‘Two things will not be together in a hypocrite; good manners and understanding of the religion [Din]’

Is this Hadith authentic?



Imam Tirmidhi (rahimahullah) has recorded this Hadith on the authority of Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu).

(Sunan Tirmidhi, Hadith: 2684)


The chain of this Hadith can be declared sound.

(Refer: Al Kashif with footnotes of Shaykh Muhammad ‘Awwamah, vol. 2 pg. 361/362, number: 1396 and footnotes of Shaykh Muhammad ‘Awwamah on Taqribut Tahdhib, number: 1726)



And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.


Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala


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