Hadith on Emancipation: Freeing slaves protects one from Hellfire

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever emancipates a believing slave, Allah will free every organ of his from Hellfire in equal measure.”

Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 2381, Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 1509

Grade: Muttafaqun Alayhi (authenticity agreed upon) according to Al-Bukhari and Muslim

عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ عَنْ النَّبِيِّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ قَالَ مَنْ أَعْتَقَ رَقَبَةً مُؤْمِنَةً أَعْتَقَ اللَّهُ بِكُلِّ إِرْبٍ مِنْهَا إِرْبًا مِنْهُ مِنْ النَّارِ

2381 صحيح البخاري كتاب العتق باب في العتق وفضله

1509 صحيح مسلم كتاب العتق باب فضل العتق