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{ وَيَعْبُدُونَ مِن دُونِ ٱللَّهِ مَا لاَ يَمْلِكُ لَهُمْ رِزْقاً مِّنَ ٱلسَّمَٰوَٰتِ وَٱلأَرْضِ شَيْئاً وَلاَ يَسْتَطِيعُونَ }

And they worship besides God that is other than Him what has no power to give them any sort of provision from the heavens such as water and the earth such as plants shay’an ‘anything’ is a substitute for rizqan ‘provision’ nor do they have the capacity nor are they able to do anything — and these are the idols.


Tafsir al-Jalalayn, trans. Feras Hamza
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