Hadith on Restraint: Controlling speech, anger, and apologizing

Ibn Umar reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever restrains his tongue, Allah Almighty will cover his faults. Whoever controls his anger, Allah Almighty will protect him from His punishment. Whoever apologizes to Allah Almighty, He will accept his apology.

Source: al-Ṣamt li Ibn Abī Dunyā 21

Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Al-‘Iraqi

عَنِ ابْنِ عُمَرَ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ مَنْ كَفَّ لِسَانَهُ سَتَرَ اللَّهُ عَزَّ وَجَلَّ عَوْرَتَهُ وَمَنْ مَلَكَ غَضَبَهُ وَقَاهُ اللَّهُ عَزَّ وَجَلَّ عَذَابَهُ وَمَنِ اعْتَذَرَ إِلَى اللَّهِ عَزَّ وَجَلَّ قَبِلَ عُذْرَهُ

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