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Chapter 329
Abomination of Self-Condemnation
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لﺎﻗ ﻢﻠﺳو ﻪﻴﻠﻋ ﷲا ﻰﻠﺻ ﻲﺒﻨﻟا ﻦﻋ ﺎﻬﻨﻋ ﷲا ﻲﺿر ﺔﺸﺋﺎﻋ ﻦﻋ
ﻲﺴﻔﻧ ﺖﺜﺒﺧ ﻢآﺪﺣأ ﻦﻟﻮﻘﻳ ﻻ
ﻲﺴﻔﻧ ﺖﺴﻘﻟ ﻞﻘﻴﻟ ﻦﻜﻟو
ﻪﻴﻠﻋ ﻖﻔﺘﻣ
`Aishah (May Allah be pleased with her) said: The Prophet (PBUH) said, "
None of you should say: `My soul
has become evil.' He should say: `My soul is in bad shape
[Al-Bukhari and Muslim].
Khabusatu and Laqisatu are synonymous but the former has appearance of greater sinfulness. Imam
Al-Khattabi says that this is a guidance for speaking in a proper manner. One should always use a decent word and
abstain from impolite language.