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The virtue of an honest trader

Question

Is the following narration reliable?

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“The truthful and honest trader will be in the company of the Ambiya, the truthful ones and martyrs [in the Hereafter]”

 

Answer

Imam Tirmidhi (rahimahullah) has recorded this narration on the authority of Sayyiduna Abu Sa’id Al Khudri (radiyallahu ‘anhu) and has declared the Hadith sound (hasan).

(Sunan Tirmidhi, Hadith: 1209)

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar

 

Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar