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ن ع ل
Nun-Ayn-Lam
General Root Meaning
to give shoes to anyone, covering underneath foot preventing contact with the ground, sole, sandal. The command in the verse 20:12 to take off your shoes can be taken as a metaphorical expression for making the heart vacant from worldly relations.
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20:12
Indeed, [I] I Am your Lord, so remove your shoes. Indeed, you (are) in the valley the sacred (of) Tuwa.

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