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وَرَفَعْنَا فَوْقَهُمُ ٱلطُّورَ بِمِيثَاقِهِمْ وَقُلْنَا لَهُمُ ٱدْخُلُواْ ٱلْبَابَ سُجَّداً وَقُلْنَا لَهُمْ لاَ تَعْدُواْ فِي ٱلسَّبْتِ وَأَخَذْنَا مِنْهُمْ مِّيثَاقاً غَلِيظاً
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-An-Nisâ’ ( النساء )

Tafsir al-Jalalayn

And We raised above them the Mount, by the covenant with them, that is, on account of the covenant made with them, that they might fear, and so they accepted it; and We said to them, while it cast a shadow [hovering] above them: ‘Enter the gate, the gate of the town, bowing’; and We said to them, ‘Transgress not (a variant reading [of lā ta‘dū] is lā ta‘addū, where the original tā’ [of lā tata‘addū] is assimilated with the dāl, in other words [it is similar in meaning to] lā ta‘tadū, ‘do not act unjustly [in]’) the Sabbath’, by fishing during it, and We took from them a firm covenant, over this, but they broke it.


Tafsir al-Jalalayn, trans. Feras Hamza
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