Knowledge gives life to the soul - Imam Ali
Nov, 15 20186 Rabi Al Awwal 1440


الرِّزق


SUSTENANCE




الرَّزّاقُ / The All-Sustainer

1ـ الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): لا يَملِكُ إمساكَ الأرزاقِ وإدرارَها إلّا الرَّزَّاقُ.
1– Imam Ali (AS) said, 'No one has the power to withhold or bestow sustenance except the All-Sustainer.’
[Ghurar al-Hikam, no. 10838]

2ـ الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): وقَدَّرَ الأرزاقَ فَكَثَّرَها وقَلَّلَها ، وقَسَّمَها على الضِّيقِ والسَّعَةِ ، فَعَـدَلَ فيها لِيَبتَلِيَ مَن أرادَ ، بِمَيسورِها ومَعسورِها ، ولِيَختَبِرَ بذلكَ الشُّكرَ والصَّبرَ مِن غَنِيِّها وفَقيرِها.
2– Imam Ali (AS) said, 'He apportions sustenance, abundantly and sparingly, and He distributes them to those in need as well as to those who prosper, and He is Just in His allotment in order that he may test whomever He wishes with prosperity or with hardship, and that He may test therewith the gratefulness and perseverance expressed by both rich and poor.’
[Nahj al-Balagha, Sermon 91]

ضَمانُ الرِّزقِ / Sustenance is Guaranteed


الرِّزق


SUSTENANCE




3ـ رسولُ اللهِ‏ِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): لا تَتَشاغَلْ عمّا فُرِضَ علَيكَ بِما قد ضُمِنَ لَكَ فإنّهُ لَيسَ بفائتِكَ ما قد قُسِّمَ لَكَ ، ولَستَ بِلاحِقٍ ما قد زُوِيَ عنكَ.
3– The Prophet (SAWA) said, 'Do not preoccupy yourself away from the duties incumbent upon you in your bid to secure that which is guaranteed to you, for indeed neither will you miss out on that which has been apportioned for you, nor will you attain that which has been placed beyond your reach.’
[Bihar al-Anwar, v. 77, p. 187, no. 10]

4ـ الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): لِكُلِّ ذِي رَمَقٍ قُوتٌ.
4– Imam Ali (AS) said, 'Every living thing has been given its own provision.’
[Amali al-Saduq, p. 264, no. 9]

5ـ الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): فهذا غُرابٌ وهذا عُقابٌ ، وهذا حَمامٌ وهذا نَعامٌ ، دَعا كُلَّ طائرٍ باسمِهِ ، وكَفَلَ لَهُ برزقِهِ.
5– Imam Ali (AS) said, 'This is a crow and this is an eagle, this one a dove and this one an ostrich – He has given each bird an individual name and has guaranteed each one its sustenance.’
[Nahj al-Balagha, Sermon 185]

6ـ الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): عِيالُهُ الخَلائقُ ، ضَمِنَ أَرزاقَهُم، وقَدَّرَ أَقْواتَهُم.
6– Imam Ali (AS) said, 'His creatures are His dependants, for whom He has guaranteed the means of subsistence, and apportioned provisions.’
[Nahj al-Balagha, Sermon 91]

7ـ الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): اُطلُبُوا الرِّزقَ فإنّهُ مَضمونٌ لِطالِـبِهِ .
7– Imam Ali (AS) said, 'Go out and seek your livelihood for it is guaranteed to the one who goes in search of it.’
[al-Irshad, v. 1, p. 303]

8ـ الإمامُ العسكريُّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): لا يَشغَلْكَ رِزقٌ مَضمونٌ عن عَمَلٍ مَفروضٍ.
8– Imam al-`Aaskari (AS) said, 'Do not let
[preoccupation with] a sustenance that is guaranteed avert you from an act that is incumbent.’
[Bihar al-Anwar, v. 78, p. 374, no. 22]

