On Overeating and Being Fat and Obese | No. 35: “Umar ibn al-Khattaab saw a Man with a Big Stomach and so Asked Him …”

January 9, 2016 § Leave a comment


“From al-Hasan who said that ’Umar ibn al-Khattaab رضي الله عنه saw a man with a big stomach and so said to him, ‘What’s this?’ The man replied, ‘A blessing from Allaah.’ ’Umar replied, ‘Rather a punishment.’”

Mu’jum ash-Shuyookh of as-Subki, vol. 1, p. 531.

For No. 34, see here.

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