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وَجَعَلْنَا ٱبْنَ مَرْيَمَ وَأُمَّهُ آيَةً وَآوَيْنَاهُمَآ إِلَىٰ رَبْوَةٍ ذَاتِ قَرَارٍ وَمَعِينٍ
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-Al-Mu’minûn ( المؤمنون )

Tafsir al-Jalalayn

And We made the son of Mary, Jesus, and his mother a sign — He did not say ‘two signs’ because the same sign is in both of them: his being born without [his mother’s having] a male spouse. And We gave them refuge on a height (rabwa), a highland — in this case [either] the Holy House [of Jerusalem], Damascus or Palestine, all of which are [alternative] opinions — level (dhāt qarār), an flat [high-] land on which its inhabitants are able to settle (yastaqirru), and watered by springs, running water, over ground, which the eyes can see.


Tafsir al-Jalalayn, trans. Feras Hamza
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