Hadith on Sultan: Obey Muslim authorities in prosperity and adversity

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “You must listen and obey authorities in hardship and ease, what you are eager for and what you dislike, even if they give undue preference over you.

Source: Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 1836

Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Muslim

عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللهِ صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ عَلَيْكَ السَّمْعَ وَالطَّاعَةَ فِي عُسْرِكَ وَيُسْرِكَ وَمَنْشَطِكَ وَمَكْرَهِكَ وَأَثَرَةٍ عَلَيْكَ

1836 صحيح مسلم كتاب الإمارة باب وجوب طاعة الأمراء في غير معصية وتحريمها في المعصية