Ibn Abbas on Greeting: I would respond to Pharaoh if he greeted me

Sa’id ibn Jubayr reported: Ibn Abbas, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “If Pharaoh had said to me, ‘May Allah bless you,’ I would have said, ‘And you too,’ but Pharaoh has already died.”

Source: al-Adab al-Mufrad 1098

Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani

عَنْ سَعِيدِ بْنِ جُبَيْرٍ عَنِ ابْنِ عَبَّاسٍ رضي الله عنه قَالَ لَوْ قَالَ لِي فِرْعَوْنُ بَارَكَ اللَّهُ فِيكَ قُلْتُ وَفِيكَ وَفِرْعَوْنُ قَدْ مَاتَ

1098 الأدب المفرد للبخاري

848 المحدث الألباني خلاصة حكم المحدث صحيح في صحيح الأدب المفرد