Hunger الجُوعُ

1. Hunger is better than the humiliation of subjugation.

1ـ اَلْجُوعُ خَيْرٌ مِنْ ذُلِّ الخُضُوعِ.

2. Keeping oneself hungry is the most beneficial cure, whereas eating to one’s fill increases maladies.

2ـ اَلتَّجَوُّعُ أنْفَعُ الدَّواءِ، اَلشِّبَعُ يُكْثِرُ الأدْواءَ.

3. Hunger is better than subjugation.

3ـ اَلجُوعُ خَيْرٌ مِنَ الخُضُوعِ.

4. Complement your food with hunger and discipline yourself with contentment.

4ـ تَأَدَّمْ بِالجُوعِ وتَأَدَّبْ بِالقُنُوعِ.

5. The best condiment is hunger.

5ـ نِعْمَ الإدامُ الجُوعُ.

6. How good an assistant of piety hunger is!

6ـ نِعْمَ عَونُ الوَرَعِ التَّجَوُّعُ.

7. How good an assistant in cutting down the [desires of the carnal] self and breaking its [bad] habits hunger is!

7ـ نِعْمَ العَونُ عَلى أشَـرِ(أسْرِ) النَّفْسِ وكَسْرِ عادَتِها التَّجَوُّعُ.