Chap 3 :ACCOUNT OF EVE

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He (Ibn Sa’d) said: Hajjáj Ibn Muhammad informed us on the authority of Ibn Jurays, he on the authority of Mujŕhid respecting Allah’s words (“and from it created its mate”) (AI-Qur’an, 4:1); He said:

He (Allah) created Eve out of Adam’s short rib, while he was asleep. Then he awoke and repeated Iththa, which signifies woman in Nabataean language.

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He (Ibn Sa`d) said: Muhammad Ibn `Abd Allah al-Asadi informed us: Sufyŕn Ibn Sa’id al-Thawri informed us on the authority of his father, he on the authority of a mawlá of Ibn `Abbas, he on the authority of Ibn `Abbas; he said:

She was named Eve because she was the mother of all human being. (Cf. Genesis, 3:20)

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He (lbn Sa`d) said: Hishám Ibn Muhammad Ibn al-Sa’ib al-Kalbi informed us on the authority of his father, he on the authority of Abu Salih, he on the authority of Ibn ‘Abbas; he said:

Adam was cast down in India and Eve at Juddah. Then he came in her search and reached Jam’a; then Eve joined him, and so the place was known as al-Muzdalifah, and they had come together at Jam’a so it was known as Jam’a.

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