While Ayub was taking a ghusl without clothes, gold locusts fell onto him

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While Ayub was taking a ghusl without clothes, gold locusts fell onto him

 

بينما أيوب يغتسل عريانا خر عليه جراد من ذهب فجعل يحثي في ثوبه فناداه ربه ألم أكن أغنيتك عما ترى قال بلى يا رب و لكن لا غنى لي عن بركتك

While Ayub was taking a ghusl without clothes, gold locusts fell upon him. He began gathering them in his clothes. His Rabb called out to him, “Have I not made you independent of what you see?”

He replied, “Definitely, O my Rabb! However, I have no independence from Your blessings.”

 

‘Abdul Hussain, the author of al Muraja’at has despised this hadith. At the same time, al Majlisi reported it in Bihar al Anwar[1] and al Tusi quoted it in al Tibyan[2].

In fact, al Majlisi reports that one of the things that will happen to al Mahdi after his appearance and return to Kufah:

 

أن الله ينزل عليه من السماء جرادا من ذهب كما أمطره الله في بني إسرائيل على نبيه أيوب

Allah will send upon him gold locusts from the sky just as Allah rained upon the Bani Isra’il, on their nabi, Ayub.[3]

 

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[1] Bihar al Anwar vol. 12 pg. 368.

[2] Al Tibyan vol. 8 pg. 568.

[3] Bihar al Anwar vol. 53 pg. 34; al Namazi: Mustadrak Safinat al Bihar vol. 3 pg. 464.

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