Abu Dawud Book 016, Hadith Number 3322.

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Narated By Abdullah ibn Abbas : A man seized his debtor who owed ten dinars to him. He said to him: I swear by Allah, I shall not leave you until you pay off (my debt) to me or bring a surety. The Prophet (pbuh) stood as a surety for him.

He then brought as much (money) as he promised. The Prophet (pbuh) asked: From where did you acquire this gold? He replied: From a mine. He said: We have no need of it; there is no good in it. Then the Apostle of Allah (pbuh) paid (the debt) on his behalf.

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