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الخَوفُ / Fear

1ـ رسولُ اللهِ‏ِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ) : رأسُ‏الحِكمَةِ مَخافَةُ‏ اللّه‏ِ.
1– The Prophet (SAWA) said, ‘The fountainhead of wisdom is the fear of Allah.’
[Bihar al-Anwar, v. 77, p. 133, no. 43]

2ـ رسولُ اللهِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ) : أعْلى النّاسِ مَنزِلَةً عِندَ اللّه‏ِ أخوَفُهُم مِنهُ.
2– The Prophet (SAWA) said, ‘The person with the highest station in the sight of Allah is the one who fears Him the most.’
[Bihar al-Anwar, v. 77, p. 180, no. 10]



3ـ رسولُ اللهِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ) : ثَلاثٌ مُنْجِياتٌ ... خَوفُ اللّه‏ِ في السِّرِّ كأ نّكَ تَراهُ ، فإنْ لَم تَكُن تَراهُ فإنّهُ يرَاكَ.
3– The Prophet (SAWA) said, ‘Three things provide salvation…fear of Allah in private, as if you see Him, for verily even though you do not see Him, He surely sees you.’
[Bihar al-Anwar, v. 70, p. 7, no. 5]

4ـ رسولُ اللهِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ) : مَن كانَ باللّه‏ِ أعْرَفَ كانَ مِن اللّه‏ِ أخْوَفَ.
4– The Prophet (SAWA) said, ‘The one who knows Allah the most is the one who fears Allah the most.’
[Bihar al-Anwar, v. 70, p. 393, no. 64]

5ـ الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) : الخَوفُ جِلْبابُ العارِفينَ .
5– Imam Ali (AS) said, ‘Fear is the garment of the gnostics.’
[Ghurar al-Hikam, no. 664]

6ـ الإمامُ زينُ العابدينَ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) : ابنَ آدَمَ ، لا تَزالُ بخَيرٍ ... ما كانَ الخَوفُ لكَ شِعاراً والحُزنُ دِثاراً .
6– Imam Zayn al-Abidin, (AS) said, ‘O son of Adam, you will always be with the good…as long as fear
[of Allah] is your motto and grief your cloak.’
[Amali al-Tusi, p. 115, no. 176]

المُؤمِنُ بَينَ مَخافَتَينِ / The Believer Lies between Two Fears

7ـ الإمامُ الصّادقُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) : المؤمنُ بَينَ مَخافَتَينِ: ذَنبٌ قَد مَضى لا يَدْري ما صَنعَ اللّه‏ُ فيهِ ، وعُمرٌ قَد بَقيَ لا يَدْري ما يَكْتَسِبُ فيهِ مِن المَهالِكِ ، فهُو لا يُصْبِحُ إلّا خائفاً ولا يُصْلِحُهُ إلّا الخَوفُ .
7– Imam al-Sadiq (AS) said, ‘The believer lies between two fears, fear of a sin that he has committed in the past and does not know what action Allah has taken
[with regards to it], and fear for the remainder of his life in which he does not know what destructive sins he may commit, therefore he always wakes up in the morning fearful and it is only fear that reforms him.’
[al-Kafi, v. 2, p. 71, no. 12]

8ـ رسولُ اللهِ‏ِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ) : لَو تَعْلَمونَ قَدْرَ رَحمَةِ اللّه‏ِ لاتَّكَلْتُم علَيها وما عَمِلْتُم إلّا قليلاً ، ولَو تَعْلَمونَ قَدْرَ غَضَبِ اللّه‏ِ لَظَنَنْتُم بأنْ لا تَنْجوا.
8– The Prophet (SAWA) said, ‘If you knew the extent of Allah’s mercy, you would have depended on it and performed only a few deeds, and if you knew the extent of Allah’s anger, you would believe that you will not be saved.’
[Kanz al-`Ummal, no. 5894]

