73. Making the Bones Bare

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عِدَّةٌ مِنْ أَصْحَابِنَا عَنْ أَحْمَدَ بْنِ أَبِي عَبْدِ اللَّهِ عَنْ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ عَلِيٍّ عَنْ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ الْهَيْثَمِ عَنْ أَبِيهِ قَالَ صَنَعَ لَنَا أَبُو حَمْزَةَ طَعَاماً وَ نَحْنُ جَمَاعَةٌ فَلَمَّا حَضَرْنَا رَأَى رَجُلًا يَنْهَكُ عَظْماً فَصَاحَ بِهِ فَقَالَ لَا تَفْعَلْ فَإِنِّي سَمِعْتُ عَلِيَّ بْنَ الْحُسَيْنِ ( عليه السلام ) يَقُولُ لَا تَنْهَكُوا الْعِظَامَ فَإِنَّ فِيهَا لِلْجِنِّ نَصِيباً وَ إِنْ فَعَلْتُمْ ذَهَبَ مِنَ الْبَيْتِ مَا هُوَ خَيْرٌ مِنْ ذَلِكَ .


1. A number of our people have narrated from Ahmad ibn abu ‘Abd Allah from Muhammad ibn Ali from Muhammad ibn al-Haytham from his father who has narrated the following: “Abu Hamzah once made food for us and we were in a group and when we were all present, a man made a bone bare and took out its marrow. He (the Imam) said to him aloud, ‘Do not do so because I heard Ali ibn al-Husayn, ‘Alayhim al-Salam, saying, “Do not remove bone marrows and make bare; in it there is a share for al-Jinn. If you remove it things better than this will go away from the house. 5 ”


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Allamah Baqir al-Majlisi: ضعيف - Mir‘at al ‘Uqul Fi Sharh Akhbar Al al Rasul (22/149)