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His feelings regarding his wives
Indeed our Prophet Muhammad (SM) possessed beautiful qualities like that of mercy, kindness, and consideration for others' feelings, which were all evident in his interaction with his wives. While reading the hadiths about his domestic life, you will see him being indulgent with one wife due to her young age, being sensitive to the feelings of another, or affectionately paying attention to another's words until she finished speaking, and so on and so forth. These high standards of moral conduct exemplified in his personality prove to us with great clarity the difference between our own marital interactions and those of our Prophet (SM).
At-Tirmidhi related a hadith of Anas ibn Malik (Ra) : Safiyah narrated that Hafsah once said to her: You Jew! This made Safiyah cry, and while she was crying, the Prophet (SM) came in. He asked her what the matter was. She told him: Hafsah called me a Jew. The Prophet (SM) said to her: You are the daughter of a prophet (SM), your uncle (Moses) was a prophet, and now you are the wife of a prophet. You have much to be proud of. Then he said (to Hafsah): Fear Allah, O Hafsah.1
It is narrated from 'A'ishah (Ra) that (while they were on a journey) Safiyah's camel collapsed, and Zaynab (Ra) had many camels, so the Prophet (SM) said to her: Safiyah's camel has collapsed, so could you give her one of your camels? She said: (You expect) me to give (a camel) to that Jewish woman? The Prophet (SM) left Zaynab and showed his displeasure with her by staying away from her for two or three months, until she folded up her bed, and began thinking that he would never forgive her. 'A'ishah (Ra) says: I was with him one day, when at midday, he entered (her apartment), and she put her bedding back in its place.2
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