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{ مُسْتَكْبِرِينَ بِهِ سَامِراً تَهْجُرُونَ }

disdainful of embracing faith because of it that is because of the Sacred House or the Meccan Sanctuary and their being inhabitants thereof secure in contrast to the situation with all other peoples in their hometowns while in your night sessions sāmiran is a circumstantial qualifier in other words they come together to converse at night around the Sacred House you talked nonsense’ if read as tahjurūna the third form from hajara means while ‘you disregarded’ the Qur’ān; but if read as the fourth form tuhjirūna from ahjara it means while ‘you speak falsehood’ about the Prophet and the Qur’ān.

Tafsir al-Jalalayn, trans. Feras Hamza
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