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bukhari:4731Abū Nuʿaym > ʿUmar b. Dhar from my father > Saʿīd b. Jubayr > Ibn ʿAbbās

The Prophet ﷺ said to Gabriel, "What prevents you from visiting us more often than you visit us now?" So there was revealed:-- 'And we (angels) descend not but by the command of your Lord. To Him belongs what is before us and what is behind us...'(19.64)  

البخاري:٤٧٣١حَدَّثَنَا أَبُو نُعَيْمٍ حَدَّثَنَا عُمَرُ بْنُ ذَرٍّ قَالَ سَمِعْتُ أَبِي عَنْ سَعِيدِ بْنِ جُبَيْرٍ عَنِ ابْنِ عَبَّاسٍ ؓ قَالَ

قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ ﷺ لِجِبْرِيلَ مَا يَمْنَعُكَ أَنْ تَزُورَنَا أَكْثَرَ مِمَّا تَزُورُنَا فَنَزَلَتْ {وَمَا نَتَنَزَّلُ إِلاَّ بِأَمْرِ رَبِّكَ لَهُ مَا بَيْنَ أَيْدِينَا وَمَا خَلْفَنَا}  


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bukhari:3218[Chain 1] Abū Nuʿaym > ʿUmar b. Dhar [Chain 2] Yaḥyá b. Jaʿfar > Wakīʿ > ʿUmar b. Dhar from his father > Saʿīd b. Jubayr > Ibn ʿAbbās > Qāl

Messenger of Allah ﷺ asked Gabriel, "Why don't you visit us more often than you do?" Then the following Holy Verse was revealed (in this respect):-- "And we (angels) descend not but by the order of your Lord. To Him belong what is before us and what is behind us, and what is between those two and your Lord was never forgetful." (19.64)  

البخاري:٣٢١٨حَدَّثَنَا أَبُو نُعَيْمٍ حَدَّثَنَا عُمَرُ بْنُ ذَرٍّ ح قَالَ حَدَّثَنِي يَحْيَى بْنُ جَعْفَرٍ حَدَّثَنَا وَكِيعٌ عَنْ عُمَرَ بْنِ ذَرٍّ عَنْ أَبِيهِ عَنْ سَعِيدِ بْنِ جُبَيْرٍ عَنِ ابْنِ عَبَّاسٍ ؓ قَالَ

قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ ﷺ لِجِبْرِيلَ أَلاَ تَزُورُنَا أَكْثَرَ مِمَّا تَزُورُنَا قَالَ فَنَزَلَتْ {وَمَا نَتَنَزَّلُ إِلاَّ بِأَمْرِ رَبِّكَ لَهُ مَا بَيْنَ أَيْدِينَا وَمَا خَلْفَنَا} الآيَةَ  

bukhari:7455Khalāad b. Yaḥyá > ʿUmar b. Dhar > Abū > Saʿīd b. Jubayr > Ibn ʿAbbās

The Prophet ﷺ said, "O Gabriel, what prevents you. from visiting us more often than you do?" Then this Verse was revealed:--'And we angels descend not but by Command of your Lord. To Him belongs what is before us and what is behind us..' (19.64) So this was the answer to Muhammad.  

البخاري:٧٤٥٥حَدَّثَنَا خَلاَّدُ بْنُ يَحْيَى حَدَّثَنَا عُمَرُ بْنُ ذَرٍّ سَمِعْتُ أَبِي يُحَدِّثُ عَنْ سَعِيدِ بْنِ جُبَيْرٍ عَنِ ابْنِ عَبَّاسٍ ؓ

أَنَّ النَّبِيَّ ﷺ قَالَ يَا جِبْرِيلُ مَا يَمْنَعُكَ أَنْ تَزُورَنَا أَكْثَرَ مِمَّا تَزُورُنَا فَنَزَلَتْ {وَمَا نَتَنَزَّلُ إِلاَّ بِأَمْرِ رَبِّكَ لَهُ مَا بَيْنَ أَيْدِينَا وَمَا خَلْفَنَا} إِلَى آخِرِ الآيَةِ قَالَ هَذَا كَانَ الْجَوَابَ لِمُحَمَّدٍ ﷺ  

tirmidhi:3158ʿAbd b. Ḥumayd > Yaʿlá b. ʿUbayd > ʿUmar b. Dhar from his father > Saʿīd b. Jubayr > Ibn ʿAbbās

from Ibn 'Abbas who said: "The Messenger of Allah ﷺ said to Jibra'il: 'What prevents you from visiting us more than you visit us?'" He said: "So this Ayah was revealed: And we descend not except by the command of your Lord. To Him belongs what is before us and what is behind us." Up to the end of the Ayah (19:64).  

