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28-02-2024 |19 Shaʿbān 1445 AH

[Allah’s] Antipathy

Description: The Prophet (S) said, ‘Allah despises the adulterous old man, the wealthy oppressor, the arrogant pauper, and the persistent beggar; He nullifies the reward of the bragging doner, and he hates the blatantly insolent liar.

رسولُ اللّٰهِ‏ِ (صَلَّيَ اللّٰهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): إنَّ اللّه‏َ يُبغِضُ الشّيخَ الزّاني، والغَنيَّ الظَّلومَ، والفَقيرَ المُخْتالَ، والسّائلَ المُلْحِفَ، ويُحبِطُ أجرَ المُعطي المَنّانِ، ويَمقُتُ البَذيخَ الجَريَّ الكَذّابَ.

Reference: ’[Tuhaf al-’Uqul, no. 42]

Description: The Prophet (S) said, ‘Allah despises anyone who is ill-mannered, swaggering [in his gait], frequenting the markets, a corpse by night, [sleeping] like a donkey during the day, knowledgeable about this world, but ignorant about the Hereafter.’

رسولُ اللّٰهِ‏ِ (صَلَّيَ اللّٰهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): إنَّ اللّه‏َ تعالي يُبغِضُ كلَّ جَعْظَريٍّ جَوّاظٍ سَخّابٍ في الأسْواقِ، جِيفةٍ باللّيلِ، حِمارٍ بالنّهارِ، عالمٍ بالدُّنيا، جاهلٍ بالآخِرَةِ.

Reference: [‘Uyun Akhbar ar-Ridha, v. 2, p. 28, no. 24]

Description: The Prophet (S) said, ‘Allah, the Exalted, despises anyone who is knowledgeable about this world, but ignorant about the Hereafter.

رسولُ اللّٰهِ‏ِ (صَلَّيَ اللّٰهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): إنَّ اللّه‏َ تباركَ وتعالي يُبغِضُ كلَّ عالِمٍ بالدُّنيا جاهلٍ بالآخِرَةِ.

Reference: ’[Kanz al-’Ummal, 28982]

Description: The Prophet (S) said, ‘Allah despises a man who does not fight intruders in his home.

رسولُ اللّٰهِ‏ِ (صَلَّيَ اللّٰهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): إنَّ اللّه‏َ عزّ وجلّ يُبغِضُ رجُلاً يُدخَلُ علَيهِ في بَيتِهِ ولا يُقاتِلُ.

Reference: [Kanz al-’Ummal, 28982]

Description: Imam Ali (a.s.) said, ‘Allah, the Exalted, despises the insolent man who is audacious [in committing] acts of disobedience.’

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): إنَّ اللّه‏َ سبحانه لَيُبغِضُ الوَقِحَ المُتَجرّي علَي المَعاصي .

Reference: [Ghurar al-Hikam, no. 3437]

Description: Imam Ali (a.s.) said, ‘The Prophet (S) used to say, ‘Allah despises the one who frowns at the faces of his brethren.’

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): كانَ رسولُ اللّه‏ِ (صَلَّيَ اللّٰهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ) يقولُ: إنَّ اللّه‏َ يُبغِضُ المُعَبِّسَ في وَجهِ إخْوانِهِ .

Reference: [Mustadrak al-Wasa’il, v. 8, p. 321, no. 9552]

Description: Imam al-Baqir (a.s.) said, ‘Allah despises the vile person who displays his vices publicly.

الإمامُ الباقرُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): إنَّ اللّه‏َ يُبغِضُ الفاحِشَ المُتَفَحِّشَ .

Reference: ’[Bihar al-Anwar, v. 71, p. 383, no. 17]

Description: The Prophet (S) said, ‘Three people that Allah despises most are: a man who sleeps a lot in the day without having woken up to pray at night, a man who eats a lot without uttering the name of Allah or praising Him upon starting to eat, and a man who laughs a lot without reason.’

رسولُ اللّٰهِ‏ِ (صَلَّيَ اللّٰهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): إنَّ أبغَضَ الخَلقِ إلَي اللّه‏ِ ثلاثةٌ: الرّجُلُ يُكثِرُ النّومَ بالنّهارِ ولَم يُصَلِّ مِن اللّيلِ شَيئاً، والرّجُلُ يُكْثِرُ الأكْلَ ولا يُسَمّي اللّه‏َ علي طَعامِهِ ولا يَحْمَدُهُ، والرّجلُ يُكْثِرُ الضِّحْكَ مِن غيرِ عَجَبٍ

Reference: [Kanz al-’Ummal, no. 21431]

Description: The Prophet (S) said, ‘Three people that Allah despises most are: an atheist in the Sanctuary [of Makkah], a man who seeks the pre-Islamic pagan practice in the era Islam, and a man who seeks to shed another’s blood without any just cause.

رسولُ اللّٰهِ‏ِ (صَلَّيَ اللّٰهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): أبغَضُ النّاسِ إلَي اللّه‏ِ ثلاثةٌ: مُلحِدٌ في الحَرَمِ، ومُبْتَغٍ في الإسلامِ سُنّةَ الجاهِليّةِ، ومُطلِبُ دَمِ امرئٍ بغير حقّ لِيُهرِيقَ دمَهُ.

Reference: [Kanz al-’Ummal, no. 43833]

Description: The Prophet (S) said, ‘The most despised, by Allah, from among you are those who roam about gossiping and separating brothers, and seeking out flaws in innocent people.

رسولُ اللّٰهِ‏ِ (صَلَّيَ اللّٰهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): أبغَضُكُم إلَي اللّه‏ِ المَشّاؤونَ بالنَّميمةِ، المُفرِّقونَ بينَ الإخْوانِ، المُلْتَمِسونَ للبُرآءِ العَثَراتِ.

Reference: ’[Bihar al-Anwar, v. 71, p. 383, no. 17]

Description: The Prophet (S) said, ‘The most despised by Allah, the Exalted, from among His creatures is the scholar who frequents the rulers.’

رسولُ اللّٰهِ‏ِ (صَلَّيَ اللّٰهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): إنَّ أبغَضَ الخَلقِ إلَي اللّه‏ِ تعالي العالِمُ يَزورُ العُمّالَ.

Reference: [Kanz al-’Ummal, no. 28985]

Description: The Prophet (S) said, ‘Verily the most despicable from among you to me and the farthest away from me on the Day of Judgment are the prattlers, the pretentious, and the mutafayhiqoun.’ He was asked, ‘O Messenger of Allah! Who are the mutafayhiqoun?’ He said, ‘Those who are arrogant.’

رسولِ اللّه‏ِ (صَلَّيَ اللّٰهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): إنّ أبغَضَكُم إلَيَّ وأبعَدَكُم مِنّي يومَ القيامةِ الثَّرْثارونَ، والمُتَشَدِّقونَ، والمُتَفَيْهِقونَ . قالوا: يا رسولَ اللّه‏ِ، ما المُتَفَيْهِقونَ ؟ قالَ: المُتَكبِّرونَ .

Reference: [Kanz al-’Ummal, no. 28985]

Description: Imam Ali (a.s.) said, ‘The person most despised by Allah from among all His creatures is the backbiter.

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): أبغَضُ الخَلائقِ‏إلَي اللّه‏ِ المُغْتابُ .

Reference: ’[Ghurar al-Hikam, no. 3128]

Description: Imam Ali (a.s.) said, ‘The person most despised by Allah, the Exalted, from among His creatures is the one whose greatest concerns are [sating the appetite of] his stomach and his private parts.’

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): أمْقَتُ العبادِ إلَي اللّه‏ِ سبحانه مَن كانَ هِمَّتُهُ (هَمُّهُ) بطنَهُ وفَرْجَهُ .

Reference: ’[Ghurar al-Hikam, no. 3128]

Description: Imam Ali (a.s.) said, ‘The person most despised by Allah, the Exalted, is the ignorant one.’[Ibid. no. 3359]

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): أبغَضُ الخَلائقِ إلَي اللّه‏ِ تعالي الجاهلُ .

Reference: ’[Ghurar al-Hikam, no. 3359]

Description: Imam Ali (a.s.) said, ‘The most despised of creatures in the sight of Allah is a man who gathers scattered pieces of knowledge, deceiving [people] in the darkness of chaos, and blinded to what lies hidden in tranquility. His peers from among the people call him a scholar, but he himself has never benefited one full day from his knowledge.

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): إنَّ أبغَضَ خَلقِ اللّه‏ِ إلَي اللّه‏ِ رجُلٌ قَمَشَ عِلْماً، غارّاً في أغْباشِ الفِتْنةِ، عَمِيا بما في غَيبِ الهُدْنةِ، سَمّاهُ أشْباهُهُ مِن النّاسِ عالِما، ولَم يُغْنَ في العِلمِ يَوماً سالِماً .

Reference: ’[Kanz al-’Ummal, no. 44220]

Description: Imam Ali (a.s.) said, ‘The person most despised by Allah, the Exalted, is the overbearing scholar.

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): أبغَضُ العِبادِ إلَي اللّه‏ِ سبحانه العالِمُ المُتَجَبِّرُ .

