137. The reason due to which the earth would not be empty from a Proof (asws) of Allah (azwj) Mighty and Majestic over His (azwj) creatures

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أبى رحمه الله قال: حدثنا سعد بن عبد الله عن احمد بن محمد بن عيسى عن محمد بن سنان، عن نعمان الرازي قال: كنت جالسا انا وبشير الدهان عند أبى عبد الله " ع " فقال: لما انقضت نبوة آدم وانقطع اكله أوحى الله عز وجل إليه ان يا آدم قد انقضت نبوتك وانقطع اكلك فانظر إلى ما عندك من العلم والايمان وميراث النبوة واثرة العلم والاسم الاعظم فاجعله في العقب من ذريتك عند هبة الله فانى لم ادع الارض بغير عالم يعرف به طاعتي وديني ويكون نجاة لمن أطاعه،


1. My father said, ‘Sa’ad Bin Abdullah narrated to us, from Ahmad Bin Muhammad Bin Isa, from Muhammad Bin Sinan, from Noman Al Razy who said, ‘I and Bashir Al-Dahaan were seated in the presence of Abu Abdullah (asws), so he (asws) said: ‘When the Prophet-hood of Adam (as) expired, and his (as) eating (consumption) was cut-off, Allah (azwj) Mighty and Majestic Revealed unto him (as): “O Adam (as)! Your (as) Prophet-hood has expired, and your (as) consumption has been cut-off, so look as what is in your (as) presence, from the Knowledge, and the Eman (belief), and the inheritance of the Prophet-hood, and the effects of the Knowledge (Ahadeeth), and the Magnificent Name – so make these to be in the posterity from your (as) offspring, with Hibbatullah (as), for I (azwj) never Leave the earth without a Scholar (as) by whom obedience to Me (azwj) would be recognised, and My (azwj) Religion, and for there to be salvation for the one who obeys him (as)”.




أبى رحمه الله قال: حدثنا سعد بن عبد الله، عن محمد بن عيسى بن عبيد عن الحسن بن محبوب، عن هشام بن سالم عن أبى اسحاق الهمداني قال: حدثنى الثقة من أصحابنا انه سمع أمير المؤمنين " ع " يقول: اللهم لاتخل الارض من حجة لك على خلقك ظاهر أو خاف مغمور لئلا تبطل حججك وبيناتك.


2. My father said, ‘Sa’ad Bin Abdullah narrated to us, from Muhammad Bin Isa Bin Ubeyd, from Al Hassan Bin Mahboub, from Hisham Bin Saalim, from Abu Is’haq Al Hamdany who said, ‘The reliable one from our companions narrated to me having heard Amir Al-Momineen (asws) saying: ‘O Allah (azwj)! Do not Leave the earth to be devoid of one who is a Proof for You (azwj) over Your (azwj) creatures, be it apparent, or obscured out of fear, lest Your (saww) Arguments and Proofs be invalidated’.




أبى رحمه الله قال: حدثنا محمد بن يحيى، عن محمد بن الحسن بن أبى الخطاب عن الحسن بن محبوب، عن يعقوب السراج قال: قلت لابي عبد الله " ع " تبقى الارض بلا عالم حي ظاهر يفزع إليه الناس في حلالهم وحرامهم؟ فقال لي إذا لا يعبد الله يا أبا يوسف.


3. My father said, ‘Muhammad Bin Yahya narrated to us, from Muhammad Bin Al Hassan Bin Abu Al Khatab, from Al Hassan Bin Mahboub, from Yaqoub Al Siraj who said, ‘I said to Abu Abdullah (asws), ‘Does the earth ever remain without a living Scholar (asws) in the apparent, the people can refer to him (asws) with regards to their Permissibles and their Prohibitions?’ So he (asws) said to me: ‘If that (is the case), Allah (azwj) would not be worshipped, O Abu Yusuf!’




أبى رحمه الله قال: حدثنا سعد بن عبد الله، عن محمد بن عيسى بن عبيد عن محمد بن سنان وصفوان بن يحيى وعبد الله بن المغيرة وعلي بن النعمان كلهم عن عبد الله بن مسكان، عن أبى بصير، عن أبى عبد الله " ع " قال: ان الله لا يدع الارض إلا وفيها عالم يعلم الزيادة والنقصان فإذا زاد المؤمنون شيئا ردهم وإذا نقصوا أكمله لهم فقال: خذوه كاملا ولو لاذلك لالتبس على المؤمنين أمرهم، ولم يفرق بين الحق والباطل.


4. My father said, ‘Sa’ad Bin Abdullah narrated to us, from Muhammad Bin Isa Bin Ubeyd, from Muhammad Bin Sinan and Safwan Bin Yahya and Abdullah Bin Al Mugheira and Ali Bin Al Noman, all of them, from Abu Abdullah Bin Muskan, from Abu Baseer, Abu Abdullah (asws) has said: ‘Allah (azwj) does not Leave the earth except that there is a Scholar (asws) therein who knows the excesses and the deficiencies. So when the Believers exceed in something, he (asws) returns them, and when they are deficient (in something) he (asws) completes it for them’. So he (asws) said: ‘Take these (Ahadeeth) completely, otherwise the Believers would be confused over their affairs, and they would not be able to differentiate between the truth and the falsehood’.




حدثنا محمد بن الحسن قال: حدثنا محمد بن الحسن الصفار، عن محمد بن عيسى، عن محمد بن الفضل، عن أبى حمزة قال قلت لابي عبد الله " ع " تبقى الارض بغير إمام؟ قال لو بقيت الارض بغير إمام لساخت.


5. Muhammad Bin Al Hassan narrated to us, from Muhammad Bin Al Hassan Al Saffar, from Muhammad Bin Isa, from Muhammad Bin Al Fazal, from Abu Hamza who said, ‘I said to Abu Abdullah (asws), ‘Does the earth remain without an Imam (asws)?’ He (asws) said: ‘If the earth were to remain without an Imam (asws), it would submerge’.




حدثنا الحسين بن احمد رحمه الله قال: حدثنا احمد بن ادريس، عن عبد الله بن محمد، عن ابن الخشاب، عن جعفر بن محمد، عن كرام قال: قال أبو عبد الله " ع " لو كان الناس رجلين لكان أحدهما الامام، وقال: ان آخر من يموت الامام لئلا يحتج احدهم على الله عز وجل تركه بغير حجة لله عليه.


6. Al Husayn Bin Ahmad narrated to us, from Ahmad Bin Idrees, from Abdullah Bin Muhammad, from Ibn Al Khashab, from Ja’far Bin Muhammad, from Karam who said, ‘Abu Abdullah (asws) said: ‘Even if the people (entire human race) would be two men, one of them would be an Imam (asws)’. And he (asws) said: ‘The last one to die would be the Imam (asws), lest the other one would argue that Allah (azwj) Mighty and Majestic Left him without a Proof (asws) of Allah (azwj) over him’.




أبى رحمه الله قال: حدثنا سعد بن عبد الله، عن الحسن بن موسى الخشاب عن عبد الرحمان بن أبى نجران، عن عبد الكريم وغيره عن أبى عبد الله " ع " ان جبرئيل نزل على محمد صلى الله عليه وآله يخبر عن ربه عز وجل فقال له يا محمد لم اترك الارض إلا وفيها عالم يعرف طاعتي وهداي، ويكون نجاة فيما بين قبض النبي إلى خروج النبي الآخر ولم اكن اترك ابليس يضل الناس وليس في الارض حجة وداع إلي وهاد إلى سبيلى وعارف بامرى وانى قد قضيت لكل قوم هاديا أهدى به السعداء ويكون حجة على الاشقياء.


7. My father said, ‘Sa’ad Bin Abdullah narrated to us, from Al Hassan Bin Musa Al Khashab, from Abdul Rahman Bin Abu Najran, from Abdul Kareem and someone else, Abu Abdullah (asws) has said: ‘Jibraeel (as) descended unto Muhammad (saww) with news from his (saww) Lord (azwj), so he (as) said to him (saww): ‘O Muhammad (saww)! I (azwj) never Leave except that therein is a Scholar (asws) by whom obedience to Me (azwj) is recognised and My (azwj) Guidance, and he (asws) becomes a saviour with regards to what is between the passing away of a Prophet (as) to the coming out of another Prophet (as), and I (azwj) cannot Leave Iblees (la) to stray the people and there is no Proof (asws) in the earth who calls to Guidance and My (azwj) Way, and by whom My (azwj) Commands are recognised, and I (azwj) have Judged for there to be a Guide for every people, Guiding the happy ones and becoming a Proof over the wretched’.




أبى رحمه الله قال: حدثنا سعد بن عبد الله، عن محمد بن عيسى، عن سعد بن أبى خلف، عن الحسن بن زياد عن أبى عبد الله " ع ": قال: الارض لا تكون إلا وفيها عالم يصلحهم ولا يصلح الناس إلا ذلك.


8. My father said, ‘Sa’ad Bin Abdullah narrated to us, from Muhammad Bin Isa, from Sa’ad Bin Abu Khalaf, from Al Hassan Bin Ziyad, Abu Abdullah (asws) has said: ‘The earth will not be in a state that there would not be a Scholar (asws) therein, who corrects (the affairs of) the people, and the people cannot be corrected except by that’.




حدثنا محمد بن الحسين رحمه الله قال: حدثنا محمد بن الحسن الصفار، محمد بن عيسى، عن صفوان بن يحيى، عن ابن مسكان، عن الحسن بن زياد، عن أبى عبد الله " ع " قال: لا يصلح الناس إلا بامام ولا تصلح الارض إلا بذلك.


9. Muhammad Bin Al Husayn narrated to us, from Muhammad Bin Al Hassan Al Saffar, from Muhammad Bin Isa, from Safwann Bin Yahya, from Ibn Muskan, from Al Hassan Bin Ziyad, Abu Abdullah (asws) has said: ‘The (affairs of the) people cannot be corrected except by an (Infallible) Imam (asws), and the earth cannot be corrected except by that’.




أبى رحمه الله قال: حدثنا سعد بن عبد الله، عن محمد بن عيسى عن محمد بن سنان عن أبى عمارة بن الطيار قال: سمعت ابا عبد الله " ع " يقول: لو لم يبق في الارض إلا رجلان لكان احدهما الحجة.


10. My father said, ‘Sa’ad Bin Abdullah narrated to us, from Muhammad Bin Isa, from Muhammad Bi nSinan, from Abu Amar Bin Al Tayar who said, ‘I heard Abu Abdullah (asws) saying: ‘If there do not remain in the earth except for two men, one of the two would be the Proof (asws)’.




أبى رحمه الله قال: حدثنا سعد بن عبد الله، عن محمد بن عيسى رفعه إلى أبى حمزة، عن أبى جعفر " ع " قال: والله ما ترك الله الارض منذ قبض الله آدم إلا وفيها إمام يهتدى به إلى الله وهو حجة الله على عباده، ولا تبقى الارض بغير حجة لله على عباده.


11. My father said, ‘Sa’ad Bin Abdullah narrated to us, from Muhammad Bin Isa, raising it to Abu Hamza, Abu Ja’far (asws) has said: ‘By Allah (azwj)! Allah (azwj) has not left the earth, since Allah (azwj) Caused Adam (as) to pass away, except that therein is an Imam (as) who Guides to Allah (azwj), and he (as) was the Proof of Allah (azwj) over His (azwj) creatures, and the earth does not remain without a Proof of Allah (azwj) over His (azwj) creatures’.




أبى رحمه الله قال: حدثنا عبد الله بن جعفر الحميري، عن السندي بن محمد، عن العلا بن رزين، عن محمد بن مسلم عن أبى جعفر " ع " قال: لا تبقى الارض بغير إمام ظاهر أو باطن.


12. My father said, ‘Abdullah Bin Ja’far Al humeyri narrated to us, from Al Siindy Bin Muhammad, from Al A’ala Bin Razeyn, from Muhammad Bin Muslim, Abu Ja’far (asws) has said: ‘The earth does not remain without an Imam (asws), apparent or hidden’.




أبى رحمه الله قال: حدثنا عبد الله بن جعفر الحميري، عن ابراهيم بن هاشم، عن محمد بن حفص عن ميثم بن اسلم عن ذريح المحاربي عن أبى عبد الله " ع " قال: سمعته يقول، والله ما ترك الله الارض منذ قبض آدم إلا وفيها إمام يهتدى به إلى الله عز وجل وهو حجة الله عز وجل على العباد، من تركه هلك ومن لزمه نجا، حقاعلى الله عز وجل.


13. My father said, ‘Abdullah Bin Ja’far Al Humeyri narrated to us, from Ibrahim Bin Hashim, from Muhammad Bin Hafs, from Maysam Bin Aslam, from Zareeh Al Mahariby, (The narrator says), ‘I heard Abu Abdullah (asws) saying: ‘By Allah (azwj)! Allah (azwj) did not Leave the earth, since the passing away of Adam (as), except that therein is an Imam (as) Guiding to Allah (azwj) Mighty and Majestic, and he (as) was the Proof of Allah (azwj) Mighty and Majestic over the servants. The ones who left him (asws) perished and the ones who necessitated him (asws) (achieved) salvation, (this) being a right upon Allah (azwj) Mighty and Majestic’.




أبى رحمه الله قال: حدثنا محمد بن يحيى عن عبد الله بن محمد بن عيسى عن محمد بن ابراهيم عن زيد الشحام عن داود بن العلا عن أبى حمزة الثمالى قال: قال ما خلت الدنيا منذ خلق الله السموات والارض من امام عدل إلى ان تقوم الساعة حجة لله فيها على خلقه.


14. My father said, ‘Muhammad Bin Yahya, from Abdullah Bin Muhammad Bin Isa, from Muhammad Bin Ibrahim, from Zayd Al Shaham, from Dawood Bin Al’ala, from Abu Hamza Al Sumaly who said, ‘He (asws) said: ‘Since Allah (azwj) Created the skies and the earth, the world has not been devoid of a Just Imam (asws), and would not be so, until the Establishment of the Hour, not having a Proof of Allah (azwj) over His (azwj) creatures’.




أبى رحمه الله قال: حدثنا سعد بن عبد الله قال: حدثنا محمد ابن الحسين بن أبى الخطاب والهيثم بن أبى مسروق النهدي، عن ابى داود سليمان ابن سفيان المسترق عن احمد بن عمر الخلال عن ابى الحسن قال: قلت تبقى الارض بغير إمام فانا نروى عن أبى عبد الله عليه السلام انه قال: لا تبقي إلا ان يسخط الله على العباد، فقال لا، لا تبقى لو بقيت إذا لساخت.


15. My father said, ‘Sa’ad Bin Abdullah narrated to us, from Muhammad Ibn Al Husayn Bin Abu Al Khattab and Al Haysam Bin Abu Masrouq Al Nahdy, from Abu Dawood Suleyman Ibn Sufyan Al Mastaraq, from Ahmad Bin Umar Al Khalal, (The narrator says) I said to Abu Al-Hassan (asws), ‘Does the earth remain without an Imam (asws), for we are reporting from Abu Abdullah (asws) that he (asws) said: ‘It (the earth) will not remain, except that Allah (azwj) would be Wrathful over His (azwj) creatures?’ So he (asws) said: ‘No! It will not remain. If it were to remain, then it would submerge’.




حدثنا محمد بن الحسن رحمه الله قال: حدثنا سعد بن عبد الله عن محمد ابن الحسين بن ابى الخطاب ومحمد بن عيسى بن عبيد، عن محمد بن الفضيل الصيرفي عن ابى حمزة الثمالى قال: قلت لابي عبد الله " ع " تبقى الارض بغير إمام؟ قال لو بقيت بغير إمام لساخت.


16. Muhammad Bin Al Hassan narrated to us, from Sa’ad Bin Abdullah, from Muhammad Ibn Al Husayn Bin Abu Al Khatab and Muhammad Bin Isa Bin Ubeyd, from Muhammad Bin Al Fazeyl Al Sayrafi, from Abu Hamza Al Sumaly who said, ‘I said to Abu Abdullah (asws), ‘Would the earth remain without an Imam (asws)?’ He (asws) said: ‘If it were to remain without an Imam (asws), it would submerge’.




أبى رحمه الله قال: حدثنا سعد بن عبد الله، عن احمد بن محمد بن عيسى وعلي بن اسماعيل بن عيسى عن العباس بن معروف، عن علي بن مهزيا عن محمد بن القاسم عن محمد بن الفضيل عن أبى الحسن الرضا " ع " قال: قلت له تكون الارض ولا إمام فيها؟ فقال: لا، إذا لساخت بأهلها.


