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Beautify your voice when reciting the Quran

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Can you cite authentic narrations which, encourage us to sweeten our voice when reciting the Quran?


Sayyiduna Bara ibn ‘Azib (radiyallahu’anhu) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) said:

‘Beautify the Quran [recital] with your voices.’

(Sunan Nasai, Hadith: 1015, Sunan Abi Dawud, Hadith: 1463,  Musannaf Ibn Abi Shaybah, Hadith: 8829 and many others. Imam Bukhari has referred to it in passing – ta’liqan. Also see Faydul Qadir, Hadith: 3726 & 4576-4577)

Declared authentic (sahih) by Imams: Ibn Khuzaymah and Ibn Hibban (rahimahumallah)

(Sahih Ibn Khuzaymah, Hadith: 1551, Sahih Ibn Hibban, Hadith: 749)

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best,

Answered by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar

Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar

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