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The virtue of wearing simple clothing

Is this Hadith authentic? من ترك اللباس وهوقادر عليه تواضعا لله دعاه الله على رؤوس الخلائق، حتى يخير في حلل الإيمان يلبس أيها شاء

The full narration regarding Abu Mi’laq Al Ansari

Kindly answer the following questions regarding the incident of Abu Mi’laq Al Ansari (radiyallahu ‘anhu) and the thief: 1) Is it authentic and suitable to quote? 2) Can this be read with the intention of gaining the protection of Allah Ta’ala and is there any particular procedure to adopt? 3) Please provide the full Arabic text and translation.