Abu Dawud Book 1, Hadith Number 162.Abu Dawud Book 1. Purification Chapter : How to wipe over the socks. Narated By Ali ibn Abu Talib : If the religion were based on opinion, it would be more important to wipe the under part of the shoe than the upper but I have seen the Messenger of Allah (PBUH) wiping over the upper part of his shoes. Related Previous Post Abu Dawud Book 1, Hadith Number 163. Next Post Abu Dawud Book 1, Hadith Number 161.