38. Clipping the finger Nails

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مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ يَحْيَى عَنْ أَحْمَدَ بْنِ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ عِيسَى عَنِ الْقَاسِمِ بْنِ يَحْيَى عَنْ جَدِّهِ الْحَسَنِ بْنِ رَاشِدٍ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ ( صلى الله عليه وآله ) تَقْلِيمُ الْأَظْفَارِ يَمْنَعُ الدَّاءَ الْأَعْظَمَ وَ يُدِرُّ الرِّزْقَ .


1. Muhammad ibn Yahya has narrated from Ahmad ibn Muhammad ibn ‘Isa from al-Qasim ibn Yahya from his grandfather al-Hassan ibn Rashid who has said the following: “He (the Imam), ‘Alayhi al-Salam, has said, that the Messenger of Allah, O Allah, grant compensation to Muhammad and his family worthy of their services to Your cause, has said, ’Clipping fingernails repels great many pains and makes the sustenance flow.”’


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Allamah Baqir al-Majlisi: ضعيف 2 - Mir‘at al ‘Uqul Fi Sharh Akhbar Al al Rasul (2/387)



عَلِيُّ بْنُ إِبْرَاهِيمَ عَنْ أَبِيهِ عَنِ ابْنِ أَبِي عُمَيْرٍ عَنْ هِشَامِ بْنِ سَالِمٍ عَنْ أَبِي عَبْدِ اللَّهِ ( عليه السلام ) قَالَ تَقْلِيمُ الْأَظْفَارِ يَوْمَ الْجُمُعَةِ يُؤَمِّنُ مِنَ الْجُذَامِ وَ الْبَرَصِ وَ الْعَمَى وَ إِنْ لَمْ تَحْتَجْ فَحُكَّهَا .


2. Ali ibn Ibrahim has narrated from his father from ibn abu ‘Umayr from Hisham ibn Salim who has said the following: “Abu ‘Abd Allah, Alayhi al-Salam, has said, ’Clipping fingernails on Fridays is immunity from leprosy, albinism and blindness. If you do not need clipping then just scratch them.’”


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Allamah Baqir al-Majlisi: حسن 2 - Mir‘at al ‘Uqul Fi Sharh Akhbar Al al Rasul (2/387)



مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ يَحْيَى عَنْ أَحْمَدَ بْنِ مُحَمَّدٍ عَنِ الْحَسَنِ بْنِ عَلِيٍّ عَنِ الْحَسَنِ بْنِ سُلَيْمَانَ عَنْ عَمِّهِ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ بْنِ هِلَالٍ قَالَ قَالَ لِي أَبُو عَبْدِ اللَّهِ ( عليه السلام ) خُذْ مِنْ شَارِبِكَ وَ أَظْفَارِكَ فِي كُلِّ جُمُعَةٍ فَإِنْ لَمْ يَكُنْ فِيهَا شَيْ‏ءٌ فَحُكَّهَا لَا يُصِيبُكَ جُنُونٌ وَ لَا جُذَامٌ وَ لَا بَرَصٌ .


3. Muhammad ibn Yahya has narrated from Ahmad ibn Muhammad from al-Hassan ibn Ali ibn Sulayman from his uncle ‘Abd Allah ibn Hilal who has said the following: “Abu ‘Abd Allah, Alayhi al-Salam, once said to me, ’You must clip your mustache and fingernails every Friday, if you do not need clipping then just scratch them. You will not be affected by insanity, leprosy and albinism.’”


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Allamah Baqir al-Majlisi: مجهول 2 - Mir‘at al ‘Uqul Fi Sharh Akhbar Al al Rasul (2/387)



عَنْهُ عَنِ ابْنِ فَضَّالٍ عَنِ ابْنِ بُكَيْرٍ عَنْ أَبِي عَبْدِ اللَّهِ ( عليه السلام ) قَالَ تَقْلِيمُ الْأَظْفَارِ وَ أَخْذُ الشَّارِبِ فِي كُلِّ جُمُعَةٍ أَمَانٌ مِنَ الْبَرَصِ وَ الْجُنُونِ .


4. It is narrated from the narrator of the previous Hadith from ibn Faddal from ibn Bukayr who has said the following: “Abu ‘Abd Allah, Alayhi al-Salam, has said, ’Clipping fingernails and mustache every Friday is immunity from albinism and insanity.’”


