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{ إِذْ قَالَتِ ٱمْرَأَتُ عِمْرَانَ رَبِّ إِنِّي نَذَرْتُ لَكَ مَا فِي بَطْنِي مُحَرَّراً فَتَقَبَّلْ مِنِّي إِنَّكَ أَنتَ ٱلسَّمِيعُ ٱلْعَلِيمُ }

When the wife of ʿImrān said: ‘O Lord, I have consecrated what is in my womb solely to You…’ That is, I have freed [what is in my womb], and emancipated it from enslavement to the world, from following its whim[s] and the desires (murādāt) of its lower self. I have committed it as a servant of the worshippers at the Temple of Jerusalem, and have dedicated it purely to God, Exalted is He.His words:


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