|On Praising and Complementing (232)|
|Abi Bakrata related by way of his father that a man was mentioned in the presence of the Prophet ; thereupon, a man praised him well. The Prophet , thus said "Woe to you, you have cut the neck of your friend. Whoever among you is, unavoidable, going to praise his brother
then let him say: 'Ahsabu <the person>, was 'allăhu haseebuhu, wa lă 'uzakkee `ală 'allăhi 'ahadan, 'ahsabuhu
<as such and as such>, if he knows that of him."(238) |
(238) I reckon <the person>, where Allah is his reckoner and I do not praise anyone
over Allah's praise of him, I reckon him to be as <<such and as such>, if he knows that of him.
Al-Albăni said that it was reported by 'Ahmad, 'Al-Bayhaqi, 'Abu Dăwood, and 'Ibn Măjah, and in his Saheeh Al-Jămi`
as-Sagheer wa Ziyădatih (#7140), he said it was sound.
|On Praising and Complementing (233)|
|A man started to praise one of his commanders so 'Al-Miqdăd started throwing sand in his face, and he said: The Messenger
of Allah ordered us to throw sand in the faces of the eulogizers. |
'Al-`Adawee said it was sound, and that it was reported by Imăm Muslim, page 127 of volume 18; `Abu Dawood, page 153 of
volume 5; Ibn Măjah abbreviated, #3472; At-Tirmithi, page 73 of volume 7, and he said it was comely-sound; and Muslim also
reported it through different channels.
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