25. Punishment for the one who belittles a Believer and humiliates him

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عنه، عن ابن محبوب، عن المثنى، عن أبي بصير، عن أبي عبد الله عليه السلام، قال: لا تحقروا مؤمنا فقيرا، فانه من أحقر مؤمنا فقيرا واستخف به حقره الله، ولم يزل الله ماقتا له حتى يرجع عن محقرته أو يتوب. وقال: من استذل مؤمنا أو احتقره لقلة ذات يده ولفقره شهره الله يوم القيامة على رؤوس الخلائق.


1. From him, from Ibn Mahoub, from Al Masny, from Abu Baseer, (It has been narrated) from Abu Abdullah (asws) having said: ‘Do not belittle a poor Believer, for the one who belittles a poor Believer and considers him to be of less importance, Allah (azwj) would Belittle him, and will not cease to be Disgusted with him until he returns back from his belittling, or he repents’. And he (asws) said: ‘The one who humiliates a Believer or belittles him due to the scarcity of that which is in his hands, and due to his poverty, Allah (azwj) would Publicise him on the Day of Judgement upon the heads of the creatures’.




عنه، عن علي بن عبد الله، عن ابن محبوب، عن هشام بن سالم، عن المعلى بن خنيس، عن أبي عبد الله عليه السلام، قال: سمعته يقول: ليأذن بحرب مني من أذل عبدي، وليأمن غضبى من أكرم عبدى المؤمن.


2. From him, from Ali Bin Abdullah, from Ibn Mahboub, from Hisham Bin Saalim, from Al Moala Bin Khunays, (It has been narrated) from Abu Abdullah (asws), said, ‘I heard him (asws) saying: ‘(Allah (azwj) Says): “Proclaim a war from him from Me (azwj) to the one who humiliates My (azwj) servant, and a safety from My (azwj) Anger to the one who honours My (azwj) believing servant’.