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Showing Off

Showing Off الريا والمُرائي

1. The outside of the one who shows off is beautiful but his inside is sickly.

1ـ المُرائي ظاهِرُهُ جَميلٌ، وَباطِنُهُ عَلِيلٌ.

2. Work without seeking to show off or for the sake of renown, for indeed the one who works for other than Allah is left by Allah to the one whom he worked for.

2ـ اِعْمَلُوا في غَيْرِ رِياء ولا سُمْعَة، فَإنَّهُ مَنْ يَعْمَلْ لِغَيرِ اللّهِ يَكِلْهُ اللّهُ سُبْحانَهُ إلى مَنْ عَمِلَ لَهُ.

3. Showing off is [a form of] ascribing partners [to Allah].

3ـ اَلرِّياءُ إشْراكٌ.

4. The bane of worship is showing off.

4ـ آفَةُ العِبادَةِ الرِّياءُ.

5. The smallest amount of showing off is polytheism.

5ـ يَسيرُ الرِّياءِ شِرْكٌ.

6. The words of the one who shows off are beautiful, but in his heart there is an internal disease.

6ـ لِسانُ المُرائي جَميلٌ، وفي قَلْبِهِ الدَّاءُ الدَّخيلُ.