12. The cannot remain without an imam (asws), if it were to remain, it would implode

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حَدَّثَنَا مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ الْحُسَيْنِ عَنْ أَبِي دَاوُدَ الْمُسْتَرِقِّ عَنْ أَحْمَدَ بْنِ عُمَرَ قَالَ: قُلْتُ لِأَبِي الْحَسَنِ ع هَلْ يَبْقَى الْأَرْضُ بِغَيْرِ إِمَامٍ فَإِنَّا نُرَوَّى عَنْ أَبِي عَبْدِ اللَّهِ ع قَالَ لَا يَبْقَى الْأَرْضُ إِلَّا أَنْ يَسْخَطَ اللَّهُ عَلَى الْعِبَادِ قَالَ لَا تَبْقَى إِذاً لَسَاخَتْ.


1. It is narrated to us by Muhammad Bin Al Husayn, from Abu Dawood Al Mustariq, from Ahmad Bin Umar who said, ‘I said to Abu Al-Hassan (a.s.), ‘Can the earth remain without an Imam (a.s.), for we are reporting from Abu Abdullah (a.s.) having said: ‘The earth cannot remain except and Allah would Implode it upon the servants’’. He (a.s.) said: ‘It does not remain, then it has imploded’’.




حَدَّثَنَا مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ عِيسَى عَنْ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ الْفُضَيْلِ عَنْ أَبِي حَمْزَةَ الثُّمَالِيِّ قَالَ: قُلْتُ لِأَبِي عَبْدِ اللَّهِ ع تَبْقَى الْأَرْضُ بِغَيْرِ إِمَامٍ قَالَ لَوْ بَقِيَتِ الْأَرْضُ بِغَيْرِ إِمَامٍ لَسَاخَتْ.


2. It is narrated to us by Muhammad Bin Isa, from Muhammad Bin Al Fuzeyl, from Abu Hamza Al Sumali who said, ‘I said to Abu Abdullah (a.s.), ‘Can the earth remain without an Imam (a.s.)?’ He (a.s.) said: ‘If the earth were to remain without an Imam (a.s.), it would implode’’.




حَدَّثَنَا مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ عِيسَى قَالَ حَدَّثَنِي الْمُؤْمِنُ حَدَّثَنِي أَبُو هَرَاسَةَ عَنْ أَبِي جَعْفَرٍ ع قَالَ: لَوْ أَنَّ الْإِمَامَ رُفِعَ مِنَ الْأَرْضِ سَاعَةً لَسَاخَتْ بِأَهْلِهِ كَمَا يَمُوجُ الْبَحْرُ بِأَهْلِهِ.


3. It is narrated to us by Muhammad Bin Isa, who said, ‘It is narrated to me by Abu Haradah, ‘From Abu Ja’far (a.s.) having said: ‘If the Imam (a.s.) is raised from the earth for a moment, it would implode with its inhabitants, just as the ocean is turbulent with its inhabitants’’.




حَدَّثَنَا مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ عَلِيِّ بْنِ إِسْمَاعِيلَ عَنِ الْعَبَّاسِ بْنِ مَعْرُوفٍ عَنْ عَلِيِّ بْنِ مَهْزِيَارَ عَنْ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ الْهَيْثَمِ‏ عَنْ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ الْفُضَيْلِ عَنْ أَبِي الْحَسَنِ الرِّضَا ع قَالَ: قُلْتُ لَهُ يَكُونُ الْأَرْضُ بِلَا إِمَامٍ فِيهَا قَالَ لَا إِذاً سَاخَتْ بِأَهْلِهَا.


4. It is narrated to us by Muhammad Bin Ali Bin Ismail, from Al Abbas Bin Marouf, from Ali Bin Mahziyar, from Muhammad Bin Al Haysam, from Muhammad Bin Al Fuzeyl, ‘From Abu Al-Hassan Al-Ridha (a.s.), he (the narrator) said, ‘I said to him (a.s.), ‘Can the earth exist without an Imam (a.s.) being in it?’ He (a.s.) said: ‘No, then it would collapse with its inhabitants’’.




حَدَّثَنَا مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ سُلَيْمَانَ عَنْ سَعْدِ بْنِ سَعْدٍ عَنْ أَحْمَدَ بْنِ عُمَرَ عَنْ أَبِي الْحَسَنِ الرِّضَا ع قَالَ: قُلْتُ لَهُ هَلْ تَبْقَى الْأَرْضُ بِغَيْرِ إِمَامٍ قَالَ لَا قُلْتُ فَإِنَّا نُرَوَّى عَنْ أَبِي عَبْدِ اللَّهِ ع أَنَّهُ قَالَ لَا تَبْقَى إِلَّا أَنْ يَسْخَطَ اللَّهُ عَلَى الْعِبَادِ قَالَ لَا تَبْقَى إِذاً لَسَاخَتْ.


5. It is narrated to us by Muhammad Bin Suleyman, from Sa’ad Bin Sa’ad, from Ahmad Bin Umar, ‘From Abu Al-Hassan Al-Ridha (a.s.), he (the narrator) said, ‘I said to him (a.s.), ‘Can the earth remain without an Imam (a.s.)?’ He (a.s.) said: ‘No’. I said, ‘We are narrating from Abu Abdullah (a.s.) having said that it would not remain except and Allah would Implode it upon the servants’. He (a.s.) said: ‘It does not remain, then is has imploded’’.




حَدَّثَنَا الْحُسَيْنُ بْنُ مُحَمَّدٍ عَنْ مُعَلَّى بْنِ مُحَمَّدٍ عَنِ الْحَسَنِ بْنِ عَلِيٍّ الْوَشَّاءِ قَالَ: سَأَلْتُ الرِّضَا ع هَلْ تَبْقَى الْأَرْضُ بِغَيْرِ إِمَامٍ قَالَ لَا قُلْتُ فَإِنَّا نُرَوَّى أَنَّهَا لَا تَبْقَى إِلَّا أَنْ يَسْخَطَ اللَّهُ عَلَى الْعِبَادِ قَالَ لَا تَبْقَى إِذاً لَسَاخَتْ.


6. It is narrated to us by Al Husayn Bin Muhammad, from Mu‘alla Bin Muhammad, from Al Hassan Bin Ali Al Washa who said, ‘I asked Al-Ridha (a.s.), ‘Can the earth remain without an Imam (a.s.)?’ He (a.s.) said: ‘No’. I said, ‘We are reporting and it cannot remain except Allah would Implode it upon the servants’. He (a.s.) said: ‘It does not remain, then it has imploded’’.




حَدَّثَنَا مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ مُحَمَّدٍ عَنْ أَبِي طَاهِرٍ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ سُلَيْمَانَ عَنْ أَحْمَدَ بْنِ هِلَالٍ قَالَ أَخْبَرَنِي سَعِيدٌ عَنْ سُلَيْمَانَ الْجَعْفَرِيِّ قَالَ: سَأَلْتُ أَبَا الْحَسَنِ الرِّضَا ع قُلْتُ تَخْلُو الْأَرْضُ مِنْ حُجَّةِ اللَّهِ قَالَ لَوْ خَلَتِ الْأَرْضُ طَرْفَةَ عَيْنٍ مِنْ حُجَّةٍ لَسَاخَتْ بِأَهْلِهَا.


7. It is narrated to us by Muhammad Bin Muhammad, from Abu Tahir Muhammad Bin Suleyman, from Ahmad Bin Hilal who said, ‘I was informed by Saeed, from Suleyman Al Ja’fari who said, ‘I asked Abu Al-Hassan Al-Ridha (a.s.), I said, ‘Can the earth be vacant from a Divine Authority of Allah ?’ He (a.s.) said: ‘It the earth were to be vacant from a Divine Authority even for the blink of an eye, it would implode with its inhabitants’’.