Tag: Tyrants جبار

Hadith on Tyranny: Beware of residing in Hell with tyrants

May 11, 2017

Abu Musa reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, there is a valley in Hell named Habhab, in which will reside every tyrant. Thus, beware lest you be among them!” Source: Sunan al-Dārimī 2816 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Al-Mundhiri عن أبي موسى عَنْ النَّبِيِّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ قَالَ إِنَّ […]

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Hadith on Repentance: Allah did not accept the last minute repentance of Pharaoh

April 30, 2016

Ibn Abbas reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “When Allah drowned Pharaoh, he said: I believe in the one in whom the children of Israel believe. Gabriel said: O Muhammad, if only you could have seen me while I was taking mud from the sea and filling his mouth, fearing lest […]

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Hadith on Oppression: Allah is displeased when the oppressed become the oppressors

September 29, 2015

Hudhaifa reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, there were some people who were weak and poor, and they were being fought by a tyrannical people who outnumbered them. Then Allah allowed the weak to overcome them and they were given power and authority over their enemies and they […]

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Ahnaf on Envy: No rest and relaxation for the envious and hateful

March 8, 2015

Al-Bayhaqi reported: Ahnaf ibn Qais, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Five are as I say: There is no rest for the envious, there is no chivalry for the liar, there is no loyalty for kings, there is no escape for the miser, and there is no respect for bad character.” Source: Shu’b al-Imān 6123 عن […]

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Hadith on Bloodshed: The worst person to Allah kills those who do not fight him

December 22, 2014

Abu Shuraih reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, the most tyrannical of people to Allah the Exalted is he who kills those who did not fight him, or he demands the blood feuds of ignorance be settled by the people of Islam, or he claims his eyes have […]

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Hadith on Rulers: Whoever affirms their lies and oppression will not drink with the Prophet

August 4, 2014

Ka’b ibn Ujrah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, came to us while we were a group of nine. The Prophet said, “Verily, tyrannical rulers will come after me and whoever affirms their lies and supports their oppression has nothing to do with me and I have nothing to do […]

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Hasan on Tyranny: Tyrants are the punishment of Allah, so do not repel them with swords

August 4, 2014

Ibn Taymiyyah reported: Hasan Al-Basri, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Verily, the tyrant Al-Hajjaj is a punishment from Allah, so do not repel the punishment of Allah with your hands. Rather, you must be humble and submissive.” Source: Minhaj As-Sunnah 4/529 عن ابن تيمية وَكَانَ الْحَسَنُ الْبَصْرِيُّ يَقُولُ إِنَّ الْحَجَّاجَ عَذَابُ اللَّهِ فَلَا […]

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Umar on Justice: The people are fit for justice and their rights, not the sword and lash

July 2, 2014

Sa’ib ibn Muhammad reported: Jarrah ibn Abdullah wrote to Umar ibn Abdul Aziz saying, “Peace be upon you. To proceed: The people of Khorasan have become unruly to govern. Indeed, they are fit for nothing but the sword and the lash. If the leader of the believers gives me permission, I will enact this policy.” Umar […]

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Hadith on Tribulations: Each time that comes will be worse than what was before it

June 28, 2014

Az-Zubair ibn Adi reported: We came to Anas ibn Malik and we complained to him about what we suffered from the ruler Al-Hajjaj. Anas said, “Be patient, for you will not reach an era except that what comes after it is worse until you meet your Lord. I heard it from your Prophet, peace and […]

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Al-Hasan on Leaders: Obedience to them is hardship but rebellion is against Islam

June 14, 2014

Ibn Rajab reported: Hasan Al-Basri, may Allah have mercy on him, said regarding the rulers, “They take charge of five matters: the Friday prayer, the congregational prayers, the Eid celebration, guarding the frontiers, and the legal punishments. By Allah, the religion will not be upright without them even if they are tyrannical and oppressive. By […]

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