Urwah on Mercy: Gentleness and mercy are wisdom

July 11, 2017

Ibn Abi Shaybah reported: Urwah, may Allah have mercy on him said, “It has reached me that it is written in the Torah: As you give mercy you will receive mercy. And it has reached me that it is written in the Torah: Gentleness is the head of wisdom.”

Source: Muṣannaf Ibn Abī Shaybah 24724, 24780

عن أبي شيبة قال عروة رحمه الله بَلَغَنِي أَنَّهُ مَكْتُوبٌ فِي التَّوْرَاةِ كَمَا تَرْحَمُونَ تُرْحَمُونَ وبَلَغَنِي أَنَّهُ مَكْتُوبٌ فِي التَّوْرَاةِ الرِّفْقُ رَأْسُ الْحِكْمَةِ

24724, 24780 مصنف ابن أبي شيبة