11. The Most Knowledgeable Person Is One who Combines One Characteristic with Another One

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1-13 حدثنا أبي رضي الله عنه قال: حدثنا أحمد بن إدريس قال: حدثني محمد بن أحمد، عن أحمد بن محمد بن عيسى، عن علي بن سيف، عن أخيه الحسين، عن أبيه سيف بن عميرة، عن أبي عبد الله عليه السلام قال: سئل أمير المؤمنين عليه السلام عن أعلم الناس، قال: من جمع علم الناس إلى علمه


1-13 (The compiler of the book narrated) that his father - may God be pleased with him - narrated that Ahmad ibn Idris quoted on the authority of Muhammad ibn Ahmad, on the authority of Ahmad ibn Muhammad ibn Isa, on the authority of Ali ibn Sayf, on the authority of his brother Al-Hussein , on the authority of his father Sayf ibn Umayrih, on the authority of Aba Abdullah as-Sadiq (MGB), “The Commander of the Faithful Imam Ali (MGB) was questioned about the most knowledgeable person. He replied, ‘It is one who combines the knowledge of the people with his own knowledge.’”