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Whoever is free of three things will enter Jannah

Question

Kindly inform me if there is a Hadith which says:

“Anyone whose soul leaves his body [i.e. passes away] and he is free of three things, will enter Jannah; Pride/arrogance, stealing from the spoils of war, and debt.”

 

Answer

Yes this is a Hadith recorded by Imam Ibn Majah and Imam Ahmad (rahimahumallah) on the authority of Sayyiduna Thawban (radiyallahu ‘anhu).

(Sunan Ibn Majah, Hadith: 2412, Musnad Ahmad, vol. 5 pg. 276)

 

Imam Ibn Hibban (rahimahullah) has declared the Hadith authentic.

(Sahih Ibn Hibban; Al Ihsan, Hadith: 198. Also see: Sunan Tirmidhi, Hadith: 1573)

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar