75. Eggs and Chicken

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عِدَّةٌ مِنْ أَصْحَابِنَا عَنْ أَحْمَدَ بْنِ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ خَالِدٍ عَنْ جَعْفَرِ بْنِ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ حَكِيمٍ عَنْ يُونُسَ عَنْ مُرَازِمٍ قَالَ ذَكَرَ أَبُو عَبْدِ اللَّهِ ( عليه السلام ) الْبَيْضَ فَقَالَ أَمَا إِنَّهُ خَفِيفٌ يَذْهَبُ بِقَرَمِ اللَّحْمِ .قَالَ وَ رَوَاهُ مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ إِسْمَاعِيلَ بْنِ بَزِيعٍ عَنْ جَعْفَرِ بْنِ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ حَكِيمٍ عَنْ مُرَازِمٍ أَنَّهُ زَادَ فِيهِ وَ لَيْسَتْ لَهُ غَائِلَةُ اللَّحْمِ .


1. A number of our people have narrated from Ahmad ibn Muhammad ibn Khalid from Ja‘far ibn Muhammad Hakim from Yunus from Murazim who has said the following: “Abu ‘Abd Allah, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, once mentioned eggs and said, ‘It is light and it reduces the desire for meat.’ “He (the narrator) has said, ‘Muhammad ibn Tsma‘il ibn Bazi‘ has narrated from Ja‘far ibn Muhammad ibn Hakim from Murazim with an addition of, ‘it does not have the harmfulness of meat.”


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أَبُو عَلِيٍّ الْأَشْعَرِيُّ عَنْ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ سَالِمٍ عَنْ أَحْمَدَ بْنِ النَّضْرِ عَنْ عُمَرَ بْنِ أَبِي حَسْنَةَ الْجَمَّالِ قَالَ شَكَوْتُ إِلَى أَبِي الْحَسَنِ ( عليه السلام ) قِلَّةَ الْوَلَدِ فَقَالَ لِي اسْتَغْفِرِ اللَّهَ وَ كُلِ الْبَيْضَ بِالْبَصَلِ .


2. Abu Ali al-Ash‘ariy has narrated from Muhammad ibn Salim from Ahmad ibn al-Nadr from ‘Umar ibn abu Hasnah al-Jammal who has said the following: “I once complained before abu al-Hassan, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, about not having any children. He (the Imam) said, ‘Ask forgiveness from Allah and eat eggs with onion.”’


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عِدَّةٌ مِنْ أَصْحَابِنَا عَنْ أَحْمَدَ بْنِ أَبِي عَبْدِ اللَّهِ عَنْ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ عِيسَى عَنْ عُبَيْدِ اللَّهِ بْنِ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ الدِّهْقَانِ عَنْ دُرُسْتَ عَنْ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ بْنِ سِنَانٍ عَنْ أَبِي عَبْدِ اللَّهِ ( عليه السلام ) قَالَ شَكَا نَبِيٌّ مِنَ الْأَنْبِيَاءِ ( عليهم السلام ) إِلَى اللَّهِ عَزَّ وَ جَلَّ قِلَّةَ النَّسْلِ فَقَالَ كُلِ اللَّحْمَ بِالْبَيْضِ .


3. A number of our people have narrated from Ahmad ibn abu ‘Abd Allah from Muhammad ibn ‘Isa from ‘Ubayd Allah ibn ‘Abd Allah al-Dihqan from Durust from ‘Abd Allah ibn Sinan who has said the following: “Abu ‘Abd Allah, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, has said, ‘One of the prophets complained before Allah, most Majestic, most Glorious, about not having any children. He (Allah) told him to eat meat with egg.’”


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عِدَّةٌ مِنْ أَصْحَابِنَا عَنْ سَهْلِ بْنِ زِيَادٍ عَنْ عَلِيِّ بْنِ حَسَّانَ عَنْ مُوسَى بْنِ بَكْرٍ قَالَ سَمِعْتُ أَبَا الْحَسَنِ ( عليه السلام ) يَقُولُ كَثْرَةُ أَكْلِ الْبَيْضِ تَزِيدُ فِي الْوَلَدِ .


4. A number of our people have narrated from Sahl ibn Ziyad from Ali ibn Hassan from Musa ibn Bakr who has said the following: “I once heard abu al-Hassan, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, saying, ‘Eating egg often increases the number of one’s children.’”


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عِدَّةٌ مِنْ أَصْحَابِنَا عَنْ أَحْمَدَ بْنِ أَبِي عَبْدِ اللَّهِ عَنْ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ عِيسَى عَنْ أَبِيهِ عَنْ جَدِّهِ وَ قَيْسِ بْنِ عَبْدِ الْعَزِيزِ عَنْ أَبِي عَبْدِ اللَّهِ ( عليه السلام ) قَالَ مُخُّ الْبَيْضِ خَفِيفٌ وَ الْبَيَاضُ ثَقِيلٌ .


5. A number of our people have narrated from Ahmad ibn abu ‘Abd Allah from Muhammad ibn ‘Isa from his father from his grandfather and Qays ibn ‘Abd al-’Aziz who has said the following: “Abu ‘Abd Allah, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, has said, ‘The egg yoke is light and its white is heavy.’”


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مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ يَحْيَى عَنْ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ مُوسَى عَنْ يَعْقُوبَ بْنِ يَزِيدَ عَنِ ابْنِ فَضَّالٍ عَنْ بَعْضِ أَصْحَابِنَا عَنِ ابْنِ أَبِي يَعْفُورٍ قَالَ قُلْتُ لِأَبِي عَبْدِ اللَّهِ ( عليه السلام ) إِنَّ الدَّجَاجَةَ تَكُونُ فِي الْمَنْزِلِ وَ لَيْسَ مَعَهَا دِيكٌ تَعْتَلِفُ مِنَ الْكُنَاسَةِ وَ غَيْرِهَا وَ تَبِيضُ مِنْ غَيْرِ أَنْ يَرْكَبَهَا الدِّيكُ فَمَا تَقُولُ فِي أَكْلِ ذَلِكَ الْبَيْضِ فَقَالَ لِي إِنَّ الْبَيْضَ إِذَا كَانَ مِمَّا يُؤْكَلُ لَحْمُهُ فَلَا بَأْسَ بِهِ وَ بِأَكْلِهِ وَ هُوَ حَلَالٌ.


6. Muhammad ibn Yahya has narrated from Muhammad ibn Musa from Ya‘qub ibn Yazid from ibn Faddal from certain persons of our people from ibn abu Ya‘fur who has said the following: “I once said to abu ‘Abd Allah, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, that a domestic hen without a roster feeds on dump site and so on and gives eggs without mating with a rooster. ‘What do you say about such an egg and if such egg is edible? He (the Imam) said to me, ‘If such egg is from an edible bird it is not unlawful and eating it is permissible.’”


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أَبُو عَلِيٍّ الْأَشْعَرِيُّ عَنْ بَعْضِ أَصْحَابِنَا عَنِ ابْنِ أَبِي نَجْرَانَ عَنْ دَاوُدَ بْنِ فَرْقَدٍ قَالَ سَأَلْتُ أَبَا عَبْدِ اللَّهِ ( عليه السلام ) عَنِ الشَّاةِ وَ الْبَقَرَةِ رُبَّمَا دَرَّتِ اللَّبَنَ مِنْ غَيْرِ أَنْ يَضْرِبَهَا الْفَحْلُ وَ الدَّجَاجَةُ رُبَّمَا بَاضَتْ مِنْ غَيْرِ أَنْ يَرْكَبَهَا الدِّيكُ قَالَ فَقَالَ ( عليه السلام ) كُلُّ هَذَا حَلَالٌ طَيِّبٌ لَكَ كُلُّ شَيْ‏ءٍ يُؤْكَلُ لَحْمُهُ فَجَمِيعُ مَا كَانَ مِنْهُ مِنْ لَبَنٍ أَوْ بَيْضٍ أَوْ إِنْفَحَةٍ فَكُلُّ هَذَا حَلَالٌ طَيِّبٌ وَ رُبَّمَا يَكُونُ هَذَا قَدْ ضَرَبَهُ الْفَحْلُ وَ يُبْطِئُ وَ كُلُّ هَذَا حَلَالٌ .


7. Abu Ali al-Ash‘ariy has narrated from certain persons of our people from ibn abu Najran from Dawud ibn Farqad who has said the following: “I once asked abu ‘Abd Allah, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, about sheep and cows from which I may draw milk without their mating and the eggs of a hen without mating with a rooster . He (the Imam) said, ‘All of such things are lawful and fine for you if they are from edible animals. Milk, eggs, rennet all of such things are lawful and fine. Mating with a male may have taken place but is delayed and all of such things are lawful.’”


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