[2:42] And do not obscure the truth with falsehood; and do not conceal the truth while you know.
'Do not imagine that the two opposites can be joined for you in harmony or that you can be in one state in two places', [for the servant] is either open-hearted (mabsū?) in truth (ḥaqq) or tied (marbū?) to worldly concerns (ḥaẓẓ). The occurrence of the two situations at one time is impossible.
'And do not obscure the truth with falsehood, defiling (tadnīs), and do not conceal the truth, deceiving (talbīs), while you know that what is due to the Truth (ḥaqq al-ḥaqq) is sanctification (taqdīs)'. They have recited:
O you who are marrying
al-Thurayā to Suhayl,
by your acknowledgement of the everlasting existence of God,
how can they meet?
She is of the northern region
when she rises
is from the south.