Abu Jahl

Abu Jahl

“father of folly”; opposes Mohammed. [Muslim Tradition: Koran 22:8]
See: Folly
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After the two left Thawr cave, Abu Jahl came in searching for them and slapped Asma so hard that blood oozed from her ears.
The Makkah army had among its leaders some of the most experienced warriors of Arabia including Abu Jahl, the inveterate foe and persecutor of Islam.
Men recalled that the Prophet was exposed to psychological and physical violence by Abu Jahl during his years in Mecca.
Several atheists, Jews and Communists in the past had, and in the present have, beards, and even Abu Jahl [a polytheist pagan leader] had a beard that was longer than that of Prophet Mohammad (PBuH)," she reportedly said.
Like the story of Mafrogh Ibn Omar (Jafarian, 1/243), Abu Jahl and Abu Sufyan, Akhnas Bin Sharigh (Ibn Hisham, 1/337), Atabeh Bin Rabi'ah (ie, 1/314) and so on.
The persecution continued with Abu Jahl among others also joining in.
His 1990 masterpiece Abu Jahl (the father of ignorance) buys Fleet Street, warned Arab journalists they must avoid becoming helplessly enslaved by petrodollars, if they were to avoid becoming mere tools in the hands of their conservative paymasters and, ultimately, their own downfall.
The real author had no hesitation (apparently) about naming the Iblis of Muhammad, who was Umar, or his Shaytan, who was Abu Jahl.
Even Abu Jahl did not say such things," said GE-len.
Abu Jahl [an arch-enemy of the Prophet and the flag-bearer of disbelief and hatred towards Islam] had a beard longer than that of the Prophet.
Three staunch enemies -- Abu Jahl, Abu Sufiyan and Uqbat -- agreed among themselves not to visit the Prophet's house to secretly listen to the verses from the Qur'an, but broke that deal and visited the house again and again because they could not resist the divine word and also because they were fascinated by the literary beauty of the Qur'an," Kawther told Arab News.
The 1,000 men marched on, but when Banu Hashim also wanted to return to Makkah, Abu Jahl refused them permission.