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When Ayyub Cried To His Lord

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#1 Aboo Uthmaan

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Posted 14 March 2007 - 09:59 AM

In “Al-Fawaa’id” of Imaam ibn Qayyim al-Jawziyyah (d.751H) he cites the following ayaat, in which Allaah (subhaanahu wa ta’aala) says:

“And (remember) Ayyub (Job), when he cried to his Lord: ‘Verily, distress has seized me, and You are the Most Merciful of all those who show mercy’.” (Al-Anbiya 21:83)

He (Imaam ibn Qayyim) then comments on Prophet Ayyub (‘alayhis-sallam) and the exalted characteristics he showed in dealing with his distress and the tremendous qualities he utilised in seeking the removal of his distress, such that he (Imaam ibn Qayyim) said:

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