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Tag: Abu Bakr أبو بكر

Hadith on Pardon: Conceal legal offenses from punishment if possible

October 5, 2016

Ibn Umar reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Keep away from these ugly deeds that Allah has prohibited. Whoever falls into them should cover himself with the covering of Allah the Exalted.” Ash-Shafi’ee, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “In the time of the Messenger of Allah, Abu […]

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Hadith on Companions: The Prophet explains the virtues of his senior companions

April 17, 2016

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The most merciful of my nation is Abu Bakr. The strongest of them in the affair of Allah is Umar. The most sincere of them in modesty is Uthman. The best reciter of the Book of Allah among them is […]

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‘Ata on Punishment: The judge would order the accused to deny his crime to avoid punishment

December 17, 2015

‘Ata reported: Those who came before would be presented with someone accused of theft and they would say, “Have you stolen? Say no.” I do not know who did so except Abu Bakr and Umar. Source: Muṣannaf Ibn Abī Shaybah 28014 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani عَنْ عَطَاءٍ يَقُولُ كَانَ مَنْ مَضَى يُؤْتَى بِالسَّارِقِ […]

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Hadith on Marriage: Recommendation to marry couples of similar age

March 28, 2015

Buraida reported: Abu Bakr and Umar, may Allah be pleased with them, offered a marriage proposal to the Prophet’s daughter Fatimah. The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “She is too young.” Then, Ali proposed to Fatimah and the Prophet married her to him. Source: Sunan An-Nasa’i 3221, Grade: Sahih (authentic) according […]

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Abu Bakr on Punishment: I would prefer for Allah to cover their sins than punish them

December 18, 2014

Zubaid ibn As-Salt reported: I heard Abu Bakr, may Allah be pleased with him, say, “Were I to get hold of a drinker of wine, I would prefer for Allah to cover his sin. And were I to get hold of a thief, I would prefer for Allah to cover his sin.” Source: Musannaf Ibn […]

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Hadith on Satan: The devil sits in the presence of those who curse each other

September 2, 2014

Abu Huraira reported: A man reviled Abu Bakr while the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, was sitting down. That made the Prophet impressed by Abu Bakr and he smiled. Then, Abu Bakr reviled the man with the same words as him and the Prophet became angry and he stood to leave. Abu Bakr went to […]

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Abu Bakr on Decapitation: Do you follow the way of the Romans and Persians?

August 19, 2014

Uqbah ibn Amir reported: He came to Abu Bakr, may Allah be pleased with him, with a severed head and Abu Bakr condemned it. Uqbah said, “O Caliph of the Messenger of Allah, they do that to us!” Abu Bakr said, “So you follow the way of the Persians and Romans? Rather, do not come to […]

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Hadith on Eid: The Prophet encourages women to give charity on the day of Eid

July 26, 2014

Ibn Abbas reported: I witnessed the prayer on the day of breaking the fast (eid al-fiṭr) with the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, and Abu Bakr, Umar, and Uthman. All of them performed the prayer before the sermon, and then he would deliver the sermon. The Prophet descended, as if I am seeming […]

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Ali on Caliphs: Abu Bakr and Umar followed the Sunnah of the Prophet

May 7, 2014

Abdul Khair reported: Ali, may Allah be pleased with him, climbed upon the pulpit and he mentioned the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him. Ali said, “The Messenger of Allah passed away and he was succeeded by Abu Bakr, may Allah be pleased with him. He acted as the Prophet had done […]

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Ali on Caliphs: The best of this Ummah after the Prophet is Abu Bakr and Umar

May 7, 2014

Wahb As-Suwa’i reported: We were addressed by Ali, may Allah be pleased with him, and he said, “Who is the best of this nation after its Prophet?” I said, “You are, O leader of the believers!” Ali said, “No, the best of this nation after its Prophet is Abu Bakr and then Umar, may Allah […]

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