Is this statement authentically attributed to Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu)?

“Do not think badly of a word uttered by your brother, when you can find a good interpretation for it.”




This is part of a longer narration wherein Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) offered eighteen advices, recorded by Imam Ibn Hibban in Rawdatul ‘Uqala.

See the full narration and authenticity here.


And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.


Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala


Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar


Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar