Sahih Muslim Book 20, Hadith Number 4678.

Chapter : In proof of the martyr’s attaining paradise.

It has been reported on the authority of Jabir that a man said: Messenger of Allah, where shall I be if I am killed? He replied: In Paradise. The man threw away the dates he had in his hand and fought until he was killed (i.e. he did not wait until he could finish the dates).

In the version of the tradition narrated by Suwaid we have the words: “A man said to the Holy Prophet (may peace be upon him), on the day of Uhud…”