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Friday, November 8, 2013

Ya’qoob bin Ibraaheem bin Sa’d bin Ibraaheem az-Zuhri, Abu Yoosuf al-Madani




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يعقوب بن إبراهيم بن سعد بن إبراهيم بن عبد الرحمن بن عوف القرشى الزهرى أبو يوسف المدنى

Ya’qoob bin Ibraaheem bin Sa’d bin Ibraaheem bin Abdur Rahmaan bin Awf al-Qurashi az-Zuhri, Abu Yoosuf al-Madani

Tabaqah: 9 - From the minor Taba Taabi'een

Death: 208 H

Narrated by: Al-Bukhaari – Muslim – Abu Dawood – Tirmidhi – Nasaa'ee – Ibn Maajah

Teachers: His Father Ibraaheem bin Sa’d az-Zuhri, Shu’bah bin al-Hajjaaj, Aasim bin Muhammad al-Umri, Ubaydah bin Abi Raa’itah, Muhammad Ibn Akhee az-Zuhri, Shareek al-Qaadhi, Layth bin Sa’d al-Misri, Abdul Azeez bin al-Muttalib, Sayd bin Umar, Abu Uways Abdullah bin Abdullah, Abdul Malik bin ar-Rabee’ bin Sabrah and many others.

Students: Ahmed bin Hanbal, Ishaaq bin Rahwayh, Ali bin Abdullah al-Madeeni, Yahya bin Ma’een, Abu Khaythamah, Muhammad bin Yahya adh-Dhuhali, Ishaaq bin Mansoor al-Kawsaj, Sulemaan bin Sayf, Ali bin Salamah al-Labaqi, Abd bin Humayd, Muhammad bin Ishaaq as-Saaghaani, Muhammad bin Abdullah al-Mukharrimi, Ahmed bin Sa’eed ar-Ribaati, Abbaas bin Muhammad ad-Dauri, Ubaydullah bin Sa’d, Al-Fadl bin Sahl al-A’raj, Ya’qoob bin Shaybah and many others.

Status: Thiqah Hujjah

Opinions of Ahl ul-Jarh wat Ta’deel:

Those who praised him:

1-    Imaam Muhammad bin Sa’d Kaatib al-Waaqidi (D. 230) said:

كَانَ ثِقَةً مَأْمُونًا
“He was Thiqah Ma’moon”
[ Tabaqaat al-Kubra by Ibn Sa'd (7/343)]

2-    Imaam Abu Zakariyyaa Yahya bin Ma’een (D. 233) said as narrated by Imaam Uthmaan bin Sa’eed ad-Daarimi:

ثِقَةٌ
“He is Thiqah”
[ Taareekh Ibn Ma'een, narrated by ad-Daarimi (885)]

3-    Imaam Muhammad bin Ismaa’eel al-Bukhaari (D. 256) narrated several narrations from him in his Saheeh.

4-    Imaam Muslim bin al-Hajjaaj al-Neesaaboori (D. 261) narrated numerous narrations from him in his Saheeh.

5-    Imaam Abu al-Hasan al-Ijlee (D. 261) said:

ثِقَة
“Thiqah”
[ Ath-Thiqaat by al-Ijlee (2/372)]

6-    Imaam Abu Haatim ar-Raazi (D. 275) said:

هو صدوق
“He is truthful”
[ Al-Jarh wat Ta'deel by Ibn Abi Haatim (9/202)]

7-    Imaam Ibn Hibbaan (D. 354) mentioned him in Kitaab ath-Thiqaat (1/2) and also narrated from him in his Saheeh.

8-    Imaam Ibn Khuzaymah (D. 311) also narrated from him in his Saheeh.

9-    Imaam Shams ud-Deen adh-Dhahabi (D. 748) said:

الإِمَامُ، الحَافِظُ، الحُجَّةُ
“He is Imaam Haafidh Hujjah”
[ Siyar A'laam al-Nabula by Dhahabi (9/491)]

In another place, he said:

ثقة مشهور
“Famous Thiqah”
[Meezaan al-I’tidaal (4/448)]

10-          Haafidh Ibn Hajar al-Asqalaani (D. 852) said:

ثقة فاضل
“Thiqah Faadil”
[ Taqreeb at-Tahdheeb by Ibn Hajar (7811)]

Those who criticized him:

None

Conclusion:

Ya’qoob bin Ibraaheem az-Zuhri is Thiqah by consensus.

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