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246 - المُستضعف‏


1164 - المُستَضعَفون‏


3743.رسولُ اللَّهِ صلى اللَّه عليه وآله : ألا اُخبِرُكُم بِشَرِّ عِبادِ اللَّهِ ؟ الفَظُّ المُتَكبِّرُ، ألا اُخبِرُكم بخَيرِ عِبادِ اللَّهِ ؟ الضَّعيفُ المُستَضعَفُ .2

3743.The Prophet (SAWA) said, ‘Shall I inform you of the worst of Allah’s servants? It is the rude and arrogant person. And shall I inform you of the best of Allah’s servants? It is the weak, abased person.’3

3744.رسولُ اللَّهِ صلى اللَّه عليه وآله : أبغُونِي في الضُّعَفاءِ، فإنّما تُرزَقُونَ وتُنصَرُونَ بضُعَفائكُم .4

3744.The Prophet (SAWA) said, ‘Assist me in seeking out the weak people, for verily you are given sustenance and succour only because of the presence of the weak among you.’5

3745.رسولُ اللَّهِ صلى اللَّه عليه وآله : إنّما يَنصُرُ اللَّهُ هذهِ الاُمَّةَ بضَعِيفِها، بِدَعوَتِهِم وصَلاتِهم وإخلاصِهِم.6

3745.The Prophet (SAWA) said, ‘Verily Allah gives succour to this community only as a result of [the presence of] the weak among them, their supplication, their prayer and their sincerity.’7

1.al-Mustadafin: people who are abased, deemed weak, or downtrodden by others. People who are spiritually ‘weak’ are those who are unable or exempt from carrying out religious obligations due to mental or physical incapacity (ed.)

2.كنز العمّال : ۵۹۴۴ .

3.Kanz al-Ummal, no. ۵۹۴۴

4.كنز العمّال : ۶۰۱۹ .

5.Ibid. no. ۶۰۱۹

6.الدرّ المنثور : ۲ / ۷۲۴ .

7.al-Durr al-Manthur, v. ۲, p. ۷۲۴

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