Sahih Muslim Book 032, Hadith Number 6339.

Chapter : The merit of removing of anything troublesome from the path.

Abu Huraira reported Allah's Messenger (may peace be upon him) as saying: While a person was going along the path he found a thorny branch upon it. He pushed it to a side and Allah approved (this action) of his and (as a mark of appreciation) granted him pardon.

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