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Hadith #2

2-9 حدثنا أبي رضي الله عنه قال: حدثنا سعد بن عبد الله، عن يعقوب بن يزيـد،عن ابن أبي عمير، عن يحيى الطويل البصري عن أبي عبد الله عليه السلام قال: إنما يؤمر بالمعروف وينهى عن المنكر مؤمن فيتعظ، أو جاهل فيتعلم، وأما صاحب سوط وسيف فلا

2-9 (The compiler of the book narrated) that his father - may God be pleased with him - narrated that Sa’ed ibn Abdullah quoted on the authority of Yaqoob ibn Yazid, on the authority of Ibn Abi Umayr, on the authorityof Yahya al-Tawil al-Basry , on the authority of Aba Abdullah as-Sadiq (MGB), “A believer who accepts advice or an ignorant person who learns will listen to the enjoinment of the good and the admonishment against evil. However, one who has the whip and the sword will not.”