Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) orders ‘Aaishah to love Usamah (radiyallahu ‘anhuma)

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Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) would tell ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha),  “O ‘Aaishah! Love Usamah, for I love him”



Ummul Mu’minin Sayyidatuna ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) says, ‘Once Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) wanted to wipe off some mucus from Sayyiduna Usamah ibn Zayd (radiyallahu ‘anhuma). I said, ‘Allow me to do so’. Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, ‘O ‘Aaishah! Love him for I certainly love him.’

(Sunan Tirmidhi, Hadith: 3818)


Imam Tirmidhi has graded the Hadith authentic and Imam Ibn Hibban (rahimahumallah) has also authenticated the Hadith.

(Sahih Ibn Hibban; Al Ihsan, Hadith: 7058)

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar

Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar

This answer was collected from The answers were either answered or checked by Moulana Haroon Abasoomar (rahimahullah) who was a Shaykhul Hadith in South Africa, or by his son, Moulana Muhammad Abasoomer (hafizahullah), who is a Hadith specialist. 

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