عن أنس بن مالك -رضي الله عنه- أَنَّ عَبْدَ الرَّحْمَنِ بْنَ عَوْفٍ، وَالزُّبَيْرَ بْنَ الْعَوَّامِ -رضي الله عنهم-، شَكَوَا الْقَمْلَ إلَى رَسُولِ الله -صلى الله عليه وسلم- فِي غَزَاةٍ لَهُمَا فَرَخَّصَ لَهُمَا فِي قَمِيصِ الْحَرِيرِ وَرَأَيْته عَلَيْهِمَا.
[صحيح.] - [متفق عليه.]
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Anas ibn Maalik, may Allah be pleased with him, reported: "‘Abd-ur-Rahman ibn ‘Awf and Az-Zubayr ibn al-‘Awwaam, may Allah be pleased with them, complained of lice to the Messenger of Allah, may Allah's peace and blessings be upon him, during one of the battles, so he granted them a concession to wear a silk shirt, and I saw them wearing that."

Explanation

Islam is the religion of ease which is demonstrated in giving concession in certain cases of need, i.e. allows what is unlawful for a valid reason. The Prophet, may Allah's peace and blessings be upon him, allowed Az-Zubayr and ‘Abd-ur-Rahman to wear a silk shirt since it wards off lice by that which Allah has naturally created in it; likewise, it is a cure for itching. This concession is for these cases and the like.

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