4. The beloved timings in which to travel

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- عنه، عن النوفلي، عن السكوني، عن أبى عبد الله (ع) عن آبائه (ع) قال: قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وآله: عليكم بالسير بالليل، فان الارض تطوى بالليل.


1. From him, from Al Nowfaly, from Al Sakuny, (It has been narrated) from Abu Abdullah (asws), from his (asws) forefathers (asws), having said: ‘Rasool-Allah (saww) said: ‘It is upon you to travel by the night, for the land rolls/folds up at night’.




عنه، عن أبيه، عمن ذكره، عن أبى عبد الله (ع) قال: كان أمير المؤمنين (ع) إذا أراد سفرا أدلج: قال: ومن ذلك حديث الطائر والخف والحية.


2. From him, from his father, from the one who mentioned it, (It has been narrated) from Abu Abdullah (asws) that ‘whenever Amir Al-Momineen (asws) intended to travel, he (asws) would set out at nightfall, said: ‘And from that is the narration of the birds, and the mules, and the snakes’.




عنه، عن أبيه، عن ابن أبى عمير، عن حماد بن عثمان، عن أبى عبد الله (ع) قال: إن الارض تطوى من آخر الليل.


3. From him, from his father, from Ibn Abu Umeyr, from Hamaad Bin Usmaan, Abu Abdullah (asws) has said: ‘The land rolls up at the end part of the night’.




عنه، عن إسماعيل بن مهران، عن سيف بن عميرة، عن بشير النبال، عن حمران بن أعين، قال: قلت لابي جعفر (ع): يقول الناس: تطوى الارض بالليل، كيف تطوى؟ -. قال: هكذا ثم عطف ثوبه.


4. From him, from Ismail Bin Mahran, from Sayf Bin Umeyra, from Basheer Al Nabaal, from Hamran Bin Ayn who said, ‘I said to Abu Ja’far (asws), ‘The people are saying, ‘The land rolls up at night, how does it folds up?’ The Imam (asws) said: ‘Like this’ – then he (asws) curled up his (asws) clothes’.