Fatwa: # 19695
Category: Hadith
Country: South Africa
Date: 6th January 2012


Lineage of the Prophet Sallahu Alyhi Wasalam


Can you please write the lineage of the Prophet Sallahu Alayhi Wasallam?


In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.


As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.


The lineage of the Prophet Sallahu Alyhi Wasalam is:


Mohammed Sallahu Alyhi Wasalam, the son of  Abdullah, the son of  Abdul-Muttalib, the son of  Hāshim, the son of Abdi Manaf, the son of Qusayy, the son of  Kilāb, the son of  Murrah, the son of  Kab, the son of Lu’ayy, the son of  Gālib, the son of  Fihr, the son of  Mālik, the son of an-Nadr, the son of  Kinānah, the son of  Khuzaymah, the son of  Mudrikah, the son of Ilyas, the son of  Mudar, the son of  Nizār, the son of Mad, the son of Adnān.[1]


The Scholars have consensus on the aforementioned lineage. There is no sound lineage found linking Adnān to Hazrat Adam Alyhi Salām.[2]


And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Mufti Zaid Mohammed Shelia,
Student Darul Iftaa



Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.

[1]  مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ بْنِ عَبْدِ المُطَّلِبِ بْنِ هَاشِمِ بْنِ عَبْدِ مَنَافِ بْنِ قُصَيِّ بْنِ كِلاَبِ بْنِ مُرَّةَ بْنِ كَعبِ بْنِ لؤَيِّ بْنِ غالِبِ بْنِ فِهْرِ بْنِ مَالِكِ بْنِ النَّضْرِ بْنِ كِنَانَةَ بْنِ خُزَيْمَةَ بْنِ مُدْرِكَةَ بْنِ إِلْيَاسَ بْنِ مُضَرَ بْنِ نِزَارِ بْنِ مَعَدِّ بْنِ عَدْنَانَ.. صحيح البخاري 5/ 44 دار طوق النجاة

[2]  وَاقْتصر البُخَارِيّ فِي ذكر نسبه الشريف على هَذَا وَلم يذكرهُ إِلَى آدم، عَلَيْهِ السَّلَام، لِأَن أهل النّسَب أَجمعُوا عَلَيْهِ إِلَى هُنَا، وَمَا وَرَاء ذَلِك فِيهِ اخْتِلَاف كثير جدا.. عمدة القاري شرح صحيح البخاري 16/301 دار إحياء التراث العربي  بيروت

وذكر البخارى من أجداده الى عدنان فقط لأن نسبه فوقو عدنان الخ.. فيض البارى 5/ 505 دار احياء التراث العربى

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