Hadith on Jihad: One who strives to help people is performing Jihad for the sake of Allah

| March 22, 2012

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “One who strives to help the widows or the poor is like one who strives in the cause of Allah, or one who prays at night and fasts during the day.”

Source: Sahih Bukhari 5038, Sahih Muslim 2982

Grade: Muttafaqun Alayhi (authenticity agreed upon) according to Al-Bukhari and Muslim

عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ قَالَ قَالَ النَّبِيُّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ السَّاعِي عَلَى الْأَرْمَلَةِ وَالْمِسْكِينِ كَالْمُجَاهِدِ فِي سَبِيلِ اللَّهِ أَوْ الْقَائِمِ اللَّيْلَ الصَّائِمِ النَّهَارَ 

5038 صحيح البخاري كتاب النفقات باب فضل النفقة على الأهل

2982 صحيح مسلم كتاب الزهد والرقائق باب الإحسان إلى الأرملة والمسكين واليتيم

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Category: Righteousness البر