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  • After this there is a perplexing and abstruse argument stay with Solomon and do not stir up the demons!
  • بعد ازین حرفیست پیچاپیچ و دور  ** با سلیمان باش و دیوان را مشور 
  • Hark, relate the story of the Súfí and the Cadi and the offender who was (so) feeble and wretchedly ill.
  • هین حدیث صوفی و قاضی بیار  ** وان ستمکار ضعیف زار زار 
  • The Cadi said (to the Súfí), “Make the roof firm, O son, in order that I may decorate it with good and evil.
  • گفت قاضی ثبت العرش ای پسر  ** تا برو نقشی کنم از خیر و شر 
  • Where is the assailant? Where is that which is subject to vengeance? This man in (consequence of) sickness has become a (mere) phantom. 1535
  • کو زننده کو محل انتقام  ** این خیالی گشته است اندر سقام 
  • The law is for the living and self-sufficient: where (how) is the law (binding) upon the occupants of the graveyard?”
  • شرع بهر زندگان و اغنیاست  ** شرع بر اصحاب گورستان کجاست 
  • The class (of men) who are headless (selfless) because of (their spiritual) poverty are in a hundred respects more naughted than those dead (and buried).
  • آن گروهی کز فقیری بی‌سرند  ** صد جهت زان مردگان فانی‌تراند 
  • The dead man is naughted (only) from one point of view, namely), as regards loss (of bodily life); the Súfís have been naughted in a hundred respects.
  • مرده از یک روست فانی در گزند  ** صوفیان از صد جهت فانی شدند 
  • (Bodily) death is a single killing, while this (spiritual death) is three hundred thousand (killings), for each one of which there is a blood-price beyond reckoning.
  • مرگ یک قتلست و این سیصد هزار  ** هر یکی را خونبهایی بی‌شمار 
  • Though God hath killed these folk many a time, (yet) He hath poured forth (infinite) stores (of grace) in payment of the blood-price. 1540
  • گرچه کشت این قوم را حق بارها  ** ریخت بهر خونبها انبارها 
  • Every one (of these martyrs) is inwardly like Jirjís (St George): they have been killed and brought to life (again) sixty times.
  • هم‌چو جرجیس‌اند هر یک در سرار  ** کشته گشته زنده گشته شصت بار