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إِنَّمَآ أُمِرْتُ أَنْ أَعْبُدَ رَبَّ هَذِهِ ٱلْبَلْدَةِ ٱلَّذِي حَرَّمَهَا وَلَهُ كُلُّ شَيءٍ وَأُمِرْتُ أَنْ أَكُونَ مِنَ ٱلْمُسْلِمِينَ
-An-Naml ( النمل )

Tafsir al-Jalalayn

Say to them: I have been commanded only to worship the Lord of this land, namely, Mecca, which He has made inviolable, which He has made a secure Sanctuary, one in which no human blood may be shed, no person may be wronged, none of its prey may be hunted and [a sanctuary] which is never deserted. Such were the graces bestowed [by God] upon its inhabitants, the [tribe of] Quraysh, [graces] whereby God has spared their land the suffering and civil strife common to all the [other] lands of the Arabs; and to Whom, exalted be He, all things belong, for He is their Lord, Creator and Possessor. And I have been commanded to be of those who submit, to God, by affirming His Oneness;

Tafsir al-Jalalayn, trans. Feras Hamza
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