أحب الناس إلي عائشة ومن الرجال أبوها
(صحيح) … [ق ت] عن عمرو بن العاص [ت هـ] عن أنس)

It is reported that the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said:

” The most beloved of people for me is’ Aisha, and of men – her father [1]”. 

This hadith was narrated by al-Bukhari (3662), Muslim (2384), at-Tirmidhi (3885) from the words of ‘Amr ibn al-‘Aas; at-Tirmidhi (3890) and Ibn Majah (101) according to Anas, may Allah be pleased with them. 

The hadith is authentic. See Saheeh al-Jami ‘as-saghir (177).

Grade: صحيح


[1] That is, Abu Bakr al-Siddiq, may Allah be pleased with him.

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