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{ وَجَعَلَ فِيهَا رَوَاسِيَ مِن فَوْقِهَا وَبَارَكَ فِيهَا وَقَدَّرَ فِيهَآ أَقْوَاتَهَا فِيۤ أَرْبَعَةِ أَيَّامٍ سَوَآءً لِّلسَّآئِلِينَ }

And He set wa-ja‘ala the beginning of a new independent sentence and cannot be a supplement to the preceding relative clause containing alladhī ‘Who’ because of the intervening clause that is syntactically unrelated therein firm mountains rising above it and blessed it with an abundance of water crops and stock and ordained divided therein its various means of sustenance for human beings and beasts in four complete days — in other words the ‘setting therein of mountains’ together with what has been mentioned in addition all took place on Tuesday and Wednesday — evenly sawā’an in the accusative because it is a verbal noun in other words the four days were exactly four neither less nor more for all enquirers about the creation of the earth and all that is in it.


Tafsir al-Jalalayn, trans. Feras Hamza
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