According to Abd Allah b. Mas’ud :
“The Messenger of Allah said: ‘There is no one among
you but Allah 9 has appointed a companion for him from among
the jinn.’ They said: ‘Even you, 0 Messenger of Allah ?’ He
said: ‘Even me, but Allah 9 helped me upon him, and he became
Muslim, so he only tells me to do good.’”
Reported by al-Muslim, Ahmad, al-Darimi and Ibn Hibban.
According to Aysha :
“The Messenger of Allah left her house one night. She
said: ‘I felt jealous about him, then he came and saw what I was
doing.’ He said: ‘What happened, 0 Aysha ? Are you jealous?’ I
said: ‘Why wouldn’t one such as me feel jealous about one such as
you?’ The Messenger of Allah said: ‘Has your devil come to
you?’ I said: ‘0 Messenger of Allah , is there a devil with me?’
He said: ‘Yes.’ I said: ‘Is there a devil with every person?’ He said:
‘Yes.’ I said: ‘Even with you, 0 Messenger of Allah ?’ He said:
‘Yes, but my Lord helped me upon him and he became
Reported by al-Muslim.
Set forth by al-Muslim in al-Sahih, Bk.: Sifat al-Qiamat wal-Jannat walNaar, 4/2167, $ 2814. Ahmed b. Hanbal in al-Musnad, 1/385, $ 3647. alDarimi in al-Sunan, 2/396, $ 2734. Ibn Hibban in al-Sahih, 14/327, $ 6417.
al-Tabarani in al-Mu’jam al-Awsat, 3/93, $ 2593. Abu Nu’ym in Dala’il alNubuwa, 1/158, $ 127.
66 Set forth by al-Muslim in al-Sahih, Bk.: Sifat al-Munafiqeen, 2/372, $ 2815