Send an article  |  Print   |  ../file-system/small/pdf   |   RSS   |  

IMAM IBN KHUZAYMAH


Abu Bakr Muhammad bin Ishaaq bin Khuzaymah bin al-Mughirah bin Salih bin Bakr Al-Naysaboori is known for his hadith collection Sahih Ibn Khuzaymah ,One of the primary sources of Hadith.

 

Table of Contents

 

Biography

Ibn Khuzaymah born in Nishapur in the month of Safar in 223 A.H.1 He travelled to Iraq, Shaam, Egypt and other countries.2 He entered the city of Gorgan (Jurjan) in the month of Rajab, in the year 300H; and he narrated Hadeeth there. He then headed to “Ribaat Dahistan” where he also narrated Hadeeth, and in the Old Masjid of the city, he narrated ahadeeths to others in order for them to be recorded. Imam Muhammad bin Ishaaq bin Khuzaymah became ill on Wednesday and passed away on Saturday after the Salah of Isha’a on the 5th of Dhul Qai’dah, year 301 Hijri, at the age of 88 years. He was buried in his house, which was made a cemetery afterwards.  Siyar A`lam Nubala' (14/365),  Al-Ansab (2/362),  Thiqat Ibn Hibban (9/156); Al-Ansab (2/362)

 

His Teachers

His famous teachers are:

  • Ali bin Hujr in the City of Marw
  • Yunus bin Abdel A`la in Egypt
  • Ahmad bin Ibraheem al-Dawraqi and his brother Ya’qoob
  • Muhammad bin Harb in the City of Waasit
  • Muhammad bin Abban al-Mustamli, Siyar A`lam An-Nubala' (14/365-366)

 

His Students

His famous Students are:

  • Muhammad bin Abdillah bin Abdil Hakam
  • His grandson Muhammad bin al-Fadl bin Muhammad bin Khuzaymah
  • Abu Hatim al-Busti (Ibn Hibban)
  • Abu Ahmad bin Udai
  • Abu Bakr Ahmad bin Ishaaq al-Sibghi
  • Abu Ahmad al-Hakim

and many others. Siyar A`lam An-Nubala' (14/366-367)

 

His Works

Al-Hakim said: “He authored more than 140 books, besides the authored materials on specific topics which exceeds 100 parts; the Fiqh of the Hadeeth of Burairah is 3 parts and the paper of Hajj consists of 5 parts.

 

1-Sahih Ibn Khuzaymah

2-Kitaab at-Tawhid wa Ithbat Sifaat al-Rabb, Siyar A`lam An-Nubala' (14/374)

                                                                       

Status among Scholars

  • Ibn Hibban Said: “I saw no one on the surface of the earth who memorized the Sunan ahadeeths, the authentic wording of these narrations, and the additions of such narrations; it was as if (all) the Sunan ahadeeths were present before his very eyes except for Muhammad bin Ishaaq bin Khuzaymah.”  Siyar A`lam An-Nubala' (14/372)
  • Ad-Daraqutni said: “Ibn Khuzaymah was an Imam, thabt (i.e. resolute in his knowledge and memorization) and one of a kind.”  Su'alat As-Sulami Lid-Daraqutni (pg.101)
  • Adh-Dhahabisaid about him: “He cared so much about learning Hadeeth and Fiqh from an early age until he became a standard that people recalled when mentioning someone who possesses vast knowledge and proficiency”. He also said: “Ibn Khuzaymah is glorified in the sight of others, and he is glorified in the hearts because of his knowledge, righteousness, and his following of the Sunnah”  Siyar A`lam An-Nubala' (14/365)   

 

His death

Imam Muhammad bin Ishaaq bin Khuzaymah became ill on Wednesday and passed away on Saturday after the Salah of Isha’a on the 5th of Dhul Qai’dah, year 301 Hijri, at the age of 88 years. He was buried in his house, which was made a cemetery afterwards. Thiqat Ibn Hibban (9/156); Al-Ansab (2/362)

 

References

http://www.as-salaf.com/article.php?aid=84&lang=en

 

1860 Views
Correct us and Correct yourself
.
Comments
Top of page