Who Was the First Person to say Assalamu’alaikum?

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Do you know that Prophet Adam a.s was the first person to say Assalamu’alaikum?

Bukhari::Book 4::Volume 55::Hadith 543

Narrated Abu Huraira:

The Prophet said, “Allah created Adam, making him 60 cubits tall. When He created him, He said to him, “Go and greet that group of angels, and listen to their reply, for it will be your greeting (salutation) and the greeting (salutations of your offspring.”

So, Adam said (to the angels), Continue reading