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Concerning the Hadeeth ''Every Important Matter''
Question:

To what degree is this Hadeeth authentic: كل أمر ذي بال لا يبدأ ببسم الله فهو أبتر، أقطع، أجذم "Every important matter that does not begin by Allaah's name is cut off, mutilated."
Answer:

Ibn Hibban[1] and others[2] have narrated this Hadeeth through two or more different chains. Some scholars of Hadeeth have ruled that it is weak[3], while what appears to be more correct is that its level is Hasan due to other supporting narrations. And Allaah is the facilitation to do what is right.

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[1] Ibn Hibban no. 1 and 2

[2] Ibn Majah no. 1894, Al-Baihaqi 3/5559 and Abu Dawud no. 4840

[3] Dha'ifu-Jami As-Saghir Lil-Albani no. 4216, Ad-Dha'ifah no. 902 and Al-Erwaa no. 2

Shaykh `Abdul-`Azeez Bin Baz
Fatawa Islamiyah, Vol. 7, Pages 194-195, DARUSSALAM
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