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{ وَقَـالُواْ ٱلْحَـمْدُ للَّهِ ٱلَّذِي صَدَقَنَا وَعْدَهُ وَأَوْرَثَنَا ٱلأَرْضَ نَتَبَوَّأُ مِنَ ٱلْجَنَّةِ حَيْثُ نَشَآءُ فَنِعْمَ أَجْرُ ٱلْعَامِلِينَ }

[And they will say,] ‘Praise be to God who has fulfilled His promise to Us...’He said:Indeed, their praise (ḥamd) in Paradise does not take the form of an act of worship (taʿabbud), since they are exempted from that, just as they are exempted from the fear (khawf) related to the [need for] earning (kasb) and the [possibility] of alienation (qaṭʿ). What remains, though, is the [reverential] fear [that accompanies] the exaltation (khawf al-ijlāl) and magnifying (taʿẓīm) of God, Mighty and Majestic is He. So their praise is simply a delight for the natural self (nafs al-ṭabʿ), the spiritual self (nafs al-rūḥ), the intellect (ʿaql) ⸢and the heart (qalb)⸣. But God, Glorified and Exalted is He, knows best. His words, Exalted is He:

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