Hadith on Funerals: Muslims whose good is witnessed enter Paradise

January 22, 2017

Umar ibn Al-Khattab reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whenever four persons testify to the goodness of a Muslim, then he will enter Paradise.” We said, “And three?” The Prophet said, “Even three.” We said, “And two?” The Prophet said, “Even two.” Thereafter we did not ask about only one person.

Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 1302

Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Bukhari

عن عمر قَالَ قَالَ النَّبِيُّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ أَيُّمَا مُسْلِمٍ شَهِدَ لَهُ أَرْبَعَةٌ بِخَيْرٍ أَدْخَلَهُ اللَّهُ الْجَنَّةَ فَقُلْنَا وَثَلَاثَةٌ قَالَ وَثَلَاثَةٌ فَقُلْنَا وَاثْنَانِ قَالَ وَاثْنَانِ ثُمَّ لَمْ نَسْأَلْهُ عَنْ الْوَاحِدِ

1302 صحيح البخاري كتاب الجنائز باب ثناء الناس على الميت