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The Beloved

The Beloved المحب والمحبوب

1. Losing a loved one leads to forlornness.

1ـ فَقْدُ الأحِبَّةِ غُرْبَةٌ.

2. One who loves you forbids you [from evil].

2ـ مَنْ أَحَبَّكَ نَهاكَ.

3. One who loves something speaks about it constantly.

3ـ مَنْ أَحَبَّ شَيْئاً لَهِجَ بِذِكْرِهِ.

4. Indeed only he who does not flatter you loves you, and only he who does not let you hear [his praise] praises you.

4ـ إنَّما يُحِبُّكَ مَنْ لايَتَمَلَّقُكَ ويُثْني عَلَيْكَ مَنْ لايُسْمِعُكَ.

5. Let the most beloved person to you and the one who has the greatest status in your eyes be the one who strives hardest in benefiting people.

5ـ لِيَكُنْ أحَبُّ النَّاسِ إلَيْكَ وأخْظاهُمْ لَدَيْكَ أكْثَرُهُمْ سَعْياً في مَنافِعِ النّاسِ.

6. Let the most beloved person to you be the compassionate adviser.

6ـ لِيَكُنْ أحَبُّ النّاسِ إلَيْكَ المُشْفِقُ النّاصِحُ.