Hadith on Enormities: Worst sins are usury, slander, cutting off family

Sa’id ibn Zayd reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Among the worst acts of usury is to disparage the reputation of a Muslim without right. Verily, this womb derives its name from the Most Merciful. Whoever severs its family ties, Allah will forbid him from entering Paradise.

Source: Musnad Aḥmad 1651

Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Ahmad Shakir

عَنْ سَعِيدِ بْنِ زَيْدٍ عَنِ النَّبِيِّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ أَنَّهُ قَالَ مِنْ أَرْبَى الرِّبَا الِاسْتِطَالَةُ فِي عِرْضِ مُسْلِمٍ بِغَيْرِ حَقٍّ وَإِنَّ هَذِهِ الرَّحِمَ شِجْنَةٌ مِنَ الرَّحْمَنِ فَمَنْ قَطَعَهَا حَرَّمَ اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ الْجَنَّةَ

1651 مسند أحمد بن حنبل

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