Found In: Sahih Bukhari Chapter No: 23, Funerals (Al-Janaaiz) Hadith no: 423 Narrated: Abu Hurairah (radhiy Allahu anhu) The angel of death was sent to Moses and when he went to him, Moses slapped him severely, spoiling one of his eyes. The angel went back to his Lord,.. the hadith goes on..heard its an authentic hadith..but why did a messenger of Allah indulge in such an action?
In Commentary on Hadeeth
Mar 21st, 2015
The hadeeth is authentic. The angel startled Musa, peace be upon him by appearing like this and he was in the form of a human being. Therefore, Mosa defended himself and smacked him!