In the Name of Allaah…
To add something to that: The phrase “Jazaak Allaahu Khayran“ (may Allaah reward you well) is something that is from the Sunnah to be said to express thanks or praise, due to the hadeeth:
مَنْ صُنِعَ إِلَيْهِ مَعْرُوفٌ فَقَالَ لِفَاعِلِهِ: جَزَاكَ اللَّهُ خَيْرًا. فَقَدْ أَبْلَغَ فِي الثَّنَاء.
On the authority of Usaamah Ibn Zayd, he said that the Messenger of Allaah (sallallaahu ‘alayhe wa sallam) said: “Whoever has had something nice done for him and then says to his companion, ‘Jazaak Allaahu Khayran,’ then he has surely excelled in praising (him).”
Al-Albaanee authenticated it in Saheeh Sunan At-Tirmithee #2035 (2/392).
So then it is not like other phrases found in the Sunnah that have specified answers, like:
1) Al-Hamdulillaah — Yarhamukallaah — Yahdeekumullaahu wa Yuslihu Baalakum
2) As-Salaamu ‘alaykum — wa ‘Alaykumus-Salaam
3) Uhibbuka fillaah — Ahabbak Continue reading