(Reported by al-Bukhaari).
(Reported by Muslim, al-Nisaa’i and Abu Dawood).
No one would say such a thing except one who has gone astray and is leading others astray.
Abu Haneefah, Maalik, al-Shaafi, Ahmad, al-Hasan al-Basri, Ibn Seereen – do this or command others to do it or say that it was good? By Allah, no! It was not even mentioned during the first and best three centuries.
(i.e., they will not take such matter seriously).”
(Reported by al-Bukhaari, Muslim and al-Tirmidhi).
Allaah says (interpretation of the meaning):
[Aal ‘Imraan 3:31-32]
(Reported by Muslim and al-Nisaa’i).