This book, The Scribes of the Prophet (PBUH), provides an extensive list of those Companions who had the honour of acting as scribbles to the Messenger of Allah SAW in his differing capacities as a conduit of Revelation and head of the nascent Muslim State.
He possessed an unceasing belief and love for Allah and His Messenger. Realizing that he was about to breathe his last on his deathbed, his wife cried out, “Woe is me!” Bilal al-Habashi injected saying, “Now is not the time for sorrow. It is the time for joy and jubilation, for tomorrow I shall meet the beloved Messenger and his Companions!”
Nabi Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam was the most beloved of Allah’s creation. The Sahabah loved him intensely and were ready to give their lives for him. Praise from his blessed lips was for them a coveted asset – a priceless commodity that was a key to perpetual goodness. It was something that every Sahabi longed for.