Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) heard more Hadiths from Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) than certain other Sahabah

Question

Kindly provide the reference of this Hadith:

Sayyiduna Talhah ibn ‘Ubaydillah said: “I have no doubt that Abu Hurayrah heard what we did not hear.”

 

Answer

This narration is recorded in Sunan Tirmidhi. Sayyiduna Talhah ibn ‘Ubaydillah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) was questioned regarding the Hadiths of Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu). Among the responses he gave was, “I have no doubt that he heard from Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) what we did not hear.”

(Sunan Tirmidhi, Hadith: 3837)

 

Imam Tirmidhi (rahimahullah) has declared the Hadith sound (hasanun gharib).

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar