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Stubbornness

Stubbornness-اَللَّجاج

1. Stubbornness causes its rider to stumble.

1ـ اَللَّجاجُ يَكْبُو بِراكِبِهِ.

2. Stubbornness gives rise to hostilities and kindles rancour in the hearts.

2ـ اَللَّجاجُ يُنْتِجُ الحُرُوبَ، ويُوغِرُ القُلُوبَ.

3. Stubbornness is the most harmful of all things in this life and the next.

3ـ اَللَّجاجُ أكْثَرُ (أكْبَرُ) الأشْياءِ مَضَرَّةً فِي العاجِلِ والآجِلِ.

4. Beware of blameworthy stubbornness, for indeed it provokes hostilities.

4ـ إيّاكَ ومَذْمُومَ اللَّجاجِ، فَإنَّهُ يُثيرُ الحُرُوبَ.

5. Stubbornness is ill-fated.

5 ـ اَللَّجاجُ شُؤْمٌ.

6. Stubbornness is the seed of evil.

6 ـ اَللَّجاجُ بَذْرُ الشَّرِّ.

7. Stubbornness tarnishes the soul.

7ـ اَللَّجاجُ يَشينُ النَّفْسَ.

8. Stubbornness is the provoker of hostilities.

8 ـ اَللَّجاجُ مَثارُ الحُرُوبِ.

9. Stubbornness causes its rider to fall off.

9ـ اَللَّجاجُ يَنْبُو بِراكِبِهِ.

10. Stubbornness is the symbol of destruction [and ruin].

10ـ اَللَّجاجُ عُنْوانُ العَطَبِ.

11. Stubbornness is followed by detriment.

11ـ اَللَّجاجُ يَعْقِبُ الضُّرَّ.

12. Stubbornness corrupts opinion.

12ـ اَللَّجاجُ يُفْسِدُ الرَّأْيَ.

13. Stubbornness brings to a person that which he is not in need of.

13ـ اَللَّجاجَةُ تُورِثُ مالَيْسَ لِلْمَرْءِ إلَيْهِ حاجَةٌ.

14. The fruit of stubbornness is ruin.

14ـ ثَمَرَةُ اللَّجاجِ العَطَبُ.

15. The rider of stubbornness is exposed to affliction.

15ـ راكِبُ اللَّجاجِ مُتَعَرِّضٌ لِلْبَلاءِ.

16. Stubbornness is the cause of turmoil [and war].

16ـ سَبَبُ الهِياجِ اَللَّجاجُ.

17. Stubbornness may bring about that which a person is not in need of.

17ـ قَدْ تُورِثُ اللَّجاجَةُ ما لَيْسَ لِلْمَرْءِ إلَيْهِ حاجَةٌ.

18. There is no mount more insubordinate than stubbornness.

18ـ لامَرْكَبَ أجْمَحُ مِنَ اللَّجاجِ.