Hadith on Women: The Prophet criticizes men who beat their wives

Abdullah bin Zam’ah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “How does one of you beat his wife as he beats a stallion or a slave and then embrace her?”

Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 5695

Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Bukhari

عَنْ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ بْنِ زَمْعَةَ أَن رَسُولَ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ قَال بِمَ يَضْرِبُ أَحَدُكُمْ امْرَأَتَهُ ضَرْبَ الْفَحْلِ أَوْ الْعَبْدِ ثُمَّ لَعَلَّهُ يُعَانِقُهَا

5695 صحيح البخاري كتاب الأدب باب قول الله تعالى يا أيها الذين آمنوا لا يسخر قوم من قوم