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The well of Rumah which Sayyiduna ‘Uthman (radiyallahu ‘anhu) purchased

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The incident wherein Sayyiduna ‘Uthman (radiyallahu’ anhu) purchased the well of Rumah for the Muslims in Madinah Munawwarah is well known.

My question is: Did he purchase the well from a Sahabi or from a Jew?

 

Answer

The correct view is that it was purchased from a Jew.

(Refer: Al-Isabah, number: 2771 and ‘Umdatul Qari, before Hadith: 2351)

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best,

Answered by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar

This answer was collected from HadithAnswers.com. The answers were either answered or checked by Moulana Haroon Abasoomar (rahimahullah) who was a Shaykhul Hadith in South Africa, or by his son, Moulana Muhammad Abasoomer (hafizahullah), who is a Hadith specialist. 

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