Hadith on Zakariyya: The Prophet Zechariah would earn his living as a carpenter

May 30, 2013

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Zechariah, upon him be peace, worked as a carpenter.”

Source: Sahih Muslim 2379

Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Imam Muslim

عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ أَنَّ رَسُولَ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ قَالَ كَانَ زَكَرِيَّا عَلَيْهِ السَّلَام نَجَّارًا

2379 صحيح مسلم كِتَاب الْفَضَائِلِ بَاب فِي فَضَائِلِ زَكَرِيَّاءَ عَلَيْهِ السَّلَام