Pearl of Wisdom

'The complete visit of the sick should be just long enough for you to put your hand on his arm, and hasten to leave from him, for the visit of the foolish is harder for the sick person to bear than his pain.'

Imam Ja'far ibn Muhammad al-Sadiq [as]
Ibid. v. 3, p. 118, no. 4

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The Holy Qur'an » The Holy Qur'an - English » AT-TAKATHUR (RIVALRY IN WORLD INCREASE, COMPETITION
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Total Verses: 8
Revealed At: MAKKA

102.001
YUSUFALI: The mutual rivalry for piling up (the good things of this world) diverts you (from the more serious things),
PICKTHAL: Rivalry in worldly increase distracteth you
SHAKIR: Abundance diverts you,

102.002
YUSUFALI: Until ye visit the graves.
PICKTHAL: Until ye come to the graves.
SHAKIR: Until you come to the graves.

102.003
YUSUFALI: But nay, ye soon shall know (the reality).
PICKTHAL: Nay, but ye will come to know!
SHAKIR: Nay! you shall soon know,

102.004
YUSUFALI: Again, ye soon shall know!
PICKTHAL: Nay, but ye will come to know!
SHAKIR: Nay! Nay! you shall soon know.

102.005
YUSUFALI: Nay, were ye to know with certainty of mind, (ye would beware!)
PICKTHAL: Nay, would that ye knew (now) with a sure knowledge!
SHAKIR: Nay! if you had known with a certain knowledge,

102.006
YUSUFALI: Ye shall certainly see Hell-Fire!
PICKTHAL: For ye will behold hell-fire.
SHAKIR: You should most certainly have seen the hell;

102.007
YUSUFALI: Again, ye shall see it with certainty of sight!
PICKTHAL: Aye, ye will behold it with sure vision.
SHAKIR: Then you shall most certainly see it with the eye of certainty;

102.008
YUSUFALI: Then, shall ye be questioned that Day about the joy (ye indulged in!).
PICKTHAL: Then, on that day, ye will be asked concerning pleasure.
SHAKIR: Then on that day you shall most certainly be questioned about the boons.


 
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