Allah’s help follows after patience

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What is the source of this Hadith?

‘And know that victory [help/assistance] comes through patience and that the grant [relief] comes after the affliction [distress].’



This is part of a lengthy narration in which Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) offered several advices to Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Abbas (radiyallahu’anhuma).

(Musnad Ahmad, vol.1 pg.307-308 & Sunan Tirmidhi, Hadith: 2516)

Declared authentic (hasan sahih) by Imam Tirmidhi (rahimahullah).


Note: I have added the preferred translation in brackets.


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And Allah Ta’ala Knows best,

Answered 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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