Chapter on Test and Choice

It is narrated from Ali ibn Ibrahim ibn Hashim from Muhammad ibn 'Isa from Yunus ibn 'Abd al-Rahman from Hamza ibn al-Tayyar from Imam abu 'Abdallah (a.s.) who has said the following.

"There is no expansion or reduction but that Allah therein has a wish, decree and testing."

H 389, Ch. 27, h 2

It is narrated from a number of our people from Ahmad ibn Muhammad ibn Khalid from his father from Fudala ibn Ayyub from Hamza ibn Muhammad al-Tayyar from abu 'Abdallah (a. s.) who has said the following.

" There is nothing in which there is expansion or reduction of the matters that Allah has commanded or has prohibited except that Allah, the Most Holy, the Most High, therein has a decree and a testing."