Q 2: It is mentioned in: "Tafsir
on the authority of
Ibn ‘Abbas (may Allah be pleased with them both)
that an Ayah (Qur’anic verse) was revealed about
However, some of our brothers told me that he was not there at that time, thereby refuting Al-Hafiz
Is the story about Tha‘labah not true then? He was called, "Hamamat Al-Masjid (the Pigeon of the Mosque)" and he was one of the Ansar (Helpers, inhabitants of Madinah who supported the Prophet). What is the truth of this matter?
(Part No. 26; Page No. 50
The account given about
the reason for the Revelation of the Saying of Allah (Exalted be He):
And of them are some who made a covenant with Allâh (saying): "If He bestowed on us of His Bounty
which is said to refer to
Tha‘labah ibn Hatib, does not have a sound Isnad (chain of narrators).
Tha‘labah ibn Hatib was an Ansary, and one among the few who participated in the Battle of Badr and was martyred on the day of the Battle of
Uhud. This has been confirmed by a number of scholars; including Al-Hafiz
Ibn Hajar (may Allah be merciful to him).May Allah grant us success. May peace and blessings be upon our Prophet Muhammad, his family, and Companions.