Covenants of the Bani Israeel

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: Is it true that there was a covenant made with the people of Isa alaihis salaam that if they obeyed the commands of Allah, He will bless them with great bounties and if they didn’t, they will get a severe torment?


A: Such covenants were taken from the Bani Israeel, and some of the Bani Israeel had accepted Isa (alaihis salaam).

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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