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02-07-2022 |03 Dhū al-Ḥijjah 1443 AH

Aggression

Description: The Prophet (S) said, ‘The evil deed to be punished the quickest is agression.

رسولُ اللّٰهِ‏ِ (صَلَّيَ اللّٰهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): إنَّ أعجَلَ الشَّرِّ عُقوبَةً البَغيُ.

Reference: [al-Kafi, v. 2, p. 327, no. 1]

Description: Imam Ali (a.s.) said, ‘Whoever draws the sword of agression will be killed by it [himself].’[Nahj al-Sa’ada, v. 1, p. 52]

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): مَن سَلَّ سَيفَ البَغْيِ قُتِلَ بهِ.

Reference: [Nahj al-Sa’ada, v. 1, p. 52]

Description: Imam Ali (a.s.) said, ‘Agression removes [Allah’s] favor.

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): البَغيُ يَسْلُبُ النِّعمةَ .

Reference: ’[Ghurar al-Hikam, no. 382]

Description: Imam Ali (a.s.) said, ‘Agression brings about destruction.’

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): البَغيُ يُوجِبُ الدَّمارَ .

Reference: [Garar al Hukam. no. 795]

Description: Imam Ali (a.s.) said, ‘Avoid agression, for it expedites death and makes of its doer a lesson to others.

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): إيّاكَ والبَغيَ فإنّهُ يُعَجِّلُ الصَّرْعةَ، ويُحِلُّ بالعاملِ بهِ العِبَرَ .

Reference: ’[Gharar al Hukam. no. 2657]

Description: Imam Ali (a.s.) said, ‘Agression leads its perpetrators to the Hellfire.’

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): إنَّ البَغيَ يَقـودُ أصْحابَهُ إلَي النّارِ.

Reference: [al-Kafi, v. 2, p. 327, no. 4]

Description: Imam al-Sadiq (a.s.) said, ‘Make sure that you never utter one aggressive word, even if you admire [the strength of] yourself and your tribe.

الإمامُ الصّادقُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): انظُرْ أنْ لا تَكَلَّمَنَّ بكَلِمةِ بَغيٍ أبَداً، وإنْ أعجَبتْكَ نَفسُكَ وعَشيرَتُكَ.

Reference: [al-Kafi, v. 2, p. 327, no.3]

Description: Imam al-Sadiq (a.s.), with regards to the verse: “But should someone be compelled, without being aggressive or rebellious…”57, said, ‘The agressor is whoever rises to fight against the Im?m.

الإمامُ الصّادقُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) ـ في قولِهِ تعالي: «فَمَنِ اضْطُرَّ غيرَ باغٍ ولا عادٍ» ـ: الباغي الّذي يَخرُجُ علَي الإمامِ.

Reference: [Ma’ani al-Akhbar, p. 213, no. 1]

Description: Imam Ali (a.s.) said, ‘There are two kinds of fighting: one is the fighting against polytheists; they must not be left until they accept Islam or pay the tax with humility. The second is the fighting against the people of innovation [from among Muslims]; and they should not be left until they comply with the command of Allah or else they be killed.’

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): القِتالُ قِتالانِ : قِتالُ أهلِ الشِّركِ لا يُنْفَرُ عنهُم حتّي يُسْلِموا أو يُؤْتُوا الجِزيَةَ عن يَدٍ و هُم صاغِرونَ، و قِتالٌ لأهلِ الزَّيغِ لا يُنْفَرُ عنهُم حتّي يَفِيؤوا إلي أمرِ اللّه ِ أو يُقْتَلوا .

Reference: [Wasa’il al-Shi’ah, v. 11, p. 18, no. 3]

Description: Imam Ali (a.s.) said, ‘[Rebellious] Agressors [from among Muslims] are to be fought and killed in the same way that one kills polytheists; and Muslims can rally all the support they can against them, and when possible, they can be taken prisoners just as polytheists are taken captive

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): يُقاتَلُ أهلُ البَغْي و يُقْتَلونَ بكلِّ ما يُقْتَلُ بهِ المُشرِكونَ ، و يُسْتَعانُ عَليهِم بمَن أمكَنَ أنْ يُستَعانَ بهِ علَيهِم مِن أهلِ القِبلةِ ، و يُؤْسَـرونَ كَمـا يُؤسَـرُ المُشرِكونَ إذا قُـدِرَ علَيهِم .

Reference: [Mustadrak al-Wasa’il, v. 11, p. 65, no. 12437]

Description: Imam al-Sadiq (a.s.) said about one who declares enmity towards the Imam of the Muslims: ‘If it were not for the fact that we were afraid for your sake – that one of you may be killed for killing one of them, and one of you is worth a thousand of their men – we would order you to kill them; but this is left to [the discretion of] the Imam.

الإمامُ الصّادقُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): ـ في النّاصبِ ـ : لَولا أنّا نَخافُ علَيكُم أنْ يُقتَلَ رجُلٌ مِنكُم برجُلٍ مِنهُم ـ و رجُلٌ مِنكُم خَيرٌ مِن ألفِ رجُلٍ مِنهُم ـ لَأمَرناكُم بالقَتلِ لَهُم ، و لكنْ ذلكَ إلَي الإمامِ .

Reference: ’[Wasa’il al-Shi’ah, v. 11, p. 60, no. 2]

Description:

Imam Ali (a.s.) said, 'The person best able to practice abstemiousness is he who understands the inferiority of this worldly life.

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): أحَقُّ الناسِ بالزَّهادَةِ مَن عَرَفَ نَقصَ الدنيا.

Reference: ’[Ghurar al-Hikam, no. 3209]