94. A Characteristic That is the Best Form of Worshipping and a Characteristic That is the Noblest Form of Being Religious

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1-104 أخبرني الخليل بن أحمد قال: أخبرنا ابن منيع قال: حدثنا هارون ابن عبد الله قال: حدثنا سليمان بن عبدالرحمن الدمشقي قال: حدثنا خالد بن أبي خالد الازرق، عن محمد بن عبدالرحمن وأظنه ابن أبي ليلى عن نافع، عن ابن عمر، عن رسول الله صلى الله عليه وآله أنه قال: أفضل العبادة الفقه، وأفضل الدين الورع


1-104 Al-Khalil ibn Ahmad narrated that Ibn Muni’a quoted on the authority of Harun ibn Abdullah, on the authority of Suleiman ibn Abdul Rahman al-Dameshqi, on the authority of Khalid ibn Abi Khalid al-Azraq, on the authority of Muhammad ibn Abdul Rahman - whom I suspect to be ibn Abi Layli, on the authority of Nafe’ah, on the authority of Ibn Umar that God’s Prophet (MGB) said, “The best form of worshipping is to apply yourself to the acquisition of knowledge, and the noblest form of being religious is piety.”