Al-Kāfi - Volume 5 > Entering the Market Before Others
Hadith #1

1- مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ يَحْيَى عَنْ أَحْمَدَ بْنِ مُحَمَّدٍ عَنْ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ يَحْيَى عَنْ طَلْحَةَ بْنِ زَيْدٍ عَنْ أَبِي عَبْدِ اللهِ (عَلَيْهِ السَّلام) قَالَ قَالَ أَمِيرُ الْمُؤْمِنِينَ (عَلَيْهِ السَّلام) سُوقُ الْمُسْلِمِينَ كَمَسْجِدِهِمْ فَمَنْ سَبَقَ إِلَى مَكَانٍ فَهُوَ أَحَقُّ بِهِ إِلَى اللَّيْلِ وَكَانَ لا يَأْخُذُ عَلَى بُيُوتِ السُّوقِ الْكِرَاءَ.

1. Muhammad ibn Yahya has narrated from Ahmad ibn Muhammad from Muhammad ibn Yahya from Talhah ibn Zayd who has said the following: “Abu ‘ Abd Allah, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, has said that ’Amir al-Mu’minin, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, has said, ‘The market-place of Muslims is like their Masjid. Whoever comes first to a place in it is more rightful than others to benefit thereof.’ He did not charge any rent for the use of houses of the market-place.’”



Hadith #2

2- عَلِيُّ بْنُ إِبْرَاهِيمَ عَنْ أَبِيهِ عَنِ ابْنِ أَبِي عُمَيْرٍ عَنْ بَعْضِ أَصْحَابِنَا عَنْ أَبِي عَبْدِ اللهِ (عَلَيْهِ السَّلام) قَالَ سُوقُ الْمُسْلِمِينَ كَمَسْجِدِهِمْ يَعْنِي إِذَا سَبَقَ إِلَى السُّوقِ كَانَ لَهُ مِثْلَ الْمَسْجِدِ.

2. Ali ibn Ibrahim has narrated from his father from ibn abu ‘Umayr from certain persons of our people who has said the following: “Abu ‘Abd Allah, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, has said, ‘The market-place of Muslims is like their Masjid, that is, whoever comes to a place first is like the Masjid for him (in regards to having more right than others to use it).