3. Two types of manly virtues

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3 - قال: أخبرني أبو جعفر محمد بن علي بن الحسين قال: حدثنا محمد بن الحسن بن الوليد قال: حدثنا محمد بن الحسن الصفار، عن يعقوب بن يزيد، عن ابن أبي عمير، عن غير واحد، عن أبي عبد الله جعفر بن محمد عليهما السلام قال: المروة مروتان: مروة الحضر ومروة السفر. فأما مروة الحضر فتلاوة القرآن، و حضور المساجد، وصحبة أهل الخير والنظر في الفقه. وأما مروة السفر: فبذل الزاد، والمزاح في غير ما يسخط الله، وقلة الخلاف على من تصحبه، وترك الرواية عليهم إذ أنت فارقتهم.


3. He said: Abu Ja’far Muhammad ibn ‘Ali ibn al-Husayn reported to me from Muhammad ibn al-Hasan ibn al-Waleed, who reported from Muhammad ibn al-Hasan al-Saffar, from Ya’qoob ibn Yazeed, from Ibn Abi Umayr, from more than one source, that: Abu Abdillah Ja’far ibn Muhammad (as) said: "Manly virtues are of two types; one in the hometown and another when you are travelling. As for the virtue in the hometown, it is to recite from the Qur’an, to attend the mosques, to keep in company of good people, and to ponder over religious injunctions. And when travelling, the virtue consists of offering ones provision generously to the fellow travellers, to be cheerful without indulging in jokes which Allah dislikes, to avoid, as much as you can, going against the wishes of your companions, and not to report on them after having parted their company."