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{ فَجَعَلَهُمْ جُذَاذاً إِلاَّ كَبِيراً لَّهُمْ لَعَلَّهُمْ إِلَيْهِ يَرْجِعُونَ }

And so after they had set off to a gathering of theirs on one of their festival days he reduced them to fragments read judhādhan or jidhādhan meaning ‘pieces’ smashing them with a hatchet all except the principal one among them around whose neck he hung the hatchet that they might return to it that is to the principal one and see what he had done to the others.


Tafsir al-Jalalayn, trans. Feras Hamza
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