What is the reference for this narration?
من اتقى ربه ووصل رحمه نسئ له في عمره وثرا ماله وأحبه أهله
‘Whoever fears his Rabb and joins ties, his lifespan will increase, his wealth will grow and his family will love him’
Imam Abu Bakr ibn Abi Shaybah has recorded this narration as the statement of Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhuma). Imam Bukhari (rahimahullah) has also recorded this narration in Al Adabul Mufrad.
(Musannaf Ibn Abi Shaybah, Hadith: 25900 and Al Adabul Mufrad, Hadith: 58/59)
The chain for of transmission is sound.
(Refer: Footnotes of Shaykh Muhammad ‘Awwamah on Musannaf)
Imam Bukhari and Imam Muslim (rahimahullah) have recorded the following words as a Hadith of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam):
“Whoever wishes to have his provision increased or his life lengthened should maintain ties of kinship.”
(Sahih Bukhari, Hadith: 2067, 5985, 5986 and Sahih Muslim, Hadith: 2557)
And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.
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