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Al-Adab Al-Mufrad / Hadith 994

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Al-Adab Al-Mufrad
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Jabir said, "When two people walking meet, then the one who gives the greeting first is the better of them."

قَالَ ابْنُ جُرَيْجٍ‏:‏ فَأَخْبَرَنِي أَبُو الزُّبَيْرِ، أَنَّهُ سَمِعَ جَابِرًا يَقُولُ‏:‏ الْمَاشِيَانِ إِذَا اجْتَمَعَا فَأَيُّهُمَا بَدَأَ بِالسَّلاَمِ فَهُوَ أَفْضَلُ‏.‏