Sahih Muslim Book 31, Hadith Number 5869.

Chapter : The merits of Abu Bakr Siddiq (Allah be pleased with him).Abu Sa'id reported that Allah's Messenger (may peace be upon him) sat on the pulpit and said: Allah gave a choice to His servant that he may opt the beauties of the world or that which is with Him and the servant chose … Continue reading Sahih Muslim Book 31, Hadith Number 5869.

Sahih Muslim Book 31, Hadith Number 5871.

Chapter : The merits of Abu Bakr Siddiq (Allah be pleased with him).'Abdullah b. Mas'ud reported Allah's Messenger (may peace be upon him) as saying: If I were to choose a bosom friend I would have definitely chosen Abu Bakr as my bosom friend, but he is my brother and my companion and Allah, the … Continue reading Sahih Muslim Book 31, Hadith Number 5871.

Sahih Muslim Book 31, Hadith Number 5874.

Chapter : The merits of Abu Bakr Siddiq (Allah be pleased with him).Abdullah reported Allah's Messenger (may peace be upon him) as saying: If I were to choose amongst the people of earth someone as my bosom friend, I would have chosen the son of Abu Quhafa as my friends but God has taken your … Continue reading Sahih Muslim Book 31, Hadith Number 5874.

Sahih Muslim Book 31, Hadith Number 5875.

Chapter : The merits of Abu Bakr Siddiq (Allah be pleased with him).This hadith has been narrated through another chain of transmitters and the one narrated on the authority of Abdullah (the words are): "Allah's Messenger (may peace be upon him) is reported to have said: Behold I am free from the dependence of all … Continue reading Sahih Muslim Book 31, Hadith Number 5875.

Sahih Muslim Book 31, Hadith Number 5876.

Chapter : The merits of Abu Bakr Siddiq (Allah be pleased with him).'Amr b. Al-'As reported that Allah's Messenger (may peace be upon him) sent him in command of the army despatched to Dhat-as-Salasil. When 'Amr b. al-'As came back to the Holy Prophet (may peace be upon him) he said: Who amongst people are … Continue reading Sahih Muslim Book 31, Hadith Number 5876.

Sahih Muslim Book 31, Hadith Number 5877.

Chapter : The merits of Abu Bakr Siddiq (Allah be pleased with him).Ibn Abu Mulaika reported: I heard 'Aisha as saying and she was asked as to whom Allah's Messenger (may peace be upon him) would have nominated his successor if he had to nominate one at all. She said: Abu Bakr. It was said … Continue reading Sahih Muslim Book 31, Hadith Number 5877.

Sahih Muslim Book 31, Hadith Number 5878.

Chapter : The merits of Abu Bakr Siddiq (Allah be pleased with him).Muhammad b. Jubair b. Mut'im reported on the authority of his father that a woman asked Allah's Messenger (may peace be upon him) about something but lit, told her to come to him on some other occasion, whereupon she said: What in your … Continue reading Sahih Muslim Book 31, Hadith Number 5878.

Sahih Muslim Book 31, Hadith Number 5879.

Chapter : The merits of Abu Bakr Siddiq (Allah be pleased with him).'Aisha reported that Allah's Messenger (may peace be upon him) in his (last) illness asked me to call Abu Bakr, her father, and her brother too, so that he might write a document, for he feared that someone else might be desirous (of … Continue reading Sahih Muslim Book 31, Hadith Number 5879.

Sahih Muslim Book 31, Hadith Number 5880.

Chapter : The merits of Abu Bakr Siddiq (Allah be pleased with him).Abu Huraira reported that Allah's Messenger (may peace be upon him) said: Who amongst you is observing fast this day? Abu Bakr said: It is I. He (again) said: Who amongst you has followed the bier today? Abu Bakr said: It is I. … Continue reading Sahih Muslim Book 31, Hadith Number 5880.

Sahih Muslim Book 31, Hadith Number 5881.

Chapter : The merits of Abu Bakr Siddiq (Allah be pleased with him).Abu Huraira reported Allah's Messenger (may peace be upon him) as saying: A person had been driving an ox loaded with luggage. The ox looked towards him and said: I have not been created for this but for lands (i.e. for ploughing the … Continue reading Sahih Muslim Book 31, Hadith Number 5881.