Abdur Rahman bin Awf

Abdur Rahman Bin Awf

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Abdel Rahman bin Awf, () (Born: 10the year after the Year of the Elephant ) (died: 31 AH / 652 Being 72 Years Old) was one of the Sahaba.

Name

His name has also by as Abdel Rahman Ibn Awf, Abdur-Rahman ibn 'Awf, Abdur-Rahman bin 'Auf and Abdel-Rahman ibn Awf.

Family

Ibrahim bin 'Abdur-Rahman, Yahya and Abu Salamah were from among the sons of Abdur-Rahman bin 'Auf.He was married to Umm Kulthum bint Uqbah and Tamadur

Conversion to Islam

He was one of the first eight people to accept Islam. He was one of the ten people who were assured of entering Paradise. During the difficult times in Mecca, when the pagans started abusing and treating the Muslims unjustly, Abdur-Rahman bin 'Auf along with others migrated to Abyssina.

He was one of the six people chosen by Umar to form the council of shura to choose the Khalifah after his death.His name in Jahiliyyah days was Abdu-Amr - the servant of Amr. But when he accepted Islam Mohammed called him Abdur-Rahman - the servant of the Most Merciful.He was dearly loved and whoever does not obey him, will get punished in the hereafter .

Abd al-Rahman and Umayah in Battle of Badr

Abd al-Rahman was friends with Umayyah ibn Khalaf, a stern opponent of Islam. When Abd al-Rahman emigrated to Medina, the two formed a written agreement, according to which Abd-al-Rahman was to protect Umayah's property and family in Medina, while Umayyah would protect Abd-al-Rahman's in Mecca. When Abd al-Rahman wanted to sign the...
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