Hadith on Greed: Human beings greedy for more until death

Jabir reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “If the son of Adam had a valley of date palms, he would wish for another like it, then another and another, until he wished to have many valleys. Nothing will satisfy his belly but the dust of the grave.”

Source: Musnad Aḥmad 14255

Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani

عن جابر أَنَّ رَسُولَ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم قَالَ لَوْ كَانَ لِابْنِ آدَمَ وَادٍ مِنْ نَخْلٍ تَمَنَّى مِثْلَهُ ثُمَّ تَمَنَّى مِثْلَهُ حَتَّى يَتَمَنَّى أَوْدِيَةً وَلَا يَمْلَأُ جَوْفَ ابْنِ آدَمَ إِلَّا التُّرَابُ

14255 مسند أحمد باقي مسند المكثرين

5289 المحدث الألباني خلاصة حكم المحدث صحيح في صحيح الجامع