Covering Faults ستر عورات

Hadith on Pardon: Conceal legal offenses from punishment if possible

Ibn Umar reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Keep away from these ugly deeds that Allah has prohibited. Whoever falls into them should cover […]

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Hadith on Anger: Suppressing anger saves from punishment

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever restricts his tongue, Allah will cover his faults. Whoever restrains his anger, Allah will

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‘Ata on Doubts: Caliphs order accused to deny his crime

‘Ata reported: Those who came before would be presented with someone accused of theft and they would say, “Have you stolen? Say no.” I do not know who did so

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Fudayl on Faith: Believer is happy for others, has good will

Abu Nu’aym reported: Fudayl ibn ‘Iyad, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Admiration is part of faith and envy is part of hypocrisy. The believer admires others and does

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Hamdun on Excuses: Make seventy excuses for your brother

Al-Bayhaqi reported: Hamdun al-Qassar, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “If one of your brothers commits an error, seek seventy excuses for him. If your hearts do not accept

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Abu Bakr on Hudud: I prefer Allah to cover their sins

Zubayd ibn al-Salt reported: Abu Bakr al-Sidiq, may Allah be pleased with him, say, “Were I to take hold of a drinker of wine, I would prefer for Allah to

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Ibrahim on Dua: Why are our supplications not answered?

Al-Qurtubi reported: It was said to Ibrahim ibn Adham, “What is wrong with us that we supplicate and receive no answer?” Ibrahim said, “It is because you know Allah and

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Hadith on ‘Afiyah: I ask for wellness in this life, the Hereafter

Ibn Umar reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, never forgot to say these supplications whenever he entered morning and evening, “O Allah, I ask You

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Hadith on Sins: Allah forgives everyone but sinners in public

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Everyone from my nation will be forgiven except those who sin in public. Among them is a

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Hadith on Faults: Allah covers faults of those who covered faults

Abu Huraira reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “A servant does not cover the faults of another servant in the world but that Allah will cover

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Hadith on Manners: Six rights of good conduct for a Muslim

Ali ibn Abi Talib reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “A Muslim has six rights over another Muslim in good conduct: to greet him with

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Umar on Spying: Umar catches drinking party, lets them go

Abdur Rahman ibn Awf reported: He would patrol the city at night with Umar ibn al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, and on one occasion they were walking when

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Hadith on Brotherhood: Allah helps him as long as he helps his brother

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever relieves the hardship of a believer in this world, Allah will relieve his hardship on

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Hadith on Spying: Do not seek faults, lest you corrupt them

Mu’awiyah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, if you seek out the faults of people, you will corrupt them or nearly corrupt them.”

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Hadith on Backbiting: If Allah seeks his faults, he will be exposed

Abu Barzah al-Aslami reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “O you who have faith with their tongues but faith has not entered their hearts!

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Hadith on Faults: Concealing character faults like saving baby girls

‘Uqbah ibn ‘Amir reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “One who sees a character flaw and conceals it is like one who revives a baby girl

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