47. The meaning of "Imma’ah. . ."

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47 - وبالإسناد الأول عن علي بن مهزيار، عن ابن محبوب، عن الفضل ابن يونس، عن أبي الحسن الأول عليه السلام إنه قال: أبلغ خيرا، وقل خيرا، ولا تكونن إمعة. قلت: وما الإمعة؟ قال: لا تقل أنا مع الناس وأنا كواحد من الناس ، إن رسول الله صلى الله عليه وآله وسلم قال: أيها الناس هما نجدان: نجد خير ونجد شر، فما بال نجد الشر أحب إليكم من نجد الخير؟!. والحمد لله رب العالمين، وصلى الله على سيدنا محمد وعترته الطاهرين وسلم تسليما.


47. And with the foregoing chains of narration from ‘Ali ibn Mahzyar, from Ibn Mahboob, from al-Fadhl ibn Yunus, from: Abul Hasan, the first, peace be upon him said: "Convey that which is good, and speak that which is good and do not be Imma’ah! I said: "What is Imma’ah?" He said: "Do not have a habit of saying: I am from the people and I am just like any one of them. Surely, the messenger of Allah, peace be upon him and his progeny, said: O people, there are but two paths: path of good and path of evil. What is the matter with you that I find the path of evil is more loved by you than the path of good?" Praise be to Allah, Lord of the worlds and may Allah bless our master, Muhammad and his pure progeny, and salutations upon them.