Maʿānī al-ʾAkhbār > The meaning of the good deed that makes the servant enter Paradise
Hadith #1

حدثنا محمد بن علي ماجيلويه - رضي الله عنه - قال: حدثنا علي بن إبراهيم ابن هاشم، عن أبيه، عن داود بن سليمان، عن علي بن موسى الرضا، عن الصادق عليهم السلام قال: أوحى الله عز وجل إلى داود عليه السلام: أن العبد من عبادي ليأتيني بالحسنة فأدخله الجنة. قال: يا رب وما تلك الحسنة؟ قال: يفرج عن المؤمن كربته ولو بتمرة، فقال داود عليه السلام: حق على من عرفك أن لا يقطع رجاءه منك.

1. We were told by Muhammed bin Ali Majilawayh, may Allah be pleased with him, that he said: We were told by Ali bin Ibrahim ibn Hashim, from his father, from Dawud bin Sulayman, from Ali bin Musa al-Rida, from al-Sadiq, peace be upon them, that he said: Allah, Exalted and Glorious is He, revealed to Dawud , peace be upon him: Indeed, the servant from among My servant will, verily, come to me with one good deed, and I will make him enter Paradise. He said: O Lord, and what is that good deed? He said: That he relieves a believer from his anguish, even if by (the amount of) a date. Dawud, peace be upon him, then said: It is truly (a must) upon the one who knows You that he does not stop his hope from You.