Hadith on Ibn Mas’ud: His shins weigh more than Uhud in the Hereafter

Ibn Mas’ud reported: He was harvesting toothsticks from an Arak tree and he had tiny shins. The wind blew and made him fall over, so people laughed at him. The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “What are you laughing at?” They said, “O Prophet of Allah, he has tiny shins.” The Prophet said, “By the one in whose hand is my soul, they will both be heavier on the Scale than the mountain of Uhud.”

Source: Musnad Aḥmad 3991

Grade: Sahih li ghayrihi (authentic due to external evidence) according to Al-Arna’ut

عَنِ ابْنِ مَسْعُودٍ أَنَّهُ كَانَ يَجْتَنِي سِوَاكًا مِنْ الْأَرَاكِ وَكَانَ دَقِيقَ السَّاقَيْنِ فَجَعَلَتْ الرِّيحُ تَكْفَؤُهُ فَضَحِكَ الْقَوْمُ مِنْهُ فَقَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ مِمَّ تَضْحَكُونَ قَالُوا يَا نَبِيَّ اللَّهِ مِنْ دِقَّةِ سَاقَيْهِ فَقَالَ وَالَّذِي نَفْسِي بِيَدِهِ لَهُمَا أَثْقَلُ فِي الْمِيزَانِ مِنْ أُحُدٍ

3991 مسند أحمد

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