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The result of Muslims disobeying Allah Ta’ala

Question

Can you mention the Arabic text and reference for this statement?

Fudayl ibn ‘Iyad reported:

“If those who know me disobey me, I would set upon them rulers who do not know me” [i.e Rulers who will oppress them]

 

Answer

Imam Abu Bakr ibn Abid Dunya (rahimahullah) has recorded this narration. Fudayl Ibn ‘Iyad (rahimahullah) said that Allah Ta’ala revealed this to a Nabi.

(Al ‘Uqubat, Hadith: 33)

 

Arabic text

عن الفضيل بن عياض قال: أوحى الله تعالى إلى بعض أنبيائه: إذا عصاني من يعرفني سلطت عليه من لا يعرفني

 

Also see here and here

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar