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وَقَالَ ٱلَّذِينَ أَشْرَكُواْ لَوْ شَآءَ ٱللَّهُ مَا عَبَدْنَا مِن دُونِهِ مِن شَيْءٍ نَّحْنُ وَلاۤ آبَاؤُنَا وَلاَ حَرَّمْنَا مِن دُونِهِ مِن شَيْءٍ كَذٰلِكَ فَعَلَ ٱلَّذِينَ مِن قَبْلِهِمْ فَهَلْ عَلَى ٱلرُّسُلِ إِلاَّ ٱلْبَلاغُ ٱلْمُبِينُ
-An-Nahl ( النحل )

Tanwîr al-Miqbâs min Tafsîr Ibn ‘Abbâs

(And the idolaters) the people of Mecca (say: Had Allah willed, we had not worshipped aught beside Him) of idols, (we and our fathers) before us, (nor had we forbidden aught) of al-Bahirah, al-Sa'ibah, al-Wasilah and al-Ham (without (command from) Him) for it is indeed Allah who commanded us to do so. (Even so) just as did your people lie about Allah by forbidding some crops and cattle, so (did those before them) lie about Allah. (Are the messengers charged) the messengers are entrusted (with aught save plain) in a plain language (conveyance (of the message)) from Allah?

Tafsir Ibn 'Abbas, trans. Mokrane Guezzou
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