Hadith on Curses: Cursing and excommunicating a Muslim is like killing him

October 31, 2016

Imran ibn Hussein reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “If a man declares his brother to be an unbeliever, then it is as if he has killed him. And cursing a believer is like killing him.

Source: Musnad al-Bazzār 3158/3159

Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani

عَنْ عِمْرَانَ بْنِ حُصَيْنٍ رَضِيَ اللَّهُ عَنْهُ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ إِذَا قَالَ الرَّجُلُ لِأَخِيهِ يَا كَافِرُ فَهُوَ كَقَتْلِهِ وَلَعْنُ الْمُؤْمِنِ كَقَتْلِهِ

3158/3159 مسند البزار

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