الحِرصُ وزِيادةُ الرِّزقِ / Greed and Increase in Sustenance

9ـ رسولُ اللهِ‏ِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): إنّ الرِّزقَ لا يَجُرُّهُ حِرصُ حَريصٍ ولا يَصرِفُهُ كَراهِيَةُ كارِهٍ.
9– The Prophet (SAWA) said, 'Sustenance cannot be pulled by the greed of an avaricious person nor repelled by the repugnance of a hostile person.’
[Bihar al-Anwar, v. 77, p. 68, no. 7]

10ـ الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): اِعلَمُوا أنَّ عَبدا وإن ضَعُفَتْ حِيلَتُهُ ، ووَهَنَتْ مَكِيدَتُهُ أنَّهُ لَن يُنقَصَ مِمّا قَدَّرَ اللّه‏ُ لَهُ ، وإن قَوِيَ عَبدٌ في شِدَّةِ الحِيلَةِ وقُوَّةِ المَكِيدَة أ نّهُ لن يُزادَ عَلى ما قَدَّرَ اللّه‏ُ لَهُ.
10– Imam Ali (AS) said, 'Know that even if a servant was devoid of shrewdness and was feeble in his schemes, it would not reduce the amount of sustenance that Allah has apportioned for him, and even if a servant were to be skilfully shrewd and crafty, it would not do anything to increase the sustenance that Allah has apportioned for him.’
[Amali al-Mufid, p. 207, no. 39]

11ـ الإمامُ الصّادقُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): إن كانَ الرِّزقُ مَقسوماً فالحِرصُ لِماذا؟!
11– Imam al-Sadiq (AS) said, 'Since sustenance is duly allotted, what is the use of greed?!'
[Amali al-Saduq, p. 16, no. 5]

12ـ الإمامُ الصّادقُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): إنّ اللّه‏َ تعالى وَسَّعَ أرزاقَ الحَمقى لِيَعتَبِرَ العُقَلاءُ ويَعلَمُوا أنّ الدنيا ليسَ يُنالُ ما فيها بِعَمَلٍ ولا حِيلَةٍ.
12– Imam al-Sadiq (AS) said, 'Verily Allah, most High, has abundantly distributed sustenance even to the idiots, so that intelligent men may take a lesson from this and know that the wealth of this world cannot be obtained by work or cunning.’
[Bihar al-Anwar, v. 103, p. 34, no. 63]

الحَثُّ عَلَى الإجمالِ في طَلَبِ الرِّزقِ / Enjoinment of Seeking One's Livelihood Through Decent Means

13ـ رسولُ اللهِ‏ِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): ألا وإنّ الرُّوحَ الأمينَ نَفَثَ في رُوعِي أ نّهُ لَن تَمُوتَ نفسٌ حتّى تَستَكمِلَ رِزقَها ، فاتَّقُوا اللّه‏َ وأجمِلُوا في الطَّلَبِ ، ولا يَحمِلْ أحَدَكُم استِبطاءُ شَيءٍ مِنَ الرِّزقِ أن يَطلُبَهُ بغَيرِ حِلِّهِ ، فإنّهُ لا يُدرَكُ ما عِندَ اللّه‏ِ إلّا بطاعَتِهِ.
13– The Prophet (SAWA) said, 'Verily the archangel Gabriel blew into my mind that no soul shall pass away before the depletion of his sustenance in this world, so be wary of your duty to Allah and seek your livelihood through decent means, and let not a delay in your provision cause any of you to seek it through unlawful means, for verily what is with Allah is only acquired through His obedience.’
[al-Kafi, v. 2, p. 74, no. 2]

14ـ الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): خُذْ مِن الدنيا ما أتاكَ وتَوَلَّ عمّا تَوَلّى عنك ، فإن أنتَ لَم تَفعَلْ فَأجمِلْ في الطَّلَبِ.
14– Imam Ali (AS) said, 'Take from
[the wealth of] this world that which comes to you, and avoid that which evades you, and if you cannot do this, then at least seek your livelihood through decent means.’
[Nahj al-Balagha, Saying 393]

