Hadith Question

Q: Is there a hadith that was collected by Al-Bayhaqi in which the Prophet said: ‘Say what is true, although it may be bitter and displeasing to people.’? If so, can you give the exact reference? And is the hadith authentic in its meaning?


A: The Hadith is authentic and the Hadith appears in Saheeh ibn Hibbaan. Hadith Number 361. 

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)