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Rectitude And Right Guidance

Rectitude and Right Guidance الرُّشد والاِسترشاد والمسترشد

1. Indeed the intelligent one who is heedless strays from the path of right guidance and the one who strives with seriousness [to find it] gets it.

1ـ لَقَدْ أخْطَاءَ العاقِلُ اللاَّهي الرُّشْدَ، وأصابَهُ ذُوالاِجْتِهادِ والجِدِّ.

2. You will never know rectitude until you know the one who has abandoned it.

2ـ لَنْ تَعْرِفُوا الرُّشْدَ حتّى تَعْرِفُوا الَّذي تَرَكَهُ.

3. One who seeks right guidance becomes knowledgeable [about it].

3ـ مَنِ اسْتَرشَدَ عَلِمَ.

4. One who seeks right guidance from the deviated, goes astray.

4ـ مَنِ اسْتَرشَدَ غَوِيّاً ضَلَّ.

5. One who opposes his reason follows his desires.

5ـ مَنْ خالفَ رُشْدَهُ تَبِـعَ هَواهُ.

6. The best of paths is [the path of] right guidance.

6ـ أفْضَلُ السُّبُلِ الرُّشْدُ.

7. It is possible for the seeker of right guidance to attain it.

7ـ قدْ أصابَ المُسْترْشِدُ.

8. One who is truthful to you about yourself has indeed guided you aright.

8ـ مَنْ أصْدَقَكَ في نَفْسِكَ فَقَدْ أرْشدَكَ.

9. There is no going astray with right guidance.

9ـ لاضَلالَ مَعَ إرشاد.

10. One who is successful in his [attaining] rectitude acquires provisions for his Hereafter.

10ـ مَنْ وُفِّقَ لِرَشادِهِ تَزَوَّدَ لِمَعادِهِ.