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وَمَن يَعْشُ عَن ذِكْرِ ٱلرَّحْمَـٰنِ نُقَيِّضْ لَهُ شَيْطَاناً فَهُوَ لَهُ قَرِينٌ
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-Az-Zukhruf ( الزخرف )

Tafsir al-Tustari

We assign a devil as a companion for whoever turns away from the remembrance of the Compassionate One.He said:God has decreed that any servant who turns away from His remembrance, which is to say that he sees in his heart anything besides Him, and acquiesces in that thing, will not do so without God putting a devil (shayṭān) in power over him, who will divert him from the path of truth and subject him to temptation. His words, Exalted is He:


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