17. First the Shroud, then Debts, then Will is paid for from the Legacy

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1- مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ يَحْيَى عَنْ أَحْمَدَ بْنِ مُحَمَّدٍ عَنِ ابْنِ مَحْبُوبٍ عَنْ عَبْدِ اللهِ بْنِ سِنَانٍ عَنْ أَبِي عَبْدِ اللهِ (عَلَيْهِ السَّلام) قَالَ الْكَفَنُ مِنْ جَمِيعِ الْمَالِ.


1. Muhammad ibn Yahya has narrated from Ahmad ibn Muhammad from ibn Mahbub from ‘ Abd Allah ibn Sinan who has narrated the following: “Abu ‘Abd Allah, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, has said, ‘The shroud is paid for from the whole of the legacy.”’


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2- عِدَّةٌ مِنْ أَصْحَابِنَا عَنْ سَهْلِ بْنِ زِيَادٍ وَمُحَمَّدُ بْنُ يَحْيَى عَنْ أَحْمَدَ بْنِ مُحَمَّدٍ جَمِيعاً عَنِ ابْنِ مَحْبُوبٍ عَنْ عَلِيِّ بْنِ رِئَابٍ عَنْ مُعَاذٍ عَنْ زُرَارَةَ قَالَ سَأَلْتُهُ عَنْ رَجُلٍ مَاتَ وَعَلَيْهِ دَيْنٌ بِقَدْرِ ثَمَنِ كَفَنِهِ فَقَالَ يُجْعَلُ مَا تَرَكَ فِي ثَمَنِ كَفَنِهِ إِلا أَنْ يَتَّجِرَ عَلَيْهِ بَعْضُ النَّاسِ فَيُكَفِّنَهُ وَيُقْضَى مَا عَلَيْهِ مِمَّا تَرَكَ.


2. A number of our people have narrated from Sahl ibn Ziyad and Muhammad ibn Yahya has narrated from Ahmad ibn Muhammad ‘Abd Allah from ibn Mahbub from Ali ibn Ri’ab from Mu’ash from Zurarah who has narrated the following: “I once asked him (the Imam), ‘Alayhi al-Salam, about the case of a man who dies owing a debt which is equal to the cost of his shroud. He (the Imam) said, ‘His legacy must be spent to pay for his shroud unless people may come forward to use his legacy in business and pay for his shroud and debts.’”


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3- عَلِيُّ بْنُ إِبْرَاهِيمَ عَنْ أَبِيهِ عَنِ النَّوْفَلِيِّ عَنِ السَّكُونِيِّ عَنْ أَبِي عَبْدِ اللهِ (عَلَيْهِ السَّلام) قَالَ أَوَّلُ شَيْ‏ءٍ يُبْدَأُ بِهِ مِنَ الْمَالِ الْكَفَنُ ثُمَّ الدَّيْنُ ثُمَّ الْوَصِيَّةُ ثُمَّ الْمِيرَاثُ.


3. Ali ibn Ibrahim has narrated from his father from al-Nawfaliy from al-Sakuniy who has narrated the following: “Abu ‘Abd Allah, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, has said, ‘The first thing to pay for from the legacy is shroud, then debts, then will, then the shares of heirs.’”


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