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English - Al Hadith - Hazrat Abu Bakr RadhiAllahu Anhu

Hazrat Abu Bakr (RadhiAllahu Anhu)

♣ Allah's Apostle (Sallallahu Alaihiwasallam) said, Jibril (Alaihisalam) came and taking me by the hand, showed the gate of Paradise by which my people will enter. AbuBakr (RadhiAllahu Anhu) then said: “Ya RasoolAllah! I wish I had been with you so that I might have looked at it.” The Holy Prophet (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) then said: “You, AbuBakr, will be the first of my people to enter Paradise”

Narrated by Abu Huraira (RadhiAllahu Anhu)​​

Book - Abu Dawud 4635

♣ If I were to choose as my bosom friend I would have chosen the son of Abu Quhafa (Abu Bakr) as my bosom friend.

Narrated by Abdullah (RadhiAllahu Anhu)​​

Book - Sahih Muslim 5873

♣ We used to compare the people as to who was better during the lifetime of Allah's Apostle. We used to regard Abu Bakr as the best, then 'Umar, and then 'Uthman.

Narrated by Ibn Umar (RadhiAllahu Anhu)​​

Book - Sahih Bukhari Book 57, Hadith 07

♣ The Prophet ﷺ deputed me to read the Army of Dhat-as-Salasil. I came to him and said,"Who is the most beloved person to you?" He said, " 'Aisha." I asked, "Among the men?" He said, "Her father (Abu Bakr)" I said, "Who then?" He said, "Then 'Umar bin Al-Khattab." He then named other men.

Narrated by Amr bin As (RadhiAllahu Anhu)​​

Book - Sahih Bukhari Book 57, Hadith 14

♣ As for those having higher ranks (in paradise), those having a lower rank will look at them as you look at the stars shining in the horizon of the heaven. Abu Bakr and Umar are of them-and how excellent!

Narrated by Abu Saeed (RadhiAllahu Anhu)​​

Book - Tirmidhi 3678, Ibn Majah, Ahamad

♣ Follow those who succeed me - Abu Bakr and Umar.

Narrated by Hudaifah (RadhiAllahu Anhu)​​

Book - Tirmidhi 3682, Ibn Majah, Ahamad

♣ Allah's Apostle Sallallahu Alaihiwasallam said, Abu Bakr and Umar are chiefs of the middle-aged people of paradise whether the foremost or the last with the exception of the Prophets and the Messengers. Do not inform them, oh Ali.

Narrated by Ali (RadhiAllahu Anhu)​​

Book - Tirmidhi 3686

♣ Allah’s Messenger Sallallahu alaihi Wasallam said to Abu Bakr (RadhiAllahu Anhu) You are my companion at the pond, and my companion at the cave.

Narrated by Ibn Umar (RadhiAllahu Anhu)​​

Book - Tirmidhi 3686

♣ Prophet ﷺ commanded that all the doors should be closed up except the door of Abu Bakr.

Narrated by Aisha (RadhiAllahu Anha)​​

Book - Tirmidhi 3698

♣ Allah’s Messenger Sallallahu alaihi Wasallam said I will be the first person for whom the earth will be split (over the grave), then for Abu Bakr, then for Umar, then I will come to the inhabitants of Baqi’ and they will assemble with me. Then I will wait for the Makkans till I am assembled between the two Harmayn - Makkah and Madinah.

Narrated by Ibn Umar (RadhiAllahu Anhu)​​

Book - Tirmidhi 3712