Hadiths About The Quran

Chapter: The Magnificence, Grandeur and Superiority of the Quran   

The Prophet Muhammad (SAW) said, “The superiority of the speech of Allah compared to all other speech is like the superiority of Allah over His creation.
Source: Tirmidhee no. 2926 - [Hasan]

The Prophet Muhammad (SAW) said, “Every Prophet was given miracles because of which people believed, but what I have been given is Divine Inspiration which Allah has revealed to me. So I hope that my followers will outnumber the followers of the other Prophets on the Day of Resurrection.”
Source: Bukhari no. 4981, Muslim no. 152 - [Sahih]

The Prophet Muhammad (SAW) said, “Indeed Allah, through this Book, raises some peoples and lowers others.”
Source: Muslim no. 996 – [Sahih]

Chapter: The Level of Prophethood

The Prophet Muhammad (SAW) said, “Whoever recites the Quran secures knowledge of prophethood within his ribs [bosom], though Divine Revelation is not sent upon him. It does not befit one endowed with the Quran that he should be indignant with those in anger, nor should he indulge in any act of ignorance with those who are ignorant, while the Speech of Allah is there in his chest.”
Source: Hakim, TarghibwaTarhib no. 2/301 - [Sahih]

The Prophet Muhammad (SAW) said, “You will not come back to Allah with anything better than that which came from Him, i.e. the Quran.”
Source: Mastadrik al-Hakim no. 2077 - [Sahih]

Hadiths About The Quran

Chapter: Most Precise and Accurate

The Prophet Muhammad (SAW) said, “The most accurate and truthful speech is the Book of Allah (SWT)”
Source: Nisa’i no. 1578 - [Sahih]

The Prophet Muhammad (SAW) said, Allah (SWT) said, “I have sent you [O Prophet] in order to put you to test and put those to test through you. And I sent the Book to you which cannot be washed away by water, so that you may recite it while in the state of wakefulness and sleep.”
Source: Hadith Qudsi, Muslim no. 2865a - [Sahih]

Chapter: The Quran is Pure and Undistorted

Ibn Abbas said, “How can you ask the people of the Scriptures about their Books while you have Allah’s Book [the Quran] which is the most recent of the Books revealed by Allah, and you read it in its pure undistorted form?”
Source: Bukhari no. 7522 - [Sahih]

Chapter: Reciting the Quran is a Light for You

The Prophet Muhammad (SAW) said, “It is imperative for you to have Taqwa [fear/consciousness of Allah] for this is the accumulation of all good. And upon you is Jihad in the path of Allah for it is the monasticism of the Muslims. [Finally]...upon you is the Remembrance of Allah and the recitation of His Book, for it is light for you on earth and [a means by which] you will be mentioned in the Heavens.”
Source: Targhibwa-Tarhib no. 4/24, Jami as-Sagheer no. 5495 - [Sahih]

Chapter: Having doubt in the Quran is Kufr

The Prophet Muhammad (SAW) said, “…Having doubt in the Quran is [kufr] disbelief….”
Source: Abu Dawud no. 4603 - [Ha-san]

Chapter: The Quran - an Intercessor

The Prophet Muhammad (SAW) said, “Fasting and the Quran will intercede for the slave on the Day of Judgment. Fasting will say, ‘O My Lord! I prevented him from food and desires, so accept my intercession for him.’ And the Quran will say, ‘I prevented him from sleep during the night, so accept my intercession for him.’ ....thus they will intercede.”
Source: Musnad Ahmad no. 6337 - [Sahih]


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