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* تفسير Tanwîr al-Miqbâs min Tafsîr Ibn ‘Abbâs

{ إِنَّ قَارُونَ كَانَ مِن قَوْمِ مُوسَىٰ فَبَغَىٰ عَلَيْهِمْ وَآتَيْنَاهُ مِنَ ٱلْكُنُوزِ مَآ إِنَّ مَفَاتِحَهُ لَتَنُوءُ بِٱلْعُصْبَةِ أُوْلِي ٱلْقُوَّةِ إِذْ قَالَ لَهُ قَوْمُهُ لاَ تَفْرَحْ إِنَّ ٱللَّهَ لاَ يُحِبُّ ٱلْفَرِحِينَ }

(Now Korah was of Moses folk) He was Moses' cousin, (but he oppressed them) but he transgressed against Moses, Aaron and their folk. He said: “Moses has been given messengership and Aaron religious authority while have nothing; this I will not accept”, and he rejected Moses' prophethood (and We gave him so much treasure) wealth (that the stores thereof) the keys of his stores (would verily have been a burden for a troop of mighty men) 40 men carried the keys of his stores. (When his own folk) the folk of Moses (said unto him: Exult not) do not be too proud nor associate partners with Allah; (lo! Allah loveth not the exultant) Allah does not love those who are too proud because of their wealth;

Tafsir Ibn 'Abbas, trans. Mokrane Guezzou
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