Can you mention the source and Arabic text for this?

“Whoever fears Allah, no one will harm him, and whoever fears other than Allah, no one will benefit him.”



Imam Bayhaqi (rahimahullah) has recorded this narration as the statement of Fudayl ibn ‘Iyad (rahimahullah).

Fudayl Ibn ‘Iyad (rahimahullah) said: “Whomsoever fears Allah, none will cause him harm and whomsoever fears [anyone] besides Allah, none will benefit him.”

(Shu’abul Iman: 944. Also see: Tarikh Dimashq, vol. 48 pg. 406)


Arabic text:

من خاف الله لم يضره أحد ومن خاف غير الله لم ينفعه أحد


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