83. Punishment of not helping one who is being backbited

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حَدَّثَنِی مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ الْحَسَنِ بْنِ مُوسَی بْنِ الْمُتَوَکِّلِ قَالَ حَدَّثَنِی عَبْدُ اللَّهِ بْنُ جَعْفَرٍ الْحِمْیَرِیُّ عَنْ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ الْحُسَیْنِ عَنِ الْحَسَنِ بْنِ مَحْبُوبٍ عَنْ أَبِی الْوَرْدِ عَنْ أَبِی جَعْفَرٍ ع قَالَ: مَنِ اغْتِیبَ عِنْدَهُ أَخُوهُ الْمُؤْمِنُ فَنَصَرَهُ وَ أَعَانَهُ نَصَرَهُ اللَّهُ وَ أَعَانَهُ فِی الدُّنْیَا وَ الْآخِرَهِ وَ مَنِ اغْتِیبَ عِنْدَهُ أَخُوهُ الْمُؤْمِنُ فَلَمْ یَنْصُرْهُ وَ لَمْ یُعِنْهُ وَ لَمْ یَدْفَعْ عَنْهُ وَ هُوَ یَقْدِرُ عَلَی نُصْرَتِهِ وَ عَوْنِهِ إِلَّا حَقَّرَهُ اللَّهُ فِی الدُّنْیَا وَ الْآخِرَهِ.


1. It was narrated to me by Muhammad b. al-Hassan b. Musa b. al-Mutawakil who said it was narrated to me by Abdillah b. Ja’far al-Himyari from Muhammad b. al-Hussain from al-Hassan b. Mahbub from Abi al-Ward from Abi Ja’far (a.s.) who said: “If a brother in faith of a person is being backbited and the person helps his brother the Almighty Allah will help him in the world and hereafter. If a brother in faith of a person is being backbited and the person does not help his brother the Almighty Allah will disgrace him in his world and the hereafter.”