9ـ الإمامُ الصّادقُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) : ارْجُ اللّه‏َ رَجاءً لا يُجَرّئُكَ على مَعاصيهِ ، وخَفِ اللّه‏َ خَوفاً لا يُؤْيِسُكَ مِن رَحمَتِهِ.
9– Imam al-Sadiq (AS) said, ‘Hope in Allah with such hope that it will not embolden you to disobey Him, and fear Allah with such fear that it will not cause you to despair of His mercy.’
[Bihar al-Anwar, v. 70, p. 384, no. 39]

10ـ الإمامُ الصّادقُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) : كانَ أبي (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) يقولُ : إنّهُ لَيس مِن عَبدٍ مؤمنٍ إلّا و في قَلْبهِ نُورانِ : نورُ خِيفَةٍ ونورُ رَجاءٍ ، لَو وُزِنَ هذا لَم يَزِدْ على هذا ، ولَو وُزِنَ هذا لَم يَزِدْ على هذا.
10– Imam al-Sadiq (AS) said, ‘My father (AS) used to say, ‘There is no believing servant except that in his heart are two lights, a light of fear and a light of hope, if they were each to be measured neither would exceed the other.’
[al-Kafi, v. 2, p. 67, no. 1]

عَلاماتُ الخائِفِ / The Marks of the Fearful One

11ـ الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) : مَن خافَ رَبَّهُ كَفّ ظُلْمَهُ.
11– Imam Ali (AS) said, ‘The one who fears his Lord refrains from wrongdoing.’
[Bihar al-Anwar, v. 75, p. 309, no. 3]

12ـ الإمامُ الصّادقُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) : لا يكونُ العَبدُ مؤمناً حتّى يكونَ خائفاً راجِياً ، ولا يكونُ خائفاً راجِياً حتّى يكونَ عامِلاً لِما يَخافُ ويَرْجو .
12– Imam al-Sadiq (AS) said, ‘A servant is not a believer until he is both fearful and hopeful, and he is not fearful and hopeful until he acts in accordance with what he fears and what he hopes for.’
[Bihar al-Anwar, v. 70, p. 392, no. 61]

13ـ الإمامُ الصّادقُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) : الخائفُ مَن لَم تَدَعْ لَهُ الرَّهْبةُ لِساناً يَنْطِقُ بهِ .
13– Imam al-Sadiq (AS) said, ‘The fearful one is he whose dread has not left him with a tongue with which to speak.’
[Bihar al-Anwar, v. 78, p. 244, no. 54]

تَفسيرُ الخَوفِ / Explanation of Fear

14ـ الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) : لا تَخافوا ظُلْمَ رَبِّكُم ، ولكنْ خافوا ظُلْمَ أنْفُسِكُم .
14–Imam Ali (AS) said, ‘Do not fear oppression from your Lord, rather fear oppression from your own selves.’
[Ghurar al-Hikam, no. 10234]

15ـ الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) : لا تَخَفْ إلّا ذَنْبَكَ ، لا تَرْجُ إلّا رَبَّكَ.
15– Imam Ali (AS) said, ‘Do not fear anything except your sin, and do not place your hope in anyone except your Lord.’
[Ghurar al-Hikam, no. 10161-10162]

16ـ الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) : إذا خِفْتَ الخالِقَ فَرَرْتَ إلَيهِ ، إذا خِفْتَ المَخْلوقَ فَرَرْتَ مِنهُ.
16– Imam Ali (AS) said, ‘When you fear the Creator you will escape to Him, and when you fear a creature, you will escape from it.’
[Ghurar al-Hikam, no. 4928-2029]

