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{ يٰأَيُّهَا ٱلرُّسُلُ كُلُواْ مِنَ ٱلطَّيِّبَاتِ وَٱعْمَلُواْ صَالِحاً إِنِّي بِمَا تَعْمَلُونَ عَلِيمٌ }

…Eat of the good things and perform righteous acts…That is, ‘Eat what is legitimate to sustain yourselves whilst keeping propriety.’ Sustenance (qiwām) is that which you need to maintain your body while preserving your heart. Propriety in this is to show gratitude (shukr) to the Bestower of blessings (al-Munʿim). The least amount of gratitude a person should show is not to disobey Him by [abusing] any of the blessings [He has bestowed upon him].His words:


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