AbdulHamid, a client of Banu Hashim, said that his mother who served some of the daughters of the Prophet (peace be upon him) told him that one of the daughters of the Prophet (peace be upon him) said that the Prophet (peace be upon him) used to teach her saying: Say in the morning: Glory be to Allah, and I begin with praise of Him; there is no power but in Allah ; what Allah wills comes to pass and what He does not will does not come to pass; I know that Allah is Omnipotent and that Allah has comprehended everything in knowledge" ; for whoever says it in the morning will be guarded till the evening, and whoever says it in the evening will be guarded till the morning.
I asked the Prophet (peace be upon him) and said: Apostle of Allah! we live in a cold land in which we do heavy work and we make a liquor from wheat to get strength from if for our work and to stand the cold of our country. He asked: Is it intoxicating? I replied: Yes. He said: You must avoid it. I said: The people will not abandon it. He said: If they do not abandon it, fight with them.
Hassan ibn Atiyyah said: Makhul and Ibn Zakariyya went to Khalid ibn Ma'dan, and I also went along with them. He reported a tradition on the authority of Jubayr ibn Nufayr. He said: Go with us to Dhu Mikhbar, a man from the Companions of the Prophet (peace be upon him). We came to him and Jubayr asked him about peace. He said: I heard the Apostle of Allah (peace be upon him) say: You will make a secure peace with the Byzantines, then you and they will fight an enemy behind you.
A man of ad-Dabab, said: When the Prophet (peace be upon him) became free from the people of Badr I brought to him a colt of my mare called al-Qarha' I said: Muhammad, I have brought a colt of a al-Qarha' , so that you may take it. He said: I have no need of it. If you wish that I give you a select coat of mail from (the spoils of) Badr, I shall do it. I said: I cannot give you today a colt in exchange. He said: Then I have no need of it.
Mutayr said: I heard a man say: I heard the Apostle of Allah (peace be upon him) in the Farewell Pilgrimage. He was commanding and prohibiting them (the people). He said: O Allah, did I give full information? They said: Yes. He said: When the Quraysh quarrel about the rule among themselves, and the presents become bribery, them leave them. The people were asked: Who was he (who narrated this tradition)? They said: This was Dhul-Zawa'id, a Companion of the Apostle of Allah (peace be upon him).
Ibn Abbas reported that Dhuwayb, father of Qabisah, (Allah be pleased with him) narrated to him that Allah's Messenger (peace be upon him) sent under his charge the sacrificial camels, and said: If any of these is completely exhausted and you apprehended its death, then slaughter it, then dip its hoofs in its blood and imprint it on its hump; but neither you nor any one of your comrades should eat it.
Mansur al-Kalbi said: Dihyah ibn Khalifah once went out from a village of Damascus at as much distance as it measures between Aqabah and al-Fustat during Ramadan; and that is three miles. He then broke his fast and the people broke their fast along with him. But some of them disliked to break their fast. When he came back to his village, he said: I swear by Allah, today I witnessed a thing of which I could not even think to see. The people detested the way of the Apostle of Allah (peace be upon him) and his Companions. He said this to those who fasted. At this moment he said: O Allah, make me die.
The Apostle of Allah (peace be upon him) was brought some pieces of fine Egyptian linen and he gave me one and said: Divide it into two; cut one of the pieces into a shirt and give the other to your wife for veil. Then when he turned away, he said: And order your wife to wear a garment below it and not show her figure.
Al-Miqdad went to Baqi' al-Khabkhabah for a certain need. He found a mouse taking out a dinar from a hole. It then continued to take out dinars one by one until it took out seventeen dinars. It then took out a red purse containing a dinar. There were thus eighteen dinars. He took them to the Prophet (peace be upon him), informed him and said to him: Take its sadaqah. The Prophet (peace be upon him) asked him: Did you extend your hand toward the hole? He replied: No. The Apostle of Allah (peace be upon him) then said: May Allah bless you in it.
We came to the Prophet (peace be upon him) and asked him for some corn. He said: Go, Umar, and give them. He ascended with us a room upstairs, took a key from his apartment and opened it.