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The Lawful (Halal)

The Lawful (Halal) الحَلال

The Lawful

الحَلالُ

1ـ الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) : علَيكَ بلُزومِ الحَلالِ ، وحُسنِ البِرِّ بالعِيالِ ، وذِكرِ اللّه‏ِ في كُلِّ حالٍ.

1– Imam Ali (a.s.) said, ‘It is incumbent upon you to be bound to the lawful, and excel in goodness to your family, and be in remembrance of Allah at all times.’[Ghurar al-Hikam, no. 6131]

The Difficulty in Seeking the Lawful

صُعوبَةُ طَلَبِ الحَلالِ

2ـ الإمامُ الصّادقُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) : مُجادَلَةُ4 السُّيوفِ أهْوَنُ من طَلَبِ الحَلالِ .

2– Imam al-Sadiq (a.s.) said, ‘Sword-combat is easier than seeking the lawful.’[al-Kafi, v. 5, p. 161, no. 1]

The Property of the Believer is Unlawful (Haram) to Use Except with his Consent

لا يَحِلُّ مالُ المُؤمِنِ إلّا بِطيبِ نَفسِهِ

3ـ رسولُ اللهِ‏ِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ) : لا يَحِلُّ لامرئٍ مِن مالِ أخيهِ شيءٌ إلّا بطِيبِ نَفْسٍ مِنهُ.

3– The Prophet (S) said, ‘It is unlawful for anyone to use the property of his brother except by his consent.’[Kanz al-’Ummal, no. 30345]