Hadith on Pacts: Every treaty of justice before Islam affirmed

Ibn Abbas reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Every just pact from the time of ignorance is not increased by Islam but in strength and affirmation.

Source: Musnad Aḥmad 2909

Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Ahmad Shakir

Zuhrah said, “It is a just pact such as the Hilf al-Fudul, in which they agreed not to support oppressors over the oppressed in Mecca.”

Source: Fatḥ al-Bārī 4/473

عَنِ ابْنِ عَبَّاسٍ رَفَعَهُ إِلَى النَّبِيِّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ قَالَ كُلُّ حِلْفٍ كَانَ فِي الْجَاهِلِيَّةِ لَمْ يَزِدْهُ الْإِسْلَامُ إِلَّا شِدَّةً أَوْ حِدَّةً

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قال زُهْرَةَ حِلْفٌ كَحِلْفِ الْفُضُولِ وَكَانَ حِلْفُهُمْ أَنْ لَا يُعِينَ ظَالِمٌ مَظْلُومًا بِمَكَّةَ

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