Which Hadith speaks about the number of ‘Arab prophets?
Imam Ibn Hibban (rahimahullah) has recorded a narration which states that four Ambiya were from the ‘Arabs; Hud (‘alayhis salam), Shu’ayb (‘alayhis salam), Salih (‘alayhis salam) and Muhammad (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam).
(Sahih Ibn Hibban; Al Ihsan, Hadith: 361)
See another part of this Hadith and its debated authenticity here
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Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala
Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar
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