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{ فَلَمَّا دَخَلُواْ عَلَيْهِ قَالُواْ يٰأَيُّهَا ٱلْعَزِيزُ مَسَّنَا وَأَهْلَنَا ٱلضُّرُّ وَجِئْنَا بِبِضَاعَةٍ مُّزْجَاةٍ فَأَوْفِ لَنَا ٱلْكَيْلَ وَتَصَدَّقْ عَلَيْنَآ إِنَّ ٱللَّهَ يَجْزِي ٱلْمُتَصَدِّقِينَ }

…They said, ‘O mighty Governor, misfortune has befallen us and our family.’… That is, ‘O great king’, and its inner meaning is: ‘O you, the one who has conquered himself, just as God, Exalted is He, has said, And overpowered me with his words [38:23], meaning, he conquered me through them. His words, Exalted is He:


Tafsīr al-Tustarī, trans. Annabel Keeler and Ali Keeler
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