40. To Bury the Hairs and Fingernails

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عِدَّةٌ مِنْ أَصْحَابِنَا عَنْ سَهْلِ بْنِ زِيَادٍ عَنِ ابْنِ فَضَّالٍ عَنْ بَعْضِ أَصْحَابِهِ عَنْ أَبِي كَهْمَسٍ عَنْ أَبِي عَبْدِ اللَّهِ ( عليه السلام ) فِي قَوْلِ اللَّهِ عَزَّ وَ جَلَّ أَ لَمْ نَجْعَلِ الْأَرْضَ كِفاتاً أَحْياءً وَ أَمْواتاً قَالَ دَفْنُ الشَّعْرِ وَ الظُّفُرِ .


1. A number of our people have narrated from Sahl ibn Ziyad from ibn Faddal from certain persons of his people from abu Kahmas who have said the following: “About the meaning of the words of Allah, most Majestic, most Glorious, ’Have We not made the earth a collector (homes) of dead and living/ (77:25) abu ’Abd Allah, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, has said, ’It is a reference to burying of the hairs and fingernails/”


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Allamah Baqir al-Majlisi: ضعيف على المشهور - Mir‘at al ‘Uqul Fi Sharh Akhbar Al al Rasul (22/391)