1. The most God-fearing, the richest and the most pious

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1 - قال: أخبرني المظفر بن محمد البلخي قال: حدثنا محمد بن همام أبو علي قال: حدثنا حميد بن زياد قال: حدثنا إبراهيم بن عبيد الله بن حيان قال: حدثنا الربيع بن سليمان، عن إسماعيل بن مسلم السكوني، عن الصادق جعفر بن محمد، عن أبيه، عن جده عليهم السلام قال: سمعت رسول الله صلى الله عليه وآله وسلم يقول: اعمل بفرائض الله تكن من أتقى الناس، وارض بقسم الله تكن من أغنى الناس، وكف عن محارم الله تكن أورع الناس، وأحسن مجاورة من جاورك تكن مؤمنا، وأحسن مصاحبة من صاحبك تكن مسلما.


1. He said: Al-Mudhaffar ibn Muhammad al-Balkhi reported to me from Muhammad ibn Hammam Abu ‘Ali, who reported from Hamid ibn Ziyad, who reported from Ibrahim ibn Ubaidullah ibn Hayyan, who reported from al-Rabee’ ibn Sulaiman, from Ismail ibn Muslim al-Sakooni from al-Sadiq Ja’far ibn Muhammad, peace be upon him, from his father, from his grandfather, who said: I heard the Prophet, peace be upon him and his progeny, say: "Act according to what Allah had made obligatory upon you, and you will be the most God-fearing; and be content with what Allah has apportioned to you, and you will be the richest of all, and refrain from what Allah has forbidden, and you will be the most pious, and do good to your neighbours, and you will be (true) believer, and be a good companion and you will be a (good) Muslim."