Section: Renting Land
Book 34, Number 34.1.1:
Yahya related to me from Malik from Rabia ibn Abd
ar-Rahman from Handhala ibn Qays az-Zuraqi from Rafi ibn
Khadij that the Messenger of Allah, may Allah bless him
and grant him peace, forbade renting out fields.
Handhala said, "I asked Rafi ibn Khadij, about paying
in gold and silver, and he said, 'There is no harm in
Book 34, Number 34.1.2:
Malik related to me that Ibn Shihab said, "I asked
Said ibn al-Musayyab about renting land for gold or
silver, and he said, 'There is no harm in it.' "
Book 34, Number 34.1.3:
Malik related to me from Ibn Shihab that he asked
Salim ibn 'Abdullah ibn Umar about renting out fields.
He said, "There is no harm in it for gold or silver."
Ibn Shihab said, "I said to him, 'What do you think of
the hadith which is mentioned from Rafi ibn Khadij?'" He
said, ''Rafi has exaggerated. If I had a field, I would
rent it out."
Book 34, Number 34.1.41:
Malik related to me that he had heard that Abd
ar-Rahman ibn Awf rented land, and he continued to have
it in his possession until he died. His son said, "I
thought that it was ours because of the length of time
which it had remained in his hands, until he mentioned
it to us at his death. He ordered us to pay some rent
which he owed in gold or silver."
Book 34, Number 34.1.5:
Malik related to me from Hisham ibn Urwa that his
father used to rent out his land for gold and silver.
Malik was asked about a man who rented his field for
100 sa of dates or part of its produce of wheat or from
other than its produce. He disapproved of that.