Those who do not have mercy for fellow humans are certainly at a loss

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What is reference of the following narration?

خاب عبد وخسر لم يجعل الله في قلبه رحمة للبشر



Imam Abu Nu’aym Al Asbahani (rahimahullah) has recorded this Hadith of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) in Ma’rifatus Sahabah. The narrators of this chain are suitable. Imam Dulabi (rahimahullah) has also recorded this narration in Al Kuna Wal Asma.

(Ma’rifatus Sahabah: 5125, Al Kuna Wal Asma, 971. Also see: Faydul Qadir, 3873)



The person whom Allah has not placed mercy in his heart for fellow humans, is certainly at a loss.

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad 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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