4 Important Incidents Taken From The Life of Abu Bakr (RA)

…12 Facts Every Muslim Need To Know About Abu Bakr (RA)

JANUARY 15, 2023

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Abu Bakr (R.A.) was the senior companion of the Last Messenger of Allah Muhammad Prophet (PBUH), and he was the first Khalifa of Islam (successor of Muhammad Prophet PBUH).

He was also the first person who accepted Islam upon the invitation given by Muhammad Prophet PBUH); these four incidents from his life will cherish your day;

1. Incident of Milking Goats

After becoming the Kahlifa, He (R.A.) used to milk the widows’ goats in his neighborhood. After being selected as the successor, a widow said, “Now he will not milk our goats.” In reply to this, Abu Bakr (R.A.) said, “No, The caliphate will make no difference; I will milk your goats.

2. Sister’s Stolen Necklace

Upon the conquest of Makkah, horse riders stole the necklace from his sister’s neck. Abu Bakr, upon the people gathered in the mosque, said, “I call for the necklace of my sister in the name of Allah.” He said this line three times, but there was no reply to his question.

After getting no reply, he (R.A.) said, “O sister, reckon upon your necklace as a present to God, for by Allah, there is little honesty among men nowadays.

3. His Immense Love For Muhammad (PBUH)

At one time, he was addressing the last messenger of Allah, Prophet Muhammad (Peace and Blessings Upon Him), he said;

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Source: HomeIslam

4. Abu Bakr (R.A.) and the Jewish Rabbi Slapping

Once, Finhas, a Jewish Rabbi, said to Abu Bakr (R.A) said;

Jewish rabbi abu bakr

After listening to this, Abu Bakr (R.A.) became outrageous and slapped the Finhas, a Jewish rabbi.

abu bakr to jewish rabbi finhas

His (R.A.) love and dedication towards Islam and Ummah made him among the top 4 Caliphs selected as the successor; he was the first successor, including Uthman (R.A.), Umar (R.A.), and Ali (R.A.).

…12 Facts Every Muslim Need To Know About Abu Bakr (RA)

Abu Bakr (RA) was the senior companion of Muhammad Prophet (PBUH), he was also the first caliph of Islam as well as he was the father-in-law of Muhammad (PBUH).He was the first successor after Muhammad Prophet (PBUH)‘s death.

He was the Father-in-Law of Muhammad (PBUH) because his daughter Ayesha (RA) was married to Muhammad (PBUH).

He was the neighbor of Muhammad (PBUH).

He was the first person (outside Prophet Muhammad PBUH’s family) to accept Islam.

Muhammad (PBUH) give him the titles of ‘Siddiq’ and ‘Atiq’

The land of Masjid Al-Nabwi was purchased with the money of Abu Bakr (RA).

He was the first person appointed as “Amirul Hajj” by the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).

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  • He was born on 27 October 573 and died on 22 August 634 (aged 61).
  • His reign lasted for 2 years, 2 months, and 14 days.
  • He had 4 wives, he gave divorced one of them (Qutaylah bint Abd-al-Uzza).
  • He had 6 children, 3 sons, and 3 daughters.
  • He has the honor to be buried next to Muhammad Prophet (PBUH).

How did Abu Bakr (R.A) die?

History does not describe the specific disease from which Abu Bakr (R.A.) died. In 634 CE, he died naturally.

When did Abu Bakr (R.A.) die?

He passed away in 634 CE.

Did Abu Bakr (R.A.) lead the prayer?

He led the prayer as the first caliph of the Islamic empire after the death of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him).

How many hadiths did Abu Bakr (R.A) narrate?

Abu Bakr narrated a number of hadith (sayings or actions of Prophet Muhammad), but he is considered one of the Prophet’s most prominent companions, and he is considered to be reliable. In the collections of hadith that are considered authentic, he is known to have passed down many hadith that have been passed down through generations.

Why was Abu Bakr (R.A) elected the first caliph?

In Medina in 632 CE, a few months after the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) died, he was elected by the companions of the Prophet (sahaba).

Is Abu Bakr (R.A) mentioned in the Quran?

The Quran does not mention Abu Bakr by name, since it was revealed before he converted to Islam. However, the Quran mentions the importance of the Prophet Muhammad’s companions and their role in the early Islamic community. Many believe Abu Bakr’s leadership as the first caliph of the Islamic empire reflects the importance of leadership and the qualities that leaders should possess.

Did Abu Bakr (R.A.) write the Quran?

There is no evidence that Abu Bakr wrote the Quran.

Names of wives of Abu Bakar (R.A)

The names of his (R.A) wives are as follows: The first wife was Qutaila, Second wife was Umm Ruman, Third wife was Habiba and fourth wive was Asma.

Names of children of Abu Bakar (R.A)

Names of the children are as follows; Abdur Rahman, Abdullah, Muhammad, Asma, Ayesha (R.A) and Umm Kulsum.

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