Hadith on Kindness: Importance of thanking people in Islam

📖Sunan Abi Dawud 4811
Narrated Abu Hurayrah: The Prophet (ﷺ) said: He who does not thank the people is not thankful to Allah.

  • This Hadith from Sunan Abi Dawud 4811 narrated by Abu Hurayrah teaches us about the importance of expressing gratitude towards people. It highlights that thanking people for their kindness, support, or any good deeds they have done for us is essential in showing our appreciation towards Allah. The Prophet (ﷺ) is teaching that failing to acknowledge the good done by people is not just being ungrateful to them, but also being ungrateful to Allah, who made it possible for us to receive their help. Therefore, it is essential for us to express gratitude towards people for the good they have done for us and fulfill the right of thanking them.