Ayat Hadith A Day - Jumada Al-Awwal 26, 1429 (June 1, 2008)
- Ayat of the day
In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful
Al-Anfal (The Spoils of War), Ayat 18 Audio 18. Thalikum waanna Allaha moohinu kaydi alkafireena [8.18] This, and that Allah is the weakener of the struggle of the unbelievers.
[ Translated by Shakir ]
Hadith of the day
Good Manners and Form (Al-Adab)
Narrated 'Abdur-Rahman bin Abu Bakr:
Abu Bakr came with a guest or some guests, but he stayed late at night with the Prophet and when he came, my mother said (to him), "Have you been detained from your guest or guests tonight?" He said, "Haven't you served the supper to them?" She replied, "We presented the meal to him (or to them), but he (or they) refused to eat." Abu Bakr became angry, rebuked me and invoked Allah to cause (my) ears to be cut and swore not to eat of it!" I hid myself, and he called me, "O ignorant (boy)!" Abu Bakr's wife swore that she would not eat of it and so the guests or the guest swore that they would not eat of it till he ate of it. Abu Bakr said, "All that happened was from Satan." So he asked for the meals and ate of it, and so did they. Whenever they took a handful of the meal, the meal grew (increased) from underneath more than that mouthful. He said (to his wife), "O, sister of Bani Firas! What is
this?" She said, "O, pleasure of my eyes! The meal is now more than it had been before we started eating'' So they ate of it and sent the rest of that meal to the Prophet. It is said that the Prophet also ate of it.
(Reported Sahih Bukhari, Volume 8, Book 73, Number 163)
[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]