Hadith on Envy: Everyone blessed will be envied, so be cautious

Mu’adh ibn Jabal reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Seek help in the fulfillment of your needs by being discrete, for everyone who is given a blessing will be envied.

Source: al-Mu’jam al-Kabīr 16644

Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani

Ibn Kathir said, “The command is to conceal a potential blessing until it arrives and is made known.”

Source: Tafsīr Ibn Kathīr 12:5

عَنْ مُعَاذِ بْنِ جَبَلٍ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ اسْتَعِينُوا عَلَى إِنْجَاحِ الْحَوَائِجِ بِالْكِتْمَانِ فَإِنَّ كُلَّ ذِي نِعْمَةٍ مَحْسُودٌ

16644 المعجم الكبير للطبراني

943 المحدث الألباني خلاصة حكم المحدث صحيح في صحيح الجامع

قال ابن كثير الْأَمْرُ بِكِتْمَانِ النِّعْمَةِ حَتَّى تُوجَدَ وَتَظْهَرَ

12:5 تفسير ابن كثير