THE LEADING HYPOCRITES IN THE PROPHETIC ERA: A RESEARCH STUDY
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The hypocrites were belonged to the Arab tribes of Madinah, Banu Aws and Banu Khizraj. The exact number of hypocrites is not known; however, it is speculated that they may number in the hundreds but they cannot be counted in the thousands. The Banu Khizraj were a larger tribe than the Banu Aws in terms of manpower and numbers. That was the reason the majority of hypocrites belonged to the Banu Khizraj, yet this majority of hypocrites were unknown, Except Abdullah bin UbayeKhizraji and Al-Jad bin QaysKhizariji who came to the fore because of their hypocrisy, On the contrary the hypocrites of Banu Aws become famous and their names and circumstances are also found in in the books of history.