The story of ‘Umar Bin Al-Khattāb burying his daughter alive


What’s the authenticity of the story of ‘Umar burying his daughter alive?


Munkar and inauthentic, it hasn’t got a chain of narration which can support it.

And (He) Al-Fārūq, may Allah be pleased with him, had Hafsa, may Allah be pleased with her, during the pre-Islamic Ignorance.

Perhaps this story is from the fabrications of the Shī’ah against him.

Answered by:
Shaykh Abu Hatim Yusuf Al-‘Inaabi Al-Jazaa’iree – may Allah preserve him.


Answered on:
8th, Jumādl Ūwlā, 1438H.

Translated by:
Abu ‘Abdirrahman ‘Abdullaah bin Ahmed Ash-Shingaani.