Hadith on Wealth: The riches of the world cause hatred and hostility between people

April 12, 2016

Umar ibn Al-Khattab reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The world is not opened for anyone but that Allah the Exalted will cast enmity and hatred between them, and I feel pity on them for it.

Source: Musnad Aḥmad 94

Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Ahmad Shakir

عن عمر ابن الخطاب قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ لَا تُفْتَحُ الدُّنْيَا عَلَى أَحَدٍ إِلَّا أَلْقَى اللَّهُ عَزَّ وَجَلَّ بَيْنَهُمْ الْعَدَاوَةَ وَالْبَغْضَاءَ إِلَى يَوْمِ الْقِيَامَةِ وَأَنَا أُشْفِقُ مِنْ ذَلِكَ

94 مسند أحمد مُسْنَدُ الْعَشَرَةِ الْمُبَشَّرِينَ بِالْجَنَّةِ

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