Book Eighty Five – The Book on Coercion (Ikrah) Hadith Number 073.
(Saying Something under Compulsion)
Narrated by Abu Hurairah (Radhi Allahu Anhu): The Prophet (Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam) used to invoke Allah in his prayer, "O Allah! Save 'Aiyash bin Abi Rabi'a and Salama bin Hisham and Al-Walid bin Al-Walid; O Allah! Save the weak among the believers; O Allah! Be hard upon the tribe of Mudar and inflict years (of famine) upon them like the (famine) years of Yusuf."Hadith Number 074.
Narrated by Anas (Radhi Allahu Anhu): Allah's Messenger (Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam) said, "Whoever possesses the (following) three qualities will have the sweetness of faith (1): The one to whom Allah and His Messenger (Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam) becomes dearer than anything else; (2) Who loves a person and he loves him only for Allah's Sake; (3) who hates to revert to atheism (disbelief) as he hates to be thrown into the Fire."Hadith Number 075.
Narrated by Qais: I heard Sa'id bin Zaid (Radhi Allahu Anhu) saying, "I have seen myself tied and forced by 'Umar (Radhi Allahu Anhu) to leave Islam (before 'Umar himself embraced Islam). And if the mountain of Uhud were to collapse for the evil which you people had done to 'Uthman (Radhi Allahu Anhu), then Uhud would have the right to do so." (See Hadith No. 202, Book 58)Hadith Number 076.
Narrated by Khabbab bin Al-Art (Radhi Allahu Anhu): We complained to Allah's Messenger (Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam) (about our state) while he was leaning against his sheet cloak in the shade of the Ka'bah. We said, "Will you ask Allah to help us? Will you invoke Allah for us?" He said, "Among those who were before you a (believer) used to be seized and, a pit used to be dug for him and then he used to be placed in it. Then a saw used to be brought and put on his head which would be split into two halves. His flesh might be combed with iron combs and removed from his bones, yet, all that did not cause him to revert from his religion. By Allah! This religion (Islam) will be completed (and triumph) till a rider (traveler) goes from San'a' (the capital of Yemen) to Hadramout fearing nobody except Allah and the wolf lest it should trouble his sheep, but you are impatient." (See Hadith No. 191, Book 58)Hadith Number 077.
Narrated by Abu Hurairah (Radhi Allahu Anhu): While we were in the Masjid, Allah's Messenger (Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam) came out to us and said, "Let us proceed to the Jews." So we went along with him till we reached Bait-al-Midras (a place where the Taurat used to be recited and all the Jews of the town used to gather). The Prophet (Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam) stood up and addressed them, "O Assembly of Jews! Embrace Islam and you will be safe!" The Jews replied, "O Abu-l-Qasim! You have conveyed Allah's message to us." The Prophet (Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam) said, "That is what I want (from you)." He repeated his first statement for the second time, and they said, "You have conveyed Allah's message, O Abu-l-Qasim." Then he said it for the third time and added, "You should know that the earth belongs to Allah and His Messenger, and I want to exile you from this land, so whoever among you owns some property, can sell it, otherwise you should know that the Earth belongs to Allah and His Messenger." (See Hadith No. 392, Book 53)Hadith Number 078.
Narrated by Khansa' bint Khidam Al-Ansariya (Radhi Allahu Anha): That her father gave her in marriage when she was a matron and she disliked that marriage. So she came and (complained) to the Prophet (Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam) and he declared that marriage invalid. (See Hadith No. 69, Book 62)Hadith Number 079.
Narrated by 'Aishah (Radhi Allahu Anhu): I asked the Prophet (Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam), "O Allah's Messenger! Should the women be asked for their consent to their marriage?" He said, "Yes." I said, "A virgin, if asked, feels shy and keeps quiet." He said, "Her silence means her consent."Hadith Number 080.
Narrated by Jabir (Radhi Allahu Anhu): A man from the Ansar made his slave, a Mudabbar. And apart from that slave he did not have any other property. This news reached Allah's Messenger (Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam) and he said, "Who will buy that slave from me?" So Nu'aim bin An-Nahham bought him for 800 Dirham. Jabir added: It was a coptic (Egyptian) slave who died that year.Hadith Number 081.
Narrated by Ibn 'Abbas (Radhi Allahu Anhuma): Regarding the Qur'anic Verse: "O you who believe! You are forbidden to inherit women against their will." (Surah An-Nisa' 4:19)
The custom (in the Pre-Islamic Period) was that if a man died, his relatives used to have the right to inherit his wife, and if one of them wished, he could marry her, or they could marry her to somebody else, or prevent her from marrying if they wished, for they had more right to dispose of her than her own relatives. Therefore this Verse was revealed concerning this matter. Hadith Number 082.
Narrated by Abu Hurairah (Radhi Allahu Anhu): Allah's Messenger (Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam) said, "(The Prophet (Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam)) Ibrahim migrated with his wife Sarah till he reached a town where there was a king or a tyrant who sent a message, to Ibrahim, ordering him to send Sarah to him. So when Ibrahim had sent Sarah, the tyrant got up, intending to do evil with her, but she got up and performed ablution and prayed and said, 'O Allah ! If I have believed in You and in Your Messenger then do not empower this oppressor over me.' So he (the king) had an epileptic fit and started moving his legs violently."Hadith Number 083.
Narrated by 'Abdullah bin 'Umar (Radhi Allahu Anhuma): Allah's Messenger (Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam) said, "A Muslim is a brother of another Muslim. So he should neither oppress him nor hand him over to an oppressor. And whoever fulfilled the needs of his brother, Allah will fulfill his needs."Hadith Number 084.
Narrated by Anas (Radhi Allahu Anhu): Allah's Messenger (Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam) said, "Help your brother whether he is an oppressor or an oppressed," A man said, "O Allah's Messenger! I will help him if he is oppressed, but if he is an oppressor, how shall I help him?" The Prophet (Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam) said, "By preventing him from oppressing (others), for that is how to help him."