Question: Who Advised Abu Bakar (R.A) to Compile Holy Quran?
- Hazrat Ali (R.A)
- Hazrat Usman (R.A)
- Hazrat Umar (R.A)
- Hazrat Anas bin Malik (R.A)
Answer: Hazrat Umar (R.A)
Hazrat Umar Advised Abu Bakar (R.A) to Compile Holy Quran
As Holy Quran is last Holy Book of Allah Almighty, therefore, arranging this book as the guidance for the Muslims is the main deed. Just as after the death of Holy Prophet, Hazrat Usman given away the responsibility to collect all the Quranic verses at one place. Furthermore, Hazrat Usman was the closest companion of Holy Prophet and was the future caliph as well. He took the responsibility to preserve the writing of the Holy Quran verses. He then, later on, impressed the urgency upon Abu Bakr who was the first caliph.
Later on, entrusted the task to Zayd ibn Thabit al-Ansari! However, Abu Bakar was one of the closest companions of Hazrat Umar (R.A.). As the collection and compiling was finished it handed over in the custody of Hafsah who was a widow of the Holy Prophet and daughter of ‘Umar. Hnece, the Holy Quran compiled in both written as well as verbally variations for the guidance of Muslims. Do you know who is the first writer of Wahi in Quraish?