Hadith on Modesty: Be shy before Allah as you would an authority figure

Sa’eed ibn Yazeed reported: He said to the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, “Advise me.” The Prophet said, “I advise you to be modest in front of Allah Almighty as you would be modest in front of a righteous man among your people.”

Source: al-Mu’jam al-Kabīr 5539

Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani

عَنْ سَعِيدِ بْنِ يَزِيدَ الْأَزْدِيِّ أَنَّهُ قَالَ لِلنَّبِيِّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ أَوْصِنِي قَالَ أُوصِيكَ أَنْ تَسْتَحِيَ مِنَ اللَّهِ عَزَّ وَجَلَّ كَمَا تَسْتَحِي مِنَ الرَّجُلِ الصَّالِحِ مِنْ قَوْمِكَ

5539 المعجم الكبير

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