35. The Prophet salla Llahu ‘alayhi wa sallam seeking forgiveness for ‘Uthman and informing him that he is from the inhabitants of Jannat

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35. The Prophet salla Llahu ‘alayhi wa sallam seeking forgiveness for ‘Uthman and informing him that he is from the inhabitants of Jannat[1]


وَبِهِ قَالَ القَطِيْعِيُّ: حَدَّثَنَا عَبْدُ اللهِ بْنُ أَحْمَدَ، حَدَّثَنِي أَبِي، حَدَّثَنَا أَبُو إِبْرَاهِيْمَ مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ القَاسِمِ الأَسَدِيُّ، عَنْ الأَوْزَاعِيِّ، عَنْ حَسَّانَ بْنِ عَطِيَّةَ، قَالَ: قَالَ رَسُوْلُ الله غَفَرَ اللهُ لَكَ يَا عُثْمَانُ مَا قَدَّمْتَ وَمَا أَخَّرْتَ، وَمَا أَسْرَرْتَ وَمَا أَعْلَنْتَ، وَمَا أَخْفَيْتَ وَمَا أَبْدَيْتَ، وَمَا هُوَ كَائِنٌ وَمَا يَكُوْنُ إِلَى يَوْمِ القِيَامَة

  1. Al Qati’i states—’Abdullah ibn Ahmed narrated to us—my father narrated to me—Abu Ibrahim Muhammad ibn al Qasim Al Asadi narrated to us—from Al Awza’i—from Hassan ibn ‘Attiyah:

The Prophet salla Llahu ‘alayhi wa sallam said, “O ‘Uthman, may Allah forgive whatever you have done or might do; done publicly, privately or ostensibly, and whatever was and will be until the Day of Judgement.”[2]


وَبِهِ قَالَ القَطِيْعِيُّ: حَدَّثَنَا مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ أَحْمَدَ القَاضِي البُوْرَانِيُّ، حَدَّثَنَا حُمَيْدُ بْنُ الرَّبِيْعِ، حَدَّثَنَا يَحْيَى بْنُ يَمَانٍ، حَدَّثَنَا سُفْيَانُ، عَنْ خَالِدٍ الحَذَّاءِ، عَنْ أَبِي قِلَابَةَ، عَنْ أَنَسٍ قَالَ: قَالَ رَسُوْلُ الله أَصْدَقُكُمْ حَيَاءً عُثْمَانُ

  1. Al Qati’i states—Muhammad ibn Ahmed al Qadhi al Burani narrated to us—Humaid ibn Rabi’ narrated to us—Yahya ibn Yaman narrated to us—Sufyan narrated to us—from Khalid al Hadha’—from Abu Qilabah—from Anas:

The Prophet salla Llahu ‘alayhi wa sallam said, “The most sincere in his bashfulness is ‘Uthman.”[3]


NEXT⇒ 36. Killing ‘Uthman unjustly opened the door of civil strife upon this nation. The perfection of ‘Uthman generosity and the Prophet salla Llahu ‘alayhi wa sallam making Du’a for him

[1] In another alternate chain; other than the one previously mentioned under narration 12, that ‘Uthman is the most bashful Companion.

[2] The isnad is Matruk (suspected of forgery). Imam Ahmed narrates it in Fada’il al Sahabah (736). The Hadith was previous mentioned (under 14) from another chain.

[3] The isnad is Da’if. Al Qati’i narrates it in Zawa’id ‘ala Fada’il al Sahabah (865) from Muhammad ibn Ahmed al Burani with this chain. He also narrates it (803) from ‘Abdullah—from his father—from Waki’—from Sufyan with this chain. Although the narration seems sounds until Anas, there is a slight defect in it. Most of the narrators narrate it as a Mursal from Khalid al Hadha’—from Abu Qilabah. Ibn ‘Abdul Hadi in his book Turuq Hadith Afradukum Zaid, “The closest in all these narrations is the narration of Anas, and upon close inspection it becomes apparent it is Mursal. The rest of the narrations have a shade of contention in it. Some of the statements in the narration are authentic undoubtedly, such as mentioning Abu ‘Ubaidah.” Majmu’ Rasa’il al Hafiz Ibn ‘Abdul Hadi pg. 45.

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