The best of you is the one who is best to his wife

In the hustle and bustle of daily life, it’s easy to forget the small gestures that make a relationship truly special. Yet, there’s a profound piece of wisdom that reminds us of the importance of kindness in our closest bonds. The hadith, “The best of you is the one who is best to his wife,” offers a timeless lesson on the value of love, respect, and compassion in marriage.

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This saying from the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) isn’t just a guiding principle for us but a universal reminder of the essence of a harmonious and fulfilling relationship. It speaks volumes about the significance of treating our spouses with the utmost care and affection, reflecting the true measure of one’s character.

The best of you is the one who is best to his wife hadith.

Rasullallah Sallalahu alaihe wa sallam said,

‏ خَيْرُكُمْ خَيْرُكُمْ لأَهْلِهِ وَأَنَا خَيْرُكُمْ لأَهْلِي ‏”‏ ‏.‏

It was narrated from Ibn ‘Abbas that: the Prophet said: “The best of you is the one who is best to his wife, and I am the best of you to my wives.”

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حَدَّثَنَا أَبُو بِشْرٍ، بَكْرُ بْنُ خَلَفٍ وَمُحَمَّدُ بْنُ يَحْيَى قَالاَ حَدَّثَنَا أَبُو عَاصِمٍ، عَنْ جَعْفَرِ بْنِ يَحْيَى بْنِ ثَوْبَانَ، عَنْ عَمِّهِ، عُمَارَةَ بْنِ ثَوْبَانَ عَنْ عَطَاءٍ، عَنِ ابْنِ عَبَّاسٍ، عَنِ النَّبِيِّ ـ صلى الله عليه وسلم ـ قَالَ ‏ “‏ خَيْرُكُمْ خَيْرُكُمْ لأَهْلِهِ وَأَنَا خَيْرُكُمْ لأَهْلِي ‏”‏ ‏.‏

The best of you is the one who is best to his wife

Narrated ‘Aishah: that the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said: “The best of you is the best to his wives, and I am the best of you to my wives, and when your companion dies, leave him alone.”

حَدَّثَنَا مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ يَحْيَى، قَالَ حَدَّثَنَا مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ يُوسُفَ، قَالَ حَدَّثَنَا سُفْيَانُ، عَنْ هِشَامِ بْنِ عُرْوَةَ، عَنْ أَبِيهِ، عَنْ عَائِشَةَ، قَالَتْ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم ‏ “‏ خَيْرُكُمْ خَيْرُكُمْ لأَهْلِهِ وَأَنَا خَيْرُكُمْ لأَهْلِي وَإِذَا مَاتَ صَاحِبُكُمْ فَدَعُوهُ ‏”‏ ‏.‏ قَالَ أَبُو عِيسَى هَذَا حَدِيثٌ حَسَنٌ غَرِيبٌ صَحِيحٌ مِنْ حَدِيثِ الثَّوْرِيِّ مَا أَقَلَّ مَنْ رَوَاهُ عَنِ الثَّوْرِيِّ ‏.‏ وَرُوِيَ هَذَا عَنْ هِشَامِ بْنِ عُرْوَةَ عَنْ أَبِيهِ عَنِ النَّبِيِّ صلى الله عليه وسلم مُرْسَلٌ ‏.‏

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the Prophet said: "The best of you is the one who is best to his wife, and I am the best of you to my wives."

Dua for newly married couple. Dua for blessings in marriage.

How can we apply this hadith to our life: The best of you is the one who is best to his wife

Here are some ways this hadith can be applied in contemporary marriages:

  1. Communication and Understanding: Open and honest communication is the foundation of a strong marriage. Taking the time to listen and understand your spouse’s needs and feelings is a crucial aspect of being the best partner.
  2. Acts of Kindness: Small acts of kindness, such as preparing a meal, offering a compliment, or simply spending quality time together, can significantly strengthen the marital bond. These gestures show appreciation and love, making your partner feel valued.
  3. Patience and Forgiveness: No relationship is without its challenges. Being patient and forgiving, especially during tough times, demonstrates a deep commitment to the partnership. This hadith reminds us that enduring love is built on the ability to overcome difficulties together.
  4. Respect and Equality: Treating your spouse with respect and viewing them as an equal partner is essential for a healthy relationship. This includes supporting their aspirations and recognizing their contributions to the household and beyond.
  5. Prioritize Quality Time: Amidst busy schedules, make it a point to spend quality time with your spouse. This could be as simple as having a meal together without distractions or going for a walk.
  6. Express Gratitude: Regularly express gratitude for your spouse’s efforts and contributions. A heartfelt “thank you” can go a long way in making your partner feel appreciated.
  7. Offer Support: Be supportive of your spouse’s goals and dreams. Encouragement and support can help them achieve their aspirations, strengthening your bond in the process.
  8. Practice Empathy: Try to see things from your spouse’s perspective. Empathy fosters understanding and helps in resolving conflicts amicably.

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