5. Al-Mi‘Rad (Flareless Arrows)

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مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ يَحْيَى عَنْ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ بْنِ مُحَمَّدٍ عَنْ عَلِيِّ بْنِ الْحَكَمِ عَنْ أَبَانٍ عَنْ زُرَارَةَ وَ إِسْمَاعِيلَ الْجُعْفِيِّ أَنَّهُمَا سَأَلَا أَبَا جَعْفَرٍ ( عليه السلام ) عَمَّا قَتَلَ الْمِعْرَاضُ قَالَ لَا بَأْسَ إِذَا كَانَ هُوَ مِرْمَاتَكَ أَوْ صَنَعْتَهُ لِذَلِكَ .


1. Muhammad ibn Yahya has narrated from ‘Abd Allah ibn Muhammad from Ali ibn al-Hakam from Aban from Zurarah and ’Isma‘il al-Ju‘fiy who has said the following: “Zurarah and ’Isma’il al-Ju‘fiy had asked abu Ja’far, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, about the prey which is killed by flareless arrow. He (the Imam) said, ’It is not unlawful if it is what you have shot and it is what you have made for it.’”


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Allamah Baqir al-Majlisi: مجهول - Mir‘at al ‘Uqul Fi Sharh Akhbar Al al Rasul (21/350)



عَلِيُّ بْنُ إِبْرَاهِيمَ عَنْ أَبِيهِ عَنِ ابْنِ أَبِي عُمَيْرٍ عَنْ حَمَّادٍ عَنِ الْحَلَبِيِّ عَنْ أَبِي عَبْدِ اللَّهِ ( عليه السلام ) أَنَّهُ سُئِلَ عَمَّا صَرَعَ الْمِعْرَاضُ مِنَ الصَّيْدِ فَقَالَ إِنْ لَمْ يَكُنْ لَهُ نَبْلٌ غَيْرُ الْمِعْرَاضِ وَ ذَكَرَ اسْمَ اللَّهِ عَزَّ وَ جَلَّ عَلَيْهِ فَلْيَأْكُلْ مَا قَتَلَ قُلْتُ وَ إِنْ كَانَ لَهُ نَبْلٌ غَيْرُهُ قَالَ لَا .


2. Ali ibn Ibrahim has narrated from his father from ibn abu ‘Umayr from Hammad from al-Halabiy who has said the following: “Once abu ’Abd Allah, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, was asked about the prey that falls because of flareless arrow. He (the Imam) said, ‘If he does not have any other arrow and has mentioned the name of Allah, most Majestic, most Glorious, he can use it for food. If he has other arrows then he cannot use it for food.’”


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Allamah Baqir al-Majlisi: حسن - Mir‘at al ‘Uqul Fi Sharh Akhbar Al al Rasul (21/351)



عِدَّةٌ مِنْ أَصْحَابِنَا عَنْ سَهْلِ بْنِ زِيَادٍ وَ مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ يَحْيَى عَنْ أَحْمَدَ بْنِ مُحَمَّدٍ جَمِيعاً عَنِ ابْنِ مَحْبُوبٍ عَنِ ابْنِ رِئَابٍ عَنْ أَبِي عُبَيْدَةَ عَنْ أَبِي عَبْدِ اللَّهِ ( عليه السلام ) قَالَ إِذَا رَمَيْتَ بِالْمِعْرَاضِ فَخَرَقَ فَكُلْ وَ إِنْ لَمْ يَخْرِقْ وَ اعْتَرَضَ فَلَا تَأْكُلْ .


3. A number of our people have narrated from Sahl ibn Ziyad and Muhammad ibn Yahya has narrated from Ahmad ibn Muhammad all from ibn Mahbub from ibn Ri’ab from abu ‘ Ubaydah who has said the following: “Abu ‘Abd Allah, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, has said, ‘If you shoot the prey with flareless arrow and if it pierces into the prey you can use it for food; but if it does not pierce into the prey and hits it widthwise, then do not use it for food.”’


