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{ فَٱتَّخَذْتُمُوهُمْ سِخْرِيّاً حَتَّىٰ أَنسَوْكُمْ ذِكْرِي وَكُنْتُمْ مِّنْهُمْ تَضْحَكُونَ }

But then you took them as an object of ridicule read sukhriyyan or sikhriyyan a verbal noun meaning ‘mockery’. Among those ridiculed were Bilāl al-Habashī Suhayb al-Rūmī ‘Ammār b. Yāsir and Salmān al-Fārisī; until they made you forget My remembrance which you disregarded as you were engaged in deriding them. Thus these men were the cause of the forgetting which is why this act has been attributed to them and you used to laugh at them.

Tafsir al-Jalalayn, trans. Feras Hamza
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