Tag: Tribute الجزية

Umar II on Tribute: The non-Muslims must have enough wealth to take care of themselves

October 25, 2015

Abu Ja’far reported: The commander of the faithful, Umar ibn Abdul Aziz, passed by an old man among the non-Muslim citizens who was going from house to house begging for charity. Umar said, “We have not been fair to you that we have taken tribute from you in your youth and now you are helpless in […]

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Umar on Apostasy: Let them return to paying jizya and leave them alone

June 18, 2014

Ma’mar reported: Some residents of the peninsula told me that some people embraced Islam but they did not remain in it very long until they committed apostasy. Maymun ibn Mihran wrote to Umar Ibn Abdul Aziz regarding them and Umar wrote back saying, “Let them return to paying tribute and leave them alone.” Source: Musnaf […]

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Hadith on Jesus: The Day of Judgment will not occur until Jesus returns to earth

June 2, 2013

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “By Allah, the son of Mary will descend as a just ruler. He will abolish the cross, kill the swine, and annul the tribute, but he will leave the she-camel such that no one collects from it. He will cause rancor, […]

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Ibn Al-Qayyim on Jihad: The Prophet never fought those who made peace with him

February 27, 2013

Ibn Al-Qayyim, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “The Prophet never forced the religion upon anyone, but rather he only fought those who waged war against him and fought him first. As for those who made peace with him or conducted a truce, then he never fought them and he never compelled them to […]

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Salman on Caliphs: If you misappropriate even a single coin, you are a king and not a Caliph

January 22, 2013

Salman Al-Farisi reported: Umar Ibn Al-Khattab said to him, “Am I a king or a Caliph?” Salman said to him, “Verily, if you take from the land of the Muslims a single coin, more or less, and place it where it does not belong, then you are a king and not a Caliph.” When Umar […]

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Hadith on War: The Prophet’s instructions for his battlefield commanders

December 10, 2012

Buraida reported: When the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, would appoint a commander over the army, he would personally enjoin him to fear Allah and to be good with the Muslims who were with him. Then the Prophet would say, “Go forth in the name of Allah and fight whoever disbelieves […]

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Hadith on Tribute: The Prophet extends civil protection to peaceful polytheistic religions

October 6, 2012

Abdu Rahman ibn Awf reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, accepted tribute from the Magians of Hajar. Source: Sunan At-Tirmidhi 187 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to At-Tirmidhi أَخْبَرَهُ عَبْدُ الرَّحْمَنِ بْنُ عَوْفٍ أَنَّ النَّبِيَّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ أَخَذَ الْجِزْيَةَ مِنْ مَجُوسِ هَجَرَ 1587 سنن الترمذي كتاب السير عن رسول الله صلى الله عليه […]

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Umar II on Islam: The Prophet is a caller to Allah, not a tax collector

July 13, 2012

Ibn Kathir reported: Umar ibn Abdul Aziz, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Verily, Allah has only sent Muhammad, peace and blessings be upon him, as a preacher and He did not send him as a tax collector.” Source: Al-Bidayah wa-Nihayah 667 عن ابن كثير قال عمر بن عبد العزيز رضي الله عنه إِنَّ […]

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