Reference for the Hadith of spending one huqb in Jahannam

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Is there a reference for this Hadith apart from being in Fadail A’mal?

A person neglecting his Salah shall remain in Jahannam for a period of one Huqb


Besides what has been mentioned in the section on the warnings of discarding salah (pg.47) in Fadail A’mal, I haven’t seen this Hadith in any original Hadith source and therefore cannot comment on its authenticity.


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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