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Fear the fire, even by means of half a date

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Kindly provide the reference and translation of the following narration:

ما منكم أحد إلا سيكلمه ربه ليس بينه وبينه ترجمان، فينظر أيمن منه فلا يرى إلا ما قدم من عمله، وينظر أشأم منه فلا يرى إلا ما قدم، وينظر بين يديه فلا يرى إلا النار تلقاء وجهه، فاتقوا النار ولو بشق تمرة

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Another version of the narration wherein ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) acknowledged Abu Bakr and ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhuma)

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Please provide the translation and reference of this narration:

قبض رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم على خير ما قبض عليه نبي من الأنبياء , وأثنى عليه صلى الله عليه وسلم. قال: ثم استخلف أبو بكر فعمل بعمل رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم وبسنته , ثم قبض أبو بكر على خير ما قبض عليه أحد , وكان خير هذه الأمة بعد نبيها , ثم استخلف عمر فعمل بعملهما وسننهما ثم قبض على خير ما قبض عليه أحد , وكان خير هذه الأمة بعد نبيها وبعد أبي بكر

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The complete narration regarding if someone insults you, do not retaliate

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Please can you mention the entire narration which is answered here

Sayyiduna Jabir ibn Sulaym (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “…If any person reviles or insults you for something which he finds in you then do not insult him with what you know of him, for he will bear the evil consequences of it.”

(Sunan Abi Dawud, Hadith: 4081 and Sahih Ibn Hibban, Hadith: 521)

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“Accompany the intelligent, and you will be regarded to be part of them”

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What is the reference and Arabic text for this narration? Also, who is it attributed to?

‘Abdullah said:

“My father said to me, ‘O my son, accompany the intelligent, and indeed you will be ascribed to them, even if you are not from them! And do not accompany the ignoramuses, lest you are ascribed to them, even if you are not from them!”

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The qualities and signs of an ostentatious person

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Could you kindly give a reference for this?

It is narrated that Sayyiduna ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said: “There are four qualities of a show-off; He is lazy when alone, he is [only] active when among people, he [only] increases in deeds if he is praised and he decreases actions when admonished.”

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If someone insults you, do not retaliate

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Is this a Hadith?

“And if a person reviles you and dishonours you with what he knows of you then do not degrade him (back) with what you know of him for the curse (of abuse) will only be upon him.”

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A query regarding the bazar du’a cited in Ihya ‘Ulumid Din

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What is the original reference for this Hadith in Imam Ghazali’s Revival of the Religious Sciences?

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: If a man says after entering the market the following, There is no deity but Allah, the Single, there is no partner for Him, His is the kingdom and for Him is all praise, He gives life and takes life, He is eternal and will not die, in His hands, there is good and He is powerful over all things’, Allah will reward him with thousands of merits.

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