Lun Yu Introduction Table of content – The Analects of Confucius

The Master discusses with his disciples and unveil his preoccupations with society. Tr. Legge (en), Lau (en) and Couvreur (fr).

Lunyu VI. 5. (125)

Discrimination of Confucius in rewarding or salarying officers.
[...] 3. Yuan Sze being made governor of his town by the Master, he gave him nine hundred measures of grain, but Sze declined them.
4. The Master said, "Do not decline them. May you not give them away in the neighborhoods, hamlets, towns, and villages?"

Legge VI.3.

On becoming his steward, Yuan Ssu was given nine hundred measures of grain which he declined. The Master said, 'Can you not find a use for it in helping the people in your neighbourhood?'

Lau [6:5]

[...] Confucius fit de Iuen seu1 son intendant. Il lui donna neuf cents mesures de grain. Iuen seu, jugeant que c'était trop, refusa. Le Maître dit : « Acceptez ; vous le distribuerez aux pauvres dans les hameaux, les villages, les villes et les bourgades de votre préfecture. » Un officier ne doit pas refuser le traitement ordinaire. S'il a du superflu, il fera bien de le distribuer aux pauvres et aux indigents. (Tchou Hsi)

1. Disciple de Confucius.

Couvreur VI.3.

5. a. Tatkala Yuan-si diangkat sebagai menteri, ia diberi 900 takar beras, tetapi ia menolak
b. Nabi bersabda, "Jangan menolak ! Kalau engkau berkelebihan, berikanlah kepada tetangga-tetangga, orang-orang kampung, desa dan daerahmu".
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