53. The meat

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- عنه، عن محمد بن على، عن عيسى بن عبد الله العلوى، عن أبيه، عن جده عن على (ع) قال: قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وآله: اللحم سيد الطعام في الدنيا والآخرة.


1. From him, from Muhammad Bin Ali, from Isa Bin Abdullah Al Alawy, from his father, from his grandfather, Imam Ali (a.s.) has narrated that ‘Rasool-Allah (saww) said: ‘The meat is the chief of the foods in the world and in the Hereafter’.




عنه عن على بن ريان، رفعه إلى أبى عبد الله (ع) قال: قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وآله: سيد إدام الجنة اللحم.


2. From him, from Ali Bin Rayan, Abu Abdullah (a.s.) has narrated that Rasool-Allah (saww) said: ‘The chief of the curries of the Paradise is the meat’.




عنه عن أبيه، عن ابن أبى عمير، عن إبراهيم بن عبد الحميد، عن مسكين، عن أبى عبد الله (ع) قال: كان رسول الله صلى الله عليه وآله يأكل اللحم.


3. From him, from his father, from Ibn Abu Umeyr, from Ibrahim Bin Abdul Hameed, from Maskeyn, Abu Abdullah (a.s.) having said: ‘Rasool-Allah (saww) used to eat the meat’.




عنه، عن محمد بن عيسى اليقطينى، عن أبى محمد الانصاري (قال: وكان خيرا)، عن عبد الله بن سنان قال: سألت أبا عبد الله (ع)، عن سيد الادام في الدنيا والآخرة؟ - فقال: اللحم، أما تسمع قول الله تبارك وتعالى: " ولحم طير مما يشتهون"


4. From him, from Muhammad Bin Isa Al Yaqteeny, from Abu Muhammad Al Ansary (Said, ‘And he was good), from Abdullah Bin Sinan who said, ‘I asked Abu Abdullah (a.s.) about the chief of the curries in the world and the Hereafter?’ So he (a.s.) said: ‘The meat. Have you not heard the Words of Allah (azwj) Blessed and High [56:21] And the flesh of birds such as they desire?’




عنه، عن نوح النيسابوري، عن بعض أصحابه، عمن رواه، عن أبى جعفر (ع): قال: سيد الطعام اللحم.


5. From him, from Nuh Al Neyshapouri, from one of his companions, form the one who reported it, Abu Ja’far (a.s.) has said: ‘The chief of the foods is the meat’.




عنه، عن ابن محبوب، عن حماد بن عثمان، قال: قلت لابي عبد الله (ع): البيت اللحم يكره؟ - قال: ولم؟ - قلت: بلغنا عنكم، قال: لا بأس به.


6. From him, from Ibn Mahboub, from Hamaad Bin Usman who said, ‘I said to Abu Abdullah (a.s.), ‘The meat house (a house full of meat) is disliked?’ He (a.s.) said: ‘And why?’I said, ‘It has reached us from you (a.s.)’. The Imam (a.s.) said: ‘There is no problem with it’.




عنه، ورواه ابن فضال، عن حماد اللحام قال: سألت أبا عبد الله (ع) عن البيت اللحم تكرهونه؟ - قال: ولم؟ - فقلت: بلغني عنكم، وأنا مع قوم في الدار و إخوان لى أمرنا واحد، فقال: لا بأس بادمانه.


7. From him, and reported by Ibn Fazal, from Hamaad Al Lahaam who said, ‘I asked Abu Abdullah (a.s.) about the meat house (a house full of meat), you (a.s.) dislike it?’ The Imam (a.s.) said: ‘And why?’ So I said, ‘It has reached me from you (a.s.), and I am with a people in the house, and brothers of mine, our matter is one’. So he (a.s.) said: ‘There is no problem with being habitual with it’.




عنه، عن عثمان بن عيسى، عن مسمع البصري، عن أبى عبد الله (ع) أن رجلا قال له: إن من قبلنا يروون: " ان الله يبغض البيت اللحم " قال: صدقوا وليس حيث ذهبوا، إن الله يبغض البيت الذى يؤكل فيه لحوم الناس.


8. From him, from Usman Bin Isa, from Masma’a Al Basry, Abu Abdullah (a.s.) that a man said to him (a.s.), ‘The ones before us have been reported that Allah (azwj) Hates the meat house’. He (a.s.) said: ‘They spoke the truth, but it is not where you are going with it. Allah (azwj) Hates the house in which is eaten the flesh of the people (backbiting occurs)’.




عنه عن على بن الحكم، عن عروة بن موسى، عن أديم بياع الهروي، قال: قلت لابي عبد الله (ع) بلغنا أن رسول الله صلى الله عليه وآله كان يقول: " إن الله يبغض البيت اللحم "، قال: إنما ذلك البيت الذى يؤكل فيه لحوم الناس، وقد كان رسول الله صلى الله عليه وآله لحما يحب اللحم، وقد جاءت امرأة إلى رسول الله صلى الله عليه وآله تسأله عن شئ وعائشة عنده، فلما انصرفت وكانت قصيرة، قالت عائشة بيدها تحكى قصرها، فقال لها رسول صلى الله عليه وآله: " تخلى " قالت: يا رسول الله وهل أكلت شيئا؟ - قال لها: تخللى، ففعلت فألقت مضغة عيه فيها.


9. From him, from Ali Bin Al Hakam, from Urwat Bin Musa, from Adeym Baya Al Harwy who said, ‘I said to Abu Abdullah (a.s.), ‘It has reached us that Rasool-Allah (saww) was saying: ‘Allah (azwj) Hates the meat house’. He (a.s.) said: ‘But rather, that is the house in which they eat the flesh of the people, and Rasool-Allah (saww) liked meat, and he (saww) loved the meat. And a woman came to Rasool-Allah (saww), and asked him (saww) about something, and Ayehsa was in his (saww) presence. So when she left, and she was short, Ayesha said with her hands (gestured) about her shortness, so Rasool-Allah (saww) said to her: ‘Give up!’ She said, ‘O Rasool-Allah (saww)! And did she eat anything?’ He (saww) said to her: ‘Give up for me (saww)! So she did it. She frustratingly threw a morsel in her mouth’.




عنه، عن محمد بن على، عن الحسن بن على بن يوسف، عن زكريا بن محمد الازدي، عن عبد الاعلى مولى آل سام، قال: قلت لابي عبد الله (ع): إنا نروى عندنا عن رسول الله صلى الله عليه وآله أنه قال: " إن الله يبغض البيت اللحم " فقال: كذبوا، إنما قال رسول الله: البيت اللحم الذى يغتابون فيه الناس ويأكلون لحومهم، وقد كان أبى لحما ولقد مات يوم مات وفى كم أم ولده ثلاثون درهما للحم.


10. From him, from Muhammad Bin Ali, from Al Hassan Bin Ali Bin Yusuf, from Zakariyya Bin Muhammad Al Azdy, from Abdul A’la a slave of the Progeny of Saam, said, ‘I said to Abu Abdullah (a.s.), ‘It has been reported in our presence from Rasool-Allah (azwj) having said: ‘Allah (azwj) Hates the meat house’. So the Imam (a.s.) said: ‘They are lying! But rather, Rasool-Allah (saww) said: ‘The meat (eating) is the one in which the people are backbit, and (thus) they are eating their meat; and my (a.s.) father (a.s.) (liked) meat, and on the day in which he (a.s.) died, there was thirty Dirhams for the meat’.




عنه، عن على بن الحكم، عن الحسين بن أبى العلاء، عن أبى عبد الله (ع) قال: كان رسول الله صلى الله عليه وآله لحما يحب اللحم.


11. From him, from Ali Bin Al Hakam, from Al Husayn Bin Abu Al A’la, Abu Abdullah (a.s.) has narrated that Rasool-Allah (saww) loved meat (eating) meat’.




عنه عن جعفر بن محمد، عن ابن القداح، عن أبى عبد الله، عن آبائه (ع) قال: قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وآله: إنا معشر قريش قوم لحمون.


12. From him, from Ja’far Bin Muhammad, from Ibn Al Qadah, (It has been narrated) from Abu Abdullah (a.s.), from his forefathers (a.s.) having said: ‘Rasool-Allah (saww) said: ‘We the group of Qureysh are a meat-eating people’.




عنه عن بعض من رواه، قال: قال أبو عبد الله (ع): قال: قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وآله اللحم حمض العرب.


13. From him, from one who reported it, said, ‘Abu Abdullah (a.s.) has said that Rasool-Allah (saww) said: ‘The meat developed the Arabs’.




عنه، عن أبيه، عن صفوان، عن عيص، عن أبى عبد الله (ع) قال: نظر رسول الله صلى الله عليه وآله إلى لحم البريرة فقال: ما يمنعكم من هذا اللحم أن تصنعوه؟ وقد كان رسول الله صلى الله عليه وآله لحما.


14. From him, from his father, from Safwan, from Ays, Abu Abdullah (a.s.) has said that Rasool-Allah (saww) looked at the meat of Al-Bureyra, so he (saww) said: ‘What prevents you from this meat, that you make it?’ And Rasool-Allah (saww) liked the meat’.




عنه، عن أبيه، عن ابن المغيرة، عن حماد بن عثمان، عن ابن أبى يعفور، عن أبى عبد الله (ع) قال: ما ترك أبى له إلا سبعين درهما حبسها للحم، إنه كان لا يصبر عن اللحم.


15. From him, from his father, from Ibn Al Mugheira, from Hamaad Bin Usmaan, from Ibn Abu Yafour, Abu Abdullah (a.s.) has said that My (a.s.) father (a.s.) did not leave except for seventy Dirhams which he (a.s.) had bound for the meat. He (a.s.) loved the meat’.




عنه عن على بن الحكم، عن سيف بن عميرة، عن الحسن بن هارون، عن أبى عبد الله (ع) قال: ترك أبو جعفر (ع) ثلاثين درهما للحم وكان رجلا لحما.


16. From him, from Ali Bin Al Hakam, from Sayf Bin Umeyra, from Al Hassan Bin Haroun, Abu Abdullah (a.s.) having said: ‘Abu Ja’far (a.s.) left thirty Dirhams for the meat, and he (a.s.) loved the meat’.




عنه، عن على بن الحكم، عن ابن بكير، عن زرارة، قال: تغديت مع أبى جعفر (ع) خمسة عشر يوما بلحم.


17. From him, from Ali Bin Al Hakam, from Ibn Bakeyr, from Zarara who said, ‘I lunched with Abu Ja’far (a.s.), fifteen days when meat (was served)’.




عنه، عن أبيه، عن ابن أبى عمير، عن على بن عطية، عن زرارة، قال: تغديت مع أبى جعفر (ع) خمسة عشر يوما بلحم.


18. From him, from his father, from Ibn Abu Umeyr, from Ali Bin Atiya, from Zarara who said, ‘I lunched with Abu Ja’far (a.s.) fifteen days and we (were given) the meat (to eat)’.




عنه، عن ابن محبوب، عن على بن رئاب، عن زرارة، قال: تغديت مع أبى جعفر (ع) في شعبان خمسة عشر يوما كل يوم بلحم، ما رأيته صام منها يوما واحدا.


19. From him, from Ibn Mahboub, from Ali Bin Ra’ib, from Zarara who said, ‘I lunched with Abu Ja’far (a.s.) in the (Month of) Shabaan for fifteen days, every day (we were given to eat) the meat. I did not see him (a.s.) Fasting from it (even) for one day’.




عنه، عن بعض أصحابنا، عن عبد الله بن عبد الرحمن الاصم، عن شعيب، عن أبى بصير، عن أبى عبد الله (ع) قال: قال أمير المؤمنين (ع): لحوم البقرداء.


20. From him, from one of our companions, from Abdullah Bin Abdul Rahman Al Asam, from Shuayb, from Abu Baseer, Abu Abdullah (a.s.) has said that Amir Al Momineen (a.s.) said: ‘The meats of the cow (beef) is an illnesses’.




عنه عن أبى أيوب المدايني، عن ابن أبى عمير أو غيره، عن اللقافى أن أبا الحسن (ع) كان يبعث إليه وهو بمكة يشترى له لحم البقر فيقدده.


