340. Reason for the prolongation of the term of the (ruling) authority, and the shortening of his term

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حدثنا أبي رحمه الله قال: حدثنا محمد بن يحيى العطار عن الحسين بن ظريف عن هشام عن أبي عبد الله (ع) قال: يا هشام النبط من العرب ولا من العجم فلا تتخذ منهم وليا ولا نصيرا فان لهم أصولا تدعو إلى غير الوفاء.


1. My father said, ‘Muhammad Bin Yahya Al Ataar narrated to us, from Al Husayn Bin Zareyf, from Hisham, Abu Abdullah (a.s.) has said: ‘O Hisham! (Neither) the Nabateans from the Arabs, nor from the non-Arabs, so neither take from them a guardian nor a helper, for they have for themselves origins which call to other than the loyalty’.