Abu Umamah (May Allah be pleased with him) reported:
I heard the Messenger of Allah (
) saying, "Read the Qur'an, for it will come as an intercessor for its reciters on the Day of Resurrection."
'Uthman bin 'Affan (May Allah be pleased with him) reported:
The Messenger of Allah (
) said, "The best amongst you is the one who learns the Qur'an and teaches it."