عن ابن عمر -رضي الله عنهما- أن رسول الله -صلى الله عليه وسلم- قال: «إذا أَكَلَ أحدُكم فَلْيَأْكُلْ بِيَمِينِه، وإذا شَرِب فَلْيَشْرَبْ بِيَمِينِه فإنَّ الشيطان يأكلُ بِشِمَالِه، ويَشْرَب بِشِمَالِه».
[صحيح.] - [رواه مسلم.]
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Ibn ‘Umar (may Allah be pleased with him) reported that the Messenger of Allah (may Allah's peace and blessings be upon him) said: "If anyone of you eats, let him eat with his right hand, and if he drinks, let him drink with his right hand, for indeed the devil eats with his left hand and drinks with his left hand."
[Sahih/Authentic] - [Muslim]

Explanation

In this Hadīth, the Prophet (may Allah's peace and blessings be upon him) instructs the Muslims to eat and drink with their right hands. He forbids them to eat and drink with their left hands because the devil eats and drinks with his left hand. This indicates that the command in the Hadīth denotes obligation. Likewise, it is forbidden to eat and drink with the left hand, it being the practice and manner of the devil. The Muslims are commanded to avoid the ways of the disobedient people, let alone the devil. Anyone who imitates a people is indeed one of them.

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1: It is obligatory to eat and drink with the right hand. The command in the Hadīth signifies obligation.
2: It is prohibited to eat or drink with the left hand.
3: It indicates that one is required to avoid such actions that resemble the devil’s actions.
4: The devil has two hands, and he eats and drinks.
5: The right hand is honored, as we are instructed to eat with it, and it is known that food is nourishment for the body. Moreover, we should use the right hand in all noble actions.
6: It is forbidden to imitate the disbelievers, for we are forbidden from imitating the devil, the leader of disbelief.
7: The Prophet (may Allah’s peace and blessings be upon him) gave sincere advice to the Ummah as he guided them to this matter which had been unknown to them.