The last in this world but first to enter Jannah

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It is often said the Prophet’s (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) is the last Ummah, and the first to enter Jannah. Please confirm the narration that backs this up, and it’s grading.



This is understood from a Hadith that is recorded in Sahih Bukhari and Sahih Muslim

(Sahih Bukhari, Hadith: 238 & Sahih Muslim, Hadith: 1977. Also see Fathul Bari 876 & Sharhun Nawawi, Hadith: 1975)


And Allah Ta’ala Knows best,

Answered by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar


Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar

This answer was collected from HadithAnswers.com. 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.