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The Son Of Adam (The Human Being)

The Son of Adam (The Human Being) ابن آدم

1) How wretched the son of Adam is! His death is hidden, his ailments concealed, his every action recorded, harmed by the bite of a mosquito, made malodorous by perspiration and caused to die by [something as simple as] choking.

1ـ مِسْكينٌ اِبْنُ آدَمَ، مَكْتُومُ الأجَلِ، مَكْنُونُ العِلَلِ، مَحفُوظُ العَمَلِ، تُؤْلِمُهُ البَقَّةُ، وتُنْتِنُهُ العَرَقَةُ، وتَقْتُلُهُ الشَّرْقَةُ.

2) Woe to the son of Adam! How heedless and negligent of his salvation he is!

2ـ وَيْحَ ابْنِ آدَمَ ما أغْفَلَهُ، وَعَنْ رُشدِهِ ما أذْهَلَهُ.

3) Woe to the son of Adam! A prisoner of hunger, prone to overeating, a target of calamities and a successor of the dead.

3ـ وَيْحَ ابْنِ آدَمَ، أسيرُ الجُوعِ، صَريعُ الشَّبَعِ، غَرَضُ الآفاتِ، خَليفَةُ