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Allamah Baqir al-Majlisi: صحيح 2 - Mir‘at al ‘Uqul Fi Sharh Akhbar Al al Rasul (1/351)



أَبُو عَلِيٍّ الْأَشْعَرِيُّ عَنْ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ عَبْدِ الْجَبَّارِ وَ مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ إِسْمَاعِيلَ عَنِ الْفَضْلِ بْنِ شَاذَانَ جَمِيعاً عَنْ صَفْوَانَ بْنِ يَحْيَى عَنِ ابْنِ مُسْكَانَ عَنِ الْحَلَبِيِّ قَالَ سَأَلْتُ أَبَا عَبْدِ اللَّهِ ( عليه السلام ) عَنِ الصَّيْدِ يَرْمِيهِ الرَّجُلُ بِسَهْمٍ فَيُصِيبُهُ مُعْتَرِضاً فَيَقْتُلُهُ وَ قَدْ كَانَ سَمَّى حِينَ رَمَى وَ لَمْ تُصِبْهُ الْحَدِيدَةُ فَقَالَ إِنْ كَانَ السَّهْمُ الَّذِي أَصَابَهُ هُوَ الَّذِي قَتَلَهُ فَإِذَا رَآهُ فَلْيَأْكُلْ .


4. Abu Ali al-Ash‘ariy has narrated from Muhammad ibn ‘Abd al-Jabbar and Muhammad ibn ’Isma‘il has narrated from al-Fadl ibn Shadhan from all from Safwan ibn Yahya from ibn Muskan from al-Halabiy who has said the following: “I once asked abu ‘Abd Allah, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, about a prey that is shot by a man with an arrow and it hits widthwise and kills it. He had mentioned the name of Allah when shooting but no iron has hit the prey. He (the Imam) said, ‘If the arrow that has hit is the one that has caused its death and he has seen it, he can use it for food.’”


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Allamah Baqir al-Majlisi: صحيح 2 - Mir‘at al ‘Uqul Fi Sharh Akhbar Al al Rasul (1/351)



مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ يَحْيَى عَنْ أَحْمَدَ بْنِ مُحَمَّدٍ عَنْ عَلِيِّ بْنِ الْحَكَمِ عَنْ أَبِي الْمَغْرَاءِ عَنِ الْحَلَبِيِّ عَنْ أَبِي عَبْدِ اللَّهِ ( عليه السلام ) قَالَ سَأَلْتُهُ عَنِ الصَّيْدِ يُصِيبُهُ السَّهْمُ مُعْتَرِضاً وَ لَمْ يُصِبْهُ بِحَدِيدَةٍ وَ قَدْ سَمَّى حِينَ رَمَى قَالَ يَأْكُلُهُ إِذَا أَصَابَهُ وَ هُوَ يَرَاهُوَ عَنْ صَيْدِ الْمِعْرَاضِ فَقَالَ إِنْ لَمْ يَكُنْ لَهُ نَبْلٌ غَيْرُهُ وَ كَانَ قَدْ سَمَّى حِينَ رَمَى فَلْيَأْكُلْ مِنْهُ وَ إِنْ كَانَ لَهُ نَبْلٌ غَيْرُهُ فَلَا .


5. Muhammad ibn Yahya has narrated from Ahmad ibn Muhammad from Ali ibn al-Hakam from abu al-Mighra’ from al-Halabiy who has said the following: “I once asked abu ‘Abd Allah, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, about a prey which is hit by an arrow widthwise and no iron part has hit it. He had mentioned the name of Allah when shooting. He (the Imam) said, ‘He can use it for food if it hits and he sees it hitting.’ I asked him (the Imam) about hunting with flareless arrows. He (the Imam) said, ‘If he has no other arrow and he has mentioned the name of Allah when shooting, he can use it for food; but if he had other arrows then he cannot use it for food.’”


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Allamah Baqir al-Majlisi: صحيح - Mir‘at al ‘Uqul Fi Sharh Akhbar Al al Rasul (21/351)