19. Four things Are Incumbent for Him who Has Three Characteristics

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4-28 حدثنا أبومنصور أحمد بن إبراهيم بن بكر قال: حدثنا أبومحمد زيد بن محمد البغدادي قال: حدثنا أبوالقاسم عبد الله بن أحمد بن عامر بن سليمان الطائي بالبصرة قال: حدثنا أبي قال: حدثنا علي بن موسى الرضا، عن أبيه، عن آبائه، عن علي عليهم السلام قال: قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وآله: من عامل الناس فلم يظلمهم، وحدثهم فلم يكذبهم، ووعدهم فلم يخلفهم فهو ممن كملت مروءته وظهرت عدالته ووجبت اخوته وحرمت غيبته


4-28 Abu Mansoor Ahmad ibn Ibrahim ibn Bakr narrated that Abu Muhammad Zayd ibn Muhammad al-Baghdady quoted Abul Qasim Abdullah ibn Ahmad ibn Amir ibn Suleiman at-Ta’ee in Basra, on the authority of his father, on the authority of Ali ibn Musa al-Reza (MGB), on the authority of his father (MGB), on the authority of his forefathers (MGB), on the authority of Ali (MGB) that God’s Prophet (MGB) said, “A person who has the following characteristics has perfect chivalry and justice: one who doesn’t oppress the people in his dealings with them; one who doesn’t lie when he talks to the people; one who doesn’t act opposite to what he promises. It is incumbent to act like a brother with him; support his justness; respect his manliness; and not gossip about him.”




4-29 حدثنا أبي رضي الله عنه قال: حدثنا علي بن موسى بن جعفر بن أبي جعفر الكميداني، عن أحمد بن محمد بن عيسى، عن محمد بن أبي عمير، عن عبد الله بن سنان، عن أبي عبد الله عليه السلام قال: ثلاث من كن فيه أوجبن له أربعا على الناس: من إذا حدثهم لم يكذبهم وإذا خالطهم لم يظلمهم وإذا وعدهم لم يخلفهم، وجب أن تظهر في الناس عدالته، وتظهر فيهم مروءته، وأن تحرم عليهم غيبته، وأن تجب عليهم اخوته


4-29 (The compiler of the book narrated) that his father - may God be pleased with him - narrated that Ali ibn Musa ibn Ja’far ibn Abi Ja’far al-Kumaydany quoted Ahmad ibn Muhammad ibn Isa, on the authority of Muhammad ibn Abi Umayr, on the authority of Abdullah ibn Sin’an, on the authority of Aba Abdullah as-Sadiq (MGB), “Four things are incumbent to do for anyone who has the following three characteristics: one who doesn’t lie to the people when he talks; one who doesn’t oppress the people in his dealings with them; one who doesn’t act opposite to what he promises. Such a person has perfect chivalry and justice. It is incumbent support his justness; to act like a brother with him; support his justness; not gossip about him; treat him like a brother.”


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