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فَلَمَّآ رَأَى ٱلْقَمَرَ بَازِغاً قَالَ هَـٰذَا رَبِّي فَلَمَّآ أَفَلَ قَالَ لَئِن لَّمْ يَهْدِنِي رَبِّي لأَكُونَنَّ مِنَ ٱلْقَوْمِ ٱلضَّالِّينَ
-Al-An‘âm ( الأنعام )

Tafsir al-Tustari

…If my Lord does not guide me…?He said:It means: If my Lord does not continue to guide me I shall be one of the folk who go astray. Then he said:The religion of Abraham was generosity (sakhāwa), and [a state of] freedom (tabarrī) from everything save God, Exalted is He. Do you not see how when the angel Gabriel asked him, ‘Do you need anything?’ He replied, ‘From you, no.’ He did not depend on anyone save Him, in any situation. His words, Exalted is He:

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