18. Three Characteristics Unique to the Prophets, Their Offspring and Their Followers

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3-24 حدثنا أبي رضي الله عنه قال: حدثنا سعد بن عبد الله قال: حدثني الحسن بن موسى الخشاب، عن إسماعيل بن مهران، عن علي بن عثمان، عن أبي الحسن موسى بن جعفر عليهما السلام قال: إن الانبياء وأولاد الانبياء وأتباع الانبياء خصوا بثلاث خصال: السقم في الابدان، وخوف السلطان، والفقر


3-24 (The compiler of the book narrated) that his father - may God be pleased with him - narrated that Sa’ed ibn Abdullah quoted Al-Hassan ibn Musa al-Khishab, on the authority of Isma’il ibn Mihran, on the authority of Ali ibn Uthman that Abil Hassan Musa ibn Ja’far (MGB) said, “There are three things unique to the Prophets, their offspring and their followers: physical illness, fear of the kings, and poverty.”