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Points of Benefit That Relate to the Aḥādīth of the Messenger (ṣallallāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam)

Shaykh ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz al-Rājiḥī

The four sunan (Abū Dāwūd, Al-Tirmidhī, Al-Nasāʿī, and Ibn Majah), the musnad of Imām Aḥmad, and the sunan of Al-Dārimī, all contain aḥādīth that are ṣaḥīḥ (authentic), ḥasan (good), and ḍaʿīf (weak). For they did not make it a condition for their books to contain only the aḥādīth that are ṣaḥīḥ as Al-Bukhārī and Muslim did. Rather, their intent was to gather all the aḥādīth as they relate to a particular matter. Similarly are those others, such the musnad of al-Taylasī and the three maʿajim of Al-Tabarānī. As for the muwaṭṭaʾ of Imām Mālik, it contains aḥādīth that are ṣaḥīḥ, ḥasan, and ḍaʿīf.

Al-Ḥāfiẓ Ibn Kathīr, Ibn Qayyim and other than them sometimes mentioned aḥādīth without paying much attention to their authenticity, and perhaps this is because of either two reasons: 1. There are other aḥādīth that strengthens that ḥadīth or 2. It is a ḥadīth that encourages the good or admonishes against the evil, and therefore there is certain amount of leeway that can be taken with regards to them.

Shaykh ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz al-Rājiḥī

The manāhij (methodologies) of the muḥadithīn (scholars of ḥadīth)

The four sunan (Abū Dāwūd, At-Tirmidhī, An-Nasaa’ee, and Ibn Majah), the musnad of Imām Aḥmad, and the sunan of Ad-Dārimī, all contain aḥādīth that are ṣaḥīḥ (authentic), ḥasan (good), and dāʿīf (weak). For they did not make it a condition for their books to contain only the aḥādīth that are ṣaḥīḥ as Al-Bukhārī and Muslim did. Rather, their intent was to gather all the aḥādīth as they relate to a particular matter. Similarly are those other such the musnad of At-Taylasee and the three maʿajim of al-Tabarānī. As for the muwaṭṭaʾ of Imām Mālik, it contains aḥādīth that are ṣaḥīḥ, ḥasan, and dāʿīf.

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Published: September 6, 2004
Edited: July 28, 2022

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