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Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) hardly combined meat and bread

Question

What is the reference for this narration and can it be quoted?

“Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) never combined meat and bread for lunch, nor for dinner, unless he was eating with people.”

 

Answer

Imam Ahmad (rahimahullah) has recorded this Hadith on the authority of Sayyiduna Anas (radiyallahu ‘anha). Imam Ibn Hibban (rahimahullah) has declared the Hadith authentic.

(Musnad Ahmad, vol. 3 pg. 270, Sahih Ibn Hibban; Al Ihsan, Hadith: 6359)

 

Also see here.

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar

 

Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar