28. If food has four characteristics it is complete

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4-39 حدثنا محمد بن موسى بن المتوكل رضي الله عنه قال: حدثنا علي بن إبراهيم بن هاشم، عن أبيه، عن عبد الله بن المغيرة، عن إسماعيل بن مسلم السكوني عن جعفر بن محمد، عن أبيه، عن آبائه، عن علي عليهم السلام قال: قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وآله: إذا جمع للطعام أربع خصال فقد تم: إذا كان من حلال، وكثرت الايدي عليه، وسمى الله تبارك وتعالى في أوله، وحمد في آخره


4-39 Muhammad ibn Musa ibn al-Mutevakil - may God be pleased with him - narrated that Ali ibn Ibrahim ibn Hashim quoted his father, on the authority of Abdullah ibn al-Muqayrih, on the authority of Isma’il ibn Muslim al-Sakoony, on the authority of Ja’far ibn Muhammad as-Sadiq (MGB), on the authority of his father (MGB), on the authority of his forefathers (MGB), on the authority of Ali (MGB) that God’s Prophet (MGB) said, “If food has the following four characteristics it is complete: It is lawful; many people eat it; it is eaten by mentioning the Blessed the Sublime God’s name; and God is praised after it is eaten.”