PROPHET MUHAMMADﷺ : THE DISTRIBUTOR OF ALLAH’S FAVORS.

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According to Jabir b. Abd Allah : “A baby boy was born to a man among us, and he called
him Muhammad. People said; ‘we will not let you call him on the
name of Allah’s Messenger .’ The man took his son, carrying
him on his shoulder brought to beloved Prophet and said: ‘O
Messenger of Allah ! A baby boy born to me, I named him
Muhammad, and my people say; ‘we will not let you call him on
the name of Allah’s Messenger.’ Allah’s Messenger said: ‘You
may call yourselves by my name but don’t call on my surname
(kuniyah). Indeed am the distributor (al-Qasim), I distribute
among you.’”

Agreed upon by al-Bukhari and al-Muslim. The wording is
from al-Muslim.
In another report of the both (al-Bukhari and al-Muslim);
‘I have been sent as the distributor, I distribute among you.’

Set forth by al-Bukhari in al-Sahih, Bk.: Farz al-Khums, Ch.: Saying of
Allah : al-Khums is For Allah and His Messenger, 3/1133, $ 2946, 2947. al￾Muslim in al-Sahih, Bk.: al-Adaab, Ch.: Prohibition of Calling Sur Name Abi
al-Qasim, 3/1682, $ 2133 . Abu Dawud in al-Sunan, Bk.: al-Adaab, Ch.: The
Man by Sur Name Abi al-Qasim, 4/291, $ 4965. Ahmed b. Hanbal in al￾Musnad ,3/303. $ 14288. al-Hakim in al-Mustadrak, 4/308 $ 7735, and Said
This Hadith is authentic. Abu Ya’la in al-Musnad, 3/424 $ 1915.

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