الترمذي:٣١٥٨حَدَّثَنَا عَبْدُ بْنُ حُمَيْدٍ حَدَّثَنَا يَعْلَى بْنُ عُبَيْدٍ حَدَّثَنَا عُمَرُ بْنُ ذَرٍّ عَنْ أَبِيهِ عَنْ سَعِيدِ بْنِ جُبَيْرٍ عَنِ ابْنِ عَبَّاسٍ قَالَ قَالَ

رَسُولُ اللَّهِ ﷺ لِجِبْرِيلَ مَا يَمْنَعُكَ أَنْ تَزُورَنَا أَكْثَرَ مِمَّا تَزُورُنَا قَالَ فَنَزَلَتْ هَذِهِ الآيَةُ (ومَا نَتَنَزَّلُ إِلاَّ بِأَمْرِ رَبِّكَ لَهُۥ مَا بَيْنَ أَيْدِينَا وَمَا خَلْفَنَا ) إِلَى آخِرِ الآيَةِ قَالَ هَذَا حَدِيثٌ حَسَنٌ غَرِيبٌ حَدَّثَنَا الْحُسَيْنُ بْنُ حُرَيْثٍ حَدَّثَنَا وَكِيعٌ عَنْ عُمَرَ بْنِ ذَرٍّ نَحْوَهُ  

ahmad:2078Wakīʿ > Ibn Dhar from his father > Saʿīd b. Jubayr > Ibn ʿAbbās

[Machine] The Prophet Muhammad ﷺ said to Gabriel: "Won't you visit us more often than you do?" So this verse was revealed: "And We do not descend except by the order of your Lord. To Him belongs what is before us and what is behind us." [Maryam 64] until the end of the verse.  

أحمد:٢٠٧٨حَدَّثَنَا وَكِيعٌ حَدَّثَنَا ابْنُ ذَرٍّ عَنْ أَبِيهِ عَنْ سَعِيدِ بْنِ جُبَيْرٍ عَنِ ابْنِ عَبَّاسٍ قَالَ

قَالَ رَسُولُ اللهِ ﷺ لِجِبْرِيلَ عَلَيْهِ السَّلامُ أَلا تَزُورُنَا أَكْثَرَ مِمَّا تَزُورُنَا؟ فَنَزَلَتْ {وَمَا نَتَنَزَّلُ إِلا بِأَمْرِ رَبِّكَ لَهُ مَا بَيْنَ أَيْدِينَا وَمَا خَلْفَنَا} [مريم 64] إِلَى آخِرِ الْآيَةِ  

ahmad:2043Yaʿlá > ʿUmar b. Dhar from his father > Saʿīd b. Jubayrʿan Ibn ʿAbbās

[Machine] The Messenger of Allah ﷺ said to Jibril, "Why do you not visit us more than you do?" He replied, "So Allah revealed, 'We do not descend except by the command of your Lord'." (Surah Maryam, verse 64) until the end of the verse.  

أحمد:٢٠٤٣حَدَّثَنَا يَعْلَى حَدَّثَنَا عُمَرُ بْنُ ذَرٍّ عَنْ أَبِيهِ عَنْ سَعِيدِ بْنِ جُبَيْرٍعَنِ ابْنِ عَبَّاسٍ قَالَ

قَالَ رَسُولُ اللهِ ﷺ لِجِبْرِيلَ مَا يَمْنَعُكَ أَنْ تَزُورَنَا أَكْثَرَ مِمَّا تَزُورُنَا قَالَ فَنَزَلَتْ {وَمَا نَتَنَزَّلُ إِلا بِأَمْرِ رَبِّكَ} [مريم 64] إِلَى آخِرِ الْآيَةِ  

ahmad:3365ʿAbd al-Raḥman > Ibn Dhar from his father > Saʿīd b. Jubayr > Ibn ʿAbbās

[Machine] The Prophet ﷺ said to Gabriel, "What prevents you from visiting us more often than you do?" Gabriel replied, "We do not descend except by the command of your Lord. To Him belongs what is between our hands and what is behind us, and what is between that. And your Lord is never forgetful." And this was the response to Muhammad ﷺ .  

أحمد:٣٣٦٥حَدَّثَنَا عَبْدُ الرَّحْمَنِ عَنْ ابْنِ ذَرٍّ عَنْ أَبِيهِ عَنْ سَعِيدِ بْنِ جُبَيْرٍ عَنِ ابْنِ عَبَّاسٍ قَالَ

قَالَ النَّبِيُّ ﷺ لِجِبْرِيلَ مَا يَمْنَعُكَ أَنْ تَزُورَنَا أَكْثَرَ مِمَّا تَزُورُنَا؟ قَالَ فَنَزَلَتْ {وَمَا نَتَنَزَّلُ إِلَّا بِأَمْرِ رَبِّكَ لَهُ مَا بَيْنَ أَيْدِينَا وَمَا خَلْفَنَا وَمَا بَيْنَ ذَلِكَ وَمَا كَانَ رَبُّكَ نَسِيًّا} [مريم 64] قَالَ وَكَانَ ذَلِكَ الْجَوَابَ لِمُحَمَّدٍ ﷺ  

hakim:4215Abū al-ʿAbbās Muḥammad b. Yaʿqūb > Aḥmad b. ʿAbd al-Jabbār > Yūnus b. Bukayr > ʿUmar b. Dhar from his father > Saʿīd b. Jubayr > Ibn ʿAbbās

