Ibn Mas’ud on Providence: O Allah, affirm me among the blessed

April 3, 2017

Abu Qilabah reported: Ibn Mas’ud, may Allah be pleased with him, would say, “O Allah, if you have written me among the damned, then wipe it away from me and affirm me among the blessed.”

Source: al-Mu’jam al-Kabīr 8847

عَنْ أَبِي قِلَابَةَ عَنِ ابْنِ مَسْعُودٍ رَضِي اللهُ عَنْهُ أَنَّهُ كَانَ يَقُولُ اللهُمَّ إِنْ كُنْتَ كَتَبْتَنِي فِي أَهْلِ الشَّقَاءِ فَامْحُنِي وَاثْبُتْنِي فِي أَهْلِ السَّعَادَةِ

8847 المعجم الكبير