- The Tafsirs - التفاسير

* تفسير Al Qushairi Tafsir

{ ذٰلِكَ بِأَنَّهُمْ قَالُواْ لَن تَمَسَّنَا ٱلنَّارُ إِلاَّ أَيَّاماً مَّعْدُودَاتٍ وَغَرَّهُمْ فِي دِينِهِمْ مَّا كَانُواْ يَفْتَرُونَ }

That because they said “the fire shall not touch us except for a number of days”; and the lies they used to invent have deluded them in their religion. We have punished them in this world drawing them on by degrees bi-l- istidrāj until they [presume to] determine salvation and the lessening of punishment for themselves but they will come to know the doubling of affliction upon them. They think they understand something but they tell a lie. Those in error think that [what they have said] is a determination ḥukm.