35. God Would Send Seven Calamities upon the People if He Gets Angry at them and Doesn’t Destroy them

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7-49 حدثنا أبي رضي الله عنه قال: حدثنا سعد بن عبد الله، عن الحسن بن على الكوفي، عن العباس بن معروف، عن رجل، عن مندل بن علي العنزي، عن محمد بن مطرف، عن مسمع، عن الاصبغ بن نباتة، عن على عليه السلام قال: قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وآله: إذا غضب الله عز وجل على امة ولم ينزل بها العذاب غلت أسعارها وقصرت أعمارها، ولم تربح تجارها،ولم تزك ثمارها، ولم تغزر أنهارها وحبس عنها أمطارها، وسلط عليها (أ) شرارها


7-49 (The compiler of the book narrated) that his father - may God be pleased with him - narrated that Sa’ed ibn Abdullah quoted Al-Abbas ibn Ma’ruf, on the authority of someone, on the authority of Mandel ibn Ali al-Enzi, on the authority of Muhammad ibn Motrif, on the authority of Mosma’, on the authority of Al-Asbaq ibn al-Nobatat, on the authority of the Commander of the Faithful Imam Ali (MGB) that God’s Prophet (MGB) said, “If the Honorable the Exalted God becomes angry with a nation and doesn’t destroy them, He will bring about inflation; shorten their lives; bring loss to their trade; reduce the amount of fruit grown on their trees; reduce the amount of water flowing in their streams; withhold rain from them; and the wicked ones will overcome them.”