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Two habits/traits which should never be in a Believer

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What is the reference for this narration? Can it be quoted

Sayyiduna Abu Sa’id Al Khudri (radiyallahu ‘anhu) related that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“There are two habits which are never present in a believer; Miserliness and bad manners.”

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Seek an excuse for your brother

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Can you provide the reference for this narration?

Sayyiduna Ja’far ibn Muhammad As Sadiq (rahimahullah) said: “If something that you dislike reaches you about your brother then search for an excuse for him, up to seventy excuses. If it hits the mark, [then good]. If not, Then say, ‘Perhaps he has an excuse that I am not aware of.'”

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Some sunnats of eating

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Could you reference the narration?

Narrated Sayyiduna ‘Umar ibn Abi Salamah (radiyallahu ‘anhu):

“I was a boy under the care of Allah’s Messenger (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and my hand used to go around the plate while I was eating. So Allah’s Messenger (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said to me, ‘O youngster! Mention the Name of Allah and eat with your right hand, eat of the dish what is nearer to you.’ Since then I have applied those instructions when eating.”

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The best thing and worst thing a man can be given

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What is the reference for this narration and can it be quoted?

The Messenger of Allah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, “The best thing a believing man can be given is good character, and the worst thing a man can be given is an evil heart with a beautiful appearance.”

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The etiquette of seeking permission before entering

Question

What is the authenticity of this?

Sayyiduna Kaladah ibn Hambal (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said:

“I entered upon Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) without greeting or seeking permission. He said, ‘Go back and say: ‘As Salamu ‘alaykum, may I come in?'”

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