In Abu Nu’aym (Hilyat al-awliya', i, 355). Tawthiq by al-Dhahabi. 1
In his al-Khasa'is, p.95, from Muhammad ibn al-Muthanna (see 104). A leading scholar and traditionist.
In al-Tabarani (al-Mu’jam al-kabir, iii, Nos. 2680, 3052), from him, from Nasr ibn ‘Abd al-Rahman al-Washsha' (see 129). The leading traditionist of Basrah during his days. 2
In al-Suyuti (Ihya' al-mayyit, 12), al-Sakhawi (al-Istijlab), al-Samhudi (Jawahir al-’iqdayn), Ahmad ibn al-Fadl ibn Ba Kathir (Wasilat al-ma’al), and al-Badakhshani (Miftah al-naja). A highly respected scholar. 3
In Ibn ‘Asakir (Ta'rikh, i, 45), from Abu Bakr Muhammad ibn al-Husayn al-Mazrafi, from Abu al-Husayn Muhammad ibn al-Muhtadi, from Abu al-Hasan ‘Ali ibn ‘Umar, from him, from Zayd ibn al-Hasan al-Anmati (193). Tawthiq by al-Khatib. 4
In ‘Ali al-Muttaqi al-Hindi (Kanz al-’ummal, xv, 19, xvl, 252, 253) from him, from Zayd ibn Arqam, Abu Sa’id al-Khudri and ‘Ali (A). He is one of the greatest historians, exegetes and legists.
In his al-Dhurriyyat al-tahirah, 168 (Qumm, 1407) from Ibrahim ibn Marzuq, from Abu ‘Amir al-Aqadi, from Kathir ibn Zayd, from Muhammad ibn ‘Umar ibn ‘Ali, from ‘Ali (A). One of the leading traditionists and historians of his era.
In his Sahih, as mentioned by al-Sakhawi, op. cit. One of the imams of hadith.
In Ibn al-Maghazili (al-Manaqib, 234). Tawthiq by al-Khatib. 5
In his book al-Musnad al-sahih, as mentioned by al-Shaykhani al-Qadiri in al-Sirat al-sawi. A leading traditionist of his era. 6
In al-Tahawi (Mushkil al-athar, iv, 368), from him. A leading scholar of Iraq in his time. 7
In al-Tabarani (Mu’jam shuyukhih, i, 135) from him.
In al-Hamawi, Fara'id al-simtayn, ii, 272.
In his Mushkil al-athar, iv, 368, with two chains of transmission from Zayd ibn Arqam. A leading writer and scholar of his era. 8
In his Kitab al-du’afa' (MS. 362 in Dar al-Kutub al-Zahiriyyah, Damascus, F. 104) through three chains from Abu Sa’id and Jabir. A leading scholar of his age. 9
In his al-’Iqd al-farid. He is a well-known scholar of a high standing.
In his al-Masahif, from Zayd ibn Arqam and from Zayd ibn Thabit. An eminent scholar. Tawthiq and tasdiq by Ibn Khallikan and al-Sam’ani. 10
In his Amali, where he regards it as sahih, as mentioned by ‘Ali al-Muttaqi in Kanz al-’ummal (xv, 122-123). A great scholar (imam) of Baghdad. 11
In his Kitab al-wilayah, known as Kitab al-muwalat, through 8 chains, as mentioned by al-Sakhawi (op. cit.), al-Samhudi (op. cit), Ibn Ba Kathir (op. cit.) and al-Shaykhani a1-Qadiri (op. cit). An eminent scholar of his era.
In al-Bayhaqi (Sunan, ii, 148) from al-Hakim, from him, from Muhammad ibn ‘Abd al-Wahhab al-Farra' al-Abdi. Also in Ibn ‘Asakir in Mu’jam shuyukhih (MS. F. 11). Tawthiq by al-Dhahabi. 12
In al-Bayhaqi (Sunan, vii, 30) from him, from Abu Ahmad al-Farra'. Author of a voluminous Musnad. An eminent traditionist from Nishabur.
In Abu Nu’aym (Hilyat al-awliya', ix, 64) from him, from Ahmad ibn Yusuf al-Dabbi. Teacher of Abu Nu’aym, who reports from Abu ‘Umar al-Qattan that he saw ‘Abd Allah ibn Ja’far in a dream after his death. When asked, "How did God treat you?" he replied, "He forgave me and put me with the prophets in their station." 13
In al-Hakim (al-Mustadrak, iii, 90) from him. Al-Hakim considers him thiqah and considers this narration of his as sahih.
In al-Bayhaqi (Sunan, x, 113) from Abu Muhammad Janah ibn Nadhir, from him, from Ibrahim ibn Ishaq al-Zuhri. Also in al-Hakim (al-Mustadrak, iii, 533) from him, where he, and after him al-Dhahabi in his Talkhis, has regarded it as sahih. The qadi and traditionist of Kufah. 14
In al-Hakim (al-Mustadrak, iii, 109-110) from him, from Zayd ibn Arqam. A leading traditionist and legist of his era and author of al-Musnad al-kabir.
In his book al-Talibiyyin, as mentioned by al-Sakhawi (al-Istijlab) and al-Samhudi (Jawahir al-’iqdayn). A leading scholar.
In his works al-Mu’jam al-saghir, al-Mu’jam al-kabir and al-Mu’jam al-awsat with different chains. One of the imams of hadith.
In al-Hakim (al-Mustadrak, iii, 109) from him, from Zayd ibn Arqam. A famous traditionist. 15
In his compilation of traditions (MS. No. 3637, F. 60, in Dar al-Kutub al-Zahiriyyah, Damascus) from Abu Sa’id. Tawthiq by Abu Nu’aym, Ibn al-Athir, Ibn Mardawayh, Ibn al-’Imad and al-Dhahabi. 16
In his Tahdhib al-lughah under ‘itrah, as mentioned in Lisan al-Arab (iv, 538), and also under habl (Lisan al-Arab, xi, 137). A legist and leading philologist and lexicographer (imam fi al-lughah). 17
In al-Hakim (al-Mustadrak, iii, 109) from him, from ‘Abd Allah ibn Ahmad. Al-Hakim has considered his narration as sahih. Tawthiq, also, by Abu Bakr al-Barqani. 18
In Abu Nu’aym (Hilyat al-awliya', i, 355) from him, from al-Hasan ibn Sufyan al-Nasawi. Also in al-Khwarazmi (Maqtal al-Husayn, i, 104) from ‘Abu al-Ala', from Zahir al-Shahhani, from Abu Sa’id al-Ganjrudi, from him. Grammarian, legist and traditionist.
In Ibn al-Maghazili (al-Manaqib, 236) from Abu Talib Muhammad ibn Ahmad ibn ‘Uthman, from him, from Zayd ibn Arqam. Tawthiq by al-Dhahabi, who calls him 'al-imam al-thiqah' and al-Darqutni, al-Safadi, and al-Suyuti. 19
In Ibn ‘Asakir, Mu’jam shuyukhih, MS. F. 205.
In Ibn Ba Kathir al-Makki (wasilat al-ma'al, MS.) from him from Umm Salamah. A leading scholar and traditionist (imam) of his era, legist and expert on rijal. 20
In Ibn ‘Asakir (Ta'rikh Dimashq, ii, 45). Tawthiq by al-Atiqi and al-Khatib. 21
In al-Hamawi (Fara'id al-simtayn, li, 272) from him, from Abu Sa’id al-Khudri. Tawthiq by al-Sam’ani. 22
In Manaqib Ahlul Bayt, MS.