Charity or Gift? [Part II] (Ahadith 1269 – 1271)

Bismillah.

Volume 2, Book 24, Number 570:

Narrated Al-Aswad:

‘Aisha (radiallaahu `anhaa) intended to buy Barira (radiallaahu `anhaa) (a slave-girl) in order to manumit her and her masters intended to put the condition that her Al-wala would be for them. ‘Aisha (radiallaahu `anhaa) mentioned that to the Prophet (sallallaahu `alayhi wasallam) who said to her, “Buy her, as the “Wala” is for the manumitted.” Once some meat was presented to the Prophet (sallallaahu `alayhi wasallam) and ‘Aisha (radiallaahu `anhaa) said to him, “This (meat) was given in charity to Barira (radiallaahu `anhaa).” He said, “It is an object of charity for Barira (radiallaahu `anhaa) but a gift for us.”

Volume 2, Book 24, Number 571:

Narrated Um ‘Atiyya Al-Ansariya (radiallaahu `anhaa):

The Prophet (sallallaahu `alayhi wasallam) went to ‘Aisha (radiallaahu `anhaa) and asked her whether she had something (to eat). She replied that she had nothing except the mutton (piece) which Nusaiba (Um ‘Atiyya) (radiallaahu `anhaa) had sent to us (Buraira) in charity.” The Prophet (sallallaahu `alayhi wasallam) said, “It has reached its place and now it is not a thing of charity but a gift for us.”

Volume 2, Book 24, Number 572:

Narrated Anas (radiallaahu `anhu):

Some meat was presented to the Prophet (sallallaahu `alayhi wasallam) and it had been given to Barira (radiallaahu `anhaa) (the freed slave-girl of Aisha (radiallaahu `anhaa)) in charity. He said, “This meat is a thing of charity for Barira but it is a gift for us.”

What Barira (radiallaahu `anhaa) had received was a sadaqah (charity). But when she gave it to `A’ishah (radiallaahu anhaa), it became a gift, which she served to the Prophet (sallallaahu `alayhi wasallam) as a meal.

When someone receives something in charity and gifts the same thing to another, it doesn’t remain charity. The status changes. Because if it was charity, Prophet (sallallaahu `alayhi wasallam) wouldn’t have accepted it, as No Zakah for the Prophet (sallallaahu `alayhi wasallam)’s Family.

One similar Hadith but with a different incident has already been discussed. Check it under Charity or Gift?

More on it here.

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