Had it not been for what Ibn al Khattab done before me, only a wretched would commit fornication/adultery

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Had it not been for what Ibn al Khattab done before me, only a wretched would commit fornication/adultery

 

عن ابن جريج قال أخبرني من أصدق أن عليا قال بالكوفة لولا ما سبق من رأي عمر بن الخطاب أو قال من رأي ابن الخطاب ما زنا إلا شقي

Ibn Jurayj says―someone who I trust informed me that ‘Ali declared in Kufah:

Had it not been for the opinion of ‘Umar ibn al Khattab which happened a foretime, only a wretched would commit fornication/adultery.[1]

 

Ignorance is vivid from Ibn Jurayj’s statement: someone who I trust informed me.

Ahmed says, “When Ibn Jurayj narrates with the words from someone or I have been informed then he is bringing you munkar narrations.”[2]

The Rawafid also classify the narration majhul. Al Majlisi has made this classification.[3]

The narration also comes from al Mufaddal ibn ‘Umar who is da’if according to all. Al Najashi says, “Al Mufaddal ibn ‘Umar Abu ‘Abdullah. And it is said: Abu Muhammad al Ju’fi al Kufi. Corrupt religion. Mudtarib al riwayah. No importance attached to him. It is said that he was a Khattabi. I have mentioned some of his works which are not trustworthy.”[4]

Ibn al Ghada’iri as quoted by the author of Majma’ al Rijal al Qahba’i and al Hilli and Abu Dawood al Hilli said, “Al Mufaddal ibn ‘Umar al Ju’fi Abu ‘Abdullah. Da’if. Mutahafit (Wrecked). Report not considered. A Khattabi. Many things were added on it. The fanatics have made great additions to his hadith. It is not permissible to write his hadith.”[5]

Al Ardabili states, “He narrates reports in praise of him, the chains of which are not pure. Al Kashshi reported some ahadith which demand his praise and adoration; however, the chains are not pure, and other ahadith which demand his disparagement and dissociation from him. This is closer to accuracy. So best is not to rely on him. And Allah knows best.”[6]

 

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[1] Musannaf ‘Abdul Razzaq vol. 7 pg. 499.

[2] Siyar A’lam al Nubala’ vol. 6 pg. 328.

[3] Miladh al Akhyar vol. 12 pg. 29 Hadith: 5; Mir’at al ‘Uqul vol. 20 pg. 227 Hadith: 2.

[4] Rijal al Najashi vol. 2 pg. 359 – 360.

[5] Majma’ al Rijal vol. 6 pg. 131; Rijal al Hilli pg. 258; Rijal Abi Dawood al Hilli pg. 280.

[6] Jami’ al Ruwat vol. 2 pg. 258 – 259.

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