أحب إخواني إلي علي بن أبي طالب، وأحب أعمامي إلي حمزة بن عبد المطلب.
The most beloved of my brothers to me is ‘Ali ibn Abi Talib. And the most beloved of my uncles to me is Hamzah ibn ‘Abdul Muttalib.
Ibn al Maghazili narrates — Abu al Hassan Ahmed ibn al Muzaffar informed us — ‘Abdullah ibn Muhammad al Hafiz informed us — Muhammad ibn Muhammad informed us — Musa ibn Ismail narrated to me — my father narrated to us — from his father — from his grandfather, Jafar ibn Muhammad — from his father — from his grandfather, ‘Ali ibn al Hussain — from his father — from his grandfather, ‘Ali ibn Abi Talib radiya Llahu ‘anhu who said, “The Messenger of Allah salla Llahu ‘alayhi wa sallam said…”
This hadith is mawdu’ (fabricated).
Ibn al Maghazili, as mentioned previously, is da’if (weak).
Muhammad ibn Muhammad ibn al Ash’ath, as mentioned previously, is suspected of fabricating hadith.
Musa ibn Ismail is Ibn Musa ibn Jafar ibn Muhammad. He and his father could not be traced.
Al Daylami includes this hadith in his collection with a chain of transmission from ‘Amr ibn Thabit ibn Hurmuz al Kufi. He is matruk (suspected of forgery) and has been accused of lying.
Al Albani included this hadith is his work and said it is mawdu’ (fabricated).
 Ibn al Maghazili: Manaqib ‘Ali, hadith no. 342.
 Al Daylami: Musnad al Firdaws, 2/116.
 Al Albani: Silsilat al Ahadith al Da’ifah, 8/3562.Back to top