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An untraceable Hadith on the virtue of one who earns

Question

What is status of following narration?

الكاسب حبيب الله

 

Answer

I have not come across this Hadith in any Hadith source.

‘Allamah Alusi (rahimahullah) has cited this with the words ‘وقد ورد’ i.e It appears/is mentioned.

(Tafsir Ruhul Ma’ani, Surah Al Qasas, Verse: 72, vol. 20 pg. 247)

 

Translation

The one who earns is the beloved of Allah

 

See other suitable Hadiths here and here.

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar

 

Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar