Ibn Mas’ud on Quran: Middle chapters are my old treasures

Ibn Yazid reported: Ibn Mas’ud, may Allah be pleased with him, said about Surat Bani Isra’il, Al-Kahf, Maryam, Ta Ha, and Al-Anbiya’, “They were among the first chapters I learned and they are my old treasures.”

Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 4431

Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Bukhari

عن ابن يزيد بْنِ قَيْسٍ قال قال ابْن مَسْعُودٍ فِي بَنِي إِسْرَائِيلَ وَالْكَهْفِ وَمَرْيَمَ وَطه وَالْأَنْبِيَاءِ إِنَّهُنَّ مِنْ الْعِتَاقِ الْأُوَلِ وَهُنَّ مِنْ تِلَادِي

4431 صحيح البخاري كتاب تفسير القرآن سورة بني إسرائيل