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Two detrimental characteristics of women

Question

Kindly provide the reference for the Hadith below

Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“O womenfolk, you should give charity and ask seek abundant forgiveness [as this will protect you from Jahannam] for I saw you in bulk among the dwellers of Jahannam. A woman among them said: ‘Why is it, Messenger of Allah, that our folk is in bulk in Jahannam’? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) replied, ‘You curse too much and are ungrateful to your spouses.”

 

Answer

Imam Muslim (rahimahullah) has recorded these words as part of a longer Hadith on the authority of Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhuma).

(Sahih Muslim, Hadith: 132)

 

Imam Bukahri (rahimahullah) has also recorded a similar narration.

(Sahih Bukhari, Hadith: 304)

 

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

 

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