Tag: Marriage الزواج

Hadith on Women: The best men are best in character to women

April 5, 2018

Ibn Abbas reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The best of you are those who are best to women.” Source: al-Mustadrak ‘alá al-Ṣaḥīḥayn 7407 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani Al-San’ani said, “It is likely that it includes daughters, sisters, and other women like them.” Source: al-Tanwīr Sharḥ al-Jāmi’ al-Ṣaghīr 6/33 […]

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Dawud on Divorce: The worst men divorce their wives for trivial reasons

March 27, 2018

Raja’ reported: Dawud ibn Abi Hind, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “I sat with the learned jurists and I found my religion with them. I sat with the preachers and I found softness in my heart. I sat with the elders of people and I found manhood among them. I sat with the […]

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Umar on Women: The woman is right and the man is wrong

February 19, 2018

Abdur Rahman As-Salami reported: Umar ibn Al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Do not be excessive in the dowry of women.” A woman said, “It is no so, O Umar, for Allah said: And you gave one of them a great amount,” (4:20). Umar said, “Indeed, a woman has disputed Umar and she […]

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Hadith on Marriage: A lawful marriage must be announced publicly

February 15, 2018

Muhammad ibn Hatib reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The difference between an unlawful and lawful marriage is the beating of drums and raising of voices.” Source: Sunan al-Tirmidhī 1088 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to At-Tirmidhi Abu Bakr Abdul Aziz said, “A secret marriage is invalid, as Ahmad said: […]

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Umar on Adultery: A secret marriage is a type of adultery

February 15, 2018

Abu Az-Zubair reported: Umar ibn Al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, was presented with a marriage which no one had witnessed except one man and one woman. Umar said, “This is a secret marriage and I do not permit it. If I had known of it beforehand, I would have stoned them.” Source: al-Muwaṭṭa’ 1136 […]

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Hadith on Marriage: Recommendation to have only one wife at a time

February 13, 2018

Abu Huraira reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “If a man has two wives and he is not just between them, he will come on the Day of Resurrection with one of his sides collapsed.” Source: Sunan al-Tirmidhī 1141 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani Al-Mawardi said, “Ash-Shafi’ee recommended a man […]

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Hadith on Stoning: Verse of stoning was abrogated, never written

January 22, 2018

Kathir ibn As-Salt reported: Amr ibn al-‘As and Zaid ibn Thabit would write down the Quran. They passed over this verse and Zaid said, “I heard the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, say: The married old man and old woman, if they commit adultery, then stone them irrevocably.” Umar said, “When […]

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Abu Darda on Marriage: Husband and wife should try to please each other

January 21, 2018

Ibrahim ibn Adham reported: Abu Darda said to his wife Umm Darda, may Allah be pleased with both of them, “If I become angry, then try to please me. If you become angry, then I will try to please you. Were we not to act this way, how quickly would we be separated!” Source: Rawḍat […]

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Hadith on Marriage: Rights are at the intersection of duties in marriage

December 28, 2017

Uqbah ibn Amr reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The most worthy of conditions to fulfill (in marriage) are those that permit intimacy.” Umar said, “Verily, rights are at the intersection of conditions. You will have what you accepted as conditions.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 2572, Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 1418 Grade: Muttafaqun […]

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Umar on Marriage: Muslims must uphold conditions in their marriage contracts

December 28, 2017

Abdur Rahman ibn Ghanm reported: I was sitting closely with Umar ibn Al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him. A man said, “O commander of the faithful, I married this woman and I accepted her condition that she would keep her house. I have settled my affairs such that I am moving residence to a […]

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