[6/14] al-Khisal: From Ibn al-Walid from al-Saffar from Ibn Isa from Ibn Mahbub from Abdallah b. Sinan who said: I heard Aba Abdillah عليه السلام saying: I do have mercy on three and they do indeed deserve mercy: a man of standing who has been stricken with lowliness after his former high position, a man of riches who has been stricken with need after his former self-sufficiency, and a scholar who is belittled by his family and the ignorant.

[6/14] الخصال: عن ابن الوليد، عن الصفار، عن ابن عيسى، عن ابن محبوب، عن عبد الله بن سنان قال: سمعت أبا عبد الله عليه السلام يقول: إني لارحم ثلاثة وحق لهم أن يرحموا: عزير أصابته مذلة بعد العز، وغني أصابته حاجة بعد الغنى، وعالم يستخف به أهله والجهلة