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قَالُواْ حَرِّقُوهُ وَٱنصُرُوۤاْ آلِهَتَكُمْ إِن كُنتُمْ فَاعِلِينَ
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-Al-Anbiyâ’ ( الأنبياء )

Tafsir al-Jalalayn

They said, ‘Burn him, that is, [burn] Abraham, and stand by your gods, by having him burnt, if you are to do anything’, in the way of standing by them. Thus they gathered lots of firewood and lit a fire throughout it. They then tied up Abraham, placed him in a ballista and had him hurled into the fire. God, exalted be He, says:


Tafsir al-Jalalayn, trans. Feras Hamza
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