What is the status of the hadeeth (prophetic narration), “Whoever is afflicted with poverty and refers it to the people, his poverty will not be brought to an end, but whoever refers it to Allah, Allah will grant him provision, sooner or later.”
Praise be to Alaah
The hadeeth was
narrated by al-Tirmidhi (2326) and Abu Dawood (1645).
It was classed as
saheeh (authentic) by al-Tirmidhi and al-Hakim (1/566), and al-Dhahabi
agreed with him.