15ـ الإمامُ الصّادقُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): لِيَكُن طَلَبُكَ المَعيشَةَ فَوقَ كَسبِ المُضَيِّعِ ، دُونَ طَلَبِ الحَريصِ الراضِي بالدنيا المُطمَئنِّ إلَيها ، ولكنْ أنزِلْ نفسَكَ مِن ذلكَ بمَنزِلَةِ المُنصِفِ المُتَعَفِّفِ تَرفَعُ نفسَكَ عن مَنزِلَةِ الواهِي الضَّعيفِ وتَكتَسِبُ ما لابُدَّ للمُؤمنِ مِنهُ.
15– Imam al-Sadiq (AS) said, 'Your quest to secure your means of subsistence should be such that it is neither like the earning of a wasteful squanderer, nor like the greedy man who loves and depends on this world. Rather, you must raise yourself from the level of weakness and incapacity, and bring yourself down
[from the level of greed] to the level of an equitable and virtuous man, and seek your earning the way a believer should.’
[Bihar al-Anwar, v. 103, p. 33, no. 63]

الرِّزقُ وطالِبُهُ / The Seeker of his Sustenance

16ـ رسولُ اللهِ‏ِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): لَو أنَّ ابنَ آدَمَ فَرَّ مِن رِزقِهِ كما يَفِرُّ مِنَ المَوتِ لَأدرَكَهُ كما يُدرِكُهُ المَوتُ.
16– The Prophet (SAWA) said, 'If man was to flee from his sustenance as he flees from death, it would find him just as death finds him.’
[Makarim al-Akhlaq, v. 2, no. 40377]

17ـ الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): الرِّزقُ يَطلُبُ مَن لا يَطلُبُهُ .
17– Imam Ali (AS) said, 'Sustenance runs after the one who does not run after it.’
[Ghurar al-Hikam, no. 1408]

18ـ الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): إنَّ الرِّزقَ رِزقانِ: رِزقٌ تَطلُبُهُ ، ورِزقٌ يَطلُبُكَ ، فإن أنتَ لَم تَأتِهِ أتاكَ .
18– Imam Ali (AS) said, 'There are two types of sustenance: the sustenance that you seek out, and the sustenance that seeks you out, which even if you do not pursue it, it pursues you.’
[Nahj al-Balagha, Letter 31]

19ـ الإمامُ الصّادقُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): إنّ اللّه‏َ عزّوجلّ جَعَلَ أرزاقَ المؤمنينَ مِن حيثُ لا يَحتَسِبُونَ ، وذلكَ أنَّ العَبدَ إذا لَم يَعرِفْ وَجهَ رِزقِهِ كَثُرَ دُعاؤهُ .
19– Imam al-Sadiq (AS) said, 'Verily Allah, Mighty and Exalted, has placed the believers' livelihoods whence they do not anticipate it to come, and that is because when the servant does not know the location of his livelihood, his supplication for it increases.
[ Nur al-Thaqalayn, v. 5, p. 354, no. 34]

الاهتِمامُ بِرِزقِ الغَدِ / Worrying About the Morrow's Sustenance

20ـ رسولُ اللهِ‏ِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): لا تَهتَمَّ لِرِزقِ غَدٍ فإنّ كُلَّ غَدٍ يَأتِي بِرِزقِهِ.
20– The Prophet (SAWA) said, 'Do not worry about tomorrow's sustenance for every morrow brings its own sustenance.’
[Bihar al-Anwar, v. 81, p. 195, no. 52]

21ـ الإمامُ الصّادقُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): مَنِ اهتَمَّ لِرِزقِهِ كُتِبَ علَيهِ خَطِيئَةٌ.
21– Imam al-Sadiq (AS) said, 'He who worries about his sustenance is recorded as having sinned.’
[Amali al-Tusi, p. 300, no. 593]

