Reference

The reward of Muslims in comparison to the Ahlul Kitab

Question

Kindly provide the translation and reference of the full narration:

إنما أجلكم في أجل من خلا من الأمم، ما بين صلاة العصر إلى مغرب الشمس، وإنما مثلكم ومثل اليهود، والنصارى، كرجل استعمل عمالا، فقال: من يعمل لي إلى نصف النهار على قيراط قيراط… Read More »

Reciprocating a gift or praising the bestower

Question

Is this a Hadith?

If someone is given something, he should give a return for it provided he can afford if he cannot afford, he should praise him. He who praises him for it, thanks him, and he who conceals it is ungrateful to him

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Following the ways of the Banu Israil, handspan by handspan

Question

Kindly provide the reference, authenticity, and explanation of the following narration:

Sayyiduna Abu Sa’id Al-Khudri (radiyallahu ‘anhu) has narrated that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: ‘You will most definitely follow the ways of those before you, handspan by handspan, arm’s length by arm’s length, so much so that if they were to enter a lizard’s hole, you would certainly enter it [as well].’

We asked: ‘O Rasulullah [sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam], [Are you referring to] the Jews and Christians?

He replied: ‘Whom else?’ Read More »