111. The Three Hands

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3-144 حدثنا الحسن بن عبد الله بن سعيد العسكري قال: أخبرنا محمد بن عبدالعزيز قال: حدثنا الحسن بن محمد الزعفراني قال: حدثنا عبيدة بن حميد قال: حدثني أبوالزعراء عن أبي الاحوص، عن أبيه مالك بن نضلة قال: قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وآله: الايدي ثلاث فيد الله عز وجل العليا ويد المعطي التي تليها، ويد السائل السفلى، فأعط الفضل ولا تعجز نفسك


3-144 Al-Hassan ibn Abdullah ibn Sa’id al-Askari narrated that Muhammad ibn Abdul Aziz quoted Al-Hassan ibn Muhammad al-Za’ferani, on the authority of Ubaydat ibn Hamid, on the authority of Abul Za’ra , on the authority of Abil Ahvas, on the authority of his father Malik ibn Nazlat that God’s Prophet (MGB) said, “There are three hands. First and foremost is the Honorable the Exalted God’s Hand. And the hand of the donor which is near it. And then there is the lower hand which is that of the beggar. Then give in charity (from what is in excess of your and your family’s need) and do not belittle yourself (by overdoing charity such that you yourself become needy.”




3-145 حدثنا حمزة بن محمد بن أحمد العلوي رضي الله عنه قال: أخبرني علي بن إبراهيم بن هاشم عن أبيه، عن جعفر بن محمد الاشعري، عن عبد الله بن ميمون القداح، عن أبي عبد الله، عن آبائه، عن علي عليهم السلام قال: قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وآله: كل معروف صدقة، والدال على الخير كفاعله، والله يحب إغاثة اللهفان


3-145 Hamzih ibn Muhammad ibn Ahmad al-Alavi - may God be pleased with him - narrated that Ali ibn Ibrahim ibn Hashim quoted his father, on the authority of Ja’far ibn Muhammad al-Ash’ari, on the authority of Abdullah ibn Maymun al-Qad-dah, on the authority of Aba Abdullah as-Sadiq (MGB), on the authority of his forefathers (MGB), on the authority of Ali (MGB) that God’s Prophet (MGB) said, “Any good deed is a form of charity. Anyone who guides others to do good is like those who do good. God loves attending to the affairs of the needy.”