Hadith on Adam: Allah created Adam in His image

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “If one of you fights his brother, then let him avoid the face. Verily, Allah created Adam in His image.

Source: Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 2612

Al-Nawawi said, “A group of scholars said the ‘image’ is attributed to Allah Almighty and the meaning is an additional honor and privilege.”

Source: Sharḥ al-Nawawī ‘alá Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 2612

عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ إِذَا قَاتَلَ أَحَدُكُمْ أَخَاهُ فَلْيَجْتَنِبْ الْوَجْهَ فَإِنَّ اللَّهَ خَلَقَ آدَمَ عَلَى صُورَتِهِ

2612 صحيح مسلم كتاب البر والصلة والآداب باب النهي عن ضرب الوجه

قال النووي وَقَالَتْ طَائِفَةٌ يَعُودُ إِلَى اللَّهِ تَعَالَى وَيَكُونُ الْمُرَادُ إِضَافَةَ تَشْرِيفٍ وَاخْتِصَاصٍ

2612 شرح النووي على مسلم