Is this narration authentic and what does it mean?
قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم: لتقمصن بكم قماص البكر، يعني: الأرض
Imam Bazzar (rahimahullah) has recorded this narration on the authority of Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu).
(Musnad Bazzar; Al Bahruz Zakkhar, Hadith: 8479)
‘Allamah Haythami (rahimahullah) has declared the narrators reliable (rijaluhu thiqat).
(Majma’uz Zawaid, vol. 10 pg. 332)
This Hadith in question is explaining the earthquake of Qiyamah. The translation is follows:
Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, “The [earth] will certainly quake just as a young camel gallops/kicks”
(Refer: An Nihayah Fi Gharibil Hadith, vol. 2 pg. 490)
And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.
Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala
Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar
Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar