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  • رفت صوفی سوی آن سیلی‌زنش  ** دست زد چون مدعی در دامنش 
  • The Súfi went to the man who had slapped him, and laid hold of his skirt like a plaintiff.
  • اندر آوردش بر قاضی کشان  ** کین خر ادبار را بر خر نشان 
  • Haling him along, he brought him to the Cadi, saying, “Mount this asinine miscreant on an ass (and parade him through the streets),
  • یا به زخم دره او را ده جزا  ** آنچنان که رای تو بیند سزا 
  • Or punish him with blows of the whip, according as thy judgement may deem fitting;
  • کانک از زجر تو میرد در دمار  ** بر تو تاوان نیست آن باشد جبار  1510
  • For (in the case of) one who dies under thy chastisement, no fine is (imposed) on thee in vengeance (for him): that (death) is unpenalised.”
  • در حد و تعزیر قاضی هر که مرد  ** نیست بر قاضی ضمان کو نیست خرد 
  • When any one has died under the punishment and flagellation of the cadi no responsibility lies on the cadi, for he (the cadi) is not a person of small account.
  • نایب حقست و سایه‌ی عدل حق  ** آینه‌ی هر مستحق و مستحق 
  • He is God’s deputy and the shadow of God’s justice, the mirror (that displays the real nature) of every plaintiff and defendant;
  • کو ادب از بهر مظلومی کند  ** نه برای عرض و خشم و دخل خود 
  • For he inflicts correction for the sake of one who has been wronged, not for the sake of his honour or his anger or his income (profit).
  • چون برای حق و روز آجله‌ست  ** گر خطایی شد دیت بر عاقله‌ست 
  • Since it is (done) for the sake of God and the Day (of Judgement) hereafter, if a mistake is made (by him) the blood-wit falls upon the (dead man’s) kinsmen on the father’s side.
  • آنک بهر خود زند او ضامنست  ** وآنک بهر حق زند او آمنست  1515
  • He who strikes (and kills) for his own sake is (held) responsible, while he who strikes (and kills) for God’s sake is secure.
  • گر پدر زد مر پسر را و بمرد  ** آن پدر را خون‌بها باید شمرد 
  • If a father strikes his son and he (the son) dies, the father must pay the blood-price,