1. Regarding the imams (asws), they (asws) are the mines of knowledge, and the tree of prophet-hood, and the keys of wisdom, and the place of message, and the interchange of angels

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قَالَ حَدَّثَنَا ابْنُ هَاشِمٍ عَنِ ابْنِ الْمُغِيرَةِ عَنْ عَبْدِ الْمُؤْمِنِ الْأَنْصَارِيِّ عَنْ حُمَيْدِ بْنِ مُعَاذٍ مِنْ أَهْلِ الْبَصْرَةِ عَنِ الضَّحَّاكِ بْنِ مُزَاحِمٍ الْخُرَاسَانِيِّ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ ص‏ إِنَّا أَهْلَ الْبَيْتِ أَهْلُ بَيْتِ الرَّحْمَةِ وَ شَجَرَةُ النُّبُوَّةِ وَ مَوْضِعُ الرِّسَالَةِ وَ مُخْتَلَفُ الْمَلَائِكَةِ وَ مَعْدِنُ الْعِلْمِ‏.


1. He said, ‘It is narrated to us by Ibn Hashim, from Ibn Al Mugheira, from Abdul Momin Al Ansari, from Humeyd Bin Musa, from the people of Al Basra, from Al Zahak Bin Muzahim Al Khurasani who said, ‘Rasool-Allah (saww) said: ‘We (a.s.) People (a.s.) of the Household, and the People (a.s.) of the Household of Mercy, and the tree of Prophet-hood, and the place of the Message, and the interchange of the Angels, and the mine of the Knowledge’’.




حَدَّثَنِي الْعَبَّاسُ بْنُ مَعْرُوفٍ عَنْ حَمَّادِ بْنِ عِيسَى عَنْ رِبْعِيٍّ عَنِ الْجَارُودِ وَ هُوَ أَبُو الْمُنْذِرِ قَالَ: دَخَلْتُ مَعَ أَبِي عَلَى عَلِيِّ بْنِ الْحُسَيْنِ ع فَقَالَ عَلِيُّ بْنُ الْحُسَيْنِ ع مَا تَنْقِمُ النَّاسُ مِنَّا نَحْنُ وَ اللَّهِ شَجَرَةُ النُّبُوَّةِ وَ بَيْتُ الرَّحْمَةِ وَ مَوْضِعُ الرِّسَالَةِ وَ مَعْدِنُ الْعِلْمِ وَ مُخْتَلَفُ الْمَلَائِكَةِ.


2. It is narrated to me by Al Abbas Bin Marouf, from hammad Bin Isa, from Rabie, from Al Jaroud, and he is Abu Al Munzir who said, ‘I entered to see Ali (a.s.) Bin Al-Husayn (a.s.) with my father. Ali (a.s.) Bin Al-Husayn (a.s.) said: ‘Do not take revenge of the people from us (a.s.)! We (a.s.), by Allah (azwj), are the tree of Prophet-hood, and the House of Mercy, and place of the Message, and the mine of the Knowledge, and the interchange of Angels (as)’’.




حَدَّثَنَا يَعْقُوبُ بْنُ إِسْحَاقَ وَ مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ حَسَّانَ قَالا أَخْبَرَنَا أَبُو عِمْرَانَ الْأَرْمَنِيُّ وَ هُوَ مُوسَى بْنُ زَنْجَوَيْهِ عَنْ عَائِذِ بْنِ إِسْمَاعِيلَ عَمَّنْ حَدَّثَهُ عَنْ خَيْثَمَةَ عَنْ أَبِي جَعْفَرٍ ع قَالَ: نَحْنُ شَجَرَةُ النُّبُوَّةِ وَ بَيْتُ الرَّحْمَةِ وَ مَفَاتِيحُ الْحِكْمَةِ وَ مَعْدِنُ الْعِلْمِ وَ مَوْضِعُ الرِّسَالَةِ وَ مُخْتَلَفُ الْمَلَائِكَةِ وَ مَوْضِعُ سِرِّ اللَّهِ وَ نَحْنُ وَدِيعَةُ اللَّهِ فِي عِبَادِهِ وَ نَحْنُ حَرَمُ اللَّهِ الْأَكْبَرُ وَ نَحْنُ عَهْدُ اللَّهِ فَمَنْ وَفَى بِذِمَّتِنَا فَقَدْ وَفَى بِذِمَّةِ اللَّهِ وَ مَنْ وَفَى بِعَهْدِنَا فَقَدْ وَفَى بِعَهْدِ اللَّهِ وَ مَنْ خَفَرَهُمَا فَقَدْ خَفَرَ ذِمَّةَ اللَّهِ وَ عَهْدَهُ‏.


3. It is narrated to us by Yaqoub Bin Is’haq and Muhammad Bin Hassan both said, ‘We were informed by Abu Imran Al Armany, and he is Musa Bin Zanjawiya, from Aiz Bin Ismail, from the one who narrated it, from Khaysama, ‘From Abu Ja’far (a.s.) having said: ‘We (a.s.) are the tree of Prophet-hood, and the house of Mercy, and the keys of wisdom, and the mine of knowledge, and place of the Message, and the interchange of Angels, and the place of secrets of Allah (azwj), and we (a.s.) are the depository of Allah (azwj) among His (azwj) creatures, and we (a.s.) are the greatest Sanctity of Allah (azwj), and we (a.s.) the Covenant of Allah (azwj). So the one who is loyal with our (a.s.) pact so he has been loyal with the Pact of Allah (azwj), and one who is loyal with our (a.s.) covenant so he has been loyal with the Covenant of Allah (azwj), and the one who breaks these, so he has broken a Pact of Allah (azwj) and His (azwj) Covenant’’.




حَدَّثَنَا مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ الْحُسَيْنِ عَنِ الْحَكَمِ بْنِ مِسْكِينٍ عَنْ بَعْضِ أَصْحَابِ الْأَعْمَشِ عَنِ الْأَعْمَشِ رَفَعَ الْحَدِيثَ إِلَى أَبِي ذَرٍّ رَحِمَهُ اللَّهُ قَالَ: لَمَّا اخْتَلَفَ النَّاسُ بَعْدَ رَسُولِ اللَّهِ ص قَالَ أَبُو ذَرٍّ أَهْلُ بَيْتِ نَبِيِّكُمْ هُمْ أَهْلُ بَيْتِ النُّبُوَّةِ وَ مَوْضِعُ الرِّسَالَةِ وَ مُخْتَلَفُ الْمَلَائِكَةِ وَ بَيْتُ الرَّحْمَةِ وَ مَعْدِنُ الْعِلْمِ‏.


4. It is narrated to us by Muhammad Bin Al Husayn, from Al Hakam Bin Miskeen, from one of the companions of Al Amsh, from Al Amsh, ‘Raising the Hadeeth to Abu Zarr (ra), he (the narrator) said, ‘When the people differed after Rasool-Allah (saww), Abu Zarr (ra) said, ‘The People (a.s.) of the household of your Prophet (saww), they (a.s.) are the People (a.s.) of the house of the Prophet-hood, and place of the Message, and the interchange of Angels, and the house of Mercy, and the mine of the Knowledge’’




حَدَّثَنَا مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ الْحُسَيْنِ عَنِ ابْنِ أَبِي نَجْرَانَ عَنْ سُلَيْمَانَ بْنِ جَعْفَرٍ عَنْ عَبْدِ الْأَعْلَى بْنِ تَمِيمٍ يَذْكُرُهُ عَنِ الْفُضَيْلِ قَالَ قَالَ أَبُو جَعْفَرٍ ع‏ يَا فُضَيْلُ مَا يَنْقِمُ النَّاسُ مِنَّا فَوَ اللَّهِ إِنَّا لَشَجَرَةُ النُّبُوَّةِ وَ مَوْضِعُ الرِّسَالَةِ وَ مُخْتَلَفُ الْمَلَائِكَةِ وَ بَيْتُ الرَّحْمَةِ وَ مَعْدِنُ الْعِلْمِ‏.


5. It is narrated to us by Muhammad Bin Al Husayn, from Ibn Abu Najran, from Suleyman Bin Ja’far, from Abdul A’la Bin Tameem mentioning it from Al Fuzeyl who said, ‘Abu Ja’far (a.s.) said: ‘O Fuzeyl! What are the people avoiding from us (a.s.)? By Allah (azwj)! We (a.s.) are the tree of Prophet-hood, and place of the Message, and the interchange of Angels, and the house of mercy, and the mine of the Knowledge’’.




حَدَّثَنَا عَبْدُ اللَّهِ بْنُ مُحَمَّدٍ عَنِ الْحَسَنِ بْنِ مُوسَى الْخَشَّابِ قَالَ حَدَّثَنَا أَصْحَابُنَا عَنْ خَيْثَمَةَ الْجُعْفِيِّ قَالَ: قَالَ لِي أَبُو عَبْدِ اللَّهِ ع يَا خَيْثَمَةُ نَحْنُ شَجَرَةُ النُّبُوَّةِ وَ بَيْتُ الرَّحْمَةِ وَ مَفَاتِيحُ الْحِكْمَةِ وَ مَعْدِنُ الْعِلْمِ وَ مَوْضِعُ الرِّسَالَةِ وَ مُخْتَلَفُ الْمَلَائِكَةِ وَ مَوْضِعُ سِرِّ اللَّهِ وَ نَحْنُ وَدِيعَةُ اللَّهِ فِي عِبَادِهِ وَ نَحْنُ حَرَمُ اللَّهِ الْأَكْبَرُ وَ نَحْنُ ذِمَّةُ اللَّهِ وَ نَحْنُ عَهْدُ اللَّهِ فَمَنْ وَفَا بِذِمَّتِنَا فَقَدْ وَفَا بِذِمَّةِ اللَّهِ وَ مَنْ وَفَا بِعَهْدِنَا فَقَدْ وَفَا بِعَهْدِ اللَّهِ وَ مَنْ خَفَرَهَا فَقَدْ خَفَرَ ذِمَّةَ اللَّهِ وَ عَهْدَهُ.


6. It is narrated to us by Abdullah Bin Muhammad, from Al Hassan Bin Musa Al Khashab who said, ‘It is narrated to us by our companions, from Khaysama Al Jufy who said, ‘Abu Abdullah (a.s.) said to me: ‘O Khaysama! We (a.s.) are the tree of Prophet-hood, and the house of Mercy, and the keys of Wisdom, and the mine of Knowledge, and place of the Message, and the interchange of Angels, and the place of Secrets of Allah (azwj). And we (a.s.) are the depository of Allah (azwj) among His (azwj) servants, and we (a.s.) are the greatest Sanctuary of Allah (azwj), and we (a.s.) are the Guarantee of Allah (azwj), and we (a.s.) are the Pact of Allah (azwj). The one who is loyal with our (a.s.) guarantee, so he has been loyal with the Guarantee of Allah (azwj), and one who is loyal with our (a.s.) pact, so he has been loyal with the Pact of Allah (azwj), and one who breaks it, so he has broken the Guarantee of Allah (azwj) and His (azwj) Pact’’.




حَدَّثَنَا عَبْدُ اللَّهِ بْنُ مُحَمَّدٍ عَنْ أَبِيهِ عَنْ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ بْنِ الْمُغِيرَةِ عَنْ إِسْمَاعِيلَ بْنِ أَبِي زِيَادٍ السَّكُونِيِّ عَنْ جَعْفَرٍ ع عَنْ أَبِيهِ عَنْ عَلِيٍّ ع قَالَ: إِنَّا أَهْلَ بَيْتٍ شَجَرَةُ النُّبُوَّةِ وَ مَوْضِعُ الرِّسَالَةِ وَ مُخْتَلَفُ الْمَلَائِكَةِ وَ بَيْتُ الرَّأْفَةِ وَ مَعْدِنُ الْعِلْمِ.


7. It is narrated to us by Abdullah Bin Muhammad, from his father, from Abdullah Bin Al Mugheira, from Ismail Bin Abu Ziyad Al Sakuny, ‘From Ja’far (a.s.), from his (a.s.) father (a.s.), from Ali (a.s.) having said: ‘We (a.s.), People (a.s.) of the Household, are the tree of Prophet-hood, and place of the Message, and the interchange of Angels, and the house of kindness, and the mine of Knowledge’’.




حَدَّثَنَا مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ أَحْمَدَ بْنِ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ إِسْمَاعِيلَ الْعَلَوِيُّ قَالَ حَدَّثَنَا الْحَسَنُ بْنُ عَمْرٍو الْعَمْرَكِيُّ عَنْ عَلِيِّ بْنِ جَعْفَرٍ عَنْ أَخِيهِ مُوسَى بْنِ جَعْفَرٍ ع عَنْ أَبِيهِ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ ص‏ إِنَّا أَهْلَ بَيْتٍ شَجَرَةُ النُّبُوَّةِ وَ مَوْضِعُ الرِّسَالَةِ وَ مُخْتَلَفُ الْمَلَائِكَةِ وَ بَيْتُ الرَّحْمَةِ وَ مَعْدِنُ الْعِلْمِ.


8. It is narrated to us by Muhammad Bin Ahmad Bin Muhammad Bin Ismail Al Alawy who said, ‘It is narrated to us by Al Hassan Bin Amro Al Amraky, ‘From Ali son of Ja’far (a.s.), from his brother Musa (a.s.) Bin Ja’far (a.s.), from his (a.s.) father (a.s.) having said: ‘Rasool-Allah (saww) said: ‘We (a.s.), People (a.s.) of the Household are the tree of Prophet-hood, and place of the Message, and the interchange of Angels, and the house of mercy, and the mine of Knowledge’’.




حَدَّثَنَا أَحْمَدُ بْنُ مُحَمَّدٍ عَنْ إِسْمَاعِيلَ بْنِ عِمْرَانَ عَنْ حَمَّادٍ عَنْ رِبْعِيِّ بْنِ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ بْنِ الْجَارُودِ عَنْ جَدِّهِ الْجَارُودِ قَالَ دَخَلْتُ مَعَ أَبِي عَلَى عَلِيِّ بْنِ الْحُسَيْنِ بْنِ عَلِيِّ بْنِ أَبِي طَالِبٍ ع فَقَالَ: مَا يَنْقِمُ النَّاسُ مِنَّا فَنَحْنُ وَ اللَّهِ شَجَرَةُ النُّبُوَّةِ وَ بَيْتُ الرَّحْمَةِ وَ مَوْضِعُ الرِّسَالَةِ وَ مُخْتَلَفُ الْمَلَائِكَةِ وَ مَعْدِنُ الْعِلْمِ.


9. It is narrated to us by Ahmad Bin Muhammad, from Ismail Bin Imran, from Hammad, from Rabie Bin Abdullah Bin Al Jaroud, from his grandfather Al Jaroud who said, ‘I entered along with my father to see Ali (a.s.) Bin Al-Husayn Bin Ali (a.s.) Bin Abu Talib (a.s.), he (a.s.) said: ‘The people will have no remorse from us (a.s.), for we (a.s.), by Allah (azwj), are the tree of Prophet-hood, and the house of mercy, and place of the Message, and the interchange of Angels, and the mine of knowledge’’.