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* تفسير Tanwîr al-Miqbâs min Tafsîr Ibn ‘Abbâs

{ هُوَ ٱللَّهُ ٱلَّذِي لاَ إِلَـٰهَ إِلاَّ هُوَ ٱلْمَلِكُ ٱلْقُدُّوسُ ٱلسَّلاَمُ ٱلْمُؤْمِنُ ٱلْمُهَيْمِنُ ٱلْعَزِيزُ ٱلْجَبَّارُ ٱلْمُتَكَبِّرُ سُبْحَانَ ٱللَّهِ عَمَّا يُشْرِكُونَ }

(He is Allah, than whom there is no other God, the Sovereign Lord) whose sovereignty is perpetual and never ending (the Holy One) the Pure Who has no son or partner, (Peace) His created being are safe from increase of His punishment for that which is decreed upon them due to their own deeds, (the Keeper of Faith) He says: His created brings are safe from His transgression; it is also said that this means: His friends are safe from His torment; it is also said that this means: He is Trustworthy regarding the deeds of slaves and Trustworthy regarding what He can do to His created beings, (the Guardian) the Witness, (the Majestic) in retribution against those who disbelieve in Him, (the Compeller) the Conqueror over His slaves, (the Superb) towards His enemies; it is also said this means: He Who exonerates Himself from what they had imagined about Him. (Glorified be Allah) Allah exonerates Himself (from all that they ascribe as partner (unto Him)) of idols.

Tafsir Ibn 'Abbas, trans. Mokrane Guezzou
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