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Glory And The Honoured One

Glory and the Honored One-العزّة والعزيز

1. One who is given honour by Allah cannot be humiliated by any king.

1ـ مَنْ تَعزَّزَ بِاللّهِ لَمْ يُذِلَّهُ سُلْطانٌ.

2. One who seeks honour through [anyone] other than Allah is abased.

2ـ مَنِ اعْتَزَّ بِغَيْرِ اللّهِ ذَلَّ.

3. One who seeks glory through [anyone] other than Allah is destroyed by [the] glory.

3ـ مَنِ اعْتَزَّ بِغَيْرِ اللّهِ أهْلَكَهُ العِزُّ.

4. One who seeks glory without having any right to it gets humiliated.

4ـ مَنْ يَطْلُبِ العِزَّ بِغَيْرِ حَقّ يَذِلُّ.

5. One who seeks glory through [anything] other than truth, Allah humiliates him with [the] truth.

5ـ مَنِ اعْتَزَّ بِغَيْرِ الحَقِّ أذَلَّهُ اللّهُ بِالحَقِّ.

6. There is no glory except through obedience [to Allah].

6ـ لاعِزَّ إلاّ بِالطّاعَةِ.

7. The honoured is the one who becomes honoured through obedience [to Allah].

7ـ اَلعَزيزُ مَنِ اعْتَزَّ بِالطّاعَةِ.

8. When you seek glory, then seek it through obedience [to Allah].

8ـ إذا طَلَبْتَ العِزَّ فَاطْلُبْهُ بِالطّاعَةِ.

9. He whose neighbours are abased is not honoured.1

9ـ ما عَزَّ مَنْ ذَلَّ جيرانُهُ.

10. Glory is the attainment of [the power to exact] revenge.

10ـ اَلعِزُّ إدْراكُ الاِنْتِصارِ.

11. Every glory that is not endorsed by religion is a humiliation.

11ـ كُلُّ عِزّ لايُؤَيِّدُهُ دينٌ مَذَلَّةٌ.

  • 1. Or: One who humiliates his neighbours is not honoured.