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Hadith #10

10 - حَدَّثَنا مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ عَلِى ماجِيلوَيْه رَضِىَ اللهُ عَنْهُ قالَ: حَدَّثَنا عَمِّي مُحَمَّدبن أَبي القاسِم، عَن أَبي البَرْقِي، عَن عَلِىِّ بْنِ مُحَمَّد، عَن أَبي أَيُّوب المَدَنِيُّ، عَن سُلَيْمان بْنِ جَعْفَر الجَعْفَرِيِّ، عَن‏ عَلَيْهِ السَّلامُ، عَن آبائِهِ، عَن عَلِيِ‏ عَلَيْهِ السَّلامُ قالَ: قالَ رَسُولَ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيْهِ وَآلِهِ تعلموا مِنَ الغراب خصالا ثَلاثاً استتاره بِالسفاد وَبكوره فِي طلب الرِّزْق حَذَّرَهُ.

26-10 Muhammad ibn Ali Majiluwayh - may God be pleased with him - narrated that his uncle Muhammad ibn Abil Qasim quoted on the authority of Ahmad ibn Abi Abdillah al-Barqi, on the authority of Ali ibn Muhammad, on the authority of Abi Ayyoub al-Madani, on the authority of Soleiman ibn Ja’far al-Ja’fari, on the authority of Al-Ridha (s), on the authority of his forefathers (s), on the authority of Ali (s) that God’s Prophet (s) said, “Learn three traits from the crow: having sex in private, going out after your daily bread early in the morning and being cautious.”