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{ أَمْ حَسِبَ ٱلَّذِينَ ٱجْتَرَحُواْ ٱلسَّيِّئَاتِ أَن نَّجْعَلَهُمْ كَٱلَّذِينَ آمَنُواْ وَعَمِلُواْ ٱلصَّالِحَاتِ سَوَآءً مَّحْيَاهُمْ وَمَمَاتُهُمْ سَآءَ مَا يَحْكُمُونَ }

Do those who have perpetrated evil acts suppose that We shall treat them as those who believe and perform righteous deeds, equally in their life and in their death?...He said:The one who has been seated on the carpet of conformity (bisāṭ al-muwāfaqa) is not like the one who has been made to stand in the station of opposition (maqām al-mukhālafa); for the carpet of conformity brings the person [stationed] upon it to the ‘seats’ of true faith (maqāʿid al-ṣidq), whereas the station of opposition will plunge the person who holds it into a blazing fire.His words, Exalted is He:


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