304. The reason due to which the adulterer would be whipped with one hundred lashes, and the drinker of the wine, eighty (lashes)

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أبي رحمه الله قال حدثنا محمد بن يحيى عن محمد بن أحمد عن أبان بن محمد عن أبيه عن ابن المغيرة عن السكوني عن جعفر بن محمد عن أبايه عن علي عليهم السلام قال: ليس على الطرار والمختلس قطع لانها دعارة معلنة ولكن يقطع من يأخذ ويخفى.

1. My father said, ‘Muhammad Bin Yahya narrated to us, from Muhammad Bin Ahmad, from Aban Bin Muhammad, from his father, from Ibn Al Mugheira, from Al Sakuny, (It has been narrated) from Ja’far (a.s.) Bin Muhammad (a.s.), from his (a.s.) forefathers (a.s.), from Ali (a.s.) having said: ‘There is no cutting (of the hand) upon the scoundrel (crook) and the embezzler (cheat), because (although) these two are open crimes, but the hands of the one who takes and conceals (thief), would be cut’.