61. Eating the clay

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- عنه، عن الحسن بن على، عن هشام بن سالم، عن أبى عبد الله (ع) قال: إن الله تعالى خلق آدم من الطين فحرم أكل الطين على ذريته.


1. From him, from Al Hassan Bin Ali, from Hisham Bin Salim, Abu Abdullah (asws) has said: ‘Allah (azwj) the High Created Adam (as) from the clay, so He (azwj) Prohibited eating of the clay upon his (as) offspring’.




عنه، عن عثمان بن عيسى، عن طلحة بن يزيد، عن أبى عبد الله (ع) قال: أكل الطين يورث النفاق.


2. From him, from Usman Bin Isa, from Talha Bin Yazeed, Abu Abdullah (asws) has said: ‘Eating the clay inherits (leads to) the hypocrisy’.




عنه، عن النوفلي، عن السكوني، عن أبى عبد الله (ع) قال: قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وآله: من أكل الطين فمات فقد أعان على نفسه.


3. From him, from Al Nowfaly, from Al Sakuny, Abu Abdullah (asws) has reported that Rasool-Allah (saww) said: ‘The one who eats the clay and dies, so he has helped himself over it’.




عنه، عن ابن محبوب، عن إبراهيم بن مهزم، عن طلحة، عن أبى عبد الله (ع) قال: من انهمك في أكل الطين فقد شرك في دم نفسه.


4. From him, from Ibn Mahboub, from Ibrahim Bin Mahzam, from Talha, Abu Abdullah (asws) has said: ‘The one who engages in eating the clay, so he has took part in shedding of his own blood’.




عنه، عن ابن القداح، عن أبى عبد الله، عن أبيه (ع) قال: قيل لعلى (ع) في رجل يأكل الطين فنهاه وقال: لا تأكله فانك إن أكلته ومت فقد أعنت على نفسك.


5. From him, from Ibn Al Qadah, (It has been reported) from Abu Abdullah (asws), from his (asws) father (asws) having said: ‘It was said to Ali (asws) with regards to a man who was eating the clay, so he (asws) forbade him and said: ‘Do not eat it, for if you were to eat it and die, you would have helped yourself over it’.




عنه، عن محمد بن على، عن كلثم بنت مسلم، قالت ذكر الطين عند أبى الحسن (ع) فقال: أترين أنه ليس من مصايد الشيطان؟! إنه لمن مصايده الكبار وأبوابه العظام.


6. From him, from Muhammad Bin Ali, from Kulsoom Bint Muslim who said, ‘The clay was mentioned in the presence of Abu Al-Hassan (asws), so he (asws) said: ‘Are you not seeing the it is not from the (minor) entrapments of the Satan (la)? It is from his (la) major entrapments and major doors’.




عنه، عن على بن الحكم، عن إسماعيل المنقرى، عن جده زياد بن أبى زياد عن أبى جعفر (ع) قال: من أكل الطين فأنه تقع الحكة في جسده، ويورثه البواسير، ويهيج عليه داء السوء، ويذهب بالقوة من ساقيه وقدميه، وما نقص من عمله فما بينه و بين صحته قبل أن يأكله حوسب عليه وعذب به.


7. From him, from Ali Bin Al Hakam, from Ismail Al Manqary, from his grandfather Ziyad Bin Abu Ziyad, Abu Ja’far (asws) has said: ‘The one who eats the clay, there would occur itching in his body, and he would inherit the haemorrhoids, and stirs up the evil illnesses against him, and does away with the strength from his legs and his feet, and whatever would be deficient from his deeds, so what was in between him and his health before he ate it, would be Reckoned against him and he would be Punished for it’.




عنه، عن على بن الحكم، عن إسماعيل بن محمد بن زياد، عن جده زياد، عن أبى جعفر (ع) قال: إن من عمل الوسوسة وأكبر مصايد الشيطان أكل الطين، وإن أكل الطين يورث السقم في الجسد، ويهيج الداء، ومن أكل الطين فضعف عن قوته التى كانت قبل أن يأكله، وضعف عن عمله الذى كان يعمله قبل أن يأكله حوسب على ما بين ضعفه وقوته وعذب عليه.


8. From him, from Ali Bin Al Hakam, from Ismail Bin Muhammad Bin Ziyad, from his grandfather Ziyad, Abu Ja’far (asws) has said: ‘From ‘الوسوسة’ the insinuations and the major entrapments of the Satan (la) is eating of the clay. And the eating of the clay inherits the dieback (a withering disease) in the body, and stirs up the illnesses. And the one who eats the clay, so he would be weakened from his strength which he had before he ate it, and weakened from his deeds which he used to perform before he ate it, and would be Reckoned against what was in between him and his weakness and his strength and would be Punished over it’.