Using silver utensils unlawful.

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I do not know , you received my question last time before three week, any way! your effect help people a lot, allah will reward for your effects. and my question was " can we used silver metal spoon or other making food thing like pot, jug etc."  please let me according Quran & Sunnah"


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Using silver utensils unlawful

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Your Question: ….my question was " can we used silver metal spoon or other making food thing like pot, jug etc."  please let me according Quran & Sunnah"

Sahih Al-Bukhari Hadith 7.537         Narrated by Hudhaifa

The Prophet (saws) said, "Do not (eat or) drink in gold or silver utensils, and (the believing men) do not wear clothes of silk or Dibaj, for these things are for them (disbelievers) in this world and for you (believers) in the Hereafter."


Sahih Al-Bukhari Hadith 7.538         Narrated by Um Salamah, Umm al-Mumineen

That she heard the Messenger of Allah (saws) say: "He who drinks in silver utensils is only filling his abdomen with Hell Fire."


Sahih Al-Bukhari Hadith 2.331         Narrated by Al Bara bin Azib

That the Messenger of Allah (saws) forbade us (the believers) to use silver utensils and dishes, and (for the believing men) to wear golden rings, silk (clothes), Dibaj (pure silk cloth), Qissi and Istabraq (two kinds of silk cloths).


The Messenger of Allah (saws) strictly forbade the believing men and the believing women who sincerely believe in Allah and the Last Day to use, eat, or drink anything from a gold or silver utensil.


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