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Is there any hadees authentic that good muslims should have good akhlaq and among these good muslims those are best who are good to their wives . could you give the real reference and exact hadith.
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Hadith best amongst u is one who is best to his wives
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Respected brother in Islam, just as being a Muslim and having belief are inseparable, so is being a Muslim and excellent ‘akhlaaq’ (good character, manners, modesty, etc.)!!!! One cannot over-emphasize the importance and significance of possessing and developing excellent ‘akhlaaq’ in Islam and in the Scales of Allah Subhanah!
Al-Tirmidhi Hadith 628 Narrated by Abu Hurayrah
The Prophet (saws) said: ‘Among the Muslims the most perfect, as regards his faith, is the one whose character is excellent, and the best among you are those who treat their wives well.’
Al-Tirmidhi Hadith 3252 Narrated by Aisha ; Abdullah ibn Abbas
Allah's Messenger (saws) said, "The best of you is he who is best to his family, and I am the best among you to my family.”
Sahih Al-Bukhari Hadith 8.61 Narrated by Masruq
We were sitting with 'Abdullah bin 'Amr who was narrating to us (Hadith). He said that the Messenger of Allah (saws) said: 'The best among you are the best in character (having good manners).' "
Al-Muwatta Hadith 47.8
Yahya related from Malik that he had heard that the Messenger of Allah (saws) said: "I was sent to perfect good character."
Al-Muwatta Hadith 47.9
Yahya related from Malik from Salama ibn Safwan ibn Salama az-Zuraqi that Zayd ibn Talha ibn Rukana, who attributed it to the Prophet (saws) said, "The Messenger of Allah said: 'Every deen has an innate character. The character of Islam is modesty.' "
Al-Tirmidhi Hadith 4832 Narrated by Abu Hurayrah
Allah's Messenger (saws)
said, "Do you know the things which most commonly brings people into
Al-Tirmidhi Hadith 631 Narrated by Jabir ibn Abdullah
The Prophet (saws) said: On the Day of Judgment the dearest and closest to me, as regards my company, will be those persons who will bear the best moral character. Those among you, who talk with affectation and are given to boasting, will be the most repugnant to me and farthest from me on the Day of Judgment.’
Sunan of Abu-Dawood Hadith 4782 Narrated by Abu Umamah
The Prophet (saws) said: ‘I guarantee a house in the surroundings of Paradise for a man who avoids quarrelling even if he were in the right; a house in the middle of Paradise for a man who avoids lying even if he were joking; and a house in the upper part of Paradise for a man who made his character good.’
Sahih Al-Bukhari Hadith 5.104 Narrated by Abdullah bin Amr
Allah's Messenger (saws) neither talked in an insulting manner nor did he ever speak evil intentionally. He (saws) used to say, "The most beloved to me amongst you is the one who has the best character and manners."
Sunan of Abu-Dawood Hadith 4781 Narrated by Abud Darda
The Prophet (saws) said: ‘There is nothing heavier than good character put in the Scale of a believer on the Day of Resurrection.’
Sunan of Abu-Dawood Hadith 4780 Narrated by Aisha, Ummul Mu'minin
The Messenger of Allah (saws) said: ‘By his good character a believer will attain the degree of one who prays during the night and fasts during the day.’
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