59. Taking the marrow from the bones

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- عنه، عن محمد بن على، عن محمد بن الهيثم، عن أبيه، قال: صنع لنا أبو حمزة طعاما ونحن جماعة، فلما حضر رأى رجلا منا ينهك العظم، فصاح به وقال: لا تفعل، فانى سمعت على بن الحسين (ع) يقول: لا تنهكوا العظام، فان للجن فيه نصيبا، فان فعلتم ذهب من البيت ما هو خير من ذلك.

1. From him, from Muhammad Bin Ali, from Muhammad Bin Al Haysam, from his father who said, ‘Abu Hamza made food for us and we were a group. So when he offered it, he saw a man from us taking the marrow from the bones, so he shrieked at it and said, ‘Don’t do it, from I have heard Ali (asws) Bin Al-Husayn (asws) saying: ‘Do not take marrow from the bones, for the Jinn have a share in it, and if you were to do that, they would take away from the house what is better than that.

عنه، عن ابن محبوب، عن العلاء، عن محمد بن مسلم، عن أبى جعفر (ع) قال: سألته عن العظم، أنهكه؟ - قال: نعم.

2. From him, from Ibn Mahboub, from Al A’ala, from Muhammad Bin Muslim, Abu Ja’far (asws), said, ‘I asked about the (meat on) bones, can I take from it to uncover (the bone)?’ He (asws) said: ‘Yes’.