Ayah

Word by Word
وَلَا
And (do) not
تَمۡنُن
confer favor
تَسۡتَكۡثِرُ
(to) acquire more
وَلَا
And (do) not
تَمۡنُن
confer favor
تَسۡتَكۡثِرُ
(to) acquire more

Translation

Nor expect, in giving, any increase (for thyself)!

Tafsir

And do not grant a favour seeking greater gain (read tastakthiru as a circumstantial qualifier) in other words, do not give something in order to demand more in return: this [stipulation] is specific to the Prophet may peace and salutation be upon him, since he is enjoined to [adopt] the fairest traits and the noblest of manners;

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