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Separation And Isolation

Seperation and isolation-الفرقة والتفرقة

1. Beware of separation [from the people], for indeed the one who is isolated from the people is [a target] for Satan.

1ـ إيّاكَ والفُرْقَةَ، فَإنَّ الشّاذَّ مِنَ النّاسِ لِلشَّيْطانِ.

2. Beware of separation, for indeed the one who is isolated from the people of truth is [prey] for Satan just as the lonely sheep is [prey] for the wolf.

2ـ إيّاكُمْ والفُرْقَةَ، فَإنَّ الشّاذَّ عَنْ أهْلِ الحَقِّ لِلشَّيْطانِ، كَما أنَّ الشّاذَّ مِنَ الغَنَمِ لِلذِّئْبِ.

3. The worst endeavour is separating two close friends.

3ـ بِئْسَ السَّعْيُ اَلتَّفْرِقَةُ بَيْنَ الأليفَيْنِ.

4. For every gathering there is separation.

4ـ لِكُلِّ جَمْع فُرْقَةٌ.

5. Remain with the community and eschew separation.

5ـ اِلْـزَمُوا الجَماعَةَ، واجْتَنِبُوا الفُرْقَةَ.