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{ قَالَ هَلْ آمَنُكُمْ عَلَيْهِ إِلاَّ كَمَآ أَمِنتُكُمْ عَلَىٰ أَخِيهِ مِن قَبْلُ فَٱللَّهُ خَيْرٌ حَافِظاً وَهُوَ أَرْحَمُ ٱلرَّاحِمِينَ }

He said ‘Should I — I will only — trust you with him like I trusted you with his brother Joseph before? despite the fact that you have done to him what you have done? Yet God is best at guarding hifzan a variant reading has hāfizan ‘a guardian’ as a specification similar to when they say li’Llāhi darruhu fārisan ‘By God how excellent a horseman he is!’; and He is the Most Merciful of merciful ones’ and so I hope that He will show favour to me by guarding him.


Tafsir al-Jalalayn, trans. Feras Hamza
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