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The extent one should show humility

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Is this Hadith Qudsi authentic?

Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Allah has revealed to me, ‘You should show humility to the extent that neither one considers himself superior to others nor oppresses others.'”

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Another narration regarding Abu Bakr (radiyallahu ‘anhu) being called ‘Atiq

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Can this narration be quoted?

Sayyiduna Zubayr ibnul ‘Awwam (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) reports that on one occasion, Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) turned his gaze towards Sayyiduna Abu Bakr (radiyallahu ‘anhu) and mentioned:

‘This person has been granted emancipation from the fire of Jahannam by Allah Ta’ala’

It was on that occasion that Sayyiduna Abu Bakr (radiyallahu ‘anhu) received the title ‘Atiq.

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An incident regarding Hakim ibn Hizam (radiyallahu ‘anhu) after the battle of Hunayn

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Please assist in authenticating the incident related below:

After the Battle of Hunayn, Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) gave Sayyiduna Hakim ibn Hizam (radiyallahu ‘anhu) part of the goods collected after the battle. But Hakim (radiyallahu ‘anhu) deemed it less. Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, “I have given you a good share and then said, ‘O Hakim, the material things of this world are very attractive. Whoever takes it with a pure heart and uses it well, will be blessed, but he who takes such things out of greed and uses it badly, will not be blessed with what he has. He will be like a man who eats, but is never satiated, and remember that the hand that gives is better than the hand that receives.” Hakim ibn Hizam (radiyallahu ‘anhu) asked, ‘Even in your case O Rasulullah?’ ‘Yes, even in my case’ was Nabi’s (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) reply.

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A Hadith regarding oaths

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What is the authenticity of this Hadith?

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) heard a man taking an oath [using his father’s name] and said: ‘Do not take oaths using your father’s name. Whoever takes an oath by Allah, let him fulfil his oath, and if an oath is sworn for a person using Allah’s name, then he should be pleased [and accept that oath]. Whoever is not content with Allah has nothing to do with Allah.'”

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A narration stating that du’as are accepted by the Mizab of the Ka’bah

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What is the status of this narration?

قد روي عن رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم أنه قال: ما أحد يدعو عند الميزاب إلا استجيب له

It has been reported that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: Whoever supplicates at the Mizab [The water spout/gutter of the Ka’bah], his du’a will be accepted.

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