6 no.1511 p.461
It effaces ten kinds of sins to pray four rakats. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 5 no.1387 p.327
Allah [physically?] descends to the Heaven of the world during the night of the Mid of Sha'ban Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 5 no.1388 p.328 vol.2 book 5 no.1389 p.329
'Aisha found Mohammed had left her apartment one night. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 5 no.1389 p.329
Battle of Salasil in Mu'awiya's time. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 5 no.1396 p.333
Originally had to pray 50 times a day. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 5 no.1399-1400 p.335-336
A man questioned Mohammed about Islam. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 5 no.1402 p.337-338
Maimuna was the freed slave girl of Mohammed. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 5 no.1407 p.341
David constructed the Temple. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 5 no.1408 p.342
'Umra can be called minor Hajj Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 5 no.1411 p.344
Miracle of the tree trunk screaming when Mohammed no longer leaned on it when he preached. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 5 no.1414-1417 p.346-348
Mohammed asked forgiveness until his feet were swollen. A voice said his sins were forgiven. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 5 no.1419-1420 p.350-351
The sandals should be placed on the left side if taken off. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 5 no.1431-1432 p.357-358
A Muslim has 6 or 4 or 5 duties to a fellow Muslim. One of the six is that after a Muslim dies, the other should love for him whatever he loves for himself. However, it says nothing about loving others. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 6 no.1433 p.359
Mention of Nas'ai. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 5 no.1397 p.334 vol.2 no.1408 footnote p.342; vol.2 book 6 no.155 p.422
Prayer for the sick does not change anything (alter any decrees of Allah), but it does make the patient feel better. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 footnote 1 p.362
Umm Kulthum was one of Mohammed's daughters. She died before Mohammed did. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 6 no.1458 p.372
If you wash a deceased person, embalm them, etc. a person will come out of their faults like the day their mother bore him. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 6 no.1462 p.374
Prohibited to make a public announcement of the death of a person in a public place. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 footnote 1 p.382
Mention of Abu Dawud Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 6 no.1487 p.385; vol.2 book 6 no.1589 p.442
A person is forgiven if 100 Muslims observe funeral prayer over them after the die. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 6 no.1488 p.388.
God hears the intercession of 40 Muslims who stand over a person after they die. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 6 no.1489 p.389, or three rows Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 6 no.1490 p.389
Mention of Abu Dawud Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 6 no.1487 p.385
For a dead Ansari, Mohammed asked Allah that he had a house better than his house, and a household better than his household. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 6 no.1500 p.395
Mention of an-Nawawi Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 6 no.1506 p.398
A baby who dies is one sent in advance. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 6 no.1509 p.399
Mohammed's son Ibrahim would have survived, if there had been another prophet after Mohammed. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 6 no.1510-1511 p.400-401; vol.2 book 6 no.1589 p.442
A Muslim who was injured committed suicide. Mohammed did not pray over him like he did over other Muslims. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 6 no.1526 p.409
A black-complexioned woman followed Mohammed. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 6 no.1529 p.410; vol.2 book 6 no.1533 p.412
Kindly non-Muslims go to Hell too. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 6 no.1573 p.432
Men can visit graves Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 6 no.1569 p.430, but women are forbidden to do so. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 6 no.1574-1576 p.433-434
It is undesirable for women to follow the funeral bier. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 6 no.1577-1578 p.434-435
Mention of Imam Muslim. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 6 no.1585 p.438; vol.2 book 6 no.1589 p.442
Mention of 'Ubayy bin Ka'b ['Ubai bin Ka'b]. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 5 no.844 p.22; vol.2 book 5 no.1111 p.163; vol.2 book 5 no.1182 p.202; vol.2 no.1606 book 6 p.452; vol.2 book 6 no.1633 p.473
Mention of ibn Mas'ud Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 no.890 book 5 p.44
Mention of Abu Sufyan Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 5 no.1114 p.164
A Jewish woman died, and Mohammed said her relatives' lamenting was tormenting her in her grave. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 6 no.1595 p.446
The way to Paradise passes over Hell. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 footnote 1 p.451
A miscarried fetus will drag his mother toward Paradise. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 6 no.1608-1609 p.453-454
An authentic Sunna that was later abrogated. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 6 no.1611 and footnote 1 p.458
Breaking the bone of a dead body is just as bad as breaking the bone of a living person. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 6 no.1616-1617 p.459-460
Mohammed had a fever when he died. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 6 no.1618 p.461
Mohammed's daughter, Fatima, walked like him. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 6 no.1621 p.463
Fatima would be the chief of women in paradise. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 6 no.1621 p.463
Mohammed's last words: "the prayer and (the slaves) which your right hand possess." Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 6 no.1625 p.465
'Umar said Mohammed would not die until he has the hands and feet of most hypocrites cut off. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 6 no.1627 p.467
After Mohammed died, Abu Bakr said to worship Allah, not Mohammed. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 6 no.1627 p.467
'Umm Salama was Mohammed's wife. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 6 no.1634 p.473
Mohammed said his body would not decay in the grave. Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 book 6 no.1636-1637 p.475-476
Typos in Ibn-i-Majah vol.2 p.289, 300, 303, 307, 332, 353, 354, 364, 366, 369 2x, 373, 392 2x, 432, 433,464


Ibn-i-Majah volume 3

(122 entries)
Book 7. Book of Fasting
Every good deed is multiplied up to 700 times. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 7 no.1638 p.1
Fasting is a shield against the fire [of Hell]. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 7 no.1639 p.2
"The hadith of Ibn Mas'ud" was transmitted by Abu Dawud and Tirmidhi. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 7 no.1658 p.11
The horsemen of Allah's Messenger attacked them. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 7 no.1667 p.15
Pregnant women and travellers do not have to obey the fast of Ramadan. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 7 no.1667-1668 p.15
When Muslims miss a Ramadan fast, they have to make it up. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 7 no.1669-1670 p.16
Both a cupper and the one being cupped break a fast. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 7 no.1679-1780 p.22
Sexual caressing during fasting is OK. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 7 no.1683-1684 p.23
Abu Huraira changed his mind about remembering a hadith. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 7 no.1703 p.23
The reward of a fast on the days of Arafa is forgiveness of sins for one year. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 7 no.1730 p.45-46
Mohammed fasted on a time to copy the Jews. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 7 no.1734 p.47
Abdur-Rahman was called a liar. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 7 no.1749 p.56
If someone dies while they are behind on their fasts, their children can perform the fasts in their place. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 7 no.1759 p.61
women: Outside of Ramadan, a wife can only fast with her husband's permission. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 7 no.1761-1762 p.62
women: Mohammed's wives could command for tents to be set up. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 7 no.1771 p.67
'Umar made a vow to keep a fast before be became a Muslim. He asked Mohammed if he should keep the pre-Islamic vow, and Mohammed said yes. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 7 no.1772 p.68
war: Mohammed boycotted all those Muslims who through avarice or fear of heat did not take part in Jihad. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 footnote 1 p.69
women: Wives of Mohammed included Safiyya and Um Salama. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 7 no.1779 p.72
Book 8. Book of Zakat
Fear the prayer of the oppressed. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 8 no.1783 p.76
A Muslim must pay zakat or he will be tormented. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 8 no.1784-1786 p.76-77
Zakat is 2 1/2%, but does not include horses or slaves. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 no.1793-1794 p.81 vol.3 book 8 no.1807 p.91
A sheep is valued at roughly 1/8 of a camel. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 8 no.1799 p.85
No saddaqa (alms) due on slaves or horses. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 8 no.1812-1813 p.94
The tax is 1/10 and 1/20 of rain-fed crops, and 1/0th if irrigated. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 8 no.1817 p.96
Book 9. The Book of Marriage.
Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 p113
Hakim was the son of Mu'awiya. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 9 no.1850 p.116
women: A husband cannot beat the face of his wife, or denounce her as ugly, or fail to materially support her. Note that only the face is exempt from beating. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 9 no.1850 p.116
Women captives in your charge. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 9 no.1851 p.117
Women obey the husband. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 9 no.1802 p.118
Any woman who dies while her husband is pleased with her is promised Paradise. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 9 no.1854 p.119; vol.3 book 9 no.2013 p.212. (There is no mention that a man who dies while his wife/wives are pleased with him is promised Paradise.)
Mohammed did not think highly of a dark complexion. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 9 no.1859 p.122
If possible try to marry a virgin girl because of their odor? (not Sahih) Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 9 no.1861
Have a look at a woman you want to marry to create harmony. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 9 no.1865 p.126
Mohammed knew Abu Jahm was a beater of women. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 9 no.1869 p.129
A woman's consent is required for marriage, but silence implies consent. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 9 no.1870,1872 p.129,130
A'isha was married when she was six years old, and nine when she went to Mohammed's house. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 9 no.1876 p.133
A'isha was seven years old when she married, nine years old when she lived with Mohammed, and 18 years old when he died. (not Sahih) Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 9 no.1877 p.134
A marriage is not valid unless the woman's guardian gives consent. A woman who marries a man only with her own consent is an adulterer. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 9 no.1879-1882 p.137-139
Singing is OK. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 9 no.1897 p.146
Singing with a reed [instrument] is fine. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 9 no.1998 p.147
Homosexuality: Mohammed cursed effeminate men. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 9 no.1904 p.151
When one is given a woman, servant, or cattle, one should seize its forehead and pray to Allah. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 9 no.1918 p.157
Sex with slave girls is OK. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 9 no.1920 p.158; vol.3 book 9 no.1927-1928 p.162
Anal sex is forbidden. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 9 no.1923 p.160
Claim that Jews restricted some sex practices that are fine for Muslims. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 9 no.1925 p.161
A man cannot marry both a woman and her parent's sister. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 9 no.1929-1931 p.163-164
Muhallil: When a man "irrevocably" divorces a woman, she must consummate a marriage with someone else before they can get back together again. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 9 no.1933-1936 p.165-168
Umm Salama, wife of Mohammed. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 9 no.1917 p.156-157
What is unlawful for biological relations is unlawful for foster [adopted] relations. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 9 no.1937-1939 p.169
Five or ten sucklings make a marriage unlawful. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 9 no.1940-1943 p.170
Yet a woman could suckle a grown man for the sole purpose of making him lawful in her house. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 9 no.1943 p.171
Yet the previous was wrong advice (by a Muslim standard) because suckling after weaning does not change anything. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 Footnote 1 p.172
If a man marries two sisters, then becomes a Muslim, he should divorce either sister. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 9 no.1950-1951 p.175
Safiyya Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 9 no.1951 p.178
A slave cannot marry without the master's permission. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 9 no.1959,1960 p.179-180
"Ali' b. Abi Talib (Allah be pleased with him) is reported to have said that Allah's Messenger (...) prohibited the temporary marriage with women on the day (of the battle) of Khyber and (forbade) from the flesh of domestic donkeys." Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 9 no.1961 p.180
"Rabi' b. Sabra ... 'They (the companions) said, Allah's Messenger, celibacy has become unendurable for us. He said, Benefit yourselves from these women (i.e. contract temporary marriage with them). We came to them (and contacted them) but they refused to give themselves in marriage to us except that we prescribed a fixed time between us and them. We made a mention of it to the Holy Prophet (...) who said, 'Prescribe a period between you and them.'" ... Later Mohammed said, 'O people, I had given you permission regarding temporary marriage. Behold, verily Allah has declared it haram (unlawful) till the Day of Resurrection...." Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 9 no.1962 p.180-182
"Ibn 'Umar ... 'When 'Umar b. Khattab (...) became Caliph, he addressed the people and said: Verily Allah's Messenger (...) granted us the permission of temporary marriage three times. Then he declared it unlawful. ..." However it also says, "According to al-Zawa'id, its isnad contains in it Abu Bakr b. Hafs whose name is Isma'il al'Iba'i. Ibn Hibban mentioned him amongst the reliable authorities while Ibn Abi Hatim, on his father's authority, remarked that dictation has been taken from him and his father and his father used to tell lies. I said, 'There is no objection against him.' Ibn Abi Hatim said, 'Imam Ahmad, Ibn Mu'in, Ibn Numair, etc. have declared him reliable, Ibn Khuzaima expressed it in his Sahih and Hakim in al-Mustadrik." Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 9 no.1963 p.182
A man had a wife for many years, who bore him many children. He intended to "exchange her" (Majah's choice of words) but he kept here when she agreed to give up her turn with him. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 9 no.1914 p.188
In a sermon Mohammed criticized Muslim men who beat their wives like they beat their slave girls. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 9 no.1983 p.194
A'isha said Mohammed did not beat his attendant or his wife. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 9 no.1984 p.194
Are the hadiths contradictory saying that Mohammed said to beat women and not to beat women? Actually no, as this explains. Iyas bin 'Abdullah, the son of Abu Dhubab (Allah be pleased with him) reported that Allah's Messenger (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said, "Do not beat the slave girls (women folk.)." Then 'Umar visited the Holy Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) and said, "Allah's Messenger, women have become emboldened towards their husbands. So allow us to beat them. So, they were beaten (when permission was granted) Upon this many groups of women went round the family of Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him). When it was morning, he (the Holy Prophet) said, "Seventy women went round the family of Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) this night. Every woman was making a complaint against her spouse. You will not find them the best among you. [The footnote says "them" refers to the men]. Note that the peace which was supposedly on Mohammed apparently did not extend to the wives and slave girls who were the alleged rightful objects of beating. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 9 no.1985 p.194-195
"One night 'Umar (Allah be pleased with him) arranged a feast. When it was midnight, he got up and went towards his wife to beat her. I separated them both. When he went to his bed, he said to me, "O 'Ash'ath, preserve from me a thing that I heard from Allah's Messenger (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him). (These things are): A man will not be taken to task for beating his wife (for valid reasons) and do not sleep without observing witr prayer." I forgot the third (exhortation)." Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 9 no.1986 p.195. Note that (for valid reasons) is a qualification in the translation; it is not in the Arabic.
Women cannot have false hair or alter their teeth. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 9 no.1987-1989 p.196-197
Mohammed did not want 'Ali to marry anyone else besides Fatima. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 9 no.1998-1999 p.202-204
It was OK that a woman offered herself to Mohammed. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 9 no.2000-2001 p.304-305
The child of a slave girl and her master is mentioned. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 9 no.2004 p.207
Mohammed candidly admits he was going to make a rule restricting something, but when he heard that the Romans and Persians did it with no ill effects, he permitted it. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 9 no.2011 p.210
Houris do not want wives to annoy their husbands, since the houris will also be the wives of the husbands in the afterlife. "Mu'adh bin Jobal (Allah be pleased with him) reported that Allah's Messenger (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said, 'A woman does not annoy her husband but his spouse from amongst the maidens with wide eyes intensely white and deeply black will say: Do not annoy him, may Allah ruin you." He is with you as a passing guest. Very soon, he will part with you and come to us.'" Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 9 no.2014 p.212
Book 10. The Book of Divorce.
Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 p.205
'Umar bin Khattab divorced Hafsa but later remarried her. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 no.2016 p.215
"'Abdullah bin 'Umar (Allah be pleased with him) reported that Allah's Messenger (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said, "The most despicable acts of lawful acts in the sight of Allah is divorce." Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 10 no.2018 p.216
Do not divorce a wife while she is menstruating. Wait until she has stopped or else is pregnant before divorcing her. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 10 no.2023 p.218
Abu Sa'id al-Khudri's wife was named Zainab. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 10 no.2031 p.223
Mohammed divorced 'Amra. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 10 no.2054 p.233
Paradise has a strong smell. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 10 no.2054 p.236
women: war: A woman who asks for divorce without extreme reasons is also forbidden the smell of Paradise. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 10 no.2055 p.237
Mohammed kept away from his wives for a month 929 days) Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 10 no.2060 p.241
Sura 50 no.1 Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 10 no.2063 p.243
A man was supposed to keep away from his wife during a fast but was overcome with desire when he saw his wife's white ankles. Obviously women have to be very careful about being modest. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 10 no.2065 p.244
Li'an curses. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 footnote 1 p.246
An Umm Walad is a slave girl who gives birth to her master's child. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 footnote 1 p.257
A man must divorce his wife if his father commands it. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 10 no.2088-2089 p.259-260
Contradictory hadiths where both are authoritative. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 10 no.2091 p.262
Do not swear by idols or ancestors. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 10 no.2095 p.263
Do not swear by al 'Lat or al 'Uzza. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 10 no.2096-2097 p.264
Isa bin Maryam (Jesus son of Mary) saw a man commit theft. He confronted the thief, who swore by Allah that he did not do it. Since the man swore this, Jesus said his eyes must be mistaken. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 10 no.2012 p.266
'Aisha had a husband and wife couple as slaves. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 10 no.2532 p.514-515
Jews as well as Christians are called polytheists. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 10 no.2118 p.276
A Muslim can take an oath before another Muslims as his brother, even if they are not biologically related. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 10 no.2119 p.277
If a mother died without fulfilling a vow to fast, the daughter or guardian should do it on her behalf. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 10 no.2132-2133 p.284-285
Zakariya was a carpenter. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 10 no.2150 p.295
Abu Sa'd [Sa'id] Khudri was a Muslim sorcerer who recited verses of the Qur'an to heal someone from the pain of a scorpion. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 10 no.2156 p.298
Do not use the wages of a prostitute. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 10 no.2159 p.301-302
Hafsa was a wife of Mohammed. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 10 no.2086 p.258
Book 11. Book of Atonements
Book 12. Book of Business Transactions.
Science: Mohammed was cupped. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 12 no.2162-2163 p.302-303
In the year of the Conquest of Mecca, Mohammed forbade the sale of wine, carcasses (including the fat), pigs, and idols. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 12 no.2167 p.304-305
No selling of singing girls. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 12 no.2168 p.305
An Arabic lexicon is by Lane. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 footnote 1 p.307
No short selling (no selling what you do not have.) Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 12 no.2187-2188 p.313-314
Do not haggle. Do not say higher than you are willing to sell, or lower than you are willing to buy. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 12 no.2204 p.323
'Adda' purchased a slave or slave girl from Mohammed. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 12 no.2251 p.346
When purchasing a camel or slave girl, pray over them. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 12 no.2252 p.346
No interest allowed. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 12 no.2253-2261 p.347-352
Mohammed purchased Safiyya for seven slaves. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 12 no.2272 p.357
Usury is equal to 70 sins, the smallest of which is incest with one's own mother. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 12 no.2274 p.358
Book 13. Book of Decisions (Judgments)
Mohammed said Allah gave the Torah to Moses. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 13 no.2327-2328 p.389
Mohammed and others went to a sorceress prior to starting Islam. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 13 no.2350 p.404
A bedouin's witness is not lawful for or against a townsman. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 13 no.2367 p.412
A false witness is tantamount to ascribing partners to Allah. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 13 no.2372 p.414
Book 14. Book of Presents and Donations.
Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 p.417
A wife cannot give a gift without her husband's consent. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 14 no.2388 p.423
A husband is the "owner" of his wife's chastity. The reverse is not mentioned, for the wife in no way owns the husband. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 14 no.2388-2389 p.423-424
Book 15. The Book of Sadaqat (Alms).
Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 p.425
'Umar got land at Khyber [Khaibar]. He gave some of the produce as alms Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 15 no.2396 p.428
Maimuna was a wife of Mohammed. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 15 no.2408 p.435
Book 16. The Book of Mortgages
. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 p.455
Mohammed mortgaged his armor for food. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 no.2436-2437 p.455; vol.3 book 16 no.2439 p.456
No sharecropping is allowed. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 16 no.2449-2459 p.462-467
The people of Khaibar sharecropped for 50%. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 16 no.2467-2469 p.472-473
Ibn Ishaq is Mudallis, which means he translated some traditions that "did not toe the party line". Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 16 no.2479 p.480
Book 17. The Book of Pre-emption.
Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 p.489
Book 18. The Book of Stray Things.
Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 p.495
Khumus (1/5) is required on all found treasure. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 18 no.2508-2510 p.500
Book 19. The Book of Emancipation.
Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 p.503
Mohammed sold a Mudabbar slave to Ibn Nahham after the slave owner's death to pay a debt. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 19 no.2513 p.503-504
Sex with slave girls is OK. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 19 no.2517 p.506
Freeing one Muslim man or two Muslim women frees one from Hell fire. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 19 no.2522 p.509
Maimuna was the freed slave girl of Mohammed. Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 book 19 no.2531 p.514
Stats: In volume 3, Bukhari is mentioned by name 32 times, Muslim mentioned by name only 8 times, Shaikhain (both together) mentioned 17 times. Tirmidhi mentions 26 times, Abu Dawud mentioned 23 ties, Nasa'i is mentioned 23 times. Nawawi mentioned only one time (vol.3 no.1894 p.145), Ibn Mas'ud mentioned 2 times. Ibn Abi Hatim mentioned 4 times, Abu Hatim mentioned 12 times. The book of Al-Zawa'id mentioned 204 times.


Ibn-i-Majah volume 4

(115 entries)
Book 20. Book of Prescribed Punishments
Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 p.1-47
One can only kill a Muslim for three reasons: murdering another Muslim, fornication while married, or leaving Islam as an apostate. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 20 no.2533-2534 p.1-6
Muslim boys could fight when there were 15 years old. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 20 no.2543 p.6
It is good to hide the sins of a Muslim. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 20 no.2544 p.6
A married woman and unmarried man committed fornication. The woman was stoned to death and the man was given 100 lashes and exiled for one year. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 20 no.2549 p.11
Having sex with a wife's slave girl is OK if the wife made her lawful for him. Note that he did not have to be married to the slave girl. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 20 no.2551 p.12
Mohammed ordered a man and woman Jew stoned to death. Note that he is deciding matters of other religions besides Islam. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 20 no.2556-2557 p.15.
Allah gave the Torah to Moses. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 20 no.2358 p.16
Stone homosexuals to death. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 20 no.2561-2563 p.18
If a person has sex with an animal, kill both the person and the animal. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 20 no.2564 p.19
Homosexuals are called "Lutis" meaning the people of Lot (Lut) in the Bible and Qur'an. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 20 no.2568 p.21
The fourth time a man is caught for intoxication, chop his head off. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 20 no.2572 p.23
For people who plundered she-camels with milk, Mohammed ordered one hand and the opposite foot cut off, and their eyes pulled out. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 20 no.2579 p.27
Debate among Muslim authorities on whether it is "sunna" to hang a thief's hand around his neck. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 20 no.2587 p.30
A thief who stole a camel, Amr bin Samura, was grateful to Mohammed for purifying him by cutting off his hand. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 20 no.2588 p.31
If a man kills his wife over a lover, he needs no witness that she was guilty except his word. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 20 no.2606 p.41
If someone attributes to himself one other than his father, then Paradise is forbidden to him. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 20 no.2712 p.107
The odor or Paradise is forbidden. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 20 no.2611 p.44
Mention of Qabil (Cain) who first committed murder. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 20 no.2616 p.49
Book 21. The Book of Blood Wit
Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 p.49-96
Abrogated verse right after it was revealed: In the judgment, the head of a murdered person will hand on the murderer's head. He would ask Allah why the murderer murdered him. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 21 no.2621 p.52
The angels and all mankind are against one who stands in the way of bloodwit or retaliation. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 21 no.2635 p.62
Forcing an abortion on another costs one male or female slave in restitution. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 21 no.2639,2640 p.60
Murder of one wife by another Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 21 no.2641-2643 p.67
Full bloodwit is 100 camels. Each finger or toe is 5 camels. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 footnote 1 p.72
5 Camels are the bloodwit for one tooth. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 21 no.2651 p.71
A Muslim will not be executed for murdering a disbeliever. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 21 no.2658-2660 p.75
However, a person will be executed for murdering his [presumably Muslim] slave. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 21 no.2663 p.76
Black: Mohammed had bright armpits. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 21 no.2670 p.79-80
The most excellent of mankind as regards the way of killing, are believers [Muslims]. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 21 no.2682 p.88
Protection given by one Muslim is binding on all. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 21 no.2684-2685 p.88-89
He who kills a non-Muslim who has been given protection will not smell Paradise. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 21 no.2686-2687 p.90
Book 22. The Book of Wills
Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 p.97-110
Mohammed did not make a will. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 22 no.2695 p.97
The last words of Mohammed's prayer: right hands possess... Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 22 no.2697 p.99
Book 23. Rules of Inheritance
Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 p.111
Mohammed spent a lot of time dividing the inheritance of people. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 p.111-133
Slavery: The freed slave of Mohammed fell from a date palm tree and then died. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 23 no.2733 p.122
A murderer (evening manslaughter) does not get any share in inheritance of the one they murdered. One example is a spouse. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 23 no.2735 p.123
Book 24. The Book of Jihad
Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 p.135-208
A man in Jihad either dies and goes to Paradise, or he returns home with war spoil. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 24 no.2573-2574 p.135-136
Threats against Muslims who do not go on Jihad. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 24 no.2762-2763 p.140-141
The most essential and greatest duty of Islam is Jihad. Ibn-i-Majah vol.1 footnote 1 p.141
Muslim warriors sailed on the water for the first time under Mu'awiya. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 24 no.2776 p.149
Ibn Maja was criticized for including a hadith. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 24 no.2780 p.152
If one begs to be a martyr, one will be counted as a martyr, even if he died in his bed. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 24 no.2797 p.163
Reincarnation: Allah has decided that those who die will not go back to this world. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 24 no.2800 p.165
The spirits of the martyrs are like green birds. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 24 no.2801 p.166
A martyr does not feel any pain of his murder except like the bite of an ant. Note that killing a Muslim in battle is called murder; but killing a non-Muslim in battle is a duty. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 24 no.2802 p.166
Jihad against infidels. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 footnote 1 p.171
Mohammed wore silk brocade during battle. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 24 no.2819 p.174
Do not seek help from polytheists. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 24 no.2832 p.180
War is guile. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 24 no.2833 p.181
A Muslim gets the possessions of the one he kills. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 24 no.2837 p.182
It is OK to strip female captives of their clothes. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 24 no.2840 p.187
Khalid bin Walid conquered Rome. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 24 no.2877 p.188
Umm 'Atiya assisted with wounded, etc. in seven battles where Mohammed was there. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 24 no.2856 p.193
In war do not kill the children. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 24 no.2858 p.195
Definition of Jizya Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 24 no.2858 p.195
Whoever obeys/disobeys Mohammed obeys/disobeys Allah. Whoever obeys/disobeys the imam obeys/disobeys Mohammed. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 24 no.2859 p.196
Blacks: Obey your leader even if he is an Ethiopian with a head like a raisin. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 24 no.2860 p.196
Obedience is commanded except when the command leads to disobedience. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 24 no.2863-2864 p.198-199
Mohammed sold two black slaves to a man so that the man would free one slave that had become a Muslim. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 24 no.2869 p.202
Abu Huraira narrated that Mohammed said after Mohammed died they were to obey the caliphs. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 24 no.2871 p.203
Mohammed never touched the hand of a woman. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 24 no.2874-2875 p.204-205
It is forbidden to travel toward the land of the enemy with a Qur'an, lest they get a copy of it and disgrace it. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 24 no.2879-2880 p.207-208
Book 25. The Book of Hajj Pilgrimage
Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 p.209-353
Performing the Hajj correctly purifies one from every sin. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 25 no.2889 p.214
An unaccompanied woman cannot journey for more than a day. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 25 no.2899 p.220
A woman's Jihad involves no fighting. It is Hajj and 'Umma pilgrimages. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 25 no.2901 p.220-221
Kissing the black stone is good, but do not worship it. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 25 no.2943 p.244
At the resurrection the black stone will have two eyes to see and a tongue to declare who kissed it. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 25 no.2944 p.245
Pagan: Before Mohammed broke the idols in the Ka'ba, there was a female pigeon made out of aloes wood. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 25 no.2947 p.246
Mohammed told his followers to leap and strut for showing disbelievers their strength. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 footnotes 1 p.247
Mohammed was very angry when he was not obeyed. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 25 no.2982 p.266
A son is not punished for the crime of the father and vice versa. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 25 no.3055 p.305
Fiqh = knowledge. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 25 no.3056 p.306
Pagan: The difference between Muslims and pagans is that pagans do not drink their fill of Zamzam water. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 25 no.2061 p.309
Cursing someone when annoyed with them. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 footnote 1 p.316
Fatima put on collyrium [eyeshadow], and that was OK. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 25 no.3074 p.322
Many sacrifices were done. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 no.3074 p.325 including 100 camels at a time. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 25 no.3076 p.327
Science: Mohammed was cupped while fasting in ihram. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 25 no.3081 p.330
Book 26. Blood Sacrifices
Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 p.355-377
The Id (Festival) of sacrifice Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 26 no.3131 p.362
One camel is equivalent to seven goats Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 no.3136 p.364, or else ten goats Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 26 no.3137 p.365
Book 27. The Book of Offerings
Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 p.379
Offer two goats for a boy, only one goat for a girl. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 27 no.3162-3163 p.379-380
People would bring food to Mohammed's wives. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 27 no.3174 p.385-386
One transmitter, Yahya bin 'Abdullah said to be addicted to absurd talk. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 27 no.3181 p.389
It is forbidden to use live animals for target practice. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 27 no.3186-3187 p.391
28 Book of Games
Ibn-i-Majah vol. 4 p.399-428
Kill all dogs except hunting, herding, and guard dogs. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 28 no.3200-3206 p.399-402
Science: Locust are the product of fish sneezing. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 28 no.3227 p.409
It is virtuous to kill lizards because they are an adulteress. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 28 no.3228-3231 p.412-414
Muslims cannot eat fanged beasts. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 28 no.3232-3234 p.414-415
Muslims can eat hyena. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 28 no.3236-3237 p.416-417
The us-Suffah were perhaps named that because they wore woolen clothes. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 footnote 1 p.419
29 Book of Food
Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 p.429-477
A believer [Muslim] eats in one intestine and a disbeliever in seven. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 29 no.3256-3258 p.428
Eat and drink with the right hand, for Satan eats with his left. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 29 no.3266-3268 p.433
After eating, either lick your finger or have someone else lick it. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 29 no.3269-3270 p.434-435
Eating fat is OK. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 29 no.3274 p.437
Many men were perfect, but only a few women: Mary and Asenath. 'Aisha will be Supreme. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 29 no.3280 p.410
One can get their sins forgiven by praying after a meal. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 29 no.3285 p.442
Mohammed never ate his fill of wheat three days in a row. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 29 no.3342-3344 p.473
When 'Ali [Fatima's husband] invited Mohammed over for food, Mohammed saw in the house pictures and then went back home. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 29 no.3359 p.481
The angels do not like the smell of onion and leek. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 29 no.3365 p.485
30 Book of Drinks
Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 p.489-516
He who drinks win in this world will not drink it in the hereafter. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 30 no.3273 p.490
Liquor is a juice of the denizens of Hellfire. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 30 no.3377 p.492
Wine is cursed in ten ways, including those who extract, buy, sells, carry, or drink it. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 30 no.3380-3381 p.493-494
Do not buy or sell wine. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 30 no.3382 p.494
Mohammed knew that the fat of animals was unlawful for Jews [Lev vol.3 no.17]. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 30 no.3383 p.495
Some in Mohammed's Umma will drink wine, calling it another name. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 30 no.3384 p.496
Everything that causes intoxication is forbidden, in either large or small quantities. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 30 no.3386-3391 p.496-498; vol.4 book 30 no.3393-3398 p.498-499
Do not drink from silver or gold utensils. Ibn-i-Majah vol.4 book 30 no.3413-3415 p.507


Ibn-i-Majah volume 5

(130 entries)
31. Book of Medical Science
. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 p.1
Science: Every disease except old age has a remedy. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 31 no.3436 p.1
Science: Nigella Sativa cures everything except death. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 31 no.3447 p.8; vol.5 book 31 no.3449 p.9
A person who commits suicide by poison will sip the poison forever in Hell. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 31 no.3460 p.16
Science: Remedy for sciatica is the buttocks of a sheep. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 31 no.3463 p.18-19
Science: Remedy for pleurisy is wars, Indian aloeswood, and olive oil. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 31 no.3467 p.21
Science: Cupping is good. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 31 no.3476 p.24; vol.5 book 31 no.3478 p.25
Science: The angels told Mohammed to get himself cupped. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 31 no.3477 p.25 vol.5 book 31 no.3480-3481 p.26
Science: Cauterization works, but Muslims should not do it. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 31 no.3489 p.32
Science: Collyrium sharpens the eyes and makes the hair grow. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 31 no.3497 p.35
Superstition: One should apply collyrium an odd number of times. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 31 no.3498 p.35-36
Food: It is forbidden to drink grace juice. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 31 no.3500 p.36
Science: Camel urine is good medicine. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 31 no.3503 p.38
Science: If a fly falls in a drink, dip the other wing in the drink. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 31 no.3504-3505 p.38-39
The evil eye is a truth. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 31 no.3506,3507 p.39
Amir bin Rabia was said to have given the evil eye. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 31 no.3508 p.40
Incantation cures the evil eye. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 31 no.3510,3511 p.41; vol.5 book 31 no.3512 p.42
Last two suras of the Qur'an were given against the evil eye. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 31 no.3517 p.41
Incantation is permissible against the evil eye and a scorpion. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 31 no.3513-3518 p.42-44
Gabriel cured Mohammed with an incantation. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 31 no.3533 p.47
Mohammed used incantation against the evil eye and poisonous reptiles. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 31 no.3525 p.48
Amulets work, but they are not for use by Muslims. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 31 no.3530 p.51-52
A serpent causes miscarriage of a fetus. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 31 no.3534-3535 p.54-55
Pre-Islamic Arabs believed the soul of a murdered man took the form of a bird asking to drink the blood the murderer. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 footnote 1 p.56-57
Bewitched: Labid bin el-Asam the Jew put Mohammed under a spell. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 31 no.3435 p.60-61
Book 32. Book of Clothing
Discussion of how long a man's shirt should be. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 32 no.3576 p.78
Men cannot wear silk in this world, or they will not wear it in the next. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 32 no.3588,3590,3591 p.83,84
Zubari bin 'Awwam and 'Abdur Rahman bin 'Auf were given special permission to wear silk because they had a disease they called itch. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 32 no.3592 p.85
No yellow clothes for men. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 32 no.3603-3604 p.90-91
Maimuna's freed slave girl was given a sheep, which later died. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 32 no.3610 p.93
Two hadiths contradict each other. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 31 no.3610 p.93 and Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 32 no.3613 p.94
Put on the right sandal first, and take off the left sandal first. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 32 no.3616 p.95-96
Men cannot ear rings of gold. Mohammed wore a ring of silver though. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 32 no.3641-3643 p.105-106; Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 32 no.3646 p.107
Angels do not enter a house with a dog or picture. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 32 no.3649-3652 p.108-109
Yet 'Ali said Mohammed provided a signet ring of gold. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 32 no.3654 p.110
No riding on hides of leopards. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 31 no.3655-3656 p.111
Book 33. Book of Adab
Have tenderness. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 33 no.3687-3689 p.129-130
Ibn Ishaq was a mudallis transmitter. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 33 no.3699 p.134
Learning about astronomy is learning about magic. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 33 no.3726 p.149
Mohammed forbade people being named Yasar (prosperity) Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 33 no.3729-3730 p.150-151
If anyone attributes a lie to Mohammed, their abode is Hell. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 33 no.3754 p.161-162
It is forbidden to play backgammon. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 33 no.3762-3763 p.164-165
If recite a verse, 100+ sins are forgiven. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 33 no.3812 p.192
Mohammed sought forgiveness 70 tines a day. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 33 no.3816 p.194
Book 34. Book of Supplication
Mohammed prayer for forgiveness. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 34 no.3839,3841 p.208,209
A chain of transmission is "controversial" if it includes a woman. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 34 no.3863 p.227
Satan (or his supporters) want to eat food and have a place to stay at night. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 34 no.3887 p.241
Brief mention of the people of Hud. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 34 no.3891 p.243-244
Book 35. Book of Interpretation of Visions
Satan cannot impersonate Mohammed. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 35 no.3900-3902 p.248
If you ever have a bad dream, spit three times on your left side. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 35 no.3907-3909 p.251-252
Mohammed asked his sins/faults be forgiven and washed with water and snow and hail. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 35 no.3838 p.258
'Ali was a caliph. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 35 no.3919 p.260
Brief mention of false prophets Musailama and Anasi. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 35 no.3922 p.263
In one particular dream, a black woman symbolized disease. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 35 no.3924 p.264
In a dream fetters around the feet represent firmness in religion. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 35 no.3926 p.266
Book 36. Book of Fitan (Turmoils)
Mohammed was commanded to fight until they affirm: there is no deity save Allah. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 36 no.3927-3928 p.267-268
Birth control is tantamount to killing Muslims. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 footnote 1 p.279
Do not fight for a tribal spirit. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 36 no.3948 p.281
There will emerge a harj before the (occurrence of) the Last Hour." I said, "Allah's Messenger, what is a harj? He said, "(It means) shedding blood." Then some Muslims said, "Allah's Messenger, even now we kill so many polytheists a year"... Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 36 no.3959 p.293
Abel (Habil) did not even try to defend himself against Cain (Qabil). Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 footnote 1.
No two Muslims kill each other except that both are in Hellfire. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 36 no.3963,3965 p.296,297
Islam's pillar is Jihad (fighting for Allah's cause) Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 36 no.3973 p.306
Umm Habiba was a wife of Mohammed. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 36 no.3974 p.302
Excellence of Islam lies in the abandonment of meaningless utterance. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 36 no.3976 p.303
Best is he who fights for Allah. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 36 no.3918 p.304
Argument against anti-Sharia Muslims. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 36 no.3986 p.308
The Jews were divided into 71 sects, and Muslims will be divided into 73 sects. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 36 no.3991 p.311
Only 1 of 71 groups of Jews will go to Paradise, only one of 72 groups of Christians, and only one of 73 groups of Muslims will go to Paradise. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 36 no.3992 p.312
Only one in 71 groups of Jews and one in 72 groups of Muslims will go to Paradise. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 36 no.3993 p.313
The treasures of the Romans and Persians will be open to Muslims. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 36 no.3996 p.315
Most of the women will be in Hell. They had abundant curses and were ungrateful to their husbands. They are deficient in reason due to two women's testimony counting the same as one man. They are deficient in religion due to having to leave off prayer during menstruation. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 36 no.4003 p.320
Recited Sura 11:102 Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 36 no.4018 p.330
Some Muslims will drink wine, have stringed instruments and dancing girls. Allah will rebuke them. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 36 no.4020 p.332
Lot and two angels. Joseph interpreted dreams while in prison. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 footnote p.336
Recited Sura 3:128 Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 36 no.4026 p.337
Before the Last hour there would be no al-Mahdi except Jesus son of Mary. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 36 no.4039 p.346
Ten signs appear before the Last Hour. The anti-Christ and the sun rising in the west and going towards the east. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 36 no.4041 p.347
Six signs before the Last Hour. Mohammed would die, plague in Syria, conquest of Bait ul-Maqdis (the sacred House in Palestine), "Then a treaty of peace will be made between you and the Romans (i.e. Christians) who would commit treachery against you and come to you with eighty standards, under every standard, there would be twelve thousand warriors." Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 36 no.4042 p.348-349
Before the Last Hour there would be a single caretaker (man) for 50 women. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 36 no.4045 p.351
Before the Last Hour the Euphrates River will uncover a mountain of gold. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 36 no.4042-4046 p.351
Before the Last Hour is "harj" (bloodshed). Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 36 no.4047 p.352; vol.5 book 36 no.4050-4052 p.354-355
Ten signs before the Last Hour. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 36 no.4055 p.358-359
The editor is rather fatalistic. He does not believe a person can create their own deeds. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 footnote 1 p.363
Believers and infidels will have a mark. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 36 no.4066 p.366-367
At the Last Hour an angel will appear as a strange beast. It will be 60 arms long with the appearance of every creature in it. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 36 no.4066 p.367
At the Last Hour, the sun goes backward and the appearance of a beast. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 36 no.4069 p.369
The Dajjal [anti-Christ] will be blind in the left eye. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 36 no.4071 p.376
The Dajjal [anti-Christ] will appear between Syria and Iraq. He will be a young man with curly hair. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 36 no.4075 p.376
Jesus will come wearing two yellow garments holding two angels. His odor will kill non-believers and the Dajjal. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 36 no.4075 p.377
A wind from Allah will come and seize the soul of every Muslim. The people left will be violent and openly immoral. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 36 no.4075 p.376
Muslims will burn the bows, arms, and shields of God and Magog for 70 years. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 36 no.4075 p.376
Jesus returns. The Dajjal approaches him with 70,000 evil Jews with decorative swords and green shawls. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 36 no.4077 p.384
The Dajjal will live for 40 years. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 36 no.4077 p.385
Jesus will come break the cross, kill the pigs, bring peace and remove poisonous animals. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 36 no.4077,4078 p.385-387
God will die from worms from heaven. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 36 no.409 p.388
No one knows the time of the Last Hour except Allah. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 36 no.4081 p.391
Even Sunnis believe in the Mahdi. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 footnote p.392
The Mahdi will be a descendant of Fatima. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 36 no.4086 p.396
The Muslims will conquer the Arabian Peninsula, then Rome, and they will fight the anti-Christ. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 36 no.4091 p.399
The victory over Constantinople and the Dajjal [anti-Christ] will happen in seven months. Ibn-i-Majah 4093 p.400
The Dajjal [Anti-Christ] will appear in seven years. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 36 no.4093 p.400
Christians will have 122,000 soldiers under each of 80 standards. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 36 no.4095 p.401
Book 37. Book of Piety
"The world is the prison of the believer and the paradise of the infidel." Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 37 no.4133 p.414
The needy enter Paradise half a day (5,000 years) before the rich. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 37 no.4122-4123 p.418-419
A day in Paradise is equivalent to 1,00 years. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 37 no.4122-4123 p.418-419
Reciting Sura 6:52-54.4127 p.423
Mohammed prayer for wealth for a man. This was in fact a prayer against him for his torment in Hell. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 footnote 1 p.429
Mohammed had nine homes for his wives. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 37 no.4145 p.434
300 men on the expedition to the sea. The saw a dead fish. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 37 no.4159 p.441
(weak [da'if] hadith). The heart of Adam's son has a way in every valley. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 37 no.4166 p.445
Mohammed had great modesty. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 37 no.4180 p.452
Reciting Sura 4 no.41. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 37 no.4194 p.459
When the neighbors say a Muslim did a good deed, the Muslim did a good deed. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 37 no.4223 p.474
If Adam's son had two valleys full of property, he would long for a third. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 37 no.4235 p.481
Reciting Sura 83:14. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 37 no.4244 p.486
Al-Zawa'id is not a person but a book. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 37 no.4250 p.489
Adam's every son is sinful. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 37 no.4251 p.489
A woman went to Hell for tying up her cat and letting it starve to death. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 37 no.4256 o,492
People are first in the grave. Then they go to Heaven or Hell. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 37 no.4268 p.500,501
Souls are first birds in the trees of Paradise until their bodies are raised at the last day. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 37 no.4271 p.502
Two trumpet calls at the end. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 37 no.4274 p.504
Only a liar will say he is better than Yunus Matta (Jonah son of Matthias) Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 37 no.4274 p.504
Two-thirds of all the inmates of Paradise will be [Muslims] from Mohammed's umma [community]
Reciting Sura 74:56 Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 37 no.4299 p.518
Angels will keep 99 scrolls of a person. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 37 no.4300 p.520
Believers will ask Noah, Abraham, Moses, Jesus, and Mohammed to intercede for them. Only Mohammed will intercede. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 37 no.4312 p.528-530
Mohammed said that the molar tooth of a man in the fire will be larger than Mount Uhud. In other words the body of an unbeliever will be enlarged so that he will suffer more. Sunan Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 37 no.4322 p.533 This is also in al-Tabari vol.10 p.114 and footnote 745. However, the footnote on p.535 says this hadith is da'if [weak].
No eye has seen what is in store in Paradise, etc. like 1 Corinthians 2:9. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 37 no.4328 p.438; Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 37 no.5336 p.545
Al-Kauthar is a canal in Paradise. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 37 no.5334 p.432
Allah has a physical form that believers will see in Paradise. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 37 no.4226 p.544
When a Muslim man wishes for a son in Paradise, the son will be born within one hour. Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 37 no.4338 p.547




Muwatta' Malik


Muwatta' Malik

(146 entries)

(not as authoritative as the six collections)
If a traveler delays a prayer through neglect or forgetfulness until he reaches his family, he should still do the traveling prayer to repay what he owes. Muwatta' Malik 1.5.23
Superstition: When cleaning yourself use an odd number of stones. Muwatta' Malik 2.1.2
Superstition: If someone makes a mistake and washes his face before rinsing his mouth, he does not have to do it again. However, if he washes his forearms before his face, he should wash his forearms again. Muwatta' Malik 2.1.7
Allusion to three stones for cleaning himself. Muwatta' Malik 2.6.28
Washing out excreta with water is the way women wash. Muwatta' Malik 2.6.35
If a man did wudu and prayed, but forgot to wipe his head until the water had dried, he has to repeat the prayer again. Muwatta' Malik 2.8.41
It is implied that females are circumcised in Muwatta' Malik 2.19.73-77
Mention of a man having sex with his multiple slave girls. He could not go to more than one wife on a day though. Muwatta' Malik 2.23.90
Abu Bakr poked A'isha in the waist when Mohammed had his head on her thigh. Muwatta' Malik 2.24.91
Women used to send boxes with menstrual cloths to A'isha for her to judge if they were free from Menses. [Presumably for prayer, etc.] Muwatta' Malik 2.28.99
Ibn Shihab said that a pregnant woman who noticed bleeding should refrain from prayer. Muwatta' Malik 2.29.103
However, Zainab bint Jahsh would pray when she was bleeding. Muwatta' Malik 2.30.108. A woman can pray if non-menstrual bleeding.
If someone prays a prayer without reciting the umm al-Qur'an in it, his prayer is aborted, and thus incomplete. Muwatta' Malik 3.10.41
Abu Hurayra said that Mohammed said hat when the imam says Amin, the one whose Amen coincides with the Amen of angels, his previous wrong actions are forgiven him. Muwatta' Malik 3.12.47
"When the imam says, 'not of those with whom You are angry nor of those who are in error and say 'Amin', for the previous wrong actions of the one whose utterance coincides with that of the angels, are forgiven him." Muwatta' Malik 3.12.48
"When the imam says, Allah hears whoever praises Him' say, 'O Allah! Our Lord, praise be to you, 'for the previous wrong actions done by the one whose utterance coincides with that of the angels are forgiven.'" Muwatta' Malik 3.12.50
Only make a special journey to three mosques: Haram (Mecca), this mosque (Medina), and the mosque of Ilyaq or the Bait al-Maqdis (two names of Jerusalem). Muwatta' Malik 5.7.17
Martyrs are five: one killed by a plague, killed by disease of the belly, drowns, killed by a collapsing building, and the martyr in the path of Allah. Muwatta' Malik 8.2.6
The prayer of one who sits down is equal to only half the prayer of one standing. Muwatta' Malik 8.6.21
There is no harm in voluntary prayers while traveling. Muwatta' Malik 9.7.25
Allah erases wrong actions and raises ranks for the complete and correct performance of wudu in adverse conditions, a great number of steps towards the mosque, and waiting after one prayer for the next prayer. Muwatta' Malik 9.18.58
Mohammed asked why he saw them clapping so much. If something happens to you in the prayer you should say 'Subhana-Illah' (Glory be to Allah).... Clapping is only for women. Muwatta' Malik 9.20.64
Mohammed asked that Allah not make his grave an idol that is worshipped. "The anger on those who took the graves of their Prophets as places of prostration was terrible." Muwatta' Malik 9.24.88
Most of the people of the fire [Hell] were women. They were ungrateful to their husbands and ungrateful for good behaviour (towards them). Muwatta' Malik 12.1.2
A'isha asked Mohammed if people are punished in their grave. Mohammed took refuge in Allah from that. Soon after, when there was an eclipse, Mohammed told people to seek protection for themselves from the punishment of the grave. Muwatta' Malik 12.1.3
Abdullah ibn Umar said, 'The Messenger of Allah, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, said, 'Do not forbid the female slaves of Allah from (going into) the mosques of Allah.'" Muwatta' Malik 14.5.12
Amra said that the women of Bani Israil [Jews] were forbidden to go into the mosques. Muwatta' Malik 14.5.15
Some people recited the Qur'an differently from others. Mohammed said it was sent down seven different ways, so recite it in the way that is easiest for you. Muwatta' Malik 15.4.5
Mohammed said that sometimes inspiration came to him like the ringing of a bell. One time on a cold day, his forehead was dripping with sweat. Muwatta' Malik 14.4.7
"Whoever says, 'Glory be to Allah and with His praise' one hundred times in a day will have his wrong actions taken away from him, even if they are as abundant as the foam on the sea." Muwatta' Malik 15.7.21
Whoever says, 'Glory be to Allah' thirty-three times and 'Allah is Greater' thirty-three times and 'Praise be to allaha' thirty-three times and says the hundred with 'There is no god but Allah, alone without any partner... after every prayer will have his wrong actions forgiven him even if they are abundant as the foam on the sea.'" Muwatta' Malik 15.7.22
"The sun rises and with it is a horn of Shaytan [Satan] and when the sun gets higher the horn leaves it. Then when the sun reaches the meridian the horn joins it and when the sun declines the horn leaves it, and when the sun has nearly set joins it again.' The Messenger of Allah, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, forbade prayer at these times." Muwatta' Malik 15.10.44
"I once prayed behind Abu Hurayra over a child who had never done a wrong action and I heard him say, 'O Allah, give him protection from the torment of the grave.'" Muwatta' Malik 16.6.18
There are seven kinds of martyrs besides those killed in the way of Allah. Plague, drowns, dies of pleurisy, disease of the belly, by fire, under a falling building, and a woman who dies in childbirth. Muwatta' Malik 16.12.36
Once Mohammed passed by a dead Jewish woman's grave whose family was weeping over her. Mohammed said, 'You are crying over her, and she is being tormented in her grave. 'Aisha said that did not necessarily mean the dead are tormented by the weeping of the living. Muwatta' Malik 16.12.37
Mohammed cursed both men and women who dug up graves. Muwatta' Malik 16.55.44
Once Mohammed get up and went out in the middle of the night, and A'isha ordered her slave-girl, Barira to tail him. The next morning A'isha asked Mohammed about it, and he said he was sent to the people of al-Baqi to pray for them. Muwatta' Malik 16.16.57
Mohammed "took jizya [tax] from the Magians of Bahrain, that Umar ibn al-Khattab took it from the Magians of Persia and that 'Uthman ibn Affan took it from Berbers." Muwatta' Malik 17.24.42
Jizya is not due from women or children of people of the Book; only from men who have reached puberty. Zakat is due only from Muslims. "whereas jizya is imposed on the people of the Book to humble them. ... They do not have to pay anything on their property except the jizya. If, however, they trade in Muslim countries, coming and going in them, a tenth is taken from what they invest in such trade." Muwatta' Malik 17.24.46
While in ihram [not everyday] someone cannot wear shirts, turbans, trousers, burnouses, or leather socks, except if you cannot find sandals. Wear no clothes that have been touched by saffron or yellow dye. Muwatta' Malik 20.3.8 Also 20.4.9. 20.4.11; 20.5.18
Abdullah ibn Umar says he say Mohammed use yellow dye. Muwatta' Malik 20.7.31
"Malik said , 'Umra is a sunna, and we do not know of any Muslim who has ever said that it is permissible not to do it.'" Muwatta' Malik 20.19.69
A'isha said that the Ansar used to make pilgrimage to Manat, an idol near Qudayd, and they would avoid going between Safa and Marwa. That is why Mohammed said there is no harm for Muslims to make pilgrimage going between Safa and Marwa. Muwatta' Malik 20.40.130
At the Battle of Barr, Shaytan [Satan] saw Jibril [Gabriel] arranging the ranks of the angels. Muwatta' Malik 20.76.254
After Mohammed entered Mecca, Ibn Khatal was clinging to the covers of the Kaba for mercy, and Mohammed said to kill him. Muwatta' Malik 20.76.256
Abdullah ibn Umar said that the umbilical cords of 70 prophets were cut under a specific tree on the road to Mecca from Mina. Muwatta' Malik 20.76.258
Mohammed forbade traveling with a Qur'an in the land of the enemy. "Malik commented, 'That is out of fear that the enemy will get a hold of it.'" Muwatta' Malik 21.2.7
"The Messenger of Allah, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, forbade those who fought ibn Abi Huqayq (a treacherous Jew from Madina) to kill women and children. He said that one of the men fighting had said, 'The wife of ibn Abi Huqayq began screaming and I repeatedly raised my sword against her. Then I would remember the prohibition of the Messenger of Allah, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, so I would stop. Had it not been for that, we would have been rid of her." Muwatta' Malik 21.3.8
Mohammed "saw the corpse of a woman who had been slain in one of the raids, and he disapproved of it and forbade the killing of women and children." Muwatta' Malik 21.3.9
Abu Bakr advised Yazid not to kill women, children, aged, or infirm. Muwatta' Malik 21.3.10
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21.9.17 speaks of a slave of a Muslim captured by the enemy, and then recaptured by Muslims, should go back to the owner if the distribution of spoils has not taken place yet.
Mention of Mohammed getting a black slave boy named Midam. A stray arrow killed Midam. Mohammed said he would be in hell because he stole a cloak on the Day of Khaybar. Muwatta' Malik 21.13.25
Mohammed went to sleep in the house of Umm Haram, wife of Ubada bin as-Samit, while she was delousing Mohammed's hair. Muwatta' Malik 21.18.39
Said ibn al-Musayyab aid there is no harm in betting on a horse in a race with three or more horses. (Note that it was not Mohammed who said this.) Muwatta' Malik 21.19.46
Mention of Mohammed attacking Khaybar. Muwatta' Malik 21.19.48
A woman who makes a vow without her husband's permission must fulfill it if it only concerns her own person and will not harm her husband. "If, however, it will harm her husband, he may forbid her to fulfill it, but it remains an obligation against her until she as the opportunity to complete it." Muwatta' Malik 22.6.11
In inheritance if there is no surviving male, only daughters, a granddaughter through a son gets nothing, unless there is a male who is in the same position as them in relation to the deceased, or further than them. There are other inheritance rules here too. Muwatta' Malik 26.1.a
For all the warriors who were killed on the Battle of the Camel, Siffin, al-Harra, or Qudayd, no one inherited from anyone else, unless it was known that one was definitely killed before the other. Muwatta' Malik 27.13.15
Yahya said he heard others [not Mohammed] says that if a virgin is given in marriage by her father without her permission, it is binding on her. Muwatta' Malik 28.2.7
A woman said she gave herself to Mohammed as a wife. Mohammed did not accept her, but gave her to a poor Muslim. The only thing the poor Muslim could give as a dowry is his memorization of a sura of the Qur'an. Muwatta' Malik 28.3.8
Malik thought that women should not be married for less than one dinar, which is the lowest amount for which cutting off a hand for stealing is the punishment. Muwatta' Malik 2.3.11
If a man marries a woman on the condition that he will not marry or take a concubine, the condition means nothing unless there is an oath of divorce or setting-free attached to it. Then it is obliged on him. Muwatta' Malik 28.6.16
Rifaa ibn Simwal divorced his wife Tamima (irrevocably, 3 times) and she married another who could not consummate the married. Later Rifaa want to marry her again, but Mohammed said Rifaa could not until Tamima consummated a marriage with someone else. Muwatta' Malik 28.7.17
A'isha said that Mohammed said a man and women could not remarry after an irrevocably divorce until the woman had consummated a marriage with someone else. Muwatta' Malik 28.7.17 Yahyah related that Malik said similar. Muwatta' Malik 28.7.19
Said ibn al-Musayyab said it is forbidden for a man to have intercourse with a female slave who is carrying another man's child. Muwatta' Malik 28.21.
Malik said that a free man must not marry a slave-girl when he can afford to marry a free-woman, and even when he cannot, he should not marry a slave-girl unless he fears fornication. Muwatta' Malik 28.12.29
A man who had sex with a slave-girl he owned could not also have sex with her sister, until the first slave-girl was made unlawful for him, either by marriage to someone else, setting her free, etc. Muwatta' Malik 28.14.35
"Yahya related to me from Malik that he had heard that Umar ibn al-Khattab [caliph] gave his son a slave-girl and said, 'Do not touch her, for I have uncovered her." Muwatta' Malik 28.15.36
"Yahya related to me from Malik from Yahya ibn Said that Abu Nahshal ibn al-Aswad said to al-Qasim ibn Muhammad, 'I saw a slave-girl of mine uncovered in the moonlight, and so I sat on her as a man sits on a woman. She said that she was menstruating, so I stood up and have not gone near her after that. Can I give her to my son to have intercourse with?' Al-Qasim forbade that. Muwatta' Malik 28.15.37
"Malik said, 'In our opinion, Allah made marriage to believing [Muslim] slave-girls halah [lawful], and He did not make halal marriage to Christian and Jewish slave-girls from the People of the Book." Muwatta' Malik 28.16.38a [However, Mohammed had a Christian Coptic slave girl named Mary/Mariam.]
Mohammed forbade temporary marriage at Khaybar [Khaibar]. Muwatta' Malik 28.18.41
Rabia ibn Umayya had a temporary marriage, and the woman got pregnant by him. [Caliph] 'Umar ibn al-Khattab went out in dismay saying, "This temporary marriage had I come across it, I would have ordered stoning and done away with it!" Muwatta' Malik 28.18.42
Yahya related to me from Malik from Zayd ibn Aslam that the Messenger of Allah, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, said, 'When you marry a woman or buy a slave-girl, take her by the forelock and ask for Baraka [blessing]. When you buy a camel, take the top of its hump, and seek refuge with Allah from Shaytan." Muwatta' Malik 28.22.52
Divorce: Yahya related to me from Malik that he had heard that a man came to Abdullah ibn Umar, and said, 'Abu Abd ar-Rahman! I placed the command of my wife in her hand, and she divorced herself, what do you think?' Abdullah ibn Umar said, 'I think that it is as she said.' The man said, 'Don't do it, Abu Abd ar-Rahman"' Ibn Umar said, 'You did it, it has nothing to do with me.'" Muwatta' Malik 29.2.10
A slave-girl, married to a slave was set free, and asked Hafsa, wife of Mohammed for advice. Hafsa said she preferred the freed girl not do anything, but told her that if her husband has not had intercourse with her since she was freed, she was free to divorce him. But if that was not the case, then she has no authority at all. Muwatta' Malik 29.9.27
If a woman does not know where her husband is for four years, and then does idda [waits] for four months [more], she is free to marry. Muwatta' Malik 29.19.62
Abu Said al-Khudri asked Mohammed about coitus interruptus on the expedition to the Banu Mustaliq. Mohammed said they did not have to do that, because no soul will come into existence unless Allah has decreed it. Muwatta' Malik 29.32.95
Abu Ayyubal-Ansari practiced coitus interruptus. Muwatta' Malik 29.32.97
Abdullah ibn Umar did not practice coitus interruptus and thought it disapproved. Muwatta' Malik 29.32.98
Ibn Fahd asked Zayd ibn Thabit [Abu Said] about coitus interruptus with slave girls. None of his wives were more pleasing to him than some of his slave girls, but none of his slave girls pleased him so much that he wanted a child by them. He was told coitus interruptus was fine. Muwatta' Malik 29.32.99
Ibn Abbas was asked about coitus interruptus and said to ask his own slave girl. She was embarrassed, so he said it is fine; he does it himself. Muwatta' Malik 29.32.100
"Mali said, 'A man does not practice coitus interruptus with a free woman unless she gives her permission. There is no harm in practicing coitus interruptus with a slave-girl without her permission. Someone who has someone else's slave-girl as a wife, does not practice coitus interruptus with her unless her people give him permission. Muwatta' Malik
"An umm walad does not have to mourn when her master dies, and a slave-girl does not have to mourn when her master dies. Mourning is for those with husbands." Muwatta' Malik 29.33.108
"Yahya related to me from Malik from Nafi that Safiyya bint Abi Ubayd told him that Hafsa, umm al-muminin, sent Asim ibn Abdullah ibn Sad to her sister Fatima bint Umar ibn al-Khattab for her to suckle him ten times so that he could come in to see her. She did it, so he used to come in to see her." Muwatta' Malik 30.1.8. However 30.1.6 and 30.1.10, 30.1.11, 30.2.14 say that it does not count after two years.
Sahla bint Suhayl asked Mohammed about Salim, whom they thought of as a son and comes in to see her when she is uncovered; they only had one room. So Mohammed said to give him five drinks of her milk, and then it is fine. None of Mohammed's wives would do this though, because they thought it was an indulgence for Sahla alone, and not for others. Muwatta' Malik 30.2.12
A man would go and have intercourse with his slave-girl and is wife went and suckled her. Afterwards his wife warned her he could no longer do that because of what she did. So the man went to 'Umar, and 'Umar told him to beat his wife and go to his slave-girl, because suckling only applied to the young. Muwatta' Malik 30.2.13
Change in the Qur'an: "Yahya related to me from Malik from Abdullah ibn Abi Bakr ibn Hazm from Amra bint Abd ar-Rahman that A'isha, the wife of the Prophet [Mohammed],... said, 'Amongst what was sent down of the Qur'an was 'ten known sucklings make haram' - then it was abrogated by 'five known sucklings'. When the Messenger of Allah, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, died, it was what is now recited of the Qur'an.'" A man would go and have intercourse with his slave-girl and is wife went and suckled her. Afterwards his wife warned her he could no longer do that because of what she did. So the man went to 'Umar, and 'Umar told him to beat his wife and go to his slave-girl, because suckling only applied to the young. Muwatta' Malik 30.3.17
There was nothing wrong with bartering an Arabic-speaking slave for two black slaves or any other type of slaves that were not as good. But if there is no appreciable different between slaves, two should not be bartered for one with a stated delay in terms even if they are of different races. Muwatta' Malik 31.1.1
Slaves have a "warranty period" of three days. Muwatta' Malik 31.3.3
Abdullah ibn Masud bought a slave girl from his wife on the condition that she could buy the girl back for the same price. Umar said not to go near her [sexually] while anyone has a condition on her over you. Muwatta' Malik 31.5.5
"Yahya related to me from Malik from Nafi that Abdullah ibn Umar would say, 'A man should not have intercourse with a slave girl except one whom, if he wished, he could sell, if he wished, he could give away, if he wished, he could keep if he wished, he could do with her what he wanted." Muwatta' Malik 31.5.6
It is fine to borrow an animal and returning them or their like value. However, it is not fine to borrow a female slave, have sex with her, and then return her. Muwatta' Malik 31.43.95
"Yahya said that Malik spoke about an investor who made a qirad loan to a man, who used it and made a profit. Then the man bought with all the profit a slave-girl and he had intercourse with her and she became pregnant by him, and so the capital decreased. Malik said, 'If he as money, the price of the slave-girl is taken from his property, and the capital is restored by it. If there is something left over after the money is paid, it is divided between them according to the first qirad. If he cannot pay it, the slave-girl is sold so that the capital is restored from her price." Muwatta' Malik 32.7.9
Caliph 'Umar judged between a Muslim and a Jew and decided in favor of the Jew. The Jews said to him, "By Allah! You have judged correctly." 'Umar struck the Jew with a whip and asked how he could be sure. The Jew said that for a judge who judges correctly there is an angel on his right and on his left. When the judge leaves the truth, the angels leave him. Muwatta' Malik 36.1.2
Malik gives an example of a man who marries a slave girl. Then the master of the slave girl, plus a man plus two women testify that the man plus another person have bought the slave girl for a certain amount. Then the husband and slave girl have to separate because of their testimony. Muwatta' Malik 36.4.14? [If the owner of a slave girl only has partial ownership, then he cannot have relations with her per Muwatta Malik 31.5.6.]
The testimony of women is not accepted in divorce (Muwatta Malik 36.4.14?), hadd punishments (Muwatta Malik 36.4.15?), and the witnesses of two men are equal to one man and two women Muwatta Malik 36.4.17?)
The testimony of children is only accepted for injuries done between them, and only if they have not left the scene, and perhaps been deceived or instructed. Muwatta Malik 36.7.9
If a man rapes a free woman, he must pay the bride price and the hadd punishment is inflicted on him. If he rapes a slave, then he must pay the value by which he was diminished her monetary worth, and then the hadd punishment is inflicted on him. Muwatta Malik 36.16.14
If someone changes their religion out of Islam, "strike his neck!" [i.e. kill him]. Muwatta Malik 36.18.15 The Muwatta Malik does not view this as applying to someone who converts from Judaism to Christianity or vice versa, only for those who leave Islam. Muwatta Malik 36.18.15. However, if a man leaves Islam they should first imprison him for three days, give him a loaf of bread per day, and call him to return to Islam. Muwatta Malik 36.18.16
Caliph 'Umar complained, "What's the matter with men who have intercourse with their slave-girls and then dismiss them? No slave-girl comes to me whose master confesses that he has had intercourse with her but that I connect her child to him, whether or not he has practiced coitus interruptus or stopped having intercourse with her." Muwatta Malik 36.23.24
When a thief steals and is caught, whether or not his hand is cut off depends on the value of the goods on the day he stole them, not the value at a future time. Muwatta Malik 37.7.6a
If a slave girl gives birth to a child by her master, the master cannot sell her or give her away. When he dies she is free. Muwatta Malik 38.5.6
A slave girl came to 'Umar after she had been beaten by her master with a red hot iron, so 'Umar set her free. Muwatta Malik 38.5.7
Hilal ibn Usama went to Mohammed when he had to free a slave girl. Mohammed questioned the girl to see if she was a Muslim. She said she believed Mohammed was the Messenger of Allah, so Mohammed said to free her. Muwatta Malik 38.6.8. Muwatta Malik 38.6.9 is a similar story except with the added details that the master was one of the Ansar and the woman was a black slave. It is likely the same incident.
In feeding poor people for kaffara, "One must only feed Muslims and one does not feed anyone outside of the deen [community of faith] of Islam." Muwatta Malik 38.8.12?
Abdullah ibn Umar made two of his slave girls mudabarra (freed clients) and he had intercourse with them while they were mudabarra. Muwatta Malik 40.3.3
The Jews came to Mohammed and said a Jewish man and woman committed adultery. Mohammed asked what their Torah said. The Jews said they should be flogged. Mohammed said they lied and the Torah said they were to be stoned, so he had them stoned. Muwatta Malik 40.7.8
A man's (presumably unmarried) son committed adultery with his boss's wife. Mohammed ordered that the son be stoned and exiled for a year. If the wife confessed, she was to be stoned. Muwatta Malik 41.1.6
A male slave in charge of other slaves forced a slave girl to have intercourse with him. The man was flogged and banished. The slave girl was not flogged, because she was forced. Muwatta Malik 41.3.15
If a man has a partner [wife] and has sex with a slave girl then the hadd punishment is NOT inflicted on the man, and the child is connected to him. The man has to give the owners of the slave girl the estimated value and the slave girl is his. Muwatta Malik 41.6.19a
For stealing a hand is not cut off for fruit hanging from a tree or a sheep in the field. It is cut off for stealing the values of dried fruit, or the price of a shield (three dirhams). Muwatta Malik 41.6.20-23
A thief's hand is cut off for a quarter of a dirham and more. Muwatta Malik 41.7.25
A female slave's hand is cut off for stealing, just like anybody else. Muwatta Malik after 41.10.31
Malik said about an adult and a child when they murder a man together. 'The adult is killed and the child pays half the full blood-money.' Malik said, 'It is like that with a freeman and a slave when they murder a slave. The slave is killed and the freeman pays half of his value.'" Muwatta Malik 43.3.3
Mohammed said that if a fetus was killed in its mother's womb the one who killed it had to give as compensation a slave or slave-girl of fair complexion. Muwatta Malik 43.7.6
A slave of fair complexion is estimated at 50 dinars or 600 dirhams. The blood money of a free Muslim woman is 500 dinars or 6,000 dirhams (ten times as much). Muwatta Malik 43.7.8
If a pregnant woman murders someone, she is not punished until the baby is born. If a pregnant woman is killed, blood money is only required for the woman, not the fetus. (There is uncertainty about that though.) Muwatta Malik 43.7.13
"Yahya ... from Malik from Muhammad ibn Abd ar-Rahman ...that he heard that Hafsa ... killed one of her slave-girls who had used sorcery against her. She was a mudabbara. Hafsa gave the order, and she was killed." Muwatta Malik 43.19.14.
"As for a man who strikes his wife with a rope or a whip and hits what he did not mean to hit [such as hurting an eye, ear, etc.] or does what he did not intend to do, he pays blood-money for what he has struck according to this principle, and retaliation is not inflicted on him." However, it then says that if a man did it intentionally, then retaliation is inflicted on him. Muwatta' Malik 43.23.18
There is no dispute that women do not swear; women have no right to swear for blood or to pardon in murder. Muwatta' Malik 44.2.2a
Slaves are not automatically punished with execution for murder of a slave or cutting off a hand or foot for other crimes. Instead, the master of the murdered slave has a choice. He can have the slave executed, accept blood money, or take ownership of the slave. Muwatta' Malik 44.2.9
Umar ibn Abd al-Aziz [not the caliph] said one of the last things the prophet said was "May Allah fight the Jews and Christians. They took the graves of their Prophets as places of prostration. Two deens [religious communities] shall not co-exist in the land of the Arabs." Muwatta' Malik 45.5.17
Jews and Christians: Ibn Shihab says the Mohammed said, "Two deens shall not co-exist in the Arabian Peninsula." Muwatta' Malik 44.5.18
'Umar ibn al-Khattab [the caliph] searched for information until he was absolutely convinced that Mohammed said, "Two deens shall not co-exist in the Arabian Peninsula.,' and he therefore expelled the Jews from Khaybar." Muwatta' Malik 44.5.18
'Umar ibn-al-Khattab expelled the Jews from Najran [in Yemen], and Fadak [30 miles from Medina]. When the Jews of Khaybar left, they did not take nay fruit or land. The Jews of Fadak took half the fruit and land, because Mohammed made a settlement with them for that. Muwatta' Malik 44.5.19
During the time of caliph 'Umar a plague broke out in Ash Sham. Muwatta' Malik 45.7.22 and 44.7.24
Malik disapproved of youths wearing any gold because he heard Mohammed forbade gold rings. He also disapproved of men wearing safflower [yellow] in their houses or courtyards. He did not know that it was haram [forbidden] but he preferred other garments. Muwatta' Malik 48.2.3
Women who are naked even though they wear clothes [i.e. immodestly dressed] , go astray and make others go astray. "and they will not enter the Garden [of Paradise] and they will not find its scent, and its scent is experienced from as far as the distance traveled in five hundred years." Muwatta' Malik 48.4.7
Superstition: When putting on sandals, the right foot is to be put in first, and the last taken out. Muwatta' Malik 48.7.15
Only someone going to hell would wear a particular silk robe, and Mohammed gave it to 'Umar ibn al-Khattab. 'Umar was hurt, and Mohammed said he did not give it to 'Umar to wear. So 'Umar gave it to his brother who was still an idolator. Muwatta' Malik 48.8.18
Mohammed was neither very tall nor very short. He was not pallid or dark. He did not have curly or lank hair. He became a prophet at 40, and died when he was 60. He did not have 20 white hairs in his hair or beard. [Of course not if he dyed them red.] Muwatta' Malik 49.1.1
Jesus was a dark, handsome man with excellent hair reaching to his shoulders. The dajjal (Anti-Christ had wiry hair and blind in his right eye, as if it was a floating grape. Muwatta' Malik 49.2.2
Superstition: Eat and drink with your right hand, because Satan eats and drinks with his left hand. Muwatta' Malik 49.4.6
Superstition: "A person who drinks from a silver vessel brings the fire of Jahannam into his belly." Muwatta' Malik 49.7.11
Superstition: Do not let a necklace remain unbroken on the neck of a camel. Malik though it was because of the evil eye. Muwatta' Malik 49.12.39
Superstition: Mohammed said that the evil eye was true. Muwatta' Malik 50.1.1
Mohammed agreed that incantations of the Qur'an would ward off the evil eye. Muwatta' Malik 50.2.3; 50.2.4
Mohammed warned against women wearing wigs. He said the Israelites were destroyed when their women started to use hairpieces. Muwatta' Malik 51.1.2
Superstition: On the Night Journey an evil Jinn was seeking Mohammed with a torch of fire. Jibril [Gabriel] taught him the special words to say to put out the evil genie's torch. Muwatta' Malik 51.4.10 51.4.11-13 also gives magical words to say to prevent scorpion sting and other things.
Gambling: Some people were staying in a room in A'isha's house had some dice. She sent a message to them that if they do not remove the dice, she will remove them from her house. Muwatta' Malik 52.2.6
Gambling: When Abdullah ibn Umar found one of his family playing dice, he beat him and destroyed the dice. Muwatta' Malik 52.2.7
Malik disapproved of chess and other worthless games. Muwatta' Malik 52.2.8
Abu Said related that Mohammed informed them that angels do not enter a house which contains images or pictures. He was not sure whether Mohammed said "images" or else "pictures". Muwatta' Malik 54.3.6
Sahl ibn Hunayf agreed with Abu Talha that they could not have pictures, but Sahl said there was an exception for markings on a garment. Muwatta' Malik 54.3.7
Mohammed once was unhappy with A'isha for having a cushion in her house with pictures on it. Mohammed said angels do not enter a house with pictures. Muwatta' Malik 54.3.8
Mainuma bint al-Harith had a slave girl. She asked Mohammed if she could free her, and Mohammed said instead to give her to Maimuna's sister to take care of her. Muwatta' Malik 54.4.9
Superstition: "Malik related to me that he heard that Umar ibn al-Khattab wanted to go to Iraq, and Kabal-Ahbar said to him, 'Do not go there, amir al-muminim. There is nine-tenths of sorcery there and it is the place of the rebellious jinn and the disease which the doctors are unable to cure.'" Muwatta' Malik 54.11.30
Superstition: A warrior fighting in the Battle of the Ditch (al-Kandaq) asked Mohammed's permission to return home. When he did, he found his wife standing outside, and he was about to stab here because of jealousy. She said not to be hasty until he saw what was in the house. He went inside and found a snake coiled on his bed. He pierced the snake with his spear, and both he and the snake died. Malik said that there were jinn in Medina who became Muslim. When you see one, call out to it for three days. If it appears after then, then kill it, for it is a shaytan [Satan]. Interestingly, people can kill evil genies [Shaytans]. Muwatta' Malik 54.12.33
Mohammed said that backbiting is mentioning something about a man he does not want to hear, even if it is true. If it is false, then it is called slander. Muwatta' Malik 56.4.10
A man asked Mohammed if he could lie to his wife, and Mohammed said there is no good in lying. Muwatta' Malik 56.7.15
Abdullah ibn Mas'ud said "You must tell the truth. Truthfulness leads to right action. Right action leads to the Garden. Beware of lying. Lying leads to corruption, and corruption leads to the Fire." Muwatta' Malik 56.7.16
Abu Hureira said that Mohammed said that "One of the most evil of people is the two-faced person who shows one face to these people and another face to those people." Muwatta' Malik 56.8.21




An-Nawawi's 40 Hadith


An-Nawawi's 40 Hadith

(17 entries)
Importance of the hadiths. Forty Hadith P.7
Pedigrees of hadith translators. Forty Hadith p.9
Reward when memorizing these 40 hadith. Forty Hadith p.20
"Religious scholars are agreed it is permissible to put into practice a weak hadiths if virtuous deeds are concerned" Forty Hadith p.22
Five pillars of Islam. Forty Hadith no.3 p.34
Creation of people from a blood clot, meat, wind. Forty Hadith no.4 p.34
Fatalism: "verily one of you behaves like the people of Paradise until there is but an arms length between him and it, and that which has been written overtakes him and so he behaves like the people of Hell-fire and thus he enters it; and one of you behaves like the people of Hell-fire until there is but an arm's length between him and it, and that which has been written overtakes him and so he behaves like the people of Paradise and thus he enters it." Forty Hadith no.4 p.36,38
Jihad: "I have been ordered to fight against people until they testify that there is no god but Allah and that Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah and until they perform the prayers and pay the zakat, and if they do so they will have gained protection from me for their lives and property, unless [they do acts that are punishable] in accordance with Islam, and their reckoning will be with Allah the Almighty." Forty Hadith no.8 p.46
Wrong to excessively question. Forty Hadith no.9 p.46
A Muslim can only be killed for murder [of a Muslim], adultery, and apostasy. Forty Hadith no.14 p.58
Mention of jinn [genies]. Forty Hadith no.24 p.82
"They said: O Messenger of Allah, when one of us fulfils his sexual desire will he have some reward for that? He said: Do you [not] think that were he to act upon it unlawfully he would be sinning? Likewise, if he has acted upon it lawfully he will have a reward." Forty Hadith no.25 p.84,86
" you must keep my [Mohammed's] sunna and to the sunna of the rightly-guided Rashidite Caliphs - cling to them stubbornly. Beware of newly invented matters, for every invented matter is an innovation and every innovation is a going astray, and every going astray is in Hell-fire. Forty Hadith no.28 p.94,96
No partners with Allah. Forty Hadith no.29 p.98
Charity extinguishes sin as water does a fire. Forty Hadith no.29 p.98
The top part of Islam is Jihad. Forty Hadith no.29 p.100
If no partners and ask forgiveness, all sins are forgiven, no matter how high they are piled. Forty Hadith no.42 p.126




An Index of Ibn Ishaq


Ibn Ishaq - not started

(1 entry)
Ibn Ishaq was claimed to be Mudallis (transmitting unreliable traditions) according to Ibn-i-Majah vol.3 no.2479 p.480; Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 33 no.3699 p.134




An Index of al-Tabari

The History of al-Tabari : An Annotated Translation
. Ehsan Yar-Shater, General Editor. State University of New York Press 1989-.
Al-Tabari in Arabic
According to the preface, the History of al-Tabari, who lived from 839-923 A.D. "is by common consent the most important universal history produced in the world of Islam." Tabari's title is ta'rikh al-rusul wa'l-muluk, which means the history of prophets and kings. These 38 volumes tells facts and legends of the history of the world from Adam and Eve down to 915 A.D.
Background: Tabari was his nickname, since he came from Tabaristan, which is in Iran, south of Tehran. While some Hanbalites have accused him of having Shi'ite tendencies, there is no basis for that except that he was Iranian. Tabari's credibility as a historian would be rather high, if it were not for these first three volumes. He appears to be so much into factual detail that where there is none he readily makes it up, or repeats what others have made up without any qualifications. Do we really know the names of Adam and Eve's daughters? Do we really know that Eve always had twins? Do we really know that Eve was pregnant with Cain and his twin before being expelled from the Garden?
(551 entries)

The History of al-Tabari volume 1

General Introduction and From the Creation to the Flood

(101 entries)
Most important history in Islam al-Tabari vol.1 p.ix.
Arabic versions al-Tabari vol.1 p.x14
Abu Bakr Ahmad bin Kamil (260-350 /873/4-961) was a biographer of Tabari al-Tabari vol.1 p.7
Tabari's life. From Tabaristan. Against Mu'tazilites and Kharijites. al-Tabari vol.1 p.10
Tabari was independently wealthy. al-Tabari vol.1 p.14
Tabari knew the Qur'an by heart when he was 7 years old. al-Tabari vol.1 p.15
Tabari went on a pilgrimage. al-Tabari vol.1 p.19
Tabari had a great memory. al-Tabari vol.1 p.19
Tabari felt slave girls should not have any money. al-Tabari vol.1 p.21-22
Variations: Tabari was instructed on the variant readings of the Qur'an. al-Tabari vol.1 p.23
Sunni: Hanbalites were against Tabari al-Tabari vol.1 p.30
Ibn Hanbal was not married until he was 40 years old. al-Tabari vol.1 p.34
Examples where Tabari was a legalist al-Tabari vol.1 p.42
Pro-hadith quote against innovations al-Tabari vol.1 p.47
Science: 'Ali bin Radha of Tabari wrote a medical encyclopedia called Firdaws al-Hikmah around 850-860 A.D.. al-Tabari vol.1 p.49

Solid attitude towards scholarship al-Tabari vol.1 p.54
Tabari quotes various sources, then renders his judgment al-Tabari vol.1 p.55
Different readings p.56

Sunni: Falsely accused by certain Hanbalites of being a Shi'ite since he was from Persia. al-Tabari vol.1 p.62
Sunni: Tabari was first a Shafi'ite. Later he founded his own school. al-Tabari vol.1 p.62
Sunni: Discord between different schools al-Tabari vol.1 p.66
Sunni: The Hanbalites would use violence to intimidate Muslims belonging to other schools. al-Tabari vol.1 p.71
Does Allah sit on a throne? al-Tabari vol.1 p.71,76
Tabari discusses examples of different interpretations of the Qur'an al-Tabari vol.1 p.72
Tabari died 2/17/923 A.D. al-Tabari vol.1 p.78
Tabari was against the Zahirite Muslims. al-Tabari vol.1 p.121
Other Muslims historians al-Tabari vol.1 p.137,141
Muslim historian who criticized Tabari al-Tabari vol.1 p.158
Other historians before Tabari were al-Ya'qubi (died 284 A.H. 897/898 A.D.) Khalifah bin Khayyat (died 204 A.H. 819-820 A.D.) al-Tabari vol.1 p.159
Ibn Hajar's Tahdhib and the History of Baghdad by al-Khatib al-Baghdadi . al-Tabari vol.1 p.161
The world might only last 7,000 years al-Tabari vol.1 p.173
Two fingers together might mean length. al-Tabari vol.1 p.177
Al-Awza'i founded a legal school al-Tabari vol.1 p.178
Some think only 500 more years for the world after Mohammed. al-Tabari vol.1 p.183
Mohammed was angry that the Jews said he was wrong. Mohammed said God did not rest on the seventh day. al-Tabari vol.1 p.188,218
Cosmology: Tabari had a "proof" of God. al-Tabari vol.1 p.194-195
Predestination: The first thing created was a pen for writing what was predestined. al-Tabari vol.1 p.198-201,218,219
People kept pestering Mohammed for gifts. al-Tabari vol.1 p.204
Tablet in heaven al-Tabari vol.1 p.205
Were water and wind created before God's throne, or was God's throne created first? al-Tabari vol.1 p.207
Tabari concluded God created the world on Sunday, because early Muslim scholars agreed on this. al-Tabari vol.1 p.212
There are seven heavens. al-Tabari vol.1 p.213
Allah created the Ka'abah before creating the rest of the world. al-Tabari vol.1 p.216
Science: The earth sits on a big fish. al-Tabari vol.1 p.220
Science: Stars guard against Satan. al-Tabari vol.1 p.223
One day = 1,000 years. al-Tabari vol.1 p.224
Interpretation and translation of Sura 2:117 al-Tabari vol.1 p.225-226
I asked the Messenger of God [Mohammed]" Where does it [the sun] set? He replied: It sets in the heaven and is then raised from heaven to heaven until it is raised to the highest, seventh heaven. Eventually, when it is underneath the Throne, it falls down and prostrates itself, and the angels who are in charge of it prostrate themselves together with it. The sun then says, My Lord, whence do you command me to rise, from where I set or from where I rise? He continue. This is (meant by) God's word: 'And the sun: It runs to a place where it is to reside (at night)' where it is held underneath the Throne - 'That is decreed by One Mighty and Knowing' by 'this' is meant the procedure of the mighty' Lord in His royal authority, the Lord Who is 'knowing' about His creation. He continued. Gabriel brings to the sun a garment of luminosity from the light of the Throne, according to the measure of the hours of the day. It is longer in the summer and shorter in the winter, and of intermediate length in the autumn and spring. [spring, fall, and winter fashions!] He continued. The sun puts on that garment, as one of you here puts on his garment. Then, it is set free to roam in the air of heaven until it rises whence it does. ... The same course is followed by the moon in its rising ... But Gabriel brings it a garment from the light of the Footstool. This is (meant by) God word 'He made the sun a luminosity and the moon a light.'" al-Tabari vol.1 p.231
Where the sun sets in heaven, and then rises to the seventh heaven. al-Tabari vol.1 p.231,232
Mohammed said that God originally made two suns, but Gabriel dragged his wing over one, reducing its brightness and leaving black marks, and it became the moon. p.233

Science: The sun sets in a muddy spring. al-Tabari vol.1 p.234
vol.1 p.234 also mentions that the sun sets in a muddy spring. The word "muddy" is hami'ah, meaning mean black clay, but hamiyah is a similar word that can mean hot. (See footnote 442 p.234)
"God created an ocean three fasrakhs (18 kilometers) removed from heaven. Waves contained, it stands in the air by the command of God. No drop of it is spilled. All the oceans are motionless, but that ocean flows at the rate of the speed of an arrow. It is set free to move in the air evenly, as if it were a rope stretched out in the area between east and west. The sun, the moon, and the retrograde stars [5 planets] run in its deep swell. This is (meant by) God's word: 'Each swims in a sphere.' 'The sphere' is the circulation of the chariot in the deep swell of that ocean." al-Tabari vol.1 p.235
Tabari knew of five planets. al-Tabari vol.1 p.235
The Prophet [Mohammed] replied: 'Ali, they are five stars: Jupiter (al-birjis), Saturn (zuhal), Mercury (utarid), Mars (Bahram), and Venus (al-zuhrah). These five stars rise and run like the sun and the moon and race with them together. All the other stars are suspended from heaven as lamps are from mosques,..." al-Tabari vol.1 p.235-236
Science, The origin of eclipses: "He [Mohammed] continued. When the sun rises, it rises upon its chariot from one of those springs accompanied by 360 angels.... When God wishes to test the sun and the moon, showing His servants a sign and thereby asking them to stop disobeying Him and to start to obey, the sun tumbles from the chariot and falls into the deep of that ocean, which is the sphere. When God wants to increase the significance of the sign and frighten His servants severely, all of the sun falls, and nothing of it remains upon the chariot. That is a total eclipse of the sun, when the day darkens and the stars come out." al-Tabari vol.1 p.236
Two early nations were Ad and Thamud. al-Tabari vol.1 p.237
Mu'adh's birth and death (c.600-18/639) al-Tabari vol.1 p.241
Dark smudge on the moon al-Tabari vol.1 p.244-245
Iblis was an angelic jinn. al-Tabari vol.1 p.250
Iblis was named 'Azazil. al-Tabari vol.1 p.254
People were not directly created by Allah, but by the angel of death. al-Tabari vol.1 p.256
Some of God's spirit was in Adam. al-Tabari vol.1 p.262,264
Eve was created from Adam's rib. al-Tabari vol.1 p.273
Adam disobeyed God. al-Tabari vol.1 p.275
Iblis entered into the mouth of a snake. al-Tabari vol.1 p.275-279
women: Eve was originally intelligent, Allah made her [but not Adam] stupid after the fall of Adam and Eve. al-Tabari vol.1 p.280,281
Hisham (ca.738-819 A.D.) al-Tabari vol.1 p.290
Even Eve had a veil al-Tabari vol.1 p.294
Land of Nudh [Nod] al-Tabari vol.1 p.295
Even Adam went on a pilgrimmage to the place of Mecca. al-Tabari vol.1 p.295
Angels performed the pilgrimmage 2,000 years prior to Adam. al-Tabari vol.1 p.295
Paradise and the Garden of Eden appear to be the same. al-Tabari vol.1 p.296
The black stone and Moses' staff were brought from Paradise by Adam to India. al-Tabari vol.1 p.297
Adam brushed his head against heaven, and that is why he became bald. al-Tabari vol.1 p.297
30 fruits were mentioned al-Tabari vol.1 p.208
Some say wheat was the "fruit" of the tree that drove them from Paradise. al-Tabari vol.1 p.298-299
Adam wept bitterly because of his sin and repented. al-Tabari vol.1 p.302
The black stone was originally a white jewel, but it turned black because so many menstruating women touched it prior to Islam. al-Tabari vol.1 p.303
People came from Adam as white and black ants. al-Tabari vol.1 p.307,329,330
Cain (Qabil) killed his brother Abel (Habil) al-Tabari vol.1 p.307
Some say Cain killed Abel over a woman. They married their sisters. al-Tabari vol.1 p.308
According to ibn Ishaq, Eve was pregnant with Cain and his sister when they were expelled from paradise. al-Tabari vol.1 p.310
Tabari has a literal translation of Genesis 4:9-16. al-Tabari vol.1 p.312
The twin sister of Cain (Qabil) was named Qalima. al-Tabari vol.1 p.314
Adam shared responsibility for every soul that is wrongfully killed. al-Tabari vol.1 p.315
Names of Adam's daughters. al-Tabari vol.1 p.317
Adam was a prophet. al-Tabari vol.1 p.303
Adam was taught the 21 letters of the alphabet, and to not eat dead animals, blood, or pork. al-Tabari vol.1 p.324
The flood would last seven years. al-Tabari vol.1 p.324
Mohammed said Adam lived 1,000 years. al-Tabari vol.1 p.327,328
Adam lived 960 years. al-Tabari vol.1 p.329
Noah dug up Adam and Eve's bodies and reburied them after the flood. al-Tabari vol.1 p.334,362
Some say Idris is the same person as Enoch. al-Tabari vol.1 p.336
Adam, Noah, Enoch, Seth were prophets. al-Tabari vol.1 p.344
Tall tales by the Persians al-Tabari vol.1 p.345,349
Enoch practiced Jihad al-Tabari vol.1 p.346
Noah's ark al-Tabari vol.1 p.348
Noah had 10 people in the ark. He had a fourth son, Yami, who did not believe in him and did not go in the ark. al-Tabari vol.1 p.360
Satan needed to get in the ark to survive too. He got in by tricking Noah. al-Tabari vol.1 p.360
Noah became a Muslim. al-Tabari vol.1 p.360
Contradiction: Alexander is dul Qarnain. al-Tabari vol.1 p.371


The History of al-Tabari volume 2

Prophets and Patriarchs

(63 entries)
Early historian Sharahil (640-721 A.D.) al-Tabari vol.2 p.3 footnote 12
Zoroastrian holidays al-Tabari vol.2 p.5 footnote 21
Arbasisah was the wife of Japheth. It also mentions the other wives of Noah. al-Tabari vol.2 p.11,12
Noah's children became Muslims. al-Tabari vol.2 p.12
Pelug, Reu, and Serug al-Tabari vol.2 p.16,122
72 sects of Israelites, and 73 sects of Islam. al-Tabari vol.2 p.18 footnote 63
"In the Turks, Slavs,... in none of whom there is good." al-Tabari vol.2 p.21
Persians and Indians are descendants of Shem. al-Tabari vol.2 p.17
Kings of Persia were from Japheth. al-Tabari vol.2 p.16
One reason for the tower of Babel was so that a flood would not get them again. al-Tabari vol.2 p.27
Dhu al-Qarnain (Zhul Qarnain) al-Tabari vol.2 p.23 footnote 74.
The prophet Jud and the people of Ad sound similar to Lot and the people of Sodom. al-Tabari vol.2 p.35-36
Genealogy of Abraham al-Tabari vol.2 p.48
Only four kings ruled over all of the earth: Nimrud, Nebuchadnezzar, Solomon, Dhu al-Qarnain al-Tabari vol.2 p.50
Between Noah and Abraham, there were no messengers except Hud [to Ad] and Salih [to Thamud] al-Tabari vol.2 p.50
Prophets: Abram said a star and the moon were his lord. He changed his mind later though. al-Tabari vol.2 p.51
The star Abram said was his lord was Jupiter. al-Tabari vol.2 p.54
Jewish Apocryphal story of Abraham saying the largest idol broke the smaller ones. al-Tabari vol.2 p.56
It was a Kurd who advised the people to burn Abraham to death. al-Tabari vol.2 p.58
Gabriel had God's voice??? al-Tabari vol.2 p.59
Pharaoh liked Sarah and Abram lied to Pharaoh saying she was his sister. al-Tabari vol.2 p.62
Abram only told three lies. al-Tabari vol.2 p.63
Isaac [not Ishmael] was seven when he was almost sacrificed. al-Tabari vol.2 p.68
It is odd that Gabriel has to ask questions here. al-Tabari vol.2 p.70
Sarah gave permission for Abraham to marry Hagar. al-Tabari vol.2 p.72
Sarah performed female circumcision on Hagar. al-Tabari vol.2 p.72
The Qur'an does not say which son Abraham almost sacrificed. Tabari says some 16 authorities say Isaac, 23 authorities say Ishmael, and he gives arguments for both. al-Tabari vol.2 p.82-97
Nothing in the Qur'an says the sacrifice was on the 10th day which commemorates Abraham and his son. al-Tabari vol.2 p.96 footnote 241
Abram practiced ten purification practices of Islam al-Tabari vol.2 p.99
The wicked ruler Nimrod was punished with gnats that killed his people and a gnat in his brain. al-Tabari vol.2 p.105
At Babel, the original language was Syriac. Then there were 73 languages. al-Tabari vol.2 p.108
Zul-Qarnain: Alexander was a believer. al-Tabari vol.2 p.109
Lot, Sodom, and homosexuality. al-Tabari vol.2 p.111-115
Names of angels, such as Israfil. al-Tabari vol.2 p.115
Abraham bargained with numbers for Sodom. al-Tabari vol.2 p.116
Sodom was only destroyed after Lot bore witness against them. al-Tabari vol.2 p.117
Names of Lot's daughters. al-Tabari vol.2 p.118
Sodomites dispensed with women by means of men. al-Tabari vol.2 p.122
Four million people lived in Sodom. al-Tabari vol.2 p.124
Sarah was buried in a field Abram bought. al-Tabari vol.2 p.125
Abram married again and had many children. al-Tabari vol.2 p.127
Nimrod imprisoned Abram for seven years. al-Tabari vol.2 p.128
God miraculously changed Abraham's language from Syriac to Hebrew. al-Tabari vol.2 p.128
Isaac was blind. al-Tabari vol.2 p.129
The angel of death fooled Abraham. al-Tabari vol.2 p.129-130
Jacob's wives al-Tabari vol.2 p.134-135
Jacob's ladder al-Tabari vol.2 p.135
Jacob worked seven years for one wife, Leah, and seven more years for Rachel. al-Tabari vol.2 p.135
The Torah says you cannot marry two sisters. al-Tabari vol.2 p.136
Esau's descendants went to Alexandria and then to Byzantium. al-Tabari vol.2 p.136
Rachel stole her father's idols for money so that they could eat. (The writer apparently forgot Jacob had all those herds.) al-Tabari vol.2 p.139
Job was allegedly ordered to beat his wife. al-Tabari vol.2 p.140
Job was a prophet. al-Tabari vol.2 p.143
Job's son Bishr was also a prophet. al-Tabari vol.2 p.143
Jethro the Midianite al-Tabari vol.2 p.143
The Egyptian king who bought Joseph was a Muslim. al-Tabari vol.2 p.152
Contradiction: Joseph's master was named Qatafir al-Tabari vol.2 p.153
Jacob's image appeared to warn Joseph just as he was on the verge of committing adultery with Potiphar's wife. al-Tabari vol.2 p.155-156
Only four people spoke when they were small: Pharaoh's daughter Mashatah, the witness for Joseph, the companion of Jurayj, and Jesus son of Mary. al-Tabari vol.2 p.158
The Egyptian baker imprisoned with Joseph was crucified. al-Tabari vol.2 p.162
After Joseph was released, he was given Potiphar's position, Potiphar died, and Joseph married Potiphar's wife, who before had wrongly accused him. al-Tabari vol.2 p.166
Isaac was Abraham's son who was almost sacrificed. al-Tabari vol.2 p.175
Al-Khidr in Sura 18:60-62 is very similar to a Jewish tale: R. Joshua bin Levi and the Strange Actions of Elijah in William M. Brinner (translator) of Nissim bin Jacob bin Shahin An Elegant Composition Concerning Relief After Adversity, Yale Judaica Series vol.20 1977. Relief II, 13-16; J. Obermann, Two Elijah Stories in Judeo-Arabic Transmission. Hebrew Union College Annual 23, no.1 (1950-1951 p.387-404. al-Tabari vol.2 p.387-404 footnote 493.


The History of al-Tabari volume 3

The Children of Israel

(33 entries)
Tabari tried to be accurate al-Tabari vol.3 p.xi
Tabari identified Dhul-Qarnain [Zul Qarnain] with Alexander the Great according to the translator's forward al-Tabari vol.3 p.xi
Ubayy bin ka'b ['Ubai bin ka'b] and al-khidr al-Tabari vol.3 p.6
Al-Khidr's fish turned everything it touched into rock al-Tabari vol.3 p.11
Old Testament genealogy al-Tabari vol.3 p.30
Exaggerating shooting an arrow toward heaven. The arrow returned stained with blood. al-Tabari vol.3 p.54
Tabari claims the Egyptians practiced crucifixion al-Tabari vol.3 p.57
Exaggeration al-Tabari vol.3 p.57-58
Do not invent a lie against God al-Tabari vol.3 p.61
620,000 Israelite men al-Tabari vol.3 p.63
Gabriel put pebbles in Pharaoh's mouth, because he was afraid that Pharaoh might say something to have God's mercy on him. al-Tabari vol.3 p.65
The Jews transported all of their dead to the holy land. al-Tabari vol.3 p.69
Al-Samiri means Samaritan (footnote). The footnote says that al-Tabari in his Tafsir [commentary] says that al-Samari was a prominent Israelite that Moses forbade Israelites to have contact with him, and that is why the Israelites were separated from the Samaritans. al-Tabari vol.3 p.72.
The calf spoke because the Lord breathed life into the calf. Moses accused God of misleading the Israelites. al-Tabari vol.3 p.73.
God had many commandments for the Israelites, but he took away 6/7ths of them, leaving only the ones they received. al-Tabari vol.3 p.78
Moses went to Jericho. al-Tabari vol.3 p.80
Exaggeration of Og. al-Tabari vol.3 p.83
Moses lived 120 years,. al-Tabari vol.3 p.88
Exaggeration al-Tabari vol.3 p.88
The town of Ai. al-Tabari vol.3 p.96
Hailstorm al-Tabari vol.3 p.97
The Israelites raped Canaanite women. al-Tabari vol.3 p.97
Joshua lived to be 127 years old. al-Tabari vol.3 p.97
Three Persian holidays. al-Tabari vol.3 p.113
Ezekiel's bones al-Tabari vol.3 p.119
Elijah got feathers. al-Tabari vol.3 p.125
460 years from Joshua to Samuel. al-Tabari vol.3 p.127
Confused a witch with a scholar. al-Tabari vol.3 p.137-138
David had 99 wives. al-Tabari vol.3 p.144
King David married Uriah's wife while Uriah was still alive. He sinned in sending Uriah to his death. It was two angels [not Nathan] who told David the story of the two men and the little ewe. al-Tabari vol.3 p.145,148-149
All sin every day. al-Tabari vol.3 p.147
King David's hands were stained with blood. al-Tabari vol.3 p.151
Solomon was warlike. al-Tabari vol.3 p.153
Satan assumed Solomon's form to steal Solomon's signet ring. Solomon was unrecognized and lost his authority until Satan threw it into the sea, a fish swallowed it, a fisherman caught it, and Solomon got it back. al-Tabari vol.3 p.169


The History of al-Tabari volume 4

The Ancient Kingdoms

(67 entries)
Solomon's wife sacrificed to a locust idol. al-Tabari vol.4 p.20
The good Israelite king Asa had women veiled in shabby clothing al-Tabari vol.4 p.25
The army of Zerah the Indian [Ethiopian] was 1.1 million al-Tabari vol.4 p.28
Babylonians had 600,000 troops al-Tabari vol.4 p.37
confused two Zechariahs al-Tabari vol.4 p.37
Sennacherib's army was destroyed miraculously al-Tabari vol.4 p.38
The good king Josiah al-Tabari vol.4 p.40
Isaiah was pursued by the Israelites. He miraculously hid in the hollow trunk of a tree. However, a portion of the robe was shown, and the Jews sawed the tree in half, killing Isaiah. al-Tabari vol.4 p.41
The prophet Jeremiah al-Tabari vol.4 p.44
Jeremiah slept for 70 years al-Tabari vol.4 p.45
The sleepers and the donkey in the Qur'an al-Tabari vol.4 p.46
Belshazzar's madness al-Tabari vol.4 p.49
Esther and Mordecai al-Tabari vol.4 p.50-51
Christians assert Esther's son was Cyrus. al-Tabari vol.4 p.51
John the Baptist and Nebuchadnezzar (anachronism) al-Tabari vol.4 p.54
Jeremiah chapter 1 al-Tabari vol.4 p.56
Japheth al-Tabari vol.4 p.58
An angel of God deceived Jeremiah al-Tabari vol.4 p.60
Jeremiah went insane when God executed Jeremiah's judgment. al-Tabari vol.4 p.60
Jeremiah slept for 100 years al-Tabari vol.4 p.62
Statues in Daniel al-Tabari vol.4 p.63
Rabbinic legend of the gnat in the brain al-Tabari vol.4 p.64
The Torah perished by Ezra's time, but God miraculously gave him a new one. al-Tabari vol.4 p.64-65
The Jews considered Ezra a son of God al-Tabari vol.4 p.65
Fable of the earth folding for Jeremiah al-Tabari vol.4 p.67
Zoroastrians had secret teaching. al-Tabari vol.4 p.72
A Jew named Sami [Samaritan?] al-Tabari vol.4 p.77
Mandean (Mandaean) religion al-Tabari vol.4 p.77
Ohrmazd the Zoroastrian deity al-Tabari vol.4 p.85
Fable of the bad smelling body odor of Alexander of Macedon's mother. al-Tabari vol.4 p.90
An anachronism of Antiochus the king of Babylon slew many Jews for the murder of John the Baptist. al-Tabari vol.4 p.97
Even Muslims agree that John the Baptist was killed al-Tabari vol.4 p.97
"They say" Jesus was born in Jerusalem al-Tabari vol.4 p.100
Persians say Jesus was born 65 years after Alexander conquered Babylon al-Tabari vol.4 p.102
The Christians say Jesus was born 303 years after Alexander conquered Babylon al-Tabari vol.4 p.102
Both al-Tabari and Ibn Ishaq say Mary the mother of Jesus was the daughter of 'Imran al-Tabari vol.4 p.102-103
John the Baptist, a prophet, had the prohibition of the marriage of a man to his niece. al-Tabari vol.4 p.103
Gives a genealogy of both Mary and Joseph. They are the same until Joram and the Uzziah / Ahaziah. al-Tabari vol.4 p.103.
Joseph's genealogy is bin Jacob bin Mathan, bin Eleazar, bin Eliud, etc. al-Tabari vol.4 p.103
Mary's genealogy is bint 'Imran bin Josiah bin Amon, etc. al-Tabari vol.4 p.103
Mary's mother was Hanna bint Faqud bin Qabil. al-Tabari vol.4 p.103
Elizabeth bint Faqud. al-Tabari vol.4 p.103
The Romans helped Nebuchadnezzar destroy the Temple in Jerusalem because the Israelites had killed John the Baptist. al-Tabari vol.4 p.106
However, the report the Nebuchadnezzar destroyed the Temple because the Israelites had killed John the Baptist is erroneous al-Tabari vol.4 p.107
John the Baptist descended from Solomon and David. al-Tabari vol.4 p.108
The angel Gabriel appeared to Mary as an attractive man. He breathed on the opening of her garment and that is how Mary conceived. al-Tabari vol.4 p.112-113
In the womb, John the Baptist bowed to Jesus. al-Tabari vol.4 p.114
Mary was surrounded by angels, so Iblis [Satan] could not touch Jesus like he touched everyone else. al-Tabari vol.4 p.115
Nativity star when Jesus was born. That night a group set out, and they were discussing the signs of the Messiah, as indicated in the book of Daniel. al-Tabari vol.4 p.116
Childhood miracles of Jesus knowing what a person did, and turning water to wine. al-Tabari vol.4 p.117
Iblis [Satan] appeared as an old men when tempting Jesus. al-Tabari vol.4 p.118
Zechariah was falsely accused of impregnating Mary. The Jews tried to kill him, he miraculously hid in a tree, the fringe of his robe showed, the Jews sawed the tree in two and killed him. (This appears to be a repeat of an earlier story, except with Isaiah in al-Tabari vol.4 p.41.) al-Tabari vol.4 p.120
Jesus at the last supper. al-Tabari vol.4 p.121
They only crucified a likeness of Jesus. al-Tabari vol.4 p.122
According to Ibn Humayd - Ibn Ishaq, an impeccable authority - Wahb bin Munabbih al-Yamani: God allowed Jesus the son of Mary, to die at three o-clock in the day; then He took him unto Himself." al-Tabari vol.4 p.112
"Among the apostles, and the followers who came after them were the apostle Peter and Paul who was a follower and not an apostle, they went to Rome." [It does not say whether they went to Rome together or not.] al-Tabari vol.4 p.123
Joseph and Mary went to Egypt until Herod died and Archelaus took his place al-Tabari vol.4 p.125
Thamud was called Iram [Aram?] al-Tabari vol.4 p.130
The Jinn took way 'Amr the necklaced. al-Tabari vol.4 p.136
Before Mohammed, the evil king 'Amluq commanded that every bride had to have sex with him before she could be with her husband. (prima nocte) al-Tabari vol.4 p.151
Slaughter of Jews at Mecca prior to Mohammed. al-Tabari vol.4 p.154
The story of the sleepers in the cave. al-Tabari vol.4 p.155-159
Jonah survived in the belly of a whale. al-Tabari vol.4 p.160-166
Jonah defied the Lord al-Tabari vol.4 p.161
Jonah's whale swam up the Euphrates River until it came to Ninevah. al-Tabari vol.4 p.161
Jonah grieved over the tree that was miraculously destroyed. al-Tabari vol.4 p.164
Samson fought for religion [Jihad], killing, taking goods, and taking captives al-Tabari vol.4 p.171


