Hadith on Martyrdom: Whoever is killed protecting his wealth, religion, life, or family is a martyr

Sa’eed ibn Zaid reported: I heard the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, say, “Whoever is killed protecting his wealth is a martyr, and whoever is killed protecting his religion is a martyr, and whoever is killed protecting his life is a martyr, and whoever is killed protecting his family is a martyr.”

Source: Sunan At-Tirmidhi 1421

Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to At-Tirmidhi

عَنْ سَعِيدِ بْنِ زَيْدٍ قَالَ سَمِعْتُ رَسُولَ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ يَقُولُ مَنْ قُتِلَ دُونَ مَالِهِ فَهُوَ شَهِيدٌ وَمَنْ قُتِلَ دُونَ دِينِهِ فَهُوَ شَهِيدٌ وَمَنْ قُتِلَ دُونَ دَمِهِ فَهُوَ شَهِيدٌ وَمَنْ قُتِلَ دُونَ أَهْلِهِ فَهُوَ شَهِيدٌ

1421 سنن الترمذي كتاب الديات عن رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم باب ما جاء فيمن قتل دون ماله فهو شهيد

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