kate vallon and derek brahney

acting the tallest man 09

names of giants / syracuse university / association / interacting

in sahih al-bukhari volume 8, book 74, number 246, narrated by abu huraira:


the prophet said, allah created adam in his complete shape and form (directly), sixty cubits (about 30 meters) in height. when he created him, he said (to him), go and greet that group of angels sitting there, and listen what they will say in reply to you, for that will be your greeting and the greeting of your offspring. adam (went and) said, as-salamu alaikum (peace be upon you). they replied, as salamu-’alaika wa rahmatullah (peace and allah’s mercy be on you). so they increased wa rahmatullah the prophet added so whoever will enter paradise, will be of the shape and form of adam. since then the creation of adam’s (offspring) (i.e. stature of human beings is being diminished continuously) to the present time.


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