The History of al-Tabari volume 5

The Sasanids, the Byzantines, the Lakmids, and Yemen

(91 entries)
The Persians occupied Yemen from 570-630 A.D. al-Tabari vol.5 p.xvi (Translator's forward)
The Persians captured Nisibis in 363 A.D. al-Tabari vol.5 p.xviii (Translator's forward)
Massacres commonly done by "good" rulers al-Tabari vol.5 p.9,15,24,33,40,55
Most of the Lakhmid population was Christian al-Tabari vol.5 p.22
Princess complained of a hard bed, similar to the story of the princess and the pea. al-Tabari vol.5 p.36
Exile of Christians from Antioch. al-Tabari vol.5 p.40
274-291 A.D. the Romans attacked the Persians. al-Tabari vol.5 p.47,47
Persecution of Christians. al-Tabari vol.5 p.47
In 338 A.D. the Romans and Persians fought. al-Tabari vol.5 p.49
700-701 A.D. war al-Tabari vol.5 p.53
Musaylimah was a prophet who was a rival to Mohammed al-Tabari vol.5 p.55
Severe persecution of Christians. al-Tabari vol.5 p.67
The reward of Sinrimar, which was death for doing a good job but not doing the very best possible. al-Tabari vol.5 p.76
Shrines to Al-Lat and 'Uzza al-Tabari vol.5 p.76
Shrines of the daughters of Allah. al-Tabari vol.5 p.76
There is lengthy disagreement on the first male to accept Islam: 'Ali, Abu Bakr, or Zayd bin Harithah (Mohammed's adopted son). There is great disagreement on the order afterwards too. al-Tabari vol.5 p.80-87
Bahram persecuted Christians (footnote) al-Tabari vol.5 p.93
Perso-Byzantine War in 421-422 A.D. al-Tabari vol.5 p.93
Music: Origin of the gypsy people. The Persian king Bahram said that his people should busy themselves with music and requested the Indian king send musicians. The Indian king sent 12,000 of them. al-Tabari vol.5 p.94 footnote 243
Legendary tales of Bahram al-Tabari vol.5 p.100-101
The Byzantines and Persians fought in 421 A.D. al-Tabari vol.5 p.102
In 449 A.D. Armenians and Georgians revolt from the Persians imposing Zoroastrian religion after Yazdgird II persecuted the Jews, forbade the Jews to observe the Sabbath and closed all Jewish schools. al-Tabari vol.5 p.107,109
Persians attack the Romans [Byzantines] in 439 A.D. al-Tabari vol.5 p.108
Famine al-Tabari vol.5 p.110,111
Allah helped the Zoroastrian king by sending rain. al-Tabari vol.5 p.112
The Muslim Mazyar bin Qarin revolted against the Tahirid governors in Khurasan during the time of Caliph al-Mu'tasim. Mazyar was captured and executed in 840 A.D. (225 A.H) al-Tabari vol.5 p.117 footnote
Persians and Hephthalites fight in 484 A.D. al-Tabari vol.5 p.121
Himyarites first mentioned by Pliny the Elder al-Tabari vol.5 p.122 footnote
Sabaean rock inscription al-Tabari vol.5 p.122
Jadis and Thamud were three generations after Noah al-Tabari vol.5 p.123 footnote
Byzantines and Lakhmids fight 500-502 A.D. al-Tabari vol.5 p.125
Herodotus says the Persians learned about trousers from the Scythians al-Tabari vol.5 p.129
Mazdak started a Zoroastrian heresy c.488-496 A.D. al-Tabari vol.5 p.132-133 footnotes
502 A.D. Zoroastrians were persecuted al-Tabari vol.5 p.137
Persians fight Byzantines summer/502-fall/506 A.D. al-Tabari vol.5 p.136
Persians fight with Byzantines 528-531 A.D. al-Tabari vol.5 p.140
Medina/al-Madinah was called Yathrib since 536 B.C. al-Tabari vol.5 p.145
Nabonidus of Babylon came to Ya-at-ri-bu (Yathrib) ca.556-539 B.C. Ptolemy called it Iathrippa, and Minaean inscriptions say Ytrb. al-Tabari vol.5 p.145
The Alans (Ossetians) converted to Christianity in the tenth century al-Tabari vol.5 p.151
Persecution of Mazdekites and Christians al-Tabari vol.5 p.155
540-543 A.D. fighting al-Tabari vol.5 p.158-159
Mohammed might have been born 570 A.D. al-Tabari vol.5 p.163
Tabari supports 570 A.D. al-Tabari vol.5 p.163
Aws and Khazraj of Medina both formed the Banu Qaylah bint Halik al-Tabari vol.5 p.165
The Qurayzah were massacred by Mohammed in 6 A.H 627 A.D. al-Tabari vol.5 p.165 footnote 419
A few men might have survived Khaibar. al-Tabari vol.5 p.170 footnote 436
Dhu al-Qarnaiyn [Zul Qarnain] In Sura 18:82-97. "He witnessed the setting of the sun in its resting place into a pool of black and foetid slime." al-Tabari vol.5 p.173-174
Ahmad allegedly in the Psalms al-Tabari vol.5 p.175
Shamir Yur'ish raided China and build Samarqand [Samarkand] al-Tabari vol.5 p.176-177
Famous Battle of Harrat Waqim in 683 A.D. when the Umayyad Muslim bin 'Uqbah defeated the Muslim Medinans. al-Tabari vol.5 p.179 footnote 460.
Legendary giant race of Ad. al-Tabari vol.5 p.180 footnote 463
The evil king Lakhi'athah Yanuf Dhu Shanatir was a homosexual who forced young boys to have relations with him. al-Tabari vol.5 p.189
'Umar bin al-Khattab deported Christians to Iraq. al-Tabari vol.5 p.193 footnote 487
Sharahb'il Yakuf persecutes Christians in Ethiopia c.472 A.D. al-Tabari vol.5 p.194 footnote 487
Jewish Ma'di Karib Ya'fur persecutes Christians in southwest Arabia in 523 A.D. until the Abyssinians defeated him in 525 A.D. al-Tabari vol.5 p.195 footnote 488
Historian Abu 'Abdallah Wabh bin Munnabbih (ca.34/634-110/728) one of the most knowledgeable Ummayad period historians al-Tabari vol.5 p.167 footnote 490
Hubal and divination al-Tabari vol.5 p.200
Jewish Arabs killed Christian Arabs, burning 2,000 of them when their church was burned. al-Tabari vol.5 p.202
Accuracy of reports al-Tabari vol.5 p.203
San'a pre-eminent in 3rd century A.D. al-Tabari vol.5 p.203
Second Abyssinian invasion 530 A.D. al-Tabari vol.5 p.203
ca.533 A.D. some Abyssinians revolt in Yemen al-Tabari vol.5 p.214
The evil practice of a king sleeping with every new bride (prima nocte). al-Tabari vol.5 p.213
Al Mansur destroyed a large Christian church in Yemen al-Tabari vol.5 p.217
Shrine to al-Lat at Ta'if was destroyed in 630 A.D. al-Tabari vol.5 p.223 footnote 531
Semi-legendary Abu Righal guided Abrahah to Mecca al-Tabari vol.5 p.223 footnote 552
Ka'bah had a door-ring. al-Tabari vol.5 p.227
Reasons why not the Expedition of the Elephant might not be in 570 A.D. al-Tabari vol.5 p.230 footnote 563
The Ka'bah was made of stone and covered with cloth al-Tabari vol.5 p.232
The Arabs were not blacks. al-Tabari vol.5 p.248
Byzantines persecute Monophysites in 572 A.D. al-Tabari vol.5 p.251
The Sasanians had a poll tax al-Tabari vol.5 p.255
570 A.D. al-Tabari vol.5 p.266,268
Mohammed's mother Aminah bint Wahb in 'Abd al-Manaf was from the Meccan clan of Zuhrah al-Tabari vol.5 p.270 footnote 645
Hubal was introduced to Mecca by 'Amr bin Luhayy of the Khuza'ah tribe. The battle of Uhud showed that Hubal and Allah were not the same. al-Tabari vol.5 p.271 footnote 646.
Splitting open the breast al-Tabari vol.5 p.278-280
Repentance washes away sins al-Tabari vol.5 p.281
Abdallah might have died when Mohammed was 28 months or 7 months al-Tabari vol.5 p.283.
Shaykhs were before Islam al-Tabari vol.5 p.287
Persians fight Byzantines, Armenians, and Georgians in Lazica from 549-561 A.D. al-Tabari vol.5 p.299
Jews killed in Persia al-Tabari vol.5 p.311
Zoroastrians also killed their apostates, so Mohammed possibly could have gotten the idea from them. al-Tabari vol.5 p.314
Persians occupy Damascus 613 A.D. al-Tabari vol.5 p.318
In June, 614 A.D., Jerusalem was sacked [by the Persians]. al-Tabari vol.5 p.318
Abu Sa'id Hasan bin Abi al-Hasan (died 110 /728) was an ascetic who is regarded as a proto-Sufi. al-Tabari vol.5 p.335 footnote 785.
Muhammad bin Muslim al-Zuhri, also known as Ibn Shihab, was a founder of the Islamic science of tradition. He died 124/742 A.D. Ibn Ishaq was one of his pupils al-Tabari vol.5 p.336 footnote 789
Plague in Persia. al-Tabari vol.5 p.358
The Persian king Kisra was overthrown in 2/25/628. al-Tabari vol.5 p.379
The Zoroastrian Persians had Christian concubines al-Tabari vol.5 p.381
Zoroastrians title of herbed al-Tabari vol.5 p.377
Zoroastrian killing and seizing women al-Tabari vol.5 p.383
Son cannot inherit father's position if the father was executed for a crime. al-Tabari vol.5 p.387
An amputee or mutilated person could not hold any government office or Zoroastrian religious position. al-Tabari vol.5 p.397
Woman ruler: Buran daughter of Kisra (iii) ruled Persia for one year and four months. She is also called Buran-dukht, and her mother was Maryam, a Byzantine princess. She restored the wooden cross to the Byzantines. al-Tabari vol.5 p.403-405 text and footnote 996.
The historian al-Waqidi (130-207/747-823) was from Medina. He wrote many works on history, but only the Kitab al-maghazi and possibly the Kitab al-riddah survive. Ibn Sa'd and others used his works. al-Tabari vol.5 p.413 footnote 1020


The History of al-Tabari volume 6

Muhammad at Mecca

(57 entries)
Daughters of Allah al-Tabari vol.6 p.107-112
Al-Waqidi al-Tabari vol.6 p.xv
Theory of Hagarism al-Tabari vol.6 p.xvii
Miracles al-Tabari vol.6 p.xxii
'Aisha died 58 A.H. 668 A.D. al-Tabari vol.6 p.xxiii
Fighting in Sura 8:39 not known when written al-Tabari vol.6 p.xxiv
The South Arabian tribe of Qahtan might be the same as the Biblical Joktan. al-Tabari vol.6 p.xxii
Ishmael married a daughter of Jurhun al-Tabari vol.6 p.xxvii
Mohammed's genealogy al-Tabari vol.6
Waraqh bin Nawtal was a Christian who was Khadijah's cousin al-Tabari vol.6 p.xxxi,68
The idea of Mohammed thinking of committing suicide. al-Tabari vol.6 p.xxxix,xl, 68-73. I went to Khadijah and said, 'Wrap me up! Wrap me up!' When the terror had left me, he came to me and said, 'Muhammad, you are the Messenger of God.'" He (Muhammad) said: I had been thinking of hurling myself down from a mountain crag, but he appeared to me, as I was thinking about this, and said, 'Muhammad, I am Gabriel and you are the Messenger of God.' Then he said, 'Recite!' I said, 'What shall I recite?' He took me and pressed me three times tightly until I was nearly stifled and was utterly exhausted; then he said: 'Recite in the name of your Lord who created,' and I recited it.... (p.69) Gabriel came to Muhammad and said, 'O Muhammad, recite!' He said, 'I cannot recite.' Gabriel was violent towards him and then said again, 'O Muhammad, recite!' He said, 'I cannot recite,' and Gabriel again was violent towards him.... (p.70) "Then he went to Khadijah and said, 'Khadijah, I think that I have gone mad.' 'No, by God,' she said. 'Your Lord would never do that to you. You have never committed a wicked act.'" There is more on p.71-73, but it is basically duplicated.
 The word "Allah" only appears rarely in the earliest passages of the Qur'an. al-Tabari vol.6 p.xxxiii
Satanic verses. al-Tabari vol.6 p.xxxiv
Reciting the Satanic verses persuaded many Muslims to return from Abyssinia. al-Tabari vol.6 p.xliii
Meccans not totally against Mohammed until he mentioned their idols. al-Tabari vol.6 p.xlii
Satanic verses. al-Tabari vol.6 p.xliii
Pre-Islamic Allah. al-Tabari vol.6 p.2
'Abd al-Muttalib could stand beside the idol Hubal while praying to Allah. Hubal. This is because the pre-Islamic Arabs believed in many gods, but believe Allah was the Supreme god. al-Tabari vol.6 footnote 4 p.3
Mohammed's grandfather went to a sorceress for advice. al-Tabari vol.6 p.4
Waraqh was a Christian. al-Tabari vol.6 p.6
Throwing pebbles was pre-Islamic. al-Tabari vol.6 p.22
Surrogate husband (pre-Islamic). al-Tabari vol.6 p.35
Abraham was a friend of God. al-Tabari vol.6 p.36
Mohammed's genealogy. al-Tabari vol.6 p.38
Tiny ants killed the survivors. al-Tabari vol.6 p.41
Mohammed saw a Christian monk. al-Tabari vol.6 p.44
The trees and stones prostrated themselves in worship of Mohammed, and they only prostrate themselves for a prophet. al-Tabari vol.6 p.46
Pre-Islamic women could engage in trading. al-Tabari vol.6 p.47
The lucky stone in the Ka'bah. al-Tabari vol.6 p.53 footnote 72
Muslims lunar year was 354 days. al-Tabari vol.6 p.55
There was a war when Mohammed was 20 years old. al-Tabari vol.6 p.51
Mohammed was born in the year of the elephant. al-Tabari vol.6 p.60
Mohammed started being a prophet at 43 [not 40]. al-Tabari vol.6 p.61
Alleged prophetic miracle of bringing dates. al-Tabari vol.6 p.67
Mohammed used to spend one month per year at religious retreat in Hera. al-Tabari vol.6 p.70
How to tell if a being is an angel or devil. al-Tabari vol.6 p.73
Joseph was pre-eminent as a full moon or stars. al-Tabari vol.6 p.78
Mohammed had fragrant skin. al-Tabari vol.6 p.80
Mohammed's uncle could not leave his old religion. al-Tabari vol.6 p.84
Sura 53, daughters of Allah, cranes. al-Tabari vol.6 p.107-112
Zayd/Zaid bin Harithah was captured in war as a boy. al-Tabari vol.6 p.86 footnote 135
Miracle. al-Tabari vol.6 p.90
No opposition to Mohammed until he denounced their gods. al-Tabari vol.6 p.93
Abu Talib protected Mohammed. al-Tabari vol.6 p.94
The worst the polytheists did to Mohammed was grab his cloak. [at least prior to Uhud]. al-Tabari vol.6 p.102
'Abdallah bin Mas'ud was the first to recite the Qur'an publicly.
Offer to worship al-Lat and al-'Uzza for a year. [Mohammed did not accept the offer.] p107.
Satanic verses: Daughters of Allah, cranes, Sura 53 again. al-Tabari vol.6 p.111
617 A.D. Pre-Islamic battle of Bu'ath between the various tribes of Medina. al-Tabari vol.6 p.123
The four small clans were collectively known as Aws Allah, but they originally were called Aws Manat. They were a tribe of al-Aws. al-Tabari vol.6 p.130 footnote 207
Al-'Abbas bin Ubadah said, "In swearing allegiance to him [Mohammed], you are pledging yourselves to wage war on all mankind." al-Tabari vol.6 p.134
The devil disguised as an old man praises Mohammed for "the beauty of his discourse, the sweetness of his speech, and how he dominates the hearts of men with the message which he brings." al-Tabari vol.6 p.141
When non-Muslims wanted to beat 'Ali, Mohammed said to sleep in Mohammed's bed and wrap himself with Mohammed's green Hadrami cloak and nothing unpleasant would happen to him. al-Tabari vol.6 p.142
Mohammed would not accept a gift. [Later he would take booty though.] al-Tabari vol.6 p.149
It was OK to lodge with an unmarried woman. al-Tabari vol.6 p.151,152
The chain of transmission was arbitrary, because contradictory accounts all allegedly came from Ibn 'Abbas. al-Tabari vol.6 p.153,154,155
A falsehood about the Jews: they dated events from the fire of Abraham. al-Tabari vol.6 p.159


The History of al-Tabari volume 7

The Foundation of the Community

(51 entries)
Claims all of Mohammed's marriages were for political purposes. al-Tabari vol.7 p.xviii
The Muslims fought on the last day of the sacred month, because if they had waited a day, the caravan would have gotten away. al-Tabari vol.7 p.xxi
Eye for an eye. al-Tabari vol.7 p.xvii
After the battle of Badr, Ka'b bin al-Ashraf was assassinated. al-Tabari vol.7 p.xxix
Expeditions (in order) Badr, barley-meal raid (defensive), three others against nomadic tribes led by Mohammed, al-Qaradah (led by Mohammed's adopted son Zayd), Uhud (March 21. al-Tabari vol.7 p.xxix
In the raid on the caravan at al-Qaradah, led by Mohammed's adopted son Zayd. one-fifth of the booty, which Mohammed took, was 20,000 Dirhams. al-Tabari vol.7 p.xxix,99; vol.7 p.99
Expeditions in A.H. 4 (in order): Dhat al-Riqa', Raji', Bi'r Ma'unah, Badr al-Maw'id (=Barley-meal raid II). al-Tabari vol.7 p.xxxiv
Since 'Amir bin Al-Tufayl had suggested killing someone, he was not responsible in Muslim eyes, since he did not actively participate himself. al-Tabari vol.7 p.xxxv
Mohammed married Zainab bint Khuzaymah. al-Tabari vol.7 p.xxxvi
Ibn Hisham's omissions. al-Tabari vol.7 p.xxxvii
'Aisha was 6-7 when married, and came the marriage was consummated when she was 9-10, three months after coming to Mecca. al-Tabari vol.7 p.7. The chain of transmission includes an unnamed man from the Quraysh.
Mohammed married 'Aisha in the month of Shawwal, and he consummated the marriage in the month of Shawwal because he liked that month. al-Tabari vol.7 p.8
Zuhayr born. al-Tabari vol.7 p.9
Muslims in Mecca died. al-Tabari vol.7 p.20
Mohammed said the Muslims had a better right to Moses than the Jews had. al-Tabari vol.7 p.26
Prayers made on this night will be granted. al-Tabari vol.7 p.27
Saul = Talut. al-Tabari vol.7 p.39
Mohammed gave an evasive answer. al-Tabari vol.7 p.43
Al-Hakim because caliph in 684 A.D. al-Tabari vol.7 p.50
Exaggeration al-Tabari vol.7 p.61
Mas'ud al-Tabari vol.7 p.61
Abu Jahl's head was thrown down in front of Mohammed. al-Tabari vol.7 p.62
Booty al-Tabari vol.7 p.64
Mohammed said that only Hellfire will look after 'Uqbah's children al-Tabari vol.7 p.65-66
Not in ibn Hisham al-Tabari vol.7 p.69
Hind bint 'Utbah was the wife of Abu Sufyan al-Tabari vol.7 p.75 footnote 130
It is OK to torment people of other religions. al-Tabari vol.7 p.78,80
'Umar al-Tabari vol.7 p.80-81
Distinguish among the prophets - Sura 8:67f al-Tabari vol.7 p.82
Why it was OK to attack the Jews Mohammed had made a treaty with: because they had said, "Muhammad has not met anyone who is good at fighting. Had he met us, he would have had a battle which would be unlike a battle with anyone else." They also infringed the contract in various [unspecified] ways. al-Tabari vol.7 p.85
Battle of Banu Qaynuqa', and their expulsion al-Tabari vol.7 p.85-87
Assassination of ibn al-Ashraf al-Tabari vol.7 p.95
Assassination of Abu Rafi'. al-Tabari vol.7 p.99-100
Assassination of Abu Rafi' Sallam bin Abi Al-Huqayq al-Tabari vol.7 p.101-103
Example of not killing women and children. al-Tabari vol.7 p. 102,104
Hafsa was a widow al-Tabari vol.7 p.105
Calling to al-Lat and al-'Uzza al-Tabari vol.7 p.114,126
[Assurance] Not sure of forgiveness al-Tabari vol.7 p.119
Mohammed was wounded. al-Tabari vol.7 p.120
Miracle of Mohammed healing a warrior's eye. al-Tabari vol.7 p.121
The idol Hubal al-Tabari vol.7 p.126,131
Mohammed was heavy when he got older al-Tabari vol.7 p.126
Mohammed said, "If God gives me victory over Quraysh at any time, I shall mutilate thirty of their men!" When the Muslims saw the grief and rage of the Messenger of God at what had been done to his uncle, they said, 'By God, if one day we are victorious over them, we shall mutilate them in a way which none of the Arabs has ever mutilated anybody." ... "God revealed concerning these sayings of the Messenger of God and his companions, 'If ye punish, then punish with the like of that wherewith ye were afflicted. But if ye endure patiently, verily it is better for the patient..." ... So the Messenger of God forgave, was patient, and forbade mutilation." al-Tabari vol.7 p.133,134
Quzman was a warrior for the Muslims who committed suicide on account of his wounds. His act of suicide proved true Mohammed's prophesy that he was one of the people of the hell-fire. al-Tabari vol.7 p.135-136
Kill someone who refused to be a Muslim. al-Tabari vol.7 p.144
"The story of 'Amr bin Umayyah al-Damri, when he was sent by the Messenger of God to kill Abu Sufyan bin Harb. When the men whom the Prophet had sent to 'Adal and al-Qarah were killed at al-Raji' and the news reached the Messenger of God, he sent 'Amr bin Umayyah al-Damri and one of the Ansar to Mecca, ordering them to kill Abu Sufyan bin Harb...." They circumambulated the Ka'aba, using that ritual as a pretense that they came to Mecca to worship. The Meccans suspected them, and they were unsuccessful.
vol.7 p.147-150
Mohammed married Zainab bint Khuzaymah. She was divorced from the Muslim Tufayl, then married his brother 'Ubaydah. After 'Ubaydah was killed at Badr Mohammed married her. al-Tabari vol.7 p.150
"Pleased with us" verse abrogated from the Qur'an. al-Tabari vol.7 p.156
Expeditions al-Tabari vol.7 p.161
Some polytheist women killed in battle. al-Tabari vol.7 p.164
Mohammed told Zaid bin Thaybit to study the book of the Jews. al-Tabari vol.7 p.167


The History of al-Tabari volume 8

The Victory of Islam

(102 entries)
Mu'tah, a battle in Byzantine territory where Byzantines and Arab allies defeated Muslims in August-September 629 A.D. al-Tabari vol.8 p.xi; p.xiii
Juwayriyah was married in 5 A.H. according to al-Waqidi, or 6.A.H according to ibn Ishaq and Tabari. al-Tabari vol.8 p.xii, p.56
Description of Juwayriyah al-Tabari vol.8 p.xiii
Other wives: Mariyah the Copy 6/7 A.H., Rayhana bint 'Amr 5 A.H., Um Habibah bint Abu Sufyan 6/7 A.H. Safiyyah 7 A.H., Maymunah bint al-Harith 7 A.H. al-Tabari vol.8 p.xiii
Uhud ended A.H. 3 , March 625 A.D. al-Tabari vol.8 p.xiv
The Banu Mustaliq were along the coastal trade route to Syria. al-Tabari vol.8 p.xv
Letters to various kings probably fictitious. They would be meaningless to the rulers. al-Tabari vol.8 p.xviii
Tabari was born 224/225 A.H. 839 A.D. in the winter. He studied in Reyy, near Tehran. al-Tabari vol.8 p.xx
Tabari had a version of Ibn Ishaq that was prior to the one in modern times. al-Tabari vol.8 p.xx
Waqidi of Baghdad was thought not very reliable by Tabari. al-Tabari vol.8 p.xx
Zayd was one of the commanders of the expedition to Mu'tah, and he did there. al-Tabari vol.8 p.2
One account of how Mohammed met Zainab. al-Tabari vol.8 p.2
A second account of Mohammed meeting Zainab, where he saw there the door when she was undressed. al-Tabari vol.8 p.4
Expedition against Dumat al-Jandal in A.H. 5 626/627 A.D. There was no clash with the enemy though. al-Tabari vol.8 p.4-5
Battle of the Trench al-Tabari vol.8 p.13
Treaty between the Muslims and Ghatafan for the Ghatafan to withdraw from the siege of Mecca. al-Tabari vol.8 p.17
Fighting the Banu Qurayzah al-Tabari vol.8 p.27
Hind bint al-Mughirah, wife of Mohammed. al-Tabari vol.8 footnote 41 p.31.
The verdict of Sa'd at Khaibar was suspect, as the verdict was delivered before Sa'd arrived. al-Tabari vol.8 p.34
600-900 Jews were beheaded. al-Tabari vol.8 p.35
One cheerful Jewish woman was also beheaded. It is claimed she killed a Muslim. al-Tabari vol.8 p.36,41
All males who reached puberty were killed. al-Tabari vol.8 p.38
At Khaibar, they knew the Jews would not eat camel meat. al-Tabari vol.8 p.38
Rayhana, Mohammed's concubine, chose to remain a Jew. al-Tabari vol.8 p.39
At Uhud allegedly only 6 Muslims and 3 non-Muslims were killed. al-Tabari vol.8 p.40
The expedition against Banu Mustaliq in A.H. 6 was also called al-Murasi. al-Tabari vol.8 p.41
The Ghatafan raided Mohammed's milch camels. al-Tabari vol.8 p.43
It was claimed the Muslims heard that the Banu Mustaliq were organizing to fight Mohammed. al-Tabari vol.8 p.51
A Muslim offered to kill his own father. al-Tabari vol.8 p.55
'Aisha took a dislike to Juwayriyah because she was sweet and attractive. al-Tabari vol.8 p.57
"The Affair of the Lie". The lie against 'Aisha alleging sexual impropriety. al-Tabari vol.8 p.56
When Mohammed married Jawayriyah, a hundred Banu Mustaliq families were freed from slavery. al-Tabari vol.8 p.57
How Mohammed was inspired. al-Tabari vol.8 p.63
The accusers of 'Aisha were flogged. al-Tabari vol.8 p.63
Mohammed gave Sirin, a Coptic girl, to Hasan. al-Tabari vol.8 p.66
Miracle of Mohammed getting water with an arrow. al-Tabari vol.8 p.73
Abu Bakr cursed non-Muslims with very dirty language. al-Tabari vol.8 p.76
'Urwah [a non-Muslim] said whenever Mohammed split phlegm, if it fell in the hand of one of his companions, the companion would wipe his own face and skin with it. al-Tabari vol.8 p.77
The Pledge of Ridwan al-Tabari vol.8 p.82
The Meccans did not object to invoking the God Allah. al-Tabari vol.8 p.85
Mohammed wrote the peace treaty document. al-Tabari vol.8 p.86
Mohammed returned a Muslim in chains to his polytheist Father in Mecca. al-Tabari vol.8 p.87
'Umar said that the blood of a polytheist is not more valuable than a dog's. al-Tabari vol.8 p.87
Mohammed wrote, but he did not write well. al-Tabari vol.8 p.88
Muslims had some infractions on the Treaty of Hudaibya. al-Tabari vol.8 p.91-92
Zayd/Zaid bin Harith led a raiding party to al-Jamum. al-Tabari vol.8 p.93
Zayd/Zaid led a raiding party to al-'Is in Jumada. al-Tabari vol.8 p.93-94
Other raids. al-Tabari vol.8 p.95
'Umar married Jamilah bint Thabit, but later divorced her. al-Tabari vol.8 p.94-95
Zayd/Zaid led a raiding party to wadi al-Qura in Rajab al-Tabari vol.8 p.95
'Ali and 100 men raided Falak. al-Tabari vol.8 p.95
Zayd/Zaid raided Umm Qirfah. Umm Qirfah was an elderly lady who was the leader of the tribe. She was killed very cruelly by having each leg tied to a camel. al-Tabari vol.8 p.95-96
Mohammed wrote letters to Caesar, the king of Persia, and the Negus of Abyssinia [Ethiopia]. al-Tabari vol.8 p.98
Jesus' disciples could miraculously speak the language of the people to whom they were sent. [like Acts 2]. al-Tabari vol.8 p.99
The ruler of Alexandria gave Mohammed four slave girls, one of which was Mariya the Copt. al-Tabari vol.8 p.100
Heraclius allegedly discussed Islam and wanted to become a Muslim. However, there is absolutely no evidence of this in Byzantine literature. al-Tabari vol.8 p.102-105
The Negus {king of Abyssinia allegedly believed in Jesus but denied that Jesus was God. al-Tabari vol.8 p.109
Al-Majus is the usual Arabic name for Zoroastrians. al-Tabari vol.8 p.111
Mohammed supernaturally knew exactly when the Persian king Kisra would be killed by his son Shirawayh. al-Tabari vol.8 p.113
Dihyah did not get Safiyyah as a captive, so Mohammed gave her Safiya's two cousins instead. al-Tabari vol.8 p.117
At Khaibar, 'Umar carried the banner and the Muslims fled. 'Ali came and had an inflamed eye with clothe over it. Mohammed spat in his eye, healed it, and 'Ali carried the banner to victory. al-Tabari vol.8 p.119-120
Mohammed often had migraine headaches. al-Tabari vol.8 p.120
'Ali picked up a door to use as a shield; later seven men could not lift it. al-Tabari vol.8 p.121
Mohammed called a Jewish woman a she-devil for wailing over her slain men at Khaybar/Khaibar. vol.8 p.122
Mohammed gave orders for torture at Khaybar/Khaibar. According to Ibn Ishaq: Kinanah bin al-Rabi' bin Abi al-Huqayq who had the treasure of the Banu al-Nadir, was brought to the Messenger of God, who questioned him, but he denied knowing where it [the treasure] was. Then the Messenger of God was brought a Jew who said to him, "I have seen Kinanah walk around this ruin every morning." The Messenger of God said to Kinanah: "What do you say? If we find it in your possession, I will kill you. "All right he answered. The Messenger of God commanded that the ruin should be dug up, and some of the treasure was extracted from it. Then he asked him for the rest of it. Kinanah refused to surrender it, so the Messenger of God gave orders concerning him to al-Zubayr bin al-'Awwam, saying, "Torture him until you root out what he has." Al-Zubayr kept twirling his firestick in his breast until Kinanah almost expired [died]; then the Messenger of God gave him to Muhammad bin Maslamah, who behead him to avenge his brother Mahmud bin Maslamah." al-Tabari vol.8 p.122
The booty of Fadak belonged exclusively to Mohammed because they surrendered their wealth with "no horses or camels were spurred against it". al-Tabari vol.8 p.123,129
Zaynab bint al-Harith the wife of Sallam bin Mishkam poisoned Mohammed. al-Tabari vol.8 p.123
Mohammed eventually died as a martyr from the effects of the poison. al-Tabari The Messenger of God said during the illness from which he died - the mother of Bishr bin al-Bara had come in to visit him - "Umm Bishr, at this very moment I feel my aorta being severed because of the food I ate with your son [who also died of poisoning] at Khaybar." The Muslims believed that in addition to the honor of prophethood that God had granted him the Messenger of God died a martyr." al-Tabari vol.8 p.124
Mohammed had a slave boy who was killed by a stray arrow. The boy was thought by some to be a Muslim, but Mohammed said he would be in Hell for pilfering at Khaybar. al-Tabari vol.8 p.124-125
Some Muslim women present with Mohammed were given small gifts at Khaibar, but they were not assigned a shared of the booty. al-Tabari vol.8 p.126.
A Muslim told a lie against a potential enemy in time of war. al-Tabari vol.8 p.126
Caliph 'Umar was informed that Mohammed said "Two religions cannot coexist in the Arabian peninsula." He investigated the report, found it to be true, and expelled all the Jews who did not have a treaty with Mohammed. al-Tabari vol.8 p.130
The Muslim emissary Hatib bin Abi Balta'ah returned from al-Muqawqis [Egypt] with Mariyah [Mary the Copt], her sister Sirin, a female mule, sets of garments, and a eunuch. Hatib invited them to become Muslims, and the two women did so [according to Tabari]. Mariyah was beautiful, and Mohammed sent her sister Sirin to Hassan bin Thabit. Sirin and Hassan were the parents of 'Abd al-Rahman bin Hassan. al-Tabari vol.8 p.66,131.
'Umar and 30 men raided the "rear" of Hawazan at Turabah. The non-Muslims fled without any fighting. al-Tabari vol.8 p.131
Bashir bin Sa'd and 30 men raided the Banu Murah at Fadak. Bashir was wounded, and his companions were killed. al-Tabari vol.8 p.132. Note that on p.123,129 the booty became exclusively Mohammed's because camels and horses had not been spurred against it.
Ghalib bin 'Abdallah al-Kalbi raided the land of the Banu Murrah. They killed Mirdas, an enemy who when captured said there is no God but Allah. Mohammed reproved Usamah for that. al-Tabari vol.8 p.132
Ghalib bin 'Abdallah and 130 men raided the Banu 'Abd bin Thalabah at Banu 'Abd by surprise. The Muslims drove off camels and sheep. al-Tabari vol.8 p.133
Bashir bin Sa'd raided the Ghatafan at Yumm and Jinab. This was prompted by Mohammed's guide telling him that there was a large gathering of Ghatafan at al-Hinab was preparing to march against Mohammed. Notice that a raiding party was sufficient to defeat the allegedly "large" hostile gathering. al-Tabari vol.8 p.133
Mohammed married Maymunah bint Al-Harith in a state of ritual purity on the journey to Mecca. al-Tabari vol.8 p.136
When a sacrifice of camels was required, Mohammed permitted a sacrifice of cattle instead, since camels were scarce then. al-Tabari vol.8 p.137
The raid of Abi al-'Awja al-Sulami. al-Tabari vol.8 p.138
Zaynab daughter of Mohammed died in 8 .A.H. 629/630 A.D. al-Tabari vol.8 p.139
"The Messenger of God made peace with them on condition that the Zoroastrians should be required [to pay] tax, that their sacrifices should not be eaten, and that one should not marry their women. In this year the Messenger of God sent 'Amr bin al-'As to Jayfar and 'Abbad, the sons of Julanda, in 'Uman. The two believed in the Prophet and affirmed what he had brought. He exacted the poor rate on their wealth and collected tax (jizyah) from the Zoroastrians." al-Tabari vol.8 p.142
Shuja' bin Wahb and 24 men raided the Banu 'Amir and took camels and sheep. "The shares [of booty] came to fifteen camels for each man." al-Tabari vol.8 p.143
A.H. 8 'Amr bin al-'As and 300 men raided al-Salasil of the tribe of Quda'h. al-Tabari vol.8 p.146
Abu 'Ubaydah bin al-Jarrah and 300 men raided the tribe of Juhaynah at al-Khabat in A.H. 8. al-Tabari vol.8 p.146
Mohammed briefly had a "very beautiful" captive before he gave her to Mahmiyah bin Jaz' al-Zubaydi. al-Tabari vol.8 p.151
8 men raided Idam for camels. al-Tabari vol.8 p.151-152
Aug/Sept. 629 A.D. 3,000 Muslims fought and lost against allegedly 100,000 Byzantines at Mu'tah. al-Tabari vol.8 p.152-153
Umm Salama was a wife of Mohammed p.160
The Quraysh allies, supplied by weapons from the Quraysh, fought Muslim allies. This was the occasion of Sura 60:1-8 "Take not the enemy as friends" al-Tabari vol.8 p.161
10,000 Muslims conquered Mecca. al-Tabari vol.8 p.168
Abu Sufyan, after he became a Muslim, said the pre-Islamic Quraysh cavalry were called the horsemen of al-Lat. al-Tabari vol.8 p.169
Mohammed first ordered the apostate 'Amr bin Lu'ayy killed, but later pardoned him after 'Uthman hid him from the others. al-Tabari vol.8 p.178-179
Mohammed ordered two singing girls killed who used to sing satire against Mohammed. One was killed and the other fled. The second was killed by being trampled by a horse much later. al-Tabari vol.8 p.179-180
It was Hind, Abu Sufyan's wife and later wife of Mohammed, who before becoming a Muslim, mutilated dead Muslim warriors at the Battle of Uhud. al-Tabari vol.8 footnote 750 p.182
Mohammed married (married is the word in the text) Mulaykah bint Dawud al-Laythiyyah, but when she was told that Mohammed was the one who had her father killed, she took refuge in Allah from Mohammed. So Mohammed separated from her. al-Tabari vol.8 p.189
Khalid destroyed the idol al-Uzza and killed the priestess. al-Tabari vol.8 p.187.
The Quraysh, Kinanah, Banu Shayban, and all Mudar worshipped the idol 'Uzza at Nakhlah/Nakhla. al-Tabari vol.8 p.187
Muslims destroyed the idols Suwa' and Manat. al-Tabari vol.8 p.188
Khalid killed some of the men of Jadhimah after they surrendered. Mohammed disapproved and paid blood money to all of the survivors. al-Tabari vol.8 p.189-191.
Mohammed's white shoulder could be seen when he prayed saying he was innocent of Khalid's killing. al-Tabari vol.8 p.190


The History of al-Tabari volume 9

The Last Years of the Prophet

(100 entries)
The original of Ibn Ishaq's work did not survive. What we have today is an abbreviated and annotated version by Ibn Hisham (died 218/833). We also have quotes and references from other writers. al-Tabari vol.9 p.xi
Battle of Hunayn is mentioned in the Qur'an in Sura 9:25-26. al-Tabari vol.9 p.23
Sura 46 has funny letters at the beginning. al-Tabari vol.9 p.14 footnote 107
Mohammed gave a slave and slave girl to his non-Muslim foster sister. al-Tabari vol.9 p.19
One of the wives of 'Umar was Umm Salama bint Abi Umayyah al-Tabari vol.9 p.23
A captive slave girl was for making pregnant. al-Tabari vol.9 p.25-26
The Meccan warriors were very eager for booty. al-Tabari vol.9 p.31
Beating: wealth: Mohammed hit a fellow Muslim with his whip. He later gave him 80 female sheep to make up for it. al-Tabari vol.9 p.35-36
Mohammed accepted Jizya tax from Zoroastrians. al-Tabari vol.9 p.39
Mohammed briefly married Fatima/Fatema/Fatimah bint al-Dahhak bin Sufyan (also called al-Kilabiyyah). al-Tabari vol.9 p.39
Mary the Copt gave birth to Mohammed's son Ibrahim. al-Tabari vol.9 p.39
Mohammed gave a slave to Abu Rafi. al-Tabari vol.9 p.39
Mohammed's wives "became very jealous" when Ibrahim was born. al-Tabari vol.9 p.39
Mohammed would not permit the Thaqif tribe of Tai'f to not demolish the idol al-Lat for any period of time. al-Tabari vol.9 p.44-45
The Battle of Tabuk was in A.H. 9 (630/631) al-Tabari vol.9 p.46-48,56-57
Mohammed said that 'Ali was in the same relation to Mohammed as Aaron to Moses. al-Tabari vol.9 p.51
Al-Hijr was a formerly famous ruin. al-Tabari vol.9 p.52
Abdallah bin Mas'ud al-Tabari vol.9 p.56
'Ammar bin Yassar was one of the four pillars of Shi'ah who was killed at the Battle of Siffin (37 A.H. / 657 A.D.) al-Tabari vol.9 p.57
Context of Sura 9:65 was a band of hypocrites including Wadi'ah bin Thabit. al-Tabari vol.9 p.57
Battle of al-Yamamah against the false prophet Musaylimah. al-Tabari vol.9 p.58
In Mohammed's lifetime the Muslims under Khalid bin al-Walid made a surprise attack on an unsuspecting Christian king [chieftain] of Dumah, killing his brother. al-Tabari vol.9 p.58-59
Then the Messenger of God summoned Khalid b. al-Walid and sent him to Ukaydir at Dumah. This was Ukaydir b. 'Abd al-Malik, a man from Kindah who was a king of Dumah and a Christian. The Messenger of God told Khalid that he would find him hunting wild cows. Khalid b. al-Walid rode out until he came within sight of his fort. It was a moonlit summer night and Ukaydir was on the roof terrace with his wife. The wild cows had been scratching the palace gate with their horns all night. His wife asked him if he had ever seen anything like that, and he said, 'No indeed.' ... On their way they encountered the Messenger of God's cavalry, and [Ukaydir] was seized and his brother Hassan was killed. Hassan was wearing a silk brocade gown woven with gold in the form of date-palm leaves." al-Tabari vol.9 p.58-59
The silk kerchiefs of Sa'd bin Mu'adh in Paradise are better than the silk on earth. al-Tabari vol.9 p.58-59
Context of Sura 9:107 al-Tabari vol.9 p.61
War: violence: Mohammed apparently was the first to order Muslims to burn down a mosque. He did it while Muslims were still in it. "The[n] the Messenger of God proceeded until he halted in Dhu Awan, a town an hour's daytime journey from Medina. The people who had built the Mosque of Dissent (masjid al-dirar) had come to him while he was preparing for Tabuk saying, 'O Messenger of God, we have built a mosque for the sick and needy and for rainy and cold nights, and we would like you to visit us and pray for us in it.' [The Prophet] said that he was on the verge of traveling, and he was preoccupied, or words to that effect, and that when he returned, God willing, he would come to them and pray for them in it. When he stopped in Dhu Awan, news of the mosque came to him, and he summoned Malik bin al-Dukhshum, a brother of the Banu Salim bin 'Awf, and Ma'n bin 'Adi, or his brother 'Asim bin 'Adi, brothers of the Banu al-'Ajlan, and said, 'Go to this mosque whose owners are unjust people and destroy and burn it.' They went out briskly until they came to the Banu Salim bin 'Awf who were Malik bin al-Dukhshum's clan. Malik said to Ma'n, 'Wait for me until I bring fire from my people.'... Then both of them ran until they entered the mosque, its people inside, set fire to it and destroyed it and the people dispersed. Sura 9:107 speaks of this. al-Tabari vol.9 p.61. Footnote 425 on the same page says that Waqidi says the fire was set after the evening prayer.
Mohammed could forgive someone, but they not be absolved from guilt. al-Tabari vol.9 p.62
Adi bin Hatim was half-Christian and half the Sabean (rakusi) religion. al-Tabari vol.9 p.65-66
In A.H. 9, Mohammed gave people who just embraced Islam valuable gifts. al-Tabari vol.9-10 p.72
Each Christian or Jew had to pay one dinar in tax. al-Tabari vol.9 p.75
In Mohammed's presence, Thabit bin Qays bin Shammas said that "We are the Helpers of God and the viziers of His Messenger, and we fight people until they believe in God. al-Tabari vol.9 p.69
Al-Miqdad bin 'Amr was one of the seven early converts and one of the four pillars of the early Shi'ah. He died in 33/653-654 A.D. al-Tabari vol.9 p.76 footnote 525.
Mohammed's daughter Umm Kulthum died in Sha'ban. al-Tabari vol.9 p.79
"Al-'Uzza is an old Arabian goddess, whose name means 'the Strong, the Powerful.' Her main sanctuary was in the valley of Nakhlah. In Mecca, she forted a trinity with al-Lat and Manat and they were called the three 'daughters of Allah.'" Wellhausen, Skizzen, III, 30-42. al-Tabari vol.9 p.81 footnote 563.
Dimam bin Tha'labah came to Mohammed and asked questions about Islam. al-Tabari vol.9 p.80-81
War: Invite or fight. In A.H. 10, Mohammed sent Khalid bin al-Walid to Balharith to invite them to Islam for three days before he fought them. They converted and nobody died. al-Tabari vol.9 p.82
A Christian or Jew is not to be tempted/seduced from his religion. al-Tabari vol.9 p.75,87
Mohammed ordered Surad bin Abdallah to fight the polytheists from the tribes of Yemen. al-Tabari vol.9 p.88
A deputation came from the Yemenis, and Mohammed prophesied that that very day their people would be killed. al-Tabari vol.9 p.89
Musaylimah was actually a nickname meaning little Maslamah. al-Tabari vol.9 p.95
Mohammed was very serious about no silk. The Muslims were wearing Yemeni striped robes with bordered with silk. The Muslims tore the silk off their own robes and threw the silk away. al-Tabari vol.9 p.97
The first chapter of the Qurna, called the Umm al-Kitab (Kitab=book) was taught in Mohammed's lifetime.
Zayd bin Harithah's army raided al-Fadafid, rounded up the men and cattle, and killed al-Hunayd and his son and three others in 10 A.H. al-Tabari vol.9 p.100-101.
Musaylimah wrote to Mohammed saying he was his associate. al-Tabari vol.9 p.106-107
Sura 5:3 recited in A.H. 10 al-Tabari vol.9 p.108
'Ali was not tactful and had the army resent him. al-Tabari vol.9 p.111
No usury allowed. al-Tabari vol.9 p.112
Adding a month is an increase in unbelief. al-Tabari vol.9 p.112
"Now then, O people, you have a right over your wives and they have a right over you. You have [the right] that they should not cause anyone of whom you dislike to tread your beds; and that they should not commit any open indecency (fahishah). If they do, then God permits you to shut them in separate rooms and to beat them, but not severely. If they abstain from [evil], they have the right to their food and clothing in accordance with custom (bi'l-ma-ruf). Treat women well, for they are [like] domestic animals ('awan) with you and do not possess anything for themselves." al-Tabari vol.9 p.113
War: Mohammed personally took part in 26 or 27 expeditions. al-Tabari vol.9 p.115-118
Mohammed's slave Midan was killed. al-Tabari vol.9 p.118
War: 35 Total expeditions. al-Tabari vol.9 p.118
"It is reported about Yusayr bin Rizam, the Jew, that he was gathering Ghatafan in Khaybar to attack the Messenger of God, so the latter sent 'Abdallah bin Rawahah with a number of his companions, among whom were 'Abdallah bin Unays, an ally of the Banu Salamah." The urged him to come to Mohammed with them, which he started to do. On the way he regretted it, and they sensed it, so they attacked him and his Jewish companions and killed them. al-Tabari vol.9 p.120
"Between the battles of Badr and Uhud, the Messenger of God sent Muhammad bin Maslamah with his companions to Ka'b bin al-Ashraf, and they killed him. The Messenger of God sent 'Abdallah bin Unays to Khalid bin Sufyan bin Nubayh al-Hudhali while he was in Nakhlah or 'Uranah preparing to attack the Messenger of God and killed him." al-Tabari vol.9 p.121
"The Messenger of God called me and said, 'It has reached me that Khalid bin Sufyan bin Nubayh al-Hudhali is gathering a force to attack me. He is either in Nakhlah or 'Uranah, so go to him and kill him.'" al-Tabari vol.9 p.121
The expeditions of Salasil, Idam, al-Ghabah, al-Khabat (by the seashore). al-Tabari vol.9 p.123
19 Expeditions al-Tabari vol.9 p.124
18 expeditions. al-Tabari vol.9 p.125
Mohammed married 15 women and consummated his marriages with 13 al-Tabari vol.9 p.126-127
Sauda's ex-husband, al-Sakran bin 'Amr bin 'Abd Shams became a Christian in Abyssinia and died there. al-Tabari vol.9 p.128
'Aisha was 6 (or 7) years old when she was married, and the marriage was consummated when she was nine years old. al-Tabari vol.9 p.129-131
According to Ibn Ishaq, Mohammed divorced Hafsa but then took her back. al-Tabari vol.9 footnote 884 p.131.
Mohammed married al-Nashat bint Rifa'ah of the Banu Kilab bin Rabi'ah, allies of the Qurayzah. She was also called Sana. However, she died before the Prophet consummated his marriage with her. al-Tabari vol.9 p.135-136
Mohammed married al-Shanba bint 'Amr al-Ghifariyyah; her people were allies of the banu Qurayza. When Ibrahim died, she said that if he were a true prophet his son would not have died. Muhammed divorced her before consummating his marriage with her. al-Tabari vol.9 p.136
Mohammed asked to marry Ghaziyyah on account of her beauty, but she declined. Tabari claims she was in a state of infidelity but provides no evidence. al-Tabari vol.9 p.136
Mohammed married Asma bint al-Mu'man bin al-Aswad bin Sharahil. However, she had leprosy, so Mohammed gave her money and divorced her. al-Tabari vol.9 p.137
Mohammed married al-'Aliyyah, but then divorced her. al-Tabari vol.9 p.138
Mohammed married Qutaylah bint Qays but she died before they consummated the marriage. al-Tabari vol.9 p.138
Mohammed married Fatimah bint Shurayh. al-Tabari vol.9 p.139
Mohammed married Ghaziyyah bint Jabir. "When the Prophet went to her he found her to be an old woman, so he divorced her." al-Tabari vol.9 p.139
It is said that Mohammed married Khawlah bint al-Hudayl. al-Tabari vol.9 p.139
Layla clapped Mohammed's shoulder from behind and asked him to marry her. Mohammed accepted. Layla's people said she did a bad thing, so Layla returned to Mohammed and asked him to revoke [annul] the marriage and Mohammed complied. al-Tabari vol.9 p.139
Mohammed proposed marriage to, but ending up not marrying: 1) Umm Hani' bint Abi Talib [Hind] because she said she was with child. 2) Duba'ah bint 'Amir but she was too old. 3) Reportedly he proposed to Saffiyah bint Bashshamah, a captive. She was allowed to choose between Mohammed and her husband, and she chose her husband. 4) Umm Habib bint al-'Abbas but since al-'Abbas was his foster brother so it would not have been lawful so Mohammed backed out. 5) Jamrah bint Al-Harith. Her father falsely claimed she was suffering from something. When he returned, he found that she had already been afflicted with leprosy. al-Tabari vol.9 p.140-141
Mohammed had two concubines: Mariya bint Sham'un the Copt, and Rayhanah bint Zayd al-Quraziyyah of the Banu al-Nadir. al-Tabari vol.9 p.141
Mohammed had 14 slaves, which he freed by the time he died: Thawban, Shuqran, Ruwayfi, Salman al-Farisi, Safinah, Anasah, Abu Kabshah, Abu Muwayhibah, Rabah al-Aswad, Fadalah, Mid'am, Abu Dumayrah, Yasar, Mihran. al-Tabari vol.9 p.142-147. This does not include Mohammed's slave girls, nor the slaves of his wives.
Mohammed had four scribes: Ubayy bin Ka'b. Zayd bin Thabit, 'Abdallah bin Sa'd bin Abi Sarh, Mu'awiyah bin Abi Sufyan, and Hanzalah al-Usayyidi. 'Abdallah apostacized from Islam, but later returned after the conquest of Mecca. Mu'awiyah later became a caliph. al-Tabari vol.9 p.147-148
Mohammed had seven horses. al-Tabari vol.9 p.148-149
Mohammed had at least three mules and donkeys. al-Tabari vol.9 p.150
Mohammed had one riding camels and 20 milch camels. al-Tabari vol.9 p.150-151
Mohammed also had seven other milch camels. al-Tabari vol.9 p.152
Mohammed had seven sheep and seven goats. al-Tabari vol.9 p.153.
Mohammed went to battle in not one but two coats of mail. al-Tabari vol.9 p.154-155
Mohammed had a white complexion. al-Tabari vol.9 p.157,158
Al-Aswad (soothsayer and juggler) and Musaylimah were false prophets. al-Tabari vol.9 p.164-165
Mohammed ordered the assassination of al-Aswad al-Tabari vol.9 p.167
Mohammed prayed for the people in the cemetery. al-Tabari vol.9 p.169
'A'ishah could not bring herself to speak well of him ['Ali bin Abi Talib] though she was able to do it." al-Tabari vol.9 p.170
Before he died Mohammed asked for a pen and paper so that he [himself] could write down something. al-Tabari vol.9 p.174
"The messenger of God's pain became so severe that he said: 'Give me [pen and paper] so that I may write a document for you and you will never go astray after me.' His companions wrangled over it, and it did not befit them to carry on a dispute before a prophet. Some people said, 'What's the matter with him? Is he talking nonsense? Ask him for an explanation.' [When] they went back, repeating [those remarks] to him, he replied, 'Leave me [alone], the state I am in is better than that for which you are calling me.' He charged them with three tings: 'Expel the polytheists from the Arabian Peninsula; give presents to the delegation[s] as I used to do.' [Sa'd bin Jubayr states that Ibn 'Abbas] became silent about the third [command] intentionally, or that he said that he had forgotten it." al-Tabari vol.9 p.174-175
Mohammed said to expel the polytheists from the Arabian Peninsula. al-Tabari vol.9 p.175
Mohammed ordered some of his wives to take a medicine as a "retribution" for their forcing him to take it. al-Tabari vol.9 p.178
Mohammed was given the choice of living or dying. al-Tabari vol.9 p.179
Mohammed did not make anything lawful/unlawful except what was lawful/unlawful by the Qur'an. al-Tabari vol.9 p.182
For those who worshipped Mohammed, know that Mohammed is dead. al-Tabari vol.9 p.185
Al-Zubayr drew his sword for 'Ali against fellow Muslims. al-Tabari vol.9 p.186-187
'Umar said the verse on stoning adulterers was in the Qur'an. al-Tabari vol.9 p.190-191
Abu Bakr did not let Fatimah or the rest of Mohammed's family share in the spoils of Fadak and Khaibar's tribute. al-Tabari vol.9 p.196
'Ali disliked that 'Umar should come with Abu Bakr, for he knew 'Umar's rudeness. al-Tabari vol.9 p.197
After Mohammed died Abu Sufyan still caused trouble. al-Tabari vol.9 p.198-199
No other religion in the Arabian Peninsula. al-Tabari vol.9 p.206
Mohammed was either 60, 63, or 65 years old when he died. al-Tabari vol.9 p.206-208


