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When the belly is filled, then the body will transgress by sinning

Question

Please mention the reference of the following narration:

إذا امتلأ البطن طغى الجسد

 

Answer

Imam Abu Bakr Ibn Abid Dunya (rahimahullah) has recorded this as the statement of Abu Ja’far (rahimahullah).

(Al Ju’, Hadith: 23)

 

Translation

When the belly is filled, then the body will transgress [by sinning].

 

See other narrations on this topic here and here.

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar