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Those who sin less frequently, fear Allah Ta’ala the most

Question

Who is this narration attributed to and please mention the reference?

أقلهم ذنبا أخوفهم لربه عز وجل لأنهم أصفاهم قلبا

 

Answer

Imam Bayhaqi (rahimahullah) has recorded this narration as the statement of the great Imam, Sufyan ibn ‘Uyaynah (rahimahullah).

(Shu’abul Iman, Hadith: 934)

 

Translation

Those who hardly sin, fear Allah ‘Azza Wa Jalla the most, for their hearts are the cleanest.

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar

 

Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar