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Reference for the famous Hadith, “Speak good or remain silent”

Question

Could you reference the narration?

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“Let the one who believes in Allah and the Last Day speak good or remain silent”

 

Answer

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

(Sahih Bukhari, Hadith: 6018-6019, 6475 and Sahih Muslim, Hadith: 47-48)

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar