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وَأَقْسَمُواْ بِٱللَّهِ جَهْدَ أَيْمَانِهِمْ لاَ يَبْعَثُ ٱللَّهُ مَن يَمُوتُ بَلَىٰ وَعْداً عَلَيْهِ حَقّاً وَلـٰكِنَّ أَكْثَرَ ٱلْنَّاسِ لاَ يَعْلَمُونَ
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-An-Nahl ( النحل )

Tafsir al-Jalalayn

And they swear by God their most earnest oaths, in other words, with their utmost earnestness therein, that God will not resurrect the dead. God, exalted be He, says: Nay, He will resurrect them: it is a promise binding upon Him (both wa‘dan and haqqan are verbal nouns, used for emphasis, and are in the accusative because of the verbal actions implicit in them; in other words, He promised that and made it a binding truth) but most people, that is, the people of Mecca, do not know, that.


Tafsir al-Jalalayn, trans. Feras Hamza
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