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{ قُلْ مَا كُنتُ بِدْعاً مِّنَ ٱلرُّسُلِ وَمَآ أَدْرِي مَا يُفْعَلُ بِي وَلاَ بِكُمْ إِنْ أَتَّبِعُ إِلاَّ مَا يُوحَىٰ إِلَيَّ وَمَآ أَنَاْ إِلاَّ نَذِيرٌ مُّبِينٌ }

Say, ‘I am nothing new among God’s messengers…’He said:That is, ‘There were messengers before me who commanded what I command [you] and forbadewhat I forbid [you]. I am not peculiar (ʿajab) among the messengers. I do not call you to anything except the profession of God’s oneness (tawḥīd), and I do not guide you to anything other than the noblest of ethics (makārim al-akhlāq). It was with this that the prophets before me were sent.’His words, Exalted is He:

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