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Allamah Baqir al-Majlisi: موثق 2 - Mir‘at al ‘Uqul Fi Sharh Akhbar Al al Rasul (2/387)



عِدَّةٌ مِنْ أَصْحَابِنَا عَنْ سَهْلِ بْنِ زِيَادٍ عَنْ أَحْمَدَ بْنِ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ أَبِي نَصْرٍ عَنِ ابْنِ عُقْبَةَ عَنْ أَبِيهِ عَنْ أَبِي عَبْدِ اللَّهِ ( عليه السلام ) قَالَ مِنَ السُّنَّةِ تَقْلِيمُ الْأَظْفَارِ .


5. A number of our people have narrated from Sahl ibn Ziyad from Ahmad ibn Muhammad from ibn abu Nasr from ibn ‘Uqbah from his father who has said the following: “Abu ‘Abd Allah, Alayhi al-Salam, has said, ‘It is of Sunnah to clip one’s fingernails.’”


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Allamah Baqir al-Majlisi: ضعيف على المشهور - Mir‘at al ‘Uqul Fi Sharh Akhbar Al al Rasul (22/387)



عِدَّةٌ مِنْ أَصْحَابِنَا عَنْ أَحْمَدَ بْنِ أَبِي عَبْدِ اللَّهِ عَنْ أَبِيهِ عَمَّنْ ذَكَرَهُ عَنْ أَيُّوبَ بْنِ الْحُرِّ عَنْ أَبِي حَمْزَةَ عَنْ أَبِي جَعْفَرٍ ( عليه السلام ) قَالَ إِنَّمَا قُصَّ الْأَظْفَارُ لِأَنَّهَا مَقِيلُ الشَّيْطَانِ وَ مِنْهُ يَكُونُ النِّسْيَانُ .


6. A number of our people have narrated from Ahmad ibn abu ‘Abd Allah from his father from those whom he has mentioned from Ayyub ibn al-Hurr from abu Hamzah who has said the following: “Abu Ja’far, Alayhi al-Salam, has said, ’There is clipping of fingernails; it reduces Satan; and because of it (unclipped fingernails) is forgetfulness.’”


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Allamah Baqir al-Majlisi: مرسل - Mir‘at al ‘Uqul Fi Sharh Akhbar Al al Rasul (22/387)



عَنْهُ عَنْ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ عَلِيٍّ عَنِ الْحَكَمِ بْنِ مِسْكِينٍ عَنْ حُذَيْفَةَ بْنِ مَنْصُورٍ عَنْ أَبِي عَبْدِ اللَّهِ ( عليه السلام ) قَالَ إِنَّ أَسْتَرَ وَ أَخْفَى مَا يُسَلِّطُ الشَّيْطَانَ مِنِ ابْنِ آدَمَ أَنْ صَارَ أَنْ يَسْكُنَ تَحْتَ الْأَظَافِيرِ .


7. It is narrated from the narrator of the previous Hadith from Muhammad ibn Ali from al-Hakam ibn Miskin from Hudhayfah ibn Mansur who has said the following: “Abu ‘Abd Allah, Alayhi al-Salam, has said, ’The strongest cover and most secret place for Satan by which he dominates children of Adam, Alayhi al-Salam is his hiding under the fingernails.’”


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Allamah Baqir al-Majlisi: ضعيف - Mir‘at al ‘Uqul Fi Sharh Akhbar Al al Rasul (22/388)



عَنْهُ عَنْ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ عَلِيٍّ عَنْ عَلِيٍّ الْحَنَّاطِ عَنْ عَلِيِّ بْنِ أَبِي حَمْزَةَ عَنِ الْحُسَيْنِ بْنِ أَبِي الْعَلَاءِ عَنْ أَبِي بَصِيرٍ عَنْ أَبِي عَبْدِ اللَّهِ ( عليه السلام ) قَالَ قُلْتُ لَهُ مَا ثَوَابُ مَنْ أَخَذَ مِنْ شَارِبِهِ وَ قَلَّمَ أَظْفَارَهُ فِي كُلِّ جُمُعَةٍ قَالَ لَا يَزَالُ مُطَهَّراً إِلَى الْجُمُعَةِ الْأُخْرَى .


8. It is narrated from the narrator of the previous Hadith from Muhammad ibn Ali from Ali al-Hannat from Ali ibn abu Hamzah from al- Husayn ibn abu al-‘Ala’ from abu Basir who has said the following: “I once asked abu ‘Abd Allah, Alayhi al-Salam, about the reward for clipping the mustache and fingernails every Friday. He (the Imam) said, ‘He continues with cleanliness until the next Friday.’”


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Allamah Baqir al-Majlisi: ضعيف على المشهور 2 - Mir‘at al ‘Uqul Fi Sharh Akhbar Al al Rasul (2/388)



عَنْهُ عَنِ ابْنِ فَضَّالٍ عَنْ أَبِي حَفْصٍ الْجُرْجَانِيِّ عَنْ أَبِي الْخَضِيبِ الرَّبِيعِ بْنِ بَكْرٍ الْأَزْدِيِّ عَنْ عَبْدِ الرَّحِيمِ الْقَصِيرِ قَالَ قَالَ أَبُو جَعْفَرٍ ( عليه السلام ) مَنْ أَخَذَ مِنْ أَظْفَارِهِ وَ شَارِبِهِ كُلَّ جُمُعَةٍ وَ قَالَ حِينَ يَأْخُذُ بِسْمِ اللَّهِ وَ بِاللَّهِ وَ عَلَى سُنَّةِ مُحَمَّدٍ رَسُولِ اللَّهِ ( صلى الله عليه وآله ) لَمْ يَسْقُطْ مِنْهُ قُلَامَةٌ وَ لَا جُزَازَةٌ إِلَّا كَتَبَ اللَّهُ لَهُ بِهَا عِتْقَ نَسَمَةٍ وَ لَا يَمْرَضُ إِلَّا مَرَضَهُ الَّذِي يَمُوتُ فِيهِ .


9. It is narrated from the narrator of the previous Hadith from ibn Faddal from Hafs ibn al-Jurjaniy from abu al-Khasib al-Rabi‘ ibn Bakr al-Azdiy from ‘ Abd al- Rahim al-Qasir who has said the following: “Abu Ja‘far, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, has stated this Hadith. There is one’s clipping his mustache and fingernails every Friday. When clipping, one should say, “In the name of Allah, with Allah, and on the Sunnah of Muhammad, the Messenger of Allah, O Allah, grant compensation to Muhammad and his family worthy of their services to Your cause.” For every piece of clipped hair Allah writes for him the reward of setting free one enslaved soul. He will not become ill except the illness because of which he will die.’”


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Allamah Baqir al-Majlisi: مجهول - Mir‘at al ‘Uqul Fi Sharh Akhbar Al al Rasul (22/388)



عَلِيُّ بْنُ إِبْرَاهِيمَ عَنْ أَبِيهِ عَنِ ابْنِ أَبِي عُمَيْرٍ عَنْ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ طَلْحَةَ قَالَ قَالَ أَبُو عَبْدِ اللَّهِ ( عليه السلام ) تَقْلِيمُ الْأَظْفَارِ وَ قَصُّ الشَّارِبِ وَ غَسْلُ الرَّأْسِ بِالْخِطْمِيِّ كُلَّ جُمُعَةٍ يَنْفِي الْفَقْرَ وَ يَزِيدُ فِي الرِّزْقِ .


10. Ali ibn Ibrahim has narrated from his father from ibn abu ‘Umayr from Muhammad ibn Talhah who has said the following: “Abu ‘Abd Allah, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, has said, ‘Clipping fingernails, mustache and washing one’s head with hollyhock (marshmallow plant) every Friday banishes poverty and increases one’s sustenance.’”


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Allamah Baqir al-Majlisi: مجهول 2 - Mir‘at al ‘Uqul Fi Sharh Akhbar Al al Rasul (2/388)



مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ يَحْيَى عَنْ أَحْمَدَ بْنِ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ عِيسَى عَنِ الْحَسَنِ بْنِ عَلِيِّ بْنِ عُقْبَةَ عَنْ أَبِي كَهْمَسٍ قَالَ قَالَ رَجُلٌ لِعَبْدِ اللَّهِ بْنِ الْحَسَنِ عَلِّمْنِي شَيْئاً فِي الرِّزْقِ فَقَالَ الْزَمْ مُصَلَّاكَ إِذَا صَلَّيْتَ الْفَجْرَ إِلَى طُلُوعِ الشَّمْسِ فَإِنَّهُ أَنْجَعُ فِي طَلَبِ الرِّزْقِ مِنَ الضَّرْبِ فِي الْأَرْضِ فَأَخْبَرْتُ بِذَلِكَ أَبَا عَبْدِ اللَّهِ ( عليه السلام ) فَقَالَ أَ لَا أُعَلِّمُكَ فِي الرِّزْقِ مَا هُوَ أَنْفَعُ مِنْ ذَلِكَ قَالَ قُلْتُ بَلَى قَالَ خُذْ مِنْ شَارِبِكَ وَ أَظْفَارِكَ كُلَّ جُمُعَةٍ .


