23. The meaning of remembering Allah

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23 - وبالإسناد الأول عن علي بن مهزيار، [عن الحسن بن علي بن فضال] عن علي بن عقبة، عن جارود بن المنذر قال: سمعت أبا عبد الله جعفر بن محمد عليهما السلام يقول: أشد الأعمال ثلاثة: إنصافك الناس من نفسك حتى لا ترضى لها بشئ منهم إلا رضيت لهم منها مثله، ومؤاساتك الأخ في المال، وذكر الله على كل حال، [و] ليس أن تقول: سبحان الله والحمد لله ولا إله إلا الله والله أكبر فقط، ولكن إذا ورد عليك شئ نهى الله عنه تركته .


23. With the first chain of narration from ‘Ali ibn Mahzyar, (from al-Hasan ibnAli ibn Faddhal), from ‘Ali ibn Uqba, from Jarood ibn al-Mandhar, who said: I heard Abu Abdillah Ja’far ibn Muhammad, peace be upon him say: ’The most difficult performance are three: to maintain justice and equity between yourself and the people, so that you may not prefer for yourself anything from the people, till you have preferred the same for the people to have from you; to make your (needy) brother an equal partner in your wealth; and to remember Allah in all situations. And that is not just to say: ’Glory be to Allah,’ ’Praise be to Allah,’ ’there is no God but Allah,’ or ’Allah is Great.’ Rather, when anything comes your way, which Allah has forbidden, you refrain from it."