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Nabi’s (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) advice to a Sahabi who acquired many Hadiths

Question

Could you give the reference for this Hadith please?

Yazid ibn Salamah Al Ju’fi (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates: “I said, O Rasulullah! I have heard many Hadiths from you; I fear that recent Hadiths [I heard] may cause me to forget the earlier ones. So, tell me something that would be comprehensive.’ Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: ‘Fear Allah in all that you know [i.e. Abstain from the prohibitions and carry out the good deeds]'”

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Going in the path of Allah with strangers

Question

Is this narration authentic?

عن أنس بن مالك أن رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم قال لأكثم بن الجون الخزاعي يا أكثم اغز مع غير قومك يحسن خلقك وتكرم على رفقائك

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The narrator; Thumamah ibn ‘Uqbah

Question

Is Thumamah ibn ‘Uqbah a reliable narrator of Hadith? I have read that Imam Bukhari (rahimahullah) reported his Hadith in Al Adab Al Mufrad and Imam Nasai (rahimahullah) has classified him trustworthy. Is this true?

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Speak less except when it comes to nine things

Question

Is this statement reliable?

عن الربيع بن خثيم، قال: أقلوا الكلام إلا بتسع: تسبيح، وتهليل، وتكبير، وتحميد، وسؤالك الخير، وتعوذك من الشر، وأمرك بالمعروف، ونهيك عن المنكر، وقراءة القرآن

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Accepting the excuse of a Muslim

Question

Is this Hadith authentic?

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “If anyone offers an excuse to his Muslim brother and he does not accept the excuse [whereas this is a genuine excuse] then he becomes guilty of a sin like that of an unjust tax collector.”

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Remaining seated in one’s place after Fajr

Question

What is the reference for this?

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“He who remains seated in his place of Salah, after offering his Fajr Salah, till he offers two rak’ahs of forenoon Salah, saying nothing except what is good, his sins will be forgiven, even if they are more than the foam of the sea.”

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Turning away one’s gaze from a strange woman

Question

What is the reference of this Hadith and can it be quoted?

Sayyiduna Jarir ibn ‘Abdillah Al Bajali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reported: “I asked Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) regarding the sudden glance [on a strange woman]. He commanded me that I should turn away my gaze.”

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