Do not abandon the invitation of Allah

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Is this authentic?

كل مؤدب يحب أن تؤتى مأدبته ومأدبة الله القرآن فلا تهجروه



Imam Bayhaqi (rahimahullah) has recorded this Hadith on the authority of Sayyiduna Samurah ibn Jundub (radiyallahu ‘anhu) with a weak chain.

(Shu’abul Iman, Hadith: 1857. Refer: Lisanul Mizan, vol. 6 pg. 312, number: 6005)



Sayyiduna Samurah ibn Jundub (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Every host likes that his food/invitation is [well] attended and the food/invitation of Allah is the Quran so do not abandon it.”


And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.


Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala


Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar,

The Hadith may be quoted for encouraging Quran recital.

This answer was collected from HadithAnswers.com. 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.