Hadith on Death: Man’s hopes extend beyond his lifespan

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “This is the son of Adam and this is his lifespan,” and he placed his hands on the back of his neck and then extended them outwardly, saying, “And from there he hopes in the world, from there he hopes in the world.

Source: Sunan al-Tirmidhī 2334

Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Tirmidhi

عَنْ أَنَسِ بْنِ مَالِكٍ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ هَذَا ابْنُ آدَمَ وَهَذَا أَجَلُهُ وَوَضَعَ يَدَهُ عِنْدَ قَفَاهُ ثُمَّ بَسَطَهَا فَقَالَ وَثَمَّ أَمَلُهُ وَثَمَّ أَمَلُهُ

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