Hadith 2042

Chapter 10

باب 10

(10) باب مَا يُتَّقَى مِنْ فِتْنَةِ الْمَالِ

(10) Chapter: The Fitnah of wealth should be warded off
وَقَالَ لَنَا أَبُو الْوَلِيدِ حَدَّثَنَا حَمَّادُ بْنُ سَلَمَةَ، عَنْ ثَابِتٍ، عَنْ أَنَسٍ، عَنْ أُبَىٍّ، قَالَ كُنَّا نَرَى هَذَا مِنَ الْقُرْآنِ حَتَّى نَزَلَتْ {أَلْهَاكُمُ التَّكَاثُرُ}

'Ubayy said (referring to the hadith above), "We considered this as a saying from the Qur'an till the Surah (beginning with):
"The mutual rivalry (for piling up of worldly things) diverts you' (102:1) was revealed."

Reference: Sahih al-Bukhari 6440

In-book reference: Book 81, Hadith 29

USC-MSA web (English) reference(deprecated numbering scheme): Vol. 1, Book 76, Hadith 447