Maʿānī al-ʾAkhbār > The meaning of saying «There is no god but Allah» sincerely
Hadith #1

حدثنا أبي - رحمه الله - قال: حدثنا سعد بن عبد الله، عن يعقوب بن يزيد، عن محمد بن أبي عمير، عن محمد بن حمران، عن أبي عبد الله عليه السلام قال: من قال: " لا آله إلا الله " مخلصا دخل الجنة وإخلاصه أن يحجزه " لا إله إلا الله " عما حرم الله عز وجل.

1. We were told by my father, may Allah grant him mercy, that he said: We were told by Sa’d bin Abdullah, from Ya’qoub bin Yazid, from Muhammed bin Abi ‘Umayr, from Muhammed bin Hamran, from Abu Abdillah, peace be upon him, that he said: The one who says: «There is no god but Allah» sincerely, will enter Paradise, and his sincerity is that «There is no god but Allah» will constrain him from that which Allah, Exalted and Glorious is He, has forbidden.



Hadith #2

حدثنا أبي - رحمه الله - قال: حدثنا سعد بن عبد الله، عن أحمد بن محمد بن عيسى، والحسن بن علي الكوفي، وإبراهيم بن هاشم كلهم، عن الحسين بن يوسف، عن سليمان بن عمرو، عن مهاجر بن الحسن، عن زيد بن أرقم، عن النبي صلى الله عليه وآله قال: من قال: " لا إله إلا الله " مخلصا دخل الجنة وإخلاصه أن يحجزه " لا إله إلا الله " عما حرم الله عز وجل.

2. We were told by my father, may Allah grant him mercy, that he said: We were told by Sa’d bin Abdullah, from Ahmad bin Muhammed bin Isa, and Hasan bin Ali al-Kufi, and Ibrahim bin Hashim, all of them, from Hussain bin Saif, from Sulayman bin Amru, from Muhajir bin Hasan, from Zaid bin Arqam, from the Prophet, Allah’s blessings be upon him and his Family, that he said: The one who says: «There is no god but Allah» sincerely, will enter Paradise, and his sincerity is that «There is no god but Allah» will constrain him from that which Allah, Exalted and Glorious is He, has forbidden.