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The Virtue of Muhammad’s (صلى الله عليه وسلم) Companions (رضي الله عنهم) over the Companions of all Other Prophets (عليهم السلام)

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It is important to point out the virtue of Muhammad’s (صلى الله عليه وسلم) Companions (رضي الله عنهم) over the companions of the other Prophets (عليهم السلام). This includes firmness in the religion, patience and the lack of arrogance, may Allah be pleased with them. Although the Companions accompanied the Prophet in his travels and battles, such as during the battle of Tabuk, in intense heat and hardship, they did not ask for a miracle, though this was easy for the Prophet by Allah’s leave. And when the Companions became hungry, they merely asked the Prophet – to invoke Allah – for an increase in the amount of food. They collected whatever food they had and brought it to the Prophet , and he asked Allah to bless it, told each of them to take some food, and they filled every pot they had. Also, when they needed rain, the Prophet asked Allah to send down rain, and a rain cloud came. They drank, gave water to their camels and filled their water skins. When they looked around, they found that the cloud had only rained on their camp. This is the best example of those who were willing to accept Allah’s decision and follow the Messenger of Allah .

Tafsir Ibn Kathir

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May 29, 2011 at 3:25 pm

Posted in Merits of Sahaba

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