Al-Kāfi - Volume 7 > The Ordained Shares
Hadith #2

2- عِدَّةٌ مِنْ أَصْحَابِنَا عَنْ أَحْمَدَ بْنِ مُحَمَّدٍ عَنْ سَهْلِ بْنِ زِيَادٍ وَعَلِيُّ بْنُ إِبْرَاهِيمَ عَنْ أَبِيهِ وَمُحَمَّدُ بْنُ يَحْيَى عَنْ أَحْمَدَ بْنِ مُحَمَّدٍ جَمِيعاً عَنِ ابْنِ مَحْبُوبٍ عَنْ هِشَامِ بْنِ سَالِمٍ عَنْ يَزِيدَ الْكُنَاسِيِّ عَنْ أَبِي جَعْفَرٍ (عَلَيْهِ السَّلام) قَالَ ابْنُكَ أَوْلَى بِكَ مِنِ ابْنِ ابْنِكَ وَابْنُ ابْنِكَ أَوْلَى بِكَ مِنْ أَخِيكَ قَالَ وَأَخُوكَ لأبِيكَ وَأُمِّكَ أَوْلَى بِكَ مِنْ أَخِيكَ لأبِيكَ قَالَ وَأَخُوكَ لأبِيكَ أَوْلَى بِكَ مِنْ أَخِيكَ لأمِّكَ قَالَ وَابْنُ أَخِيكَ لأبِيكَ وَأُمِّكَ أَوْلَى بِكَ مِنِ ابْنِ أَخِيكَ لأبِيكَ قَالَ وَابْنُ أَخِيكَ مِنْ أَبِيكَ أَوْلَى بِكَ مِنْ عَمِّكَ قَالَ وَعَمُّكَ أَخُو أَبِيكَ مِنْ أَبِيهِ وَأُمِّهِ أَوْلَى بِكَ مِنْ عَمِّكَ أَخِي أَبِيكَ مِنْ أَبِيهِ قَالَ وَعَمُّكَ أَخُو أَبِيكَ لأبِيهِ أَوْلَى بِكَ مِنْ عَمِّكَ أَخِي أَبِيكَ لأمِّهِ قَالَ وَابْنُ عَمِّكَ أَخِي أَبِيكَ مِنْ أَبِيهِ وَأُمِّهِ أَوْلَى بِكَ مِنِ ابْنِ عَمِّكَ أَخِي أَبِيكَ لأبِيهِ قَالَ وَابْنُ عَمِّكَ أَخِي أَبِيكَ مِنْ أَبِيهِ أَوْلَى بِكَ مِنِ ابْنِ عَمِّكَ أَخِي أَبِيكَ لأمِّهِ.

2. A number of our people have narrated from Ahmad ibn Muhammad from Sahl ibn Ziyad and Ah ibn Ibrahim has narrated from his father from Ahmad ibn Muhammad from Muhammad ibn Yahya from Ahmad ibn Muhammad ah from ibn Mahbub from Hisham ibn Salim from Yazid al-Kunasiy who has narrated the following: “Abu Ja‘far, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, has said, ‘Your son is more deserving of you than your grandson, and your grandson is more deserving of you than your brother.’ He (the Imam) said, ‘Your brother from your both parents is more deserving of you than your brother from your father only. Your brother from your father is more deserving of you than your brother from your mother only.’ He (the Imam) said, ‘The son of your brother from your father is more deserving of you than your uncle.’ He (the Imam) said, ‘Your uncle from your father’s father and mother is more deserving of you than your uncle from your grandfather only.’ He (the Imam) said, ‘Your uncle who is a brother of your father from his father only is more deserving of you than your uncle who is a brother of your father from his mother only.’ He (the Imam) said, ‘The son of your uncle who is a brother of your father from his both parents is more deserving of you than the son of your uncle who is a brother of your father from his mother only.’ He (the Imam) said, ‘The son of your uncle who is a brother of your father from his father only is more deserving of you than the son of your uncle who is a brother of your father from his mother only.’”