ثَمَراتُ الخَوفِ / The Fruits of Fear

17ـ رسولُ اللهِ‏ِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ) : مَن خافَ أدْلَجَ ، ومَن أدْلَجَ بَلغَ المَنزِلَ. ألاَ إنَّ سِلْعَةَ اللّه‏ِ غالِيَةٌ ، ألاَ إنّ سِلْعَةَ اللّه‏ِ الجَنّةُ.
17– The Prophet (SAWA) said, ‘Whoever fears is active during the night, and whoever is active during the night reaches the
[desired] station. Verily Allah’s commodity is valuable, verily Allah’s commodity is Paradise.’
[Kanz al-`Ummal, no. 5885]

18ـ رسولُ اللهِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ) : قالَ اللّه‏ُ تبارَكَ وتعالى : وعِزَّتي وجَلالي ، لا أجْمَعُ على عَبْدي خَوفَينِ ، ولا أجْمَعُ لَه أمْنَينِ ، فإذا أمِنَني في الدُّنيا أخَفْتُهُ يَومَ القِيامَةِ ، و إذا خافَني في الدُّنيا أمِنْتُهُ يَومَ القِيامَةِ.
18– The Prophet (SAWA) said, ‘Allah, Blessed and most High, says, ‘By My Honour and Majesty, I do not combine two types of fear for My servant, neither do I combine two types of security for him. If he feels secure from Me
[and My punishment] in this world, I will frighten him on the Day of Resurrection, and if he fears Me in this world, I will provide security for him on the Day of Resurrection.’
[Bihar al-Anwar, v. 70, p. 379, no. 28]

19ـ الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) : الخَوفُ سِجْنُ النّفْسِ عَن الذُّنوبِ ، ورادِعُها عنِ المَعاصي .
19– Imam Ali (AS) said, ‘Fear is the soul’s prison
[preventing it] from sinning and is its deterrent from disobedience.’
[Ghurar al-Hikam, no. 1987]

20ـ الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) : مَن كَثُرَتْ مَخافَتُهُ قَلّتْ آفَتُهُ .
20– Imam Ali (AS) said, ‘He whose fear increases, his affliction reduces.’
[Ghurar al-Hikam, no. 8036]

21ـ الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) : ثَمرَةُ الخَوفِ الأمنُ .
21– Imam Ali (AS) said, ‘The fruit of fear is security.’
[Ghurar al-Hikam, no. 4591]

22ـ الإمامُ الحسنُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) : مَن عَبدَ اللّه‏َ عَبّدَ اللّه‏ُ لَهُ كُلَّ شَيءٍ .
22– Imam al-Hasan (AS) said, ‘The one who is subservient to Allah, Allah will make everything else subservient to him.’
[Tanbih al-Khawatir, v. 2, p. 108]

23ـ الإمامُ الصّادقُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) : مَن خافَ اللّه‏َ أخافَ اللّه‏ُ مِنهُ كُلَّ شَيءٍ ، ومَن لَم يَخَفِ اللّه‏َ أخافَهُ اللّه‏ُ مِن كُلِّ شَيءٍ .
23– Imam al-Sadiq (AS) said, ‘The one who fears Allah, Allah will make everything fear him, and the one who does not fear Allah, Allah will make him fear everything else.’
[al-Kafi, v. 2. p. 28, no. 3]

24ـ الإمامُ الهاديُّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) : مَنِ اتّقى اللّه‏َ يُتّقى .
24– Imam al-Hadi (AS) said, ‘The one who is wary of Allah, Allah will make everyone wary of him.’
[Bihar al-Anwar, v. 77, p. 366, no. 32]

التَّحذيرُ مِن مَخافَةِ غَيرِ اللّه‏ِ / Caution Against Fearing Other than Allah

25ـ رسولُ اللهِ‏ِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ) : ما سلّطَ اللّه‏ُ على ابنِ آدَمَ إلّا مَن خافَهُ ابنُ آدَمَ ، ولَو أنّ ابنَ آدَمَ لَم يَخَفْ إلّا اللّه‏َ ما سَلّطَ اللّه‏ُ علَيهِ غَيرَهُ ولا وُكِلَ ابنُ آدَمَ إلّا إلى مَن رَجاهُ ، ولَو أنّ ابنَ آدَمَ لَم يَرْجُ إلّا اللّه‏َ ما وُكِلَ إلى غَيرِهِ.
25– The Prophet (SAWA) said, ‘Allah does not empower anyone over man except one whom he fears. If man was to fear none but Allah, Allah would not allow anyone else to dominate him other than Himself. Man is not assigned to anyone except him in whom he places his hope and if he hopes in none but Allah, he will not be assigned to anyone other than Him.’
[Kanz al-`Ummal, no. 5909]

26ـ رسولُ اللهِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ) : طُوبى لِمَن شَغَلَهُ خَوفُ اللّه‏ِ عَن خَوفِ النّاسِ.
26– The Prophet (SAWA) said, ‘Blessed is the one whose fear of Allah preoccupies him from fearing people.’
[Bihar al-Anwar, v. 77, p. 126, no. 32]

27ـ رسولُ اللهِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ) : لا تَخَفْ في اللّه‏ِ لَوْمَةَ لائمٍ.
27– The Prophet (SAWA) said, ‘Do not fear the reproach of blame on the path of Allah.’
[al-Khisal, p. 526, no. 13]

ما يَنبَغي عِندَ الخَوفِ مِمّا يُهابُ / How One Should React When in Fear of Something Awesome

28ـ الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) : إذا هِبْتَ أمْراً فقَعْ فيهِ ، فإنّ شِدَّةَ تَوقّيهِ أعْظَمُ مِمّا تَخافُ مِنهُ.
28– Imam Ali (AS) said, ‘When you fear a matter, dive straight into it for verily the intensity of your wariness of it is greater than what you actually fear.’
[Nahj al-Balagha, Saying 175]

29ـ الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) : إذا خِفْتَ صُعوبَةَ أمْرٍ فاصْعُبْ لَهُ يَذِلَّ لكَ، وخادِعِ الزَّمانَ عَن أحْداثِهِ تَهُنْ علَيكَ .
29– Imam Ali (AS) said, ‘If you fear the difficulty of a situation, be hard and firm in front of it and it will lower
[in difficulty] for you, and wittingly deceive the problems of the age and they will become easy for you.’
[Ghurar al-Hikam, no. 4108]

النَّوادِرُ / Miscellaneous

30ـ الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) : مَن لَم يُخِفْ أحَداً لَم يَخَفْ أبداً .
30– Imam Ali (AS) said, ‘The one who does not fear anyone will never ever fear.’
[Ghurar al-Hikam, no. 8955]

31ـ الإمامُ الصّادقُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) : إذا دَخَلتَ مَدْخَلاً تَخافُهُ فاقْرَأ هذهِ‏الآيةَ: «رَبِّ أدْخِلْني مُدْخَلَ صِدْقٍ وأخْرِجْني مُخْرَجَ صِدْقٍ واجْعَلْ لي مِن لَدُنْكَ سُلْطاناً نَصيراً»، فإذا عايَنْتَ الّذي تَخافُهُ فاقْرَأ آيةَ الكُرْسِيِّ .
31– Imam al-Sadiq (AS) said, ‘If you enter a place which you fear, then recite this verse, “My Lord! Admit me with a worthy entrance, and bring me out with a worthy departure, and render me a favourable authority from yourself”
[Qur’an 17:80], and if you see someone whom you fear, then recite Ayat al-Kursi
[The verse of the Throne in the Holy Qur’an, 2:255-257].’
[Bihar al-Anwar, v. 76, p. 237, no. 37]

32ـ الإمامُ الرِّضا (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) : مَن لَم يَخَفِ اللّه‏َ في القَليلِ لَم يَخَفْهُ في الكَثيرِ.
32– Imam al-Rida (AS) said, ‘Whoever does not fear Allah with regards to small matters will not fear Allah with regards to large matters.’
[Bihar al-Anwar, v. 71, p. 174, no. 10]

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