What is the status of this narration:
لا تكثر همك، ما يقدر يكن، وما ترزق يأتك
This narration is recorded in several Hadith collections with a weak chain:
- Al Faraj Ba’dash Shiddah, 19
- At Targhib Wat Tarhib of Abul Qasim Al Isbahani, 2306
- Shu’abul Iman, 1144
- Tarikh Dimashq, vol. 13 pg. 356
Also see: Faydul Qadir, Hadith: 9858 and Al Mudawi, Hadith: 3702
The narration is suitable to quote.
Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) told Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu ‘anhu):
“Do not worry/be anxious, whatever is destined will occur and whatever sustenance is due, will come to you”
And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.
Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala
Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar
Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar