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and purify your garments,He said:That is, ‘Do not wear your clothes in a state of disobedience (maʿṣiyya). Purify them from your selfish interests (ḥuẓūẓ) and wrap yourself around with them.’Similarly ʿĀʾisha à said, ‘The Messenger of God used to have a long shirt and he gave it to Abū Jahm in exchange for his Manbijī garment. Someone said, “O Messenger of God, the shirt is better than the garment.” He said, “Truly, I would look at it during prayer.” He was distracted by the design of the shirt.’ His words, Exalted is He:

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