11. Muhammad ibn Yahya has narrated from Ahmad ibn Muhammad ibn ‘Isa from al-Hassan ibn Ali ibn ‘Uqbah from abu Kahmas who has said the following: “A man once asked ‘Abd Allah ibn al-Hassan to teach him something for increased sustenance. He said, ‘Remain in the place of your Salat (prayer) after the morning Salat (prayer) until sunrise; it is more useful for seeking increased sustenance than traveling in the land.’ I informed abu ‘Abd Allah, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, about it and he (the Imam) said, ‘Will you like if I teach you for increased sustenance what is more useful than that?’ I replied, ‘Yes, I will like it.’ He (the Imam) said, ‘Clip your fingernails and mustache every Friday.’”


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Allamah Baqir al-Majlisi: مجهول 2 - Mir‘at al ‘Uqul Fi Sharh Akhbar Al al Rasul (2/389)



عَنْهُ عَنِ ابْنِ فَضَّالٍ عَنْ عَلِيِّ بْنِ عُقْبَةَ عَنْ أَبِيهِ قَالَ أَتَيْتُ عَبْدَ اللَّهِ بْنَ الْحَسَنِ فَقُلْتُ عَلِّمْنِي دُعَاءً فِي الرِّزْقِ فَقَالَ قُلِ اللَّهُمَّ تَوَلَّ أَمْرِي وَ لَا تُوَلِّ أَمْرِي غَيْرَكَ فَعَرَضْتُهُ عَلَى أَبِي عَبْدِ اللَّهِ ( عليه السلام ) فَقَالَ أَ لَا أَدُلُّكَ عَلَى مَا هُوَ أَنْفَعُ مِنْ هَذَا فِي الرِّزْقِ تَقُصُّ أَظَافِيرَكَ وَ شَارِبَكَ فِي كُلِّ جُمُعَةٍ وَ لَوْ بِحَكِّهَا .


12. It is narrated from the narrator of the previous Hadith from ibn Faddal from Ali ibn ‘Uqbah from his father who has said the following: “I once visited ‘Abd Allah ibn al-Hassan and asked him to teach me a prayer for increased sustenance. He told me to say, ‘O Lord, take charge of my affairs and do not make others the in-charge person of my affairs.’ I mentioned it to abu ‘Abd Allah, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, and he (the Imam) said, ‘May I teach you something more useful than that for increased sustenance? Clip your fingernails and mustache every Friday.’”


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Allamah Baqir al-Majlisi: حسن أو موثق - Mir‘at al ‘Uqul Fi Sharh Akhbar Al al Rasul (22/389)



عِدَّةٌ مِنْ أَصْحَابِنَا عَنْ أَحْمَدَ بْنِ أَبِي عَبْدِ اللَّهِ عَنْ عَلِيِّ بْنِ أَسْبَاطٍ عَنْ خَلَفٍ قَالَ رَآنِي أَبُو الْحَسَنِ ( عليه السلام ) بِخُرَاسَانَ وَ أَنَا أَشْتَكِي عَيْنِي فَقَالَ أَ لَا أَدُلُّكَ عَلَى شَيْ‏ءٍ إِنْ فَعَلْتَهُ لَمْ تَشْتَكِ عَيْنَكَ فَقُلْتُ بَلَى فَقَالَ خُذْ مِنْ أَظْفَارِكَ فِي كُلِّ خَمِيسٍ قَالَ فَفَعَلْتُ فَمَا اشْتَكَيْتُ عَيْنِي إِلَى يَوْمَ أَخْبَرْتُكَ .


13. A number of our people have narrated from Ahmad ibn abu ‘Abd Allah from Ali ibn Asbat from Khalaf who has said the following: “Abu al-Hassan, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, saw me in Khurasan and I complained of eye trouble. He (the Imam) said, ‘May I teach you something which will remove your complaint because of your eyes?’ I replied, ‘Yes, I like to know it.’ He (the Imam) said, ‘Clip your fingernails every Thursday.’ I followed the instruction and have not complained ever since of my eyes.’”