The History of al-Tabari volume 10

The Conquest of Arabia

(63 entries)
After Mohammed's death some tribes wanted to leave Islam, and some tribes wanted to remain Muslims, but they did not want to send Abu Bakr any taxes. al-Tabari vol.10 p.xii
Ridda includes fighting those who did not repudiate Islam but resisted taxes and expansion. al-Tabari vol.10 p.xiii
Volume 10 is 90% from Sayf bin 'Umar. al-Tabari vol.10 p.xiv
Islam = submission. al-Tabari vol.10 p.xxiii
People were made to submit to Islam unwillingly. al-Tabari vol.10 p.2
Islam was spread by the sword. al-Tabari vol.10 p.6
"For you are more deserving of this authority than they are, as it was by your swords that those who were not yet converted came to obey this religion [Islam]. al-Tabari vol.10 p.6
In speaking to a Muslim "'Umar said, 'Then may God kill you!' and (al-Hubab) replied, 'Rather may He kill you!'"
When Sa'd would not give allegiance to 'Umar, 'Umar said he intended to step on Sa'd's arm until it was dislocated. al-Tabari vol.10 p.8
Abu Bakr did not did claim to be sinless. In fact, he said he had a Satan that takes possession of him. You should avoid Abu Bakr when Satan comes to him. al-Tabari vol.10 p.12
For each step a warrior takes, 700 beauties [women] are destined for him and 700 sins forgiven. al-Tabari vol.10 p.16
The army should not kill the young or the very old. al-Tabari vol.10 p.16
Dispersing of booty and raiding the tribe of Abil. al-Tabari vol.10 p.17
A general fighting the Muslims [al-Aswad] was given supernatural information; Satan told him of the Muslims plans. al-Tabari vol.10 p.26
Assassination of the non-Muslim general al-Aswad by Muslims while Mohammed was alive. al-Tabari vol.10 p.27-33
Both Muslim soldiers and al-Aswad's men took hostages. al-Tabari vol.10 p.33
al-Aswad was a soothsayer who killed the king of Yemen and married his wife. al-Tabari vol.10 p.39
Mohammed's daughter Fatima died when she was about 29 years old. al-Tabari vol.10 p.39
The first Ridda war was against al-'Ansi in Yemen. The next was the war of Kharijah bin Hisn and Manzur bin Zabban bin Sayyar of Ghatafan. al-Tabari vol.10 p.41
Mention of the false prophets Musaylimah and Tulayhah. al-Tabari vol.10 p.41-42
The Tayya', Asad, Ghatafan, Hazazin, both of Jalilah, a few Banu Sulaym apostatized. al-Tabari vol.10 p.42
An apostate named Mu'awiyah al-'Udhriis is different from the future caliph. al-Tabari vol.10 p.43
Abu Bakr used the generals Talhah and 'Ali al-Zubayr to guard the mountain passes. al-Tabari vol.10 p.46
Abu Bakr told the Muslims that they can kill the apostates by being burned with fire or slaughtered by any means. Accept nothing from them except converting to Islam. al-Tabari vol.10 p.57
700 Banu Fazarah apostacized and followed the false prophet Tulayhah. al-Tabari vol.10 p.65
Tulayhah also claimed that Gabriel came to him. al-Tabari vol.10 p.66
A miracle occurred when the sword of the Muslim al-Dirar shrank from Tulayhah. Mohammed died at that time. After that time people flocked to Tulayhah since they heard that weapons would not affect him. al-Tabari vol.10 p.67-68
'Uyaynah bin Hisn was captured with his hands bound to his neck with a rope. The boys of Medina used to prick him with palm branches. He claimed he never believed in God, and Abu Bakr spared his life. al-Tabari vol.10 p.72-73
After Tulayhah's followers were defeated, Tulayhah became a Muslim. al-Tabari vol.10 p.74
A Muslim general under Abu Bakr burned some Muslims apostates who fought against Muslims with fire. al-Tabari vol.10 p.76
Salma was captured and made a slave of 'Aisha. Later 'Aisha set her free. Salma later apostacized and organized an army. The Muslims attacked them and killed her. Notice that they did not attack the Muslim settlements, rather the Muslims attacked them. al-Tabari vol.10 p.78-79
Abu Bakr ordered an apostate thrown into the fire. al-Tabari vol.10 p.80
Abu Bakr ordered a rogue commander burned with fire. al-Tabari vol.10 p.80
'Umar whipped a fellow Muslim, Abu Shajarah on the head after he became a Muslim and asked for alms. al-Tabari vol.10 p.
Sajah was a prophetess who married Musaylimah. al-Tabari vol.10 p.92-94
Mention of Talhah bin 'Ubaydallah. al-Tabari vol.10 p.97
Khalid summoned the people to become Muslims, and those who resisted were killed. al-Tabari vol.10 p.p.100
Claim that the Arabs used to find the taking of women abhorrent in war. However, what would they have thought of Mohammed frequently doing so? al-Tabari vol.10 p.102
"Now the men of the army used the heads [of the slain captives] to hold up their cooking-pots". al-Tabari vol.10 p.103
Khalid bin al-Walid killed a Muslim man and then married his wife. 'Umar spoke to Abu Bakr repeatedly about him. Abu Bakr did not do anything to Khalid though. al-Tabari vol.10 p.104
[The false prophet] "Musaylimah used to treat everyone gently and be amicable with him, and it did not occur to the people to know evil from him." al-Tabari vol.10 p.107
Comparison of Mohammed's miracles and Musaylimah's non-miracles. al-Tabari vol.10 p.110
Mohammed said that the molar tooth of a man in the fire will be larger than Mount Uhud. In other words the body of an unbeliever will be enlarged so that he will suffer more. al-Tabari vol.10 p.114 and footnote 745. This hadith is in Sunan Ibn-i-Majah vol.5 book 37 no.4322 p.533. However, it is said to be da'if [weak].
Musaylimah is killed when the Muslims attacked them. 10,000 Muslims were killed in the battle. al-Tabari vol.10 p.116, 119-120, 125
Abu Bakr ordered that Khalid execute everyone of the Banu Hanifah over whose face had passed a razor. al-Tabari vol.10 p.131
Abu Bakr rebuked Khalid for marrying when the blood of 1,200 dead Muslim warriors had not yet dried. al-Tabari vol.10 p.133
'Umar was left-handed. al-Tabari vol.10 p.133
Brief mention of Abu Hurayrah [Abu Hurairah]. al-Tabari vol.10 p.143
A Muslim cut off a man's leg in battle. The man begged for death, but the Muslim did not want the man to die until he had made him suffer. al-Tabari vol.10 p.145
Even though 'Ali did not marry anyone besides Fatima, 'Ali bin Abi Talib gained as booty a slave girl of the tribe of Rabi'ah bin Bujayr. al-Tabari vol.10 p.152
In 'Uman was the false prophet Laliq bin Malik al-Azdi al-Tabari vol.10 p.152
After al-Qadisiyyah, the Muslim army captured 2,000 noblewomen. They sent 1/5 to Mecca and distributed the rest among the Muslim warriors. al-Tabari vol.10 p.156
Mention of the apostate Al-Aswad being killed [he was assassinated] al-Tabari vol.10 p.158-159
Slaughtered of the Banu Shannuq tribe by Muslims. Only a few were left. al-Tabari vol.10 p.160
Abu Bakr revoked having two religions among the Najran. al-Tabari vol.10 p.163
Bishops and monks were allowed. al-Tabari vol.10 p.163
Mohammed cursed the four apostate kings of the Kindah tribe. al-Tabari vol.10 p.176
Mohammed ordered all the fighting men among the apostate Kindah tribe killed. al-Tabari vol.10 p.185
Asma bint al-Nu'man bin Abi al-Jawn of the Kindah tribe was married to Mohammed, but the marriage was never consummated. al-Tabari vol.10 p.185 and footnote 1131 p.185
Apostate women were given as captives. al-Tabari vol.10 p.186
After he became caliph, 'Umar paid to have all slaves freed who were Muslims. That is, unless they were slave women who had borne children to their masters. al-Tabari vol.10 p.189
Al-Nu'man al-Jawn offered his daughter to Mohammed, but Mohammed declined. al-Tabari vol.10 p.190
There were two singing girls who sang reviling Mohammed. One had her hand cut off and her front tooth pulled out. Al-Mujahir did this, but Abu Bakr wrote that if he had not done this, Abu Bakr would have had her killed. Abu Bakr said that if anyone claiming to be a Muslim did this, they were actually an apostate. If any non-Muslim did this while claiming to be at peace with Muslims, they were actually at war with them and a traitor. al-Tabari vol.10 p.191-192


The History of al-Tabari volume 11

(80 entries)
When we can crosscheck Tabari's sources that he quoted, he quoted them almost verbatim. al-Tabari vol.11 p.xv
Tabari was a second-period historian. The earlier first period historians included al-Waqidi, ibn-Ishaq, and Sayf bin 'Umar. al-Tabari vol.11 p.xv
Battle of al-Yarmuk in Syria in 636 A.D.. al-Tabari vol.11 p.xlii, xix
Qa'a bin 'Amr was a totally fictitious companion who [coincidentally] was a member of Sayf's tribe. al-Tabari vol.11 p.xxi
The Romans had a fake history in Historia Augusta. Muslim scholars almost universally rejected Sayf though. al-Tabari vol.11 p.xxvii
Tabari also acknowledged that Sayf was a weak transmitter at times. al-Tabari vol.11 p.xxviii
The Jizyah was 3,000 dirhams for three towns. al-Tabari vol.11 p.3
A 90,000 dirham jizyah was collected. al-Tabari vol.11 p.4
A 190,000 dirham jizyah was collected. al-Tabari vol.11 p.6
Hatim al-Tai was a pre-Islamic poet known for his generosity. al-Tabari vol.11 p.11 footnote 8
Abu Bakr commanded that the warrior Jandal be given a girl from among the captives, and she later bore Jandal a child. al-Tabari vol.11 p.25
A jizyah of 190,000 dirhams was collected. al-Tabari vol.11 p.31
190,00 dirhams jizyah was paid annually. al-Tabari vol.11 p.35
A Muslim named Shuwayl let a captive be ransomed for 1,000 dirhams because he claimed he did not think any number was greater than 1000. al-Tabari vol.11 p.38
A jizyah tax of 10,000 dinars every year. al-Tabari vol.11 p.40
Two leaders made peace with the Muslims for one or else two million dirhams. al-Tabari vol.11 p.41
A fortress surrendered to Khalid, and he then beheaded all of the men. Khalid never received any rebuke or punishment from Abu Bakr for that. al-Tabari vol.11 p.55
The Banu Ghassan tribe of Arabs were Monophysite Christians. al-Tabari vol.11 p.51 footnote 320
Jabala bin al-Ayham al-Ghassani was the last ruler of the Banu Ghassan client state of the Byzantines. He was a Banu Ghassan chieftain who became a Muslim, but later went back to Christianity and retired to Cappadocia, where his descendants flourished. al-Tabari vol.11 p.58 footnote 326
After the Battle of Tabuk on 9 A.H. (637 A.D.) al-Sukuni al-Kindi was a Christian prince who had to pay tribute but fled. al-Tabari vol.11 p.58 footnote 327
Khalid allegedly tore out the gate of a city. al-Tabari vol.11 p.59-60
Khalid beheaded the leader al-Judi and purchased his daughter. al-Tabari vol.11 p.60
The wife of a non-Muslim named Hurqus bin al-Nu'man was killed. al-Tabari vol.11 p.63
Khalid and the Muslim army killed some Muslims who lived next to non-Muslims. Abu Bakr paid their blood money. al-Tabari vol.11 p.64
'Ali bin Abi Talib bought the daughter of Rab'iah for himself. She bore him a daughter named Umm Ruqayyah al-Tabari vol.11 p.66
Many Muslim veterans were ill-disposed towards Mu'awiyah. al-Tabari vol.11 p.70,111
'Ali married Umamah, the granddaughter of Mohammed. al-Tabari vol.11 p.71
Khalid bin Sa'id was replaced as commander by Yezid bin Abi Sufyan. al-Tabari vol.11 p.74
When Khalid bin Sa'id came to Mecca wearing a silk robe, they tore it up. al-Tabari vol.11 p.75
'Um-wa was against Khalid bin Sa'id, because Khalid was for 'Ali for caliph. al-Tabari vol.11 p.75
The caliph Abu Bakr would not replace Khalid bin al-Walid, despite his un-Islamic violence, because he "will not put away a sword that Allah has drawn against the unbelievers." al-Tabari vol.11 p.82
The caliph Abu Bakr did dispose Khalid bin Sai'd. al-Tabari vol.11 p.82
Christians were called polytheists by Abu Bakr according to Sayf. al-Tabari vol.11 p.85
'Abd al-Rahman bin Khalid bin al-Walid served under Mu'wayiah as governor of Hims, was at Siffin, and died of poison at in 46 A.H. (666 A.D.( al-Tabari vol.11 p.90 footnote 498
The 8th sura (al-Anfal) may have originally included the 9th sura (al-Tawbah). al-Tabari vol.11 p.94 footnote 525
At that time the people desired to wage jihad. al-Tabari vol.11 p.104
Sayf made up a Persian name, "Shahrbaraz bin Ardashir bin Shahriyar". al-Tabari vol.11 p.117
Abu Bakr died of illness. al-Tabari vol.11 p.121
Many Quraish from Mecca and Ansar from Medina died at the Battle of al-Harrah in 63 A.H. 683 A.D.. al-Tabari vol.11 p.121 footnote 654
After a fortress surrendered Khalid cut off the heads of the defenders. al-Tabari vol.11 p.122-123
The Muslim army under Khalid was cruel even to camels. They cut off the lips of some camels so that they could not ruminate. Later they would kill them and feed the water inside them to the horses. al-Tabari vol.11 p.124
Khalid attacked the inhabitants of the oasis of Suwa, while they were drinking wine. al-Tabari vol.11 p.125
A jizyah of a dinar, plus the wheat on 1528 square meters was paid per person per year. al-Tabari vol.11 p.128
Christians were called polytheists. al-Tabari vol.11 p.129
Abu Bakr died in 634 A.D. when he was 63 years old after being sick for 15 days. It was said that he was poisoned a year earlier by a Jew who put a slow poison, that took a year to work, in a grain of rice or else some porridge. al-Tabari vol.11 p.129
One of the most important women in Islam after A'isha was al-Khath'amiyyah. She was the wife of Hilali, 'Ali's brother Ja'far bin Ali Talib, Abu Bakr, and 'Ali. Her two sons, Mohammed bin Abu Bakr and Mohammed bin Ja'far was involved in killing the caliph 'Uthman. She was related through her sister to Khalid bin al-Walid al-Tabari vol.11 p.133 footnote 719
'Abd al-Rahman was A'isha's brother who fought for her at the Battle of the Camel. al-Tabari vol.11 p.134
The caliph 'Umar ordered one of his men to go inside A'isha's house, even after A'isha had forbidden it, to bring out a woman who was weeping for Abu Bakr, so that 'Umar could whip her. (Women are not supposed to weep at funerals.) al-Tabari vol.11 p.137-138
Before he became a Muslim, Abu Bakr married Qutaylah bint 'Abd al-'Uzza bin 'Abd bin As'ad. Their children were a son, 'Abdallah and a daughter named 'Asma. al-Tabari vol.11 p.140
After he became a Muslim, Abu Bark married two more women: Asma' bint 'Umays who used to be the wife of Ja'far bin Abi Talib, and Habibah bint Kharijah of the Khazraj. After Abu Bakr died, Habibah gave birth to Um Kulthum, who later married Talha bin 'Ubaydallah. al-Tabari vol.11 p.141 and footnote 769
Abu Bakr also married Umm Ruman bint 'Amir bin 'Amirah. Their children were 'Abd al-Rahman and 'A'ishah. All four of his children were born in the pre-Islamic period. al-Tabari vol.11 p.141. Footnote 766 says this contradicts A'isha being 9 years old when her marriage was consummated with Mohammed. This statement would make her at least 13 years old.
'Asma bint Abu Bakr married al-Zubayr. al-Tabari vol.11 p.141 footnote 764
Ja'far al-Tayyar, 'Ali's brother died in the battle of Mu'tah. al-Tabari vol.11 p.141 footnote 767
When Abu Bakr became caliph, "Abu 'Ubaydah said to him, 'I will take care of finance - meaning taxes (jiza') - for you'. 'Umar said, 'I will take care of judicial matters for you.' Though 'Umar stayed (in office) for a year, not even two men came to him." al-Tabari vol.11 p.142. Note that "finance" here was only jizya, which is collected only on non-Muslims. Note also the kind of man 'Umar was. Out of all the Muslims, not a single one came in two years with a dispute.
Al-Najjari al-Khazraji was a secretary of Mohammed, and worked on the 'Uthmanic text of the Qur'an. al-Tabari vol.11 p.142 footnote 773
Ta'if was one of the largest cities in Saudi Arabia, 90 kilometers by road east of Mecca. It was the capital of the Thaqif. al-Tabari vol.11 p.142 footnote 775
Hadrawmut was the name of East Yemen not only in Genesis 10:26, but also in Mohammed's time. al-Tabari vol.11 p.143 and footnote 779.
Al-Makhzumi al-Qurashi was the first cousin of Khalid bin al-Walid and the half brother of Umm Salaham. al-Tabari vol.11 p.143 p.776
The Plague at al-Uqhuwanah on Muslims in 18 A.H. 639 A.D. al-Tabari vol.11 footnote 784 p.143
In his last illness, Abu Bakr arranged for 'Umar to become caliph after him. al-Tabari vol.11 p.145-147
Abu Bakr asked 'Abd al-Rahman about the character of 'Umar. He said "he is a better man than your opinion of him. But there is a roughness in him." Abu Bakr replied that when Abu Bakr got angry at 'Umar, 'Umar would then concur with Abu Bakr. But if Abu Bakr eased up toward 'Umar, 'Umar would show Abu Bakr vehemence over it. al-Tabari vol.11 p.146
On his deathbed Abu Bakr regretted burning al-Fuja'ah al-Sulami to death for treason. He said he should have either killed him quickly or let him go. al-Tabari vol.11 p.149
Habiba was a wife of Abu Bakr. al-Tabari vol.11 p.151-152
Talhah told Abu Bakr he was afraid 'Umar would be too strict as caliph. al-Tabari vol.11 p.153
'Umar replaced Khalid al-Walid as commander of the army with Abu 'Ubaydah. 'Umar did not like Khalid. al-Tabari vol.11 p.160
Khalid al-Walid killed the gatekeeper of Damascus, and he and those with him cut the ropes and opened the locks of the city gate. al-Tabari vol.11 p.166-167
The jizyah of the non-Muslims of Damascus was one dinar per person. al-Tabari vol.11 p.167
The people of the city of Tiberias had to pay one dinar per person. al-Tabari vol.11 p.172
Al-Awzi collected the Qur'an. He was killed at al-Qadissah. al-Tabari vol.11 p.173 footnote 887
'Umar had all the non-Muslims from Najran forcibly evacuated (exiled but given compensatory lands) because of the command of the prophet during his last illness. Two religions cannot exist in the Arabian Peninsula. al-Tabari vol.11 p.175-176
There was a Persian Civil War from 591-601 A.D. al-Tabari vol.11 p.179 footnote 899, 183 footnote 923
Two more names probably made up by Sayf. al-Tabari vol.11 p.179
At the Battle of Qarqar in A.H. 13 (634 A.D.), 6K Persians and 4K Muslims were killed. The Persians won, but withdrew because they heard of a civil war. al-Tabari vol.11 p.189
'Umar decided to give one quarter of the fifth of booty (Khums) to some Muslims so they would fight in Persia, not Syria. al-Tabari vol.11 p.199
Al-Riyahi al-Tamami switched sides frequently in Muslim Civil Wars. He first served a false prophetess, then became a Muslim, and was a leader at al-Kufah. He supported 'Ali against 'Uthman, but after the Battle of Siffin became a Kharijite, fighting against 'Ali at al-Nahrawan. Then he urged Husain to come to al-Kufah, but deserted him and fought against him. He lived until at least 68 A.H. (687/688 A.D), and seems to have died peacefully. al-Tabari vol.11 p.203 footnote 993
Reportedly, even some Christian Arabs fought alongside the Muslims against the Persians. al-Tabari vol.11 p.206
Sayf made up another Persian name. al-Tabari vol.11 p.207
The Muslim commander al-Muthanna conquered a wealthy city by treachery, after asking them for help to conquer a third city. al-Tabari vol.11 p.217
In another raid the Muslims killed all the men and took their booty. al-Tabari vol.11 p.217
'Umar had spies in every army. al-Tabari vol.11 p.221


The History of al-Tabari volume 12

The Battle of al-Qadisiyyah and the Conquest of Syria and Palestine

(66 entries)
Tabari in volume 12 takes his material predominately from Sayf bin 'Umar.
al-Tabari vol.12 p.xiii
Exaggerations of bravery. For example, one guy lost his leg, and kept on fighting. A second guy lost three fingers on a hand and kept on using it. al-Tabari vol.12 p.xv
Veneration of the rock is prohibited. al-Tabari vol.12 p.xvii
Different pay for Muslim soldiers. 5,000 dirhams for those who were at Badr (2 A.H. 624 A.D.). 4,000 for those who were at al-Hudaybiyyah (6 A.H. 628 A.D.) al-Tabari vol.12 p.xx
'Umar appointed Talha to command the vanguard, and al-Zubayr the wings. al-Tabari vol.12 p.4
The Hawazin were a large northern Arabian tribe subdued under Mohammed at the Battle of Hunain in January/February 630 A.D. (Shawwal 8 A.H.). al-Tabari vol.12 footnote 20 p.7
The Sakuni tribe of Muslims was hateful to 'Umar. One of then, Sudan bin Humran killed the caliph 'Uthman later. A confederate of theirs was Khalid bin Muljam, who killed the caliph 'Ali. al-Tabari vol.12 p.12
Mention of 'Abdallah and Talhah. al-Tabari vol.12 p.17
'Umar was willing to appoint from apostates to command up to ten men. al-Tabari vol.12 p.17
Saliman al-Farisi led the call to prayer for the army under 'Umar. al-Tabari vol.12 p.19
At Dhu Qar pre-Islamic Arabs defeated the Persians. al-Tabari vol.12 p.20
The Muslims freely told the Persians that they were the attackers against them. al-Tabari vol.12 p.35-36
Pre-Islamic Arabs killed infant girls. al-Tabari vol.12 p.37
Abu Bakr was allegedly the first Muslim man after Mohammed. However, footnote 152 says that other traditions disagree. al-Tabari vol.12 p.38
Jizyah tax: Rustam [the Persian commander] asked: 'What does 'while being humiliated' mean? Al-Mughirah said: 'It means that a Persian will stand on his feet in order to pay the poll tax to one of us and will praise the Muslim for agreeing to accept it from him'" al-Tabari vol.12 p.74-75
Jizyah tax: One frequently mentioned way to implement humiliation for paying the poll tax is to have the payer stand while the payee is comfortably seated. al-Tabari vol.12 footnote 267 p.74-75
A boy participated in the Battle of al-Qadisiyyah after attaining puberty. al-Tabari vol.12 p.75
The Muslims were the attackers against the Persians. They would not relent unless the Persians became Muslims or paid the tax. al-Tabari vol.12 p.80,85
A Muslim should be willing to follow anyone the caliph appoints to lead them, even an Abyssinian slave. al-Tabari vol.12 p.84
Before the Battle of al-Qadisiyyah, they read Surat al-Jihad. There is no sura with that name today. Perhaps they meant Sura 9, or Sura 8/9 and 8 and 9 were combined at that time. al-Tabari vol.12 p.89-90
Tulahlah was prominent at the Battle of al-Qadisiyyah. al-Tabari vol.12 p.93
Sa'ad's wife criticized him for not participating in the battle because of his boils, so Sa'ad slapped her on the face. al-Tabari vol.12 p.96, vol.12 p.138
A disemboweled Muslim man had another Muslim help put his bowels back in, and kept on fighting! al-Tabari vol.12 p.101
A Muslim man was addicted to wine. He was imprisoned, but he was secretly set free so that he could fight against the Persians. al-Tabari vol.12 p.104-105
During the days of the battle, the women and children were there to dig graves for the dead. al-Tabari vol.12 p.107
Mention of Tulayhah. al-Tabari vol.12 p.116
Qays, a former leader of the apostates was in command of 'Amr and over 100 men, even though former apostates should not command more than 100 men. al-Tabari vol.12 p.116
Dirar bin al-Khattab was a non-Muslim until the conquest of Mecca. After he became a Muslim, he boasted that in his pre-Islamic days he caused ten companions of the prophet to wed virgins in Paradise. al-Tabari vol.12 p.120 footnote 400
During caliph 'Umar's time, at the Battle of al-Qadisiyyah (A.H. 14-15, 635/636 A.D.), reportedly, more than 6,000 Muslims and 30,000 Persians were killed. al-Tabari vol.12 p.124-125
The youngsters (children) in the Muslim army gave water to the wounded Muslims and finished off the wounded enemy. al-Tabari vol.12 p.127
Myth of Muslims at al-Qadisiyya calling individual Persians to come to them. The Persians would come and stand still while the Muslims killed them. Muslims would even call two Persians to kill each other, and they would do it! al-Tabari vol.12 p.130
At al-Yarmuk, at one point Muslim Qureshi women fought with swords. al-Tabari vol.12 p.133
Abu Sufyan bin Harb was at al-Yarmuk but he and his companions did not bother to fight. al-Tabari vol.12 p.133
At al-Yarmuk 20K Byzantines were reportedly killed. al-Tabari vol.12 p.134
A Muslim named Al-Mughirah bin Shu'ban said, "...We [all] entered his religion [Islam] either out of conviction or by coercion..." al-Tabari vol.12 p.137
'Umar did not want Muslims fighting at sea or crossing the Tigris River. al-Tabari vol.12 p.143 footnote 484
At al-Qadisiyyah the women and young children went on the battlefield after the battle and gave water to the wounded Muslims and finished off the enemy wounded. al-Tabari vol.12 p.146
Myth: The jinn brought news of the victory of al-Qadisiyyah to some Muslims. al-Tabari vol.12 p.147
Sa'd bin 'Ubaid was a companion who was involved in collecting the Qur'an. al-Tabari vol.12 p.149 footnote 505
Muslim men married Christian and Jewish free women, but they would not have been permitted to marry Christian and Jewish slaves based on Sura 4:24. Footnote 544 says that while Tabari holds this view, other Muslim commentators disagree. al-Tabari vol.12 p.158
After the Battle of al-Qadisiyyah, the Muslims warriors married many Jewish and Christian women. Later some divorced the women and some did not. al-Tabari vol.12 p.158
Muslim commentators disagree on whether Muslim men can marry Christian and Jewish slave women. al-Tabari vol.12 footnote 544 p.158
'Umar wrote to a governor to divorce his wife from the People of the Book. In general it is permissible though. al-Tabari vol.12 p.158-159
Many Muslim warriors married non-Muslim women. al-Tabari vol.12 p.159
Even for dhimmis, they could be attacked and subjected to excesses by Muslim troops. al-Tabari vol.12 p.161
One year uncertainty on the date of al-Qadisiyyah. al-Tabari vol.12 p.161
Nonbelievers must pay the jizyah out of humiliation and lowliness. al-Tabari vol.12 p.167
If they refuse to pay the jizyah, let if be the sword without leniency. al-Tabari vol.12 p.167
A miracle of Persian's heads falling off their bodies and striking the ground. al-Tabari vol.12 p.171
In 14 A.H. (635/636 A.D.) 'Umar flogged his son 'Ubaydallah, and his companions because they drank wine. al-Tabari vol.12 p.172
636/637 A.D. (15 A.H.) the Battle of Marj al-Rum. al-Tabari vol.12 p.174
The feet of some Persian miraculously fell off. al-Tabari vol.12 p.176
Khalid bin Walid at the Battle of Qinnasrin in 15 A.H. (636/637 A.D.) al-Tabari vol.12 p.178
Heraclius allegedly made of prophecy of the Dajjal. al-Tabari vol.12 p.182
In 9 A.H. (630/631 A.D.) 'Alqamah bin Mujazziz went on a disastrous naval expedition to Abyssinia (Ethiopia) al-Tabari vol.12 footnote 682 p.183
Muslims are prophesied to kill the Dajjal (Antichrist) near the gate of Lydda. al-Tabari vol.12 p.189,190.
'Umar took control of Jerusalem peacefully. al-Tabari vol.12 p.189
Sura 17: When 'Umar took control of Jerusalem, he promised not to destroy any churches or crosses in Jerusalem. al-Tabari vol.12 p.191. So there was no church on the site of the mosque.
'Umar cursed the trainer of a jade (horse). al-Tabari vol.12 p.193
'Umar read the beginning of Sura 17 right after he entered Jerusalem. Footnote 722 says Sura 17 is called both "The Night Journey" and "Sons of Israel". al-Tabari vol.12 p.194
'Umar said they are not to venerate the [Dome of the] Rock, but they were commanded to venerate the Ka'bah. al-Tabari vol.12 p.195
Sura 17: The site of the mosque in Jerusalem is where the Jewish Temple stood. At that time it was a rubbish heap. 'Umar told the people to follow his example in clearing the rubbish away. al-Tabari vol.12 p.195-196
639-640 A.D. (18 A.H.) The plague of 'Amwas (First Muslim Plague) in the province of Syria [actually Emmaus in Palestine]. al-Tabari vol.12 footnote 754 p.200.
"They left for Syria with their families and continued to wage jihad until they were killed." al-Tabari vol.12 p.200
Caliph 'Umar gave the widows of Mohammed 10,000 dirhams each, except those who were slave girls. Mohammed's widows insisted the slave girls get the same too. al-Tabari vol.12 p.202
Quote of Sura 8:42 the fifth belongs to Allah and his Messenger. al-Tabari vol.12 p.207


The History of al-Tabari volume 13

(41 entries)
For volume 13 al-Tabari mainly used Sayf as his source. Many question the reliability of Sayf. Sayf's numbers are all greatly inflated. The translator notices that if the numbers are divided by 100, they then become believable. al-Tabari vol.13 p.xiv
Kufa has pebbles mixed with red sand. al-Tabari vol.13 p.3
Salman al-Farisi later served as a scout in the invasion of Persia. He also communicated terms to the Persians. al-Tabari vol.13 p.21
Battle of Jalula in 637 A.D. al-Tabari vol.13 p.36
Terms of the treaty. 'Umar would protect them, though he was not responsible for what passing troops did. However, if they reviled a Muslim then they would be severely punished. al-Tabari vol.13 p.50
Battle of Takrit in 637 A.D. al-Tabari vol.13 p.52
Mariya was an um walid of Mohammed. al-Tabari vol.13 p.58
Pressure was exerted to accept Islam only on the tribes in the Arabian Peninsula itself according to al-Tabari vol.13 p.62
Some in the Arabian Peninsula had no choice but to become Muslims. al-Tabari vol.13 p.90
The mosque at al-Kufah had supporting white pillars taken from Christian churches belonging to the king. al-Tabari vol.13 p.73
The Muslims coming to Iraq were organized by military units. al-Tabari vol.13 p.77
Paradise is guaranteed for martyrs who have never worshipped other gods. al-Tabari vol.13 p.84
The Muslim leader can dissolve a covenant with Dhimmis. al-Tabari vol.13 p.89
In 17 A.H. (638/639 A.D.) a plague broke out under 'Umar in the garrison cities. al-Tabari vol.13 p.94
Iraq had a wickedness of the land (not just the people). al-Tabari vol.13 p.95
Plague of 'Amwas in 639 A.D. al-Tabari vol.13 p.96
'Umar married Umm Kultum, the daughter of Fatima and 'Ali in 638 A.D.. al-Tabari vol.13 p.109
One time 'Umar fell asleep in the mosque, with his whip in his hand. al-Tabari vol.13 p.138
Al-Humuzun, a tricky guy, was given a choice between becoming a Muslim or execution. al-Tabari vol.13 p.139-140
'Umar threatened to chastise a Muslim, who said that 'Umar had promised someone immunity. al-Tabari vol.13 p.139
Tradition that Daniel was buried in the city of Susa. al-Tabari vol.13 p.146
Fantastic tale of Daniel's son throwing the Word of God into the sea, and the sea parting so that it could go below the sea floor. al-Tabari vol.13 p.147
Famine, drought, and plague in 69 A.D. In the epidemic 25K died. al-Tabari vol.13 p.159
'Umar said drinking wine is forbidden. al-Tabari vol.13 p.152-153
Saying drinking wine is OK would get you killed under 'Umar. al-Tabari vol.13 p.152-153
Miracle of 'Umar. He went to do the rain ceremony, prayed, and the drought suddenly ended. al-Tabari vol.13 p.156
Egypt was conquered either in 637, 646, or (probably) 641 A.D. al-Tabari vol.13 p.162-163
The ruler of Alexandria preferred paying the jizya tax to the Muslims than paying tax to the Byzantines or Persians. al-Tabari vol.13 p.164
Tradition that Hagar was a princess from the city of Memphis in Egypt. al-Tabari vol.13 p.168
Al-Zubayr was instrumental in conquering Egypt. al-Tabari vol.13 p.169-170
'Amr the Muslim general said to the Egyptians: "I am aware that you considered yourselves to have panache when you saw the frugality of the Arabs and their simple life style. But I feat lest you perish. Therefore, I wanted to show you what sort of people they really are, under what circumstances they lived in their own country, then what they have come to in yours, and how ready they are for war. They have defeated you, warfare is their life. al-Tabari vol.13 p.174 Note that is says "Arabs" not just those Arab soldiers.
'Umar married Fatima bin Walid in A.H. 20 al-Tabari vol.13 p.176
In A.H. 20 'Umar expelled the Jews from Khaybar, wadi al-Qura, and Najran. al-Tabari vol.13 p.177
Unsuccessful Muslim punitive invasion of Ethiopia. al-Tabari vol.13 p.177
The major battle that defeated the Persians was at Nihawand. It was probably in A.H. 21 (641/642 A.D.), though it could have been in A.H. 18 (639 A.D.) al-Tabari vol.13 p.178
'Umar was concerned about losing the life of any Muslim soldier. al-Tabari vol.13 p.183
It was considered a curse to have too many children. (perhaps more mouths to feed than means). The governor Sa'd cursed Usamah bin Qatadah, and as a result he was cursed with ten daughters. al-Tabari vol.13 p.191
Government and religion: Governor Sa'd led the prayers, caliph 'Umar relieved him of being governor because he recited the rakahs in the prayers in the wrong manner. al-Tabari vol.13 p.192
Character of al-Nu'man, the commander of the Muslim army. He compared his eagerness to a man besides a woman who is a prostitute. al-Tabari vol.13 p.199
'Umar considered the fifth of the booty as due to himself. al-Tabari vol.13 p.200
Non-Muslims who surrendered were granted protection as long as they paid the jizya tax, had good conduct, and kept the roads in good repair. Otherwise, the good conduct promise would lapse. al-Tabari vol.13 p.217


The History of al-Tabari volume 14

The Conquest of Iran

(27 entries)
Riddah wars = Wars of Apostasy al-Tabari vol.14 p.xiv
'Umar was assassinated. al-Tabari vol.14 p.xvii
'Umar "by natural disposition was rough and ready, eating at home inferior food with some greed and toting a stick or whip, which he was
never afraid to use on a person. A blow dealt, however, might be regretted later and the victim of his brusque behavior eventually compensated in some way." al-Tabari vol.14 p.xviii, al-Tabari vol.14 p.120,139
Arabic has no indirect speech, meaning there was no way for the writer to distinguish between a quote and a rough paraphrase. al-Tabari vol.14 p.xix
Ibn Mas'ud. al-Tabari vol.14 p.5,14
Habib bin Muslamah and 'Uthman and Mu'awiya. al-Tabari vol.14 p.34
Armenia attacked in 645 or 652 A.D. al-Tabari vol.14 p.45
Muslims defeat the Persians in 637 A.D. al-Tabari vol.14 p.60
Raid on Iran in 638 A.D. al-Tabari vol.14 p.65.
No killing minor children al-Tabari vol.14 p.84.
'Umar's wife was Umm Kulthum. [Different Umm Kulthum than Mohammed's daughter who died] al-Tabari vol.14 p.85
'Umar was assassinated after 10 1/2 years. al-Tabari vol.14 p.90,95
Mohammed's wife Zaynab bint Jahsh died 641 A.D. (20 A.H.) al-Tabari vol.14 p.97 footnote 442.
'Umar also had both a wife and daughter named Zaynab. al-Tabari vol.14 p.97 footnote 442.
'Umar's wives al-Tabari vol.14 p.100
Umm Kulthum did not want to marry 'Umar because "he leads a rough life and is severe with his womenfolk." al-Tabari vol.14 al-Tabari vol.14 p.101
'Aisha explained to the Caliph 'Umar, "You are rough and ready. ... How will it be with (Umm Kulthum) if she disobeys you on any matter and you punish her physically? al-Tabari vol.14 al-Tabari vol.14 p.102
'Umar said three times that everyone has a right to the booty except slaves. al-Tabari vol.14 p.118
'Umar used a whip. al-Tabari vol.14 p.120
'Umar whipped someone wrongly. al-Tabari vol.14 p.139
Qarqarat al-Kudr raid of Mohammed's al-Tabari vol.14 p.140
In one case 'Umar should have divorced his wife. al-Tabari vol.14 p.144
Five potential successors to 'Umar. al-Tabari vol.14 p.145,146
'Ali appeared fatalistic. al-Tabari vol.14 p.153
Battle of Maj Rahib al-Fihra when the Umayyad caliph Marwan fought northern Arab tribes in 684 A.D. (64 A.D.) al-Tabari vol.14 p.155 footnote 752.
'Ali was called deceitful. al-Tabari vol.14 p.161
Abu Lu'lu'ah, 'Umar's assassin, was killed. al-Tabari vol.14 p.163


The History of al-Tabari volume 15

The Crisis of the Early Caliphate

(71 entries)
Questions on Waqidi. al-Tabari vol.15 p.xvi
"The events of 'Uthman's reign could be profoundly disheartening to Tabari's own contemporaries, beset as they were by violence and sectarian conflict on every side." al-Tabari vol.15 p.xvii
Fayruz killed the caliph 'Umar. al-Tabari vol.15 p.4
Mohammed said unbelief comes from speaking Arabic badly. In other words, they mispronounce the Qur'an and then give innovative interpretations. al-Tabari vol.15 p.7
The sons of captive women growing up was a demographic issue. al-Tabari vol.15 p.7
Al-Wahid bin 'Uqbah raided Adherbayjan [Azerbaijan] and Armenia when they stopped paying the Jizyah in either 24 A.H. or 26 A.H. al-Tabari vol.15 p.7-8. He was the governor of Kufah. al-Tabari vol.15 p.9
The Battle of Nihawand, where the Muslims defeated the Persians, was in 642 A.D. (21 A.D.). al-Tabari vol.15 p.8
Yazid bin Mu'awiyah killed Husayn (Husain), and was accused of sacking Medina and burning the Ka'ba in Mecca in 64 A.H. 683 A.D. al-Tabari vol.15 p.13 footnote 22.
To enlarge the mosque in Medina, 'Uthman demolished the houses of those who refused to sell their houses, and put the money he would have paid them into the public treasury. When they protested he had them thrown in jail. Later someone interceded for them, so 'Uthman released them. al-Tabari vol.15 p.14-15
The leader getting a portion of the booty was also practiced in pre-Islamic times, though the chieftain usually demanded one-fourth 1/4, and Mohammed said one-fifth (1/5). al-Tabari vol.15 p.19 footnote 30
'Uthman recalled his relative whom Mohammed had exiled, named al-Hakim. Later his son Marwan seized the caliphate and founded the Ummayad Dynasty. al-Tabari vol.15 p.24 footnote 41.
'Umar made up wild answers to questions the Byzantine Emperor allegedly asked him. al-Tabari vol.15 p.27-28
Cyprus had to pay the jizyah tax of 7,000 dinars every year, which was also the tribute they paid to the Byzantines. al-Tabari vol.15 p.30
'Uthman married Na'ilah bint al-Farafisal, who was a Christian who became a Muslim. al-Tabari vol.15 p.31
In 29 A.H. the Kurds and the province of Fars rebelled against the Muslims. al-Tabari vol.15 p.34-35
'Uthman was considered blameworthy by some of Mohammed's companions by praying two extra public prayers. al-Tabari vol.15 p.38-39
The Muslim general Sa'id accepted the surrender terms of a town, where he promised not to kill any man among them. He entered the city and killed every man except one, thus fulfilling the agreement! 'Uthman did not punish or criticize him for that. al-Tabari vol.15 p.42
'Uthman removed Al-Walid bin 'Uqbah as governor of Iraq in 30 A.H. al-Tabari vol.15 p.45
Hanafites vs. Malikites: views on blood money when they cannot find the murderer. al-Tabari vol.15 p.47
Al-Walid bin 'Uqbah was falsely accused of drinking, but he only had grapes. al-Tabari vol.15 p.49-50, 120
Tension in Kufah between early and later converts. al-Tabari vol.15 p.57-58 and footnotes 95.96
Abu Dharr said he heard Mohammed say, Follow your leader, even if he is a crop-nosed slave / Abyssinian. The leader, a black named Mujashi, was one of the slaves but he was not crop-nosed. al-Tabari vol.15 p.67
"Mujashi and a man with a slave girl were saved (from the blizzards). He [the man] slit open the stomach of a pack camel, put (the girl) in it and fled. The next day he came back, found her alive, and carried her away. That castle was named Qasr Mujashi because his army perished in it..." al-Tabari vol.15 p.69
The Battle of the Masts in 31 A.H. (651/652 A.D.) The same year was the expedition against the blacks. al-Tabari vol.15 p.71,131
A Christian woman named Shirin was the wife of Khusraw, the Persian Emperor 592-628 A.D. al-Tabari vol.15 p.89
Mu'awihay had a wife named 'Atikah bint Qurtah (=Fakhitah). al-Tabari vol.15 p.94
Salman al-Farisi was present at the Battle of Balanjar where the Muslim invaders were defeated. al-Tabari vol.15 p.95-96
Mention of ibn Mas'ud al-Tabari vol.15 p.100-101
The two main Zoroastrian festivals are the spring and fall festival. al-Tabari vol.15 p.107
Mu'awiyah excelled at insults. al-Tabari vol.15 p.115-116
'Uthman exiled Humran bin Aban to the city of Basrah for a while because he married a woman during her period of waiting. He made them separate and flogged the man. al-Tabari vol.15 p.127
Mu'awiyah was very wealthy and considered a pillar of Islam. al-Tabari vol.15 p.129
'While 'Uthman married the prophet's daughter Ruqayyah, "'Umar had no such links, since Muhammad thought him too harsh for any of his daughters". al-Tabari vol.15 p.141
'Ali spoke to 'Uthman about favoritism in appointing his relative, ibn 'Amir. al-Tabari vol.15 p.142
'Ali said that 'Umar would flog an appointed official if 'Umar heard but a single word bad about him. al-Tabari vol.15 p.142-143
'Umar, not 'Uthman, was the one who first appointed Mu'awiyah. al-Tabari vol.15 p.143
'Umar had a slave named Yarfa. al-Tabari vol.15 p.143
'Abdallah bin Saba' was 1/2 Jewish and 1/2 black who became a Muslim. He tried to lead Muslims into error by saying that since Jesus would return, Mohammed would return too. al-Tabari vol.15 p.145-147
al-Zubayr and Talha supported 'Ali. al-Tabari vol.15 p.150-151
The Qur'an used to have many different readings, but 'Uthman got rid of all but one. al-Tabari vol.15 p.156
Some Muslims masqueraded as pilgrims to go to Medina and kill 'Uthman. al-Tabari vol.15 p.159
Basrah supported Talhah and Kufah supported al-Zubayr. al-Tabari vol.15 p.159,160
Abu Hurayrah, Zaid bin Thabit, 'Ali and Hasan were with 'Uthman. al-Tabari vol.15 p.166
Jonah was called the ninth [the text reads al-sabi'ah, the seventh] chapter of the Qur'an; today it is the tenth. Footnote 298 says the text reads the seventh [not the ninth], and it says that presumably the first Sura was not counted in the earliest times. al-Tabari vol.15 p.167 and footnote 298.
'Ammar poked a staff into a keyhole to poke Kathir's eye, who was spying. Mohammed permitted poking someone's eye looking through a keyhole. al-Tabari vol.15 p.174
Riders from Egypt came to present their grievances to 'Uthman. He made promises to them which he did not intend to keep. The Egyptians found a letter on a slave riding after them, on 'Uthman's camel and sealed with 'Uthman's ring, telling the governor of Egypt to imprison and kill these people. They returned to Medina, besieged 'Uthmans' house, and then killed him. al-Tabari vol.15 p.165-185
Na'ilah was one of 'Uthman's wives. al-Tabari vol.15 p.177,178,206,216
Variation of Sura 6:160a (vol.6 no.159a in Yusuf 'Ali): "...sects, I am not of them in anything;" (in 'Uthman's time) vs. "...sects, thou hast No part in them in the least:" al-Tabari vol.15 p.181 and footnote 323.
Mu'awiyah delayed sending troops to defend 'Uthman, because he knew the companions were against 'Uthman. 'Uthman was aware of this delay and then asked for help from Yezid. al-Tabari vol.15 p.185
After 'Uthman dealt deceitfully with the Medinans, they revolted against him. al-Tabari vol.15 p.185
The Egyptians who came to Mohammed had four chiefs: 'Abd al-Rahman bin 'Udays al-Balawi; Sudan bin Humran al-Muradi, 'Amr bin al-Hamiq al-Khuza'i, and Ibn al-Niba. al-Tabari vol.15 p.191
Murderers of 'Uthman were Muhammad bin Abi Bakr al-Tabari vol.15 p.190-191,205; ibn 'Udays al-Tabari vol.15 p.193, Sudan bin Humran al-Tabari vol.15 p.200. Qutayrah al-Sakuni. al-Tabari vol.15 p.215-216, al Tujibi p.218, Kinanah p.219, Ibn Dhi al-Habakah p.230. The murderers are also listed in al-Tabari vol.15 p.202
Talhah saved Mohammed's life at the Battle of Uhud. al-Tabari vol.15 footnote 375 p.202
A Muslim can only be put to death for three things. al-Tabari vol.15 p.222
Sura 5:37 was used to justify killing 'Uthman. One can kill someone who spreads corruption in the land, the oppressor who fights to continue his oppression, and the man who prevents justice (al-haqq) in any way and resists it, then scornfully battles against it. al-Tabari vol.15 p.222
Some people started to get drunk under 'Uthmans' reign. al-Tabari vol.15 p.226
Ta'if was better watered and cooler than Mecca. al-Tabari vol.15 p.217 footnote 408.
'Uthman struck a man who said bad things about Mohammed's uncle. al-Tabari vol.15 p.262
Talhah distributed a lot of money in Medina. al-Tabari vol.15 p.236
'Ali was a friend of 'Uthman's, until 'Uthman made him angry. al-Tabari vol.15 p.236
'Uthman said caliphs before him used to strike men wrongfully, and retaliation was not taken against them. al-Tabari vol.15 p.244
'Uthmans' dead body was stoned by the crowds of Medina. al-Tabari vol.15 p.246
'Uthman had a long beard. His daughter was nearly stoned at his funeral. al-Tabari vol.15 p.247
Abu Jahm bin Hudhayfah was devoted to 'Uthman and took his body to be buried. al-Tabari vol.15 p.248
Umm al-Banin was a wife of 'Uthman. al-Tabari vol.15 p.248 footnote 452
'Uthman reigned when he was 70-82 years old. He died 35/36 A.H, or 686/687 A.D. al-Tabari vol.15 p.252
'Uthman had hairy arms and a pockmarked face. al-Tabari vol.15 p.252
'Uthman was of medium height and had reddish brown hair. He was bald in front. al-Tabari vol.15 p.253
'Uthman married Ruqayyah, daughter of Mohammed. al-Tabari vol.15 p.253
'Uthman married 'Umm Kulthum, daughter of Mohammed. al-Tabari vol.15 p.255
'Uthman had eight wives, including Ruqayyah, Umm Kulthum, Umm 'Amr bint Jundab, and Fatimah bint al-Walid bin 'Abd Shams. When he died, Ramlah, Na'ilah, Umm al-Banin, and Fakhitah were living with him. However, al-Mada'ini claims he divorced al-Banin while he was besieged. al-Tabari vol.15 p.254-255


The History of al-Tabari volume 16

The Community Divided [under 'Ali]

