1. Sickness is [a form of] confinement of the body.

1ـ اَلمَرَضُ حَبْسُ البَدَنِ.

2. There are two things that should not be scorned: sickness and the poor relative.

2ـ شَيْئانِ لايُؤْنَفُ مِنْهُما: اَلمَرَضُ، وذُوالقَرابَةِ المُفْتَقِرِ.

3. One who hides his sickness from the physicians has betrayed his body.

3ـ مَنْ كَتَمَ الأطِبّاءَ مَرَضَهُ خانَ بَدَنَهُ.

4. Whoever conceals his hidden ailment, his physician becomes incapable of curing him.

4ـ مَنْ كَتَمَ مَكْنُونَ دائِهِ عَجَزَ طَبيبُهُ عَنْ شِفائِهِ.

5. Sickness in one of the two confinements.

5ـ اَلمَرَضُ أحَدُ الحَبْسَيْنِ.