32. Three People Are Not Subject to the Rules

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3-40 حدثنا الحسن بن محمد السكوني قال: حدثنا الحضرمي قال: حدثنا إبراهيم بن أبي معاوية قال: حدثنا أبي، عن الاعمش، عن أبي ظبيان قال: اتي عمر بامرأة مجنونة قد فجرت فأمر برجمها فمروا بها على علي بن أبي طالب عليه السلام فقال: ما هذه؟ قالوا: مجنونة فجرت، فأمر بها عمر أن ترجم، فقال: لا تعجلوا فأتى عمر فقال له: أما علمت أن القلم رفع عن ثلاثة: عن الصبي حتى يحتلم، وعن المجنون حتى يفيق، وعن النائم حتى يستيقظقال مصنف هذا الكتاب: جاء هذا الحديث هكذا والاصل في هذا قول أهل البيت عليهم السلام المجنون إذا زنى حد، والمجنونة إذا زنت لا تحد لان المجنون يأتي والمجنونة تؤتى

3-40 Al-Hassan ibn Muhammad al-Sakoony narrated that Al-Hazrami quoted Ibrahim ibn Abi Muawiyah, on the authority of his father, on the authority of Al-A’amash, on the authority of Abi Zebyan, “An insane woman who had committed adultery was brought to Umar. Umar order that she be stoned to death. They took her to Ali ibn Abi Talib (MGB). The Imam (MGB) asked, ‘What is going on?’ They said, ‘She is a crazy woman who has committed adultery. Umar has ordered her to be punished.’ The Imam (MGB) said, ‘Do not rush to do so.’ Then the Imam (MGB) told Umar, ‘Don’t you know that three people are not subject to the rules? They are children until they mature, crazy people until they become sane, and people who are asleep until they wake up.”The compiler of the book - may God be pleased with him - said, “This tradition appeared here this way. The original version of this tradition that has been narrated on the authority of the Divine Leaders (MGB) says, ‘When an insane man commits adultery, he should be punished. However, when an insane woman commits adultery, she should not be punished. That is because an insane man does the act (of adultery), while an insane woman would be the subject (of adultery).”