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Committing sins results in being deprived of sustenance

Is the following a Hadith?

“A person is deprived of sustenance due to sins that he commits”


Yes, this is a Hadith recorded in numerous Hadith collections on the authority of Sayyiduna Thawban (radiyallahu ‘anhu) as part of a longer Hadith. Imam Ibn Hibban, Imam Hakim and ‘Allamah Dhahabi (rahimahumullah) have declared the Hadith authentic.

(Sunan Ibn Majah, Hadith: 4022, Sahih Ibn Hibban; Al Ihsan, Hadith: 872 and Mustadrak Hakim, vol. 1 pg. 493. Also see Targhib, vol. 3 pg. 313 and 317)

Also see here.

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar

Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar

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