One day Abu Jahl, an enemy of islam, attacked Rasulullah while he was resting near the hills of Safaa. Abu Jahl hurled a stone and wounded him on his head. Rasulullah went home bleeding a lot.
Hazrat Hamza (R.A.) who was the uncle of Rasulullah had just returned after one of his daily hunting trips in the morning. He was considered one of the bravest soldiers of Arabia. When he heard what Abu jahl had done to Rasulullah he became so angry that he attacked Abu jahl and made him bleed from his head. Although Hazrat Hamza (R.A.) had as yet not embraced islam, he nevertheless loved his nephew Rasulullah very dearly. On reporting to Rasulullah of his revenge against Abu Jahl, Rasulullah said although he was very grateful for the kind thoughts he had for him, he would feel very happy indeed if Hazrat Hamzah (R.A.) accepted islam. On hearing this, Hazrat Hamzah (R.A.) immediately became a Muslim.
Hazrat Umar (R.A.) was considered a brave person of Makkah. He was one of the Quraish who persecuted the Muslims to such an extent that one day he decided once and for all to assassinate Rasulullah . Abu jahl promised Hazrat Umar (R.A.) a gift of a hundred camels and one thousand silver coins if he would do this.
On his way to Darul-Arqam with an unsheathed sword, he met Nuaym-bin-Abdullah, who on hearing Hazrat Umar (R.A.)'s intention replied that Hazrat Umar (R.A.) 'should first put his own house in order'. His sister Hazrat Fathima (R.A.) and her husband Hazrat Saeed-bin-Zayd (R.A.) had already embraced Islam.
This rebellion by his own family angered Hazrat Umar (R.A.) that he turned towards his sister's house and on hearing them recite the Quraan, he beat his sister and her husband.. They told him that they would rather prefer death than give up Islam. On hearing this, Hazrat Umar (R.A.) calmed down and asked to hear what they were reading. When he heard the recital of the Quraan, he decided to become a Muslim.
With the unsheathed sword still in his hand, he turned towards Darul-Arqaam. On arriving at the house of Hazrat Arqaam (R.A.) Rasulullah enquired about Hazrat Umar (R.A.)'s intention, while Hazrat Hamzah (R.A.) and other companions stood ready against any wrong act by Hazrat Umar (R.A.). But when they heard that he had come to Rasulullah to accept Islam, they were so overjoyed that their cheer of 'Allah is Great' was heard in the mountains of Safaa. This was the sixth year of Nubuwwat.
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