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{ قَالُواْ نَعْبُدُ أَصْنَاماً فَنَظَلُّ لَهَا عَاكِفِينَ }

They said ‘We worship idols — they reiterate the verb in the response in order to supplement it with the following remark — and remain cleaving to them’ we remain worshipping them all day; they give a longer response to indicate their misplaced pride in such an act.


Tafsir al-Jalalayn, trans. Feras Hamza
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