[Machine] The Messenger of Allah ﷺ said to Jibril: "What prevents you from visiting us more often than you do?" So Allah, Mighty and Majestic, revealed: "And We do not descend except by the order of your Lord. To Him belongs whatever is before us and whatever is behind us and whatever is between that. And your Lord is never forgetful." (Surah Maryam, verse 64)  

الحاكم:٤٢١٥حَدَّثَنَا أَبُو الْعَبَّاسِ مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ يَعْقُوبَ ثنا أَحْمَدُ بْنُ عَبْدِ الْجَبَّارِ ثنا يُونُسُ بْنُ بُكَيْرٍ عَنْ عُمَرَ بْنِ ذَرٍّ عَنْ أَبِيهِ عَنْ سَعِيدِ بْنِ جُبَيْرٍ عَنِ ابْنِ عَبَّاسٍ

أَنَّ رَسُولَ اللَّهِ ﷺ قَالَ لِجِبْرِيلَ «مَا يَمْنَعُكَ أَنْ تَزُورَنَا أَكْثَرَ مِمَّا تَزُورُنَا؟» فَأَنْزَلَ اللَّهُ ﷻ {وَمَا نَتَنَزَّلُ إِلَّا بِأَمْرِ رَبِّكَ} [مريم 64] إِلَى قَوْلِهِ {وَمَا كَانَ رَبُّكَ نَسِيًّا} [مريم 64]  

«هَذَا حَدِيثٌ صَحِيحٌ عَلَى شَرْطِ الشَّيْخَيْنِ وَلَمْ يُخَرِّجَاهُ» على شرط البخاري ومسلم
tabarani:12385ʿAlī b. ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz > Abū Nuʿaym > ʿUmar b. Dhar al-Hamadhānī > Abū > Saʿīd b. Jubayr > Ibn ʿAbbās

[Machine] The Messenger of Allah ﷺ said to Gabriel, "What prevents you from visiting us more than you do?" So the following verse was revealed, "And We do not descend except by the order of your Lord."  

الطبراني:١٢٣٨٥حَدَّثَنَا عَلِيُّ بْنُ عَبْدِ الْعَزِيزِ ثنا أَبُو نُعَيْمٍ ثنا عُمَرُ بْنُ ذَرٍّ الْهَمَذَانِيُّ قَالَ سَمِعْتُ أَبِي يُحَدِّثِ عَنْ سَعِيدِ بْنِ جُبَيْرٍ عَنِ ابْنِ عَبَّاسٍ قَالَ

قَالَ رَسُولُ اللهِ ﷺ لِجِبْرِيلَ عَلَيْهِ السَّلَامُ «مَا يَمْنَعُكَ أَنْ تَزُورُنَا أَكْثَرَ مِمَّا تَزُورُنَا؟» فَنَزَلَتْ هَذِهِ الْآيَةُ {وَمَا نَتَنَزَّلُ إِلَّا بِأَمْرِ رَبِّكَ}  

قَوْلُهُ تَعَالَى: {وَمَا نَتَنَزَّلُ إِلَّا بِأَمْرِ رَبِّكَ} [مريم: 64]

nasai-kubra:11257Muḥammad b. Ismāʿīl b. Ibrāhīm > Abū ʿĀmir > ʿUmar from my father > Ibrāhīm b. al-Ḥasan > Ḥajjāj b. Muḥammad > ʿUmar b. Dhar from his father > Saʿīd b. Jubayr > Ibn ʿAbbās

[Machine] "Muhammad, indeed the Prophet ﷺ said, and Ibrahim said, indeed the Messenger of Allah ﷺ said to Jibril, 'What prevents you from visiting us more than you visit us?' So the verse was revealed: 'And we do not come down except by the command of your Lord.' [Surah Maryam 64] Muhammad said the verse."  

الكبرى للنسائي:١١٢٥٧أَخْبَرَنَا مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ إِسْمَاعِيلَ بْنِ إِبْرَاهِيمَ عَنْ أَبِي عَامِرٍ قَالَ حَدَّثَنَا عُمَرُ قَالَ حَدَّثَنَا أَبِي وَأَخْبَرَنَا إِبْرَاهِيمُ بْنُ الْحَسَنِ عَنْ حَجَّاجِ بْنِ مُحَمَّدٍ عَنْ عُمَرَ بْنِ ذَرٍّ عَنْ أَبِيهِ عَنْ سَعِيدِ بْنِ جُبَيْرٍ عَنِ ابْنِ عَبَّاسٍ قَالَ

مُحَمَّدٌ إِنَّ النَّبِيَّ ﷺ وَقَالَ إِبْرَاهِيمُ إِنَّ رَسُولَ اللهِ ﷺ قَالَ لِجِبْرِيلَ «مَا يَمْنَعُكَ أَنْ تَزُورَنَا أَكْثَرَ مِمَّا تَزُورُنَا؟» فَنَزَلَتْ {وَمَا نَتَنَزَّلُ إِلَّا بِأَمْرِ رَبِّكَ} [مريم 64] قَالَ مُحَمَّدٌ الْآيَةَ