There seems to be a commonly held belief that the prophet Muhammad (and the prophets in general) are somehow protected from ever committing any sin. I have seen nothing in the Qur'an to suggest this, nor am I aware of any authentic hadith to support this claim. It has always been my understanding that the prophets are men like any other, specially chosen by the Almighty to relay His message but not necessarily granted any rights and privileges other than what He has explicitly stated. Even if the prophets were among the best men of their generation, they would still be susceptible to the same trials and temptations of any other man, and thus to sinning.

Where does this belief of sinlessness come from? Does it have an authentic source, or is it merely bid'ah?

asked 295215 goldPseudo's gravatar image

Not even the prophets knew if they were going to Jannah.

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answered 21328 Aaqib%20J's gravatar image
 Prophets are Allah's chosen ones to pass on Allah's Command to the people whom they are sent to. The one who is entrusted by Allah Himself to guide a certain lot of people cannot be expected to commit sins himself. There is a difference between committing a sin and committing a mistake. A prophet may commit a mistake - an error of judgement, but Prophets do not commit a sin. Take for example the mistake committed by hadrat Younus (AS) and just visualize the punishment for that mistake (where he was swallowed by the fish to stay within it till Allah wished). Prophets are innocent - that is, they cannot repeat cannot commit sins.
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answered 4216 MAK's gravatar image

وَمَا يَنطِقُ عَنِ الْهَوَى

إِنْ هُوَ إِلاَّ وَحْيٌ يُوحَى

he does not speak/think (or do something) from [his own] inclination

It is not but a revelation revealed

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Now, Yes, Rasullah was Sinless because Allah has forgiven him for his previous sins and after he became Prophet he likely as not did not commit a single sin, but if he did he repented.

and Allah Forgave him (For he is the oft-forgiving the most merciful)

and all prophets were the same in this aspect.

King_Lady Allah SWT gave the prophet (pbuh) a dream that he is to marry Aisha, he told his best friend (Aisha's father) about this dream, they agreed that the prophet was to Marry Aisha and when she came of age that she would live with the Prophet Muhamad (Pbuh)

This was because she was to provide the Hadeeth and thus without Aisha (Rade Allahu anha) Islam would not be complete, mashallah.

She was a smart lady, and she knew what she was doing and she was not forced into anything.

Neither can you King_Lady compare women now to back then, It was a different situation and a different life, Hormones, human growth/

So many things have to be considered. Such as did he even consummate the marriage when she was 9 years old?

Or did they only live together? He had other wives so I can come to that conclusion.

and what did you say? he had relations with her before? where do you come up with this stuff?

You couldn't use this hadeeth to make Islam look bad so you add something like "and he slept with her before"

You king_lady, are a desperate person, Islam will grow regardless of your lies, and it will dominate because it is the religion of Allah, the one and only God The merciful The gracious.

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