Were the Bani Israaeel the most beloved nation to Allah?

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: Is it correct that Bani Israel were the most beloved/ best nation to Allah?


A: They were favoured with numerous favours in their time like ambiyaa were sent to them, approximately over a thousand for their guidance. When they rejected then as the Quraan says that they incurred the wrath and anger of Allah Ta`ala.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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