Apr 24, 2017
And he followed a road
I heard Allah's Apostle saying, ''The swearing (by the seller) may persuade the buyer to purchase the goods but that will be deprived of Allah's blessing.''
Apr 23, 2017
Lo! We made him strong in the land and gave him unto every thing a road.
My father bought a slave who practiced the profession of cupping. (My father broke the slave's instruments of cupping). I asked my father why he had done so. He replied, ''The Prophet forbade the acceptance of the price of a dog or blood, and also forbade the profession of tattooing, getting tattooed and receiving or giving Riba, (usury), and cursed the picture-makers.''
Apr 22, 2017
They will ask thee of Dhu'l-Qarneyn. Say: I shall recite unto you a remembrance of him.
The Prophet said, ''This night I dreamt that two men came and took me to a Holy land whence we proceeded on till we reached a river of blood, where a man was standing, and on its bank was standing another man with stones in his hands. The man in the middle of the river tried to come out, but the other threw a stone in his mouth and forced him to go back to his original place. So, whenever he tried to come out, the other man would throw a stone in his mouth and force him to go back to his former place. I asked, Who is this?' I was told, The person in the river was a Riba-eater.''
Apr 21, 2017
When the last Verses of Surat al- Baqara were revealed, the Prophet recited them in the mosque and proclaimed the trade of alcohol as illegal.
And as for the wall, it belonged to two orphan boys in the city, and there was beneath it a treasure belonging to them, and their father had been righteous, and thy Lord intended that they should come to their full strength and should bring forth their treasure as a mercy from their Lord; and I did it not upon my own command. Such is the interpretation of that wherewith thou couldst not bear.
Apr 20, 2017
And we intended that their Lord should change him for them for one better in purity and nearer to mercy.
The Prophet aid, ''The buyer and the seller have the option to cancel or to confirm the deal, as long as they have not parted or till they part, and if they spoke the truth and told each other the defects of the things, then blessings would be in their deal, and if they hid something and told lies, the blessing of the deal would be lost.''
Apr 19, 2017
And as for the lad, his parents were believers and we feared lest he should oppress them by rebellion and disbelief.
An Ansari man, called Abu Shu'aib, came and told his butcher slave, ''Prepare meals sufficient for five persons, for I want to invite the Prophet along with four other persons as I saw signs of hunger on his face.'' Abu Shu'aib invited them and another person came along with them. The Prophet said (to Abu Shu'aib), This man followed us, so if you allow him, he will join us, and if you want him to return, he will go back.'' Abu Shu'aib said, ''No, I have allowed him (i.e. he, too, is welcomed to the meal).''
Apr 18, 2017
As for the ship, it belonged to poor people working on the river, and I wished to mar it, for there was a king behind them who is taking every ship by force.
We used to be given mixed dates (from the booty) and used to sell (barter) two Sas of those dates) for one Sa (of good dates). The Prophet said (to us), ''No (bartering of) two Sas for one Sa nor two Dirhams for one Dirham is permissible'', (as that is a kind of usury). (See Hadith No. 405).
Apr 17, 2017
Allah's Apostle said, ''The seller and the buyer have the right to keep or return goods as long as they have not parted or till they part; and if both the parties spoke the truth and described the defects and qualities (of the goods), then they would be blessed in their transaction, and if they told lies or hid something, then the blessings of their transaction would be lost.''
Apr 16, 2017
The Prophet said, ''There was a merchant who used to lend the people, and whenever his debtor was in straitened circumstances, he would say to his employees, Forgive him so that Allah may forgive us.' So, Allah forgave him.''
So they twain journeyed on till, when they came unto the folk of a certain township, they asked its folk for food, but they refused to make them guests. And they found therein a wall upon the point of falling into ruin, and he repaired it. Moses said: If thou hadst wished, thou couldst have taken payment for it.
