Is this narration authentic?
Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu ‘anhu) has said, “We have been commanded to perform Salah and to pay Zakah, so Salah will not be accepted from a person who does not pay Zakah.” [i.e. He will not receive the complete reward for Salah]
Imam Tabarani (rahimahullah) has recorded this statement of Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu ‘anhu).
(Al Mu’jamul Kabir, Hadith: 10095. Also see: Musannaf Ibn Abi Shaybah, Hadith: 9919)
‘Allamah Mundhiri (rahimahullah) states, ‘Imam Tabarani has recorded this with a few chains, one of them is authentic (sahih).’
(Targhib, vol.1 pg. 540, Majma’uz Zawaid, vol. 3 pg. 62)
And Allah Ta’ala knows best.
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