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  • لیک دادش حق چنین خوف وجع  ** تا مصالح حاصل آید در تبع 
  • But God put such fear of pain in him, to the end that good results might be achieved in consequence (of his fear).
  • هم‌چنان هر کاسبی اندر دکان  ** بهر خود کوشد نه اصلاح جهان 
  • Similarly, every shopkeeper works for himself, not for the improvement of the world.
  • هر یکی بر درد جوید مرهمی  ** در تبع قایم شده زین عالمی  2200
  • Every one seeks a plaster for his pain, and in consequence of this a whole world is set in order.
  • حق ستون این جهان از ترس ساخت  ** هر یکی از ترس جان در کار باخت 
  • God made of fear the pillar (support) of this world: because of fear every one has devoted himself to work.
  • حمد ایزد را که ترسی را چنین  ** کرد او معمار و اصلاح زمین 
  • Praise be to God that on this wise He has made a fear to be the architect and (means for the) improvement of the world.
  • این همه ترسنده‌اند از نیک و بد  ** هیچ ترسنده نترسد خود ز خود 
  • All these (people) are afraid of (losing) good and (suffering) evil: none that is afraid is himself frightened by himself.
  • پس حقیقت بر همه حاکم کسیست  ** که قریبست او اگر محسوس نیست 
  • In reality, then, (the creator of their fear and) the ruler over (them) all is that One who is near, though He is not perceived by the senses.
  • هست او محسوس اندر مکمنی  ** لیک محسوس حس این خانه نی  2205
  • He is perceived in a certain hiding-place (the heart), but not perceived by the sense of this house (the body).
  • آن حسی که حق بر آن حس مظهرست  ** نیست حس این جهان آن دیگرست 
  • The sense to which God is manifested is not the sense of this world; it is another.
  • حس حیوان گر بدیدی آن صور  ** بایزید وقت بودی گاو و خر 
  • If the animal sense perceived those (Divine) forms (ideas) an ox or an ass would be the Báyazíd of the time.