Will the earth become a piece of bread on the Day of Qiyamah?

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What is the authenticity of the following narration?

“The earth will be changed into bread on the day of Qiyamah”


Imam Bukhari and Imam Muslim (rahimahumallah) have recorded the following narration:


Sayyiduna Abu Sa’id Al Khudri (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“On the Day of Qiyamah the earth will be like a loaf of bread and Allah will turn it over as one of you turns over his bread when on a journey. It will be given as hospitality to the dwellers of Jannah…”


(Sahih Bukhari, Hadith: 6520, Sahih Muslim, Hadith: 2792)


And Allah Ta’ala Knows best

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala


Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar

Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar

This answer was collected from The answers were either answered or checked by Moulana Haroon Abasoomar (rahimahullah) who was a Shaykhul Hadith in South Africa, or by his son, Moulana Muhammad Abasoomer (hafizahullah), who is a Hadith specialist. 

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