Wretchedness- الشَّـقاء

1. Every wretchedness is [moving] towards ease.

1ـ كُلُّ شَقاءِ إلى رَخاء.

2. Collecting the [wealth that is] forbidden is part of wretchedness.

2ـ مِنَ الشَّقاءِ اِحْتِقابُ الحَرامِ.

3. Corrupting one’s Hereafter is from wretchedness.

3ـ مِنَ الشَّقاءِ إفْسادُ المَعادِ.

4. One of the signs of wretchedness is cheating one’s friend.

4ـ مِنْ عَلامَةِ الشَّقاءِ غِشُّ الصَّديقِ.

5. One of the signs of wretchedness is offending the virtuous.

5ـ مِنْ عَلاماتِ الشَّقاءِ الإسائَةُ إلَى الأخْيارِ.

6. It is from the wretchedness of a person for his certitude to get corrupted by doubt.

6ـ مِنْ شَقاءِ المَرْءِ أنْ يُفْسِدَ الشَّكُ يَقينَهُ.

7. It is from wretchedness for a person to safeguard his world at the expense of his religion.

7ـ مِنَ الشَّقاءِ أنْ يَصُونَ المَرْءُ دُنْياهُ بِدينِهِ.

8. Corruption of intention is from wretchedness.

8ـ مِنَ الشَّقاءِ فَسادُ النِّيَّةِ.

9. Verily from wretchedness is corruption of one’s Hereafter.

9ـ إنَّ مِنَ الشَّقاءِ إفْسادَ المَعادِ.