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Alternative Sources of Nahjul Balagha

Alternative Sources of the Contents of
Nahj al-Balaghah


This information has been obtained from Vol. VII, No. 1 issue of Al-Tawhid, a Quarterly Journal of Islamic Thought and Culture. The sources in this study are mainly based on research by al-Sayyid `Abd al-Zahra' al-Husayni al-Khatib in his book called Masadir Nahj al-Balagha wa asaniduh.

A full bibliography of the authors and their works mentioned below is also available.

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1. Praise belongs to God, Whose Glory lies beyond ...

(1) Al-Harrani, Tuhaf, 57;

(2) al-Kulayni, Usul al-Kafi, I, 140;

(3) al-Qadi al-Quda`i, Dustur, 153;

(4) al-Razi, Tafsir, II, 164;

(5) Ibn Talhah, Matalib;

(6) al-Zamakhshari, Rabi`, I, bab al-sama' wa al-kawakib;

(7) al-Wasiti, `Uyun, see al-Majlisi, Bihar, vol.77, 300, 423;

(8) al-Rawandi, Sharh, see Kashif al-Ghita', Madarik, 69;

(9) al-Tabarsi, al-'Ihtijaj, I, 150

2. I praise Him, seeking the completion of His bounty...

(1) Ibn Qutaybah, `Uyun, I, 326;

(2) al-Tabari, al-Mustarshid, p. 73;

(3) Ibn `Abd Rabbih, al-`Iqd, III, 112;

(4) al-'Amidi, Ghurar, 331, 354;

(5) Ibn Talhah, Matalib, I.

3. By God, so and so (Ibn Abi Quhafah)....

(1) Al-Mufid, al-Jamal, 62;

(2) Ibn Qubbah, al-'Insaf, see Ibn Abi al-Hadid, Sharh, I, 69, see also `Abd al-Zahra', I, 309-310;

(3) al-Saduq, Ma`ani, 344;

(4) al-Hasan ibn `Abd Allah al-`Askari, from him al-Saduq in Ma`ani;

(5) Ibn `Abd Rabbih, al-`Iqd, IV, see `Abd al-Zahra', I, 311-312 and al-Majlisi, Bihar, vol.8, 160;

(6) al-Ka`bi (d.319/931) - see Ibn Abi al-Hadid, Sharh, I, 69;

(7) Ibn al-Jawzi, al-Manaqib, see Bihar, vol.8, 160; and `Abd al-Zahra', I, 310-11;

(8) al-Mufid, al-'Irshad, 135;

(9) al-Qadi `Abd al-Jabbar, al-Mughni, see al-Ghadir, VII, 83;

(10) al-Saduq, `Ilal, bab al-`illat allati min ajliha taraka Amir al-Mu'minin (A) mujahadat ahl al-khilaf;

(11) Abu Sa`id al-'Abi, Nathr al-durar and Nuzhat al-'adib, see `Abd al-Zahra', I, 313;

(12) al-Murtada, al-Shafi, 203, 204;

(13) al-Haffar, al-'Insaf from him al-Tusi in al-'Amali;

(14) al-Tusi, al-'Amali, I, 392;

(15) Qutb al-Din Rawandi, Sharh, from Ibn Mardawayh and al-Tabarani;

(16) Sibt ibn al-Jawzi, Tadhkirah, 133;

(17) al-Harrani, Tuhaf, 313;

(18) al-Murtada, Sharh al-Khutbat al-Shiqshiqiyyah, see A`yan al-Shi`ah, vol. 41, p. 195;

(19) al-Tabarsi, al-'Ihtijaj; I, 95; for a detailed discussion of sources, see `Abd al-Zahra', I, 309-324.

4. Through us you were guided ...

(1) Al-Mufid, al-'Irshad, 147;

(2) al-Tabari, al-Mustarshid, 95.

5. O people, tear the waves of ...

(1) Sibt ibn al-Jawzi, Tadhkirah, bab 6, 137;

(2) al-Tabarsi, al-'Ihtijaj, I, 127;

(3) al-Bayhaqi, al-Mahasin, II, 139, see `Arshi.

6. By God, I shall not be like the badger that ... (1) Al-Tabari, Ta'rikh, events of the year 36 H.S VI, 3107;

(2) Ibn Salam, Gharib al-hadith, 174;

(3) al-Jawhari, al-Sihah, V, 2026;

(4) al-Tusi, al-'Amali, 33*.

7. They have taken Satan to be the sovereign ...

(1) Al-Zamakhshari, Rabi`, I, 109;

(2) Ibn al-'Athir, al-Nihayah, II, 50. (kh-t-l )

8. He claims that he swore allegiance ...

(1) Al-Mufid, al-Jamal, 175, from (2)

(2) al-Waqidi, al-Jamal.

9. They thundered and ...

(1) Al-Mufid, al-Jamal, 177, from (2)

(2) al-Waqidi, al-Jamal.

(3) Ibn A`tham, Futuh, as quoted by (4)

(4) al-Khwarazmi in al-Manaqib.

10. Lo, Satan has brought together ...

(1) Al-Mufid, al-'Irshad, 118; see also under Sermon:22 and Sermon:134 below.

11. Mountains shift, yet you shouldn't ...

(1) Al-Mamatiri, Nuzhat al-'absar, see `Abd al-Zahra', I, 340;

(2) al-Zamakhshari, Rabi`, IV, bab al-qatl wa al-shahadah.

12. Does your brother love us? ...

(1) Al-Barqi, al-Mahasin, I, 262.

13. You are a woman's army ... (1) Al-Dinawari, al-'Akhbar, 153;

(2) al-Mas`udi, Muruj, II, 377;

(3) Ibn Qutaybah, `Uyun, I, 217;

(4) Ibn `Abd Rabbih, al-`Iqd, IV, 328;

(5) al-Majlisi, Bihar, VIII, 447;

(6) `Ali ibn Ibrahim, Tafsir, 655;

(7) al-Tusi, al-'Amali,* 78;

(8) al-Mufid, al-Jamal, 210, 203.

14. Your land is close to the sea ...

(1) Al-Mufid, al-Jamal, 217;

(2) al-Waqidi, al-Jamal, see al-Mufid, op. cit.;

(3) al-Dinawari, al-'Akhbar, 151;

(4) Ibn Qutaybah, `Uyun, I, 217;

(5) al-Mas`udi, Muruj, II, 368;

(6) Ibn `Abd Rabbih, al-`Iqd, II, 169. 15. By God, even if I had found that ...

(1) Al-`Askari, al-'Awa'il, 102;

(2) al-Qadi al-Nu`man, Da`a'im, I, 396;

(3) al-Mas`udi, Ithbat,120.

16. My word is the guarantee of my promise ...

(1) Al-Jahiz, al-Bayan, I, 170;

(2) Ibn al-'Athir, al-Nihayah, I, 132;

(3) al-Mufid, al-'Irshad, 139;

(4) Ibn Qutaybah, `Uyun, II, 236;

(5) Ibn `Abd Rabbih, al-`Iqd, II, 162;

(6) al-`Askari, al-'Awa'il, 102;

(7) al-Kulayni, Usul al-Kafi, I, 369 and Rawdat al-Kafi, 67;

(8) al-Tusi, al'Amali, * 147.

17. The most detestable of creatures ...

(1) al-Kulayni, Usul al-Kafi, I, 55;

(2) Abu Talib al-Makki, Qut, I, 290;

(3) al-Harawi, al-Jam`, see (4)

(4) Ibn al-'Athir, al-Nihayah (under kh-b-t);

(5) al-Qadi al-Nu`man, Usul al-madhahib, 135;

(6) al-Tusi, al-'Amali, I, 240;

(7) al-Tabarsi, al-'Ihtijaj, I, 390;

(8) al-Mufid, al-'Irshad, 109;

(9) Ibn Qutaybah, `Uyun, I, 61;

(10) Ibn Qutaybah, Gharib al-hadith, see Ibn Abi al-Hadid, Sharh, I, 90.

18. When a case is put before ...

(1) Ibn Talhah, Matalib, I, 141;

(2) al-Tabarsi, al-'Ihtijaj, I, 139;

(3) al-Qadi al-Nu`man, Da`a'im, I, 93;

(4) Narrated by Ibn Udhaynah from al-'Imam al-Sadiq (A) in al-Nuri, Mustadrak al-Wasa'il, III, 174; see also al-Saffar, Basa'ir al-darajat.

19. What know ye what is against me ... ?

(1) Abu al-Faraj, al-'Aghani,VIII, 59.

20. Indeed, if you could see ...

(1) Al-Kulayni, Usul al-Kafi, I, 405.

21. Your ultimate goal is before you ...

(1) al-Sharif al-Radi, Khasa'is, 87;

(2) al-Tabari, Ta'rikh, * V, 157.

22. Lo, Satan has begun encouraging ...

(1) Ibn Qutaybah, al-'Imamah, I, 154;

(2) al-Thaqafi, al-Gharat, see Ibn Abi al-Hadid, II, 35;

(3) al-Tabari, al-Mustarshid, 95;

(4) Ibn Tawus, Kashf, 173;

(5) al-Tusi, al-'Amali, I, 172;

(6) al-Khwarazmi, al-Manaqib; 117;

(7) Ibn al-'Athir, al-Nihayah, I, 171, II, 167;

(8) al-Mufid, al-Jamal, * 129; see Sermon:26 and Sermon:171 below.

23. Verily, the command descends ...

(1) Al-Kulayni, al-Kafi, II, 56, 294, V, 56;

(2) Ibn `Abd Rabbih, al-`Iqd, II, 366;

(3) Nasr ibn Muzahim, Siffin, 10;

(4) al-Ya`qubi Ta'rikh, II, 149;

(5) al-Zamakhshari, Rabi`, bab al-kasb wa al-mal;

(6) al-Muttaqi, Kanz, VIII, 225;

(7) Ibn `Asakir, Ta'rikh, in the biographical account of `A1i (A);

(8) Ibn Salam, Gharib al-hadith, II, 183;

(9) Ibn al-'Athir, al-Nihayah, III, 468;

(10) Ibn Qutaybah, `Uyun, I, 189;

(11) al-Thaqafi, al-Gharat, I, 80.

24. By my life, ...

(1) Ibn al-'Athir, al-Nihayah, III, 244 (`a.s.b).

25. It is only Kufah ...

(1) Al-Mas`udi, Muruj, III, 149;

(2) Ibn `Abd Rabbih, al-`Iqd, III, 337;

(3) Ibn `Asakir, Ta'rikh, I, 305, X, 225;

(4) al-Baladhuri, Ansab, II, 383;

(5) al-Mufid, al-'Irshad,* 163;

(6) al-Thaqafi, al-Gharat II, 636.

26. Verily, God sent Muhammad (S) ...

(1) Ibn Qutaybah, al-'Imamah, I, 154;

(2) al-Thaqafi, al-Gharat, I, 303, II, 633;

(3) al-Tabari, al-Mustarshid, 95;

(4) Ibn Tawus, Kashf, 173;

(5) al-Kulayni, al-Rasa'il, mentioned by Ibn Tawus, op. cit.

27. Indeed, jihad is one of the doors of Paradise ...

(1) Al-Jahiz, al-Bayan, I, 170, II, 66;

(2) Ibn Qutaybah, `Uyun, II, 236;

(3) al-Dinawari, al-'Akhbar, 211;

(4) al-Thaqafi, al-Gharat, II, 474;

(5) al-Mubarrad, al-Kamil, I, 13;

(6) Abu al-Faraj, al-'Aghani, XV, 45;

(7) Idem., Maqatil, 27;

(8) al-Saduq, Ma`ani, 309;

(9) al-Baladhuri, Ansab, II, 442;

(10) al-Mas`udi, Muruj, II, 403;

(11) Ibn `Abd Rabbih, al-`Iqd, IV, 69;

(12) al-Mufid, al-'Irshad,* 160-164;

(13) al-Kulayni, Furu` al-Kafi, IV, 5.

28. Surely, the world has turned its back ...

(1) Al-Mufid, al-'Irshad,* 138;

(2) al-Jahiz, al-Bayan, I, 171;

(3) al-Baqillani, I`jaz, 222;

(4) al-Harrani, Tuhaf, 35;

(5) Ibn `Abd Rabbih, al-`Iqd, II, 365;

(6) Ibn Qutaybah, `Uyun, II, 235;

(7) al-Mas`udi, Muruj, II, 413;

(8) al-Thaqafi, al-Gharat, II, 633. 29.O people, who are together with their bodies, but ...

(1) Al-Jahiz, al-Bayan, I, 170;

(2) Ibn Qutaybah, al-'Imamah, I, 150;

(3) Ibn `Abd Rabbih, al-`Iqd, IV, 71;

(4) al-Baladhuri, Ansab, II, 380;

(5) al-Qadi al-Nu`man, Da`a'im, I, 391;

(6) Ibn `Asakir, Ta'rikh, I, 306;

(7) al-Tusi, al-'Amali, I, 112;

(8) al-Thaqafi, al-Gharat, II, 483;

(9) al-Mufid, al-'Irshad, * 158;

(10) al-Kulayni, al-Kafi. 30. If I had ordered it, ...

(1) Al-Baladhuri, Ansab, V, 98, 101. 31. Don't meet Talhah ...

(1) Al-Jahiz, al-Bayan, II, 115;

(2) Ibn Qutaybah, `Uyun, I, 115;

(3) Ibn `Abd Rabbih, al-`Iqd, IV, 314;

(4) al-Zubayr ibn Bakkar, al-Muwaffaqiyyat, see Ibn Abi al-Hadid, I, 171;

(5) Ibn Khallikan, Wafayat al-'a`yan, biographical account of Ibn al-Mu`allim, see `Abd al-Zahra', I, 412. 32. O people, we have been born in ...

(1) Ibn Talhah, Matalib, I, 90;

(2) al-Jahiz, al-Bayan, I, 175;

(3) al-Dhahabi, Mizan, II, 276;

(4) Ibn Qutaybah, `Uyun, II, 237;

(5) Ibn `Abd Rabbih, al-`Iqd, * II, 173;

(6) al-Baqillani, I`jaz, I, 197. 33. Verily, God sent Muhammad (S) ...

(1) Al-Mufid, al-'Irshad, 154. 34. Woe to you! I am tired of rebuking you ...

(1) Al-Tabari, Ta'rikh, VI, 51;

(2) Ibn Qutaybah, al-'Imamah, I, 150;

(3) al-Baladhuri, Ansab, 380;

(4) al-Mufid, al-Majalis, 79;

(5) Nasr ibn Muzahim, see Ibn Abi al-Hadid, I, 179. 35. Praise belongs to God, even though ...

(1) al-Baladhuri, Ansab, 365;

(2) al-Tabari, Ta'rikh, VI, 43;

(3) Ibn Qutaybah, al-'Imamah, I, 119, 141;

(4) Nasr, Siffin, see Ibn Abi al-Hadid, I, 110;

(5) Sibt, Tadhkirah, 103;

(6) Abu al-Faraj, al-'Aghani, IX, 5;

(7) al-Mas`udi, Muruj, II, 412;

(8) Ibn al-'Athir, al-Kamil, II, 171;

(9) Ibn Kathir, al-Bidayah, VII, 286. 36. I warn you ... (1) Al-Zubayr ibn Bakkar, al-Muwaffaqiyyat, 350;

(2) al-Tabari, Ta'rikh, VI, 47;

(3) Ibn Qutaybah, al-'Imamah, I, 147;

(4) Sibt, Tadhkirah, 100;

(5) Ibn al-'Athir, al-Nihayah, I, 97;

(6) al-Mas`udi, Muruj, II, 402;

(7) al-Baladhuri, Ansab, II, 371. 37. I took up the task ...

(1) Al-Saduq, al-'Amali, 134;

(2) al-Bayhaqi, al-Mahasin, I, 37. 38. Doubt is called doubt because ...

(1) Al-'Amidi, Ghurar, 98;

(2) Ibn Talhah, Matalib, I, 170;

(3) al-Jahiz, Rasa'il, 125. 39. I am faced with such who do not obey ...

(1) Al-Thaqafi, al-Gharat, I, 291, 297, II, 453-4;

(2) al-Baladhuri, Ansab, II, 404;

(3) al-Tabari, Ta'rikh, VI, 41, events of the year 39 H. 40. A true statement to which a false meaning ...

(1) Al-Shafi`i, Kitab al-'umm;

(2) al-Tabari, Ta'rikh, VI, 41;

(3) Abu Talib al-Makki, Qut, I, 530;

(4) al-Ya`qubi, Ta'rikh, II, 136;

(5) al-Baladhuri, Ansab, 352, 355, 361, 377;

(6) al-Mubarrad, al-Kamil, II, 131. 41. O people, loyalty and truthfulness are twins ...

(1) Ibn Talhah, Matalib, I, 170;

(2) al-Jahiz, Rasa'il, 125. 42. O people, what I fear most for you ...

(1) Nasr, Siffin, 3, 4;

(2) al-Mufid, al-Majalis, 50;

(3) Ibn Qutaybah, `Uyun, II, 353;

(4) al-Kulayni, Furu` al-Kafi, III, 29;

(5) al-Harrani, Tuhaf, 35, 47;

(6) al-Mufid, al-'Irshad, * 138;

(7) al-Tusi, al-'Amali, * 73, 145;

(8) Abu Nu`aym, Hilyah, I, 56;

(9) al-Mas`udi, Muruj, II, 436. 43. My preparations for war with the Syrians ...

(1) Al-Khwarazmi, Manaqib, 108;

(2) Nasr ibn Muzahim, Siffin, 55;

(3) Ibn Qutaybah, al-'Imamah, I, 94;

(4) Ibn `Abd Rabbih, al-`Iqd, II, 108;

(5) al-Saduq, Man la yahduruh, I, 461;

(6) al-Tusi, Misbah, 429. 44. May God disgrace Masqalah, ...

(1) Al-Tabari, Ta'rikh, VI, 65-77,

(2) al-Thaqafi, al-Gharat, 329-372;

(3) al-Baladhuri, Ansab, 411-417;

(4) Ibn `Asakir, Ta'rikh, vol. 55 in the account of Masqalah ibn Hubayrah;

(5) al-Mas`udi, Muruj, III, 419;

(6) Abu al-Faraj, al-'Aghani, IX, 100-106. 45. Praise belongs to God, Whose mercy ...

(1) Al-Saduq, Man la yahduruh, I, 327;

(2) al-Tusi, Misbah, 458; parts of it recorded by (3)

(3) al-Mufid, al-'Irshad;

(4) al-Jahiz, al-Bayan, I, 171;

(5) Ibn Qutaybah, `Uyun, II, 235;

(6) al-Harrani, Tuhaf;

(7) al-Baqillani, I`jaz, 222. 46. My God, I seek Thy refuge ...

(1) A`tham al-Kufi, al-Futuh, II, 461;

(2) Nasr, Siffin, 132;

(3) al-Qadi al-Nu`man, Da`a'im, I, 347;

(4) narrated from the Prophet (S) in al-'Azhari, Tahdhib, III, 153;

(5) al-Nuri, Riyad al-salihin, 197, hadith 975. 47. 0 Kufah! It is as if I see you ...

(1) Ibn al-Faqih, Kitab al-buldan, 163;

(2) al-Zamakhshari, Rabi`, I, bab al-bilad wa al-diyar. 48. Praise belongs to God when night ...

(1) Nasr, Siffin, 131, 132;

(2) mentioned by a group of biographers, see Ibn Abi al-Hadid, I, 287. 49. Praise belongs to God, Who knows the inside ...

(1) Al-Wasiti, `Uyun, see al-Majlisi, Bihar, vol.67, 304. 50. Verily, the source of misguidance lies in ...

(1) al-Barqi, al-Mahasin, I, 208;

(2) al-Kulayni, Usul al-Kafi, bab al-bida` wa al-ra'y wa al-maqayis;

(3) Idem., Rawdat al-Kafi, 58;

(4) al-Ya`qubi, Ta'rikh, II, 136;

(5) al-Tawhidi, al-Basa'ir, 32. 51. They ask you to feed them ...

(1) Nasr, Siffin, see Ibn Abi al-Hadid, Sharh, I, 329. 52. Lo, the world has ...

(1) al-Saduq, Man la yahduruh, I, 329;

(2) al-Tusi, al-Misbah, 461;

(3) Parts of it in Abu Nu`aym, al-Hilyah, I, 77;

(4) al-Mufid, al-'Amali, 87. 52 (a). The best kind of sacrifice ...

(1) Al-Saduq, Man la yahduruh, I, 461;

(2) al-Tusi, Misbah, 429;

(3) al-Khwarazmi, al-Manaqib, 108;

(4) Nasr, Siffin, 201;

(5) Ibn Qutaybah, al-'Imamah, 94;

(6) Ibn `Abd Rabbih, al-`Iqd, II, 108. 53. Rush towards me ...

(1) Ibn `Abd Rabbih, al-`Iqd, IV;

(2) Ibn al-'Athir, al-Nihayah, II, 128 (d.k.k);

(3) Abu Mikhnaf, al-Jamal, see Ibn Abi al-Hadid, I, 340;

(4) also the sources mentioned under Sermon:26. 54. As to your statement that ...

(1) Nasr, Siffin, 209;

(2) `Abd al-Zahra', Masadir, II, 27, says that statements to this effect have been widely narrated from `Ali (A). 55. In the company of the Prophet (S)

(1) Nasr, Siffin, 520;

(2) al-Zamakhshari, IV, Rabi`, bab al-qatl wa al-shahadah;

(3) al-Thaqafi, al-Gharat;

(4) al-Waqidi, al-Jamal; for (3) and (4) see Ibn Abi al-Hadid, I, 348-355. 56. Soon after me, a man ...

(1) al-Thaqafi, al-Gharat, see Ibn Abi al-Hadid, I, 373;

(2) al-Kulayni, Usul al-Kafi (1278) 207;

(3) al-`Ayyashi, Tafsir, under verse 16:106;

(4) al-Himyari, Qurb al-'asnad;

(5) al-Baladhuri, Ansab, II, 119;

(6) al-Hakim, al-Mustadrak, II, 385;

(7) al-Tusi, al-'Amali, I, 214, II, 374;

(8) al-Mufid, al-'Irshad, * 184. 57. The sand-storms struck you ...

(1) Al-Tabari, Ta'rikh, VI, 48, 3378;

(2) Ibn Qutaybah, al-'Imamah, I, 124;

(3) Sibt ibn al-Jawzi, Tadhkirah, 100;

(4) al-Tabari, al-Mustarshid, 162;

(5) Ibn al-'Athir, al-Nihayah, under (a.b.r);

(6) al-Baladhuri, Ansab, II, 369;

(7) al-Mubarrad, al-Kamil, II, 141. 58. The place they shall fall ...

(1) Al-Bayhaqi, al-Mahasin, 385;

(2) al-Mas`udi, Muruj, II, 416;

(3) al-Mubarrad, al-Kamil, II, 120. 59. Certainly not. By God, they are yet sperm ...

Sources same as that of Sermon:58. 60. Do not fight the Khawarij after me ...

(1) Al-Saduq, `Ilal, 201;

(2) al-Tusi, al-Tahdhib, II, 48. 61. There is a protective shield of God ...

(1) Ibn Kathir, al-Bidayah, VIII, 12, from (2)

(2) Abu Dawud, Kitab al-qadar;

(3) al-'Amidi, Ghurar, 89;

(4) al-Zamakhshari, Rabi`, bab al-qatl wa al-shahadah. 62. Lo, this world is a place ...

(1) Al-'Amidi, Ghurar, under inna, 10, 88, 199. 63. Fear God, O servants of God! ...

(1) Al-'Amidi, Ghurar, 105, 154, 155, 246;

(2) Sibt, Tadhkirah, 145.

(3) Nasr, Siffin, * 7. 64. Praise belongs to God ...

(1) Al-Saduq, al-Tawhid, 29, 62;

(2) al-Wasiti, `Uyun;

(3) al-'Amidi, Ghurar, 238. 65. O Muslims! ...

(1) Nasr, Siffin, see Ibn Abi al-Hadid, I, 479;

(2) Ibn Qutaybah, `Uyun, I, 110, 133;

(3) al-Jahiz, al-Bayan, II, 24;

(4) al-Bayhaqi, al-Mahasin, 45;

(5) al-Tabari, Basharah, 172;

(6) al-Quda`i, Dustur, 124;

(7) Ibn `Asakir, Ta'rikh, XII, 182;

(8) al-Mas`udi, Muruj, II, 380;

(9) Furat, Tafsir al-Qur'an. 66. Why didn't you argue ...

(1) Al-Nuwayri, Nihayah, VIII, 168;

(2) al-'Amidi, Ghurar, 326;

(3) al-Karajiki, al-Ta`ajjub, 13;

(4) al-Jawhari, al-Saqifah, see Ibn Abi al-Hadid, II, at the beginning;

(5) al-Tabari, Ta'rikh, VI, 263;

(6) Ibn `Abd al-Birr, al-'Isti`ab, in the account of `Awf ibn Athathah;

(7) al-Mas`udi, Muruj;

(8) al-Tawhidi, al-Basa'ir, 59;

(9)al-Murtada, al-'Amali, I, 198. 67. I had intended to make Hashim ...

(1) Al-Thaqafi, al-Gharat;

(2) al-Tabari, Ta'rikh, VI, 63 (events of the year 36);

(3) al-Baladhuri, Ansab, II, 404. 68. How long shall I accord to you the consideration ...

(1) Al-Baladhuri, Ansab, II, 438, 458;

(2) al-Ya`qubi, Ta'rikh, II, 184;

(3) al-Thaqafi, al-Gharat;

(4) al-Tabari, Ta'rikh,* VI, 3444, 3445, chronicles of the year 39. 69. I fell asleep as I sat ...

(1) Ibn Sa`d, al-Tabaqat, III, 36;

(2) Abu al-Faraj, Maqatil, 16;

(3) Ibn `Abd Rabbih, al-`Iqd, II, 298;

(4) al-Qali, Dhayl al-'Amali, 190;

(5) Ibn Qutaybah, al-'Imamah, I, 160;

(6) Muhammad ibn Habib, al-Mughtalin, on the authority of Abu `Abd al-Rahman al-Salami;

(7) Ibn `Abd al-Birr, al-'Isti`ab, III, 61;

(8) al-Mufid, al-'Irshad, 9;

(9) al-Murtada, Ghurar, IV, 78;

(10) al-Baladhuri, Ansab, II, 495. 70. O people of Iraq ...

(1) Ibn Da`b, al-'Ikhtisas, 155;

(2) al-Mufid, al-'Irshad, 161;

(3) al-Tabarsi, al-'Ihtijaj, I, 254;

(4) al-Kulayni, al-Kafi, II, 236;

(5) Ibn Qutaybah, `Uyun, II, 301;

(6) al-Mufid, al-Majalis, 105;

(7) Sibt, Tadhkirah, 137. 71. My God, Who art the spreader ...

(1) Ibn Qutaybah, Gharib al-hadith, see Ibn Abi al-Hadid, IV, 364;

(2) al-Thaqafi, al-Gharat, I, 159;

(3) al-Qali, Dhayl al-'Amali, 173;

(4) al-'Azhari, Tahdhib;

(5) Ibn al-'Athir, al-Nihayah;

(6) al-Quda`i, Dustur, 119;

(7) Sibt, Tadhkirah, 136;

(8) al-Samahiji, al-Sahifat al-`Alawiyyah,

(9) al-Zamakhshari, al-Fa'iq; for the asnad of this Khutbah see al-Mahmudi, Nahj al-sa`adah, 286. 72. Didn't he give me his allegiance after ...

(1) Ibn Sa`d, al-Tabaqat, I, in the account of Marwan;

(2) al-Baladhuri, Ansab, II, 361;

(3) al-Zamakhshari, Rabi`, I, 37;

(4) Sibt, Tadhkirah, 78;

(5) Ibn al-'Athir, al-Nihayah, I, 67; see al-Damiri, Hayat al-hayawan and Ibn Abi al-Hadid, II, 54. 73. You know for certain that ...

(1) Al-Tabari, Ta'rikh, chronicles of the year 23;

(2) al-'Azhari, Tahdhib, I, 341;

(3) al-Harawi, al-Jam`;

(4) al-Shaykh Warram, Tanbih;

(5) Ibn al-'Athir, al-Nihayah, events of the year 23. 74. Didn't the knowledge of Banu Umayyah ...

(1) Ibn al-'Athir, al-Nihayah, under (q.r.f);

(2) al-Turayhi, Majma`, under (q.r.f). 75. May God have mercy upon him who ...

(1) Al-Harrani, Tuhaf, 151;

(2) al-Karajiki, Kanz, 162;

(3) Ibn Talhah, Matalib, I, 59;

(4) Ibn Shakir, `Uyun al-hikam;

(5) al-Zamakhshari, Rabi`, I, 231;

(6) al-Husari, Zahr, I, 42;

(7) al-'Amidi, Ghurar;

(8) Sibt, Tadhkirah, 145. 76. The Banu Umayyah ...

(1) Abu al-Faraj, al-'Aghani, XI, 29, II, 29;

(2) al-'Azhari, Tahdhib, XV, 27;

(3) Ibn Salam, Gharib al-hadith;

(4) Ibn Durayd, al-Mu'talif;

(5) Al-'Isfahani, al-Jam` bayn al-Gharibayn;

(6) Ibn al-'Athir, al-Nihayah, I, 186;

(7) al-`Askari, Jamharat al-'amthal, I, 165. 77. My God, forgive me ...

(1) Al-Jahiz, al-Mi'at al-mukhtarah. 78. Do you claim that ...

(1) Ibrahim ibn al-Hasan, Siffin, see Ibn Abi al-Hadid, I, 203;

(2) al-Saduq, `Uyun akhbar al-Rida, I, 138;

(3) al-Saduq, al-'Amali, 249;

(4) al-Saduq, `Uyun al-jawahir, see (5)

(5) Ibn Tawus, Faraj al-mahmum, 57-59;

(6) al-Baladhuri, Ansab, II, 368. 79. O people, women are ...

(1) Sibt ibn al-Jawzi, Tadhkirah, 85;

(2) Abu Talib al-Makki, Qut, I, 282;

(3) al-Kulayni, Furu` al-Kafi, V;

(4) al-Saduq, al-'Amali, Majlis 50;

(5) al-Mufid, al-'Ikhtisas. 80. O people, zuhd lies in ...

(1) Al-Saduq, Ma`ani al-'akhbar, 251;

(2) Idem., al-Khisal, I, 11;

(3) al-Barqi, al-Mahasin, 234;

(4) al- 'Amidi, Ghurar, 119;

(5) al-Fattal, Rawdah, 434;

(6) al-Tabarsi, Mishkat,106. 81. How should I describe this house ...

(1) Al-Mubarrad, al-Kamil, I, 88;

(2) al-Qali, al-'Amali, II, 117;

(3) Ibn Durayd, al-Mujtana, 31;

(4) al-Harrani, Tuhaf, 138;

(5) Ibn `Abd Rabbih, al-`Iqd, III, 172;

(6) al-Murtada, al-'Amali, 153;

(7) Sibt ibn al-Jawzi, Tadhkirah, 136;

(8) al-Tabarsi, Mishkat, 243;

(9) al-'Amidi, Ghurar, 86;

(10) al-Karajiki, Kanz, 160. 82. Praise belongs to God, Who is high ...

(1) Al-Harrani, Tuhaf, 146;

(2) al-Quda`i, Dustur, 59,

(3) al-'Amidi, Ghurar;

(4) al-Wasiti, `Uyun al-hikam;

(5) Abu Nu`aym, Hilyah, I, 77;

(6) Ibn al-'Athir, al-Nihayah, I, 132 (b.d.d), II, 287 (`a.a.z). 83. How strange of the son of al-Nabighah ...

(1) Ibn Qutaybah, `Uyun, III, 10, I, 164;

(2) Ibn `Abd Rabbih, al-`Iqd, II, 287;

(3) al-Tawhidi, al-'Imta`, III, 183;

(4) al-Bayhaqi, al-Mahasin, 54;

(5) al-Baladhuri, Ansab, II, 145, 151;

(6) al-'Tusi, al-'Amali, I, 131;

(7) Ibn al-'Athir, al-Nihayah, I, 117, III, 59, 110, IV, 59, 89;

(8) al-Thaqafi, al-Gharat, 513; al-Tusi narrates from Muhammad ibn `Imran al-Marzbani (d.384/994), Ibn `Uqdah (d.333/944) and al-Zubayr ibn Bakkar (d.255/869). 84. I bear witness that there is no god except Allah ...

(1) Abu Nu`aym, Hilyah, I, 77;

(2) al-Wasiti, `Uyun al-hikam;

(3) Sibt, Tadhkirah, 131;

(4) Ibn Talhah, Matalib, I, 140. 85. He knows the secrets ...

(1) Al-Dinawari, Akhbar, 145;

(2) al-Harrani, Tuhaf, 100, 101;

(3) al-Barqi, al-Mahasin, 233-4;

(4) al-Mufid, al-Majalis, 120;

(5) al-Tabarsi, Mishkat, 156;

(6) al- 'Amidi, Ghurar. 86. O servants of God, the most beloved of God's ...

(1) Al-Zamakhshari, Rabi`, bab al-`izz wa al-sharaf; see also Ibn Abi al-Hadid, II, 132. 87. God didn't crush any tyrant before ...

(1) Al-Kulayni, Rawdah, 62;

(2) al-Mufid, al-'Irshad, 173;

(3) Ibn al-'Athir, al-Nihayah, I, 46 (a.z.l.). 88. He sent him after a period ... (1) Al-Kulayni, `Usul al-Kafi, I, 60;

(2) al-Sayyid al-Yamani, al-Taraz, I, 342;

(3) `Ali ibn Ibrahim, Tafsir, p.3. 89. Praise belongs to God, Who is ...

(1) Al-Wasiti, `Uyun al-hikam;

(2) al-'Amidi, Ghurar, 185;

(3) Ibn al-'Athir, al-Nihayah, II, 345. 90. Praise belongs to God, Who is not enriched by ...

(1) Mas`adah ibn Sadaqah, author of Khutab Amir al-Mu'minin;

(2) Ibn `Abd Rabbih, al-`Iqd, II, 406;

(3) al-Saduq, al-Tawhid, 34;

(4) al-Zamakhshari, Rabi`, I, bab al-mala'ikah;

(5) Ibn al-'Athir, al-Nihayah, discusses its unusual (gharib) phrases in several places;

(6) Ibn Tawus, Faraj al-mahmum, 56. 91. Leave me and find someone else ...

(1) Al-Tabari, Ta'rikh,* VI, 3066 (events of the year 35);

(2) Ibn al-'Athir, al-Nihayah (events of the year 35);

(3) Ibn Miskawayh, Tajarib al-'umam, I, 508. 92. I have pulled out the eyes of ...

(1) Al-Ya`qubi, Tar'ikh, II, 182;

(2) Abu Nu`aym, Hilyah, I, 68;

(3) al-Thaqafi, al-Gharat, I, 6, 7, 16;

(4) Ibn al-'Athir, al-Nihayah, I, 377 (h.z.b), III, 200 (`a.dh.m);

(5) al-Hakim, al-Mustadrak, II, 466;

(6) Ibn `Abd al-Birr, Jami`, I, 114;

(7) Ibn Hajar, al-'Isabah, II, 509;

(8) al-Tabari, al-Riyad, 198;

(9) al-Suyuti, Ta'rikh al-khulafa', 124;

(10) Dahlan, al-Futuhat, II, 337;

(11) al-Qunduzi, Yanabi`, 224. 93. Blessed is God, who is not attained by ...

(1) Al-Kulayni, Usul al-Kafi, I, 134;

(2) Ibn `Abd Rabbih, al-`Iqd, IV, 74. 94. He sent him when the people ...

(1) Al-Majlisi, Bihar, XVIII, 219. 95. Praise belongs to God, Who is the First ...

(1) Al-Majlisi, Bihar, XVI, 380. 96. If He gives respite to the oppressor ...

(1) Kitab Sulaym ibn Qays, 110;

(2) al-Kulayni, al-Kafi, II, 236;

(3) Ibn Qutaybah, `Uyun, II, 301;

(4) Abu Nu`aym, Hilyah, I, 76;

(5) al-Mufid, al-'Irshad, 161;

(6) al-Mufid, al-Majalis, 105;

(7) Sibt, Tadhkirah, 137;

(8) Ibn `Asakir, Ta'rikh, biographical account of `Ali (A);

(9) al-Jahiz, al-Bayan, II, 68;

(10) al-Baladhuri, Ansab, II, 142;

(11) al-Tusi, al-'Amali,* 62. 97. By God, they will continue ...

(1) Ibn Qutaybah, al-'Imamah, I, 151;

(2) Sibt, Tadhkirah, 100;

(3) al-Mufid, al-'Irshad, 157. 98. We praise Him ...

(1) Al-Saduq, Ma`ani, 184;

(2) al-Saduq, Man la yahduruh, I, 270;

(3) al-Tusi, al-'Amali, II, 50;

(4) al-Tabarsi, Mishkat, 107. 99. Praise be to God, who spreads ...

See `Abd al-Zahra', II, 198-199. 100. Praise be to God, the First ...

(1) Al-Tabari, Ta'rikh, VI, 48;

(2) Ibn al-'Athir, al-Nihayah, (b.j.r);

(3) al-Saduq, al-'Amali;

(4) al-'Amidi, Ghurar, 329;

(5) al-Karajiki, Ma`dan, 226;

(6) al-Bayhaqi, al-Mahasin, 41;

(7) al-Jahiz, al-Hayawan, II, 90. 101. On that day God will collect ... (1) Ibn Qutaybah, al-'Imamah, I, 153;

(2) al-Harrani, Tuhaf, 131;

(3) al-Kulayni, Furu` al-Kafi, IV, 31;

(4) al-Mufid, al-Majalis, 95;

(5) al-Tusi, al-'Amali, I ,197. 102. O people, look at the world ...

(1) Al-Kulayni, Rawdah, 139;

(2) al-Harrani, Tuhaf, 143;

(3) al-Kulayni, Usul al-Kafi, II, 225;

(4) Ibn Qutaybah, `Uyun, II, 352;

(5) al-Zamakhshari, Rabi`, I, 219;

(6) Ibn Talhah, Matalib, I, 202;

(7) al-Qadi al-Quda`i, Dustur, 48;

(8) al-Khuza`i, al-Fitan, see (9)

(9) Ibn Tawus, al-Malahim, 27;

(10) Ibn al-'Athir, al-Nihayah, V, 131. 103. God Almighty sent Muhammad ... (1) Al-Mufid, al-'Irshad, 154;

(2) al-Nasa'i, al-Khasa'is, 70. 104. Until God sent Muhammad ...

(1) Al-Mufid, al-'Irshad, 160;

(2) `Ali ibn Ibrahim al-Qummi, Tafsir, I, 384. 105. Praise belongs to God, Who laid down ...

(1) Al-Ghazali, Ihya';

(2) al-Harrani, Tuhaf, 126;

(3) al-Kulayni, Usul al-Kafi, II, 49;

(4) al-Qali, al-'Amali, 171;

(5) Abu Talib al-Makki, Qut, I, 382, 407;

(6) Abu Nu`aym, Hilyah, I, 74, 75;

(7) al-Saduq, al-Khisal, I, 108;

(8) al-Qadi al-Quda`i, Dustur, 121;

(9) al-Tusi, al-'Amali, * 23. 106. I have seen ... (1) Al-Tabari, Ta'rikh, VI, 14, events of 37 H.;

(2) al-Kulayni, Furu` al-Kafi, V, 40;

(3) Nasr ibn Muzahim, Siffin, 256. 107. Praise belongs to God, Who is Manifest ...

(1) Al-'Amidi, Ghurar, 85, 209;

(2) al-Zamakhshari, Rabi`, I, bab tabaddul al-'ahwal. 108. Everything humbles itself ...

(1) Ibn `Abd Rabbih, al-`Iqd, IV, 76;

(2) al-Zamakhshari, Rabi`, bab al-mala'ikah;

(3) al-'Amidi, Ghurar. 109. The best means by which ...

(1) Al-Harrani, Tuhaf, 104;

(2) al-Saduq, Man la yahduruh, I, 131;

(3) al-Saduq, `Ilal, 114;

(4) al-Barqi, al-Mahasin, 233;

(5) al-Tusi, al-'Amali, I, 220. 110. I warn you ...

(1) Al-Marzbani, al-Muniq, see Ibn Abi al-Hadid, II, 242;

(2) al-Harrani, Tuhaf, 127;

(3) al-Qadi al-Quda`i, Dustur, 51;

(4) Ibn Talhah, Matalib, 144;

(5) Ibn al-'Athir, al-Nihayah, I, 18, 25, 308;

(6) al-Jahiz, al-Bayan, II, 112;

(7) Ibn Qutaybah,`Uyun, II, 250. 111. Do you feel it when he enters ...

(1) Al-Wasiti, `Uyun al-hikam, see al-Majlisi, Bihar, vol.77, p. 430. 112. I warn you ...

(1) Al-Zamakhshari, Rabi`, at the beginning;

(2) al-'Amidi, Ghurar, 86, 189. 113. Praise belongs to God, Who ...

(1) Al-Yamani, al-Taraz, II, 335;

(2) al-Harrani, Tuhaf, 156;

(3) al-Zamakhshari, Rabi`, I, II, at the beginning of each part;

(4) al-Qadi al-Quda`i, Dustur, 33;

(5) al-'Amidi, Ghurar;

(6) al-Tusi, al-'Amali, II, 107. 114. My God, our hands have ...

(1) Al-Saduq, Man la yahduruh, I, 335;

(2) al-Tusi, Misbah, adab salat al-'istisqa', see Kashif al-Ghita', Madarik, 250;

(3) al-Zamakhshari, Rabi`, bab al-sahab wa al-matar;

(4) al-Kulayni, Usul al-Kafi, V, 53;

(5) Ibn `Abd Rabbih, al-`Iqd, IV, 338;

(6) al-Mufid, al-Jamal, 190, from (7)

(7) al-Waqidi, al-Jamal;

(8) al-Mufid, al-'Irshad, 139, 159;

(9) Ibn Miskawayh, Tajarib al-'umam, see Ta'sis al-Shi`ah, 415;

(10) al-Tusi, al-'Amali, I, 220. 115. He sent him as a caller unto ...

(1) Ibn `Abd Rabbih, al-`Iqd, VI, 249;

(2) al-Mas`udi, Muruj, III, 150;

(3) al-'Azhari, Tahdhib, VII, 101 (kh.d.r);

(4) Ibn Faqih, al-Buldan, 181;

(5) al-Harawi, al-Jam`, see Ibn al-'Athir, al-Nihayah, II, 41, V, 170;

(6) al-Muttaqi, Kanz, VI, 87;

(7) al-Daylami, al-'Irshad, I, 33. 116. You spent no wealth ...

See `Abd al-Zahra', II, 260. 117. You are supporters of the truth ...

(1) Al-Tabari, Ta'rikh;

(2) Ibn Qutaybah, al-'Imamah, I, 121;

(3) al-Waqidi, in al-Jamal and;

(4) al-Mada'ini in his book, see Ibn Abi al-Hadid, Sharh, II, 259. 118. What is wrong with you? ...

Ibn al-'Athir, al-Nihayah, I, 215 (th.f.l) . 119. By God, I have known ...

(1) Kitab Sulaym ibn Qays. 142;

(2) al-'Amidi, Ghurar, 81, 82, 83. 120. This is the punishment ...

(1) Ibn `Abd Rabbih, al-`Iqd, II, 165;

(2) Ibn Talhah, Matalib, I, 100;

(3) al-Mufid, al-'Irshad, 139;

(4) al-Mufid, al-'Ikhtisas, 153, quoted from Ibn Da'b's work;

(5) al-Tabarsi, al-'Ihtijaj, I, 273;

(6) al-Zamakhshari, Rabi`, I, 130;

(7) al-'Amidi, Ghurar;

(8) al-Tusi, al-'Amali, * 135. 121. Were all of you with us ...

(1) Al-Tabarsi, al-'Ihtijaj, I, 274;

(2) IbnQutaybah, al-Ma`arif, II, 136. 122. Whoever among you ...

(1) Ibn `Abd Rabbih, al-`Iqd, IV, 338;

(2) al-Kulayni, Usul al-Kafi, V, 53;

(3) al-Mufid, al-Jamal, 190, from al-Waqidi's al-Jamal;

(4) al-Mufid, al-'Irshad, 139, 159;

(5) Ibn Miskawayh, Tajarib al-'umam, see Ta'sis al-Shi`ah, 415;

(6) al-Tusi, al-'Amali, I, 220. 123. Place the armoured at the fore ...

(1) Nasr ibn Muzahim, Siffin, 235;

(2) al-Tabari, Ta'rikh, VI, 9, events of 37 H.;

(3) al-Kulayni, al-Kafi, V, 39;

(4) Ibn A`tham al-Kufi, al-Futuh, III, 73;

(5) Ibn Miskawayh, Tajarib, I, 583;

(6) Al-Tawhidi, al-Basa'ir, 185;

(7) al-Mufid, al-'Irshad, 154. 124. We did not make persons arbiters ... (1) Al-Tabari, Ta'rikh, VI, 37, events of 37 H.;

(2) Sibt ibn al-Jawzi, Tadhkirah, 100;

(3) al-Mufid, al-'Irshad, 157;

(4) al-Tabarsi, al-'Ihtijaj, I, 275. 125. Do you ask me to seek ...

(1) Ibn Qutaybah, al-'Imamah, I, 153;

(2) al-Harrani, Tuhaf, 131;

(3) al-Kulayni, Furu` al-Kafi, IV, 31;

(4) al-Mufid, al-Majalis, 95;

(5) al-Tusi, al-'Amali, I, 197;

(6) al-Mada'ini, see Ibn Abi al-Hadid, I, 182;

(7) al-Thaqafi, al-Gharat, I, 75. 126. If you refuse to stop claiming ...

(1) Al-Tabari, Ta'rikh, VI, 48, events of 37 H.;

(2) Ibn al-'Athir, al-Nihayah, (b.j.r);

(3) al-Jahiz, al-Hayawan, II, 90;

(4) al-Bayhaqi, al-Mahasin, 41;

(5) al-Saduq, al-'Amali;

(6) al-'Amidi, Ghurar, 329;

(7) al-Karajiki, Ma`dan, 226. 127. O Ahnaf, ...

See the sources mentioned under Sermon:100. 128. O servants of God, ...

(1) Al-'Amidi, Ghurar, 320;

(2) al-Zamakhshari, Rabi`, bab tabaddul al-'ahwal. 129. O Abu Dharr, ...

(1) Al-Kulayni, Rawdah, 206;

(2) al-Jawhari, Kitab al-Saqifah, see Ibn Abi al-Hadid, Sharh, II, 375;

(3) al-Ya`qubi, Ta'rikh, II, 120. 130. O those of differing minds ...

(1) Sibt, Tadhkirah, 120;

(2) al-Qadi al-Nu`man, Da`a'im, 531;

(3) Ibn al-'Athir, al-Nihayah, III,154 (z.'a.r), V, 270 (w.`a.a). 131. We praise Him for whatever ...

(1) Al-'Amidi, Ghurar, 282;

(2) Ibn al-'Athir, al-Nihayah, II, 210 (w.f.z), V, 239 (h.b.1). 132. The world and the Hereafter have ...

(1) Al-'Amidi, Ghurar, 77;

(2) See Ibn Abi al-Hadid, Sharh, II, 386. 133. God has taken upon Himself ...

(1) Ibn al- 'Athir, al-Nihayah, IV, 250;

(2) Abu `Ubayd, al-'Amwal, 252. 134. O son of the accursed ...

(1) Ibn A`tham al-Kufi, al-Futuh, II, 165. 135. Your allegiance ...

(1) Al-Mufid, al-'Irshad, 142;

(2) Ibn al-'Athir, III, 467 (f.l.t). 136. By God, they did not ...

(1) Ibn `Abd al-Birr, al-'Isti`ab, II, 211;

(2) Ibn al-'Athir, Usd al-ghabah, II, 61;

(3) al-Mufid in al-'Irshad, 146, 142, and al-Jamal, 143, from al-Waqidi;

(4) Ibn al-'Athir, al-Nihayah, III, 318 (`a.w.dh);

(5) Ibn Qutaybah, al-'Imamah, I, 154;

(6) al-Thaqafi, al-Gharat, I, 310;

(7) al-Tabari, al-Mustarshid, 95;

(8) Ibn Tawus, Kashf, 173;

(9) Safwah, Jamharah;

(10) al-Tabari, Ta'rikh, * VI, 3143. 137. He will made desires conform to ...

(1) Al- 'Amidi, Ghurar, 296. 138. No one overtook me ...

(1) Al-Tabari, Ta'rikh, V, 39, events of 23 H.;

(2) al-'Azhari, Tahdhib, I, 241;

(3) al-Shaykh Warram, Tanbih;

(4) al-Harawi, al-Jam`;

(5) Ibn al-'Athir, al-Nihayah. 139. Verily, it befits those who are saved ...

(1) Al-'Amidi, Ghurar, 135, 359. 140. O people, one who knows his brother ...

(1) Al-Quda`i, Dustur, 139;

(2) Ibn Hudhayl, `Ayn, 215;

(3) al-Saduq, al-Khisal, 110;

(4) Ibn `Abd Rabbih, al-`Iqd, VI, 268. 141. One who lays goodness where it is not ...

(1) Nasr, Siffin, 235;

(2) al-Tabari, Ta'rikh, VI, 9;

(3) al-Kulayni, al-Kafi, V,39;

(4) Ibn A`tham, al-Futuh, III, 73. 142. Lo, the earth which bears you ...

(1) Al-Daylami, A`lam, see al-Nuri, Mustadrak al-Wasa'il, I, 439;

(2) Ibn al-'Athir, al-Nihayah, I, 137 (b.t.n). 143. God sent His apostles ...

(1) Al-'Amidi, Ghurar, see `Abd al-Zahra', II, 322. 144. O people, you are in this world ...

(1) Al-Harrani, Tuhaf, 73;

(2) al-Mufid, al-'Irshad, 139 as well as al-'Amali;

(3) al-Tusi, al-'Amali, I, 220;

(4) al-Qali, al-'Amali, II, 67. 145. The victory in this matter ...

(1) Al-Dinawari, al-'Akhbar, 134;

(2) Ibn A`tham, al-Futuh, II, 37;

(3) al-Tabari, Ta'rikh, IV, 237 events of 27 H.;

(4) al-Mufid, al-'Irshad, 120;

(5) Ibn Miskawayh, Tajarib, I, 419. 146. God sent Muhammad (S) ...

(1) Al-Kulayni, Rawdah, 386;

(2) al-Harrani, Tuhaf, 163. 147. Each of the two ...

(1) Abu Mikhnaf, al-Jamal, see Ibn Abi al-Hadid, Sharh, I, 78;

(2) al-Mufid, al-'Irshad, 142.

148. O people, every man shall meet ...

(1) Al-Kulayni, Usul al-Kafi, I, 229;

(2) al-Mas`udi, Muruj, II, 436;

(3) al-Mas`udi, Ithbat, 103;

(4) Ibn `Asakir, Ta'rikh, XII, 211. 149. They took to the right and to the left ...

(1) Al-Tabari, al-Mustarshid, 74. 150. I praise God and seek His help ...

(1) Al-Sayyid al-Yamani, al-Taraz, I, 334. 151. Praise is God's, Who proves ...

(1) Al-Kulayni, Usul al-Kafi, I, 139;

(2) al-'Amidi, Ghurar, 232, 235. 152. He has been allowed a respite ...

(1) Al-Harrani, Tuhaf, 108;

(2) al-Kulayni, al-Kafi, V, 82;

(3) Warram, al-Majmu`ah, 77. 153. The enlightened heart ...

(1) Al-'Amidi, Ghurar, 252, 324, 331;

(2) al-Yamani, al-Taraz, I, 217. 154. Praise belongs to God, Whom epithets ...

(1) Al-Yamani, al-Taraz, I, 334. 155. Whoever can ...

(1) Al-Tusi, Talkhis al-Shafi, I, 326;

(2) al-Hilli, Mukhtasar Basa'ir al-darajat, 195;

(3) al-Tabarsi, al-'Ihtijaj, I, 326;

(4) al-Muttaqi, Kanz, VIII, 215;

(5) al-Majlisi, Bihar, bab al-fitan wa al-mihan, 448. 156. Praise belongs to God, Who has made ...

(1) Ibn al-'Athir, al-Nihayah, II, 510 (sh.w.l);

(2) al-'Amidi, Ghurar, 97;

(3) al-Wasiti, `Uyun al-hikam, see Bihar, vol. XVII, 113. 157. He sent him at a time ...

(1) Ibn al-'Athir, al-Nihayah, (`a.dh.r, m.q.r and n.kh.m) I, 46, III, 198, IV, 347, V, 34;

(2) al-Kulayni, Rawdah, 62;

(3) al-Mufid, al-'Irshad, 173. 158. I was a goodly neighbour unto you ...

No sources mentioned. 159. His command is judicious and wise ...

(1) Al-Zamakhshari, Rabi', bab al-ya's wa al-qana`ah 160. He sent him with a brilliant light ...

(1) Al-Majlisi, Bihar, XVIII, 222. 161. O brother of Banu Asad, ...

(1) Al-Saduq, al-'Amali, 368;

(2) al-Saduq, `Ilal, bab 119;

(3) al-Mufid, al-'Irshad, 172;

(4) al-Tabari, al-Mustarshid, 64. 162. Praise belongs to God, the Creator ...

(1) Abu Nu`aym, Hilyah, I, 72;

(2) al-Wasiti, `Uyun al-hikam, see al-Majlisi, Bihar, vol.77, p.306;

(3) al-Zamakhshari, Rabi`, I, bab al-mala'ikah. 163. The people are behind me ...

(1) Al-Baladhuri, Ansab, V, 60;

(2) al-Tabari, Ta'rikh, V, 96, events of 34 H.;

(3) Ibn `Abd Rabbih, al-`Iqd, IV, 308, II, 273;

(4) al-Mufid, al-Jamal, 100;

(5) Ibn Miskawayh, Tajarib al-'umam (1909), I, 478. 164. He originated them ...

(1) Al-Zamakhshari, Rabi`, I;

(2) Ibn al-'Athir, al-Nihayah, I, 27, II, 140 (d.w.r), III, 238 (`a.s.l.j). 165. The young among you ...

(1) Kitab Sulaym ibn Qays, 89;

(2) al-Kulayni, Rawdah, 62;

(3) al-Mufid, al-'Irshad, 373;

(4) Ibn al-'Athir, al-Nihayah, I, 46. 166. God Almighty sent down the Book ...

(1) Al-Tabari, Ta'rikh, V, 157, events of 35 H.;

(2) al-Radi, al-Khasa'is, 87.

167. O brothers, I am not ignorant of ... (1) Al-Tabari, Ta'rikh, V, 158, events of 35 H.;

(2) Ibn Miskawayh, Tajarib, I, 510.

168. Verily, God sent the Prophet ...

(1) Al-Tabari, Ta'rikh, VI, 163.

169. Do you see, those who have sent you ... (1) Al-Waqidi, al-Jamal, in al-Mufid, al-Jamal, 156;

(2) al-Tabari, Ta'rikh, V, 192, events of 36 H.;

(3) al-Zamakhshari, Rabi`, bab al-jawabat al-muskitah wa rashaqat al-kalam.

170. O God, the Lord of the roof raised high ...

(1) Nasr ibn Muzahim, Siffin, 232;

(2) al-Tabari, Ta'rikh, VI, 8, events of 37 H.;

(3) Ibn Tawus, in Muhaj from al-Husayn ibn Sa`id al-'Ahwazi, Kitab al-du`a' wa al-dhikr.

171. Praise belongs to God, from Whom one heaven ...

(1) Al-Tabari, Ta'rikh, VI, 48;

(2) al-Bayhaqi, al-Mahasin, 41;

(3) al-Saduq, al-'Amali;

(4) Ibn al-'Athir, al-Nihayah, (bab al-ba');

(5) al-Karajiki, Ma`dan, 226;

(6) al-'Amidi, Ghurar, 329;

(7) al-Thaqafi, al-Gharat, see Ibn Abi al-Hadid, I, 295;

(8) al-Mufid, al-Jamal,* 45, 76.

172. The trustee of His revelations, ...

(1) Al-Harrani, Tuhaf, 130;

(2) Abu Ja`far al-'Iskafi, Naqd al-`Uthmaniyyah, see Ibn Abi al-Hadid, II, 171-173.

173. As for me, I am not intimidated by war ...

(1) Al-Tusi, al-'Amali, I, 172;

(2) al-Khwarazmi, al-Manaqib, 117;

(3) Ibn al-'Athir, al-Nihayah, I, 171, 282, II, 167, V, 66, 240;

(4) al-Thaqafi, al-Gharat;

(5) al-Tabari, al-Mustarshid, 95;

(6) Ibn Tawus, Kashf, 173;

(7) Ibn Qutaybah, al-'Imamah, I, 154.

174. O negligent people, ...

(1) Al-'Amidi, Ghurar, 191;

(2) See `Abd al-Zahra', II, 422.

175. Draw benefit from God's ... (1) Al-Zamakhshari, Rabi`, I, 219;

(2) al-Kulayni, Usul al-Kafi, II, 443;

(3) al-Barqi, al-Mahasin, 6;

(4) al-Saduq, al-'Amali, 153;

(5) al-`Ayyashi, Tafsir, II, 262;

(6) al-Harrani, Tuhaf, 71.

176. You have all agreed to select ...

(1) Al-Tabari, Ta'rikh, V, 48 (chronicle of the year 37) from Abu Mikhnaf.

177. An engagement does not ...

(1) Al-Wasiti, `Uyun al-hikam, see al-Majlisi, Bihar, vol. 77, 307;

(2) al-Saduq, al-Khisal, II, 163;

(3) al-Zamakhshari, Rabi`, I, 162;

(4) Ibn al-'Athir, al-Nihayah, III, 282 (`a.q.l.).

178. Eyes perceive Him not, ...

(1) Al-Kulayni, Usul al-Kafi, I, 98, 138;

(2) al-Saduq, al-Tawhid, 96, 320, 324;

(3) al-Saduq, al-'Amali, 205;

(4) al-Mufid, al-'Irshad, 131;

(5) al-Mufid, al-'Ikhtisas, 236;

(6) Sibt, Tadhkirah, 157.

179. I praise God for what He has ordained ...

(1) Al-Thaqafi, al-Gharat, I, 291;

(2) al-Tabari, Ta'rikh, VI, 60, events of 38 H.;

(3) Ibn al-'Athir, al-Nihayah, I, 188 (t.r.k).

180. Away with them ...

(1) Al-Thaqafi, al-Gharat, see Ibn Abi al-Hadid, I, 265;

(2) al-Tabari, Ta'rikh,VI, 65, events of 38 H.

181. Praise belongs to God, towards Whom ...

(1) Al-Wasiti, `Uyun al-hikam, see al-Majlisi, vol. 77, 310;

(2) Ibn al-'Athir, al-Nihayah, II, 145, 198.

182. Praise belongs to God, Who is known ...

(1) Al-Zamakhshari, Rabi`, I, 53;

(2) Ibn al-'Athir, al-Nihayah, V, 299;

(3) al-Bahrani, Tafsir al-burhan, I, 9, from a source other than Nahj.

183. Keep silent. May God disgrace you ... (1) Al-`Askari, Kitab al-sina`atayn, 258.

184. Praise belongs to God Whom senses cannot perceive ...

(1) Abu Talib Yahya ibn al-Husayn ibn Harun al-Husayni, al-'Amali, 192;

(2) al-Zamakhshari, Rabi`, bab dawabb al-barr wa al-bahr;

(3) al-Tabarsi, al-'Ihtijaj, I, 305.

185. He who attributes to Him states ...

(1) Al-Kulayni, al-Kafi, I, 138;

(2) al-Saduq, al-Tawhid, 96, 320, 324;

(3) al-Saduq, al-'Amali, 205;

(4) al-Mufid, al-'Irshad, 131;

(5) al-Mufid, al-'Ikhtisas, 236;

(6) Sibt ibn al-Jawzi, Tadhkirah, 157;

(7) al-Tabarsi, al-'Ihtijaj, I, 299;

(8) al-Murtada, al-'Amali, I, 103.

186. May my father and my mother ...

(1) Al-Mada'ini, Siffin, see `Abd al-Zahra', II, 478;

(2) al-Zamakhshari, Rabi`, bab al-mal wa al-kasb.

187. O people, I advise you to fear God ...

(1) Abu Mansur al-Tha`alibi, al-'I`jaz wa al-'Ijaz, 31.

188. One kind of faith is one which is fixed ...

(1) Al-Tha`alibi, al-'I`jaz, 32;

(2) al-Saffar, Basa'ir, 31; on p. 202 from (3)

(3) Mas`adah ibn Sadaqah, Khutab Amir al-Mu'minin (A);

(4) al-Saduq, `Uyun, I, 164;

(5) al-Saduq, al-Khisal, II, 164;

(6) al-'Amidi, Ghurar, 80, narrated by (7)

(7) al-Hakim, al-Mustadrak, II, 466;

(8) Ibn `Abd al-Birr, Jami`, I, 114;

(9) Ibn Hajar, al-'Isabah, II, 509;

(10) al-Tabari, al-Riyad, 198;

(11) al-Suyuti, Ta'rikh al-khulafa', 124;

(12) Dahlan, al-Futuhat, II, 337;

(13) al-Qunduzi, Yanabi` al-mawaddah, 224.

189. I praise Him in gratitude for His ... (1) Ibn Nubatah (d. 374/984) narrated this khutbah, see Ibn Abi al-Hadid, Sharh, III, 220;

(2) al-'Amidi, Ghurar, 20, 108.

190. Praise belongs to God Who has ... (1) Al-'Amidi, Ghurar, 87, 180, 245;

(2) Ibn Abi al-Hadid, Sharh, see `Abd al-Zahra', III, 28.

191. Praise belongs to God Who has donned ... (1) Ibn Tawus, Kitab al-yaqin, 196;

(2) al-Kulayni, Furu` al-Kafi, IV, 168;

(3) al-Saduq, al-Faqih, I, 152;

(4) al-Zamakhshari, Rabi`, I, 113;

(5) al-Mawardi, A`lam, 97;

(6) See al-Tehrani, al-Dhari`ah, VII, 204.

192. God Almighty created the creatures ...

(1) Kitab Sulaym ibn Qays, 211;

(2) al-Saduq, al-'Amali, 340;

(3) Ibn Qutaybah, `Uyun, II, 352;

(4) al-Harrani, Tuhaf, 159;

(5) Sibt ibn al-Jawzi, Tadhkirah, 148;

(6) Ibn Talhah, Matalib, I, 151;

(7) al-Karajiki, Kanz, 31;

(8) al-Mas`udi, Muruj, II, 420. `Abd al-Zahra' mentions 8 commentaries on this famous khutbah al-Qasi`ah.

193. We praise Him for succouring ...

(1) Al-Yamani, al-Taraz, II, 308;

(2) al-'Amidi, Ghurar, 54, 269.

194. Praise belongs to God, Who has made manifest ...

(1) Al-Majlisi, Bihar, vol. 74, 314.

195. He sent him (the Prophet) when there wasn't ...

(1) Al-'Amidi, Ghurar, 87.

196. Those Companions of Muhammad (S) ...

(1) Al-'Amidi, Ghurar, 243;

(2) al-Mufid, al-'Amali, see al-Majlisi, Bihar, vol. 17, 105.

197. He knows the criest of the beasts in wilderness ...

(1) Al-Harrani, Tuhaf, 126;

(2) al-Kulayni, Usul al-Kafi, II, 49;

(3) al-Qali, al-'Amali, 171;

(4) Abu Talib al-Makki, Qut, I, 382;

(5) Abu Nu`aym, Hilyah, I, 74, 75;

(6) al-Saduq, al-Khisal, I, 108.

198. Commit yourselves to prayer ...

(1) Al-Kulayni, al-Kafi, V, kitab al-jihad, 36.

199. By God, Mu`awiyah is not smarter than me ...

(1) Al-Kulayni, Usul al-Kafi, II, 336, 338.

200. O people, don't be averse to ...

(1) Al-Barqi, al-Mahasin, 208;

(2) al-Nu`mani, al-Ghaybah, 9;

(3) al-Mufid, al-'Irshad, 300;

(4) al-Tabari, al-Mustarshid, 76;

(5) al-Bahrani, al-Burhan, IV, 260;

(6) al-Majlisi, Bihar, II, 266.

201. O Messenger of God, may peace be upon you ...

(1) Al-Kulayni, Usul al-Kafi, I, 458;

(2) al-Tabari, Dala'il, 47;

(3) al-Mufid, al-Majalis, 165;

(4) al-Tusi, al-'Amali, I, 108;

(5) al-'Irbili, Kashf, II, 147;

(6) Sibt, Tadhkirah, 318.

202. O people, verily this world is a ...

(1) Al-Saduq, al-'Amali, 132;

(2) al-Saduq, `Uyun akhbar al-Rida, I, 298;

(3) al-Mufid, al-'Irshad, 139;

(4) al-Tabarsi, Mishkat, 243;

(5) Ibn Qutaybah, `Uyun, II, 253;

(6) al-Mubarrad, al-Kamil;

(7) Ibn `Abd Rabbih, al-`Iqd, II, 200;

(8) Warram, Majmu`ah, 66;

(9) al-Qali, al-'Amali, I, 258;

(10) al-Bayhaqi, al-Mahasin, II, 31; see `Arshi.

203. May God's mercy be upon you, procure provision ...

(1) Al-Saduq, al-'Amali, majlis 75;

(2) al-Mufid, al-Majalis, 116;

(3) al-Mufid, al-'Irshad, 110;

(4) al-Tabarsi, Mishkat, 275.

204. Addressed to Talhah and al-Zubayr ...

(1) Abu Ja`far al-'Iskafi, Naqd al-`Uthmaniyyah; see Ibn Abi al-Hadid, Sharh, II, 173.

205. I dislike that you should be abusers ...

(1) Al-Dinawari, al-'Akhbar, 155;

(2) Nasr, Siffin, 103;

(3) Sibt ibn al-Jawzi, Tadhkirah, 154.

206. Hold back this young man ...

(1) Al-Tabari, Ta'rikh, VI, 34, events of 37 H.; V, 196, events of 36 H.

207. O people, matters between you and me ...

(1) Nasr, Siffin, 484;

(2) Ibn Qutaybah, al-'Imamah, I, 118;

(3) al-Mas`udi, Muruj, II, 400.

208. What will you do with this spacious house ...

(1) Abu Talib al-Makki, Qut, I, 531;

(2) Ibn `Abd Rabbih, al-`Iqd, I, 329;

(3) al-Kulayni, al-Kafi, I, 410;

(4) al-Zamakhshari, Rabi`, IV, bab al-lahw wa al-ladhdhat;

(5) al-Mufid, al-'Ikhtisas, 152;

(6) Ibn al-Jawzi, Talbis Iblis, 194.

209. Verily, that which is in the people's hands ...

(1) Kitab Sulaym ibn Qays;

(2) Al-Kulayni, Usul al-Kafi, II, 62;

(3) al-Harrani, Tuhaf ,136;

(4) al-Saduq, al-Khisal, I, 333;

(5) al-Tawhidi, al-'Imta`, III, 197;

(6) al-Nu`mani, al-Ghaybah, 26;

(7) al-Tabari, al-Mustarshid, 30;

(8) Sibt ibn al-Jawzi, Tadhkirah, 142;

(9) al-Tabarsi, al-'Ihtijaj, I, 293;

(10) al-Karajiki, al-'Intisar, 10;

(11) al-Shaykh al-Baha'i, al-'Arba`in, 98.

210. It was through the sway of His power ...

(1) Al-Zamakhshari, Rabi`, I, bab al-sama' wa al-kawakib;

(2) Ibn al-'Athir, al-Nihayah, I, 27 (a.z.r).

211. My God, whoever of Thy servants ...

No sources mentioned.

212. Praise belongs to God, Who is above ...

(1) Al-Majlisi, Bihar, IV, 319.

213. I bear witness that He is First ...

(1) Al-'Amidi, Ghurar;

(2) Ibn Abi al-Hadid, Sharh, III, 23.

214. Praise belongs to God, Who ...

(1) Al-Sayyid Ibn al-Baqi, al-'Ikhtibar;

(2) al-Majlisi, Bihar, vol. 94, 226.

215. God Almighty has given me a right ...

(1) Al-Kulayni, Rawdah, 352.

216. My God, I beseech Thee to avenge Quraysh ...

(1) Al-Kulayni, al-Rasa'il, see (2)

(2) Ibn Tawus, Kashf, 173;

(3) Ibn Qutaybah, al-'Imamah, I, 154;

(4) al-Thaqafi, al-Gharat;

(5) al-Tabari, al-Mustarshid, 95;

(6) Safwah, Jamharah.

216 (a). They marched upon my officials ...

Part of Sermon: 216 and sources same.

217. Abu Muhammad lies a stranger ...

(1) Abu al-Faraj, al-'Aghani, XXI, 246;

(2) al-Mubarrad, al-Kamil, I, 126;

(3) al-Bayhaqi, al-Mahasin, II, 53;

(4) Ibn `Abd Rabbih, al-`Iqd, II, 279;

(5) Ibn al-'Athir, al-Nihayah, I, 192;

(6) al-Baladhuri, Ansab, II, 261;

(7) al-Mas`udi, Muruj, II, 371.

218. He revived his intellect ...

(1) Al-'Amidi, Ghurar, 233.

219. How far-fetched are his hopes ...

(1) Al-Wasiti, `Uyun al-hikam, see Bihar, vol. 77, 432;

(2) Ibn al-'Athir, al-Nihayah, II, 398;

(3) Abu Nu`aym, Hilyah, II, 132.

220. Indeed, God Almighty has made His remembrance ...

(1) Al-'Amidi, Ghurar, 81. 221. The addressee is without any excuse ...

(1) Al-Yamani, al-Taraz, II, 272;

(2) al-'Amidi, Ghurar, 232.

222. By God, if I were to spend a night on the thorns

(1) Al-Saduq, al-'Amali, 369;

(2) Sibt, Tadhkirah, 155;

(3) al-Zamakhshari, Rabi`, bab al-khayr wa al-salah;

(4) Ibn Shahr Ashub, al-Manaqib, II, 109.

223. My God, save my face ...

(1) Al-Rawandi, al-Da`awat, see Bihar, vol. 75, 297;

(2) al-Yamani, al-Taraz, I, 119.

224. It is a house surrounded by tribulations ...

(1) Sibt, Tadhkirah, 122;

(2) al-Khwarazmi, al-Manaqib, 267;

(3) al-Muttaqi, Kanz al-`ummal, III, 511.

225. My God, Thou art the friendliest of the friendly ...

(1) Al-Tusi, Misbah, 249;

(2) al-Samahiji, al-Sahifat al-`Alawiyyat al-'ula .

226. So and so did good for God's sake ...

(1) Al-Rawandi, al-Da`awat;

(2) al-Tabari, Ta'rikh, V, 47;

(3) see also the commentaries of Ibn Abi al-Hadid, III, 92 and Ibn Maytham al-Bahrani, IV, 97.

227. You drew my hand and I held it back ...

(1) Al-Mufid, al-'Irshad, 142;

(2) al-Mufid, al-Jamal, 128, from (3);

(3) al-Waqidi, al-Jamal;

(4) al-Thaqafi, al-Gharat, I, 310;

(5) Ibn Tawus, Kashf, 173;

(6) Ibn Qutaybah, al-'Imamah, I, 154;

(7) al-Tabari, Ta'rikh, V, 28;

(8) Ibn `Abd Rabbih, al-`Iqd, II, 165;

(9) al-Kulayni, al-Rasa'il;

(10) al-Tabari, al-Mustarshid, 95.

228. Verily, God-fearing is the key ... (1) Ibn al-'Athir, al-Nihayah, I, 355, II, 61, 103, III, 174;

(2) al-'Amidi, Ghurar, 112, 148, 213.

229. He discharged whatever he was commanded to do ... (1) Al-Mufid, al-Jamal, 127;

(2) al-Mufid, al-'Irshad, 115; from (3)

(3) al-Waqidi, al-Jamal,

(4) Ibn `Abd Rabbih, al-`Iqd, II, 227.

230. The property is neither mine nor yours ...

(1) Al-'Amidi, Ghurar, 69.

231. Beware that the tongue is a part ...

(1) Al-Kulayni, Rawdah, 396;

(2) al-Raghib, Muhadarat, I, 89;

(3) al-Watwat, al-Ghurar, 108;

(4) al-Zamakhshari, Rabi`, I, at the beginning;

(5) al-'Amidi, Ghurar, 82, 132.

232. The difference between them ...

(1) Al-Yamani, al-Taraz;

(2) al-Zamakhshari, Rabi`, I, 110.

233. My father and my mother ...

(1) Al-Mufid, al-'Amali, 60;

(2) Ibn al-'Athir, al-Nihayah, III, 143 (t.y.b);

(3) Muhammad ibn Habib, al-'Amali, 112;

(4) Ahmad ibn Hanbal, Musnad, hadith 228;

(5) Ibn Hisham, al-Sirat al-Nabawiyyah, IV, 213;

(6) al-Baladhuri, Ansab, I, 571;

(7) Abu Ishaq Ibrahim ibn al-Sari ibn Sahl al-Nahwi, al-'Amali;

For (3) & (4) see `Abd al-Zahra', III, 182.

234. I began following ...

(1) Ibn al-'Athir, al-Nihayah, V, (w.t.'a).

235. Act while there is respite ...

(1) Al-'Amidi, Ghurar, 54.

236. About the two arbitrators ...

(1) Ibn Qutaybah, al-'Imamah, I, 154;

(2) al-Thaqafi, al-Gharat, I, 312;

(3) al-Kulayni, al-Rasa'il;

(4) al-Tabari, al-Mustarshid, 95;

(5) Ibn Tawus, Kashf, 173;

(6) Safwah, Jamharah.

237. They are life for knowledge ...

(1) Al-Kulayni, Rawdah, 386;

(2) al-Harrani, Tuhaf, 163.

238. O Ibn `Abbas ...

(1) Ibn Qutaybah, al-'Imamah, I, 34;

(2) al-Mubarrad, al-Kamil, I, 11;

(3) Ibn `Abd Rabbih, al-`Iqd, IV, 309.

239. God requires you to be grateful ...

(1) Al-'Amidi, Ghurar, 308.



 

 



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