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Sunan Abu Dawud / Hadith 4652

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Sunan Abu Dawud
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Ahmad Hasan translation

Ibn ‘Abbas reported the Prophet (May peace be upon him) as saying :

It is not fitting for a servent to say that I (The Prophet) is better than Jonah son of Matta.

حَدَّثَنَا حَفْصُ بْنُ عُمَرَ، حَدَّثَنَا شُعْبَةُ، عَنْ قَتَادَةَ، عَنْ أَبِي الْعَالِيَةِ، عَنِ ابْنِ عَبَّاسٍ، عَنِ النَّبِيِّ صلى الله عليه وسلم قَالَ ‏

"‏ مَا يَنْبَغِي لِعَبْدٍ أَنْ يَقُولَ إِنِّي خَيْرٌ مِنْ يُونُسَ بْنِ مَتَّى ‏"

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