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{ إِنَّا جَعَلْنَا مَا عَلَى ٱلأَرْضِ زِينَةً لَّهَا لِنَبْلُوَهُمْ أَيُّهُم أَحْسَنُ عَمَلاً }

…that We may try them, as to which of them is best in conduct. He said:That is, as to which of them is best in their relinquishing of this world and all that leads to distraction (ishtighāl) from God, Exalted is He, and in their humbling themselves (ikhbāt) before Us, their tranquil reliance (sukūn) on Us, their complete trust (tawakkul) in Us, and their advancing (iqbāl) towards Us.He was asked about His word:


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