Taqwa is that you do not regard yourself better than anyone else-Ibn ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhuma)

Question

Could you provide the reference for this narration?

Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) said, “Taqwa is that you do not regard yourself better than anyone else.”

 

Answer

Imam Baghawi (rahimahullah) has cited this statement of Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) without a chain.

(Tafsir Baghawi, Surah Al Baqarah, Verse: 2, vol. 1 pg. 13)

 

I have not come across this in any primary source.

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar

 

Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar

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التخريج من المصادر العربية

تفسير البغوي (١/ ١٣، سورة البقرة، الآية: ٢): وقال ابن عمر: التقوى أن لا ترى نفسك خيرا من أحد.