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Āyat al-Iṭʿām (Arabic: آية الإطعام) is verse number 8 of Qur'an 76 (Sura al-Insan) which was revealed with respect to Amir al-Mu'minin (a) and his family.[1] According to some hadiths and the views of Shi'a and some Sunni exegetes of the Qur'an, Imam 'Ali (a), Fatima al-Zahra (a), Imam al-Hasan (a), Imam al-Husayn (a) and their servant, Fidda, fasted for three consecutive days, and in all the three days at the time of iftar (breaking the fast), they gave their food to a poor person, an orphan, and a prisoner, while they stayed hungry themselves.

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Calligraphy of al-It'am Verse
Verse's Information
Name al-It'am Verse
Sura Qur'an 76
Verse 8
Juz' 29
Content Information
Place of
Topic Belif
About Imam Ali (a) and his family