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Patience is essential for a believer

Question

Please mention the reference for this narration as well as the Arabic text.

Sufyan Thawri (rahimahullah) said: “A Mu’min is in need of patience just as he is in need of food and drink”

 

Answer

Imam Abu Bakr ibn Abid Dunya (rahimahullah) has recorded this narration. Sufyan Thawri (rahimahullah) reports, ‘It would be said, A Mu’min is in need of patience just as he is in need of food and drink.’

(As Sabr, Hadith: 81)

 

Arabic Text

يحتاج المؤمن إلى الصبر كما يحتاج إلى الطعام والشراب

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar

 

Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar