He Frowned
Surah
'Abasa
80
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He frowned and turned ˹his attention˺ away,

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˹simply˺ because the blind man came to him ˹interrupting˺.1

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You never know ˹O Prophet˺, perhaps he may be purified,

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or he may be mindful, benefitting from the reminder.

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As for the one who was indifferent,

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you gave him your ˹undivided˺ attention,

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even though you are not to blame if he would not be purified.

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But as for the one who came to you, eager ˹to learn˺,

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being in awe ˹of Allah˺,

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you were inattentive to him.

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