Sacred Texts  Islam  Bukhari  Index  Previous  Next 

Hadith 3:42

Narrated Ka'b bin 'Umra:

Allah's Apostle stood beside me at Al-Hudaibiya and the lice were falling from my head in great number. He asked me, "Have your lice troubled you?" I replied in the affirmative. He ordered me to get my head shaved. Ka'b added, "This Holy Verse:--'And if any of you is ill, or has ailment in his scalp (2.196), etc. was revealed regarding me. "The Prophet then ordered me either to fast three days, or to feed six poor persons with one Faraq (three Sas) (of dates), or to slaughter a sheep, etc (sacrifice) whatever was available.

Next: 3:43: 'Abdullah bin Ma'qal: I sat with Ka'b bin 'Ujra and asked him about the Fidya. He replied, ...