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{ وَرَفَعْنَا فَوْقَهُمُ ٱلطُّورَ بِمِيثَاقِهِمْ وَقُلْنَا لَهُمُ ٱدْخُلُواْ ٱلْبَابَ سُجَّداً وَقُلْنَا لَهُمْ لاَ تَعْدُواْ فِي ٱلسَّبْتِ وَأَخَذْنَا مِنْهُمْ مِّيثَاقاً غَلِيظاً }

And We raised above them the mount by the covenant with them and We said to them “Enter the gate bowing”; and We said to them “Transgress not the Sabbath and We took from them a firm covenant. The more signs were given to them outwardly the more denial and rejec- tion there was in their hearts. Receiving more communications did not benefit them since the eyes of their hearts were not open to witnessing [these communications]. God most high said “But signs and warners do not avail a folk who will not believe” [10:101].