(61 entries)
At the Battle of the Camel (12/4, or 12/9 656 A.D. (36 A.H.) Talhah and al-Zubayr were killed and A'isha was captured. 'Ali had her taken under armed escort to Medina. al-Tabari vol.17 p.xvi
At one time Kharijites and (Shi'ite) Qarmatians (3 centuries later) had control of Mecca and Medina. al-Tabari vol.17 p.xvi
Al-Zubayr and Talhah at one time gave allegiance to 'Ali. al-Tabari vol.17 p.3
Some say al-Zubayr never gave allegiance to 'Ali. Others says al-Zubayr and Talhah gave allegiance, but only unwillingly. al-Tabari vol.17 p.7,13,14,15,100,126
Talhah gave allegiance to 'Ali while a sword was over his head. al-Tabari vol.17 p.9
'Ali claimed he was powerless to punish 'Uthman's murderers. al-Tabari vol.17 p.18
Mohammed said that "war is deceit." al-Tabari vol.17 p.24
Constantine, nephew of Heraclius was blinded by soap in the bath and then killed in 668 A.D.. al-Tabari vol.17 p.24-25
Mu'awiyah never obeyed 'Ali. al-Tabari vol.17 p.30
'Ali claimed he would stab 'Uthmans' murderers unless Allah willed otherwise. al-Tabari vol.17 p.31
The Muslims of Medina were very indecisive after 'Uthman was killed. al-Tabari vol.17 p.40
'Umm Salamah had a son before she married Mohammed. Her son went with A'isha, al-Zubayr, and Talhah. al-Tabari vol.17 p.42
Sa'id and al-Mughira played both sides of the conflict with 'Ali and A'isha before the Battle of the Camel. al-Tabari vol.17 p.43
Hasan rebuked his father 'Ali for disobeying his advice. al-Tabari vol.17 p.48
After Mohammed died, 'Ali said that no one was better fit for leadership than himself. al-Tabari vol.17 p.51
Talhah gave allegiance to 'Ali with a sword against his neck. However, he said he would not rebel against 'Ali if 'Ali did not obstruct him from killing 'Uthman's murderers. al-Tabari vol.17 p.57,58
'Aisha originally supported those who wanted to kill 'Uthman. She claimed 'Uthman became a disbeliever. However, after 'Uthman's murder she changed her mind and wanted to avenge 'Uthman's killers. Another Muslim called her to task for that. al-Tabari vol.17 p.52-53
'A'isha had a strong, loud voice. al-Tabari vol.17 p.65
A'isha supported Talhah and al-Zubayr. They battled others inside of the mosque before the Battle of the Camel. al-Tabari vol.17 p.67
Mohammed prophesied that dogs would bark at one of his wives (a bad omen) but he wish he knew which wife [but he said he did not]. al-Tabari vol.17 p.50,68
Allegedly Hakim had his foot cut off, so he crawled until he reached his foot, threw it at his attacker which knocked the attacker down. Then he killed the attacker. al-Tabari vol.17 p.71,78
10/12 656 A.D. Battle in which A'isha's forces won. al-Tabari vol.17 p.76
Talhah had a long beard. al-Tabari vol.17 p.79
'Ali also said Muslims would be split into 73 sects. al-Tabari vol.17 p.83
"Alif lam mim" in Sura 29:12 was quoted by 'Ali in 36 A.D. before the Battle of the Camel.
'Ali knew how to flatter the Kufans. al-Tabari vol.17 p.95-96
A'isha said they became angry at 'Uthman for three things: he gave command to youths instead of older men [nepotism], he expropriated common property, and beating with whip and stick. al-Tabari vol.17 p.100
'Ali practiced nepotism too when he became caliph. al-Tabari vol.17 p.103 and footnote 673 p.103
Change in doctrine: Caliph 'Ali said, "I hope that anyone who is killed, whether from us or from them, with a mind kept sincere to Allah will be admitted to paradise.". Later he was asked, "And if we are afflicted tomorrow, what will happen to those of us who get killed?" 'Ali said "Whoever desires Almighty and glorious Allah, then it will be his benefit and his salvation." al-Tabari vol.17 p.108
Once 'Uthman bin Affan wore a yellow cloth. al-Tabari vol.17 p.109
Talhah was one of the first to be killed. al-Tabari vol.17 p.111
'Umayr bin Jurmuz killed al-Zubayr al-Tabari vol.17 p.112
'Ali's son Hasan and 'Ammar bin Yasir went to mobilize troops. al-Tabari vol.17 p.113
'Amir bin Wathilah al-Kinani died when he was over 100 years old at the Battle of Siffin. He was the last surviving companion of Mohammed. al-Tabari vol.17 footnote 730 p.113
Right before the Battle of the Camel, al-Zubayr promised 'Ali he would not fight him. After he was rebuked for gathering an army and then not fighting himself, al-Zubayr thought it was fine to break his oath, if he freed one slave. al-Tabari vol.17 p.116-117
Many go forth for A'isha, right or wrong, because loyalty to the prophet's family was all that mattered. al-Tabari vol.17 p.117,143
A'isha had 30,000 troops, 'Ali had 20,000 troops, and many were neutral. al-Tabari vol.17 p.121
A'isha's howdah had protective armor. al-Tabari vol.17 p.124
Talhah was killed by an arrow that hit his knee. al-Tabari vol.17 p.126,127,150
Abdallah bin al-Zubayr became anti-caliph during Yezid's rule. al-Tabari vol.17 footnote 828 p.126
Both sides used messengers holding up the Qur'an urging the other side not to fight. al-Tabari vol.17 p.129,130,152
Ka'b was at the Battle of the Camel on A'isha's side, holding up a copy of the Qur'an, but he was killed. al-Tabari vol.17 p.131
A'isha's side started cursing 'Uthman's killers and their supporters, so 'Ali's side started cursing 'Uthman's killers and their supporters too. al-Tabari vol.17 p.132
At the Battle of the Camel both sides had armor, so both sides concentrated on hacking off limbs. al-Tabari vol.17 p.135
It was called the Battle of the Camel because 'Ali's forces thought the other side would retreat once A'isha's camel was killed. al-Tabari vol.17 p.136
'Ali executed at least one prisoner because he had killed some of 'Ali's men in battle. al-Tabari vol.17 p.139
Some 'Azdi tribesmen claimed that on the Day of the Camel the dung of A'isha's camel smelled of musk (a perfume). al-Tabari vol.17 p.144
People knew the men who attacked 'Uthman. One of them was named Hani bin Khattab. al-Tabari vol.17 p.148
War: Poetry about a Muslim killing another Muslim. "He was disheveled through spending nights reciting verses from his Lord. By all appearances he had done little harm and was a good Muslim. I ripped the neck opening of his shirt with a spear, and he fell down, dying his hands and face thrown to the ground. He was reminding me of the verse ha' mim while the spear was driving. Why did he not recite ha'mim before coming out to fight?? [He fought me] over nothing, except that he was not a follower of 'Ali. Those who do not follow the right regret it." Ha' mim is Sura 41:1,16, where he was comparing his enemies to the people of "ad who were destroyed for being wicked. al-Tabari vol.17 p.148
A'isha sat in a red howdah, on a red camel, that looked like a hedgehog because of all the arrows stuck in it. al-Tabari vol.17 p.156
A'isha cursed one of the enemy Muslim soldiers from 'Ali who took hold of her camel. 'Aisha asked Allah to cut off his hand and expose his genitals. Later on A'isha's curse was fulfilled. al-Tabari vol.17 p.157-158
After the battle 'Ali called A'isha "mother", and they both asked Allah to forgive each other. al-Tabari vol.17 p.158
Ibn Jurmuz was pursuing al-Zubayr, and asked him to dismount so that they could do the prayer together. As they were praying, Ibn Jurmuz killed al-Zubayr. al-Tabari vol.17 p.159
A'isha said she wished she had died 20 years before the Battle of the Camel. al-Tabari vol.17 p.162
10K died at the Battle of the Camel. al-Tabari vol.17 p.164. p.171 mentions more than 6K killed, but does not list many of the tribes that participated.
To A'isha a person telling her to "repent for you have made a mistake" was considered offensive. al-Tabari vol.17 p.165-166. He was punished with 100 lashes.
After the Battle of the Camel the Khawarij faction began talking among themselves, because 'Ali would not let his forces take booty from the defeated Muslims. al-Tabari vol.17 p.167
Mu'awiyah recognized that 'Uthman had three shortcomings, but said they still did not have the right to kill the caliph. He blamed 'Ali for the murder, but 'Ali denied he had any part in it. al-Tabari vol.17 p.180-181
They usually ended letters with "peace", even the most hateful letters. al-Tabari vol.17 p.182,183,185
Mu'awiyah deceived 'Ali to make him distrust Qays. Mu'awiyah falsified a letter from Qays. al-Tabari vol.17 p.184,185,188
A Jewish scholar allegedly made accurate prophecies about the death of Mohammed and the caliphs. al-Tabari vol.17 p.193


The History of al-Tabari volume 17

The First Civil War

(69 entries)
The First Fitnah = the First Civil War after 'Uthman was killed in the summer of 656 A.D. al-Tabari vol.17 p.xi
Ali killed many Kharijites at Nahrawan east of the Tigris River al-Tabari vol.17 p.xiii
At the beginning of 661 'Ali was murdered in al-Kufah by Ibn Muljam to avenge 'Ali's killing of the Kharijites at Nahrawan.
Abu Mikhnaf was a collector of historical traditions who died 157/774 A.D. al-Tabari vol.17 p.xvi
"yawn (day) is a common word for battle al-Tabari vol.17 p.7
After Al-Ashtar joined in with those who murdered 'Uthman, he was in 'Ali's army. al-Tabari vol.17 p.10
Mu'awiyah said 'Ali gave shelter to those who killed 'Uthman. al-Tabari vol.17 p.23
'Ali said he would not answer on whether the killing of 'Uthman was just or unjust. al-Tabari vol.17 p.26
Hatim al-Tai was very generous. He would let other Muslims take his share of the booty. al-Tabari vol.17 p.27
'Ali said after the battle do not harm the Muslim women on Mu'awiyah's side because "women are weak of body and soul." al-Tabari vol.17 p.30
"Death is beneath the spears and Paradise between the flashing swords." 'Ammar bin Yasir, a follower of 'Ali quoted this at Siffin right before he died fighting against Mu'awiyah's soldiers. Mohammed allegedly prophesied that 'Ammar bin Yasir would be killed by usurpers. al-Tabari vol.17 p.65,68-69
Ibn Abi Mu'ayt was a wine drinker who had been flogged for that. al-Tabari vol.17 p.74
'Amr bin al-'As proposed to Mu'awiyah to put copies of the masahif (Qur'an) on the end of their lances. al-Tabari vol.17 p.78
According to Abu Mikhnaf, Abu Musa was proposed as an arbitrator as Siffin. al-Tabari vol.17 p.83
The aribritators at Siffin were 'Abdallah bin Qays for Mu'awiyah and 'Amr bin al-'As al-Tabari vol.17 p.86
Umm Habibah, daughter of Abu Sufyan, was Mohammed's wife. al-Tabari vol.17 p.88
'Amr bin al-'as was the arbitrator for Mu'awiyah (Syria) and Abu Musa was an arbitrator for 'Ali (Iraq). al-Tabari vol.17 p.90
The arbitration between 'Ali and Mu'awiyah was for eight months. al-Tabari vol.17 p.93
'The caliph Ali told a sick person "May God make your sufferings a decrease of your sins. There is no heavenly reward for illness, but it does decrease any sin that a servant of God incurs." al-Tabari vol.17 p.95
Honor of ancestry. al-Tabari vol.17 p.94,108
180 of one clan killed fighting for 'Ali at Siffin. al-Tabari vol.17 p.97
'Ali cursed Mu'awiyah and vice versa. al-Tabari vol.17 p.110
Mention of al-Waqidi. al-Tabari vol.17 p.110
'Ali quoted Sura 16:91 with respect to the Kharaj. al-Tabari vol.17 p.111
'Ali quoted Sura 30:60. al-Tabari vol.17 p.113,113-114
The Kharijites quoted Sura 39:65 against 'Ali. al-Tabari vol.17 p.113
Bida' means innovation, and hukm means authority. al-Tabari vol.17 p.114
Shi'ah means "supporters". al-Tabari vol.17 p.117
The Kharijites killed both a Muslm man and his pregnant concubine. al-Tabari vol.17 p.124
'Ali was against astrology. al-Tabari vol.17 p.126
'Ali told the Kharijites they should not rebel. al-Tabari vol.17 p.128
2,800 Kharijites remained to fight 'Ali. The vast majority of them were killed. al-Tabari vol.17 p.131
Only seven of 'Ali's companions were killed fighting the Kharijites in 37/38 A.D. al-Tabari vol.17 p.135
'Ali said tha tone of his obligations to his men was to provide them with spoils. al-Tabari vol.17 p.137
Mu'awiyah sent al-Jayastar against 'Ali's newly appointed governor of Egypt. This Muslim man befriended the governor appointee and then murdered him with poison. al-Tabari vol.17 p.145-146
Mohammed bin Abi Bakr was killed for his part in killing 'Uthman. al-Tabari vol.17 p.157. 'Ali mourned him. al-Tabari vol.17 p.160-161
Muslims used siege weapons against eachother. al-Tabari vol.17 p.160
Mu'awiyah had Mohammed bin Abu Bakr executed for murdering 'Uthman, then put his body in the carcass of a donkey, and then burned the donkey in 38 A.H.. A'isha mourned her half-brother greatly and made extra prayers for him. al-Tabari vol.17 p.158
'Ali's supporters burned down a house to burn to death the Muslims inside who supported Mu'awiyah. al-Tabari vol.17 p.170
Anti 'Ali Muslims captured an Ali'id Muslim and a dhimmi with him. The cut the Muslim to pieces but let the dhimmi go. al-Tabari vol.17 p.176
The word Kharaj came from the word "kasara" which means "to break" al-Tabari vol.17 p.183 footnote 725
The Kurds were in Iraq in 'Ali's time. al-Tabari vol.17 p.185
Kharijites: Many separted from 'Ali because 'Ali approved the choice of arbitrator, the arbitrator said 'Ali was deposed. A second reason is that 'Ali did not pursue 'Uthman's killers. al-Tabari vol.17 p.187
Apostacy: Some Christians who became Muslims then went back to Christianity, because Islam "does not stop them from shedding blood, terrifying the roads, and seizing properties". They were killed by Muslims. al-Tabari vol.17 p.187
Ma'qil, a Muslim against 'Ali, promised paradise to his followers who were killed in battle fighting Muslims. al-Tabari vol.17 p.190
Apostacy: An old Christian, who had become a Muslim and then gone back to the religion of truth, had his head cut off by Ma'qil. al-Tabari vol.17 p.191
Apostacy: Muslims considered it their duty to kill apostates. For those who apostasized, they offered that they could return to Islam or else death. al-Tabari vol.17 p.191,192
The reference to jizyah echoes the subordinate status of non-Muslims in Sura 9:29. al-Tabari vol.17 footnote 755 p.192
A Christian envoy was sent from Syria with a letter to 'Ali. 'Ali cut off the hand of the Christian, and the Christian then died. 'Ali received no punishment or reprimand. al-Tabari vol.17 p.195
'Ali had frequent revolts from Muslims who did not want to pay him tax. al-Tabari vol.17 p.p.203-204
Umm Salamah was a widow of Mohammed. al-Tabari vol.17 p.207
Busr (who supported Mu'awiyah) killed two small sons too. al-Tabari vol.17 p.207
'Ali was assassinated with a poisoned sword when he entered the mosque in Ramadan 17th, 40 A.H.. He was killed by a Khairjite, Ibn Muljam, because he had previously killed many Kharijites in battle. al-Tabari vol.17 p.213-216
Based on Mohammed's teaching, 'Ali ordered Hasan not to mutilate anyone, even 'Ali's murderer. al-Tabari vol.17 p.222
'Aisha was joyous when 'Ali was killed. al-Tabari vol.17 p.224
'Ali was caliph for 4 years 9 months plus a few days. al-Tabari vol.17 p.226,227
'Ali's personal name was 'ABd MAnaf bin 'Abd Muttalib bin Hashim bin 'Abd Manaf. His mother was named Fatimah bint Asad bin Hashim bin 'Abd Manaf. al-Tabari vol.17 p.227
'Ali did not have any other wives while Fatimah lived. They had two sons, Hasan and Husain, and they might have had a third, Muhassin, who died while still a bably. They had two daughters, Zaynab and Umm Kulthum. al-Tabari vol.17 p.227-228
After Fatimah died, 'Ali married Umm al-Banin bint Hizam, who bore him four sons, who were killed at Karbala'. Only al-'Abbas had surviving children. al-Tabari vol.17 p.228
'Ali married Layla bint Mas'ud bin Khalid bin Malik bin Rib'i. They had two sons, 'Ubaydallah and Abu Bakr. They had no descendents. al-Tabari vol.17 p.228
'Ali married Asma' bint 'Umays. They had two sons, Yahya and Muhammad. He is not to be confused with another son of 'Ali's by a concubine also named Mohammed. al-Tabari vol.17 p.228
After the raid on the Banu Taghlib at 'Ayn al-Tamr, 'Ali got a concubine named al-Sahba ( = Umm Habib bint Rabi'ah bin Bujayr bin al-Abd). By her 'Ali had two children, 'Umar, who lived to be 85 years old, and Ruqayyah. al-Tabari vol.17 p.228
'Ali married Umamah bint Abi al-'Asi bin al-Rabi' bin 'Abd. Her mother was Zaynab, daughter of Mohammed. They had a son named Mohammed. al-Tabari vol.17 p.229
'Ali also had a son named Mohammed bin al-Hanifiyyah. His mother was Khawlah bint Ja'far bin Qays bin Maslamah. al-Tabari vol.17 p.229
'Ali married Umm Sa'id bint 'Urwah bin Mas'ud bin Mu'attib bin Malik al-Thaqafi. They had Umm al-Hasan and Ramlah the elder. al-Tabari vol.17 p.229
'Ali also had daughters names Umm Hani', Maymunah, Zaynab the yunger, Ramlah the younger, Umm ulthum the younger, Fatimah, Umamah, Khadijah, Umm al-Kiram, Umm Salamah, Umm Ja'far, Jumanah, and Nafisah, by various concubines of his. al-Tabari vol.17 p.229
'Ali married Mahyat bint Imru' al-Qays bin 'Adi of the Kalb [dog] tribe. They had a daughter who died when she was young. 'Ali had a total of 14 sons and 19 daughters. al-Tabari vol.17 p.229
al-Waqidi said that only five of 'Ali's sons had desecendnats: HAsah, Husayn, Muhammad bin al-Hanafiyyah, al-'Abbas son of the Kilabi woman, and 'Umar the son of the Taghlabi woman. al-Tabari vol.17 p.229
Hasan bin 'Ali said that on the same night in Ramadan, Joshua, son of Nun, champion of Moses, was supposedly killed, Jesus was taken up into heaven, and the Qur'an came down.. al-Tabari vol.17 p.232


The History of al-Tabari volume 18

Between Civil Wars: The Caliphate of Mu'awiyah

(66 entries)

Over 60% of al-Tabari's material in volume 18 came from the the earlier historians Abu Miknaf and 'Umar bin Shabbah. His coverage of Mu'awiyah is relatively light. al-Tabari vol.18 p.1
Husain sold out to Mu'awiyah for 5 million dirhams. He was glad to be rid of the people of Iraq. al-Tabari vol.18 p.4-5
Jerusalem was called Illiya in Arabic, from Aelia Capitolinus. al-Tabari vol.18 footnote 30 p.6
Hassan was stabbed by Iraqis, but he recovered. al-Tabari vol.18 p.5,7,11
There was peace between Hasan and Mu'awiyah in 41 A.H (661 A.D.) al-Tabari vol.18 p.10-11
Mu'awiyah fought the Kharijites. al-Tabari vol.18 p.12
The Kurds had rebelled against 'Ali. al-Tabari vol.18 p.14
Insult: Ziyad ibn Abihi derogatorily called Mu'awiyah the son of the eater of [human] livers, because his mother, Hind had eaten the liver of a dead Muslim soldier before they became Muslims. al-Tabari vol.18 p.17-18
Yazid bin Malik al-Bahili was called the Broken Nosed, because he had his nose broken in battle. He rebelled againt Mu'awiyah in Iraq. He killed 'Ibadah bin Qurs al-Laythi, a companion of Mohammed. al-Tabari vol.18 p.19
In 42 A.H. Muslamah raided the Alans (Ossetians) and Byzantines. al-Tabari vol.18 p.21
The Kharijites called other Muslims people of the Qiblah. al-Tabari vol.18 footnote 110 p.24
Should true Muslims kill a normal Muslim whom they think has wrongfully decided to follow someone else? Were the Kharijites right in doing so? al-Tabari vol.18 p.25-26
Khulafa' [khilafa] means deputy. al-Tabari vol.18 p.29
In 43 A.H. (663/664 A.D.) Busr bin Abi Artat campaigned against the Byzantines. al-Tabari vol.18 p.32
Khairjites rebelled in 11/8/663 A.D. al-Tabari vol.18 p.33
The key to defating the Kharijite's guerilla movement was to convince the people not to shelter them. al-Tabari vol.18 p.39-41
'Ali's supporters used dissimulation once Mu'awiyah had the upper hand. al-Tabari vol.18 p.44
Al-Mustawrid bin 'Ullifah called himself the Commander of the Faithful. He did not acknowledge 'Uthman and 'Ali as legitimate. al-Tabari vol.18 p.46
Mention of dishonor al-Tabari vol.18 p.69
In 44 A.H. (664.665 A.D.) 'Abdallah bin Amir was dismissed as governor of Basrah for being too easy-going. He would not cut off the hand of thieves. al-Tabari vol.18 p.71
Ziyad would order those who went out at night killed. He would execute someone for breaking into a house or grave. al-Tabari vol.18 p.80
Ziyad killed a beduoin who did not know this rule about killing those about at night. al-Tabari vol.18 p.82
45 A.H. (665/666 A.D.) 'Abd al-Rahman bin Khalid bin al-Walid led a raid during winter against the Byzantines. al-Tabari vol.18 p.87
Mu'awiyah wanted the Christian Ibn 'Utbal to poison abd al-Rahman bin Khalid bin Walid. al-Tabari vol.18 p.88-89
In 46 A.H. 666/667 A.D. al-Khatim and Sahm binGhalid revolted. al-Tabari vol.18 p.89-90
49 A.H. 669/670 A.D. raid on the Byzantines and plague in Kufah. al-Tabari vol.18 p.94-95
50 A.H. Muslim raid on the Byzantines. al-Tabari vol.18 p.96
50 A.H. Samurah bin Jundab, Mu'awiyah's governor of Basrah, killed in one morning 47 men who had collected the Qur'an. al-Tabari vol.18 p.99
Qarib and Zuhhaf revolted in 50 A.H. (670 A.D.) al-Tabari vol.18 p.100
Mu'awiyah apologized for transferring the pulpit. He added 2 steps. al-Tabari vol.18 p.101
A Muslim satirized two other Muslims to disgrace them. al-Tabari vol.18 p.104
In 50 A.H. Muslims were almost defeated when attacking al-Ashall. al-Tabari vol.18 p.119
Expedition against the Byzantines in 671/672 A.D. al-Tabari vol.18 p.122
Ziyad wore silk robes. al-Tabari vol.18 p.126
A'isha told Mu'awiyah he should be used more forebearance with Hujr rather than cutting off his head. al-Tabari vol.18 p.127
'Ali: Amr bin al-Hamiq cleiamed to have stabbed 'Uthman nine times, so Mu'awiyah ordered him to be stabbed nine times. al-Tabari vol.18 p.137
Ziyad bin Abi Sufyan had someone (Sayfi) beaten until he would curse 'Ali. al-Tabari vol.18 p.138-139
Mu'awiyah killed people if they would not denounce 'Ali. al-Tabari vol.18 p.149-151
Yet Mu'awiyah said he did not kill Hujr and those loyal to 'Ali, but rather it was the witnesses against them that caused them to be killed [executed]. al-Tabari vol.18 p.154
Four serious shortcomings of Mu'awiyah were listed: he appointed troublemakers rather than the remnant of the companions, appointing his son, a drunkard who wore silk and played a musical instrument, his allegation about the illegitimacy of Ziyad, and his killing of Hujr. al-Tabari vol.18 p.154
51 A.H. Muslims conquer Quhistan al-Tabari vol.18 p.163
52 A.H. Raid on the Byzantines. al-Tabari vol.18 p.165
53 A.H. Rhodes Campagin and raid on the Byzantines. al-Tabari vol.18 p.166
Ibn 'Umar prayed against a Muslim governor, and he died of plague. al-Tabari vol.18 p.167
54 A.H. attacked the Byzantines. al-Tabari vol.18 p.172
55 A.H. attacked the Byzantines. al-Tabari vol.18 p.180
Mu'awiyah tried to set Sa'id bin al-As and Marwan bin al-Hakim against each other. al-Tabari vol.18 p.173
56 A.H. Muslim raid on the Byzantines. al-Tabari vol.18 p.183
Ziyad said Yezid was easy-going, neglectful, and devoted to hunting. However, Yezid took these criticisms to heart and improved though. al-Tabari vol.18 p.185
There are two Nakhlat's which are close to each other. Nakhlat Muhmud is the first stopping place from Mecca to al-Sadir and the other, Nakhlah/Nakhlah al-Yamaniyyah, is a valley south of Mecca where the battle of Hunain/Hunayn was fought. al-Tabari vol.18 p.186 footnote 522.
Mu'awiyah used guile to get five holdout Muslims to agree to the succession of his son Yazid. al-Tabari vol.18 p.187
Allusion to being lead by an Abyssinian slave [black slave]. al-Tabari vol.18 p.187
Sa'id wanted retaliation for a man coming to him at night and causing is own slave girl to give birth prematurely and the boy died. al-Tabari vol.18 p.190
57 A.H. Muslim raid on the Byzantines. al-Tabari vol.18 p.191
58 A.H. Muslim raid on the Byzantines. al-Tabari vol.18 p.192
58 A.H. (678 A.D.) Some Kharijites rebelled. Their relatives were thrown in prison. al-Tabari vol.18 p.193,196
Governor 'Ubaydallah not only killed a Muslim for revolting against him, but also sent for his daughter and had her killed too. al-Tabari vol.18 p.197
'Amr bin Murrah led the winter campaign against the Byzantines in the year 59 A.H. (678/679 A.D.) al-Tabari vol.18 p.199
Husain was killed October 10, 680 A.D. al-Tabari vol.18 p.200 footnote 545
60 A.H. (679-680 A.D.) Muslims fought the Turks. al-Tabari vol.18 p.202
60 A.H. (679-680 A.D.) Muslims raid Sawriyah. al-Tabari vol.18 p.208
Yazid worshipped Allah at his father's grave, which is against the hadiths. al-Tabari vol.18 p.214
Yazid's mother was named Maysun bint Bahdal. al-Tabari vol.18 p.215
Mu'awiyah's wives including Fakhitah and Naiilah bint 'Umarah al-Kalbi, and Katwah bint Qarazah, Fakhitah's sister. al-Tabari vol.18 p.215-216
60 A.H. (679-680 A.D.) Muslims raid Cyprus. al-Tabari vol.18 p.216
60 A.H. (679-680 A.D.) Byzantines attack the Muslims. al-Tabari vol.18 p.221


The History of al-Tabari volume 19

The Caliphate of Yazid b. Mu'awiyah

(52 entries)

Fantastic stores were made up about Husayn. al-Tabari vol.19 p.x
Mu'awiyah had a Christian advisor name Sarjun. al-Tabari vol.19 p.18,30 This was convenient as unpopular acts could be blamed on his advice.
Abu Sufyan had a son named Ziyad, by a prostitute. al-Tabari vol.19 p.216 footnote 2
Mention of Sura 2:156 (151) by Mu'awiyah. al-Tabari vol.19 p.3,5
Al-Fur is a village between Mecca and Medina. al-Tabari vol.19 p.7
'Ali had a son by a Hanifite woman named Khawlah. al-Tabari vol.19 p.8
Mention of Sura 28:22 al-Tabari vol.19 p.10
The historian al-Waqidi died 207 A.H. 822/823 al-Tabari vol.19 p.10 footnote 34
Revolt of 'Am ibn al-Zubayr. al-Tabari vol.19 p.13
Sarjun advised Yezid to appoint 'Ubaydallah over Kufah. al-Tabari vol.19 p.18
Story of an unbeliever Mohammed executed. al-Tabari vol.19 p.20
Shabath b. Rib'i was an 'Alid, then a Kharijite, then an 'Alid, then a Kharijite again. al-Tabari vol.19 p.25 footnote 119
Al-Madiq is a village between Mecca and Medina. al-Tabari vol.19 p.28 footnote 129
Al-Mukhtar b. Abi 'Ubayd controlled Kufah.for two years from 684-686 A.D.. al-Tabari vol.19 p.28 footnote 130.
'Abdallah bin Mu'awiyah led a Shi'ite revolt in 746/747 A.D. (129 A.H.) al-Tabari vol.19 p.28 footnote 131
Governor 'Ubaydallah threatened to kill or crucify anyone who does not turn in a rebel. al-Tabari vol.19 p.35
An example where is was OK for Shi'ites to have servant girls in the house. al-Tabari vol.19 p.37
Importance of honor to some Muslims. al-Tabari vol.19 p.44-45
The Battle cry at Badr was "Ye who have been promised victory, kill!" (ya Mansur amit) al-Tabari vol.19 p.48
An Umm Walid was a slave wife, more or less. al-Tabari vol.19 p.51
Example of insulting other Muslims. al-Tabari vol.19 p.59
Husain got pleurisy in Iraq. al-Tabari vol.19 p.71
Husayn had two sons, 'Awn and Muhammad, that died with him. al-Tabari vol.19 p.73
At Karbala Husayn had 45 horsemen and 100 foot soldiers. 'Umar did not want to kill al-Husayn, but 'Ubaydallah gave him no choice and al-Husayn did not submit. al-Tabari vol.19 p.75
Ibn Ziyad took off the awning over a mosque, took off the reeds of the roof and set them on fire. He used the mosque as a place of defense. al-Tabari vol.19 p.78
Al-Hurr left his group to come to ibn Ziyad. At first they thought he was going to fight them, but then he turned his shield around to show he was peaceful. When he was very close he turned his shield around again and fought them and killed two of them. al-Tabari vol.19 p.79-80
In the time of Hasan and Husain, a man said he had obeyed his imam and been faithful to his oath of allegiance. A woman told him he had been disobedient to God and obeyed the imam in bringing destruction. "You have acquired shame and the punishment of Hell-fire. Indeed, God has said: 'We have made them imams, who summon people to Hell-fire, and on the Day of Resurrection they will not be helped.' Your imam is one of those." al-Tabari vol.19 p.102
'Amr bin Hajjaj and 500 horsemen were along the river to prevent Husayn's group from getting a drop of water. al-Tabari vol.19 p.107
The honor of 'Ali's followers was more important than their lives, in the case of certain death in a hopeless battle. al-Tabari vol.19 p.116
Husayn had 43 horsemen and 30 foot soldiers. al-Tabari vol.19 p.120
Mention of the hope of maidens of paradise after martyrdom. "Yet, by God, I feel happy for what we shall soon meet, for, by God, if all there is between us and the maidens of Paradise (ah-hur al-'ayn) is that these people should come against us with their swords, then I want them to come against us with their swords." al-Tabari vol.19 p.121
Husayn's camp started a fire so that the enemy would not come from that direction. One armored soldier, and armored horse, (armor-covred horse) came through and asked if Husayn was in such a hurry to meet Hell-fire. al-Tabari vol.19 p.122
The woman Umm Wahb wanted to fight for Husayn, but Husayn sent her back, saying it is not for women to fight. al-Tabari vol.19 p.131
Fatalism: Belief that God leads some people right, and leads others astray. al-Tabari vol.19 p.135
One of Yazid's soldiers, Shamir bin Dhi al-Jawshan, was going to burn the tent and women inside it, but he was rebuked for wanting to doing so. al-Tabari vol.19 p.141
Al-Husayn wanted to borrow the head of a beheaded Sunni to put it on his horse and ride around camp so that people would think he killed him. Then he gave the head back to the man who actually did the killing. al-Tabari vol.19 p.143
al-Husayn had a silk cloak. al-Tabari vol.19 p.153,161
Had a son named 'Abdallah by a woman named al-Rabah al-Tabari vol.19 footnote 498 p.154
Most of this part of al-Tabari's account is implicitly but strongly pro-Shi'ite. It talks of the miraculous bad things that happened to those who killed various Shi'ite followers. al-Tabari vol.19 p.151-160
al-Husayn had a silk shirt. al-Tabari vol.19 p.159,160
After the battle of Karbala, the Muslim soldiers supporting Yazid forcibly disrobed the Muslim women supporting Husayn. al-Tabari vol.19 p.161
Zaynab was not killed after she rebuked the Syrians, because she was only a woman. al-Tabari vol.19 p.166
Muhammad bin 'Ali bin Ali Talib was the son of a slave wife. al-Tabari vol.19 p.180
Abu Bakr bin al-Hasan bin 'Ali bin Abi Talib was the son of a slave wife. al-Tabari vol.19 p.180
'Amr bin al-Hasan was not killed because he was considered too young. His mother was a slave wife. al-Tabari vol.19 p.181
Claim that Yazid drank wine, spent time with song girls, and other things, riled up the people of Medina against him. al-Tabari vol.19 p.198,199
Revolt in Medina started in 63 A.H., though there were 1,000 people in Medina who were still loyal to Yezid. al-Tabari vol.19 p.201
The Battle of Harrah, when Medina was plundered, was either 8/27/683 A.D. (p.208) or 8/28/684 A.D. (p.217). al-Tabari vol.19
The people of Medina threw a sack of tar into each well between Medina and Syria. However, God sent rain so that the Syrian army did not need the wells at all. al-Tabari vol.19 p.219
The Syrian Muslims set the Ka'aba on fire and cracked the black stone on 10/31/683 B.C.
Yezid died when he was 38/39 years old (p.225) or perhaps 35 years old (p.226). al-Tabari vol.19
Yezid had a number of slave wives. al-Tabari vol.19 p.227


The History of al-Tabari volume 20

The Collapse of Sufyanid Authority and the Coming of the Marwanids

(39 entries)
After Yezid/Yazid and the death of his son, Mu'awiyah II, was the time of the second fitnah. al-Tabari vol.20 p.xi
Southern Arabs claimed they were descendants of Qahtan, which might be Joktan in the Bible. al-Tabari vol.20 p.xv
The northern Arabian tribes, which claimed descent from Ishmael, were split into Mudar and Rabiah. Mudar tribes included Tamim, Qays, and Quraish. al-Tabari vol.20 p.xv-xvi
Yazid died in November 683 A.D. al-Tabari vol.20 p.11
There was an argument and a murder in a mosque, and the others in the mosque killed the murderer. al-Tabari vol.20 p.25
In 64 A.H. 13K Khwaraj (Kharijites) were killed and 4K imprisoned. al-Tabari vol.20 p.38
It is a great dishonor not to avenge. al-Tabari vol.20 p43
Another fight in the mosque in Syria. al-Tabari vol.20 p53,64
64 A.H. (683/684 A.D.) at Marj Rahit, Marwan and his army killed al-Dahhak bin Qays. al-Tabari vol.20 p54
It was said that Ibn al-Zubayr was a hypocrite [mundafiq] who rejected two caliphs: Yazid and Mu'awiyah bin Yazid and "broken the staff of the Muslims." al-Tabari vol.20 p58
Fatalism: Marwan would only get the caliphate if Allah gave it to him, and not get it otherwise. al-Tabari vol.20 p59
Zafar made a deceptive promise. al-Tabari vol.20 p63
After Majh Rahit, some women of the Qays tribe were made violable [i.e. violatable]. al-Tabari vol.20 p.67
Yazid was accused of drunkenness. al-Tabari vol.20 p71
The fickle Shi'ah thought they committed a serious offence by inviting al-Husayn to receive their support, and then standing by and doing nothing when he was killed. For the sake of their honor, they thought all they could do now was either kill those who killed al-Husayn or else die in the attempt. al-Tabari vol.20 p.80
Khalid bin Sa'd bin Nufayl would have killed himself if he knew it would release him from his sin and please Allah, but he testified that it was prohibited, so he did not. al-Tabari vol.20 p.84
Fatalism: Brief mention of destiny. al-Tabari vol.20 p.88
Effective, emotional Shi'ite speech. al-Tabari vol.20 p.91
'Ali had a son by a woman from Hanifah. al-Tabari vol.20 p.93 footnote 395
Abida bin Hilal was a Kharijite (Khwaraj) who said that Abu Bakr and 'Umar were good caliphs. However, 'Uthman "created reserve areas, favored kinship, appointed youths to positions of authority, abolished the lash and laid aside the whip, destroyed the Book, shed the blood of the Muslim,..." al-Tabari vol.20 p.99-100
Muslims were not to marry polytheist women until they believed. al-Tabari vol.20 p.103. Of course, Mohammed had a Christian concubine though. Christians sometimes are called polytheists, and sometimes not.
Muslim tradition says Nebuchadnezzar sacked Jerusalem and killed 70,000 Jews because the Jewish king killed John the Baptist. (The chronology is as hopelessly mixed up as Moses killing the killers of Jesus.) al-Tabari vol.20 p.110
Desire of a Muslim prisoner. al-Tabari vol.20 p.122
In the year 64 A.D. (683-684 A.D.) "Ibn al-Zubayr demolished the Ka'bah. Its walls had bucked as a result of the catapult stones which had been fired at it." al-Tabari vol.20 p.122
Mention of a wild fight of Muslims with each other, then they would break off for prayer, then fight again. al-Tabari vol.20 p.144
Jihad means fighting. al-Tabari vol.20 p.148
An Iraqi Muslim was angry that the opposing Syrians considered the Iraqi Muslims polytheists. al-Tabari vol.20 p.149
A an Iraqi man who was among his Syrian relatives would rather die for a hopeless cause than accept safe conduct. al-Tabari vol.20 p.151-152
Muslims were told not to weep for someone killed in the pursuit of error. al-Tabari vol.20 p.156
When caliph Mu'awiyah bin Yazid was about to die, he refused to appoint anyone after him. So authority went to Marwan with the understanding that after him the authority would go to Mu'awiyah's younger brother, a minor named Khalid. Marwan married Khalid's mother, but would denigrate Khalid by calling him the son of a whore. Khalid told his mother, who said not to worry about it. Some time later in April-May 685 A.D., when Marwan was sleeping with her, she suffocated Marwan with a pillow. al-Tabari vol.20 p.160-161
A plague broke out in Basra called the plague of al-Jarif in 65 A.H. (664-665 A.D.) al-Tabari vol.20 p.163
In 65 A.H. (684/685 A.D.) when the Syrians failed to take Medina, Abbas cut off the heads of 500 prisoners. al-Tabari vol.20 p.163
Reference that the Magians (Zoroastrians) married their sisters. al-Tabari vol.20 p.170
Abidah the Kharijite called the Sunni leader "Satan's wazir" al-Tabari vol.20 p.170
685/686 A.D. (65 A.H) 7,000 Kharijite Muslims killed fighting in Khurasan. al-Tabari vol.20 p.175
685/686 A.D. (65 A.H) Banu Tamim Muslims in Khurasan revolted against 'Abdallah bin Khazim. al-Tabari vol.20 p.177-181
Around 686 A.D. Zaid bin Qudomah saw the deceiving plot of another and quoted "God is the best of plotters" (Sura 3:54) al-Tabari vol.20 p.188
Al-Mukhtar's Shi'ite revolt in al-Kufa October 18 or 19 685 A.D. al-Tabari vol.20 p.188-203
Shi'ites claimed the opposing Sunnis "waded in the blood of the family of the messenger of God." al-Tabari vol.20 p.203


The History of al-Tabari volume 21

The Victory of the Marwanids

(35 entries)
66-73 A.H. (685/6-692/3 A.D.) has been called the time of the Second Civil War al-Tabari vol.21 p.xvi
Succession was Mu'awiyah, Yazid/Yezid I, Mu'awiyah II (a thirteen year old boy who only ruled for 40 days), and then Marwan b. al-Hakim, a cousin of the first Mh'awiyah. al-Tabari vol.21 p.xiii-xiv
Damascus revolts 69/70 A.H. or 689 A.D. al-Tabari vol.21 p.xv
At the Battle of Marj Rahit in 64 A.H. July 684 A.D. Marwan's army defeated a Syrian army loyal to al-Zubayr. al-Tabari vol.21 p.3 footnote 13.
Among Muslims the Battle of al-Madhan in 686 A.D.
Mecca besieged and al-Zubayr killed in 73 A.H., 693 A.D.
Azariqah Kharijites rampage in Iraq in 686/687 A.D. al-Tabari vol.21 p.xv
The Tawwabun were Shi'ite penitents who did nothing when Husayn was killed, so now they wanted to fight for revenge against Husayn's killers. al-Tabari vol.21 p.2 footnote 8.
Muslim armies would fight each other, then mutually break for prayer, then resume and fight each other again. al-Tabari vol.21 p.9
Victorious Shi'ites beheaded 300 Muslim prisoners in 66 A.H. (686 A.D.) al-Tabari vol.21 p.9
Tabari shows his bias against those who killed Husayn. al-Tabari vol.21 p.23-24.
It was alleged (but not generally believed) that angels on piebald horses fought against an army of Muslims to help another army of Muslims. al-Tabari vol.21 p.28
The plant wars plus oil were used to provide protection against sunburn. al-Tabari vol.21 p.33 footnote 138
'Abd al-Rahman ibn Ash'ath rebelled against the Umayyad al-Hajjaj in Iraq in 83 A.H. (702 A.D.) al-Tabari vol.21 p.44 footnote 175 and p.115 footnote 419.
Shi'ites under al-Mukhtar burned to death a killer of Husayn. al-Tabari vol.21 p.42-43
Shi-ite general Al-Mukhtar went to battle using a chair 'Ali had used as a relic. al-Tabari vol.21 p.44-45
Al-Mukhtar bribed an enemy Muslim general to withdaw tih 70,00 dirhams. He also had 500 armored horsemen in case he did not accept. al-Tabari vol.21 p.54
Zubayr bin Dhu'ayh said he would divorce his wife if he retreated before breaking the enemy Muslim army's battle lines. al-Tabari vol.21 p.63
Military weapons: Muslim soldiers knew to put hooks on spears against armored opponents. al-Tabari vol.21 p.64
A lot of killing in battle was just for revenge. al-Tabari vol.21 p.106,184
"But the said, 'By God, you insist upon holding people back from the family of Muhammad and commending Na'thal, who rent the books of the Qur'an. [Continuing, he said]: I said, 'People of Hamdan, I tell you only what my ears have heard and my heart remembers from 'Ali b. Abi Talib (peace be upon him!). I heard him say, 'Do not call 'Uthman 'him who ripped up the books of the Qur'an'; by God he ripped them up only after consultation with us, the companions of Muhammad. Had I come across them, I would have done to them as he did.'" They said, 'God! You heard this from 'Ali?' I said, 'By God, I heard it from him." [It is unclear whether the anonymous speaker, talking with Shi'ites, really heard this from 'Ali, or he was inventing this to try to get the Shi'ites to become Sunnis.] al-Tabari vol.21 p.114
64 A.H. 683 A.D. Kharijites temporarily capture Basra. al-Tabari vol.21 p.122 footnote 437
Kharijites killed women and children Muslims as well as men. [It would be safer to be a non-Muslim falling into the hands of the Kharijites than a non-Kharijite Muslim.] al-Tabari vol.21 p.125
68 A.H 687 A.D. Drought in Syria restricts Umayyad Muslims. al-Tabari vol.21 p.134
Syrian Muslims made peace with the Byzantine Empire and paid the Byzantines 1,000 dinars a week. 70 A.H. 689-690 A.D. al-Tabari vol.21 p.169
Ibn al-Zubayr's brother Musab spoke to other Muslims in an extremely dishonorable way. al-Tabari vol.21 p.176
Muslims could take slave girls as they wanted, whether it was rape or not. "Then one of the Syrians came, entered his [general Mus'ab's] camp, and took out a slave girl. She shouted, 'Alas my humiliation!' Mus'ab looked at her and then paid no further attention to her." al-Tabari vol.21 p.186
"Whoever tastes war, finds its taste bitter, and it leaves him in rough country." al-Tabari vol.21 p.187. Footnote 667 says this verse quoted by 'Abd al-Malik was originally penned by pre-Islamic poet Abu Qays bin al-Aslat. Variants are "imprisons him" and "makes him kneel down" instead of "leaves him".
In 71 A.H.690/691A.D. Syrian Muslims conquered Caesarea from the Byzantines. al-Tabari vol.21 p.197
The wife of a Muslim who fled was auctioned off by Kharijites to the highest bidder. One man bid 100,000 dirhams, but another Kharijite was indignant they should pay so much attention to her, so he immediately beheaded the innocent woman on the spot. al-Tabari vol.21 p.200
In 72 A.H 691/692 A.D. the Kharijite Abu Fudayk rebelled and captured Bahrain. al-Tabari vol.21 p.206
The scribes of Mohammed were 'Ali bin Abi Talib, 'Uthman bin 'Affan, Ubayy bin Ka'b [Ub'ai bin Ka'b], and Zayd bin Thabit. Khalid bin Sa'id bin al-As, and Mu'awiyah bin Abi Sufyan wrote concerning Mohammed's personal affairs. 'Abdallah bin al-Arqam and al-Ala' bin. 'Uqbah wrote among the people about their affairs. 'Abdallah bin al-Arqam wrote to kings from the prophet. al-Tabari vol.21 p.214
Military technology: The Umayyad Muslims used a trebuchet (manjaniq) against the city of Mecca in 73 A.H. 692/693 A.D. al-Tabari vol.21 p.225
There was a six-month war between ibn al-Zubayr in Mecca and al-Hajjaj al-Tabari vol.21 p.224-225
Mohammed bin Marwan defeated the Byzantines, and 'Uthman bin Walid defeats the Byzantines in Armenia in 73 A.H. 692-693 A.D. al-Tabari vol.21 p.233-234


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al-Tabari also wrote that i.e. "All four of his [Abu Bakr's] children were born of his two wives -- the names of whom we have already mentioned -- during the pre-Islamic period." (Tarikhu'l-umam wa'l-mamlu'k, Al-Tabari, vol.4, p.50, Arabic, Dara'l-fikr, Beirut, 1979. al-Tabari vol.11 p.141 also mentions this, with a footnote saying al-Tabari has a conflict here.


The History of al-Tabari volume 39

Biographies of the Prophet's Companions and Their Successors

(181 entries)
Volume 39 was written by Tabari, but collected by someone else. al-Tabari vol.39 p.xix
Volume 39 had an introduction that is now missing. al-Tabari vol.39 p.xix
Tabari thought that everyone who contradicted his school of law was an infidel. al-Tabari vol.39 p.xix
Yet Tabari esteemed Abu Hanifah. He would not accept Qadari, Kharijite, or Shi'ite sources. But he accepted some Shi'ite quotes though. al-Tabari vol.39 p.xix
Tabari used al-Waqidi's Tabaqat as a source. al-Tabari vol.39 p.xxiv
Tabari also quoted ibn Sa'd, ibn Ishaq, and seven others. al-Tabari vol.39 p.xxiv
Three of the other historians were Khalifah bin Khayyat (died 240/854); Ahmad bin Yahya al-Baladhuri (died 279/892) and Ibn Hibban al-Busti (died 354/965). al-Tabari vol.39 p.xxv
The full name of Mohammed's first wife was Khadijah, daughter of Khuwaylid bin Asad bin. 'Abd al-'Uzza bin Qusayy. al-Tabari vol.39 p.3
Zayd was born a free person, who was enslaved when the horsemen of Banu al-Qayn raided the tents of the Banu Ma'n, when Zaid and his mother were visiting their mother's clan. Zaid was sold in the market of Ukkaz, Hakim bin Hizam bin Khuwaylid bought him for Khadijah for 400 dirhams. Khadijah gave Zaid as a marriage gift to Mohammed. Later Mohammed freed Zaid and adopted him (as a grown man) as his son. al-Tabari vol.39 p.6
Zaid was ten years younger than Mohammed. al-Tabari vol.39 p.10
Fatima died when she was around 29 years old. al-Tabari vol.39 p.12
'Ali bin Abi Talib married Umamah after Mohammed died. al-Tabari vol.39 p.13
Mohammed said a non-Muslim was not lawful for his daughter Zaynab. al-Tabari vol.39 p.15
A camel raid sent by Mohammed. al-Tabari vol.39 p.14
Battle against the Byzantine of Ajnadayr after Mohammed's death in 34 A.H. (The date and place are disputed though.) al-Tabari vol.39 p.19
Halimah was Mohammed's wet nurse. al-Tabari vol.39 p.21
Abu Sufyan wrote poetry against Mohammed. al-Tabari vol.39 p.21
Sa'd was one of the six collectors of the Qur'an al-Tabari vol.39 p.22
Mary the Copt died in 637/638 A.D. al-Tabari vol.39 p.22
'Umar "stabilized" the Qur'an in 644 A.D. al-Tabari vol.39 p.22-23
al-Abdas (ancestor of the Abbasids died in 653 A.D. al-Tabari vol.39 p.24-25
Talhah and al-Zubair/al-Zubayr were killed in 656 A.D. al-Tabari vol.39 p.27-28
Al-Zubayr became a Muslim when he was 16. He was extremely wealthy. He had 40 million [dirhams]. Al-Zubayr was the 4th or 5th convert to Islam. al-Tabari vol.39 p.27-28
Al-Zubayr died when he was 50-odd years old (p.27), or he died at 64 years old (p.28). al-Tabari vol.39 p.27-28
Ammar bin Yasir was given a slave girl in marriage named Sumayyah. After Yasir's death Sumayyah was given in marriage to al-Azraq. al-Tabari vol.39 p.28-29
'Uqbah bin 'Amir had a version of the Qur'an different from 'Uthman's. Arthur Jeffery does not record this one. al-Tabari vol.39 p.32 footnote 144
'Ali had his own version of the Qur'an. al-Tabari vol.39 p.37
'Ali bin Abi Talib had a dark brown complexion, heavy eyes, was big-bellied, and rather short. He died in 46 A.H. 666/667 A.D.. al-Tabari vol.39 p.37
Hasan bin 'Ali had been poisoned a few times, but always escaped death except for the last time when his liver was weakened. al-Tabari vol.39 p.39
The Fijar Wars occurred before Mohammed between the Quraysh and other tribal groups. al-Tabari vol.39 p.41 footnote 189
Mohammed gave Makhramah 50 camels after the Battle of Hunain camels. al-Tabari vol.39 p.43
Mohammed had a slogan when inviting other tribal leaders to join Islam: "embrace Islam and you will be safe." al-Tabari vol.39 p.45-46 footnote 206
After Ibn 'Umar became a Muslim, Mohammed asked for a loan of 40,000 dirhams, and Ibn 'Umar lent it to him. al-Tabari vol.39 p.45-46
'Uthman bin al-Arqam claimed his father was the seventh to embrace Islam. al-Tabari vol.39 p.47
Hasan bin Thabit was a poet for Mohammed. al-Tabari vol.39 p.49 footnote 222
Umm Ishaq bin Talhah bin 'Ubaydallah was married to Hasan when he was about to die, and Hasan told Husain/Husayn to marry her, and Husain did. She bore Fatimah bint Husain. al-Tabari vol.39 p.49
Abu Huraira had a high regard for Husain. al-Tabari vol.39 p.50
Shi'ite Muslims must love 'Ali's descendants. al-Tabari vol.39 p.50
Husain was killed 10/10 680 A.D.. His head was the first put on a spar. al-Tabari vol.39 p.50-51
Sinan bin Anas killed Husain. He went mad later. al-Tabari vol.39 p.51
Ibn 'Abbas was 13 years old and near puberty when Mohammed died. al-Tabari vol.39 p.55
Mohammed himself led the raid on the Banu Mustaliq tribe. al-Tabari vol.39 p.57
Abu Sa'd al-Khudri was 15 years old when he went on a raid of the Banu Mustaliq with Mohammed. al-Tabari vol.39 p.57
Abu Sa'id did not participate at Uhud when he was 13 years old because he was too young. al-Tabari vol.39 p.57
Jabir bin 'Abdallah said Mohammed went on 27 raids. Jabir personally went on 16 raids with Mohammed, starting with Hamra' al-Asad (3 A.H. 625 A.D.) until Mohammed died. al-Tabari vol.39 p.58
699/700 A.D. A flood swept away the pilgrims and camels at Mecca. al-Tabari vol.39 p.59
Some say Zaid bin Harith was the first converted to Islam. al-Tabari vol.39 p.65
A Muslim was named Abu Rafi. al-Tabari vol.39 p.65-66
'Ubaydallah bin Abu Rafi was a scribe of 'Ali's. al-Tabari vol.39 p.66
al-Walid bin al-Walid bin al-Mughirah bin 'Abdallah was a brother of Khalid al-Walid. They were both Qureshi's. al-Tabari vol.39 p.67 footnote 311
Khalid al-Walid was of the same clan as Umm Salamah. al-Tabari vol.39 p.68 footnote 316
Somehow Dihyah was said to resemble the angel Jibril (Gabriel). (Does not say Mohammed ever said this.). al-Tabari vol.39 p.71
60-year old men such as the coward Hasan bin Thabit were expected to fight too. al-Tabari vol.39 p.72
'Arabah bin Aws, 14 years 5 months old, was considered too young to fight at Uhud and sent back. al-Tabari vol.39 p.74
Habab bin al-Aswan killed Mohammed's daughter Zaynab. Mohammed said anyone could kill him. Later he became a Muslim and Mohammed forgave him. al-Tabari vol.39 p.77-79
Hind was a boy's name too. al-Tabari vol.39 p.79
Al-Muhajir was Umm Salama's brother. Umm Salama was a wife of Mohammed. al-Tabari vol.39 p.80
'Abdallah bin Sa'd got a booty of 100 camels after Hunain. al-Tabari vol.39 p.82
'Umar invited poets to recite their poetry. al-Tabari vol.39 p.83-84
At the Battle of Nahrawan In Iraq, 37 A.H. 658 A.D., 'Ali defeated the Kharaj. al-Tabari vol.39 p.86 footnote 412
'Adi lived to be 120 years old, and 'Amr bin al-Musabbih allegedly lived to be 150 years. al-Tabari vol.39 p.86-87
Mohammed said "we do not trace our pedigree through our female line, and we shall not disown our male ancestors." al-Tabari vol.39 p.90
'Amr bin a;-Hamiq was known to be one of those who killed 'Uthman, and he fought on 'Ali's side. He was later killed by Ibn Umm al-Hakam. 'Amr's head was the first head carried to a ruler. al-Tabari vol.39 p.92
al-Aswad bin Ka'b of Yemen claimed be was a prophet. Fayruz bin al-Daylami killed hum. al-Tabari vol.39 p.94
'Amwas (ancient Emmaus was the site of a major Muslim army camp. There was a plague there in 18 A.H. 639 A.D. al-Tabari vol.39 p.95 footnote 464
When Mohammed got angry his face reddened and the vein between his eyes filled with blood. He was angry when Ibn 'Abbas complained the Quraysh were cheerful among themselves, but not others. al-Tabari vol.39 p.97
Abu Rafi was the name of a freed slave of Mohammed. al-Tabari vol.39 p.99
'Uqbah bin al-Harith was beaten with shoes and palm branches in Mohammed's presence for drinking wine. al-Tabari vol.39 p.103
'Utbah was an early convert who went to Abyssinia. Later he selected the site of Basrah. al-Tabari vol.39 p.104
al-Zubayr was the 4th or 5th convert. He went to Abyssinia twice. al-Tabari vol.39 p.105
Hakim died in Medina at the age of 120 years. al-Tabari vol.39 p.106Shaybah the Hajib (doorkeeper) became a Muslim at the battle of Hunain. Footnote 502 says many Qureshi's fought for Mohammed without having become Muslims first. al-Tabari vol.39 p.106
'Umar dismissed the general Khalid bin al-Walid. al-Tabari vol.39 p.111
Sa'id bin Zaid was a convert was a convert before Mohammed preached at the house of al-Arqam. al-Tabari vol.39 p.118
Mohammed said it is more appetizing and wholesome to eat meat with your front teeth. al-Tabari vol.39 p.118
Mohammed said paraphrased traditions were OK, as long as the did not make unlawful things lawful or vice versa. al-Tabari vol.39 p.120
Muslims should observe five prayers. al-Tabari vol.39 p.121
David, Moses, and Mohammed were shepherds of sheep. al-Tabari vol.39 p.123
Muslims should say "peace be upon you" for the living, and "May peace be upon you" for the dead. al-Tabari vol.39 p.124
Mohammed said the tenth was obligatory for Jews and Christians, but not for Muslims. The circumstances of this were the Banu Taghlib tribe. They remained Christian Arabs, but refused to pay the jizyah, because it involved humiliation. So Mohammed had them pay a tenth instead. al-Tabari vol.39 p.129 and footnote 599.
Beware of the prayer of the wronged, for it is carried by the clouds [to God]. al-Tabari vol.39 p.131
Brief mention of Mohammed's attack on the Banu Qurayzah. al-Tabari vol.39 p.130
Mohammed believed in the evil eye, and there were charms against it. al-Tabari vol.39 p.134
Prayer does not count if it has the wrong mechanics. al-Tabari vol.39 p.135
Mohammed said Jews and Christians read the Bible and the gospel, but do not keep what is in them. The implication is that some Muslims can be the same with the Qur'an. al-Tabari vol.39 p.136
"Tabari was not sure about it", so some people besides Tabari wrote this down. al-Tabari vol.39 p.136
Mohammed miraculously made an ewe give lots of milk. al-Tabari vol.39 p.139,142-144
Very flattering physical description of Mohammed. al-Tabari vol.39 p.143
Mohammed said, whoever harms 'Ali harms me. al-Tabari vol.39 p.146
Mohammed said to lead a harsh life, wear coarse clothes, and walk barefoot. al-Tabari vol.39 p.146
Mohammed prophesied that Muslims would drink wine, calling it by another name, and play musical instruments, and God would cause the earth to swallow them and turn them into monkeys and pigs. al-Tabari vol.39 p.147
Mohammed and 'Ali together seized the javelin and together sacrificed the camels during the farewell pilgrimmage. al-Tabari vol.39 p.149
Mohammed prohibited eating carrion meat. al-Tabari vol.39 p.151
Mohammed's mother's brother was Umayr bin Wahb. al-Tabari vol.39 p.152
God takes away one sin for each prostration. al-Tabari vol.39 p.153
Every morning Mohammed came outside the house of 'Ali and Fatimah and told them it was time to pray. al-Tabari vol.39 p.155
Hypocrite in Arabic is munafiqat. al-Tabari vol.39 p.156
A definition of sunnah: "Sunnah is a term indicating all the customs and practices of the Prophet considered to be the paradigm of a good Muslim's behavior." al-Tabari vol.39 p.157 footnote 707
Predestination: Jibril [Gabriel] told Mohammed to seek refuge from, among other things, the evil that Allah created. al-Tabari vol.39 p.159
Do not ask too many questions. al-Tabari vol.39 p.160
Khadijah died at 63 years old. She had a son from a previous marriage. Her husband was Abu Halah al-Tamimi. al-Tabari vol.39 p.161
'Uthman married Ruqayyah, daughter of Mohammed, but she\died while Mohammed was at Badr. al-Tabari vol.39 p.162
'Ali bin Abi Talib married Zainab, daughter of Mohammed, after Fatimah died. al-Tabari vol.39 p.162
'Uthman married Umm Kulthum, Mohammed's daughter, after Ruqayyah died. al-Tabari vol.39 p.163
Mention of Mohammed's wife Zainab Khuzaymah. al-Tabari vol.39 p.163-164
Rayhana bint Zayd of the Banu Qurayzah. Mohammed set her free and then married her. al-Tabari vol.39 p.164-165
Mulaykah bint Ka'b was married very briefly to Mohammed. A'isha asked her if she wanted to marry the man who killed her husband. She "took refuge in God" from Mohammed, so Mohammed divorced her. al-Tabari vol.39 p.165
Mohammed married Sana bint al-Salt, but she died before he reached her. al-Tabari vol.39 p.166
Khawla bint al-Hudayl, wife of Mohammed. al-Tabari vol.39 p.166
Fatima was 18 at Badr and born 5 years before Mohammed started his mission. al-Tabari vol.39 p.167
Fatima died at age 29 or so. al-Tabari vol.39 p.167
Fatima died 8 months after Mohammed. al-Tabari vol.39 p.168
Mention of Safiyyah. al-Tabari vol.39 p.169
Mention of Sauda/Sawda. al-Tabari vol.39 p.169-
Aisha died in June-July 678 A.D. (A.H. 58) at the age of 66. That would make her born in 610 A.D.. It says she consummated her marriage with the prophet when she was nine years old. al-Tabari vol.39 p.171,173.
A'isha died when she was 77 years old. al-Tabari vol.39 p.173
Hafsa, wife of Mohammed, died when she was 60 years old. al-Tabari vol.39 p.174
Umm Salamah's real name was Hind bint Abi Umayyah al-Tabari vol.39 p.175
Umm Salamah's first husband went to Abyssinia. al-Tabari vol.39 p.175
Umm Habiba and her first husband 'Ubaydallah were Muslims who went to Abyssinia. 'Ubaydallah converted to Christianity. al-Tabari vol.39 p.177
Mention of Zainab bint Jahsh. al-Tabari vol.39 p.180-182
Alleged statement that Zaid first divorced his wife Zainab just in case Mohammed would marry her. al-Tabari vol.39 p.180-182
Salma was Mohammed's servant girl. al-Tabari vol.39 p.181
Zainab bint Jahsh died when she was 53 years old. al-Tabari vol.39 p.182
Juwayriyyah bint al-Harith bin Abi Birar bin Habib, great grandson of Jadhimah al-Mustaliq of the Khuza'ah group, was taken as booty when Muslims raided the al-Mustaliq tribe. Her husband, Musafi' bin Safwan Dhu al-Shuir bin Abi Asrb bin Malik bin Jadhimah was killed in the battle. She was a prisoner of war who agreed to marry Mohammed. al-Tabari vol.39 p.182-183
Juwayriyyah was captured at the Battle of al-Muraysi [against the Banu Mustaliq]. al-Tabari vol.39 p.183
Juwayriyya married Mohammed when she was 20 years old. al-Tabari vol.39 p.184
Safiyya was 17 when she married Mohammed. al-Tabari vol.39 p.184
Safiyya's father, brother, and husband were killed. al-Tabari vol.39 p.185
Maymuna had been divorced once, and widowed before marrying Mohammed. al-Tabari vol.39 p.185
Maymuna was 80/81 when she died. al-Tabari vol.39 p.186
Mention of Fatimah bin al-Dahhabi, Aliya bint Zahyah, Sana bint Sufyan al-Tabari vol.39 p.186
Mohammed consummated his marriage with "the Kilabiyyah". This would be Fatimah bint al-Dahhak bin Sufyan or 'Aliyah bint Zabyan bin 'Amr bin 'Awf or Sana bint Sufyan bin 'Awf. al-Tabari vol.39 p.187
Mohammed divorced a woman because she had leprosy. al-Tabari vol.39 p.187
Mohammed divorced an unnamed woman because she would peek at those leaving the mosque. al-Tabari vol.39 p.187
Mention of Mohammed's brief marriage with Sana bint Sufyan. al-Tabari vol.39 p.188
Mohammed divorced 'Amrah bint Yazid because she had leprosy. al-Tabari vol.39 p.188
Mohammed stayed with 'Aliyah bint Zabyan bin 'Amr bin 'Awf bin Ka'b a while, then divorced her. al-Tabari vol.39 p.188
'Asma bint al-Nu'man was a widow Mohammed married Either Hafsa or A'isha tricked 'Asma by telling her Mohammed would be pleased if she said she took refuge in Allah from Mohammed. al-Tabari vol.39 p.188-190
Some thought Mohammed married al-Ash'ath, but that is false according to al-Tabari vol.39 p.190
Mention of 'Asma bint Nu'man. al-Tabari vol.39 p.190
Mary/Mariyah the Copt was from the governor of Alexandria. al-Tabari vol.39 p.193
Claim that Mary became a Muslim, but Mohammed still kept her as a slave rather than a regular wife. al-Tabari vol.39 p.194
Mohammed "had intercourse with her [Mary] by virtue of her being his property." al-Tabari vol.39 p.194. Footnote 845 explains, "That is, Mariyah was ordered to veil herself as did the Prophet's wives, but he did not marry her."
Mohammed asked forgiveness for sins. al-Tabari vol.39 p.195-196
Umm Hani is inconsistent on whether of not she became a Muslim before or after Mohammed asked her to marry him. al-Tabari vol.39 p.197 and footnote 857 p.197
Some people were converted to Islam against their will when Mecca was conquered. al-Tabari vol.39 p.197
Mohammed definitely had a sense of humor. Umm Ayman, the Prophet's client [i.e. slave whom it was lawful for him to spend the night with]. According to al-Husayn ... Umm Ayman: [One] night the Prophet got up and urinated in the corner of the house into an earthenware vessel. During the night I got up, and being thirsty, I drank what was in the vessel, not noticing [anything]. When the Prophet got up in the morning he said 'O Umm Ayman, take that earthenware vessel and pour away its content.' I said 'By God, I drank what was in it.' The Prophet laughed until his molar teeth showed, then said 'After this you will never have a bellyache.'" al-Tabari vol.39 p.199
Umaymah heard Mohammed say, "wine is the mother of all sins." al-Tabari vol.39 p.200
Umm al-fadl, Maymunah's sister, was the first woman to embrace Islam afte Khadijah. al-Tabari vol.39 p.201
Khalid bin al-Walid's mother was Lubabah. al-Tabari vol.39 p.202
A woman who takes off her clothes anywhere but in her home (such as a public bath) disgraces herself before God. al-Tabari vol.39 p.205
Once 'Ali had a sickness and Mohammed visited him. al-Tabari vol.39 p.206
702/703 A.D. (83 A.H.) death of ibn al-Ash'ath at the Battle of Maskan. al-Tabari vol.39 p.209
Shamir bin Dhi al-Jawshan was one who killed Husayn. Yet he was considered a Successor and traditions were transmitted from him. al-Tabari vol.39 footnote 912 p.211
Muslims also believed that Pharaoh killed the Israelite boys and let the girls live. al-Tabari vol.39 p.212
The Saffriyah were a Kharijite sect. al-Tabari vol.39 p.217
Once after Yemen suffered from a great flood, they found a great tomb of a man. al-Tabari vol.39 p.219
Yunus burned all of Hasan's writings, except for one notebook. al-Tabari vol.39 p.225
Al-Hasan believed in free will and others quarreled with him. al-Tabari vol.39 p.226-227
Malik bin Dinar of Kabul made copies of the Qur'an for a living. al-Tabari vol.39 p.237
'Asim bin Abi al-Najud al-Asadi (='Asim bin Bahdalah) "was a reliable [transmitter] (thiqah), but he erred a lot." Footnote 1048 says he did not intend to lie, which makes him a reliable transmitter. al-Tabari vol.39 p.238
Yahya bin Abi Athir used "tadlis". Tadlis was tampering with chains of transmission (isnad), such as hiding the name of the source, citing someone without having heard him, or changing names. al-Tabari vol.39 and footnote 1056 p.240
Opposition to the Hanafites. al-Tabari vol.39 p.252-253
Al-Bahili was not a trusted transmitter. al-Tabari vol.39 p.256
Reliability: Umma: Ja'far al-Mansur said, "I have decided to take the books you have written' - meaning the Muwatta - 'and have several copies made of them. I shall then send a copy to every Islamic city and order the people to acdt according to what is written in this book, not to turn from it to any other, and to abandon everything else of this science [of religious law], which is innovation. For I have come to realize that the authentic knowledge [of religious law] is that possessed and transmitted by the people of Medina. I [Malik] said: ' O Commander of the Faithful, do not do this, for [various] views and traditions [ahadith] have already reached the public, and people have transmitted material in various ways. Eveyr community adheres to those of the different opinions and lessons that have reached it first; it follows thses and holds them. It is difficult to make people renounce their beliefs, so leave them as they are, and let the people of every city choose for themselves.' Al-Mansur said, 'Upon my soul, had you agreed with me in this, I would have ordered it.'" al-Tabari vol.39 p.262
'Abdalah bin al-Mubarak said, "We transmit what the Jews and the Christians say, but we cannot transmit what the Jahmiyyah [or Djahmiyya] say." While Muslims acknowledge that God sits on a throne above seven heavens, the Jahmiyyah denied that God has a local presence, and said God is everywhere. al-Tabari vol.39 and footnote 1173 p.263-264
'Abd al-Rahman admitted that he began to hate 'Ali when 'Ali doled out allowances and did not give him any. al-Tabari vol.39 p.270
Kumayl was one who besieged 'Uthman. al-Tabari vol.39 p.270
Abu Nadrah participated in the revolt of Ibn al-Ash'ath. al-Tabari vol.39 p.271
Al-Musayyib died in the battle of 'Ayn al-Wardah with the Repenters (tawabun) who had repented of deserting al-Husayn bin 'Ali. al-Tabari vol.39 p.274
Wives: 'Ali and a concubine of his had a daughter named Fatimah. al-Tabari vol.39 and footnote 1264 p.278
Mohammed's daughter Zaynab was married to Abu al-;As bin al-Rabi. al-Tabari vol.39 p.282
Thabit bin Zayd bin Qays, of the Banu al-Harith of the al0Khazraj was one of the six who collected the Qur'an. al-Tabari vol.39 p.284
Mention of Umm Salamah bint Abi Umayyah bin al-Mughirah, Umm Hani' bint Abi Talib bin 'Abd al-Muttalib., Umm Habibah, Umm Sharik, Umm Ayman (=Barakah), a client (slave-girl) of the prophet. al-Tabari vol.39 p.287
Ubayy bin Ka'b (Ubai bin Ka'b) was a secretary of Mohammed's who had a knowledge eof the ancient scriptures (i.e. the Old Testament and Gospels). al-Tabari vol.39 footnote 1309 p.289
Mention as a historical person of Adi bin Hatim al-Jawad (the generous) al-Ta'i. (Hatim Ta'i). al-Tabari vol.39 p.297
A client is like a slave but voluntary. al-Tabari vol.39 p.300
Al-Tabari mixed up two different people here. al-Tabari vol.39 p.310
Talhah's son, named Mohammed, was also killed at the Battle of the Camel. al-Tabari vol.39 p.315
'Ata bin Yasar was a man who was a client of Maymunah. al-Tabari vol.39 p.317
Clients of Umm Salamah were Nabhan (=Abu Yahya) and Ma'in bin Ujayl(=Abu Qudamah) al-Tabari vol.39 p.320
There were at least five other Muslims In Abu Bakr's time and later called Abu Bakr. al-Tabari vol.39 p.324,326,326,333,334


The Qur'an

(716 entries)


You can find three translations of the Qir'an (Yusuf Ali, Pickthall, Shakir) at


Quotes are from Yusuf 'Ali's revised translation, unless otherwise noted.


Preliminary Stats

The number of letters in the Qur'an is:

323,015 - says 'Ata ibn Yasar

321,530 - says Yahya ibn al-Harith al-Khamari

The difference between these two is 0.5%. (The Fihrist p.62)


The number of verses in the Qur'an is:

6,170 - according to 'Ata ibn Yasar

6,226 - according to Yahya ibn al-Harith al-Khamari.

The difference between these two is 1%.

6,210 - according to Ubayy/Ubai bin Ka'b

(All from The Fihrist p.62)

6,237 - as 'Abdullah Yusuf 'Ali has the verses. We will assume this number for the following calculations.




Verses on this topic

Signs subtotal


Signs of Allah (or Evidence)








Moses, Aaron, Pharaoh


David and Solomon


Hud and the people of 'Ad


Saleh/Salih and the people of Thamud


Shu'aib, people of Madyan [Midian]


Jews and Christians subtotal

6 %

People of the Book


Partners with Allah


No children of Allah


Misc Subtotal


Hell, grievous penalty, etc


Fighting, battles, war booty


Women, divorce, marriage




Sura 1: Al-Fatihah (The Opening) at Mecca 7 verses
Women. - none in Sura 1
Not those who do go astray Sura 1:7
Vain repetition prayer is not valid except with the recitation of fatiha al Kitab [Sura 1] Abu Dawud vol.1 no.818-821 and footnotes 371-373 p.208-209; vol.1 no.822 p.210
Sura 1:7 mentioned in Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.833 p.502
Sura 2: Sura Al-Baqarah (The Cow) at Medina in 2 A.H. 286 verses

Sign(s) of Allah. Sura 2:39, 41, 61, 87, 92, 99, 118, 129, 145, 151, 158, 159, 164, 185, 186, 189, 209, 211, 213, 219, 221, 242, 248, 252, 253 (2x), 259, 266
Mention of People of the Book (Jews and Christians). Sura 2:40-79, 83-102,105, 108, 109, 111, 112, 113, 120, 121, 122, 132-135, 137-139, 140, 144-146, 159, 165, 172-176, 188, 211, 213, 246, 250, 251
Joining partners or helpers with Allah. Sura 2:23,107, 165
Allah has no children. Sura 2:116
Hell / Hellfire / the penalty. Sura 2:24, 39, 61, 80, 81, 104, 119, 126, 162, 165, 166, 174, 201, 206, 217, 257, 275
Fighting / war. Sura 2:190, 191, 193, 194, 217, 218, 244, 246
Women. Sura 2:49, 221-223, 226-237, 240-241, 282
- 169 places
Sura 2 starts with Arabic letters "ALM". There is no meaning to them today.
Steadfast in prayer. Sura 2:3
The heart of some was diseased and Allah has increased their disease. Sura 2:10
A raincloud simile. Sura 2:19
Can anyone produce a sura like it? Sura 2:23; 11:13
Fear the fire. Sura 2:24
Allah disdains not to use the similitude of things. Sura 2:26
Seven firmaments (heavens). Sura 2:29
The angels all were to bow to Adam but Iblis (Satan) refused. Sura 2:34
Adam and Eve could not eat from the tree, but Satan made them slip. Sura 2:35-36
Pharaoh slaughtered the Israelite sons and let the women live. Sura 2:49
The Egyptians were drowned in the sea. Sura 2:50
40 nights for Moses, but the Israelites worshipped the calf. Sura 2:51,54
Allah gave Moses the scripture and criterion. Sura 2:53
Transgressors among the Israelites changes the words given them, so Allah sent the transgressing Israelites a (one) plague. (Apparently this was one of the plagues in Moses' time. Sura 2:59-60
Sura 2:62 says, "Those who believe (in the Qur'an). Those who follow the Jewish (scriptures), And the Sabians and the Christians,- any who believe in Allah and the Last Day, and work Righteousness, - on them shall be no fear, nor shall they grieve."
Allah turned some Sabbath-breakers into apes. This became an example in their own time. Sura 2:65
Allah commanded Moses to sacrifice a heifer (bull). Sura 2:69-71
Some people's hearts became like rock. Sura 2:74
Some people (Jews of Medina?), "Hear the Word of Allah, and perverted it knowingly after they understood it." It does not say they corrupted the Bible, only that they perverted what they understood. Sura 2:75
Some made up their own scriptures and called it the Word of God. Sura 2:79
There are some who seek to abide in the fire (forever) and others abide in the garden (forever). Sura 2:81,82
Some [evildoers] believed only part of the book and rejected the rest. Sura 2:85
God gave Moses the Book and Jesus the signs. Sura 2:87
Moses came with the signs, but they still worshipped the calf. Sura 2:92,93
Mention of the angels Gabriel and Michael. Sura 2:97,98
Mention of the Holy Spirit. Sura 2:87
Mention of Michael. Sura 2:98
People of the Book threw the Book (their book?) behind their backs. Sura 2:101
Mention of Solomon. Sura 2:98
Two angels (Harut and Marut) taught men evil magic at Babylon. Sura 2:102
Allah does not abrogate but he provides something better. Sura 2:106
Allah has neither partners nor helpers. Sura 2:107
Mention of Moses. Sura 2:108
It is false that only a Jew or Christian will enter Paradise. Sura 2:111
God is all-pervading, all-knowing. Sura 115
God has not begotten a Son. Sura 2:116
God spoke Creation into existence. Sura 2:117
Allah preferred the Jews to all others for his message. Sura 2:122
Abraham and Ishmael consecrated the house [Ka'aba] Sura 2:125,127
Mention of Abraham. Sura 2:130
Do not distinguish between the prophets. Sura 2:136
Muslims have the same God as Jews and Christians. Sura 2:139,140
God is most Gracious. Sura 2:163
Ramadan. Sura 2:185
Fight in the cause of Allah those who fight you, but do not transgress. Sura 2:190,193
Complete the Hajj or 'Umra pilgrimage. Sura 2:196
Mention of the heavenly Garden. Sura 2:214
Fighting is prescribed for you, even though you may dislike it. Sura 2:216
Muslims were exiled. Sura 2:218
Wine and gambling are sins. Sura 2:219
"Do not marry polytheistic women until they have become true believers. For a woman who is a true believe is better than a woman who is a polytheist, even should you find the latter greatly pleasing. Furthermore, do not permit your women to marry polytheistic men until they have become true believers. For a man who is a true believer is better than a man who is a polytheist, even should you find the latter greatly pleasing... Sura 2:221 (quote from Women In Islam p.53)
No sex with menstruating women. Sura 2:222
If one takes a vow to do abstain from his wife, he must wait four months. Sura 2:226
Mention of a mustahil. Sura 2:230
One of God's past signs was restoring thousands to life. Sura 2:243
"Then fight in the cause of God, and know that God hears and knows all things." Sura 2:244
Mention of Talut [Saul] as king over them who fought Goliath's armies. Sura 2:247,249
Mention of David and Goliath. Sura 2:249-251
Mention of Jesus' apostles. Sura 2:253
God is eternal and self-sustaining. Sura 2:235; 3:2
Let there be no compulsion in religion. Sura 2:256
The companions of the fire dwell therein (forever). Sura 2:257
God caused a man to die, and after 100 years raised him to life. The man did not any consciousness during those 100 years, but thought it was just a night. Sura 2:259
Mention of Abraham. Sura 2:260
Usury is forbidden. Sura 2:275-276
Regular prayer. Sura 2:277
They were to make to war on those who do not give up usury, even if they claimed to be Muslims. Sura 2:279
Need the witness of two men, or one man and two women. Sura 2:282
Make no distinction between apostles. Sura 2:285
Variation in Sura 2:58 Abu Dawud vol.3 footnote 3413 p.1121
There are no abrogated verses except where something better or similar is given. Bukhari vol.6 no.8 p.10 quoting from Sura 2:106
Interpretation and translation of Sura 2:117 al-Tabari vol.1 p.225-226
Quote of a part of Sura 2:144. Abu Dawud 1040 p.268
Context of Sura 2:144 Abu Dawud says that Muslims faced Jerusalem for 13 months. Abu Dawud vol.1 no.507 p.131-132. However, Abu Dawud vol.1 footnote 206 p.132 says Abu Dawud is wrong here. Bukhari, Sahih Muslim, and Nasa'i say 16 or 17 months.
Context of Sura 2:185,187. Abu Dawud vol.1 no.506 p.132
Variation: Abu Yunus the freed slave of 'Aisha transcribed a copy of the Qur'an for 'Aisha. It was a little bit different in Sura 2:208. "Abu Yunus, the freed slave of 'A'isha said: 'A'isha (Allah be pleased with her) ordered me to transcribe a copy of the Qur'an for her and said: When you reach this verse: 'Guard the prayers and the middle prayer' (2:28) inform me; so when I reached it, I informed her and she gave me dictation (like this): Guard the prayer and the middle prayer and the afternoon prayer, and stand up truly obedient to Allah. 'A'isha (Allah be please with her) said: This is how I have heard from the Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him)" Sunan Nasa'i vol.1 no.475 p.340
Context of Sura 2:219 Abu Dawud vol.3 no.3662 p.1041
When the Banu Nadir were expelled, Sura 2:256 was revealed: "Let there be no compulsion in religion." Abu Dawud 2:2676 footnote 2033 p.743
Sura 2:80 was abrogated (repealed) Abu Dawud 2:2863 footnote 2262 p.807
Sura 2:184 is abrogated. Abu Dawud 2:2308. Also ibid footnote 1636 p.632.
Sura 3: Sura Al-i-'Imran (House of 'Imran) - 2-3 A.H. at Medina, 200 verses

Sign(s) of Allah. Sura 3:3, 11, 13, 19, 21, 41, 49 (2x), 50, 58, 70, 86, 97, 98, 103, 105, 108, 112, 113, 118, 164, 183, 184, 190, 199
Speaking of people of the Book (Jews and Christians) Sura 3:3, 7, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 64-79, 81, 82, 93, 98, 99, 100, 110-114, 119, 199
Hell/ Hellfire 3:3, 10, 12, 16, 24, 56, 88, 91, 103, 106, 131, 158, 162, 181, 185, 188, 191, 192, 197
Fighting / was: Sura 3:111, 142-144, 146, 152, 153, 154, 155, 157, 165-170, 172, 173, 185, 188, 191, 192, 197
Women - none in Sura 3
115 places
Sura 3 starts with the Arabic letters ALM. There is no meaning to them today.
Allah sent down the Law of Moses and the Gospel of Jesus. Sura 3:3
Allah sent down the Book. Sura 3:7
Some meanings are allegorical. Sura 3:7
Islam: A. Yusuf Ali's note: means submission to God's will. Sura 3:19
A portion of the people of the Book said that "Fire shall not touch us but for a few numbered days", but their forgeries deceive them. Sura 3:23
Do not take as friends or helpers unbelievers rather than believers. Sura 3:28
God chose Adam, Noah, and the families of Abraham and 'Imran above all people. Sura 3:33
A woman of 'Imran was the mother of Mary. Sura 3:35-36
Yahya [John] was a witness of a word from God. Sura 3:39
Zechariah was given a sign that he could not speak for three days. Sura 3:40-41
Jesus was a word from God. Sura 3:41
Virgin birth: No man had touched Mary mother of Jesus. Sura 3:47; 19:20,22; 21:91; 66:12
Jesus will speak in childhood and maturity. Sura 3:46
Sura 3:48 says, "And Allah will teach him [Jesus] the book and Wisdom, the Torah, and the Gospel." Jesus was sent "confirming the Torah that had come before him" in Sura 5:46. For a Muslim to deny this would be to deny the Qur'an itself.
While the Qur'anic commentator Abdullah Yusuf Ali tries to say the Biblical Gospel today is not the Injil (Gospel) meant in the Qur'an, the Qur'anic commentator Fazlur Rahman contradicts him. Jesus was taught the Gospel according to Sura 3:48, and Christians are the people of the Gospel in Sura 5:46. Finally, 'Aisha contradicts Yusuf Ali in Bukhari vol.4 no.605 and Sahih Muslim vol.1 no.301 p.98, where she tells that Khadija took Mohammed to a Christian convert who used to read the Gospels in Arabic.
A living bird out of clay was a sign from the Lord. Sura 3:49
The people were supposed to obey Jesus. Sura 3:50
Jesus attested to the Law before him, and made lawful some things that were not lawful. Sura 3:50
The disciples followed Jesus (excepting Judas) and said they were Muslims. Sura 3:52-53; 61:14
Allah is the best of schemers/deceivers. Sura 3:54
Allah raised Jesus up, unto Himself according to Sura 3:55; 4:158. Abdullah Yusuf Ali says there is some difference of opinion on this, but the generally accepted view is that Jesus ascended into Heaven. Certainly that fits Muslim theology more than Jesus was raised from the dead.
Jesus was a type of Adam. Sura 3:59
The Qur'an is disputing with the people of the Book. Sura 3:63-75
"Say: O People of the Book! Come to common terms as between us and you: that we worship none but Allah; that we associate no partners with Him; that we erect not, from among ourselves Lords and patrons other than Allah." Sura 3:64
God gave the prophets a Book and wisdom. Sura 3:81
Abraham, Isaac, Ishmael, Jacob, Moses, Jesus, and the prophets were from Allah. Sura 3:84
"Behold! Allah took the covenant of the prophets, Saying 'I give you a book and wisdom: then comes to you a messenger, confirming what is with you; do ye believe in him and render, him help.' Allah said: 'Do ye agree, and take this my Covenant as binding on you?' They said: 'We agree.' He said: 'Then bear witness, and I am with you among the witnesses.'" Sura 3.81.
All food was lawful to the Children of Israel, except what they themselves made unlawful, before the Law of Moses was revealed. Sura 3:93
The first house of worship was Bekka [The Ka'ba] Sura 3:96
All the People of the Book are not the same. Some rehearse the signs of God all night long. Sura 3:113
Take not into your intimacy those outside your ranks. Sura 3:118
God helped them at Badr. Sura 3:123
"Fear the fire, which is prepared for those who reject the faith." Sura 3:131
No one can forgive sins except God. Sura 3:135
Gardens of God. Sura 3:136, 185, 198
No soul can die except by Allah's leave. The day is fixed as if by writing. Sura 3:145
God is full of grace to those who believe. Sura 3:152
Whatever someone covetously withheld will be tied to their necks like a twisted collar. Sura 3:180
Jews and Christians were to make God's word known to all mankind -Sura 3:187
"Then if they reject thee, So were rejected messengers before thee, who came with clear signs, and the scriptures and the book of enlightenment." The footnote says that scriptures (zubur) may refer to all of the Bible or just Psalms. Sura 3:184
"And remember Allah took a Covenant from the people of the book, to make it known and clear to mankind, and not to hide it; but they threw it away behind their backs, and purchased with it some miserable gain! And vile was the bargain they made!" in Sura 3:187. While this Sura criticizes some who were called people of the book, it does not in any way criticize the book God gave mankind.
Context of Sura 3:186. It was given right before ordering the assassination of Ka'b bin al-Ashraf. Abu Dawud 2:2994 footnote 2419 p.850
Sura 4: Sura An-Nisa (The Women) - 5-6 A.H. at Medina 176 verses

Sign(s) of Allah. Sura 4:56, 153, 155
Mention of Jews and Christians Sura 4:44-47, 49-55, 123, 127, 131, 153, 159-162, 171
No partners with Allah. Sura 4:36, 48 (2x), 116, 123
Hell / Hellfire Sura 4:10, 14, 30, 55, 56, 93, 97, 102, 115, 121, 137, 138, 140, 145, 151, 161, 169-forever, 173
Fighting / war. Sura 4:74-78, 84, 89-93, 95, 101-104, 141
Women. Sura 4:3-7, 11-12, 15, 19-25, 34-36, 43, 129-130, 176
- 84 places
Sura 4:3 says men may have at most four wives, except that in Sura 33:50 Mohammed had an exception for himself.
Command to marry 2, 3, or 4 women does not explicitly state no more, though it is universally understood that way. Sura 4:3
Male gets same inheritance as two females. Sura 4:11
If a wife dies, the husband gets half of it. However, if there is at least one child, the husband gets 1/4. If a husband dies, the wife gets 1/4. However, if there is a child, the wife gets only 1/8. Sura 4:12
Mention of Gardens of Paradise. Sura 4:13,57
If a woman is guilty of lewdness, she should be confined to their houses until death. Sura 4:15
Homosexuality: If two men are guilty of lewdness, punish the both. But if the repent and amend, leave them both. Sura 4:16
Cannot inherit women against their will. (Probably does not refer to slaves) Sura 4:19
Prohibited marriages. Sura 4:22-23
"Also (prohibited are) women already married, except those whom your right hands possess...." Sura 4:24. (A. Yusuf 'Ali's translation)
Sura 4:25 "If any of you have not the means wherewith to wed free believing women, They may wed believing Girls from among those Whom your right hands possess..."
Sura 4:34 says women whom the husband fears disloyalty and ill-conduct, admonish them, refuse their beds, and beat/scourge them. The Arabic word "beat" or "scourge" does not mean tap lightly; it is the same word used to beat a violent criminal or a camel. Mohammed himself once deliberately struck 'Aisha "on the chest which caused me pain", according to Sahih Muslim vol.2 book 4 no.2127 p.462. If a husband is remiss, the Qur'an never says the wife is to have her husband beaten.
You must wash before prayer. However, if you returned from a call of nature, or have been in contact with women, and there is no water, you can just use clean sand or earth. Sura 4:34
"O ye People of the Book! Believe in what We have (now) revealed, confirming what was already with you, before We change the face and fame of some (of you) beyond all recognition,..." Sura 4:47.
Mohammed alleged the Qur'an confirmed what they already had. -Sura 4:47
Changes: The Jews were supposed to keep the Sabbath. Sura 4:47
Those who reject Our [Allah's] Signs, We shall soon cast into the Fire as often as their skins are roasted through, Allah shall give them new skins for more punishment. Sura 4:56
Use of Our and We (2 times) for Allah. This is called the "royal we" and does not mean Allah was a plurality. Sura 4:56
Fighting for Allah. Sura 4:74-78
"Wherever ye are, death will find you out, even if ye are in towers built up strong and high!" Sura 4:78
"Do they not ponder on the Qur'an? Had it been from other Than Allah, they would surely Have found therein Much discrepancy." Sura 4:82
Return a courteous greeting courteously. Sura 4:86
Slay apostates/renegades from Islam. Sura 4:89
Take not as friends those who reject the faith. Sura 4:89
A believer should never kill a Believer, but if it happens, one should free a [Muslim] believing slave and pay compensation. Sura 4:92
If a man kills a believer intentionally he will abide in Hell (forever). Sura 4:93
Allah does not forgive the sin of joining other gods with Him, but He forgives as He pleases other sins that things. Sura 4:116
"(The pagans), leaving Him, call but upon female deities: they call but upon Satan the persistent rebel!" Sura 4:117
God took Abraham as a friend. Sura 4:125
To God belongs all things in the heavens and the earth. Sura 4:126,131
Do not take as friends Unbelievers rather than believers. Sura 4:144
Sura 4:150-151 "Those who deny Allah and his messengers, and wish to separate between Allah and his messengers, Saying: 'We believe in some but reject others': and wish to take a course midway, (151) They are in truth unbelievers;..."
Changes: The Jews were not to transgress the Sabbath. Sura 4:154
"That they said (in boast), "We killed Christ Jesus the son of Mary, the Apostle of God"; but they killed him not, nor crucified him, but so if was made to appear to them, and those who differ therein are full of doubts with no certain) knowledge, but only conjecture to follow, for of a surety they killed him not - Nay, God raised him up unto Himself; and God is Exalted in Power, Wise -" Sura 4:157-158
All the people of the Book must believe in him before his death. On the Day of Judgment Jesus will be a witness against them.
Mention of inspiration given to Noah, Abraham, Ismail, Isaac, Jacob, the Tribes, Jesus, Job, Jonah, Aaron, and Solomon, and to David we gave the Psalms. Sura 4:163
Eternal: "Those who reject the faith and do wrong - God will not forgive them nor guide them to any way - Except the way of Hell, to dwell therein forever: and this to God is easy." Sura 4:168-169
"O People of the Book! Commit no excesses in your religion: nor say of God aught but truth. Christ Jesus the son of Mary was (no more than) an Apostle of God, and His Word, which He bestowed on Mary, and a Spirit proceeding from Him: so believe in God and His Apostles. Say not "Trinity": desist: it will be better for you: for God is One God: Glory be to Him: (for Exalted is He) above having a son. To Him belong all things in the heavens and on earth. And enough is God as a disposer of affairs." Sura 4:171
Mistranslation: Yusuf 'Ali has "Christ Jesus the son of Mary was (no more than) a messenger of Allah, and His Word, which he bestowed on Mary, and a Spirit proceeding from Him:...". It really says, "the messenger" not "a messenger". The Arabic is "Innamâ al-masîhu `îsâ bnu maryam rasûlu llâhi wa kalimatuhu alqâhâ ilâ
maryama wa rûhun minhu" A messenger would be "rasûlun li-llâhi", and the messenger is "rasûlu llâhi"). Ditto for "the word of Him" instead of "a word of Him" "Rasuwluhi is "his messenger".
Christ did not disdain to worship God. Sura 4:172
Inheritance rules. If a man dies with only a sister, the sister gets half of his inheritance. If a woman dies leaving only a brother, the brother shall get all of her inheritance. If there is a mixture of surviving brothers and sisters, the males get twice as much. Sura 4:176
Context of Sura 4:11 Abu Dawud 2:2885 footnote 2302 p.816
Context of Sura 4:33. Abu Dawud 2:2916 2917 footnote 2332-2335 p.824
Context of Sura 4:65 Abu Dawud vol.3 no.3630 p.1032
Sura 4:88 was first said on the way to the Battle of Uhud. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 36 no.6684-6686 p.1457
Context of Sura 4:176 Abu Dawud 2:2880 and footnote 2295 p.814-815
Sura 5: Sura Al-Ma'idah (The Table Spread) - at Medina 120 verses
(Sura 5:3 was added later in Mecca)

Sign(s) of Allah. Sura 5:10, 44, 86, 89, 110, 115
Mention of Jews and Christians Sura 5:12, 13, 14, 15, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 32, 41, 42, 44, 47, 51, 59, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 72, 73, 75, 77, 78, 82
No partners joined with Allah. Sura 5:72
Hell / fire / grievous penalty Sura 5:10, 29, 37, 41, 72, 80, 86, 94
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 5
Fighting / war: Sura 5:23, 33, 54, 64
Women. Sura 5:5
- 56 places
Muslims are not to eat dead meat, blood, flesh of swine, or food which the name of another god has been invoked on it. But, if anyone is forced from hunger, with no inclination of transgression, Allah is merciful. Sura 5:3
God bestowed His grace. Sura 5:23
One of the sons of Adam murdered the other. Sura 5:27-30
The punishment of those who wage war against God and His Apostle [Mohammed] is execution or crucifixion, or the cutting off of hands and feet from opposite sides, or exile from the land - except for those who repent before they fall into your power. Sura 5:33-34
Eternal: "Their wish will be to get out of the Fire, but never will they get out. their penalty will be one that endures." Sura 5:37
Cut off the hands of a male or female thief. Sura 5:38
The Jews are men who will listen to any lie. Sura 5:41
The Jews will devour anything forbidden. Sura 5:42
We [Allah] revealed the law (to Moses); therein was guidance and Light Sura 5:45
We [Allah] ordained therein for them [the Israelites] 'Life for life, eye for eye, nose for nose, ear for ear, tooth for tooth, and wounds equal for equal.'" Sura 5:45
Sura 5:46 - "And in their [the prophets'] footsteps we sent Jesus the son of Mary, confirming the Torah that had come before him: we sent him the gospel; therein was guidance and light. And confirmation of the Torah that had come before him: a guidance and an admonition to those who fear Allah" Now this verse of the Qur'an is quite remarkable. If God sent Jesus to confirm the Torah (first five books of the Bible's Old Testament), then at least in Jesus' time, the Torah that people could read and Jesus could confirm was the same Torah God sent.
Sura 5:47 goes on to say "Let the People of the Gospel Judge by what Allah hath revealed Therein...." If the People of the Gospel are to judge by what God has revealed in the Gospel, then how can the Gospel they are to judge by not be the Gospel God told them to judge by?
Sura 5:48 says, "To thee (People of the Book) We [Allah] sent the scripture in truth, confirming the scripture that came before it, and guarding it in safety: so judge between them by what Allah hath revealed, and follow not their vain desires, diverging from the truth that hath come to thee....". If you are a Muslim who disagrees with these words, then how does Allah differentiate between His words, which He allows devout worshippers to learn only in corrupted form, and His words that remain uncorrupted?
Sura 5:49 also says to judge by the scriptures.
No friends: "O ye who believe! Take not the Jews and the Christians for your friends and protectors: they are but friends and protectors to each other. And he amongst you that turns to them (for friendship) is of them. Verily God guides not a people unjust." Sura 5:51
Allah transformed some into apes and swine (pigs). Sura 5:60
While the Qur'an says Jews and Christians were hypocrites (Sura 5:61-63) who perverted what they heard (Sura 2:75), the Qur'an never says every copy of God's scriptures were corrupted. As a matter of fact, Christians are called the people of the Gospel in Sura 5:46. Since Sura 5:47 says, "Let the People of the Gospel Judge by what Allah hath revealed Therein...." it acknowledges that the gospels, at least in Mohammed's time, contained the truth. Mohammed was read the gospels in Arabic according to his wife 'Aisha in Bukhari vol.4 no.605.
The Qur'an says some people of the Book were hypocrites (Sura 5:61-63) and perverted what they heard. However, it never said that God's word, given to the people of the Book, was changed. God has the power to give His word, and God has the power to guard His word in safety from corruption.
People who says God is one of three in a Trinity blaspheme God. Sura 5:73
"Christ the son of Mary was no more than an Apostle; many were the Apostles that passed away before him. His mother was a woman of truth." Sura 5:75
"Strongest among men in enmity to the believers wilt thou find the Jews and pagans; and nearest among them in love to the believers wilt thou find those who say 'We are Christians': because amongst these are men devoted to learning. And men who have renounced the world, and they are not arrogant." Sura 5:82. The footnote says this does not refer to everyone who calls himself a Christian, but sincere Christians.
Mention of Gardens of bliss. Sura 5:85
"O ye who believe! Intoxicants and gambling, (dedication of) stones, and (divination by) arrows, are an abomination, of Satan's handiwork: eschew such (abomination), that ye may prosper. Sura 5:90
Some people lost faith on account of asking questions. Sura 5:102
Jesus spoke to the people in childhood and maturity. Sura 5:110
Allah strengthened Jesus with the holy spirit. Sura 5:110
"Behold, I [Allah] taught thee [Jesus] the Book and Wisdom, the Law and the Gospel." Sura 5:110
Jesus made a clay bird that miraculously came to life. Sura 5:110
Allah inspired the disciples to have faith in Allah and his apostle [Jesus]. Sura 5:111
Allah sent down to Jesus' disciples a table from heaven set with food. Sura 5:111-115
"And behold! Allah will say: 'O Jesus the son of Mary! Didst thou say unto men, 'Take me and my mother For two gods beside Allah''?..." Sura 5:116 People reading this could get the impression that the Trinity includes Mary, but the Trinity is no such thing. People could also get the mistaken impression that the Trinity teaches three separate gods, but the Trinity teaches no such thing either. Rather Jesus was one of the three Persons of the Trinity of God, but not a separate God.
"And behold! God will say 'O Jesus the son of Mary! Didst thou say unto men, 'Worship me and my mother as gods in derogation of God'? He will say: 'Glory to Three! Never could I say what I had no right (to say). Had I said such a thing, Thou wouldst indeed have known it. Thou knowest what is in my heart, though I know not what is in Thine." Sura 5:116. See also Sura 5:117
Jesus told Allah that Allah knows in full all that is hidden. Sura 5:116
Context of Sura 5:109 Abu Dawud vol.3 no.3599 p.1024
Context of Sura 5:45,53 Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4479 p.1257
Sura 6: Sura Al-An'am (The Cattle) - Late Meccan 165 verses
(Sura 6:20 earlier in Mecca)

Sign(s) of Allah. Sura 6:4, 21, 25, 33, 37 (2x), 39, 46, 49, 54, 55, 57, 68, 93, 96, 97, 98, 99, 105, 109 (2x), 118, 124, 126, 150, 157 (2x), 158 (2x)
Mention of Jews and Christians Sura 6:20, 81, 89, 91, 92, 114, 146, 157, 159
No partners joined with Allah. Sura 6:19, 22, 23, 41, 71, 78, 79, 80, 81, 88, 106, 136 (2x), 137, 148, 151, 161, 163
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 6:12, 15, 16, 27, 40, 47, 70, 93, 124, 128, 137, 147, 157
Attributing children to God. Sura 6:100, 101
Fighting / War Sura 6:65
- 72 places
Was the first to bow to God Abraham in Sura 6:14, or was Moses the first to believe in Sura 7:143? If they were Muslims before Mohammed, then either they were Muslims without the Qur'an, or Allah's Qur'an was lost or corrupted.
There are no animals on earth or flying in the heavens, that does not also have communities like men do, according to Sura 6:38.
Not a leaf falls without God's knowledge. Sura 6:59
Angels take a person's soul at death. Sura 6:61
Leave alone those who take their religion to be mere plat and amusement. Sura 6:70
Abraham's father Azar worshipped idols. Sura 6:74
Abraham called a star, the moon, and the son his Lord. Sura 6:76-78
Day, night, sun, moon, and stars, creation of life, are Signs of Allah. Sura 6:76-78
God guided Isaac, Jacob, Noah, David, Solomon, Job, Joseph, Moses, Aaron, Zakariya (=Zechariah), John, Jesus, and Elias (=Elijah) Sura 6:84-86. These prophets were given the book. Sura 6:90
Joining other god with Allah makes what they did for Allah in vain. Sura 6:88
Sura 6:91 "No just estimate of Allah do they make when they say: 'Nothing doth Allah send down to man (by way of revelation)': say 'Who then sent down the book which Moses brought? - a light and guidance to man;..."
Mother of Cities (apparently Mecca) Sura 6:92
Some made the jinns (genies) equal to Allah, even though Allah created the jinns. (thus jinns really exist). Sura 6:100
Some say God has sons and daughters. Sura 6:100
Do not revile those that are called on besides Allah, or out of ignorance they will revile Allah. Sura 6:108
Predestination: God wills to guide some and some to leave straying. Sura 6:125
They will have a home of peace, and the Lord will be their Friend. Sura 6:127
God had willed that some pagans continue to destruction. Sura 6:137
All meat OK to eat except dead, bloody, swine, or the name of a false god invoked on it. If a person eats by necessity, without willful disobedience, Allah is forgiving. Sura 6:145
Changes: Allah forbade to the Jews animals with undivided hoot, fat of ox and sheep. Sura 6:146
Allah gave Moses the book. Sura 6:154
Variation: Sura 6:160a (6:159a in Yusuf 'Ali): "...sects, I am not of them in anything;" (in 'Uthman's time) vs. "...sects, thou hast No part in them in the least:" al-Tabari vol.15 p.181 and footnote 323.
Sura 7: Sura Al-A'raf (The Heights) - Late Meccan 206 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: Sura 7:9, 26, 32, 35, 36, 37, 40, 51, 58, 64, 72, 73 (2x), 85, 101, 103, 105, 106, 126, 132, 133, 136, 146 (2x), 147, 156, 174, 175, 176 (2x), 177, 182
Mention of Jews and Christians. Sura 7:52, 160-170
No partners joined with Allah. Sura 7:33, 37, 190, 191, 194, 195
Hell / Hellfire / grievous punishment Sura 7:9, 18, 36, 38 (2x), 39, 41, 44, 47, 50, 53, 59, 73, 99, 178, 179
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 7-
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 7
Women - none in Sura 7
- 66 places -
Start with the meaningless Arabic letters ALMS. Sura 7:1
Allah told the angels to bow to Adam, and all did except Iblis [Satan]. Sura 7:11
Adam and Eve forbidden to eat from the tree, and Satan tempted them. Sura 7:19-20
Do not say things about God for which you have no knowledge. Sura 7:33.
Those who reject Our signs, are companions of the fire to dwell therein (forever). Sura 7:36
Allah's punishment seems capricious. Men and jinns go into the fire. Whenever a people in Hellfire ask that it be doubled for someone else, Allah will double it for all. Sura 7:38
Some took religion for amusement and play. Sura 7:51
Allah created the heavens and the earth in six days. Sura 7:56
Mention of Noah. Sura 7:59-72 and the flood. Sura 7:64
The prophet Hud sent to the people of 'Ad. Sura 7:65-72
The prophet Saleh sent to the people of Thamud. Sura 7:73-79
Allah rained brimstone down upon the people where Lut (Lot) lived. Sura 7:80-84.
The prophet Shu'aib sent to Madyan. Sura 7:85-93
Moses sent to Pharaoh to deliver the Children of Israel. Sura 7:103-155
Moses' serpent was a sign from Allah. Sura 7:107
Claim that the Egyptian Pharaoh threatened crucifixion on a cross in Moses' time. Sura 7:124
God took Abraham as a friend. Sura 7:125
Some of the signs of Moses were wholesale death, locusts, lice, frogs, and blood. Sura 7:133
The people of Moses made a calf that seemed to lo. Sura 7:148
Mohammed was the "unlettered" prophet. Sura 7:157
Mohammed was mentioned in the Torah and Gospels. Sura 7:157
"Of the people of Moses there is a section who guide and do justice in the light of truth." Sura 7:159
God turned some Jews into apes. Sura 7:166
Many are the jinns and men, Allah made for Hell. Sura 7:179
Beautiful are the names of Allah. Sura 7:180
Only the Lord knows the final hour. Sura 7:187
Footnote 1043 in Yusuf 'Ali's translation says the Thamud people were mentioned in an inscriptions of the the Assyrian King Sargon 715 B.C. in eastern and central Arabia. (Encyclopedia of Islam).
End of Sura 7 is about 1/4 of the Qur'an. (1162 verses)
Sura 8: Sura Al-Anfal (Spoils of War) - at Medina in 2 A.H. 75 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: Sura 8:2, 42 (2x), 52, 54
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none
No partners joined with Allah. Sura - none
Hell/ Hellfire / strict punishment Sura 8:13, 14, 16, 18, 35-37, 50, 52, 68
Attributing children to God. - none
Fighting / War Sura 8:15-19, 39-43, 45, 47, 48, 57, 58-61, 65-75
- 44 places
Allah told his angels to smite unbelievers above their necks and smite all their finger-tips off them. Sura 8:12
Allah might test the believers by a gracious trial from Himself. Sura 8:17
Allah is the Lord of grace unbounded. Sura 8:29
Remember how the Unbelievers plotted and planned; the best of planners/schemers/deceivers is Allah. Sura 8:30
Out of all the booty, 1/5 is assigned to Allah, and (of course) his apostle Mohammed. Sura 8:41
God will not change the grace he bestowed on a people until they change what is in their souls. Sura 8:53
One can make covenants with unbelievers, but, if you fear treachery from any group, throw back their covenant at them. Sura 8:58
"O Apostle, Rouse the Believers to fight! If there are twenty among you, patient and persevering, they will vanquish two hundred, and if a thousand, they will vanquish two thousand, with the leave of God: ..." Sura 8:65
"It is not fitting For a Prophet That he should have Prisoners of war until He has thoroughly subdued The Land...." Sura 8:67 (8:68 in other translations)
Abu Lubabah knew that Sa'd would probably have the banu Quraizah put to death. Abu Dawud vol.2 footnote 2766 p.942. This is the context of Sura 8:27.
Context of Sura 8:75. Abu Dawud 2:2915 footnote 2329 p.824
Sura 9: Sura At-Tawbah (Repentance) - 9 A.H. at Medina 129 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: Sura 9:9, 11, 65, 70
Mention of Jews and Christians. Sura 9:29-30, 32
No partners joined with Allah. Sura 9:17, 31, 116
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 9:3, 17, 34-35, 39, 49, 55, 63, 68, 73, 74, 81, 90, 95, 109, 110, 113
Attributing children to God. Sura 9:30 (2x)
Fighting / War. Sura 9:3-6, 12-16, 24-26, 29, 38-49, 73, 81, 86-88, 90-94, 107, 120-123
69 places
"Kill them, and Allah will torment them by your hands. He will humiliate them and give you victory over them..." Sura 9:14 The 29th saying in the An-Nawawi hadith also says that the peak of Islam's prominence is Holy War.
Believers will dwell in gardens forever. Sura 9:21-22
Sura 9:25 written about the battle of Hunain.
The pagans are unclean so do not let them approach the sacred mosque. Sura 9:28.
"Fight those who believe not... even if they be People of the book [Christians and Jews] until they have willingly agreed to pay the Jizya tribute in recognition of their submissive state." Sura 9:29
"The Jews call 'Uzair [Ezra] a son of God, and the Christians call Christ [actually Messiah] the son of God...." Sura 9:30
Muslims who believe in Allah ask for no exemption from fighting with their goods and persons. Sura 9:44
Suras 9:68, 21:51-71; 29:16,17; 37:97,98 say Abraham was delivered from Nimrod's fire. Nimrod lived soon after Noah and long before Abraham. This story appears to be copied from a similar Jewish fable in the Midrash Rabbah.
Mention of 'Ad and Thamud. Sura 9:70
Implicit reference to the Tabuk expedition. Sura 9:81-82
"The Arabs of the desert are the worst in unbelief and hypocrisy,..." Sura 9:97
vol.9 book 93 no.532 p.395; Sahih Muslim vol.1 book 1 no.352 p.117 also mention Jews calling Ezra the Son of God.
Context of Sura 9:65 was a band of hypocrites including Wadi'ah bin Thabit. al-Tabari vol.9 p.57
Context of Sura 9:107 al-Tabari vol.9 p.61
Context of Sura 9:112. Sunan Nasa'i 2:2039-2040 p.524
Context of Sura 9:118 Abu Dawud 2:2768 and footnote 2145 p.778
Context of Sura 9:172. Sunan Nasa'i 2:2039-2040 p.524
Sura 10: Sura Yunus (Jonah) - Late Meccan 109 verses

