Hadith on Trials: Disappearance of righteous a sign of the Hour

Mirdas al-Aslami reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Righteous people will be taken away, one after another, until only the dregs of society will remain like the sediment of barley or dates. Allah will have no esteem for them.

Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 6070

Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Bukhari

عَنْ مِرْدَاسٍ الْأَسْلَمِيِّ قَالَ قَالَ النَّبِيُّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ يَذْهَبُ الصَّالِحُونَ الْأَوَّلُ فَالْأَوَّلُ وَيَبْقَى حُفَالَةٌ كَحُفَالَةِ الشَّعِيرِ أَوْ التَّمْرِ لَا يُبَالِيهِمْ اللَّهُ بَالَةً

6070 صحيح البخاري كتاب الرقاق باب ذهاب الصالحين ويقال الذهاب المطر