28. The People whom Allah, the Most Holy, the Most High, has called Mutawassimin (distinguished) in His book are the Imams (a.s.) who are also the straight path

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1ـ أَحْمَدُ بْنُ مِهْرَانَ عَنْ عَبْدِ الْعَظِيمِ بْنِ عَبْدِ الله الْحَسَنِيِّ عَنِ ابْنِ أَبِي عُمَيْرٍ قَالَ أَخْبَرَنِي أَسْبَاطٌ بَيَّاعُ الزُّطِّيِّ قَالَ كُنْتُ عِنْدَ أَبِي عَبْدِ الله (عَلَيْهِ السَّلام) فَسَأَلَهُ رَجُلٌ عَنْ قَوْلِ الله عَزَّ وَجَلَّ إِنَّ فِي ذلِكَ لاياتٍ لِلْمُتَوَسِّمِينَ وَإِنَّها لَبِسَبِيلٍ مُقِيمٍ قَالَ فَقَالَ نَحْنُ الْمُتَوَسِّمُونَ وَالسَّبِيلُ فِينَا مُقِيمٌ.


1. Ahmad ibn Mahran has narrated from ‘Abd al-‘Azim ibn ‘Abdallah al-Hasani from ibn abu‘Umayr who has said the following. “Asbat Bayya‘ al-Zattiyy has said that once he was in the presence of abu ‘Abdallah (a.s.) when a man asked him about the meaning of the following words of Allah, the Most Holy, the Most High. “In this there is evidence (of the Truth) for the distinguished ones. (15:75) That town lies on a road which still exists (15:76) The Imam (a.s.) said, “We are the distiguished people and the (right) path is with us.”


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2ـ مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ يَحْيَى عَنْ سَلَمَةَ بْنِ الْخَطَّابِ عَنْ يَحْيَى بْنِ إِبْرَاهِيمَ قَالَ حَدَّثَنِي أَسْبَاطُ بْنُ سَالِمٍ قَالَ كُنْتُ عِنْدَ أَبِي عَبْدِ الله (عَلَيْهِ السَّلام) فَدَخَلَ عَلَيْهِ رَجُلٌ مِنْ أَهْلِ هِيتٍ فَقَالَ لَهُ أَصْلَحَكَ الله مَا تَقُولُ فِي قَوْلِ الله عَزَّ وَجَلَّ إِنَّ فِي ذلِكَ لاياتٍ لِلْمُتَوَسِّمِينَ قَالَ نَحْنُ الْمُتَوَسِّمُونَ وَالسَّبِيلُ فِينَا مُقِيمٌ.


2. Muhammad ibn Yahya has narrated from Salamah ibn al-Khattab that Yahya ibn Ibrahim who has said the following. “Asbat ibn Salim has said that once he was in the presence of abu ‘Abdallah (a.s.) when a man from the people of Hiyt came and said, ‘May grant yopu well-being, what is the meaning of the words of Allah, the Most Holy, “In this there is evidence (of the Truth) for the distinguished ones.”? (15:75) The Imam (a.s.) said, “We are the distiguished people and the (right) path is with us.”


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3ـ مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ إِسْمَاعِيلَ عَنِ الْفَضْلِ بْنِ شَاذَانَ عَنْ حَمَّادِ بْنِ عِيسَى عَنْ رِبْعِيِّ بْنِ عَبْدِ الله عَنْ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ مُسْلِمٍ عَنْ ابي جعفر (عَلَيْهِ السَّلام) فِي قَوْلِ الله عَزَّ وَجَلَّ إِنَّ فِي ذلِكَ لاياتٍ لِلْمُتَوَسِّمِينَ قَالَ هُمُ الائِمَّةُ (عَلَيْهم السَّلام) قَالَ رَسُولُ الله (صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيْهِ وَآلِه) اتَّقُوا فِرَاسَةَ الْمُؤْمِنِ فَإِنَّهُ يَنْظُرُ بِنُورِ الله عَزَّ وَجَلَّ فِي قَوْلِ الله تَعَالَى إِنَّ فِي ذلِكَ لاياتٍ لِلْمُتَوَسِّمِينَ.


