Please tell me the name of hazrat bilals father and were he come from
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please tell me the name of hazrat bilals father and were he come from
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Hadrat bilal father and lineage
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Hadrat Bilaals fathers name was Ribah, and he originated from Habash or modern day Ethiopia. Hadrat Bilaal was a slave of one of the pagan notables of the Quraish, Umayyah ibn Khalaf who would mercilessly torture and brutalize Hadrat Bilaal (r.a.) for responding to the call of the Prophet (saws). Hadrat Abu Bakr (r.a.) subsequently bought Hadrat Bilaal (r.a.) from Umayyah ibn Khalaf and freed him.
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