3. God has reinforced the intellect with ten things

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10-4 حدثنا أحمد بن محمد بن عبدالرحمن المروزي المقري قال: حدثنا أبوعمرو محمد بن جعفر المقرئ الجرجاني قال: حدثنا أبوبكر محمد بن الحسن الموصلي ببغداد قال: حدثنا محمد بن عاصم الطريفي قال: حدثنا أبوزيد عياش بن يزيد بن الحسن بن علي الكحال مولى زيد بن علي قال: أخبرنا يزيد بن الحسن قال: حدثني موسى بن جعفر، عن أبيه جعفر بن محمد، عن أبيه محمد بن علي، عن أبيه علي بن الحسين، عن أبيه الحسين بن علي، عن أبيه أميرالمؤمنين علي بن أبي طالب عليهم السلام قال: قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وآله: إن الله عز وجل خلق العقل من نور مخزون مكنون في سابق علمه التي لم يطلع عليه نبي مرسل ولا ملك مقرب، فجعل العلم نفسه، والفهم روحه، والزهد رأسه، والحياء عينيه، والحكمة لسانه، والرأفة همه، والرحمة قلبه، ثم حشاه وقواه بعشرة أشياء: باليقين والايمان والصدق والسكينة والاخلاص والرفق، والعطية والقنوع والتسليم والشكر، ثم قال عز وجل: أدبر فأدبر، ثم قال له: أقبل فأقبل، ثم قال له: تكلم فقال: الحمد لله الذي ليس له ضد ولا ند ولا شبيه ولا كفو ولا عديل ولا مثل. الذي كل شيء لعظمته خاضع ذليل، فقال الرب تبارك وتعالى: وعزتي وجلالي ماخلقت خلقا أحسن منك ولا أطوع لي منك ولا أرفع منك ولا أشرف منك ولا أعز منك، بك أؤاخذ، وبك اعطي، وبك أوحد، وبك اعبد، وبك ادعى، وبك ارتجى، وبك ابتغى، وبك اخاف، وبك احذر، وبك الثواب، وبك العقاب، فخر العقل عند ذلك ساجدا فكان في سجوده ألف عام فقال الرب تبارك وتعالى: ارفع رأسك وسل تعط، واشفع تشفع. فرفع العقل رأسه فقال: إلهي أسألك أن تشفعني فيمن خلقتني فيه فقال الله جل جلاله لملائكته: أشهدكم أني قد شفعته فيمن خلقته فيه


10-4 Ahmad ibn Muhammad ibn Abdul Rahman al-Marvazy al-Muqar’ri narrated that Abu Amr Muhammad ibn Ja’far al-Muqar’ri al-Gorjany quoted Abu Bakr Muhammad ibn al-Hassan al-Mooseli in Baghdad, on the authority of Muhammad ibn Asim al-Tarifi, on the authority of Abu Zayd Ay‎ ash ibn Zayd ibn al-Hassan ibn Ali al-Kihal -the servant of Zayd ibn Ali, on the authority of Zayd ibn al-Hassan, on the authority of Musa ibn Ja’far (MGB), on the authority of his father Ja’far ibn Muhammad as-Sadiq (MGB), on the authority of his father Muhammad ibn Ali al-Baqir (MGB), on the authority of his father Ali ibn al-Hussein as-Sajjad (MGB), on the authority of his father Al-Hussein ibn Ali (MGB), on the authority of his father Ali ibn Abi Talib (MGB) that God’s Prophet (MGB) said, “The Honorable the Exalted God created the intellect from light which was hidden in His treasure of Knowledge from before; and none of the appointed Prophets or nearby-stationed angels had any access to that treasure. God then established knowledge as its life, understanding as its soul, abstinence as its head, shame as its eyes, wisdom as its tongue, kindness as its concern, and mercy as its heart. Then he strengthened it with certitude, faith, honesty, tranquility, sincerity, kindness, generosity, contentment, submission and perseverance. Then the Honorable the Exalted God ordered it to go back and it did. Then God ordered it to come forward, and it did. Then God ordered it to talk. It said, “Praise be to God, who has no one to oppose Him, no one to equal Him, no one to be like Him and no one to match Him - the One to whom everything is humble, and everything is in humility”. God then said, “I swear by My Majesty and Honor and I have not created any creatures better, nobler, dearer, or more obedient than you. I am recognized to be the only One to be worshipped by you. I am called by you. I am the place for the people to turn to for hope due to you. The people will fear Me and are cautious due to you. Reward and punishment is given by you.”The intellect was proud of hearing these words and fell prostrate in worship. This prostration in worship lasted one-thousand years. Then the Blessed the Sublime God said, “Now raise your head and ask Me to grant you something, and that your intercession to be accepted by Me.” Then the intellect raised its head and said, “I ask You to accept my intercession on behalf of anyone who is intelligent.”God - may His Majesty be Exalted - told the angels, “Bear witness that I have accepted its intercession on behalf of anyone to whom I grant intelligence.”