Raising the voice when reciting the Talbiyah

Question

Is this Hadith authentic?

Khallad ibn Saib (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reported that his father said, Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Jibril came to me and instructed me to order my companions that they should raise their voices when reciting the talbiyah [Reciting Labbayk in Hajj/’Umrah]”

 

Answer

Imams Tirmidhi, Abu Dawud, Ibn Majah, Ahmad, Abu Bakr ibn Abi Shaybah and other Muhaddithun have recorded this Hadith.

(Sunan Tirmidhi, Hadith: 829, Sunan Abi Dawud, Hadith: 1810, Sunan Ibn Majah, Hadith: 2922, Musnad Ahmad, vol. 4 pg. 55)

 

Imam Tirmidhi (rahimahullah) has declared the Hadith authentic (hasanun sahih).

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar

 

Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar