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Merit of Sharing Food

September 4, 2014
Imam Al-Nawawi’s Riyad-us-Saliheen
Chapter 110
Merit of Sharing Food

755. Abu Hurairah (May Allah be pleased with him) reported: Messenger of Allah (sallallaahu ’alayhi wa sallam) said, “The food of two persons suffices for three persons, and the food of three persons suffices for four persons.”
[Al-Bukhari and Muslim].

756. Jabir bin `Abdullah (May Allah be pleased with him) reported: Messenger of Allah (sallallaahu ’alayhi wa sallam) said, “The food of one person suffices for two, the food of two persons suffices for four persons, and the food of four persons suffices for eight persons.”
[Muslim].

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