Dr. Mustafa Khattab, The Clear Quran

He frowned and turned ˹his attention˺ away,

   

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, The Clear Quran

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

    

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, The Clear Quran

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

    

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, The Clear Quran

or he may be mindful, benefitting from the reminder.

   

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, The Clear Quran

As for the one who was indifferent,

   

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, The Clear Quran

you gave him your ˹undivided˺ attention,

    

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, The Clear Quran

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

    

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, The Clear Quran

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

  

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, The Clear Quran

being in awe ˹of Allah˺,

   

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, The Clear Quran

you were inattentive to him.