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{ رُّبَمَا يَوَدُّ ٱلَّذِينَ كَفَرُواْ لَوْ كَانُواْ مُسْلِمِينَ }

It may be that read rubbamā or rubamā those who disbelieve on the Day of Resurrection when they witness their predicament and that of the Muslims will wish that they had been muslims rubba here is used to indicate ‘many’ since many of them will wish this; but it is also said to indicate ‘few’ since they will be so stupefied by the terrors that they will not come out of their stupor to wish such a thing except on a few occasions

Tafsir al-Jalalayn, trans. Feras Hamza
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