319. The reason due to which the Believer tends to be most intense in something, most miserly in something, sometimes most copulating; and the reason due to which he becomes more tougher than the mountain regarding his Religion

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أبي رحمه الله قال: حدثنا سعد بن عبد الله عن يعقوب بن يزيد عن حماد بن عيسى عن صباح بن سيابة عن أبي جعفر عليه السلام قال: ان الله تعالى خلق الشهور اثنى عشر شهرا وهي ثلاثمائة وستون يوما فحجز منها ستة ايام خلق فيها السموات والارضين، فمن ثم تقاصرت الشهور.

1. My father said, ‘Sa’ad Bin Abdullah narrated to us, from Yaqoub Bin Yazeed, from Hamaad Bin Isa, from Sabah Bin Sayaba, (It has been narrated) from Abu Ja’far (a.s.) having said: ‘Allah (azwj) the High Created the months as twelve months, and these are of three hundred and sixty days. So He (azwj) Deducted six days from these in which He (azwj) Created the skies and the firmaments (354 days are in the Islamic calendar). So, from then onwards, the months are deficient’.