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عَلَىٰ صِرَاطٍ مُّسْتَقِيمٍ
-Yâ-Sîn ( يس )

Tafsir al-Jalalayn

on a (‘alā is semantically connected to the preceding [statement]) straight path, that is, [you follow] the way of the prophets before you, [enjoining] the affirmation of God’s Oneness and guidance (the emphasis expressed by the oath [in ‘by the definitive Qur’ān’] and the remainder [of the statement] is a response to the disbelievers’ saying to him, ‘You have not been sent [by God]!’ [Q. 13:43].

Tafsir al-Jalalayn, trans. Feras Hamza
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