87. A Greedy Man is Deprived of Two Characteristics and Has Two Characteristics

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2-104 حدثنا أحمد بن هارون الفامي قال: حدثنا محمد بن جعفر بن بطة قال: حدثنا أحمد بن أبي عبد الله البرقي، عن أبيه يرفعه إلى أبي عبد الله عليه الســـلامقال:حرم الحريص خصلتين، ولزمته خصلتان: حرم القناعة فافتقد الراحة، وحرم الرضا فافتقد اليقين


2-104 Ahmad ibn Harun al-Fami and Ja’far ibn Muhammad ibn Masroor - may God be pleased with them - narrated that Muhammad ibn Ja’far ibn Bat’tat quoted Ahmad ibn Aba Abdullah al-Barqy, on the authority of his father who linked it up to Aba Abdullah as-Sadiq (MGB), “A greedy man isdeprived of two characteristics and has two characteristics. He is deprived of contentment and has lost comfort. He is deprived of being pleased (with God’s Judgement) and has lost certitude.”