Tafsirs List > Tafsir


< >

تَتَجَافَىٰ جُنُوبُهُمْ عَنِ ٱلْمَضَاجِعِ يَدْعُونَ رَبَّهُمْ خَوْفاً وَطَمَعاً وَمِمَّا رَزَقْنَاهُمْ يُنفِقُونَ
-As-Sajdah ( السجدة )

Tafsir al-Tustari

Their sides withdraw from their beds…Verily, God, Exalted is He, bestowed on a people a gift (hiba), which is that He brought them close to Him to call upon Him [in intimate proximity] (munājātihi). Then he made them the people who are a means (wasīla) and connection (ṣila) [to] Him, and then He praised them ⸢for this,⸣ as a manifestation of [His] generosity, in that He granted them success in what He assisted them in doing. So He said, Their sides withdraw from their beds.His words, Exalted is He:
…[while] they supplicate their Lord in fear and in hope…He said:That is, in fear of being separated (hijrān) from Him, and in the hope of meeting (liqāʾ) Him.His words, Mighty and Majestic is He:

Tafsīr al-Tustarī, trans. Annabel Keeler and Ali Keeler
© 2021 Royal Aal al-Bayt Institute for Islamic Thought, Amman, Jordan (http://www.aalalbayt.org) ® All Rights Reserved.
Apart from any fair dealing for the purposes of research or private study, or criticism or review, this work may not be reproduced, stored or transmitted, in any form or by any means, without the prior permission in writing of the Great Tafsirs Project, Royal Aal al-Bayt Institute for Islamic Thought (aalalbayt@aalalbayt.org)