Islamic concepts


 wazīr (وَزِير)


Zakariya Al-Ghazi 19 October 16:05 The Prophet (s) said to Ali:

"Your position to me is like the position of Aaron to Moses, except that there shall be no Prophet after me"

Sunni References: (1) Sahih al-Bukhari, Arabic-English version, Traditions 5.56 and 5.700 (2) Sahih Muslim, Arabic, section of virtues of Ali, v4, pp 1870-71 (3) Sunan Ibn Majah, p12 (4) Musnad Ahmad Ibn Hanbal, v1, p174 (5) al-Khas'is, by al-Nisa'i, pp 15-16 (6) Mushkil al-Athar, by al-Tahawi, v2, p309

"Surely We gave the book to Moses and assigned his brother Aaron as his vizier." (Quran 25:35)

"... And Moses said unto his brother Aaron: Take my place in my community." (Quran 7:142)