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Allah’s help follows after patience

Question

What is the source of this Hadith?

‘And know that victory [help/assistance] comes through patience and that the grant [relief] comes after the affliction [distress].’

 

Answer

This is part of a lengthy narration in which Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) offered several advices to Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Abbas (radiyallahu’anhuma).

(Musnad Ahmad, vol.1 pg.307-308 & Sunan Tirmidhi, Hadith: 2516)

Declared authentic (hasan sahih) by Imam Tirmidhi (rahimahullah).

 

Note: I have added the preferred translation in brackets.

 

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And Allah Ta’ala Knows best,

 

Answered by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar

 

Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar