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* تفسير Kashani Tafsir

{ وَلَنَبْلُوَنَّكُمْ بِشَيْءٍ مِّنَ ٱلْخَوْفِ وَٱلْجُوعِ وَنَقْصٍ مِّنَ ٱلأَمَوَالِ وَٱلأَنفُسِ وَٱلثَّمَرَاتِ وَبَشِّرِ ٱلصَّابِرِينَ }

Surely We will try you with something of fear, that is, fear of Me that necessitates the breaking of the soul and its defeat, and hunger, that necessitates the exhaustion of the body and the weakening of the faculties and the lifting of the veil of caprice and the blocking of Satan's path into the heart, and diminution of goods, which are the substrata of lusts which strengthen the soul and increase its insolence, and souls, which overcome the heart with their attributes and suffice themselves with their essences, so that by the diminution of these [souls] the heart might be augmented and fortified; or [it means] the souls of kin and friends to whom you resort and seek strength in, so that [thereby] you might dedicate and devote yourselves exclusively to Me, and fruits, that is, pleasures and ego-centric enjoyments, so that you might find pleasure in the unveilings and the cognitions of the heart and the spiritual witnessings when your inner aspects become pure when severed from those [fruits] and the deliverance of the insights of your hearts by the fire of spiritual discipline, affliction and seclusion from the deceit of the attributes of your souls; yet give good tidings to the patient, meaning those who are patient [in staying away] from what they are familiar with by the pleasure of My love and the power of My will;