Ikramah on Yusuf: Allah raised up Joseph by his forgiveness

Abu Nu’aym reported: ‘Ikramah, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Allah Almighty said to Joseph: O Joseph, by your forgiveness of your brothers I have raised your status among those who are mentioned.”

Source: Ḥilyat al-Awliyā’ 4471

عن أبي نعيم عَنْ عِكْرِمَةَ رحمه الله قَالَ قَالَ اللَّهُ تَعَالَى لِيُوسُفَ يَا يُوسُفُ بِعَفْوِكَ عَنْ إِخْوَتِكَ رَفَعْتُ لَكَ ذِكْرَكَ مَعَ الذَّاكِرِينَ

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