Reference: ’[Ghurar al-Hikam, no. 3164]

Description: Imam al-Baqir (a.s.) narrated, ‘Moses (a.s.) said, ‘O Lord! Who do You despise the most from among Your servants?’ He replied, ‘The one who [sleeps like] a corpse by night and is idle during the day.’

الإمامُ الباقرُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): قالَ موسي (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): يا ربِّ، أيُّ عِبادِكَ أبغَضُ إلَيكَ ؟ قالَ: جِيفةٌ باللّيلِ بَطّالٌ بالنّهارِ.

Reference: [Bihar al-Anwar, v. 76, p. 180, no. 8]

Description: Imam al-Sadiq (a.s.) said, ‘The person most despised from among Allah’s creatures is a man whose [sharp] tongue people are wary of.’

الإمامُ الصّادقُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): إنَّ أبغَضَ خَلقِ اللّه‏ِ عبدٌ اتّقَي النّاسُ لِسانَهُ.

Reference: [al-Kafi, v. 2, p. 323, no. 4]

Description: The Prophet (S) said, ‘Nothing is more despised by Allah than a full stomach.’

رسولُ اللّٰهِ‏ِ (صَلَّيَ اللّٰهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): ليسَ شَيءٌ أبغَضَ إلَي اللّه‏ِ مِن بَطنٍ مَلْآنَ.

Reference: [Uyoun Akhbar al-Ridha (a.s.), v. 2, p. 36, no. 89]

Description: The Prophet (S) said to the archangel Gabriel, ‘Which place is most despised by Allah?’ He said, ‘The marketplaces, and the most despised from among those who frequent them is he who is the first to enter and the last to leave.

رسولُ اللّٰهِ (صَلَّيَ اللّٰهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): ما شَيءٌ أبغَضُ إلَي اللّه‏ِ مِنَ البُخلِ وسوءِ الخُلُقِ، وإنَّهُ لَيُفسِدُ العَمَلَ كَما يُفسِدُ الطّينُ العَسَلَ.

Reference: ’[Bihar al-Anwar, v. 84, p. 4, no. 76]

Description: Imam al-Sadiq (a.s.) said, ‘Allah despises excessive sleep and excessive idleness.

الإمامُ الصّادقُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): إنَّ اللّه‏َ يُبْغِضُ كَثْرَةَ النَّومِ وكَثْرَةَ الفراغِ .

Reference: ’[Bihar al-Anwar. v. 76, p. 180, no. 10]

Description: Imam al-Sadiq (a.s.) said, ‘Three things deserve the antipathy of Allah, the Exalted: [excessive] sleeping without night-vigil, laughing without a cause, and eating on a full stomach.

الإمامُ الصّادقُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): ثلاثٌ فيهِنَّ المَقْتُ مِن اللّه‏ِ عزّ وجلّ: نَومٌ مِن غيرِ سَهَرٍ، وضِحكٌ مِن غيرِ عجَبٍ، وأكلٌ علَي الشِّبَعِ.

Reference: ’[al-Khisal, p. 89, no. 25]

Description: Imam al-Sadiq (a.s.) said, ‘A man from [the tribe of] Khath’am came to the Prophet (S), asking, ‘Which deeds are the most despised by Allah, the Exalted?’ The Prophet replied, ‘Associating anyone with Allah.’ The man asked, ‘Then what?’ He said, ‘Cutting off one’s kin.’ The man asked, ‘Then what?’ He said, ‘Enjoining evil and forbidding what is good.’

الإمامُ الصّادقُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): إنَّ رجُلاً مِن خَثْعَمٍ جاءَ إلَي النَّبيِّ (صَلَّيَ اللّٰهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ) فقال: أيُّ الأعمالِ أبغَضُ إلَي اللّه‏ِ عزّ وجلّ ؟ فقالَ: الشِّركُ باللّه‏ِ . قالَ: ثُمّ ماذا؟ قالَ: قَطيعةُ الرَّحِمِ . قالَ: ثُمّ ماذا ؟ قالَ: الأمرُ بالمُنكَرِ والنَّهيُ عنِ المَعروفِ .

Reference: [al-Kafi, v. 2, p. 290, no. 4]

Description: Imam Ar-Ridha’ (a.s.) said, ‘Allah, the Exalted, despises gossip, wasting money, and persistent begging.

الإمامُ الرِّضا (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): إنَّ اللّه‏َ يُبغِضُ القِيلَ والقالَ، وإضاعَةَ المالِ، وكَثْرَةَ السُّؤالِ .

Reference: ’[Bihar al-Anwar, v. 78, p. 335, no. 16]