Hadith on Excellence: Allah is excellent and He loves excellence in all matters

February 1, 2014

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “If you make a judgment, then be just. If you have to kill, then kill in the best manner. Verily, Allah the Exalted is excellent and He loves excellence.

Source: al-Mu’jam al-Awsaṭ 5884

Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Al-Haythami

عَنْ أَنَسٍ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ إِذَا حَكَمْتُمْ فَاعْدِلُوا وَإِذَا قَتَلْتُمْ فَأَحْسِنُوا فَإِنَّ اللَّهَ عَزَّ وَجَلَّ مُحْسِنٌ يُحِبُّ الإِحْسَانَ

5884 المعجم الأوسط للطبراني باب الميم من اسمه محمد

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