5. The true successors on earth

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5 - قال: حدثنا أبو بكر محمد بن عمر الجعابي قال: حدثنا أبو العباس أحمد بن محمد بن سعيد قال: حدثنا جعفر بن محمد بن مروان قال: حدثني أبي قال: حدثنا إبراهيم بن الحكم، عن المسعودي قال: حدثنا الحارث بن حصيرة، عن عمران بن حصين قال: كنت أنا وعمر بن الخطاب جالسين عند النبي صلى الله عليه وآله وعلي عليه السلام جالس إلى جنبه إذ قرأ رسول الله صلى الله عليه وآله: " أمن يجيب المضطر إذا دعاه ويكشف السوء ويجعلكم خلفاء الأرض أإله مع الله قليلا ما تذكرون " قال: فانتفض علي عليه السلام انتفاضة العصفور، فقال له النبي صلى الله عليه وآله ما شأنك تجزع؟ فقال: ما لي لا أجزع والله يقول إنه يجعلنا خلفاء الأرض! فقال له النبي صلى الله عليه وآله: لا تجزع فوالله لا يحبك إلا مؤمن، ولا يبغضك إلا منافق .


5. He said: Abu Bakr Muhammad ibn Umar al-Ji’abi reported to me from Abdul Abbas Ahmad ibn Muhammad ibn Saeed, who reported from Ja’far ibn Muhammad ibn Marwan, who reported from his father, who reported from Ibrahim ibnal-Hakam, from al-Masoodi, who reported from al-Harith ibn al-Haseerah, from Imran ibn Hasim, who said: Once Umar ibn al-Khattab and I were present with the Prophet, peace be upon him and his progeny, and ‘Ali, peace be upon him, was sitting by his side. Then the Prophet, peace be upon him and his progeny, recited the following verse (from the Qur’an): ’Or who answers the distressed when he calls upon Him and relieve the affliction, and has made you successors on the earth? Is there another god with Alalh? No indeed. How little do you reflect?’ (27:62). He said: (Upon hearing this), ‘Ali, peace be upon him, quivered like a bird. The Prophet, peace be upon him and his progeny, said: "Why are you so worried?" He said: "Why would I not worry, as Allah says He will make us the successors on earth?" The Prophet, peace be upon him and his progeny, said: "Do not be anxious! By Allah, none but the (true) believer will love you, and none but a hypocrite will hate you."