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1ـ أَبُو عَلِيٍّ الأشْعَرِيُّ عَنْ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ سَالِمٍ عَنْ أَحْمَدَ بْنِ النَّضْرِ عَنْ عَمْرِو بْنِ شِمْرٍ عَنْ جَابِرٍ عَنْ أَبِي جَعْفَرٍ (عَلَيْهِ الْسَّلام) قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ الله (صلّى اللهُ عَلَيْهِ وَآلِه) قَالَ الله عَزَّ وَجَلَّ مَنْ مَرِضَ ثَلاَثاً فَلَمْ يَشْكُ إِلَى أَحَدٍ مِنْ عُوَّادِهِ أَبْدَلْتُهُ لَحْماً خَيْراً مِنْ لَحْمِهِ وَدَماً خَيْراً مِنْ دَمِهِ فَإِنْ عَافَيْتُهُ عَافَيْتُهُ وَلاَ ذَنْبَ لَهُ وَإِنْ قَبَضْتُهُ قَبَضْتُهُ إِلَى رَحْمَتِي.


1. Abu Ali al-Ash’ariy has narrated from Muhammad ibn Salim from Ahmad ibn al-Nadr from ‘Amr ibn Shamir from Jabir who has said the following: “Abu Ja’far, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, has said, ‘The Messenger of Allah has said, ‘Allah, the Majestic, the Glorious, says, “If one remains ill for three days and does not complain about it to anyone of his visitors, I change his flesh into a better flesh and his blood into a better blood. If I give him good health, I give him a good health free from sin. If I take him (away) from this life, I take him into My mercy.’””


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Allamah Baqir al-Majlisi: ضعيف - Mir‘at al ‘Uqul Fi Sharh Akhbar Al al Rasul (13/266)



2ـ عَلِيُّ بْنُ إِبْرَاهِيمَ عَنْ أَبِيهِ عَنْ بَعْضِ أَصْحَابِهِ عَنْ أَبِي حَمْزَةَ عَنْ أَبِي جَعْفَرٍ (عَلَيْهِ الْسَّلام) قَالَ قَالَ الله تَبَارَكَ وَتَعَالَى مَا مِنْ عَبْدٍ ابْتَلَيْتُهُ بِبَلاَءٍ فَلَمْ يَشْكُ إِلَى عُوَّادِهِ إِلاَّ أَبْدَلْتُهُ لَحْماً خَيْراً مِنْ لَحْمِهِ وَدَماً خَيْراً مِنْ دَمِهِ فَإِنْ قَبَضْتُهُ قَبَضْتُهُ إِلَى رَحْمَتِي وَإِنْ عَاشَ عَاشَ وَلَيْسَ لَهُ ذَنْبٌ.


2. Ali ibn Ibrahim has narrated from his father from certain persons of his people from abu Hamzah who has said the following: “Abu Ja’far, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, has said, ‘Allah, Most Holy, Most blessed, says, “Any servant whom I test by an affliction and who does not complain about it before any of his visitors, I most certainly change his flesh into a better flesh and his blood into a better blood. If, however, I take him (away) from this life, I take him into My mercy but if he lives he lives free of sin.’””


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Allamah Baqir al-Majlisi: مرسل 1 - Mir‘at al ‘Uqul Fi Sharh Akhbar Al al Rasul (3/266)



3ـ الْحُسَيْنُ بْنُ مُحَمَّدٍ عَنْ عَبْدِ الله بْنِ عَامِرٍ عَنْ عَلِيِّ بْنِ مَهْزِيَارَ عَنِ الْحَسَنِ بْنِ الْفَضْلِ عَنْ غَالِبِ بْنِ عُثْمَانَ عَنْ بَشِيرٍ الدَّهَّانِ عَنْ أَبِي عَبْدِ الله (عَلَيْهِ الْسَّلام) قَالَ قَالَ الله عَزَّ وَجَلَّ أَيُّمَا عَبْدٍ ابْتَلَيْتُهُ بِبَلِيَّةٍ فَكَتَمَ ذَلِكَ مِنْ عُوَّادِهِ ثَلاَثاً أَبْدَلْتُهُ لَحْماً خَيْراً مِنْ لَحْمِهِ وَدَماً خَيْراً مِنْ دَمِهِ وَبَشَراً خَيْراً مِنْ بَشَرِهِ فَإِنْ أَبْقَيْتُهُ أَبْقَيْتُهُ وَلاَ ذَنْبَ لَهُ وَإِنْ مَاتَ مَاتَ إِلَى رَحْمَتِي.


3. Al-Husayn ibn Muhammad has narrated from ‘Abd Allah ibn ‘Amir from Ali ibn Mahziyar from al-Hassan ibn Fadl from Ghalib ibn ‘Uthman from Bashir al-Dahhan who has said the following: “This a narration of abu ‘Abd Allah, ‘Alayhi al-Salam. He (the Imam) has said that Allah, the Majestic, the Glorious, says, ‘Any one of my servants whom I put to test with an affliction and who does not complain about it before any of his visitors for three days, I change his flesh into a better flesh. I change his blood into a better blood and his skin into a better skin. If I keep him living he does so free from sin and if he dies he does so in My mercy.’”


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Allamah Baqir al-Majlisi: مجهول - Mir‘at al ‘Uqul Fi Sharh Akhbar Al al Rasul (13/267)



4ـ حُمَيْدُ بْنُ زِيَادٍ عَنِ الْحَسَنِ بْنِ عَلِيٍّ الْكِنْدِيِّ عَنْ أَحْمَدَ بْنِ الْحَسَنِ الْمِيثَمِيِّ عَنْ رَجُلٍ عَنْ أَبِي عَبْدِ الله (عَلَيْهِ الْسَّلام) قَالَ مَنْ مَرِضَ لَيْلَةً فَقَبِلَهَا بِقَبُولِهَا كَتَبَ الله عَزَّ وَجَلَّ لَهُ عِبَادَةَ سِتِّينَ سَنَةً قُلْتُ مَا مَعْنَى قَبُولِهَا قَالَ لاَ يَشْكُو مَا أَصَابَهُ فِيهَا إِلَى أَحَدٍ.


4. Humayd ibn Ziyad has narrated from al-Hassan ibn Ali al-Kindiy from Ahmad ibn al-Hassan al-Mithamiy from a man who has said the following: “Abu ‘Abd Allah, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, has said that if one becomes ill in a night and accepts it in the way it has come, Allah, the Majestic, the Glorious, on the other hand, writes down for him the reward for sixty years of worship. I (the narrator) then asked, ‘What is the meaning of “accepts it?”’ The Imam said, ‘He does not complain before any of his visitors against his illness.’”


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Allamah Baqir al-Majlisi: مرسل 1 - Mir‘at al ‘Uqul Fi Sharh Akhbar Al al Rasul (3/267)



5ـ عِدَّةٌ مِنْ أَصْحَابِنَا عَنْ أَحْمَدَ بْنِ أَبِي عَبْدِ الله عَنِ الْعَزْرَمِيِّ عَنْ أَبِيهِ عَنْ أَبِي عَبْدِ الله (عَلَيْهِ الْسَّلام) قَالَ مَنِ اشْتَكَى لَيْلَةً فَقَبِلَهَا بِقَبُولِهَا وَأَدَّى إِلَى الله شُكْرَهَا كَانَتْ كَعِبَادَةِ سِتِّينَ سَنَةً قَالَ أَبِي فَقُلْتُ لَهُ مَا قَبُولُهَا قَالَ يَصْبِرُ عَلَيْهَا وَلاَ يُخْبِرُ بِمَا كَانَ فِيهَا فَإِذَا أَصْبَحَ حَمِدَ الله عَلَى مَا كَانَ.


5. A number of our people have narrated from Ahmad ibn abu ‘Abd Allah from al-‘Arzamiy from his father who has said the following: “Abu ‘Abd Allah, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, has said that if a person becomes ill in a night, welcomes the night with whatever it has brought and gives thanks to Allah for that, it will be equal in reward to sixty years of worshipping.’


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Allamah Baqir al-Majlisi: مجهول 1 - Mir‘at al ‘Uqul Fi Sharh Akhbar Al al Rasul (3/267)



6ـ عَلِيُّ بْنُ إِبْرَاهِيمَ عَنْ أَبِيهِ عَنِ ابْنِ أَبِي عُمَيْرٍ عَنْ بَعْضِ أَصْحَابِهِ قَالَ قَالَ أَبُو عَبْدِ الله (عَلَيْهِ الْسَّلام) مَنْ مَرِضَ ثَلاَثَةَ أَيَّامٍ فَكَتَمَهُ وَلَمْ يُخْبِرْ بِهِ أَحَداً أَبْدَلَ الله عَزَّ وَجَلَّ لَهُ لَحْماً خَيْراً مِنْ لَحْمِهِ وَدَماً خَيْراً مِنْ دَمِهِ وَبَشَرَةً خَيْراً مِنْ بَشَرَتِهِ وَشَعْراً خَيْراً مِنْ شَعْرِهِ قَالَ قُلْتُ لَهُ جُعِلْتُ فِدَاكَ وَكَيْفَ يُبْدِلُهُ قَالَ يُبْدِلُهُ لَحْماً وَدَماً وَشَعْراً وَبَشَرَةً لَمْ يُذْنِبْ فِيهَا.


6. Ali ibn Ibrahim has narrated from his father from ibn abu ‘Umayr from certain persons of his people who have said the following: “Abu ‘Abd Allah, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, has said, ‘If one becomes ill for three days and does not inform anyone about it, Allah, the Majestic, the Glorious, changes his flesh into a better flesh, his blood into a better blood, his skin into a better skin and his hair into better hair.’ I then asked, ’May Allah keep my soul in the service of your cause, how does He do it?’ He said, ‘He changes it into flesh, blood, hair and skin which has not committed any sin.”’


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Allamah Baqir al-Majlisi: حسن - Mir‘at al ‘Uqul Fi Sharh Akhbar Al al Rasul (13/267)