What is the authenticity of the following?
“There is no sin more likely to bring the punishment of Allah in this world as well as what [punishment] Allah has in store in the Hereafter than transgression [oppression/rebelling] and severing family ties ”
Imams Tirmidhi, Abu Dawud and Ibn Majah (rahimahumullah) have recorded this narration on the authority of Sayyiduna Abu Bakrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu).
(Sunan Tirmidhi, Hadith: 2511, Sunan Abu Dawud, Hadith: 4866 and Sunan Ibn Majah, Hadith: 4211)
Imam Tirmidhi and Imam Ibn Hibban have declared the Hadith authentic.
(Sahih Ibn Hibban; Al Ihsan, Hadith: 455, 456)
And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.
Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala
Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar
Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar