‘May Allah have mercy on my brother, ‘Abdullah ibn Rawahah’

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What is the status of this narration?

Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“May Allah have mercy on my brother Abdullah ibn Rawahah, wherever he was and the time of Salah set in, he would stop his conveyance [to offer Salah]”



Imam ‘Abdur Razzaq and Imam Tabarani (rahimahumallah) have recorded this narration. Hafiz Haythami (rahimahullah) has declared the chain of Tabarani sound (hasan).

(Musannaf ‘Abdur Razzaq, Hadith: 4430, Al Mu’jamul Kabir, Hadith: 13241, Majma’uz Zawaid, vol. 9 pg. 316. Also see Al Mudawi, Hadith: 1872)

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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