Tuesday, September 14, 2010


Hadith (2)

[Fear Allah only; not the people nor anything else]
Let not any one of you belittle himself. They said: O Messenger of Allah, how can any one of us belittle himself? He said: He finds a matter concerning Allah about which he should say something, and he does not say [it], so Allah (mighty and sublime be He) says to him on the Day of Resurrection: What prevented you from saying something about such-and-such and such-and-such? He say: [It was] out of fear of people. Then He says: Rather it is I whom you should more properly fear.It was related by Ibn Majah with a sound chain of authorities.

Text copied from Al-Nasir's Hadith Qudsi.

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