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قَالُوۤاْ أَنُؤْمِنُ لَكَ وَٱتَّبَعَكَ ٱلأَرْذَلُونَ
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Tafsir al-Jalalayn

They said, ‘Shall we believe in you, in your words, when it is the lowliest people who follow you?’ (wa’ttaba‘aka: a variant reading has wa-atbā‘uka, ‘[when] your followers’, plural of tābi‘, ‘follower’, as a subject) the riffraff, such as the weavers and the shoemakers.


Tafsir al-Jalalayn, trans. Feras Hamza
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