21. From him, from Abu Ayoub Al Madainy, from Ibn Abu Umeyr or someone else, from Al Laqafy that, Abu Al-Hassan (a.s.) had sent a message to him, and he was at Makka, to buy some meat of cow for him (a.s.). So he slit it (made pieces of it)’.




عنه، عن ابن فضال، عن عبد الصمد، عن عطية أخى أبى العرام قال: قلت لابي جعفر (ع): إن أصحاب المغيرة ينهونني عن أكل القديد الذى لم تمسه النار، قال: لا بأس بأكله.


22. From him, from Ibn Fazaal, from Abdul Samad, from Atiya, brother of Abu Al Araam who said, ‘I said to Abu Ja’far (a.s.), ‘The companions of Al-Mugheira are forbidding me from eating the dried meat which the fire has not touched’. The Imam (a.s.) said: ‘There is no problem with eating it’.




عنه، عن بعض أصحابنا، رفعه قال: قال أبو عبد الله (ع): شيئان صالحان لم يدخلا جوفا قط فاسدا إلا أصلحاه، وشيئان فاسدان لم يدخلا جوفا قط صالحا إلا أفسداه، فالصالحان الرمان والماء الفاتر، والفاسدان الجبن والقديد الغاب.


23. From him, from one of our companions, raising it, said, ‘Abu Abdullah (a.s.) said: ‘Two things are correctors, they do not enter the middle (belly) at all as spoilers, but they correct it, and two things are spoilers, they do not enter the middle (belly) at all except they spoil it. As for the two correctors – the pomegranate, and slightly warm water. And the two spoilers – the cheese and the dried meat of the jungle’.




وروى عن أبى عبد الله (ع) قال: ثلاث يهدمن البدن وربما قتلن، أكل القديد الغاب، ودخول الحمام على البطنة، ونكاح العجائز. وزاد فيه أبو إسحاق النهاوندي " وغشيان النساء على الامتلاء ".


24. And it is reported from Abu Abdullah (a.s.) having said: ‘Three (things) demolish the body and perhaps even kill it – eating dried meat of the jungle, and entering the bathroom upon the full belly, and marrying the old women’. And Abu Is’haq Al Nahawandy had an addition to it, ‘And overwhelming (copulating with) the women upon the filled (belly)’.




عنه، عن بعض أصحابنا، رفعه قال: قال أبو عبد الله (ع): ثلاث لا يؤكلن ويسمن، وثلاث يؤكلن ويهزلن، واثنان ينفعان من كل شئ ولا يضران من شئ، واثنان يضران من كل شئ ولا ينفعان من شئ، فاللواتي يؤكلن ويسمن، استشعار الكتان، والطيب والنورة، واللواتي يؤكلن ويهزلن، اللحم اليابس، والجبن والطلع. وفى حديث آخر: " الجوز " وفى حديث آخر: " الكسب " قال: قلت: فاللذان ينفعان من كل شئ ولا يضران من شئ؟ - قال: السكر والرمان، واللذان يضران من كل شئ ولا ينفعان من شئ فاللحم اليابس والجبن قلت: جعلت فداك، " قلت ثم: " يهزلن " وقلت ههنا " يضران "؟ - فقال: أما علمت أن الهزال من المضرة!


25. From him, from one of our companions, raising it, said, ‘Abu Abdullah (a.s.) having said: ‘Three are not eaten and (yet) they fatten, and three are eaten and (yet) they waste away. And two benefit from everything and do not harm from anything, and two are harmful from every things and do not benefit from anything. So, those who are (not) eaten and yet they fatten – sensing the cotton linen, and the perfume and the waxing (Al-Noura). And those which are eaten and they waste away – the dry meat, and the cheese, and gum Arabic’. And in another Hadeeth – ‘The walnuts’. And in another Hadeeth – ‘Al Kasab’ (a fruit). He (the narrator) asked, ‘And the two which benefit from everything and do not harm from anything?’ He (a.s.) said: ‘The sugar, and the Pomegranate; and the ones which are harmful from everything and do not benefit from anything, so it is the dried meat and the cheese’. I said, ‘May I be sacrificed for you (a.s.)! You (a.s.) had said then: ‘Waste away’, and said over here ‘both are harmful’?’ So he (a.s.) said: ‘Do you not know that wasting away is from the harmful’.