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Acquisitions-القنية والمقتنيات

1. Acquisitions are [a cause of] sorrows.

1ـ اَلْقِنْيَةُ أحْزانٌ.

2. Acquisitions are deprivation [from peace of mind].

2ـ اَلْقِنْيَةُ سَلِبٌ.

3. Acquisitions bring about sadness.

3ـ اَلْقِنْيَةُ (اَلفِتْنَةُ) تَجْلِبُ الحَزَنَ.

4. Acquisitions are a spring of sorrows.

4ـ اَلْقِنْيَةُ يَنْبُوعُ الأحْزانِ.

5. Acquisitions are the spoils of disasters.

5ـ اَلْقِنْيَةُ نَهْبُ الأحْداثِ.

6. The discarding of hardships [one endures for attaining worldly gain] is the best of acquisitions.

6ـ اِطِّراحُ الكُلَفِ أشْرَفُ قِنْيَة.

7. To the extent of [one’s] acquisitions, sorrow and grief is multiplied.

7ـ بِقَدْرِ القِنْيَةِ يَتَضاعَفُ اَلحُزْنُ والغُمُومُ.

8. The fruit of acquisitions is sorrow.

8ـ ثَمَرَةُ المُقْتَنَياتِ الحُزْنُ.