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{ وَقَالُواْ مَا هِيَ إِلاَّ حَيَاتُنَا ٱلدُّنْيَا نَمُوتُ وَنَحْيَا وَمَا يُهْلِكُنَآ إِلاَّ ٱلدَّهْرُ وَمَا لَهُمْ بِذَلِكَ مِنْ عِلْمٍ إِنْ هُمْ إِلاَّ يَظُنُّونَ }

(And they say) i.e. the people of Mecca: (There is naught but our life of the world) in this life of the world; (we die and we live) they meant: the fathers die and the sons live, (and naught destroyeth us save time) i.e. the length of nights, days, months, and hours; (when they have no knowledge) proof or argument (whatsoever of (all) that) which they say; (they do but guess) they only guess when they say this.


Tafsir Ibn 'Abbas, trans. Mokrane Guezzou
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