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Give the beggar something, even if it be a burnt hoof/trotter

Question

What is the reference for this narration?

Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“Give the beggar something/Do not reject a beggar, even if you give a burnt hoof”

 

Answer

Imam Malik, Imam Ahmad (rahimahumallah) and other Muhaddithun have recorded this Hadith. Imam Ibn Hibban (rahimahullah) has declared the Hadith authentic.

(Muwatta Imam Malik, Hadith: 2673, Musnad Ahmad, vol. 6 pg. 435, Sahih Ibn Hibban; Al Ihsan, Hadith: 3374)

 

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar