161. The reason due to which Mina was named as Mina

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حدثنا محمد بن الحسن رحمه الله قال حدثنا الحسين بن الحسن بن أبان عن الحسين بن سعيد عن صفوان بن يحيى عن معاوية بن عمار عن أبي عبد الله (ع) قال: قلت له لم سمي الخيف خيفا؟ قال: إنما سمي الخيف لانه مرتفع عن الوادي وكل ما ارتفع عن الوادي سمي خيفا.


1. Muhammad Bin Al Hassan narrated to us, from Al Husayn Bin Al Hassan Bin Aban, from Al Husayn Bin saeed, from Safwan Bin Yahya, from Muawiya Bin Amaar, Abu Abdullah (a.s.), said, ‘I said to him (a.s.), ‘Why was Al-Kheef named as ‘Kheef’?’ He (a.s.) said: ‘But rather Al-Kheef was named as such because it is raised from the valley, and every place which is raised from the valley is named as Kheef’.