‘Fighting Has Been Enjoined Upon You While It Is Hateful To You…’ – Quran 2:216

Background These verses (Quran 2:216-218) were revealed concerning an incident that happened in Nakhlah, in which Abd Allah b. Jahsh and his men killed a man by the name of Amr Ibn al-Hadrami, which belonged to the Quraysh (Tafsir al-Jalalayn, Tanwir al-Miqbas min Tafsir Ibn ‘Abbas and Asbab Al-Nuzul by Al-Wahidi and Tafsir Ibn Kathir)… Read More ›

Scholars Perspectives On The Expedition Of Nakhlah

Shaykh Allamah Shibli Nomani: “A few days later, in the succeeding month of Rajab of the same year, the Prophet (p) sent Abdullah Ibn Jahash with twelve persons to a place known as Batn Nakhlah. It was situated midway between Mecca at Ta’if, a day and a night’s journey each way. The Prophet (p) had… Read More ›

Raid Incident At Nakhlah?

The expedition of Nakhla was made just to collect information on what the Quraysh were doing and to report back to the Prophet (p) accordingly. Read also: Did Quraysh Persecute Muslims When They Fled To Madinah? The Prophet (p) sent Abdullah Ibn Jahsh to Nakhlah with a letter and ordered him not to open it for… Read More ›