Apr 15, 2017
The Prophet said, ''Before your time the angels received the soul of a man and asked him, Did you do any good deeds (in your life)?' He replied, I used to order my employees to grant time to the rich person to pay his debts at his convenience.' So Allah said to the angels; ''Excuse him.'' Rabi said that (the dead man said), I used to be easy to the rich and grant time to the poor.' Or, in another narration, grant time to the well-off and forgive the needy,' or, accept from the well-off and forgive the needy.'
Apr 14, 2017
He said: Did I not tell thee that thou couldst not bear with me?
Apr 13, 2017
The Prophet said, ''One would rather take a rope and cut wood and carry it than ask others).''
So they twain journeyed on till, when they met a lad, he slew him. Moses said: What! Hast thou slain an innocent soul who hath slain no man? Verily thou hast done a horrid thing.
Apr 12, 2017
Moses said: Be not wroth with me that I forgot, and be not hard upon me for my fault.
Apr 11, 2017
Allah's Apostle said, ''The Prophet David used not to eat except from the earnings of his manual labor.''
Apr 10, 2017
So they twain set out till, when they were in the ship, he made a hole therein. Moses said: Hast thou made a hole therein to drown the folk thereof? Thou verily hast done a dreadful thing.
The Prophet said, ''Nobody has ever eaten a better meal than that which one has earned by working with one's own hands. The Prophet of Allah, David used to eat from the earnings of his manual labor.''
Apr 9, 2017
He said: Well, if thou go with me, ask me not concerning aught till I myself mention of it unto thee.
Apr 8, 2017
He said: Allah willing, thou shalt find me patient and I shall not in aught gainsay thee.
When Abu Bakr As-Siddiq was chosen Caliph, he said, ''My people know that my profession was not incapable of providing substance to my family. And as I will be busy serving the Muslim nation, my family will eat from the National Treasury of Muslims, and I will practise the profession of serving the Muslims.''
Apr 7, 2017
Anas went to the Prophet with barley bread having some dissolved fat on it. The Prophet had mortgaged his armor to a Jew in Medina and took from him some barley for his family. Anas heard him saying, ''The household of Muhammad did not possess even a single Sa of wheat or food grains for the evening meal, although he has nine wives to look after.'' (See Hadith No. 685)
Apr 6, 2017
The Prophet purchased food grains from a Jew on credit and mortgaged his iron armor to him.
Apr 5, 2017
I heard Allah's Apostle saying, ''whoever desires an expansion in his sustenance and age, should keep good relations with his Kith and kin.''
Apr 4, 2017
The Prophet said, ''If a woman gives something (i.e. in charity) from her husband's earnings without his permission, she will get half his reward.''
Apr 3, 2017
The Prophet said, ''If a woman gives in charity from her house meals without wasting (i.e. being extravagant), she will get the reward for her giving, and her husband will also get the reward for his earning and the storekeeper will also get a similar reward. The acquisition of the reward of none of them will reduce the reward of the others.''
Apr 2, 2017
He said: Didst thou see, when we took refuge on the rock, and I forgot the fish - and none but Satan caused me to forget to mention it - it took its way into the waters by a marvel.
A caravan arrived (at Medina) while we were offering the Jumua prayer with the Prophet. The people left out for the caravan, with the exception of twelve persons. Then this Verse was revealed: But when they see some bargain or some amusement, they disperse headlong to it and leave you standing.'' (62.11)
Apr 1, 2017
Abu Musa asked Umar to admit him but he was not admitted as Umar was busy, so Abu Musa went back. When Umar finished his job he said, ''Didn't I hear the voice of Abdullah bin Qais? Let him come in.'' Umar was told that he had left. So, he sent for him and on his arrival, he (Abu Musa) said, ''We were ordered to do so (i.e. to leave if not admitted after asking permission thrice). Umar told him, ''Bring witness in proof of your statement.'' Abu Musa went to the Ansar's meeting places and asked them. They said, ''None amongst us will give this witness except the youngest of us, Abu Said Al-Khudri. Abu Musa then took Abu Said Al-Khudri (to Umar) and Umar said, surprisingly, ''Has this order of Allah's Apostle been hidden from me?'' (Then he added), ''I used to be busy trading in markets.''
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