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muslim:2627Abū Bakr b. Abū Shaybah > ʿAlī b. Mushir And Ḥafṣ b. Ghiyāth > Burayd b. ʿAbdullāh > Abū Burdah > Abū Mūsá

Make a recommendation for him, and you would get the reward. Allah, however, gives the verdict through the tongue of His Apostle what He likes most.  

مسلم:٢٦٢٧حَدَّثَنَا أَبُو بَكْرِ بْنُ أَبِي شَيْبَةَ حَدَّثَنَا عَلِيُّ بْنُ مُسْهِرٍ وَحَفْصُ بْنُ غِيَاثٍ عَنْ بُرَيْدِ بْنِ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ عَنْ أَبِي بُرْدَةَ عَنْ أَبِي مُوسَى قَالَ

كَانَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ ﷺ إِذَا أَتَاهُ طَالِبُ حَاجَةٍ أَقْبَلَ عَلَى جُلَسَائِهِ فَقَالَ اشْفَعُوا فَلْتُؤْجَرُوا وَلْيَقْضِ اللَّهُ عَلَى لِسَانِ نَبِيِّهِ مَا أَحَبَّ  


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Collected by Bukhārī, Aḥmad
bukhari:7476Muḥammad b. al-ʿAlāʾ > Abū Usāmah > Burayd > Abū Burdah > Abū Mūsá

Whenever a beggar or a person in need of something came to the Prophet ﷺ , he used to say (to his companions), "Intercede (for him) and you will be rewarded for that, and Allah will fulfill what He will through His Apostle's tongue."  

البخاري:٧٤٧٦حَدَّثَنَا مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ الْعَلاَءِ حَدَّثَنَا أَبُو أُسَامَةَ عَنْ بُرَيْدٍ عَنْ أَبِي بُرْدَةَ عَنْ أَبِي مُوسَى قَالَ

كَانَ النَّبِيُّ ﷺ إِذَا أَتَاهُ السَّائِلُ وَرُبَّمَا قَالَ جَاءَهُ السَّائِلُ أَوْ صَاحِبُ الْحَاجَةِ قَالَ اشْفَعُوا فَلْتُؤْجَرُوا وَيَقْضِي اللَّهُ عَلَى لِسَانِ رَسُولِهِ مَا شَاءَ  

bukhari:6028Muḥammad b. al-ʿAlāʾ > Abū Usāmah > Burayd > Abū Burdah > Abū Mūsá

Whenever a beggar or a person in need came to the Prophet, the Prophet would say "Help and recommend him and you will receive the reward for it, and Allah will bring about what he will through His Prophet's tongue  

البخاري:٦٠٢٨حَدَّثَنَا مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ الْعَلاَءِ حَدَّثَنَا أَبُو أُسَامَةَ عَنْ بُرَيْدٍ عَنْ أَبِي بُرْدَةَ عَنْ أَبِي مُوسَى

عَنِ النَّبِيِّ ﷺ أَنَّهُ كَانَ إِذَا أَتَاهُ السَّائِلُ أَوْ صَاحِبُ الْحَاجَةِ قَالَ اشْفَعُوا فَلْتُؤْجَرُوا وَلْيَقْضِ اللَّهُ عَلَى لِسَانِ رَسُولِهِ مَا شَاءَ  

ahmad:19706Muḥammad b. ʿUbayd > Burayd b. ʿAbdullāh b. Abū Burdah from his father > Abū Mūsá

Make intercession to me, you will be rewarded, for Allah decrees what he wishes by the tongue of his prophet. (Using translation from Abū Dāʾūd 5131)   

أحمد:١٩٧٠٦حَدَّثَنَا مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ عُبَيْدٍ قَالَ حَدَّثَنَا بُرَيْدُ بْنُ عَبْدِ اللهِ بْنِ أَبِي بُرْدَةَ عَنْ أَبِيهِ عَنْ أَبِي مُوسَى قَالَ

جَاءَ سَائِلٌ إِلَى النَّبِيِّ ﷺ فَقَالَ رَسُولُ اللهِ ﷺ اشْفَعُوا فَلْتُؤْجَرُوا وَلْيَقْضِ اللهُ عَلَى لِسَانِ نَبِيِّهِ مَا شَاءَ  

ahmad:19584Wakīʿ > Burayd b. Abū Burdah b. Abū Mūsá from his father from his grandfather

[Machine] "We were sitting with the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ , and a questioner asked him. The Messenger of Allah ﷺ said, 'Intercede and you will be rewarded, and let Allah decide on the tongue of His Prophet what He loves.'"  

أحمد:١٩٥٨٤حَدَّثَنَا وَكِيعٌ حَدَّثَنَا بُرَيْدُ بْنُ أَبِي بُرْدَةَ بْنِ أَبِي مُوسَى عَنْ أَبِيهِ عَنْ جَدِّهِ قَالَ

كُنَّا جُلُوسًا عِنْدَ النَّبِيِّ ﷺ وَإِنَّهُ سَأَلَهُ سَائِلٌفَقَالَ رَسُولُ اللهِ ﷺ اشْفَعُوا تُؤْجَرُوا وَلْيَقْضِ اللهُ ﷻ عَلَى لِسَانِ نَبِيِّهِ مَا أَحَبَّ