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وَقَالَ إِنَّمَا ٱتَّخَذْتُمْ مِّن دُونِ ٱللَّهِ أَوْثَاناً مَّوَدَّةَ بَيْنِكُمْ فِي ٱلْحَيَاةِ ٱلدُّنْيَا ثُمَّ يَوْمَ ٱلْقِيَامَةِ يَكْفُرُ بَعْضُكُمْ بِبَعْضٍ وَيَلْعَنُ بَعْضُكُمْ بَعْضاً وَمَأْوَاكُمُ ٱلنَّارُ وَمَا لَكُمْ مِّن نَّاصِرِينَ
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-Al-‘Ankabût ( العنكبوت )

Tafsir al-Jalalayn

And he, Abraham, said: ‘You have adopted mere idols besides God, which you worship (mā [of innamā] relates to the verbal noun) for the sake of [mutual] affection between you (mawaddatu baynikum: this is the predicate of inna [of innamā]; the accusative reading [mawaddata baynikum] would denote a direct object denoting reason, so that the mā would denote ‘entirety’) — in other words, you are friends of one another in your worship of them, in the life of this world. Then on the Day of Resurrection you will disown one another, the leaders will dissociate from those who followed [them]; and you will curse one another, those who followed will curse their leaders; and your abode, your destination all together, will be the Fire, and you will have no helpers’, to protect you against it.


Tafsir al-Jalalayn, trans. Feras Hamza
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