339. The reason due to which it is not allowed to kill the captive who he has captured if he is frustrated from the walking

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أبي رحمه الله قال: حدثنا سعد بن عبد الله عن أحمد بن محمد بن عيسى عن عثمان بن عيسى عن أبي اسحاق الارجاني عن أبي عبد الله (ع) قال: قال: ان الله تعالى جعل لمن جعل له سلطانا مدة من ليالي وأيام وسنين وشهور فان عدلوا في الناس امر الله تعالى صاحب الفلك ان يبطئ بادارته فطالت ايامهم ولياليهم وسنونهم وشعورهم وان هم جاروا في الناس ولم يعدلوا أمر الله تعالى صاحب الفلك فاسرع إدارته واسرح فناء لياليهم وأيامهم وسنيهم وشهورهم، وقد وفي تبارك وتعالى لهم بعد الليالي والشهور.


1. My father said, ‘Sa’ad Bin Abdullah, from Ahmad Bin Muhammad Bin Isa, from Usman Bin Isa, from Abu Is’haq Al Arjany, Abu Abdullah (a.s.) has said: ‘Allah (azwj) the High Made a term for the one whom He (azwj) Made to be a ruler, from the nights, and the days, and the years, and the months. So if he is just among the people, Allah (azwj) the High Commands the master of the orbit (Angel) that he should slow down its administration, so their days, and their nights, and their years, and their months get prolonged. And if he is tyrannous among the people and does not do justice, Allah (azwj) the High Commands the master of the orbit (Angel), so he quickens its administration, and quickens the expiry of their nights, and their days, and their years, and their months, and the Blessed and High Accomplishes for them, after (some) nights and the monts’.