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A Believer does not insult and curse nor is he obscene

Question

Is this Hadith authentic?

“The believer does not insult, nor curse, nor commit fahishah nor is he foul.”

 

Answer

Imam Tirmidhi (rahimahullah) has recorded this Hadith.

Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “A believer does not find fault/criticise [people], nor does he curse excessively, nor is he obscene and lewd.”

(Sunan Tirmidhi, Hadith: 1977)

 

Imam Tirmidhi (rahimahullah) has declared the Hadith sound (hasanun gharib) and Imam Ibn Hibban (rahimahullah) has also authenticated the Hadith.

(Sahih Ibn Hibban; Al Ihsan, Hadith: 192)

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar