Hadith on Desire: Miserable is the worshiper of money and wealth

November 26, 2010

Abu Huraira reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Wretched is the slave of gold, silver, fine clothes, and garments. If he is given he is pleased, but if he is not given he is displeased.”

Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 6071

Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Bukhari

عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ رضى الله عنه قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم تَعِسَ عَبْدُ الدِّينَارِ وَالدِّرْهَمِ وَالْقَطِيفَةِ وَالْخَمِيصَةِ إِنْ أُعْطِيَ رَضِيَ وَإِنْ لَمْ يُعْطَ لَمْ يَرْضَ

6071 صحيح البخاري كتاب الرقاق باب ما يتقى من فتنة المال