There is a narration in Sahih ibn Hibban, wherein Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) states:
كنا إذا فقدنا الإنسان في صلاة الصبح والعشاء أسأنا به الظن
Translation: If we (The Sahabah) did not see someone for Fajr and ‘Isha Salah, we would have evil thoughts [that they are hypocrites]
Please give the exact number and authenticity.
This narration is recorded in the following Hadith collections:
- Musannaf Ibn Abi Shaybah, 3372
- Sahih Ibn Khuzaymah, 1485
- Sahih Ibn Hibban, 2099
- Mustadrak Hakim, vol. 1 pg. 211
Imams Ibn Khuzaymah, Ibn Hibban and Hakim (rahimahumullah) have declared the Hadith authentic. ‘Allamah Dhahabi concurs with Imam Hakim.
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