17. My father said, ‘Sa’ad Bin Abdullah, from Ahmad Bin Muhammad Bin Isa and Ali Bin Ismail Bin Isa, from Al abbas Bin Marouf, from Ali Bin Mahziya, from Muhammad Bin Al Qasim, from Muhammad Bin Al Fazeyl, (The narrator says) ‘I said to Abu Al-Hassan Al-Reza (asws), ‘Will the earth ever become such that there would not be an Imam (asws) in it?’ So he (asws) said: ‘No! Then it would submerge along with its inhabitants’.




أبى رحمه الله قال: حدثنا سعد بن عبد الله بن محمد بن الحسين بن أبى الخطاب عن النضر بن سويد عن محمد بن الفضيل عن ابى حمزة الثمالي قال: قلت لابي عبد الله " ع " تبقى الارض بغير إمام؟ فقال: لا، لو بقيت الارض بغير إمام لساخت


18. My father said, ‘Sa’ad Bin Abdullah Bin Muhammad Bin Al Husayn Bin Abu Al Khatab, from Al Nazar Bin Suweyd, from Muhammad Bin Al Fazeyl, from Abu Hamza Al Sumaly who said, ‘I said to Abu Abdullah (asws), ‘Would the earth remain without an Imam (asws)?’ So he (asws) said: ‘If the earth were to remain without an Imam (asws), it would submerge’.




أبى رحمه الله قال: حدثنا سعد بن عبد الله عن عباد بن سليمان عن سعد بن سعد الاشعري عن احمد بن عمر عن ابى الحسن الرضا " ع " قال: قلت له هل تبقى الارض بغير إمام؟ قال لا، قلت: فانا نروي عن أبى عبد الله " ع " انه قال: لا تبقى الارض بغير إمام إلا أن يسخط الله على العباد، فقال لا تبقى اذن لساخت.


19. My father said, ‘Sa’ad Bin Abdullah narrated to us, from Abaad Bin Suleyman, from Sa’ad Bin Sa’ad Al Ash’ary, from Ahmad Bin Umar, (The narrator says) ‘I said to Abu Al-Hassan Al-Reza (asws), ‘Would the earth remain without an Imam (asws)?’ He (asws) said: ‘No!’ I said, ‘As, we are reporting from Abu Abdullah (asws) that he (asws) said: ‘The earth would not remain without an Imam (asws) except that Allah (azwj) would be Wrathful over the servants’. So he (asws) said: ‘It ‘would not remain’, then it would submerge’.




حدثنا جعفر بن محمد بن مسرور قال: حدثنا الحسين بن عامر، عن المعلى بن محمد النصرى عن الحسن بن علي الوشا قال: قلت لابي الحسن الرضا " ع " هل تبقى الارض بغير إمام؟ فقال لا فقلت إنا نروي انها لا تبقى إلا ان يسخط الله على العباد، فقال لا تبقى اذن لساخت.


20. Ja’far Bin Muhammad Bin Masrour narrated to us, from Al Husayn Bin Amaar, from Al Moala Bin Muhammad Al Nasry, from Al Hassan Bin Ali Al Washa who said, ‘I said to Abu Al-Hassan Al-Reza (asws), ‘Would the earth remain without an Imam (asws)?’ So he (asws) said: ‘No!’ So I said, ‘We are reporting that it would not remain except that Allah (azwj) would be Wrathful over the servants’. So he (asws) said: ‘It ‘would not remain’, but would be submerged’.




أبى رحمه الله قال: حدثنا سعد بن عبد الله عن الحسن بن علي الدينوري ومحمد بن احمد بن أبى قتادة، عن احمد بن هلال، عن سعيد بن سليمان ابن جعفر الجعفري قال: سألت الرضا " ع " فقلت تخلو الارض من حجة فقال: لو خلت الارض طرفة من حجة لساخت بأهلها.


21. My father said, ‘Sa’ad Bin Abdullah narrated to us, from Al Hassan Bin Ali Al Daynoury and Muhammad Bin Ahmad Bin Abu Qatada, from Ahmad Bin Hilal, from Saeed Bin Suleyman Ibn Ja’far Al Ja’fary who said, ‘I asked Al-Reza (asws), so I said, ‘Can the earth be empty from a Proof (asws)?’ So he (asws) said: ‘If the earth were to be empty from a Proof (asws) even for the blink (of an eye), it would submerge along with its inhabitants’.




أبى رحمه الله قال: حدثنا سعد بن عبد الله عن احمد بن محمد بن عيسى ومحمد بن الحسين بن ابى الخطاب ومحمد بن عيسى بن عبيد عن محمد بن سنان وعلي بن النعمان عن عبد الله بن مسكان عن أبى بصير عن أبى عبد الله " ع " قال: ان الله عز وجل لم يدع الارض إلا وفيها عالم يعلم الزيادة والنقصان في الارض فإذا زاد المؤمنون شيئا ردهم وإذا نقصوا اكمله لهم فقال خذوه كاملا ولولا ذلك لالتبس على المؤمنين امورهم ولم يفرقوا بين الحق والباطل.


22. My father said, ‘Sa’ad Bin Abdullah narrated to us, from Ahmad Bin Muhammad Bin Isa and Muhammad Bin Al Husayn Bin Abu Al Khatab and Muhammad Bin Isa Bin Ubeyd, from Muhammad Bin Sinan and Ali Bin Al Noman, from Abdullah Bin Muskan, from Baseer, Abu Abdullah (asws) has said: ‘Allah (azwj) Mighty and Majestic never Leaves the earth except that there is in it a Scholar (asws) who knows the excesses and the deficiencies in the earth. So if the Believers exceed in something, he (asws) returns them, and if they are deficient (in something), he (asws) completes it for them’. And he (asws) said: ‘Take these (Ahadeeth) completely, and had it not been for these, the affairs of the Believers would be confusing upon them, and they would not be able to differentiate between the truth and the falsehood’.




أبى رحمه الله قال: حدثنا سعد بن عبد الله، عن يعقوب بن يزيد عن محمد بن ابى عمير عن منصور بن يونس عن اسحاق بن عمار عن ابى عبد الله " ع " قال: سمعته يقول ان الارض لا تخلو إلا وفيها عالم كلما زاد المؤمنون شيئا ردهم وان نقصوا شيئا تممه لهم.


23. My father said, ‘Sa’ad Bin Abdullah narrated to us, from Yaqoub Bin Yazeed, from Muhammad Bin Abu Umeyr, from Mansour Bin Yunus, from Is’haq Bin Amaar, (The narrator says) ‘I heard Abu Abdullah (asws) saying: ‘The earth would not be empty except that therein is a Scholar (asws). Every time the Believers exceed in something, he (asws) returns them, and if they are deficient in something, he (asws) completes it for them’.




حدثنا احمد بن محمد رحمه الله، عن ابيه عن احمد بن محمد بن عيسى ومحمد بن عبد الجبار عن عبد الله بن محمد الحجال عن ثعلبة بن ميمون عن اسحاق ابن عمار عن أبى عبد الله " ع " قال إن الارض لا تخلو من ان يكون فيها من يعلم الزيادة والنقصان فإذا جاء المسلمون بزيادة طرحها وإذا جاؤا بالنقصان اكمله لهم فلولا ذلك اختلط على المسلمين أمورهم.


24. Ahmad Bin Muhammad narrated to us, from his father, from Ahmad Bin Muhammad Bin Isa and Muhammad Bin Abdul Jabbar, from Abdullah Bin Muhammad Al Hajaal, from Sa’albat Bin Maymoun, from Is’haq Ibn Amaar, Abu Abdullah (asws) has said: ‘The earth would not be empty from the one (asws) who would be knowing the excesses and the deficiencies. So if the Muslims come with an excess, he (asws) would reduce it, and if they came with the deficiency, he (asws) would complete it for them. So, had it not been for that, the affairs of the Muslims would be muddled up to them’.




أبى رحمه الله قال: حدثنا سعد بن عبد الله، عن احمد بن محمد ومحمد ابن عبد الجبار عن محمد بن خالد البرقى عن فضالة بن أيوب عن شعيب عن أبى حمزة قال: قال أبو عبد الله " ع " لن تبقى الارض إلا وفيها من يعرف الحق فإذا زاد الناس فيه قال قد زادوا وإذا نقصوا منه قال قد نقصوا وإذا جاؤا به صدقهم ولو لم يكن كذلك لم يعرف الحق من الباطل.


25. My father said, ‘Sa’ad Bin Abdullah narrated to us, from Ahmad Bin Muhammad and Muhammad Ibn Abdul Jabbar, from Muhammad Bin Khalid Al Barqy, from Fazalat Bin Ayoub, from Shuayb, from Abu Hamza who said, ‘Abu Abdullah (asws) said: ‘The earth would never remain except that therein is the one (asws) who recognises the truth. So, when the people exceed in it, he (asws) would say: ‘You have exceeded’, and when they are deficient, he (asws) would say: ‘You are deficient’, and when they come with it (truth), he (asws) would ratify them. And had it not been like that, the truth would not be recognised from the falsehood’.




حدثنا محمد بن الحسن رحمه الله قال: حدثنا الحسين بن الحسن بن أبان عن الحسين بن معبد عن النضر بن سويد عن يحيى بن عمران الحلبي عن شعيب الحذاء عن أبى حمزة الثمالي عن أبى جعفر " ع " قال: ان الارض لا تبقى إلا ومنا فيها من يعرف الحق فإذا زاد الناس قال: قد زادوا، وإذا نقصوا منه قال: قد نقصوا، ولولا ان ذلك كذلك لم يعرف الحق من الباطل.


26. Muhammad Bin Al Hassan narrated to us, from Al Husayn Bin Al Hassan Bin Aban, from Al Husayn Bin Ma’bad, from Al Nazar Bin Suweyd, from Yahya Bin Imran Al Halby, from Shuayb Al Haza’a, from Abu Hamza Al Sumaly, Abu Ja’far (asws) has said: ‘The earth would not remain except that from us (asws) would be in it, one (asws) who recognises the truth. So when the people exceed (in something), he (asws) would say: ‘You have exceeded’. And when the people are deficient (in something), he (asws) would say: ‘You have been deficient’. And had that not been like that, the truth would not be recognised from the falsehood’.




أبى رحمه الله قال: حدثنا علي بن ابراهيم عن ابيه عن يحيى بن أبى عمران الهمداني عن يونس عن اسحاق بن عمار عن محمد بن مسلم عن أبى مسلم عن أبى جعفر " ع " قال: ان الله لم يدع الارض إلا وفيها عالم يعلم الزيادة والنقصان من دين الله تعالى فإذا زاد المؤمنون شيئا ردهم وإذا نقصوا اكمله ولولا ذلك لا لتبس على المسلمين أمرهم.


27. My father said, ‘Ali Bin Ibrahim narrated to us, from his father, from Yahya Bin Abu Imran Al Hamdany, from Yunus, from Is’haq Bin Amaar, from Muhammad Bin Muslim, from Abu Muslim, Abu Ja’far (asws) has said: ‘Allah (azwj) does not Leave the earth except that therein is a Scholar (asws) who knows the excesses and the deficiencies, from the Religion of Allah (azwj) the High. So when the Believers exceed in something, he (asws) returns them, and when they are deficient (in something), he (asws) completes it for them. And had it not been like, the affairs of the Muslims would be confusing over them’.




حدثنا محمد بن الحسن رحمه الله قال: حدثنا الحسين بن الحسن بن أبان عن الحسين بن سعيد عن علي بن أسباط عن سليم مولى طربال عن اسحاق ابن عمار قال: سمعت أبا عبد الله " ع " يقول: ان الارض لن تخلو إلا وفيها عالم كلما زاد المؤمنون شيئا ردهم وإذا انقصوا أكمله لهم فقال خذوه كاملا ولولا ذلك لا لتبس على المؤمنين أمورهم ولم يفرقوا بين الحق والباطل.


28. Muhammad Bin Al Hassan narrated o us, from Al Husayn Bin Al Hassan Bin Aban, from Al Husayn Bin Saeed, from Ali Bin Asbaat, from Suleym, a slave of Tarbal, from Is’haq ibn Amaar who said, ‘I heard Abu Abdullah (asws) saying: ‘The earth would never be empty except that therein would be a Scholar (asws). Every time the Believers exceed in something, he (asws) would return them, and when they are deficient (in something), he (asws) would complete it for them’. Then he (asws) said: ‘Take these (Ahadeeth) completely. And had it not been that, the affairs of the Believers would be confusing to them, and they would not be able to differentiate in between the truth and the falsehood’.