استِبطاءُ الرِّزقِ / Impatience With Regards to One's Sustenance

22ـ رسولُ اللهِ‏ِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): يقولُ اللّه‏ُ سبحانَهُ وتعالى: لِيَحذَرْ عَبدِي الذي يَستَبطِئُ رزقِي أن أغضَبَ فَأفتَحَ علَيهِ باباً مِن الدنيا!
22– The Prophet (SAWA) said, 'Allah, Glorified and most High, says, "Let my servant be warned that if he is impatient with regard to My sustenance, then I will get angry and open to him a door of this world
[and its temptations]”.’
[Bihar al-Anwar, v. 81, p. 195, no. 52]

23ـ رسولُ اللهِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): مَن أنعَمَ اللّه‏ُ تعالى علَيهِ نِعمَةً فَليَحمَدِ اللّه‏َ تعالى ، ومَنِ استَبطَأ (علَيهِ) الرِّزقَ فَليَستَغفِرِ اللّه‏َ.
23– The Prophet (SAWA) said, 'Whoever Allah bestows His bounties upon must praise Allah, and whoever is impatient with regards to his sustenance must seek Allah's forgiveness.’
[`Uyoun Akhbar al-Ridha (AS), v. 2, p. 46, no. 171]

24ـ رسولُ اللهِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): مَن استَبطَأ الرِّزقَ فَليُكثِرْ مِن التَّكبيرِ ، ومَن كَثُرَهَمُّهُ وغَمُّهُ فَليُكثِرْ مِن الاستِغفارِ .
24– The Prophet (SAWA) said, 'He who is impatient with regards to his sustenance must increase his proclamation of Allah's greatness
[takbir or proclaiming allahu akbar: Allah is the greatest (ed.)], and he who worries and frets much
[about his livelihood] must increase his seeking of forgiveness.’
[Kanz al-`Ummal, no. 9325]

ما يَجلِبُ الرِّزقَ ويَزيدُهُ / Factors that Elicit the Descent of Sustenance and Increase it

25ـ رسولُ اللهِ‏ِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): الرِّزقُ أسرَعُ إلى مَن يُطعِمُ الطَّعامَ ، مِن السِّكِّينِ في السَّنامِ .
25– The Prophet (SAWA) said, 'Sustenance comes to those who feed others faster than a knife can cut though flesh.’
[Bihar al-Anwar, v. 74, p. 362, no. 71]

26ـ رسولُ اللهِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ) ـ لمّا قيلَ لَهُ: اُحِبُّ أن يُوَسَّعَ عَلَيَّ في الرِّزقِ ؟ ـ: دُمْ على الطَّهارَةِ يُوَسَّعْ علَيكَ في الرِّزقِ.
26– The Prophet (SAWA) was once asked how one could bring about an increase in one's sustenance, to which he replied, 'Always remain in the state of purity (Tahara) and your sustenance will be plentiful.’
[Kanz al-`Ummal, no. 44154]

27ـ رسولُ اللهِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): أكثِرُوا مِن الصَّدَقَةِ تُرزَقُوا .
27– The Prophet (SAWA) said, 'Increase your charity and you will be provided more.’
[Bihar al-Anwar, v. 77, p. 176, no. 10]

28ـ الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): مُواساةُ الأخِ في اللّه‏ِ عزّوجلّ تَزِيدُ في الرِّزقِ .
28– Imam Ali (AS) said, 'Helping out one's brother in faith from one's own wealth, for the sake of Allah, increases sustenance.
[ Bihar al-Anwar, v. 74, p. 395, no. 22]

29ـ الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): استِعمالُ الأمانَةِ يَزِيدُ فيالرِّزقِ.
29– Imam Ali (AS) said, 'Acting with integrity increases one's sustenance.’
[Bihar al-Anwar, v. 75, p. 172, no. 8]

30ـ الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): استَنزِلُوا الرِّزقَ بالصَّدقَةِ.
30– Imam Ali (AS) said, 'Attract sustenance by giving in charity.’
[Nahj al-Balagha, Saying 137]

