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Vileness

Vileness-اللُّؤم

1. Vileness is preferring the love of wealth over the delight of praise and commendation.

1ـ اَللُّؤْمُ إيثارُ حُبِّ المالِ عَلى لَذَّةِ الحَمْدِ والثَّناءِ.

2. Vileness is the opposite of all the virtues and the combination of all the vices, evils and lowly traits.

2ـ اَللُّؤْمُ مُضادٌّ لِسائِرِ الفَضائِل، وجامِعٌ لِجَميعِ الرَّذائِلِ والسَّوْءاتِ وَالدَّنايا.

3. The greatest vileness is praising the blameworthy.

3ـ أعْظَمُ اللُّؤْمِ، حَمْدُ المَذْمُومِ.

4. Vileness is the foundation of evil.

4ـ اَللُّؤْمُ أُسُّ الشَّرِّ.

5. Vileness is the accumulator of dispraise.

5ـ اَللُّؤْمُ جَمّاعُ المَذامِّ.

6. Vileness necessitates deceit.

6ـ اَللُّؤْمُ يُوجِبُ الغِشَّ.

7. Vileness is preferring wealth over people.

7ـ اَللُّؤْمُ إيثارُ المالِ عَلَى الرِّجالِ.

8. Vileness is ugly so do not make it your attire.

8ـ اَللُّؤْمُ قَبيحٌ فَلا تَجْعَلْهُ لُبْسَكَ.

9. Hastening punishment is one of the signs of vileness.

9ـ مِنْ عَلاماتِ اللُّؤْمِ تَعْجيلُ العُقُوبَةِ.

10. Betraying [one’s] agreements is one of the signs of vileness.

10ـ مِنْ عَلاماتِ اللُّؤْمِ الغَدْرُ بِالمَواثيقِ.

11. Being a bad neighbour is from the signs of vileness.

11ـ مِنْ عَلامَةِ اللُّؤْمِ سُوءُ الجُوارِ.

12. Slandering the righteous is one of the ugliest vile traits.

12ـ مِنْ أقْبَحِ اللُّؤْمِ غَيْبَةُ الأخْيارِ.

13. It is from vileness for a person to preserve his wealth and sacrifice his dignity [instead].

13ـ مِنَ اللُّؤْمِ أنْ يَصُونَ الرَّجُلُ مالَهُ ويَبْذُلَ عِرْضَهُ.

14. It is from the greatest vileness for a man to protect himself while surrendering his wife.

14ـ مِنْ أعْظَمِ اللُّؤْمِ إحْرازُ المَرْءِ نَفْسَهُ وإسْلامُهُ عِرسَهُ.

15. Being ill-natured is from vileness.

15ـ مِنَ اللُّؤْمِ سُوءُ الخُلْقِ.