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ٱلأَعْرَابُ أَشَدُّ كُفْراً وَنِفَاقاً وَأَجْدَرُ أَلاَّ يَعْلَمُواْ حُدُودَ مَآ أَنزَلَ ٱللَّهُ عَلَىٰ رَسُولِهِ وَٱللَّهُ عَلِيمٌ حَكِيمٌ
-At-Tawbah ( التوبة )

Tanwîr al-Miqbâs min Tafsîr Ibn ‘Abbâs

(The wandering Arabs) the tribes of Asad and Ghatafan (are more hard in disbelief and hypocrisy) they are harder in disbelief and hypocrisy than others, (and more likely to be ignorant of the limits which Allah hath revealed) the obligations that Allah has revealed (unto His messenger) in the Scripture. (And Allah is Knower) of the hypocrites, (Wise) regarding the punishment He has decreed upon them; it is also said this means: Allah is Knower of he who abstains from learning, Wise in that He decreed that whoever does not learn remains ignorant.

Tafsir Ibn 'Abbas, trans. Mokrane Guezzou
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