31ـ الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): مَن حَسُنَتْ نِيّتُهُ ، زِيدَ في رِزقِهِ.
31– Imam Ali (AS) said, 'He who is sincere in his intention receives an increase in sustenance.’
[Bihar al-Anwar, v. 103, p. 21, no. 18]

32ـ الإمامُ الباقرُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): علَيكَ بالدعاءِ لإخوانِكَ بظَهْرِ الغَيبِ فإنّهُ يَهِيلُ الرِّزقَ.
32– Imam al-Baqir (AS) said, 'You must pray fervently for your brothers
[in faith] in secret, and sustenance will pour down on you.’
[Bihar al-Anwar, v. 76, p. 60, no. 14]

33ـ الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): الزَّكاةُ تَزِيدُ في الرِّزقِ .
33– Imam al-Baqir (AS) said, 'Paying the alms-tax (zakat) leads to an increase in one's sustenance.’
[Bihar al-Anwar, v. 96, p. 14, no. 27]

34ـ الإمامُ الصّادقُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): مَن حَسَّنَ بِرَّهُ أهلَ بَيتِهِ زِيدَ في رِزقِهِ .
34– Imam al-Sadiq (AS) said, 'Whoever is especially kind to his family is increased in sustenance.’
[Bihar al-Anwar, v. 69, p. 408, no. 117]

35ـ الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): إنّ البِرَّ يَزِيدُ في الرِّزقِ .
35– Imam al-Sadiq (AS) said, 'Verily kindness leads to an increase in sustenance.’
[Bihar al-Anwar, v. 74, p. 81, no. 84]

36ـ الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): حُسنُ الخُلُقِ يَزِيدُ في الرِّزقِ .
36– Imam al-Sadiq (AS) said, 'Being good-natured increases in one's sustenance.’
[Bihar al-Anwar, v. 71, p. 396, no. 77]

ما يَمحَقُ الرِّزقَ / Things That Cut Off Sustenance

37ـ رسولُ اللهِ‏ِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): مَن حَبَسَ عن أخيهِ المسلمِ شيئا مِن حَقٍّ حَرَّمَ اللّه‏ُ علَيهِ بَرَكةَ الرِّزقِ إلّا أن يَتوبَ .
37– The Prophet (SAWA) said, 'Whoever deprives a fellow Muslim brother of his right, Allah forbids him the benediction of sustenance until he repents.’
[Amali al-Saduq, p. 350, no. 1]

38ـ الإمامُ الباقرُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): إنّ العَبدَ لَيُذنِبُ الذَّنبَ فَيُزوى عنهُ الرِّزقُ .
38– Imam al-Baqir (AS) said, 'Verily when the servant commits a sin, his sustenance eludes him.’
[al-Kafi, v. 2, p. 270, no. 8]

39ـ الإمامُ الصّادقُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): كَثرَةُ السُحتِ يَمحَقُ الرِّزقَ .
39– Imam al-Sadiq (AS) said, 'Obtaining wealth through illegal means cuts off one's sustenance.’
[Tuhaf al-`Uqoul, no. 372]

الحَثُّ عَلى طَلَبِ الحَلالِ / Seeking Livelihood Through Lawful (Halal) Means

40ـ رسولُ اللهِ‏ِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): العِبادَةُ عَشرَةُ أجزاءٍ تِسعَةُ أجزاءٍ في طَلَبِ الحَلالِ.
40– The Prophet (SAWA) said, 'Worship consists of ten parts of which nine are to do with earning a lawful livelihood.’
[Bihar al-Anwar, v. 103, p. 9, no. 37]

41ـ رسولُ اللهِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): الكادُّ على عِيالِهِ كالمُجاهِدِ في سبيلِ اللّه‏ِ.
41– The Prophet (SAWA) said, 'He who works hard to provide his family with a lawful livelihood is as one who fights in the way of Allah (jihad).’
[Bihar al-Anwar, p. 13, no. 59]

42ـ رسولُ اللهِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): إنَّ اللّه‏َ تعالى يُحِبُّ أن يَرى عَبدَهُ تَعِبا في طَلَبِ الحَلالِ.
42– The Prophet (SAWA) said, 'Verily Allah, most High, loves to see his servant weary from striving to earn his livelihood
[lawfully].’
[Kanz al-`Ummal, no. 9200]

43ـ رسولُ اللهِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): طَلبُ الحَلالِ فَريضةٌ على كُلِّ مُسلمٍ ومُسلمةٍ.
43– The Prophet (SAWA) said, 'Seeking a lawful livelihood is incumbent upon every Muslim man and woman.’
[Jami`a al-Akhbar, p. 389,no. 1079]

44ـ رسولُ اللهِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): مَن أكَلَ مِن كَدِّ يَدِهِ ، مَرَّ على الصِّراطِ كالبَرقِ الخاطِفِ .
44– The Prophet (SAWA) said, 'He whose daily bread is earned through his own toil and labour will pass across the Sirat
[Sirat: the Bridge extended over Hell, described as being as thin as a hair and as sharp as a sword, leading to Paradise (ed.)] as fast as a flash of lightning.’
[Jami`a al-Akhbar, p. 390, no. 1085]

45ـ رسولُ اللهِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): مَن أكَلَ مِن كَدِّ يَدِهِ ، نَظَر اللّه‏ُ إلَيهِ بالرَّحمَةِ ثُمّ لا يُعَذِّبُهُ أبداً .
45– The Prophet (SAWA) said, 'He whose daily bread is earned through his own toil and labour, Allah will look upon him with mercy and will never expose him to chastisement.’
[Jami`a al-Akhbar, no. 1087]

46ـ رسولُ اللهِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): مَلعونٌ مَلعونٌ مَن ضَيَّعَ مَن يَعُولُ .
46– The Prophet (SAWA) said, 'Cursed! Cursed is the one who brings deprivation to his dependents.
[ Bihar al-Anwar, v. 103, p. 13, no. 62]

47ـ عن المفضّلِ بنِ عمرَ: استَعِينُوا بِبعضِ الدنيا على الآخِرَةِ ، فإنّي سَمِعتُ أبا عبدِ اللّه‏ِ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) يقولُ: اِستَعِينُوا بِبعضِ هذهِ على هذهِ ، ولا تَكُونوا كَلاًّ على الناسِ .
47– Mufazzal b. `Aumar said, 'Make use of some of the
[commodities of this] world to help you in the next world, for I have heard Abu `Aabdallah (AS)
[i.e. Imam al-Sadiq] say, 'Make use of some of this
[abode] for that one, but do not be a burden on other people.’
[Bihar al-Anwar, v. 78, p. 381, no. 1]

خَيرُ الرِّزقِ ما يَكفي / The Best Livelihood is That Which Suffices You

48ـ رسولُ اللهِ‏ِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): اللّهُمّ ارزُقْ محمّداً وآلَ محمّدٍ ومَن أحَبَّ محمّداً وآلَ محمّدٍ ، العَفافَ والكَفافَ، وارزُقْ مَن أبغَضَ محمّداً وآلَ محمّدٍ المالَ والوَلَدَ.
48– The Prophet (SAWA) said, 'O Allah provide moderation and sufficiency to Muhammad and the family of Muhammad, and to those who love Muhammad and his family, and provide abundance of wealth and progeny to those who harbour hatred for Muhammad and his family.’
[al-Kafi, v. 2, p. 140, no. 3]

49ـ رسولُ اللهِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): خَيرُ الرِّزقِ ما يَكْفِي.
49– The Prophet (SAWA) said, 'The best livelihood is that which suffices.’
[Bihar al-Anwar, v. 77, p. 168, no. 4]

50ـ رسولُ اللهِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): ما قَلَّ وكَفى خَيرٌ مِمّا كَثُرَ وألهى.
50– The Prophet (SAWA) said, 'That which is little yet sufficient is better than that which is abundant and distracting
[as a result].’
[Amali al-Saduq, p. 395, no. 1]
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