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The Jealous

The Jealous الحسود

1. Happiness does not last for the jealous and the spiteful.

1ـ اَلْحَسُودُ، والحَقُودُ لاتَدُومُ لَهُما مَسَـرَّةٌ.

2. The jealous one is always ill and the miser is always abased.

2ـ اَلْحَسُودُ أبَداً عَليلٌ، والبَخيلُ أبَداً ذَلِيلٌ.

3. The jealous one is always sick, even when his body is healthy.

3ـ اَلْحَسُودُ دائِمُ السُّقْمِ وإنْ كانَ صَحِيحَ الجِسْمِ.

4. The jealous person is always ill.

4ـ اَلْحَسُودُ أبَداً عَلِيلٌ.

5. The jealous one is never cured.

5ـ اَلْحَسُودُ لايَبْرَءُ.

6. The jealous one never gains authority.

6ـ اَلْحَسُودُ لايَسُودُ.

7. The jealous one is angry at destiny.

7ـ اَلْحَسُودُ غَضْبانٌ عَلَى القَدَرِ.

8. The jealous one has many regrets and his sins are multiplied.

8ـ اَلْحَسُودُ كَثيرُ الحَسَراتِ، مُتَضاعِفُ السَّيـِّئاتِ.

9. When blessings are [openly] displayed, the enviers increase.

9ـ عِنْدَ تَظاهُرِ النِّعَمِ يَكْثُرُ الحُسّادُ.

10. I am amazed at the heedlessness of the jealous about the health of their bodies.

10ـ عَجِبْتُ لِغَفْلَةِ الحُسّادِ عَنْ سَلامَةِ الأجْسادِ.

11. The jealous one has no friendship.

11ـ لَيْسَ لِحَسُود خُلَّةٌ.

12. One whose jealousy increases, his depression becomes prolonged.

12ـ مَنْ كَثُرَ حَسَدُهُ، طالَ كَمَدُهُ.

13. How little comfort the jealous person has!

13ـ ما أقَلَّ راحَةُ الحَسُودِ.

14. Because of the favour of Allah upon you, do not be jealous.

14ـ لاتَكُونُوا لِفَضْلِ اللّهِ عَلَيْكُمْ حُسّاداً.

15. There is no comfort for the jealous.

15ـ لاراحَةَ لِحَسُود.

16. The jealous person will never be found happy.

16ـ لايُوجَدُ الحَسُودُ مَسْـرُوراً.

17. A believer is never jealous.

17ـ لايَكُونُ المُؤْمِنُ حَسُوداً.

18. No life is more miserable than the life of the jealous and the spiteful.

18ـ لاعَيْشَ أنْكَدُ مِنْ عَيْشِ الحَسُودِ والحَقُودِ.

19. The jealous person is never pleased with the one whom he is jealous of except by [his] death or cessation of the blessing.

19ـ لايَرضَى الحَسُودُ عَمَّنْ يَحْسُدُهُ إلاّ بِالمَوْتِ، أوْ بِزَوالِ النِّعْمَةِ.

20. It is a consolation for you that the one who is jealous of you becomes furious when you are happy.

20ـ يَشْفيكَ مِنْ حاسِدِكَ أنَّهُ يَغْتاظُ عِنْدَ سُرُورِكَ.

21. For the jealous one, there is no friendship.

21ـ اَلْحَسُودُ لاخُلَّةَ لَهُ.

22. For the jealous one, there is no cure.

22ـ اَلْحَسُودُ لاشِفاءَ لَهُ.

23. The jealous person considers the cessation of a blessing from the person whom he envies to be a blessing upon himself.

23ـ اَلْحاسِدُ يَرى أنَّ زَوالَ النِّعْمَةِ عَمَّنْ يَحْسُدُهُ نِعْمَةٌ عَلَيْهِ.

24. It is amazing how heedless the jealous are of the health of the bodies!

24ـ اَلْعَجَبُ لِغَفْلَةِ الحُسّادِ عَنْ سَلامَةِ الأجْسادِ.

25. The jealous person displays his affection in his words and hides his hatred in his actions; he has the title of a friend and the attribute of an enemy.

25ـ اَلحاسِدُ يُظْهِرُ وُدَّهُ في أقْوالِهِ، ويُخْفي بُغْضَهُ في أفْعالِهِ، فَلَهُ اسْمُ الصَّديقِ، وصِفَةُ العَدُوِّ.

26. The jealous one is happy with disaster [befalling others] and saddened by [their] happiness.

26ـ اَلحاسِدُ يَفْرَحُ بِالشُّـرُورِ، ويَغْتَمُّ بِالسُّـرُورِ.

27. Nothing cures the jealous one but cessation of the blessing.

27ـ اَلحاسِدُ لايَشْفيهِ إلاّ زَوالُ النِّعْمَةِ.