In his Kitab al-gharibayn, under "thaql". A leading scholar and philologist.
In his Mustadrak (iii, 109, 174) through a sahih chain of transmission from Zayd ibn Arqam. There he also narrates it through another chain. He was the leading traditionist of his age (imam almuhiddithin). 1
In his book Sharaf al-nubuwwah, as mentioned in Shihab al-Din al-Dawlatabadi (Manaqib al-sadat). One of the leading scholars. 2
In al-Bayhaqi (Sunan, vii, 30) from him, from Zayd ibn Arqam. Ta’dil by al-Dhahabi. 3
In his al-Mughni (xx, 191, 136). An eminent scholar and Shafi’i legist.
In al-Khatib al-Baghdadi (Talkhis al-mutashabih fi al-rasm, MS. in Dar al-Kutub al-Zahiriyyah, F. 30) from him, from al-Tabarani, from Abu Sa’id al-Khudri. One of the eminent scholars of the 5th/11th century and al-Khatib's teacher.
In his tafsir (al-Kashf wa al-bayan, MS.). One of the leading scholars of the Qur'an, a legist, grammarian, philologist and writer. 4
In his Manqabat al-Mutahharin, with several chains and in different wordings from Abu Sa’id, Zayd ibn Arqam, Anas ibn Malik, al-Bara' ibn ‘Azib and Jubayr ibn Mut’am. Also in his Hilyat al-awliya', as mentioned by al-Samhudi (Jawahir al-’iqdayn) from Hudhayfah ibn Usayd. One of the great traditionists. 5
In his al-Ta'rikh al-Yamini. An eminent historian and man of letters. 6
In Akhtab Khwarazm (Maqtal al-Husayn ‘alayhi al-salam, i, 104). Tawthiq by al-Sam’ani. 7
In Ibn al-Asakir in the Mu’jam of his shuyukh (F. 11), from Ibn al-’Iraqi, from him, from al-Hakim al-Nishaburi. One of the eminent scholars of 5th century.
In al-Khwarazmi (al-Manaqib, 93) from him. A leading traditionist, legist and writer. 8
In Ibn al-Maghazili (al-Manaqib) from him. A scholar of known standing.
As mentioned by Shah Wali Allah in Izalat al-khifa. One of the leading scholars. 9
In his al-Muttafaq wa al-muftaraq from Jabir, as mentioned by al-Badakhshani. One of the great scholars; traditionist and historian. 10
In Ibn ‘Asakir (Ta'rikh Dimashq, ii, 45). Tawthiq by al-Khatib and Ibn al-Jawzi. 11
Ibn ‘Asakir, Mu’jam shuyukhih. A leading scholar (imam). 12
In Ibn al-Maghazili (al-Manaqib, 235) from him, from Abu Sa’id al-Khudri. Tawthiq by al-Sam’ani. 13
In his al-Manaqib through various chains. A leading scholar.
In al-Jam’ bayn al-Sahihayn, from Zayd ibn Arqam. Tawthiq by Ibn Khallikan, al-Dhahabi, Ibn Makula, al-Salmasi and al-Safadi. 14
In ‘Uyun al-akhbar.
In his al-Risalat al-qawwamiyyah, from Abu Sa’id al-Khudri. A leading scholar of his age. 15