A voice of the family of Dawood – Abu Moosa al-Ash’ari

al-Bukhaari narrated from Burayd ibn ‘Abd-Allaah ibn Abi Burdah from his grandfather from Abu Moosa (رضي الله عنه) that the Prophet (صلى الله عليه وسلم) said to him: O Abu Moosa, you have been given one of the mizmaar of the family of Dawood.

al-Hafidh ibn Hajar al-Asqalani (رحمه الله تعالى) said:

“What is meant by mizmaar is a beautiful voice. The original meaning is a musical instrument and the word is applied to the voice because it resembles it.”

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