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وَلُوطاً آتَيْنَاهُ حُكْماً وَعِلْماً وَنَجَّيْنَاهُ مِنَ ٱلْقَرْيَةِ ٱلَّتِي كَانَت تَّعْمَلُ ٱلْخَبَائِثَ إِنَّهُمْ كَانُواْ قَوْمَ سَوْءٍ فَاسِقِينَ
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-Al-Anbiyâ’ ( الأنبياء )

Tafsir al-Jalalayn

And to Lot We gave judgement, the ability to judge decisively between opposing parties, and knowledge; and We delivered him from the town which had been committing, that is, whose inhabitants had been committing, deeds of, vileness, by way of homosexual intercourse, hazelnut-hurling and bird-games and other things. Truly they were a folk of evil [people] (saw’ is the verbal noun of sā’ahu, ‘he harmed him’, the opposite of sarrahu, ‘he delighted him’), immoral.


Tafsir al-Jalalayn, trans. Feras Hamza
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