Hadith on Generosity: None more generous than Aisha and Asma

Abdullah ibn al-Zubayr reported: I have not seen anyone more generous than Aisha and Asma’, though their generosity was different. Aisha would gather things and after they had been collected, she would share them. As for Asma’, should would not leave anything for tomorrow.

Source: al-Adab al-Mufrad 280

Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani

عَنْ عَبْدِ اللهِ بْنِ الزُّبَيْرِ قَالَ‏ مَا رَأَيْتُ امْرَأَتَيْنِ أَجْوَدَ مِنْ عَائِشَةَ وَأَسْمَاءَ وَجُودُهُمَا مُخْتَلِفٌ أَمَّا عَائِشَةُ فَكَانَتْ تَجْمَعُ الشَّيْءَ إِلَى الشَّيْءِ حَتَّى إِذَا كَانَ اجْتَمَعَ عِنْدَهَا قَسَمَتْ وَأَمَّا أَسْمَاءُ فَكَانَتْ لاَ تُمْسِكُ شَيْئًا لِغَدٍ

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