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{ وَمَا لَهُمْ أَلاَّ يُعَذِّبَهُمُ ٱللَّهُ وَهُمْ يَصُدُّونَ عَنِ ٱلْمَسْجِدِ ٱلْحَرَامِ وَمَا كَانُوۤاْ أَوْلِيَآءَهُ إِنْ أَوْلِيَآؤُهُ إِلاَّ ٱلْمُتَّقُونَ وَلَـٰكِنَّ أَكْثَرَهُمْ لاَ يَعْلَمُونَ }

But what plea have they now that God should not chastise them with the sword after your departure and that of the oppressed believers — if this verse is understood in accordance with the first opinion that it refers to the idolaters asking forgiveness then it abrogates the previous one for God had chastised them at Badr and in other instances — when they bar prevent the Prophet s and the Muslims from the Sacred Mosque from performing circumambulations there though they are not its guardians? as they claim? Its only rightful guardians are the God-fearing but most of them do not know that they have no rightful custodianship over it.


Tafsir al-Jalalayn, trans. Feras Hamza
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