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Saying JazakAllahu khayran in abundance

Question

Is this Hadith sahih?

Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said, “If you knew [the reward] of saying JazakAllahu khayran to your brother, you would say it more often to one another.”

 

Answer

Imams Ibn Wahb and Abu Bakr ibn Abi Shaybah (rahimahumallah) have recorded this statement of Sayyiduna ‘Umar ibn Al Khattab (radiyallahu ‘anhu), with their respective chains.

(Al Jami’ of Ibn Wahb, Hadith: 174 and Musannaf Ibn Abi Shaybah, Hadith: 27050)

 

This narration is suitable to quote.

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar