Maʿānī al-ʾAkhbār > The meaning of the saying of the Prophet, Allah’s blessings be upon him and his Family: «Whoever I am his Leader, then Ali is his Leader»
Hadith #1

حدثنا محمد بن عمر الحافظ الجعابي، قال: حدثني جعفر بن محمد الحسني، قال: حدثنا محمد بن علي بن خلف، قال: حدثنا سهل بن [إسماعيل بن] عامر، قال: حدثنا زافر بن سليمان، عن شريك، عن أبي إسحاق، قال: قلت لعلي بن الحسين عليهما السلام،: ما معنى قول النبي صلى الله عليه وآله: " من كنت مولاه فعلي مولاه "؟ قال: أخبرهم أنه الامام بعده.

1. We were told by Muhammed bin Umar, the Keeper, al-Ju’abi, that he said: I was told by Ja’far bin Muhammed al-Hasani, that he said: We were told by Muhammed bin Ali bin Khalaf, that he said: We were told by Sahl bin Isma’il bin ‘Amer, that he said: We were told by Zafir bin Sulayman, from Shareek, from Abu Ishaq, that he said: I said to Ali bin Hussain, peace be upon them both: What is the meaning of the saying of the Prophet, Allah’s blessings be upon him and his Family: Whoever I am his Leader, then Ali is his Leader? He said: He informed them that he is the Imam after him.



Hadith #2

حدثنا محمد بن عمر الحافظ الجعابي، قال: حدثني أبو الحسن موسى بن محمد ابن الحسن الثقفي، قال: حدثنا الحسن بن محمد، قال: حدثنا صفوان بن يحيى بياع السابري، عن يعقوب بن شعيب، عن أبان بن تغلب، قال: سألت أبا جعفر محمد بن علي عليهم السلام عن قول النبي صلى الله عليه وآله: " من كنت مولاه فعلي مولاه " فقال: يا أبا سعيد تسأل عن مثل هذا؟ علمهم أنه يقوم فيهم مقامه.

2. We were told by Muhammed bin Umar, the Keeper, al-Ju’abi, that he said: I was told by Abu’l-Hasan, Musa bin Muhammed ibn Hasan al-Thaqafi, that he said: We were told by Hasan bin Muhammed, that he said: We were told by Safwan bin Yahya, the seller of fine cloth, from Ya’qoub bin Shu’ayb, from Aban bin Taghlib, that he said: I asked Abu Ja’far, Muhammed bin Ali, peace be upon them both, about the saying of the Prophet, Allah’s blessings be upon him and his Family: Whoever I am his Leader, then Ali is his Leader. Then he said: O Abu Sa’eed, are you asking about a thing such as this?



Hadith #3

حدثنا محمد بن عمر الحافظ الجعابي، قال: حدثنا أبو عبد الله محمد بن القاسم المحاربي، قال: حدثنا عباد بن يعقوب، قال: حدثنا علي بن هاشم، عن أبيه، قال: ذكر عند زيد بن علي [بن الحسين] عليهما السلام قول النبي صلى الله عليه وآله " من كنت مولاه فعلي مولاه، " قال: نصبه علما ليعرف به حزب الله عز وجل عند الفرقة.

3. We were told by Muhammed bin Umar, the Keeper, al-Ju’abi, that he said: We were told by Abu Abdillah, Muhammed bin Qasim al-Muharibi, that he said: We were told by ‘Ubad bin Ya’qoub, that he said: We were told by Ali bin Hashim, from his father, that he said: At the presence from Zaid bin Ali bin Hussain, peace be upon them both, it was mentioned the saying of the Prophet, Allah’s blessings be upon him and his Family: Whoever I am his Leader, then Ali is his Leader. He said: He assigned him as banner, that the Party of Allah, Exalted and Glorious is He, might be known with it during the schism.



Hadith #4

حدثنا محمد بن عمر الحافظ الجعابي قال حدثنا محمد بن الحارث أبو بكر الواسطي من أصل كتابه قال: حدثنا أحمد بن محمد بن يزيد بن سليم، قال: حدثنا إسماعيل بن أبان، قال: حدثنا أبو مريم، عن عطاء عن ابن عباس، قال: قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وآله: الله ربي ولا أمارة لي معه، وأنا رسول ربي ولا أمارة معي، وعلي [وليي و] ولي من كنت وليه ولا أمارة معه.

4. We were told by Muhammed bin Umar, the Keeper, al-Ju’abi, that he said: We were told by Muhammed bin Harith, Abu Bakr al-Wasiti, from the origin of his book, that he said: We were told by Ahmad bin Muhammed bin Yazid bin Sulaim, that he said: We were told by Isma’il bin Aban, that he said: We were told by Abu Mariam, from ‘Ataa’, from Ibn Abbas, that he said: The Messenger of Allah, Allah’s blessings be upon him and his Family, said: Allah is my Lord, and there is no sign for me with Him, and I am the Messenger of my Lord, and there is no sign with me, and Ali is my Ally and the Ally of whoever I am his Ally, and there is no sign with him.



Hadith #5

حدثنا محمد بن عمر الحافظ الجعابي، قال: حدثنا محمد بن عبيد اللهالعسكري قال: حدثنا محمد بن علي بن بسام الحراني من أصل كتابه، قال: حدثنا معلل بن نفيل، قال: حدثنا أيوب بن سلمة أخو محمد بن سلمة، عن بسام الصيرفي، عن عطية، عن أبي سعيد، قال: قال النبي صلى الله عليه وآله: من كنت وليه فعلي وليه، ومن كنت إمامه فعلي إمامه ومن كنت أميره فعلي أميره، ومن كنت نذيره فعلي نذيره، ومن كنت هادية فعلي هادية، ومن كنت وسيلته إلى الله تعالى فعلي وسيلته إلى الله عز وجل فالله سبحانه يحكم بينه و بين عدوه.

5. We were told by Muhammed bin Umar, the Keeper, al-Ju’abi, that he said: We were told by Muhammed bin Ubaidullah al-Askari, that he said: We were told by Muhammed bin Ali bin Bassam al-Harrani from the origin of his book, that he said: We were told by Mu’allal bin Nufail, that he said: We were told by Ayoub bin Salam, the brother from Muhammed bin Salama, from Bassam al-Sayrafi, from ‘Atiya, from Abu Sa’eed, that he said: The Prophet, Allah’s blessings be upon him and his Family, said: Whoever I am his Ally, then Ali is his Ally, and whoever I am his Imam, then Ali is his Imam, and whoever I am his Commander, then Ali is his Commander, and whoever I am his Warner, then Ali is his Warner, and whoever I am his Guide, then Ali is his Guide, and whoever I am his Means to Allah, Exalted is He, then Ali is his Means to Allah, Exalted and Glorious is He, for Allah, Glorified be He, will judge between him and between his enemy.



Hadith #6

حدثنا محمد بن عمر الحافظ الجعابي، قال: حدثني عبد الله بن محمد بن سعيد بن زياد أبو محمد، قال: حدثنا أبي، قال: حدثنا عبد الرحمن بن قيس، عن عطية، عن أبي سعيد قال: قال النبي صلى الله عليه وآله: علي إمام كل [مؤ] من بعدي.

6. We were told by Muhammed bin Umar, the Keeper, al-Ju’abi, that he said: I was told by Abdullah bin Muhammed bin Sa’eed bin Ziyad, Abu Muhammed, that he said: We were told by my father, that he said: We were told by Abdul-Rahman bin Qais, from ‘Atiya, from Abu Sa’eed, that he said: The Prophet, Allah’s blessings be upon him and his Family, said: Ali is the Imam of every believer after me.



Hadith #7

حدثنا محمد بن عمر الحافظ الجعابي، قال: حدثني عبد الله بن محمد بن سعيد بن زياد من أصل كتاب أبيه، قال: حدثنا أبي، قال: حدثنا حفص بن عمرالعمري، قال: حدثنا عصام ابن طليق، عن أبي هارون، عن أبي سعيد، عن النبي صلى الله عليه وآله في قول الله عز وجل: " وقفوهم إنهم مسؤولون " قال عن ولاية علي، ما صنعوا في أمره؟ وقد أعلمهم الله عز وجل أنه الخليفة بعد رسوله.

7. We were told by Muhammed bin Umar, the Keeper, al-Ju’abi, that he said: I was told by Abdullah bin Muhammed bin Sa’eed bin Ziyad from the origin of his book, that he said: We were told by my father, that he said: We were told by Hafs bin Umar al-‘Amri, that he said: We were told by ‘Isam ibn Taleeq, from Abu Harun, from Abu Sa’eed, of the Prophet, Allah’s blessings be upon him and his Family, with regards to the saying of Allah, Exalted and Glorious is He: «And stop them. Indeed, they are to be questioned.» (37:24) He said: About the Divine Authority of Ali: What did they do with his matter, although Allah, Exalted and Glorious is He, had made them aware that he is the Successor after His Messenger?



Hadith #8

حدثنا محمد بن أحمد بن الحسين بن يوسف البغدادي قال: حدثنا علي بن محمد ابن عنبسة مولى الرشيد قال: حدثنا دارم بن قبيصة قال: حدثنا نعيم بن سالم قال: سمعت أنس بن مالك يقول: سمعت رسول الله صلى الله عليه وآله يقول: يوم غدير خم وهو آخذ بيد علي عليه السلام: ألست أولى بالمؤمنين من أنفسهم؟ قالوا: بلى. قال: فمن كنت مولاه فهذا علي مولاه، اللهم وال من والاه، وعاد من عاداه، وانصر من نصره، واخذل من خذله.

8. We were told by Muhammed bin Ahmad bin Hussain bin Yusuf al-Baghdadi, that he said: We were told by Ali bin Muhammed ibn ‘Anbasa, the servant of Rashid, that he said: We were told by Darim bin Qabeesa, that he said: We were told by Na’eem bin Salim, that he said: I heard Anas bin Malik say: I heard Allah’s Messenger, Allah’s blessings be upon him and his Family, say on the Day of Ghadeer Khumm whilst he was holding the hand of Ali, peace be upon him: Do I not have more authority upon the believers than they over themselves? They said: Sure. He said: Hence, whoever I am his Mawla [1], then here, Ali is his Mawla. O Allah, befriend those who befriend, antagonize those who antagonize him, support those who support him and abandon those who abandon him.