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The Negligent

The Negligent-الغافل

1. I am amazed at the one who is negligent, while death is swift in seeking him.

1ـ عَجِبْتُ لِغافـِل، والمَوْتُ حَثيثٌ في طَلَبِهِ.

2. One whose negligence is prolonged, his destruction is hastened.

2ـ مَنْ طالَبَ غَفْلَتُهُ تَعَجَّلَتْ هَلَكَتُهُ.

3. One whose negligence overcomes him, his heart dies.

3ـ مَنْ غَلَبَتْ عَلَيْهِ الغَفْلَةُ ماتَ قَلْبُهُ.

4. One who is negligent about the events of [his] days is awakened by death.

4ـ مَنْ غَفَلَ عَنْ حَوادِثِ الأيّامِ أيْقَظَهُ الحِمامُ.

5. Woe be to the one who is overcome by negligence so he forgets his [final] journey and does nor prepare for it.

5ـ وَيْلٌ لِمَنْ غَلَبَتْ عَلَيْهِ الغَفْلَةُ فَنَسِيَ الرِّحْلَةَ ولَمْ يَسْتَعِدَّ.

6. No deed is accepted from the negligent one.

6ـ لاعَمَلَ لِغافِل.