Hadith on Muhammad: The Prophet would humbly serve himself

November 24, 2012

Aisha reported: I was asked, “What did the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, do in his home?” I said, “The Prophet was a man among men. He would remove fleas from his clothes, milk his sheep, and serve himself.”

Source: Musnad Aḥmad 25662

Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani

عَنْ عَائِشَةَ قَالَتْ سُئِلْتُ مَا كَانَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ يَعْمَلُ فِي بَيْتِهِ قَالَتْ كَانَ بَشَرًا مِنْ الْبَشَرِ يَفْلِي ثَوْبَهُ وَيَحْلُبُ شَاتَهُ وَيَخْدُمُ نَفْسَهُ

25662 مسند أحمد باقي مسند الأنصار

671 المحدث الألباني خلاصة حكم المحدث إسناده صحيح على شرط مسلم في السلسلة الصحيحة