Islam: Hadeeth Snippets

These snippets from hadeeths are short phrases that the final Prophet sall Allaahu alaihi wa sallam actually said. Being just a few words long, they are easy to memorise, even for beginners.

Anyone can learn a hadeeth inshaa Allaah

The hadeeth snippets on this blog are words that the Prophet sall Allaahu alaihi wa sallam actually said. Just a few words long, with printable colouring sheets and audio clips, they are ideal for beginners, children and those who cannot read any Arabic.

A new snippet from Nawawee’s 40 Hadeeth collection is posted each week inshaa Allaah. Subscribe to have them sent to you each week. There are 40 in total.

Click on the posts to download pdf’s with colouring and listen to the snippets. The most recently added snippets are at the top.

May Allaah help you in everything that you do for His sake! Aameen.

(The full set is available on and here in manageable blocks of ten)

snippet 42

Snippet 40: Allaah forgives extensively

يَا ابْنَ آدَمَ! لَوْ بَلَغَتْ ذُنُوبُك عَنَانَ السَّمَاءِ ثُمَّ اسْتَغْفَرْتنِي غَفَرْتُ لَك

O son of Adam! Were your sins to reach up the clouds of the sky,
and you were then to ask forgiveness from Me, I would forgive you.

Colouring available

Listen here:

(Taken from Hadeeth 23 of Nawawi’s 42. At-Tirmidhee)

snippet 38

Snippet 38: Seeking knowledge leads to Paradise

وَمَنْ سَلَكَ طَرِيقًا يَلْتَمِسُ فِيهِ عِلْمًا سَهَّلَ اللَّهُ لَهُ بِهِ طَرِيقًا إلَى الْجَنَّةِ

Whoever takes a path seeking knowledge in that,
Allaah will make easy for him a path to Paradise.

Colouring available 

Listen here:

(Taken from Hadeeth 36 of Nawawi’s 40. Muslim)

New Online Quizzes for an Nawawi’s 40 Hadeeths

There are only 3 more hadeeth snippets to come before we have finished this current series of Nawawi’s 40 inshaa Allaah. Hope you learned some hadeeths!

After that, the series will start again from the beginning inshaa Allaah, so please tell anyone you think might be interested in receiving the full set once a week so they can sign up.

For anyone who has had a taster of memorising hadeeths and wished to pursue further study, we are starting a new blog to help to memorise and understand the full set (not snippets) of Nawawi’s 40 Hadeeths (al arba’een an nawawiyyah) in a year inshaa Allaah.

Sign up at to receive one quiz a week.

Key features – the quizzes will inshaa Allaah…

  • help memorisation and understanding
  • be able to be used by those who are not memorising and who are instead just wanting to understand the hadeeths
  • be suitable for secondary school (high school) age pupils as well as adults
  • use the explanation of Shaykh al Uthaymeen rahimahullaah (available in English)
  • help with learning key Arabic words
  • take 50 weeks – every fifth week is for revision and catch-up
  • be short: 10 questions each
  • be totally online – nothing to print off

May Allaah, the Most High, put barakah in this and in all our studies.