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The Hadith, (pp. Sahih Bukhari, Book 62, Hadith Number 27).

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Abu Hurairah, may Allah be pleased with him, reported: The Prophet said, "A woman is married for four things, i.e. her wealth, her family status, her beauty and her religion. So you should marry the religious woman (otherwise) you will be a losers. (The Hadith, n.d.)

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