Etiquettes

Another query about the Hadith on being two faced

Question

Regarding the Hadith:

من كان ذا وجهين في الدنيا كان له يوم القيامة لسانان من نار

In most copies of Zadut Talibin I have referred to, the Hadith has the word لسان (singular). The reference in Zadut Talibin is Abu Dawud and Darimi. When I referred to Abu Dawud and Darimi,  the Hadith appears with the word لسانان (dual).

I found a Pakistani print of Mishkatul Masabih wherein the Hadith appears with the word لسان (singular) whereas other prints of Mishkatul Masabih have the word لسانان (plural).

Is the word لسان in the Pakistani print of Mishkatul Masabih a printing error and since Zadut Talibin is compiled from Mishkatul Masabih, most prints of Zadut Talibin have the same error?

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Truth saves and lies destroys

Question

What is the status of the following words which are commonly heard in the Khutbah of Jumu’ah:

عليكم بالصدق فإن الصدق ينجي والكذب يهلك

Hold on to [speaking] the truth for the truth will save and lies destroys

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Women can achieve the reward of jihad by being dutiful to their husbands

Question

What is the translation and status of this Hadith?

عن ابن عباس، رضي الله عنهما، قال: جاءت امرأة إلى النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم فقالت: يا رسول الله إني وافدة النساء إليك هذا الجهاد كتبه الله على الرجال فإن نصبوا أجروا، وإن قتلوا كانوا أحياء عند ربهم يرزقون ونحن معاشر النساء نقوم عليهم فما لنا من ذلك؟ قال: فقال النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم: أبلغي من لقيت من النساء أن طاعة الزوج واعترافا بحقه يعدل ذلك وقليل منكن من يفعله

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Fudayl ibn ‘Iyad (rahimahullah) learns patience

Question

What is the authenticity of this incident?

Fudayl ibn ‘Iyad (rahimahullah) said:

“I learned patience from a small boy. On my way to the Masjid one day, I came across a woman beating her son at home. As he was yelling and screaming, he managed to open the door and flee. So his mother locked the door on him. When I returned from the Masjid, I found the boy after having cried and wept sleeping at the door of his home longing for his mother. So his mother’s heart softened and she opened the door for him.”

Upon witnessing that, Fudayl ibn Iyad cried until his beard became wet with tears, and then he said “Subhanallah! If only the servant was to be patient at the door of Allah, Allah would surely open it!”

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