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{ قَالَ كَذٰلِكَ قَالَ رَبُّكِ هُوَ عَلَيَّ هَيِّنٌ وَلِنَجْعَلَهُ آيَةً لِّلْنَّاسِ وَرَحْمَةً مِّنَّا وَكَانَ أَمْراً مَّقْضِيّاً }

He said ‘It the matter in question of creating a boy from you without a father shall be so! Your Lord has said “It is easy for Me in other words by Gabriel’s breathing into you by My command so that you become pregnant with him — since what has been mentioned is meant as a reason the following statement is added as a supplement thereto and so that We may make him a sign for mankind of Our power and a mercy from Us to whoever believes in him. And it the creation of him is a thing already decreed”’ according to My knowledge. So Gabriel breathed into the opening of her shirt whereupon she sensed the formed foetus in her womb.

Tafsir al-Jalalayn, trans. Feras Hamza
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