Hadith on Tolerance: Patience, tolerance, and good character are among the best deeds

January 10, 2015

Jabir ibn Abdullah reported: It was said, “O Messenger of Allah, which deed is best?” The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Patience and tolerance.” It was said, “Who among the believers has the best faith?” The Prophet said, “Those with the best character.”

Source: Musannaf ibn Abi Shayba 29806

Grade: Hasan li ghayri (fair due to external evidence) according to Al-Albani

عَنْ جَابِرِ بْنِ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ أَنَّهُ قَالَ قِيلَ يَا رَسُولَ اللَّهِ أَيُّ الْأَعْمَالِ أَفْضَلُ قَالَ الصَّبْرُ وَالسَّمَاحَةُ قِيلَ أَيُّ الْمُؤْمِنِينَ أَكْمَلُ إِيمَانًا قَالَ أَحْسَنُهُمْ خُلُقًا

29806 مصنف ابن أبي شيبة

المحدث الألباني خلاصة حكم المحدث صحيح رجاله ثقات لولا عنعنة الحسن وهو البصري لكن له شاهد