Can this narration be quoted?
Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “If you ask, ask of Allah and if you seek help, seek help from Allah”
Yes, Imam Tirmidhi (rahimahullah) has declared this Hadith authentic (hasanun sahih). This is part of the Hadith wherein Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) offered some advices to Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Abbas (radiyallahu ‘anhuma).
(Sunan Tirmidhi, Hadith: 2516)
See another part of the Hadith here.
And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.
Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala
Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar