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Falsehood And Assisting It

Falsehood and assisting it الباطل والتعاون عليه

1. One who is pleased with the action of a group is like one who participates in it with them, and for everyone who participates in falsehood there are two sins: the sin of being pleased with it and the sin of acting upon it.

1ـ الرَّاضي بِفِعْلِ قَوْم كالدَّاخِلِ فيهِ مَعَهُمْ، ولِكُلِّ داخِل في باطِل إثمانِ: إثْمُ الرِّضا بِهِ، وإثمُ العَمَلِ بِهِ.

2. Falsehood is the opposer of truth.

2ـ الباطِلُ مُضادُّ الحَقِّ.

3. Falsehood is a deceptive beguiler.

3ـ اَلباطِلُ غَرُورٌ خادِعٌ.

4. Falsehood is the weakest supporter.

4ـ اَلباطِلُ أضْعَفُ نَصير.

5. Falsehood [is like a mount that] makes its rider stumble.

5ـ اَلباطِلُ يَزِلُّ بِراكِبِهِ.

6. Falsehoods hurl one into deviations.

6ـ اَلأباطيلُ مُوقِعَةٌ فيِ الأضاليلِ.

7. Collaborating in support of falsehood is vileness and treachery.

7ـ اَلتَّظافُرُ عَلى نَصْرِ الباطِلِ لُؤْمٌ وخيانَةٌ.

8. Oppose the one who opposes the truth for falsehood; and leave him and that which he has chosen for himself.

8ـ خالِفْ مَنْ خالَفَ الحَقَّ إلى غَيْرِهِ، وَدَعْهُ، وَما رَضيَ لِنَفْسِهِ.

9. Seeking assistance in support of falsehood is a serious offence and an act of treachery.

9ـ طَلَبُ التَّعاوُنِ على نُصْرَةِ الباطِلِ جنِايَةٌ وخيانَةٌ.

10. One who helps falsehood has oppressed the truth.

10ـ ظَلَمَ الحَقَّ مَنْ نَصَرَ الباطِلَ.

11. How can one separate from falsehood when he has not attached [himself] to the truth?

11ـ كَيفَ يَنْفَصِلُ عَنِ الباطِلِ مَنْ لَمْ يَتَّصِلْ بِالحَقِّ؟!

12. Falsehood has a [fixed] circuit.

12ـ لِلباطِلِ جَوْلَةٌ.

13. There is no joy in a flash of lightening for one who is immersed in darkness.

13ـ لَيْسَ فيِ البَرْقِ اللاَّمِعِ مُسْتَمْتَعٌ لِمَنْ يَخُوضُ الظُّلْمَةَ.

14. One who embarks on falsehood, regrets.

14ـ مَنْ رَكِبَ الباطِلَ نَدِمَ.

15. One whose falsehood increases, his truth will never be accepted.

15ـ مَنْ كَثُرَ باطِلُهُ لَمْ يُتَّبَعْ حَقُّهُ.

16. One who rides on falsehood, his mount will destroy him.

16ـ مَنْ رَكِبَ الباطِلَ أهْلَكَهُ مَرْكَبُهُ.

17. One who embarks on falsehood, his feet will slip.

17ـ مَنْ رَكِبَ الباطِلَ زَلَّ قَدَمُهُ.

18. One whose goal is falsehood will not perceive the truth even if it is more manifest than the sun.

18ـ مَنْ كانَ غَرَضُهُ الباطِلَ لَمْ يُدْرِكِ الحقَّ ولَوْ كانَ أشْهَرَ مِنَ الشَّمسِ.

19. One who supports falsehood, regrets.

19ـ مَنْ نَصَرَ الباطِلَ نَدِمَ.

20. How ugly falsehood is!

20ـ ما أقْبَحَ الباطِلَ.

21. The one who employs falsehood is chastised and condemned.

21ـ مُسْتَعْمِلُ الباطِلِ مُعَذَّبٌ مَلُومٌ.

22. One who resorts to falsehood does not become powerful.

22ـ لايَعِزُّ مَنْ لَجَأ إلَى الباطِلِ.