Hadith on Sabr: Patience over friend’s death leads to Paradise

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Allah Almighty says: I have nothing to give to My faithful servant but Paradise if I cause his dear friend to die and he remains patient.

Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 6424

Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Bukhari

عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ أَنَّ رَسُولَ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ قَالَ يَقُولُ اللَّهُ تَعَالَى مَا لِعَبْدِي الْمُؤْمِنِ عِنْدِي جَزَاءٌ إِذَا قَبَضْتُ صَفِيَّهُ مِنْ أَهْلِ الدُّنْيَا ثُمَّ احْتَسَبَهُ إِلَّا الْجَنَّةُ

6424 صحيح البخاري كتاب الرقاق باب العمل الذي يبتغى به وجه الله