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HIS GENORISTY & CHARITY
Jaabir radhiyallaahu 'anhu relates, "Nabi sallallaahu 'alayh wasallam did not refuse anything for which he was asked."
Commenting on the above Hadith, Hafidh Ibn Hajar rahmatullaahi 'alayhi states, "Whenever a person would ask Nabi sallallaahu 'alayhi wasallam for something which he possessed, he would immediately hand it over, if he was not in possession of anything he would not explicitly refuse, he would either remain silent or offer an excuse in polite words or make Du'a for the one who asks."
Anas radiyallaahu 'anhu relates, "A person once asked Rasulullah sallallaahu 'alayhi wasallam for the number of goats that will fill a valley between two mountains. Nabi sallallaahu 'alayhi wasallam gave him that many goats. The person returned to his people and said, "O my people, accept Islam, by Allah, Muhammad gives so much that he does not fear poverty."
Hasan radiyallaahu 'anhu relates, "A beggar came to Rasulullaah sallallaahu 'alayhi wasallam. Nabi sallallaahu 'alayhi wasallam said, "Sit down, Allah will grant something." A little while later a second and thereafter a third beggar came. Nabi sallallaahu 'alayhi wasallam]seated the three of them. At that instance a person came and presented Nabi sallallaahu 'alayhi wasallam with four Awqiya of silver. He distributed three among the three beggars and announced regarding the fourth, but nobody came forward to receive it. At night Nabie sallallaahu 'alayhi wasallam kept it at his head side. 'Aa'isha radiyallaahu 'anhaa noticed that Nabie sallallaahu 'alayhi wasallam could not sleep. He would get up, perform Salaah and lie down. She inquired, "Is something disturbing you O Rasool of Allah ?" He replied, "No." She then inquired, "Then is there any command of Allah that has been revealed which causes you concern." He replied "No." She once again asked, "Then why do you not rest?" Rasulullaah sallallaahu 'alayhi wasallam removed the piece of silver and said, "This is the cause of my restlessness. I fear that this remains while death comes to me."