Hadith on Islam: Best Muslims have good character, patience, tolerance

Jabir ibn Abdullah reported: It was said to the Prophet, “O Messenger of Allah, whose Islam is best?” The Prophet said, “The patient and tolerant.” It was said, “Which believers have the most complete faith?” The Prophet said, “Those with the best character.

Source: al-Imān li-Ibn Abī Shaybah 43

Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani

عَنْ جَابِرِ بْنِ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ أَنَّهُ قَالَ قِيلَ: يَا رَسُولَ اللَّهِ أَيُّ الْإِيمَانِ أَفْضَلُ قَالَ الصَّبْرُ وَالسَّمَاحَةُ قِيلَ فَأَيُّ الْمُؤْمِنِينَ أَكْمَلُ إِيمَانًا قَالَ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ أَحْسَنُهُمْ خُلُقًا

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