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Hadith #1

أبي - رحمه الله - قال: حدثنا محمد بن يحيى العطار، عن محمد بن أحمد بن يحيى، عن موسى بن عمر، عن جعفر بن محمد بن يحيى، عن غالب، عن أبي خالد، عن حمران، عن أبي جعفر عليه السلام في قول الله عز وجل: " وما آمن معه إلا قليل " قال: كانوا ثمانية.

1. My father, may Allah grant him mercy, said: We were told by Muhammed bin Yahya al-‘Attar, from Muhammed bin Ahmad bin Yahya, from Musa bin Umar, from Ja’far bin Muhammed bin Yahya, from Ghalib, from Abu Khalid, from Hamran, from Abu Ja’far, peace be upon him, with regards to the saying of Allah, Exalted and Glorious is He: «And none believed with him except little.» (11:40) He said: They were eight.