Let me share a Narration from Tafsir Ibn Abi Hatim. Ibn Abi Hatim is one of the big guns of AhluSunnah Rijal. And His Tafsir is considered to be Authentic one. He writes in His Tafsir, 10/3241-3242

قَوْلُهُ تَعَالَى: وَلَقَدْ فَتَنَّا سُلَيْمَانَ وَأَلْقَيْنَا عَلَى كُرْسِيِّهِ جَسَدًا ثُمَّ أَنَابَ
18355 – وَبِسَنَدٍ قَوَيٍ، عَنِ ابْنِ عَبَّاسٍ رَضِيَ اللهُ عَنْهُمَا قَالَ: أَرَادَ سُلَيْمَانُ عَلَيْهِ السَّلامُ أَنْ يَدْخُلَ الْخَلاءَ فَأَعْطَى الْجَرَادَةَ خَاتَمَهُ وَكَانَتِ امْرَأَتُهُ، وَكَانَتْ أَحَبَّ نِسَائِهِ إِلَيْهِ فَجَاءَ الشَّيْطَانُ فِي صُورَةِ سُلَيْمَانَ فَقَالَ لَهَا: هَاتِي خَاتَمِي فَأَعْطَتْهُ فَلَمَّا لَبِسَهُ دَانَتْ لَهُ الْجِنُّ وَالْإِنْسُ وَالشَّيَاطِينُ، فَلَمَّا خَرَجَ سُلَيْمَانُ عَلَيْهِ السَّلَامُ مِنَ الْخَلَاءِ قال لها: هَاتِي خَاتَمِي فَقَالَتْ: قَدْ أَعْطَيْتُهُ سُلَيْمَانَ قَالَ: أَنَا سُلَيْمَانُ قَالَتْ: كَذَبْتَ لَسْتَ سُلَيْمَانَ فَجَعَلَ لَا يَأْتِي أَحَدًا يَقُولُ: أَنَا سُلَيْمَانُ إِلا كَذَّبَهُ حَتَّى جَعَلَ الصِّبْيَانُ يَرْمُونَهُ بِالْحِجَارَةِ، فَلَمَّا رَأَى ذَلِكَ عَرَفَ أَنَّهُ مِنْ أَمْرِ اللَّهِ عَزَّ وَجَلَّ وَقَامَ الشَّيْطَانُ يَحْكُمُ بَيْنَ النَّاسِ.
فَلَمَّا أَرَادَ اللَّهُ تَعَالَى أَنْ يَرُدَّ عَلَى سليمان عليه السلام سلطانه ألْقَى فِي قُلُوبِ النَّاسِ إِنْكَارَ ذَلِكَ الشَّيْطَانِ فَأَرْسَلُوا إِلَى نِسَاءِ «1» سُلَيْمَانَ عَلَيْهِ السَّلامُ فَقَالُوا لهن أيكون من سليمان شيء؟ قلنا: نَعَمْ إِنَّهُ يَأْتِينَا وَنَحْنُ حُيَّضٌ، وَمَا كَانَ يَأْتِينَا قَبْلَ ذَلِكَ

With a Qawi/Strong Chain, It is narrated from Ibn Abbas that Sulaiman intended to go to bathroom, so He gave his Ring to Jarada, who was his wife, and most beloved one. So Satan came to her in shape of Sulaiman, and told her: Give me the ring. So she gave. When he wore it, all Jinns, Humans and Satans became his under command. When Sulaiman came out, He asked her: Give me my ring. She said: I have given it to Sulaiman. Sulaiman said: I am Sulaiman. She said: You are lying. Then every one rejected Sulaiman’s claim that He is Sulaiman, till children even threw stones at him. When He saw that, He realized it is order of Allah. And Satan started ruling among people. When Allah wished to return his state to him, He put that in hearts of people to reject him. So people went to His Wives, and asked him: Have you seen something in Sulaiman? They replied: Yes, now he “comes” while we have menstruation, but he did not come before…….

Narration is quite self explanatory. But its a big issue for AhluSunnah. So Ibn Kathir tried to solve the issue in His Tafsir, 7/59-60. Let us see what He had to offer.

إسناده إلى ابن عباس رضي الله عنهما قَوِيٌّ، وَلَكِنَّ الظَّاهِرَ أَنَّهُ إِنَّمَا تَلَقَّاهُ ابْنُ عباس رضي الله عنهما إِنْ صَحَّ عَنْهُ مِنْ أَهْلِ الْكِتَابِ وَفِيهِمْ طائفة لا يعتقدون نبوة سليمان عليه الصلاة والسلام فَالظَّاهِرُ أَنَّهُمْ يَكْذِبُونَ عَلَيْهِ، وَلِهَذَا كَانَ فِي هذا السِّيَاقِ مُنْكَرَاتٌ مِنْ أَشَدِّهَا ذِكْرُ النِّسَاءِ فَإِنَّ المشهور عن مجاهد وغير واحد من أئمة السلف أَنَّ ذَلِكَ الْجِنِّيَّ لَمْ يُسَلَّطْ عَلَى نِسَاءِ سليمان بل عصمهن الله عز وجل منه تشريفا وتكريما لنبيه عليه السلام. وَقَدْ رُوِيَتْ هَذِهِ الْقِصَّةُ مُطَوَّلَةً عَنْ جَمَاعَةٍ من السلف رضي الله عنهم كَسَعِيدِ بْنِ الْمُسَيَّبِ وَزَيْدِ بْنِ أَسْلَمَ وَجَمَاعَةٍ آخَرِينَ وَكُلُّهَا مُتَلَقَّاةٌ مِنْ قَصَصِ أَهْلِ الْكِتَابِ

Chain is Qawi/Strong till Ibn Abbas, but apparently, He got it and authenticated it from People of Book (Ahlul Kitab). And there was a group among them who did not believe in Prophethood of Ibn Abbas, and apparently denied him. And in this context, there are rejected points in this, worst of them being discussion of wives. It is famous from Mujahid and other in Leaders/Aimmah of Past that Jins did not had relations with Wives of Sulaiman, rather Allah Protected them and honored them for His Prophet. And this incident is narrated by a group of Scholars in past like Saeed bin Musaib, Zaid bin Aslam,, and then a group from later era, and all of them had taken it from Stories of Ahlul Kitab.

So, We learn that Ibn Kathir did accept that Ibn Abbas said it, but He had to take opinion of Mujahid in order to defend. But while doing so, He accepted that These great Scholars of AhluSunnah have introduced stories of Ahlul Kitab in Islamic text.

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