Translation of a narration regarding the specialities of certain Ambiya

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What is the translation of the following narration?

أتعجبون أن تكون الخلة لإبراهيم والكلام لموسى والرؤية لمحمد صلى الله عليه وسلم



The translation is as follows:

Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Abbas (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) said: “Are you happy/amazed that Ibrahim (‘alayhis salam) was the friend [of Allah], Musa (‘alayhis salam) conversed [with Allah] and Muhammad (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) saw [Allah] during Mi’raj.”

(Kitabut Tawhid of Imam Ibn Khuzaymah, pg. 479, Mustadrak Hakim, vol. 1 pg. 65)


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Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar

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