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Scheming

Scheming-المكر

1. Scheming and malice are things that keep faith away.

1ـ اَلْمَكْرُ والغُلُّ مُجانِبَا الإيمانِ.

2. Beware of scheming, for indeed scheming [and plotting] is a blameworthy quality.

2ـ إيّاكَ والمَكْرَ، فَإنَّ الْمَكْرَ لَخُلْقٌ ذَميمٌ.

3. Scheming is wickedness, deception is evil.

3ـ اَلمَكْرُ لُؤْمٌ، اَلخَديعَةُ شُؤْمٌ.

4. Scheming is the practice of the mutinous.

4ـ اَلمَكْرُ شيمَةُ المَرَدَةِ.

5. Scheming is the trait of the wicked.

5ـ اَلمَكْرُ سَجِيَّةُ اللِّئامِ.

6. Scheming against one who trusts in you is ingratitude [and betrayal].

6ـ اَلمَكْرُ بِمَنِ ائْتَمَنَكَ كُفْرٌ.

7. The bane of cleverness is scheming.

7ـ آفَةُ الذُّكاءِ اَلْمَكْرُ.

8. The cornerstone of wisdom is eschewing deceptions.

8ـ رَأْسُ الحِكْمَةِ تَجَنُّبُ الخُدَعِ.

9. Many a plotter has been struck down by his own stratagem.

9ـ رُبَّ مُحْتال صَرَعَتْهُ حيلَتُهُ.