Sahih Muslim Book 8, Hadith Number 3326.

Chapter: Excellence of emancipating a slave-girl and then marrying her.

This hadith has been narrated through another chain of transmitters on the authority of Anas that Allah’s Apostle (May peace be upon him) emancipated Safiyya, and her emancipation was treated as her wedding gift, and in the hadith transmitted by Mu’adh on the authority of his father (the words are): “He (the Holy Prophet) married Safiyya and bestowed her emancipation as her wedding gift.”

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