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The Intercessor and Interceder

The Intercessor and the Interceder- الشفيع والشافع

1. The intercessor is the wing of the seeker [which helps him attain what he seeks].

1ـ الشَّفيعُ جَناحُ الطّالِبِ.

2. The interceder of a criminal is his humility in seeking pardon.

2ـ شافِعُ الْمُجْرِمِ خُضُوعُهُ بِالْمَعْذِرَةِ.

3. The interceder of a sinner is his admission (of guilt), his repentance and his apology.

3ـ شافِعُ الْمُذْنِبِ إقْرارُهُ، وتَوْبَتُهُ اِعْتِذارُهُ.

4. The interceder of mankind [on the Day of Reckoning] acting upon the right and adhering to the truth.

4ـ شافِعُ الْخَلْقِ العَمَلُ بِالْحَقِّ، ولُزُومُ الصِّدْقِ.