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Allamah Baqir al-Majlisi: مجهول 2 - Mir‘at al ‘Uqul Fi Sharh Akhbar Al al Rasul (2/389)



عَنْهُ عَنْ أَبِيهِ عَنْ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ بْنِ الْفَضْلِ النَّوْفَلِيِّ عَنْ أَبِيهِ وَ عَمِّهِ جَمِيعاً عَنْ أَبِي جَعْفَرٍ ( عليه السلام ) قَالَ مَنْ أَدْمَنَ أَخْذَ أَظْفَارِهِ كُلَّ خَمِيسٍ لَمْ تَرْمَدْ عَيْنُهُ .


14. It is narrated from the narrator of the previous Hadith from his father from ‘Abd Allah ibn al-Fadl al-Nawfaliy from his father from his uncle all has said the following: “Abu ‘Abd Allah, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, has said, ‘Whoever continues clipping his fingernails every Thursday will not experience eye ache.’”


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Allamah Baqir al-Majlisi: مجهول - Mir‘at al ‘Uqul Fi Sharh Akhbar Al al Rasul (22/389)



عَلِيُّ بْنُ إِبْرَاهِيمَ عَنْ أَبِيهِ عَنِ النَّوْفَلِيِّ عَنِ السَّكُونِيِّ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ ( صلى الله عليه وآله ) لِلرِّجَالِ قُصُّوا أَظَافِيرَكُمْ وَ لِلنِّسَاءِ اتْرُكْنَ فَإِنَّهُ أَزْيَنُ لَكُنَّ .


15. Ali ibn Ibrahim has narrated from his father from al-Nawfaliy from al-Sakuniy who has said the following: “He (the Imam), ‘Alayhi al-Salam, has said that the Messenger of Allah, O Allah, grant compensation to Muhammad and his family worthy of their services to Your cause, has said, ‘Men must clip their fingernails and women must keep them because it is more beautifying for them.’”


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Allamah Baqir al-Majlisi: ضعيف على المشهور 2 - Mir‘at al ‘Uqul Fi Sharh Akhbar Al al Rasul (2/389)



عَلِيُّ بْنُ إِبْرَاهِيمَ عَنْ أَبِيهِ عَنِ ابْنِ أَبِي عُمَيْرٍ رَفَعَهُ فِي قَصِّ الْأَظْفَارِ تَبْدَأُ بِخِنْصِرِ الْأَيْسَرِ ثُمَّ تَخْتِمُ بِالْيَمِينِ .


16. Ali ibn Ibrahim has narrated from his father from ibn abu ‘Umayr from in a marfu‘ manner has said the following: “When clipping fingernails you must begin with the little finger of the left hand and complete it with the right hand (little fingernail).’”


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الْحُسَيْنُ بْنُ مُحَمَّدٍ عَنْ مُعَلَّى بْنِ مُحَمَّدٍ عَنْ جَعْفَرِ بْنِ مُحَمَّدٍ الْأَشْعَرِيِّ عَنِ ابْنِ الْقَدَّاحِ عَنْ أَبِي عَبْدِ اللَّهِ ( عليه السلام ) قَالَ احْتَبَسَ الْوَحْيُ عَنِ النَّبِيِّ ( صلى الله عليه وآله ) فَقِيلَ لَهُ احْتَبَسَ الْوَحْيُ عَنْكَ فَقَالَ ( صلى الله عليه وآله ) وَ كَيْفَ لَا يَحْتَبِسُ وَ أَنْتُمْ لَا تُقَلِّمُونَ أَظْفَارَكُمْ وَ لَا تُنَقُّونَ رَوَاجِبَكُمْ .


17. AI-Husayn ibn Muhammad has narrated from Mu‘alla’ ibn Muhammad from Ja‘far ibn Muhammad aI-Ash‘ariy from ibn al-Qaddah who has said the following: “Abu ‘Abd Allah, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, has said, ’Once a lapse took place in coming of divine revelation to the Holy Prophet, O Allah, grant compensation to Muhammad and his family worthy of their services to Your cause. He (the Messenger of Allah) was asked, ’Has coming of divine revelation to you stopped?’ He (the Messenger of Allah) said, ‘Why should it not stop when you do not clip your fingernails and clean your finger joints?”’


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