Ibn Katheer writes in his al-Bidaya, 6/224

 وقال يعقوب بن سفيان: ثنا مسلم بن إبراهيم، ثنا شعبة عن قيس بن مسلم عن طارق بن شهاب قال: كنا نتحدث أن عمر بن الخطاب ينطق على لسان ملك * (5) وقد ذكرنا في سيرة عمر بن الخطاب رضي الله عنه أشياء كثيرة، ومن مكاشفاته وما كان يخبر به من المغيبات كقصة سارية بن زنيم، وما شاكلها

Yaqoob bin Sufian narrates from Tariq bin Shahab who said: We use to discuss amongst each other that Umar spoke with tongue of Angels. I have discussed in life history of Umar many things in which He found/revealed, and was aware of Ghaeeb/Unseen like the incident of Saria bin Zanem and other such incidents

The Narration of Yaqoob faswi can be found HERE

It is also present in Fadail-us-Sahaba,2/323; Hadeeth no. 341. And researcher of the book, Wasi Ullah bin Mohammad Abbas termed the chain Saheeh/Authentic

 

 

 

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