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  • گر نخواهد بی بدن جان تو زیست  ** فی السماء رزقکم روزی کیست 
  • If thy spirit shall not live without the body, for whom is the blessing (promised in the words) in Heaven is your provision?
  • در بیان وخامت چرب و شیرین دنیا و مانع شدن او از طعام الله چنانک فرمود الجوع طعام الله یحیی به ابدان الصدیقین ای فی الجوع طعام الله و قوله ابیت عند ربی یطعمنی و یسقینی و قوله یرزقون فرحین 
  • Explaining the banefulness of the fat and sweet things of the World and how they hinder one from (receiving) the Food of God, as he (the Prophet) hath said—“Hunger is the Food of God with which He revives the bodies of the true (witnesses to Him),” i.e. in hunger the Food of God is (forthcoming); and he hath said, “I pass the night with my Lord and He gives me food and drink”; and God hath said, “being provided for, rejoicing.”
  • وا رهی زین روزی ریزه‌ی کثیف  ** در فتی در لوت و در قوت شریف 
  • (If) you are delivered from this provision of gross scraps, you will fall to (eating) dainty viands and noble food.
  • گر هزاران رطل لوتش می‌خوری  ** می‌روی پاک و سبک هم‌چون پری 
  • (Even) if you are eating a hundred pounds' weight of His viands, you will depart pure and light as a peri;
  • که نه حبس باد و قولنجت کند  ** چارمیخ معده آهنجت کند  1745
  • For they will not make you a prisoner of (incapacitated by) wind and dysentery and crucify you with gripes.
  • گر خوری کم گرسنه مانی چو زاغ  ** ور خوری پر گیرد آروغت دماغ 
  • (In the case of material food) if you eat (too) little, you will remain hungry like the crow; and if you eat your fill, you will suffer from eructation.
  • کم خوری خوی بد و خشکی و دق  ** پر خوری شد تخمه را تن مستحق 
  • If you eat (too) little, (the result will be) ill-temper and anaemia and consumption; if you eat your fill, your body will incur (the penalty of) indigestion.
  • از طعام الله و قوت خوش‌گوار  ** بر چنان دریا چو کشتی شو سوار 
  • Through (partaking of) the Food of God and the easily digested (delicious) nutriment, ride like a ship on such a (spiritual) ocean.
  • باش در روزه شکیبا و مصر  ** دم به دم قوت خدا را منتظر 
  • Be patient and persistent in fasting: (be) always expecting the Food of God;
  • که آن خدای خوب‌کار بردبار  ** هدیه‌ها را می‌دهد در انتظار  1750
  • For God, who acts with goodness and is long-suffering, bestows (His) gifts (on them that are) in expectation.
  • انتظار نان ندارد مرد سیر  ** که سبک آید وظیفه یا که دیر 
  • The full-fed man does not wait expectantly for bread, (wondering) whether his allowance will come soon or late;