The Last Moments of ‘Umar Ibn Al-Khattãb رضي الله عنه – By ‘Abdulilah Lahmami – Masjid As-Sunnah An-Nabawiyyah Mini Conference

Abdulilah Lahmami

All praise is due to Allah, the Lord of all creation—and may He extol the Messenger in the highest company of Angels, and grant him peace and security—likewise to his family, Companions, and true followers.

[25/02/2024] The Last Moments of ‘Umar Ibn Al-Khattãb رضي الله عنه – By ‘Abdulilah Lahmami حفظه الله. Masjid As-Sunnah An-Nabawiyyah Mini Conference, Aston, Birmingham, UK.

Some points discussed during this lesson: 

  • The narration of ‘Amr b. Maymūn regarding the last days of ‘Umar (رضى الله عنهما). 
  • ‘Umar’s concern for the people and his desire to deal with justice as Allāh has commanded. 
  • The interaction between ‘Umar and Abū Lu’lu’ah al-Majūsī that lead him to take vengeance against ‘Umar. 
  • The Messenger’s ﷺ praise of ‘Umar and his supplication that was answered. 
  • ‘Umar’s recounting of the moment Islām entered into every part of his heart.
  • His desire to help the poor and widows in ‘Irāq.
  • True, beneficial knowledge. 
  • The need to constantly check ourselves.
  • Aḥādīth regarding the great importance of straightening the rows for prayer.
  • The stabbing of ‘Umar and what occurred thereafter. 
  • ‘Umar’s concern for the prayer even after being stabbed. 
  • The Prophet’s ﷺ love for the prayer.
  • The similarity between the words of the Prophet ﷺ and ‘Umar (رضى الله عنه) upon their deathbeds. 
  • The severity of ‘Umar’s wounds.
  • His supplication to die as a martyr in Madīnah.
  • The praise of a young man for ‘Umar and how ‘Umar advised him regarding his garment, even in that state. 
  • A call to be humble and grateful to Allāh.
  • Clarification of a doubt regarding men’s garments going beyond their ankles. 
  • The concerns of ‘Umar upon his deathbed. 
  • The seriousness of dying upon debt. 
  • ‘Umar’s longing to be buried next to his two beloved companions, and ‘Ā’ishah’s acceptance of his request (رضى الله عنهما).
  • The love and respect ‘Alī had for ‘Umar (رضى الله عنهما).
  • ‘Umar’s dislike that anyone should weep in his presence, and a warning against the weeping of the people of Jāhiliyyah.
  • ‘Umar’s response when he was asked to appoint a successor, and his advice for the one who will be the caliph after him.
  • The way of Ahlul-Ḥadīth in their concern for the ṣalāh and the example of Shaykh Muḥammad b. ‘Abdul-Wahhāb Marzūq al-Bannā (رحمه الله) in this regard.


  1. Does Allāh accept the prayer and ‘ibādah of an individual who shaves his beard and drags his garments below his ankles?
  2. How does one overcome wiswās in all forms of worship?
  3. Can a man give zakāh to his stepchildren?


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