Sign(s) of Allah. Sura 10:5-7, 13, 15, 16, 17, 20, 21, 24, 67, 71, 73-75, 92, 95, 97, 101
Mention of Jews and Christians Sura 10:90, 93, 94
No partners joined with Allah. Sura 10:18, 34, 35, 66, 71
Hell / fire / grievous penalty Sura 10:4, 8, 15, 27, 52, 70, 97
Mention of no fear for the friends of Allah Sura 10:62
Attributing a son to God. Sura 10:68
Fighting / war: - none in Sura 10
-35 places
Jonah was called the ninth [the text reads al-sabi'ah, the seventh] chapter of the Qur'an; today it is the tenth. Footnote 298 says the text reads the seventh [not the ninth], and it says that presumably the first Sura was not counted in the earliest times. al-Tabari vol.15 p.167 and footnote 298.
Sura 10 begins with the meaningless Arabic letters ALR.
Verily your Lord is Allah, Who created the heavens and the earth in six Days, then He established Himself On the Throne...." Sura 10:3
Unbelievers will drink boiling liquids. Sura 10:4
"Who doth more wrong than such as forge a lie against God, or deny His Signs? But never will prosper those who sin." Sura 10:17
The will abide in the fire [forever]. Sura 10:27
Sura 10:37 says: "This Qur'an is not such as can be produced By other than Allah; On the contrary it is a confirmation of (revelations) That went before it, And a fuller explanation Of the Book - wherein There is no doubt ..."
"Or do they say, 'He forged it'? Say: Bring then a Sura like unto it, And call (to your aid) Anyone you can, Besides Allah, if it be Ye speak the truth!'" Sura 10:38
Hell is called "enduring punishment". Sura 10:52
" change can there be in the Words of God. This is indeed the supreme Felicity." Sura 10:64
Mention of Noah. Sura 10:71-74
Mention of Noah's ark and the flood. Sura 10:73
Mention of Moses and Aaron. Sura 10:75-92
"We took the Children of Israel across the sea: Pharaoh and his hosts followed them..." (and were overwhelmed with the flood) Sura 10:90
The Pharaoh of the Exodus believed as the Jews did. when he died. "At length, when overwhelmed With the flood, he [Pharaoh] said: I believe that there is no god Except Him Whom the Children of Israel believe in: I am of those who submit (To Allah in Islam)." Sura 10:90. Note that Abdullah Yusuf Ali makes the Pharaoh a Muslim, but the parts in parenthesis are not in the Arabic. The Qur'an actually only says Pharaoh believed in whatever the Jews believed in. Contradicts Sura 11:98 and Sura 79:25
Mention of Jonah. Sura 10:98
Sura 10:94 says that if Mohammed was in doubt as to what was revealed to him, then ask those who have been reading "The Book" from before thee: (i.e. the Bible).
Sura 11: Sura Hud (Hud) - Late Meccan 123 verses

Sign(s) of Allah. Sura 11:17, 28, 53, 59, 63, 88, 96, 103
Mention of Jews and Christians - none in Sura 11
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 11
Hell / fire / the Penalty Sura 11:3, 17, 20-22, 26, 39, 58, 63, 98, 103, 106, 113, 119
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 11
Fighting / war: - none in Sura 11
-22 places
Sura 11:1 starts out with the meaningless Arabic letters ALR.
Sura 11:7 "He it is who Created The heavens and the earth in six days - and His Throne was over the waters..." Sura 11:7
Sura 11:13 "Or they may say, "He forged it." Say. "Bring ye then ten Suras Forged, like unto it, and call (To your aid) whomsoever Ye can, other than Allah! If ye speak the truth!"
The Book of Moses is a guide. Sura 11:17,110
Who doth more wrong than those who forge a lie against Allah?" Sura 11:18
Companions of the Gardens dwell in Paradise forever. Sura 11:23
Mention of Noah. Sura 11:36-48
Noah's ark rested on Mount Judi Sura 11:44. Abdullah Yusuf Ali's footnote says this is in Kurdistan in the Ararat Plateau of mountains.
Mention of the 'Ad people. Sura 11:50-60
The "royal we" is used in Sura 11:58,110
Saving the prophet Hud and the people of 'Ad. Sura 11:58-60
The prophet Salih / Saleh sent to the people of Thamud who were destroyed with a blast. Sura 11:61-68
Abraham entertained God's Messengers with a roasted calf. Sura 11:69

Sarah gave birth to Isaac, but laughed because she was old. 11:71-72

Mention of Lut (Lot). Sura 11: 77-82
Prophet Shu'aib sent to the Madyan people, who were destroyed. Sura 11:84-95
Moses and Pharaoh. Sura 11:96-97
Pharaoh will go before his people on the Day of Judgment, and lead them into the Fire. Sura 11:98. Contradicts Sura 10:90.
Hell will be filled with men and jinns together. Sura 11:119
Variation in Sura 11:46 Abu Dawud vol.3 footnote 3383 p.1116
Note: Up through Sura 11, 652 places in these 6 categories. 1596 verses. 41%.
Sura 12: Sura Yusuf (Joseph) - Late Meccan 111 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: Sura 12:7, 35, 105
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 12
No partners joined with Allah. Sura 12:38, 108
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty. - none in Sura 12
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 12
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 12
- 5 places
Sura 12:1 starts out with the meaningless Arabic letters ALR.
The Qur'an was sent down in Arabic. Sura 12:2.
Story of Joseph, more or less the same as the Bible. Sura 12:4-20
Novel material on the story of Joseph. Sura 12:21-41, 50-51
Joseph said one of his companions would hang from a cross. Sura 12:41
The prophecy of 7 + 7 years in Egypt. Sura 12:43-49
Joseph was given power in Egypt. Sura 12:56
Joseph reunited with his brothers in Egypt. Sura 12:58-108
Variation in Sura 12:23 due to vowels. Haita (people of Kufah and Basrah) or Hita (people of Medina and Syria. Abu Dawud vol.3 footnote 3411 p.1120
Sura 13: Sura Ar-Ra'd (The Thunder) - Late Meccan 43 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: Sura 13:1-4, 7, 27
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 13
No partners joined with Allah. Sura 13:16, 36
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 13:5, 6, 25, 34, 35
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 13
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 13
- 13 places
Sura 13:1 begins with the meaningless Arabic letters "ALMR"
Allah knows every single thing. Sura 13:8
Allah sets forth parables. Sura 13:17
The righteous are in Paradise forever. The end of the unbelievers is fire. Sura 13:25,35
Sura 14: Sura Ibrahim (Abraham) - at Mecca 52 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: Sura 14:5 (2x), 9
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 14
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 14
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 14:2, 13, 16-18, 22, 28-30, 49, 50, 51
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 14
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 14
- 13 places
Sura 14:1 starts out with the meaningless Arabic letters ALR.
Mention of Moses. Sura 14:5-8
Mention of Noah, 'Ad, and Thamud. Sura 14:9
People in Hell are given to drink boiling, fetid water. Sura 14:16-17
Mention of Abraham. Sura 14:35-40
Sura 15: Sura Al-Hijr (The Rocky Tract) - Late Meccan 99 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: Sura 15:16, 75, 77, 81
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 15
No partners joined with Allah. Sura 15:94
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 15:43, 50
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 15
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 15
- 7 places
Sura 15:1 starts out with the meaningless Arabic letters ALR.
It was we [Allah] who set out the Zodiacal signs in the heavens. Sura 15:16
Allah created the jinn race from the fire of a scorching wind. Sura 15:27
Allah told all the angels to bow to Adam, but Iblis [Satan] refused. Sura 15:28-39
Abraham's visitors and Lut (Lot). Sura 15:52-63
Mention of the Grand Qur'an. Sura 15:87
Warning against those who divide (scripture into arbitrary parts], So also on such) as have made the Qur'an into shreds. Sura 15:91
Sura 16: Sura An-Nahl (The Bees) - Late Meccan 128 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: Sura 16:11, 12, 13, 44, 65, 66, 67, 69, 79, 105
Mention of Jews and Christians. Sura 16:118
No partners joined with Allah. Sura 16:1, 3, 51, 54, 86, 123
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 16:25, 29, 62, 63, 85, 88, 94, 104, 106, 109, 117
Attributing children to God. Sura 16:57
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 16
- 29 places
Predestination: God could have guided everyone (correctly). Sura 16:9, 37
"God has said: 'Take not (for worship) two gods: for He is just One God: then fear Me (and Me alone).'" Sura 16:51
Some people assigned daughters to God. Sura 16:47
Cattle, produce milk between excretions and blood. Sura 16:66
Sura 16:69 says that within the bellies/bodies of bees is a syrup/drink (honey) that is good for the healing of men. That is a sign from Allah. Actually, honey is really made outside the bee's body; that is why they have honeycomb cells.
"Those whom their right hands possess" is also mentioned in Sura 16:71.
"When we substitute one revelation for another, and God knows best what He reveals (in stages), they say, 'Thou art but a forger': but most of them understand not." Sura 16:101
Sura 17: Sura Al-Isra (The Night Journey) - Late Meccan 111 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: Sura 17:1, 12, 59, 98, 101
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 17
No partners joined with Allah. Sura 17:22, 111
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 17:8, 10, 18, 58, 97
Attributing children to God. Sura 17:40, 111
Predestionation: Your Lord knows you best; if He please He will have mercy upon you, or if He please He will torment you: but we, have not sent thee to take charge of them. Sura 17:54

Fighting / War. Sura 17:5
- 15 places
"Glory to (God) Who did take His Servant [Mohammed] for a Journey by night from the Sacred Mosque to the Farthest Mosque, whose precincts We did Bless - in order that We might show him some of Our Signs:..." Sura 17:1
Mention of Noah. Sura 17:17
Be kind to parents. Sura 17:23
Do not kill your children because of want. Sura 17:31
Do not commit adultery. Sura 17:33
"Has then your Lord, (O Pagans!) preferred for you sons, and taken for Himself daughters among the angels? Truly ye utter a most dreadful saying!" Sura 17:40
Satan is to man an avowed enemy. Sura 17:53
David was given the Psalms. Sura 17:55
The tribe of Thamud and the she-camel. Sura 17:59
Allah told all the angels to bow down to Adam, and all did except Iblis. Sura 17:61-64
Pray in the early morning. Sura 17:79
All of mankind and Jinns could not produce the like of this Qur'an. Sura 17:88
Mohammed, according to what was written in the Qur'an (Sura 17:90-93) never performed miracles like these, except for reciting the Qur'an.
Mention of Moses and Pharaoh. Sura 17:101-103
Do not pray in a loud or very soft tone, but in a middle course between. Sura 17:110
"Say: 'Praise be to God Who begets no son, and has no partner in (His) dominion: nor (needs) He any to protect Him from humiliation:...'" Sura 17:111
When Mohammed was in Mecca, he was leading in prayer loudly, and Allah said not to be too loud or too soft. Context of Sura 17:110 Sunan Nasa'i 2:1014-1015 p.63
Sura 17 has two names. It is called the "Night Journey" and it is also called "Sons of Israel". al-Tabari vol.12 p.194 and footnote 722 p.194
'Umar read the beginning of Sura 17 right after he entered Jerusalem. al-Tabari vol.12 p.194
'Umar promised not to destroy any churches or crosses when he took control of Jerusalem. al-Tabari vol.12 p.191
The site of the mosque in Jerusalem is where the Jewish Temple stood. At that time it was a rubbish heap. 'Umar told the people to follow his example in clearing the rubbish away. al-Tabari vol.12 p.195-196
Mention of Sura 17:60 as referring to the Night Journey in Sura 17:1. Bukhari vol.8 book 77 no.610 p.398
Sura 18: Sura Al-Kahf (The Cave) - Middle Meccan 110 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: Sura 18:9, 17, 56, 57, 106
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 18
No partners joined with Allah. Sura 18:26, 38, 42, 51, 110
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 18:2, 29, 52, 53, 58, 100, 102, 106
Attributing children to God. Sura 18:4
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 18
- 19 places
There were three sleepers plus the dog, or else five sleepers plus the dog, the writer of the Qur'an is not sure! Sura 18:22
The story of the Sleepers. Sura 18:22-26
Use of the royal "we" (us). Sura 18:28
In Paradise wear green garments of fine silk and heavy brocade. Sura 18:31
Man was created out of dust and a sperm drop. Sura 18:37
Iblis [Satan] would not bow to Adam. Iblis was one of the jinns. Sura 18:50
Story of al-Khidr. Sura 18:63-82
Story of Zul-Qarnain Sura 18:83-98
"Until when he [Zul-Qarnain] reached the setting of the sun, he found it set in a spring of murky/muddy water; near it he found a People: We [Allah] said: 'O Zul-Qarnain! (thou hast authority), either to punish them, or to treat them with kindness.'" Sura 18:86
Sura 18:85-86 states that a ruler called Zul-Qarnain, followed the setting sun and found that it went down into the waters of a muddy spring. Now we know the sun does not go down into a muddy spring. Some Muslims say the man to which Mohammed referred was Alexander the Great; others guess the Persian Cyrus I; and still others say a Yemeni king. Regardless, the sun does not actually go down into water, and it does not even appear to go down into muddy water, as the deep sea is not muddy.
Zul-Qarnain made a huge wall that Gog and Magog could not pass. However, on the last day (of the trumpet) they will surge like waves on one another. Sura 18:98-99
Variation in Sura 18:76 Abu Dawud vol.3 footnote 3384 p.1116
Zul-Qarnain: Variation in Sura 18:86 Abu Dawud vol.3 footnote 3385 p.1116
Variation in Sura 18:86 due to vowels. Hamiya with a long 'a' for warm water, or hami'ah meaning musky [murky?] water. Abu Dawud vol.3 footnote 3408 p.1120
Sura 19: Sura Maryam (Mary) - 7 A.H. Middle Meccan 98 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: Sura 19:10 (2x), 58, 73, 77
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 19
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 19
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 19:45, 79, 86
Attributing children to God. Sura 19:88-93
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 19
- 14 places
Zakariya (Zechariah) and his barren wife had a son Yahya (John). Sura 19:4-15
John the Baptist had purity too. Sura 19:13
Jesus was born of the virgin Mary. Sura 19:16-27
The same Mary (Mariam in Hebrew and Arabic) was not the mother of Jesus and the sister of Moses (~1450 BC.) as Sura 19:28 says. In the context of the virgin birth of Christ, Sura 19:28 says "O sister of Aaron! Thy father was not a man of evil, nor thy mother a woman unchaste!" How could somebody mix these up?
Sura 19:28: The Christians of Najran brought up that Mary the mother of Jesus could not be the sister of Aaron, brother of Moses, since Moses lived long before Jesus. Mohammed answered this by saying people used to name their children after apostles and pious persons who had gone before them. Sahih Muslim vol.3 book 23 no.5236 and footnote 2530 p.1169
Sura 19:28 A Muslim commentator remarks that this was because Mary and her cousin Elisabeth came from a priestly family and were thus sisters of their ancestor Aaron. However, Mary came from Judah, not Aaron, and it was Mary that was addressed here. So if the All-Knowing God did not err here, then who did?
Story of Jesus talking in the cradle. Sura 19:27-40
Abraham. Sura 19:41-49
Moses was an apostle and a prophet. Aaron was a prophet too. Sura 19:51-53.
Ismail (Ishmael) was an apostle and a prophet. Sura 19:54-55
Mention of Idris. Sura 19:55
"They say: '(God) Most Gracious has begotten a son!' Indeed ye have put forth a thing most monstrous! As if the skies are ready to burst, the earth to split asunder, and the mountains to fall down in utter ruin. That they should invoke a son for (God) Most Gracious. For it is not consonant with the majesty of (God) Most Gracious that He should beget a son." Sura 19:88-92
Sura 20: Sura Ta-Ha (Ta-Ha) - Middle Meccan 135 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: Sura 20:22, 23, 47, 56, 72, 126, 127, 128, 133 (2x), 134
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 20
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 20
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 20:48, 71, 101, 127, 134
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 20
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 20
- 16 places
Sura 20 begins with the meaningless Arabic letters "TH".
Allah has the most beautiful names. Sura 20:8
Moses and the fire. Sura 20:9-55
Moses and Pharaoh. Sura 20:56-80
Claim that Pharaoh threatened Moses with cutting off his hands and feet on opposite sides and be crucified on trunks of palm trees. Sura 20:71
Believers dwell of Gardens of Eternity for ever. Sura 20:76
Moses, Aaron and the golden calf. Sura 20:81-97
Anachronism: A Samaritan led the Israelites astray with the golden calf. Sura 20:85, 87, 95
Magic: The Samaritan made the calf low by taking a handful of dust from the footprint of the Apostle [Moses]. Sura 20:95-96
The Qur'an is in Arabic. Sura 20:113
All of the angels prostrated to Adam except Iblis [Satan]. Sura 20:116
Satan tempted Adam and Eve in the garden. Sura 20:115-122
Sura 21: Sura Al-Anbiya (The Prophets) - Middle Meccan 112 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: Sura 21:5, 77, 91
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 21
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 21
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 21:29, 39
Attributing children to God. Sura 21:26
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 21
-6 places
"Nay, We hurl the Truth against Falsehood, and it knocks out its brain, and behold, Falsehood doth perish! Ah! Woe be to you for the (false) things ye ascribe (to Us)." Sura 21:19
Mention of Moses and Aaron. Sura 21:48-50
Mention o Abraham. Sura 21:51-70
Mention of Lut (Lot). Sura 21:71-75
Mention of Noah and the flood. Sura 21:76-77
Mention of David and Solomon. Allah controlled the wind for Solomon. Sura 21:78-81.
Mention of Job. Sura 21:83
Mention of Zun-num, who departed in wrath. He cried in the depths of darkness and said he was wrong. Sura 21:87
Zakariya (Zechariah) father of Yahya (John). Sura 21:89-90
Mary and Jesus. "We made her and her son a Sign for all peoples." Sura 21:91
God and Magog will be let through their barrier. Sura 21:96
Allah sent the Psalms. Sura 21:105
Sura 22: Sura Al-Hajj (The Pilgrimage) - at Medina 78 verses

Sign(s) / symbols of Allah: Sura 22:16, 32, 36, 51, 52, 56, 72 (3x)
Mention of Jews and Christians. Sura 22:17
No partners joined with Allah. Sura 22:26, 31 (2x)
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 22:4, 18, 19, 22, 51, 55, 56, 72
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 22
Fighting / War. Sura 22:39, 40
- 22 places
Mention of Jewish, Sabians, Christians, Magians, and Polytheists. Sura 22:17
"...for them will be cut out a garment of Fire: over their heads will be poured out boiling water. With it will be scalded what is within their bodies, as well as (their) skins. In addition there will be maces of iron (to punish) them. Every time they wish to get away therefrom, from anguish, they will be forced back therein, and (it will be said),'Taste ye the Penalty of Burning!'" Sura 22:19-22
Gave Abraham the (sacred) House. Sura 22:26
Brief mention of Noah, 'Ad and Thamud. Sura 22:42
Brief mention of Abraham and Lut (Lot). Sura 22:43
Brief mention of Madyan. Sura 22:44
"Verily a day in the sight of they Lord is like a thousand years of your reckoning." Sura 22:47
"Never did We send an apostle or a prophet before thee, but, when he framed a desire, Satan threw some (vanity) into his desire: but God will cancel anything (vain) that Satan throws in, and God will confirm (and establish) His Signs;..." Sura 22:52
"That He may make the suggestions thrown in by Satan, but a trial for those in whose hearts is a disease and who are hardened of heart: verily the wrongdoers are in a schism far (from the Truth):" Sura 22:53
"He [Allah] has chosen you, and has imposed no difficulties on you in religion; it is the cult of your father Abraham. It is He Who has named you Muslims, both before and in this (Revelation);..." Sura 22:78
Sura 22:19 was revealed at the Battle of Badr. Sahih Muslim vol.4 book 41 no.7189 p.1557
Halfway through Sura 22 is about 1/2 of the Qur'an
Sura 23: Sura Al-Mu'minun (The Believers) - at Mecca 118 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: Sura 23:30, 45, 50, 58, 105
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 23
No partners joined with Allah. Sura 23:91
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 23:103, 104
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 23
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 23
- 8 places
"...abstain from sex, except with those joined to them in the marriage bond, or (the captives) whom their right hands possess - for (in their case) they are free from blame," Sura 23:5-6
Discussion of man made as a drop of sperm, then a clot of congealed blood, the a lump, then bones, and then flesh. Sura 23:13-14
Mention of Noah. Sura 23:23-29
Mention of Moses and Aaron. Sura 23:45-49
Moses was given the Book. Sura 23:49
[Jesus] the son of Mary and his mother were a sign. Sura 23:50
Those whose balance of deeds is heavy will attain salvation. Sura 23:102
Sura 24: Sura An-Nur (The Light) - at Medina 64 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: Sura 24:1, 46, 58, 59
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 24
No partners joined with Allah. Sura 24:55
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 24:11, 14, 19, 23, 57
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 24
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 24
- 9 places
If someone brings a charge against a woman and does not have four witnesses, they should be flogged with 80 stripes. Sura 24:4
If one does not produce four witnesses for a charge against a woman, then in the sight of Allah he is a liar. Sura 24:13. This is curious. A person is not a truthteller or a liar based on his honesty or if it actually occurred, but only if he has four witnesses. It is sort of like saying if a court has not determined you are guilty, then you are innocent, even if you really committed the
Those who slander chaste but indiscreet women are cursed in the afterlife and suffer a grievous penalty [Hell]. Sura 24:23
Note how modesty of a woman's chest and veil coincide. Believing women ... should draw veils over their bosoms and not display their beauty except to their husbands, their fathers, their husbands' fathers, their sons, their husbands' sons, their brothers or their brother's sons, or their sisters' son, or their women, or the slaves whom their right hands possess, or male servants free of physical needs, ...." Sura 24:31. Since it is not OK to be half-unclothed in front of male relatives, this is specifying they must have veils to all but their extended family and women in general.
Metaphor: "God is the light of the heavens and the earth." Sura 24:35
Allah knows all things. Sura 24:35
Prevenient light: If God does not give light to a man, he indeed will have no light. Sura 24:40
God gives light to whom he pleases. Sura 24:43
Variation in Sura 24:1 (missing or an extra "r" faradnaha (and which we have ordained) vs. the majority farradnaha (which we have described in detail) Abu Dawud vol.3 footnote 3414 p.1121
Variation in Sura 24:35 Abu Dawud vol.3 footnote 3387 p.1116
Sura 25: Sura Al-Furqan (The Criterion) - at Mecca 77 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: Sura 25:36, 37, 73
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 25
No partners joined with Allah. Sura 25:2, 3, 18
Hell/ Hellfire / the penalty Sura 25:11, 34, 42, 65 (2x), 66, 69, 77
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 25
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 25
- places
Mohammed was accused of being bewitched according to Sura 25:8. This does not say that he was though.
Mention of "misbelievers" Sura 25:26
Sent Moses the book, and appointed Aaron his brother to be with him. Sura 25:35
Mention of 'Ad, Thamud, and the Companions of the Rass. Sura 25:38
Sura 26: Sura Ash-Shu'ara (The Poets) - at Mecca 227 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: Sura 26:4, 8, 67, 103, 139, 154, 158, 174, 197
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 26
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 26
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 26:91, 94, 135, 138, 189, 201-204, 206
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 26
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 26
- 19 places
Sura 26:1 begins with three meaningless Arabic letters "TSM"
Mention of Moses. Sura 26:10-68
Mention of Abraham . Sura 26:69-104
Mention of Iblis [Satan]. Sura 26:95
Mention of Noah and the flood. Sura 26:105-120
Mention of the people of 'Ad and the prophet Hud. Sura 26:123-140
Mention of the prophet Salih and the she-camel to Thamud. Sura 26:141-159
Mention of Lut (Lot). Sura 26:160-175
The companions of the Wood [Madyan] rejected the apostles, even though Shu'aib warned them. Sura 26:176-190
The prophet Shu'aib was accused to being bewitched. Sura 26:185
Sura 27: Sura An-Naml (The Ant) - at Mecca 93 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: Sura 27:12, 13, 14, 52, 82, 83, 84, 86
Mention of Jews and Christians. - Sura 27:76
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 27
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 27:5, 21, 90
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 27
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 27
- 12 places
Sura 27:1 begins with two meaningless Arabic letters: "TS".
Mention of Moses and Pharaoh. Sura 27:7-13
Mention of David, Solomon his heir, and the Queen of Saba [Sheba]. Sura 27:15-44.
Solomon commanded men and jinns [genies] and birds. Sura 27:17
The people of Sheba worshipped the sun besides God. Sura 27:24
Ifrit was a leader of the jinns [genies]. Sura 27:39
Mention of the prophet Salih and the people of Thamud. Sura 27:45-53
Mention of Lut (Lot). Sura 27:54-60
Resurrection of the dead. Sura 27:67-68
Sura 28: Sura Al-Qasas (The Narrations) - at Mecca 88 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: Sura 28:35, 36, 45, 47, 48 (2x), 59, 87
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 28
No partners joined with Allah. Sura 28:62, 64, 68
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 28:41
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 28
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 28
- 12 places
Sura 28:1 begins with the meaningless Arabic letters "TSM"
Mention of Moses and Pharaoh. Sura 28:2-48
Anachronism: Pharaoh and Haman together. Sura 28:8
Madyan (= Midian) Sura 28:22
Moses saw a fire on holy ground in the direction of Mount Tur. Sura 28:29-31,46
Sura 28:38 says Pharaoh told Haman to bake the mud to make a tower. However, the Egyptians used sun-dried bricks (as in Exodus 5:6-7). Unlike the Mesopotamians, the Egyptians never used baked bricks until the Roman period, except at minor ruins of Nebeshes and Defenneh. (Manual of Egyptian Archaeology, G. Maspero, H. Grevel, p. 3, 4). An illustration from an 18th Dynasty tomb painting in Rekhmara shows the sun-dried process. See
Allah revealed to Moses the book. Sura 28:43
Qarun [Korah] was an evil rich person among the people of Moses. The earth swallowed him up. Sura 28:76,79. See Numbers 16:31-35
Everything will perish except Allah's own face. Then He will command, and they will all be brought back. Sura 28:88
Variation in Sura 28:48 [sahirani/sihrani]
Sura 29: Sura Al-'Ankabut (The Spider) - at Mecca 69 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: Sura 29:15, 23, 24, 35, 39, 47, 49 (2x), 50 (2x)
Mention of Jews and Christians. Sura 29:46
No partners joined with Allah. Sura 29:8, 41
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 29:23, 25, 54, 55
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 29
Fighting / War. Sura 29:69
- 18 places
Sura 29:1 begins with the meaningless Arabic letters "ALM"
Allah knows all things. Sura 29:5
Mention of Abraham. Sura 29:16
Allah punishes whom He pleases and grants mercy to whom He pleases. Sura 29:21
Mention of Lut (Lot), Sura 29:26,28-34
Mention of Isaac and Jacob. Yusuf 'Ali adds 'Abraham' in parentheses, but Abraham is not in the Arabic. Sura 29:27
Mention of the prophet Shu'aib sent to Madyan [Midian]. They rejected Shu'aib and a mighty blast seized them. Sura 29:36-37
Mention of 'Ad and Thamud. Sura 29:38
Mention of the evil Qarun [Korah], Pharaoh, and Haman. Sura 29:39
Sura 29:46 "Dispute ye not with the people of the book, except in the best way, unless it be with those of them who do wrong but say, 'We believe in the revelation which has come down to us and in that which came down to you; our God is your God is One; and it is to Him we submit (in Islam)."
Sura 30: Sura Ar-Rum (The Romans) - at Mecca 60 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: Sura 30:9, 10, 16, 20, 21 (2x), 22 (2x) 23 (2x), 24, 25, 28, 37, 47, 53, 58
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 30
No partners joined with Allah. Sura 30:13 (2x), 40
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 30:10, 16
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 30
Fighting / War. - Sura 30:2,3
- 24 places
Sura 30:1 begins with the meaningless Arabic letters "ALM".
"Those who have believed and worked righteous deeds, shall be made happy in a Mead of Delight." Sura 30:15
Some split up their religion and become mere sects. Sura 30:32
Sura 31: Sura Luqman (Luqman the Wise) - at Mecca 34 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: Sura 31:7, 31 (2x), 32
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 31
No partners joined with Allah. Sura 31:13
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 31:6, 7, 21
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 31
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 31
- 8 places
Sura 31:1 begins with the meaningless Arabic letters ALM".
Establish regular prayer. Sura 31:17
Allah is the (only) reality. Sura 31:30
Sura 32: Sura As-Sajdah (The Prostration) - Middle Meccan 30 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: Sura 32:15, 24, 26
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 32
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 32
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 32:13, 20 (3x), 21
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 32
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 32
- 8 places
Sura 32:1 begins with the meaningless Arabic letters "ALM"
Allah created the heavens and earth in six days. Sura 32:4. But a day is as a thousand years of our reckoning. Sura 32:5
Allah will fill Hell with jinn [genies] and men together. Sura 32:13
Sura 32:23 "We did indeed aforetime give the book to Moses. Be not then in doubt of its reaching (thee): and We made it a guide to the children of Israel."
Sura 33: Sura Al-Ahzab (The Confederates) - at Medina 73 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: Sura 33:34
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 33
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 33
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 33:8, 17, 57, 64, 68 (2x)
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 33
Fighting / War. Sura 33:25, 26
- 9 places
Mention of Noah, Abraham, Moses, Jesus son of Mary. Sura 33:7
Some of the believing men of Yathrib (another name for Mecca) lost their courage. Sura 33:13-16
Unbelieving confederate forces fought the Muslims. Sura 33:20,22
Mohammed fell in love with Zaynab of Jashsh, the wife of Zaid his adopted son. So Mohammed asked him to divorce her so he could marry her. After Zaid refused, why did Allah command Zaid to divorce her? Here is the quote in the Sura 33:36-38. "It is not for any believer, man or woman, when God and His Messenger have decreed a matter, to have the choice in the affair. Whosoever disobeys Allah and His Messenger has gone astray into manifest error. When you said to him whom Allah had blessed and you had favoured, 'Keep your wife to yourself, and fear Allah,' and you were concealing within yourself what Allah should reveal, fearing other men; and Allah has better right for you to fear him. So when Zaid had accomplished what he would of her, then We gave her in marriage to you, so that there should not be any fault in the believers, touching the wives of their adopted sons, when they have accomplished what they would of them; and Allah's commandment must be performed. There is no fault in the prophet, touching what Allah had ordained for him." Some skeptics might think this only was done to satisfy Mohammed's earthly lust, and with no other reasons, Mohammed must have made up this vision himself. A Muslim might say that it was Allah, not Mohammed who gave this command. For what possible reason would Allah command this divorce so that Mohammed could have yet another wife? Sura 4:3 says a man could have at most four wives, but Sura 33:50 says this rule for others did not apply to Mohammed.
Wives and captives whom their right hands possess. Sura 33:50
"It is not lawful for thee (to marry more) women after this, nor to change them for (other wives, even though their beauty attract three, except any thy right hand possess (as handmaidens): and God doth watch over all things." Sura 33:52
Context of Sura 33:36-38 of commanding Zaid to divorce Zainab. Bukhari vol.9 no.517 p.382; vol.9 no.516,518 p.381-383. Sahih Muslim vol.1 no.338 and footnote 358 p.112; Sahih Muslim vol.2 footnote 1876 p.723
Sura 34: Sura Saba (Sheba) - Early Meccan 54 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: Sura 34:5, 15, 19, 38, 43
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 34
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 34
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 34:5, 12, 33, 38, 46
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 34
Fighting / War. Sura 34:11
- 11 places
Mention of jinns [Genies]. Sura 34:14
Variation in Sura 34:23 due to vowels, but in one case a consonant. Abu Dawud vol.3 footnote 3392 p.1117
Sura 35: Sura Al-Fatir (The Originator of Creation) - Early Meccan 45 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: Sura 35:25
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 35
No partners joined with Allah. Sura 35:13, 14, 40
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 35:6, 7, 10, 36 (2x)
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 35
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 35
- 7 places
Gardens of eternity with gold and pearl bracelets, and silk garments. Sura 35:33
Proof that Hell is eternal for some. "But those who reject (god) -- for them will be the Fire of Hell: no term shall be determined for them, so they should die, nor shall its Penalty be lightened for them: thus do We reward every ungrateful one!" Sura 35:35
"It God were to punish men according to what they deserve, He would not leave on the back of the (earth) a single living creature: but He gives them respite for a stated Term: when their Term expires, verily God has in his sight all His servants." Sura 35:45
Sura 36: Sura Ya-Sin (Ya Sin) - at Mecca 83 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: Sura 36:41, 46 (2x)
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 36
No partners joined with Allah. Sura 36:23
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 36:63, 64
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 36
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 36
- 6 places
Sura 36:1 begins with the meaningless Arabic letters "YS".
Mention of the loaded ark. Sura 36:41
Sura 37: Sura As-Saffat (Those Ranged in Ranks) - Early Meccan 182 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: Sura 37:14
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 37
No partners joined with Allah. Sura 37:152-159
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 37:9, 23, 33, 38, 55, 56, 62-68, 163, 176
Attributing children to God. Sura 37:147-158
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 37
- 36 places
Perpetual penalty [eternal Hell] Sura 37:9
When some see a sign of God they turn it into mockery. Sura 37:14
Believers will sit on thrones in Heaven, drinking a cup from a clear-flowing fountain that does not produce intoxication. Sura 37:45-47
Believers will have chaste women. Yusuf 'Ali translates this as "restraining their glances" but the Arabic is "restrained". Sura 37:48
The tree of Zaqqum in Hell. Sura 37:62-66
Brief mention of Noah. Sura 37:79
Mention of Abraham and his almost sacrificing an unnamed son. Sura 37:83-111
Mention of him [Abraham] and Isaac. Sura 37:112-113
Mention of Moses and Aaron. Sura 37:114-122
Mention of Elias [Elijah] telling the people to serve God and not Ba'l. Sura 37:123-132
Mention of Lut (Lot) Sura 37:133-138
Mention of Jonah, the big fish, the gourd, and being sent to more than 100,000 men. Sura 7:139-147
Now ask them their opinion: is it that thy Lord has (only) daughters, and they have sons? (Sura 37:149
Daughters of Allah: Discussion of Allah not having daughters or sons. Sura 37:149-159
Mention of jinns [genies] Sura 37:158
Context of Sura 37:48. Bukhari vol.6 no.402 and prior p.374
Sura 38: Sura Sad (Sad) - at Mecca 88 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: Sura 38:29
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 38
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 38
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 38:27, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 64, 85
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 38
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 38
- 10 places
Sura 38:1 begins with the meaningless Arabic letter "Sad" [S], a letter with no context.
Mention of evil confederates. Sura 38:11
Mention of Noah and 'Ad, and Pharaoh the Lord of stakes. Sura 38:12
Mention of Thamud, Lut (Lot), companions of the wood [Madyan]. Sura 38:13
Two disputants before David. One had 99 ewes and the other had one. Sura 38:21-24
David made a wrong judgment with the disputants (99 ewes and 1 ewe), but he asked forgiveness and Allah forgave him. Sura 38:21-25
Mention of Solomon. Sura 38:34-36
Mention of Job. Sura 38:41-43
Brief mention of Ismail, Elisha, and Zul-Kifl. Sura 38:48
Gardens of eternity with fruit in abundance, delicious drink, and chaste women restraining. Sura 38:50-52
Iblis did not prostrate to Adam. Iblis asked for a respite [delay] and Allah granted it to him. Sura 38:72-85
Sura 39: Sura Az-Zumar (The Crowds) - Late Meccan 75 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: Sura 39:52, 59
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 39
No partners joined with Allah. Sura 39:38, 43, 67
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 39:8, 13, 16, 24, 26, 32, 38, 40, 55, 58, 60, 71
Attributing children to God. Sura 39:4
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 39
- 18 places
"Had God wished to take to Himself a son, He could have chosen whom He pleased out of those whom He doth create:..." Sura 39:4
Predestination: Allah guides whom He pleases, but such as God leaves to stray, can have none to guide. Sura 39:23
Variation in Sura 39:59. This quotes with a feminine pronoun for soul, while the well-known readings have a masculine pronoun. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.3979 footnote 3393 p.1117
Sura 40: Sura Ghafir (The Forgiver) - Late Meccan 85 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: Sura 40:4, 13, 23, 35, 50, 56, 63, 66, 69, 83
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 40
No partners joined with Allah. Sura 40:12, 84
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 40:6, 41, 43, 46 (2x), 47, 49 (2x), 72, 76, 81, 84
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 40
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 40
- 24 places
Sura 40:1 begins with the meaningless Arabic letters "HM".
Gardens of eternity. Sura 40:8
Mention of the evil men Pharaoh, Haman, Qarun [Korah]. Sura 40:24
Mention of Moses. Sura 40:26-28
Mention of the people of Noah, 'Ad, and Thamud. Sura 40:31
Mention of Joseph. Sura 40:34
Pharaoh spoke to Haman to build him a palace. Sura 40:36
Sura 40:53 "We did aforetime give Moses the guidance, and we gave the book in inheritance to the children of Israel."
In Sura 40:55 and 48:1-2 Allah tells Mohammed to ask forgiveness for his sin (or frailty.) Now people do not need forgiveness for physical frailties, but for moral ones.
Midway through Sura 40 is 3/4 of the Qur'an.
Sura 41: Sura Fussilat (Explained) - at Mecca 54 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: Sura 41:16, 37, 39, 53
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 41
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 41
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 41:20-25, 27, 28, 40, 43
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 41
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 41
- 14 places
Sura 4:1 begins with the meaningless Arabic letters "HM".
Allah gave the Qur'an in Arabic. Sura 41:3
The Qur'an was given in Arabic because... "Had We sent this as a Qur'an (in a language) other than Arabic, they would have said: 'Why are not its verses explained in detail? What! (a Book) not in Arabic? And (a Messenger) an Arab?..." Sura 41:44
Allah completed the earth in two days. Sura 41:9
Allah set on the earth mountains, and the sustenance of the earth in 4 days. Sura 41:10
Allah completed the seven firmaments [of Heaven] in two days. Sura 41:11-12
Mention of 'Ad and Thamud. Sura 41:13-15
Mention of Thamud. Sura 41:17
Mention of jinns [genies] Sura 41:25, 29
Sura 41:28 the fire of Hell will be an eternal home.
Night and day, the sun and moon are among Allah's signs. Sura 41:37
Sura 41:37 mentions with disapproval sun and moon worshippers.
Sura 42: Sura Ash-Shura (The Consultation) - Late Meccan 53 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: Sura 42:33, 35
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 42
No partners joined with Allah. Sura 42:21
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 42:7, 26, 42, 45 (2x)
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 42
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 42
- 8 places
Sura 42:1 begins with the meaningless Arabic letters "HM".
Sura 42:2 is the meaningless Arabic letters 'Ain Sin Qaf "ASQ".
An Arabic Qur'an. Sura 42:7
Brief mention of Noah, Abraham, Moses, and Jesus. Sura 42:13
Anti-Sufi: "It is not fitting for a man that God should speak to him except by inspiration, or from behind a veil, or by the sending of a Messenger to reveal, with God's permission, what God wills: for He is Most High, Most Wise." Sura 42:51
Sura 43: Sura Az-Zukhruf (Ornaments of Gold) - Late Meccan 89 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: Sura 43:46, 47, 48 (2x), 63, 69
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 43
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 43
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 43:39, 65, 74
Attributing children to God. Sura 43:15-17, 81
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 43
- 13 places
Sura 43:1 begins with the meaningless Arabic letters "HM".
The Qur'an was in Arabic. Sura 43:3
Daughters of Allah: "What! Has He taken Daughters out of what He Himself creates, and granted to you sons for choice?" Sura 43:16
Brief mention of Pharaoh. Sura 43:46, 51
Mention of (Jesus) son of Mary. Sura 43:57
Sura 44: Sura Ad-Dukhan (The Smoke) - at Mecca 59 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: Sura 44:33
Mention of Jews and Christians. Sura 44:30
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 44
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 44:11, 12, 43-48, 56
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 44
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 44
- 9 places
Sura 44:1 begins with the meaningless Arabic letters "HM".
Mention of Pharaoh. 44:17-33
Mention of corn [grain] fields. Sura 44:26
Brief mention of the people of Tubba. Sura 44:37 The footnote says it was the family name of the ancient Himyarite kings of Yemen (Sheba)
The tree of Zaqqum in Hell will provide food. Sura 44:43
Boiling water in Hell. Sura 44:48
In the gardens dressed in fine silk and brocade. Sura 44:53
Believers will have companions with big and lustrous eyes [houris]. Sura 44:54
Sura 45: Sura Al-Jathiyah (The Kneeling Down) - at Mecca 37 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: Sura 45:3-9, 11, 13, 17, 20 (evidences), 25, 31, 35
Mention of Jews and Christians. Sura 45:16
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 45
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 45:8, 10 (2x), 11, 34
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 45
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 45
- 20 places
Sura 45:1 begins with two meaningless Arabic letters "HM".
Mention of the hour of judgment. Sura 45:27
You will see every sect bow the knee. Sura 45:28
Sura 46: Sura Al-Ahqaf (Winding Sand-tracts) - 6 A.H. Late Meccan 35 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: Sura 4:7, 27
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 46
No partners joined with Allah. Sura 46:4
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 46:20 (2x), 21, 24, 31, 34 (2x)
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 46
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 46
- 9 places
Sura 46:1 begins with the meaningless Arabic letters "HM".
Mohammed was accused of forging the Qur'an. Sura 46:8
"Not the first among the prophets" vs. "no bringer of new-fangled doctrine" vs. "I was no
innovator/not original/not new among the prophets. Sura 46:9
The Book of Moses was a guide and mercy. Sura 46:12
Mention of the jinns [genies]. Sura 46:18, 29
Mention of 'Ad. Sura 46:21
Sura 47: Sura Muhammad (Mohammed the Prophet) - at Medina 38 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: - none in Sura 47
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 47
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 47
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 47:8, 12, 15
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 47
Fighting / War. Sura 47:4 (2x), 20
- 6 places
"Therefore, when you meet the Unbelievers (in fight), smite at their necks: at length, when ye have thoroughly subdued them, bind a bond firmly (on them): thereafter (is the time for) either generosity or ransom: Until the war lays down its burdens. Thus (are ye commanded): but if it had been God's Will, He could certainly have exacted retribution from them (Himself); but (He lets you fight) in order to test you, some with others. But those who are slain in the way of God, He will never let their deeds be lost." Sura 47:4 In other words, martyrs are promised paradise.
Mention of the Garden with rivers of water incorruptible, rivers of mile, rivers of wine, a joy to those who drink, and rivers of honey pure and clear. Other go to the fire and are given boiling water to drink, so that it cuts up their bowels. Sura 47:15
Those who believe say, 'Why is not a Surah sent down (for us)? But when a Sura of basic or categorical meaning is revealed, and fighting is mentioned therein, thou wilt see those in whose hearts is a disease looking at thee with a look of one in swoon at the approach of death: but more fitting for them" Sura 47:20
Sura 48: Sura Al-Fath (The Victory) - at Medina 29 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: Sura 48:20
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 48
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 48
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 48:6, 13, 16
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 48
Fighting / War. Sura 48:11, 15, 16 (2x), 18, 24, 29
- 11 places
Allah sent down tranquility into the hearts of believers. Sura 48:4,26
Mention of Gardens with rivers. Sura 48:5
Rebuke of those who lagged behind in fighting in war. Sura 48:11,15,16,18
Context of Sura 48:24. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2682 p.745-746
Sura 49: Sura Al-Hujurat (The Inner Apartments) - at Medina 18 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: - none in Sura 49
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 49
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 49
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty - none in Sura 49
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 49
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 49
- places
Muslims should not defame each other, or be sarcastic to each other or use (offensive) nicknames. Sura 49:11
People were created from a single (pair) of male and female. Sura 49:13.
Context of Sura 49:11. Abu Dawud vol.3 no.4944 p.1380
Sura 50: Sura Qaf (Qaf) - Early Meccan 45 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: - none in Sura 50
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 50
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 50
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 50:24, 26, 30
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 50
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 50
- 3 places
Sura 50:1 begins with a meaningless Arabic letter Qaf "Q".
Brief mention of Noah, the Companions of Rass, and Thamud. Sura 50:12 The footnote says the Companions of Rass might be some of the people of Madian (Madyan) Shu'aib was sent to warn.
Brief mention of 'Ad, Pharaoh, and the brothers of Lut (Lot). Sura 50:13
Brief mention of the companions of the Wood (they were from Madyan and rejected Shu'aib). Sura 50:14
[Evil] people of Tubba Sura 50:15
Each person has two guardian angels, sitting on a person's right and left shoulder, that record what the person does. Sura 50:17
Mention of the Trumpet and the last day. Sura 50:20
Sura 51: Sura Adh-Dhariyat (The Winds That Scatter) - Early Meccan 60 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: Sura 51:20, 37
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 51
No partners joined with Allah. Sura 51:51
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 51:37
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 51
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 51
- 4 places
Brief mention of Moses. Sura 51:38
Brief mention of 'Ad. and the destroying wind. Sura 51:41-42
Brief mention of Thamud. Sura 51:43-44
Brief mention of the people of Noah. Sura 51:46
Allah created the vastness of space and spread everything out. Sura 51:47-48
Sura 52: Sura At-Tur (The Mount) - Early Meccan 49 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: - none in Sura 52
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 52
No partners joined with Allah. Sura 52:43
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 52:13, 14, 18
Attributing children to God. Sura 52:39
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 52
- 5 places
In Heaven they will be served by youths as Pearls well-guarded. Sura 52:23
"Or has He [Allah] only daughters and ye have sons? Sura 52:39
Sura 53: Sura An-Najm (The Star) - Early Meccan 62 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: - none in Sura 53
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 53
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 53
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty - none in Sura 53
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 53
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 53
- 0 places
Sura 53:19-20 "Have ye thought upon al-Lat and al-'Uzza and Manat, the third, the other?"
-originally followed by
"These are the exalted cranes (intermediaries) Whose intercession is to be hoped for."
"Are yours the males and His the females? That indeed were an unfair division."
Brief mention of Thamud. Sura 53:51
Brief mention of the people of Noah. Sura 53:52
Brief mention of the overthrown cities (of Sodom and Gomorrah) Sura 53:53
Sura 54: Sura Al-Qamar (The Moon) - Early Meccan (disagreement: either 5 years or 9 years before Hejira) 55 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: Sura 54:2, 15, 42
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 54
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 54
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 54:46, 48 (2x)
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 54
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 54
- 6 places
"The Hour (of Judgment) is nigh, and the moon was cleft asunder" Sura 54:1 (the moon is split in half). The Arabic here is past tense "was", not "is".
Mention of Noah and deliverance from the flood. Sura 54:9-17
Mention of 'Ad and the furious wind. Sura 54:18-22
Mention of Thamud and the she-camel and the mighty blast. Sura 54:23-31
Allah made the Qur'an easy to understand and remember. Sura 54:32,40
Mention of the people of Lut (Lot), and the tornado and shower of stones. Sura 54:33-39
Mention of the people of Pharaoh. Sura 54:41-42
Everything they do is noted in Books. Sura 55:52
Ibn Shihaab in Tanzeel al-Qur'an, Suyutiy in Al-Ittiqaan, and Al-Zarkashiy in Al-Burhan fi Uloom al-Qur'an say Suras 38, 50, 54, 72, 85, 90, and 104 were all about the same time early in Mohammed's career as a prophet.
Sura 55: Sura Ar-Rahman (God Most Gracious) - Early Meccan 78 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: - none in Sura 55
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 55
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 55
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 55:35, 43, 44
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 55
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 55
- 3 places
Allah is "Lord of the two Easts and Lord of the two Wests:" Sura 55:17
Mention of jinns [genies]. Sura 55:33
Believers will recline on carpets, whose inner linings will be of rich brocade. Sura 55:54
"In them will be (Maidens) [houris], Chaste, restraining their glances [their glances is not in the Arabic but was added in the English, whom no man or Jinn [genie] has touched. Sura 55:56
There are two other Gardens dark green in color, each of which has two springs pouring water in abundance. There will be Fruits, dates, and pomegranates, and fair (companions) [houris], good, beautiful, restrained (as to their glances) in (goodly) pavilions, whom no man nor jinn has touched, reclining on green cushions and rich carpets of beauty. Sura 55:62,64,66,68,70,72,74,76
Sura 56: Sura Al-Waqi'ah (The Inevitable Event) - Early Meccan 96 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: - none in Sura 56
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 56
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 56
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 56:41-73, 93, 94
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 56
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 56
- 35 places
Companions of the right hand are those who go to Paradise. They will sit on thrones, be served by youths, with goblets and cups out of clear-flowing fountains. They will have fruits and the flesh of birds. They will have Companions [houris] with beautiful, big, and lustrous eyes like pearls well-guarded. Sura 56:8,10-40
Companions of the left hand [in Hell] are in the blast of fire and shades of black smoke. Sura 56:41-73
Those in Hell will taste the tree of Zaqqum. Sura 56:52
The Qur'an is a book well-guarded. Which none shall touch but those who are clean. Sura 56:77-79
Those in Hell will have boiling water. 56:93
Sura 57: Sura Al-Hadid (The Iron) - 8 A.H. at Medina 29 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: Sura 57:9, 17, 19, 25
Mention of Jews and Christians. Sura 57:27, 29
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 57
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 57:15, 20
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 57
Fighting / War. Sura 57:10, 25
- 10 places
Predestination: "No misfortune can happen on earth or in your souls but is recorded in a decree before We bring it into existence:..." Sura 57:22
Allah sent Noah and Abraham. Sura 57:26
Allah sent Jesus son of Mary and bestowed on him the gospel. Sura 57:27
Among those who followed Jesus, monasticism was invented by themselves, not God. Sura 57:27
Sura 58: Sura Al-Mujadilah (The Woman Who Pleads) - 5-7 A.H. at Medina 22 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: 58:5
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 58
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 58
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 58:5, 8, 15, 17
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 58
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 58
Women. Sura 58:1-6
- 11 places
No friends: You will not find any people who believe in God and the Last Day, loving those who resist God and His apostle. Sura 58:22
Sura 59: Sura Al-Hashr (The Gathering) - 4 A.H. at Medina 24 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: - none in Sura 59
Mention of Jews and Christians. Sura 59:2, 11
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 59
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 59:3, 15, 20
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 59
Fighting / War. Sura 59:14
- 6 places
To Allah belong the Most Beautiful Names. Sura 59:24
Context of Sura 59:6. Abu Dawud vol.2 no.2965 and footnote 2389 p.840
Sura 60: Sura Al-Mumtahinah (The Woman to be Examined) - 8 A.H. at Medina 13 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: - none in Sura 60
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 60
No partners joined with Allah. Sura 60:12
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 60:13
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 60
Fighting / War. Sura 60:8, 9
Women: Sura 60:10-12
- 7 places
No friends: Take not Allah's enemies and yours as friends, offering them love. Sura 60:1
No friendship: Turn not to people on whom is the wrath of God. Sura 60:13
Brief mention of Abraham. Sura 60:4
Women who become Muslims are no longer lawful to their former unbelieving husbands. Sura 60:10
Sura 61: Sura As-Saff (The Battle Array) - 3 A.H. at Medina 14 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: Sura 61:2
Mention of Jews and Christians. Sura 61:14
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 61
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 61:10
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 61
Fighting / War. Sura 61:4, 11, 14
- 6 places
"Truly God loves those who fight in his cause in battle array,..." Sura 61:4
Mention of God's light. Sura 61:8
Mention of Jesus' disciples. Sura 61:14
Sura 62: Sura Al-Jumu'ah (Friday) - 2-5 A.H. at Medina 11 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: Sura 62:2, 5
Mention of Jews and Christians. Sura 62:6-8
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 62
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty - none in Sura 62
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 62
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 62
- 5 places
Allah sent among the unlettered an apostle from among themselves, to rehearse to them His Signs.... Sura 62:2
"Say: 'O ye that stand on Judaism! If ye think that ye are friends to God, to the exclusion of (other) men, then express your desire for Death, if ye are truthful!'" Sura 62:6
Sura 63: Sura Al-Munafiqun (The Hypocrites) - 4-5 A.H. at Medina 11 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: - none in Sura 63
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 63
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 63
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty - none in Sura 63
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 63
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 63
- 0 places
Sura 64: Sura At-Taghabun (The Mutual Loss and Gain) - 1 A.H. at Medina 18 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: Sura 64:6
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 64
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 64
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty - none in Sura 64
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 64
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 64
- 1 place
Mention of God's Light. Sura 64:8
Heavenly gardens. Sura 64:9
Context of Sura 64:15. Sunan Nasa'i 2:1416 p.251
Sura 65: Sura At-Talaq (The Divorce) - at Medina 12 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: 65:11
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 65
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 65
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 65:9, 10
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 65
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 65
Women. Sura 65:1-6
- 9 places
Mention of Gardens of Paradise. Sura 65:11
Allah created 7 firmaments. Sura 65:12
Sura 66: Sura At-Tahrim (Prohibition) - 7 A.H. at Medina 12 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: - none in Sura 66
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 66
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 66
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 66:6, 9, 10
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 66
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 66
Women. - none in Sura 66
- 3 places
"O Prophet! Why holdest thou to be forbidden that which God has made lawful to thee? Thou seekest to please thy consorts. But God is Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful. Sura 66:1
Mention of the angel Gibril [Gabriel]. Sura 66:4
God is our perfect Light for us. Sura 66:8
"And Mary the daughter of 'Imran, who guarded her chastity; and We breathed into her (body) of Our Spirit; and she testified to the truth of the words of her Lord and of His Revelations..." Sura 66:12
Sura 67: Sura Al-Mulk (The Dominion) - at Mecca 30 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: - none in Sura 67
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 67
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 67
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 67:5, 6, 10, 28
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 67
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 67
Women. - none in Sura 67
- 4 places
Allah created seven heavens, one above the other. Sura 67: 3
The lowest heaven has lamps [stars], and "We have made such (Lamps) (as) missiles to drive away the Evil ones, and have prepared for them the Penalty of the Blazing Fire." Sura 67:5
Sura 68: Sura Al-Qalam (The Pen) - at Mecca 52 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: Sura 68:15
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 68
No partners joined with Allah. Sura 68:41 (2x)
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 68:33
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 68
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 68
Women. - none in Sura 68
- 4 places
Sura 68:1 begins with the meaningless Arabic letter "nun" (N).
The Companion of the Fish [probably Jonah] Sura 68:48
Sura 69: Sura Al-Haqqah (The Sura Reality) - at Mecca 52 verses

