In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.
Narrated Sahl ibn Haneef (may Allah be pleased with him): ‘The Prophet (May Allah exalt his mention and protect him from imperfection) said: “He that asked for martyrdom sincerely from his heart, Allah will grant him the martyrs’ rank, even if he dies in his bed.” (At-Termizi)
Riyaadiss-Saliheen (The Meadows of the Righteous) (Abridged)
By Imam An Nawawi Vol. (2)
Publisher: Dar Al-Manarah
Chapter 215, Page 859, Number 735