Reference
ID 14464
Collector Muhammad al-Bukhari
Book Sahih Bukhari
Chapter Sales and Trade
Reference (English Book) Vol. 3, Book 34, Hadith 411
Reference (Arabic Book) Book 34, Hadith 155
Hadith Type Atar
Matn (English)

Narrated Ibn `Umar: I was with the Prophet while he was eating fresh dates. He said, "From the trees there is a tree which resembles a faithful believer." I wanted to say that it was the date palm, but I was the youngest among them (so I kept quiet). He added, "It is the date palm."

Matn (Arabic)

حَدَّثَنَا أَبُو الْوَلِيدِ، هِشَامُ بْنُ عَبْدِ الْمَلِكِ حَدَّثَنَا أَبُو عَوَانَةَ، عَنْ أَبِي بِشْرٍ، عَنْ مُجَاهِدٍ، عَنِ ابْنِ عُمَرَ ـ رضى الله عنهما ـ قَالَ كُنْتُ عِنْدَ النَّبِيِّ صلى الله عليه وسلم وَهْوَ يَأْكُلُ جُمَّارًا، فَقَالَ ‏"‏ مِنَ الشَّجَرِ شَجَرَةٌ كَالرَّجُلِ الْمُؤْمِنِ ‏"‏‏.‏ فَأَرَدْتُ أَنْ أَقُولَ هِيَ النَّخْلَةُ‏.‏ فَإِذَا أَنَا أَحْدَثُهُمْ قَالَ ‏"‏ هِيَ النَّخْلَةُ ‏"‏‏.‏

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