Al-Kāfi - Volume 5 > Marriage with Slave Girls
Hadith #1

1- عَلِيُّ بْنُ إِبْرَاهِيمَ عَنْ أَبِيهِ عَنِ ابْنِ أَبِي نَصْرٍ عَنْ أَبِي الْحَسَنِ الرِّضَا (عَلَيْهِ السَّلام) قَالَ لا يُتَمَتَّعُ بِالأمَةِ إِلا بِإِذْنِ أَهْلِهَا.

1. Ali ibn Ibrahim has narrated from his father from ibn abu Nasr who has said the following: “Abu al-Hassan al-Rida’, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, has said, ‘Marriage in the manner of al-Mut‘ah (advantageous marriage) is not permissible with a slave-girl without the permission of her people.’”



Hadith #2

2- مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ يَحْيَى عَنْ عَبْدِ اللهِ بْنِ مُحَمَّدٍ عَنْ عَلِيِّ بْنِ الْحَكَمِ عَنْ أَبَانِ بْنِ عُثْمَانَ عَنْ عِيسَى بْنِ أَبِي مَنْصُورٍ عَنْ أَبِي عَبْدِ اللهِ (عَلَيْهِ السَّلام) قَالَ لا بَأْسَ بِأَنْ يَتَزَوَّجَ الأمَةَ مُتْعَةً بِإِذْنِ مَوْلاهَا.

2. Muhammad ibn Yahya has narrated from ‘Abd Allah ibn Muhammad from Ali ibn al-Hakam from Aban ibn ‘Uthman from ‘Isa ibn abu Mansur who has said the following: “Abu ‘Abd Allah, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, has said, ‘It is not unlawful to marry a slave-girl in the manner of al-Mut‘ah (advantageous marriage) by the permission of her master.’”



Hadith #3

3- مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ يَحْيَى عَنْ أَحْمَدَ بْنِ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ عِيسَى عَنْ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ إِسْمَاعِيلَ قَالَ سَأَلْتُ أَبَا الْحَسَنِ (عَلَيْهِ السَّلام) هَلْ لِلرَّجُلِ أَنْ يَتَمَتَّعَ مِنَ الْمَمْلُوكَةِ بِإِذْنِ أَهْلِهَا وَلَهُ امْرَأَةٌ حُرَّةٌ قَالَ نَعَمْ إِذَا رَضِيَتِ الْحُرَّةُ قُلْتُ فَإِنْ أَذِنَتِ الْحُرَّةُ يَتَمَتَّعُ مِنْهَا قَالَ نَعَمْ. وَرُوِيَ أَيْضاً أَنَّهُ لا يَجُوزُ أَنْ يُتَمَتَّعَ بِالأمَةِ عَلَى الْحُرَّةِ.

3. Muhammad ibn Yahya has narrated from Ahmad ibn Muhammad ibn ‘Isa from Muhammad ibn ‘Isma’il who has said the following: “I once asked abu al-Hassan, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, ‘A man has a free wife; if he can marry a slave-girl in the manner of al-Mut‘ah (advantageous marriage) by the permission of her master.’ He (the Imam) said, ‘Yes, he can do so.’ It also is narrated that marriage of a slave-girl in the manner of al-Mut‘ah (advantageous marriage) when one has a free wife is not permissible.’”



Hadith #4

4- مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ يَحْيَى عَنْ أَحْمَدَ بْنِ مُحَمَّدٍ عَنْ عَلِيِّ بْنِ الْحَكَمِ عَنْ سَيْفِ بْنِ عَمِيرَةَ عَنْ أَبِي عَبْدِ اللهِ (عَلَيْهِ السَّلام) قَالَ لا بَأْسَ بِأَنْ يَتَمَتَّعَ الرَّجُلُ بِأَمَةِ الْمَرْأَةِ فَأَمَّا أَمَةُ الرَّجُلِ فَلا يَتَمَتَّعْ بِهَا إِلا بِأَمْرِهِ.

4. Muhammad ibn Yahya has narrated from Ahmad ibn Muhammad from Ali ibn al-Hakam from Sayf ibn ‘Amirah who has said the following: “Abu ‘Abd Allah, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, has said, ‘It is not unlawful for one to marry in the manner of al- Mut‘ah (advantageous marriage) the slave-girl of a woman but if the master is a man then al-Mut‘ah (advantageous marriage) with her is not permissible without the permission of her master.’”