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Major sins are erased through repentance and minor sins become major if they remain persistent

suyuti:25680aIbn ʿAbbās and Anas

"No sin is ˹considered˺ major that is ˹followed up˺ with seeking forgiveness, and no sin is ˹considered˺ minor if it remains persistent."  

السيوطي:٢٥٦٨٠aعن ابن عباس وعن أَنس

"لا كَبِيرَةَ مَعَ الاسْتِغْفَارِ، وَلا صَغِيرَةَ مَعَ الإصْرَارِ".  

الديلمي عن ابن عباس وعن أَنس

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"مَا كَبِيرَةٌ بِكَبِيرةٍ مَعَ الإسْتِغْفَارِ ولا صَغِيرَةٌ بِصَغِيَرَةٍ معَ الإِصْرَارِ".  

[خط] الخطيب [كر] ابن عساكر في تاريخه عن عائشة، وفيه (إسحاق بن بشر) متروك