Hadith on Backbiting – Muslim No. 6265

Islamic Quotes on Backbiting

hadith on backbiting


It was narrated from Abu Hurayrah (may Allah be pleased with him) that the Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said:

“Do you know what gheebah (backbiting) is?”

They said,

“Allah and His Messenger know best.”

He said,

“Saying something about your brother that he dislikes.”

It was said,

“What if what I say about my brother is true?”

He said,

“If what you say is true then you have backbitten about him, and if it is not true, then you have slandered him.”

[Muslim No. 6265]