Sick person who can find water but is afraid to use it
Sick person who can find water but is afraid to use it

Book:

The Book of Ritual Purification (Tahara) - كتاب الطهارة من الحدث.

Topic/Issue:987 - Sick person who can find water but is afraid to use it --
Opinions:
Opinion FromOpinionExplanation
MajorityTayammum is permitted to himIn the verse 5:6, there is an implied addition and the text means, "And if we are sick, not able to use water.." and also the pronoun in "And if ye are sick or on a journey", refers to the traveler alone
They also based on the tradition of Jabir about the wounded person, who bathed and died, and the prophet (SAW) permitted mash for such a person saying, "They killed him, woe to them.."
Others:
AtaSick person can't do tayammum if he can find waterThere is no implied addition in the verse 5:6, and the pronoun ye in "And if we are sick, not able to use water.." refers to both traveler and sick.
Evidences :1 - Quran [5:6] [Hide/Show]
Last Updated:2010-06-05

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