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The worst container man can fill is his belly

Question

Is this a Hadith of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) or the statement of a pious person?

“Man does not fill a container more evil than his belly”

 

Answer

This is a Hadith of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) recorded in Sunan Tirmidhi and Sunan Ibn Majah, on the authority of Sayyiduna Miqdam ibn Ma’di Karib (radiyallahu ‘anhu).

(Sunan Tirmidhi, Hadith: 2380 and Sunan Ibn Majah, Hadith: 3349)

 

See the full Hadith and authenticity here.

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar