Under the armpit of Bilaal

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So you think that you are hungry, huh..???…!!!
Consider for a moment………
Would you eat if your food was brought to you below the armpit of someone…!!!
Would you…???
I’ve never thought about it before………..and of course I would be skeptical….
But then again…………..
Consider that it was not only a Shahabah but one of the legendary Sahabahs who was bringing it – yes I would….
Consider the following hadith:-
حَدَّثَنَا عَبْدُ اللهِ بْنُ عَبْدِ الرَّحْمَنِ، قَالَ‏:‏ حَدَّثَنَا رَوْحُ بْنُ أَسْلَمَ أَبُو حَاتِمٍ الْبَصْرِيُّ، قَالَ‏:‏ حَدَّثَنَا حَمَّادُ بْنُ سَلَمَةَ، قَالَ‏:‏ حَدَّثَنَا ثَابِتٌ، عَنْ أَنَسٍ، قَالَ‏:‏ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم‏:‏ لَقَدْ أُخِفْتُ فِي اللهِ وَمَا يَخَافُ أَحَدٌ، وَلَقَدْ أُوذِيتُ فِي اللهِ وَمَا يُؤْذَى أَحَدٌ، وَلَقَدْ أَتَتْ عَلَيَّ ثَلاثُونَ مِنْ بَيْنِ لَيْلَةٍ وَيَوْمٍ، وَمَا لِي وَلِبِلالٍ طَعَامٌ يَأْكُلُهُ ذُو كَبِدٍ، إِلا شَيْءٌ يُوَارَيِهِ إِبِطُ بِلالٍ‏.‏
[Arabic reference: Book 52; Hadith 375]
Anas Radiyallahu ‘Anhu says:
“Rasulullah Sallallahu ‘Alayhi Wasallam said: ‘I have been threatened in the path at a time when no one else was threatened, and I have been harassed so much that no other person had experienced such harassments. I experienced thirty such nights and days wherein I and Bilaal Radiyallahu ‘Anhu did not possess a thing, which a living creature can eat, except for the little that was hidden under the armpit of Bilaal Radiyallahu ‘Anhu'”.
[English reference: Book 50, Hadith 357]
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