Sign(s) of Allah. - none in Sura 69
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 69
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 69
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 69:31
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 69
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 69
Women. - none in Sura 69
- 1 place
Mention of Thamud. Sura 69:4-5
Mention of 'Ad. Sura 69:4,6
Garden of Paradise with fruit. Sura 69:21-25
Sura 70: Sura Al-Ma'arij (The Ways of Ascent) - Early Meccan 44 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: - none in Sura 70
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 70
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 70
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 70:1, 2, 15, 16
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 70
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 70
Women. Sura 70:29, 30
- 5 places
"And those who guard their chastity, Except with their wives and the (captives) whom their right hands possess, - for (then) they are not to be blamed," Sura 70:29-30
Gardens of bliss. Sura 70:38
Sura 71: Sura Nuh (Noah) - at Mecca 28 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: - none in Sura 71
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 71
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 71
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 71:1, 25, 28
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 71
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 71
Women. - none in Sura 71
- 3 places
Story of Noah with details. Sura 71:1-28
Mention of the seven heavens. Sura 71:15
Mention of Allah giving the moon and sun. Sura 71:16
Mention of the gods Wadd, Suwa', Yaguth, Ya'uq, and Nasr'. Sura 71:23
Sura 72: Sura Al-Jinn (The Genies) - at Mecca 28 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: - none in Sura 72
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 72
No partners joined with Allah. Sura 72:2, 20
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 72:15, 17, 23
Attributing children to God. Sura 72:3
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 72
Women. - none in Sura 72
- 6 places
Mention of jinns [genies] believed in no partners and no wife or son for God. Sura 72:3,6
Eternal Hell: "for any that disobey God and His Apostle -for them is Hell; they shall dwell therein forever." Sura 72:23
A band of watchers [angels]. Sura 72:27
Sura 73: Sura Al-Muzammil (Folded in Garments) - at Mecca 20 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: - none in Sura 73
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 73
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 73
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 73:12, 13
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 73
Fighting / War. Sura 73:20
Women. - none in Sura 73
- 3 places
Mention of Pharaoh. Sura 73:15,16
Sura 74: Sura Al-Mudathir (One Wrapped Up) - at Mecca 56 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: Sura 74:16
Mention of Jews and Christians. Sura 74:31
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 74
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty. Sura 74:26, 27, 31, 42
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 74
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 74
Women. - none in Sura 74
- 6 places
Over the Hell-Fire are nineteen (none but angels). Sura 74:27-30
Gardens of Paradise. Sura 74:40
Sura 75: Sura Al-Qiyamah (The Resurrection) - at Mecca 40 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: - none in Sura 75
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 75
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 75
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty - none in Sura 75
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 75
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 75
Women. - none in Sura 75
- 0 places
Mention of resurrection. Sura 75:3,40
How people were created in the womb. Sura 75:37-38
Sura 76: Sura Al-Insan (The Man) - at Medina 31 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: - none in Sura 76
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 76
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 76
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty - none in Sura 76:4, 10, 31
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 76
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 76
Women. - none in Sura 76
- 3 places
How people are created. Sura 76:2
The righteous will drink a cup (of wine) mixed with Kafur [camphor]. Sura 76:5
The righteous will be in a garden with (garments of) silk.
In Paradise a fountain called Salsabil. Sura 76:18
The righteous will have green garments of fine silk and heavy brocade, and bracelets of silver and they will drink wine pure and holy. Sura 76:21-22
Sura 77: Sura Al-Mursalat (Those Sent Forth) - at Mecca 50 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: - none in Sura 77
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 77
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 77
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 77:29-33
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 77
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 77
Women. - none in Sura 77
- 4 places
Sura 78: Sura An-Naba (The Great News) - at Mecca 40 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: Sura 78:28
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 78
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 78
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 78:21-30, 40
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 78
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 78
Women. - none in Sura 78
- 12 places
Seven firmaments. Sura 78:12
Light of Splendor (the sun) Sura 78:13
Paradise Sura 78:31-38
Gardens in Paradise. Sura 78:32
Companions [houris] in Paradise. Sura 78:33
A cup full to the brim in Paradise. Sura 78:34
Sura 79: Sura An-Nazi'at (Those Who Tear Out) - at Mecca 46 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: Sura 79:20
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 79
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 79
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 79:25, 39
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 79
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 79
Women. - none in Sura 79
- 3 places
Sura 79:1-2 are almost incomprehensible.
Mention of Moses and Pharaoh. Sura 79:15-25
God called Moses in the sacred valley of Tuwa. Sura 79:16
Pharaoh was punished in the hereafter. Sura 79:25
Sura 80: Sura 'Abasa (He Frowned) - at Mecca 42 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: - none in Sura 80
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 80
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 80
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 80:41
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 80
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 80
Women. - none in Sura 80
- 1 place
Mention of corn [grain] Sura 80:27
Sura 81: Sura At-Takwir (The Folding Up) - at Mecca 29 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: - none in Sura 81
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 81
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 81
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 81:12
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 81
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 81
Women. - none in Sura 81
- 1 place
Mention of Gardens of Paradise. Sura 81:13
Sura 82: Sura Al-Infitar (The Cleaving Asunder) - at Mecca 19 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: - none in Sura 82
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 82
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 82
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 82:14
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 82
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 82
Women. - none in Sura 82
- 1 place
The righteous will be in bliss [Paradise]. Sura 82:13
Sura 83: Sura Al-Mutaffin (The Dealers in Fraud) - at Mecca 36 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: Sura 83:13
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 83
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 83
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 83:16
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 83
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 83
Women. - none in Sura 83
- 2 places
The register of deeds is called Sijjin. Sura 83:7-12
The believers' thirst will be quenched with pure wine. Sura 83:25
They will have a mixture of Tasnim [perhaps heavenly fountain]. Sura 83:27
Sura 84: Sura Al-Inshiqaq (The Rending Asunder) - at Mecca 25 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: - none in Sura 84
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 84
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 84
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 84:11, 12, 24
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 84
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 84
Women. - none in Sura 84
- 3 places
Sura 85: Sura Al-Buruj (The Zodiacal Signs) - Early Meccan 22 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: - none in Sura 85
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 85
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 85
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty. Sura 85:10 (2x)
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 85
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 85
Women. - none in Sura 85
- 2 places
Sura 85:20-22 says it is the Qur'an that is preserved on tablets [in Heaven].
Sura 86: Sura At-Tariq (The Night Star) - at Mecca 17 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: - none in Sura 86
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 86
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 86
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty - none in Sura 86
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 86
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 86
Women. - none in Sura 86
- 0 places
How people are created. Sura 86:6-7
God can bring back to life [resurrect]. Sura 86:8
Sura 87: Sura Al-A'la (The Most High) - at Mecca 19 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: - none in Sura 87
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 87
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 87
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 87:12
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 87
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 87
Women. - none in Sura 87
- 1 place
Mention of the Books of Abraham and Moses. Sura 87:19
Sura 88: Sura Al-Ghashiah (The Overwhelming Event) - at Mecca 26 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: - none in Sura 88
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 88
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 88
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 88:4-7, 24
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 88
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 88
Women. - none in Sura 88
- 5 places
Unbelievers enter the Blazing Fire and given to drink of a boiling hot spring. Sura 87:4-5
Sura 89: Sura Al-Fajr (The Dawn) - at Mecca 30 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: - none in Sura 89
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 89
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 89
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 89:23
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 89
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 89
Women. - none in Sura 89
- 1 place
Mention of the 'Ad people of the (city of) Iram. Sura 89:6-8
Mention of the Thamud people who cut out rocks in the valley. Sura 89:9
Mention of Pharaoh, lord of stakes. Sura 89:10
Variation in Sura 89:86 Abu Dawud vol.3 footnote 3399 p.1118
Variation in Sura 89:25-26 Abu Dawud vol.3 footnote 3408 p.1119
Sura 90: Sura Al-Balad (The City) - at Mecca 20 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: Sura 90:19
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 90
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 90
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 90:20
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 90
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 90
Women. - none in Sura 90
- 2 places
Sura 91: Sura Ash-Shams (The Sun) - at Mecca 15 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: - none in Sura 91
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 91
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 91
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty - none in Sura 91
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 91
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 91
Women. - none in Sura 91
- 0 places
Mention of Thamud and the she-camel. Sura 91:11-13
Sura 92: Sura Al-Layl (The Night) - at Mecca 21 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: - none in Sura 92
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 92
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 92
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 92:14
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 92
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 92
Women. - none in Sura 92
- 1 place
Sura 93: Sura Ad-Duha (The Glorious Morning Light) - at Mecca 11 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: - none in Sura 93
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 93
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 93
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty - none in Sura 93
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 93
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 93
Women. - none in Sura 93
- 0 places
Sura 94: Sura Al-Sharh (The Expansion of the Breast) - at Mecca 8 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: - none in Sura 94
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 94
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 94
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty - none in Sura 94
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 94
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 94
Women. - none in Sura 94
- 0 places
Sura 95: Sura At-Tin (The Fig) - at Mecca 9 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: - none in Sura 95
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 95
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 95
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty - none in Sura 95
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 95
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 95
Women. - none in Sura 95
- 0 places
Sura 96: Sura Al-'Alaq (The Clinging Cat) - at Mecca 19 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: - none in Sura 96
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 96
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 96
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty - none in Sura 96
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 96
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 96
Women. - none in Sura 96
- 0 places
Sura 97: Sura Al-Qadr (The Night of Power) - at Mecca 5 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: - none in Sura 97
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 97
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 97
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty - none in Sura 97
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 97
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 97
Women. - none in Sura 97
- 0 places
Sura 98: Sura Al-Bayyinah (The Clear Evidence) - at Mecca 8 verses

Sign(s) / evidence of Allah: Sura 98:1, 4
Mention of Jews and Christians. Sura 98:4, 6
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 98
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 98:6
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 98
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 98
Women. - none in Sura 98
- 5 places
Differentiate between People of the Book and polytheists. Sura 98:6
People dwell in the Gardens of Eternity forever. Sura 98:8
Sura 99: Sura Az-Zalzalah (The Earthquake) - at Mecca 8 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: - none in Sura 99
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 99
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 99
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty - none in Sura 99
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 99
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 99
Women. - none in Sura 99
- 0 places
Sura 100: Sura Al-'Adiyat (Those That Run) - at Mecca 11 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: - none in Sura 100
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 100
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 100
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty - none in Sura 100
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 100
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 100
Women. - none in Sura 100
- 0 places
Sura 101: Sura Al-Qari'ah (The Calamity) - at Mecca 11 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: - none in Sura 101
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 101
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 101
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 101:9,11
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 101
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 101
Women. - none in Sura 101
- 2 places
Sura 102: Sura At-Takathur (The Piling up) - at Mecca 8 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: - none in Sura 102
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 102
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 102
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 102:2
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 102
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 102
Women. - none in Sura 102
- 1 place
Sura 103: Sura 'Al-Asr (The Time Through the Ages) - at Mecca 3 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: - none in Sura 103
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 103
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 103
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty - none in Sura 103
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 103
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 103
Women. - none in Sura 103
- 0 places
Sura 104: Sura Al-Humazah (The Scandal Monger) - at Mecca 9 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: - none in Sura 104
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 104
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 104
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 104:6-9
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 104
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 104
Women. - none in Sura 104
- 4 places
Sura 105: Sura Al-Fil (The Elephant) - at Mecca 5 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: - none in Sura 105
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 105
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 105
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty - none in Sura 105
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 105
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 105
Women. - none in Sura 105
- 0 places
Allah sent against the Companions of the Elephant flights of birds and stones of baked clay. Sura 105:1-4
Sura 106: Sura Quraish (The Quraysh) - at Mecca 4 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: - none in Sura 106
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 106
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 106
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty - none in Sura 106
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 106
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 106
Women. - none in Sura 106
- 0 places
Sura 107: Sura Al-Ma'un (The Neighborly Needs) - at Mecca 7 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: - none in Sura 107
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 107
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 107
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty - none in Sura 107
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 107
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 107
Women. - none in Sura 107
- 0 places
Sura 108: Sura Al-Kauthar (The Abundance) - at Mecca 3 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: - none in Sura 108
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 108
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 108
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty - none in Sura 108
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 108
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 108
Women. - none in Sura 108
- 0 places
Sura 109: Sura Al-Kafirun (The Disbelievers) - at Mecca 6 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: - none in Sura 109
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 109
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 109
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty - none in Sura 109
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 109
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 109
Women. - none in Sura 109
- 0 places
Sura 110: Sura An-Nasr (The Help) - at Medina 3 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: - none in Sura 110
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 110
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 110
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty - none in Sura 110
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 110
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 110
Women. - none in Sura 110
- 0 places
Sura 111: Sura Abu-Lahab (The Father of Flame) - at Mecca 5 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: - none in Sura 111
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 111
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 111
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty Sura 111:1-5
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 111
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 111
Women. Sura 111:4-5
- 5 places
His wife shall carry the wood - as fuel! Sura 111:4
Sura 112: Sura Al-Ikhlas (The Purity of Faith) - at Mecca 4 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: - none in Sura 112
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 112
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 112
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty - none in Sura 112
Attributing children to God. Sura 112:3
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 112
Women. - none in Sura 112
- 1 place
"Say, O messenger, to the people: 'He, Allah, is Unity! Allah the Eternal. Fathering nobody, and not himself engendered- And absolutely nothing is like him!" Sura 112
Sura 113: Sura Al-Falaq (The Daybreak) - at Mecca 5 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: - none in Sura 113
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 113
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 113
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty - none in Sura 113
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 113
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 113
Women. - none in Sura 113
- 0 places
"Say: I seek refuge with the Lord of the Dawn, From the mischief of created things:" Sura 113:1 (A. Yusuf 'Ali)
"'Say: I seek refuge with the Lord of the Daqwn from the evil of what He has created.' (113:1-2)" Bukhari vol.8 book 77 chapter 12.
Sura 114: Sura An-Nas (The Humans) - at Mecca 6 verses

Sign(s) of Allah: - none in Sura 114
Mention of Jews and Christians. - none in Sura 114
No partners joined with Allah. - none in Sura 114
Hell/ Hellfire / grievous penalty - none in Sura 114
Attributing children to God. - none in Sura 114
Fighting / War. - none in Sura 114
Women. - none in Sura 114
- 0 places
Mention of jinns (genies) Sura 114:6
Adam, the Fall Sura 2:33-7; 3:33,59; 7:19-27;19:58;20:120-1
Noah and the ark Sura 3:33; 4:163; 7:59-64; 10:71-73; 11:36-48,89; 14:9; 19:58; 21:76-77;23:27-29;26:116-120;37:75; 29:14 (950yrs)
Abraham Sura 3:33,67; 15:57; 21:62; 37:83; 38:45; 60:4
Almost sacrificed an unnamed son Sura 37:99-111
Lut (Lot) Sura 6:86; 21:71,74; 29:28,33;
Isaac Sura 6:84;19:49;21:72;29:27;37:112-3; 38:45
Jacob Sura 2:132-3; 3:84; 4:163; 6:84; 12:7-10; etc. 12:38,83; 19:49; 21:72; 29:27; 38:45
Joseph Sura 6:84; 12:4-80; 40:34
Benjamin Sura 12:59,69,76-77
Job Sura 4:163; 6:84; 21:83-84; 38:41-44
Moses' parents Sura 3:35 28:7-10
Miriam, sister of Moses Sura 28:11-12
Moses Sura 4:153; 7:131-155; 14:5-8; 11:96,97,110; 19:51; 20:9,25,45,61,65; 33:66; 40:53
Aaron, Moses' brother Sura 6:84; 7:150-153; 10:87; 19:53; 20:29-36,45,92-4; 37:114
Moses' wife (Zipporah in the Bible) Sura 28:27-29
David Sura 2:251; 5:78; 21:78-9; 34:10; 38:17-26
Solomon Sura 2:102; 21:78-9; 27:15-44; 34:12-4;38:30-40
Queen of Sheba Sura 27:15-44
Angels Gabriel and Michael Sura 2:98; 66:4
Jonah Sura 4:163; 6:86;10:98;37:139-148
Elijah (Elias) Sura 6:85; 37:123,130-132
Elisha Sura 6:86; 38:48
Yahya (John the Baptist) Sura 6:85;19:7,12;21:90
Zechariah, John's father Sura 3:37,38; 6:85; 19:2,7,11; 21:89
John's mother Sura 21:90
Virgin birth of Jesus Sura 3:47; ~4:156;~5:78; ~5:112; 19:16-33; 21:91; 66:12
Jesus Sura 2:253; 4:157; 5:46,78,110; 6:85; 23:50;43:61
Jesus, Word of God Sura 3:45; 4:171 Sahih Muslim 1:22
Jesus' ascending to Heaven Sura 3:55; 4:158
Jesus' disciples Sura 3:52-53; 5:112-113; 61:14
The only non-Jews here were Adam, Noah, Abraham, Lot, Job, the Queen of Sheba, and (of course) the angels. Sura 32:23 says, "We did indeed aforetime give the book to Moses. Be not then in doubt of its reaching (thee): and We made it a guide to the children of Israel."
Adam's son killing his brother
Sura 5:27-31
Those drowned in Noah's flood
Sura 23:27; 29:14
Lot's lewd neighbors and his wife
Sura 29:28,33
Pharaoh, cruel to God's people
Sura 2:49-50; 7:103-137; 20:56.60,78-79; 28:4,8-9; 29:39;44:17-33
Pharaoh's magicians
10:79-81; 20:62-70;
the non-Jew Moses killed
Sura 28:15
Aziz (Potiphar?)
Sura 12:30, 51
Potiphar's wife
Sura 12:23-26,51
Cupbearer in Joseph's prison
Sura 12:39-41

Qarun (Korah) Sura 28:76,79; 29:39; 40:24
Madyan (Midianites)
7:85-93; 11:84-95; 22:44; 26:176-190; 28:22; 29:36-37; 38:13
Goliath, slain by David
Sura 2:249-251
100,000 Jonah preached to after being swallowed by a big fish
Sura 37:142-147
Gog and Magog
Sura 18:94-95; 21:96-7
Messiah (Christ) is a title of Jesus in Suras 5:72,75; 5:17 (2x), 3:45; 4:157, 171, 172, 9:30, 31.
Jesus, God's Word, and of those nearest to God Sura 3:45; 4:171 Sahih Muslim vol.1 no.22
Slaying God's prophets: Evil men "deny the Signs of Allah, and in defiance Of right, slay the prophets, And slay those who teach Jesus dealing with mankind,..." Sura 3:21.
It is interesting to read how Allah could have what are called "abrogated verses" in Suras 13:39; 16:101; 2:106.
How could Haman, the Persian minister in Esther's time (500 B.C.) actually work in Egypt in Moses' time (1450 B.C.) building the Tower of Babel (before 2500 B.C.) as Suras 27:4-6, 28:38, 29:39, 40:23-24,36-37 indicate? This is another "Mohammed and French-Canadians" problem again.
Even today, there are differences in Arabic versions of the Qur'an. For example, in Answering Islam p.193 point out some Arabic discrepancies: Sura 28:48 [sahirani/sihrani], Sura 32:6 [ummahatuhum/ummahatuhum wa hyua abun lahum] Sura 34:18 [rabbana ba'id/rabuna ba'ada], Sura 38:22 [tis'un/tis'atun]. Sura 19:35 [tantaruna/yamtaruna]. See W. St. Clair-Tisdell A Manual of the Leading Muhammedan Objections to Christianity (London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1904 p.60.). There are also significant differences between the 'Uthman's Qur'an and the Qur'an used today. Why the changes, and when will they change it back?
Allah claimed to be the same God as Christians and Jews (do not dispute except in the best way) - Sura 29:46


The Fihrist - Section 1 (written 987 A.D.)

(53 entries)
A copy is in the Chester Beatty Library in Dublin, Ireland. The Fihrist preface
The author, Abu al-Faraj Muhammad ibn Ishaq (= al-Nadim) was a Shi'ite, who was born around 935 A.D. The Fihrist p.xv, xviii, xxiii
His father was a "warraq", or book dealer who lived in Baghdad. The Fihrist p.xvi
Nadim means Court companion. The Fihrist p.xvi
Some claim al-Nadim was an Isma'ili or a Mutzalite, but there is no proof of this. The Fihrist p.xviii.
Baghdad has a Greek Orthodox section of town. The Fihrist p.xx
The Fihrist was written around 986/987 through 990 A.D. (376 A.H.) The Fihrist p.xxi
A Christian monk returned to his home in Baghdad from visiting China in 986/987 A.D. The Fihrist p.xxi
Al-Nadim probably died 990/991 A.D. The Fihrist p.xxiii
There are four manuscripts plus 2 fragments of The Fihrist that have survived today. The Fihrist p.xxiv
Abraham allegedly fled from Nimrod. The Fihrist p.27
Moses had to repent of breaking the two tablets. The Fihrist p.27,43
An Arab attempted to give an example of Chinese script. The Fihrist p.32
There were 144,315 prophets according to The Fihrist p.42
There were a total of 104 scriptures, 100 of which of which were before Moses. The Fihrist p.42
There were 150 Psalms. The Fihrist p.43
Compilation of the Qur'an under Abu Bakr, instituted by 'Umar. The Fihrist p.47
Do not know what the Arabic letters starting some Suras mean. The Fihrist p.50
The order of the suras varied in different copies of the Qur'an. The Fihrist p.49-50
Bashir did not have Sura 1. The Fihrist p.49-50
Part of Sura 16 were recorded at a different time. The Fihrist p.52
Sura 103 (all): "By the time, verily man is in loss, except such as have faith, and do righteous deeds, and (join together) in the mutual enjoining of truth, and of patience and constancy." vs. "And the afternoon. We have created man for loss in which he will remain until the end of time, except for those who believe, enjoining one another to piety and committing each other to endurance." (Ibn Mas'ud) The Fihrist p.57
Abdallah ibn Mas'ud didnot have Sura al-Mu'awwidhatan or the opening of the Book [Sura 1]. The Fihrist p.57
Sura 42:1 Arabic letters "HMAS" vs. "HMSQ" in Ibn Mas'ud's version. The Fihrist p.57
"According to the statement of Ubayy ibn Ka'b the total number of the verses of thee Qur'an is six thousand, two hundred and ten. The total of the surahs of the Qur'an in according to the statement of 'Ata ibn Yasar is 114, its verses are 6,170, one hundred and seventy, its words 77,439, and its letters 323,015. According to the statement of 'Asim al-Jahdari, there are 113 surahs. The total number of verses of the Qur'an as stated by Yahya ibn al-Harith al--Dhamari is 6,226, while its letters are 321,530." [The original quote spelled out the numbers.) The Fihrist p.62
Plague at Basra in 747-748 A.D. The Fihrist p.65
Disagreement on certain letters in the Qur'an [circa 800 A.D.]. The Fihrist p.67
al-Kis'ai in Baghdad had his own reading. The Fihrist p.67
Book :The Things about Which al-Kisa'i Disagreed with Hamzah, by Abu Ja'far Muhammad ibn al-Mughirah. The Fihrist p.67
Five People from Medina who their own reading of the Qur'an: 'Abd Allah ibn 'Ayyash ibn Abi Rabi'ah al-Makhzumi (first generation of the followers at Medina); Abu Sa'id Aban ibn 'Uthman ibn 'Affan; Muslim ibn Habib al-Nahdi; Shaybah ibn Nidah ibn Surjus ibn Ya'qub (protégé of Umm Salamah; 2nd generation at Medina); Yazid bin Qa'qa; The Fihrist p.68
Three people of Mecca who had their own reading of the Qur'an: Ibn Abi 'Umarah; Muhays; Dirbas. The Fihrist p.68
Five people of Basra who had their own reading of the Qur'an: 'Abd Allah ibn Abi Ishaq al-Hadrami; 'Asim al-Jahdari; 'Isa ibn 'Umar al-Thaqafi; Ya'qub al-Hadrami; Abu al-Mundhir Sallam. The Fihrist p.68
Five people of al-Kufra who had their own reading of the Qur'an: Talhah ibn Musarrif al-Ayyami of Hamdhan; Yahya ibn Waththab (died 721/722 A.D.); 'Isa ibn 'Umar al-Hamadhani (not the grammarian); Al-A'mash; Ibn Abi Layla. The Fihrist p.68-69
Three people of al-Sham had their own reading: Abu al-Barhusam; Yazid al-Barbari; Khalid ibn Ma'dan. The Fihrist p.69
One person from Yemen who had his own reading of the Qur'an: Muhammad ibn al-Sumayfi, who later lived at Basra. The Fihrist p.69
Two people of Baghdad who had their own reading of the Qur'an: Khalaf ibn Hisham ibn Tha'lab al-Bazzar (died 843 A.D.) Abu Bakr Ahmad ibn Musa ibn al-'Abbas ibn Mujahid (859-935 A.D.). The Fihrist p.69-70
Sura 18:79 "there was behind them a king" vs. "there was in front of them a king" (Ibn Shanabudh) The Fihrist p.71
Sura 62:9 "hasten" vs. "pass on" (Ibn Shanabudh) The Fihrist p.71
Sura 101:5 'ka-l-'ihni-l-manfush' vs. 'ka-s-sufi-l-manfush (both words mean like carded wool) (Ibn Shanabudh) [The Fihrist p.71;]
Sura 111:2 "he will perish" vs. "they have perished. (Ibn Shanabudh) The Fihrist p.71
Sura 10:92 "And today we deliver you with your body..." vs. "Today we deliver you by making your strong ..." (Ibn Shanabudh) The Fihrist p.71
Sura 34:14 "the jinn perceived if they had known the unseen, they would not have remained in abject (mahin) torment." vs. "the people (al-ins) perceived that the jinn, if they had known the unseen, would not have remained in a state (hawl) of painful (alim) torment." (Ibn Shanabudh) The Fihrist p.71
Sura 92:1 "bright, and what created the male and female." vs. "bright, and the male and the female." (Ibn Shanabudh) The Fihrist p.71
Sura 25:77 "You have lied" vs. "The unbelievers have lied" (Ibn Shanabudh) The Fihrist p.71
Sura 8:73 "and great (kabir) corruption" vs. "and widespread ('aird) corruption" (Ibn Shanabudh) The Fihrist p.71
Sura 3:104 "refraining (different Arabic word) from what is wrong..." vs. refraining (nahun) from what is wrong, and who seek the aid of Allah in what befalls them..." (Ibn Shanabudh) The Fihrist p.72
"It is said that he [Ibn Shanabudh] confessed all of this [variation]. Then he was moved to repentance and used his handwriting in contrition, so that he wrote: 'Thus saith Muhammed ibn Ahmad ibn Ayyub [Ibn Shanabudh]: I used to read expressions differeng from the version of 'Uthman ibn 'Affan..." [Since 'Uthman threatened those who had different versions, this confession likely had an element of coercion in it.] The Fihrist p.72
Abu Bakr Muhammad ibn al-Hasan ibn Miqsam from Baghdad (died 944 A.D.) wrote a book titled: "The Seven [Readers] with their Defects" The Fihrist p.74
The Fihrist
p.79 lists seven different books about the discrepancies of Qur'anic Manuscripts.
The Fihrist
p.81-82 lists 18 books about the Abrogating and the Abrogated in the Qur'an.
Title of a book mentioned in The Fihrist p.83: Leaving the Contradictions in the Qur'an by al-Firyabi.
Title of a book mentioned in The Fihrist p.83: Book of Qutrub about which of the verses of the Qur'an are questioned by the heretics.
The end of Part 1 of The Fihrist p.83: 987 A.D.


Sufi Teaching - unfinished

(17 entries)
He also said, "I saw the Ka'aba walking around me." Of God it is said, "Your obedience to me is greater than my obedience to You."
(Said by Bayazid Bestami (died 874/877 A.D.) and taken from The Essential Rumi p.288.)
"Praise be to me... How great is my majesty/glory ... I am your Lord ... My banner is greater than that of Mohammed." Bestami d.874/877
"I am the wine drinker and the wine and the cupbearer" (said by Bestami who died 874/877 A.D.) from The Essential Rumi p.288)
"Happy is my head: and with loud shout, I speak; Saying: 'Life's breeze from the cup I seek.' On the face of wine sickness, sitteth not the sullenness of austerity. The disciple of the khirka, dreg-drinker, pleasant of disposition, I am. ... Wine, bring that, by Hafiz decision, down from the pure heart, Hypocrisy's dust, with the goblet's grace, I may wash." (Divan of Hafez p.399.
"Someone once asked a great sheikh what sufism was. 'The feeling of joy when sudden disappointment comes.'" (The Essential Rumi p.171)
"This drunkenness began in some other tavern. When I get back around to that place, I'll be completely sober. Meanwhile, I'm like a bird from another continent, sitting in this aviary." (From the Safa Anthology, taken from The Essential Rumi p.2)
The Essential Rumi p.283 says that the Sufi poet Sanai's style impressed Rumi. Sanai said that dirty jokes can be instructional.
Supposedly the dervish Shams met Rumi and asked who was greater, the Sufi Bestami who said "How great is my glory", or Mohammed who acknowledged "We do not know You as we should." Eventually Rumi said it was Mohammed because while Bestami had taken one gulp of the divine, for Mohammed the way was always unfolding. (from The Essential Rumi p.xi-xii)
"No better love than love with no object, no more satisfying work than work with no purpose." (Furuzanfar's edition of Kulliyat-e Shams #152 taken from The Essential Rumi p.279)
"Don't grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form. The child weaned from mother's milk now drinks wine and honey mixed." (Furuzanfar's edition of Kulliyat-e Shams #1937 taken from The Essential Rumi p.272)
"Don't hand me another glass of wine. Pour it in my mouth. I've lost the way to my mouth." (The Essential Rumi p.6)
"The wine we really drink is our own blood. Our bodies ferment in these barrels. We give everything for a glass of this. We give our minds for a sip." (The Essential Rumi p.6)
"God has given us a dark wine so potent that, drinking it, we leave the two worlds. God has put into the form of hashish a power to deliver the taster from self-consciousness." (The Essential Rumi p.6)
"I have lived on the lip of insanity, wanting to know reasons, knocking on a door. It opens. I've been knocking from the inside!" (Furuzanfar's edition of Kulliyat-e Shams #1249 taken from The Essential Rumi p.281)
"In the slaughterhouse of love, they kill only the best, none of the weak or deformed. Don't run away from this dying. Whoever's not killed for love is dead meat." (Furuzanfar's edition of Kulliyat-e Shams #543 taken from The Essential Rumi p.270)
"I go into the Muslim mosque and the Jewish synagogue and the Christian church and I see one altar." (The Essential Rumi p.246)
"Where did I come from, and what am I supposed to be doing? I have no idea. My soul is from elsewhere, I'm sure of that, and I intend to end up there." (Safa Anthology, taken from The Essential Rumi p.2)


The Mathnawi of Jalalu'din Rumi - unfinished

(16 entries)
The Mathnawi has 25,700 verses (and many are long). The Mathnawi xiii
Iblis [Satan] was called Azazil before his fall. The Mathnawi book 1 no.92 p.9
Reference to the one-eyed Dajjal [Antichrist] The Mathnawi book 1 no.173 p.23
Mention of the angel Seraphiel. The Mathnawi book 1 no.398 p.25
Mention of Layla. The Mathnawi book 1 no.409-415 p.28
Rumi made up history of an evil vizier showing how to begule Christians. There were twelve tribes of Christians The Mathnawi book 1 no.436-739 p.26-42
Hundreds of thousands of Christiasn were killed fighting each other. The Mathnawi book 1 no.701 p.40
Solomon rebuked a demon for looking at a Muslim The Mathnawi book 1 no.965-970 p.54
Mention of seven planets. The Mathnawi book 1 no.1370 p.75 and seven seas. The Mathnawi book 1 no.1375 p.76
Rumi had a high opinion of caliph 'Umar. The Mathnawi book 1 no.1405-1445 p.77080
Rumi tells a fictional story of a rich man asking his pet parrot what he wanted as a gift from India. The Mathnawi book 1 no.1547-1574 p.85-86
Rumi mentions the Seven Spheres (of heaven) The Mathnawi book 1 no.1578 p.87
Rumi says that Allah is the most jealous. The Mathnawi book 1 no.1763 p.96
The angel Israfil (=Seraphiel) has such a beautiful voice that the dead will go back into their bodies when he calls. The Mathnawi book 1 no.1915-1919 p.104
Rumi mentions Job. The Mathnawi book 1 no.2096 p.114
Alleged miracle of Moohammed making pebbles speak. The Mathnawi book 1 no.2153-2164 p.117
'Umar saw a great minstrel and taught him about Sufism. The Mathnawi book 1 no.2161-2240 p.117-120
Rumi thought that Abu Bakr governed from Baghdad. The Mathnawi book 1 no.2715 p.148
At that time some people could swim, some could not. The Mathnawi book 1 no.2839 p.155
A lion, wolf, and fox got together to get game, though the lion did not really need any help. The lion killed the wolf because the wolf was wrong to think in terms of I and we in the presence of the lion. The lion spared the fox, because, learning from the wolf, the fox gave all three dead animals of prey to the lion. The lion also gave all three animals to the fox. [This is sort of the epitomy of an oriental despot.] The Mathnawi book 1 no.3055 p.166
Rumi mentions seven heavens. The Mathnawi book 1 no.3112 p.169
Rumi mentions 72 sects [of islam] The Mathnawi book 1 no.3287 p.179
Rumi mentions Balaam son of Beor The Mathnawi book 1 no.3298-3320 p.179-180
Rumi says that infidels can be killed and their wives and children become free spoil because they have no reason, just like the wild animals. The Mathnawi book 1 no.3310-3319 p.181
Rumi positivel mentions Sana'I (the sage in seclusion) The Mathnawi book 1 no.3426 p.186
Sexual intercourse of children is idle play. Compare that to the adult-like Rustam. The Mathnawi book 1 no.3433 p.187
Rumi says that the people of Paradise snatch kisses from the lips (of houris). The Mathnawi book 1 no.3450 p.192
A dervish knocked at a house to ask for a piece of dry bread, or moist, it didn't matter.
"This is not a bakery," said the owner.
"Might you have a bit of gristle then?"
"Does this look like a butcher shop?"
"A little flour?"
"Do you hear a grinding stone?"
"Some water?"
"This is not a well."
Whatever the dervish asked for, the man made some tired joke and refused to give him anything.
Finally the dervish ran in the house, lifted up his robe, and squatted as though to [use the bathroom]
"Hey, hey!"
"Quiet, you sad man. A deserted place is a fine spot to relieve oneself, and since there's no living thing here, or means of living, it needs fertilizing."
(The Essential Rumi p.116-117 from The Mathnawi vol.6 no.1250-1257)
"'Ali was told a secret doctrine by Mohammed and told not to tell it, so he whispered it down the mouth of a well. Sometimes there's no one to talk to. You must just set out on your own." (The Mathnawi vol.4 no.275-486, taken from The Essential Rumi p.195)
Rumi's book The Mathnawi vol.5 no.2831-4034 tells a long and bawdy story of the caliph (king) of Egypt sending an army of thousands to besiege Mosul, all for a physically attractive concubine. The king of Mosul finally gives her up saying, "The idol belongs with the idolator." The victorious captain sees her and is overcome with lust. He tears off her pants, but just as he is about to have sex, he hears a noise of a black lion among the horses. He runs off naked with his sword, kills the lion, and then returns to have sex with the woman. When they eventually return to the caliph of Egypt, he falls madly in love with the girl, but as he is about to have sex with her, a tiny sound from God and he loses desire. The girl laughs loudly at him, and when he gets angry, tells him about her and the captain. The caliph finally gives her to the captain. "This is the virility of a prophet. The Caliph was sexually impotent, but his manliness was most powerful." (The Essential Rumi p.54-61)
A man's jealous wife sent her appealing maidservant back home to fetch a silver washbasin. Afterward the wife realized what she did and ran home too. The maid ran home quickly to finally have an affair with the woman's husband. The wife ran home out of jealousy. "The maid ran for love. The wife ran out of fear and jealousy. There is a great difference. The mystic flies moment to moment. The fearful ascetic drags along month to month." (The Essential Rumi p.178-179. In this parable the maid is the good mystic, the wife the fearful ascetic, and the husband is God. It goes on to give all the (x-rated) details of the wife catching the two just after the act. Remember, this is supposed to be teaching to lead you to God. (The Essential Rumi p.178-180 in The Mathnawi vol.5 no.2163-2204,2210.)
Apparently the most disgusting story in Rumi is the story of a maidservant who trained a donkey "to perform the services of a man" She carved part of a gourd to use since the donkey's anatomy was larger. Her mistress secretly saw this one time, and decided to try it herself. She did not know about the gourd flange though, and the donkey punctured her intestines and she died. The point is that we are supposed to remember her as an image of immoderation, and keep our balance, presumably as the maidservant did. So apparently the maidservant having sex with an animal with a gourd is a shining example for Sufis of how to live a life in moderation. If you are a non-Muslim are totally shocked by this degrading analogy of Allah, realize that most Sunni and Shi'ite Muslims would be equally shocked. This gross story of God in Sufism is in The Mathnawi vol.5 no.1333-1405 and can be read (that is if you really want to read it) in The Essential Rumi p.181-182)
There can be Sufi hypocrites too. They are similar to a man who hears a wolf pass gas when another kills it at night and swears it was his donkey because he know how his donkey passes gas. (The Essential Rumi p.213 The Mathnawi vol.3 no.650-702)
"One day a sufi sees an empty food sack hanging on a nail. He begins to turn and tear his shirt, saying, Ford for what needs no food! A cure for hunger! His burning grows and others join him, shouting and moaning in the love-fire. An idle passerby comments, 'It's only an empty sack.' The sufi says, 'leave. You want what we do not want. You are not a lover. A lover's food is the love of bread, not the bread. No only who really loves, loves existence.'" (The Mathnawi vol.3 no.3014-3030 taken from The Essential Rumi p.29)
"A disciple of Jalal suggested she [herself] make a pilgrimage to Mecca. She thought that was good; but went to ask her master first. He said that was good. That midnight he was praying, he fell into ecstasy and asked her to join him on the roof. They beheld the sacred black stone of Mecca whirling in the air. Then she learned that Jalal was her Mecca, and she did not need to go anywhere else." (taken from Rumi in the Arms of the Beloved p.193-194)
"the way you make love is the way God will be with you. So these two were lost in their sexual trance. They did not care anymore about feasting or wine. Their eyes were closed like perfectly matching calligraphy lines. The king went looking for the scholar, and when he saw them there coupled, commented, Well, as it is said, 'A good king must serve his subjects from his own table!' There is a joy, a winelike freedom that dissolves the mind and restores the spirit,..." (The Mathnawi vol.6 no.3914-3979 taken from The Essential Rumi p.185)
"There is an animal called an ushghur, a porcupine. If you hit it with a stick, it extends its quills and get bigger. The soul is a porcupine, made strong by stick-beating." (The Mathnawi vol.4 no.74-109 taken from The Essential Rumi p.176)
"There are thousands of wines that can take over our minds. Don't think all ecstasies are the same!" (The Mathnawi vol.4 no.2683-2696 taken from Essential Rumi p.6)
"Listen to the poet Sanai, who lived secluded: 'don't wander out on the road in your ecstasy. Sleep in the tavern.' When a drunk strays out to the street, children make fun of him.... The children follow, not knowing the taste of wine, or how his drunkenness feels. All people on the plane are children, except for a very few. No one is grown up except those free of desire." (The Mathnawi vol.1 no.3426-3454 taken from The Essential Rumi p.4)
"No more wine for me! I'm past delighting in the thick red and the clear white. I'm thirsty for my own blood as it moves into a field of action. Draw the keenest blade you have and strike, until the head circles about the body. Make a mountain of skulls like that. Split me apart. Don't stop at the mouth! Don't listen to anything I say. I must enter the center of the fire. Fire is my child but I must be consumed and become fire." (The Mathnawi vol.1 no.2981-3021 taken from Essential Rumi p.63) Mohammed also spoke a lot about fire, but Mohammed said to avoid the fire.
"Hallaj said, I am God, and lived it out." (The Mathnawi vol.6 no.2019-2190 taken from The Essential Rumi p.219)
"The Granary" is a story of Rumi's about a sufi who wandered the world on his donkey. One time when he stayed with a community of sufis, and left his donkey with a servant. The other sufis had a great celebration in his honor. He was happy until it was time to leave, and he learned that they paid for the celebration by selling his donkey. He said he was only imitating their joy. To really have their joy he would have to stay with them as friends. (The Mathnawi 2:156-193 taken from The Essential Rumi p.250-251)
"Mystics are experts in laziness. They rely on it, because they continuously see God working all around them. The harvest keeps coming in, yet they never even did the plowing!" (The Mathnawi vol.6 no.4876-4916 taken from The Essential Rumi p.30)
Unauthorized Hadiths
Hadeeth Number One:
Thawban (RA) narrates that the Messenger of Allah (sallallahu 'alaihi wa sallam) said, "Two groups of my Ummah Allah has protected from the Hellfire: a group that will conquer India and a group that will be with 'Eessa son of Maryam (AS)" (Nasai & also mentioned in Ahmed & Tabarani.).

Commentary by Shayhul-Hadeeth Maulana Muhammad Sarfarz Khan Safdar:

This Hadeeth illustrates that a time will come when Ahlul-Islam will get sick and tired of Indian oppression and will do Jihad with India and apparently this has begun. From the creation of Pakistan (within the huge landscape of India) until now, the Hindu oppressors have indeed inflicted significant hardship on the Muslims, countless Muslims have been murdered (Shaheed) and their properties have been destroyed. Moreover, the oppression in Kashmir is not hidden from any sensible individual. Although some Muslim organisations are "voluntarily" engaged in Jihad but over 53+ Muslim states are shamelessly silent (on the issue of Kashmir) and afraid to upset their Masters (America and its confederates) ...But a time will come when Muslims (those with honour and dignity) will take on India and be successful.

Hadeeth Number Two:

Translation: Na'im b. Hammad in al-Fitan reports that Abu Hurayrah, radhiAllaahu 'anhu, said that the Messenger of Allah, sallallahu 'alayhi wa sallam, mentioned India and said, "A group of you will conquer India, Allah will open for them [India] until they come with its kings chained - Allah having forgiven their sins - when they return back [from India], they will find Ibn Maryam in Syria." (Kanzul-Ummal)

Commentary by Shayhul-Hadeeth Maulana Muhammad Sarfarz Khan Safdar:

Rasul-ullah (Sallaho Alaihe Wassallam) mentioned India and described that "Your army will engage in Jihad against India and Allah (SWT) will grant it victory. Alhumdolillah Allah (SWT) granted victory to the Mujahideen and Pakistan Army in Kargil (and its surroundings) and Nawaz Shareef (the American stooge) turned it into defeat. A time will come when the Army of Muslims will bring the rulers of India in handcuffs, chained (to the neck) and Allah (SWT) will forgive the sins of the entire Army. When this Army will return victorious they will witness Isa Ibn Maryam (RA) in Syria

Hadeeth Number Three:
Abu Hurayrah (RA) said, "The Messenger of Allah (sallallahu 'alaihi wa sallam) promised us the conquest of India. If I was to come across that I will spend my soul and wealth. If I am killed then I am among the best of martyrs. And if I return then I am Abu Hurayrah (RA) the freed." (Nasai & also mentioned in Ahmed & Hakim.).


Miscellaneous Islam

The murders of Asma bint Marwan and Abu Afak are not recorded in the hadiths. They are recorded in Sa'd and Ishaq though.


Deathbed conversion: no forgiveness Sura 4:18

Temple to the moon god Sin built between the 6th and 3rd centuries B.C. at Huraidha in the Hadhramaut. (Encyclopaedia Britannica vol.2 p.184)
Note that many times in the English translations of the hadiths say "Jerusalem" when the Arabic is al-Aqsa, meaning "the farthest mosque.
Forty Hadiths co
llected by as-Sayyid ash-Sharif al-Jurjani (died in 816 A.H.) are at USC Forty Hadiths
Malik's Muwatta is at
USC Muwatta Malik

i.e. Fatimah (ra) was born at the time the Ka`bah was rebuilt, when the Prophet (pbuh) was 35 years old... she (Fatimah) was five years older that Ayesha (ra). (Al-isabah fi tamyizi'l-sahabah, Ibn Hajar al-Asqalani, vol.4, p.377, Arabic, Maktabatu'l-Riyadh al-haditha, al-Riyadh, 1978)
Abdullah Yusuf 'Ali's footnote 395 p.157 says, "Jesus was charged by the Jews with blasphemy as caliming to be Allah or the son of Allah. The Christians (except a few early sects which were annihilated by persecution, and the modern sect of Unitarians), adopted the substance of the claim, and made it the cornerstone of their faith. There there were groups that denied Jesus as God, there are no early sects that denied that Jesus was the son of God. Did you hear about the early Muslim groups that worshipped Jesus as God? There are as many early Muslim sects known to do that as there are Christian sects that denied Jesus was the Son of God.

Allah raised Jesus up, according to the Qur'an 3:55; 4:158; and 4:159.

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Population Stats from Voices Behind the Veil



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North Africa



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Saudi Arabia


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Tampering in the Quran, according to Muslims.

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