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Sunan Abi Dawood 3974
Narrated Ibn 'Abbas:

The Muslims met a man with some sheep of his. He said: Peace be upon you. But they killed him and took those few sheep. Thereupon the following Qur'anic verse was revealed: "...And say to anyone who offers you a salutation: Thou art none of believer, coveting the perishable good of this life." meaning these few sheep.
حَدَّثَنَا مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ عِيسَى، حَدَّثَنَا سُفْيَانُ، حَدَّثَنَا عَمْرُو بْنُ دِينَارٍ، عَنْ عَطَاءٍ، عَنِ ابْنِ عَبَّاسٍ، قَالَ لَحِقَ الْمُسْلِمُونَ رَجُلاً فِي غُنَيْمَةٍ لَهُ فَقَالَ السَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكُمْ فَقَتَلُوهُ وَأَخَذُوا تِلْكَ الْغُنَيْمَةَ فَنَزَلَتْ ‏{‏ وَلاَ تَقُولُوا لِمَنْ أَلْقَى إِلَيْكُمُ السَّلاَمَ لَسْتَ مُؤْمِنًا تَبْتَغُونَ عَرَضَ الْحَيَاةِ الدُّنْيَا ‏}‏ تِلْكَ الْغُنَيْمَةَ ‏.‏

Classification

Sahih (Authentic)

References

• Sunan Abi Dawood 3974
• Sunan Abi Dawood Vol. 4, Book of The Book of Manumission of Slaves, Hadith 3963
• Sunan Abi Dawood, Book of The Book of Manumission of Slaves, Hadith 3963