ID 16546
Collector Abu Dawood
Book Sunan Abi Da'ud
Chapter Marriage
Reference (English Book) Book 11, Hadith 2148
Reference (Arabic Book) Book 12, Hadith 108
Hadith Type Atar
Matn (English)

Abu Hurairah reported the Prophet (ﷺ) as saying “ Every child of Adam has his share in adultery. He then narrated the rest of the tradition. This version goes “And the hands commit adultery; their adultery is catching; and the legs commit adultery; their adultery is walking; and the mouth commits adultery – its adultery is kissing.”

Matn (Arabic)

حَدَّثَنَا مُوسَى بْنُ إِسْمَاعِيلَ، حَدَّثَنَا حَمَّادٌ، عَنْ سُهَيْلِ بْنِ أَبِي صَالِحٍ، عَنْ أَبِيهِ، عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ، أَنَّ النَّبِيَّ صلى الله عليه وسلم قَالَ ‏"‏ لِكُلِّ ابْنِ آدَمَ حَظُّهُ مِنَ الزِّنَا ‏"‏ ‏.‏ بِهَذِهِ الْقِصَّةِ قَالَ ‏"‏ وَالْيَدَانِ تَزْنِيَانِ فَزِنَاهُمَا الْبَطْشُ وَالرِّجْلاَنِ تَزْنِيَانِ فَزِنَاهُمَا الْمَشْىُ وَالْفَمُ يَزْنِي فَزِنَاهُ الْقُبَلُ ‏"‏ ‏.‏

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