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The trial of this ummah is wealth

Question

Is this authentic?

The Messenger of Allah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Verily, every nation had a trial (fitnah), and the trial of my nation is wealth.”

 

Answer

Imam Tirmidhi (rahimahullah) has recorded this Hadith on the authority of Sayyiduna Ka’b ibn ‘Iyad (radiyallahu ‘anhu).

(Sunan Tirmidhi, Hadith: 2336)

 

He has declared the Hadith authentic (hasanun sahihun gharib).

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar