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{ وَقُل رَّبِّ أَدْخِلْنِي مُدْخَلَ صِدْقٍ وَأَخْرِجْنِي مُخْرَجَ صِدْقٍ وَٱجْعَل لِّي مِن لَّدُنْكَ سُلْطَاناً نَّصِيراً }

And say, ‘My Lord make me enter with veracity…’ That is, ‘Make me enter, by virtue of my conveying the Message (risāla), by an entrance of veracity. This signifies that I will not incline to anyone, and that I will not fall short in observing the limits and conditions in conveying it. Also grant me a safe exit [from this world], seeking Your good pleasure in [upholding] it with conformity (muwāfaqa) [to Your will]. And grant me from Yourself a supporting authority (sulṭānan naṣīran).’ That is, ‘Adorn me with the adornmentof Your dominion (jabarūt), so that the authority of truth prevails over them and not the authority of desire.’And on another occasion I heard Sahl say:…And grant me from Yourself a supporting authority [refers to having] a tongue which speaks on the authority of (ʿan) You and no one else.His words, Exalted is He:

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