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  • که بخور که هم بدین ارزانیی  ** تو نه‌ای مرغاب مرغ نانیی  2840
  • Saying, “Eat! This is all thou art worth: thou art not a waterfowl, thou art a bread-fowl.”
  • حکایت مریدی کی شیخ از حرص و ضمیر او واقف شد او را نصیحت کرد به زبان و در ضمن نصیحت قوت توکل بخشیدش به امر حق 
  • Story of the disciple of whose greediness and secret thoughts his Shaykh became aware. He admonished him with his tongue and in the course of his admonition bestowed on him, by Divine command, the food of trust in God.
  • شیخ می‌شد با مریدی بی‌درنگ  ** سوی شهری نان بدانجا بود تنگ 
  • The Shaykh, accompanied by a disciple, was going without delay towards a certain town where bread was scarce,
  • ترس جوع و قحط در فکر مرید  ** هر دمی می‌گشت از غفلت پدید 
  • And the dread of hunger and famine was continually presenting itself to the disciple's mind on account of his heedlessness.
  • شیخ آگه بود و واقف از ضمیر  ** گفت او را چند باشی در زحیر 
  • The Shaykh was aware (of this) and acquainted with his secret thoughts: he said to him, “How long wilt thou remain in torment?
  • از برای غصه‌ی نان سوختی  ** دیده‌ی صبر و توکل دوختی 
  • Thou art consumed (with grief) because of thy craving for bread: thou hast closed the eye of self-denial and trust in God.
  • تو نه‌ای زان نازنینان عزیز  ** که ترا دارند بی‌جوز و مویز  2845
  • Thou art not (one) of the honoured favourites (of God) that thou shouldst be kept without (deprived of) walnuts and raisins.
  • جوع رزق جان خاصان خداست  ** کی زبون هم‌چو تو گیج گداست 
  • Hunger is the daily bread of the souls of God's elect: how is it amenable to (in the power of) a beggarly fool like thee?
  • باش فارغ تو از آنها نیستی  ** که درین مطبخ تو بی‌نان بیستی 
  • Be at ease: thou art not (one) of those, so that thou shouldst tarry without bread in this kitchen.”
  • کاسه بر کاسه‌ست و نان بر نان مدام  ** از برای این شکم‌خواران عام 
  • There are always bowls on bowls and loaves on loaves for these vulgar belly-gods.
  • چون بمیرد می‌رود نان پیش پیش  ** کای ز بیم بی‌نوایی کشته خویش 
  • When he (such a person) dies, the bread comes forward, saying, “O thou who didst (almost) kill thyself from fear of having no food,