Hadeeth: “Anyone who recites Soorah Al-Dukhaan in the evening, 70,000 angels will ask forgiveness for him until the morning”.

Question 52: What is the authenticity of the following Hadeeth: Anyone who recites Soorah Al-Dukhaan in the evening, seventy thousand angels will ask forgiveness for him until the morning.

Answer: This Hadeeth is narrated by Al-Tirmidee on the authority of Abu Hurayrah from the Prophet (peace be upon him). It has been classified as Da‘eef (weak). Jalaal Al-Deen Al-Suyyootee classified it as Da‘eef in his Hadeeth compilation entitled “Al-Gaami‘ Al-Sagheer”. Ibn Al-Jawzee also referred to it in his book entitled “Al-Mawdu‘aat” [Fabricated Hadeeth]. The Sanad (chain of narrators) include `Umar ibn Raashid ibn Shajarah whom Imaam Ahmad ibn Hanbal, Yahyaa ibn Ma‘in, Aboo Daawood and others have ranked as a weak narrator… read more here.

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