Is this Hadith reliable?

Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

من أخاف أهل المدينة أخافه الله



This narration is recorded in the following Hadith collections:

  1. Musnad Ahmad, vol. 4 pg. 55/56, as part of a longer narration
  2. Musannaf ‘Abdur Razzaq, Hadith: 17158
  3. Sahih Ibn Hibban; Al Ihsan, Hadith: 3738

The narration is corroborated and suitable to quote.

(Refer: Footnotes of Shaykh Muhammad ‘Awwamah on Musannaf Ibn Abi Shaybah, Hadith: 33094)



Whoever frightens the people of Madinah, Allah Ta’ala will make him afraid [on the Day of Qiyamah].

(Faydul Qadir, Hadith: 8347)



And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.


Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala


Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar


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