Hadith on Bloodshed: The worst person to Allah kills those who do not fight him

December 22, 2014

Abu Shuraih reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, the most tyrannical of people to Allah the Exalted is he who kills those who did not fight him, or he demands the blood feuds of ignorance be settled by the people of Islam, or he claims his eyes have seen in a dream what they did not see.

Source: Musnad Aḥmad 15943

Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Haythami

عَنْ أَبِي شُرَيْحٍ الْخُزَاعِيِّ أَنَّ رَسُولَ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ قَالَ إِنَّ مِنْ أَعْتَى النَّاسِ عَلَى اللَّهِ عَزَّ وَجَلَّ مَنْ قَتَلَ غَيْرَ قَاتِلِهِ أَوْ طَلَبَ بِدَمِ الْجَاهِلِيَّةِ مِنْ أَهْلِ الْإِسْلَامِ أَوْ بَصَّرَ عَيْنَيْهِ فِي النَّوْمِ مَا لَمْ تُبْصِرَا

15943 مسند أحمد أَوَّلُ مُسْنَدِ الْمَدَنِيِّينَ

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