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Keeping silent during the Jumu’ah khutbah

Question

What is the reference for this Hadith?

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“If you say to your companion, ‘Listen attentively’ on a Friday when the Imam is delivering the khutbah, then you have engaged in idle speech”

 

Answer

Imam Bukhari and Imam Muslim (rahimahumallah) have recorded this Hadith on the authority of Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu).

(Sahih Bukhari, Hadith: 934, Sahih Muslim, Hadith: 851)

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar