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Hadith #1

حدثنا الحاكم عبد الحميد بن عبد الرحمن بن الحسن النيسابوري، قال: حدثنا أبو يزيد الهروي، قال: حدثنا سلمة بن شبيب، قال: حدثنا محمد بن منيب العدني قال: حدثنا السري بن يحيى: عن هشام، عن أبي الزبير، عن جابر بن عبد الله أن رسول الله صلى الله عليه وآله قال: تعلموا سيد الاستغفار: " اللهم أنت ربي لا إله إلا أنت خلقتني و أنا عبدك وأنا على عهدك وأبوء بنعمتك علي وأبوء لك بذنبي ، فاغفر لي إنه لا يغفر الذنوب إلا أنت ".

1. We were told by al-Hakim, Abdul-Hameed bin Abdul-Rahman bin Hasan al-Naisabouri, that he said: We were told by Abu Yazid al-Harawi, that he said: We were told by Salama bin Shabeeb, that he said: We were told by Muhammed bin Muneeb al-Adni, that he said: We were told by Surri bin Yahya, from Hisham, from Abu’l-Zubair, from Jabir bin Abdullah, that the Messenger of Allah, Allah’s blessings be upon him and his Family, said: Learn the Master of Forgiveness-seeking: «O Allah, You are my Lord, there is no god but You. You created me, and I am Your servant, and I am on Your covenant, and I acknowledge Your grace upon me, and I acknowledge to You my sin, so forgive me. Indeed, none forgives sins except for You.»