What’s the authenticity of the Hadīth:
At the end of time there will be a plenitude of recitors and a deficiency of Fuqahā.
Reported by Tabarāni in Mu’jam Al-Awsat on the authority of Abu Hurayrah, may Allah be pleased with him.
In its chain of narration is:
Ibn Luhay’ah and he is weak due to his bad memory and becoming mixed up.
And it’s in “Silsilah Ad-Da’ēfa” (3712) of Shaykh Al-Albāni, may Allah have mercy upon him.
Shaykh Abu Hatim Yusuf Al-‘Inaabi Al-Jazaa’iree – may Allah preserve him.
24th, Rabē’l Ākhir, 1438H.
Abu ‘Abdirrahman ‘Abdullaah bin Ahmed Ash-Shingaani.