أبى رحمه الله قال: حدثنا سعد بن عبد الله، عن يعقوب بن يزيد ومحمد بن عيسى بن عبيد عن محمد بن أبى عمير، عن منصور بن يونس عن اسحاق ابن عمار عن أبى عبد الله " ع " قال سمعته يقول ان الارض لا تخلو إلا وفيها عالم كلما زاد المؤمنون شيئا ردهم وان نقصوا شيئا تممه لهم.


29. My father said, ‘Sa’ad Bin Abdullah narrated to us, from Yaqoub Bin Yazeed and Muhammad Bin Isa Bin Ubeyd, from Muhammad Bin Abu Umeyr, from Mansour Bin Yunus, from Is’haq Ibn Amar, (The narrator says) ‘I heard Abu Abdullah (asws) saying: ‘The earth would not be empty except that there would be in it a Scholar (asws). Every time the Believers exceed in something, he (asws) would return them, and if they are deficient (in something) he (asws) would re-establish it for them’.




أبى رحمه الله قال: حدثنا سعد بن عبد الله عن احمد بن محمد بن عيسى ومحمد بن عبد الجبار، عن عبد الله بن محمد الحجال عن ثعلبة بن ميمون عن اسحاق بن عمار قال: قال أبو عبد الله " ع " الارض لا تخلو من ان يكون فيها من يعلم الزيادة والنقصان فإذا جاء المسلمون بزيادة طرحها وإذا جاؤا بالنقصان اكمله لهم ولو لا ذلك لاختلط على المسلمين امورهم.


30. My father said, ‘Sa’ad Bin Abdullah narrated, from Ahmad Bin Muhammad Bin Isa and Muhammad Bin Abdul Jabbar, from Abdullah Bin Muhammad Al Hajal, from Sa’alba Bin Maymoun, from Is’haq Bin Amaar who said, ‘Abu Abdullah (asws) said: ‘The earth would not be empty from one who would be knowing the excesses and the deficiencies. So when the Muslims come with an excess, he (asws) would reduce it, and when they come with the deficiency, he (asws) would complete it for them. And had it not be for that, the affairs of the Muslims would be muddled up to them’.




أبى رحمه الله قال: حدثنا سعد بن عبد الله عن احمد بن محمد بن عيسى ومحمد بن عبد الجبار، عن محمد بن خالد البرقي، عن فضالة بن أيوب، عن شعيب الحذاء، عن أبى حمزة الثمالى قال: قال أبو عبد الله " ع " لن تبقى الارض إلا وفيها رجل منا يعرف الحق، فإذا زاد الناس فيه قال قد زادوا، وإذا نقصوا قال قد نقصوا، وإذا جاؤا به صدقهم، ولو لم يكن كذلك لم يعرف الحق من الباطل.


31. My father said, ‘Sa’ad Bin Abdullah narrated to us, from Ahmad Bin Muhammad Bin Isa and Muhammad Bin Abdul Jabbar, from Muhammad Bin Khalid Al Barqy, from Fazalat Bin Ayoub, from Shuayb Al Haza’a, from Abu Hamza Al Sumaly who said, ‘Abu Abdullah (asws) said: ‘The earth would never remain except that therein would be a man from us (asws) who recognises the truth. So when the people exceed in it, he (asws) would say: ‘You have exceeded’. And when they are deficient, he (asws) would say: ‘You are deficient’. And when they come with it (truth), he (asws) would ratify them. And had it not been like that, the truth would not be recognised from the falsehood’.




أبى رحمه الله قال: حدثنا سعد بن عبد الله قال: حدثنا محمد بن عيسى ابن عبيد عن علي بن اسماعيل الميثمى، عن ثعلبة بن ميمون، عن عبد الاعلى مولى آل سام عن أبى جعفر " ع " قال: سمعته يقول، ما ترك الله الارض بغير عالم ينقص ما زاد الناس، ويزيد ما نقصوا، ولولا ذلك لاختلط على الناس امورهم.


32. My father said, ‘Sa’ad Bin Abdullah narrated to us, from Muhammad Bin Isa Ibn Ubeyd, from Ali Bin Ismail Al Maysam, from Sa’alba Bin Maymoun, from Abdul A’la, a slave of the progeny of Saam, (The narrator says) ‘I heard Abu Ja’far (asws) saying: ‘Allah (azwj) does not Leave the earth without a Scholar (asws) who reduces what the people exceed it, and increases what they are deficient it. And had it not been for that, the affairs of the people would be muddled up to them’.