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The four experts on Quran among the Sahabah (radiyallahu’anhum)

Question

What is the source of this narration:

Narrated by Masruq, ‘Abdullah [ibn Mas’ud] was mentioned before ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Amr. The latter said,

“That is a man I continue to love because I heard Allah’s Messenger (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) saying:

‘Learn the recitation of the Quran from [any of these] four persons: ‘Abdullah ibn Masud, Salim the freed slave of Abu Hudhaifah, Ubay ibn Ka’b, and Muadh ibn Jabal.”

[The narrator says:] ‘I do not remember whether he mentioned Ubay first or Muadh.’

(radiyallahu’anhum)

 

Answer

This Hadith is recorded in Sahih Bukhari, Hadith: 3758.

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best,

 

Answered by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar