37. Combing

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مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ يَحْيَى عَنْ أَحْمَدَ بْنِ مُحَمَّدٍ عَنْ عَلِيِّ بْنِ الْحَكَمِ عَنْ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ بْنِ جُنْدَبٍ عَنْ سُفْيَانَ بْنِ السِّمْطِ قَالَ قَالَ لِي أَبُو عَبْدِ اللَّهِ ( عليه السلام ) الثَّوْبُ النَّقِيُّ يَكْبِتُ الْعَدُوَّ وَ الدُّهْنُ يَذْهَبُ بِالْبُؤْسِ وَ الْمَشْطُ لِلرَّأْسِ يَذْهَبُ بِالْوَبَاءِ قَالَ قُلْتُ وَ مَا الْوَبَاءُ قَالَ الْحُمَّى وَ الْمَشْطُ لِلِّحْيَةِ يَشُدُّ الْأَضْرَاسَ .


1. Muhammad ibn Yahya has narrated from Ahmad ibn Muhammad from Ali ibn al-Hakam from ‘Abd Allah ibn Jundab from Sufyan ibn al-Simt who has said the following: “Abu ‘Abd Allah, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, has said, ‘Clean and fresh clothes saddens the enemy, using oil dispels despair and combing the head removes al-Waba’.’ I then asked, ‘What is al-Waba’?’ He (the Imam) said, ‘It is fever. Combing the beard strengthens molar teeth.’”


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حُمَيْدُ بْنُ زِيَادٍ عَنِ الْحَسَنِ بْنِ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ سَمَاعَةَ عَنْ أَحْمَدَ بْنِ الْحَسَنِ الْمِيثَمِيِّ عَنْ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ إِسْحَاقَ عَنْ عَمَّارٍ النَّوْفَلِيِّ عَنْ أَبِيهِ قَالَ سَمِعْتُ أَبَا الْحَسَنِ ( عليه السلام ) يَقُولُ الْمَشْطُ يَذْهَبُ بِالْوَبَاءِ وَ كَانَ لِأَبِي عَبْدِ اللَّهِ ( عليه السلام ) مُشْطٌ فِي الْمَسْجِدِ يَتَمَشَّطُ بِهِ إِذَا فَرَغَ مِنْ صَلَاتِهِ .


2. Humayd ibn Ziyad has narrated from al-Hassan ibn Sama‘ah from Ahmad ibn al-Hassan al-Mithamiy from Muhammad ibn Ishaq from ‘Ammar al-Nawfaliy from his father who has said the following: “I once heard abu al-Hassan, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, saying, ‘Combing dispels al-Waba’. Abu ‘Abd Allah, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, had a comb in (for) the Masjid which he used after completing Salat (prayer).”’


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عَلِيُّ بْنُ إِبْرَاهِيمَ عَنْ أَبِيهِ عَنِ ابْنِ أَبِي عُمَيْرٍ عَنِ الْحُسَيْنِ بْنِ الْحَسَنِ بْنِ عَاصِمٍ عَنْ أَبِيهِ قَالَ دَخَلْتُ عَلَى أَبِي إِبْرَاهِيمَ ( عليه السلام ) وَ فِي يَدِهِ مُشْطُ عَاجٍ يَتَمَشَّطُ بِهِ فَقُلْتُ لَهُ جُعِلْتُ فِدَاكَ إِنَّ عِنْدَنَا بِالْعِرَاقِ مَنْ يَزْعُمُ أَنَّهُ لَا يَحِلُّ التَّمَشُّطُ بِالْعَاجِ قَالَ وَ لِمَ فَقَدْ كَانَ لِأَبِي ( عليه السلام ) مِنْهَا مُشْطٌ أَوْ مُشْطَانِ ثُمَّ قَالَ تَمَشَّطُوا بِالْعَاجِ فَإِنَّ الْعَاجَ يَذْهَبُ بِالْوَبَاءِ .


3. Ali ibn Ibrahim has narrated from his father from ibn abu ‘Umayr from al-Husayn ibn al-Hassan ibn ‘Asem from his father who has said the following: “I once visited abu Ibrahim, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, and he had an ivory comb in his hand which he used. I said, ‘I pray to Allah to keep my soul in service for your cause, in Iraq there are people with us who think that using ivory comb is not permissible.’ He (the Imam) said, ‘For what reason it can be as you said it is, my father had one or two ivory combs.’ He (the Imam) then said, ‘You must use ivory comb; it removes al-Waba’ (fever).”’


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عَلِيُّ بْنُ إِبْرَاهِيمَ عَنْ صَالِحِ بْنِ السِّنْدِيِّ عَنْ جَعْفَرِ بْنِ بَشِيرٍ عَنْ مُوسَى بْنِ بَكْرٍ قَالَ رَأَيْتُ أَبَا الْحَسَنِ ( عليه السلام ) يَتَمَشَّطُ بِمُشْطِ عَاجٍ وَ اشْتَرَيْتُهُ لَهُ .


4. Ali ibn Ibrahim has narrated from Salih ibn al-Sindiy from Ja‘far ibn Bashir from Musa ibn Bakr who has said the following: “I saw abu al-Hassan, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, using ivory comb and I bought it for him.’”


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الْحُسَيْنُ بْنُ مُحَمَّدٍ عَنْ مُعَلَّى بْنِ مُحَمَّدٍ عَنِ الْوَشَّاءِ عَنْ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ بْنِ سُلَيْمَانَ قَالَ سَأَلْتُ أَبَا جَعْفَرٍ ( عليه السلام ) عَنِ الْعَاجِ فَقَالَ لَا بَأْسَ بِهِ وَ إِنَّ لِي مِنْهُ لَمُشْطاً .


5. Al-Husayn ibn Muhammad has narrated from Mu‘alla’ ibn Muhammad from al-Washsha’ from ‘Abd Allah ibn Sulayman who has said the following: “I once asked abu Ja‘far, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, about ivory. He (the Imam) said, ‘It is not unlawful and I have one ivory comb.’”


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مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ يَحْيَى عَنْ أَحْمَدَ بْنِ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ عِيسَى عَنِ ابْنِ مَحْبُوبٍ عَنْ نَضْرِ بْنِ إِسْحَاقَ عَنْ عَنْبَسَةَ بْنِ سَعِيدٍ رَفَعَ الْحَدِيثَ إِلَى النَّبِيِّ ( صلى الله عليه وآله ) قَالَ كَثْرَةُ تَسْرِيحِ الرَّأْسِ تَذْهَبُ بِالْوَبَاءِ وَ تَجْلِبُ الرِّزْقَ وَ تَزِيدُ فِي الْجِمَاعِ .


6. Muhammad ibn Yahya has narrated from Ahmad ibn Muhammad ibn ‘Isa from ibn Mahbub from Nadr from ‘Anbasah Sa‘id in a marfu‘ manner has said the following: “The Holy Prophet, O Allah, grant compensation to Muhammad and his family worthy of their services to Your cause, has said, ‘Combing of the head very often removes al-Waba’ (fever), attracts sustenance and increases one’s ability to go to bed with one’s wife.’”


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عَلِيُّ بْنُ إِبْرَاهِيمَ عَنْ أَبِيهِ عَنْ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ بْنِ الْمُغِيرَةِ عَنْ أَبِي الْحَسَنِ ( عليه السلام ) فِي قَوْلِ اللَّهِ عَزَّ وَ جَلَّ خُذُوا زِينَتَكُمْ عِنْدَ كُلِّ مَسْجِدٍ قَالَ مِنْ ذَلِكَ التَّمَشُّطُ عِنْدَ كُلِّ صَلَاةٍ .


7. Ali ibn Ibrahim has narrated from his father from ‘Abd Allah ibn al-Mughirah who has said the following: “About the meaning of the words of Allah, most Majestic, most Glorious, ‘You must beautify yourselves near every Masjid’ abu al-Hassan, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, has said, ‘Of such matters one is combing at the time of every Salat (prayer).”’


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عِدَّةٌ مِنْ أَصْحَابِنَا عَنْ أَحْمَدَ بْنِ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ خَالِدٍ عَنْ نُوحِ بْنِ شُعَيْبٍ عَنِ ابْنِ مَيَّاحٍ عَنْ يُونُسَ عَمَّنْ أَخْبَرَهُ عَنْ أَبِي الْحَسَنِ ( صلوات الله عليه ) قَالَ إِذَا سَرَّحْتَ رَأْسَكَ وَ لِحْيَتَكَ فَأَمِرَّ الْمُشْطَ عَلَى صَدْرِكَ فَإِنَّهُ يَذْهَبُ بِالْهَمِّ وَ الْوَبَاءِ .


8. A number of our people have narrated from Ahmad ibn Muhammad ibn Khalid from Nuh ibn Shu’ayb from ibn Mayyah from Yunus from those who narrated to him who has said the following: “Abu al-Hassan, has said, ‘When you comb your head and beard, then wipe the comb against your chest; it removes worries and al-Waba’ (fever).’”


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عَنْهُ عَنْ أَبِيهِ قَالَ كَثْرَةُ التَّمَشُّطِ تُقَلِّلُ الْبَلْغَمَ .


9. It is narrated from the narrator of the previous Hadith from his father who has said the following: “Using the comb very often reduces phlegm.’”


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عِدَّةٌ مِنْ أَصْحَابِنَا عَنْ سَهْلِ بْنِ زِيَادٍ عَنِ الْحَسَنِ بْنِ عَطِيَّةَ عَنْ إِسْمَاعِيلَ بْنِ جَابِرٍ عَنْ أَبِي عَبْدِ اللَّهِ ( صلوات الله عليه ) قَالَ مَنْ سَرَّحَ لِحْيَتَهُ سَبْعِينَ مَرَّةً وَ عَدَّهَا مَرَّةً مَرَّةً لَمْ يَقْرَبْهُ الشَّيْطَانُ أَرْبَعِينَ يَوْماً .


10. A number of our people have narrated from Sahl ibn Ziyad from al-Hassan ibn ‘Atiyyah from ’Isma‘il ibn Jabir who has said the following: “Abu ‘Abd Allah, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, has said, ‘If one uses his comb seventy times and counts it one by one, Satan will not come close to him for forty days.’”


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مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ يَحْيَى عَنْ أَحْمَدَ بْنِ مُحَمَّدٍ عَنِ ابْنِ مَحْبُوبٍ عَنْ إِبْرَاهِيمَ بْنِ مِهْزَمٍ عَنِ الْقَاسِمِ بْنِ الْوَلِيدِ قَالَ سَأَلْتُ أَبَا عَبْدِ اللَّهِ ( عليه السلام ) عَنْ عِظَامِ الْفِيلِ مَدَاهِنِهَا وَ أَمْشَاطِهَا قَالَ لَا بَأْسَ بِهَا .


11. Muhammad ibn Yahya has narrated from Ahmad ibn Muhammad from ibn Mahbub from Ibrahim ibn Mehzam from al-Qasim ibn al- Walid who has said the following: “I once asked abu ‘Abd Allah, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, about elephant bones, its oil (perfume) containers and combs. He (the Imam) said, ‘It is not unlawful.’”


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