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وَإِذَا حُيِّيتُم بِتَحِيَّةٍ فَحَيُّواْ بِأَحْسَنَ مِنْهَآ أَوْ رُدُّوهَآ إِنَّ ٱللَّهَ كَانَ عَلَىٰ كُلِّ شَيْءٍ حَسِيباً
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-An-Nisâ’ ( النساء )

Tafsir al-Tustari

When you are offered a greeting, respond with a better one, or [at least] return it…This means that you should surpass the greeting that issued [from that person] by acting with sincere friendship (naṣḥ) for God’s sake, Exalted is He. The Prophet said, ‘Peace (salām) is one of the names of God which He made manifest on Earth, so spread it among yourselves.’ His words, Exalted is He:


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