199 – IARLG -SOME HADITHS ON THE BEST – Part 3 of 4; Date 15th December 2017; 26th or 27th Rabi Al-Awwal 1439

Date: 15th December 2017; 26th or 27th Rabi Al-Awwal 1439; 

Bismillahi Rahmanir Rahim 

ISLAMIC AL-JUMUAA REMINDER AND LEGACY GROUP, (http://aljumaareminder.com/), some hadiths to pounder on:

Instead of writing an article for this week. We thought it would be best to just present some hadiths on a particular topic so that our readers can read on how our Prophet acted or spoke about a certain topic. Of course we will on resume writing articles but for now let us get used to reading about the Sunnah/Hadiths. Our topic for this week will be:

SOME HADITHS ON THE BEST [PART 3/4]

Narrated `Ali: I heard the Prophet (ﷺ) saying, “Mary, the daughter of `Imran, was the best among the women (of the world of her time) and Khadija is the best amongst the women. (of this nation). [Sahih al-Bukhari 3432]

 

It was narrated that Thawban said: “The Messenger of Allah said: ‘Adhere to righteousness even though you will not be able to do all acts of virtue. Know that the best of your deeds is Salat (prayer) and that no one maintains his ablution except a believer.'” [Sunan Ibn Majah: Vol. 1, Book 1, Hadith 277] [Hasan (Darussalam)]

 

It was narrated that Abu Dharr said: “I said: ‘O Messenger of Allah (ﷺ), which slave is best?’ He said: ‘The one who is most precious to his master and most valuable in price.’ ” [Sunan Ibn Majah: Vol. 3, Book 19, Hadith 2523] [Sahih (Darussalam)]

 

Abu Hurairah narrated that the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said: “Take on only as much as you can do of good deeds, for the best of deeds is that which is done consistently, even if it is little.” [Sunan Ibn Majah: Vol. 5, Book 37, Hadith 4240] [Sahih (Darussalam)]

 

‘Amr b. al-‘As reported that he heard Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) as saying: When a judge gives a decision, having tried his best to decide correctly and is right, there are two rewards for him; and if he gave a judgment after having tried his best (to arrive at a correct decision) but erred, there is one reward for him. [Sahih Muslim 1716 a]

 

Abu Huraira reported Allah’s Messenger (may, peace be upon him) as saying:  The best age of my Umma is one in which I was sent (by Allah as an Apostle), then the one next to that. (The narrator said): And Allah knows best whether he stated this third (time) or not. Then there would come people who would love (to look) bulky and they would hasten to the witness box before they are asked to bear witness. [ Sahih Muslim 2534 a]

 

‘Umar bin Al-Khattab narrated that the Prophet (ﷺ) said: “Shall I not inform you of the best of your leaders and the worst of them: The best of them are those whom you love and they love you, you supplicate for them, and they supplicate for you. And the evilest of your leaders are those who hate you, and you hate them, and they curse you and you curse them.” [Jami` at-Tirmidhi 2264][Sahih (Darussalam)]

 

Abu Huraira reported the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) as saying: The best day on which the sun has risen is Friday; on it Adam was created. on it he was made to enter Paradise, on it he was expelled from it. And the last hour will take place on no day other than Friday. [Sahih Muslim 854 b]

 

Narrated Abu Said Al-Khudri: Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) said, “A time will soon come when the best property of a Muslim will be sheep which he will take on the top of mountains and the places of rainfall (valleys) so as to flee with his religion from afflictions.” [Sahih al-Bukhari 19]

 

It was narrated that ‘Abdullah bin ‘Amr said: “The Messenger of Allah said: “The best of fasting is the fast of Dawud, peace be upon him. He used to fast for one day and break his fast for one day.”‘ ‘Ata said: “someone who heard him told me that Ibn ‘Umar (said) that the Prophet said: ‘Whoever fasts every day of his life, then he has not fasted.” [Sunan an-Nasa’i 2388][Sahih (Darussalam)]

 

‘Abdullah b. ‘Amr b. al-‘As reported Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) as saying: The best fasting in the eye of Allah is that of David, for he fasted for half of the age (he fasted on alternate days), and the best prayer in the eye of Allah, the Exalted and Majestic, is that of David (peace be upon him), for he slept for half of the night and then stood for prayer and then again slept. He prayed for one-third of the night after midnight. He (the narrator) said: I asked ‘Amr b. Dinar whether ‘Amr b. Aus said that he stood for prayer one-third of the night after midnight. He said: Yes. [Sahih Muslim 1159 l]

 

Narrated Abu Hurairah: It was narrated that Abu Hurairah said: “It was said to the Messenger of Allah: ‘Which woman is best?’ He said: ‘The one who makes him happy when he looks at her, obeys him when he commands her, and she does not go against his wishes with regard to herself nor her wealth.'” [Sunan an-Nasa’i 3231] [Hasan (Darussalam)]

 

Iyas ibn Abdullah ibn Abu Dhubab reported the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) as saying: Do not beat Allah’s handmaidens, but when Umar came to the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) and said: Women have become emboldened towards their husbands, he (the Prophet) gave permission to beat them. Then many women came round the family of the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) complaining against their husbands. So the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said: Many women have gone round Muhammad’s family complaining against their husbands. They are not the best among you. [Sunan Abi Dawud 2146] [Sahih (Al-Albani)]

 

It was narrated that ‘Abdullah bin Mas’ud said: “The Messenger of Allah said: ‘At the end of time there will appear a people with new teeth (i.e., young in age), with foolish minds. They will speak the best words ever uttered by mankind and they will recite the Qur’an, but it will not go any deeper than their collarbones. They will pass through Islam like an arrow passes through its target. Whoever meets them, let him kill them, for killing them will bring a reward from Allah for those who kill them.” [Sunan Ibn Majah: Vol. 1, Book 1, Hadith 168] [Sahih (Darussalam)]

 

Abu Ghalib narrated that Abu Umamah said: “(The Khawarij) are the worst of the slain who are killed under heaven, and the best of the slain are those who were killed by them. Those (Khawarij) are the dogs of Hell. Those people were Muslims but they became disbelievers.” I said: “O Abu Umamah, is that your opinion?” He said: “Rather I heard it from the Messenger of Allah.” [Sunan Ibn Majah: Vol. 1, Book 1, Hadith 176] [Hasan (Darussalam)]

 

‘Abdullah bin Abu Qatadah narrated that his father said: “The Messenger of Allah said: ‘The best things that a man can leave behind are three: A righteous son who will pray for him, ongoing charity whose reward will reach him, and knowledge which is acted upon after his death.'” (Hasan) Another chain with similar wording. [Sunan Ibn Majah: Vol. 1, Book 1, Hadith 241]

 

It was narrated from Abu Darda that the Prophet(ﷺ) said: “Shall I not tell you of the best of your deeds, the most pleasing to your Sovereign, those that raise you most in status, that are better than your gold and silver, or meeting you enemy (in battle) and you strike their necks and they strike your necks?” They said: ” What is that, O Messenger of Allah?” He said: “Remembering Allah(Dhikr).” [Sunan Ibn Majah 3790] [Hasan (Darussalam)]

 

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