Hadeeth 12 : Leaving that which does not concern a Muslim
on the authority of abu hurairah (radiallaahu 'anhu) who said: the messenger of allaah (sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam) said:
a hasan (good) hadeeth which was related by at-tirmidhee and others in this fashion.
explanation of hadeeth 12and this hadeeth has also been narrated by qurrah bin 'abd-ir-rahmaan from [the great muhaddith] az-zuhree, from abee salamah from abee hurairah, and he considered its chains of narration saheeh (authentic), and then he said regarding the hadeeth that it is from the comprehensive speech that contains many significant meanings, and all this in very few words. and similar to this [hadeeth] is the statement of abu dharr (radiallaahu anhu) in some of his narrations from the prophet (sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam) that he said:
and imaam maalik mentioned that it reached him that it was said to luqmaan: "what has enabled you to attain what we see in you of grace and blessing ?" to which he replied:
and it has been narrated from hasan [al-basree] that he said:
and abu daawood as-sijistaanee said:
and he mentioned among them this hadeeth.
summarythat prying and interfering in others affairs is a sign of not being a good muslim