Abu Dawud Book 034, Hadith Number 4498.

Chapter : If a man gives another poison to drink or eat will retaliation be taken on him or not.

Narated By Abu Salamah : Muhammad ibn Amr said on the authority of Abu Salamah, and he did not mention the name of AbuHurayrah: The Apostle of Allah (pbuh) used to accept presents but not alms (sadaqah).

This version adds: So a Jewess presented him at Khaybar with a roasted sheep which she had poisoned. The Apostle of Allah (pbuh) ate of it and the people also ate.

He then said: Take away your hands (from the food), for it has informed me that it is poisoned. Bishr ibn al-Bara' ibn Ma'rur al-Ansari died.

So he (the Prophet) sent for the Jewess (and said to her): What motivated you to do the work you have done?

She said: If you were a prophet, it would not harm you; but if you were a king, I should rid the people of you. The Apostle of Allah (pbuh) then ordered regarding her and she was killed. He then said about the pain of which he died: I continued to feel pain from the morsel which I had eaten at Khaybar. This is the time when it has cut off my aorta.

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