Hadith on Love: He will be joined in Paradise with the one he loves

April 9, 2017

Abdullah ibn Amr reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever loves a man for the sake of Allah, then he should say: I love you for the sake of Allah. They will both enter Paradise together. He whose love is greater will be raised in status over the other; he will be joined with the one he loved for the sake of Allah.”

Source: Musnad al-Bazzār 2439

Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Al-Haythami

عَنْ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ بْنِ عَمْرٍو رَضِيَ اللَّهُ عَنْهُمَا قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ مَنْ أَحَبَّ رَجُلًا لِلَّهِ فَقَالَ إِنِّي أُحِبُّكَ لِلَّهِ فَدَخَلَا الْجَنَّةَ فَكَانَ الَّذِي أَحَبَّ أَرْفَعُ مَنْزِلَةً مِنَ الْآخَرِ أُلْحِقَ بِالَّذِي أَحَبَّ لِلَّهِ

2439 مسند البزار

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