8. A Man Makes a Will, then Cancels it

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1- عَلِيُّ بْنُ إِبْرَاهِيمَ عَنْ أَبِيهِ عَنِ ابْنِ أَبِي عُمَيْرٍ عَنِ ابْنِ بُكَيْرٍ عَنْ عُبَيْدِ بْنِ زُرَارَةَ قَالَ سَمِعْتُ أَبَا عَبْدِ اللهِ (عَلَيْهِ السَّلام) يَقُولُ لِلْمُوصِي أَنْ يَرْجِعَ فِي وَصِيَّتِهِ إِنْ كَانَ فِي صِحَّةٍ أَوْ مَرَضٍ.


1. Ali ibn Ibrahim has narrated from his father from ibn abu ‘Umayr from ibn Bukayr from ‘Ubayd ibn Zurarah who has narrated the following: “I once heard abu ‘Abd Allah, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, saying, ’One who makes a will has the right to cancel or leave it, regardless of his being in good health or in illness.


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Allamah Baqir al-Majlisi: حسن أو موثق - Mir‘at al ‘Uqul Fi Sharh Akhbar Al al Rasul (3/22)



2- مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ يَحْيَى عَنْ أَحْمَدَ بْنِ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ عِيسَى عَنِ ابْنِ فَضَّالٍ عَنْ عَلِيِّ بْنِ عُقْبَةَ عَنْ بُرَيْدٍ الْعِجْلِيِّ عَنْ أَبِي عَبْدِ اللهِ (عَلَيْهِ السَّلام) قَالَ لِصَاحِبِ الْوَصِيَّةِ أَنْ يَرْجِعَ فِيهَا وَيُحْدِثَ فِي وَصِيَّتِهِ مَا دَامَ حَيّاً.


2. Muhammad ibn Yahya has narrated from Ahmad ibn Muhammad ibn ‘Isa from ibn Faddal from Ali ibn ‘Uqbah from Burayd al-‘Ijliy who has narrated the following: “Abu ‘ Abd Allah, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, has said, ’The testator has the right to cancel or change his will in his life time.”’


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Allamah Baqir al-Majlisi: موثق - Mir‘at al ‘Uqul Fi Sharh Akhbar Al al Rasul (3/22)



3- عَلِيُّ بْنُ إِبْرَاهِيمَ عَنْ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ عِيسَى عَنْ يُونُسَ عَنِ ابْنِ مُسْكَانَ عَنْ أَبِي عَبْدِ اللهِ (عَلَيْهِ السَّلام) قَالَ قَضَى أَمِيرُ الْمُؤْمِنِينَ (عَلَيْهِ السَّلام) أَنَّ الْمُدَبَّرَ مِنَ الثُّلُثِ وَأَنَّ لِلرَّجُلِ أَنْ يَنْقُضَ وَصِيَّتَهُ فَيَزِيدَ فِيهَا وَيَنْقُصَ مِنْهَا مَا لَمْ يَمُتْ.


3. Ali ibn Ibrahim has narrated from Muhammad ibn ‘Isa from Yunus from ibn Muskan who has narrated the following: “Abu ‘Abd Allah, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, has said that ’Amir al-Mu’minin issued a judgment about al- Mudabbar (slave to be set free with the death of the owner) as being part of one-third of the legacy and that a testator has the right to reduce or increase in his will as long as he is alive.’”


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Allamah Baqir al-Majlisi: صحيح - Mir‘at al ‘Uqul Fi Sharh Akhbar Al al Rasul (23/23)



4- عَلِيُّ بْنُ إِبْرَاهِيمَ عَنْ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ عِيسَى عَنْ يُونُسَ عَنْ بَعْضِ أَصْحَابِهِ قَالَ قَالَ عَلِيُّ بْنُ الْحُسَيْنِ (عَلَيْهِما السَّلام) لِلرَّجُلِ أَنْ يُغَيِّرَ وَصِيَّتَهُ فَيُعْتِقَ مَنْ كَانَ أَمَرَ بِمِلْكِهِ وَيُمَلِّكَ مَنْ كَانَ أَمَرَ بِعِتْقِهِ وَيُعْطِيَ مَنْ كَانَ حَرَمَهُ وَيَحْرِمَ مَنْ كَانَ أَعْطَاهُ مَا لَمْ يَمُتْ.


4. Ali ibn Ibrahim has narrated from Muhammad ibn ‘Isa from Yunus from certain persons of his people who has narrated the following: “Ali ibn al-Husayn, ‘Alayhim al-Salam, has said, ‘A testator has the right to change his will, thus he can set free those whom he had willed to remain slaves or keep the slaves those that were freed in his will; give those who were deprived and deprive those whom he had given as long as he is alive.’”


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Allamah Baqir al-Majlisi: مرسل - Mir‘at al ‘Uqul Fi Sharh Akhbar Al al Rasul (23/23)