Hadith on Honor: Allah frees him for defending his brother

Asma’ bint Yazid reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever defends the flesh of his brother from backbiting, it will be a duty upon Allah to free him from the Hellfire.

Source: Musnad Aḥmad 26950

Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Al-Suyuti

عَنْ أَسْمَاءَ بِنْتِ يَزِيدَ قَالَتْ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ مَنْ ذَبَّ عَنْ لَحْمِ أَخِيهِ فِي الْغِيبَةِ كَانَ حَقًّا عَلَى اللَّهِ أَنْ يُعْتِقَهُ مِنَ النَّارِ

26950 مسند أحمد بن حنبل

8652 المحدث السيوطي خلاصة حكم المحدث حسن في الجامع الصغير