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The Messenger And His Message

The Messenger and His Message الرسول وأدبه والكتاب

1. By the intelligence of the messenger and his etiquette, the intelligence of the sender [of the message] is gauged.

1ـ بِعَقلِ الرَّسولِ وأدَبِهِ يُسْتَدَلُّ على عَقْلِ المُرْسِلِ.

2. A person’s messenger is the interpreter of his reason, and his written message is more conveying than his speech.

2ـ رَسُولُ الرَّجُلِ تَرْجُمانُ عَقْلِهِ، وكِتابُهُ أبْلَغُ مِنْ نُطْقِهِ.

3. You messenger is the interpreter of your intellect, and your tolerance is an indication of your forbearance.

3ـ رَسُولُكَ تَرْجُمانُ عَقْلِكَ، واحْتِمالُكَ دَليلُ حِلْمِكَ.

4. Your messenger is the gauge of your nobility, and your pen is the most eloquent thing that speaks on your behalf.

4ـ رَسُولُكَ ميزانُ نُبْلِكَ، وقَلَمُكَ أبْلَغُ مَنْ يَنْطِقُ عَنْكَ.