Hadith on Parents: No child can compensate his father unless he finds him as a slave and frees him

September 13, 2010

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “No child can compensate his father unless he finds him as a slave, buys him, and sets him free.

Source: Sahih Muslim 2787

Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Muslim

عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ لَا يَجْزِي وَلَدٌ وَالِدًا إِلَّا أَنْ يَجِدَهُ مَمْلُوكًا فَيَشْتَرِيَهُ فَيُعْتِقَهُ

2787 صحيح مسلم كِتَاب الْعِتْقِ بَاب فَضْلِ عِتْقِ الْوَالِدِ