41. Seek Nearness to the Honorable the Exalted God with Two Characteristics

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2-52 حدثنا محمد بن علي ماجيلويه رضي الله عنه، عن عمه محمد بن أبي القاسم، عن أحمد بن أبي عبد الله، عن الحسن بن محبوب، عن عمر بن يزيد قال: قال أبوعبد الله عليه السلام المعروف شيء سوى الزكاة، فتقربوا إلى الله عز وجل بالبر وصلة الرحم


2-52 Muhammad ibn Ali Majiluyih - may God be pleased with him - narrated that his uncle Muhammad ibn Abil-Qasim quoted on the authority of Ahmad ibn Aba Abdullah, on the authority of Al-Hassan ibn Mahboob, on the authority of Umar ibn Yazid, on the authority of Abu Abdullah as-Sadiq (MGB), “Being kind is different from paying the alms-tax. Seek nearness to the Honorable the Exalted God with kindness and visiting the relations of kin.”