English    Türkçe    فارسی   


  • شیر و گرگ و روبهی بهر شکار ** رفته بودند از طلب در کوهسار
  • A lion, wolf, and fox had gone to hunt in the mountains in quest (of food),
  • تا به پشت همدگر بر صیدها ** سخت بر بندند بار قیدها
  • That by supporting each other they might tie fast the burden of the fetters (of captivity) on the hunted animals,
  • هر سه با هم اندر آن صحرای ژرف ** صیدها گیرند بسیار و شگرف‌‌ 3015
  • And all three together might seize much and great quarry in that deep wilderness.
  • گر چه ز یشان شیر نر را ننگ بود ** لیک کرد اکرام و همراهی نمود
  • Although the fierce lion was ashamed of them (the wolf and fox), yet he did them honour and gave them his company on the way.
  • این چنین شه را ز لشکر زحمت است ** لیک همره شد جماعت رحمت است‌‌
  • To a king like this the (escort of) soldiers are an annoyance, but he accompanied them: a united party is a mercy (from God).
  • این چنین مه را ز اختر ننگهاست ** او میان اختران بهر سخاست‌‌
  • A moon like this is disgraced by the stars: it is amongst the stars for generosity's sake.
  • امر شاورهم پیمبر را رسید ** گر چه رایی نیست رایش را ندید
  • The (Divine) command, Consult them, came to the Prophet, though no counsel is to be compared with his own.
  • در ترازو جو رفیق زر شده ست ** نی از آن که جو چو زر گوهر شده ست‌‌ 3020
  • In the scales barley has become the companion of gold, (but that is) not because barley has become a substance like gold.
  • روح قالب را کنون همره شده ست ** مدتی سگ حارس درگه شده ست‌‌
  • The spirit has now become the body's fellow-traveller: the dog has become for a time the guardian of the palace-gate.
  • چون که رفتند این جماعت سوی کوه ** در رکاب شیر با فر و شکوه‌‌
  • When this party (the wolf and fox) went to the mountains at the stirrup (side) of the lion majestic and grand,