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وَإِن كَانَ كَبُرَ عَلَيْكَ إِعْرَاضُهُمْ فَإِن ٱسْتَطَعْتَ أَن تَبْتَغِيَ نَفَقاً فِي ٱلأَرْضِ أَوْ سُلَّماً فِي ٱلسَّمَآءِ فَتَأْتِيَهُمْ بِآيَةٍ وَلَوْ شَآءَ ٱللَّهُ لَجَمَعَهُمْ عَلَى ٱلْهُدَىٰ فَلاَ تَكُونَنَّ مِنَ ٱلْجَٰهِلِينَ
-Al-An‘âm ( الأنعام )

Tafsir al-Jalalayn

And if their aversion, to Islam, is grievous, [too] great, for you, on account of your concern for them, then, if you can, seek out a hole, an underground passage, in the earth, or a ladder, a stairway, to heaven, that you may bring them a sign, from among those they have requested, then go ahead: the meaning is that you will not be able to do this, so be patient until God delivers His judgement — but had God willed, to guide them, He would have gathered them together in guidance, but He did not will this, and so they do not believe; so do not be among the ignorant, of this matter.

Tafsir al-Jalalayn, trans. Feras Hamza
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