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{ وَمَآ أُبَرِّىءُ نَفْسِيۤ إِنَّ ٱلنَّفْسَ لأَمَّارَةٌ بِٱلسُّوۤءِ إِلاَّ مَا رَحِمَ رَبِّيۤ إِنَّ رَبِّي غَفُورٌ رَّحِيمٌ }

At this point Gabriel said to him: “Not even when you nearly went to her, O Joseph?” Joseph said: (I do not exculpate myself) I do not exonerate my heart from nearly going towards her. (Lo! the (human) soul) the heart (enjoineth) the body (unto evil) evil works, (save that whereon my Lord hath mercy) save those whom Allah protects. (My Lord is Forgiving) He pardons, (Merciful) regarding the fact that I nearly went towards her.


Tafsir Ibn 'Abbas, trans. Mokrane Guezzou
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