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  • گفت اینک اندر آن کارم شها ** کافکنم در دین عیسی فتنه‌‌ها
  • He replied: “Behold, O king, I am preparing to cast disorders into the religion of Jesus.”
  • بیان دوازده سبط از نصارا
  • Explanation of the twelve tribes of the Christians.
  • قوم عیسی را بد اندر دار و گیر ** حاکمانشان ده امیر و دو امیر
  • The people of Jesus had twelve amírs as rulers in authority over them.
  • هر فریقی مر امیری را تبع ** بنده گشته میر خود را از طمع‌‌
  • Each party followed one amír and had become devoted to its own amír from desire (of worldly gain).
  • این ده و این دو امیر و قومشان ** گشته بند آن وزیر بدنشان‌‌ 460
  • These twelve amírs and their followers became in bondage to (a prey to) that vizier of evil sign.
  • اعتماد جمله بر گفتار او ** اقتدای جمله بر رفتار او
  • They all put trust in his words, they all took his procedure as a pattern.
  • پیش او در وقت و ساعت هر امیر ** جان بدادی گر بدو گفتی بمیر
  • Each amír would have given up his life in his presence at the time and hour (on the spot), if he (the vizier) had bidden him die.
  • تخلیط وزیر در احکام انجیل
  • How the vizier confused the ordinances of the Gospel.
  • ساخت طوماری به نام هر یکی ** نقش هر طومار دیگر مسلکی‌‌
  • He prepared a scroll in the name of (addressed to) each one, the (written) form of each scroll (of) a different tenor,
  • حکم‌‌های هر یکی نوعی دگر ** این خلاف آن ز پایان تا به سر
  • The ordinances of each (of) a diverse kind, this contradicting that from the end to the beginning.
  • در یکی راه ریاضت را و جوع ** رکن توبه کرده و شرط رجوع‌‌ 465
  • In one he made the path of asceticism and hunger to be the basis of repentance and the condition (necessary) for conversion.
  • در یکی گفته ریاضت سود نیست ** اندر این ره مخلصی جز جود نیست‌‌
  • In one he said: “Asceticism profits naught: in this Way there is no place (means) of deliverance but generosity.”