What is the reference for this narration?
رب كلمة ذل احتملتها أورثتني عزا طويلا
This has been recorded as the statement of ‘Urwah ibn Zubayr (rahimahullah) in the following sources:
- Hilyatul Awliya, vol. 2 pg. 177
- Tarikh Dimashq, vol. 40 pg. 271
‘Urwah ibn Zubayr (rahimahullah) said: “On many occasions, I tolerated disgraceful remarks due to which I was bestowed with immense respect.”
(Also see: Tahdhibul Kamal, vol. 20 pg. 21, Siyaru A’alamin Nubala, vol. 4 pg. 436)
And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.
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