Hz. Sa’id ibn Jubayr رضي الله عنه

He was one of the Tabi’un and a companion of Hz. Zayn al-‘Abidin رضي الله عنه. He learned Islamic sciences and Quranic exegesis from Hz. Ibn Abbas رضي الله عنه and became one of the greatest exegetes of his time

Al-Hay, Iraq

Coordinates: 32.164715, 46.069280

Hz. Sa’id ibn Jubayr رحمة الله عليه was originally from Kufa, in modern-day Iraq.

He was regarded as one of the leading members of the Tabi’in (d. ca. 712). Sa’id is held in the highest esteem by scholars of the Sunni and Shi’a Islamic tradition and was considered one of the leading jurists of the time.

He also narrated several hadith from Hz. Ibn Abbas رضي الله عنه.


Ibn Hajar Asqalani, a 15th century Shafi`i Islamic scholar writes:

From him are recorded by Imams Bukhari, Muslim, al-Tirmidhi, al-Nasa’i, Abu Dawood, Ibn Maja, Imam Ahmad bin Hanbal, and Imam Malik ibn Anas. Hz. Sa’id رحمة الله عليه narrates 147 traditions in Sahih Bukhari and 78 in Sahih Muslim.