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Those who are most caring to the creation of Allah

Question

Is this a Hadith?

Sayyiduna Anas (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu alayhi wasallam ) said:

“The creation are the dependents of Allah and the most beloved of the creation to Allah are those who are the most caring to their/His dependents.”

 

Answer

This Hadith is recorded in the following sources on the authority of Sayyiduna Anas (radiyallahu’anhu):

Musnad Abu Ya’la, Hadith: 3302

Musnad Bazzar, Hadith: 6947

Shu’abul Iman, Hadith: 7045-7047

 

The following sources have recorded this on the authority of Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu’anhu):

Al-Mu’jamul Kabir, Hadith: 10033

Al-Mu’jamul Awsat, Hadith: 5537

Shu’abul Iman, Hadith: 7048

 

This Hadith is weak, but suitable for encouraging the act of being kind and good towards others.

Also see: Al-La-alil Manthurah, of Imam Zarkashi (rahimahullah), pg. 271

 

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best,

 

Answered by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar