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{ إِذْ جَآءُوكُمْ مِّن فَوْقِكُمْ وَمِنْ أَسْفَلَ مِنكُمْ وَإِذْ زَاغَتِ ٱلأَبْصَارُ وَبَلَغَتِ ٱلْقُلُوبُ ٱلْحَنَاجِرَ وَتَظُنُّونَ بِٱللَّهِ ٱلظُّنُونَاْ }

When they came at you from above you and from below you in other words from the higher side of the valley and from its lower side from the east and from the west and when the eyes turned away in fear from everything to gaze at their enemies approaching from every side and the hearts lept to the throats hanājir the plural of hunjura which lies at the bottom of the gullet out of intense fear while you entertained all sorts of different thoughts concerning God some of assistance some of despair;


Tafsir al-Jalalayn, trans. Feras Hamza
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