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The four best women of Jannah

Question

Kindly provide the reference for the following Hadith:

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

‘The four best women of Jannah are Khadijah bintu Khuwaylid, Fatimah bintu Muhammad, Maryam bintu ‘Imran and Asiyah bintu Muzahim the wife of Fir’awn’

Answer

The Hadith in question is recorded in Sunan Nasai, Musnad Ahmad and declared authentic by Imam Ibn Hibban and Imam Hakim (rahimahumallah).

(Sunan Nasai, Hadith: 8297, Musnad Ahmad, vol. 1 pg. 293, Sahih Ibn Hibban; Al Ihsan, Hadith: 7010 and Mustadrak Hakim, vol. 3 pg. 185)

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best

 

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