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رِجَالٌ لاَّ تُلْهِيهِمْ تِجَارَةٌ وَلاَ بَيْعٌ عَن ذِكْرِ ٱللَّهِ وَإِقَامِ ٱلصَّلاَةِ وَإِيتَآءِ ٱلزَّكَـاةِ يَخَافُونَ يَوْماً تَتَقَلَّبُ فِيهِ ٱلْقُلُوبُ وَٱلأَبْصَارُ
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-An-Nûr ( النور )

Tafsir al-Jalalayn

men (rijālun, the subject of the verb yusabbihu, ‘make glorifications’; if [the passive is] read, yusabbahu, ‘glorifications are made’, it [rijālun, ‘men’] substitutes for the [impersonal] subject of lahu, ‘to Him’, so that rijālun, ‘men’, is the subject of an implied verb in response to an implied question as if one had asked: who makes glorifications to Him?) whom neither trading, purchase, nor sale distracts from the remembrance of God and the observance of prayer (the [final] hā’ of iqāmat, ‘the observance’, has been omitted to facilitate [the reading]) and payment of the alms. They fear a day when hearts and eyes will be tossed about, in fear, the hearts [tossed about] between [the hope of] deliverance and [the fear of] destruction, and the eyes to the right and to the left [out of anxiety] — this is the Day of Resurrection;


Tafsir al-Jalalayn, trans. Feras Hamza
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