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Those who Allah has chosen from His servants and has made them inherit His Book are the Imams


باب في أن من اصطفاه الله من عباده وأورثهم كتابه هم الأئمة ع

Those who Allah has chosen from His servants and has made them inherit His Book are the Imams


محمد بن يحيى، عن أحمد بن محمد، عن ابن محبوب، عن أبي ولاد قال: سألت أبا عبد الله عليه السلام عن قول الله عز وجل: " الذين آتيناهم الكتاب يتلونه حق تلاوته أولئك يؤمنون به" قال: هم الائمة عليهم السلام.

Muhammad b. Yahya from Ahmad b. Muhammad from ibn Mahbub from Abu Wallad.

He said: I asked Abu `Abdillah عليه السلام about the saying of Allah عز وجل, “Those unto whom We have given he Scripture, who read it with the right reading, those believe in it.” (2:121) He said: They are the Imams عليهم السلام. (al-Kafi, Volume 1, hadith 560)

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