3. Muhammad ibn Isma‘il has narrated from al-Fadl ibn Shadhan from Hammad ibn ’Isa from Rib’i ibn ‘Abdallah from Muhammad ibn Muslim from abu Ja‘far (a.s.) who has said the following about the words of Allah, the Most Holy, the Most High. “In this there is evidence (of the Truth) for the distinguished ones.” (15:75) “The Imam (a.s.) said, “The distinguished people are the Imams (a.s.) the Holy Prophet has said, “Be on your guard from the intelligence of the believers. He lookss through the light of Allah, the Most Holy, the Most High as mentioned in, “In this there is evidence (of the Truth) for the distinguished ones.” (15:75)


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4ـ مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ يَحْيَى عَنِ الْحَسَنِ بْنِ عَلِيٍّ الْكُوفِيِّ عَنْ عُبَيْسِ بْنِ هِشَامٍ عَنْ عَبْدِ الله بْنِ سُلَيْمَانَ عَنْ أَبِي عَبْدِ الله (عَلَيْهِ السَّلام) فِي قَوْلِ الله عَزَّ وَجَلَّ إِنَّ فِي ذلِكَ لاياتٍ لِلْمُتَوَسِّمِينَ فَقَالَ هُمُ الائِمَّةُ (عَلَيْهم السَّلام) وَإِنَّها لَبِسَبِيلٍ مُقِيمٍ قَالَ لا يَخْرُجُ مِنَّا أَبَداً.


4. Muhammad ibn Yahya has narrated from al-Hasan ibn Ali al-Kufi from ‘Ubays ibn Hisham from ‘Adallah ibn Sulayman from abu ‘Abdallah (a.s.) who has said the following about the words of Allah, the Most Holy, the Most High. “In this there is evidence (of the Truth) for the distinguished ones.” (15:75) The Imams (a.s.) said, “These people are the Imams (a.s.) and the evidence will never depart us.”




5ـ مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ يَحْيَى عَنْ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ الْحُسَيْنِ عَنْ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ أَسْلَمَ عَنْ إِبْرَاهِيمَ بْنِ أَيُّوبَ عَنْ عَمْرِو بْنِ شِمْرٍ عَنْ جَابِرٍ عَنْ ابي جعفر (عَلَيْهِ السَّلام) قَالَ قَالَ أَمِيرُ الْمُؤْمِنِينَ (عَلَيْهِ السَّلام) فِي قَوْلِهِ تَعَالَى إِنَّ فِي ذلِكَ لاياتٍ لِلْمُتَوَسِّمِينَ قَالَ كَانَ رَسُولُ الله (صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيْهِ وَآلِه) الْمُتَوَسِّمَ وَأَنَا مِنْ بَعْدِهِ وَالائِمَّةُ مِنْ ذُرِّيَّتِي الْمُتَوَسِّمُونَ.


وَفِي نُسْخَةٍ أُخْرَى عَنْ أَحْمَدَ بْنِ مِهْرَانَ عَنْ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ عَلِيٍّ عَنْ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ أَسْلَمَ عَنْ إِبْرَاهِيمَ بْنِ أَيُّوبَ بِإِسْنَادِهِ مِثْلَهُ.


5. Muhammad ibn Yahya has narrated from Muhammad ibn al-Husayn from Muhammad ibn Aslam from Ibrahim ibn Ayyub from ‘Amr ibn Shamir from Jabir from abu Ja‘far (a.s.) who has said the following. “Amir al-Mu’minin Ali (a.s.) has the following about the words of Allah, the Most Holy, the Most High. ““In this there is evidence (of the Truth) for the distinguished ones.” (15:75) The Holy Prophet (s.a.) was the distinguieshed one and I was as such after him and the Imams from my children are the distinguieshed ones.” In a different copy it is narrated from Ahmad ibn Mahran from Muhammad ibn Ali from Muhammad ibn Aslam from Ibrahim ibn Ayyub through the chain of his nnarrators a similar Hadith.


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