23. Regarding the imams (asws), they (asws) are treasurers of allah (azwj) in the sky and the earth upon his (azwj) knowledge

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حَدَّثَنَا أَحْمَدُ عَنِ الْأَهْوَازِيِّ عَنِ ابْنِ أَسْبَاطٍ عَنْ أَبِيهِ عَنْ سَوْرَةَ بْنِ كُلَيْبٍ قَالَ: قَالَ لِي أَبُو جَعْفَرٍ ع وَ اللَّهِ إِنَّا لَخُزَّانُ اللَّهِ فِي سَمَائِهِ وَ أَرْضِهِ لَا عَلَى ذَهَبٍ وَ لَا عَلَى فِضَّةٍ إِلَّا عَلَى عِلْمِهِ‏.


1. It is narrated to us by Ahmad, from Al Ahwazy, from Ibn Asbat, from his father, from Sowrat Bin Kuleyb who said, ‘Abu Ja’far (a.s.) said to me: ‘By Allah ! We (a.s.) are treasurers of Allah in His skies and His earth, neither upon gold nor upon silver, only upon His Knowledge’’.




حَدَّثَنَا إِبْرَاهِيمُ بْنُ هَاشِمٍ عَنْ أَبِي عَبْدِ اللَّهِ الْبَرْقِيِّ عَنْ خَلَفِ بْنِ حَمَّادٍ عَنْ ذَرِيحٍ الْمُحَارِبِيِّ عَنِ الثُّمَالِيِّ عَنْ أَبِي جَعْفَرٍ ع قَالَ: إِنَّ مِنَّا لَخَزَنَةَ اللَّهِ فِي الْأَرْضِ وَ خَزَنَتَهُ فِي السَّمَاءِ لَسْنَا بِخُزَّانٍ عَلَى ذَهَبٍ وَ لَا فِضَّةٍ.


2. It is narrated to us by Ibrahim Bin Hashim, from Abu Abdullah Al Barqy, from Khalaf Bin Hammad, from Zareeh Al Muhariby, from Al Sumaly, ‘From Abu Ja’far (a.s.) having said: ‘From us (a.s.) are treasurers of Allah in the earth and His treasurers in the sky. We (a.s.) aren’t treasurers upon gold nor silver’’.




حَدَّثَنَا مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ الْحُسَيْنِ عَنِ النَّضْرِ بْنِ شُعَيْبٍ عَنْ خَالِدِ بْنِ مَادٍّ عَنِ الثُّمَالِيِّ عَنْ أَبِي جَعْفَرٍ ع قَالَ سَمِعْتُهُ يَقُولُ‏ وَ اللَّهِ إِنَّا لَخُزَّانُ اللَّهِ فِي سَمَائِهِ وَ خُزَّانِهِ فِي أَرْضِهِ لَسْنَا بِخُزَّانٍ عَلَى ذَهَبٍ وَ لَا فِضَّةٍ وَ إِنَّ مِنَّا لَحَمَلَةَ الْعَرْشِ يَوْمَ الْقِيَامَةِ.


3. It is narrated to us by Muhammad Bin Al Husayn, from Al Nazar Bin Shuayb, from Khalid Bin Madd, from Al Sumaly, ‘I heard him (a.s.) saying: ‘By Allah ! We (a.s.) are treasurers of Allah in His sky and treasurers in His earth. We (a.s.) aren’t treasurers upon gold nor silver, and from us (a.s.) will be bearers of the Throne on the Day of Qiyamah’’.




حَدَّثَنَا أَحْمَدُ بْنُ مُحَمَّدٍ عَنْ عَلِيِّ بْنِ الْحَكَمِ عَنْ ذَرِيحٍ الْمُحَارِبِيِّ عَنْ أَبِي حَمْزَةَ الثُّمَالِيِّ عَنْ عَلِيِّ بْنِ الْحُسَيْنِ ع قَالَ سَمِعْتُهُ يَقُولُ‏ إِنَّ مِنَّا لَخُزَّانَ اللَّهِ فِي سَمَائِهِ وَ خُزَّانَهُ فِي أَرْضِهِ وَ لَسْنَا بِخُزَّانٍ عَلَى ذَهَبٍ وَ لَا فِضَّةٍ.


4. It is narrated to us by Ahmad Bin Muhammad, from Ali Bin Al Hakam, from Zareeh Al Muhariby, from Abu Hamza Al Sumali, ‘From Ali (a.s.) Bin Al-Husayn (a.s.), he (the narrator) said, ‘I heard him (a.s.) saying: ‘From us (a.s.) are treasurers of Allah in His sky, and treasurers in His earth, and we (a.s.) aren’t treasurers upon gold nor upon silver’’.




حَدَّثَنَا مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ الْحُسَيْنِ عَنْ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ سِنَانٍ عَنْ عَمَّارِ بْنِ مَرْوَانَ عَنِ الْمُنَخَّلِ بْنِ جَمِيلٍ عَنْ جَابِرٍ الْجُعْفِيِّ قَالَ قَالَ أَبُو جَعْفَرٍ ع‏ وَ اللَّهِ إِنَّا لَخُزَّانُ اللَّهِ فِي السَّمَاءِ وَ خُزَّانُهُ فِي الْأَرْضِ‏.


5. It is narrated to us by Muhammad Bin Al Husayn, from Muhammad Bin Sinan, from Ammar Bin Marwan, from Al Munakhal Bin Jameel, from Jabir Al Jufy who said, ‘Abu Ja’far (a.s.) said: ‘By Allah ! We (a.s.) are treasurers of Allah in the sky, and treasurers in the earth’’.




حَدَّثَنَا أَحْمَدُ بْنُ مُحَمَّدٍ عَنِ الْأَهْوَازِيِّ وَ أَبِي عَبْدِ اللَّهِ الْبَرْقِيِّ عَنْ أَبِي طَالِبٍ عَنْ سَدِيرٍ عَنْ أَبِي عَبْدِ اللَّهِ ع قَالَ: قُلْتُ لَهُ جُعِلْتُ فِدَاكَ مَا أَنْتُمْ قَالَ نَحْنُ خُزَّانُ اللَّهِ عَلَى عِلْمِ اللَّهِ نَحْنُ تَرَاجِمَةُ وَحْيِ اللَّهِ نَحْنُ الْحُجَّةُ الْبَالِغَةُ عَلَى مَا دُونَ السَّمَاءِ وَ فَوْقَ الْأَرْضِ‏.


6. It is narrated to us by Ahmad Bin Muhammad, from Al Ahwazy, and Abu Abdullah Al Barqy, from Abu Talib, from Sadeyr, ‘From Abu Abdullah (a.s.), he (the narrator) said, ‘I said to him (a.s.), ‘May I be sacrificed for you (a.s.)! Who are you (Imams (a.s.))?’ He (a.s.) said: ‘We (a.s.) are treasurers of Allah upon the Knowledge of Allah . We (a.s.) are interpreters of Revelation of Allah . We (a.s.) are the far-reaching Divine Authorities upon what is below the sky and above the earth’’.




حَدَّثَنَا مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ عَبْدِ الْجَبَّارِ عَنْ أَبِي عَبْدِ اللَّهِ الْبَرْقِيِّ عَنْ فَضَالَةَ بْنِ أَيُّوبَ عَنِ ابْنِ أَبِي يَعْفُورٍ قَالَ قَالَ أَبُو عَبْدِ اللَّهِ ع‏ يَا ابْنَ أَبِي يَعْفُورٍ إِنَّ اللَّهَ وَاحِدٌ مُتَوَحِّدٌ بِالْوَحْدَانِيَّةِ مُتَفَرِّدٌ بِأَمْرِهِ فَخَلَقَ خَلْقاً فَقَدَّرَهُمْ بِذَلِكَ الْأَمْرِ فَنَحْنُ هُمْ يَا ابْنَ أَبِي يَعْفُورٍ فَنَحْنُ حُجَجُ اللَّهِ فِي عِبَادِهِ وَ خُزَّانُهُ عَلَى عِلْمِهِ وَ الْقَائِمُونَ بِذَلِكَ‏.


7. It is narrated to us by Muhammad Bin Abdul Jabbar, from Abu Abdullah Al Barqy, from Fazalat Bin Ayoub, from Ibn Abu Yafour who said, ‘O Ibn Abu Yafour! Allah is One, Individual with the Oneness, Individual with His Command. He Created (certain) creatures and Empowered them with that Command. We (a.s.) are they, O Ibn Abu Yafour! We (a.s.) are the Divine Authorities of Allah among His servants, and His treasurers upon His Knowledge, and the ones standing with that’’.




حَدَّثَنَا أَحْمَدُ بْنُ مُوسَى عَنِ الْخَشَّابِ عَنْ عَلِيِّ بْنِ حَسَّانَ عَنْ عَبْدِ الرَّحْمَنِ بْنِ كَثِيرٍ قَالَ سَمِعْتُ أَبَا عَبْدِ اللَّهِ ع يَقُولُ‏ نَحْنُ وُلَاةُ أَمْرِ اللَّهِ وَ خَزَنَةُ عِلْمِ اللَّهِ وَ عَيْبَةُ وَحْيِ اللَّهِ‏.


8. It is narrated to us by Ahmad Bin Musa, from Al Khashab, from Ali Bin Hassan, from Abdul Rahman Bin Kaseer who said, ‘I heard Abu Abdullah (a.s.) saying: ‘We (a.s.) are the Masters (a.s.) of the Command of Allah (Wali Al-Amr), and treasurers of Knowledge of Allah , and containers of Revelation of Allah ’’.




حَدَّثَنَا أَحْمَدُ عَنِ الْحُسَيْنِ عَنِ الْحُسَيْنِ‏ بْنِ رَاشِدٍ عَنْ مُوسَى بْنِ الْقَاسِمِ عَنْ عَلِيِّ بْنِ جَعْفَرٍ عَنْ أَخِيهِ ع قَالَ قَالَ أَبُو عَبْدِ اللَّهِ ع‏ إِنَّ اللَّهَ خَلَقَنَا فَأَحْسَنَ خَلْقَنَا وَ صَوَّرَنَا فَأَحْسَنَ صُورَتَنَا فَجَعَلَنَا خُزَّانَهُ فِي سَمَاوَاتِهِ وَ أَرْضِهِ وَ لَوْلَانَا مَا عُرِفَ اللَّهُ‏.


9. And it is narrated to us by Ahmad, from Al Husayn, from Al Husayn Bin Rashid, from Musa Bin Al Qasim, ‘From Ali son of Ja’far (a.s.), from his brother (a.s.) having said: ‘Abu Abdullah (a.s.) said: ‘Allah Created us (a.s.), and Made our (a.s.) creation beautiful, and Imaged us (a.s.), then He Made us (a.s.) treasurers in His skies and His earth, and had it not been for us (a.s.), Allah would not have been recognised’’.




حَدَّثَنَا عَبْدُ اللَّهِ بْنُ عَامِرٍ عَنِ ابْنِ مَعْرُوفٍ عَنْ أَبِي عَبْدِ الرَّحْمَنِ الْبَصْرِيِّ عَنْ أَبِي الْمَغْرَاءِ عَنْ أَبِي بَصِيرٍ عَنْ خَيْثَمَةَ عَنْ أَبِي جَعْفَرٍ ع قَالَ سَمِعْتُهُ يَقُولُ‏ نَحْنُ خُزَّانُ اللَّهِ‏.


10. It is narrated to us by Abdullah Bin Aamir, from Ibn Marouf, from Abu Abdul Rahman Al Basary, from Abu Al Magra’a, from Abu Baseer, from Khaysama, ‘From Abu Ja’far (a.s.), he (the narrator) said, ‘I heard him (a.s.) saying: ‘We (a.s.) are treasurers of Allah ’’.




حَدَّثَنَا عَلِيُّ بْنُ مُحَمَّدٍ عَنِ الْقَاسِمِ بْنِ مُحَمَّدٍ عَنْ سُلَيْمَانَ بْنِ دَاوُدَ الْمِنْقَرِيِّ عَنْ سُفْيَانَ عَنْ سَدِيرٍ عَنْ أَبِي جَعْفَرٍ ع قَالَ سَمِعْتُهُ يَقُولُ‏ نَحْنُ خُزَّانُ اللَّهِ فِي الدُّنْيَا وَ الْآخِرَةِ وَ شِيعَتُنَا خُزَّانُنَا وَ لَوْلَانَا مَا عُرِفَ اللَّهُ.


11. It is narrated to us by Ali Bin Muhammad, from Al Qasim Bin Muhammad, from Suleyman Bin Dawood Al Minqary, from Sufyan, from Sadeyr, ‘From Abu Ja’far (a.s.), he (the narrator) said, ‘I heard him (a.s.) saying: ‘We (a.s.) are treasurers of Allah in the world and the Hereafter, and our (a.s.) Shias are our (a.s.) treasurers, and had it not been for us (a.s.), Allah would not have been recognised’’.




حَدَّثَنَا مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ الْحُسَيْنِ عَنِ النَّضْرِ بْنِ شُعَيْبٍ عَنْ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ الْفُضَيْلِ عَنِ الثُّمَالِيِّ قَالَ سَمِعْتُ أَبَا جَعْفَرٍ ع يَقُولُ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ ص‏ قَالَ اللَّهُ تَبَارَكَ وَ تَعَالَى اسْتِكْمَالُ‏ حُجَّتِي عَلَى الْأَشْقِيَاءِ مِنْ أُمَّتِكَ مِنْ تَرْكِ وَلَايَةِ عَلِيٍّ وَ الْأَوْصِيَاءِ مِنْ بَعْدِكَ فَإِنَّ فِيهِمْ سُنَّتَكَ وَ سُنَّةَ الْأَنْبِيَاءِ مِنْ قَبْلِكَ وَ هُمْ خُزَّانِي عَلَى عِلْمِي مِنْ بَعْدِكَ ثُمَّ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ ص لَقَدْ أَنْبَأَنِي جَبْرَئِيلُ بِأَسْمَائِهِمْ وَ أَسْمَاءِ آبَائِهِمْ‏.


12. It is narrate to us by Muhammad Bin Al-Husayn, from Al Nazar Bin Shueyn, from Muhammad Bin Al Fuzeyl, from Al Sumali who said, ‘I heard Abu Ja’far (a.s.) saying: ‘Rasool-Allah (saww) said: ‘Allah Blessed and Exalted Said: “My Argument is completed upon the wretched ones from your (a.s.) community, from neglecting the Wilayah of Ali (a.s.) and the successors (a.s.) from after you (a.s.), for among them (a.s.) is your (saww) Sunnah and Sunnah of the Prophets (as) from before you (saww), and they (a.s.) are treasurers upon My Knowledge from after you (saww)”. Then Rasool-Allah (saww) said: ‘Jibraeel (as) has informed me (saww) with their (a.s.) names and names of their (a.s.) fathers (a.s.)’’.




حَدَّثَنَا مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ هَارُونَ عَنْ عَلِيِّ بْنِ جَعْفَرٍ عَنْ أَبِي الْحَسَنِ بْنِ مُوسَى بْنِ جَعْفَرٍ قَالَ قَالَ أَبُو عَبْدِ اللَّهِ ع‏ إِنَّ اللَّهَ خَلَقَنَا فَأَحْسَنَ خَلْقَنَا وَ صَوَّرَنَا فَأَحْسَنَ صُوَرَنَا فَجَعَلَنَا خُزَّانَهُ فِي سَمَاوَاتِهِ وَ أَرْضِهِ.


13. It is narrated to us by Muhammad Bin Haroun, ‘From Ali son of Ja’far (a.s.), from Abu Al-Hassan (a.s.) Bin Musa (a.s.) Bin Ja’far (a.s.) having said: ‘Abu Abdullah (a.s.) said: ‘Allah Created us (a.s.), and excellent is our (a.s.) creation, and Imaged us (a.s.), and excellent are our (a.s.) images, and Made us (a.s.) to be His treasurers in His skies and His earth’’.




حَدَّثَنَا أَحْمَدُ بْنُ مُحَمَّدٍ عَنْ عَلِيِّ بْنِ الْحَكَمِ عَنْ دَاوُدَ الْعِجْلِيِّ عَنْ زُرَارَةَ عَنْ حُمْرَانَ عَنْ أَبِي جَعْفَرٍ ع قَالَ: إِنَّ اللَّهَ تَبَارَكَ وَ تَعَالَى أَخَذَ الْمِيثَاقَ عَلَى أُولِي الْعَزْمِ أَنِّي رَبُّكُمْ وَ مُحَمَّدٌ رَسُولِي وَ عَلِيٌّ أَمِيرُ الْمُؤْمِنِينَ وَ أَوْصِيَاؤُهُ مِنْ بَعْدِهِ وُلَاةُ أَمْرِي وَ خُزَّانُ عِلْمِي وَ أَنَّ الْمَهْدِيَّ أَنْتَصِرُ بِهِ لِدِينِي‏.


14. It is narrated to us by Ahmad Bin Muhammad, from Ali Bin Al Hakam, from Dawood Al Ijaly, from Zurara, from Humran, ‘From Abu Ja’far (a.s.) having said: ‘Allah Blessed and Exalted Took the Covenant upon the Determined Ones (Ul Al-Azam) (from the Prophets (as)): “I am your (as) Lord , and Muhammad (saww) is My Rasool (saww), and Ali (a.s.) is Emir of the Momineen (a.s.), and his (a.s.) successors (a.s.) from after him (a.s.) are Masters (a.s.) of My Command, and treasurers of My Knowledge, and the Mahdi (a.s.), I shall Help My Religion by him (a.s.)!”




حَدَّثَنِي عَبْدُ اللَّهِ بْنُ مُحَمَّدٍ عَنْ إِبْرَاهِيمَ بْنِ مُحَمَّدٍ عَنْ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ بْنِ جَبَلَةَ عَنْ ذَرِيحٍ عَنْ أَبِي عَبْدِ اللَّهِ ع قَالَ سَمِعْتُهُ يَقُولُ‏ نَحْنُ‏ لَخُزَّانُ اللَّهِ فِي الْأَرْضِ وَ خُزَّانُهُ فِي السَّمَاءِ لَسْنَا بِخُزَّانِهِ عَلَى ذَهَبٍ وَ لَا فِضَّةٍ وَ إِنَّ مِنَّا لَحَمَلَةُ عَرْشِهِ يَوْمَ الْقِيَامَةِ.


15. It is narrated to me by Abdullah Bin Muhammad, from Ibrahim Bin Muhammad, from Abdullah Bin Jabala, from Zareeh, ‘From Abu Abdullah (a.s.), he (the narrator) said, ‘I heard him (a.s.) saying: ‘We (a.s.) are treasurers of Allah in the earth, and His treasurers in the sky. We (a.s.) aren’t His treasurers upon gold nor silver, and that from us (a.s.) are bearers of His Throne on the Day of Qiyamah’’.




حَدَّثَنَا عَبْدُ اللَّهِ بْنُ عَامِرٍ عَنْ أَبِي عَبْدِ اللَّهِ الْبَرْقِيِّ عَنِ الْحَسَنِ بْنِ عُثْمَانَ‏ عَنْ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ الْفُضَيْلِ عَنِ الثُّمَالِيِّ عَنْ أَبِي جَعْفَرٍ ع‏ فِي قَوْلِ اللَّهِ تَبَارَكَ وَ تَعَالَى‏ صِراطِ اللَّهِ الَّذِي لَهُ ما فِي السَّماواتِ وَ ما فِي الْأَرْضِ‏ أَلا إِلَى اللَّهِ تَصِيرُ الْأُمُورُ يَعْنِي عَلِيّاً أَنَّهُ جَعَلَ عَلِيّاً ع خَازِنَهُ عَلَى مَا فِي السَّمَاوَاتِ وَ مَا فِي الْأَرْضِ مِنْ شَيْ‏ءٍ وَ ائْتَمَنَهُ عَلَيْهِ‏ أَلا إِلَى اللَّهِ تَصِيرُ الْأُمُورُ.


16. It is narrated to us by Abdullah Bin Aamir, from Abu Abdullah Al Barqy, from Al Hassan Bin Usman, from Muhammad Bin Al Fuzeyl, from Al Sumali, ‘From Abu Ja’far (a.s.) said regarding Words of Allah Blessed and Exalted: A Path of Allah Who, for Him is whatever is in the skies and whatever is in the earth. Indeed! To Allah do the matters eventually come [42:53] – meaning Ali (a.s.). He Made Ali (a.s.) His treasurer upon whatever is in the skies and whatever is in the earth of anything, and Entrusted to him (a.s.): Indeed! To Allah do the matters eventually come [42:53]’’.