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Riyad as-Saliheen 1801

Qais bin Abu Hazim (May Allah be pleased with him) said:
Abu Bakr (May Allah be pleased with him) came upon a woman named Zainab from the Ahmas tribe and noticed that she was observing total silence. He said: "What has happened to her? Why does she not speak?'' People informed him that she had sworn to remain silent. He then said to her: "You should speak, it is not permissible (to observe silence), for it is an act of the Days of Ignorance (Jahiliyyah)." (After hearing this) she started speaking.


وعن قيس بن أبي حازم قال: دخل أبو بكر الصديق رضي الله عنه على امرأة من أحمس يقال لها: زينب، فرأها لا تتكلم. فقال: ما لها لا تتكلم؟ فقالوا: حجت مصمته، فقال لها: تكلمي فإن هذا لا يحل، هذا من عمل الجاهلية! فتكلمت.


Sahih (Authentic)


Riyad as-Saliheen 1801
Riyad as-Saliheen Book of Prohibited actions, Hadith 291