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Best to their women

Fatwaa ID: 299

Assalamu alaykum

Can you elaborate on what our beloved Prophet pbuh meant by,

“The best of you are those who are best to their women”

I.e. can you become the best by providing above and beyond financially, whilst neglecting emotional needs?

JazakAllah Khair

In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh.

Best to one’s family refers to fulfilling all their rights and needs and dealing with them in the best of manners. This includes all aspects, including financial, emotional, sexual, physical, spiritual, etc. It is not permissible to focus on one and neglect the others. If one aspires to be the best, then let him look at Nabi (S) and follow his footsteps in all aspects.

And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York

06/13/1444 AH – 01/06/2023 CE | AMG3-3396

وصل اللهم وسلم وبارك على سيدنا محمد وعلى ءاله وصحبه أجمعين


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