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فَلَمَّا بَلَغَ مَعَهُ ٱلسَّعْيَ قَالَ يٰبُنَيَّ إِنِّيۤ أَرَىٰ فِي ٱلْمَنَامِ أَنِّي أَذْبَحُكَ فَٱنظُرْ مَاذَا تَرَىٰ قَالَ يٰأَبَتِ ٱفْعَلْ مَا تُؤمَرُ سَتَجِدُنِيۤ إِن شَآءَ ٱللَّهُ مِنَ ٱلصَّابِرِينَ
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Tafsir al-Jalalayn

And when he was old enough to walk with him, that is, to go about with him and help him out — this is said to have been [either] at the age of seven or at the age of thirteen — he said, ‘O my dear son, I see, that is, I have seen, in a dream that I shall sacrifice you — and the visions of prophets are [always] true and their actions are [inspired] by the command of God, exalted be He. So see what you think’, of this dream. He consulted him so that he [his son] might accept the idea of being sacrificed and comply with the command for it. He said, ‘O my father (the [final] tā’ [in abati] replaces the yā’ of the genitive [possessive] annexation [yā abī]) do whatever you have been commanded, to do. You shall find me, God willing, of the steadfast’, in this [affair].

Tafsir al-Jalalayn, trans. Feras Hamza
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