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وَيَجْعَلُونَ لِلَّهِ ٱلْبَنَاتِ سُبْحَانَهُ وَلَهُمْ مَّا يَشْتَهُونَ
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-An-Nahl ( النحل )

Tafsir al-Jalalayn

And they assign to God daughters, by claiming that the angels are the daughters of God — Be He glorified! — a declaration that He is [exalted] above that which they claim — while they will have what they desire, namely, sons (the status of this sentence is either independent [nominative], or that of an [accusative] object of [the verb] yaj‘alūna, ‘they assign’). The meaning is that to Him they assign daughters, to whom they are averse, when [in any case] He is [exalted] beyond having offspring, while to themselves they assign sons, of their own choosing, so that the best is theirs exclusively — like where God says, Now, ask them: are daughters to be for your Lord, while sons are to be for them? [Q. 37:149].


Tafsir al-Jalalayn, trans. Feras Hamza
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