Reference

Another version of the narration regarding ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) dismissing a minister due to lack of compassion

Question

Can you please provide the reference for this narration?

Abu ‘Uthman reported that ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) wanted to appoint a man as governor. The governor said, “I have such and such a number of children and I have never kissed any of them.” Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said, “Allah Almighty will only show mercy to the kindest of His slaves.”

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Fear the fire, even by means of half a date

Question

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

Question

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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