2. The bashfulness of the Prophet salla Llahu ‘alayhi wa sallam around ‘Uthman radiya Llahu ‘anhu, more than what he was around Abu Bakr and ‘Umar, due to ‘Uthman’s radiya Llahu ‘anhu shyness

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3. Glad tidings of the Prophet salla Llahu ‘alayhi wa sallam to ‘Uthman radiya Llahu ‘anhu together with a misfortune that shall afflict him
April 15, 2019

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2. The bashfulness of the Prophet salla Llahu ‘alayhi wa sallam around ‘Uthman radiya Llahu ‘anhu, more than what he was around Abu Bakr and ‘Umar, due to ‘Uthman’s radiya Llahu ‘anhu shyness

 

وَبِهِ قَالَ مُسْلِمٌ: حَدَّثَنِي عَبْدُ المَلِكِ بْنُ شُعَيْبِ بْنِ اللَّيْثِ بْنِ سَعْدٍ، حَدَّثَنِي أَبِي، عَنْ جَدِّي، حَدَّثَنِي عُقَيْلُ بْنُ خَالِدٍ، عَنْ ابْنِ شِهَابٍ، عَنْ يَحْيَى بْنِ سَعِيْدِ بْنِ العَاصِ أَنَّ سَعِيْدَ بْنَ العَاصِ أَخْبَرَهُ، أَنَّ عَائِشَةَ زَوْجَ النَّبِيِّ وَعُثَمانَ حَدَّثَاهُ، أَنَّ أبَا بَكْرٍ اسْتَأْذَنَ عَلَى رَسُوْلِ اللهِ وَهُوَ مُضْطَجِعٌ عَلَى فِرَاشِهِ، لابِسٌ مِرْطَ عائِشَةَ، فَأَذِنَ لِأَبِي بَكْرٍ وَهُوَ كَذَلِكَ، فَقَضَى إِلَيْهِ حَاجَتَهُ ثُمَّ انْصَرَفَ، ثُمَّ اسْتَأْذَنَ عُمَرُ فَأَذِنَ لَهُ وَهُوَ عَلَى تِلْكَ الحَالِ، فَقَضَى إِلَيْهَ حَاجَتَهُ ثُمَّ انْصَرَفَ، قَالَ عُثْمَانُ: ثُمَّ اسْتَأْذَنْتُ عَلَيْهِ فَجَلَسَ، وَقَالَ لِعَائِشَةَ: اجْمَعِيْ عَلَيْكِ ثِيَابَكِ، فَقَضَيْتُ إِلَيْهِ حَاجَتِي ثُمَّ انْصَرَفْتُ، فَقَالَتْ عَائِشَةُ: يَا رَسُوْلَ الله، مَا لِي لَمْ أَرَكَ فَزِعْتَ لَأَبِي بَكْرٍ وَعُمَرَ كَمَا فَزِعْتَ لِعُثْمَان؟ قَالَ رَسُوْلُ اللهِ: إِنَّ عُثْمَانَ رَجُلٌ حَيِيٌ، وإنِّي خَشِيْتُ إنْ أَذِنْتُ لَهُ عَلَى تِلْكَ الحَالِ أَنْ لا يَبْلُغَ إليَّ فِي حَاجَتِه

  1. Muslim states—’Abdul Malik ibn Shu’ayb ibn al Layth ibn Sa’d narrated to us—my father narrated to me—from my grandfather—’Uqayl ibn Khalid narrated to me—from Ibn Shihab—from Yahya ibn Sa’id ibn al ‘As—Sa’id ibn al ‘As informed him—Aisha radiya Llahu ‘anha, wife of the Prophet salla Llahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, and ‘Uthman radiya Llahu ‘anhu narrated to him:

Abu Bakr requested entry upon the Prophet salla Llahu ‘alayhi wa sallam while the Prophet salla Llahu ‘alayhi wa sallam was recumbent on his mattress, covered by A’ishah’s shawl. He was permitted entry while the Prophet salla Llahu ‘alayhi wa sallam remained in his position. Abu Bakr addressed the matter he intended to discuss with the Prophet salla Llahu ‘alayhi wa sallam and left. ‘Umar requested entry and was permitted while the Prophet salla Llahu ‘alayhi wa sallam was in the same position. After addressing the matter he intended to discuss he left.

‘Uthman radiya Llahu ‘anhu states, “Then I requested entry, upon my request the Prophet salla Llahu ‘alayhi wa sallam sat up. He said to Aisha gather your clothes. I discussed what I intended to discuss with him and left.”

Aisha said, ‘O Messenger of Allah, why were you conservative in dealing with ‘Uthman more than what you were with Abu Bakr and ‘Umar?’

The Prophet salla Llahu ‘alayhi wa sallam replied, ‘‘Uthman is a shy person, had I met him in my previous condition he would have shied away from addressing his need.’”[1]

 

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[1] Sahih Muslim, (6160) via ‘Abdul Malik ibn Shu’ayb.

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