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{ يٰأَيُّهَا ٱلَّذِينَ آمَنُواْ ٱتَّقُواْ ٱللَّهَ وَلْتَنظُرْ نَفْسٌ مَّا قَدَّمَتْ لِغَدٍ وَٱتَّقُواْ ٱللَّهَ إِنَّ ٱللَّهَ خَبِيرٌ بِمَا تَعْمَلُونَ }

O you who believe, be mindful of God, and let every soul consider what it has sent ahead for tomorrow…He said:God, Exalted is He, asks the servant concerning [these three]: that which he owes to his self (ḥaqq nafsihi), that which he owes to the knowledge (ʿilm) that is between him and his Lord, and that which he owes to the intellect (ʿaql). Let whoever has the ability fulfil what he owes to his self and what he owes to the knowledge which is between him and his Lord, by considering well the outcome of his affairs.It was related of Ḥasan that he said, ‘When a son of Adam [i.e. a human being] dies, the children of Adam [the other human beings] ask, ‘What has he left behind?’ But the angels ask, ‘What has he sent ahead?’ His words:


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