|Prophet Muhammad [sawa]:||Do you have something to stipulate as your wife's dowry?
|Imam Ali [as]:||May my parents be your sacrifice, as you well know, my belongings consist of nothing more than my sword, armor, and a camel.
|Prophet Muhammad [sawa]:||That is right. Your sword is needed during battles with the enemies of Islam. And you must water your palm orchards with your camel and also use it on journeys. Therefore, you may only stipulate your armor as your wife's dowry – and I give in my daughter Fatima to you against this very armour.|